Paleoart & Paleoartists
Inside the pitfalls of illustrating prehistoric creatures.
In 1830, an English geologist named Henry Thomas De la Beche painted a watercolour of Dorset.
How photography and digital art can bring prehistoric creatures back to life.
We’ve all seen those colorful, life-like illustrations of dinosaurs—T. rex lunging with open jaws, for example, or a giant Brachiosaurus nibbling at prehistoric foliage. But one has to wonder, how accurate are these paintings, really? What...