• Painting Patagotitan

    3 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Patagotitan, oil on board, 10x13”. Maquette is epoxy clay.
    This sauropod is called Patagotitan, one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. When I make a maquette I want to control the overall size and the relative proportions of the sculpt.
    To do that, I use a photocopier to enlarge the scientist's skeleton drawing to the actual size I want to make the maquette.
    I take the maquette (with additional maquettes by David Krentz ) outdoors and photograph them in actual sunlight.
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by James Gurney The relative scale and quality of light and shadows will...
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