Sunday, February 21, 2010

Live Blogging Update

Just a couple more Therizinosaur Live Blogs to bring your attention too.

The new comers include:

You can also still check out the previous efforts of:

It is still not too late to live blog, or more to the point have your live blogging effort advertised here! If you are planning on live blogging just let us know where (your site or blog that the updates will be appearing on) and when (with the date and rough time zone). You can either tell us in the comment section of this post or send us an email to

Till then happy live blogging!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Are we game? the John J. Lanzendorf Paleoart Award

Just saw this and had to pass it on. (Thanks to Donna Braginetz of the Dinosaur Mailing list. There are very few platforms for up-and-coming paleoartists so this is very exciting: the John J. Lanzendorf Paleoart Award. Are you game?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Therizinosaurs in Art

It's that time again, artists!  Here is an overview of therizinosaurs in art, where we compile professional reconstructions of the animal in the next Gallery.  March 1st, 2010 is the deadline for submissions for the Therizinosaur Time Capsule!

Therizinosaurs have had a long and convoluted history when it comes to reconstructions.  Meat-eater or plant-eater?  Prosauropod or coelurosaur?  Skin or feathers?  These questions led to wild variations in what a therizinosaur looked like!  Below is a selection of therizinosaurs in art - click to enlarge...

Therizinosaurus by Jason Pederson

Falcarius by Michael Skrepnick

Therizinosaurus by Victor Leshyk

Therizinosaurus by Gabriel Lio

Beipiaosaurus by Gabriel Lio

Therizinosaurus by Luis Rey

Therizinosaurus by Luis Rey

Segnosaurus by √ėyvind M. Padron

Beipiaosaurus by Audrey Atuchin


Therizinosaur by Audrey Atuchin

Therizinosaurus by Joe Tuccarione

Meat-eating "therizinosaur" from the game Dino Crisis

Let the comments and discussion about these wonderful maniraptorians begin!  Therizinosaurs Go!