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Faithful Student by TwilightFlopple Faithful Student by TwilightFlopple
A few nights ago (election night, actually) I was out buying paper for a project I was interested in attempting wherein the white of the paper could imply, using negative space, the white body of a pony (like Rarity... or me!) eventually I became distracted attempting Celestia and Twilight side by side, until I had the idea to integrate Twilight into Celestia's rainbow mane....

I think this one owes something to Saul Bass by way of Mary Blair. I would've liked to attempt this one with stencils and acrylic paints, and after a failure with marker decided to make the attempt with watercolor. The result is satisfactorily sharp, although I would've liked to use my stencil plan to allow the different layers of color to slip slightly out of registration. Perhaps that would've been too Saul Bass, I'm not sure.

Happy Season Three, ponies!
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3600LetGo Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's really cool
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DragonTurtle2 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
This is a fantastic concept, but Twilight is far too lacking in detail.
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Jrakob Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is a type of art that I really like. I dont remember what it is called but I love it. nice work.
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zaccool14 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
so nice
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thejps1997 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012
very nice
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Neuex Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Student Filmographer
what type of paint? Watercolour, tempera, or acrylic?

My guess is a Temera.

you can slap me if i'm wrong.
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TwilightFlopple Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's actually watercolor. The "stars" in her mane are acrylic. :)
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Neuex Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Filmographer
i knew in the back of my head it had to be watercolour.

Can see the water-folds.

but well done piece. ^^
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kingfox66 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
that is a nice pics
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Alexander93 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Really nice
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