The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi contains the collected works of Julius Csotonyi, one of the world's most high profile and talented contemporary paleoartists. Csotonyi has considerable academic expertise that contributes to his stunning dynamic art. Csotonyi represents the natural world photorealistically and has been influenced by natural history illustrators such as Peter Zallinger, Doug Henderson and Greg Paul. He uses bold patterns and colors to paint the prehistoric world both with traditional media as well as modern digital techniques.
Introduction: The Social Functions of Ignorance Frank Uekoetter and Uwe Lubken
Chapter 1. Guayule Fever. Los Knowledge and Struggles for a Natural Rubber Reserve in the American West Mark R. Finlay
Chapter 2. Thinking in Cycles. Flows of Nitrogen and Sustainable Uses of the Environment Hugh S. Gorman
Chapter 3. The Forests of Canada. Seeing the Forests for the Trees Susan Herrington
Chapter 4. Forest Law in the Palestine Mandate. Colonial Conservation in a Unique Context David Schorr
Chapter 5. Perception and Use of Marine Biological Resources under National Socialist Autarky Policy Ole Sparenberg
Chapter 6. Ignorance is Strength. Science-based Agriculture and the Merits of Incomplete Knowledge Frank Uekoetter
Chapter 7. Expert Estimates of Oil-Reserves and the Transformation of "Petroknowledge" in the Western World from the 1950s to the 1970s Rudiger Graf
Chapter 8. Reducing Uncertainty with Scenarios? Cornelia Altenburg
List of Contributors
Julius Csotonyi began illustrating dinosaurs seriously in 1998. Since then he has produced work for 25 publishers and museum exhibits, with a client list that includes National Geographic; Scholastic Inc; the Royal Tyrrell Museum; and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Julius also has considerable academic expertise, having completed both a BSc in Ecology and an MSc in Environmental Biology.
Steve White has edited, written and illustrated comics, magazines and books for a quarter of a century. He has drawn dinosaurs since he was four, for fun and professionally, and has been called “the John Milius of paleoart” (by fellow paleoartist Dan Varner). He is currently a senior editor for Titan magazines.