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Apatosaurus by Himmapaan Apatosaurus by Himmapaan
Apatosaurus and youngster, drawn as a gift. The recipient requested no dermal spines, which I think I would rather have relished adding had I been drawing for myself. I'm afraid I'm not as happy with it as I could have been (insofar as I could be said to be 'happy' with any of my work, that is to say); perhaps the consciousness of drawing for somebody else or its more 'serious' nature (or both) had resulted in too tense an approach. At all events, it feels curiously lacking in spirit to me. But it and its surrounding circumstances played no small part in inspiring the silly (but deliciously so; come now, admit it :D) 'Aprontosaurus' which I submitted a short while ago.



The original is small (and is about a third of the full view size): 230 x 125mm. Here is a photograph of the youngling next to a penny (the same size as a U.S. cent): [link]
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dudu2001 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i am the stegosaurus
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Dinodemon Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
cute
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SameerPrehistorica Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist
Great details..Nicely done
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mexicanzilla Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Graet and beoty
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Dino-Mario Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely!!!It reminds me of Littlefoot and his mother
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Thomas150 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
Love it.
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Himmapaan Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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Thomas150 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
No problem
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StevenGordonArt Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
A very majestic depiction of my favorite dinosaur. Nice work, lots of neat detail in the skin and muscles.
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
Beautiful weight to the feel of the skin I think.
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