All Yesterdays

All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals (Irregular Books, 2012) is a small art book by vertebrate paleontologist Darren Naish and paleoartists John Conway and C. M. Kosemen. When the book was first released in 2012, it got a lot of attention online on the “speculative” illustrations of extant animals….


I came across the podcast Palaeocast through Episode 30: Palaeoart which featured an interview with Julius Csotonyi, two-time winner of the Lanzendorf-National Geographic PaleoArt Prize, awarded by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. I listened to that and a few other episodes in a similar vein: Episode 80: Paleocreations, which featured an interview with paleoartist Robert…