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Flutter Spring by SorcerusHorserus Flutter Spring :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 622 32 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #26 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #26 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 803 211 Queen Polistae by SorcerusHorserus Queen Polistae :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 685 39 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #25 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #25 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 771 270 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #24 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #24 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 795 138 Princess of the Forbidden Isle by SorcerusHorserus Princess of the Forbidden Isle :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,376 71 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #23 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #23 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,135 309 Hearth's Warming Dashie for BronyCAN by SorcerusHorserus Hearth's Warming Dashie for BronyCAN :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,481 87 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #22 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #22 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 855 162 Firefly! for BronyCAN by SorcerusHorserus Firefly! for BronyCAN :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 971 64 Mokihana Princess by SorcerusHorserus Mokihana Princess :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,514 78 Flutter May by SorcerusHorserus Flutter May :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,935 122 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #21 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #21 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 820 345 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #20 by SorcerusHorserus Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #20 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 867 277 Sorc Art Tips- Expressions: Keeping Eye Shape! by SorcerusHorserus Sorc Art Tips- Expressions: Keeping Eye Shape! :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 827 66 Her Special Somepony by SorcerusHorserus Her Special Somepony :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,068 89

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Non-English Dash Academy

:bulletblue: Bosnian
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:bulletblue: Chinese (Taiwan)
Translated by: :iconhankofficer:
:bulletblue: Chinese (China)
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:bulletblue: Croatian
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:bulletblue: Czech
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Alternate
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:bulletblue: Danish
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:bulletblue: Dutch
Translated by: :iconmajoraswaker: :iconwariosuperstar:
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:bulletblue: Esperanto
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:bulletblue: Finnish
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:bulletblue: French
Translated by: :iconsimocarina:

(Ch. 7 part 1+)
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:bulletblue: German
Translated by: :iconstinkehund:

Alternate
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:bulletblue: Greek
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:bulletblue: Hungarian
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:bulletblue: Icelandic
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:bulletblue: Indonesian
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:bulletblue: Italian
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:bulletblue: (Korean Ch. 5 part 8+)
Translated by: :iconcokass:

(Ch. 6 part 13+)
Translated by: :iconghke:
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:bulletblue: Norwegian
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:bulletblue: Occitan
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:bulletblue: Polish
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:bulletblue: Portuguese (Brazil)
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Alternate
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:bulletblue: Portuguese (Portugal)
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:bulletblue: Russian
Translated by: :iconsugarcubie::icond1scordify: (Ch. 4 part 15+),
and :iconpatrikon: (Ch. 6 part 3+)
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:bulletblue: Spanish (Chile)
Translated by: :iconraimundo1941:

Alternate
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:bulletblue: Spanish (Mexico)
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Alternate
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:bulletblue: Spanish (Paraguay)
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:bulletblue: Swedish
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Alternate
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Please note me for permission and information before starting a translation. I provide the blank comics.

Dash Academy Dubbed

Dubbed series by schleichlover56 here

Spanish dubbed series by Star Master here

Red Sorena Comix

:star: Table of Contents:star:

Start here!
Red Sorena #1 by SorcerusHorserus

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6

FAQ

When does the comic update?


Usually every 1-2.5 weeks depending on the length and complexity of the comic. It is difficult to estimate when a strip will come out due to the wide variation of each strip. My front page has a comic progress tracker.

How many chapters will Dash Academy be?


Chapter 7 Free Fall is the final chapter. There will be a epilogue afterwards.

What are the ages/grades of the ponies in Dash Academy?


12th Grade (Senior): Firefly, Surprise (age: 17-18)
11th Grade (Junior): Argie (age: 16-17)
10th Grade (Sophomore): Dash, Fluttershy, Derpy, Brolly, Gilda (age: 15-16)

Do you accept OC submissions for Dash Academy?


OC submissions are closed with the exception of donors.

What programs do you use?


I use Paint Tool SAI for sketching, line art, and colors. Text and text bubbles are done in Photoshop CS5.
EasyPaintToolSAI User Stamp by ClefairyKid PhotoShop User Stamp by ClefairyKid

What tablet do you use?


I currently use a Cintiq 22HD. My previous tablet was an Intuos4 and it was great as well!
Stamp: Wacom user by sionra

What is your comic-making process?


First, I come up with the script and fine-tune the dialogue. Next, I work on the layout. This involves moving around speech bubbles, paneling, and very rough sketches.
Once I'm happy with the layout I finish all the sketches. Next is line art and then colors. Finally, I do the lighting/shading and speech bubble tails. You can check out my tutorial gallery here for more info.

Do you do requests, art trades, or commissions?


No, not currently. I do appreciate the interest, though. I will update my journal if this changes in the future.

Do you do art live streams?


I stream on Picarto at least once a month. My channel is here.

Did you go to school for art?


Nope. My formal training is in the sciences, not art. I've learned about drawing through trial-and-error and reading.
There are a ton of excellent tutorials and resources out there! For those interested in starting a comic, I recommend reading Scott McCloud's Making Comics. Balloon Tales is a great online comic-making resource.

Are you male or female?


Female.

Will you read my fan-fiction/teach me how to draw/teach me how to use a program/etc.?


Sorry, there aren't enough hours in the day to give in-depth comments. I will offer tips and suggestions if I do have time. You can find my tutorials here

Do you read your comments?


Yes! I appreciate all your kind words and feedback. I'm sorry that I can't always reply.

Can I make art or fan-fiction inspired by Dash Academy?


Sure!

Can I draw your OC or make gift-art?


Absolutely! I love seeing your pictures and will feature them in my journal.

Can I translate Dash Academy?


I love seeing new translations! Please send me a note for the information before you begin. Please don't ask through regular comments because they are easily lost.

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SorcerusHorserus

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Aug. 27th 2018 Update:

Hey, friends and supporters! My Patreon has been paused since May so I'm going ahead and closing it.
While this is the end of Patreon, it's not necessarily the end of Dash Academy.

You can follow my current works on my SorcArt Tumblr and my Twitter.

In the meantime I've switched over to a Ko-fi tip jar (never required, but much appreciated!).
I also have a Paypal donation page for those that prefer it.

Thank you all for your generous support over the years. :heart:

~Sorc

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Jan. 29th Update:

Stream's over! Thanks everyone for stopping by. Lots of good progress made!

Streaming Dash Academy colors today!
Check it out here: picarto.tv/SorcArt

:icondashishappyplz:

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July 6th:

PUBLIC DISCORD SERVER

There is a new Dash Academy public Discord server free for everyone! Check it out here: discord.gg/ePP3w8p
:iconpinkieisexcitedplz:
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Feb. 12th:
Thank you to everyone who sent me thoughtful birthday messages and gift art! I appreciate it and am so thankful to be a part of such a kind (and talented!) community.

In other news, I finally played Life is Strange for my birthday. I recommend it! So many feels...

In other (Dash Academy) news, I figured out the next script and finished the first-pass sketches! I need to finalize the dialogue more so I can make the typed bubbles (I swear, the dialogue gets more and more difficult at this point in the story where every word and how it's said counts).

Keep on rockin'! :iconcutedashsmileplz:
(Newly featured art is down after the break!)

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New fantastic gift art!:

Sunshine by yannirex by :iconyannirex:
[DL] Firefly [Dash Academy] by MythicSpeed and  [DL] Surprise [Dash Academy] by MythicSpeedby :iconmythicspeed:
Shape of you by Imalouby :iconimalou:  After Dash academy by yannirexby :iconyannirex:
Firefly Dashie [2FLUFFY4ME] by TriDashie27by :icontridashie27: Sorc And Psychic by JumpieComicsby :iconjumpiecomics:

Lovebirds by Toonebsby :icontoonebs: Tea party. by Hagallazby :iconhagallaz:
Sorcerushorserus by KaylaModby :iconkaylamod: Firefly showing her war face (totally not pouting) by DataPonyby :icondatapony:
Dash Academy Photo Op By Seventozen by SorcerusHorserusby :iconseventozen:[Tumblr] Dashi and Firefly [SFM PONY] : DASH ACADEMY by Lux-The-Pegasusby :iconlux-the-pegasus:

Mature Content

A happy reunion by SonicTFMLP123
and What have they done to you? by SonicTFMLP123by :iconsonictfmlp123:
Firefly by GalaxyGoddessby :icongalaxygoddess: SorcerusHorserus (Pony Town) by mlparianaby :iconmlpariana:
COM: Somehow Try to Smile by MustLoveFrogsby :iconmustlovefrogs:  Dash Academy by Inspiration1413by :iconinspiration1413:

Thank you everyone!
~Sorc Journal Doll - Sorcerus Horserus by Cirorin


Ko-fi (2017) Icon ultramini by linux-rules Ko-fi

Comic Progress

Dash Academy Chapter 7, Part 27
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Script: 100%
Sketches: 0%
Speech Bubbles: 0%
Panel Layout: 0%
Character Lineart: 0%
Character Colors: 0%
Backgrounds: 0%
Final Details: 0%

On hiatus

Check out my Twitter for the latest updates and bonus art! twitter.com/SHorserus

Comic Streaming on Picarto

Comic Updates!

:star: UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 26 released Jan. 31st!

UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 25 released Dec. 2nd!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 24 released Sept. 25th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 23 released July 21st!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 22 released June 11th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 21 released April 7th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 20 released March 12th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 19 released Jan. 11th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 18 released Nov. 8th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 17 released Oct. 15th!
UPDATE: Dash Academy #7 Part 16 released July 31st!

Comments


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:iconyannirex:
yannirex Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
Hi Sorce are you ok?I still do not see you in DA long enough
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:iconsorcerushorserus:
SorcerusHorserus Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, Yanni! Mostly on Twitter and Tumblr these days. I check in here occasionally.
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:iconyannirex:
yannirex Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
Oh ok thanks ;)
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:iconsilentmotives:
silentmotives Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2018
Glad to support your development/new phase of art. Dash Academy meant a lot to me, and I hope you'll be able to continue it later on, but I understand wanting to learn more about what's out there and also how work gets more and more difficult as it's wrapping up, especially in crafting a strong ending as the plot thickens and gets more emotional. Wishing you all the best ❤️
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SorcerusHorserus Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, silentmotives! :heart:
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:iconcarminesavastano:
carminesavastano Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018
What happened to Dash Academy?
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:iconsorcerushorserus:
SorcerusHorserus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
It's on hiatus for now.
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:iconcarminesavastano:
carminesavastano Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2018
Oh.
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:iconduckinatophat:
DuckInATopHat Featured By Owner May 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Since Dash Academy is coming to a close, what do you plan on doing after you finish? Will you just make art of the characters, or start another comic?
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SorcerusHorserus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
I probably won't start another comic (at least a long one!) right away. I am working on my own art/projects and studying to become better at art.
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