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Jewel of the Moon by StarkindlerStudio Jewel of the Moon by StarkindlerStudio
Edit 11 Nov 2012, 8:47 AM: OMG guys seriously! This was featured on EQD's Drawfriend #623 [link] Thanks so much to whoever put this out there. I really do appreciate it. I appreciate everyone's support, it drives me to keep doing what I love doing.

Part one of two for :iconzinthos1986:. I really like drawing an older/more mature Luna. And her show jewelry is sad, so have some awesome Tungsten Carbide/Moonstone goodness.

I saw :iconsajira:'s take on Luna and I loved how she used warm tones in her mane as well. So I thought I'd give it a shot. :)

Please do not trace, re-color, or re-use without my permission.
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:iconsparkley218:
sparkley218 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Student Artist
I don't like it. It is simply... Wait for it... AMAZING!!!!!!!
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol, thank you!
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Helsaabi Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
She so pretty! <3
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconhelsaabi:
Helsaabi Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
No problem!
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:iconwhisperer-of-winds:
Whisperer-of-Winds Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
you did her justice here. well done :D
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much!
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:iconwhisperer-of-winds:
Whisperer-of-Winds Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
:)
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:icondeepfriedrainbows:
deepfriedrainbows Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful mane :)
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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TwistedKestrel Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Really like how did the highlights in her mane here, and the revised regalia suits her very well.
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much :)
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:icontwistedkestrel:
TwistedKestrel Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
*how you did, doh
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:iconcajobif:
cajobif Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Beautiful rendition of Luna.

I like the use of image of star sky in her mane. Also, the choice of attires that I find quite lovely.
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much :)
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Dragonstar1278 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Beautiful.
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much!
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Dragonstar1278 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
you're welcome.
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aedificatoris Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student General Artist
Wonderful! There is something about the way you combined the flat paint of her body with the rich color and texture of her mane that reminds me of Chinese paintings.

Hmmm...I am afraid I do not agree with Tungsten Carbide...I think Black Bronze would be a more regal choice (plus it has a nice purplish color,) I also would have chosen diamonds, but Moonstones do seem more appropriate!

Also, my theory is that her show outfit is black velvet embroidered with white gold wire/thread...Comfortable and fit for a princess!
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much! I actually have never heard of Black Bronze, this definitely merits research! I just knew what color I wanted, and since I know that Tungsten Carbide is that color, that's what I went for lol. I don't know much about metals really. Though I am dead set on Moonstones.

I hadn't thought of the show outfit being something like that. For the show it's fine, it just doesn't feel natural to me when I try drawing it.
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xzenocrimzie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This got on EQD ;)
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WAT.
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xzenocrimzie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
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Thanks so much for telling me!
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xzenocrimzie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! ^_^
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NoxxPlush Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
OH MY GOSH. This is like the most beautiful Luna ever, Ned!! ;3; I love your take on her mane and jewelry!
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
MEEP thank you so much Noxx! I've never cared for the show jewelry, it just needed more pizzazz! And I really loved the idea of putting pink/warm tones in her dark hair, it brings in a nice contrast with all the blues. I was inspired by :iconsajira:'s work. :3
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ErinKarsath Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your art...
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much! :heart: I know I must sound so repetitive, but I mean it all the same.
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ErinKarsath Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You don't sound repetitive, don't worry. ^^
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Alright :)
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AbbieGoth Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oooh, I really like how you did her name and her tail. Fantastic work!
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I wanted to do the stars differently than I normally do them, and I saw :iconsajira: play around with warm tones in Luna's mane, and I wanted to give it a try.
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AbbieGoth Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Well, you did a fantastic job! ^^
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much!
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Nephyne Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Ned your pony jewelry... Do need...
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart:
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TwitchaTwitch86 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Two words: Blown ... away.
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw I'm so glad you like it! :heart:
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:iconitachifan9:
itachifan9 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student General Artist
i love how you did her mane and tail they look so beautiful!!!
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:iconstarkindlerstudio:
StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much! I was, in part, inspired by :iconsajira: and her use of warm colors to offset the princess's similar tones in body and mane color.
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itachifan9 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student General Artist
i can see that i looked at her gallery and seeing that it looks amazing :)
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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Aulus996 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
That's really awesome. :3 I love how it looks.
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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Aulus996 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
So hard to make it sound like I'm not copy pasting. :I
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol, I know exactly how you feel! I feel really bad that sometimes all I can say is "Thank You" or "Gee that's so nice!" But I really mean it!
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Aulus996 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
XD Yea.. I should really note what I like about images more often. But usually I lack a good enough mood. Oh well. It looks great, still. :3
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StarkindlerStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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