muddy colors

Muddy Colors is a collective of more than 20 artists working, teaching & dedicated to providing a free, online resource for aspiring and professional artists alike. Greg has been a contributor since 2014, and every article since is available below. 

Click on the thumbnails below to read Greg's posts at the Muddy Colors site.

Riding Two Horses
No & Yes
A Return to the Dunes
7 Rules for Working with Art Directors & Editors
Double Indemnity! (for the Criterion Collection)
The Piano (for the Criterion Collection)
Drawing Race
Blade Runner: Black Lotus
Dune
Horses Not Zebras
Electric Ants & Boyhood
Gundpowder Milkshakin'
Why All Storytellers Should Tell Children's Stories
Ask a Greg 2: Electric Boogaloo
Why Everyone Should Make Comics
Pouring One Out for the Rejected
MoCCA 2016
Artists Spotlight: Attack Peter!
Why Play Is Important to Your Work
Memories of Memories of Murder
Happy Holidays from Mari Lwyd, Krampus, Mr. T and all of us at Muddy Colors!
Every Gig a Opportunity Part 1: Young and Restless
Ghosts!
The Value of Studies
The Freak Out
Running with Both Legs
Why Horror is Good for You (and Even Better for Your Kids)
What's Your Value?
Artist Spotlight: Elsa Mora
So NOW what?
ART in the AGE of QUARANTINE
PARASITE decoded
THIS IS WHAT YOU WANT, THIS IS WHAT YOU GET
THE FIGHT
The 52 Weeks Project presents...RECURSIVE
Ask a Greg #1
FEAR of a White Canvas
The 52 Weeks Project Presents...SONGS OF ICE & FIRE
The Work
Sing Your Best Song
Bobbing for Apples with Friends
YOU'RE A FRAUD
JOY and PLAY at WORK
A TWIN PEAKS INTERPRETATION
TWO WOLVES
MEADOWLARK Diary 1: First Steps
THE MYTH OF TALENT
The Summer of George
What Awards Mean, Really
CRAP IN, CRAP OUT
New Book Watch: LONE WOLF & CUB Gallery Edition
Conning It in 10 Easy Steps
Copycatting & Invention (...And Knowing the Difference)
Be Mighty
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Happy New Year!
Art in a Political Age
Making a Cover: Mondo's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Failing Forward
Artist Profile: :Lillian Westcott Hale
The White Lodge Returns
The 52 Weeks Project Presents...Dune
Artist Spotlight: Brian Sanders
Making a Cover: Criterion's "Breaking Point"
School or Work?
The End
Covering a Book: Avi's City of Orphans
The Calendar Priest
Akata Witch & Warrior
Saying Yes
Dorothy & The Wizard: A Guide for World-Building
Caravaggio to the Rescue!
Stealing Art
Navigating Reviews and Critiques
Art, Race & Native Stories: A Conversation with Winona Nelson
Dancing When No One is Looking (In 2 Parts)
Movie Posters!
Working (not) Working
Selling Out
Saying No
INDEH: A Book is Born!
We Need to Talk About How We Talk About Comics
Style & Vision
The 52 Weeks Project Presents...Star Wars
PRINCE
The Myth of the Muse
Working Art: Dancing in Public
Working Art: Facebookin'
Working Art: You and Them
Artist Spotlight: Alex Raymond
The Real/Unreal
2 Sherlocks: A Study in Pink Narratives
Decolorize Your Holidays
The Unforced Force of the Greater Truth
The Uncanny Valley
Why Black & White
Exposure vs. Exploitation
How to Beat a Deadline
The 52 Weeks Project presents: The White Lodge
Anatomy of a Cover: Alabaster #1 & #2
Essential Books: Wyeth at Kuerners
Artist Spotlight: Heinrich Kley
The INDEH Diary: Once They Moved Like the Wind
Tools of the Trade
Art Essentials: Arrogance! (and Doubt)
The 2015 Illustration Master Class: Lessons Learned and Unlearned
Why Horror is Good for You 2: Storytelling
We Dug Coal Together
The Comiconfidential: Part 2
The Comiconfidential: Part 1
Spectrum 22: Hints from Inside the Tent
Playing with Others
Masterworks: Joseph Clement Coll
Making and Surviving Comics (Part 3: Character, Character, Character)
Stories : A love letter
Making & Surviving Comics (Part 2 Tricks and Classical Training)
Making & Surviving Comics (Part 1: Getting Started)
The Temple of Art
The 13 Doctors ( A 52 Weeks Project Series)
Coming Home (From Seed to Market)
The Art and the Artist
The INDEH Notebook Part 3
Raiders by Steven Soderbergh
The 52 Weeks Project Returns with 13 Doctors
The Wrong Track that Leads to the Right
For Love or Money (and if you do it right, both)
Slow Dancing with Barbed Wire
Simple Vs. Complex (Part 1: Comics)
The Making of THE DRYBRUSH MASTER
The INDEH Notebook: Part 2
The Two-for-One Conundrum
The INDEH Notebook: Part 1