How To Create Amazing Compositions Using Basic Design Principles

Robert Joyner, Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

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5 Videos (22m)
    • Introduction

    • Design, Enhance & Focal Point

    • In The Shadows

    • Crop And Go

    • Perspective & Cropping


About This Class

Turn your photo archive into a goldmine of masterpieces. In this class I will share how to paint awesome artwork using them by simply employing some basic composition and design principles. Why not take advantage of these tips that will have you digging through your photos in search of your next masterpiece.

Who is this class for?

Anyone that would like to learn some basic design and composition principles and turn their photo library into a goldmine. 

What do you need?

Notepad and an hour of time to check out the vids.

How should I use these lessons?

It's recommended that you watch the videos the first time uninterrupted. Then watch them the second time and take notes. This way you get the full scope of the lessons and have time to digest what's important. 

21 of 21 students recommendSee All

Very interesting and clear, with good examples!
Amazing how Robert can take a simple photo, find compositions , add lots of color and expressive brush strokes to make an amazing painting...
This was very helpful. Thank you!
Rachel Edington

Art Therapist in Training





Robert Joyner

Strive To Become An Artist - Not A Painter

Hi, I'm Robert Joyner.

I'm a full time paint-slinger from Richmond, Virginia specializing in watercolor, acrylic & mixed media paintings. Best known for my signature loose brushwork and carefree approach to creating abstract style artwork.


I host and teach advanced monthly workshops for watercolor and mixed media are available. If you want more critiques and feedback that will help you identify problem areas be sure to visit pai...

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