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THE STARTING BLOQ – Farewell


Swain Hunt

Hello and welcome to the very last entry/episode of The Starting Bloq. Not a podcast today but the written word. This will indeed be my final offering to the great and powerful Muddy Colors, and it is bittersweet. I truly consider it an honor to have been amongst its ranks. I am a huge, huge fan of each and every person contributing to this collective. A very special thanks to Dan and Lexie Sue (the…

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Thinking about skin tones, chroma and Munsell


Howard Lyon

July 19, 2019 - I'm going to warn you now, this post is nerdy and I really don't know yet if it is interesting or valuable... Or just mildly interesting at best.  I find it fascinating, but we'll see... I had a great opportunity to have Greg Mortenson stay with me last week and teach a portrait painting workshop in my studio. I learned a ton from him. My favorite part of his stay was staying up late and geeking out over really technical art stuff. We chatted for hours about color and how different artists implemented palettes. Dry stuff, but it was really fun. Greg taught me more about Munsell's color system. I had some familiarity but he showed me how it can aid in analyzing color. Something that we discovered while chatting and searching the web is…

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