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How to Draw an Extinct 14' Tall Animal for a Museum

My illustration of an extinct Megatherium americanum, Lynda Wallis

I was hired to recreate a 100+ year-old illustration of a megatherium, a 14' tall, veggie-eating, slow-moving sloth that roamed the Americas between 12,000 and 14,000 years ago.

Part of the magic of visiting a good museum exhibit, play, ballet, or concert, is the illusion designed from the ground up by good designers, writers, thinkers, researchers, fabricators, musicians…

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Lynda Wallis

Lynda Wallis

Deeply rooted in the mid west, I write about little things — everything is a little thing-art, the creative process, the natural world, and love.