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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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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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