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The Unicorn by mollygrue The Unicorn by mollygrue
painted and textured in photoshop
textures from cgtextures.com

I don't know if I could consider this part of the light-hearted series I've been doing, though I incorporated many of the same techniques. This is The Unicorn, or Lady Amalthea, from The Last Unicorn, by Peter S Beagle.

For prints of this work, go here: [link]
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:iconcrimsonsheart:
Its a very stunning picture in itself but how is this a Unicorn? (No I am not familiar with Peter S beagle's work)
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:iconcrimsonsheart:
can't you just tell me how this a is a unicorn?
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littlemisshufflepuff Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Old comment is old, but here's a quote from the book to clarify things. 

The context: A wizard just turned the last unicorn in the world into a mortal human woman. The unicorn is terrified and repulsed by her new human body and is trying to walk on only two legs.

"For a moment she turned in a circle, staring at her hands, which she held high and useless, close to her breast. She bobbed and shambled like an ape doing a trick, and her face was the silly, bewildered face of a joker's victim. And yet she could make no move that was not beautiful. Her trapped terror was more lovely than any joy that Molly had ever seen, and that was the most terrible thing about it."

Read the book, or watch the movie (both are fantastic). You will never look at unicorns the same way ever again.
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:iconcrimsonsheart:
Will do, that sounds interesting. Thank you.
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littlemisshufflepuff Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Coolio, you're welcome. :)
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animeluver71552yay Mar 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This one picture, already tells a lot.
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:iconchinchilla-girl:
"I can feel this body....dying all around me!!!"
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Amalthea1983 Mar 12, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I love this, it emulsifies the pain the Unicorn/Amalthea feels once she has been transformed.
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