Dilophosaurus Ink at 45

I turned 45 recently, and it was the right time to finally get a tattoo I’ve been thinking about for a long time. Here it is, and a few thoughts about what it means to me. My new tattoo. Not fully healed yet in this pic, but pretty close. Dilophosaurus Cyclist Fossil. Where it startedPaleontology-author, science communicator and friend Riley Black asked me to design a series of tattoos a few years ago, based on…

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Tattoo prep underway

Appointment is booked, deposit down, and prep for my next tattoo is underway.  Basic idea: dilophosaurus fossil with bicycle parts. Black line. Similar to my other dinosaur and ancient reptile tattoo designs.  Skull study. I need to lengthen the weird notched part of the nose tip and jaw.  Death pose.   Simple bicycle forms to consider. Playing with alternate designs. More on this as it goes. Appointment booked for my 45th birthday. 

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Alien Spy Drone

Alien spy drone for #inktoberday9. I had a picture in my head and tried to draw it. i wanted to draw something we wouldn’t understand by looking at it. The concept would probably work better if I had it floating in a Norman Rockwell-esque Main Street kind of scene. Kid walking his dog, store owner sweeping out front and here’s this weird thing.  Hmm. 

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