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Retrovirus ::remake:: by Velica Retrovirus ::remake:: by Velica
This is a remake of a previous drawing ([link])

Given the growing popularity of this drawing (type "retrovirus" in google images and this will be the only non-scientific image popping up in the first few dozens of hits) and also as a t-shirt ([link]) I have decided to revamp it.

1. design was made simpler, with less lines and colours
2. the virus is now an actual retrovirus and not a bacteriophage (let's be precise about our science, gentlemen)

Open to criticism :)


Now under scrutiny @ Threadless: [link]
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:iconfractalbeauty25:
fractalbeauty25 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
AWESOME. :D
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Olio96 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why isn't this one avaiable as a T-Shirt ?
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Velica Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
Ah! This biologically more correct version was not as popular as the original so it never made it into t-shirt territory.

Still: www.redbubble.com/people/velic…
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Olio96 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
But the new one is so much better ! ):
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Ranlinde Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fabulous! You made my day. Greetings from a virologist (but not a retro one)! ;)
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ChillyBlackDwagon Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
I definitely preferred the other one, even if this one is more morphologically correct. xD

Still, I always laugh when I see this. Thank you :love:
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NanisKa Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
haha :rofl:...this is so cool!!
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DailyAtheist Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Very nice. Liked the new one best too.
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DraskyVanderhoff Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
LOL , just that :P
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KIARAsART Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Professional General Artist
lol. Funny design!
Now if it helps to distribute knowledge of what a real retrovirus is, that would be great too ;)
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