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Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Rexperiments in black and white

Another black and white sketch, another awful pun...

After last week's moody Dsungaripterus, here's a stylistically similar image with a pair of tyrannosaurs. This was thrown together quickly yesterday following a numbing Powerpoint preparation marathon, so please excuse any inaccuracies. My intention was to make each animal look distinctive despite the monochromatic colour scheme and their morphological similarity, and think it's been fairly successful. It's already been suggested that they need names, so they must look like distinct individuals. Suggestions for names are welcome, but they must be better than 'Speckles'. That shouldn't be hard.

I've been having a whale of a time with this concept and have received a lot of positive feedback from chums and Facebook friends. So much so, in fact, that I'm starting to give serious thought to putting them to use in a more substantial project. Still, no time for that now: best get back to something that will actually pay the bills.

For more tyrannosaur goodness, and some colour, head here.


  1. can i get this printed across a T-shirt? Black, preferably? I'd totally wear this!

  2. Hey Mr. S.,

    You can indeed: I just made one for you over at Zazzle. It may take 24 hours before you can purchase it, mind. You should also be able to customise it to your desire as well: I went with a very basic design.

  3. Mike from Ottawa17 March 2013 at 20:51

    That earlier T-rex pic did a nice job showing it as inquisitive (if that was what you were going for). The head angle and the tension in the posture put me in mind of my cat when he thinks he's spotted/smelled a mouse.