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Applejack Hair Tutorial

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Published: November 24, 2012
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How'dya like them apples? It's done! For reals! I'll never try so hard, and fail, to turn the phrase "Element of Honesty" into a pun ever again! (Hopefully.)

This completes my styling guides for the Mane Six. Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Fluttershy, Twilight Sparkle, and Rainbow Dash have tutorials as well, if you are interested.

Also, I managed to finally break my streak of making each tutorial longer than the last! This one is shorter than both RD's and Twilight's. Fist pump, indeed.

Anyway, thanks again to everyone who has waited so patiently for my tutorials, and thanks to those that haven't. You may think your cries for styling advice have been muted by the trillions of light-years of inter-tubes connecting us, but they echo throughout my mind like a horde of shrieking harpies, pushing me forward. Also, all of the delightful comments and images of your work motivate me as well. I work best with both a carrot dangling from the end of a stick in front of me and a whip at my back.

And, of course, My Little Pony, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Applejack, and the Hasbro toys are all owned by Hasbro.
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Miko-The-Fox's avatar
Miko-The-FoxHobbyist Traditional Artist
Might work on my Rainbow Power AJ. 
ZiddersRoofurry's avatar
ZiddersRoofurryHobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, shucks. I reckon this here's one of my favorite tutorials ever or I'm a tumblin' tumbleweed!
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Guitarguy3Student General Artist
The basic Equestria Girls Applejack Figure found here: www.amazon.com/My-Little-Pony-… comes with an Applejack hat. I'm not sure if the hat'll fit the pony Applejack figure, but try it and see for yourself.
firewolfky's avatar
I've used your tutorials for all of my Mane Six.  But now I can't find one for Cherilee that compares to yours. 
SunnySkiez's avatar
SunnySkiezHobbyist Traditional Artist
"neked."

Well, their goes my soda.
Get me a paper towel for my screen, please.
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KingZanderSanchez-iHobbyist Writer
Can you do one of Derpy or the CMC?
countschlick's avatar
Well, Derpy's hair is very similar to Dash's, so you could probably use her tutorial in a pinch if you needed to. As for the CMCs, if I make more tutorials, I plan on setting up a poll to let people decide who will be styled next. The CMCs would definitely be on that poll.
Foehammerr's avatar
Impressive work! I'm glad i stumbled upon this, I can definitely put this tutorial to good use.
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OreoTnettenbaSnoodHobbyist General Artist
Awesome!

Question, I got a plushie Applejack today, with brushable hair (The Beanie Baby ones), could I do a similar thing with her? Probably not as easily, since the dolls give you a solid surface to hold things against, but still? :S
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I think so. The Beanie Baby (BB) ponies seem to have enough hair to do this to them. Like you mentioned, the fact that the BB ponies are squishy will make the process more difficult. Also, it is probably best if you can avoid getting your BBs really wet, but I don't think a little bit of water will hurt them much. 

OreoTnettenbaSnood's avatar
OreoTnettenbaSnoodHobbyist General Artist
I did it this morning, I think it went okay :D

The only think that needed anything drastic was the forelock, it was really curly :)

Thanks anyways though :D
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HigherSeekingProfessional Photographer
ahhhh I lOVE THE HAT! cant wait to do this tomorrow to the whole gang! my daughter is going to love the surprise 'MLP makeover day" and while we are 'drying them' we will do her own nails in her new MLP nailpolish and stickon nails haha you have made my day and my 5 year olds as well :)
2PoniesAndReviews's avatar
Thanks for this wonderful tutorial. i found putting the marbles in really hard. but, i did it and its perfect for mowing the lawn. thanks!
Nicoleene's avatar
NicoleeneStudent Digital Artist
I REALLY LIKE HER MANE.
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NicoleeneStudent Digital Artist
is it strange i was reading it in AJ's voice?
M00NL1T-M4SK's avatar
M00NL1T-M4SKHobbyist General Artist
Not at all! I was too! :iconapplejackproudplz:
Nicoleene's avatar
NicoleeneStudent Digital Artist
Because Applejack is awesome xD
M00NL1T-M4SK's avatar
M00NL1T-M4SKHobbyist General Artist
Eeyup! :iconbigmacintoshplz:
GodsOnVacation's avatar
I never liked these things because of the horrible hair but seeing this i can actually appreciate them lol good work
Duraciam's avatar
DuraciamStudent Traditional Artist
yep farmer hair I am a dummy! 
Chibi-pets's avatar
Chibi-pets Artisan Crafter
Oh thanks! now I want a hat like that!
mlplover404's avatar
can you do a princess luna and princess celestia? p.s. i love all of your tutorials!
countschlick's avatar
Well, if I have time, eventually, I plan on setting up a poll to let people choose which pony they want styled next. Luna and Celestia would definitely be on the poll.
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