Presented with five British Fantasy Awards for Best Artist during more than twenty years in illustration. Co-editor (with Stephen Jones) and interior illustrator of “H.P.Lovecraft’s Book of Horror” for Robinson Publishing, which has been reprinted in many languages. Contributed artwork to “Shadows Over Innsmouth” from Fedogan & Bremer , and quite a few CoC illustrations and decorative borders for Chaosium Inc., and for other well known companies such as Palladium, Games Workshop and a one-off for Puffin Books “Fighting Fantasy” series. Most recently appeared in the Dital Fantasy Painting Workshop book published in 2004 by Ilex.
Influences include H.P.Lovecraft, M.R.James, Clark Ashton Smith, Italian horror movies, the original Mars Attacks ! bubblegum cards, Fortean phenomena, Weird Tales, monster movies, 60’s underground art.
Decided to quit art a while ago - but can’t . Must keep creating monstersâ€¦
Presently working on tshirt and other collectible designs for the online store at http://www.cafepress.com/carsonthings
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