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111265 No. 111265 Stickied [View] [Last 50 posts]
Welcome to the new /art/ Tutorial and Reference Thread! If you want to learn how to draw ponies, you came to the right place. The internet has a lot of resources on learning how to draw or how to use programs. This thread has a bundle of tutorials, references and studies to give new artists a starting point. You can find the tutorials (including a handy directory) below.

This is a restart from the previous Tutorial thread made by Midnight Star. Unfortunately, a lot of the images have 404'd over time, meaning they couldn't be accessed. But here we are, with a brand new thread. Once again, thanks to Midnight Star for collecting all these images and links.

/art/ is always happy to help new artists. Even with the tutorials, drawing ain't easy! So be sure to ask the people of /art/ for help if you think you need it. And for the people who already have experience: show us how you do things! Share your own tutorials, or the ones that you used to become the artist you are today.

Step-by-steps
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Reference
General >>111273
Body >>111276
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Nice references. I think I'll create my own style and figure it out from there.


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Guidelines For Using /Art/


- Be respectful of others and others' works.
- Don’t be unnecessarily rude about someone or their work.
- At the same time, don’t hate on people who critique your work.
- Be sure to report threads that don't follow these guidelines or the rules of the site. If you feel someone is being unnecessarily rude to you or others, keep your cool and report them.
- /art/ isn't just for artists! Everypony's input is welcome.

Artists' Threads
- Artists are encouraged to make one gallery thread for personal use. This includes showing your work, taking requests and/or commissions, announcing livestreams, asking for critique, etc.
- Artists of any skill level are welcome and encouraged to make their own threads, take requests, and comment on others work. Don't be shy!
- Artists who create a thread should have it added to the directory. Post a link to your thread here, and mention what sections of the directory it should go in.
- Artists can link to off-site galleries, such as Tumblr or deviantART.
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>> No. 128232
http://www.ponychan.net/chan/art/res/128230.html

Accepting requests!


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128404 No. 128404 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Vectors #Alterations #OCs #Gallery #Discussion

It's been a while since I came back here. Hopefully this place isn't deserted.

So here's a small, slow thread dedicated to My art and Fan art of my OC, Varla Streak.

The veterans here should know me as wvDarkSaviorvw, but I decided to change around a few things.

If you're inspired enough, you may post any Varla pictures here.

This thread will include recolors, traditional pieces, and digital vectors.
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>>128404
Last but not least, my recent drawing. 14" x 17"


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127211 No. 127211 [View] [Last 50 posts]
#Traditional #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Taking requests #Critique wanted

Okay, I keep running out of ideas, and sometimes my ideas for drawings aren't that great, so anybody willing to give ideas (hopefully within my range of talent which isn't too far) go ahead.
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Shipping
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>>128244
I want to see that now.... O.O

>>128323
^3^ CUTE!!!! omg :3

>>128341
Haha, they look so shy. xD Good stuff!
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128271 No. 128271 [View]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Taking commissions #Critique wanted

Hello, hello, hello!!
I'm Hime!
I can be found on:
Hoofly@Tumblr
DeerHime@FurAffinity
MaririHime@DeviantArt

I take commissions.
Information can be found on my FurAffinity.
You can message me on any 3 sites! (or here)
I accept money through paypal and steam.
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>> No. 128402
Adoptable:
http://maririhime.deviantart.com/art/Pony-Adopt-1-Space-Pony-OPEN-Two-Day-Auction-470423058

http://www.furaffinity.net/view/14077858/


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127543 No. 127543 [View] [Last 50 posts]
#Traditional #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Critique wanted

Improved resolutions! No more squashed pictures! This is the art that you deserved from the start!

Other than that it's the same as my old one; I'll be re-posting all my old art as is, aside from the improved resolutions, so things that I drew wrong before (Sky Breaker's eyes as an example) will still be wrong in the transfer. I think I'll stress it more this time around, I really really want to improve and if you see something about my pictures that just isn't right, I can take pretty much any level of criticism, of course, I also like encouragement and not just long speeches about what I did wrong. A balance is good.

I'm thinking about taking a request like once a week, getting the requests and accepting one on Sunday and actually doing and posting it on Monday. It being a once a week thing I didn't see it necessary to tag this with "Taking Requests".

I'm hoping this new gallery will be pleasing to everyone and that I'll learn a lot from the /art/ community. Happy drawing all! :)
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>>128367
Love this series so far ^^
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Twilight B.A.S.E. jumping off a mountain. This one.... lacks on many levels, so you might see a revised version of it soon. Your input can also help me revise so don't be so shy in commenting.

Also remember to check out my DA account
http://mark-terron.deviantart.com/

Last edited at Tue, Jul 22nd, 2014 15:07

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A pretty anticlimactic way to end the series, but here it is..

I really need to draw something good to boost my confidence, so ya know, I'm always open to requests!


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128388 No. 128388 [View]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Taking commissions

Hey guys, trying to get my stuff out there a little more. Wouldn't mind doing more pony commissions again. Feedback and stuff is greatly appreciated.

Not really into art trades and the like but I wouldn't mind doing a collab.
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>>128397
Sure thing, mate. Have any topic in mind?
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>>128398
The only thing coming to mind is perhaps some sort of pony picnic scenario.
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>>128399
Here you go.


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128375 No. 128375 [View]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Discussion #Taking requests #Taking commissions #Critique wanted

Well, I suppose this'll be a place for me to dump my art. Requests and commissions are always neat, but I don't think I'd get them through here. Constructive criticism is always cool, too.

Oh, and if you want to do an art trade, I'm fine for that.

dA - http://rainbowblitzy.deviantart.com/
Skype - rainbow-blitzy
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OC Plane Pony - Air Strike
Because plane ponies are cool.
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Pony OC - Rough Draft

-- Resides in Ponyville as a cartoonist for the Ponyville newspaper. Currently lives on the second story in one of the large cottages in the heart of Ponyville.
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[tags]#OCs #Gallery #Discussion #Event
#Critique wanted [/tags]
needing a ship for my oc here

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>> No. 128380
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Depends on what you're lookin' for when you want to ship him.

Can I ask a few things though? I'm curious about your OC.
>Name?
>Cutie Mark orgins/meaning?
>Occupation/Where does he live?
>Did you draw that?
>> No. 128385
>>128380
Name the same as my name on this thread

Cutiemark meaning: hes been through alot of hard stuff and occasionally writes poetry about it and is highly punctual and has a massive vocabulary

Lives: in a penthouse in New York City

no i did not draw that
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>>128385
fml


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128267 No. 128267 [View]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Critique wanted

I'll post my drawings here, Critiques / comments / advice / drawing ideas welcome!
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>>128358
Thanks! :D Have more then haha
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I'll post a work-in-progress for comment / critique
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>>128369
Finished, I think..


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128370 No. 128370 [View]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Discussion #Critique wanted

I've got a number of things I'm working with each on different levels of completion. Feel free to inform me of my shit abilities (and maybe add some constructive stuffs in as well). Oh and I'm pretty new here... so...hai.
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126893 No. 126893 [View] [Last 50 posts]
#Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Taking requests #Arting #*Boop* #❤❤❤❤❤❤

Hello, posters and pesters of ponychan /art/.

I would be rather interested in taking requests for digitally drawn pictures.
I might even enjoy doing a few simple animations.

If you would like to make a request, please keep it under the top.
And keep in mind, the less precise you are about what you want, the less it will be what you expected. Not that it will ever be what you expect though

Animation requests will have to be analyzed before I accept them, to figure out how long it would be.

I made a Tumblr yesterday, to.. tumblr stuff.
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>>128363
<(◕‿◕✿)
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>>128362
Awww, well this one is just fine. I will use it as a vector :3 me like!


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#Critique wanted #Need ideas

well... this is where Imma post my stuff when I get around to making something.

I'll start with what I got though. Anypony have ideas of a few things I can try to draw?

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Quick sketch to see if I can still art.
>> No. 128354
>>128340
Cute :D
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Just a wip for now... To add scenery and lighting and such later.


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128329 No. 128329 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Canon #OCs #Taking commissions

Taking commissions to do sketches, hyperrealistic drawings, and simple digital pictures of OCs and Canon ponies.
Sketches: 1$
Hyperrealistic: 2$
Digital: 3$

You can also have the non digital pictures mailed to you for an extra 3$, along with a tracking number.
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>>128329
Another example
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>>128329
bump


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121336 No. 121336 [View] [Last 50 posts]
#Traditional #Digital #Vectors #Alterations #Nikon #Canon #Minolta #OCs #Gallery #Discussion #Taking commissions

o hi

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>> No. 128324
>>128285 DA doesn't allow porn.
>> No. 128338
>>128324
But... DA /is/ full of porn!

>>126413
Still open for commissions?
>> No. 128339
>>128324
>>128338
Its NSFW content, but not porn.

Basically if you have sex or a sexual act then its off limits. But you can show your solo cloppy stuff there.


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