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War of the Equestria by Ziom05 War of the Equestria by Ziom05
Hello! :)

Well, what can I say. It is just...


The battle between Changelings Swarm and Crystal Ponies, lead by King Sombra. I always knew that there is hidden potential of dark character. And what do you think about Chrytion - The Ruler of Changelings?

Based on cartoon show "My Little Pony - Friendship is Magic".

Also check my video, about painting process of that picture: [link] with cool music by :iconthecarbonmaestro:

If you like it, like me my facebook site: [link] and watch me on twitter: [link] :)
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Given 2013-01-28
War of the Equestria by *Ziom05 ( Suggested by KeinZantezuken and Featured by Lyricanna )
Critique by Meigs2 Jan 8, 2013, 1:47:58 PM
Yay, critique time!

Wow. Where do I start?

First off, well done fitting everything in! Its really difficult to portray something so large in such a small the same time, good job managing space. It feels large, yet not cramped, it feels lime you can sit in the picture

Second, very nice hse of effects.the warm glow brings out a sence of a holy presence there, as if a god is watching over everything.i also like tje subtle but important effects such as the glow on sombras' eyes.

And HOLY S*ITTHE DETAIL! you went way out of your to include EVERY little detail in the Armor, the dragon, and evwn the changeling's armor.Very good job.

I appoligize in advance for any weird grammar mistakes, just got a new phone and the keyboard is bigger than my old one :D
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Oh dear... the massive scale of this work is breathtaking.

There are only a few things I could think of that could throw us off a little bit.

See the soldiers on the very bottom right corner? I can't get a sense of depth on their head so their faces looks a bit like a man with a big fat upturned-nose.

And, if you look very closely at the changeling swarm in the background, I can notice repeated elements. Same leg poses, same leg shapes... Time constraints? Sure, but it's a funny observation.

I also wonder if white-colored highlights is the best choice as something in the back of my head tells me that it's wrong by principle. I see an orange-colored sunlight if anything, soo....

But mostly, they're probably little things that don't totally ruin this piece as the sense scale this creates is more than enough to make it one of the best fan art I've seen. If I can give a more useful critique, there's plenty for me to learn.
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Krowing Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
This is an awesome page. I really like the crystal army and the dragon was a nice touch
kmathel94 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist
Ahh nostalgia. This is one of the first pieces that made me give mlp a try. :)
Thedragonslayer5 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  New member
This is already a million times better than the show
aidadan Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
me encanta la cantidad de detalles que tiene y esa iluminación que le diste atrás del dragón y de el rey sombra :)
bruiser128 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
AussieGriffin Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
Gotta say that only Sabaton's "Primo Victoria"… suits this picture.
RizBrony Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
I take that Sombra is the guy guy here ? 
Gingerquill Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
I feel inspired to start scribbling a fanfic of this.
Ziom05 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Go ahead. :)
iWantcoal Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The thousand years war... I can feel the tension :3

also, how long does it take for you to draw a typical art of yours?
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