Paleoart & Paleoartists

Fri, 2019-02-01

While it’s impossible for any scientists or artist to say that their understanding or recreation of a dinosaur is 100% accurate, science gets closer to this goal as new discoveries are made. Let’s take some time to dive in and see how the process brings these...

Fri, 2019-06-07

Most people know what a Tyrannosaurus rex looked like. Its snarling teeth, slashing tail and tiny arms make it one of the most...

Wed, 2019-04-03

"Shared passion for an obscure topic is what binds scientists and artists," celebrated paleoartist Ray Troll tells us in an email. "They're both curiosity-driven." He would know. Based in Alaska, Troll builds on...

Thu, 2018-05-31

Art and science can seem like they are worlds apart, but in the work of palaeontologist Julian Hume, they are constantly colliding.

Sun, 2018-05-20

Large, bird-like dinosaurs weighing up to 2 metric tons possibly made nests and sat on their eggs, specially arranging them so as to avoid crushing the eggshells, an international study by researchers including a scientist from Nagoya University has found. ...

Wed, 2018-04-11

Scientific illustrator Gabriel Ugueto turns to paleontology studies and fossil finds—poring over the science to accurately reimagine creatures that no longer exist today. And what he renders might surprise you.

Sun, 2017-12-17

Author, paleo-artist and natural history illustrator Mohammad Haqqani won the second prize at the 9th International Scientific Dinosaur Illustration Contest, held in Castile and Leon, Spain.

Sat, 2017-09-23

Inside the pitfalls of illustrating prehistoric creatures.

Tue, 2017-09-19

In 1830, an English geologist named Henry Thomas De la Beche painted a watercolour of Dorset.