Category Archives: Ornithischians

… and then México once again!

Every year, Mexico’s foremost asset to Palaeontology, Dr. René Hernández Rivera, allowed me the honour to speak to his students at his classroom in the UNAM (Mexican Autonomous University), the true temple of popular knowledge in Mexico from which I … 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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Heterodontosaurs now and then…

This is part of an ambitious future project  with John Hutchinson that might develop in something really interesting. I showed this illustration to someone that replied “what is that weird squirrel?!”. Now, you must agree that at the level of … Continue reading

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Classic prehistoric Isle Of Wight revisited…

Now that I’m getting towards the end of my new Random House/Robert Bakker new project, I decided to revisit some classics. My visit to Brussels early this year gave me ammunition to try and restore Iguanodon again… this time based … Continue reading

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Oldies from Dinosaurs In The Round… From 3D to 2D.

Here’s the Cretaceous diorama from Dinosaurs In The Round . When you have to do a cardboard cut-out 3D piece, the computer layering system is quite valuable . Here I tried to put together all the layers as they would … Continue reading

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Having Fun with Hadrosaurs… a few sketches.

For anyone with a  taste for creativity and colour, Hadrosaurs -like this strangely crested Olorotitan- simply open the gates for a flood of possibilities. I could finally see a mounted Olorotitan specimen in the Natural History Museum in Brussels (the … Continue reading

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The Murals for Hatching The Past.

This expanded  and modified version of my nesting oviraptors (Citipati) facing the storms in Mongolia is part of the trilogy I have devised for the ambitious itinerant exhibition Hatching The Past that has been organised by my friends the Magovern … Continue reading

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The inseparable Chinese Couple…

Guanlong… A rare, feathered and crested tyrannosaur and the other,  Yinlong a (basal ceratopsian) enact here what their possible descendants (Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops would  continue to do millions of years later). I employed a completely different style in this … Continue reading

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THE CHASE (2)

I have been studying the debate on the locomotion of Triceratops for a long time. I have also studied several mounted skeletons and this is what I finally managed to come with as compromise… a peculiar stance indeed. This illustration … Continue reading

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PSITTACOSAURUS CRECHE ATTACKED BY REPENOMAMUS

The discovery of a giant mammal with a baby dinosaur in its belly was all the rage a few years back. The concept of a mammal that could attack and eat dinosaurs in the Cretaceous (when everybody had assumed that … Continue reading

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