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Crease Pattern Challenge 015

Origami Tanteidan’s 15th Crease Pattern Challenge in issue #69 is Satoshi Kamiya’s Archaeopteryx. It’s a fun model to fold, and another I like to make a lot. 376 more words


Dinosaurs - The Terrible Lizards

Dinosaurs roamed the planet for about 165 million years, during a time in the Earth’s history called the Mesozoic Era. It is difficult to imagine how long this was, until we compare it with ourselves: humans have lived on Earth for less than two million years. 614 more words


What came first?

So, I updated this one.  It’s about twice as long now and more fully reflects the intricacies of a true internet debate.

(There’s a lot of text in this one.   11 more words



I drew an archaeopteryx today.

What a pretty birdie!  ;)


Current Artwork for Sale

Artifact Graphics is currently offering original works of art and framed prints for sale.

Original Sculptural Wall Art

This life-sized Archaeopteryx was sculpted using simple ingredients: a female turkey who was hit by a truck at the Branigan Turkey Farm, free-range rooster feet from an Asian market, a snake skeleton found in the Everglades, turkey feathers, various types of sand and minerals, paint, and papier mache. 219 more words

Animal Illustrations

No, I've not been hibernating! - January and February 2016

Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything about 2016 yet – mainly because I’ve spent three weeks in India. 1,135 more words


The Papo Archaeopteryx stands about 2 3/4 inches high, is 4 1/2 inches long and has a wingspan of approximately 5 1/4 inches.  Papo makes a lot of excellent dinosaur figures, and this one is no exception.  138 more words