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Discorded Discoloured by AssasinMonkey Discorded Discoloured by AssasinMonkey
Hah, those episodes really have me rolling with these I think? First Celestia then Nightmare Moon and now this?

It did give me a good excuse to finally make a Discord piece. I've sketched him out before, but here, now, finally, a finished piece. And it's quite a "weird" one while I was at it haha, all those colours.
Quite an unique challenge I'd say, playing with rainbow overlay.

Again in a fairly rough and "fast" style, a little quicky again? :P Also playing around with cutting the subject off with the canvas.
This one was even faster than the previous two, although I suppose maybe slightly less complex in light source. Took under 4 hours, which kinda surprised me.

Approx Time: 4 hours
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Discorded Coloured [WIP] by AssasinMonkey
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the amount of detail put into this is amazing and is very telling on the effort you put into it. i love the gritty ness of specks flying around the scene and the uneven edges of the stone as it crawls across his form
Well, I cant say that I have scene an illustration of this before so I'm going to say a job well done! Even if you aren't the first to do this, it still feels original because it looks very distinct and unique. Like you have your own style of creating art and it's not just another generic illustration.
As I previously stated I love the style and attention to detail.
I like how you use sweeping strokes for areas like his shoulder-ish-neck area and this is very true to the source material.
i had never seen a picture like this before so this really lead me to think about this particular scene. especially how much it would suck to be turned to stone. although I'm sure it's a quick process, see a snapshot of it, whilst (<-did i even use that correctly?) still in motion. i actually thought about how terrible it would be to feel you body stiffening, what would it be like? i don't know, but I'm sure its unpleasant!

Overall, amazing artwork! you are definitely talented and i love this drawing (i love anything with discord)
keep up the amazing work :D
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Well I have to say that the first thing that I really noticed about this piece that grabbed my attention was the realism and amount of detail that you poured into this! The character design is still cartoony, but is also done in a professional manner to where it is believeable as a live action scene if you will! I love the strokes and the kind of wispy texture that you integrated into this which really brings forth the intensity of the surrounding action! I also think that the color work of this piece is simply brilliant! You did a wonderful job in making sure that the colors were more subtle while still retaining the impact of the original concept! The lighting and shading compliment eachother in such a magnificent way and the undertones give the piece a very alluring amount of depth that just appeals to the eyes! Back to textures. Like I said I really love the wispy textures, however I believe that this piece would be slightly more impacting if perhaps there was a higher contrast of textures from the rainbow and with the rest of the environment (note that this is simply a small detail). This is a truly fantastic piece of art that I am very glad to call one of my favorites now and I would really love to see much more of your exquisite art in the near future! Great work! Kind regards, Princess Luna
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ALARIS-HYN Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Heheh more like stoned : P
Legoranger Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
He looks happy
DragonPONYnyanPOWER Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
SO... EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!Clapping Pony Icon - Queen Chrysalis 
PonyAlfonso Featured By Owner May 12, 2014   Digital Artist
Very Cool! :)
StreaksPsyche Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Loving it!
lionkingP Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
Guspy icon sad.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................I am sorry 
StormLover545 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
lol I love discord! ^ ^
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GUILLE832 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
Amazing job! The details are what make this picture so awesome :D One of the best Discord pieces of art Ive seen (and Ive seen a few XD)
Phenometron Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
Discord is one incredible foe.
SCP-183 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
This is amazing!!!!
BoneSatellite Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
This is so gorgeous. A powerful moment frozen in time.
DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Clashe Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013
Love what you did with the brassiness of the right contrasted with the feathery white on the right, awesome fanart :)
buhobotija Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
a very nice work!
TheEvilTater Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Not bad
Here-for-the-ponies Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I like it, but the expression would be completed with some teeth. I know he only has one fang, but the expression just looks incomplete without any other teeth. Good work, though :P
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MLPmichael Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
wow just...WOW. looks amazing
MoppyPuppy Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
I once asked why Discord looks so pumped up when turned to stone the first time.
I feel the Season 4 premier handled it really well.
cajobif Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Woah! That look awesome!

We can see the dynamism of the transformation in this piece.

Awesome work
EverlastingJoy Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
If you're gonna go out, you might as well go out in the best way possible.

Magnificent job on the "timing", capturing him midway through the petrification process. It's so darn colorful too!
BerylliumArt Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student
Gorgeous! I'm loving these Season 4 paintings!
KateVunza Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
I love the "realistic" take on Discord, especially since he's such a ridiculous character in terms of design (and pretty much everything else about him as well).
AssasinMonkey Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
It was quite surprising to me how well Discord worked in my style. I hadn't done him before so I didn't realize that. His design is fun and crazy to work with, which might just make it fit that much better hah
Seyllah Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is just so gorgeous!! The colors, shadows and tones look just about perfect. This would be a tricky one to pull off but you nailed it! :)
lyanawolf Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
thats freaking awsome
schneelocke Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Looking great! You really captured that moment.

Also playing around with cutting the subject off with the canvas.

And that's working very well for this picture, too.
FeanorKelsick Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
very nice, im really liking ur stuff since s4
Bioshock140 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
I like how he poses before being turned to stone.
Mokey1980s Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
Bright, yet has a gritty feel to it.

Very nice
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