Wednesday, December 26, 2012

My workshops, lectures and presentations

My mainly job is sculpting models.
On the other hand, I do some workshop programs for children and adult.

drawing dinosaur reconstruction workshop for children.

drawing Mosasaurus and Plesiosaurus  reconstruction workshop

sculpting dinosaur model workshop .

Assembling Apatosaurus skeleton workshop.

 We used the Apatosaurus skeleton drawing by Takashi Oda for this  teaching material, and he tried to this workshop and added the reconstruction drawing!

 Lecture on dinosaurs and paleo animals with paleontologists or students.

paleontology lecture at a cafe in a department store.

 Dinosaur symposium in Tamba City.

This year, I did workshops more than 15 times and, several lectures and presentations.
Talking with various people on paleontology is very important for my activities.
I'm looking forward to meeting many people next year!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Kentrosaurus (2012)

Kentrosaurus aethiopicus

Length 54cm
Scale 1/10

Main references, 

 ・"CAD assessment of the posture and range of motion of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus HENNIG 1915"  Mallison, H. (2010).(Swiss Journal of Geosciences online first)

"Defense capabilities of Kentrosaurus aethiopicus HENNIG 1915. "
Mallison, H. (Palaeontologia Electronica)

・"Evidence for a sauropod-like metacarpal configuration in stegosaurian dinosaurs"
PHIL SENTER( 2010). ( Acta Palaeontologica Polonica)

・"New finds of stegosaur tracks from the Upper Jurassic Lourinhã
Formation, Portugal"
( Acta Palaeontologica Polonica)