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Another week, and another quest completed. Did you earn enough experience turning in your art to gain a new level? Let's take a look at your skill sheets, or more accurately, your submissions, found over on our Weekly Wrap Up Blog. *DING*

What will you do with your newfound powers? Increased skill in shading? Anatomy? Posing? There's plenty of bars to fill, and no limit to the levels you can gain. So, let's put those new powers to good use as we continue forward in order to be:

A Pony Doing Good / Pony Charity

As we approach the season of Hearth's Warming Eve, it's always a good time to reflect on what we're doing. What can we do to help our fellow ponies? Comraderie and kinship and love for your fellow ponies is the reason for the season. Doing good doesn't mean doing well, it means going out and finding a way to make a difference for the better.

The most obvious kind of good is always charity. Giving to those in need without wanting anything in return. Be it bits, clothes, or even just some extra time spent with somepony lonely. Charity comes in my forms. What good can you do this week?

With a good deed done and a song in your heart, submit your charitable art contributions to our DA gallery, and then to our external submitter. The username is artist and the password is twilight. Be well, do good, and happy holidays!
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Gallery Folders

Gallery
Week 285 - Pony Charity
Week 284 - Leveling Up
ATG Week 284 - Yeah! by vaser888
Sweetie Belle - Try Everything by Rainboom-Dash
ATG-A-284 - 'What is going on?' by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
Week 283 - A Peeved Pony
ATG-A-283 - An' what do y'all think ye're doin'? by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
ATG Week 283 - What Did You Say? by vaser888
[DRAWING] Not The Hero We Understand by Sooshimaru
Angry Pip by AaronMk
Week 282 - Pony Lords and Ladies
The Lord on Fire by AaronMk
ATG Week 282  - Luna by vaser888
Lady Euphony by cobralash
ATG Alumni Week 282: Dragon Lord Ember by Huffy26
Week 281 - A Lazy Pony
ATG Week 281  - Yawn by vaser888
Lounging by cobralash
ATG-A-281 - The calm before the storm by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
Week 280 - On a Vacation
Dorking Up The Skies by Aurora-Chiaro
ATG Week 280  - My Flying Mind by vaser888
Week 279 - Awkward Allies
Week 279 - Awkard Allies by Wag-Tail
ATG-A-279 - Vampires vs Werewolves by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
Week 278 - A Supporting Pony
ATG-A-278 - Riding high by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
ATG Week 278  - A Supportive Friend by vaser888
Ran the Leaves by AaronMk
Week 277 - A Pony Quack
ATG Week 277  - What Could Go Wrong by vaser888
Week 276 - A Pony on Water
There She Breaches! by HalflingPony
Week 275 - Chillaxing
Bad Case of the Mehs by HalflingPony
Week 274 - False Smiles and Scams
Bad End: The Royal Jester by HalflingPony
Week 273 - An Energetic Pony
Energerized Pony by HalflingPony
Week 272 - Competitive Fun
Beautiful And Bold by Aurora-Chiaro
Week 271 - Fantasy RP Ponies
Zahnraedchen by dredaich
Week 270 - Bug Ponies or Bugging Out
An Elegant Lady by HalflingPony
Week 269 - A Pony Prank
Leaves of Blue by HalflingPony
Week 268 - Racing and Crashing
ATG-A-268 - Practice makes perfect, Dashie by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
Week 267 - Clever Ponies and Action Ponies
Batpony (1966) by AbyssalEmissary
Week 266 - A Bored Pony
Fancy Meeting You Here by HalflingPony
Week 265 - An Embarrassed Pony
You And Me For Eternity by Aurora-Chiaro
Week 264 - A Speedy Pony
MLP Applejack custom Story part 11 by wolfmarian
Week 263 - Pony Charity
ATG Week 263 - Pinkie Pot Pie by vaser888
Week 262 - A Pony Soaring
Cloud Picnic by phallen1
Week 261 - A Pony cooling off
ATG Week 261 - A Cool Pony by vaser888
Week 260 - Be Unique - Be the Same
Twilight05 by thelordhimself
Week 259 - A Slacking Pony
ATG Week 259 - Lazyness by vaser888
Week 258 - A Pony Mechanic
Windy Rock Belle by HalflingPony
Week 257 - Sweep Sweep Sweep
ATG S6 Week 8 - Sweep to the Beat by Jezendar
Week 256 - A Pony Potion
ATG S6 Week 7 - Mixing Styles by Jezendar
Weeks 251 - 255
ATG-A-255 - 'Abandon ship!' by Lemon-Bitter-Twist
Weeks 246 - 250
ATG Week 250 - Two Ponies, One Box by Speedy526745
Weeks 241 - 245
ATG Week 245 - Building Blocks by Speedy526745
Weeks 236 - 240
Old Rites by AaronMk
Previous Weeks
Bonus Themes
Classic Training Grounds Folder
WIPs and Work to Critique
One of Those Moments by Dannykay4561
Guides and Other Helpful Things
[STUDY] Stallion's Skeleton by Sooshimaru

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Quick Navigation

Since we have so many folders we don't really know what to do with, I think its high time we have a quick navigation to important locations of the ATG here.



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Important Info

Lost? Confused? Or just looking to know everything about everything?

Here is FAQ v1.3!

WIPs and Work to Critique folder information.




Looking for a quick list of previous themes?

Here it is!




After submitting your work to us via dA, please click here to upload your work for the weekly wrap-up.

Enter in your name, link to your image, and add any comments you want, it would be very much appreciated! Doing so will make wrap-ups quicker and comments easier :)

(Username is "artist" and password is "twilight" - no quotes, no caps! It's just there to keep the spambots out ;))




IRC CHAT:

For those of you looking to talk to your fellow artists of the ATG we have a few IRC channels for that.

Some of you may not know exactly what an IRC is so feel free to look at this for some help and info on that.

IRC Server List - All are on the same network.
irc.digibase.ca
irc.kitsunet.net
irc.kitsuria.net

IRC Channel:
#mlp-atg-alumni

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:iconfreedomeblitz4:
Freedomeblitz4 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016
The art i need is custom art like my oc House inside and out, part of ponyville, the adoption center inside and out, and rainbow dash house inside and out and night time scene and the luna dream space. I need you to show one pic of art to be one of artis for my story and i need away to get a hold of you once you is choosen for it and this is a mlp story pm me if you want to talk to me. and i need 3
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EbonyCrystal1986 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And another new ATG graduate here! I just submitted a request to join-this group really does look like a lot of fun and I'm glad these prompts are only weekly instead of daily like the ones were over on Equestria Daily ^ ^;;;;
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SoanoS Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Urg. A new NATG graduate here. This was linke din final gallery, not entirely sure what this thing is yet.

Deadlines... They don't agree with me. Because to make it to the deadline... For the last month I haven't slept at night.
And still manage to only submit at last moments. before deadlne at 8-ish in the morning. Are they any longer here? 1 day deadline causes major issues to a slow European artist thanks to timezones.  My health can't take much more sleep deprivation. X___x

...the pain...
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HalflingPony Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fortunately, the new prompts here only come out once a week. You've got a full seven days to work on your piece and you can submit it at any convenient time during those seven days.

In fact, the "deadline" is only for if you want your work to be included in the weekly wrap up blog post. You're still allowed to submit stuff to the group after the deadline passes, even months later if you so desire. (Though I would certainly encourage you to shoot for the wrap up!)

The NATG is intense and focused on rapidly growing your artistic skills. Here we have a much more gradual pace.
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SoanoS Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, good to know. I might even join then, but it may take a little while before you start seeing subs from me.
The strict deadline of ATG was literally unhealthy for me as it was after 8 in the morning... I work slowly, and one day is way too short. I am glad there is much more flexibility now. :P

Intense doesn't even begin to...
I need at least a week to recover from sleep deprivation, poor diet and the stress.
I was completely drained.
Physically, mentally and emotionally.
If anypony would have seen me around prompt #20 they would have fleed in terror.
I looked more dead than alive at that point, and it only got worse. Much worse.
But I was able to prove myself that I can finish what I started. :P
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Speedy526745 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can't submit art for Week 268.  Folder does not show up when submitting art.
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:iconjezendar:
Jezendar Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
That was my fault, I'm afraid. I managed to goof something up while setting the permissions for the folder. But it should be all set now.
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Speedy526745 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep.  I can submit now.  Thank you.
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Rainboom-Dash Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016
A question - are we allowed to submit multiple drafts for a submission? I'm trying to go a bit bigger than just the ponies involved and make an entire setting.
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Starkdust Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi! I got a question, are the weekly themes limited to drawings only? I'd like to know if I can participate with sculptures.
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Jezendar Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
While drawings are the most common sort of submission we get, any sort of visual art form would be accepted here.
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VanillaCinnimon Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015
I'm just getting started with this, and I have no idea what to do. Can someone please explain?
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Invidlord Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, Vanilla! Well, each week we offer a prompt to inspire people to draw something! It's just to encourage artists (New or Old) to with a theme and a deadline to create something on a regular basis.
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VanillaCinnimon Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2015
Oh okay! Thank you so much!
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sithman91 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
hello I am looking for some good artists to help me fill in some mlp line art bases, but I have no referances just their discriptions. and also...hoping to get all four drawn
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Hotep-Forgefer Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015
Can we use a part of another artist draw like a vector character or a background?
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:iconjezendar:
Jezendar Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been known to do that myself, so I certainly won't forbid others from doing it. Just make sure that your description has the proper credits for whatever you're borrowing, of course.
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Hotep-Forgefer Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2015
Of course nobody will be forgotten for sure :). Thanks for the answer ^^.
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Speedy526745 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Inquiry:  Are you allowed to do more than one art piece per week?
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:iconjezendar:
Jezendar Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You certainly are allowed to do that!
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