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Hanging by the Edge by aJVL Hanging by the Edge by aJVL
~what are zebras to mountains?

Something I did as a birthday present during the first week of September for a friend of mine, :iconbabyshawn2:

This is the last time I'm using this much variation of colour, or at least until I get the hang of lighting.
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This is obviously a really good work of art. There is incredible texture, and I also really like the contrasting warm and cool/orange and blue tones and themes. The foreground, middleground, and backround are clearly defined, which makes up for a lack of a definitive horizon line, though technically that would be the mountains. The only bad thing I will say is that even though Zecora matches the style of the rest of the drawing, I think that the colors on her are a bit too muted, granted that she is a cartoon character, and that she is the main subject of the drawing. The texture could still be there making the pony less cartoonish anyway. Without the pony, the scene would be less touching but still makes sense.
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This is an absolutely beautiful work of art. In it's entirety, I feel it conveys emotion. Amazing emotion. I won't pretend to be any expert in visual art, so I will simply say that: it is beautiful ind impactful, and the transition between warm and cool colors is so smooth, it feels completely natural. I love it. And the lone tree hanging from the edge of the cliff, holding on with all of it's might is such an amazing point. As Zecora stares across the abyss at the high, rocky mountains, I want to be there too. I honestly do. This scene is so amazingly beautiful and...real.
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VeTeRiLu Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Gorgeous masterpiece :clap:
unicorngirl99 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Artist
You do know this pic is one of the cover pictures for, right?
aJVL Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Mmmhmm, I do.
wolfpup33 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Student Artist
This is amazing, and grats on getting on FimFiction :)
PrincessLuna2424 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Artist
I love this picture!! IT's really cool and I love the landscape that you did.
MLPegasis4898 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woooaah!!! Now that's a really beautiful secret scenery from the Everfree Forest!!! :omg: :omg: :omg:
MariaFauna Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist
Persona22 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
This piece of art is a thing of classical beauty! If Zecora had been replaced by a Dragon, I would have believed I was looking at the work of Ciruelo...
Good work. Good work indeed.
ALDOELI Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Such grace, they cry! Such style! Such hors d'oeuvres!
Multiverse13 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
This sorta looks like something from Kung Fu Panda
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