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Yaaaaay PONIES.

Oh gosh oh gosh, okay. Several things. Firstly:

Hours before I finished working on this, =aeolus06 uploaded a very similar picture (which is extremely lovely and you should go look at it), and so I feel a little bit like a copycat, but I promise this is not so - it is just the siren call of ponies, that's all. In fact, everybody should probably be drawing a similar picture right now, so what exactly is the holdup, you guys?

Secondly, I really have practiced drawing pony ponies instead of people ponies, so hopefully I'll be brave enough to post some of those too, eventually.

Now, about this picture, I should probably apologize. For some reason, my brain thinks 80s/90s fashion is the best thing in the world, as long as it's not being worn by me or by any real person. I was going to dress them in cute contemporary clothes, but I don't know anything about contemporary fashion anyway, so I might as well give them dorky out-of-date outfits as not, right? If you look closely, you will see that Twilight is wearing a snap-band, as well as one of those really cool bright watches I wish you could still buy.

Regarding Rainbow Dash, I haven't done any research at all, so it's entirely possible that I was the only kid who thought knotting your t-shirt at your waist was the height of coolitude, but I'm fairly sure the tie-die was actually a thing in those carefree days of the last millennium.

Pinkie Pie ...P-Pinkie Pie chose her own ensemble.

Rarity makes her own fashion and always has, and Fluttershy would look just as sweet and pretty in a potato sack. I suspect Applejack would also look about the same no matter what the decade. I wish you could see her freckles better.

And that's it. Download if you wish, for increased bigness. :heart:
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:iconlillyflover:
lillyflover Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
Fucking awesome!!! :la:
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Eqg-AlmondB Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing!
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dashiegotskittles Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
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Botboy41 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
EEEEEEEEEEE, I Love this So Much, They're all So Pretty and Adorable, I LOVES IT SO MUCH
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RoguishOne Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013

Very beautiful! Your interpretation of the humanized "Mane 6" is really something to behold! :D Worthy of a good, solid critique!  Each outfit has a brilliant retro feeling like something girls could put together at American Apparel; they match the girls' personalities so well.

 

Rarity is definitely playing up the 90s version of rockabilly style with her own sophisticated twist of course! ;) Here I'm reminded of my head canon idea that she could be a special, rare blend of racial backgrounds; the 1 that stays with me the most is that she could be 1/2 French-Canadian & 1/2 Chinese.  Makes sense to me given the culinary & artistic traits present in both cultures.

 

Fluttershy is demure & pretty as ever! The simple dress & sash with big boots & pastel tights are things that she really could wear.  Your interpretation of her reenforces my idea that she could be 1/2 white & 1/2 Indian: a beautiful combination.

 

Twilight Sparkle is a true 90s girl in her outfit; reminds me of girls I went to school with. Yes, her snap-bracelet & bold, bright watch are the icing on the cake!  To me, she looks Filipina, which would be really cool! Well, I'd like to think so.

 

Rainbow Dash always felt like she was Latina to me; I can definitely see it here! You don't disappoint with the tie-dye shirt, black yoga pants & big Air Jordan-style shoes. Nice job keeping her athletic personality as well.

 

Pinkie Pie is totally 80s! I always pictured her as Scots/Irish with that crazy hair of hers.  That's the kind of ultra-bright, neon ensemble that suits her perfectly! The pedal pushers & ballet slippers allow her to run & jump to her hearts content; the best touches are the arm gauntlets & loose belts. Like I said: Totally 80s!

 

Applejack is the same jolly country girl I would expect to see around the Oklahoma/Texas panhandles. The boots, faded jeans & work gloves suit her perfectly, glad you remembered her trademark hat. The sleeveless plaid shirt with green cami are good for a hot day: she's definitely got the arms I would expect to see on her: muscular & lean.

 

Excellent work, my dear! An instant favorite for me! :D :+fav: I am impressed.

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sonoletia Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how you've given them a human design that doesn't include skimpy clothes! :heart:
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mlp647curse Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
cute
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Sesshomarusama3 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
love the art! pinkie looks so cute! i love how you made twilight look so magical!
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Devilgirl453 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
love it! i espacially like the cutie mark placements. one thing im a bit picky about is rainbow dashes outfit. the other ponies have the colour of their bodies in the show, dashie doesnt have a blue shirt OR pants
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Devilgirl453 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
oops
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Devilgirl453 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
love it! i espacially like the cutie mark placements. one thing im a bit picky about is rainbow dashes outfit. the other ponies have the colour of their bodies in the show, dashie doesnt have a blue shirt OR pants
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DiscordantPrincess Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
AWESOME! I love how you incorporated each pony's cutie mark into some form of jewelry/accesory they are wearing! Beautiful job! And while I don't know if the whole t-shirt knot thing was cool or not, I personally really like it!
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hidan1058 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
well this pic. explains alot
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TheZoologist Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Rainbow Dash in a tie-dye shirt is perfection.
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lil-apple-guy Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely! Their clothes are different than any other humanized versions I've seen!
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EarthPony15 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
I love it!!! Pinkie Pie's is my favorite! So cute and colorful! I would totally wear it!
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fuchrisskeeto Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow i love this! , I wasn't a huge fan of Human versions of the girls before but this is awesome!!!
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AnneMarie1986 Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
They're so cute as a human girls:iconawwloveplz:.Fluttershy and Pinkie Pie are looking like a girls from the 80's because of these awesome clothes!:dance::squee::happybounce:
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AlgaeNymph Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
This is the first human!Twilight I've seen wearing something besides a sweater vest. (:
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pancakesareyummy Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist
Amazing choice in clothing! Not exactly thrilled with Rarity's skirt color,but meh I don't care. Rainbow Dash's shirt looks so awesome,though!
Lol compliment sandwhich XD
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RafaMayonaka Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy cow, that's awesome.
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Hot-Scati-Rice Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
This is probably the best humanisation I've seen, and most similar to how I envision them/draw them. And I like the weird clothing choices, it suits the show.
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rayarocks98 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
I love it!
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dawn-cove Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you have their personality's down pact with their outfits
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inaligrimalkin Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I love it, not a fan of Twilight's pants, but that's just my Rarity side kicking in. I really like how you dressed Rainbow though, the tie dye is perfect and I can't believe I never thought of it lol.
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MelodicMadness Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I loovve their outfits. My fashion sense is stuck in the 80s, despite being born in the 90s haha.
I can't get over the cuteness that is Fluttershy <3
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DestinyDecade Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very impressive. ^_^
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MLPFIMFAN2011 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is a fantastic drawing, i loved your aj, is so beautiful!! :love:
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Makkon Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Hope you don't mind, but I was so taken by your rendition of Pinkie Pie, that I used your design as direct inspiration for the MLR Charity Album cover.
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Thanks for being awesome!
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Tell-Me-Lies Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011
Not at all! Actually, I'm really flattered - especially since your drawing is so beautiful. :heart:
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SHaDOwLUiGImwahaha Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011
fun colors!
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princetheripper33 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh man, rainbow dashs shirt is so psychedelic xD
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Roruna Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011
it's not just you, I definitely remember the knotted at the waist t-shirt.
All the ponies look marvelous.
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Kiarachu Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
They are really well done! And I remember that I had a tie-dye shirt just like Rainbow Dash.
Awesome!
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Heart-patch Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011  Hobbyist
Cute I love your Idea on their human form!
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nemryn Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
I hadn't even realized it until now, but the world needs more Rainbow Dash in tie-dye shirts.
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SCARYWIZARD Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I love their fashions, and might I say that you have marvelous taste! Rainbow Dash really stands out in this picture. ...and I want to know where Twilight Sparkle gets her plaid shirts.
I wore tie-dyed shirts when I was in the first grade, and I believe I wore one or two in the fifth grade, as well...
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OuranHarryPotterfan9 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011
one of the best humanified My Little Pony pictures i've seen so far :) great job especially Rarity and Twilight it's nice to see them in clothes OTHER than a white dress and a school uniform. squee, fluttershy is sooo so cute and their hair is all perfect - great job!!!
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kittygirl2k Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
They look like they have stepped out of a Saved By the Bell episode... and Applejack just rolled in on her tractor from the farm. You really captured their personalities here and love the fashion choices. Rainbow thinks she's the coolest (obviously) and Pinkie Pie is ready to party (anytime right?). My cousin has two grade school girls and she buys them big shirts and knots them up like this (STILL), though whether this is still cool or not remains to be seen... very nice, have enjoyed your gallery a lot! XD
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iheartcupcak3s Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is hilarious :D
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Minken Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011
Man I just LOVE seeing the gijinka forms of these guys!
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QTMark01 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011
how nice. i like it
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Puddum Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've seen this before and I added it to my favorites before, but only now do I fully appreciate the magic of this piece. lol. (I've kinda just gotten into the show, only a few episodes in, and I seriously love it now. It's so cute and this interpretation is super fitting and appropriate. It definitely does their personalities justice. :))
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CoffeeKarena Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Simply lovely. I really like how Pinkie Pie looks.
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chestnuthare Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is extremely well done
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Foamy91 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah this is very cute! <3
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PandaBearRae Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Some serious ty-dy!! LOVE IT!!!
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SweepBlackDust Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Student General Artist
I love how 80s pinkie-pie looks heehee <3 they're all very well done and i think they all do the characters justice. I think pulling off Twilight is kinda difficult (or should I say, difficolt! oh god never again) but you seemed to have nailed her pretty well! :heart:
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TNBCCBARTIST247 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Student General Artist
Wonderful design and style you did in this piece,including the details as well.:)
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Sadiebeattie Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
I love them! Their characters come out sooo well!
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