"The way you paint is a record of how you see."
I read this on James Gurney's* blog, Gurney Journey. You can read the full post here
As I paint everyday, I'm starting to see this more and more in my own work. I would take it a step further and say that it is also a record of how you feel.
Perhaps it is that place where sight and emotion come together that the "real art" is created.
To see how I see and feel, go to my portfolio of works
*James Gurney is the best-selling author and illustrator of the Dinotopia
book series and creator of more than seventy illustrated book covers. He has worked on assignment as a National Geographic
artist and has illustrated seventeen United States postage stamps. An accomplished, award-winning artist, Gurney is the recipient of many prestigious honors, including seven Chesley Awards from the Association of Fantasy Artists, two Hugo Awards from the World Science Fiction Convention, and Best of Show from the Art Director's Club. Gurney's art currently appears in museum exhibitions around the world. Gurney lives in the Hudson River Valley of New York with his wife, two sons, and a blue parakeet—a living descendant of dinosaurs.
Where to see his work