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Hydra Vs. Shield, Equestria Style by harwicks-art Hydra Vs. Shield, Equestria Style by harwicks-art
Call me crazy, but I feel like the adventures of a captain and his winged partner fighting threats to the nation could make for some pretty entertaining viewing.  I'm not sure where that idea came from though...

I admit, I like Cadance and Shining Armor.  True, they're still rather vaguely defined, but so far their roles haven't really called for them to be any more sharply defined than Cheerilee or the Cakes.  I remain curious about their histories, and how they got to where they were when we meet them.  What adventures caused Shining Armor to move up the ranks?  How did this Princess of Love come into her own as royalty?  I've seen and heard some of the stories from the comics and tie-in books and such, but I imagine there's plenty left to explore with these two.

Of course, I mostly wanted to draw a homage to a certain movie now playing, and to see if I could translate that monster design into something more detailed while still keeping in the spirit of the show.  I think that the end result looks like it would make one hell of a snow-globe design.
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Tesla280 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Flippin' amazing, bro. I could never draw that well.
EverfreeSparkle Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
Holy Celestia above! This is amazing!
Eriskigal-the-Lion Featured By Owner Edited Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoa dis is so amazing owo!!
NicolasDominique Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn... this is awesome :D
DanielFelipe97 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome it's a short word to describe that magnificent art.

I think that's epic!
dempsey23 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
This would be a fantastic show. Pony couple kicking ass and taking manes.
VoltronZ1 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student Writer
Hydra Vs. Shield huh... Ah, I see what you did there. Very clever, I'm probably the only one on this page that got the reference. Weird... Nevertheless, both Cadance and Shining Armor look badass and awesome at the same time, same goes for the monster they're fighting. Very nice.

And now... Well, time for some fitting action music for this moment.…
swhero4mer Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  New member
if i would have thought about it instead of looking at the comments i would have gotten it eventually. It's very clever and makes me like the art 10x better!
CaptainPudgeMuffin Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
Incredible work man. I love the fact that I can make out the structure of the Hydra's skulls and muscles. The bony eyebrow crests and armored scales are an awesome touch and I love Cadance's expression. The amount of work you must have poured into this is is astounding, even the background is clean and well detailed.
PrincessEmbraceMLP Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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