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John Pickles
Artist | Student | Artisan Crafts
Australia
Hello! I am John Pickles and I'm a 20 something year old guy who likes doing artsy stuff and all that. I mainly work with customizing toys such as dolls and such, but here is where all of my pony customs are archived. I enjoy sculpting, modifying and painting these figures to look like particular characters and I'm always aiming to improve my skill set.

Not much more to say except remember that if you practice enough, you will train your hand, and in turn train the mind. I do hope I inspire others to create, customize and learn and I hope that you are inspired to create.
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2014-02-01 16.21.48 by Oak23

I don’t really have a story to tell about my very brief interaction with Andrea Libman. I had this giant Fluttershy to sell at PonyConAU thinking that full well that I probably wouldn’t meet the VAs and thinking someone else would buy her to get signed but she sat neglected all day.

But lo and behold, Andrea Libman was actually in the traders hall! And she was near my table! I grabbed Fluttershy, with the full intention of gifting her with this custom because no price compared to having the actual voice actress owning a piece of my work.

I awkwardly grabbed her attention and mumbled “Um, i wanted to give this to you” but Andrea Libman was so sweet and nice she couldn’t accept it, saying it was too much a gift for herself. So as a compromise I asked if she could sign it for me so she did with a good attitude.

And then I spent an hour swooning about how I got a signed Fluttershy figure to my friends.


  • Mood: Delighted

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The-Equinox-Arises Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Happy birthday! c:
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tehflah Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!~ :la: :cake:
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Armosk Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
:iconpinkieisexcitedplz::iconsaysplz: Happy Birthday!:iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiebounce2plz::iconsaysplz:Over here, everypony! My Pinkie sense is telling me they're here!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:Hi! Pinkie Pie invited us all to her friend's birthday party, and...
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:And that friend is you! Happy birthday!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:Ah've brought an apple pie along for you, sugarcube!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityplz::iconsaysplz:And I, speaking for all of us, wish you all the best in your life and all your endeavours!
:iconfluttershywinkplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you'll have a wonderful time and that trouble will pass you by.
:iconcutedashsmileplz::iconsaysplz:And no matter what happens, remember that we'll always be your friends. Stay awesome!
:iconponyangelplz::iconsaysplz:May the magic of friendship and all it contains be ever with you.
:iconmlpspikeplz::iconsaysplz:And if you ever feel down, don't forget that that you're the hero of your life's story, and no-one else can be better at it than you!
:iconparty0plz::iconsaysplz:Now come on, you all, it's time to start the party for real!
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64SuperNintendo Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
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space-kid Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey there! Thanks for all your tips on custom ponies at Ponycon xD
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Oak23 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
No problems! I love the idea of more people improving their customizing skills and hoped that you haven't given up on Luna :D I enjoyed our conversation :)
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Offical-lunaflaire Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Your art is amazing! I love it!! You my friend have gain an obsessed watcher! 
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Jedd-the-Jedi Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Many thanks for faving my Ariel diorama piece "Under the Sea" jedd-the-jedi.deviantart.com/a…
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SilverBand7 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like we share the same birthday. Hope you have a great day and a happy birthday!
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