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A Day in Equestria for Twily page 1 by Jowybean A Day in Equestria for Twily page 1 by Jowybean
It’s amazing too me that even with all these commissions :faint: I still have to do. That I am able to continue working on my other pony ideas and my own art.
Mostly pony stuff I need to take a break from my world for a bit and consternate on just brony things to keep me mind sane. :nuu:

The idea of this comic is inspired by the title of the Beatles song a day in the life (BTW great song ) =D

And the concept of seeing our beloved Ponyville on a normal boring day :P. No saving the world from chaos lords, no rescuing your friends from big mean dirty diamond dogs no royal duties and no breaking the forth wall referencing pop culture. Just a mundane simple day in the life of princess twily told in a series of sequential panels.

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As a comic book artist and fan I appreciate creators who can give me an engaging slice of life story through the use of just visuals so this was an experiment in my comic style :meow: as well because I suck at writing any good stories .I see this being helpful for my graphic novel. :excited:…

No surprise that after finishing this comic off I want to do more based on the other mane 6 :facepalm: and background characters this was a lot of fun to draw using just my faithful pens.:)

Check out my FIM title card project…

Until next deviation LATERS :peace:

Like it:blowkiss:hate it :police: its up to you not marmite :dummy:
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Not being an avid graphic novel fan (brought up on the newspaper variety, and particularly Calvin & Hobbes as the first series I started with in book form) take my mostly uneducated comments with the necessary grain of salt.

One of the things I always admired about Bill Watterson's work was his ability to move away from the 3-4 panel sequence and still tell a coherent, traceable story. The way you've done it here reminds me of that, as the images seem to flow freely into each other, without imposing themselves into a new "frame."

However, in the second scene, where Twilight is descending the stairs, I was thrown, for a moment. I couldn't tell if she was leaving the library in a quasi-awake state with Spike calling her back for breakfast, or if Spike was rushing to catch up with the early-rising, newly-minted alicorn.

There's plenty of energy in the actions, everything seems to be spread well around the page, and the subtle, almost hidden (while being stuck right in the middle) scene of Twilight's irritation with the royal formailities, was a nice touch.

Overall, nice start. Looking forward to seeing the next few pages.
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Great work and an awesome idea. Love the sketch work style. It feels somewhat like good old American comic books. I thought I might try something different and justify the ratings:

Vision: You did an awesome job in piecing together this. It was well staged and had a clear and consistant flow. Though I say this, this type of formating may irritate and confuse some people. This is also how many would also imagine a normal day of Twilight Sparkle.

Originality: Though this is an original work, it's hard to give a higher score in this regard. The idea of a normal day of a character has been around since the beginning of fandoms. However this was an enjoyable take on the idea.

Technique: Did a great job on all aspects of the visuals. It really reminded me of the old comic book visuals. You captured the character's expressions perfectly and (though I'm not sure if this was intentional) remined me of the art style of the MLP comic books.

Impact: Why five? Well, this should sum it up. As soon as I saw it I clicked to see it and then favorite it. Ok, here is a less bias explaination. This (though b/w) was a very eye-catching piece. It is clean and concise. Again, the art style was well done and the character facial expressions are memorable.

All in all an excellent piece of work and you should feel proud.
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Zalleus Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
I dunno if this is nit-picking, but I don't see a magic aura around the toothbrush.
Kujiiro Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
Haha, I like the guy bowing and Twilight just like "uuuuhh....."
NightBreeze7 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Student Artist
Wow, these are so beautiful... really calm, and INSPIRING. I love it.
chizzywizzy123 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MuddyFudger Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
In the center of the bottom of the middle 2/3 section, is some stallion asking Twilight out???
TerraHv1 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
No, he's bowing to the Princess. :p
MuddyFudger Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
987654321o Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
:D doctor whooves
eramthgin-1027501 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
It's the Doctor!

Also, great work.
TimMcJimFromPl Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
This is just Amazing.
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