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Penny Loves Dinosaurs: Brachiosaurus

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You can find more information on the Brachiosaurus at your local library, or on Wikipedia. Stay tuned next week for some exciting announcements. Penny and I have some ideas for dinosaur hunter badges and activities at future shows. 😀

Armored Dinosaurs

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Stegosaurus is my favorite dinosaur, so my daughter Abby drew one for me. While cutting it out, I got to thinking about it’s tail. Reading about Stegosaurus, I learned that they have two rows of two spikes on their tails, but Abby’s looked more like an Anklyosaurus tail to me. Which got me thinking about familys of Dinosaurs and whether… Read more »

Watercolor Wednesday – Dinosaur Shadowboxes

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Today’s Watercolor Wednesday is kind of unusual. Obviously, these aren’t straight watercolors, but this was always kind of the direction I was headed for when starting the Penny Loves Dinosaurs project. Collaboration of ideas between different artists, materials and techniques.  The Pteranodon in this illustration was done by eight year old Makynzi, at the Saint Louis Science Center earlier this… Read more »

Penny Loves Dinosaurs: Sharp Tooth

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Welcome to the first day of Penny Loves Dinosaurs in it’s regular new spot, Friday! Life With Girls is will start up again next Thursday, and I’m hoping to expand it to Tuesday as well, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. I still have a couple of dinosaur drawings in my folder for Penny to talk about, but will… Read more »

Triceratops by Wyatt

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One thing that is awesome about working on this project is getting to spend some real personal time with kid’s drawings, and seeing what is important to them. Check out those awesome curlies around the Triceratops’ frill. Would you have thought to put those there? I’m not sure that I would have, but I will now. 🙂

Tyrannosaurus Rex By Wyatt

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Another “guest” strip featuring penny, and a fantastic drawing by 6 year old Wyatt! Thanks for stopping and visiting me at the Science Center, Wyatt! I’ll be there again on Wednesday, July 30 doing more Penny drawings, so hopefully I’ll see some of you there!

Penny Loves Dinosaurs

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Introducing Penny, who loves Dinosaurs. This is a collaborative project with kids and dinosaur lovers who do drawings, and then we add in backgrounds and Penny talking about the dinosaur. We’re really excited about the project, and looking forward to seeing where it goes. Penny will be a regular Friday Feature on the blog.