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How about a thread about references, guidelines, examples, and the like?


>not starting with the sideways pony


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here is a very useful color ref


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You can post it spoilered here.


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Might as well dump a few of the ones I've collected here.


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Any other guides to horse cocks?


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Griffons. Fresh content. Have fun.


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Here's human hands.


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I suppose I should be one to post something like this.

BREASTS! Note that these guidelines and helpful details apply to boobs of all sizes, but are more noticeable on larger tits. Refer to LK's chubby guide above. >>370

I'll try to find guides to cover breasts of varying firmness, size, and in different types of clothing.

>inb4 bags of sand



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Here some link from the Drawing Request from the Linkboard and the last link is something new:

Ken Hultgren

/ic/ Artful Links of Full Art

Jailbait’s Collection of Pony Art Guides and Other References


How to Draw My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic Style


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I think I just found nirvana…


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With all these size scales, how do they compare to a real life Horse?
Would it be like this?

Also, what size is the Ursa mother family in the Everfree to everyone?


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Celestia compared to a "real horse"


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Yet another eye tutorial.


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In that case this belongs here too.
Spoilered for horse-penii




From the draw thread:



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>dithered png
Download the PDFs here to get the full glorious colors.


wa thanks


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Also loomis of course.


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did somebody say beans?


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A gif on how to draw a pony.


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Also, if you already have some, there might be some you haven't read yet, maybe



Got a torrent for all these?


I can't into torrent
but you should be able to download the entire folder



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Not pony related, but interesting.


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Those things are always interesting.



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>Fluttershy with pinkie-shaped eyes.


any guides for drawing fillies/young colts?


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I've never seen one. I'll tell you that good practice is going through the CMC episodes and drawing them in scenes standing next to adult sized pones. You'll get a better sense of their proportions. Those stubby legs of theirs might throw you off at first, but getting the hang of it will come quick.


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Does anyone have any examples of really exaggerated and cute expressions?

Preferably not show style. As those tend to be kind of restricted.


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This is probably useful when drawing thinking ponies


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I drew up a little tutorial that might help someone. Enjoy!


every art, perspective, anatomy, or animal anatomy video/book torrent can be found here http://cgpeers.com/


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Here's a dropbox of a fuck ton of artbooks and reference material, not pony but very helpful.




I have yet to see you draw a penis.
It's like, the opposite of what you do.
Unless there is a stash.


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Hey, do you like >WORDS???
Do you like BOOBIES???


A bunch of "how to pony" stuff as presented by a fuckugly red & black OC: http://askdj-redmix.tumblr.com/post/68149642879/step-by-step-pony-guides




Ok, the big problem is:
You can lern all techniques, but you need 2 more things:
Alot of patience and a good ''draw hand''.


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Criticizing criticism is impolite, especially when someone hasn't asked for it. The correct way to go about it is to add on to what they have said and correct what they've said in a constructive manner. If they want someone to give them pointers and tell them how they did, they can ask at the end of their post.

I can, however, point you to things that will teach you to do it. There's even a simple formula you can go by, called a critique sandwich. Start with things you like or that they did well, then tell them what they did wrong and how to fix it - it's important that you always tell them how to fix it. End it with a few more things you liked or that they did well.

For critiquing:

Some people aren't used to getting critique. If you find yourself taking it personally, just remember that though someone may be picking apart something you put hours into, they're just trying to help you be a better artist.
For getting critique:
-see the moonlightspectre link above
This is a good exercise to do if you feel too attached to your art: http://ctrlpaint.com/videos/mastering-the-art-of-letting-go


>and correct what they've said in a constructive manner.
This is only for when they are pulling something out of their ass, or when they are trying to teach something to someone when they barely understand it themselves. There is nothing wrong with teaching others, in fact it's theorized that it's one of the best ways to learn something yourself. So you don't want to tell them to just stop helping others - instead, guide them both to where they need to be so that one is not passing their mistakes on to another.

However, you can't just tell someone that they're wrong and leave it at that. A good rule of thumb is that if you can't back it up with facts right then and there, you probably shouldn't post it. So always think about what they did wrong and how they can correct it. Giving them resources is even better.


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don't post reposts :|



The thing with stylizing something is that you need to understand what you're drawing first. With stylizing humans, it's human anatomy. With mlp, it's show style and real horse anatomy. When you know what you're doing you can do what ever you want and it will hold up to critique - even if it's different, it won't be strange or bad.

What do you expect people to help you with if every critique is going to be answered with "It's my style/It's on purpose"? And what about inconsistent anatomy, broken bones, and wonky perspective? Nothing about this tells people that you knew what you're doing. This tells them you need to take a good hard look at what makes up a horse or pony. And your response "it's my style" says you need to learn how to take a critique without taking it personally.



If you want the latest coloring guide for the newest ponies.


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oh uh some of my brushes
and texture files for them


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We're all gonna make it, brah.


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vaginas by ontadoxy


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>These are all practical positions, and they were all relatively comfortable to do and stay in for a good period of time. Even though the boobs-n-butt pose looks a little funny, it’s entirely plausible and anatomically correct (although it can be taken too far). So, don’t be afraid to draw it. Hopefully these photos help a little with drawing such positions!


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gonna need to know where you got these






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doxy pussy pt 2 the pussening


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Posting these unspoiled because I don't know if the spoiler bug was fixed and these were deleted from the thread

no banno pls



You'll die for this.



So many tutorials, guides, anatomy references…

I need a system to organize and categorize all the material I have on PC.

I have basic system set up, composed of the following.

1: Anatomy and Poses. (Plus a sub folder for NSFW content.)

2. Art Guide and Processes. (For general guides and covering of fundamentals.)

3: Art How To

4: Art References. (Contains image references of characters, usually organized from other depictions of characters in other folders.

5: Facial Expressions (Self Explanatory)

It suffices for the moment, but something a bit more sophisticated in organizing it all would be nice.


You should put it up as a shared folder on MEGA as is, at least you have a basic tree set up.



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Iterative Drawing - The Fastest Way to Improve



seems like more of a personal/style choice.




Thanks for all the material here!






Are you alive??, this site is sooo weird, i came here from 4chan, this site is deserted.




I came from 4chan as well(the drawfag improvement thread). I do believe this site is almost dead, alongside with ponychan.


This site is, for the most part, a fallback location for when 4chan goes down. The art board is mostly used for a place artists can drop things.
The questing board is still seeing use, though the resident posters have migrated to a discord server for off-topic posting and generally shooting the shit.
The site will not be going down anytime soon, however, so there's no worry about that.

It's probably best to view this thread as an archive of tips and tricks as opposed to an active feedback thread.



not anymore


Is that just a musing of the general state of things or is it aimed at MSOB?


Ten whole years.



Holy shit.

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