Sea Monsters Unearthed! Ancient and Modern Environments
Geologic period: Cretaceous
"When the South Atlantic Ocean was young, sea
monsters ruled it.
Some of their bones have turned up along the coast of West Africa and are on exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. They tell a story of the bloody birth of an ocean.
The fossils of giant swimming reptiles called mosasaurs have been found in the rocky cliffs of Angola, overlooking the Atlantic. It's not a country known for fossils. Few scientists have looked there — half a century of civil war made it too dangerous. But geologically, Angola is special.
Read -- and listen to -- more on NPR: https://www.npr.org/2018/11/08/ 659551721/scientists-unveil-ancient-sea- monsters-found-in-angola.
Full-size HD video available upon request.
Other samples of work for Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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In addition to the time she spends painting, Karen finds time now and again to serve as a guest speaker, lecturer and instructor to museum groups, professional organizations, schools and universities. She has also presented master classes in art and digital painting at universities in the U.S.
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Originally trained in the classical techniques of illustration and painting, Karen frequently speaks on the transition to a digital world, and on the challenges and benefits this transition poses for artists, clients and viewers. She conducts professional seminars on painting, illustration and digital image creation, and also offers specific programs tailored to the needs of professional groups or classroom instructors.
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