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  • Vikings S05E01 – ANALYZED CINEMA
    #498 Welcome back everybody, huge thanks for the continued support! You keep in-depth articles like this coming. Much love! As artists, we can learn a lot from cinematography. If a film has an experienced cinematographer, like P.J. Dillon of Vikings, they will present the majority of scenes with nice lighting, composition, and design. All which […]

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How to Pose a Model with an Arabesque [Fine Art Fashion]

#481 Wanting to learn how to pose the model to create unity and movement? Then check out this article where we cover how to pose the model with an arabesque! An arabesque is a curvilinear element that adheres to the Law of Continuity. It’s prominently found in nature (see Day 18), and was used by the...

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Sydney Australia Gallery: The Best Paintings – Part One

#478 How’s everyone doing today? I hope you are enjoying the holidays! Much love for all of your continued support, I appreciate you all! Today we are going to take a look at most of the photos I took at the Art Gallery NSW, which is in Sydney Australia. I was thinking of you all...

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Game of Thrones S07E04 – ANALYZED CINEMA

#475 How’s everyone doing today? Hoping you are doing amazing! Much love for all of the continued support! Today we are going to be taking a look at one of the most epic battle scenes in Game of Thrones history! Yes, the smell of singed hair is in the air, because this is the episode...

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Vincent Van Gogh: ANALYZED PAINTING #6

#473 Hey everyone, welcome back to another great article! Huge thanks for all of the amazing support. I never get tired of saying that! 😀 Today we are going to be taking a close look at another remarkable painting boy Vincent Van Gogh. This painting is called “The Red Vineyard” and it is said to...

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Email Q and A – Design, Color and Patterns

#471 Welcome back everyone! Today we are taking a look at a great email from Master Pass member Mark MacKenzie. He shares his first design with us and asks some excellent questions. He speaks the design language very well and seems to have a grasp on the concepts covered here on the Canon of Design....

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Suzanne Valadon – Mother, Model, Master Painter

#469 Welcome back everyone, thanks so much for joining in and for all of the amazing support! I never get tired of saying thanks to all of you! We’re going to be looking at a highly regarded female painter from the late 1800’s. Her name is Suzanne Valadon, which is a new name to most...

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Top 20 Discoveries from Canon of Design

#458 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
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Vincent Van Gogh – Analyzed Painting #5

#457 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...

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

#452 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...

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How the Masters Used Dynamic Symmetry – Picasso “The Frugal Repast”

#436 Hey everyone, huge thanks for all of the support! I’ve got an exciting video where I show you how Pablo Picasso used dynamic symmetry in his amazing etching called “The Frugal Repast.” I analyzed his masterpiece, drew out the dynamic symmetry grid onto my paper, adjusted his design, and finished drawing it with pencil....

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