Create art that's more attractive, interesting and
Even if your perspective is accurate, your subject realistic and
colors vibrant, a weak composition - predictable, repetitious or
monotonous - means a weak painting.
The Simple Secret to Better Painting ensures that your
compositions work every time. It's an insightful artistic
philosophy that boils down the many technical principles of
composition into a single master rule that's easy to remember and
Never make any two intervals the same.
You can make every painting more interesting, dynamic and
technically sound by varying intervals of distance, length and
space, as well as intervals of value and color. The rule also
applies to balance, shape and the location of your painting's focal
Greg Albert illustrates these lessons with eye-opening examples
from both beginning and professional artists, including Frank Webb,
Tony Couch, Kevin Macpherson, Charles Reid, Tony Van Hasselt and
You'll discover that the ONE RULE is the only rule of
composition you need to immediately improve your work - the moment
your brush touches the canvas.