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Ozark is like a Gregory Crewdson Photo – Analyzed Cinema

Hey everyone, welcome back and much love for all of the support! Today we are going to be looking at an awesome TV Show that blew me away called “Ozark.” It almost seemed like the cinematography was inspired by Gregory Crewdson photos. This means excellent compositions, lighting, and unique story telling. There are tons of...

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Top 20 Discoveries from Canon of Design

Thanks for joining in today everyone! I appreciate all of your continued support.The Canon of Design was launched on September 28th, 2013, so it’s been almost four years of digging deep into the secrets of composition and design used by master painters. How awesome is that?! Today, I’ve compiled 20 of the most remarkable articles
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Vincent Van Gogh – Analyzed Painting #5

Hey everyone, I hope you are well. Thanks for joining in today, and for all of the support thus far. It’s always appreciated! We’re going to be analyzing one of my favorite Vincent Van Gogh paintings today. It’s one of his closest friends from Arles (France), postman Joseph Roulin, and the painting is located in the...

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Aerial Composition and Dynamic Symmetry

Hey everyone, another massive thanks for being so supportive of the Canon of Design! I really appreciate all of the nice emails and comments. I’m thrilled to share with you an exciting video where I fly the Mavic Pro drone around a stunning location in Hawaii. I place the Root 6 dynamic symmetry grid on...

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Mastering Composition: Analyzing Art Books with Tracing Paper – Round 2

How’s everyone doing? Huge thanks for all of the support as always! Welcome back for another exciting article with some extra video content. Today we are going to be looking at another great art book, of the Musée d’Orsay, and tracing the design concepts of five master paintings. You’ll even get high resolution scans of...

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Blade Runner 2049 – Analyzed Cinema – Part Three

Welcome back everyone! I hope everyone is doing well and learning tons from the Canon of Design content. I really appreciate everyones support, thank you so much! Today we have the third and final entry for our Blade Runner 2049 series. We’ve already covered tons of techniques and tips for composition and design. We even...

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Configuring Our Dynamic Symmetry Grid – Blade Runner 2049 – Part Two

Alright everyone, welcome back for part two of Blade Runner 2049 Analyzed Cinema. Huge thanks for all of the amazing and continued support! Today we are going to take a look at some more amazing design and composition techniques used in visuals from the Blade Runner 2049 trailer. If you haven’t checked out part one yet, go...

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Did They Use the Rule of Thirds in Blade Runner 2049 – Part One

How’s everyone doing? Welcome back to another exciting article! Huge thanks for all of the continued support everyone, you keep this blog going! Thanks to Andre for inspiring this post (see #446). Today we are going to dig deep into Blade Runner 2049, the exciting sequel being released in October, 2017. They released a pretty...

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Street Photography Techniques Used for Fashion Photos

Welcome back everyone and thanks for all of the amazing support. I appreciate it so much! Today we are going to be taking a look at the way street photography techniques can be used for fashion photography. I can emphasize enough how street photography is great practice for all kinds of photography….wedding, travel, and fashion…as...

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How to Self-Critique Your Photo or Painting

Hey everyone, welcome back to another educational article based on composition and design! As always, huge thanks for the amazing support! Today we are going to take a look at some highly effective techniques you can use to critique your work when no one else is there to help you out. We’ve covered some of these...

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