Tyler Keillor in the Wall Street Journal
March 25, 2015
CHICAGO—After careful consideration, Tyler Keillor made a decision: T. rex had lips. In the debate over dinosaurs’ “oral margin,” one of the country’s top paleoartists has taken sides. Mr. Keillor’s job is to create “flesh models” of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals based on fossil evidence—giving creatures that died millions of years ago a face, a story and sometimes lips.
Using traditional mediums like clay and resin, as well as CT scanning and 3-D printing, he is at the forefront of incorporating digital art and technology into paleontology.
Continue reading (and watch the video!) on the Wall Street Journal: Did Dinosaurs Have Lips? Paleoartist Puts a Face on Ancient Bones.