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The Shadow by ZlayerOne
The Shadow
"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!"
Cauldron 2, the Pumpkin Strikes Back by ZlayerOne
Cauldron 2, the Pumpkin Strikes Back
An Halloween theme for this. It's obviously a tribute to Palace Software Cauldron 2 in 1986 on Amstrad CPC 464 (the cassette version you might know). A very difficult but striking game. The castle in the back is, of course, inspired by Palace Software logo.…
Yes, in the series he's called the Yellow King, but it's the same character, with Carcosa and all the Black Stars stuff !
A few years ago I did this drawing about the King in Yellow, in a quite decadent style as a tribute to this whole  bunch of artists as Aubrey Beardsley (mostly) or Harry Clarke (slightly) and the authors they are associated with like Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft (who re-used the King in Yellow as Hastur) and of course, Robert W. Chambers.
Once or twice or more someone stole my artwork to use it to illustrate self-editing copies of the King in Yellow.
Since the TV show got some big success, Chambers' book became a best-seller, 150 years after its first publication. Again, I found my artwork here and there on the internet, credited or not, in many articles about True Detective. It's really flattering and frustrating at the same time !
Happilly, a few weeks ago, a Californian and a Brazilian editor came to contact me to get the authorisation to use my artwork as a cover. I'm now happy to say that two versions of the book, in English and in Portuguese are now avaible, using my version of the King in Yellow.
I never thought this would happen, so I thank Malachite Publishing and Intreseca for the interest they showed about my artork, and of course HBO, True Detective and Nick Pizzolatto for bringing light to this book !
  • Mood: Pride
  • Listening to: Doyle
  • Reading: Tarzan Alive
  • Watching: You !
  • Playing: Symphony of the Night
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Tea


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I'm a zero !
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Current Residence: Limoges (France)
Favourite genre of music: rock, hard rock, punk, industrial, stoner, southern rock, rockabilly, psychobilly...
Favourite style of art: Jugendstil, expressionism
MP3 player of choice: Sony Walkman
Wallpaper of choice: Some Deviant Art of course
Personal Quote: Do something ! Anything ! But quick !

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JOEDESS Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014   General Artist
Moi jsuis Quebecois dude.
ZlayerOne Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Alors merci plutôt ! Ca fait plaisir de changer un peu de l'anglais.
CDL113 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Thank you for the Fave and or Faves! :+fav: :XD:

ZlayerOne Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem !
Karageorges Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
Trés joli gallerie de dessins avec un style personnel!
Compliments from Paris!
ZlayerOne Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Merci ! Ca fait tout drôle de tomber sur un francophone !
Karageorges Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
C'est vrai, vos dessins sont vraiment sympas et vous avez un style bien à vous même lorsque les personnages ne sont pas le fruit de votre création.
Oui, c'est marrant car je m'exprime essentiellement en anglais sur ce site, parfois en d'autres langues mais c'est plus rare.
Bonne soirée à vous!
angielikesfood19 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
I appreciate your art :D (Big Grin) 
ZlayerOne Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm proud of it !
rdricci Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav! :D
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