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Zhuchengtyrannus magnus by T-PEKC Zhuchengtyrannus magnus by T-PEKC
Zhuchengtyrannus magnus. Needless to say this is quite a speculative reconstruction being based only on right maxilla and left dentary.

This is almost certainly the artwork which is closing 2013 for me, unless I somehow find some time and do the last artwork for my Tyrannosauridae series - reconstruction of Alioramus altai. Well, I'm working on a lot of other artworks at the moment, but none of them can be shared for now. Maybe some of them will become public sometime in the summer, while others even much later.

Reference: Hone, D. W. E., K. Wang, C. Sullivan, X. Zhao, S. Chen, D. Li, S. Ji, Q. Ji, X. Xu. 2011. A new tyrannosaurine theropod, Zhuchengtyrannus magnus is named based on maxilla and dentary.- Cretaceous Research.

Medium: Ink
Done: 2013
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:icontpallier:
tpallier Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Fabulous artwork :-)
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017
Thank you! :)
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KirbyniferousRegret Featured By Owner May 24, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Going through all your Tyrannosaur drawings, you seem to have predicted the future! What with the recently discovered but still unpublished finding of tyrannosaur scale impressions from the top of the neck, your tyrannosaurs all seems to fit the bill, hindsight is 20/20 I suppose ;)
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner May 27, 2017
I do not think that I have predicted anything with my series of tyrannosaurids reconstructions; I just used one of few possible options that I considered (and still do consider) most parsimonious at the time. The closest thing to predicting the future in my work was back in April (?) 2012 when I drew my first feathered Tyrannosaurus just a few days before learning that Yutyrannus was published and became the first giant tyrannosauroid known to have had feathers.

As for those still unpublished skin impressions, I do not think they look much like dinosaurian scales, so before accepting them as such I will wait for detailed study to be performed on them. 
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LythroA Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sigh, if only I had the patience.

Astounding work sir :)
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015
Thank you very much! :)

Yeah, patience is very important, but I also lose it after certain point in the working process. In such moments the best thing an artist can do is to stop and give himself/herself some break. Sometimes stopping can be difficult because the unfinished work is constantly calling for your attention, but it is better to leave it for a few days instead of rushing it, or even worse - ruining it.
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LythroA Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I couldn't agree more. Thanks for replying ;)
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Terizinosaurus Featured By Owner May 20, 2015
VERY NICE JOB!!!
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015
Thanks!
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:iconyutyrannus:
Yutyrannus Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Will youdraw Nanuqsaurus for your tyrannosaur series as well?
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Have not decided yet.
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Yutyrannus Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Okay, I hope you do, he's one of my favorite tyrannosaurs.
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
I'm sorry, but no. I'm not giving you permission to use those two artworks in your book.

Thank you for asking though, it's appreciated! :)
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:icontassietyger:
tassietyger Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Terrific as always!
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you!
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Neranella Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
So well done. :D
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks! :D
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Neranella Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
:aww:
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:icontarturus:
Tarturus Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool portrayal. ^^
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you! :)
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Durbed Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really cool renditon. I see that you're drawing scutes on the feet again.
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks! :)

Yeah, I guess I am. :lol: The feet scutes are a bit of a random thing in this series. I think I've already said that I was triyng to make some of my tyrannosaurids a bit different from the majority of reconstructions out there, thus the lack of scutes. I know inconsistency is terribly unprofessional but there it is.
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Durbed Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not at all! I wouldn't call it being unprofessional, you just showed some of the trait variation that could have existed within the family. Besides you're not the first one exploring this concept, Sibbick was already doing this in the 90's -even though his renditions weren't terribly accurate otherwise. Now you just need some tyrannosaur with feathered feet if you want to push it a bit further. :)
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Kazuma27 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Classy ;)
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks! :)
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DinoBirdMan Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Student Artist
Looks nice.
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you!
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DinoBirdMan Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Student Artist
You're welcome!;)
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TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Student General Artist
Cool.
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks!
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TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Student General Artist
You're welcome. :)
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pilsator Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome. I like how you turned a maxilla into something believable - a large, stout-skulled tyrannosaurine with large postorbital bosses and no cornual processes left atop its lacrimals, exactly the way it should be imagined.
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you, Pils! :) Those anatomy terms are making the whole thing to sounds much more difficult to do than it really is though. I admit that I haven't heard about "cornual process" and had to google it. :lol:
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pilsator Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Maybe, but you knew what it is as soon as you drew it. So... ;)
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Auronyth Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
ah remember not too long ago when everyone said Baaker was nuts for thinking dromeosaurs and relatives had feathers! Now its well known and excepted that many maniraptorin branch dinos had them. I still think T-rex lost most if not all feathers when adult due to the size of the body generating heat as with large mammals such as elephants. Dino rant over. Nice to see this new dino fleshed out! Great job!
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Lamastok Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Mammals have brown fat, which dinosaurs had not. And feathers actually prevent the body from overheating. 
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Hyrotrioskjan Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Fantastic drawing as always, at this one I especially like the way how you sovle the problem of visulizing the foreshortening of the tail :clap:
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks, man! :) I thought drawing the tail in this way is a good idea to fit this beast in the paper size. Honestly, I'm not perfectly happy how it came out, the shading in particular, but I guess it could have been worse.
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Hyrotrioskjan Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
The shading makes it that understandable, it's like a compression of details which seems to visualize the forshortening on a small scale ;)
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electreel Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Spectacular work, as usual! :)
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you! :)
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Cypselurus Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice work! 
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:icont-pekc:
T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you!
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Cypselurus Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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Vitor-Silva Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional
Excellent work as always, the animal looks very natural and believable :clap:
Are you considering putting all the tyrannosaurids of the series together, in scale? It would be outstanding!
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T-PEKC Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thank you, Jose! :)

Well, I've been thinking to put them in some sort of scale chart, but this will be difficult considering that few of the artworks are drawn in distorted perspective. However, I'm going to use these tyrannosaurids for poster showing the evolution of the group. It will be in the form of a cladogram placed over geologic time chart of the Cretaceous. It won't be completed in the next few months, because I'm busy working on a couple of other projects at the moment, but it will come to light soon or later.
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Vitor-Silva Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Professional
Great! I'll look forward to it, it's promising :D
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:iconyutyrannus:
Yutyrannus Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That would be cool! I second that request :).
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