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Classy Darling

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For some bizarre reason I kept imagining chrysalis with a southern accent when i was drawing this almost like New Orleans. :?

As much as I enjoy doing rough speed painting and digital painting I really do want to create stronger polished pieces :eager:. That’s partly why the title cards are taking so long. i need to re learn about my drawing tablet again to improve on what digital skills i have already.

Check out my FIM title card project here =D [link]

Until next deviation LATERS :peace:

painted in Photoshop CS6 with my Wacom tablet ☺

Like it:blowkiss:hate it :police: its up to you not marmite :dummy:
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FallenShadow000's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
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I love this piece. The shading and rough color palette give it a very "Norman Rockwell" feel, which, given the scene depicted, fits very well. It also evokes strong thoughts of the French Quarter; I can almost imagine myself standing on that street as this scenario takes place.

I can imagine Queen Chrysalis with a strong Southern drawl, and Cadence almost having the air of a belle. Just the poses alone really make you ask questions of an "If I were there" nature.

Well done! Please do more of these. I'll be keeping a close eye on your work, fellow Deviant.
starfire437's avatar
:star::star::star::star: Overall
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One reason why I love this drawing so much is the fact that, to me, it looks a little bit old timey. I love how you didn't use very bright colors, and how you gave the setting an afternoon feel. I love the look on Cadence's face and how it contrasts with Chrysalis's expression. I love the colors in this drawing so much, I just cant get over it. I love the detail on Chrysalis's hat, it's very nice. However, I think you could have added maybe another pony or two in the background or the sky, just to give it the feeling of a big city, as this is Canterlot. Overall, this is an amazing drawing. You did an excellent job.
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I must say, this is a very interesting piece of art. The fact that you decided to go against the norm and make Chrysalis well, lady-like clearly is the strong point here. The background is nice and vivid for the occasion, although Octavia looked a bit out of place. I really am wondering what those two are talking about! Your art style and lighting is well done. It adds a very nice texture to the art. The disagreeing look from Cadence coupled with Chrisalis's new found poise and manners clearly brings the art to live. Good job and a good effort on this one!
shoji9's avatar
"Sorry, Cadence. I simply cannot hear you over my own exquisite perfection."

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Kujiiro's avatar
It's like Dementia meeting Mania.
Now we just need SheoDiscord in his chamber.
journcy's avatar
I don't know what this story that I'm seeing is but I want it nonetheless
KlarkKentThe3rd's avatar
Very impressive colouring.
ardashir's avatar
Chryssy in N'awlins? No, not 'Southern', but I can see her with a Cajun accent.
NicokBT's avatar
it's me or chrysalis looks like being part of davy jones crew?
UnlicensedBrony's avatar
Haha, nicely done. I find myself rooting for Chrysalis on this one :D

I also think the background is particularly good. Awesome!
andaverde's avatar
oooh the queen being fancy :D
DarkRoseTheHedgie's avatar
-giggles- I dont know why, but the thought of ponies taking a vacation with their enemies makes me smile :3
Oceanblue-Art's avatar
"Don't worry, hon, I forgive ya fer everythang that happened back in Canterlot. Ya fergive me back, though, raht?" 
HeadCase-Answers's avatar
That fancy Design! That Concept! That Chryssi! Words cannot express!))
TheSearcher's avatar
well she is a changeling she can have any accent she damn well pleases
Wait0wat's avatar
Yeah, I'd be walking on eggshells too if I saw them together like this.
templar127's avatar
an interesting setting. :D
Holycrap1992's avatar
Queen Chrysalis: Fashion, fresh from the swamp...........:dummy:
SkyPinPony's avatar
goodness I love this!
Charlesdeleroy's avatar
Chrysalis' dress just screams, "I want to drag you into a dismal haunted swamp and suck out your soul!"

Classic look.
ColdGoldLazarus's avatar
There's gotta be a story behind this, and it's one I wouldn't mind reading. :)
FCM-NileSnake's avatar
Great style and concept! :D
RaenBoow's avatar
I love the concept and the feeling from this :D
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