James Gurney

Illustrator James Gurney (Dinotopia series) tries a new Moleskine mini watercolor sketchbook.

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"As usual, I picked a motif that was way too complex, so I was boggling my brain trying to sort it all out. I took a couple of shots in progress:

I tried to simplify things by using a limited palette: lampblack, ultramarine blue, yellow ochre, vermillion, and sepia. After a quick pencil drawing, the first step was to block in the main shapes with a ½ inch Winsor & Newton series 995 flat…"

More at his blog.
Also visit his website.

© 2007 JG

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