Yen shu liao dirtyjobs
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Idea exploration for a bird dinosaur haybrid.

Yen shu liao creature concept research bird raptor

Reference images used for the final design

Dirty Jobs

This was done for the Creature Anatomy class with Terryl Whitlatch on Schoolism. After getting some feedback on it during THU last year, I touched up a few things. This assignment merges a bird and a dinosaur. While researching for this, I found out a triceratops' head has a nearly perfect sphere bone joint so that it could move its head very rapidly in a wide range of angles. So instead of a lumbering rhino, it can almost snap its around like a dog - but with a huge, 3-spiked head.

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