The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi


“Fossils are evidence of prehistoric life written in stone.” Dr. David C. Evans

Dinosaurs and extinct animals have always captured my imagination as a child.  I’ve played with dinosaur toys, pretended to be a dinosaur, drew dinosaurs and read lots of dinosaur books.  Plus I’ve spent many hours watching dinosaur specials on National Geographic and Animal Planet.  The kid in me always wondered how an artist can draw extinct animals so realistically and prehistoric landscapes?  This is where Paleontology comes in, the merging of art and science to paint an ancient environment.  “The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi” collects the top works of Paleoartisan Julius Csotonyi.

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Dinosaur Art – The World’s Greatest Paleoart

As kids growing up, didn’t we all love dinosaurs?  We learned about dinosaurs in school and at the museums.  For me I think it was the Transformers’ Dinobots and Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park that really got me into dinosaurs.  I always thought art & science were separate worlds, but they are interwoven here with one another – Dinosaur Art.  Paleo-artists take fossils from extinct species and bring them back to life in the form of drawings, paintings, and digital mediums, like CGI and Photoshop.

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