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Clouds are easier to draw than other things....until I try to put anything on it. Then comes all the confusion regarding the diffuseness/occlusion/shape/lighting etc. Meh. At least wasting time on it was somewhat fun.

I'm still trying to learn lighting. There's something about it in this and all of my other drawings that just doesn't sit quite right. Would someone kindly give me a few tips?

Wellwhatcanyoudo....Maybe I'll pick up a book and learn if and when I get out of the doldrums. Such is life

Alternate take here [link] embellished with a hot air balloon because the Sun is too lonely on its own on the left.
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SamBlob Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
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Bows and flows of angel's hair,
Ice cream castles in the air,
And feather canyons everywhere,
I've looked at clouds that way,
But now they only block the sun,
They rain, they snow on everyone.
So many things I could have done
But clouds got in my way.


-from "Both Sides Now" by Joni Mitchell
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Cloudsdale-Dash Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this. Her mane and tail look positively...well for no other words, they look almost scarily real, right down to the little hairs sticking out. Her eyes, particularly the irises, are incredible, and I can say the same about the way her fur seems short to make her aerodynamic but...you can tell it's there. And the wings. Holy shit the wings. Nothing short of amazing. And the clouds look realistic yet somehow...comfy, instead of vapory. I have nothing else to say except "Holy shit." This is quite literally the greatest pony art I have /EVER/ seen.
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SuckersLuck Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Hhhhhh- I couldn't agree more<3
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CrowleysPyramid Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
:iconitssofluffyplz: Everything about this picture is just so soft and amazing!
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thunderbolt3000 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
AMAZING :D SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Drake-Ryu Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Amazing!
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Renee-Moonveil Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
this is very pretty~
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FlutterBOSS Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Watch Phineas and Ferb, Rainbow Dash.
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Rainbow-Starlight Featured By Owner May 19, 2012
Beautiful. I especially love her tail and the clouds.
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konics Featured By Owner May 19, 2012
I feel ya rainbow
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