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About Deviant Artist Paul CarrickMale/United States Groups :iconcthulhu-and-illithid: Cthulhu-and-Illithid
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carved dragon brackets by nightserpent carved dragon brackets :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 14 16 Sun King sconce 2 by nightserpent Sun King sconce 2 :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 75 29 Sun King sconce Alight by nightserpent Sun King sconce Alight :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 12 4 Sun King Glass Crown by nightserpent Sun King Glass Crown :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 13 5 Sun King sconce 1 by nightserpent Sun King sconce 1 :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 18 18 Ghouls 2 by nightserpent Ghouls 2 :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 177 36 Moon Dragon    stained glass panel by nightserpent Moon Dragon stained glass panel :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 16 13 Malus Malice - Halloween T-shirt design by nightserpent Malus Malice - Halloween T-shirt design :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 39 23 Ectoplasm by nightserpent Ectoplasm :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 95 25 catalpa-grotesque-II by nightserpent catalpa-grotesque-II :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 20 16 Catalpa Satyr I by nightserpent Catalpa Satyr I :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 13 18 Butternut caddy by nightserpent Butternut caddy :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 18 11 Dragon themed house trim (detail) by nightserpent Dragon themed house trim (detail) :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 27 32 Dragon themed house trim by nightserpent Dragon themed house trim :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 21 9 Portrait in Cherry by nightserpent Portrait in Cherry :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 51 42 carving practice- art nouveau head 2 by nightserpent carving practice- art nouveau head 2 :iconnightserpent:nightserpent 14 17

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Paul Carrick
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United States
Greetings! I am a freelance illustrator/artist from Boston, much of my work falls into the fantasy/games genre, with a specialty of H.P. Lovecraft inspired art. I've been enjoying music illustration (CDs, LPs and the like) recently and would welcome more of it.

Outside of illustrating I have been learning to carve wood and have really been enjoying it!

Current Residence: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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carved dragon brackets
Two sink brackets carved out of butternut, roughly 16".  Since the bathtub has claw feet it only made sense for the sink to have a tail.. or two.  I though I had already learned a sense of how to carve with the grain, but this project brought me a lot more understanding.  Perhaps it is the pronounced grain pattern of the butternut which helped me read the wood better.  However, on the left piece I was working around the pith (center) of the tree, and it was rather disorienting.  Finished with Danish oil and burtcher's wax.
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Sun King sconce 2
Basswood, copper and glass, 22"/56cm high.  The need to illuminate a
mudroom was the impetus for this project, I wasn't finding any
interesting commercially available sconces so why not make one?  As I
carved I thought about how this character has the duty of bringing light
to the darkness, and so a bit of a story suggested design elements,
such as the stars and moons).

other view: fav.me/dc9zoli
sconce alight: fav.me/dc9zok3
glass crown detail: fav.me/dc9zokq
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Sun King sconce 1
Basswood, copper and glass, 22"/56cm high.  The need to illuminate a mudroom was the impetus for this project, I wasn't finding any interesting commercially available sconces so why not make one?  As I carved I thought about how this character has the duty of bringing light to the darkness, and so a bit of a story suggested design elements, such as the stars and moons).

second view:  fav.me/dc9zomh
sconce alight: fav.me/dc9zok3
glass crown detail: fav.me/dc9zokq
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:iconwillisrharrower:
willisrharrower Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
wow so many talents you have!
Your carvings, your sketches, your paintings, everything is top notch!
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:iconnightserpent:
nightserpent Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Thank you for all your kind comments, favorites and the watch, I really appreciate it! :)
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:iconwillisrharrower:
willisrharrower Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure I'm looking forward to seeing more of your awesome work!
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:iconfatafivena:
fataFivena Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2018   General Artist
:happybounce:   HAPPY to see YOU again :) (Smile) 
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:iconnightserpent:
nightserpent Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018
:lol:  I've been here the whole time! ;)
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KittySib Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
:sun: revision Have a nice day! Thanks for the llama!:sun: 
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:iconscorpionlover42:
scorpionlover42 Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
Happy belated birthday to you! :D (Big Grin) 
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:iconnightserpent:
nightserpent Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
Thank you! :)
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:iconkhablovskiy:
Khablovskiy Featured By Owner May 2, 2018
Happy Birthday to You!Have your cake and eat it too 
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nightserpent Featured By Owner May 2, 2018
thank you!! :)
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