Category: Nature Traditional Art
Posted: September 20, 2022



Apex Predator of the Permian era

Prionosuchus,II

by Sean T Phelan Interested in this? Contact The Artist

Here's my portrait of a carnivorous animal that 'ruled' the flooded swamps and the overgrown watercourses of the Permian era many millions of years before the great Dinosaurs evolved! Prionosuchus ( whose Greek scientific name,roughly translated,comes across as 'prototype of the crocodile' ) was a gigantic ( possibly attaining an adult length of over 15 feet! ) salamander-like Amphibian with shark-like teeth and gills that preyed upon fish and smaller amphibians in the great land masses ( that eventually became present day North America) 235 to 245 million years ago. We'll never know exactly what a living specimen might have looked like but I've been experimenting with color in my 'prehistoric portraits' lately so I added some fancifully colorful details to my drawing of this specimen.
Post Type: Mixed Media Traditional Art
Mixed Media: Some , a drawing in ballpoint pen,#2HB pencil,and watergolor pencils
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Prionosuchus,II by Sean T Phelan
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