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Woke up one morning by C-D-I Woke up one morning by C-D-I
Good morning.
I was watching you making a stuffed pony.
This stuffed pony looks just like me!
My name is Rainbow Dash.
Tell me your name? My friend.

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The entire work is amazing, mainly because it construct an entire story without the need of words or even so many actions. Specially is the way you create the atmosphere; the first two looking dark and depressing, yet this last one is not only uplifting, but the almost blurry, overly bright colors made it look as if it was a dream, a miracle happening that defy the very boundaries of it's reality.

Above else, it works because you don't show Pinkie face, allowing the viewer to let himself introduce in the story, allowing those feelings of awe, of surprise, of joy to enter directly into our minds and live vicariously through this image, as if our childhood desires had been also fulfilled.

I don't know if it was on purpose, but the fact that Pinky hair is still straight can send the message that this entire encounter is a form of delusion for her part, which allow for a more dark interpretation of this picture.
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Overall, this artwork is very well done. You have a fantastic style to your art, and your attention to detail in lighting is outstanding.

Vision received a 4 for a couple of reasons. You don't have to be an art major to know that Dashie looks happy to have her stuffed animal, and Pinkie's existence in the artwork suggests that she was the creator, which begs a few questions as to the origin of the story and how we got to this moment. However, the picture seems pretty simple; it lacks a bit of depth. Essentially, this is a great-looking drawing, but it doesn't really support a stable story in my imagination.

Originality: I love the idea of Dashie having a stuffed animal version of herself, but the stuffed animal concept seems ripped from Twilight's Smarty Pants. Your rendition of the doll to be from Pinkie and made into a little Rainbow Dash gave you your 3, but the concept itself has been used before. Overall, the picture is original, but only just.

Technique: Where's the beef? Here it is. Technique is my favorite part of critiquing [and generally it's where the real meat of the critique is], because I'm a bit of a stickler for attention to detail and lighting: the more there is, the higher the score. However, detail and lighting aren't the only things I grade this section on; it's also on how well you capture their emotions. Few people realize how difficult it is to capture emotion; anyone can make a smile, but only great artists can make a truly happy character. You've created a very happy character in Rainbow Dash here; not quite perfect, but you can almost feel the happiness in her eyes. Your specific lighting techniques are astoundingly impressive in that they can afford to be less detailed, and still somehow give off so much meaning to the artwork; everything's glowing. One thing I'd improve on in particular, however, is Pinkie's hair and facial features. I was nearly done with a first draft of this critique and had to start over because I realized that the pink hair wasn't another blowing curtain; it was Pinkie. The style you created her hair in seems far too similar to the curtains in the background. The last thing I'd improve on is to make her nose look a bit different; the nose you've given her doesn't really make her look like a pony. I can't quite put my finger on what it's missing, but there's something about that perspective that makes the nose look less like a pony. Aside from Pinkie's hair and nose, though, everything looks spot on. Very, very great work on your technique.

Impact: I don't generally enjoy grading on impact because there's not really much of a way to go into detail about the description; did it resonate with me or did it not? You got a 3.5, because while this isn't the greatest pony image I've ever set my eyes on, it was adorable, and I like PinkieDash all the more because of it. :)

One more quick thing: I'm a sucker for high-res. If you can post these fantastic artworks in higher resolutions, I'd be ever so grateful. ;)

Great job, man.
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The-Asian-Invasion Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
(I really want to make a doll like that)
Um yeah this was a nice series. I love your art style!
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dragonskull1 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
hahahahahhahaahahammmmhahahahahahahhaheheehhhehehehahahahahahahahahahmmmmmhahhahahhahahahahhahoooooaaahahahahhahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahhahahahahahahhahahha
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Neko-Noskire Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
of all the mane six shippings these two were always the most likely considering how they both love having fun and being the center of attention
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Glitched-Moonveil Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
this is so cute^^
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SHADOWDARK6662012 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awwww is so cute i love dashie plushie :3
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ThahRadical Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is so bright and beautiful! <3
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Bunnairry Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very bright, nicely done!
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DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw...
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MissFlight Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
Oh, yay! c: Now she can have the real thing...perfect! They're going to become best friends. o3o
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SinisterMongoose Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
hmmmm a mix of emotions in this piece. Very cute yet also rather foreboding in a sense. I approve.
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Freefox Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
Wishes come true
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Razer1103 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
Your style reminds me of *OZE-JP. :iconoze-jp:
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8loodyrain Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
same here. if you read there profile it's almost the same?
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Philosopher-01 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful, both the artwork and the emotion in these are great!
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VictorReisSobreira Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Reallist yet innocent,i like.
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StrangeMoose Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
And, if you don't mind me adding, I love the strong highlights.
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StrangeMoose Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This is amazing, I'm astonished that you can fit such beautiful art into such a small canvas.
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SkarmoryThePG Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
...everything went better than expected.
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Bioshock140 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
I'm watching you now.
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Sire-Sword Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Rainbow Dash doll and strait hair pinkie? Cupcake's anyone?
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HaloPrime Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is amazing O_O
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Steel166 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
This is very good, makes me feel fuzzy inside. Just what a guy needs after a long day.
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ijustloveit619 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
(;
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M-A-T-M-A-N Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconflutteryay1plz::iconflutteryay2plz::iconflutteryay3plz: i thought she was licking it at 1st
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0kamiKiba Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student General Artist
WoW! I must say, you've got some talent ^-^ Your really good at drawing so, Ima watch chu~ :3
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kawa11kun Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
CUTE!
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thewaffler89 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Yeah, I've seen where this goes...You wake up find a doll that looks like you, you then find a door sealed behind wall paper that leads to a seemingly perfect world and next thing you know you're fighting of a spider like creature made out of needles, cracked porcelain and buttons that wants to eat you and harvest your soul.
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GameKeeperX Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Made me smile.
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Helsaabi Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
I really like it! <3
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thefoxtails Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Not sure if ominous, or cute.
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WithinSouls Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
i like
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A4ArtStuff Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Professional General Artist
Super cute and wonderful use of color and lighting.
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teygrim Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
This is awesome and your skills as an artist are amazing but the red blade of hair by her mouth looks a little strange. It looks like she's got something stuck in her teeth and, because it is such a bright colour, and because it contrasts with the blue so intensely, it really draws the eye and makes it hard to ignore. It is still a brilliant picture, though.
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hoyeechun Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute~
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hoyeechun Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute!!
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dashahead Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This alternative ending would had been so cute *-*
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BerryPAWNCH Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
I would call her My Little Dashie. Or Smartyrainbowpants. :D
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swiftyuki Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
かわいい<333
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AlphaMoxley95 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome
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