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Mane Six group intro by Kired25 Mane Six group intro by Kired25
Update: used here: Jamey4.deviantart.com/art/The-… :iconjamey4: deserves a truckload of internet cookies for this, imho :D.

This is the full image as I had it vectored before breaking it down into individual characters. This is also the second time I've vectored this image. Like with my Fluttershy vector, I hope that previous attempt never sees the light of day. I considered adding in the background I used in the previous version as well, but felt it better to submit it as is. Resizing anything leaves me a little wary, and I didn't want to spend an hour messing with it while I'm half-asleep. Especially with the image more pixelated (even in png format) than I would like.

The source shots are from three different episodes. Everypony, except Rarity, came from Suited for Success. Rarity was from Friendship is Magic part 2. Their expressions are borrowed from Twilight's evil grin in A Canterlot Wedding part 1. I would've preferred to give them each a unique expression, and their pose before entering the palace maze during The Return of Harmony part 1 was perfect for just that. Except they're too far from the camera for even the best quality screenshot I could come up with to work. I spent several hours vectoring out their eyes from that screen cap and tweaking them after a resize, but it just kept going downhill. Eventually I had to take them out as too much time was being spent for the quality I needed.

This shot isn't actually done. I have at least 2 more elements to add to each pony before I can call this image finished, but it's going to require line art before I vector the remaining pieces. Hopefully it'll only take a few days as the pieces are minor, however I will be busy for the next couple of weeks with work and family business. Once it's done, I'll probably take a couple of days off from vectoring as I have been buried in photoshop for nearly two solid months.

source images: sta.sh/2tnil3sdm6c
psd file: sta.sh/01cch5xozb5k

tools: Photoshop CS5, vlc
time: ~40+ hours (with tweaks and whatnot)

characters copyright of :iconfyre-flye: and :iconhasbroplz:

If you would like to use, you are free to. Please include a link back here and post a link here to the project it was in so I can see what you created :).
I do not allow the use this image in anything gore or porn related.
If you would like to post this on another website, please include a link back here.
If you would like to submit this to a group you're currently in, just pop me a note. I'll probably say yes :).

edit: fixed a couple of stroke errors
edit2: fix a few more :)

individual ponies from the pic can be found below
Applejack:fav.me/d53rg1o
Rainbow Dash: fav.me/d53rgn4
Twilight Sparkle: fav.me/d53rha9
Pinkie Pie: fav.me/d53rhui
Fluttershy: fav.me/d53ric5
Rarity: fav.me/d53riso

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:iconbluedog444:
bluedog444 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Twilight Sparkle: Alright, which one of you Special Snowflakes made Lightning Heart want to kill herself?
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:iconkired25:
Kired25 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Filmographer
Well that escalated quickly O_O
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:iconkaiteland91:
kaiteland91 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Omg! What would it take for you let me use this for a tshirt I wanna make?! I can't draw ponies at all bit I'm designing tshirts and this is perfect! Please please please let me know!
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:iconkired25:
Kired25 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Student Filmographer
As this is a trace from the show, I can't let it be used for anything like that :/

However I'm open for commissions if you'd like me to create something similar specifically for your project :) My info can be found here
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:iconsartako:
Sartako Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Thanks a lot for this great piece of work!
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:iconkired25:
Kired25 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
You're welcome :3
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:iconamazingangus76:
Amazingangus76 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
What are you ponies looking at with those dumb looks.
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:iconbrowniebear101:
Browniebear101 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
there angry looks.....not dumb hmm  
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:iconamazingangus76:
Amazingangus76 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
I was just making up lines silly.
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:iconbrowniebear101:
Browniebear101 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
ok jeez.......dont have to be rude about it -_-
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