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1920x1080 version here [link]

Okay, I got some sleep. Time to write then.
You know what? I think I know why I haven't drawn Octavia before. It's this goddamn... cello... double bass... whatever. I don't even know what is it! Bass has a slightly different shape, but cello has longer spike. Can't tell anything about the size because ponies.
Anyways, it was pretty difficult to draw.

UPDATE: Okay, you say it's cello and I believe you.


But apart from this cello Octavia is a pleasure to draw. Long, curvy lines, toned colors, elegant clothing... Speaking of clothing - why doesn't she wear a dress? Well, I always magine her as a very elegant pony, but more into men's fashion - suits and so. It just fits her so well!

Other Steampunk Ponies:
The Inventor - Twilight Sparkle [link]
The Timid - Fluttershy [link]
The Lady - Rarity [link]
The Mechanic - Applejack [link]
The Pilot - Rainbow Dash [link]
The Random - Pinkie Pie [link]
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The Princesses - Celestia and Nightmare Moon [link]
The Dentist - Colgate [link]
The Flyers - Spitfire and Soarin' [link]
The Smuggler - Carrot Top [link]
The Messenger - Derpy Hooves [link]
The Dreamer - Lyra [link]
The Professor - Cheerilee [link]
The Evil Queen - Chrysalis [link]
The DJ - Vinyl Scratch [link]
The Soldier - Big Macintosh [link]
The Illusionist - Trixie [link]
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:iconjeannedavies:
jeannedavies Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015

So many attractive designs, hard to choose , but I think it would have to be the boab tree on jade.hq shirts

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:iconfrancesclark:
francesclark Featured By Owner Edited Dec 1, 2015

 Hi there choose the t shirts It becomes quite a lot comfortable to stretch the body in such easy and lightweight clothes I’ve been on the hunt for a Christmas hoodies and have been failing in my search, until now!Snowman Hoodie

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:iconcyberwolf02:
Cyberwolf02 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I LOVE THIS!!!!
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:iconsaphirabjarskular:
SaphiraBjarskular Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015
This is my favourite...
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:iconwhendarknessstrikes:
WhenDarknessStrikes Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not even that big into My Little Pony but HOLY CRAP THIS
THIS
it's just...
that good.
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redwallfvs Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student General Artist
You're really, really good at drawing ponies....

I'm not kidding.

I'm also not kidding that someone should make this statement a stamp.
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:iconnuvolavolpe:
NuvolaVolpe Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
:love:
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:iconmajeczkaslasher:
MajeczkaSlasher Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Uwielbiam jej włosy :D
Przepiękny art.
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TheNinJay Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, for a human it would be a cello.. But if the instruments were smaller, it's definitely a bass sized instrument. Of course, the community has already decided that it's a cello, so...
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:iconsnowscales-icefire:
SnowScales-IceFire Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
SO CUTE *_*
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:iconctrlaltbatman:
ctrlaltBATMAN Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
I'm running out of superlatives for your work...!
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:iconlocomore:
locomore Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These...

are...

too

beautiful <3
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:iconblitz2423:
Blitz2423 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
all of you steampunked ponies all simply amazing
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:iconsheat101:
Sheat101 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
You're right. Octavia looks smashing with her current outfit.
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:iconsheat101:
Sheat101 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
You're right. Octavia looks smashing with her current outfit.
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xXDoctorMythXx Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Student Artist
yeah for music
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:iconfrukolitkaa:
Frukolitkaa Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist
Moja tapeta! Art jest przepiękny :love:
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:iconarcedemius:
Arcedemius Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i love this one.
just can't stop looking at it. :D
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:icondein-albtraum:
Dein-Albtraum Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
This as awesome. I like all your steampunk ponies, but Octavia is really exellent.

Can I ask for simply-background (or even transparent background) picture of Octavia? I want to use this as wallpaper, but it doesn't fit for widescreen monitors.
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The 1920x1080 linked version doesn't fit your monitor?
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:icondein-albtraum:
Dein-Albtraum Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Terribly sorry.
I failed to see this link before.
My bad.

By the way — amazing art, thank you again for sharing.
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem, glad you found it eventually!
And thank you!
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:iconcrystalgem523:
CrystalGem523 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aaaaaaaah steampunk Cello... :iconamgtouchplz:
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:icondemosthenes1blackops:
demosthenes1blackops Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
epic take on a classic!
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:iconraschi23:
raschi23 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow.. fantastic drawings! Wonderful style! I love it :)
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:iconrandomfandom22:
randomfandom22 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
I love your style of drawing, it's unique and personal.
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:iconfeatherthefurry:
Featherthefurry Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist
she is just... AMAZING!!!!!!!
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:iconmylittlesonic:
MyLittleSonic Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Such a lovely image. :love:
For some reason, this one in particular speaks to me...
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:iconlangerd:
Langerd Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful ... To the favs :D
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cat-in-the-web Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
i really luv your style ^o^ /) the sketchyness and the steampunk... just awesomeX33 to be exact it's 20% more awesome XD
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Maka-Evan-De-arimasu Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Student Artist
i. love. your. art.
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:iconcosmicstringfragment:
The details in the cello/double bass are gorgeous and the the way her hair is in motion is lovely.
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:iconinsane-kraken:
insane-kraken Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
I believe that this is my favorite image in all of fandom.

Not pony fandom, not steampunk fandom.

All of it.

Rather happy I finally stumbled upon it's source, it's all over the internets>.>
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. Are you serious?
I feel... proud right now?
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:iconinsane-kraken:
insane-kraken Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
That was the idea, yeah.
Keep on rockin'

or..whatever it is you visual artists say to each other.
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:icontoupsz:
toupsz Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012
Lovely.
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:iconpaw07:
Paw07 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, another steampunk pony. I love this set. :D
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:iconhezaa:
hezaa Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
Nice!!
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:iconhopeira9:
hopeira9 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist
:icondashepiphanyplz:YUS! FINALLY! OCTAVIAAAAA!!!!!!!!
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:iconcascadejackal:
Cascadejackal Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's great, but it feels like it's missing something... maybe a Mona Lisa smile?

Yeah, that's what it's missing! It just feels too flat, too emotionless. It's great, don't get me wrong, but that small smile would make a huge difference. ^_^
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Ians95 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Student
I like this one, I've always loved Octavia, but... wow she looks pretty good wearing those clothes and I like your style, I really love how you drew the cello and I think is a pretty good artwork :D. Keep it up and still drawing steampunk ponies :D
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BioMutt70 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
very lovely
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:icongamafort:
Gamafort Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Man, I love the entire picture series, but this is my favorite. I dig the curvy mane and tail especially.
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horserat Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Its obviously a cello, because of the sound it makes:[link] 16:35


and you see how the cellos tuning pegs are going out to the sides? well a basses tuning pegs face forward.
cello:[link]
bass:[link]
And in the show: [link] and you zoom in, you can see that they are going to the side.
Plus, if you listen here: [link] at 28:19-28:27, he clearly says cello.
I think that Ive made my point.
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NastyLady Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm an ignorant when it comes to music, so every comment like yours helps me a lot. I haven't noticed the difference about tuning pegs nor watched the comic-con panel. I also can't tell if the sound belongs to a cello ar something else.
So thank you very much, I can tell now "Octavia is a cellist" without any doubts.
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:iconhorserat:
horserat Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
You are very welcome!! I guess it was easier for me because I myself am a cellist. LOL
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:iconhorserat:
horserat Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
But I am also open to the idea that she also plays double bass. The bassists out there need love too!
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:iconmlpdragonwriter:
MLPDragonWriter Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Does anyone know any pony that plays the violin in MLP:FIM?
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elphieofkiamoko Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
owo This is epic....
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Sire-Sword Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Octavia is probably my favorite background pony. Steampunkifying her solidifies that fact.
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