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Livyatan sketch by PrehistoryByLiam Livyatan sketch by PrehistoryByLiam
Since that Tyrannosaurus is taking so long, I wanted to work on something new so I could switch my focus between them. Here's an early rough sketch of one of my favorite Cenozoic animals, the Miocene sperm whale Livyatan. It kind of looks like a cross between a sperm whale and an orca, and is just genuinely awesome. Also another contender for one of the best scientific names for an extinct animal; Livyatan melvillei, after the biblical Leviathan and Herman Melville, author of 'Moby Dick'. Currently resisting the urge to make it all-white...
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TheDinoDrawer66 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice! This looks great. Can wait to see Big Dicky!
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PrehistoryByLiam Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
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TheDinoDrawer66 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ya welcome! 
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PBCEpicness Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Professional General Artist
could you draw a little man for comparison?
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PrehistoryByLiam Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
Eventually
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acepredator Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019
The largest raptorial tetrapod
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ropen7789 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 6, 2019  Student Traditional Artist
Frozen Fever - Wow! Anna's Surprise Icon  
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RaptorGorilla Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019
Your art is stunning, even when unfinished.
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PrehistoryByLiam Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I'm flattered you think so
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