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Custom Lauren Faust by FallSilently Custom Lauren Faust by FallSilently
A Canterlot Celestia remodeled after the OC of Lauren Faust :iconfyre-flye:

This is the second custom pony I've made, after my Nightmare Moon, and the first time I've ever used Sculpey clay in my life. That stuff's amazing, and really easy to use. There's a little bit above her left eye, with most of it above her right and down the side.

Lauren's OC doesn't wear shoes but the toy mould annoyingly features them, so I had to come up with a colour scheme. I digitally tested a good few but settled on black with red trim as it matches the simple black top in her profile's self-portrait. I also carved a pencil out of a toothpick to complete the look.

Sprayed in Citadel Skull White and hand-painted in acrylics. The mane is trimmed and modified with Sculpey clay (and thanks to AutumnSpice for the tips on using it!).
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Itstartswithapencil Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you take commissions and how much do you ask for one?
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spikethehound Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
awsome OMG Dash Face icon Nebula Nova: Huggie 
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InternationalPC Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have started a traveling pony Gallery but need more ponies to hit the road would u be able to spare one of ur ponies to donate to the Gallery if so plz return a comment to me also it can be any custom also u will be givin full credit and advertised if u like thank you
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alyssafew Featured By Owner May 3, 2012   Digital Artist
When you modified the mane with Sculpey, did you bake it on the pony, or separately? I'm looking to make a Lauren custom of my own, and I'd appreciate your advice! :heart:
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FallSilently Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I sculpted it onto the pony and then boiled the whole thing in a saucepan for 15 minutes. I'm worried that baking them will melt or warp the plastic, so this is how most people do it, apparently. The only problem with it is, the plastic gets very soft when boiled for that long, and if the pony is resting on her side in the pot, its legs could settle into a slightly bent-in new position, with the hooves not quite level on the surface. Faust's rear right leg has that just a little, Pluto's is more pronounced. Just keep an eye on it in the pot, don't leave it lying on the same side all the time and keep it standing as it dries and cools.
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justifi-cation Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
I've done research on custom ponies and I also do quite a bit of work with Sculpey as well, and if you remove the magnet from the foot (I haven't worked with the newer ones, do they still have magnets?) they are perfectly fine to bake. if you keep them at the lowest possible temperature they will be fine, and if you are worried you can always take the head off and insert an armature.

Anywa, your ponies are amazing. I could never get that much motion in my manes and tails. And the details are so wonderfully clean.
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alyssafew Featured By Owner May 4, 2012   Digital Artist
Aaah, thank you! That's so helpful. :D I didn't realize boiling Sculpey was a thing you could do!
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AnimalAnimeFan Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012   Traditional Artist
love it!! it's truely amazing!!!
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StephenMannix Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
wow......that's...awesom to the max
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GreenHeartz Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
I love the shoes (or what ever you want to call them :XD:)
VERY unique! I haven't seen those before and I really like them ^^
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iEmma-C Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
OMG!!!
BEST. OC. EVER.
BEST. PONY. CUSTOM. EVER!!!!!
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FairyBubblePuppy Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Fantastic.
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ProjectSNT Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
I want one of these, so on the chance that I may one day meet Lauren Faust I will make her sign it.
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J4B Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really great job there.
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SoFDMC Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautifully done.
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ThatDudeNamedBrian Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
Awwwwww maaaaaan! D: I'm halfway through making a faust pony toy and it's no where near as good as this! I'm super bummed out now...
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FallSilently Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I know how that feels... I started making this a couple of weeks ago, hoping to be the first, but then that beautiful, fully-sculpted clay Faust pony appeared and stole my thunder. I would have had this finished sooner otherwise.

Thanks so much, all, for the comments!
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Ryugaknight Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
I love her facial expression the most. It has a warm feeling to it, almost motherly. (Which makes sense as she is the mother of all G4 ponies XD)
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tootootaloo Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I want it!
I need it!
I REALLY like her mane!
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Xeno-the-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
It's...beautiful!
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Babileilei Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is incredible! I hope Lauren Faust sees it ;)
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o0Lakesha0o Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
Wow.. This is amazing.How long did it take you?
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RyuMuramasa Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
I was linked here through Equestria Daily and I've got to say this is amazing!
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AjaxIsIn Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
I SECOND this motion!
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Ryugaknight Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
Thireded (Is that a word?)
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