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And Now For Something Completely Different… The Opening of the Darwin Dohrn Museum. Prehistoric Marine Life Murals in Naples!

It is not very often I have been asked to get into restoring marine life evolution… but my friend Marco Signore asked me to do this mammoth task. I started with a mural on whale evolution where I tried to … Continue reading

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The “Lost” Tyrannosaurs of Mike Kelly. Inedits from an ambitious project(Part One).

Many years ago (in fact it was 2014) I was approached by a veritable dino-nerd with an extraordinarily ambitious project … a Tyrannosaurus/Turannosauria Project… and no it was not Thom Holtz or Dave Hone (which would have been quite the … Continue reading

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Indulging in one of my favourite passions… once again!

Yes… a bit of work in Mexico and the results are for all to see. I was graciously provided with a cast of Caudipteryx… a dream come true! I’m eternally grateful… but the main thing was to get the blank … Continue reading

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The Dinosaur rEvolution in New Zealand continues…

The rEvolution is getting closer to what it should be! It’s taken many outings but the way I look at this now, it is as close as the original I conceived as it could be (for the moment). It is … Continue reading

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The Big T. IS Finally out! The secret crown jewel of Mexican Dinosaurs is with us.

Presenting the final version of the Big T. (Tlatolophus galorum) above. It has taken Angel Ramírez Velasco and Ricardo Servín Pichardo several painstaking years to publish this marvel. A perfect, complete skull of this Parasurolophine hadrosaur, similar to but at … Continue reading

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Pathologies… in the waiting!

There’s nothing more frustrating, as every artist or palaeontologist knows, than a bunch of oven ready pieces rotting away in our vaults without a publisher helping them to see the light!… Those were the pre=pandemic days! Almost two years after … Continue reading

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New Edition of Dinosaurs of Africa arrived today!

Just IN! Glad to report that Anusuya Chinsamy–Turan has updated her popular book, carrying all the weight of the edition herself! Very glad to continue to participate in her great work adding some new artwork… obviously most of the old … Continue reading

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Never Try To Bite More Than You Can Chew.

Maastrichtian in Dakota. A couple of young Dakotaraptor decide to try their luck and hike an adult Triceratops… or a relative. Is Dakotaraptor for real? There have been so many doubts but I also doubt that Utahraptor was the only … Continue reading

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The ongoing Spinosaurus Saga… now a nesting ground.

Faithful to my traditional custom of showing extreme views, I was compelled to do one with Spinosaurus. I had taken several pictures of a then intriguing, spectacular Spinosaurus skull fragment that was on display in Italy many years ago. Unbeknownst … Continue reading

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Ubirajara, the controversy rages on.

At the moment these pictures were happening, I couldn’t post them for obvious reasons… this is Hector “Splintersaurus” Munive and Dahlia Castillo working on the first-ever model of Ubirajara, the strange, protofeathered and exotically ornate Sinosauropteryx-like theropod from Brazil I … Continue reading

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