Solar Rocks – Dinosaurs back in the Spotlight

Their Back!  Bed, Bath & Beyond has these great solar lights disguised as rocks.  Three LED for $14.99 (set two small and one large rock).  If you save your $5.00 off coupons that lowers the price to $9.99!  If you find a better deal let me know.  These are a seasonal item for BB&B, so […]

Triceratops Marc – Painting Mouth, Detailing & Touch-Ups

I often cover most of the Dinosaur even when masking a small area like the mouth.  When you are painting outside the wind can kick up and change direction in an instant placing unwanted overspray on a previously finished area.  A little extra preparation at the start can save you a great deal of work […]

Triceratops Marc – Painting Shield, Beak, Claws & Stripes

Painting the Shield is the beginning of making the colors pop!  After masking, spray several light coats giving each a few minutes to dry.  I allow a couple of hours before removing the masking.  Make several examinations before you do, to ensure you have the coverage you want.  It’s frustrating if you rush to remove […]

Triceratops Marc – Painting Eyes, Body & Belly

The interruption from the rain provided plenty of time for the Gloss Ivory paint to cure on the horns and shield tips.  I masked them off with blue tape and plastic bags.  I discovered there are many different types of blue tape.  I had trouble with the tape coming off when I was masking the […]

Location & Foundation for Your Metal Dinosaur

I photographed the rain we had last weekend at the park.  The flooding indicates the importance of selecting the right location for your Metal Dinosaurs.   Understanding how the weather impacts your property will help you choose the best area(s) to place your dinosaur(s).  Taking pictures of your property during such events provides a nice visual […]

Training Your Metal Dinosaur

When you bring your metal dinosaur home, give him time to get use to his new surroundings.  Then you can start training. Dinosaurs are very intelligent and sensitive animals.  As a result “sit”, “lay down” and “roll over” won’t fly.  However, “Stay” seems to work extremely well.  They actually really enjoy that request.  So much, […]