Professor Potts: Aidan Potts

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DINOSAURS

The national Geographic always has the best news and great illustrations.

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/prehistoric-world.html

Some fantastic detailed science from the journal of dinosaur paleontology

http://www.dinosauria.com/jdp/jdp.htm

The wonderful Natural History Museum in London has an amazing collection and some interesting events.

http://internt.nhm.ac.uk/jdsml/nature-online/dino-directory/

This is a good site for pictures, as it has a list of all the dinosaurs.

http://www.search4dinosaurs.com/index.html

Sue the most complete Trex!!! Sold at auction for 8.36 million dollars!

http://www.fieldmuseum.org/sue/index.html

Read about the madness that resulted from such a spectacular find.

http://www.wmnh.com/wmbhi000.htm

Another very good scientific site.

http://www.paleoportal.org/index.php

Also recommended

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinosaur.html

There is a truly inspiring book by Andrew Parker about animals and colour, from bioluminescence to the structural colour of a butterfly wing: Seven Deadly Colours: The Genius of Nature’s Palette and How it Eluded Darwin

If you like your dinosaurs big here’s a good story about the biggest  Seismosaurus: The Earth Shaker by D.Gilette

Comics and Illustrators

This is a very mixed list, some of are people I’m proud to count as friends, some are huge talents I admire, others are sites dedicated to my favourite subjects, all are recommended.

An essential weekly subscription.  http://www.thedfc.co.uk/

The amazing Ted Dewan and Helen Cooper http://www.wormworks.com/ .

Don’t miss Ted’s very important and imaginative site about reclaiming streets from cars http://www.roadwitch.org.uk/

Stunning art from Kellie Strom

http://sadiethepilot.com/kellie/

The very best in satire a guaranteed laugh in every issue.

http://www.private-eye.co.uk/

The magic of the web. Thousands of copies of the once brilliant Punch.

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/serial?name=Punch

Tips about drawing from a master, John K creator of Ren and Stimpy.

http://johnkstuff.blogspot.com/

Raw magazine a good place for finding new graphic novels.

http://www.readyourselfraw.com/index.htm

Why not visit

http://www.cartoonmuseum.org/

David Potts

My brother without whose web genius this site would never have been made.

http://www.davepotts.info/