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A basic sketch commission. Done with a paper and pencil.
Please look at my Commission Guidelines for more details.
Black and white drawings.
Done on Manga Studio, so it will be on a digital medium.
Please look at my Commission Guidelines for more details.
Hard Shading/Flats
Simple colors, minimal shading.
Please look at my Commission Guidelines for more details.
Soft Shading/Colored Lines
More detailed shadin and more attention to lighting.
Lines can be colored to give it a painterly feel.
Please look at my Commission Guidelines for more details.


Joe Lai
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Hey peeps, Just posting a list of conventions and events that I'll be attending, or trying to attend this year.

Just about all of them are based in California. I'll post updates when information changes.

SacAnime Winter
January 1st-3rd
Sacramento, CA

January 15th-17th
San Jose, CA

February 13th-14th
Santa Clara, CA
*I'll be there on Sunday and early Saturday. My stuff will be for sale there.
There is an Infinity ITS tournament happening on Saturday.

Long Beach Expo Comic Con
February 20th-21st
Long Beach, CA

March 12th-13th
Sacramento, CA

Silicon Valley Comic Con
March 18th-20th
San Jose, CA

March 25th-27th
Los Angeles, CA
*On waitlist

*Pound* 2016
April 2nd-3rd
San Jose, CA

May 27th-30th
San Jose, CA

Wizard World Sacramento

June 17th-19th
Sacramento, CA

Anime California

Anaheim, CA

Sac Anime Summer

September 2nd-4th
Sacramento, CA

San Jose, CA

Campbell Con
October 29th
Campbell, CA

Salinas Comic Con
Salinas, CA

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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015  Student General Artist
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:icontwilightderpplz::iconsaysplz:Pinkie, do we have to teleport in like that every time?
:iconpinkiecuteplz::iconsaysplz:Of course, silly! Else it wouldn't be a proper birthday greeting!
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:Happy birthday!
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:And it wouldn't be a proper birthday if Ah didn't bring y'all an apple pie, baked by yours truly!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:Let us all give you our best wishes on this occasion and wish you a wonderful year!
:iconflutter-shyplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you will not run into any trouble this year and that everything will be as good as it can possibly be.
:icondashissuperhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget that you're awesome! And that we're all your friends! Keep on rockin'!
:icontwilightliciousplz::iconsaysplz:Always keep the magic of friendship within you. May it bring you as much joy as it brings us!
:iconadorablespikeplz::iconsaysplz:And don't ever feel like you're useless or unworthy! Only you have what it takes to live your life, so don't let anyone or anything else get you down!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And of course, don't forget to have fun while at it! And speaking of fun...
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:It's time to party!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
Estonius Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
Happy Date o' Birth!
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Dec 9, 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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Jacob3908 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
A very happy birthday to you^^
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Student General Artist
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:Hi there!
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:Happy birthday!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:'ave an apple pie, sugarcube!:iconapplepieplz:
PumaDriftCat Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
this made my day. lol
CheshireAFox Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav!
TurkeySM Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome to :iconponies-for-everypony:! We hope you have a fantabulous time here!
crestoe Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Your honeymoon is about to be cut dramatically short. Mark my words.
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