• Newbie Artist Training Grounds XIV: Day 29


    Rising to the occasion can be tough, especially when so much is keeping you down. Your body, mind, and spirit might not be in it yet people still do so anyway. I know many of you are weary as we enter the last couple of days of the NATG, but if Celestia can pull through for a thousand years, rising to the occasion to raise the Moon with her sister gone, I'm sure you all can make it!

    For today we brought in 44 ponies which now brings us up to 1622 ponies in total! A good showing everyone! Let's see how close to 2000 we can get!

    Ah yes, Day 29. Remember how I mentioned that I hoped you could rise to the occasion? Well, Day 29 every year is a chance to test that. With us at the end of the NATG, it is time to take all the prompts we have done so far and see how many of them you can fit into a single prompt at once! It is a daunting task, but one I'm always curious to see each year. Of course, there is an alternate prompt as well for those who find that task too daunting. So without further ado: Draw as many previous prompts in a single picture as you can / Draw a pony feeling nostalgic.

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    Attention Discord Users:
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    Check on after the break for today's gallery!
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    All Prior Prompts

    Day 1: Draw a pony standing / Draw a pony holding its ground

    Day 2: Draw a pony taking its first steps / Draw a pony coming to life

    Day 3: Draw a pony throwing caution to the wind / Draw a pony tiptoeing around danger

    Day 4: Draw a pony on a wild goose chase / Draw a pony stuck between a rock and a hard place

    Day 5: Draw a pony shrouded in mystery / Draw a pony with friends in high places

    Day 6: Draw a pony learning the ropes / Draw a pony offering a pearl of wisdom

    Day 7: Draw a pony with their better half / Draw a pony finding someone special

    Day 8: Draw a pony not thinking straight / Draw a pony who has lost their mind

    Day 9: Draw a pony working for peanuts / Draw a pony working a crummy job

    Day 10: Draw a pony feeling out of place / Draw a pony feeling right at home

    Day 11: Draw a pony reaching for the stars / Draw a pony willing to stop at nothing

    Day 12: Draw a pony exploring a place lost to legend / Draw a pony off the beaten path

    Day 13: Draw a pony experiencing their 15 minutes of fame / Draw a pony in the spotlight

    Day 14: Draw a pony falling from grace / Draw a pony past their prime

    Day 15: Draw a ponyfied version of your favorite book, game, ect / Draw a pony from another world

    Day 16: Draw a pony as another species / Draw a pony getting a new lease on life

    Day 17: Draw a pony scared out of their wits / Draw a pony scared stiff

    Day 18: Draw a pony taking the heat / Draw a pony chilling out

    Day 19: Draw a pony on the warpath / Draw a pony finding peace with themselves

    Day 20: Draw a pony experiencing a twist of fate / Draw a pony delaying the inevitable

    Day 21: Draw a pony following their dreams / Draw a pony feeling defeated

    Day 22: Draw a pony finding the light at the end of the tunnel / Draw a pony finding a glimmer of hope.

    Day 23: Draw a pony arriving in the nick of time / Draw a pony making up for lost time

    Day 24: Draw a pony stumbling on a secret / Draw a pony making a deal under the table

    Day 25: Draw a pony choosing the lesser of two evils / Draw a pony rotten to the core

    Day 26: Draw a pony finding their happy place / Draw a pony clearing their mind

    Day 27: Draw a pony feeling drained / Draw a pony in need of a recharge

    Day 28: Draw a pony rising to the occasion / Draw a pony taking the bull by the horns
    Previous Prompt: Draw a pony rising to the occasion / Draw a pony taking the bull by the horns
    3 *deadpan* Yee-haw. - Fleximus

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    I've been throught all prompts ! Thanks you all again for this event, it was a lot of fun
    4 - DoodleDonut

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    6 ATG2024 28 Pinkie Pie floating away - Wissle

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    I don't know what the occasion is but Pinkie is sure rising up to it ...
    7 Time to Shine - EbbySharp

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    Nyek-nyek! John Mulaney joke.
    8 NATG XIV Day 28: The Next Big Step - AceBlazewing

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    Something of a direct sequel to yesterday's entry, as Blaze works up the courage to ask what he's been wanting to ask Pecan for a while now. =)
    9 Fluttershy's confidence of kindness - KevinHz19

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    Fluttershy secretly taking Philomena and trying to help her directly with full confidence. Sadly, she could've save herself the trouble if knew Philomena is a Phoenix.
    10 Firefly Rising - EmilyLsArt

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    Firefly rising with the sun.
    11 [SFM] Sprout the horn-catcher - red4567

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    Okay, so Misty's not a bull, but she does have a horn.
    13 Approaching a New Friend - Star

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    It is hard to talk to a new pony but it will lead to a lifetime of friendship.
    17 Enter the Detective! - Mintwhistle

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    "When there's a mystery that needs solving, there's a detective you should be calling!" Decided to do a neon-style design for this one.
    18 Riding the goat - Ragmo

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    Yay time to ride the goat at the local fair \o/
    23 Limenade - mafon

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    And that's how Limestone got her cutie mark.
    25 Ziphius Wrangling (NATG 2024 Day 28) - IronYoshi

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    More like taking the Ziphius by the fins! Or trying to. It's not as easy as it looks, as poor Icy finds out.
    26 Grabbed by the Horn - Termyotter

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    Sometimes when you try to take the bull, the bull takes you.
    27 ED: NATG 2024 Day 28 - Addelum

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    Girls just wanna have fun!
    28 Sunny Step-Up - Lore/Docard

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    I've always liked how Sunny steps up to the task.
    30 - PinkR

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    33 NATG Day 28 - There's No Bull, There's A Shark - peachyraccoonsart

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    I thought it was a bull in the underwater... there's a "dangerous" shark is looming around in the ocean. Watch out for sharks!
    34 NATG2024d28 - Ponies Rising to the Occasion - C_||_R

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    I imagine it would take quite a daisy chain of improbabilities to get this kind of showdown.
    36 Cave - Tealmint Moonrise

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    Two scenes
    38 Floof Attack - Novaintellus

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    39 2024 ATG #28: MLP Fanart: Zipp is on the Case - Blackblade360

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    Here's a drawing for Prompt #28, Draw a pony rising to the occasion / Draw a pony taking the bull by the horns In some certain moments, sometimes somepony is gonna rely on somepony else to solve a difficult case, in this case, Detective Zipp. Derpibooru: https://derpibooru.org/images/3393601
    40 Just take it. - GoldenMidnight (or Angus)

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    Rarity did what was right. Even you should never steal.
    41 "Mic Drop!" - Emerald Light

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    Jesus legit rising (from the dead) to the occasion! "By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures . . ." (1 Corinthians 15:2-4 NIV). I had to figure out how to draw a robe for this one. How to imply waves and folds was eluding me, but I gave it a shot. Also, I got to use the sphere shading tips from art class on the empty tomb and stone.
    43 Grogar's Game - Approaching the End - Khazard

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    The party has been on lots of adventures, but now its time for the endgame. The encroach on Tambelon, ready to challenge Grogar and see if they're up to task to face this challenge
    44 Celestia stops being a fraud - SuperSonicRainboom

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    Drew Celestia for this because she never rises to the occasion, like she is a fraud so I drew this as a sort of alternative scenario, instead of Twilight facing Tirek, she took matters into her own hooves

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