Chicken and Egg: Sketching from Life
James Gurney paints chicks, hens, and eggs using watercolor and gouache.
This is a page from Gurney’s sketchbook “Metro North,” now available as an immersive app for smartphones and tablets. The “Living Sketchbook” apps use a new technology that lets you experience one of James Gurney’s actual sketchbooks on your smartphone or tablet.
METRO NORTH APP FOR IOS AND ANDROID
At the App Store (iOS): https://appsto.re/us/hLg0ib.i
and Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.livingsketchbook2
VOLUME 1: BOYHOOD HOME
Don’t miss the first volume in the “Living Sketchbook” series: “Boyhood Home.”
(iOS) at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/living-sketchbook-vol-1-boyhood-home/id1209783393?ls=1&mt=8
(Android) at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.livingsketchbook1
PRAISE FOR THE APP
“Gurney’s ‘Living Sketchbook’ App takes a classic Gurney sketchbook and adds audio, video, and written notes on the inspiration, palettes, and thinking behind the art. It’s as if you were a friendly ghost watching the creation of every page.”
—Iain McCaig, concept artist for Star Wars, Jungle Book, Avengers
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