Composing Compelling Still Life Paintings

Realist Painting by Toronto Academy of Realist Art School. 4th level based on 19th Century French Academies

Lisa Qiu – Tea Time
4th Level Tenebrist Still Life Painting Oil on Canvas


Composing a compelling still life has both challenges and incredible rewards – a beautiful painting that is pleasing to the human eye and harmonious in arrangement. In this new podcast episode, ARA instructor Juan Martinez shares how you can create great still life compositions just like the Old Masters.