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Lecture Series - James Gurney

Education - Colloquium

Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Salisbury Laboratories
Kinnecutt Hall, 115

JAMES GURNEY is best known as the creator of Dinotopia, the Hugo Award-winning book series that spawned a mini-industry of TV shows,video games and an animated feature film. He specializes in "painting realistic images of scenes that cant be photographed." His work has appeared in National Geographic magazine, the Smithsonian and Norman Rockwell Museums, and on United States postage stamps. His most recent book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter (2010) was Amazons #1 bestselling book on painting for over 52 weeks.

Mr. Gurney is also a highly sought-after lecturer, appearing everywhere from Disney to Dreamworks to Lucasfilm to Blizzard. His WPI lecture, titled Worldbuilding, will include a live demonstration of his amazing technique. You do not want to miss this opportunity to watch a legendary artist at work!

This IMGD Celebrity Series event is free and open to the public. Mark your calendar, and prepare to be blown away.

Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences: College

E-mail: imgd@wpi.edu

Last Modified: January 22, 2013 at 3:56 PM

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