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Jurassic Morning
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Published: October 30, 2004
© 2004 - 2019 EWilloughby
This is one of the few things I've done lately that I actually like. In fact, I think it's going to be my new featured piece.

Anyway, it's an archaeopteryx swooping down to snatch up a tasty morganucodontid, which was a hairly little shrewlike thing. Mm, breakfast.

This was done in colored pencil and some watercolor pencil. Michael Skrepnick/Todd Marshall reference was used. Obviously. :(
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Persona22's avatar
Just wait until we evolve thumbs you stupid archaeopteryx...
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Heytomemeimhome's avatar
I hope that mammal  gives Archie a nasty bite which will  become infected ! /go team mammal's(proud to be a mammal!)
anyway ,.....great peice!
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HermansB's avatar
As i can see, one of your first drawings but i think your Archaeopteryx looks pretty well done !
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EWilloughby|Professional General Artist
Thank you! I like to think I've improved a huge amount since this drawing, but it's always held a special place in my heart (despite the probably blatant Todd Marshall influence).
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HermansB's avatar
I just can say one thing, KEEP IT UP!

Oh yes, if you have time, can you give me some critics at my work please?


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foozicle's avatar
ooh, nice colouring :)
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Dracohoudini| General Artist
I'm in complete awe.....just awesome
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AshtarDragonfire|Hobbyist Digital Artist
kinda looks like a Phoenix:D
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OwossoHarpist|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it! The color pencil artwork is excellent!
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Neilsama|Hobbyist Digital Artist
That rocks! I love the dinosaurs. Archeopteryx is one of my favorites.

Good mix of dinosaurian and avian features. Great pencil work.
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perylousdemon's avatar
I commend you for your mastery of colored pencils... :+fav:
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HantheMansol0's avatar
the lighting is gorgeous, especially the way it is refracted as if by jungle mist, it gives it a feeling like even the air is alive here.
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demonllama's avatar
Wow, I like the lighting in this...very nice :D
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DarkMirime|Hobbyist General Artist
:wow: Is really beautiful !!!
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Solemnbum's avatar
Wow. :) I love all of the details you put into this..^^ Coloring all of the feathers and plants must have been difficult to do..
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mel-mel-hawkins's avatar
OMG this ones awesome tooo! :faints:
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etherealgirl's avatar
oooh. Beautiful. i like how your Archeopteryx actually looks like a bird, with a beak. Most people draw the head more reptile like...
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thegrimwombat's avatar
Wow... gorgeous. I love the colors.
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tuomaskoivurinne| Traditional Artist
Very good!
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um|Hobbyist General Artist
That's really well done! :thumbsup:
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lux100's avatar
Brilliantly done...I envy your colouring ^^' I haven't the patience to do something like this.
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kitkatcathy's avatar

You really capture the movement. The sun's rays shinging through the trees are ... perfect.

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.
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ForlornHope|Hobbyist General Artist
0.o your coloring is just as great as your black and white drawings..this is amazing! I like the use of watercolor and reg. color pencil..very nice
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