With our fantastic dinosaur discoveries here on the Isle of Wight the wonders of our lovely north coast are often overlooked and neglected. Across this lesser publicised coast lies a variety of exiting prehistoric discoveries ready for any avid fossil hunter. From ancient Crocodilian teeth to Ice Age tusks and the microscopic specimens in-between, this […]
How to challenge yourself by drawing a Huge sauropod vertebra life-size in colour!
the biggest (quite literally) scientific illustration I have worked on so far, have a look at how a drawing develops over time and how colour effects the drawing process.
The Past few months have been a strange period of mass adjustment and what they tell you in Art School is true… staying motivated may be difficult but for me finding the time has been harder. However, in spite of the lack of time left once you are working I am still finding these small […]
A range of Fossilised Sharks Teeth A Collection Of Fossilised Teeth One Of the best fossiling finds at Bracklesham is shark teeth, these range greatly in size some being less than a centimetre to over 4. prehistoric sharks alike modern sharks continually shed teeth hence they become so common and can be collected in abundance. […]
A large Turitella Fossiling at Bracklesham is normally a rewarding trip when it comes to finds, my first trips out there were rather unsuccessful only finding bivalves and Turitella shells. However my subsequent returns have been far more successful normally finding a few sharks teeth on each trip. (post on shark teeth available here). The […]
Just a short write up about some of the islands geology. On the isle of wight we are exceptionally lucky with our geology due to the expanse of different time periods available to us. Fossiling areas range from a few thousand years old (the more northern side of the island), to one hundred and twenty-five […]