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Unicorn print , detail by Reptangle Unicorn print , detail by Reptangle
Unicorns were the essence of the early eighties. This is a detail of one of the scratch board ( also called "scraper board") Unicorn drawings I did. This was a line of prints published by Alberti Design.
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Rhissanna Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Heck. And yes, I remember the 70s/80s and the rampant unicorns. I miss it *sniff*
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
Really? And here I thought it was just because it's a phase all little girls go through... Those textures are gorgeous. All the little details give it a Durer kind of feel.
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Reptangle Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Before the late 70'S, I don't think little girls went through that phase. People thought unicorns were weird, and kinda creepy before then.
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
Ah. So like Jim Henson movies I'll chalk it up to being a child of the era!

Now you're making me wonder what revived them from the late middle ages into the 70s of all times...
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantasy as a genre' went nuts in the 70's. Before then, there really wasn't much mainstream fantasy in places like gift stores.
I think the Dungeons and dragons game had a lot to do with it.
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
Ah, as a kid a little later I kind of grew up with it as background imagery. Though I didn't read much as a teen (Terry Brooks put me off it until I was introduced to Gaiman and Pratchett in college) I always liked the art.
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Starsong-Studio Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hello! - I would like to feature your beautiful image in an article about unicorns on this blog: [link] - The article is scheduled to appear on Wednesday 20 February.
I will credit you of course, and link back to your DA gallery.

Please let me know if this is *not* ok with you! cheers, frodo-lives
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Starsong-Studio Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Your image has been featured here: [link] -- thank you! :flowerpot:
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ErinElizabethRenee Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist
I love it.
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Almaoscurecida Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Wow, precioso, y muy detallista
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Social-Misfit Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
Gah it just amazes me how great you are at so many different art mediums!
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eaglefeather831 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Ah!! My favorite print and drawing of yours!! I definitely have been scouring Ebay for this print, and I hope to own it one day! <3 LOVE!!
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
There has got to be lots of these out there.We sold zillions. Most of them were sold in Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona. Keep an eye on yard sales!
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gwdill Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist
Exquisite work!
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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sonia-p Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Amazing.
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joeyv7 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
Just amazing work :iconblackheartplz:
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photocrafter Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Professional Photographer
Did you do this? I remember this image when I was a young girl and made a wall quilt using this as the quilting desing for fun, I loved it so much. This is a close up crop of the full version. Wonderful scratch work, very detailed like I remember.
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Yes, this is a cropped detail of one of my drawings. We published these as prints in the 8o'S.
Thank you!
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photocrafter Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Professional Photographer
You mean this is your original work.?
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Yes indeed!
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photocrafter Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Professional Photographer
You have no idea what a trip that is for me. That image has been in my life on my wall for decades. I was in my twenties, my hippy days! O.K. now I am feeling old. I bought it in a Mall in Burbank California. One of the very few prints I have ever bought.
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Reptangle Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I think I was 28 when I drew that, so, yay for Hippies !
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photocrafter Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Professional Photographer
I guess I still am a hippie L.O.L. I am 54 years young. :)
This has been the neatest thing for me talking with you. A very long time fan of your art.
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Reptangle Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Hee hee hee ! You can't imaging how thrilling this is for meee!
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snow-valkyrie Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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:iconreptangle:
Reptangle Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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snow-valkyrie Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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ChaosToGlory Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011
Beautiful job. The details are amazing!
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markie23 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
the horn is awesome. love the curvature.
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TheSpyderDuster Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
I am so fortunate to be graced with this work in my home, it is a great inspiration to me daily.
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yairm210 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
Wow, this is so amazing! The lighting on the horn as is corkscrews... Wow.
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DarkwingDrake Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
Amazingly detailed! :)
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M-Skirvin Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011
Masterfully done! Anyone who has spent any time at all with horses or the like would recognize those hair patterns. They look so good it reminds me of my days spent working with horses...
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Haawan Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovelovelove the horn style! (and everything else of course)
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Glorious. :)
I'm wishing now that I had run across that print! I would have snatched it up! ;)
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21gunbunnies Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
OvO looovelyyy!
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TijonWolfsMajesty Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
Truly beyond beautiful. i love it ^^*
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Tory-Kasper Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
This is just absolutely marvelous. Words cannot express how beautiful this is.
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YikYik Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
Beautiful work! I love how you did the horn. It looks very natural! :nod:
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Foxfeather248 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!
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00pinky00 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
the little girl in me is so happy right now. soo... so happy. *beams
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Mythian Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Writer
This one has that classical Rennisance feel to it. Very nice.
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Misted-Dream Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Great work! The detail in here is lovely. :)
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Sahilee Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, how wonderfull! This is one of the most beautiful unicorns I have ever seen! :love:
I like the way you did it - it looks classy!
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fambamx Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Student General Artist
Wow, so beautifully detailed~! :D
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