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James I. Fazio

"Maiden´s Prize" by James I. Fazio

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SciFi and Fantasy Art Maiden´s Prize by James I. Fazio
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It is fabled that the maiden that remains pure and chaste is the only one that the enchanted unicorn will present itself to. Thus, in keeping with tradition, I have coupled the two things that I am trying to exercise myself in, artistically--horses and women. Due to the abundance of male characters that I have illustrated down through the years, I tend to demonstrate a level confidence when drawing the male figure, but hesitant to venture into much else. This is one of my attempts to break-out of that box!

29 Jan 2001:-) Ruth E Frasur
It appears you've broken out of the box very successfully. I also like the fact that the unicorn has a true animal sense about it, instead of something completely mythical.
21 Feb 200145 Gitana
The unicorns are depicted wonderfully! Very realistic. The woman seems a little flat, though... No offence, I think the drawing is excellent. The horses are done free-hand? I think perhaps I can suggest some things for the girl... First, give her a liuttle more shape. She seems a little too skinny and long legged. Second, shading. Try to use the same technique you used on the horses. It'll make them blend togeather well. Anyways, keep up the good work.
23 May 200145 Sunemoonsong
i would tend to disagree with the last comment. i think the woman is done very well. she seems to be everything that she is supposed to be, pure chaste and all that, but she also seems to have something of playfulness to her. i can see this girl, the way she is touching the horn, knowing she really isn't supposed to. one finger trailing its way up the horn, and sort of looking away as though she has done something she would consider well, maybe naughty.
love it
9 Jun 200145 Lisabie
Very nice. I'm not so sure she looks particularly chaste and pure, though. Or if she is, she is, she is considering her other options. Emotional content very good.

How come nobody ever considers that the unicorn is actually a monster? He's a threat, the embodiment of the male principle that the virgin must meet and survive to become a woman.

Your picture does begin to approach the import of the pair at least!
1 Mar 200345 Anonymous
I think that the horse in the background has a very small face and the girl has "anorexia", dont know who it spells in english
23 Sep 200545 Anonymous
That is one skinny girl! Does she ever eat???? But this is an amazing pic neways!
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'Maiden's Prize':
 • Created by: :-) James I. Fazio
 • Copyright: ©James I. Fazio. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Girl, Horse, Maiden, Pencil, Sketch, Unicorn, Woman
 • Categories: Erotic Fantasies, Sexy..., Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Normal Animals (Cats, horses, fish, etc), Romance, Emotion, Love, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Mechanical/Technical Pencils
 • Views: 1031
 • Resolution: 700x657

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