Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs
Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs is a daily blog dedicated to our love affair with dinosaurs. From the newest discovery to the stories of the men and women who interpret their fossils, from the most accomplished paleoart to the goofiest children's book illustration, LITC has dinosaurs covered.
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Over the years of writing these blog posts, I'd like to think that I've matured somewhat - that the vodka-fuelled gratuity of my late university years has mellowed into something more thoughtful and, dare I say it, nuanced. (Oh yes. I went there.) Sure, I'll still point out shonky dinosaur art, but with less savagery, and an acknowledgement that, by contemporary standards, it's often not so bad. Plus, illustrators gotta eat.On the other hand, one is occasionally reminded that a few - a very few […]
Brontësaurus. Sepia ink and gouache on Strathmore grey toned paper, 151 x 147mm.'My literary and palaeo friends and audiences so rarely converge (which is a great pity), but I’m jolly well going to try.'So I said when I first shared this drawing on my own illustration blog, Twitter, and Facebook page a few weeks ago. It has since gained what was for me quite unprecedented attention for a single piece of work on any of those media platforms.* Why, it's even been spread about on […]
Meeting our Vintage Dinosaur Art criterion by the slimmest of margins, The American Museum of Natural History's Book of Dinosaurs and Other Ancient Creatures (snappier titles are there none) is a mere twenty years old. However - and as I've said numerous times before - it's amazing how much has changed since the early '90s, even when it comes to restorations of dinosaurs that aren't (yet) known to have been feathered. The AMNH book (as I'm sure you won't mind me calling it) is also notable for […]
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