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Muppets World of Friendship by Durkinworks Muppets World of Friendship by Durkinworks
This piece, entitled "World of Friendship" was my entry for the Threadless Muppets t-shirt design contest.

The world of The Muppets is crazy and chaotic, with such strong and contrasting personalities that it would seem it could never be contained.

Only a frog like Kermit could reign in, encourage, lift up and support this world in the truest meaning of friendship.

This hand-drawn picture depicts over forty of the most famous and beloved Muppets (with some personal favorites thrown in for fun).
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:iconlady-warrior:
lady-warrior Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
lol look at all the lovely weirdos.
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PrincessBeautiful Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
Looking at that made me want to see "The Muppets" and "Muppets Most Wanted" on Blue Ray if I had a Blu Ray player.
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Austria-Man Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
A very great pic! That must be a lot of work.
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jbwarner86 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013
I would wear this so much :D Excellent job!
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welovefine Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Hello, I work at WeLoveFine and came across your work. This is a cool piece! Love your style! We just launched our 'Sesame Street' fan contest today and it would be great if you considered submitting! We'd love to see a your interpretation of Sesame Street :)! www.welovefine.com/contest/60-…
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Lizlovestoons12 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
If I had Dr. Teeth's long arms, I'd give them all a hug, including Sweetums and Thog!
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PaperMatt202 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
Sweetums is my favorite Muppet, along with Statler and Waldorf.  And of course, I adore Kermit!
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DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Love this. Though missing are competing rival jug bands, The Gogolala Jubilee Jugband and Lubbock Lou and his Jughuggers. Also, were Gonzo in his jalapeno pepper vest, I'd have expected Marvin Suggs to appear, as well. A few others are gone also, like canines Muppy and Baskerville the Hound, glutton Luncheon Counter Monster, brain surgeon Dr. Phil Van Neuter, singer Johnny Fiama, the Frackles, Male Koozebanian Creature and Female Koozebanian Creature, Bobo the Bear (for Uncle Deadly), Mildred Huxtetter, rock group Solid Foam (Digit, Clifford, Beard, Flash and the unnamed female drummer), new addition 80's Robot. However, I can't expect you to include every Muppet from the entire history from 1975-present. That'd be too much work. So that said, I congratulate you on this brilliant piece by posting [link].
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Durkinworks Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
This was originally for a Threadless Muppets competition a few years ago. With a few exceptions (Pepe and Walter) I was trying to keep it original Muppet Show. So no Emmet Otter, Phil, Johnny, Bobo, Solid Foam, Jim Henson Hour, Muppets Tonight, etc. Therefore, I put Gonzo in his classic Muppet Show tuxedo. No Marvin Suggs, but I do have a Muppaphone. I fit as many characters as I could, there's about 40 Muppets there. Any more and the pic would have needed to be smaller and wouldn't read as well on a shirt.
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DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Murray will be Jim, Chicago as Walter.
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DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Please, do the SS Version based on this key: [link]
1. Snuffy
2. Bert
3. Ernie
4. Cookie Monster
5. Honker
6. The Count
7. Dinger
8. Herry Monster
9. Guy Smiley
10. Kermit the Frog
11. Oscar the Grouch
12. Blue Yip-Yip Martian
13. Pink Yip-Yip Martian
14. Orange Bip Bippadotta
15. Zoe
16. Abby Cadabby
17. Harvey Monster
18. Clancy
19. Elmo
20. Kermit the Forg
21. Hoots
22. Frazzle
23. Farley
24. Zizzy Zoomer
25. Bruno
26. Barkley
27. Murray Monster
28. Chicago the Lion
29. Benny Bunny
30. Chicken (brown)
31. Penguin
32. Twiddle Bug
33. Prairie Dawn on her bicycle
34. Grover
35. Baby Bear
36. Telly Monster
37. Fat Blue
38. 1 of the Squirrelles
39. Big Bird
Snuffy should have Kermit wrapped around his snuffle.
Only do them in their normal attire, not dressed as anything else.
Do you remember all of these characters? If not, search them on YouTube.
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DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Murray will be Jim, Chicago as Walter.
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:icondotlover1000:
DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Professional Filmographer
I want llamas!
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:icondotlover1000:
DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Or a 5.
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:icondotlover1000:
DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
If I were on Threadless, I'd rate this a 1.
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DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Do a Sesame Street version of this. Use Baby Bear as Fozzie, Frazzle as :iconanimalplz:, Oscar as :iconsamtheeagleplz: and Kermit as Robin.
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Brittany-Psalm28-7 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
This is pretty cool! :D
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Deeecipher Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
I've been a life long Muppets fan. Thank you for this!!
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7disney7 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
lov it!u got nearly all my faves! :D
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Funkykimmy Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
love it !!!!!!!!
:iconmisspiggyplz:
:iconkermitplz:
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:iconprobop:
ProboP Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
Love that the Jim Muppet is in there.
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HarmonyThroughAnime Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
awwww if only the world was like this..
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LavaLightning Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Student Artist
How does Kermit carry Thog and sweetums?
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eppoif1 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
This deserves a :iconkermityayplz: I would definitely wear a shirt with that killer design!
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HayNateHaywood Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
i love your Muppet art. keep it up!
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:iconpictures-in-my-head:
pictures-in-my-head Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
They would be so lost without Kermit :heart: EPIC job!!!
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Kermit365 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Cute.
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Sliversun Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Awesome job!
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:iconfellitorockero:
FellitoRockero Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
Everyone's in for a party. Let's have fun.
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DanielWarner Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Walter!!!!! My favorite!
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kittykat3524 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. This is really good, I find it really hard to draw lots of muppets together, but thats just me :P enough me, this is amazing, love it
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bowlfullofcherries Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012
Wonderful.
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:iconartoftyph:
ArtOfTypH Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
holy crap never knew there was that many muppets hahah
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IDontLikeCoffee22 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh cool!
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xutsukushiix Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
c: I love this!

I'm doing a project on the muppets/jim henson,
May I use this image for it?
I'll credit you though in the citing
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:icondurkinworks:
Durkinworks Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Professional General Artist
Sure, let me know how it goes!
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losinggoose7 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
This looks cool! I like the Muppets. I how in a lot of their movies everytime Animal sees a girl, he starts chasing them around yelling WOMAN! WOMAN!
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Write-Then-Think Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Student Writer
Kermit is so flipping epic!!
He is my favorite next to sweetums and beaker.
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fille-unique Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
magnifique :D
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CrackpotComics Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011  Student Artist
This is fantastic. I adore the composition, and the lineart style is just so great. Excellent work!
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:iconsimplecoffee:
simplecoffee Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011
BEST MUPPETS PICTURE EVER.

I particularly love Manamanah and the Snowths! :squee:
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:icondotlover1000:
DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
To match your yucky, stupid icon: [link]
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:iconsimplecoffee:
simplecoffee Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013
Thanks very much! ;)
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:icondotlover1000:
DotLover1000 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Professional Filmographer
You're welcome, YOU !@#$%^& BRUTE.
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Violeta960 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:jawdrop: How....how did I miss this?!
It's AMAZING :love:
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dhulteen Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I gave this one a big ol' FIVE when it was on Threadless. Woulda' loved to have this as a t-shirt. Great work!
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javelincheshire Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011
Nice!!!
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:iconmoonymina:
MoonyMina Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this is truly awesome!! I love the complex composition of it :)
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Mr-R0bby-R0b Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011
Instant fave, taht's all I'm gonna say!
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
haha. That's funny. Kermit as Atlas. I like that you threw the Jim Henson muppet in there too. It's cool that you included Pepe as well. He might be one of the newer generation, but he is really funny.
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