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Adventuring is Magic: Rarity
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Published: June 21, 2015
© 2015 - 2019 Ambris
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The first of many in my “Adventuring is Magic” series!

This was a fun bit of world building, and I really enjoyed this kind of character design. Look forward to being able to do the rest.

And if you wanna see the rest of the team, please consider supporting my Patreon. :D

Note: I’m not using any established pen `n paper rule set for the stats. I wanted to keep it fairly general. And while it resembles DnD, keep in mind that it is not actually DnD.
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marioking89's avatar
Wasn't there another version of this?
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NoradTwo's avatar
Funny, I usually see her like this instead of a straight mage of some type.
Ashoof's avatar
NICELY CONSTRUCTED! love all the details.
Makenshi179's avatar
"Arcane Rogue"... SUCH an interesting character class :D This is gorgeous!
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ghostpony666Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fucking yes rarity your looking like you really what to fight but who's got more power running throw there veins ):3 ;3 but still good art my friend I love this look of rarity ;#3
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NobleKnightMareHobbyist Artist
If it's not Dnd, then it must be Oubliettes and Ogres! Also, your artwork is quite nice!
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EnvirotechHobbyist Photographer
mmm I like the other version better, I know the more furry coat is mmm to see, but it's a cooler contrast of the outfit on her..   Great art on both of them.. <3 that Raarity!!
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Sycotei-BHobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool, love the outfit!
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Thanos-sanHobbyist Writer
Oh man, this is amazing!

I only have one minor gripe that probably nobody cares about:

The rapier is worn wrongly. To draw that weapon, she would have to twist her hand quite unnaturally to grip it; the guard is assymetric and should only cover the outside of her hand. Thus the sword should be worn so that the guard faces *away* from her body, on the side opposite to her dominant hand, and with the open part of the guard facing upwards.

Right now, it's facing downwards (meaning she'd have to bring her hand up from underneath teh sword) and the guard faces inwards (meaning she'd have to grip it from the outside)... Overally it's more suited to be drawn by someone standing to her left right now.

Please don't take this as rude, that's not my intention; I just wanted to tell you this in case you wish to do something about it. Everything else about the pic is great... I freaking love her outfit, class choice, stance..... her mane... You name it :P 
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AmbrisStudent Digital Artist
Hrm, I think you're right about the rapier. Whoopsie :x

Oh well, live and learn. Thanks for the feedback
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Thanos-sanHobbyist Writer
You're welcome! I'm looking forward to your future pieces too, if you intend to make more of them. :P
ITOS's avatar
The dark colour scheme makes me think it's inspired by Nightmare Rarity. :)
Trex841's avatar
Astounding work here! :D
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AkerlisHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that is fantastic. She looks great. That is phenomenal work :D
marioking89's avatar
Beautiful and deadly!!!
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Dreamer-Of-CreationStudent Traditional Artist
Dang, this is actually really cooL!
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Sleuth92Student General Artist
Oooooooohhhhhhhh!!!! I'm really looking forward to the others. ^^
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