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Pony’s Progress

As you may have seen in my last post I’ve been working on a digital version of my purple pony drawing.  I spent a long time trying to create the same kind of background I used before but I didn’t like how it was turning out.

PPonyProgress3smallI decided to try a more simple background.

PPonyJustFlowerssmallThen I decided to add some clouds.

PPonyFlwrCloudsmallThe horse is wrapped up as a present for a friend who was born in the Year of the Horse.

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Evolution of the Horse

I’m currently re-working another old piece.  Here it is from my teenage/young adult years:

teenagehorse
The red version is my one and only attempt at lino printing. I like the design a lot but my adult self felt the need to have more realistic proportions. Here is how I ruined the design with correct proportions:
proportion
Here is the design without the ugly neck:
newhead
You might recognise the next incarnation:
purplepony
And here is the digital version in progress:

PPonyProgressSmall