This is Retro Glamour. She’s used to pony High Society, and has made herself comfortable there. She lives fast and keeps busy, though in the back of her mind she finds the hustle and bustle rather tedious, and looks forward to the day she might slow down a little. Still, it’s not enough for a conscious decision, and she’s more in her comfort zone with less time to think.
I know I haven’t been keeping up with every prompt, but today’s was to ‘draw a pony lying down’ so I did this.
Drawn in Open Canvas.
Well… I guess I’ve let this lay dormant long enough. Now that I’ve mostly recovered from my troubles, I suppose I should start drawing again, and Equestria Daily’s Artist Training Ground is a good a place to start as any. I won’t really likely be particularly clever with my entries, but I intend to combine my submissions using the requests I receive here on my blog. So, once again, submissions for The Pony Facade are open. Letsee if I can keep up this time.
This is Klay. I don’t particularly know what his talent is, but he’s kinda a loner. He’s had a rough life, you might say. Grating at first, he’ll warm up if you take the chance to get to know him, though you’ll have to be determined to do it.
Has his own Ask Blog. The mod is an upcoming artist who I’ve seen improve greatly over a very short period of time, so go give him a look, and maybe ask him some questions.
This drawing was done in Open Canvas.
Today’s Prompt was to draw a pony staring into space / with a glazed look.
Two Sisters by *Nedemai
Artwork created for Sketchy_Sounds new song which can be found here
Sketch and Lineart done by onlyAgamer
Coloring and shading was done by me.
I know I haven’t had much ponyart to add to my tumblr in the last little while, so here! Have a wonderful picture colored by my good friend Nedemai! He’s taking commissions if y’all want something done. Look at that coloring! The guy knows his stuff!
Really, this is beautiful, and I love it.
Hey everyone. I apologize for my recent inactivity. My desktop is still down, and while I DO have access to other computers from which I may be able to continue to draw, I’ve been in a bit of a slump lately. On a side note, however, a friend of mine is in a bit of a financial rut, and is offering some commissions at reasonable prices for anyone interested. Nedemai can be found both at his Tumblr and his Deviantart account, so if you have a hankering to have some more characters drawn, give him a call! He’s good, and would really appreciate the help!
I apologize to everyone that has made a request of me in recent times. I am going to have to go on an indefinite hiatus as my desktop computer has… ceased to function. While I try to nail down and fix the problem, I will be unable to perform your requests, as all my art was upon it. Please be patient, I’m working on it as best I can, but I suspect the problem may be… expensive.
Do you ever get that feeling like you’re being watched?
I don’t actually follow Dr. Who, nor am I the greatest fan of Dr. Hooves, as I don’t really believe the two shows are all that compatible, really. Still, that doesn’t change the fact that I can recognize when a tumblr of merit follows me. There was no request made, but I slammed this out in roughly five minutes or so.
HeatWave is missing his tail… maybe the Doctor took it.
Those of you who have made requests, please be patient. I AM working on them, but I’m also moving around in the next few days, and may be otherwise occupied.
Another quick sketch for a friend. You’ve seen Ali before. Coloring’s messy, but it was very quickly done.
Alright, enough drama on the front page. Sorry about that everyone… I just feel passionate about something, and had to express myself the only way I could.
This here is another quick-study, both in drawing and coloring. It’s messy and disheveled… but all the same, I’m actually quite happy how it came out. It’s an OC for my friend and fellow artist Nedemai. He’s been practicing a lot lately, and his art show it! You should go take a look at his tumblr.
A personal thought on recently announced show changes.
Ah well… i guess I’ll throw my two cents in here, too. I apologize to my followers, I promise not to turn this into a tumblr of rants. Sometimes though, I just need to say something.
Okay, this post is going to be very SPOILLERIFFIC so if you’ve been living under a rock, well… stop reading. I’m fairly certain most of you already know what’s coming though.
So yeah… Alicorn Twilight.
I admit to being one of those who are disappointed by this, but I believe my reason are different that what seems to be the mainstream reason. This show HAS always (mostly) been about Twilight, but it didn’t always FOCUS on Twilight. Throughout Season 1, Twilight was always there, but it was her friends that pushed the envelope, that pushed the story, and she, being her adorkable self, just kept getting caught in the middle. The stories weren’t about mythos or changes or anything… it was about how conflicting personalities and differences of opinions could still be worked around to maintain a stable and heartfelt friendship. What I loved, more than anything else in this series, is the character interaction, and season 1 did it best, which is why it’s still my favorite season.
Not that the others haven’t had gems, but it seems to me that it’s no longer the focus, and with Twilight becoming an Alicorn, the focus is now going in an entirely different direction. Because now Twilight will likely be almost the only one driving the story forward. And I’m sad at that. I’m not angry, or in an uproar… I’m sad.
I’m not sad because this is happening to Twilight. If anything, I was one of those who suspected something like this way back in the beginning. I wrote a story (featured on this site, here) about Twilight’s potential, and what I saw as a possibility, the connection between them and such. I have no qualms about this… but the timing… it’s just bad.
I feel like there’s a WHOLE lot more that can be explored between these characters still. Heck, we still don’t even know the nature of half their relationships. As I explained in the description of one of the pieces on my deviantart my favorite episodes were always the ones that threw two of the characters together and let them bounce off each other. ‘Look Before you Sleep’ (Rarity and AJ), ‘Hurricane Fluttershy’ (Flutters and Dash), ‘Feeling Pinkie Keen’ (Pinkie and Twi)… but there are so many relationships between the girls that we don’t understand. How on earth does Rarity relate to Dash or Pinkie? How does Pinkie relate to Fluttershy and Applejack? (Personally, I think an episode based around Flutters and Pinkie could be phenomenal!), Or Twilight and Fluttershy? Twilight and Rarity? Twilight and Rainbow Dash?
With this change, I can’t help but see that the series is now moving in a different direction. Sure, Twilight will now have to develop new skills, but the emphasis on discovering new faucets about ‘Friendship’ is no longer there. She’s essentially ‘finished’ her friendship studies, and now the focus will turn to her new life and responsibilities. Sure her friends will probably be there to teach her, but it just won’t be the same. That’s not what I came to love about this show. Sure, the backstory and mythos is interesting and all, but this isn’t why I fell in love with the show either. I fell in love with the show because Friendship is Magic, and these characters were showing little girls how to do it RIGHT.
But after something like this? I don’t think there’s any way that they can NOT take it in another direction, and to me, any other direction is a step down. THAT is why I’m disappointed in this change, especially in the middle of the show, because the focus is now going to be different.
And that is why i don’t want to see it happen.
I accept that it’s going to happen, and I’ll stick around, and cross my fingers, but my hopes are on an all-time low right now.