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My Little Pony issue 1 Cover A and B

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Well, now that the image is all around the interwebs, here's the uncut/unedited art for the cover to Issue 1 of MLP:FIM. These are the first 2 (cover A and Cover B) of what will be 6 diferent covers for issue 1. As you can see here, they will all come together to form one interlocking scene!
As the other covers are released, I will debut the uncut art here first!
Copic Markers, Pitt pens, india ink & brush on Recycled Strathmore 80lb paper. 18x24.
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TheMasterDrawer6 Filmographer
That looks gorgeous
DrgnBrth63's avatar
I think Applejack is missing an arm.
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TheMasterDrawer6 Filmographer
No that arm is just holding the hat
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GalaxyGal-11Student General Artist
that Celestia actually hurts my eyes.
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PicassoEnigmaHobbyist Artist
At first glance, I thought Celestia was a Nuke set off in Ponyville
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Very cutesy.
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OhPonyBoyProfessional Filmographer
Beautiful !
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the hoof beats: the beatles in equestria are canon (take a closer look)
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artsehsisStudent Traditional Artist
I love how you use copic markers in your pieces! Absolutely stunning! ^^
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SkawaiiHobbyist Digital Artist
Do you plan on posting the 3 covers all together? or is it too large?
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HorseCookiesHobbyist Traditional Artist
OHMYGOODNESS. :iconcryforeverplz:

Such beautiful composition and vivid colors! Some of the best traditionally made pony art I've seen!
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Really nice, stuff, Andy. What Copics do you use for Twilight Sparkle?
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andypriceartProfessional Traditional Artist
Prime body color is v01, hair is usually Prismacolor Brittany Blue or copic b94, stripes are v04 and rv06- these are same colors for eyes and cutie mark (rv06 is also Pinkie's hair- the girls share a lot of the same colors)
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Thanks, Andy. My Twilight Sparkle color scheme has been all over the place. Couldn't ever get it right. Much appreciated and really nice work, sir!
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andypriceartProfessional Traditional Artist
Very welcome

As soon as I get a few minutes, I'll be posting a color chart that I use for the cast, as I've had a LOT of requests
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Here began the legend.
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TheLugia702Hobbyist Traditional Artist
When I first got it, ONLY the subscription variant was left in the store, so I didn't get one of these :(
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DestinyDecadeHobbyist General Artist
Dang. Well done. I really like that you use Recycled paper. Best thing about it, helps the environment.
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NinemeawStudent Digital Artist
Good work :D
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VintageNinjaFishStudent General Artist
shit im going to have to biy 19 copies arent I?
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ak399Student Filmographer
Stop making so many covers! How am I supposed to buy 19 copies of the same comic just to collect the alternate covers?
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andypriceartProfessional Traditional Artist
I didn't make 19 covers, for that you'll need to tell the publishers. I made 6 as stated here
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ak399Student Filmographer
It was part imperative plural and part poking fun at the excess of covers. Sorry if I came off as accusatory.
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