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crazy ponies in this town :FIM title cards series by Jowybean crazy ponies in this town :FIM title cards series by Jowybean
Where it all began brosÖ.. =D :) going old school if you want to call it that here. Still baffles me itís been going for 2 years now: wow:

I thought the first episode title card should mimic the style of the show instead of being painted detailed and over the top. Because just like comics do sometimes a title card can mislead you to what the shows design actually looks like :P and that can make or break a deal for me :no:. Not with FIM though and it happens in printed media more then tv.

This one took longer then over a barrel. Two reasons one because itís a two prater. And two I tried to draw it without any guidelines just blocks of colour on different layers it came oput rather well considering I had no real sketch to follow.

To make more work for myself I actually want to make a separate illustration for the second part of the pilot because I have a dramatic movie type image in my head for that no spoilers though. :woohoo:

MLP title cards because why not the creative team behind the show deserves it.

I want to make one for every episode with its own quirky style that best suits that particular episode its very ambitious as I want to get it done before heaths warming eve if its possible lol. With the other jobs and shenanigans I doing out side of this it could be longer but wish me luck Bronies I hope to do our fandom proud.

I managed to find a font thatís close too the shows one for the credits so it should look not so basic now and fit in to the shows style better I may buy the actual font later on to be spot on.

I enjoy experimenting with the type design as much as the illustrations going to try and be a bit more adventurous as I am not sticking to one style of title cards now it seems after the party of one i did.

I most likely will make tiny edits to all the cards once there done I am just beginning to realize how many episodes there are too do some I forgot about until I looked at a list.

Until next deviation LATERS

All drawn on Photoshop CS6 with my Wacom tablet 5

Like it:blowkiss:hate it :police: its up to you not marmite :dummy:
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D1n0-Mann94 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 25, 2015  Student Filmographer
I wonder why these pieces of music come to my mind when I see these title cards...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9ZDWy…
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KaiskeArimoni Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015
These are FREAKIN' awesome! <3
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darkoverlords Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
One of the show's most under-rated two-parter in the series; almost no-one
likes these 2 episodes and consider "The Ticket Master" as their first episode.

Like what golden-fox19 said (paraphrasing) "There are
undoubtedly a lot of flaws imaginable in these 2 episodes;
but back in 2010, everything in this show were new: the
characters, the narrative structure, the setting, etc.."
- Review of the "Friendship is Magic" Pilot by GoldenFox17

Anyway, "Mare in the Moon" (Ep. #1) and "Elements of Harmony"
(Ep. #2) are in my Top 4 "Friendship is Magic" Two-Parter Episodes list.
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BejeweledApples Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
These are like the Adventure Time title cards!
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MLPegasis4898 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful...!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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cooleevee759 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
...I don't even know anymore...
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NananaOctaviasTune Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your titles are beautiful!
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cooleevee759 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Why does this remind me of The Garfield Show?
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ChloeTheCatFox Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
Look at Rarity and AJ's faces they look a little derped XD
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Fermter Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
I love these! Please, please continue making these for future episodes and, reading your description, the ones you may have missed.
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Awdren Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
If you look at this piece from it's thumbnail, it appears the book Twilight is holding has a gold inscribed : followed by a inscribed ( making it appear the book has a :( on it.
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Jackie-Chaos-Bunny Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just looked at all of your MLP Title Cards, and I LOVE THEM ALL~! :heart:

Now I'm really curious to see if you're gonna do title cards for "Return of Harmony", "A Canterlot Wedding", and "The Crystal Empire".
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DoodleShine Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Love it! :3

Then again, I love all of them!
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SparkyThePegasus Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Their faces look smooshed, but somehow it looks cute that way. Especially Applejack! :D
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Tharag Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Hmm... hate to say it, but I'm kind of disappointed with this one.

All your other title cards have been wonderful, but this one just seems overly generic, especially as it shows the whole cast together as a group when they won't actually become friends until part 2.
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Names-Tailz Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it! looks great!
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Alesiopdv Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Now that you have that new font that resembles the one of the show, do you plan to re-do the old ones with that font or do you think they are fine just like they are? (not that Iīm complaining, they look awesome! but this one feels even more show-accurate if that makes any sense...)
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joeyh3 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks very awesome! Excellent job!
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Josiah-Shockency-JCS Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
You're KING at this, man! ;D
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Dogman15 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Show this to *fyre-flye.
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Sire-Sword Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Heh, That's awesome.
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Digital-Ronin Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Yes! One of the things I really like about cartoons with title cards is it adds to the second viewing. This card for example: If I hadn't seen the episode before I would've wondered about the moon in the background, now I delight in it.

Also: Nostalgia! I'mma go watch Tom and Jerry nao.
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Graffiti-World2 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That's just WOW man:D:D:D:D
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imacake Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Fluttershy reminds me a bit of petriep..

Nice. However I'd make the right part integrate with the shown scene.
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