• Newbie Artist Training Grounds II: Day 16

    That is the single most evil puzzle ever conceived. Quake in fear, gentle readers, for one day you too may know the horrors of... The Sky! Sorry, we're a bit short on our budget for dramatic music and lightning flashes, but if you close your eyes and imagine really hard, you'll... you're right, I'm sorry. We'll get a kickstarter going. But, in the meantime, let's entertain ourselves with the remainder of these 400 puzzling ponies. Are these pernicious and perilous puzzle ponies purporting to purloin your perfectly planned evening and free time? Perhaps! They and their fellows join the ranks of successful NATG themes to combine for a grand total of 10725 images, which is an unheard of number anywhere this side of DeviantART Canyon. And considering most of you post there, that's basically cheating. I declare victory in the name of Equestria.

    To submit for Day 16, you'll want to use this submitter. As a reminder, the current make-up gallery is still running, and will continue to do so until the end of the weekend (that being Sunday). You can find the submitter for that here. And, as always, feel free to contact me with all of your comments, questions, and tiny fruits at phoe@equestriadaily.com

    Our theme for tonight is absolutely bursting with potential, both sappy and sweet, scheduled, meticulous, and downright adventuresome. Let your imagination be your guide as you Draw a romantic pony/Draw a pony on a date! Perhaps you care not for the sweet taste of shipping, but there are flavors here to suit any palate! Don't be late!

    And now, we come to my favorite part of any evening: the gallery. Pony, or not pony? That is the question! We're now officially past the halfway point, and I can imagine there are a lot of you out there going, "Phoooooeeeeeeee, I can't do this! It's hard and I'm tired and why are you asking me to go swimming?" And believe me, I understand. I stay up until the closing of each gallery to make sure I have an understanding for exactly how hard you're working, and so I can feel the grind right alongside you. We're in this together, I promise. And so, if fatigue has you down and you're not sure why you should bother, remember all that you've achieved so far. You are making incredible progress, and wherever you are, there is a tiny Phoe beside you. I believe in you! So get out there, and keep drawing! If you've been on the fence this whole time, it's not to late to start. Why not give tonight a shot?