Unicorn Smooches

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Unicorn Kisses ©Nancy Lemon 2016

Legend says it that unicorn breath smells like fresh baked cookies.

Here is my little fun submission for Illustration Friday this week. The theme word was “kiss”. I’ve been a bit stuck on unicorns for, oh, about…32 years. However, I’ve only just started drawing them again. I hope this gives you a little smile on a Thursday afternoon.

Look up, people!

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When I draw people, they seem to all be in a similar pose.  This made me imagine the things we miss while we gaze, text, and scroll our phones. Illustration Friday provided the inspiration as usual.  This week’s theme is “people.”

Original is watercolor and colored pencil on mixed media paper.

The unicorns are inadvertently found…

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God's hand causes a commotion in the water. Illustration by Nancy Lemon

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We are coming to the end of the unicorn book…can you tell what will happen next?  I bet you can, you brilliant readers.

Ahoy hoy. Sorry I’ve been away…UNICORN update!

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God asks where his unicorns are.

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Hello all, it’s been a while, and for that I do apologize.  I got a bit caught up in some other projects, and let the unicorns idle for a bit.  Well, here is the newest installment, and I’m hard at work on finishing up the rest so I can just schedule them for posts.  The next step is to pick the strongest and fully illustrate in color, as publishers like to get a taste of what the illustrations will look like in their final garb.

Diving Unicorns

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Now that I look at this page, I think it may need a redesign.  I will probably say that about the entire book once I finish this!

What will happen to these deep-diving unicorns?  Stay tuned…

The Unicorns are in too deep

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Unicorns of God miss Noah's ark - art by Nancy Lemon ©2015

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Uh oh, unicorns, what did you do?  Will you miss curfew?  We are continuing on with the story of Noah and God’s lost unicorns.  It is getting stormy for Driggs and Bridger.  What will happen?  Stay tuned for more…