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The Phoenix Rises

Lisa Cyr

I love to experiment with alternative tools and techniques in my painting practice, igniting the creative process. Using alternative tools, you can introduce unique markmaking into the pictorial environment. Hair combs, wok brushes, toothpicks, sticks, sponges and eyedroppers are just some of the tools I used to create an engaging tactile color field in which to pull out my subject. By making slight alterations…




So WTF is an NFT?

Lauren Panepinto

May 19, 2022 - Before we start, let me set a few things straight. 1—This article is not saying you SHOULD make or make or buy NFTs or that you SHOULD NOT. It is an issue facing the art world today, and it's a very confusing topic, so I want folks to understand it and not be scared of it. My goal is to give a little overview from my non-expert understanding and to point those folks who want to learn more towards resources that have helped me get a grasp on this. [EDIT: Let me add here, bc folks are getting it wrong in the comments, the fact that I am writing this article does not mean I or Muddy Colors are advocating for NFTs. I am stating this again, clearer. I want folks to be informed about…



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