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Rainbow Dash by RainbowPlasma Rainbow Dash by RainbowPlasma
Hey! Look here!

I spent a LOT of time on this, and I thought I'd make a little video to help everyone not only see a bit more in depth with this piece, but also give people ideas and suggestions on how to do vectors such as these!

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Made Using: Adobe Illustrator
Total Time: 20 Hours
AI Download: [link] [Warning! CPU intensive!]
Original Piece: [link]

I will request that if anyone wishes to use this in any capacity, please inform me beforehand. Thank you!

Also, this is the first piece I've opened up for Critiques! Feel free to leave a critique below. :)
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This is an absolute beautiful piece of artwork. I love your detailing on the hair and wings. The way you made the background blank really brings out all the colors that Rainbow Dash really has. The way you mixed her hair is very well done as well, definitely signifies a quite detailed rainbow texture. I do enjoy that you don't make all of her hair straight like I see many artists do. You do add the curl and some "fluff up" which is very cute and does the picture well. However the only thing I noticed a bit off though was the eye color. Her eye color is more of a rosey shade.
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I like this a lot - Though my biggest issue is the wings. Its looks more like fur rather than actual wings. I can see some of the effort at the part connected to the shoulder blade but it looks more like it's drawn on her shoulder rather than on her back.

-- Her left arm seems like its smaller than her right arm.
Like -- from her right hoof -- it gets smaller from the hoof up. But yeah, left arm seems small all the way down.

Where's her tail? I see the bum but not the tail XD -- is it between her legs?

Hair blending is good - might wanna fix a little more on that orange and yellow - seems a lil flat.

Eyes -- suppose to be pinkish actually -- close enought with the purple. Face is perfect - by shape and body itself too --

add a lil shadow to wings too-
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Candyshade Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
this is so cool the hair is great
jacktheawesomelord Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
This is beautiful. I honestly can't find a single thing wrong with it. If I had to rate it I would give it a 10/10. Awesome work!
RainbowPlasma Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! <3
jacktheawesomelord Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
Your welcome
ShellBell1982 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I really really like this! ok i love it. Her hair is my favorite! So beautiful! Great job!
InvertedSlime Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
DAponyboss28 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
wooow this is super!!
FeatherBlot Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lovely combination of sharp, 2-D lines with depthful shading, it makes her pop in a way I can't explain. It looks bizarre to the eye, but in a pleasing way. 
TheSuicidalMonster Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I have this picture on/as my phone case c:
Starsword Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014   Writer
Damn, that is very good work. Your commitment to getting the hair to flow down her neck just right really shows, as does the wing detail. I only have one iddy biddy issue with the eye coloring. The way her eyes are colored make them look the same deep purple as Twilight's which they aren't; they're closer to a fuchsia or pink-purple color.  Oh, I almost forgot to mention that I like how you made the red-yellow-orange part of her mane all scruffy. I think that reflects how Dash occasionally doesn't bother to brush her mane since the wind probably  does it for her when she's flying really fast. All in all, a very impressive piece of work.
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