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Best Friends Forever by CrimsonMagpie Best Friends Forever by CrimsonMagpie
Friendship is magic! :icontwilighthappyplz:

But yea, this is nothing special, I'm just glad to be over that bout of artist's block. :P

I thought the best way to execute this idea was two separate images together on one sheet of paper. It's the same two mooncalves in both images, obviously. =p

The gun is real, tell me what it is and you get a cookie. :meow:

Thanks so much to *Azuris and `Katmomma for the DD, it really means a lot that one of my images is deemed worthy of it. :typerhappy:

And if you like this, then you might like some of my other mooncalf images, which are even better than this one. :meow:



(Thank-you so much to everyone who faves this, I'm afraid I don't have the time to thank every one of you individually :iconlovehug:)



Acrylic on paper 29.7 x 42cm 11.69 x 16.54"
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Best Friends Forever by =CrimsonMagpie "Friendship is something important. You choose your friends, and you can rely on them, same as they expect to rely on you. A friend will stay at your side, for the best, or for the worst. This picture shows the importance of friendship really well, making it definitely worth a look!" ( Suggested by Azuris and Featured by Katmomma )
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Absolutely amazing, this is a great representation of best friends, being there for each other at the best and worst of times. I love the contrast in the two pictures, the left with them carefree, happy, and enjoying life in a peaceful background whereas the right is when they are muddy, bloodied, and miserable. I'm curious as to why there's a tag on one of their ears, maybe they're fighting against humans or its like a military dog tag. I like the detail put into the right picture; the mud, blood, bags under their eyes, it really looks like they've been through Hell. One thing these two pictures have in common: these two are side by side as best friends forever. I also like how their poses are almost the same. Wonderful details, amazing colors, flawless anatomy, and a powerful message, this is simply an awesome work of art.
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FireFur Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
Is it an M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle?
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CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
It is indeed, well spotted (I didn't think it well-painted)! :dummy:
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HapiTabi Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
This is pretty much amazing. I'm at a loss for words, somehow, it speaks so much.
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CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, I'm glad it resonates with you! The execution is clumsy to me now, but the concept is something that I think everyone can empathise with. :la:
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HapiTabi Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
I love it. Made me troll through your gallery, and I'm glad I did! Amazing, very unique works.
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CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Why thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed your troll through! :meow:
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The-Crooper Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh holy f***

I saw this image when I was quite new on deviantart and remember it quite well (also the other one with the M3 Grease gun stuck in my head),
and now I found your gallery again through an other image, and now I read "Friendship is magic" in the description.

How, freakn awesome is that.
Very good work with the pictures, I like your mooncalfs and the way you draw.

And now I'm watching you, which I should've done so much earlier already.
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CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, I wasn't aware this thing'd become widespread on dA (since it's not really that popular compared to many DDs), so it's cool to know that. =p

I couldn't resist adding that into the description, since it fits so well. :icontwilighthappyplz:
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The-Crooper Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Also this gun is a M 1918A2 BAR, which was already said so often before me, I guess.
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GoddessBanny Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
yes,best friends.
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