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TODAY'S FEATURED POST

12 Problems Artists Have with Making Effective Compositions


Ron Lemen

Happy new year to you all and welcome back to this amazing new year of Muddy Colors inspiration.  I am very glad to have you back, ready to learn and enthused about the next great level up in your artistic life and career. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, in other words, effective pictures communicate on many different levels.   Simply put, "pictures are communication". We are taught at an early…

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Spectrum 27 Entries


Donato Giancola

January 22, 2020 - [caption id="attachment_49525" align="aligncenter" width="1068"] SPECTRUM (1) cover art by James Gurney[/caption] Tomorrow is the last day to submit entries for one of the most celebrated collections in science fiction and fantasy art, that of Spectrum: The Best on Contemporary Fantastic Arts.  26 years have passed since the annual debuted with small fanfare, but enormous impact.  It was a collection so many of us in the visual arts field had been savoring for without realizing we needed it.  It instantly became a book to see and be seen within, and still to this day commands a tremendous reputation as THE source book within the genre. Staying current on art movements is a battle every contemporary artist understands. While combating the insta-gratification of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and the likes, the worth and weight which Spectrum offers is…

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