James Brockman is from the Ngarluma Tribe in Cue. He was born in Mount Magnet and lived around the area for many years. James started painting as an eight-year-old and is inspired by his partner, Lorraine Simpson, who has encouraged him to build on his talent. James likes to paint about the legendry stories of Country. He has painted rockholes, creeks, rivers and much more. James has ten sisters, and therefore loves to paint about the Seven Sisters dreaming story: "I have ten sisters of my own, and I am the only boy in the family". James also bases his paintings on family history and places he has been as a child.