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What Do You Dream?, 1992 by CliveBarker What Do You Dream?, 1992 by CliveBarker
Interior illustration for The Thief of Always - Harvey's dream
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Ghostartist1 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
Still one of my favorite books of all times!!! and this is the image of what I look like as a nightbreed.
Shiila Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Student Filmographer
This remains to be my favorite illustration from Thief of Always! Your style is so incredibly interesting.
Tenebrian Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
The simplicity and rough brush strokes work really well. Very engaging.
loulousq Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i LOVE your artwork! The Thief of Always is my favorite book of all time! i remember viewing your artwork in your book when i was a child and was just amazed! your style is awesome!
PixieFey Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
The Thief Of Always was very first Clive Barker book I read many moons ago, 1993 ( still have it and won't part with it ). It was actually popped in to the horror section of WHSmiths by mistake I think. This has got to be my favourite illustration in the book.
fear-is-spreading Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
This has a very comic-book-like feel to it. I assume it's brushed ink or marker. Either way, it screams early nineties comic book work, which is the exact period that made me want to become an artist.

I love the ambivalent expression on his face. I don't find it menacing. I just find myself wondering what he's thinking, like I do when I'm looking at an owl or a wolf.
mydreamsaredark Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
baditterbunnyqueen Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
I remember this! I found this book in a bookstore while on vacation with my parents when I was 12 or so, and spent the whole vacation reading it, missing out on what I hear was a fantastic beach vacation. I didn't care. This book was magic, and the art inside only enhanced it. I loved this book!
fablehill Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Student General Artist
I love this book, it's such a terrific story.
AllieHartley Featured By Owner May 10, 2012   Traditional Artist
my dad read this book to me when i was little,
it is one of my first memories of wanting to create something,
it brought out worlds inside of me,
these illustrations (and others of yours) cover my walls and i will never forget them,
thank you.
catzilla Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I had the same experience with this book, I believe it was a huge step in my becoming an artist :)
RedSuzanne Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
To fly...always to fly.
Beautiful piece.
Superbum Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Student General Artist
It feels like you were pushing for a more realistic sense of proportion in this piece.
zyphryus Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
I think seeing this plucked a piece of my childhood into current times. .... I really need to re-read that book.
I love re-discovering things that inspired me deeply in the past.
tateetah Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Actually, I did read this, along time ago! In school, I think. It was soooooo good!
BrotherOstavia Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Really expresive. I like how you manage so different styles.
vladimm Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012   Digital Artist
Extremely well balanced :)
Love it :squee:
Aequis Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
I love this drawing and I love this book. It is truly one of my favourite books ever and I've read it over and over again.
EatToast Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This was one of my favorite books as a kid, and I loved the artwork in it so much!
Ohthehumanityplz Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh! I thought that illustration was applied to the scene where he becomes a vampire. Never knew this was more applied to the theoretical question that Jive was asking. This is before Swick becomes what he is asked. Got it.
manda-j-panda Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This is my favorite book! So glad I found you on here. I really loved this illustration!
francesco-biagini Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
one of my favourite books ever, and your amazing illustrations made it even more magic!
endless-spirit Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012   Traditional Artist
I always favored this pic in the book probably because I wanted to have such wings as well. And claws.
Thegarfieldtouch Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student General Artist
looks more like nightcrawler with batwings but yeah great job man!
MarcHartkamp Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
I meet Mr. Hood in many things in real life that only steal my lifetime.
Great story, great paintings.

corruptchimera Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The Thief of Always has been my favourite book since the first time I read it- and the ink pieces within it always made me smile. This particular picture, actually, was one of my favourites from it along with the drawings of Rictus, Jive, Carna, and Mar... which I hope you end up posting. :) The way you draw hands, feet, and faces totally blows my mind.
Anathema-Photography Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Professional Photographer
So lovely :heart:
jdgeckos Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
Good ol Harvey Swick :)
Geistis Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
That was a fantastic book. Now I got to read it again. :XD:
Pieohpah69 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
Such a strong image. Every kid feels awkward sometimes, and have a need for a potent transformation. Love the book!
gorgonbreath Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist
This is one of my favourite books! :iconyay--plz:
Drago-Requiem Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
Love this !
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