Gurney Journey

June 24, 2018

Gouache Tests: Consistency, Smell, and ‘Re-Wettability’

Illustrator Cathy Gura asked me some questions about the paint consistency of gouache, and I wasn’t sure of the answers, so I asked her to do some tests […]
June 23, 2018

Frank Millet at Sea

Frank Millet was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and sculptor. He was a friend of Howard Pyle, John Singer Sargent, and Mark Twain.  He’s seen here with some […]
June 22, 2018

Challenge: Paint a Parking Lot

Painting by Scott Lloyd Anderson There’s beauty everywhere, right? Well, how about in a parking lot? That’s the subject for the next GurneyJourney on-location painting challenge. […]
June 21, 2018

Church’s Parthenon Sketches

An exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut features the on-location paintings that Frederic Church (1826-1900) did while traveling. When Church ventured to the Old […]