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Seed of a new age by AssasinMonkey Seed of a new age by AssasinMonkey
Finale art continues, I guess this would be #7.

Not sure if this is going to be the final one, I am noticing that the best parts I already kinda did haha :XD:
This one also kinda marks on the end of both the Finale and the Season.

I knew it was going to be a hefty one, but oh gosh... did I go with broad scope and everything, turning it in a landscape piece.
Because of that I approached this one slightly different than all the previous Finale pieces. A lot of focus on the environment, then I had to tackle that castle... gosh Architecture sometimes just isn't my strong point :P

Oh well, I do kinda like how the hills turned out, not perfect but good enough. Them houses though.

Anyhow, What y'all think of the new Twilight Shack? It shall be interesting to see this place in the next season.

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Seed of a new age [WIP] by AssasinMonkey
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I really love the lighting like how the the shining of the castle really stands out to me the most. Then the detail on the castle is amazing but I think the background and the landscape is a little bland because all I see are are some hills around 20 houses but far apart or close together and the only reason this bothers me is that this is in the middle of Ponyville. If it was done to make the castle stand out more it worked I really focus on the castle more than anything else. I hope this critique is good and helps.
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Brave-Dash Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kujiiro Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
The massive size of the castle compared to the rest of Ponyville amuses me.

Gorgeous work.
shrivak Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Perhaps it's the contrasting color scheme to the "castle"'s surroundings, but I've just not entirely warmed up to the design yet....

Maybe if we see it get some foliage growth along the roots in season 5....
AssasinMonkey Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It'll be interesting to see how it'll go through the next season. The memories of Golden Oak library still overshadows the new castle a bit, so it still has to sink in a bit for me that there will be a new place.

Maybe some life around the base of it would be nice indeed. Or a new beehive! Oh gosh... the poor bees.
shrivak Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh no.... That's right.
The bees got the brunt of it!
Nooo..... NOT THE BEES!!!!!!!!
JakeCrusher4 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Writer
Does this mean that Twilight is going to get servants? Cause their is no way that Spike can clean and maintain a whole freakin castle by himself! 
Tiger610 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:33< that must be
:33< maybe the're a variation of the royal guards
JakeCrusher4 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Student Writer
If she does get guards that would be the perfect excuse to Put Flash on the show
tophxomi Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful!
Gojira012 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Trixie- Rotten lousy....GRRRRR
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