This is the most blatant style copy of another MLP artist I've attempted yet. I've been inspired before by other artists in the fandom, but never tried to mimic one as literally as with this piece.
If I did my work well, you may recognize this as following the style of *Iopichio
. She's an amazing artist with one of the most unique styles to be seen in pony art. This makes her the perfect candidate for a style emulation study. I would have tried it earlier, but had some trouble getting the smooth air-brushed shading effects right in Gimp. One recent development in Gimp brush technology helped me overcome that obstacle.
Created with Gimp and Wacom Bamboo tablet.
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Rose (Roseluck) from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (c) Hasbro