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Terryl Whitlatch Creature Course #4 - Doggos, Dinosaurs & Ungulates

Because there are simply so many creature studies I'm creating for this course, I've decided to filter down the number of those studies that I'll put onto my blog.

For this post I'll briefly sum up the two weeks worth of topics. Firstly there was the dog/dinosaur studies. As I said from the last post, dinosaurs come in two varieties (bird-hipped and lizard hipped). That week was all about studying another mammal, and combining it with the bird-hipped dino that my previous study didn't cover.

Below are the studies and final product:



This combination turned out quite well I think! Taking the thin aspects of the Russian wolfhound and combining it with th4e relatively stocky Parasaurolophus was quite the challenge though.

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And for the following week was about ungulates (animals that walk on the tips of their toes) and combining those. I could have chosen any two ungulates, but I chose a Shire horse and Dorset Down sheep because I knew they were quite similar, and that combining them effectively enough to tell it wasn't simply one or the other might be quite hard (And if I'm bring totally honest, because I liked the play on words of saying 'Dorshire Shorse Hybrid).

The studies are below:



Combining these two didn't turn out to create anything I was particularly happy with. It just feels a bit dull. I'm not sure if this was because they were so similar, or because of my own artistic failings, but it's time to move onto the last series of images.

I'll see you at the next blog post.

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