Sunday, 27 July 2014

Week 161 Wrap Up

They tell me that silence is golden, and honestly, I can see the value in that. I rather enjoy a quiet day, either all by myself with a nice cup of tea, or curled up with a love one... and... probably a nice cup of tea as well. I've never been one to seek out crowds and overly loud places. But the peace of the quiet night, that has always been my peaceful center.

And oh for those quiet moments where ponies can express themselves without speech. The expressions and movements made without speech can be all the more powerful. Words can lie, but it is far more difficult to make the body do so.

Of course, the silence doesn't hold peace alone... sometimes, there can be terror in the quiet darkness and the still of night... creatures out there... w-waiting... still... um... s-silent.

Y-you know what, nevermind... l-let's just um... look at the nice peaceful quiet art that was submitted this week... s-surely there's nothing out there... a-and to prove it... m-maybe I'll just go and um... hide under the covers... quietly... until whatever's not there goes away.  R-right...

01. Catseye-View

Singing to all your forest friends, always in the most hidden forest glens. - fetchbeer

02. Brab777

Sisters taking a peaceful doze, under a tree as it slowly grows. - fetchbeer

03. ArtemaSunset

This pony seems to be dark and broody, are the mean or just moody? - fetchbeer

04. ScuriLevenstein

One wonders how she lost her mouth, did she give it to a pony flying south? - fetchbeer

05. WovenTales
Submitting this stage so I had something to show before the week was up. Color's coming eventually, and makes it look a lot better.

Looking in awe at hatching eggs, waiting for the chicks with their tiny legs. - fetchbeer

06. Schluberlubs

She scares me with that giant gun, and in fact I think I'll run. - fetchbeer

07. F00Fdramon

A scrunched face and flailing tell, this creature surely escaped from hell. - fetchbeer

08. A Brony Account

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Week 160 Wrap Up

Oh, hello there, and welcome to the Ponyville Hospital.  We're ready to assist you no matter the problem.  So, what is troubling you?  Are you feeling ill?  Running a temperature?  Vomiting?  Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea?  No?  Then are you hurt, perhaps?  Did you twist your ankle, maybe?  Fall down the stairs?  Get launched off a seesaw?  Stub your hoof?  Cracked rib, bloody nose, knotted tail, bruised ego, reticulated spline... wait, you have a migraine?  And what do you mean, it just now started?  Well, I can certainly get some aspirin for you, but I don't think you needed to come to the hospital for that.

Oh, you came to visit somepony here?  Well, why didn't you just say so in the first place!  By all means, just let me know who you wish to visit and I'll escort...

*Paging Dr. Fine.  Paging Dr. Fine.*

Oops, gotta run.  Feel free to check the rooms until you find who you're looking for.  Just be careful not to disturb the other patients while doing so.

And yes, I'm totally a qualified doc-*collides with a wall*  Ow!  Uhh, you didn't see that...

Gallery for Week 133

01. Sunnybrook1
Beware the hazards of frolicking, especially when you haven't the proper training for it...maybe Pinkie Pie offers classes?

Injuries are no joke, especially when your leg gets broke. - fetchbeer

02. AaronMk
“Well that didn't turn out the way they planned. I'm still breathing and YOU'RE the one with malaria. You can tell them you tried but that means nothing, doesn't it?"

03. dredaich

It's no fun to be sick and stuck in bed, it would be nicer to be stuck anywhere else instead. - fetchbeer

04. Allonso Bronyguy

05. hip-indeed

Why does this pony despise pears? Lets just hope her hatred doesn't spread to stairs... - fetchbeer

06. Catseye-View

07. ScuriLevenstein

How did that pony get in the well, how on earth could she have fell? - fetchbeer

08. Nun2artzy
Status Effects are Serious Business

09. Scyphi

A stomach is sometimes not to nice, and can get upset at even rice. - fetchbeer

10. A Brony Account

11. HalflingPony

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Week 159 Wrap Up

All aboard! You know, I have a history with trains. It's not exactly... the best history. Of course, anytime a Pegasus is on a train it's a bad time. It'd be much better to fly there, after all. So once you get a pegasus on a train... there's already been some problem. Of course, not all train trips are the result of such issues, and many ponies commute via train every day. The train from Ponyville to Canterlot isn't that long a trip, after all.

Taking a train for work, or for play, the experience of travel itself is quite extraordinary. Of course, some ponies are less concerned with train tracks and more concerned with pain trains. Err... that is to say, no pain, no gain, that's why you train! Physical endurance, mental agility, or the stamina to push ahead. Ponies find proper training regimes of exercise, study, and more in order to better themselves. Now, this is the type of training I can get behind! Go through a couple years of training and soon enough they'll stop calling you a scrawny colt and start calling you a moderately less scrawny stallion! Err... there's that personal history creeping in again...

But we all know why we're here. A vigorous regime of drawing ponies to best train our creative minds and physical skills. Be that training on a train, or in a plane, or in a box, with a fox, on a bag of rocks, the artists below have stayed on track and come into station (And no, they will not eat your Green Eggs and Ham, regardless of physical locale or environmental factors). So wait for the luggage car to get unpacked, and let's take a look at the new arrivals to roll into the station.

01. ScuriLevenstein

Before the monster went kaput, many trains were crushed underfoot. - fetchbeer

02. Nun2artzy
Whole different meaning to 'training'

Trains falling from the sky, not a good time to be nearby. - fetchbeer

03. Maekern
She appears to be training by lifting heavy weights while flying. Why? Because it was an interesting pose to draw. I'm experimenting more with shading, though I'm trying to go easy on it so I don't just ruin things. Constructive criticism is always welcome. :)

After this her jaw must hurt, though there are easier ways to work off dessert. - fetchbeer

04. Catseye-View

She's always floating quills around, she must always be thinking something profound. - fetchbeer

05. dredaich

A young one on your back to increase the weight, better than lumps of iron more ornate. - fetchbeer

06. hip-indeed

What is Dash wanting to fight? Or did her anger just ignite? - fetchbeer

07. A Brony Account
The perfect ingredient for a REAL appletini!

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Week 158 Wrap Up

Alright.  My character, Reginald Percival Gideon, will use the underslung grenade launcher on his regulation pulse gun to fire a rocket-powered grenade at the renegade pegasus general and his army of rabid pygmy goats.

*rolls a 20 sided die, getting a 1*

Oh joy, my character blew himself up.  Man, I hate getting screwed by the random probability generators...

At any rate, while I start creating a new character, you all can take a look at what everyone else has created:

Gallery for Week 131

01. CelestialLilo
Ash as a pony.

How many creatures has this pony caught? Probably not nearly as many as he's fought. - fetchbeer

02. dorkas

03. ScuriLevenstein

They seem enraptured by these multifaceted forms, a perfect distraction from sun and storms. - fetchbeer

04. Goggle Sparks

05. Frostspear

A giant spider is no joke, though their silk could make a nice cloak. - fetchbeer

06. dredaich

07. HalflingPony
Rapidly Produced Garbage

Sometimes there are just too many things from which to choose, but even a show of confusion can bemuse. - fetchbeer

08. A Brony Account