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Gurney Journey

This daily weblog by Dinotopia creator James Gurney is for illustrators, plein-air painters, sketchers, comic artists, animators, art students, and writers.

  • By James Gurney
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly five posts per week
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Oct 2022 11
Nov 2022 29
Dec 2022 23
Jan 2023 24
Feb 2023 27
Mar 2023 26
Apr 2023 25
May 2023 25
Jun 2023 26
Jul 2023 23
Aug 2023 23
Sep 2023 23
Oct 2023 23
Nov 2023 22
Dec 2023 5

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

A Background from Fire and Ice
Here's a background painting from the 1983 animated movie Fire and Ice, painted with cel vinyl on board. The round hole and the twin horizontal holes are for aligning the acetate animation cels. This was …
On , by James Gurney, 59 words
Couture's Satire of French Society
In Thomas Couture's 1873 painting "The Thorny Path," four men struggle to pull a cart driven by an angelic figure.According to the Philadelphia Art Museum, the image is Couture's satire on the decadence of French …
On , by James Gurney, 192 words
Fun with Reference
When I need a model, I set up a mirror and some charcoal paper, and I draw.With a wig and a costume and a scowl, I can be anybody—in my imagination at least.During a break …
On , by James Gurney, 81 words