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By James Gurney

From manhattan instances best-selling writer of the Dinotopia sequence, James Gurney, comes a gently crafted and researched research on colour and lightweight in work. This paintings guideline booklet will accompany the acclaimed inventive Realism: tips to Paint What Doesn’t Exist.

James Gurney, New York Times best-selling writer and artist of the Dinotopia sequence, follows Imaginative Realism along with his moment art-instruction ebook, Color and light-weight: A advisor for the Realist Painter. A researched learn on of art's so much basic topics, Color and Light bridges the space among summary thought and useful wisdom. starting with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected using colour and light-weight, the ebook examines how gentle unearths shape, the houses of colour and pigments, and the big variety of atmospheric results. Gurney cuts although the complicated and contradictory dogma approximately colour, checking out it within the gentle of technology and remark. A thesaurus, pigment index, and bibliography entire what is going to eventually turn into an indispensible software for any artist.

This e-book is the second one in a chain in accordance with his web publication, His first within the sequence, Imaginative Realism, was once extensively acclaimed within the fantastical paintings international, and was once ranked the number 1 Bestseller at the Amazon checklist for artwork instruction.

"James Gurney's new ebook, Color and Light, cleverly bridges the distance among inventive remark and medical clarification. not just does he eloquently describe the entire results of colour and light-weight an artist may well stumble upon, yet he thrills us along with his notable work within the process." --Armand Cabrera, Artist

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