Illustrating the Lost Continent

Watch how paleoartist James Gurney created the images for Scientific American's March feature "Dinosaurs of the Lost Continent"

Scientific American

We are continually trying to illuminate things from the past, present and future. For this feature, we needed to depict rarely illustrated dinosaur species. We turned to James Gurney because he is adept at constructing lost worlds. Here is a short "how-to" lesson on how he went about re-creating long-extinct dinosaurs, making them come to life on our pages.


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