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Lythronax argestes

Reconstruction of the newly described tyrannosaurin tyrannosaurid Lythronax argestes, a.k.a The Gore King.

Medium: Ink
Done: 2013

Reference: Loewen, M. A., R. B. Irmis, J. J. W. Sertich, P. J. Currie, S. D. Sampson. 2013. Tyrant Dinosaur Evolution Tracks the Rise and Fall of Late Cretaceous Oceans.- PLoS ONE, 11 (8): e79420. (in particular skeletal and skull reconstructions of Lythronax argestes done respectively by Scott Hartman and Lukas Panzarin)
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tpallier's avatar
Beautiful artwork - with loads of fabulous detail :-)
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Neranella's avatar
Fabulous ! He looks almost real ! :omg:
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Mission completed! :D

Thank you! :)
electreel's avatar
Very nice rendition! :)
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Hyrotrioskjan's avatar
Well, that was fast, but it's beautiful, I also noted the a bit big head like some others but it's still awesome =)
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Thank you, as always! :) Seems like everybody notes the head. :lol:
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No problem, hope the head is not too heavy for you now =)
Kazuma27's avatar
Really good, yet there's something which doesn't look quite right, IMHO... Maybe it's the slightly too gracile ankles, or maybe i'm just tired and i see things!
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The head, it's the head, as others have already noted. ;) Ankles are fine. Theropods have gracile ankles.
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guilmon182's avatar
I was waiting for your restoration, and you did not disappoint! I freakin' LOVE this dinosaur! Oh, and Lythronax in JP and all that.

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Thank you, man! It's indeed really cool dinosaur.
pilsator's avatar
Beautiful! Great to see your take on the gore king.
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Thank you, Pils! Maybe not as good as yours, but still worth the look. ;)
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I also get the sense that the head might be a little too big, but it could be a perspective thing. In any case, the detail in this one is particularly good - I like the really clear distinction between naked skin (on the body) and legitimate scales on the face.
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