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Paleo Illustration

Swerving across the path of controversy… Sinosauropteryx and Yi Qi.

While we know a lot about Sinosauropteryx, to ‘almost’ even the level of colouration, we don’t know enough about Yi qi, the famous bat-like feathered dinosaur… its remains are not well enough preserved to be certain of many details like the … Continue reading

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Best wishes for 2018

Thank you all friends and followers of this blog for your support in 2017…… and for those who don’t want celebration hats or anything to do with “holiday seasons”, here’s, by request,  the original version of the illustration for the “postcard”… T. … Continue reading

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An Impaling Down Jurassic Fern Fields.

Imagine yourself walking quietly searching for prey on a field of ferns in the middle of a Jurassic tropical forest. You have good colour vision to spot any unusual coloration in the sea of greens. You discover some  structures raising … Continue reading

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Intermission after Mexico…more inspiration for “Paleoart”.

And this time for real… No helping Diplodocus restorations, no talks, no scientific accuracy… only  surrealism. Hope you can excuse indulging once again in my taste for Pre-hispanic Art and the fact that I keep turning  to use its influence … Continue reading

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The Missing Link…

Once Palaeontologists get their heads down to  revise classification things start to be seen with different eyes  and everything changes. There’s almost a full acceptance now on the newest reclassification of dinosaurs, that managed to challenge the traditional dinosaur evolutionary … Continue reading

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The Art of the Dinosaur.

Presenting: The Art of  the Dinosaur. It is difficult to describe my excellent relationship with a consummate professional like Mr. Kazuo Terakado, science journalist and senior researcher at the Japan Space Forum. His love for Dinosaur Art seems to have … Continue reading

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A Monumental Distraction… Now finally named: Borealopelta!

 It’s been a while since I do something spiky and scaly… no feathers this time! But I couldn’t resist the temptation: It is not very often there’s a find as this remarkable nodosaur fossil  now at the  Tyrrell Museum, the supreme Dinosaur Mecca … Continue reading

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