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SFyr

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About SFyr

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    I Draw Batponies Too Much
  • Birthday 04/10/1994

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  • Location
    Texas, USA
  • Personal Motto
    Success, talent, and skill all stem from hard work, perserverence, and effective study.
  • Interests
    Drawing, Writing, Math, Science, Nervous Stitch, getting things from QT, Loving on Cats

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

  • Best Pony Race
    Crystal Pony

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    Poniverse Public Relations: Tumblr Representative, Octavia's Hall Sectional, Emergency Art Horse
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    Commissions

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  1. Hello?

    1. SFyr

      SFyr

      I am confirmed to be the most dead of ponies. c: Sorry sorry

    2. Trottermare Gallamane

      Trottermare Gallamane

      Hello again, just thought I should remind you that i'm still hear ¦)

  2. Random hi! 

    Poofs

  3. hay @SFyr I need two commissions if your interested?

    1: is a new OC reference sheet like the one you already did for me


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    2: is my first OC working as a blacksmith?

    1. SFyr

      SFyr

      Heya!

      I'd be down for both! Though it'll take me at least a few days to start on it due to Christmas, if that's alright. ;)

    2. Trottermare Gallamane

      Trottermare Gallamane

      sounds great ¦) you can wait till after Christmas or even the new year if you want, your only human (or pony,toaster or even an Apache attack helicopter for all I know)  Just send me a a PM when your ready to start ¦)

    3. SFyr

      SFyr

      Just got your message! I did indeed disappear for Christmas before reading it, sorry!

      However, I'm back. :squee:

      Hope you had a lovely holiday?

  4. SFyr's Art Corner

    @JonasDarkmane Finally through the college semester, so I'll have a good bit more time for art for the next while. ♥ Sorry for the delay in replying, but I've not really been online much, haha. If you still want me to possible do what you have in mind, feel free to hit me up with the details! I'm attempting to knock out my commission backlog and do quite a bit of art over the break I'm now starting, haha.
  5. SFyr's Art Corner

    @Twisted Cyclone Sure, though it might take a few weeks if that's alright. I'm likely gonna be a bit preoccupied with a handful of school projects and other commissions, but I'll do my best with it; if you're still up for it, hit me up with the details in a PM~♪ And, thank you!!
  6. SFyr's Art Corner

    @MidnightRush Sounds doable. When you can, you're welcome to PM me with any reference or details as to like, pose/expression/etc that you're looking for. If it's more of a headshot/non-full-body, it'd probably be under headshot/avatar, just let me know if you're looking for shaded or flat color~♪
  7. SFyr's Art Corner

    @MidnightRush Hello! Commissions are open, though I'm running a bit slow at the moment due to school and stuff already in queue. Though, were you looking at just the digital/design part for the badge, or talking like, actual badge-making?
  8. pony fur

    Why, though? Body-wise, pegasi seem to be interchangable with unicorns and earth-ponies, but they have feathered wings. So likely, if unicorns and earth ponies are only-fur, pegasi have both fur and feathers. Moreover, structurally speaking manes and tails are essentially long fur. It would be more likely that pegasi have no feathers, rather than no fur. And going by our real world standards, all races are just about as relatively unnatural/magical--alicorns are just the most "powerful." And, given they can have children with non-alicorns, there has to be a very close genetic linkage, if there's any notable deviation at all. I would almost suggest, unless magic is weirdly at play, each pony carries the genetic code (even alicorns) for all races, and expression/alleles or epigenetics becomes more of a concern then distinct genetic code. Which again, would suggest both fur and feathers are coded for for all of them, even if not all races express it.
  9. pony fur

    In a way fur and feathers are actually pretty similar structures (same material, some structural similarities, etc); and with cartoon genetics I wouldn't be surprised if theirs drifted a good bit away from our normal grouping of what is furred and what is feathered, and how it's kept apart. I've kinda just operated under the idea that it's regional, like body hair or mammal coat patterns. Certain regions have a slightly different expression of the same code, yielding feathers on some extremities and fur on others, etc. And, at the joints in between you might get some middle ground, or intermediate structure--or in other places too, just due to imperfect expression and the like.
  10. I am not an overly experienced writer, but to me, it seems like there's a few major points to creating an emotional scene: Character empathy or relevence; basically, make sure the characters mean something to the reader. Different characters will hold different attachment to the reader, and in order to be emotionally invested in a scene, I believe you need to be emotionally invested in the characters playing a part in it. This goes beyond being just the main character, or the character that the reader spends the most time with. Said characters simply need that built up, which can occur in minor characters, or be absent in main characters (unsympathetic or uninteresting main characters can be a bane of many stories IMO). Impact or stakes; I feel emotional scenes, in order to be impactful, need to have something on the line. Something important needs to be either at stake, or involved with the exchange. Could be life, livelihood, relationships, or feelings, but it needs to matter. Overall effective conveyance; basically, writing skill. It's pretty unavoidable that there's a lot of little quirks and skills that make the hits of an emotional scene connect, be it smoothness, effective word choice, or overall good conveyance of the scene/actions/thoughts. There's a lot of little mistakes people can make that help kill the drama, or drag readers out of the experience. Just as well, there's a lot of little details that can help pull them in. I think that's a much more complicated manner though.
  11. SFyr's Art Corner

    @Cloggedone, sure! I'll send you a PM in a sec.
  12. SFyr's Art Corner

    No worries at all, haha. It would be lovely if you could PM me the details of what you want (desired expression, references if you have them, etc), though to pay for the commission you'll have to go through here: https://mlpforums.com/store/category/80-sfyr/ I don't receive payment until after everything is finished, so order doesn't matter much to me--so long as it's processed before I send off the final image. ♥
  13. SFyr's Art Corner

    I imagine so; I figure you're thinking mainly like, coat pattern/colors and maybe tail?
  14. May the gods watch over your battles, friend.

    1. SFyr

      SFyr

      Why thank you, fine sir. :grin: I wish the same to you as well~♪

  15. SFyr's Art Corner

    Wow. I don't think I've posted here in forever. Dang. Anyways, random art update while I remember! I First off, reference sheets: And some other stuff: I also have another 4 completed reference sheets to post when I get the go-ahead on that, and I have a large piece I'm still currently working on. Might take a while to post stuff of that nature, but yeah!