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Firaga
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Post » 30 Sep 2013, 22:55

I tried drawing a pony I made from a sketch in my notebook.
Oh god what went wrong?
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Her original name was going to be 'Cinnamon Teakettle' but, it sounds weird to me.
Something with the ears and the mane/tail looks off to me.

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 01 Oct 2013, 00:49

Jorichi wrote:I meant that the sketch it was made from was pretty much a doodle. And thanks!
Alternately: what should I try to draw next to practice this style? I couldn't come up with anything fun the entire day...
The style is amazing.
Best pony I've ever seen.

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LightningFire
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Post » 01 Oct 2013, 02:06

Firaga wrote:I tried drawing a pony I made from a sketch in my notebook.
Oh god what went wrong?
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Her original name was going to be 'Cinnamon Teakettle' but, it sounds weird to me.
Something with the ears and the mane/tail looks off to me.
I suggest you try to just work on paper, and not on Photoshop or any of that sort. Seeing as you're still practicing, you should take some tutorials on pony anatomy and the sort. Take this one for example. Take a day where you're free to do anything, and just draw all parts of the ponies repeatedly, challenge yourself to do stuff and so on.

I mean, anyone you see that draws extremely good, they had to go through the same road as you. Nobody is good at drawing out of nowhere. Even if you think or feel you're just not going to make it, or it's never going to happen, just keep going. You'll make it. It just takes time and patience.
What I recommend you do is to learn the pony anatomy, and at least how to draw good enough so people can just look at your drawing and say "Hey, that's from FIM".
Even though it's not what you want, or what you were expecting, it doesn't mean it'll stay like that forever. Now that you know how to draw correctly, you have to learn how to draw better. For this, you just have to draw a bunch, at least once a day. And if one of those days you notice something about your drawing that doesn't look right, just look it up, and try to stick with that instead of the wrong one.

After you know you're good enough, you can pass on to Photoshop and such, just to give it color and make it look even better than what it already is on paper.
Just remember to not give up, ok?

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MM102
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Post » 01 Oct 2013, 03:46

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first attempt at anything pony related
I think it went pretty okay, then again I suck at drawing anything living.(except plants maybe)
I used Jorichi's reference sheet to help me.The hair,wings, and eyes I feel still needs work.
I couldn't be bothered to set up my scanner so I just took a picture (I still had to increase the contrast)
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Then I tried to go back over it in an image editor and tried to fix how derpy his eyes looked, still not completely happy with it

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Jorichi
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Post » 01 Oct 2013, 13:31

Firaga wrote:I tried drawing a pony I made from a sketch in my notebook.
Oh god what went wrong?
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Her original name was going to be 'Cinnamon Teakettle' but, it sounds weird to me.
Something with the ears and the mane/tail looks off to me.
LightningFire pretty much gave a perfect answer on this. I just got a few things to add:
Stick to pencil and paper for your sketches if you do not have a tablet. To digitalize it you can always scan it or take a photo of it (like mariomaster102 did).
Sketching or any type of "free-hand" drawing with a mouse is next to impossible, but I won't stop you from trying.
If you do have a drawing tablet I'd advise you to actually work with that, to get a feel for the pen and such.

Regarding pony-anatomy I'd have to go into a lot of detail.
The anatomy page I made is very old and I don't really feel like it makes a good reference sheet for beginners. It was mainly for my personal practice.
But nothing beats the show itself, that's the best reference you can get. Though, I am always willing to help and I can always set up a stream (twitch/join.me), just ask me on steam or something (that's where you'll find me most of the time).

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LightningFire
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Post » 01 Oct 2013, 20:39

So it seems like one of Sakura's friends knows how to draw ponies, so she made us this drawing.
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Mine doesn't have wings since she didn't even know how my OC looked like at all. And it still looks extremely awesome.

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Smear-Gel
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Post » 02 Oct 2013, 00:09

I actually think Firaga's drawing looks pretty neat. I still cant get the bodies to turn out just right yet. And Jourichi is even more amazing at this than I thought.

Uh, not to be pushy but I haven't gotten any feedback from my drawing I posted, like at all.

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 00:02

So Twilight got married...
http://imgur.com/gallery/nYGIq

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Wilo
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 00:28

That is probably the lowest I've felt all day. I can't feel my hands.
Anyways, how come Pony Story's not that popular anymore?

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 00:43

I lost interest when Wary was in it.
Never really decided to get back into it.

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MM102
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 01:31

WiloKing wrote:That is probably the lowest I've felt all day. I can't feel my hands.
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I know, I know, corner...

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 02:13

Lyra can't evoke much emotion from me as much as some other ponies.

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LightningFire
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 02:31

WiloKing wrote:Anyways, how come Pony Story's not that popular anymore?
It's not that it isn't popular anymore, it just got to a point where it's hard to decide on what to do.
And also these story threads are getting overused.

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Qcode
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:02

LightningFire wrote:
WiloKing wrote:Anyways, how come Pony Story's not that popular anymore?
It's not that it isn't popular anymore, it just got to a point where it's hard to decide on what to do.
And also these story threads are getting overused.
Most forum games are just rehashed ideas at this point.
Defeat the Person was literally the exact same concept as steal the cookie except you have to kill someone rather than steal their cookie. The only really good forum games are stuff like Dungeons and Twatter which actually take some effort to post in. Problem though is that the amount of people that like playing forum games who also like taking time to make a quality post is very small.

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:06

Yep. These forums are small.
It's a nice community and it's small enough I'd recognize anyone by username and keep up with what's happening.

The forum being so small, however, means that there are not enough people with any given interest to create a really good game.

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ChrisGin
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:11

I thought mine was a little creative...

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:13

I guess it's creative, but that has nothing to do with anything.

Anyways, let's drop the forum game thing in this thread since it doesn't really belong here (I shouldn't have posted about it here, neither)

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Wilo
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:17

Well, I'm super excited for season 4. I'm aiming for an episode with Derpy being the main character.
Please, let it happen, Hasbro.

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:20

I still want the episode where Big Mac was going to be the main character.

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TurretBot
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:28

WiloKing wrote:Well, I'm super excited for season 4. I'm aiming for an episode with Derpy being the main character.
Please, let it happen, Hasbro.
DERPY'S BAD AAAAGH OH OFFENSIVE SUPER DUPER OFFENSIVE
ALSO SHE SAID MUFFINS AND THAT MUST DEFINE HER ENTIRE PERSONALITY
AND SHE'S NOT EVEN CANNONICALLY A MAILMARE THAT WAS ALL FANNON

EDIT: ok bob
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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 03:29

TO, please bring that to the chat room if you'd like to discuss it, but I'd be willing to dispute it with you there.

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Pyrosaur
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Post » 18 Oct 2013, 23:54

How about some epic music to listen to whilst waiting for season 4?

Be sure to check out all this guy's other stuff. It's amazing.

EDIT: fuck what's wrong with these goddamn tags
EDIT2: i fixed it do my parents love me now
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Camewel
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Post » 19 Oct 2013, 00:03

how hard is it to just get a plain video link
that's all the tags need
people keep screwing it up and I really don't get why

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Post » 19 Oct 2013, 00:04


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TheSeek
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Post » 19 Oct 2013, 00:18

Pyrosaur wrote: EDIT: fuck what's wrong with these goddamn tags
the youtube tag works only with the standard youtube links without any other feature, and just with http and not https, so just the "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=*11 character code here*".
With your video, this is the correct way to do it

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLna6-iyrgA[/youtube]
Camewel wrote: people keep screwing it up and I really don't get why
cuz most of the people just copy the entire url they see in the url bar, and as im sure you know already, the url bar is full of features especially if you reached the video through other videos.

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MM102
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Post » 19 Oct 2013, 19:55

Did anyone watch this aaaaa doc?
I thought it was alright I liked the interview with Lauren Faust.
[sašo] some parts did give me have chest pains [/sašo]

Random edit: I just noticed the background of my avatar reminds me of moon-butt's Luna's cutie mark.

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Pyrosaur
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Post » 20 Oct 2013, 00:58

It was all fine until they showed the guy in the fedora.

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TurretBot
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Post » 20 Oct 2013, 03:26

Pyrosaur wrote:It was all fine until they showed the guy in the fedora.
Perry?

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Smear-Gel
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Post » 22 Oct 2013, 05:17

I'm not actually sure if Hasbro has cut Derpy from the show completely or not.

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Post » 22 Oct 2013, 08:53

The documentary was terrible simply because it was more of a weird circlejerk than a documentary and the piracy controversy was unnecessary and unprofessional.
Derpy appeared literally 4 times in the last episode to date, so how can you be "not actually sure"?

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Sašo
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Post » 22 Oct 2013, 10:31

I find it funny how authors of the documentary seemed so surprised at a high piracy rate of the documentary.


The documentary of the show whose popularity pretty much relied on piracy (some who watched didn't have any other options but that's not the point).

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TurretBot
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Post » 22 Oct 2013, 13:27

Smear-Gel wrote:I'm not actually sure if Hasbro has cut Derpy from the show completely or not.
No, they haven't. (She was in Equestria Girls, too.)

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MM102
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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 02:58

dat progress yo
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generic hair is generic
still things I need to improve on somethings of course
hind legs are fucked up

Camewel
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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 03:05

is that cutie mark an upvote

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LightningFire
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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 03:44

mariomaster102 wrote:dat progress yo
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generic hair is generic
still things I need to improve on somethings of course
hind legs are fucked up
You sure did improve a lot. As you just mentioned, you need to work on the hind legs, also make the neck a bit less chubby, curve the left part of the ears a bit more, and add the rest of the mane (You know the one that goes around the neck).
And honestly, you really shouldn't use image editors on your drawings until you're completely satisfied with it, since you're just going to spend most of your time editing the image instead of actually practicing.

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MM102
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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 04:01

I honestly didn't notice the hind legs until I loaded It up in my image editor
oh well I'll tweak it a bit later
thanks for the feed back guys!

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idiot9.0
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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 04:04

Camewel wrote:is that cutie mark an upvote
Imgur the Pony: The game. Coming 20-Never.

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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 04:48

idiot9.0 wrote:
Camewel wrote:is that cutie mark an upvote
Imgur the Pony: The game. Coming 20-Never.
It's times like these where I feel like my job on the forum is to make an overly terrible follow-up joke every time idiot makes a joke.

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Post » 30 Oct 2013, 05:18

Turret Opera wrote:
idiot9.0 wrote:
Camewel wrote:is that cutie mark an upvote
Imgur the Pony: The game. Coming 20-Never.
It's times like these where I feel like my job on the forum is to make an overly terrible follow-up joke every time idiot makes a joke.
That was a joke? Oh I just assumed he was pointing out how Camewel was taking the picture too seriously

(:D)

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bubba_nate
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Post » 01 Nov 2013, 17:51

Guess what my halloween costume was.

B-Man99
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Post » 01 Nov 2013, 23:32

bubba_nate wrote:Guess what my halloween costume was.
I am so sorry
I don't know, but seeing how you posted in this thread, I'm guessing you went as a pony?
I went as the invisible man, but no one believes me.

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bubba_nate
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 01:45

Yes, I went as one of my two OCs that have a massive backstory. It actually involves a particular roleplay server's custom world map... Is it okay if I post the IP for it here?

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bubba_nate
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 03:58

The Sinatra wrote:STOP TALKING ABOUT NAZIS! DO YOU WORSHIP ADOL-

o wait, that's my userscript

EDIT:

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Damn..
Perhaps I shouldn't quote this, since this person is permabanned... but... What's a userscript, and how do I create my own to replace everything non-pony with pony instead of pony with nazi?

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Mari0Maker
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 04:47

This.
http://userscripts.org/
It seems to be a add-on for internet browsers that adds functions, such as download YouTube videos, or use Cookie Clicker cheats. The one you quoted seems to take words and change them to another word.

If you want to make your own, have a look at this. http://userscripts.org/topics/380

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BobTheLawyer
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 15:18

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Shirts of that are currently available on ShirtPunch

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TurretBot
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 16:33

I like regular applejacks better.
*is stared at*

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bubba_nate
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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 20:29

For some reason, that looks really, really, really weird...

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Post » 03 Nov 2013, 22:04

BobTheLawyer wrote:Image
Shirts of that are currently available on ShirtPunch


Almost end of this.

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bubba_nate
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Post » 05 Nov 2013, 05:38

I am NOT watching that... that thumbnail-preview-whatever-it-is tells me that is not something I am going to watch.

Someone link to something cool, fun, preferably a game, and pony related that isn't Order Of Twilight, please.

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Mari0Maker
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Post » 06 Nov 2013, 00:01

bubba_nate wrote:Someone link to something cool, fun, preferably a game, and pony related that isn't Order Of Twilight, please.
You asked for it.