James Gurney is the author and illustrator of "The New York Times" bestseller "Dinotopia" book series, published in 32 countries and 18 languages. He designed the "World of Dinosaurs" stamps for the U.S. Postal Service and has worked on over a dozen assignments for "National Geographic." He has won the Hugo, Chesley, Spectrum and World Fantasy awards. Over 35 solo exhibitions of his artwork have been presented at museums such as the Smithsonian Institution, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Norton Museum of Art, and the Delaware Art Museum. He received the Spectrum Award for Grand Master from Spectrum Fantastic Art and was named a Living Master by the Art Renewal Center. His book "Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter" was Amazon’s No. 1 best-selling book on painting for over 150 weeks. Gurney blogs daily at "Gurney Journey" and has written 37 consecutive articles for "International Artist."