• Newbie Artist Training Grounds XIV: Day 5


    When I mentioned goose in last night's prompt I had a sneaking suspicion that certain mischievous fowl would be making an appearance in many of our drawings today. Let's just say Maud is playing it on her Switch to relax tonight. I always do love it when a prompt goes in a silly direction.

    As for our pony count tonight, we managed to bring in 58 ponies which brings us up to 259 ponies thus far in this year's NATG! Keep up the good work, everyone!

    While the silly is always good with ponies the fandom (and show itself) has always been able to take our pastel equine friends in a variety of different directions. While we have dealt with the emotions of uncertainty and being stuck in a difficult or fruitless situation, how about something a little more bewildering or nefarious? Today I want to see you take a trip into the strange or the depths of Equestrian high society (or something far more creative) as you Draw a pony shrouded in mystery / Draw a pony with friends in high places.

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    Previous Prompt: Draw a pony on a wild goose chase / Draw a pony stuck between a rock and a hard place
    4 Rock Hug - Zeccy

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    Get it... Pinkie is being hugged by two rocks! eeeh...? I thought it was funny :I
    5 - DoodleDonut

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    9 Goose Chases You (NATG 2024 Day 4) - IronYoshi

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    I thought it was suppose to be the other way around. Oh wait, the goose has a knife.
    10 [SFM] He's not playing this game! - red4567

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    That fowl has a name, literally. It stole my name tag yesterday. Based on a Simpson's clip.
    11 Which one is the old Saucepan? - Shane Park

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    He couldn't decide which one is the oldest Saucepan ever? But, Shane couldn't purchase either until the Saucepan built with older version instead of newer version due to Inflation prices in Equestria. He might get stuck in their brains and couldn't stop thinking about Saucepan and everypony is not very amused about waiting their long line.
    13 Literally chasing a wild goose - SeiraTempest

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    FYI: This is my OC Butterfly Harmony, she's Fluttershy's counterpart in my personal Alternate Universe
    14 Rarity stuck between a rock and a hard place - KevinHz19

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    Rarity deciding what gemstones to use and place on her latest dress she possibly created. Knowing her, she's in a equal decision situation. Topaz, Sapphire, or Aquamarine?
    15 NATG 2024 day 4 - Draw a Pony on a wild goose chase - C_||_R

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    Cirrus had promised Arcane Gel that she had the alchemy and potion books he was talking about in her collection, but it's starting to look like they got lost in who-knows-which of her frequent house moves! Old grey matter she ain't what she used to be ain't what she used to be ain't what she used to be!
    16 NATG XIV Day 4: Untitled Goose Chase - AceBlazewing

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    The Untitled Goose Game goose is on the loose again, and this time, Cookie and Syntax are its new victims. =P
    19 Stuck - Ragmo

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    Caveman Pony doesnt seem to notice someone is stuck between himself and a rock... Was nice trying out a new pose and face for Swift Sword :3
    22 Gotta Get That Goose! - Mintwhistle

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    Silverstream must reach the top of the endless stairs if she's to have any hope of retrieving her necklace... if only she knew about the backwards long jump.
    23 Filly Treehugger Doing Chores - Lore/Docard

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    Well, it FELT like the gander was that big! This is from my next short story comic about Treehugger's bully.
    24 goose ballet - Soobel

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    25 2024 ATG # 4 FoE Fanart: How to escape - Blackblade360

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    Heres an drawing for Prompt #4, Draw a pony on a wild goose chase / Draw a pony stuck between a rock and a hard place In this artwork, both Heartbeat (grey and cyan maned unicorn) and her brother, Sharpeye (Blue coated unicorn), will have to choose either two ways to escape the building they're trapped in, which also holds some feral ghouls. Which way do you choose? Heres the Derpibooru link: https://derpibooru.org/images/3377246
    30 Pansy's Wild Goose Chase - EmilyLsArt

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    "Hey! Get back here with my hat you silly goose!" Of course I have to throw in some word play here LOL...Starring Pretty Pansy, a new OC by me; adopted from Leka97 on DeviantArt! Trying to see how my digital art style plays out in this year's NATG. Don't worry, I'll switch to traditional art now and then.
    33 - PinkR

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    34 Rivalry - Adit

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    You can do it, Dusty Don’t give up, Dusty
    35 A Hard Place or a Snack? - Star

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    One day Spike found a gem, yet he underestimated his strength.
    36 A pony between a rock and a goose place. - DominicToblerone27

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    "Draw a pony between a rock and a goose place." That was the prompt right? Rarity is very confused.
    37 Canada Gooses - SOENJAY

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    Canada Gooses are a national treasure. I love Letterkenny.
    39 Untitled NATG Prompt - Buckweiser

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    But what if the goose wildly chases you?
    44 Fossil - Frith

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    Between a rock and a hard place... well, you know slate, a sedimentary rock formed by layers of silt settling to the bottom of a body of water and turning to stone? Well, you get bodies buried in that silt. So, crack open the slate and presto, a fossil, pressed into the rock. Between a rock and a hard place, the hard place being more rock.
    45 Under Pressure - phallen1

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    Pushing down on me, pushing down on you...
    46 A Rock and a Hard Place - Termyotter

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    Rarity never could fully let go of Tom, even though she never wanted to speak of them...
    47 Torn Between Love and Lust - Novaintellus

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    Come on Shiny~ Which one are you going to choose for tonight?
    48 The lost cassette player - Minty Treble

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    Teddy, from MLP Tales
    50 Moments before disaster - SkulltanEve

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    I wasn't originally planning on continuing the Spelunky theme from my submission yesterday, but this opportunity was too good to pass up.
    51 False Accusations - Emerald Light

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    "Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one’s heart" (Proverbs 18:8 NLT). I wonder who's framing Emerald . . . I decided to spend some more time on this one, as I had the idea to have a background, and I'm pleased with how it turned out. I used the side of my pencil on the background with the original intent to give it a slight tint, but it ended up making its own grunge-like texture, which was a pleasant surprise!
    52 Flutter Brutter - Tealmint Moonrise

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    Partially incomplete!
    53 NATG Day 4 - Twilight Thinks Book = Fren - spicyricexxiv

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    "Like when I thought friendship would not help me through"
    54 bouncy :) - Vix

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    55 Autumn Chases a Goose - SuperSonicRainboom

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    Kirin likely don't see goose's often so autumn would be pretty excited to see one
    56 NATG Day 4 - peachyraccoonsart

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    Rango and Rattlesnake Buck were having a great adventure - but they ended up being stuck in a cliff!
    57 Neo's choice - GoldenMidnight (or Angus)

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    This is a reference to the matrix! If you haven't watched the movie yet, check it out!
    58 Grogar's Game - Gear Grind - Khazard

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    Adventuring can be pretty hard, especially when you lack the gear to deal with it. But that gear costs money, which is harder to get when you can't fight. Do you scrape together all you have to make the path forward easier, or rely on your bare hooves to carry you through? Decisions, decisions...

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