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Christopher Carrion by CliveBarker Christopher Carrion by CliveBarker
Abarat, Christopher Carrion
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WolfieTheFox Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've had so much inspiration from your books and especially this dark character. Your style is so captivating and beautifully imaginative. Brilliant job as always :)
tonygutierrez Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
mas omenos
Kbreezee Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is my favorite bad guy. I actually like him more than any other character!
Scarlatta93 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
My love. I adore Carrion.
smoocherz1 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
I just finished reading Abarat Book 1. It is so like you to create worlds that are so far out of the realm of other people's imagination. I sure hope you do not have nightmares of this variety, unless of course you enjoy them!!!
Lightning-Swallow Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
but the funny thing...the funny thing about darkness is that the more you're in it, the nicer it gets, and the more you feel like you gotta have it, because, because when ugly becomes beautiful, well then beautiful becomes ugly and then you've got to carry your own lovely darkness with you, otherwise you might well drown, now that the nice warm darkness has shown you just how grotesque the world really is. Is it a lie? Is it? I don't know, but he seems to like his nightmares, and anyway the darkness has ways of keeping its own.
PaperArtillery Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
God, I loved this book...wish someone hadn't stolen it all those years ago, and I'm having trouble finding the second one locally. Maybe it's time to give in and use the Internet...
RavenRyy Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
As evil and cruel as he is, I really feel a great deal of pity for the Dark Prince. His granny is a right nasty bit of work, but Christopher strikes me as being very sad and lonely, with his own evil actions being motivated by pain, grief and rage.

I do despise Mater Motley as well as I see nothing but pure evil in her.

Mr Barker, if you see this comment, please know that I utterly love your work, and would gleefully offer my most of my internal organs and limbs for a smidgen of your skill and talent!
brettgray Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is one of my all-time favorites, Clive. I'm an artist who works primarily in charcoal; I had a booth at this year's Scarefest in Lexington, KY. and wanted you to sign the page in my copy of your book "Visions of Heaven and Hell" where Mr. Carrion appears. You were missed greatly by all of us---please get well very soon! Your work is an inspiration to me.
GhostShow Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
That distant look in his eyes.. he honestly looks like the kind of guy who could strike you down with a glare alone.
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