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Dynamic Symmetry, Composition and Henri Cartier Bresson – Analyzed Video

Massive thanks to all of the supporters out there, I really appreciate everything! Today I’ve got a two part video for you that shows tons of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photos being analyzed to dynamic symmetry and other masterful composition techniques. See how he uses the armature of the 1.5 rectangle, and overlapping root 4’s to create
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One Second Color Correction with Annie Leibovitz Photos

How’s everyone doing today? I hope you are all doing well. Much love for all of the continued support! Today we are going to look at a “quick and dirty” color correction technique that I use a ton when editing photos in Photoshop. We’ll apply this one-second technique to Annie Leibovitz’s photos since she typically...

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Number One Hack for Mastering Composition

Thanks for joining in today everyone! And a huge thanks for the support as always. I appreciate all of you! Today we have an interesting video and article that covers, what I think, is the number one hack for mastering composition. The video explains and demonstrates a powerful technique called “figure-ground relationship.” Most of you...

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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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Cinematic Test Shots with the Sony A6500 and Mavic Pro Drone

Hey everyone, welcome back and a huge thanks for everything! I appreciate all of your support so much! I’m excited to share this new video of some cinematic test shots I took with the Sony A6500, Mavic Pro Drone, Zhiyun Crane, and the ThiEYE T5e. These names might seem new to some of you, so
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Book, Video, and Membership Giveaway by Canon of Design – **ENDED**

Hey everyone, I’m excited to announce a huge giveaway! This is my way of saying thank you for all of the continued support. I couldn’t be doing this without you! Check out the details below and be sure to enter to win. Share this with your artistic friends, there’s plenty of freebies to go around!

Absinthe: Murder, Mayhem, and Master Painters

Hey everyone, welcome back to another inspiring article! Huge thanks for all of the support, I really appreciate everyone! Today we are going to take a look at something that seemed to mesmerize the master painters of the 1800’s. It’s a magical, black licorice tasting beverage called “Absinthe,” also known as “The Green Fairy.” It
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Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers – P.O.V. Black and White Street Photography

Hey everyone, welcome back! Huge thanks for all of the continued support. A year has gone by since the last video “Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers,” so I’m excited to bring you this black and white follow-up. I’ve packed it full of excellent tips and design techniques, which can be applied to many different
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How the Masters Used Dynamic Symmetry – Picasso “The Frugal Repast”

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. You’ll...

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