Pamela and a Field Trip

Many Paleoartists add spikes along the top of the neck, back and tail on the Pachycephalosaurus.  I decided to use paint to create the look of spikes in these areas.  A few pieces of cardboard were helpful in creating a template for spikes for Pamela.  I used the Hammered Gold for the triangular spikes sprayed […]

Wishing You a Happy Valentine’s Day!

We hope you are having a Great Day!  Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to treat yourself whether it’s with a special someone, your favorite food, dessert, flowers, music or the night out make this a special day for yourself! We are enjoying the day with special treats, music, flowers a movie and dinner at […]

Where are the little Dinosaurs?

World renowned paleontologist, Jack Horner has a great video on YouTube that provides an explanation.   Pachycephalosaurus is featured as one of the dinosaur examples demonstrating his theory.  Dinosaurs are believed to have grown like birds.  Dinosaurs skulls could change significantly even after reaching 80% of adult size.  Therefore, smaller dinosaurs with different names could just […]

Pamela the Pachycephalosaurus Primer and Painting

Time for primer and painting.  Lying your Dinosaur on its side allows you to provide a good protective coating inside the legs.  It is also helpful to ensure a good coating on the underside of the body.  Several light coats are better than one heavy one.  After returning to an upright position, the priming can […]

Pamela the Pachycephalosaurus gets a Makeover

It’s always a good idea to select a site before adopting a Metal Dinosaur.  Depending on the size you don’t want to be moving them around frequently.  Mine are involved in many of my projects so they tend to travel the yard and inside the house from time to time.  I have platform trucks and […]

Pachycephalosaurus at the Park!

The name Pachycephalosaurus comes from Greek – meaning thick headed lizard.  They lived in the Cretaceous Period in Europe and North America – Montana, South Dakota & Wyoming and now one at the Park!  Pamela is the Pachycephalosaurus that joined the Park in November.  Pachycephalosaurus were herbivorous or omnivorous animals eating leaves, fruit, seeds and […]

Start the New Year Off Right with Dinosaurs

I met a few new friends before the New Year.  On the way to Christmas Dinner with my Sister in Stevenson Ranch I met a couple of Dinosaurs on the Old Road (an alternate to interstate 5 north) before the Balboa intersection.  A Very Large Carnivore and a Triceratops with it’s Christmas Cone.  On the […]

Angie’s Makeover is finished before the New Year!

Angie has been telling me she really wanted to have her new look finished before the year end.  As I mentioned where we left her before Christmas, I wanted to add some color to separate the Yellow and Almond areas.  My first attempted encouraged me to continue adding more width and variation to the dividing […]

Have a Very Merry Christmas!

Wishing You All a Very Happy Christmas & Wonderful New Year! At the Park We will be Singing a Special Version of the Typical Holiday Carols and Reading Dinosaur Tales.  We hope you enjoy them too! Rudolph the Red Nose Raptor Rudolph the red nose Raptor had a very shiny nose. And if you ever […]