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The Hip Hop Coloring Book

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My homie and past Color Muse James Shields (a.k.a Creative Shields) has released an amazing coloring book just in time for the holidays.  The book includes fun activities such as color by number exercises, mazes and word searches.  It’s volume one of an ongoing series covering the Birth of Hip Hop (’77 – ’84).  I […]

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Color Muse: Aretha Rutherford

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AOC: Where are you from? Aretha: London, England AOC: What do you do? Aretha: Digital Artist AOC: How does color inspire you? Aretha: Color inspires me to go beyond… It motivates me, it moves me and it triggers my curiosities through out the design process. Then as soon as I apply the right color or […]

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Color Muse: Mengly Hernandez

Mengly Prints and Totes

AOC: Where are you from? Mengly: I am from Manhattan, NY. AOC: What do you do? Mengly: This is where it gets interesting… I am a wardrobe stylist/print artist that designs tote bags, jewelry, and body oils. You can get some of my tote bags and body oils at Georgia’s (89 East Houston Street, New […]

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Color Muse: Stephanie Matthews

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AOC: Where are you from? Stephanie: I grew up in Seattle, but I’ve called Brooklyn home for the past 3 years. AOC: What do you do? Stephanie: Right now I mostly paint, illustrate and collage. I like being able to work with my hands and use tangible materials. AOC: How does color inspire you? Stephanie: […]

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Color Muse: James Shields

James Shields - Goddess

AOC: Where are you from? James: I grew up in Stockton, California, but I currently reside in Brooklyn, New York. AOC: What do you do? James: I’m a creative force of nature. AOC: How does color inspire you? James: Color gives me energy.  My purpose for painting is to capture this energy.   I think in […]

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Color Muse: Maya Freelon Asante

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AOC: Where are you from? Maya: Originally from Durham, NC, I now live and work in Baltimore, MD and Philadelphia, PA AOC: What do you do? Maya: I’m a visual artist who explores the complexity and beauty of the world through color. AOC: How does color inspire you? Maya: Bold, bright and vibrant colors inspire […]

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Color Muse: Dawn Okoro

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I hope you all had an amazing weekend!  I’m kicking off the week with a new series called Color Muse.  The series is to showcase artists, designers, fashionistas – anyone who uses color to ignite their creativity. If you or someone you know is interested in being featured, shoot me an email at amanda@theaudacityofcolor.com or […]

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