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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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 17 days 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 19 days ago by Jamie Vann
Good book to freshin up/learn the "right" kind of questions to ask yourself when your work just isn't feeling ... right. A best practices for any type of world creationPublished 2 months ago by Devon
First art book I've read cover to cover. I've been a professional artist for 2 decades now, and know a lot of trade methods, but this was such a find! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael J. May
Love this book, Gurney is a genius at what he does. Well thought out,with example's and explanations of many, many imaginative projects.
Just hope I can it justice in the end. Read more