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Imaginative Realism

How to Paint What Doesn't Exist

Book #1 of James Gurney Art

About The Book

This book explores the question of how to paint a realistic picture of something that doesn't exist. It is intended not only for artists interested in fantasy and science fiction, but also for anyone who wants to recreate history, visualize extinct wildlife, or simply tell a story with a picture.

About The Author

 James Gurney's unique blending of fact and fantasy has won Hugo, Chesley, Spectrum, and World Fantasy Awards. His work has been featured in one-man exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Delaware Art Museum, and the U.S. embassies in Switzerland and Yemen. He lives with his wife, Jeanette, in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 29, 2009)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780740785504

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More than an instruction book, this is a guide for fans of science fiction and fantasy.  (Sue Brettingen, Model Retailer)

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