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My illustration to Joe Lansdale's short story "The Gentleman's Hotel". Here's an abstract from the story:

When Jebidiah had reloaded his revolvers, he walked around to the front door of the hotel, stood for a moment in the street. The door to the hotel was still wide open. He eased inside, pistols at the ready. He thought about Mary, took a deep breath, started up the stairs. Every step he took made a squeak. He thought he saw a shadow move on the landing. He squinted, saw nothing solid. But the wall paper appeared darkly stained in one spot, and he had a feeling that his huckleberry was there, part of the shadows, part of the wall paper.


Easing on up, he paused, turned his head like a curious dog. The spot on the wall moved, and as it did it swelled. It was the great wolf, easily eight feet tall. It clacked its claws as it walked. It bent slightly at the waist and stood at the top of the stairs.


“Could not wait, could you?” Jebididah said. “Too impatient.”


The King Wolf’s ears flicked, its tongue came out of its mouth and licked at the air and lapped across its own snout.


“You are not tasting me yet,” Jebidiah said.


And then the King Wolf bent forward and came down on its front paws in a dive, came down the stairs at a run. Jebididah’s pistols barked, once each, and then the King Wolf hit him and he went tumbling backwards, step by step, landing at the base of the stairs.


He looked up. Smoke was twisting out of the King Wolf’s body where the bullets had struck and it seemed frozen on the stairs, and he could see the creature better. It was unlike the others. Not only bigger, but there was a peculiar countenance about the horror that made Jedidiah feel as if he were in the presence of Satan himself.


Моя иллюстрация к рассказу Джо Лансдейла "Джентльменский отель".
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Cosmic--Chaos Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's got to be one of the worst things to shamble out of an old building! Nice job with the werewolf, especially the teeth and hands.

I have a werewolf anthology (Curse of the Full Moon, 2010) with The Gentleman's Hotel, and it's definitely one of my favorites. And seeing this artwork makes me want to reread it! :)
SergiyKrykun Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
The story is surely one of the best in the "Deadman's Road" collection :) It's not brilliant, but entertaining, it's a fun read!
I love werewolves. I'm sure to conjure some more of their tribe onto paper in the nearest future.
Cosmic--Chaos Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Deadman's Road, I'll have to check that one out. And I'm looking forward to more werewolf art :thumbsup:
SergiyKrykun Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Mind you, "Deadman's Road" is pure pulp -- it's fun to read, but that's all to it. Unless you're a fan of weird westerns Ponymote: Trotting Pitch 
Cosmic--Chaos Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll definitely give it a shot. Weird westerns sound pretty entertaining.
Ivyssauro Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Holy god man! your work is astonishing! my mere life goal is to one day be able to draw like you. i'm  not exagerating, i'm a sucker for ink drawings.
SergiyKrykun Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, friend! I wish everybody shared your opinion so I would have to be busy SURVIVING Censored 
miguelopazo Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i like the use of perspective and the ink technique that you have used here +fav 
SergiyKrykun Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! Always try to experiment a bit. Drawing is like groping in the dark Cynic 
malicious87tg Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
Nice work! :)
SergiyKrykun Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :stab:
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