Paleoartist Profile: The Historian Himself, Brian Engh, Part 2

As was mentioned in Part 1 of our interview with paleoartist Brian Engh of Don’t Mess with Dinosaurs, Brian recently completed a camouflaged reconstruction of Aquilops, part of which can be seen above. If you’d like to see it again, here is the completed piece, with five (five!) Aquilops hidden or partially hidden: Brian recently had the opportunityContinue reading “Paleoartist Profile: The Historian Himself, Brian Engh, Part 2”

Paleoartist Profile: The Historian Himself, Brian Engh, Part 1

You may recognize the artwork above as that of Aquilops, a pint-sized ceratopsian that was recently described and published in PLOS ONE by our own community editor Andy Farke, which he wrote about here for PLOS Paleo. The artwork was just one of many pieces done of Aquilops by paleoartist Brian Engh, and the art helped bring theContinue reading “Paleoartist Profile: The Historian Himself, Brian Engh, Part 1”

Veggievore Fish of the Triassic

Fish have a bit of a boring reputation among many vertebrate paleontologists–too many bones, too hard to identify, not as charismatic as dinosaurs, etc., etc. But, this is entirely undeserved (and I say that as a dinosaur paleontologist, too)! The ins and outs of fish evolution are truly fascinating, bolstered by a phenomenal fossil record.Continue reading “Veggievore Fish of the Triassic”

Featured Paleoartist: Studiospectre’s Stephen R. Moore

Speaking on behalf of Andy, Jon, and myself, we are always striving to make the PLOS Paleo Community a useful venue for our readers (and you can help us even more by taking the PLOS Blogs reader survey before February 15!). In addition to presenting and reviewing the latest in paleontology Open Access research, weContinue reading “Featured Paleoartist: Studiospectre’s Stephen R. Moore”