A paleoartist is an illustrator who specialises in the science and art of reconstructing ancient animals and their world. In Dinosaur Art, ten of the top contemporary paleoartists reveal a selection of their work and exclusively discuss their working methods and distinct styles. Filled with breathtaking artwork – some never before seen – and cutting edge paleontology, this is a treasure trove for dinosaur enthusiasts, art lovers and budding illustrators.
Steve White has drawn dinosaurs since he was four, for fun and professionally. Mauricio Antón has created artwork for museum exhibits worldwide. John Conway has worked on projects for the Discovery Channel and the American Museum of Natural History. Julius Csotonyi has produced work for 25 publishers and museum exhibits, including National Geographic. Douglas Henderson was credited as a 'Dinosaur Specialist' on Jurassic Park, and his artwork can actually be seen hanging in John Hammond's room in Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World! Todd Marshall is best known for his collaborations with renowned paleontologist, Paul Serono. Raúl Martín's stunning oil and digital paintings have also appeared as murals in museums across the planet. Robert Nicholls' illustrations, murals and 3D models are exhibited all around the world. Gregory S. Paul has renamed several dinosaurs, and has been active in such fields as dinosaur physiology and thermodynamics. He was heavily involved in advising the filmmakers of Jurassic Park and several TV series. Luis Rey illustrated Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages. John Sibbick has been an independent illustrator for 30 years.