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Behind the Art with James Gurney

Posted on May 18th, 2015 by Samuel Velasco

Behind the Art with James Gurney

A few weeks back we mentioned in this blog the job we did for Scientific American about new species of tyrannosaurs that have been discovered in the last few years. That job included the creation of an infographic, and the art direction for the opener spread. In the later, we had the privilege of working with the great painter James Gurney, the creator of the famous Dinotopia series. He also created the impressive illustration shown above for the cover of that SA issue. Now James has released a fascinating video showing the process of creation for both illustrations. Continue reading

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Book List – Recent books featuring 5W's work

  • Infographic Designers Sketchbook cover

    Infographic Designers' Sketchbook

    By Steven Heller and Rick Landers Info
  • The Best American Infographics 2014 cover

    The Best American Infographics 2014

    By Gareth Cook and Nate Silver Info
  • Data Flow 2 cover

    Data Flow 2

    By Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, Nicolas Bourquin and Thibaud Tissot Info
  • Around the World cover

    Around the World

    By Andrew Losowsky, Sven Ehmann and Robert Klanten Info
  • Design for Information cover

    Design for Information

    By Isabel Meirelles Info
  • Information Graphics cover

    Information Graphics

    By Sandra Rendgen and Julius Wledemann Info
  • Understanding the World cover

    Understanding the World

    By Sandra Rendgen and Julius Wledemann Info