There are many great ideas to do this, ranging from from making clay and plaster models, using costumes, or setting up a workspace.
The book also provides a lot of inspiration, just looking at his art fires your imagination, you want to know more about that scene or story.
The purpose of James Gurney's IMAGINATIVE REALISM is to provide the experienced artist a realistic approach for painting the unreal.
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Great buy. The author goes into great detail and gives very good advice on creating what is not there.Published 1 month ago by EEB
Really enjoyed reading this book. Very helpful. Lots of "jumping off point" ideas.Published 1 month ago by Steph
This book was returned. It's more of an art theory book than really teaching you how to paint/draw.Published 1 month ago by Ringolover5
He helped me solve a composition problem I'd been struggling with for months. I recommend this book to any artist or art student. Read morePublished 2 months ago by LaurieG
After suggesting Gurney's Color and Light guide, I suggest this one. It's great for those who want to solidify their fantasy or paleo art.Published 2 months ago by Bell Griffith
Such well researched and tested painting techniques shared with practicality and passion for us all to do our best work.Published 2 months ago by JenniferArtLover
Of the many books I've read on drawing and painting, Imaginative Realism by James Gurney is the most conversational and practical in terms of realistic approaches to creating... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Annette Lamb
This is a very fun book to read, or to just flip through and look at the pictures. It is well done and has inspired a couple of young artists.Published 3 months ago by Jamie Vann