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Walrodont Sexual Dimorphism

Mon, 2011-02-28 22:36
An updated color reference sketch of the walrodont, with size comparison between male and female. The females tend to be slightly smaller with shorter tusks and lighter in color than their male counterparts.

Walrodont - Updated WIP

Mon, 2011-02-28 00:32
Two walrodont bulls bellow and battle for mating rights on a beach in the Xenopermian.

Detail work from a bigger digital painting I am working on for [link]

Cretaceous Critter Coffee Co.

Thu, 2011-02-24 00:44
A fictitious coffee company label inspired by Ray Troll's amazing art for Raven's Brew Coffee.

Tropeognathus skull study done in pen and ink, colored and typeset in Photoshop.

Brachiosaurus Skull Study

Sat, 2011-02-19 00:53
Brachiosaurus skull. A study in light and shadow.

Nuthatch Speed Painting

Thu, 2011-02-17 21:26
Speed painting of a red-breasted nuthatch (2.5 hours).

Still not quite there...

Things are happening!

Mon, 2011-02-14 00:50

Walrodont - WIP

Thu, 2011-02-10 23:42
Detail from a larger painting I am doing for Will Baird's Xenopermian project: the Walrodont - an aquatic synapsid descended from Lystrosaurus and other related dicynodonts.

See [link] here for more.

Velociraptor Speed Painting

Sun, 2011-02-06 02:18
"He doesn't look very scary...more like a 6 foot turkey..."


Wed, 2011-01-12 18:47
A "speed painting" of Europasaurus holgeri, a dwarf brachiosaurid/titanisauriforme sauropod (there's some debate as to which "grouping" it belongs under) from the ancient European island archipelago of the late Jurassic.

This piece is on display for the month of October 2011 at the Midtown location of Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge in Anchorage, AK as part of the "Dinosaurs & Robots" art show with fellow artist Scott Elyard.


Fri, 2011-01-07 18:11
Another creature for Will Baird's "Xenopermian" project - the walrodont. This little guy is derived from the extremely weird proto-mammals, the dicynodonts, and is adapted to a watery lifestyle, like a walrus or sea lion.

This is a color sketch so I can familiarize myself with what was probably one of the most difficult animals I've ever drawn. Stay tuned for more!

Polar Bear

Mon, 2010-12-06 16:26
Rawr! I'm a bear!

Prancin' Pony Coloring Page

Wed, 2010-12-01 16:07
A coloring page I illustrated in 2009 for the Alaska Horse Journal's kid's section.

The Folly of Circuitry

Thu, 2010-11-25 01:21
Sometimes I draw stuff that doesn't even make sense to me.

Snowy Owl

Thu, 2010-11-25 01:13
A mascot I worked on back in 2007 for the Willow Winter Carnival while I was employed at the Frontiersman newspaper. Not done in Illustrator, but Photoshop!

Psittacosaurus sibiricus

Thu, 2010-11-25 01:03
A Russian psittacosaurus species found in northern Siberia, that has the distinction of being the largest of the psittacosaurs found to date, and also the one with the most headgear. This little guy sported at least three pair of major facial protuberances, plus numerous other possible osteoderms, hornlets, and other abrasive surfaces. The image of a warthog stuck in my brain when I first saw photos of the skull, and stuck in my brain from thereafter.

Xenopermian - Trematosaur

Thu, 2010-11-25 00:48
Part of an alternative "deep-history" project I am working on for Will Baird called the Xenopermian - an imaginary world where the lumbering beasts of the Permian are given another chance at dominating our early planet, and the strange and beautiful forms they may have taken had the Permian-Triassic extinction event not occurred.

This guy is a marine trematosaur with a basal pterosaur wheeling overhead. Completely done in Photoshop.

New Hope

Mon, 2009-02-02 19:29

And The Madness of Crowds...

Thu, 2008-11-20 02:08
Obligatory crowd shot at Lights in the Sky Over Seattle.

I don't know what fascinated me more - the show itself, or the people attending...

Trent tempts the crowd...

Thu, 2008-11-20 01:57
I mean, he so totally does...

Look at 'im.

Goddamn, why won't they tour up here?

...Don't answer that.