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Lisa ´Scarecrow´ Ferreira

"Nyarlathotep" by Lisa ´Scarecrow´ Ferreira

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And at the last from inner Egypt came
The strange dark One to whom the fellahs bowed;
Silent and lean and cryptically proud,
And wrapped in fabrics red as sunset flame.
Throngs pressed around, frantic for his commands,
But leaving, could not tell what they had heard;
While through the nations spread the awestruck word
That wild beasts followed him and licked his hands.

Soon from the sea a noxious birth began;
Forgotten lands with weedy spires of gold;
The ground was cleft, and mad auroras rolled
Down on the quaking citadels of man.
Then, crushing what he chanced to mould in play,
The idiot Chaos blew Earth's dust away.

-Fungi From Yuggoth, XXI. Nyarlathotep, H.P.Lovecraft

Another Lovecraft themed picture. This is going to be part of the big colossal montage I've got going, which is going to include most of the Old Ones mentioned in Lovecraft's Cthulhu cycle, Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep, Dagon, Shub-Niggurath, Yog-Sothoth, and Azathoth. Anybody I missed?


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26 May 200445 Fred
yes, you HAVE left one name out, as far as i can remember. unfortunately, it is the name of "He who shall not be named." 12 at the risk of a fate far worse than eternal damnation, i will attempt to convey it to you backwards, and hope i get away with it.

RUTSAH

ps: thanks for keeping the tradition alive 2
23 Jul 200445 Aliestar
Impressive! very impressive indeed ....... 2
18 Oct 200445 Drakewind
You missed Hastur in your list up there, but thats no big deal since Im pretty sure he (she/it?) is only mentioned in “The Whisperer in Darkness”
23 Jan 200545 Sylv
Nice. I like the mystery you've added to him since he's usually portrayed as either a sinister looking human or an ungodly beast. The obscured face adds a real touch of mystery and dread, and the colors are nice and rich. Well done.

An addendum to Drakewind's comment, Hastur has been picked up by enough writers to sort of be considered part of the Lovecraftian "canon" as it were so I'd include him in any montage. (Then again, I haven't checked out the rest of your gallery. Maybe the montage is done by now!)
14 Apr 200545 The Unknown
Aboleth, Cthugha?, Cyaegha, the Spider God whose name I forget...and who else?
17 Apr 2005:-) Carrie Hanscom
Well done 1
I'm a Lovecraft freak as well 2
This is the first time I've really browsed since the Elfwood megacrash - glad I happened across this. Now I have to see what other Old Ones are lurking in your gallery...
11 Jan 200645 AzOtep
Beutifull Darling.You guys are all wellcome to join my yahoo group "IOAZATHOTH" ~Messenger ov Kaos
31 May 200645 Darwin
Hello, I just found this in a random search for Nyarlathotep. It's absolutely beautiful. I have one question though, about the symbols and hieroglyphics he's displaying. Are they aesthetic only, or do they have real meaning, and if so what? This is specifically about the one on the brow of his headdress. I've been trying to find a rune, or hieroglyph or symbol that represents Nyarlathotep, and get a tattoo of it. Please email me. Again, this is absolutely beautiful... I made it my desktop (I'll give you full credit if anyone asks about it, and if it's a problem I'll take it down)

Dream Well,
Darwin
13 Jun 200645 Anonymous
One that's missing according to the necronomicon, written by donald tyson, is yig. He's the one with the snakes. Though im unsure about one thing, and thats if he was written about by lovecraft, or someone using the cthulhu mythos in their stories. In any case, thats it. Oh ,and the picture is pretty cool
7 Nov 200645 Anonymous
COOL!
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'Nyarlathotep':
 • Created by: :-) Lisa ´Scarecrow´ Ferreira
 • Copyright: ©Lisa ´Scarecrow´ Ferreira. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Azathoth, Camel, Egypt, Gods, Magic, Mythology, Nile, Nyarlathotep, Pharoh, Pyramids
 • Categories: Man, Men, Wizards, Priests, Druids, Sorcerers...
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture
 • Inspirations: H.P.Lovecraft
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