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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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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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