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TODAY'S FEATURED POST

You’ll Never Know Unless You Try


Miranda Meeks

"Unknown" - A personal painting communicating the feeling of fear and hesitation you feel before walking into the unknown.   If you’ve ever been with a kid during a meal, there’s a good chance you also had the wonderful experience of encouraging them to try new food, because “you’ll never know if you actually like it unless you try it first!” A child will assume (with unabashed certainty) that whatever new food they are about…

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YESTERDAY’S POST


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Alma-Tadema and his masterpiece Spring


Howard Lyon

October 22, 2021 - 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 reading about it, talking about it, I love the smell of the materials and it is one of the great and simple pleasures of life to buy a new brush (or a roll of canvas/blank sketchbook//new tube of paint/okayallnewartmaterialsarewonderful).  I know with the Muddy Colors readers, I am not alone in this.  It also means that my list of paintings…

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