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Fanart - MLP. AJ's Classy Reflection

By jamescorck
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Commission for :iconrated-r-ponystar:

This one was a lot of fun to work on. It was originally a black and white picture, but I upgraded it to a full colored picture because it wouldn't have looked as interesting in just grey scale. I wouldn't have been able to make it look as interesting anyways. It also gave me the chance to work on some mirror effects, which is a first for me. I'm not used to work on that!

If you want the know the context of this picture, what better than a scene from the fic it's based on?

Not just any dress, either. It looked to be quite an expensive one. It was bright purple, made of fine silk that shone in the lamplight and had a small ribbon in the center. The edges of the dress, leading down from the hemline, were gold with grey swirls stitched on it. The dress even had a saddle, also purple and gold, with heart-shaped amethysts on both sides. Buttoned to the end of the saddle was another purple ribbon, only this one was bigger and extended over her flank. But that wasn’t enough to stun Rainbow Dash. Applejack had also fixed up her mane. She wasn’t wearing her usual hat. Instead her blond mane was tied up in a smaller ponytail that was also held together by a ribbon.

Rainbow Dash didn’t know what to think. A part of her was wondering why Applejack of all ponies was in a dress. Sure, she had seen Applejack in dresses before, but those were for special occasions. Not to mention, just like Dash herself, Applejack wasn’t the type to go all frou-frou, no matter how much Rarity begged. The other part of her couldn’t help but admit that it looked really good on her. In fact, this was the first time Applejack seemed to look like—well—a mare.

Treating her right, written by Rated R Ponystar.

Like I said, too much fun working on this picture. There needs to be more pictures of Applejack wearing pretty dresses. "Simple Ways" has ruined my perception of this Apple loving farm pony.

Art by James Corck.
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Sammymanny's avatar
That O.O face on Rainbow is hilarious! Good Job!
drwhofanblake's avatar
is dis meant to be something from amnesia?
Megaslash02's avatar
Very unique style... I love it!
jamescorck's avatar
Thank you so much! <3
DMatias19's avatar
jajajaja The face of Rainbow ...Well, do not blame Clapping Pony Icon - Rainbow Dash ,,,,,,good drawingSquishy Rainbow Dash Icon !!!
jamescorck's avatar
Thanks a bunch <3

Drawing Dashie was way too enjoyable.
schneelocke's avatar
That's great, and AJ really looks lovely there - but RD's scaring me, seriously!
jamescorck's avatar
Hahaha, well, she has those eyes.
DeJiKo07's avatar
I love Rainbow Dash's facial expression here! :)
jamescorck's avatar
Hehe, thank you!
High-Field-Brony's avatar
It looks like RD is bleeding from her mouth
jamescorck's avatar
She's drooling, her mouth is going weak by the sight of AJ in that dress.
jamescorck's avatar
Then why did you ask if her mouth was melting? :/ Pointless comment much?
High-Field-Brony's avatar
I didn't ask anything, it was a simple observation. I just thought it looked funny.
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Inu-Croft's avatar
Nice to see it turn out well James~
jamescorck's avatar
Thank you Inu, I'm glad it looks as good as people are saying :D
SnoopyStallion's avatar
oh i love this story. one of my favourites.
L-MASTER's avatar
Very nice. :D That scene was great.
beetdabrat's avatar
Lovely piece for an awesome fic :D
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beetdabrat's avatar
You are most welcome :D
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