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Thinking Skull by Hewison Thinking Skull by Hewison
Currently I'm re-studying human anatomy inbetween projects. Specifically the human head, at the moment. So have a confused Lyra with a human skull on her head. No, I don't know either.

Also, some self-note of sorts.
- Played around with a calligraphy-ish brush for inking. Worth further experiementing with, though canvas flipping without a shortcut and on a higher resolution file is problematic. Obvious solution, try and figure out how to make a canvas flip shortcut and work on lower res for inking.
- Overlay layer for highlights does not produce a strong enough contrast as I hoped it would. Play around with this at a later time.
- Multiply layer for adding dark tones continues to make a significant improvement. That being said, need to define shadows further and blur others more. Solution: zoom out and step away(take a break, in other words) more often, this should make obvious errors... more obvious at time of working.
- I still have no idea what I'm doing and why.

Edit: hurp-a-derp, forgot a title so have a quick one.
Edit 2: Really not with it atm, here's a link to this post on my tumblr: [link]
Edit 3: Featured in EQD's Drawfriend Stuff #713 - thank you!
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:iconjimbomcgrotesque:
JimboMcGrotesque Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
I'm torn between sadness and cuteness...
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Fierce-Dities-Link Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
On the bright side Lyra, you found proof of Humans! :D
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:iconhusk55:
husk55 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
A old remnant of a long extinct mythological race of Hominids who are that preceded even the Great Ape Empires of old.
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:iconcharlesdeleroy:
Charlesdeleroy Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Lyra: Dear me, how long has that been stuck there? That explains all the funny looks everypony's been giving me...
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:iconangelofrombelow:
angelofrombelow Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
:iconbenderplz: :iconsaysplz: Hey baby. Wanna kill all humans?
:iconhappylyraplz:
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:iconcatflail:
Catflail Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Student General Artist
It whispers dark secrets to her... It tells her things.. future, past, and present... but the one thing it says most is... 'Thanks for the candy..'
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GiromCalica Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Madness Combat 5.5 in a nutshell.
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:iconreddragon48:
Reddragon48 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Lyra: "to be, or not to be...?"

"Ahh Lyra? You'r doing it wrong..." ^^;

Thinking of shakespeare here gives this picture a totaly new twist ^^
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Funnily enough, I originally planned to do a Shakespeare type picture. I couldn't find a hoof pose I liked, so I thought to myself "eff it, I'll just stick it on her head!" ...and so I did!
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:iconthelastlonewolf:
thelastlonewolf Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol "eff it, stick it on her head" really? thats awesome.
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:iconabekowalski:
abekowalski Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I am now scared of Lyra.
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:iconsmoigus:
Smoigus Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the title of this was too much for me XD
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:iconbroznik592:
broznik592 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Really? Has no one said it yet? Well... alright.

Alas, poor Lyra!
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehe, I'm a little surprised too that it hadn't been said beforehand.
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:iconsuke37:
Suke37 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Before I even fully saw Lyra in the picture, I thought somehow Bleach fanart of Nelliel got on EqD!! Great pic though!
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:o
How strange! Thanks :)
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:iconquantumbranching:
QuantumBranching Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Like the Plains Indians with the Buffalo, Ponies make use of every part of the human.
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:iconaveryraccoon:
AveryRaccoon Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
How cute and yet at the same time morbid.
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:iconalek4ever:
alek4ever Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Those teeth, they look like they are almost stabbing her in the eye...
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:iconlanceomikron:
LanceOmikron Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Artist
Hmm... well if Lyra wants to get smarter, I suppose wearing Bob on her head isn't a half-bad idea. She'll have to be pretty patient with him, though, as he'll likely spend most of his time gawking and wolf-whistling at Equestria's abundant female population...
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:iconjoakaha:
Joakaha Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice! :)
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:iconnecromagenvion:
Necromagenvion Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Lyra has a new hat.
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I see what you did thar.
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ShiningWingPony Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Student Interface Designer
If the skull wasn't there this would be an extremely adorable picture.
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehe, I'll take that as a complement. Thanks!
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ShiningWingPony Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Interface Designer
I think it was supposed to be, but I'm not sure. :P
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:iconceldurdanel:
CeldurDanel Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
LYRRRRRAAAA! [link]
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:iconhewison:
Hewison Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love that video. Seen it afew times now, and still enjoy it. I didn't have that in mind while watching doing this, but it kinda fits eh?
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CeldurDanel Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
Eyup :D
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