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This is a quick little portrait of a pliosaur from Switzerland. It's a rather generic depiction, the animal could be similar to Simolestes or Liopleurodon but also potentially belongs to
the rhomaleosaurids, which are still not well understood. 
Human diver to give you a better understanding of it's size. 

Here the paper:

Rare evidence of a giant pliosaurid-like plesiosaur from the Middle Jurassic (lower Bajocian) of Switzerland

link.springer.com/article/10.1…
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purple-hermitHobbyist General Artist

*gives scritches*

DemandHandimation's avatar
I really feel like I'm underwater with this this magnificent creature! Hope it doesn't eat me! XD
bowserforssbu's avatar

This radiates a lot of Nigel Marvin energy.

TheSandvich's avatar
Looks like Nigel Marven is at it again! ;)
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Kronosaurus82Professional Artist
Lovely. I really like the shades of blue you used and the way you got the shininess of the water. :)
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herofan135Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the interaction here, and how you captured that underwater look. :D
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
Thank you very much! 
GGArtwork's avatar
GGArtworkHobbyist General Artist
I always love these "diving with sea monsters" portraits. They're so peaceful and mesmerizing.
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
thanks! 
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CarolingRaptorStudent Traditional Artist

GAWGOUS! STUPENDOUS! LOOKS SO REAL!!!

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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
Thanks a lot! 
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ChickenLittleLoverHobbyist Artist

Me when ᠳᠠᠷᠬᠠᠨ ᠮᠠᠨᠠᠶ ᠲᠤᠰᠠᠭᠠᠷ ᠤᠯᠥᠰ

ᠳᠠᠶᠠᠭᠠᠷ ᠮᠤᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠤᠨ ᠠᠷᠢᠭᠤᠨ ᠭᠤᠯᠤᠮᠲᠠ ᠳᠠᠯᠠᠢ ᠶᠡᠬᠡ ᠳᠡᠭᠡᠳᠦᠰ ᠤᠨ ᠭᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠦᠢᠯᠡᠰ ᠳᠠᠩᠳᠠ ᠡ᠊ᠩᠬᠡᠵᠢᠵᠦ᠂ ᠡᠭᠦᠷᠢᠳᠡ ᠮᠦᠩᠬᠡᠵᠢᠨ᠎ᠠ᠃

ᠬᠠᠮᠤᠭ ᠳᠡᠯᠡᠭᠡᠢ ᠢᠨ ᠰᠢᠳᠤᠷᠭᠤ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠲᠠᠢ ᠬᠠᠮᠲᠤᠷᠠᠨ ᠨᠢᠭᠡᠳᠦᠭᠰᠡᠨ ᠡᠪ ᠢᠶᠡᠨ ᠪᠡᠬᠢᠵᠢᠭᠦᠯᠵᠦ ᠬᠠᠲᠤᠨ ᠵᠤᠷᠢᠭ ᠪᠦᠬᠦᠶᠢᠯᠠ ᠴᠢᠳᠠᠯ ᠢᠶᠠᠷ ᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠬᠠᠢᠢᠷᠠᠲᠠᠢ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ ᠤᠷᠤᠨ ᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠮᠠᠨᠳᠤᠭᠤᠯᠤᠢ᠎ᠠ᠃

ᠦᠨᠳᠦᠷ ᠲᠦᠷᠦ ᠢᠨ ᠮᠢᠨᠢ ᠰᠦᠯᠳᠡ ᠢᠪᠡᠭᠡᠵᠦ ᠦᠷᠭᠡᠨ ᠲᠦᠮᠡᠨ ᠦ ᠮᠢᠨᠢ ᠵᠠᠶᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ ᠲᠦᠰᠢᠵᠦ ᠦᠨᠳᠦᠰᠦ ᠢᠵᠠᠭᠤᠷ᠂ ᠬᠡᠯᠡ᠂ ᠰᠤᠶᠤᠯ ᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠦᠷ᠎ᠡ ᠢᠨ ᠦᠷ᠎ᠡ ᠋ᠳ᠋ᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠦᠪᠯᠡᠨ ᠪᠠᠳᠠᠷᠠᠭᠠᠶ᠎ᠠ᠃

ᠡᠷᠡᠯᠬᠡᠭ᠌ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ  ᠤᠨ ᠵᠤᠯ ᠲᠠᠢ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠦᠳ ᠡᠷᠬᠡ ᠴᠢᠯᠦᠭᠡ ᠵᠢᠷᠭᠠᠯ ᠢ ᠡᠳ᠋ᠯᠡᠪᠡ ᠵᠢᠷᠭᠠᠯ ᠤᠨ ᠲᠦᠯᠬᠢᠭᠦᠷ᠂ ᠬᠦᠭ᠍ᠵᠢᠯ ᠦᠨ ᠲᠤᠯᠭᠠᠭᠤᠷᠢ

YellowPanda2001's avatar
YellowPanda2001Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, very pretty. And it is indeed a big pliosaur. Should be about 8 meters in length?
Hyrotrioskjan's avatar
HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
7 to 8, yes ? :)
Stefered's avatar
SteferedHobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! CONGRATULATION FOR ART TRADITIONAL, Drawing Traditional Is The FUTURE FOREVER!
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WatermelonthecatStudent Digital Artist
leafyishere's chin is itchin just
like the pilosaur
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
=D
MoneBolton's avatar
This makes me terrified and happy as well. Nice piece of art. :heart:
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
Thanks =)
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kingofthedededes73Hobbyist General Artist
While a lot of movies would make you think these guys would chomp ya down on sight. I feel like if these marine reptiles did survive up to now, this would be slightly more accurate. They'd be more interested in eating a much meatier prey than us.
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
Thank you! 
Teratosaur's avatar

Sadly, they'd all be critically endangered thanks to us in that scenario.

kingofthedededes73's avatar
kingofthedededes73Hobbyist General Artist
very likely, or extinct by our hands
nich3860's avatar
Still i wouldn't put it past a hungry pliosaur to bypass a snack  that so readily offers itself Giggle 
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