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TODAY'S FEATURED POST

10 things…10 best


Gregory Manchess

It was 10 years ago today that we launched our inaugural post on Muddy Colors. What better way to celebrate than with a special '10 Things' post!

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YESTERDAY’S POST


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3-D to 2-D and Back Again


Robert Hunt

October 21, 2020 - Most of my career has essentially involved making two-dimensional images that represent three-dimensional realities, and most of my education involved drawing from observation. But what happens when your process is to draw what you observe, but you don’t have anything to look at?   What do you do when you don’t have the models or reference you need, or can use? Of course, for people, I try to find the right models and costumes and shoot my own photo reference, or on the case of landscapes, I work on location. Like many illustrators, I sometimes create the reference itself- which sometimes involves making fairly elaborate reference models. [caption id="attachment_54631" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] For the cover of the book Written in my Own Heart's Blood, I was asked to make an illustration based on the number 8.…

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