How to make your unicorn more evil

Subverting fantasy tropes - Leesha Hannigan's unicorn

There are many ways to get creative with your subversions. I avoid the predictable evil 'black' unicorn and instead choose a muted, rusty colour scheme for my beast

Subverting tropes and expectations for a fantasy creature or character is a great way to create an interesting depiction of your subject. While there's something reassuring and familiar about tropes in any context, it’s somewhat more difficult to learn to draw a subject in a creative way, when that subject has been designed a million times before.

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