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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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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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Dynamic Symmetry: Major Area Divisions (MAD) vs Themes

#477 Welcome back everyone, thanks for joining in on this quick lesson. Much love for all of the awesome support! Today we are going to quickly define the significance of Dynamic Symmetry Major Area Divisions (MAD) and themes of root rectangles…just in case you had some confusion. We’ve already covered a ton of information on...

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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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Why is the Rule of Thirds Grid on Pro Cameras

#462 Welcome back everyone, thanks for all of the continued support! Ah yes, the battle against the status quo of composition continues after all of this time. Rule of thirds still remains the number one composition technique to teach artists of photography, painting, drawing, you name it. Why is this? The excuse “because it’s easy”
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Dynamic Symmetry, Composition and Henri Cartier Bresson – Analyzed Video

#460 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
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Dynamic Symmetry: How to Draw the Grid with Math

#432 Hey everyone, thanks so much for all of the support! I appreciate all of the love! This video is a continuation of the previous one (see #431) where I showed how to draw the dynamic symmetry grids onto a canvas. In this video you’ll learn how to use simple math (if I can do it,...

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Mastering Composition with a Micro Four Thirds Camera

#409 Hey everyone, welcome back! Today we are going to be taking a look at using printed grids to organize your composition on the LCD of a Micro Four Thirds Camera. I’m also able to share some printable grids for created by a Master Pass member. Let’s see which grids we can use to master our...

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Correcting Degas’ Painting Composition

#406 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...

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Gustav Klimt Using Dynamic Symmetry, Color, and Patterns

#404 Welcome back everyone, thanks for all of the continued support! Today I wanted to share a recent dynamic symmetry discovery with you. This was going to be an article covering Gustav Klimt’s paintings, and a few great quotes, but now it’s much more than that. He was an immensely talented artist and draftsman who just earned...

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Annie Leibovitz & Star Wars Analyzed

#385 Today we are taking a look at an exciting, galactic new series of work by Annie Leibovitz. We’ll look closely at her design and composition used in Star Wars to see if she’s still applying her techniques like a master. Does she just show up and press the button or is everything planned down to...

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