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Rhamphorhynchus might be dead, but I'm not!

Journal Entry: Wed Mar 25, 2009, 1:52 PM

<img class='logo' src='palaeo.jconway.co.uk/_images/l… / width='75px' height='100px'>John Conway's Palaeontography
Visit my palaontographical website, and get a free dinosaur!


I am not dead, I have even submitted something! A dissection series of Rhamphorhychus:

Dissecting Rhamphorhynchus by jconway

It's a little... odd, I guess. I'm not sure where I'm going with it, but it gave me the feeling of painting something real and alive (even though it's dead!) than all the natural life restorations I've done. I hope it conveys the same.

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Michelle56 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That was amazing

I draw some palaeo-creatures, but none as good as you, Arthur Weasley or Stanton F. Fink or anyone for that matter....
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pearwood Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Blessings, Sir.
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bensen-daniel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009
It does look alive. But that's a quality I like about all of your dinosaurs. They look like they were painted from the outside in---by a person watching the animals rather than extrapolating muscle and skin over articulated bones.
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Rayn-Hammer Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to say, I don't find the piece odd at all, in fact I find it extremely unique and funny, you should do more like it. I enjoyed it greatly. Keep up the creativity!
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Lun-Sei Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
To me, it conveys a chill down my spine.....
I admit, there's nothing better than real-life anatomy references for a painter, but just thinking about a bird being dissectioned makes me shiver!
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LittleFoxStudio Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is it a real word?
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