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Vector Guide #1: High quality pony vectors by Quasdar Vector Guide #1: High quality pony vectors by Quasdar
Time: 3.5 hours
Made with Inkscape.
Vectors used:

The Date by
:iconhalfdeathshadow:*HalfDeathShadow

Blanket Woona by
:iconmamandil:*Mamandil


Part two: Nodes and outlines



Part three: Landscapes and special effects



This also works for vectors made from other drawings or your own sketches. Frames from the show are used as an example because that's what most people do.

Using the show as a reference or looking at other vectors from the show is a great way to learn.

Discussion posts- r/mylittlepony and r/mlpvectors

This is a tutorial for people interested in making fan art that looks exactly like the show, so please feel free to ignore it if you have no interest in that. I'm not going to try to convince you to watch ponies, I submitted this only to pony groups.
:iconapplebuckplz:

Links:



* Inkscape.

* Tutorials folder.

* Inkscape vs. Illustrator CS6 edge quality

* Hotkeys in Inkscape

* Where to find 1080p episodes

* Paint.NET, an excellent, lightweight raster editor

* Color guide

* Eye tutorial

* Benefits of posting vector files

* Time lapse vector creation video

* :iconmlp-vectorclub: #MLP-VectorClub

Updated Oct. 9 2012. Overhauled a lot of the wording, added some new images, fixed the slightly blurred images. And if you didn't see it already, there is now a part two to this that goes over how to make outlines and use nodes.
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Sophor Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
The link to the color guide seems broken (or maybe the side is just down at the moment ...). Can you check it and if necessery post a new link? Meow :3 
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KarmaPony123 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i don't have a bezier curve/pen tool. DAGNABBIT what do i do now? 
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LillyGeneva Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It is the 11th button on the left side. Click and drag the cursor and then it will curve.
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Napster-face Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god thank you. I'm soooo bad with vectors, this may help. A lot.
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xXPhantomXXx Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Could this be used for some who has NO IDEA what they are doing?
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Bre-Ce-Cuca Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Can make this tutorail in spanish? please, i dont understand :( (Sad) 
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RaritySwear Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013
The link to the 1080p episodes is blocked how can I get them now?
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Angelkitty17 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Basically what I did was copy the link location, paste it in something like notepad, then copied JUST the outgoing link itself, then pasted it into my url bar! :>

I screenshot it for those who want to see: sta.sh/0melbijhw8g
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fasa004 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013
OMG. Thanks. I've been looking to download them in HD but the ones I see on youtube are either flipped or a part of the screen is cut-off.
:iconiloveyouplz: 
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xXLostInsideDreamsXx Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Student Artist
Thank you so much! I just got Inkscape and I have NO idea how it works. Again, thank you. (I'm doing Crazy Pinkamena for a test XD. I would try simpler like Applebloom but I wanna try Pinkie first.)
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