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Rose Red

Dan dos Santos

My 'Rose Red' painting is currently hanging at the Norman Rockwell Museum as part of their 'Enchanted: The History of Fantasy Illustration' exhibit. As such, I thought it'd be fun to dust off this old post from when I first painted this image. It's odd to look back on this article now, as you never know what pieces of yours will stand the test of time. At the moment, it felt like any other job.…




Enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Howard Lyon

July 30, 2021 - Winner of the 2020 Art Prize - Phill Singer It is not too late to enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize competition! It's a wonderful competition that is growing and is put on by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine. I think it was originally going to close on the 17th of July, but has been extended to the 31st of July, so just 1 day left to enter! Here is a link to enter Beautiful Bizarre Magazine is edited by Danijela Krha Purssey and has been around for about 7 years. It comes out quarterly and has featured several friends of Muddy Colors over the years. They have a large audience both online and in print. I have also witnessed how they have promoted artists and the arts, again and again, putting the art and artist first…



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