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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2020 9:00 p.m. PST


"Nature is full of colours, from the radiant shine of a peacock's feathers or the bright warning colouration of toxic frogs to the pearl-white camouflage of polar bears.

Usually, fine structural detail necessary for the conservation of colour is rarely preserved in the fossil record, making most reconstructions of the fossil based on artists' imagination…"


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rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP17 Jul 2020 2:56 a.m. PST

That is cool! I've tried painting aliens with iridescent paint before, but without much success.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jul 2020 10:57 a.m. PST

Happy you like them my friend!. (smile)


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