I've been unable to locate an online gallery of Mr. Loates work. However, I have found a few related items of interest. First, though, I should tell those who aren't aware of his work to crack open their copies of Richard Ellis's Search for the Giant Squid and use the index to locate the Loates drawings. They're among the most beautiful illustrations of Architeuthis yet done, executed in black-and-white pencil, and more often than not showing what happens when Architeuthis ges bushwhacked by a sperm whale.
Loates developed a friendship with the late teuthologist Dr. Frederick Alldrich, at one point contributing a memorable "Wanted" poster for dead giant squid cast ashore in Newfoundland. To read a generally friendly piece of criticism Alldrich wrote about Loates's early squid efforts, click here.
Last year, Glen Loates put his talents to work on a CGI thrill-ride called "Deep Sea." Clyde Roper collaborated on the project as well, and the result is a simulator that takes audiences on a deep submersible tour. Sounds rather sedate, but among the sights is a drag-out fight between Architeuthis and Physeter that looks quite phenomenal as a downloaded preview, and must be downright bruising on the big screen. To download the preview, click here. For background information about "Deep Sea: The Ride," click here.
I wonder if the ride will ever be an attraction at the New England Aquarium? I can only hope.