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A Painting of Food


Steven Belledin

I'm fond of pointing out that freelance illustration has provided me with many assignments that I'd never give to myself. Indeed this Food Token painting I did for Magic: the Gathering falls into that category. For context, the assignment was to paint a medieval feast inspired by those done by classic Flemish painters. Central to the feast would be a large meat pie. The pie would perhaps be glowing from the inside or maybe have…

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“The Red Path” Final Painting, and a Surprise Collaboration with My Children


Justin Gerard

September 14, 2019 - "The Red Path" By Annie Stegg Gerard Oil on Panel 18 x 24 inches Today I am pleased to share with you the follow-up post to my previous Muddycolors entry on my "Plague of Dragons" series with Annie!  The framed painting debuted (and sold) at DragonCon in Atlanta last weekend. It was based off a small pastoral sketch I drew while watching my children. I have been slowly amassing a collection of these small sketches drawn in between larger projects and while baby-sitting. They are done freehand, with no reference, and based entirely on memory.  (Okay, so the dragons *might* not have been there at the time, but I have a pretty poor memory, so who can really say?) Each of these pencil drawings is only 4 x 6 inches. They are what you might…

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