Category Archives: maniraptora

Cretaceous Mexico… the saga continues!

The mid-sized, 6 meter long hadrosaur Velafrons  attacked by a group of indeterminate dromeosaurs … Velafrons is one of the most complete lamboeosaurine hadrosaurs at the level of fossil remains in Mexico. As stated in the previous post, even if fragmentary the Mexican paleo … Continue reading

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Cretaceous Mexico…here we go!

The Santonian of Michoacán, México, 83 million years ago… A six meter long proto-hadrosaur Huehuecanauhtlus tiquichensis is harassed by a gang of, still unnamed, feral Tanycolagreus-like theropods. What an opportunity to get to basics with some of the wonderful and overlooked prehistoric Mexican fauna!  Note the … Continue reading

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Popularising science… The right way!

Remember this? When I did this restoration of Sereno’s outlandish Spinosaurus, I could’t wait to hear the complaints… there were some but not as many as I expected! Now I have just purchased the new 1:40 scale Spinosaurus from the … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Take Flight opens at last!

There exhibition many of us were waiting for since last year is finally opening at the Kenosha Public Museum! It is a dazzling design by Nick Regester and Alanna Magovern dedicated exclusively to artwork representing Archaeopteryx and its dramatic development and … Continue reading

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The Archaeopteryx Project is almost here!

It’s taking shape! (here’s the latest corrected version)  We have been working  together with Alanna Magovern and Nick Regester from Silver Plume Exhibitions (an offspring of the Stone and Company illustrious clan) in Dinosaurs Take Flight  a paleoart tribute to … Continue reading

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New and diverse uses for Microraptor at the SVP meeting, Berlín 2014.

I have a bit of collaboration stories with Scott Foss… mammal guy he is, years ago he commissioned me to do this humorous piece to celebrate what a really oversized Entelodont pig would do to a T. rex…wishful thinking on his part, … Continue reading

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Outtakes from the Big Golden Book (Part One)

A busy scene from the Cretaceous North America, with Albertosaurus chasing Maisaura and chicks (there’s a really 9ld version of this one where Albertosaurus had only a timid feather fan round its arms… things move fast!) ,  Originally the big … Continue reading

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