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ponies in the works [Aug. 23rd, 2006|12:19 am]
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This week, I'm continuing to work on the Winged Melody hybrid pony and I just started on Winnie, the Windows pony. Although I do use Windows XP, this pony is not for me. ^_^

Winnie got several coats of paint for her symbol, including 3 base coats of white and one coat of each color. There are still many layers to go! The NDS symbol is identical (not a mirrored image).
I decided to leave Winged Melody's base color white. She is going to have pastel pink/white/silver saran hair. LOL, I couldn't decide what to do with her, so I just started painting! I had the idea of "cherry blossoms" stuck in my head. The swirls are silver paint and the design is inspired by decorative work on medieval documents. Her eyes are probably not going to be purple...still trying to figure that out.
Also, I'd like to thank the people who commented on Shadow Watcher, the gargoyle pony. I think I must have become accustomed to the eyes...I don't think they're terribly out of place. When she becomes available, I'm going to give the purchaser an option to have the eyes re-painted with something else (glitter, granite, etc.)

Okay, it's late and I hope this entry made sense! ^_^

[User Picture]From: yodallama
2006-08-23 11:15 pm (UTC)
Winged Melody is GORGEOUS! I can't wiat to see her finished..I think she is going to end up in my favorite Aikarin customs...
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-08-28 09:10 am (UTC)
Awwwww...thanks! I'm pretty close to finishing her. Pics will be posted on the 1st, along with the new desktop background. ^_^
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[User Picture]From: diana_arcuri
2006-08-24 04:10 am (UTC)
I agree, Winged Melody looks amazing!!! I only can see yellow on my pc screen, but I can see the details on her symbol's design and you're making a GORGEUS job!!!!

Winnie is a curiosity for me! I'm not a window's fan, but I just can't wait to see her finished :D

Hugs!!! :D
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-08-28 09:11 am (UTC)
Thanks for the comment. ^_^ She's actually a TAF pony...her symbols extend all over. ^_^
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[User Picture]From: kashuarashi
2006-08-24 04:13 am (UTC)
"I think I must have become accustomed to the eyes...I don't think they're terribly out of place."

*blinkblink* Anou? I admit, I didn't comment (and least I don't think I did. I don't remember commenting. Did I comment?) because I've had no brain for at least three weeks now...perhaps longer..., but I saw no problems with the eyes.


Oh yeah, and I have stuff to send you. *trots off to send stuff*
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-08-28 09:17 am (UTC)
I think the eyes look okay too. I guess people were expecting something more extreme, given how un-pony-like Shadow Watcher is.

Ahhh...yes, I got the design. That's really adorable. ^_^
*heads off to answer e-mail*
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From: rocio16
2006-08-24 06:08 am (UTC)

Winged Melody

OMG!! Winged Melody is just beautiful, even not being finished!!, I just can't imagine how gorgeous she will be once finished!!!
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From: (Anonymous)
2006-08-27 11:31 pm (UTC)

Re: Winged Melody

so are these commisions?
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-08-28 09:20 am (UTC)

Re: Winged Melody

The Windows pony is a commissioned piece. Winged Melody (Silver Blossom) is one of my experimental projects...she's my design.
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-08-28 09:19 am (UTC)

Re: Winged Melody

Thanks for the comment! ^_^ She's one of my favorite customs from this year.
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