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Carnotaurus Sastrei - Head Sketch :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 6 3
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Life Drawing Sketch - 10 Min :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 3 0
Massacre in Maroon - A Slave of Mars :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 10 0
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Life Drawing Figure Study - 45 min :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 2
Value Study of Edward Hopper's 'Railroad Sunset' :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 3 0 Creatures of Aegis Delta - Xenovenator synomaxilla :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 6 0 1/2 Scale Velociraptor mongoliensis WIP :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 13 0 The Aegis Moose (Xenoalces aegisae) :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 8 0 Life Drawing Sketch - 20(?) Min :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0 Life Drawing - 5 Min Roughs :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0 Life Drawing - 5 MIN Roughs :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0 Life Drawing Sketch - 10 MIN :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0
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Life Drawing Sketch - 35 MIN - Colour :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0
Life Drawing Sketch - 30 min :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 0 0 Psycho Eyes - Self Portrait :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 1 1 Ken Watanabe - Clay Sculpt - Rear View :iconlazerwhale:LazerWhale 1 0

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Ziapelta sanjuanensis :iconwanderingalbatross:WanderingAlbatross 159 27 Away from the nest... :iconantoninjury:AntoninJury 152 17 Palaeo catnip (Montsechia vidalii) :iconantoninjury:AntoninJury 160 20 Children of the mammoth steppe (WIP) :iconrenum63:Renum63 100 29 Tototlmimus :icondennonyx:Dennonyx 83 13 The mysterious case of Mr Giraffatitan :icontuomaskoivurinne:tuomaskoivurinne 222 45
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Saurosuchus animation test :iconswordlord3d:Swordlord3d 738 139
Sacabambaspis janvieri :iconxiphactinus:Xiphactinus 60 13 Prehistoric Predator Sketch :iconjedi-art-trick:Jedi-Art-Trick 200 21 Hallucigenia sparsa :iconolorotitan:Olorotitan 232 20 Carnotaurus :iconbrynnmetheney:BrynnMetheney 771 33 Shin Goji :iconr-heinart:r-heinart 72 25 The Middle Of Eternity :iconalexandreev:alexandreev 630 18 Star Wars fan art B :iconalex-brady-tad:Alex-Brady-TAD 41 3 Mother of Dragons :iconbosmitze:Bosmitze 401 18 Mulan :iconserafleur:serafleur 5,975 236

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Carnotaurus Sastrei - Head Sketch
    Carnotaurus sastrei (Sastre’s Flesh Bull) is a mid-sized (7.3 metres long, 2.35 metres tall at the hip) and slender (1.3 - 1.5 tonnes in mass) theropod dinosaur known from the Upper Maastrichtian of the La Colonia Formation, in the Chubut Province of Argentina. Carnotaurus is a member of Abelisauridae, a family of Neoceratosaur theropods that have become (in)famous for their heavily reduced forelimbs, specialised hindlimbs, and odd cranial structures.

    With this sketch, I decided to illustrate a recent hypothesis regarding the dermal covering of abelisaurid dinosaurs; the concept that they may have borne a layer of hard keratin on their faces, like extant crocodilians and wood storks. While completely speculative, I love that it breaks the mold of prehistoric animals being depicted with a relatively small range of potential integument, and adds to the inherent oddity that the abelisaurs already possess. I’ve here referenced wood storks as well as some other extant reptiles.

    The original sketch measured roughly 16 by 16 cm, and is simple pencil on paper, cleaned up with Adobe Photoshop.

    Credit goes to the incredible :iconscotthartman: for the original skeletal on which I referenced for the features of the skull. Original skeletal here: scotthartman.deviantart.com/ar…

    Thank you all for viewing my work, and I hope you enjoyed
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Massacre in Maroon - A Slave of Mars
Myself and Pulsarium often team up to do some creative writing. Our most recent venture was a revamp of an HG Wells War of the Worlds-esque tale, titled Massacre in Maroon. The Martians within the story are pretty aloof and amoral, and as such have 'domesticated' another extraterrestrial species to serve as their slaves.

The idea behind the look was to create a humanoid - gotta have that old-school pulp feel somewhere - that was most definitely not human. I decided to look at turtles and some snakes for the features, giving him heat-sensing pits underneath his eyes, even.

I'd love to do a full-body piece for one of them, one day.
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I have a Tumblr blog, now.

Yep.

The Whale With Lazers

That'd be me. I'll be using it to post more of the writing blurbs that I like to type up, and maybe even go more in depth with my art.

So, y'know, if you like my work or just want to get a sense for what I like or how I think, go ahead and check it out.

Thank you all, and have a wondrous day.

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ZEGH8578 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2016
Thanks for the faves!
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LazerWhale Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome, friend. It was my pleasure.
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Pulsarium Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016  Student General Artist
Y'think at some point we could get back to MiM?
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Plioart Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav!
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LazerWhale Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As always, it was my pleasure to do so.
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Plioart Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav!
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LazerWhale Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
With work such as yours, favouriting is almost more of an obligation than anything else. Good paleoart is hard to find.
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Plioart Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much! I am pleased to hear that.
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SpaceG92 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Have a happith birtheth dayeth
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LazerWhale Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you as well.
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