My Little Pony
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My Little Pony
How I Became Fluttershy
Posted: April 16, 2013, 10:46 p.m.
Among fellow fans of My Little Pony, I often describe myself as "real-life Fluttershy". On the surface, it fits, sort of; I tend to be shy and quiet about meeting new people, I enjoy the solitude of nature, and while I'm certainly not the embodiment of...
#TwitterPonies: Twitter Ponies Save The Day Again
Posted: May 2, 2011, 9:50 p.m.
A bit of a recap: I'm a huge fan of the Twitter Ponies. If you're not familiar with them, they're basically a group of RPers who do an exceptional job playing the day-to-day adventures of the cast of My Little Pony. Such an exceptional job, in fact,...
Art Etiquette: Free Art
Posted: Feb. 9, 2011, 12:21 p.m.
Simply put, character artwork is a privilege, not a right, even in an art-centric group. You do not have the inherent right to have your character drawn by someone, and no artist is under any obligation to draw you for free. Ever. So, the best advice...
Las Pegasus Unicon, and Convention Overplanning
Posted: Feb. 27, 2013, 12:09 a.m.
This past weekend, a new My Little Pony convention, Las Pegasus Unicon, came and went. Normally, this would be just an ordinary occurance, but this con's mere existance turned into a large-scale problem at the end of the con, when it came time to pay...
Trotcon 2012 Report
Posted: Aug. 4, 2012, 4:16 p.m.
I don't usually write con reports anymore, but this is a special case, because I've never had such a great experience at a new con. Depending on your definition of a "con", this was somewhere between my 23rd and 35th con, ranging in size from under-100...
Tips For Convention Photography
Posted: May 26, 2012, 11:03 p.m.
At geeky/nerdy conventions of all types and genres, two things will always be true: The number of photos taken at the con will exceed the number of attendees at the con by an order of magnitude. The number of photos taken that are worth looking at,...
#TwitterPonies: Ponies on Twitter = Magical
Posted: March 11, 2011, 9:48 p.m.
Recently, a group of in-character account popped up on Twitter, consisting of people playing the roles of various cast members from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Pretty much every character is represented, including the main cast, supporting...
Art Etiquette: Character Design/Use
Posted: Feb. 9, 2011, 12:04 p.m.
1. If it's art from within the fandom, and you didn't draw it, and it wasn't drawn for you, don't use it to represent yourself or your characters. Period. No exceptions. This includes everything from pulling artwork straight from a Google search, to...
Thoughts on Commissions at Cons
Posted: Jan. 13, 2009, 9:36 p.m.
As I've mentioned before, one of my principal reasons for going to furry cons is to go shopping, and buy art. In recent years, this has exclusively included commissions, I don't really collect prints anymore unless they're big enough to frame and hang...
Unicorn in the Breeze