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Phytosaurs Part 1 (Terrestial Lads)
As of recent I've gotten into the weird ass group of Archosauriformes that look like crocodiles yet are fundamentally different in more ways than we think.They're a group of Archosauriforms that likely arise in the early Triassic and then exploded in diversity during the late Triassic.While I won't do a full summary on them here,I will add some things in the references that would be a better introduction to this fantastic group.I'll likely be doing at least three journals of this type for certain groups of Phytosaurs due to just how damn interesting these guys are.To kick start this little project of mine I will begin with the group of Phytosaurs that somehow secondarily evolved being terrestrial(at least to a degree).
To begin let's start with how we know these guys are likely fairly terrestrial in the first place,since it is fairly important to this journal and all.Firstly there is a way to classify Phytosaur teeth based on the amount of dental sets in the upp
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Joschua Knüppe
Artist | Professional | Varied
Hi, my name is Joschua Knüppe

In the moment I study free art at the Academy of fine arts Münster and I hope to work and teach one day as a independent artist and illustrator.
My work can be split into three big parts:
1. Paleoart and Paleontography
2. fictional ecosystems, some of them on other planets
3. mythical creatures, especially dragons, depicted in a realistic way

All my work is connected together and form large four-dimensional networks which become more and more dense with the time.
In terms of an classic modernist I'm a concept artist, which means that the idea is for me always more important or interesting than the form of it, I still try to improve myself, and I see that it work, but the construct, the concept behind my artwork is the real art.

I love comments, positive and negative, try to reply each of them and 'm always open for questions.

Projects which are belong together and form large four-dimensional networks:
-Part time humans
-Dragons of the world
-Wegener 2
-Future birds and their world
-Organic technology
-Paleoart (with Jurassic Germany and many more)

Out of this I have two other projects:
-GDM (Global Dinosaur Monument)

This ID cards have a place for interests and hobbys but I'm interested in too much things so I count them here:
dinosaurs, pterosaurs, mosasaurs, birds, dragons, art, art history, paleontology, walking, annoy creationist, writing, reading, drawing, painting, working with clay wood and metal, ants, biology especially behavior, bio technology, bio informatics, fantasy, SiFi, being at DA, doing exhibtions, holding lectures, arguing and many more.

Well, take a look at my Gallery maybe you find something, beautiful, strange, interesting or more positive adjectives ;)

If you want to use my work ask first, I normally don't mind but I want still the controll over my work. Also I don't like to see my work out of it's original context, how I said: the story behind the pictures is important!

Commissions: I normally don't do commissions, exeptions are for scientists who want a reconstructions. In addition I do sometimes sketches for friends and people who ask friendly =)

If you have questions or other reasons to contact me can send me a Note here on DA or mail me under:

I'm now also on Facebook!…

My Youtube channel:…
  • Listening to: Blue Planet Soundtrack
  • Reading: your comments
  • Playing: with my sketchbook
  • Eating: paper and paint, the good one
  • Drinking: ice coffee
You might have noticed that I didn't post much over the last months.
The main reason for this is my so far largest project. A Europasaurus Graphic Novel, the first book of its kind in many ways.
Over more than 160 pages you will be able to explore a Jurassic island ecosystem in several stories that take you through all sorts of habitats, with different protagonists known from the locality of the Langenberg quarry. In addition scientific chapters explain the things you witnessed in these stories. 
The book will be bilingual and hopefully available at the end of this year or early next year. 
You can have a first look when you follow the link below.…



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mixtix-freeman Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2019  Hobbyist
Vielen Dank für :+fav:, Joschua! :)
Hyrotrioskjan Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2019  Professional General Artist
Immer gerne =)
desmatoraptor Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2019
Any plans on continuing the Dinosaur Reservation artwork you did in the past?
TimTheDragonRider Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That would be amazing!!
BlackDragon117 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Would you agree that pterosaur development from small ancestors proves that dragons could have evolved along a similar path later on in the timeline in a case of convergent evolution?

I try to stress this point to scientists and historians but they never seem to connect the dots.
mixtix-freeman Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2019  Hobbyist
Vielen Dank für :+fav:, Joschua! :)
SpeculaTimsauru5 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Soooo... what was spec-challenge 7?
kingosaur064 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2019  New Deviant Student General Artist
I am new to devianart acount should i post all my drawings at once or not?
SpeculaTimsauru5 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
no, it only allows you to post 10 in one day.
DinoDragoZilla17 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Hobbyist
Hello! I just wanted to say that I’d bought your #paleostream book and I’m so impressed I’m currently looking for your streams on YouTube! Keep up the good work!
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