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Sooo, although my 75th remix came more or less out like I wanted, I have to admit, that I am much more proud of the cover I created for it. You see, I needed with my little mouse over a whole week for this piece of art – which is no surprise, since I'm not used to this kind of drawing/coloring. For example, I needed many layers for it (19), which isn't typical for me – normally, I have (IF I try more realistic coloring) as a maximum 5 layers. Plus, I used many different brushes (new exemplars, because the base in Gimp was no longer enough for me) AND those thingies with different settings (high, strength) as well.

Hoooweeever: The reason, why I invested so much energy into this combined piece of music/art is a very beautiful fan-video I found around YouTube, which inspired me (or rather forced my inspiration) to try a greater project when it came to a remix(-cover). It's an impressive MlP-version of the song's story created by FlashQuatsch. (She's also around DeviantArt.) Although, I would prefer the story (of the song itself) to be not as that dramatic, I adore the pony-exemplar a lot and would love to see how FlashQuatsch's little one (he's called Crescent) will look like as an adult.

At last: I had inspiration from aforesaid fanmade, but for my cover I designed the baby with lighter hair than the skins color-scheme is (it's the opposite of Crescents colors), because I would like to handle this one as an OC (with a background-story which is a bit different from the story of the song). Normally, I'm VERY BAD when it comes to the creation of own pony-OCs, but – I don't know – this one here could become a bit more than just a mayfly. Additionally, I would have a fitting name for him, since our German word for moon – Mond – is a male phrase. (We are strange in comparison with the English-language, since our moon is male and our sun, Sonne, female.)

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-Midi from: www.midis101.com/free_midi/529…
-program for Remix: MAGIX Music Maker
-VST:
-Edirol Orchestral (Bass Marimba ; Orchestral Kit ; Flute&Piccolo ; Violin ; Classical Trumpet ; Full Strings ; Bass Flute ; Timpani)
-DSK ChoirZ (Slow Choir [3x])
-DSK Strings (Violin ; Violin Section F)
-DSK RhodeZ (Rhodes low)
-DSK Strings (CBass Section F ; Strings Section P)
-DSK Ethereal PadZ (Heavenly Nights ; Breath Softs)
-DSK Harmonica (Harmonica)
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wolf301745chatlands Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
OMGOGOMGOMMGOOGOM i love hijo de la luna and the pony version 
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SilverWing27 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, I love it :) I even love the song to go with this great looking picture :)
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VickyCupcake Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow she looks so realistic!
I love Luna!
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ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The OC reminds me of Jack Frost...
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Geechan1 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
This remix is simply awesome. The artwork is also brilliant. Keep it up!
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InfinityVoid Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful. Both the MIDI and the picture.

I still find people who think this is an original song by the author of the video and not a song that was popular 20 years ago.
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Mlggirl Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love this song and artwork so much! Great job :)
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Fancymareinblue Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sehr schön!~ :)
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HakumeiKira Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
Danke dir für den Link hierher^^ Das ist ja mal unglaublich schön, ich wusste gar nicht, dass man Musik und Artworks hier auf diese Art kombinieren kann. Passt alles wunderschön zusammen, wirklich traumhaft.
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MelodyCrystel Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
(Entschuldige, dass ich nicht gleich geantwortet habe... Die Herbstmüdigkeit hat mich derzeit am Genick. :yawn:)

Hehe, es freut mich, wenn dir mein Remix und das dazugehörige Cover gefällt. :aww:

Weißt du: Da DA normalen Usern nicht gestattet, Videos hochzuladen, habe ich irgendwann angefangen, nach einem Schlupfloch zu suchen. (Es ging mir nämlich auf die Nerven, auf DA nur meine Covers hochzuladen, während auf YouTube selbstredent Remix und Cover gingen.)  Das Schlupfloch fand ich, als eine der Künstlerinnen, die ich persönlich bevorzuge, eine kurze Flash-Animation zu einem ihrer Lieblingslieder hochlud. Zwar mag ich .swf-files überhaupt nicht, aber ich habe mich daran gewöhnt, nachdem mir so möglich wurde, auf DA auch meine Remixe zu hinterlassen.

Falls du dich fragst, wie das geht, weil du das auch nutzen möchtest, lautet die Antwort: Video-Konvertieren. (Sofern du kein Flash-Programm hast.) Mit Format Factory z.B. wandle ich meine Videos um, wobei ich dir dabei mittlerweile empfehlen kann, NUR HD-Auflösung zu verwenden. Alles andere wird bei der Umwandlung unnötig gestaucht.
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