Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist (James Gurney Art)

ISBN9780740785504
PublisherSimon & Schuster Inc
PublishedOctober 1, 2009
Pages224
AuthorJames Gurney
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.8 Kg.
Height10.5 in.
Width9.0 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist (James Gurney Art)

James Gurney

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October 1, 2009

From the award-winning artist, learn to see and shape the world in a way you never before imagined.

An award-winning fantasy artist and the creator of Dinotopia, James Gurney instructs and inspires in Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist. Renowned for his uncanny ability to incorporate amazing detail and imagination into stunningly realistic fantasy settings, James Gurney teaches budding artists and fans of fantasy art step-by-step the techniques that won him worldwide critical acclaim. This groundbreaking work examines the practical methods for creating believable pictures of imaginary subjects, such as dinosaurs, ancient Romans, alien creatures, and distant worlds.

Beginning with a survey of imaginative paintings from the Renaissance to the golden Age of American illustration, the book then goes on to explain not just techniques like sketching and composition, but also the fundamentals of believable world building including archaeology, architecture, anatomy for creatures and aliens, and fantastic engineering. It concludes with details and valuable advice on careers in fantasy illustration, including video game and film concept art and toy design.

More than an instruction book, this is the ultimate reference for fans of science fiction and fantasy illustration.

Get Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist (James Gurney Art) by James Gurneyand other design, art books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist (James Gurney Art)

James Gurney

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ISBN9780740785504
PublisherSimon & Schuster Inc
PublishedOctober 1, 2009
Pages224
AuthorJames Gurney
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.8 Kg.
Height10.5 in.
Width9.0 in.
Depth0.6 in.

Synopsis

From the award-winning artist, learn to see and shape the world in a way you never before imagined.

An award-winning fantasy artist and the creator of Dinotopia, James Gurney instructs and inspires in Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist. Renowned for his uncanny ability to incorporate amazing detail and imagination into stunningly realistic fantasy settings, James Gurney teaches budding artists and fans of fantasy art step-by-step the techniques that won him worldwide critical acclaim. This groundbreaking work examines the practical methods for creating believable pictures of imaginary subjects, such as dinosaurs, ancient Romans, alien creatures, and distant worlds.

Beginning with a survey of imaginative paintings from the Renaissance to the golden Age of American illustration, the book then goes on to explain not just techniques like sketching and composition, but also the fundamentals of believable world building including archaeology, architecture, anatomy for creatures and aliens, and fantastic engineering. It concludes with details and valuable advice on careers in fantasy illustration, including video game and film concept art and toy design.

More than an instruction book, this is the ultimate reference for fans of science fiction and fantasy illustration.

Get Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist (James Gurney Art) by James Gurneyand other design, art books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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