Do you know where your favorite toys come from? Their history? How they tie together?
Would you like to? And learn about other lines, some of which failed? Some of which retain their charm?
Arguably, the two most prominent bones in the head of a Tyrannosaur are the dentary in the mandible and the jugal, just beneath the orbit where the eye resides. Sure, a case can be made for the nasal or the maxilla (from which, with the premaxilla, the top teeth erupt), but look at this image I made which proves that completely wrong.
No, in the tyrant “lizard,” the jugal and the dentary are King. And if you could separate them and weigh them, the dentary would likely be even kingier, out-kinging even the mighty jugal. But is that likely to be the case with all tyrannosaurids? All dinosaurs? All skulls? Let’s find out.
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Two days' work of sweating out hand-lettering to make it legible and accurate. Worth it? I think so. But I made this, so I'm perhaps biased.
A long-tailed duck painted in Koi watercolors with a water brush pen. Homer, AK, 2014.
Check out "Dragon's Pearl" - the latest design up on the NeatoShop store! A ferocious purple dragon guards his psychedelic pearl from treasure seekers and unlucky knights. Available at the Neatoshop as hoodies, shirts, and more!
Tarbosaurus bataar. With apologies to Warhol, but that won't keep me from selling prints and such of this guy. These guys.