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James Gurney  Daily serving of color, light, and Dinotopia.

The dark square marked “A” is painted with the identical mixture as the light square marked “B.” From “Color and Light,” linked in bio. #opticalillusion #visualperception #painting

When I searched “mermaid” in my Google photo backup, this totally random paint-mix blob came up. As I look at it, I can sort of see what it saw: Yellow face, orange hair, and silver-blue fishtail. Artificial intelligence with imagination! #ai

The square marked “A” is painted with the identical color mixture as the square marked “B”. Both are a neutral gray. From my book Color and Light, linked in bio. #mindblowing #color #illusion #visualperception #opticalillusion

This entire painting setup (and video gear) all fits into a backpack, so I can take it anywhere on trails on painting excursions. Link in bio for 6-minute YT video. #pleinair #pleinairpainting

Sometimes I start a gouache landscape with loose, wild brushstrokes. 6-minute version on YouTube, linked in bio. #pleinair #gouache #gouachepainting #paintingtutorial #sketchbook

Oolu, Skybax instructor, with emblems for master, apprentice, and beginning riders. From the illustrated adventure, Dinotopia, linked in bio. #dinotopia #oilwash #pterosaur #skybax #utopia

OK, @mline.art , here you go. The cool thing about this maquette is that it’ll take any pose.

Stories behind the painting. Hope the type isn’t too tiny for your screen. #trivia #dinotopia #skybax #pterosaur

It’s good for a sketchbook to have a little Guinness spilled on it. This article comes out in the next (April 2019) issue of International Artist Magazine. #internationalartistmagazine #urbansketchers @dylanfoleymusic #accordion #irishfiddle #urbansketchers #pleinair #drawingfromlife #gouache #gouachepainting #irishmusic #saintpatricksday

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