Link: Invasion? Have a beer!

James Gurney has an interesting little post over at his blog:
Gurney Journey: Invasion? Have a beer!: Invasion? Air raids? Cities bombed? Have a beer! This illustration by Harry Anderson appeared in a magazine ad in 1941....
If' you're not familiar with his work, you should be. He wrote and illustrated the lovely Dinotopia, as well as some sequels that are just as beautiful but a little less interesting.  Here's a sample of some of his illlustrations:

In case you can't tell, there's a guy flying a pterodactyl down in the bottom corner. I've wanted to do that ever since I saw this picture ... maybe in the Resurrection.

He's not just good with grand vistas - he's also good with the more intimate, up-close work;

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