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KYM Pony General VI: Return of the Poni

Last posted Apr 19, 2013 at 12:20AM EDT. Added Jul 01, 2012 at 04:43PM EDT
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Hey everyone, this is my official re-introduction post! Another year of university means another year of free internet for me! Woohoo!

So um…. Hi!

On the topic of vectors, I’ll admit that I too take lots of shortcuts… I use Adobe Flash (if that matters) and I usually just draw (or trace) a pony in any given pose once, then just copy it and change the hair/tail/colour/whatever whenever I need to make a new one. That saves lots of time that would have been spent drawing the body over and over. Although, I tend to make the arms and sometimes the head on their own layers because they move around more. I also never make the lines “pointy” like they do on the show. Maybe I’m missing some really easy method of doing it, but I just find that it takes more effort than it’s worth. Unless I want to be really fancy (huh), I stick with the default rounded lines.

And that is my 101 on making quick and easy vector ponies.

@All this vector talk

I still fail to understand what the hell it is you people are doing…fucking new-fangled gadgetry. From now on, I’m going to assume the process of making a vector involves taking a picture, making a blood sacrifice of a ram or other cloven-hoofed beast to cthulhu, and getting show quality coloring of the same picture out of it.

Last edited Sep 12, 2012 at 11:25AM EDT

@Dan, phoenix, BSoD, Commodore
I would always prefer to be slow and accurate over being fast, but it just felt like I was missing something.
If cutting corners is the only way to get your speed down, I’m not going to worry about it.

(Oh, and welcome back, Commodore!)

How did you discover our secret?
(Everyone knows Quetzalcoatl is the god of vectoring, not Cthulhu.)

Last edited Sep 12, 2012 at 11:57AM EDT


That method works sometimes too, but I’ve only done it a couple times. It makes an awful mess that I’d rather not deal with. Personally, I prefer to make offerings to the Egyptian sun god Ra. He’s a cool guy.

@BSOD: …Holy shit…

@Parrot: Longscoots is long.

@Twins picture;

what do you want. I will do anything you want so long as those carrots stay away from me.

@Omni: I just did that.
This is what I got.

Oh yes.
As for my favorite crossovers, well, Mass Effect and Battlefield, because I’m Nair but I like ponies. But seriously the BioWare shitstorm image was done so well… I actually liked that armor.


@phoenix: Oh lord
I wonder if the anchors acknowledged that?
They probably didn’t, but hey, still funny.

Finally, as today’s picture;

Damn matter transporters.

Quick, someone give me a pony to write a piece of music about. Any pony will do.

Actually, not these ponies

Scootaloo (already wrote a song about her)
Rainbow Dash (When I do one for her, it will be a masterpiece)

Last edited Sep 12, 2012 at 07:45PM EDT

Fifths wrote:

Quick, someone give me a pony to write a piece of music about. Any pony will do.

Actually, not these ponies

Scootaloo (already wrote a song about her)
Rainbow Dash (When I do one for her, it will be a masterpiece)

Make a Luna one and I won’t shove a machete up your ass


Oh, hey, you’re the guy that likes Caesar. Oddly enough, I remember you being happy when you found out Caesar is pronounced Kaizar, since you had a horse or something named Kaizar. I remember stuff like this, but I forget the important shit.

Priorities, man.


Write a song about Truffle Shuffle.


Don’t forget the one that Alex Mercer drew

Wow, everyones jumping on the Bandwagon here. It’s tempting me to redo that image I did so that it’s on-par with everyone else. That said, I absolutely love Randoms animations of my OC’s texture. I can’t top that.


@BSOD: …Holy shit…

Huh? What?


You ponified BSOD? That’s awesome man! You should try others as well. Yourself maybe.

I ponified* myself ages ago dude. That’s my OC that Ivan drew there.

*I like how “ponified” autocorrects to “Dignified”


What the hell guys? Forcing memes, jumping on a bandwagon, karma whoring? Memetic mutation? And on a mediocre drawing too? Next thing you know someone will post this on 4chan and find my address and pictures and then I’ll have to go into hiding.

Now I’ll never be able to live up to the standards of this drawing T_T, and my entire body of other work here at KYM will be overshadowed by this one thing I don’t even like. Forgive me AA Milne!

And now I have to go and reply to everyone’s wall posts, and then they’ll give me more positive encouragement, and then I’ll feel really heartened, and then I’ll consistently produce more referenced drawings, and then get lots of karmas, and then start a drawing thread because I think I’m so talented, and then find out I suck.

Confound this thread; it drives me to drink.

Amen bro. We should start a no vectoring club together sometime. It will be great.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 01:59AM EDT

Well I bet you never thought this day would come! That’s right it’s finally TUMBLR TIME AGAIN!

Yes, three weeks after leaving everyone on a cliffhanger I finally return to… leave everyone on a bigger cliffhanger. See y’all in three weeks!*


*results may vary.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 02:37AM EDT

I have a question for everpony (yes, i said everypony),
some of us have “Pony Folders”, or rather image dumps of the pictures of ponies we have collected over time.

So, I’m just curious as to how many are in each of yours? As for me, I’m sitting at 153.

Woke up, had some good coffee. Listening to jazz, drawing pony, feeling good.


Jesus Christ People…

Keep going, it’s too late to stop now. Someone add voices and perhaps a few scenes leading up to it. Before you know it, we’ll have an entire short built around Twins’ drawing.

Fifths wrote:

Woke up, had some good coffee. Listening to jazz, drawing pony, feeling good.


Jesus Christ People…

Keep going, it’s too late to stop now. Someone add voices and perhaps a few scenes leading up to it. Before you know it, we’ll have an entire short built around Twins’ drawing.

I’m dropping my current project and drawing humanized r34 of that pic.

Try and stop me.

Never let it be said I’m not a complete whore for the bandwagon

Took me under a minute to write the music for this, close to two hours to figure out how to convert the gif into a video format. Goddamn technology.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 02:36PM EDT

Alex Mercer wrote:

Because i hadn’t entered this thread before..

I am serious..

You FOOL, don’t you realize what you’ve DONE?
You’ll be stuck here for all eternity like us.
NO ONE can escape.
Not even Randomman’s infinite #swag allowed him to escape.

Seriously after the gif and the vid, all that’s left is an indie video-game, if I was on my PC I would have made that in RPGM VX

@Alex: You have been assimilated. Welcome to the KYM herd.

@Connor: What the buck am I reading

@BSOD-Twins pic: lol, I can’t do any of that. Have fun.

@Thread: So IMDB says that S3 is next month:

Whaddaya think? Official? Speculation based on current evidence? Some idiot put that up ’cause he just thinks so?

Yes, I know they haven’t announced anything yet, but someone in there could be overeager or teasing us by just giving us the month.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 05:51PM EDT

Sandstone wrote:

Hey DeadParrot
Guess what

I found your girlfriend

Dammit Deadparrot! Your girlfriend got kidnapped by a human.

Someone call the police!

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 08:25PM EDT

Some Tumblrpon news:

New Icon for DiscorderlyConduct!

As you can probably tell by the redecoration, there are a few big changes. DiscorderlyConduct and Cupidite are now one single blog. Both mods will be updating only on Discorderly.

Are things going to change? Not really. Discord and Chrysalis will sometimes answer things together or separately, and only do it here in one convenient spot! This tumblr will be occasionally reblogging older Cupidite entries so everything is in one place as well.

So I suppose the only new change is Chrissy will show up SLIGHTLY more often. Huzzah!

So, I think we’ve officially taken Twins’ drawing as far as it can go.
Onto another!
Anyone remember Fifth’s drawing of RandomMan all the way back from one page ago?

Well, it has been upgraded!

(Yes, I left off the cape. Shut up.)
All bow down to the mighty bunny and his banhammer of doom!

I’m guessing you posted some kind of picture there, but it’s not showing up for me.
Care to link it so that I can feel the full brunt of (what is most likely) your insult?


Oh shit. Her leg symbol loops at the end. Must’ve missed that. You should, too. Just don’t look.

Magic effects? Yes please. This is the first time I’ve animated boneheads and mud ponies. I’m damn lucky the ATG is long over, because real-world life stuff forced me to spend two nights on this. Luckily, real-world life stuff also means this is the first thing I’ve ever partially animated while wearing a suit. And is that Dan’s salad bowl vector? Yes. Yes it is.

BSoD, I now have a Flash build of your OC. Be concerned.

Emflashened here.

Last edited Sep 14, 2012 at 12:33AM EDT

I have to say that this sort of cooperation pleases me.

Have ponu who is obviously expressing a specific and easily identified expression.

Ha, kp-shadowsquirrel’s comment…euthanasia…


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