Episode 28 – Prehistoric Animals and Asher Elbein – Love within the Time of Chasmosaurs

Marc, Niels and Natee essay a brand new and improved, that’s, rather more casual, information part, as we observe up on earlier gadgets and touch upon two new palaeo media releases. This month’s Classic Dinosaur Artwork is illustrated with the sculptures of Arthur Hayward and others and is an method that we at the very least would very a lot take pleasure in seeing a return of in newer publications. Lastly, our Lord and Blogmaster, David Orr, makes one other very welcome look and joins Niels in interviewing author, Asher Elbein, about his new guide, co-written with Cindi Sirois Collins, Dinosaurs and Different Historic Animals of Huge Bend.

Within the Information

Classic Dinosaur Artwork

Prehistoric Animals: the Extraordinary Story of Life Earlier than Man, written by Ellis Owen, printed by Octopus in 1975.

The guide focuses on sculpture images fairly than conventional illustration. Many, although not all, of the featured sculptures come courtesy of Arthur Hayward, who additionally sculpted the sooner Invicta dinosaur toys, mentioned in epsidoe 23. We unerthed a YouTube video of him at work at stop-motion animation, which we point out within the present and which could be seen right here.












(Slight erratum: Natee in fact means Sir Edwin Landseer, not ‘Edward’, because the painter of The Monarch of the Glen.)






Asher Elbein is a contract journalist, author, and artist primarily based in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared within the New York Instances, Texas Month-to-month, and Audubon Journal, amongst others. His fiction work consists of the Anna O’Brien books and Tales from the Blended Earth. His newest title, Dinosaurs and Different Historic Animals of Huge Bend, is co-authored with Cindi Sirois Collins, and is printed by Texas College Press.

Asher can be a Chasmosaurs contributor-emeritus. You may revisit a few of his posts on our outdated weblog, particularly, Dinosaur Artwork: The Agony and The Ecstacy, Archosaurs of Alabama and All Yesterdays: Some Ideas.

He will also be discovered on Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr.


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