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The Lion and The Unicorn by juliedillon The Lion and The Unicorn by juliedillon
This was my submission to ~Bill-Pulkovski 's art book Through the Looking Glass.

Here's the official blurb about the book:
The Looking Glass is a collection of art inspired by Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. With over 30 illustrations by 17 talented artists, this book is an explosion of vivid color and striking imagery. Gaze as each artist guides you down the rabbit hole and through their whimsical visions of wonderland. Read small biographies on all the contributing artists and find out what makes them tick. Will you be able to answer "Why is a raven like a writing desk?" You may just find that answer in... The Looking Glass.

You can read about it at the Looking Glass blog, or order a copy for yourself here.

Oh! My entry was based loosely on the Lion and the Unicorn from "Through the Looking Glass," in case that was unclear. :D It's modified slightly from the version in the book; in the book version, the lion and unicorn's heads are closer together, but looking back I realized I kind of liked it a little better with them spaced slightly apart. ^^;
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NeoniZigzagoon Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Artist
The unicorn looks mad, and the lion looks friendly?
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creative-human Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  New member
that's awesome :D
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ScribblerMather Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
The lighting is beautiful and the chess pieces in the corners are a nice allusion to the setting of the book!
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lonelynightrain Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your works are so beautifully drawn and brought to life! :D
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GenkiPuck42 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
I love the soft, creamy colors and the (looking-glass!) symmetry of the lion and unicorn.
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YOLOice Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This Is Soo cool! :lionoid: I'ze a unicorn Request: Midnight Shine la plz Request: Fairy Dreams la plz Request: AtomGlitch la plz Request: Emerald Wave la plz Request: IceSplatter la plz Gift: Winter Moon la plz Gift: Mudslide la plz 
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phyantom000 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Oh there is so much in this picture...layers upon layers upon layers. The lion is the traditional symbol of England and the Unicorn is of Scotland, like in America how we have the Bald Eagle? Same thing, just different animals. She is also holding the Crown Imperial commissioned by Henry VII to show the new absolute power he tried to have as king.

Makes me want to go write a fantasy novel about a girl who grows up to become a powerful Queen. Great stuff!
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pippy-lunalove Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That is beautiful and incredible!
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EveeLover Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
wow
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Wondlalovin Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gimme.
No gimme.
Don't listen to him he'd make a terrible king.
No really. Give it.
He's a fricken unicorn don't listen to him.
Well lions are enormous cats. You want a cat to rule you?

Girl: wtf why am I even involved in this.

Great pic :)
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