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At World's End

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This is *PearlyPony's character Robert, in his Friesian form. I love all black horses, especially Friesians, so this was a real treat to me! It turned out a bit different from the original idea, but hopefully for the better.

She also requested a robin in the picture, as we both share the love for these gorgeous little beings. He was a little tricky to draw, and he still looks a bit out of place, but I tried my best.

I used a few references used for both the horse and the bird. It was the first time I've drawn a completely black horse, so I was a bit unsure about the highlighting.

Hope you guys like it! :heart:

THE MAKING OF "At World's End"

    Tools: Photoshop CS2, Bamboo Tablet
    Time taken: 20 hours
    Layers: 52 layers
    Original size:3508x4961 px
    Credit:Several references for both horse and bird


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Rapid-Star's avatar
That is amazing!
TheDarkestArt's avatar
Very nicely done!
AngelOfDarkness089's avatar
I can see the power of this unicorn through this amazing picture. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Schleichgirl1976's avatar
Wonderful piece! ♥
AwesomePossum26's avatar
Gorgeous sheen on the coat!
IrThumper's avatar
Stunning! He reminds me a lot of one of my own characters (except for the coloring). How love to find out more about the process of getting a commission :)
cerona's avatar
Thanks :) I'm not sure whether or not I will be opening the commissions again anytime soon, but here's a very rough estimate of prices and the process [link] :)
IrThumper's avatar
Thanks! Really love your style of art so will definitely keep my eye out to see if you open them again *crosses fingers!* :):love:
ObscuroArcanum's avatar
This is very beautiful! I love the highly glossy look you've achieved with the horse's coat.
Absolutely gorgeous!
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Kitty107's avatar
This is sooo beautiful! I love the bird, it gives the 'manly' friesan a soft side
cerona's avatar
Haha thanks :)
Kitty107's avatar
I can't believe I'm talking to you...
MoonLiger's avatar
What a beautiful Friesian! :wow: The rearing pose, with the tossed mane, really makes him look so majestic and powerful! I love the colouring and the shading, particularly the way you've made his coat look so glossy. The paler colours of the background also contrast nicely with his black coat. The robin is a nice touch too :D
cerona's avatar
Thank you, I'm so glad you like it :love:
MoonLiger's avatar
You're welcome! :w00t:
Ivory-myth's avatar
Wow, this is beautiful
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