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    John Gurche is an American artist known for his recreations of prehistoric life, notably early hominids and dinosaurs. He served as a consultant for Jurassic Park.

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Involvment in Jurassic ParkEdit

Director Steven Spielberg contacted Gurche to serve as a consultant on the design of the film's dinosaurs[1] due to his paintings of the titular animals[2] in the Summer of 1990.[3] Gurche was first tasked with concept art of the Tyrannosaurus rex and later a segment featuring Velociraptor,[3] which Gurche primary created concept art of out of all the dinosaurs.[4] Furthermore, Gurche created several plot elements that were later scrapped and he was also responsible for giving the Dilophosaurus its neck frill.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Neanderthal (2001) (TV)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Daily, Laura. (July 1993) Bringing Dinosaurs to Life. Boys' Life, p. 7. Retrieved from http://boyslife.org/wayback/
  2. Wright, Chris. (November 3, 2013) John Gurche, hominid sculptor. Boston Globe.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kartzman, Mark. (2001) John Gurche Interview Artzar (cached from the original)
  4. Molding an identity for dinosaurs and early humans from the study of fossils. Youtube

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