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Onward -- Season Four by harwicks-art Onward -- Season Four by harwicks-art
Here's one that I let slip through the cracks.  I originally sketched this out long ago then promptly forgot about it as the holidays and work took over.  Nothing terribly special about it, and certainly not a unique image, but there's some nice bits to it when you look at it up close.

Still, it gives us a chance to talk about Season Four so far...  How is it working for all of you?  Personally, I'm enjoying it quite a bit, although I don't know if there's any episode I've completely fallen in love with yet.  I'm really enjoying the extended subplots with the mysterious box and missing keys, the refurbishing of the old castle, as well as the upcoming Equestrian Games.  I'm also quite impressed by the wider world of this season, as stories routinely take the characters well beyond Ponyville.  In fact, they've done that so much that I'm actually missing the old stomping grounds...  Ponyville itself has been such a rare sight through the first half of the season that I'm going to feel a sense of nostalgia when they finally spend an entire episode there again.

And of course there have been a lot of great new designs and characters, with surely more to come.  I'm just getting around to posting art from the premiere... I have a lot of catching up to do.
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JungleDyret-2000 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
Niiiiiiice! =)
pinkadiapia Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Catiacaterina Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Mane 6 power! :happybounce: 
Silent-Running Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
So I've finally gotten caught up on the backlog of un-viewed art I've been sitting on. I've saved your stuff for last. There's a good reason for that too. I thought however that I would go back to the very last thing in the file and leave a comment here. Every piece you make, you bring something special to the table, that classic sense of adventure and determination hold true here. I think especially after the wild ride that was Season 4, this pic is more appropriate than ever. Onward is exactly right, and our loveable group of heroes journey on.

Everything from this point forward that you've made has been awesome, and it helps to keep the spirit alive. Thanks again for sharing your awesome work with us all. Here's to many more to come.
WildKnight215 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Join Rainbow Dash...and 6 unnecessary her adventures across Equestria, and battling the eeeeeevil Forces of Evil...who are EVIL!
BenCooneyTheGuardian Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
Those stupid plants almost strangled me to DEATH!!!
Kittamaru Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Rarity... almost looks to be enjoying herself here hehe
Mlp4ever-yay Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Rarity: Aaaaaahhhhh! Mud! Getitoffgetitoffgetitoff! * screeeeeam! *
StrawberryFishie Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Rarity's main is so shiny!!!! 
MeHeartPonies Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student General Artist
Attack of the weeds!
MLPegasis4898 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Now I want to watch the season 4 premiere again!!! :XD: :XD: :XD:
Also, love Spike's expression! :P :P :P
TomFraggle Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Amazing as always!  +favlove:
Fire-Link Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Awesome work. How's things going?
Here-for-the-ponies Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Do you plan on keeping the "anatomy" behind Pinkie's hair at least close to that?  I think it turned out almost perfect here.
SQuietSonamy Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good to see the Mane 6 in action! >:3 They will kick some flank and everyone looks crazy to give their own input! Well, Spike is just holding onto Twilight's mane for dear life :XD:  Great job nonetheless :)
FlutterWave123 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
zora-artist Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
IS AWESOME harwicks!! 
always love your style so much! 
shutora Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ms. Rarity's Pon-Fu is a treat. my favorite is Twi'.
this is well done. :love: :3
DragonKingAlpha Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
BrownieComicWriter Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconwatchoutplz::iconsaysplz:Watch out, we got some badplots over here.:iconsaysendplz:
TayTerrTot Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful! Pinkie Pie's hair is GORGEOUS. XD
HeartinaRosebud Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
kitsinu Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
Rarity: "You made me get my hooves dirty!"
Kitty-Starry Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

just one word: wow.

This would be an awesome wallpaper!

Aurora-Chiaro Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow this artwork is absolutely beautiful, truly astounding and exceptionally flawless:wow:You are always so amazing in any artwork you create my dear:heart:
KingArthur5 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
It's been pretty good so far. Started slow, then picked up the pace greatly!
pinkiejack-applepie Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
This is what is known as badass.
Slightly less badass is Rarity's slightly tubby tummy, which sent my train of thought along the lines that ponies have barrels not chests, end up being much rounder, which reinforced the idea that they're cute as hell, and the train stopped when I came to the conclusion that I wanted to cuddle everything in this picture.
L-MASTER Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
extreme :D
kiinastar Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
Beautifully done!
TheCaringStallion Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
This is truly AWESOME!
Fixap Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Phlar1245 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Very nice, I love your attention to detail and use of colors!
amandaam Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thats FREAKIN AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
fishofglass Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
Phenometron Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
I love this piece of the Mane Six and Spike, and especially how the fourth season of "FiM" is progressing.
Skylanderandponyluvr Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It's time for the mane6 to KICK SOME BUTT!!!
DSlayerMinster Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, from what I've seen so far, it's enjoyable though I didn't expect them to establish Ahuizotl as an "in-universe reality" character. 
verulence Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Need I say it? You should already know it. Too bad I'm saying it. Absolutely amazing as always Mr. Harwicks! 
Soliassoul Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dang, I just love your style! Pinkie's mane looks sooooo bright, too. I love it! Great poses and overall composition. A truly fantastic drawing!
Fiolee4ever136 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
al atque
SecretAgentJonathon Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome.
ELLOCABRUJA Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
love it
BoneSatellite Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
Spike's trying to get Twilight lined up to fire, but he's suddenly realized that the layout is totally different from his Playstation VI controller.

Season 4? For me, it's halfway marvelous so far. Even though I've been an Indiana Jones fan for literally as long as I can remember, I hated "Daring Don't". It's not that Spike wasn't part of it, it's that all those extra ponies were, at his expense. If at least one of the mane six had been omitted, it wouldn't have singled him out and I would've loved it.

But that's the only episode I openly dislike. I think it's fantastic that the writers are including him much more in episodes like "Bats!". Problem is, he's only been hanging around without contributing much. The most noteworthy thing they've used him for is reminding him he isn't useless. Not exactly Mane Seven Revolution there. I don't want him to be the star of the show (even though he has the potential to be just that), but I don't want to keep seeing him treated like a minor character.

Best episode of the season, though: Pinkie Apple Pie. It is absolutely the best thing ever. Of all time.
jyroman53 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't worry lads I'm gonna KA-PUUUUUUUUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMM Dat evil plant of Merasmus !
demonicpegasus Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the way you draw them, with such smooth detail. Beautiful ^^
SKpip Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome work, as usual!
Nubsta5 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
This is awesome. I love the detail on the muddy hooves.
kingofraggedy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
These six ponies will go to great lengths to protect each other and to preserve the harmony that strengthens the bonds with one another. Together, they are unstoppable. Ahh... the magic of friendship... 
warahi Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Season 2 finally has a competitor for best Season. Definitely a step up from Season 3.
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