Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
About Varied / Hobbyist Renato Filipe Vidal Santos34/Male/Portugal Groups :iconpaleoartists: Paleoartists
Paleontological Art
Recent Activity
Deviant for 14 Years
Needs Core Membership
Statistics 665 Deviations 4,503 Comments 96,042 Pageviews
×

Newest Deviations

Greater Shearmaw by dracontes Greater Shearmaw :icondracontes:dracontes 9 0 An August Dragon #1 by dracontes An August Dragon #1 :icondracontes:dracontes 9 0 Trigonometric Tapestry by dracontes Trigonometric Tapestry :icondracontes:dracontes 5 0 Clamface by dracontes Clamface :icondracontes:dracontes 8 0 The Red Clipper by dracontes The Red Clipper :icondracontes:dracontes 12 1 Eye Lines by dracontes Eye Lines :icondracontes:dracontes 6 0 Eye in the Hills by dracontes Eye in the Hills :icondracontes:dracontes 5 0 Neon Beetle Rampant by dracontes Neon Beetle Rampant :icondracontes:dracontes 5 0 Dreadnought by dracontes Dreadnought :icondracontes:dracontes 5 0 Meat-eating Goat by dracontes Meat-eating Goat :icondracontes:dracontes 21 5 Triadic Composition by dracontes Triadic Composition :icondracontes:dracontes 5 0 Spreadsheet Gasket by dracontes Spreadsheet Gasket :icondracontes:dracontes 6 0 Ramscoop Uneel Plays Dead by dracontes Ramscoop Uneel Plays Dead :icondracontes:dracontes 12 0 Volcano in Digital Ink by dracontes Volcano in Digital Ink :icondracontes:dracontes 7 0 DarwinTrain - Lunicorn by dracontes DarwinTrain - Lunicorn :icondracontes:dracontes 28 3 An Expectant Not-Eel by dracontes An Expectant Not-Eel :icondracontes:dracontes 6 3
In my gallery you can find art ranging from scientific and SF&F illustration to abstract with a smattering of photography and writing in between. Enjoy!

Random Favourites

Childhood in Auca Mahuevo by tuomaskoivurinne Childhood in Auca Mahuevo :icontuomaskoivurinne:tuomaskoivurinne 56 21 Australian Lungfish, by Outlier Australian Lungfish, :iconoutlier:Outlier 72 16 Bothriolepis by Outlier Bothriolepis :iconoutlier:Outlier 55 15 Heteroscyllium colcloughi by Outlier Heteroscyllium colcloughi :iconoutlier:Outlier 5 13 Diplodocus longus by nyctopterus Diplodocus longus :iconnyctopterus:nyctopterus 76 10 Dragons Hunt by kyoht Dragons Hunt :iconkyoht:kyoht 432 92 Song Dog by kyoht Song Dog :iconkyoht:kyoht 1,535 241 Bambiraptor feinbergorum by kyoht Bambiraptor feinbergorum :iconkyoht:kyoht 272 84 Stealing the Stars by kyoht Stealing the Stars :iconkyoht:kyoht 1,109 188 Feathered Velociraptor by dustdevil Feathered Velociraptor :icondustdevil:dustdevil 130 29 Lionness 2 by dustdevil Lionness 2 :icondustdevil:dustdevil 50 17 Flying Mosasaur by dustdevil Flying Mosasaur :icondustdevil:dustdevil 434 101 Trex heads variations by dustdevil Trex heads variations :icondustdevil:dustdevil 84 29 The hunt. by dustdevil The hunt. :icondustdevil:dustdevil 95 30 Abelisaurus comahuensis by dustdevil Abelisaurus comahuensis :icondustdevil:dustdevil 51 7
Here are the works I've seen on dA that I found astonishing, something that tends to be not that easy.

Watchers

Groups

Friends

Some more context on my Facebook profile.

It's nice to have a private place where you can bounce ideas off similarly-minded people and generally be sociable but I've come to realize, as for other Web 2.0 modes of interaction in the past, that there's a risk of that becoming all you do. So after a year or so testing the likes of Facebook and Discord as chatting platforms I've decided Skype is the chosen one (for now at least) and it seems to me that the first chat group I've joined on there has an activity level I can keep up with.

So all invites to join chats elsewhere are preemptively declined (as are for other venues like forums and sundry sites). Thank you for your comprehension.
 
  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: Scientific Papers
  • Watching: The News
  • Playing: Magic: The Gathering
  • Eating: Meals
  • Drinking: Water

Journal History

deviantID

dracontes
Renato Filipe Vidal Santos
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Portugal

I am a skeptically inquiring secular humanist of a materialist and modernist bent with a lapsed Roman Catholic upbringing. Thus, for all intents and purposes, I'm a pragmatic atheist.

I tend to have a life, now in sabbatical as I prepare for job hunting, mainly in the Earth and Life Sciences areas, and, to my chagrin, I am a procrastinator. Hopefully these will be fixed in the next 100 years, though the latter is something I'm working on constantly.

Finally, I am always interested in artistic advice and if you want use my artwork here's the rules. You can also commission me. Tips via Paypal at Dracontes(at)gmail(dot)com are welcome as well.

These are my contacts:

Email
Dracontes(at)gmail(dot)com, Dracontes(at)hotmail(dot)com, rfvs1983(at)yahoo(dot)com
Skype
dracontes
Interests

Comments


Add a Comment:
 
:iconcreyenteenjc:
CreyenteenJC Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017
Happy birthday!!
Reply
:icondracontes:
dracontes Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :)
Reply
:iconmegalotitan:
Megalotitan Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy belated birthday Renato :)
Reply
:icondracontes:
dracontes Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :) I think you were timely enough ;)
Reply
:iconmegalotitan:
Megalotitan Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks like i was, haha :P
Reply
:iconlorenzo-franzese:
Lorenzo-Franzese Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
Reply
:icondracontes:
dracontes Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :)
Reply
:iconmerkavadragunov:
MerkavaDragunov Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017
Happy Birthday!
Reply
:icondracontes:
dracontes Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :)
Reply
Add a Comment: