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Ictonyx artwork
« on: June 04, 2018, 10:28:08 AM »


This is my first time trying to post an image so don't be surprised if it doesn't work...
« Last Edit: June 04, 2018, 03:09:44 PM by Patrx »


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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2018, 10:36:07 AM »
That one worked for me so I will post a couple more.




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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2018, 10:37:24 AM »
If anyone could confirm that these pics work on their computer, that would be great!

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2018, 10:43:49 AM »
Nice pics! Good use of shading.


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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2018, 10:56:54 AM »
Wow! The shading and textures are stunning. Please do post more of your work.  :o

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2018, 11:16:23 AM »
Thanks for the kind comments.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2018, 12:05:38 PM »
Great job, I like them a lot.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2018, 03:10:31 PM »
Great stuff! I like your Ceratosaurus in particular.

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« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2018, 03:16:07 PM »
Thanks! The Ceratosaurus is based on Scott Hartman's Ceratosaurus 'dentisulcatus' skeletal (which is Hartman says, and I'm inclined to agree with, may be an adult C> nasicornis. I enjoy stippling, and I am able to produce patterns and shading that read to me as more realistic and attractive by stippling - it has a soft, diffuse quality that I am not skilled enough to replicate with hatching, for instance.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2018, 01:12:04 PM »
Quick, unreferenced sketch of a generalised hadrosaurine - I will hopefully do a finished, measured drawing based on this concept eventually, probably with Edmontosaurus.



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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2018, 06:14:10 PM »
Edmontosaurus regalis, based on the previously posted loose sketch. Skeletal ref. Scott Hartman. Incorporating the "cock's comb" and skin impressions on neck, as reported by Bell et. al. (2014).


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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2018, 06:44:39 PM »
Edmontosaurus looks great!

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« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2018, 08:13:32 PM »
Thanks Jose! Compared to most dinosaurs, there's not that much speculation required to reconstruct Edmontosaurus (though obviously still quite a lot).

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2018, 08:54:00 AM »
Great illustrations, I like your style. Keep up the good work!
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« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2018, 06:46:02 AM »
Thanks Dreadmane!

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« Reply #15 on: June 14, 2018, 06:47:25 AM »
Tylosaurus pembinensis


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« Reply #16 on: June 14, 2018, 09:27:36 AM »
Skeletal ref. for Tylosaurus was from Scott Hartman, other ref. included mosasaur art by Henry Sharpe and various pictures of cetaceans and sharks.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2018, 08:22:33 PM »
Very nice use of stippling! It's a very underrated technique in my opinion.
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« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2018, 10:50:33 PM »
Thanks a lot Halichoeres, and yeah I agree. Can't speak for others (who may have more skill) but for me, it allows the production of a much softer, more blended and 'realistic' texture and shade, as opposed to, say, hatching. One of the things that really inspired me to be a stippler was some of Bakker's stippled drawings in The Dinosaur Heresies.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #19 on: June 15, 2018, 08:14:00 AM »
Good work! And I still like The Dinosaur Heresies a lot!
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