A few months ago, I bought a book called “The age of reptiles: the art and science of Rudolph Zallinger’s great dinosaur mural at Yale”. The book has a reproduction of the mural that folds like an accordeon, and it inspired me to do something similar. So for the past four months I’ve been working on this accordeon book, only my accordeon book only deals with the Cambrian period. And also, I wanted my accordeon book to be one continous picture with changing camera angles.
A lot of research went into the book, especially trying to find reliable reconstructions of the animals that lived back then. Despite my research, I wouldn’t say my drawings are 100% scientifically accurate, for instance scientists don’t believe anomalocarids could eat trilobites, which is what I’ve drawn in my book.