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Spectrum 27 Call For Entries


Arnie Fenner

It's that time of year again: the Spectrum 27 competition is now open for entires! All professional and student artists, art directors, publishers and artists’ representatives are invited to submit entries to the 27th Annual Spectrum International Competition for Fantastic Art. Work chosen by the jury will be featured in full color in the Spectrum annual, the peer-selected “best of the year” collection for the fantastic arts. This year's Call for Entries Poster (shown above) was…

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How to Match Any Color


Muddy Colors

November 9, 2019 - Many novice painters have a lot of trouble matching the colors they see in real life. This can be incredibly frustrating when trying to replicate a real scene, or even just go back into an existing painting for a second pass. But accurately matching a color is not just about replicating something so you can imitate it. The ability to break down any color you see into it's essential parts, understand and decipher those individual aspects, is an immensely valuable lesson that is paramount to any good color mixing. Draw, Mix, Paint is a series of instructional lessons by master oil painter, Mark Carder. We've spotlighted some of Mark's videos here on Muddy Colors before, but I felt this was a particularly good one to share. In this video, Mark demonstrates how to break down any…

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