that there was a time that maurice was really into sculpting but it
he was so bad at it that he got rid of all proof he ever tried it
except that belle without him knowing kept a little malformed bust of
her he had tried to make but failed epically at and she hides it in
random places to freak her dad out. when she marries adam and maurice
moves into the castle as well, she keeps up the tradition much to the dismay of everyone there (except chip and lumiere bc they’re totally all for the idea). so far, that weird little statue has
been found at the dinner table in the place of adam’s wine goblet,
in mrs potts’ laundry basket, on cadenza’s music stand—literally
any place belle can think of where a small misshapen statue should not be.
everyone is going mad from paranoia, expecting the thing to be hiding
anywhere. after finding it on his pillow one night, having just
seen it peeking out from behind another statue in the hallway, adam
is convinced it’s possessed and vows to destroy the accursed
thing. belle says no, she has Plans in mind for that statue. no one
knows what these plans are. they are afraid. help them.
So I finally got around to drawing a Cadence headshot (my Celestia and Luna ones are pretty old now and not that good so I need to make new ones for the set…) I’ve really wanted to draw Cadence for a while! I’m really proud of how this came out though~
This took a while. especially to find references for the front of this god damn balcony. and i actually never did so i winged it. hah “winged” it hehe ok i’ll stop now.. took about 3+ hours was fun, i should do more things maybe one each week based on an episode, yeah that sounds good.
In the Crystal Empire. A strange, tall stallion stood, tapping his chin in thought as he looked around. He seemed to be contemplating something. He had a dark blue coat, and vivid purple mane, as well as ocean blue eyes. Not to mention, he had a horn, and wings. He was an Alicorn, which was indeed, a rare sight.
The alicorn stallion was not alone, however. His possible-contemplation was interrupted by a voice coming from behind him.
“Excuse me,” a pleasantly happy voice said. “Is there something I can help you with? Cause if so, I’d be happy to.” The voice’s owner walked ahead so that she could be seen, revealing herself as none other than Princess Mi Amore Cadenza, ruler of the Crystal Empire they stood in at this moment.
Once Cadance could see this stallion from the front rather than the back, she was taken…well, aback. Her eyes widened some as she noticed that this pony had something she really wasn’t expecting: Wings and a horn, both.
The princess was quiet for a second before smiling again, although this time it was a little forced. “My name’s Cadance. I’m assuming by the lack of crystal fur that you’re new here?”