NadnerbD's avatar

Friendly Advice

By NadnerbD
1K Favourites
Well, It's Thanksgiving time here in the US, and I finally have a bit of time to sit down and hammer out some of the things I've been sitting on for, like, ever. I started that with another piece I'll probably be posting later, and then I finished this off so that I could post something. The idea of the scene came from a moment in Green where Spike receives some oblique life advice from Celestia. As for what's going on right here, well, that's up to you.

WIPs here
Image size
3048x1769px 2.76 MB
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In
DanDrazen's avatar
DanDrazen Writer
This is a fanfic waiting to happen.
BronyNo786's avatar
BronyNo786Hobbyist Digital Artist
If an adventure with these two happened in the comics, it can happen in the show. Hasbro, just...just DO IT!!! 
Maphisto86's avatar
I definitely think Princess Celestia would be a motherly figure to Spike considering she took care of him as a baby. 
CitrusEucalyptus's avatar
CitrusEucalyptusProfessional General Artist
Spike looks so adorable talking with Celestia! >w<

Beautiful work!

I hope that you have a great and blessed day!
MLPegasis4898's avatar
MLPegasis4898Hobbyist Digital Artist
D'aaaww...! What a lovely scene...! Celestia talking to Spike... how cute! Love it! :heart: :love: :heart:
Celestia's coloring sure looks incredible...! :O :O :O
SentireAeris's avatar
SentireAerisHobbyist Digital Artist
You... are a *master* of shading and depth good sir! Brilliant :)
Generalobiwankenobi7's avatar
Generalobiwankenobi7Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cute! I'd like to see this happen in an episode!
Multiponi's avatar
MultiponiStudent Digital Artist
I cant stop looking at that piece of Celestia's hair that seems to go RIGHT INTO Spike's knee spiral, almost as if it's an opacity error
TwilightSparkleDark's avatar
TwilightSparkleDarkStudent Digital Artist
IcarusHector's avatar
IcarusHectorHobbyist Writer
"in Green" ... What is Green?

 besides Spike's belly and spikes.
NadnerbD's avatar
NadnerbD Digital Artist
Green is the name of a fanfic by Steel Resolve. It's incomplete, still ongoing, and I haven't actually read all of what's published of it, but I was attempting to at the time I made this. This piece wasn't conceived as an illustration of the story, but one of the interludes did provide the idea to finish this piece by adding Spike.
IcarusHector's avatar
IcarusHectorHobbyist Writer
cool. Woah, big fic.
darkwee009's avatar
We need more Momlestia.
cajobif's avatar
"It's about Rarity again isn't?"

I love Celestia's pose here.

Awesome work
blazzing238's avatar
Wow, beautiful. I just finished writing a story that basically included this scene, before I ever saw this image.
RandomKooldude's avatar
The realism mixed with the soft moonlight is stunning. Fantastic.
Kurokasumi's avatar
KurokasumiHobbyist General Artist
"Succeed where Twilight and Sunset Shimmer failed Spike, join me! Become my apprentice and together we will rule the dark side..."
CatFromDream's avatar
I'd like to see Celestia spend more time with her subjects, or better yet, friends. :D

And Spike could also do with some major recognition for his services. :)
ArrJaySketch's avatar
ArrJaySketchHobbyist Digital Artist
D'aawww. This is incredibly sweet! I love this! :D
Marrow-Pony's avatar
Marrow-PonyStudent General Artist
Beautifully done and such calm lighting really adds to the comfort of the scene. I also love  how you contrasted the soft texture of Celestia, the reflective hard surface of the floor, and Spike who is somewhere in between the two. It's all around a really really awesomeness drawing :}
WhiteSharks's avatar
WhiteSharksStudent Artist
I believe something like this should happen the series.
Lurks-no-More's avatar
For all that Twilight hatched Spike and is raising him now, I tend to see them as having more of a big sister / little brother relationship. Inasmuch as Spike has a true mother figure, I think it would be Celestia (with Twilight Velvet coming close second).
Kyoshyu's avatar
KyoshyuHobbyist General Artist
...aaaaaaw. :)
Just-Call-Me-J's avatar
Just-Call-Me-JProfessional General Artist
I'd love for something like this to happen in the show
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In