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Re: The Art... of Spritedude

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Post by Validecember » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:46 am

Glanced back at the first page in this thread. I gotta say, I'm really impressed with how good you've gotten at your art over the years. You should definitely be proud.

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Post by Spritedude » Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:33 pm

You know you've improved if you cringe at your old art. Yeah, I've come a long way, you guys have definitely helped.

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Post by Christmas PDN » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:24 pm

Oh wow, I decided to take a look now that it's been brought up, and yeah, your art's come miles. I love it dude.

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Post by Spritedude » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:20 pm

And here I am, back only to post in my art thread again.

Yet another character expression sheet. 5 down, 1 left to go.
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Surge is kinda stoic so it was a bit of a challenge to get some good expressions out of him, but like the other sheets, this helped me cement his final design, particularly his face shape, his eyes, and his weird two colored hairstyle. I got it down, yo.

Also, I decided that Surge's powers were a little too generic, so instead of just blue electricity, he's actually able to generate electricity, plasma, and fire. And, similar to how Adam's scarf is always as long as whatever makes it look coolest in his current pose, the color of Surge's powers depends on whatever looks best with the color composition of his current environment. Selective realism and all that. In the pose to the right they're kind of a mix of red, blue, and purple, which I might just use as their default color.

WARNING: The next drawing depicts a MY LITTLE PONY character. Divert your eyes if you are not fond of such things.

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Best bughorse. Thorax is like my favorite MLP character now, he's such a dork and I love him. I pretty much just drew this as a quick palette cleanser before I work on that last expression sheet.

Oh, so, cool thing about this drawing. Equestria Daily, which is pretty much the MLP fan site, featured it in one of their fanart blog posts. The creator of the site even followed me on DeviantArt. It's not a huge deal or anything but as a fan of him and the site I'm pretty psyched about it. :)

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Post by Red » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:22 am

Glad to see you're still trucking along with the comic, I've really fallen out of practice with my art lately. I need to get back on it.

Awesome to hear you got a feature on EQD man, I've not been keeping up with the website to avoid spoilers(I'm behind 2 episodes).

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Post by smol Kat » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:16 am

^I'm behind two whole seasons; what's this about a bughorse? :O
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Post by Red » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:07 am

smol Kat wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:16 am
^I'm behind two whole seasons; what's this about a bughorse? :O
Without spoiling much, if you like Fluttershy and Twilight there's a new bughorse character for you in season 8.

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Post by smol Kat » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:23 am

I love both of those ponies!
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Post by Christmas PDN » Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:23 am

Nice work, Sprite! I don't watch the show anymore, but your rendition of the pony is very nice to look at.

I really like your character expressions as well.

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Post by Spritedude » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:11 pm

*Quietly slips out of the curtains, walks up to microphone*

*tap tap* Is this on?

Uh, hey guys, hope everyone's doing alright. Last few months have been kind of rough on me so I've been a bit... reclusive, or, you know, more so than usual. Still drawing though, thankfully. Figured you guys would like to see.

As usual, click on the images for the full size.

My Little Pony alert! Divert your eyes! ...Eh, you guys seem to have been okay with it so far.

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My cousin wanted a birthday present for his girlfriend so I drew her pony OC. I don't know how much pony art I'll keep doing but I'm really getting the hang of the style. Also love how the hair came out. Different than the usual straight spiky hair I give all my characters.

And now for some D&D stuff.

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Well that shadow looks weird on a dark background but whatevs. I started a new D&D campaign with some friends so I'm drawing a few of the NPCs for fun. This is Beldryxyss, or Bel, an ally of the players. Compared to most dragons she's a bit awkward and ditzy, and maybe tries a little too hard to help sometimes.

I forgot how much I love drawing dragons. Anyway, here's one of the player's characters:

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He's a... Lupin Warlock, I guess? I dunno he just wanted to be some kind of humanoid dog race and that's the closest we could find. I'm pretty lenient on homebrew races.

...This is the most straight up furry thing I've ever drawn.

it was kinda fun

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Re: The Art... of Spritedude

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Post by Christmas PDN » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:27 pm

Oh, dude! Your artwork's been improving since I last checked in. I really like what I'm seeing.

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