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

#449 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,...

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

#448 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...

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Street Photography Techniques Used for Fashion Photos

#447 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...

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Using Ambiguity to Strengthen the Storytelling of Your Art

#440 Hey everyone, hope you are doing well! Much love for all of the continued support, I can never thank you enough! Today we are going to look at how ambiguity can strengthen your storytelling. Essentially, ambiguity means we are leaving stuff out. You ask, “and that’s suppose to strengthen the story?” The short answer...

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Toulouse Lautrec – ANALYZED PAINTING #3

#435 Hey everyone, welcome back! Thanks for all of the amazing support as always! I truly appreciate everyone! We’ve got a great painting by Toulouse Lautrec that we are going to be analyzing today. We’ll see how he uses design techniques like, figure-ground relationship, dynamic symmetry, arabesques, and gamut to create his masterpiece. We’ll also take...

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Stanley Kubrick’s Best Photographs

#426 Hey everyone, welcome back and huge thanks for all of the support! Today we are going to cover one of my all time favorite directors, Stanley Kubrick. Did you know that he started as a very talented photographer before he directed his first movie? Let’s take a look at some of his best photos and...

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The Problem with Leading Lines

#423 Welcome back everyone! As always, I thank you for all of the support. Much love for everything! Today we are going to be taking a look at the well known photography term “Leading Lines,” and why we need to strike it from our artistic vocabulary. Ok, maybe I’m being too dramatic, but we definitely...

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: Geometry Exposed

#410 This is for the street photographers out there that are still on the fence about Dynamic Symmetry, or “geometry,” as Henri Cartier-Bresson called it. There’s always been a kind of disconnect from street photography and using dynamic symmetry grids for composition, but this article reveals the link to uniting them....

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