#30 Days of Dinosaurs

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Recently, I participated in a twitter event called #30daysofdinosaurs. #30daysofdinosaurs was was the brilliant idea of incredible artist, Shannon John Shea, as an art event. For the month of June, now known as #JurassicJune, participating artists could tweet a new dinosaur drawing every day. 

At first I thought, Oh, that's cool. I've got a bunch of dino art sitting on my hard drive, I'll post a few. Maybe some people will like them. A few days in, I really got into the spirit and started doing new sketches every day. 

I tried to stick to relatively unknown dinos for my pencil sketches. After all, everybody's seen a million T.rex drawings, but there's not quite so many Montanoceratops or Amargasaurus out there. 

In addition the the sketches, I also debuted a few new full color illustrations that I was happy to share. 

Before we get to it, I'd like to give a big thank you to Shannon for sharing this idea with the world. Not only did I get to draw a bunch of dinosaurs, but every day I got to see the awesome work of many very talented artists whose work I hope to follow for years to come. 

So here it is, in all its prehistoric glory, my entire #30daysofdinosaurs collection. 

Kicking things off with a Stegosaurus. 

Kicking things off with a Stegosaurus. 

Brachiosaurus herd. 

Brachiosaurus herd. 

Dromaeosaurs! Run for your life!

Dromaeosaurs! Run for your life!

Classic style T.rex. 

Classic style T.rex. 

Big herbivores, past and present. Diplodocus meets Moose. 

Big herbivores, past and present. Diplodocus meets Moose. 

Cretaceous watering hole. 

Cretaceous watering hole. 

Montanoceratops!

Montanoceratops!

Fishing Suchomimus.

Fishing Suchomimus.

The fin-backed sauropod, Amargasaurus. 

The fin-backed sauropod, Amargasaurus. 

The four winged, flying microraptor. 

The four winged, flying microraptor. 

A new favorite of mine, the fluffy Yutyrannus. Expect to see more of this guy from me!

A new favorite of mine, the fluffy Yutyrannus. Expect to see more of this guy from me!

Therizinosaurus says, "Come at me, bro!"

Therizinosaurus says, "Come at me, bro!"

Certainly not a headliner, Psittacosaurus. 

Certainly not a headliner, Psittacosaurus. 

Kentrosaurus, like an even spikier Stegosaurus!

Kentrosaurus, like an even spikier Stegosaurus!

Charcarodontosaurus, the "Shark Toothed Lizard."

Charcarodontosaurus, the "Shark Toothed Lizard."

A newly debuted illustration, "T.rex Sunrise."

A newly debuted illustration, "T.rex Sunrise."

An early T.rex ancestor, Guanlong. 

An early T.rex ancestor, Guanlong. 

Hook nosed Einiosaurus. 

Hook nosed Einiosaurus. 

The terror of the Triassic, Cryolophosaurus. 

The terror of the Triassic, Cryolophosaurus. 

The big predator from the southern hemisphere, Majungasaurus. 

The big predator from the southern hemisphere, Majungasaurus. 

The weird and wonderful Mononykus. 

The weird and wonderful Mononykus. 

A cousin of T.rex, Daspletosaurus. 

A cousin of T.rex, Daspletosaurus. 

Another new favorite, the newly discovered "Pinocchio Rex", Qianzhousaurus. 

Another new favorite, the newly discovered "Pinocchio Rex", Qianzhousaurus. 

Proving dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes, Epidexipteryx. 

Proving dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes, Epidexipteryx. 

A pair of Gigantoraptors giving a Tarbosaurus the what for!

A pair of Gigantoraptors giving a Tarbosaurus the what for!

Another new illustration debut. The famous Allosaurus, "Big Al". 

Another new illustration debut. The famous Allosaurus, "Big Al". 

Don't mess with Styracosaurus!

Don't mess with Styracosaurus!

Deinonychus has "hatched" a plan...

Deinonychus has "hatched" a plan...

I can't believe it, but this was the first Carnotaurus I've ever drawn. 

I can't believe it, but this was the first Carnotaurus I've ever drawn. 

The last one, a final debut piece, "The Rex Family". 

The last one, a final debut piece, "The Rex Family". 

One more time, a big thanks to @JurassicJune1 and to Shannon John Shea! What an awesome month it was. Can't wait to do it again next year!