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TODAY'S FEATURED POST

Alma-Tadema and his masterpiece Spring


Howard Lyon

I am reposting what I think is a gem of a post from the past because it is mostly large images of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema's masterpiece in the Getty Museum, Spring. I am recovering from surgery (nothing too serious and doing great!) so I didn't have the time/energy to get a post together just yet. So, enjoy this painting and the details in all it's glory!   I love art.  Not just looking either.  I love…

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How Personal Work Can Lead to Assignments


Robert Hunt

October 20, 2021 - Like most illustrators, I also do personal work in addition to my assignments- art I do for myself, sometimes to show people or for galleries,  but more often than not, I do personal work as a sort of research-and development project that runs parallel to my professional work. I was recently asked to send CF Payne a few examples of personal work that had led to other work, for a slide presentation he was putting together for the Hartford Art School MFA program.  I thought I might share a few of these examples of how personal work can lead to other opportunities with the Muddy Colors readers this month. 1. This painting was one of a personal 20-minute painting project that consisted of hundreds of paintings.  Thses paintings led to many new assignments that were…

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