Godzilla Was Real! (Spinosaurus)


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Godzilla Was Real! (Spinosaurus), art - Michael Garfield Visionary Art (michaelgarfieldart.com)

• Posters: "Dragon Eggs" signed print on 11"x17" semi-gloss 100 lb. cardstock.

• Giclées: Signed and numbered (series of 25) high quality archival print on canvas. Finished with a colorfast UV gloss varnish, stretched on 3/4" bars, and shipped with hanging hardware.

Original painting made with oil and acrylic pens on 36"x24" canvas at:
2014.09.28 – Zelicks (San Marcos, TX) to the music of Fractālà
2014.10.18 – Empire Control Room & Garage (Austin, TX) for Pretty Lights Music Showcase,
featuring the music of Paul Basic, SuperVision, Michal Menert, Eliot Lipp
2014.11.18 – Holy Mountain (Austin, TX) for DJ QBert, Jeremy Ellis, Table Manners Crew

Watch the time-lapse video of this painting's creation here.

Spinosaurus aegypticus was first discovered a century ago, but its type specimen was destroyed when the US bombed Berlin in WWII. We had no idea what this creature looked like, or how it lived, until another expedition recently discovered even more complete specimens. And the truth is weirder than anyone expected: Spinosaurus had a body specialized for living and hunting in a shallow freshwater environment: short, probably webbed hind legs, high nostrils, heavy bones to help it stay submerged...

We are talking about a fifty foot predator with a five foot head and claws longer than your foot. IT ATE SHARKS AND CROCODILES. AND while I MAY have taken artistic license with this painting, it might also have glowed with radiation...

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