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Lythronax argestes

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Was feeling less like death today, so I did a speedpaint of this critter, which is a new tyrannosaurid from America. 24 ft/8m long, probably weighed 2 tons or so, lived 95-70 million years ago. Favorite food: anything it could swallow. Favorite color: orange. 

Anyways, take it with a grain of salt - I’m not a professional and I’m just working from a couple of photos and having some fun for a few hours on a sick day. 

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RAGNARMAGEDDON's avatar
Great! But the oral tissue is outdated dovahkiinhu3br.deviantart.com/…
Viergacht's avatar
That's still in contention from what I understand.
RAGNARMAGEDDON's avatar
That is why I suggest you to analyze it yourself and eventually see what other have to say about it.
Viergacht's avatar
Well yeah, obviously.
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Celestial-Rainstorm's avatar
Stunning work! I especially love how his bright blue eye makes him pop against the sandy background. 
brandon-bowling's avatar
Nicely done with this. The fluff along his back is really well done, it almost looks real. Cool colors too, they go well with the background landscape. I imagine he would blend in very well with his surroundings. That dab of bright blue in the eye is nice as well, really grabs attention.
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Giga-fan123's avatar
Awesome! what did you paint it with?
guilmon182's avatar
Very nice! I LOVE this guy's name! It sounds like a dragon from Skyrim.
tcheloniformis's avatar
Its name literally means 'gore king'.
guilmon182's avatar
I know! Isn't it fucking metal?
ElSqiubbonator's avatar
Really? I think it sounds like a cold pill.
guilmon182's avatar
That too, now that you say that!
KardoWolf's avatar
That is awesome!! I love dinosaurs!!
WillemSvdMerwe's avatar
Great for a quick painting ... or just great period!  Hope you feel better soon.
SilverVulpine's avatar
Very nice work. :)
Battleferrets's avatar
So much new awesomeness in the paleontology world! Love your take on this guy. Need more fluffy tyrannosaurids dammit. Those baby blues really pop amongst all the orange!
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