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Inspiration: William Trost Richards


Winona Nelson

Several years ago I was planning a painting that had big rock cliffs and crashing waves, and went googling for technique inspiration. I found an artist I'd never heard of - William Trost Richards. He's been one of my favorite landscape artists ever since. Look at these, they're watercolors! He worked in oils as well, but his watercolor and gouache works are what really get me excited. William Trost Richards, A…

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skekMal the Hunter


Cory Godbey

September 21, 2021 - I've chronicled my love and admiration for Jim Henson's worlds, in particular his 1982 film The Dark Crystal, here on Muddy Colors for years now. There was a time where I'm sure it seemed that's all I was ever going to write about! Whether book covers, interior illustrations, or storybooks it’s been to my utter delight and good fortune to have a chance to walk within this world. The experience has felt a touch otherworldly; just how often is it that commissioned work aligns so perfectly with your own inner voice and vision? The Dark Crystal strikes like a tuning fork for me. Put another way, I’ll happily draw this stuff as long as they ask! From time to time, I’ve found myself coloring outside the lines (so to speak) and creating simple portraits of…

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