Monday 5 September 2011

Beware of Explodey Anklyosaurs

Beware of explodey pineapple anklyosaurs.

Sometimes they travel far distances before kabooming.

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This post marks the return of Art Mondays on The Flying Trilobite! My posting has been a bit sporadic lately, so I think I'll return to this discipline that I held for a few years on the blog.  At the very least, expect new art and art commentary each Monday.

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Tygenco said...

I am amused by the expression on that anklyosaur's face--very much a "I'll do it! I'll do it! Don't make me!" face. Must be the big eye...

And yay for Art Mondays! Not only will there be more art, but also more inspiration :D

traumador said...

That Ankylosaur has so many things wrong with it I'm not even sure where to beginning remanding you for inaccuracies :P

Nice. If I didn't know any better, I'd say this was an artistic poke at the current ART Evolved debate...

Love his devious expression, and the taunting of the T-Rex whose prespective we're seeing here ;)

John McKay said...

This is wonderful. It reminded me of the Tanklyosaurus in Rick Meyerowitz's Dodosaurs.

Glendon Mellow said...

Thanks Traumador! I think I drew this around when those discussions started. I was thinking about my pink parasaurolophus for the ART evolved charity last year in terms of style, though this is a little rougher.

And yes, the anatomy for an anklyosaur probably owes more to The Thing from Fantastic Four than science. ;-)

And thanks John! I'll have to check out the Tanklyosaurus you mention. I like the name.

Glendon Mellow said...

Tygenco glad someone noticed Art Mondays are back! And humbly proud you find them inspiring. :-) Thanks!

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