His writing is clear and concise and contains a lot of good information which is illustrated by his paintings.
Color and Light has bite-size nuggets of information about specific topics in painting that can be generally applied because of the depth of the explanation.
When I need to learn some new skill, I look for a book that will get straight to the point - hand over all the secrets without holding anything back.
I am so sorry that I waited to buy this book. I was turned off by the cover. "Why do I want to paint dinosaurs? Read morePublished 14 hours ago by Book Addict
A book for every serious artist's library. Light impacts every image we produce, get it wrong and the image looks off kilter. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Julie Bates
MY NEW USED BOOK WAS NEARLY NEW, A GREAT PRICE AND AS USUAL....ON TIME. BY VERY FAR THIS IS AN OUTSTANDING AND EASY TO UNDERSTAND AND PRACTICE BOOK FOR REALIST PAINTERS IN ALL... Read morePublished 6 days ago by julie parker
James Gurney is an incredibly talented painter; brilliant inventive artist. His books on painting have taught me a great deal about painting, light, color, texture, composition. Read morePublished 11 days ago by J. Amedio
I would give the text 4 stars, it well written and the subject covered completely. However, I was disappointed in the
choice of illustrations. Read more
Great book, period. No other words to say. It is a must in every artist's book collection.Published 19 days ago by avinash
What a joy to have this in my collection. It has water damage, it has the dirt, the scums, the wear and tear... why? Because it goes with me everywhere I go. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Matthew Berger