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2012 and ponies by atryl 2012 and ponies by atryl
I collected some pictures where we can see the faces of the ponies I've drawn the past year, I'll try to make a similar one with my best works from 2012.

January: the head is more in show, horse-ish, I was experimenting with the cartoony style.

February: I started to develop my anthro style, gorilla hands, buffy, pony with fingers body type. Also no shading.

March: I switched to paint tool SAI, I started to color a little better, and used strong ink lines. I started to do the 30min art challenge, and taking commissions.

April: I started to play with the shading, lighting a little more, also the heads become circle shaped.

May: Bubble heads, still, more lighting, More shading, I've tried to make different emotions to every picture I made.

June: I started to prepare for bronycon, (At first I didn't want to go, but Sonik convinced me to collect courage and go) I had to finish more than 15 high quality print pictures. 4 hours sleep / day the whole month.

July: Bronycon ended, I had a little vacation in NYC after the con. I met many cool people, then Sonik came back to Europe with me, we visited Amsterdam, I didn't have much time that time. After I got home I started to do some mini series (like the one on the picture).

August: Commission time. I had to finish many promised pictures I wanted, work stacked up, the rest of the month was about work.

September: My birthday, I received many-many cool gift arts of Beach Ball, what a month. Still working all day long. Also, the heads of my ponies started to get a new shape, the muzzle become more flat, and my ponies got some cheeks. Also my anthro pony bodies got more human features, and started to become a little fluffy.

October: this month... this is when I did the 30 day art challenge, and I finished it in time. I didn't draw many ponies that month, still working.

November: I started to use textures a little more, I also started to work a little more on Winoxish (my fantasy world).

December: real life crap train hit me, I had no time to draw but I did my best, you can't let the fans hanging. Also, I made a commission auction, which was very helpful, I've got many help from my fans and friends (you).

So... As for art. I've learned, experienced, experimented a lot in art. thank you ponies, and fans, without you I'd probably sit and play all day. I draw instead. I'm really greatful. THANK YOU!

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FireShobat Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
PrincessOfWub Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yay my birthday month is Vinyl Scratch. .3.
soniccharactersmaker Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
i like how vinyl is august don't really like the pic or it oh and p.s. im November! and at the same time January for some reason.
Whitewolfpaw Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013
Lammy1223 Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
December ^^
ColoredSpice Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Obviously hacking.
kawaii876 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i got the changeling queen i wanted pinkie but really great faces
Deceius Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How the heck did you get all that progress in a single year?
atryl Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
it`s just the style. it took some time to get used to cartoony style :)
Deceius Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My style has taken an odd turn lately. I went from close to the show to an almost chibi look.
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