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“Moby” the Mobile Studio: for Painting and Photography

Hey everyone, welcome back! Thanks for all of the continued support…I really appreciate all of the emails, comments, and messages. Today I’m going to let you in on a huge project I’ve been working on. I built a mobile studio! My girlfriend and I have a tiny apartment in Hawaii, so there’s not much room
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Famous Artist Birthdays and Inspiration

Hey everyone welcome back to another fun article. Thanks so much for all of the continued support, I truly am appreciative of everything! I’ve made a fully stocked birthday list of every famous artist that has inspired me along the way. Lots of samples to introduce you to their art and possibly inspire your own.
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Can an Artist be Born a Genius?

Hello to all of the artists out there! The other day I was having a conversation with a fellow artist, and a well known question surfaced. Can an artist be born a genius? Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Mozart, Einstein…all of these names come to mind when the word “genius” is used. Were they born this way? Would Da
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Composition and Your Profile Picture

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...

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Score Your Compositions

Welcome back everyone, I’ve got a fun little article today! After watching the video below, which asks the question, “why is modern art so bad,” I was inspired to create a way to score composition. Of course, only someone trained in design (this could be you) will understand the techniques well enough to identify them,
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Garry Winogrand and His Photography Compositions

Hello to all of the artists out there, welcome back! Thanks for all of the amazing support with everything, I really appreciate it! Today we are going to take a look at a well known photographer by the name of Garry Winogrand. He was one of the most prolific shooters to ever roam the streets...

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Nosferatu the Vampyre 1979 – Analyzed Cinema

Welcome back everyone! Thanks for all of the continued support! I was recently inspired by an old 1979 movie and thought it would be a great way to show how design is used in cinema. This excellent movie is called “Nosferatu the Vampyre,” which was directed by one of my fave’s, Werner Herzog. I’m not...

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Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers in Street Photography

Mastering composition is the best way to get more keepers in your street photography. That makes sense right? If you know how to make a visually pleasing image, then you can discipline yourself to capture the remarkable photos that tell a story. Heck, you might even be able to ease up on that trigger finger.
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10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds – Master Composition Without It!

Hey everyone, welcome back! Thanks for all of the support so far with the blog and videos. Today I’m sharing a new video with the world. A video that tries to bring attention to the myths about the rule of thirds floating around out there on the internet. In my opinion, artists could master composition
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Learning to Draw Better: My New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year everyone!! I hope 2015 was a great year for your art! It was an interesting year for me. I moved to Hawaii, did a lot of fun street photography in Waikiki, finished the Gestalt Psychology video series, so now what? All of my major projects are complete and I’m left with more...

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