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Composition and Your Profile Picture

Mastering Composition with the Canon of Design


Your profile picture is probably one of the most important things to consider when trying to get more people to view your work. I’m not talking about the personal profile pic you have for Facebook. That can be whatever your heart desires….your cat, the burrito you ate last night…anything. What I am referring to is the profile picture you use for your art. The one on your Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, 500px, Twitter, etc. This profile picture is essentially your brand, and not just any old picture will work. You need to define your artistic style and be memorable, as well as identifiable at a smaller size. Today we are going to take a look at profile pictures and see how composition can help you communicate your brand with clarity.

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