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Twilights Library by Konsumo Twilights Library by Konsumo
The Ponyville Library. Home of our favorite bookworm (and Spike and of course Owlowiscious).

Black pigment ink on paper.

Number four of the MLP-Locations I did. This time, it is not so dramatic and menacing and the angle is rather common. But I tried to give the tree a twisted and strange appearance, much more subtle than the hospital for example.

MLP-Places:

Zecoras Hut -> Click me
Castle of the Ancient Royal Pony Sisters -> Click me
Ponyville Hospital -> Click me
Twilight's Library
Ponyville Marketplace -> Click me

MLP belongs to Hasbro
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:iconfanfics4ever:
fanfics4ever Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Rest In Peace.
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Tarascus101 Featured By Owner May 11, 2014
Awesome draw, i love it.
Brohoof
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dingosnivysprint12 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Nicely sketched. :) I love how you captured Twilight's Library's shape and dynamic. The shadowing is also great! I can't add shadow effects to my characters worth crap ^^; Anyways, amazing job! :D
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oldstreetblues Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
...Wow..:)
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:iconcats50:
cats50 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
thats what my house will look like someday...
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Konsumo Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Also with books and an adorable little owl inside?

If so, prepare for my visits!
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cats50 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
YES!LOTS OF BOOKS! AND AN OWL!^^that will be my house some day!
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Farenazar Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012   Digital Artist
Like an illustration in a fantasy book. Very detailed.
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Fairy-Slayer Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
That's some lovely inking work, and a great job on making the old tree really look alive. You didn't skimp on the little details or even the big ones (like iron work and tracery, etc.). The few roots snaking about above ground seem to want to pull in new readers. Twilight Sparkle's doing? ;) I 'm not sure if that's an intentional embellishment or just something I never noticed before. Poochy Owloysius was a cute touch too. Great composition and wonderful textures all around. Lovely.
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Konsumo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you kindly for your nice and detailed comment. :) It's motivating to see someone looking at one of my pictures for a longer time to notice the little details I tend to sneak in. So, once again, thank you for that and that you took the time to write it all down.

As for the roots... well to be honest it struck me while doing the roots, that the library will grow larger over time. I first noticed during my picture of zecoras hut, that this houses which were built into the trees look as if they were grown out of it. They all look very organic and the tree looks still healthy. So (in my imagination) the possibility exists that this is the cause of some magical or alchemistic influence (Zecora, Twilight) and so, if another room is needed or if the roots should grow in a certain way, the Ponies know ways of doing so. But thats just my train of thought that occured to me while doing the picture.
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pepperpunk Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Love it, has a very Tolkien feel to it.
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easyridin Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
this is really cool. the art style reminds me of the Berenstain Bears treehouse they live in.
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DeJiKo07 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
This is absolutely beautiful!!!
It looks like something out of those old picture books.
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BB-K Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ooo! Nice pencil details, I bet it's quite long done in many hours. :)
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Konsumo Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's not really important, but I have to state that this is not pencil. It's black pigment ink. The main difference is, that I'm totally unable to erase anything, once it's on paper. Sometimes this adds a little something as I have to work around my own mistakes by including them into the picture (see the little black "scar" in the tree above the door).
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BB-K Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ooo, just like when I used to draw with charcoal pencil before, eraser is making it very black and the mistake just leave a grey residue and also spread more black around the canvas. :(
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Laeko-Randalis Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
That is beautiful. And sparks memories of my childhood, for some unknown reason.
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Konsumo Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Many of my friends state, that my style reminds them of old fairy-tale books with hand drawn pictures in them. (either that or some of Disneys Gummybears live under this tree)
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MrSpartin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
The feyfolk would be proud.
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Saga-Sage Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
DANG. I am speechless. :iconfluttergaspplz:
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:iconenmar123:
Enmar123 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012
so much detail omg !
love it!
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:iconpyrobug0:
Pyrobug0 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
Wow, that's some damn impressive stuff.
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:iconhelsaabi:
Helsaabi Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
beautiful sketch!
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:iconkonsumo:
Konsumo Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
Although, I wouldn't define this as a sketch anymore, it took me some hours.
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:iconhelsaabi:
Helsaabi Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012
You're welcome :) Your talent is drawing is improve
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:iconfirefanatic:
firefanatic Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's so beautifull...
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underfailpants Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
...... Dude!
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Thyrai Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
Very well done!
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EpIcLuKo8D Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
holy damn this is awesome!
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