Lorraeme G. Shume is a palaeontological reconstruction artist. She received Bachelor of Science in the University of Tasmania and then completed her Honour’s Programme in the University of New South Wales. Her thesis consisted of a description and illustration of the postcranial osteology of Nimbacinus dicksoni, a 15 million year old thylacine and relative of the Tasmanian tiger. Her research interests in anatomical description and illustration are a process geared towards the production of scientifically sound reconstructions of extinct animals.
Lorraeme also created the original artwork for the Wakaleo.net logo (see below).
Sample artworks from Lorraeme: