His writing is clear and concise and contains a lot of good information which is illustrated by his paintings.
The book,COLOR AND LIGHT , is a beautiful and useful instructional book for a realist artist desiring to learn more about using color to express light in a painting.
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.
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One of the best books on all around painting and creative direction. James Gurney is a great artist and writer. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Bryan
Phenomenally comprehensive and clearly organized, this book is great for getting a comprehensive, knowledgable overviewPublished 9 days ago by Colin
I love receiving instruction from the best, and James Gurney is one of the best. In this book, he gives clear and detailed information on invaluable aspects of the artist's craft. Read morePublished 26 days ago by 20/20
There is no way to justify not buying this book if you are an artist. It's so rich with information put in front of you in a very understandable format, it's my personal opinion... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Anthony Carey
Gorgeous paintings and a thorough review of realistic/naturalistic applications of color. I haven't read Gurney's first book, Imaginative Realism, but this book doesn't feel like a... Read morePublished 29 days ago by prollygon
Definitely a must have. Mr Gurney not only shows you prime examples, but he also points out several types of lighting that will give variety to your work. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carlos Pérsico
It was just what I wanted & was delivered on time in great condition - Thanks I love it!!Published 1 month ago by Peter M. Knodel
Helped me a lot. Light sources are so important and help so much with depth and interest. I'm so glad to have this book in my reference library.Published 1 month ago by Steph