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Mar 31With the Merger coming up soon, we have created an official steam group for the combined sites. It can be found at http://steamcommunity.com/groups/PonychanSteam

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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. 129310
>>129265
It's DEAD. Please replace it with: http://www.ponychan.net/chan/art/res/129309.html


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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
>>111266

Reference
General >>111273
Body >>111276
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>> No. 129276
Man.... I didn't think you needed to know all of this to draw a pony D:


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128850 No. 128850 Stickied [View]
For those of you that use this board, how would you feel about it being merged with another?

The current plan i have is to merge with /fic/ and /collab/ into a single board (With a tentative name of /fan/, for lack of any other ideas) , but i'm making all three of these threads simultaneously so that plan is subject to change.

The reason for this is that it would hopefully encourage more an audience for the artwork that gets posted, more critique for actual artwork itself and an all around signal boost for the artists themselves.
I think i just said the same thing three times there, but whatever.

Another benefit to merging with those two boards in particular is that /fic/ could provide inspiration for artists, while /collab/ may need a creative artist for whatever project is posted.
To me, it only makes sense to pool these resources together instead of having them scattered as they are now.

In any case, discuss the pros and cons of the idea in this thread.
I'll give fair warning before THE RECKONING happens, if it does at all.
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>> No. 129066
>>128850
I mean, if you feel like there would be more activity, then go for it.


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129370 No. 129370 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Gallery #Discussion

Thread of mine from a long time ago is kill. Going to art dump with some non-little horse related stuff if you guys don't mind. Hopefully I can keep it bumped this time.

General gitgud discussion is welcome in the thread too. Also, if you guys want some crit, just link me to your thread's post or you can even post it in here. I'm always happy to help.
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129521
I'm up and at em. Rendered the top half a bit more in another doc because my laptop can't handle this shit at all. Attached it back to the rest of the image though and did the same color method.
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>>129370
Calling this done. Don't want to look at it anymore.
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>>129527

very cool stuff rat, you did well

i underestimated you


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I created an oc, how well did I do?
>> No. 129533
>>129531
So uh... it's not an alicorn. That's a start.

Joking aside, it's not an OC yet. It's just a design. The only way we can tell personality is from design.

So, what is he like? What is his personality?


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128640 No. 128640 [View]
#Gallery

Hello. post here some of my drawings, I hope you like them

I do not quite understand the English language (I speak Spanish) but I'll try to push myself

my deviant

http://tokatl.deviantart.com/
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>> No. 129503
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129503
another Human Discord (equestria girls)
>> No. 129520
>>129100
>thanks, I try to improve every day.

Good man. Keep it up, mate.
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129532
more dipplight sketchs


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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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129459 No. 129459 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Canon #OCs #Gallery #Taking requests #Taking commissions #Critique wanted

Hello everyone, Seafoam here!

I take both requests and commissions. Requests are random and are usually traditional sketches, but feel free commission me and I'll tweak it to your liking and put finishing touches on it.

All my digital drawings/line art/coloring are done with a mouse, please be patient with me. I've not had a tablet in a long time and I'm trying to save money for a new one!

My commissions are pretty cheap, and I'm pretty quick at delivering.

Sketches start at 1$ - 3$ depending on complexity
Lines 3$ - 4$ depending on complexity
Coloring 5$ - 6$ depending on complexity
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129506
Flutters sleeping in a blanket burrito
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129507
big mac as a budweiser clydesdale??
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129516
terrible unfinished thing

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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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129500
Seriously?! I never put this one up here?
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129502
From DA, same name, nightmare version of their OC


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129271 No. 129271 [View]
#Digital #Alterations #OCs #Discussion

Just bored as hell right now, and I know art is slow so thought I'd make a thread for general oc sharing.

Post em if ya got em. Not really looking for critique myself, but I'm sure other people might want some critique. Maybe.

Anywho, OP knows it's hard sometimes if you can't draw, so just post whatever you got. I won't judge if it's recolors, I do the same. I guess I could say my art is using gimp.

First one I have here is Ella. I use all my characters for /rp/, so she has actually has two different cuty marks depending on which thread she's in, so I left her a blank flank in this pic.
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>>129484
Here's just a face shot of that one.
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This is the one I'm going to be working on next I think. And I want to make a zebra soon as well, but his art will be a bit more complicated.


With this one though, I don't want such a large splotch of white on his back/belly. I want one splotch on his rump that will blend into the white that will be in his tail, and on his belly I want one large spot taking up the bottom portion of his belly and coming up slightly on his neck/chest, sort of like the deers they introduced to the show.

And over all I want the splotch markings to remind one of clouds-his name is Blue Sky.
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>>129486
So this is the blank plate I'll be using to make this guy, I got the mane and tail down to how I want them, but I'm bad with proportions. Any artist think they can help me out on the eyes? I'm going to try and do it myself, but I might need some critique when I'm done. And the mouth...don't even know how I'm going to attempt the mouth yet.

I want to do a few faces with this pose-battle ready/angry, playful, and probably something else we'll see.


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27652 No. 27652 [View] [Last 50 posts]
Hello /art/. Today I come to you with something special.

TL;DR: Want to make assassin pictures?

Just over a month ago, over on /oat/, there was a game held in which there were 7 "assassins", involving the mane cast and Derpy. The assassins look similar to the originals, but with slight differences such as red eyes, colored streaks in the hair Derp does not have them, but a decent amount of the other assassins do and other things that may vary between the assassins.

Now, those of us that act as the assassins are for the most part novice at best with picture editing skills, though we are able to make due. However, how wonderful would it be for there to be pictures meant to be the assassins, not just recolors of existing pictures?

This is mainly me putting the idea of the assassins forward, as an idea for something for any of you to draw, in case you were running out of ideas or wanted something new. If this is something that you do not care for, then I understand completely.

If any of you are interested and want to know more about the assassins, I'll be keeping track of this thread to answer any and all questions that you could possibly have. Each assassin also already has a look to them, and although I can only truly post a clear picture of one of the assassins, due to me being Derp assassin I will try to get the other assassins to post ITT.
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>>125929
uh=huh
(was ts if you're wondering, made >>95036
>>95042 and such )
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i'm going to make this last for three years /caresses thread gently
i'll come in with some art soon
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129476
4 years, bitches!


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applejack as Shuu
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>>129343
>>129344
>> No. 129364
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because i guess the point of this thread is post my art... which is suitable for the board rules.
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129467
I made a new picture which i can post on this site.


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129309 No. 129309 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Comics #OCs #Gallery #Taking requests #Taking commissions #Critique wanted

Ideas needed. Also, I would accept requests for food self-practice.

Thanks for watching my gallery!
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>> No. 129431
>>129412
>>129420

Damn it. Too much stuff to do now, just wait till the weekend, okay? It will become ready then for sure.
>> No. 129432
>>129431
It's cool, take your time and more importantly have fun.
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129450
>>129432

Just a sketch, nothing serious.


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129382 No. 129382 [View]
#OCs #Taking requests

Hello Art board! I'm fairly new on this board and I don't have any real projects to work on as of now so I'll be taking requests to draw your oc's for free! I usually try to draw as accurate to the show but my drawings have some of my style mixed into them. Anyways all drawings will be done in pencil and will be black and white, for some reason I can't draw well on a computer and when I go to color something I just worsen it. That aside if you want me to draw your oc please leave a pic with your post or give a description.
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>>129434
Now that I'm not too lazy to shrink it...

I hope it doesn't do a disservice to your work. ^^''
>> No. 129442
>>129439
Oh no not at all. I'm cool with you editing the picture and all since that's what you wanted to do in the first place.
>> No. 129443
>>129442
Heheh, alright.


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129278 No. 129278 [View]
#Traditional #Digital #Vectors #Canon #OCs #Taking requests

<-----(This picture might not be the best to show of my art-style)
----------Have an idea you need drawn?
-----------Just tell me what to draw and i'll draw it :D
------------Noting to serious i just started -.-
-------------Dont be shy to ask its free!
--------------Or just talk about art in general.
-I will also occasionally put one my drawings on this thread if your interested in seeing my art-style, I do vectors and some grim dark stuff.

[Info]:
Program:Gimp ranges from sketches/art/edit
Tablet:(None)
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>>129403
If your character is missing anything or if you'd like to add something i'll be around
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>>129278
Dark souls stuff/concept :I
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129441
>>129440
Plauge Doctor :Y


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