Close to 230 sketches reveal the thoughts and process of this legendary artist.
Travel along this lifelong journey with James Bama, as he chronicles the lives
of those that inspired his art. This is the story behind the paintings. Numerous
sketches provide the background for some of his most famous fine art paintings.
A large selection of preliminaries show the many ideas recorded for unfinished
pieces. This book represents the first time Bama has opened his sketch archives
to the public. Pencil sketches, and color composition drawings from his entire
career are included. His preliminaries span works from his early teens, student
years, and as a professional