One of the best Tyrannosaurid paintings I have ever seen. Great work from the Optimistic Painter.
This is why we have to bring dinosaurs back to life. The world needs this awesomeness to rise again!
It’s been a few months since I did a painting for Dave Hone’s paper on selective feeding behaviour of tyrannosaurs. When Dave first approached me I have to admit I was looking forward to painting some dinosaur carnage. Instead the paper was about a Tarbosaur delicately nipping stuff it had found lying around, so I had to satisfy myself with a quick and dirty scrawling of reptilian mayhem….
I think the title is self explanatory.(must resist explaining) Sanja found this one a little uncomfortable to look at, especially the look in the poor Saurolphus’ eye….. not a good place to be.
When Dave’s paper was released much of the media jumped all over it as if it was all about Tyrannosaurs exclusively scavenging. So I thought I’d do my bit to tip the scale, at least artistically.
Luckily a bit of science came out…
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