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Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Big Book of Dinosaurs – Part 2

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Some more Steve Kirk for you now, why not? You might have noticed that my first post on this book only covered theropods (for reasons that are surely well known by now), so let’s now turn to those pesky Other Dinosaurs. A good place to start would be what appear to have been the cover stars (I lack the dust jacket) – these two hadrosaurs, here. And suitably 1980s-looking they are, too. Prior to the Dino Renaissance, hadrosaurs tended to…

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Stenonychosaurus by Steve Kirk

Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Big Book of Dinosaurs

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Steve Kirk’s an underappreciated talent in the world of palaeoart, so I’m happy to say that we’ve featured his work a few times before, both here and over at our old home. Previously featured Kirk works have predominantly been from the 1990s, so imagine my delight when one John Conway thrust The Big Book of Dinosaurs into my hands – a Kirk-illustrated book from 1989! It’s fascinating to see just how much Kirk’s dinosaur art evolved in really quite a…

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