Thursday, April 30, 2009

James Gurney's How-To book

Anyone that paints needs to be reading Jim Gurney's blog the Gurney Journey. Daily. It's such a deep fountain of information, I've seen seasoned pros get sucked into it for hours. Gurney has hinted at collecting the posts and making a How-To book of it, and so he has:

"The book is called Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist. It’s a big book: 224 pages, 400 illustrations. Andrews McMeel will be doing a beautiful job of production, and they are keeping the price down to $24.99.

This is the main project I’ve been working on during the last year. The material comes from my art school lectures and also from this blog. The reason I wrote the book—and this blog—is that there’s a lot of information that I think is crucial to imaginative picturemaking but I’ve never been able to find it in how-to art books."


Cory Godbey said...

Looking forward to this one.

mike said...

thanks so much for the heads up!

kristin said...

this looks great! thanks for posting it!

Matt Dicke said...

I really enjoy James blog too. i will have to keep an eye out for it. I just wish they picked a better cover.

Corina St. Martin said...

Can't wait!

Doop said...

Excellent! Go Gurney!

Parka said...

Alright. Straight to the shopping list.

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