Gurney Art on Instagram

GURNEY ART ON INSTAGRAM

If you do Instagram, please check out my daily feed. It includes pages from my sketchbooks, behind-the-scenes process art, Dinotopia...

What about that rule?

WHAT ABOUT THAT RULE?

Art by Dean Cornwell, a "grandstudent" of Pyle Limn asks: "Given that you are a huge fan of Howard Pyle there is the principle that...

 
 
 
How Do You Get a Book Published?

HOW DO YOU GET A BOOK PUBLISHED?

Painting by Ernest Meissonier Christina asks: "What the process was like for getting your books Color and Light and Imaginative Realism...

1911 Book of Funny Cat Pictures

1911 BOOK OF FUNNY CAT PICTURES

People have been captioning funny cat photos for more than a hundred years. This one, titled "I AM THE QUEEN," is from a 1911 book...

 
 
 
Winslow Homer Goes to England

WINSLOW HOMER GOES TO ENGLAND

An exhibition currently at the Worcester Art Museum focuses on the time that American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) spent in England...

ROBOTIC BIPEDAL WALKER

. Here's a stylish way to travel around the neighborhood. It just needs an ornate carriage, a trunk for sketching supplies, and a few...

 
 
 
Mrs. Basher vs. Big Soda

MRS. BASHER VS. BIG SODA

Mrs. Basher won't let Mountain Dew stand in her way. I did the animation at an outdoor festival.

PIGCASSO, THE PIG WHO PAINTS

Pigcasso is a 450lb pig in Cape Town, South Africa. She was rescued from the slaughterhouse by Joanne Lefson. Ms. Lefson introduced...

 
 
 
How did you prepare for your career?

HOW DID YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER?

A writer asked me a few questions about becoming an artist. 1) What kinds of education, training, and practice did you do to prepare...

Flagg's Poster "Tell That to the Marines"

FLAGG'S POSTER "TELL THAT TO THE MARINES"

James Montgomery Flagg is best known for his poster of Uncle Sam pointing and saying "I want YOU for the U.S. Army." He painted many...

 
 
 

PORTRAIT OF A MARINA FLOODED BY SANDY

Over Thanksgiving we visited Jeanette's cousin Paul, who owns a boatyard in Long Island. I did a painted sketch of his shop and forklift,...

Zorn's Mephisto

ZORN'S MEPHISTO

Anders Zorn was in Madrid seeking portrait commissions when one morning, on a whim, he decided to paint a Swedish consul as Mephisto...

 
 
 
Harry Anderson book on its way

HARRY ANDERSON BOOK ON ITS WAY

The Art of Harry Anderson is the next in the lavish series of hardcover monographs from The Illustrated Press, the small company that...

REPLACEMENT ANIMATION

Replacement animation is a form of stop motion. But instead of making one puppet that you put through its paces, you make interchangeable...

 
 
 
Thaulow Painting in Snow

THAULOW PAINTING IN SNOW

Fritz Thaulow was best known for his paintings of the calm surface of ponds and streams. He painted directly from nature, both in the...

What happens to light in clouds?

WHAT HAPPENS TO LIGHT IN CLOUDS?

Let's take a look at how sunlight interacts with clouds. Photo New Scientist, photographer Mahrt Fabian Although there is a light side...

 
 
 
Painting Clouds Over a Sky Gradation

PAINTING CLOUDS OVER A SKY GRADATION

You can paint a cloudy sky in acrylic over an acrylic sky gradation that you prepare first in the studio. This new video shows how...

Victorian Dolls in Real Life

VICTORIAN DOLLS IN REAL LIFE

D walked the streets of London, unsettling people wherever they went. More photos

 
 
 
N.C. Wyeth's Pilgrims

N.C. WYETH'S PILGRIMS

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. N.C. Wyeth's Pilgrim Mural "Turkey Hunt" N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) painted a set of murals about the spirit...

Living Sketchbook Updated for iPhone X

LIVING SKETCHBOOK UPDATED FOR IPHONE X

We've updated the Living Sketchbook™apps to work with the iPhone X. The apps let you scroll through the pages of my sketchbooks and...

 
 
 



Stand Up Sunflowers, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Stand Up Sunflowers, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Stand Up Sunflower9x12 oil on canvas panel This sunflower brightened my day when it was blooming in my garden. I loved the clouds that seemed to be dancing in the background... Read more ...

Peppo & Balzac - 2

Peppo & Balzac - 2

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Sketchs Incheon Int'l Airport

Sketchs Incheon Int'l Airport

Last Saturday, we had a regular meeting of usk at the Incheon lnt'l Airport It's weekend, I was a little worried there were so many people, but unexpectedly it was not crowded... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Flower Art Painting

Contemporary Mixed Media Flower Art Painting

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 6"x"6"x.75 Mixed Media on Wood-Framed/Available $140.00 Read more ...

Holiday Sale Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Saplings in...

Holiday Sale Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Saplings in Winter IV-Winter Aspens 2017 Series" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

12"x6"x7/8" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas $100 Limited time Holiday Pricing. Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Art Painting "Easy to Love" by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Art Painting "Easy to Love" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

24"x18" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Whimsical Fall Sumac, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Whimsical Fall Sumac, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Whimsical Fall Sumac11x14 oil on canvas I love to explore different effects and ways to apply the paint on the canvas. The paint was applied with a palette knife in circle like... Read more ...

Forrest Hines

Forrest Hines

Body Steel Pipe7'x3'x3.5' This piece is a continuation of the Body series where I seek to explore creating the structure of the human figure through space and shape. Using... Read more ...

19C French Flower Seller

19C French Flower Seller

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) Flower Seller Flower sellers were common on the streets of London, Paris, & other European urban centers. We can glean some information about... Read more ...

Morning Madonna

Morning Madonna

Jean Malouel or Jan Maelwael Madonna and Child with Angels c 1410 In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to... Read more ...