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Lazy strings by Jowybean Lazy strings by Jowybean
All fun and games in ponyville never a moment to be lazy during the day folks and why would you want to be if you lived in Equestria? =D :nod:

speed pony painting FTEW (for the epic win) ;)

Check out my ongoing FIM title card project [link]

Until next deviation LATERS Bronies :peace:

painted in Photoshop CS6 with my Wacom tablet 5

is this Cute :meow: Win :winner: Fail :crying:
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In answer to your question, I would have to call this a cute. It's to nice to be a fail, but it left me wanting a little more, keeping it from a solid win.

If I was to describe what I am seeing in one sentence it would have to be, "I want more detail!" This style I have often seen with one-character portraits or even scenic shots overlooking something. There the bright and mixed colors can compliment the beauty or grace of what is being depicted. When I firs saw this one, I wasn't sure what to feel.

The focus seems to be on an interaction with Lyra and BonBon, but the interaction is centralized with enough room to show the trees and houses surrounding them. On the trees and houses, the technique is very nice. But I caught myself saying "What the hell is going on here?" Zoomed in I could see that Lyra must have been sleeping in the hammock when BonBon came and knocked her off or something. I feel like more detail to the design of the characters and the situation was called for.

I am not trying to be harsh or overly critical. I can tell the artist has a lot of skill and knows how to apply it. But with everything I get to critique I want to love it. And, all in all, I like this one. That's the thing though, I only like it.

Till your next deviation,
--Michael
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DemonPanther Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
I hope she just lands back in the hammock!
And then she can berate Bon Bon in comfort.
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Maggie-X-Awesomeness Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is extremely cute
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SamCyberCat Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
I love how happy Bon Bon looks here. x3
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AgentTasmania Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
I have no idea what I'm seeing.
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ArcCahlon Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
never a moment to be lazy during the day? why not? some of us prefer luna's night. dang day lovers with your loud music and rock or roll. and stay off my lawn ya hulligans

seriously tho very cute work ^^
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DJ-Bleach Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
I'm a little confused as to what's happening. Did Bon Bon just headbutt her out of the hammock, or is she just floating, or what?
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Jowybean Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
headbutting but i added no speed lines to show shes just being kicked ^^; just for more realism or as real as you get with coloured talking ponies lol
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BaleyReeves Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bon Bon has a cream colored coat, this looks yellow :I
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kuku88 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You sound complainy. :I
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BaleyReeves Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah.. sucks, doesn't it? I freakin love Jowybean!
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