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Nick Schofield

Interview: Designing Mesozoic Beasts with David Silva

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Ever bought a dinosaur toy but were super bummed it looked nothing like the scientific reconstructions? Are you done with pronated hands on commercial theropod figures? Have you had it with that Papo T. rex plastered everywhere on the Internet? Well, have we got a toy designer for you. Based in New Jersey, David Silva is a toy designer and founder of Creative Beast Studio. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, he has spent almost two decades…

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Image of a number of paleoartist Mary Sanche's work on display.

Paleoartist Interview: Reimagining the Past with Mary Sanche

Interview

There‚Äôs no one way to do paleoart. No one is proving that more than Mary Sanche. Based in Drumheller, Alberta, Sanche is a graphic designer for the famed Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology. As a science & editorial illustrator, she creates not only paleoart, but work that spans across many different genres. Her work sometimes blends styles and genres together, creating unique works of art that draw audiences in. Her list of publications and exhibitions include Canadian Geographic, the Nature…

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Paleoart by Liam Elward

Liam Elward: Of Proboscideans and Paleo Memes

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In the Windy City, there are extinct creatures being brought back to life…sort of. Liam Elward is an aspiring paleoartist from Chicago, Illinois. His portfolio ranges a whole manner of extinct lineages and geologic periods, from the Carboniferous edaphosaurids to Cenozoic megafauna like early cetaceans and proboscideans. His work has been lauded by paleontologists and fellow paleoartists alike, including: Jim Kirkland, Darren Naish, Keenan Taylor, and Jaime Headden. Elward is currently pursuing an education in art, and in his spare…

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