My illustration of the tyrannosaurid Teratophoneus taking down a Gryposaurus appears in the issue of Scientific American that's on the newsstands now.
One of the inspirations for the painting was this 1897 painting of Laelaps by Charles Knight (1874-1953). Knight was one of the founding figures of paleoart, working more than a century ago.
He started out by drawing living animals at the zoo, then studied animal anatomy and worked at the American Museum of Natural History.
Artist and illustrator Glenton Mellow, who writes the Flying Trilobite blog, also co-authors a new blog for Scientific American called Symbiartic, along with scientific illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios. The tagline for Symbiartic is “T... Read Post
Spring is here. Get out your paints! American Artist’s new special issue featuring on plein-air painting has just arrived on the newsstands. The emphasis is on landscape painting from observation. There are articles about Scott Chri... Read Post
Today we continue the behind the scenes look at the new paintings for the October issue of Ranger Rick magazine. The next creature I needed to visualize was a duck-billed dinosaur called a Gryposaurus. As you can see from my colored... Read Post