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The Sweetest Candy by NastyLady The Sweetest Candy by NastyLady
Wallpaper here - sta.sh/019op6eou7ok

Bon Bon is, of course, the Confectioner. I had to do an awful lot of research for this one, but it was time well spend. The history of Victorian confectionery is really fascinating! The people were of course obsessed with giant fancy decorated cakes and sweets. That was also the time some candy was actually invented. But what I liked the most was what was used as a food coloring. For example gold, for yellow. And arsenic for blue. So, yeah, don't underestimate these pretty candy balls in her hair. They're reaaaallly deadly.

Oh, and for those who are curious. The piece of candy in her mouth is an 19th century lollipop. They were made of chocolate rather than hard candy back then.

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And here's the list...
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 Virtuoso - Octavia [link]
The Evil Queen - Chrysalis [link]
The DJ - Vinyl Scratch [link]
The Soldier - Big Macintosh [link]
The Illusionist - Trixie [link]
The Perfumer - Roseluck [link]
The Herbalist - Zecora [link]
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:iconcaramel-pegasus:
caramel-pegasus Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  New Deviant
daaaamn you are good! <3 !!!!! 
<3 <3 <3 
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:iconnuvolavolpe:
NuvolaVolpe Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
:love:
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:iconwaterlily-gems:
WaterLily-Gems Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Student General Artist
I really love the research behind the design. You've done a fantastic job steampunking the ponies. I'm absolutely in love with them :)
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Time-Moose Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Please make one for the Cutiemark Crusaders.
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm thinking about it, but none of the sketches I did with them so far made me feel "yeah, that's it!". I'll have to work on it a bit more.
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:icontime-moose:
Time-Moose Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Can't wait. ^^
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:iconmechanicallora:
MechanicalLora Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
it is very beautiful
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:icondgs-krieger:
Dgs-Krieger Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Hey, Nasty? You forgot to update the description.
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's updated now. Took me some time, uh...
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:icondgs-krieger:
Dgs-Krieger Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
Oh my you're alive! :iconlaplz:

...arsenic for blue? Didn't they noticed something weird after eating it?
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, they have been using arsenic for a whole range of weird stuff, so I doubt a pinch more made a great difference.

And yeah. Here I am. Pretty lively.
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:icondgs-krieger:
Dgs-Krieger Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
They also used rad for everything after they discovered it. Little they know!
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:iconfirehawk421:
FireHawk421 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Student General Artist
Nicely done! As usual ... is that a piece of candy sticking out of her mouth?
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Something like a chocolate lollipop. They were kinda popular in the Victorian era, or at least that's what my reaserch said.
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:iconfirehawk421:
FireHawk421 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Cool. A chocolate lollipop ... that sounds REALLY good.
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:iconciasteczkowo:
CiasteczkOwO Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013
Przecudne *___*
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:iconctrlaltbatman:
ctrlaltBATMAN Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Wow....
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:icongrunzi:
Grunzi Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
Quick! Someone call Rarity.
She just lost her job.
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:iconsheat101:
Sheat101 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
So... Beautiful...
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:iconvileraven:
VileRaven Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Uwielbiam twoje prace. Są bardzo szczegułowe i piekne. Bardzo unikalny sposób cieniowania.
I oczywiście sam styl rysowania postaci :3 Te piękne suknie !
pewnie naczytałaś się już podobnych komentarzy. Ale nalezy ci się ich jak najwięcej c:
podziwiam cię na prawdę.
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Dziękuję bardzo :3
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:iconangelofrombelow:
angelofrombelow Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
Steampunk Bon Bon. I can dig it.
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:iconsakiokurosawa:
SakioKurosawa Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
outstanding piece of art I must say, the Victorian design with this steampunk scheme beautifully combined is amazing. amazing job.
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:iconcajobif:
cajobif Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
Wonderful work on this.

She looks great with those clothes.
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:iconcolouredsnow:
ColouredSnow Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really hate MLP.
But srsly, this piece is amazing.
Your Style fits perfectly with this outfit, it looks adorable. I really love it.
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:icontearahk:
Tearahk Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She looks amazing. And I love her outfit :D
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:iconmopiou:
mopiou Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
J'aime beaucoup !

Really beautiful Animal ?
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:iconsketchystart:
SketchyStart Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lollipop hair...yum
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:iconnanokawaii:
nanokawaii Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
Oh my ... I really love your vision of my little pony, it's really classy and well detailed! You're a really great drawer with a good imagination for dresses, there is not a single one of your art that I don't love! O_O
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:iconambernett:
Ambernett Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i know right?!
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:iconblackquestant:
BlackQuestant Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
ffff so much detail ;u;
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:icontearahk:
Tearahk Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now she is beautiful :D
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:icontemplar127:
templar127 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013
:iconreallylikehermaneplz:
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:icongypsywriter14:
Gypsywriter14 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
All of these are just so amazing! Wow!
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:iconnuvolavolpe:
NuvolaVolpe Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
:)
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:iconviralairprotonix:
ViralAirProtonix Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
woah steampunk+poneis!! two favorite things togeather
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:icontomdepl:
Tomdepl Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
looks awesome ^^
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:iconcealac:
cealac Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
amazing.

i just showed to my mi sister and she asked, is she some kind of pretty victorian slenderpony? XD
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:iconnastylady:
NastyLady Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh come on, she's not that skinny!
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:iconalexandrzaytsevet:
AlexandrZaytsevet Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Student General Artist
She's sleek.
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:iconfreefox:
Freefox Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Love the little details that makes the whole great
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:iconmeleagridis:
Meleagridis Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Trying to mentally add candy to... well, to ANY steampunk situation. It's not easy.
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:iconbroznik592:
broznik592 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Bon Bon thought that as well. So she invented steampunk candy.
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:iconmeleagridis:
Meleagridis Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
We could USE more visionaries like that!
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:iconalbanianstyle:
albanianstyle Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Never fail to impress :D
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:iconbluewolf-2020:
BlueWolf-2020 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Yes!
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:iconsakoz-unleashed:
SaKoz-Unleashed Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Every time I think you can't exceed yourself anymore, you do.
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:iconacacia-rabbit-desert:
Infinite! =O
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:icon4scarface4:
4ScarfAce4 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I truly think this is the best one of these that you've created so far.
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:iconeverlastingjoy:
EverlastingJoy Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
The bits in her hair are a very nice touch. A very smart move calling her "The Confectioner", is anyone else getting hungry for some candy?
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