Imported from USA
James Gurney's series of illustrated fantasy adventure stories, beginning with 1992's Dinotopia: A Land
Apart from Time, produced a generation raised on Gurney's highly realistic paintings of an entirely unreal subject....
Still it was no surprise to the author-artist-blogger and his long-time publisher Andrews McMeel when his recently
released second volume of art instruction, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter, became a bestseller for AMP
immediately upon its release in December 2010, selling out its 10,000-copy run in just two months. (Mark Schulz,
Dinotopia author and plein-air painter Gurney offers a practical, well-organized, and informative handbook for artists
of all levels. (Chronogram Magazine)
This is a terrific book, highly recommended not only for young artists but anyone with an interest in traditional art
technique. (Karen Haber, Locus)
About the Author
James Gurney's unique blending of fact and fantasy has won Hugo, Chesley, Spectrum, and World Fantasy
Awards. His work has been featured in one-man exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution, the Norman Rockwell Museum,
the Delaware Art Museum, and the U.S. embassies in Switzerland and Yemen. He lives with his wife, Jeanette, in the
Hudson Valley of New York State.