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Dynamic Symmetry – How to use it in Photography and Painting

Hey everyone, thanks for all of the continued support. Much love! I’ve got a new video on dynamic symmetry for everyone! Using the dynamic symmetry grids is a great way to incorporate unity, movement and rhythm within your art…whether it’s photography, or painting. Dynamic symmetry can be used for all visual arts, and I show
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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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Email Q & A: Dynamic Symmetry and Canvas Sizes

Hey everyone, thanks for joining in today. Huge thanks for all of the support this entire year of 2016. I hope everyone had a great time during the holidays! I thought I would share an in-depth email that I had with a Master Pass member. It’s loaded with great questions and answers. It should let...

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Mastering Composition: Analyzing Art Books with Tracing Paper

Hey everyone, welcome back! I’m excited to bring you my first video tutorial in a long while. My goal for 2017 is to do more of these videos, so get excited! Today we are going to look at the way we can keep our skills sharp by analyzing art books with tracing paper. It’s a...

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Virtual Mentors to Inspire Your Artistic Journey

Welcome back everyone, much love for all of the support! Happy Holidays!! They say “birds of feather flock together”, but sometimes it’s not that easy to find others with similar interests. That’s why it’s a great idea to surround yourself with virtual friends, associates, or mentors that can fill the void. Thanks to the internet we
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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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Rest in Peace Myron Barnstone – 10.29.16

As some of you might have heard, my mentor Myron Barnstone has passed away. He was a great man that changed my life, as well as many other artists. His daughter Cat was kind enough to keep his following updated with his health, which helped with his final days. I’ll continue to honor his legacy
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Mastering Composition with Odd Nerdrum

Hello to all the amazing artists out there! Today we have an exciting article that digs deep into the awesome and masterful compositions of Odd Nerdrum. Who is he? Well, I think he’s a living master, and in this article you’ll see why. He may have some questionably “odd” imagery, but he also has some ingenious compositions...

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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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Correcting Degas’ Painting Composition

Hey everyone, welcome back! I’m finally up and moving about from my death bed (dang flu!). Seriously the most immobilizing thing I’ve ever been through, but I survived (cough cough). We’ve got a fun article today where we can see how even a master such as Edgar Degas can improve their painting composition. We’ll see...

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