Do not mistake for a unicorn

Maybe it's just the fairy-tale background, but Fred could easily take on a unicorn identity

Maybe it's just the fairy-tale background, but Fred could easily take on a unicorn identity

Today’s progress–getting there! The mane needs some more detail work, but what I really discovered is that after refining the horse the background could also use another layer just to smooth it out a bit. The whole thing has a fairy-tale quality about it which I really like, but I can imagine myself having a little chat with Fred to talk him out of adding a lovely spiraling horn to his forehead! He looks like just the kind of playful guy who would love to have an alternative identity. Oh well, not this time, my friend…

About Alli Farkas

Equine and landscape artist specializing in rural Americana
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4 Responses to Do not mistake for a unicorn

  1. JesKimSea says:

    This lad is definitely made of the same stuff that unicorns are made from!
    Beautiful work, Ali! You most certainly know how to capture equine magnificence.

    Like

  2. Gina Ayersman says:

    I love the expression in his eyes. It makes you wonder what he is thinking! It’s beautiful!

    Like

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