We have begun our westward journey toward the center of the American continent.
Our conveyance is a steam driven horseless carriage, a Gurney, of course.
Strange mooring posts for dirigibles.
Taming wild beasts in the forests of Pennsylvania.
The heavens opened and poured rain upon us.
These are still frames from a motion picture we are filming. Today we traverse the small nation of Ohio.
That's cool! Animation background painting legend Kazuo Oga and his team painted a model of Goldsworthy Gurney's Royal Patent steam carriage (right, circa 1830) in one of their background shots for Hayao Miyazaki's Secret World of A... Read Post
Painter and illustrator James Gurney, who I recently profiled here, is currently writing a series of fascinating posts on his blog, Gurney Journey, about The Color Wheel. In them he is exploring questions that are not raised often e... Read Post
One of my distant relatives, Sir Goldsworthy Gurney (1793-1875), built steam-powered carriages more than 50 years before gasoline automobiles were invented. Unfortunately, he had rather bad luck along the way. Gurney Steamers ran ex... Read Post