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Elements of Royalty: Night by Ninja-8004 Elements of Royalty: Night by Ninja-8004
Luna is the Elements of night. :iconlunamlpplz:

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It's a very well made piece, and the humanization is one of the best I've ever seen.

However, some minor details do tend to pop out at me. Mostly small things, like the detail in her hands, or the minute detail on her robe's arm.

This is more of a personal taste, but the shoulder and upper chest coloration seems off to me. I would have kept that skin tone, just to keep it more natural. It seems a little artificial to me as it stands.

Generally in the series, I don't believe I've ever actually seen the moon not full. And when it is, the Mare in the Moon is quite visible.

I'm a huge fan of symmetry, if that's a sash on her hip, again this is personal opinion, there should probably be an additional angle from the other side. Perhaps not another sash, but something to correspond with it.

Though the colors are quite good, and very vibrant, the color of the skirt and the sash fight with my eyes. The look like the colors would work, but something about the way the sash stands out bothers me. It seems as though she is a floating torso, perhaps.

I hope this helped a little, and if you have any other questions please feel free to write me.

Also, I've marked you down on originality, not because your peace isn't amazing, it really is well done. I've marked you down on that being that Luna is one of the most humanized characters in the entire series. Might I recommend Celestia, or Cadance. In fact, Shining Armor and Cadance (Cadence?) I don't believe I've ever seen.
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Beautiful! Simply beautiful!

How else could I describe this work of art? You've perfectly captured Luna's personality!

I love how aristocratic pony Luna looks and her human counterpart is no different. They both have an aura of authority and royalty around them both. Also Luna's expression demands respect, in a way. I'm not saying she looks snobby or anything. It's just that you made her look like a true princess to put it that way. I love her expression and I also love the dark colors you used. Her clothes... they add the finishing touches to her perfection. Great job!
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BlackHat6 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ninja-8004 If I didn't love Luna before...I DEFINITELY DO NOW!!!!Love Heart Love :love:WHY...wasn't THIS and YOUR Celestia the model for them in Equestria Girls?!?!? The movie sucked (no offence to those who liked it) but if the characters looked the way YOU drew each of them (including the Mane 6), it would have made up for it!!!!!
Mayli-Song Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You drew her so serenely beautiful. Perfectly done.
BlowinCloud Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Now I Just Wait For Princess Cadence
L-MASTER Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
super cool
huntresskitty1 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this looks great
SapphireLibra3 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013
Definitely more closed off.  I like how the pony version has this air of "don't bother me" while her human version is more "well? continue please".  I hope that makes sense.  Also, her eyes.  Wow... just wow...
CryThunder Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Finally, a good picture of human Luna :D

Say, may I use this in a school project? no one will see it apart from me, my techer and maybe my friend if he peeks at my screen :XD:

its a flash "escape the room" game and I am making my OC :iconsteelstrikeplz:'s workshop and all that is missing is a picture of Luna on the wall...
Aturo Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awsome :)
TimMcJimFromPl Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
Looks great.
clubpenguin1 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
so awesome :)
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