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The Lonely Path

Oil on board canvas
Size 46 x 38 cm / 18.1 x 15 inches

Yeah, my second pony oil painting, sold in the Crystal Fair along with the first one.

The idea has been with me forever, and it has been just a matter of time until I actually did it, originally it was supposed to be digital, but I decided to try and do it some justice with oils.

This already had so much better technique going than my last one. The lossy photo quality here doesn't really do enough justice to the brilliance of linseed oil, which I used to make the whole background sky and fog glaze behind the mostly matte environment. Almost entirely wet on wet technique, so much smoother than my first one, Home Sweet Home, which was mostly wet on dry.

I reeeeally should dabble with oils a lot more...
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AnnaRDunster's avatar
Painting is so much fun!!!
thedarkmink's avatar
poor Trixie , i wish she were a princess too in canterlot and not a lonely pony in a mud road u.u  :feels:
Gojira012's avatar
Well...I'm sure if Lauren Faust had still been around she might have given her a better deal
RuthieTammy's avatar
I walk a lonely road....
Scoot0i0i08's avatar
How do you photograph or scan this
AndyBeguito's avatar
I can fell the nature here! Amazing feelings
onebehindthemonitor's avatar
Trixie is best trixie. We need more trixie in our lives.
Terminatorka1's avatar
I wanted to sell paints! = D But I will not do, i will learn, grrr -n- 
Lakword's avatar
That so goes to my most favorites :D Amazing work. I send a group invite for this one so more people can see this amazing masterpiece
MugenSeiRyuu's avatar
Horizon rising up to meet the purple dawn
Dust demon screaming, bring an eagle to lead me on
For in my heart I carry such a heavy load
Here I am on Man's road, walking Man's road, walking Man's road

I'm hungry, weary, but I cannot lay me down
The rain comes, dreary, but there's no shelter I have found
It will be a long time till I find my abode
Here I am on Man's road, walking Man's road

Moon rising, disguising lonely streets in gay displays
The stars fade, the night shade falls and makes the world afraid
It waits in silence for the sky to explode
Here I am on Man's road, walking Man's road, walking Man's road
Walking Man's road, walking Man's road, walking Man's road ...
Whatijustdidnow's avatar
Poor sad, I cried...Sad Pony 
Nyerguds's avatar
I walk a lonely road, the only one that I have ever known
Don't know where it goes, but it's home to me and I walk alone
-Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Beautiful imagery :)
ThirstyBoi39's avatar
When I first saw this I almost started crying. The colors. The mood. It's just so beautiful. ;_;
SilverWing27's avatar
Poor Trixie. :( I hope she'll come back again soon. :( I mean she's learned her lesson. :(
TheMultiCaster's avatar
Mitenköhän pitkään siinä menee, että hymy ei nouse naamalle aina kun tohon seinälle katseensa kääntää?

Tää on vieläkin hienoin yksi asia, mikä tästä fandomista mukaan on vuosien varrella tarttunu. :)
... and now I'm sad for her :/
UnholyOnslaught's avatar
Absolutely stunning. The background just catches your eye and makes you feel like you are actually there. Theres a reason you are my go-to landscape artist, and this just hammers that point home
I still am waiting to play this game...
TomFraggle's avatar
Very beautiful!  Well done!  :+fav:

Oh, how many times I have walked the lonely path.  I'm surprised I've never passed Trixie.
Hello. I wanted to ask if i could have your permission to use your artwork for a fan fiction i am writing for the equestria daily friend off. I will give you full credit for the artwork and i want to make sure you are okay with this and will be confirming the credit and fanfiction with you when i am done in about a week or so by October 31st. By the way, your artwork is amazing beyond words.
oak-tail's avatar
totaly makes me think of this song…
Prism-S's avatar
I cannot begin to describe how much I LOVE this~
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