text, photos, and
website Copyright Nick Pfannenstiel 2010
preparation is one of the things I enjoy doing when the day is over and bodily
energy is limited. Having a model-building background has really
helped...patience, hand-eye coordination, texturing, and painting are all
important parts of fossil prep, repair, and restoration.
skull. Oligocene, White River Formation. Found near Wall, South
Dakota in the 1970s.
This is a current project. The skull is in a
block of matrix and will be removed and displayed in an articulated pose.
I plan on making the frame with a movable jaw.