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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Ben Scholzen31/Male/Germany Group :iconponyscape-vectors: Ponyscape-Vectors
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Why do you leave me? :icondasprid:dasprid 113 13 Quantum Shift - Cutie Mark :icondasprid:dasprid 31 3 Cutiemark Crusaders Cutiemarks :icondasprid:dasprid 148 29 Proud Applejack :icondasprid:dasprid 138 10 Three bowling gals :icondasprid:dasprid 11 3 That's what I do when I'm not nervous :icondasprid:dasprid 163 19 Commission: Silver Soldier / Stacy Reference Sheet :icondasprid:dasprid 16 2 Electric Spark - Cutie Mark :icondasprid:dasprid 10 2 Commission: Multi-expression sheet for TreatiseCha :icondasprid:dasprid 12 5 Tracy Swift - Headshot :icondasprid:dasprid 9 2 Derpy and Hooves electrified :icondasprid:dasprid 179 13 Sad Applejack :icondasprid:dasprid 120 14 Commission: Dusty Hooves Reference Sheet :icondasprid:dasprid 9 0 Freyja Angel - Reference Sheet :icondasprid:dasprid 18 5 Twilight covered in mud :icondasprid:dasprid 117 6 Silver Soldier - Cutie Mark :icondasprid:dasprid 9 1


Commission :iconbra1neater:Bra1nEater 85 14 yay,Furvester :iconorphen-sirius:Orphen-Sirius 142 3 Commission: Dasprid :iconsilfoe:SilFoe 151 13 What are you looking at? :iconkirillk:KirillK 23 4 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #17 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,209 400 BOE book4 31 :iconshieltar:Shieltar 156 81 FurryPaws 2016 :iconatalonthedeer:AtalontheDeer 12 1 Furry Paws four :iconatalonthedeer:AtalontheDeer 7 1 Taking photos :iconkirillk:KirillK 9 7 Improving Skills - Part 35 - Page 4 :iconbcrich40:BCRich40 194 74 Improving Skills - Part 35 - Page 3 :iconbcrich40:BCRich40 94 20 Improving Skills - Part 35 - Page 2 :iconbcrich40:BCRich40 99 19 Improving Skills - Part 35 - Page 1 :iconbcrich40:BCRich40 116 40 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #15 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,330 658 Dash Academy Chapter 7 - Free Fall #14 :iconsorcerushorserus:SorcerusHorserus 1,158 456 This is why you knock first. :iconjittery-the-dragon:Jittery-the-Dragon 125 34


This review is for the complete comic, not only this strip. I actually just found out about this great comic via Equestria Daily and re...



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Ben Scholzen
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
I'm anything but an artist. I've finished an apprenticeship in media design, but generally I'm just a software architect. But since vectoring is so much fun and a great way to do something which is not related with coding, I pretty much enjoy to do it.

Requests & Commissions
I don't take requests, but I'm fully open to commissions. By now I can create somewhat decent sketches myself, but if you prefer a specific style, you may also deliver a sketch yourself (it can be very rough, I'm fine with that). I can do simple line art, flat color as well as fully shaded drawings. For prices, please send me a note. Examples of recent work:
Sad Applejack by dasprid Scootaloo cries on the outside by dasprid KnifeH likes to show off his butt by dasprid Happy Tracy by dasprid Cute Qetesh by dasprid

Additionally, I offer custom wood engravings and cuttings like the following one:
Engraved Wolfpony by dasprid

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Some of you may have noticed that I haven't done much art for quite some time. Well, of course the last season is over for 2 months already, but even before that I haven't worked on many vectors. What I was actually doing was training my drawing skills, especially my sketching. That took me actually quite long, but eventually I managed to get a few decent sketches done. With the help of Bra1nEater I even managed to get a somewhat 3D-looking sketch done, which still took me about 3 days.

As I wasn't happy with only doing sketches over and over again, I then decided to start learning some shading techniques. That by itself wasn't too hard, as I was already used simple shading from my vectors, and I only had to adopt it to Krita. Bra1nEater was really helpful, helping me and giving me advices along the road, sharing a lot of his knowledge and techniques with me (seriously, thanks for that!).

Right now I'm still improving the shading of the skin, but soon I want to move on with the mane and the skin color. But for now I don't want you to wait much longer anymore to get something to see (I've been working on this for 15 days, with lots of breaks still, and I'll surely still take some time to finish this). So enjoy this little preview, I hope you like it. Till then!

Ponyhead - Work in Progress by dasprid


dasprid has started a donation pool!
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Hey, it's a widget I can install for free, so why not? ;)… I guess it'd be pretty cool to be able to properly organize all the vectors I make, but it's not really required. Should this one ever hit the goal, I'll come up with a special vector :)

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rainbowdashrainbowda Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2017  New Deviant
would you be interested in creating some custom illustrations for a special MLP project!??
darkoverlords Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
Happy birthday, Dasprid. =)

Striker-666 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
Happy birthday. =D
EgonDaLatz Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-day!
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Yay! We're here, everypony!
:iconhappytsplz::iconsaysplz:Phew, that wasn't long. I told you we could easily make it on hoof!
:iconstyle1plz::iconsaysplz:Speak for yourself, Twi, you didn't have to carry this cake! It's heavy, you know!
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:Thank you for helping out, Dashie! I couldn't have settled for anything less, after all!
:iconfluttershy-plz::iconsaysplz:Hi... We're here to... wish you a happy birthday.
:iconpinkiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:You said it! Happy birthday!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And what better way to say "happy birthday" than with a cake? :iconcakepinkplz:
:iconapple-jackplz::iconsaysplz:Why, with a real Apple family apple pie, of course! :iconapplepieplz:
:iconderpyhappyplz::iconsaysplz:With a muffin! Yay! :iconmlpmuffinplz:
:iconraritysmileplz::iconsaysplz:But these, while pleasant to give, mean little by themselves...
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:What makes them meaningful are our wishes for you!
:iconpinkiesmile2plz::iconsaysplz:Exactly! And we wish for you to have a perfect birthday and a great year ahead of you!
:iconrainbowdashhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't fear any challenges you might face! No matter how bad it may seem, have faith in yourself and keep on being awesome!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:And while at it, keep a level head and don't lose sight of what's important! Keep the magic of friendship alive in yourself!
:iconapplejackhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Remember your loved ones and friends, an' don't let little things an' worries get you down!
:iconspikethinkingplz::iconsaysplz:We hope that you'll find all you seek and be the best you can be!
:iconrarityjoyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget to respect yourself! You're the best at being you, so stay true to what you really are!
:iconflutterpweezeplz::iconsaysplz:And we hope that you'll be at peace with yourself, too... and that the year ahead will be peaceful for you.
:iconpinkiewinkplz::iconsaysplz:And throughout all that, have fun! It isn't fun if you don't have any, after all, and fun it should be!
:iconpinkiepartyplz::iconsaysplz:Just like today! Party on!
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Wakko2010 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
Happy Birthday  respected Germany  Friend God bless you healthy for a long time in power.    :) (Smile) Party:iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
dasprid Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I so love Sam & Max ;)
Mr-Astounding Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
your welcome :) (Smile) 
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