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Karnicore by GuthrieArtwork Karnicore by GuthrieArtwork
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These brutal creatures are the apex predators of their home planet, and unlike most predators the karnicore doesn’t just kill for food, but also for pleasure. Karnicores are perfectly equipped to give anything they find a gruesome death. Their massive maws are filled with rows of dagger-like teeth, which are constantly regrowing. The karnicore’s jaws can snap bone, its rancid saliva is full of deadly bacteria and once it sinks its razor claws into its victims it will never let go. The karnicore is truly the ultimate predator of its land; the karnicore fears nothing, but everything fears the karnicore.

© 2011 B.R.Guthrie
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:icondevouredbywolves:
DevouredByWolves Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing 
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FutureAesthetic Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
Very cool! :D (Big Grin) 
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arschpo Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
:headbang: :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :squee::squee: Great Artwork :squee::squee:   :stupidme::stupidme: Amazing :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :stupidme:
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PeriodicCrafter Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
the color patterns remind me of that of a baboon, but great work
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seaturtle400 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aww look at the cute puppy that is about to rip of my arm
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limictor Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Student
beautiful show of carnivorous power the jaws must be powerful,the beast also seams to have muscular limbs the head seems to be inspired by a baboon unless i miss my guess.
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XAVIER1472 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
nice piece
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:iconstar3112:
Star3112 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
boss man
juts plain awesome i love it
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elKONTEXO Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me a lot of the Seskii from numenera.
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KelloDraw Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice. Like the mandrill lyk colouring over the snout,very intriguing to see on an apparently reptillian type creature nd his tail is jst amazing nd magestic wit all itz rings. Nt to meantion hw stark the contrast of his beauty is to the gruesomeness of hw he proudly devours his possibly freshly caught meal.
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prince789 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
The horrorI think I've fainted. 
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DarkTyrannosaur Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Very Nice !!!
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:iconcarlo-arellano:
Carlo-Arellano Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hey Kiddo!  Love it
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:iconguthrieartwork:
GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013   Digital Artist
Hey Carlo!! Thank you! :)
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DutchSpaceLover Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Om nom nom nom :iconluvluvplz:
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IronDino Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
Reminds me of the Baboonlizards from A Sound of Thunder.
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972oTeV Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
:3 
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:iconlarzstrader:
LarzStrader Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very good work!
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:iconboeb44:
Boeb44 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013
Hello you have great drawing talents, and im a writer and this picture catches my eye, i want to incorporate him into my book. I am creating a new book with lots of different characters and i just wanted to ask if i could use this picture in my book with out copy writing it.
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013   Digital Artist
Thank you for the interest, but no you may not use this piece for your book.
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Kodaic Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome creature! :D
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:iconkitsune2008:
kitsune2008 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
THis thing would be an awesome opponent for my Bone-Hound. Who would win? no clue. But this is still badass as hell.
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:iconcorbus3:
Corbus3 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
deadly awesome man !!!
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:iconferal-prodigy:
feral-prodigy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
is this an entirely original creature? regardless, freaking awesome. love the colors.
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:iconguthrieartwork:
GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013   Digital Artist
Yep, entirely my own creation. Thank you :)
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:iconbudcharles:
BudCharles Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
What's it eating?
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:iconslinkerawesome:
SlinkerAwesome Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
 A pig.
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DemonicKid45 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
wow the Karnicor looks so cool and deadly i love it
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Glilwen Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
i like it, this creature looks awsome and deadly, its very cool
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant :D
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Shan-Ahmed Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this design :)
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Saberrex Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
A question for you if i may. how do you put that "do not use" sign in the description? i have a dragon of my own i want to label with that.
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   Digital Artist
Just in case you didn't already figure this out type : icondonotuseplz:: iconmyartplz: but without the spaces
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Saberrex Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you very much. also, your Karnicore is one of my favorite beasts. it looks like it could eat a thanator for lunch.
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Saberrex Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Magnificent. i came up with a quadropedal allosaur called the Shark-dingo for the book i am writing that vaguely resembles this.
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LithiumSpartan Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
this is one of those shoot first ask later animals, is the face based on a mandrill? not a big fan of monkeys but it really adds to this creature's face, is it a mammal or a reptile or a "don't ask questions this is scifi"
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AWorger Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012
awesome picture. i love what you have done with the face it is really unique! the colours are fantastic. beautiful cg work
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:icongunslinger-of-hearts:
Gunslinger-of-Hearts Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012  Student General Artist
What a beautiful creature... I love the exquisite details and the uniqueness of it. I see it as disturbing, but beautiful to view. Interesting qualities. :)
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you, I'm always happy to hear people see the duality of beauty and terror I try to put into my creatures.
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Billy-008 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool, the amount of teeth in the bottom jaw kinda remind me of this guy [link] and the top jaw/snout reminds me of this guy [link]
I beg you, design monsters for these games! :worship:
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012   Digital Artist
Awesome, I actually have played MHTri and was inspired by Deviljho's horribly toothy maw, but you're the first to ever make the connection. Maybe one day if I'm lucky because that really would be amazing to have even one of my designs in a game like Monster Hunter.
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Billy-008 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha, sweet! Ya I never knew Monster Hunter existed until I got Tri, now I just can't get enough!
Yes, they should so hire you. I want to fight the Karnicore and the Zephedieu. :drool:
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wolfplanet102 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student General Artist
I have a question though, do the females resemble the males or do they look different?
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012   Digital Artist
The major difference would be that they would be less colorful so their chests and nose would be a brown color instead of bright blue and yellow. They would also lack the crest on the head, but other than that they would be the same size and just as muscular as the males.
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wolfplanet102 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Aah.:)
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Sulfate-free Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011
this looks so realistic and terrifying xD nice work!
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GuthrieArtwork Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011   Digital Artist
Thank you very much. :)
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Sulfate-free Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
anytime C:
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tbandersen2011 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The lighting on the tail is akward. But i like the rest very much ! :)
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AnimailianKin Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
that sorta looks like my pet lizard
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