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RE: Deinonychus skeletal model



Quite beautiful Jason. The best mount I've seen yet. 
Give that man a gold star ..
 
> Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 02:38:11 +0000
> From: jaseb@amnh.org
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: RE: Deinonychus skeletal model
> 
> Of course that is at:
> 
> http://www.softdinosaurs.wordpress.com/
> 
> www.jasonbrougham.com
> 
> ________________________________________
> 
> 
> Hi DML'ers!
> 
> I put up two images of a Deinonychus reconstruction I did a few years ago.
> 
> I drew on all the published sources, the Yale specimens, and AMNH stuff. I am 
> happy with the skull and pectoral girdle, but I had to fatten up a few 
> places, like the knees, to fit an aircraft steel armature through. It 
> basically welded a bicycle frame inside it! Also I rushed the uncinates a 
> little and ran out of time to put on gastralia. But, overall, I stand by it.
> 
> It was great, if fatiguing, to sculpt every little bit of an animal this big 
> from just clay.
> 
> I hope you like it.
> 
> cheers