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Massive MLP: FiM Color Guide and Swatches V3.5
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Published: June 30, 2013
© 2013 - 2019 Neighthirst

You can use this, but only as a reference/resource for your own coloring. Credit is not necessary but is appreciated as is sending me a link to what you used it for.

Twilight's Colours may need to be fixed. I will look into that and fix it by the next version.

This is an ongoing work, I will continue to add characters and improve the accuracy of the color guide, so keep checking back for updates. (I will just update this deviation, rather than submitting a new one)

I really appreciate any suggestions or comments you guys have, whether its a suggestion for a character, any colors that could be more accurate, inconsistency or even just typos. If you have any questions about this guide just ask :)

.zip Download Contains:


The swatch files are a separate download so the download on this page only includes:
-.jpg file of the guide


Swatch/Pallette Downloads (via Sta.sh)


-.ACO Download (for Photoshop)
-.GPL Download (for GIMP and Ponyscape)


(none of these include instructions for installing anymore, let me know if this is a problem.)
-v3.1 Changelog Not Done
-v3.5 Changelog Coming Soon.

Other Resources


If you want really accurate guides for some of these characters I suggest you check out kefkafloyd's Color guides or MLP-vectorclub's Color Guide

The character images were not done by me, they also aren't what I used to get the colors (I used official artwork) so I wouldn't recommend using the colors from them even if you do change it to full transparency in the Photoshop file. I found most of these vectors at MLP-VectorClub and they are linked to in the list of included characters.

Currently includes 65 Swatches


Logo made using ov3rhell3xoduz.deviantart.com/… by Ov3rHell3XoduZ
Ahuizotl by :devEmberFireman:

Apple Family


Big Macintosh by DDHyuugaman
Granny Smith by Emkay-MLP
:new: Braeburn by Kamyk962

Background Characters


Bon Bon by Fehlung
Derpy Hooves by Kooner-cz
Doctor Whooves by ChainChomp2
Lyra Heartstrings by Pirill-Poveniy
Minuette by Parclytaxel
Octavia by Quanno3
Vinyl Scratch by uxyd

Cutie Mark Crusaders


Apple Bloom by Firestorm-CAN
Babs Seed by robzombiefan2121
Scootaloo by OTfor2
Sweetie Belle by CherryGrove

Guards


Luna's Guards by Sulyo
Royal Pegasus Guards by ChainChomp2
Royal Unicorn Guards by ChainChomp2
Flash Sentry by masemj

Kids


Diamond Tiara by Liggliluff
Pound Cake by Feitaru
Pumpkin Cake by Clonehunter
Silver Spoon by piranhaplant1
Snails by Paradigm-Zero
Snips by Kyute-Kitsune

Mane Six


Applejack by KYSSS
Fluttershy by Rubez2525
Pinkie Pie by masemj
[b]Updated[/b]Twilight Sparkle by Powerpuncher
Rainbow Dash by Quanno3
Rarity by Quanno3

Minor Characters


Mr. Cake by Bronyboy
Cherilee by Kraysee
Hoity Toity by Paradigm-Zero
Mrs Cake by icantunloveyou
Photo Finish by shelltoon
Filthy Rich by AxemGR
Zecora by Stabzor
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Comments (77)
rautamiekka's avatar
rautamiekka|Student Artist
The link to an external color guide is dead, it instantly gives SERVER NOT FOUND.
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SoanoS|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ponyscape... Would these be compatible with Inkscape, as Ponyscape is no longer update and has most of its features added into Inkscape?

Downloading it anyway, thank you :)
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Thank you to all the artists who contributed to this masterfully put together pallete. I've been looking for one that has the majority of the characters, as well as one with full body images so you know what color goes where without having to look it up. It has all the characters I could ever think to need. Great job everyone!
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, It took a lot of time considering I did the whole thing myself (though of course the character vectors were done by other artists).

Since I'm no longer working on this, and don't intend to, if there are any characters this is missing that you need I recommend mlp-vectorclub.minus.com/mbiv9… which has pixel art images that make it really clear which colours go where (and instructions for things like transparency). It has pretty much every character that has ever appeared (not quite sure about whether its up to date for the current season), it takes a while to load and can be difficult to find some characters due to that though. (I would post this in the Artists Comments but its probably just as visible here due to how full that is :P )
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Cool thanks for the info. You weren't kidding, the color guide in the link took a really long time to load.
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spiritumiracle|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me who is the grey character in the middle in between scratch and spitfire?

I'm very curious
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
All the character's have names above them, but that's Hoity Toity (first appears in Episode 14 of season 1)
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spiritumiracle|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh Thankyou i chouldn't see it becase the mobile version
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh, fair enough.
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ShyNerdyWolf|Hobbyist General Artist
"I love you" Was the first thing I said when I look at all the ponies.
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MaskedMenace833's avatar
You are a legend! Thanks a ton =)
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Night--Thinker|Hobbyist Digital Artist
would these downloads work for inkscape?
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
The .GPL ones should work in Inkscape, I'm not certain though as I've only tested in Ponyscape.
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MattsyKun|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Maybe it's just me... but Flim and Flam have slightly different colors. That's actually really cool. :D

THIS GUIDE IS AWESOME. You are the best for making this! :D
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah when I was adding them I noticed that even while they were both on screen with the exact same lighting some of there colours were slightly different.

Glad you like it, I really wish I had the time to keep working on this myself.
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a dream come true
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thetnknownbrony|Hobbyist Digital Artist
this could be useful for the comic i'm working on 
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TheFlutterGuy|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very helpfull! :happybounce:  But can i request Aloe and Lotus? If thats okay ^^ 
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sure, they were planned at some stage but because of your suggestion I will try and hopefully add them to the next update. (I haven't updated for ages due to being busy but if I take too long feel free to hassle me until I do it :D)
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TheFlutterGuyEdited |Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome! :squee:  Haha thanks so much, and i don't need to hassle just the fact that you replied is enough for me :D (Big Grin) 
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Leurx's avatar
THANK FOR MAKING THIS


YOU ARE RLLY GREAT


AMEN 
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Eternal-II|Student General Artist
thank you for taking the time out to do this. Now I don't have to hunt photos and worry about grabbing wrong colors with the eye dropper tool anymore.
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Neighthirst|Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem...I really should get around to doing an update for this soon actually...
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Eternal-II|Student General Artist
Yep :-)
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