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Applelicious by Imalou Applelicious by Imalou
So Applejack had 41% on my poll and I didn't wanted to draw Fluttershy (sorry D:) so here's a portrait of Applejack :3

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Critique by Kono-Reizei Sep 19, 2012, 3:01:33 PM
More from Imalou, and of course, it is very nice. The lines are smooth, most of them. There's a part on the bottom of the ear that looks clipped, other than that, nice lines. The colours give off a warm feeling the eyes are well moist and reflective along with the green iris in a realistic feel of imperfection. The hair blends in with the light source, and depending on the person that may or may not be the best thing, though I personally like it. The straw is a nice touch, it is also very uniform with the mouth which in its own right is quite detailed. The ear is nice though it is not as detailed as other parts of the body and the job seems like it was the quickest to get done whereas the eye looks to have taken the most effort. The picture is unbalanced, but overall a nice picture, I would still recommend friends look at this art.
Some areas you could work on if you so desire: Line smoothness (just no sudden changes in angle like where the ear seems clipped, very minimal), balance of detail... I think that's it. Good work, keep the art coming.
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:iconajax94:
Ajax94 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
This is the look I love from her! She's so confident! :D
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kingofraggedy Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
A lot can be said about a person from a look in their eyes. I absolutely love this. 
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:iconniaarts459:
Niaarts459 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Cool
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:iconlittlelunamoonmatron:
LittleLunaMoonMatron Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just. Amazing.
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:iconiisme95:
iIsMe95 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Apple Pone is best Pone.  Now I just need to get around to changing my avatar...but I'm lazy...
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applejacklover02 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
This is grate
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applejacklover02 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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OopenyoO Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Applejack's awesome! :D
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:iconchontica:
Chontica Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's..I have no words to describe how much I like this.
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demosthenes1blackops Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
well-rendered
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:iconponymotion:
PonyMotion Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it!
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:iconsonic-fan17:
Sonic-fan17 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This' awesome!
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:iconwait0wat:
Wait0wat Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Nice profile pic.
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:iconthebamas:
TheBamas Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Pretty. More huger quality but it's perfect just the little detail I told little before and it the best applejack image ever
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:iconsnowelkin:
snowelkin Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome! 
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:iconfancymareinblue:
Fancymareinblue Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice!
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:iconfeatherthefurry:
Featherthefurry Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist
I love the shading and closeup feel. Very nice ^.^
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:iconfeanorkelsick:
FeanorKelsick Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
Nice, I like
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:iconmaxc95:
maxc95 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013   General Artist
love the detail. nice work
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:iconwarriordashie:
WarriorDashie Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013
So AWESOME!
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:icontombombadil248:
Tombombadil248 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
I just have one word to describe this: amazing.
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CigarsCigarettes Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
everytime I see this I get shivers down my spine (the good ones), I just love the power of her eyes in this piece♥
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MaskedMenace833 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
What kind of brushes did you use for this?
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:iconguykarat:
GuyKarat Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful drawing!!
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DemonGaLM1 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dat eyes!
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:iconruby-hooves:
Ruby-Hooves Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
Those eyes, damn. This is just made of sheer awesome.
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dannscott Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Amazing. Please contact me for possible freelance work. dans@worldtradejewelers.com
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:iconm16tronaz:
M16Tronaz Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
wow she looks very determinated !
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:iconmaskedmenace833:
MaskedMenace833 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
You did that in an hour!!??
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:icongabieblue:
Gabieblue Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
This so amazing the way the light hit her. Amazing I love the way you make her eyes.
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:iconhungrysohma16:
HungrySohma16 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
So pretty O_O *reaches out to touch her mane*
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:iconfarenazar:
Farenazar Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012   Digital Artist
Wow is that an avatar? Kinda looks like. Mind if I use it someday?:) Applejack is my second favourite pony.
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MagicalMicrowaveOven Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is just amazing work. everything in this looks too good. c:
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:iconra1nbowscr4tch:
Ra1nbowScr4tch Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist
this is amazing!
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:iconthefableblade:
Thefableblade Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
I can swim in those eyes for ever... Applejack... oh Applejack
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:iconthewrongesttrousers:
TheWrongestTrousers Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student Digital Artist
God damn, that's amazing!
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cajobif Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Wow!

This is one awesome portrait!
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:icondecompressor:
decompressor Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous detail work.
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:iconphenometron:
Phenometron Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
That's Applejack for ya -- she bucks apples for everypony.
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:iconironbrony:
IronBrony Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome AJ art!
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:iconkinglorshi:
Kinglorshi Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Writer
The world needs more Applejack. Good Applejack stuff, like this.

Good job! :)
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:iconstarbolt-81:
Starbolt-81 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautiful, excellent work :)
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:iconpubliclibraryx:
PublicLibraryX Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Amazing :D Inspiration +1
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VictorReisSobreira Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
realistyc,i like it.
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Fairy-Slayer Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
I love the determined look in her eye, like she's been challenged and her glare alone can win the argument by itself. If she's been asked to compete then her opponent's confidence level would instant drop a few notches with a look like this. Gorgeous work on her face, especially her eyes and the shapes making up her mouth and "cheek" to make this view so quiet and tense. With so much detail on her face and the stalk I have to wonder: did you paint her hair in less detail as a way to push focus to her face?

(I know, maybe I can't quite reconcile the title with the strong impression the pictures leaves me with.)
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WhiteDiamondsLtd Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
Applejaaaack! Such a lovely picture, with beautiful warm rich colors that suit her perfectly, and I love what you've done by airbrushing (I believe) over parts of her with white to suggest very strong lighting... simple but perfect. Everything about the painting job is delightfully smooth and I love her expression, and the only suggestion I can possibly offer you is to perhaps devote a little more time to her hair texture the next time, as you did on your Venetian piece which I likewise loved. This may not be practical if you're trying to stay within a certain timeframe though, I don't know, and on that note I really have to thank you because this piece is a reminder that I can and should work on my own speed in my future projects.

Lovely work, in any case!
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featherpen13 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Student Filmographer
You captured her so well :D One of the best pictures of AJ that I've seen yet~
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ThatFurryOverThere Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
First thought: Holy shit that shading. Truly amazing work right here.


On a side note, whats with the off bar of brightness at the top and bottom?
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ThatFurryOverThere Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
Dammit, odd* bar of brightness. Silly f key, d is more useful then you.
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EllyGirl2809 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! I love the style you used and the colour is lovely. Also the straw really adds something and the eyes are brilliant
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