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MLP comic - Butterfly by Mi-eau MLP comic - Butterfly by Mi-eau
The little 4 pages comic I've done last summer for *purplekecleon's MLP artbook : "Merry-Go-Round". I know it has been featured on Equestria Daily yesterday (Thanks for that by the way! It just caused me a few hours of total confusion seeing the sudden afflux of visits lol I almost curled-up in a ball wondering WHY. ALMOST.) so I figured it might as well upload it myself.

You also have another view to it, since these are the original digital files. Even if I don't dislike the texture the printed-then-scanned pages got!

And, yeah, it's about social-anxiety (roughly haha). I felt that point wasn't that much explained in the series, even if included in Fluttershy's character.

Speaking of the book in itself, I will have a few (like, very few : about 10) to sell at french conventions this spring. You (french consorts) will hear more about it when the time comes, but I'm sure to add some bonus to it, to make-up for the lateness compared to the US release! I'm thinking about a small postcard-picture, and a translate sheet with each book at least. Surely more!
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Daily Deviation

Given 2013-02-14
The suggester said, "MLP comic - Butterfly by *Mi-eau is an incredible beautiful comic with a lovely simple story." And I completely agree. It's good to see that the artist drew the MLP characters in her own style and making this with such a beautiful story. Truly, this is something worth checking out. And as we celebrate the day of love, let's thank our friends around us. ( Suggested by KeinZantezuken and Featured by jcroxas )
Ele0n0ra04 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist
Awwww thats awesome and beautiful and CUUUUUUUUUTE!
462gha Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2016
This is beautiful! The metaphor between the glass bottle and low self-esteem is brilliant and highly relatable. Brought me to tears.
stangnan0dash Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  New Deviant
ultimodelafila Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015
it colored is beatiful
Dark-Wings-Choco Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Incredible, the art, colors, I love everything. Great work!
Escritora2Aliasfox Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this is so beautifull!
LunaGamer50 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015
DATPlushtrap's New Method (Chat Icon) 
Ribonchan59 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2015
Absolutely lovely! This comic is well done.
catswillrulemlp Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
this is so cool, but for some reason creeps the angel out of me, lol. i think its the art colors and back drop drawing thingy ma bob, it reminds me of the mlp creepypasta on youtube..
pinkiepie676 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so pretty! You did such a good job on the art! 
sangenjin Featured By Owner May 22, 2015
Some people have issue with Fluttershy's apparent lack of development in the series, they should read this and realise that such an instance is easier said than done. this is just perfect an illustration.
BenBot32 Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Student Artist
I-I'm astonished
kipdog15 Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful... 
whenyinmetyang Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015
this is so cute and I love the fairytale feel in it :D
TrillaForced Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Student General Artist
It's beautiful!!!
GingaNinjaDrawsStuff Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute!Lovey-dovey Fella (Love) 
buddertrixierules Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015
its sooo cute :3 Its rlly pretty message, and beautiful drawings :D
CupcakeSwirlix Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! So cute!!!
Erin-Hardwicke Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ZiddersRoofurry Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So adorable!
MLPRuizlover09 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me:
Can I use your comic to traduce it on Spanish? (Please, answer Quick c:)
Mittyke Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
I love the art style, and this is such a good idea! And very very cute. ^^
DestinyFeather Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
I absolutely love how this portrays Fluttershy and her relationship with her friends! It fits in with the series extremely well, explaining Fluttershy's character build-up and showing us what her emotions toward her friends really is in her eyes. Also, the comparison between Fluttershy and a butterfly, her nice 'bubble' of privacy and the bottle, and her friends and the 'lively bugs' explains their attitude very well and gives us a nice view of them internally.
Also, a thing I would like to add: One of my favorite things about this small comic has got to be the 'butterfly's bottle'.
The bottle is clearly glass, which I LOVE!!! If we go into a deeper meaning stage and look at it from 'the butterfly's' point of view, the glass bottle is her little bubble of privacy. It is filled with everything that she is used to and comfortable with, and she doesn't intend on breaking the bottle. Since the bottle is made out of glass, she can clearly see the outisde world, but chooses to quietly observe and stay with her content system instead of actually experiance what she sees as scary chaos. Since the butterfly is not willing to break the glass and expose herself to what is outside, it takes some one else to charge in and take her a bit outside of her comfort zone.
When we also drag in the fact that 'the butterfly' forgot how to fly, it strengthens the purity and emotion that this masterpiece gives the person viewing the art. The more that the 'lively bugs' push the butterfly out of her comfort zone, the more she remembers about 'how to fly'. In other words, the more that her friends push Fluttershy out of her comfort zone, the more she experiances the wonders of a more outgoing life, even if the process is slow.
And finally, Fluttershy understands how amazing life can be outside of the comfort of her 'glass bottle', although she still isn't extremely outgoing yet. She welcomes the company of her friends, knowing that day after day, they will continue to show her more and more of how beautiful the world is, even when she isn't in the safety of her bottle.
I think I just accidentally gave a brief analysis of this comic. 
I dunno, I sometimes state the EXTREMELY obvious when analyzing something.:iconohyoublushplz: 
Anyway, I WUB IT
Clapping Pony Icon - Vinyl Scratch 
Djmusicandcartoons Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
JNinelives Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think you got your point across very well - thanks for sharing!
Also your art style here is very interesting! :)
ANiceCupOfCocoa Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so... adorable... HNNG!
xXArianaGrandeFanXx Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Holy wow. Comparing Fluttershy to a butterfly was simply genius! Meow :3 
cuddlesaurus21 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
As someone who identifies with Fluttershy, this is one of the most significant MLP comics I've ever read.... Beautifully-done from the artistic perspective too. :clap:
bobricknelson Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Student General Artist
This is so cuuute!!!!
eeveepaint Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
mlplunalover Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
oh so friendlyHug Celestia smile 
Mayor-Octopus Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
SoulRic Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
very soft, cute, heartwarming and Fluttershy Love 
askstormdrainandglac Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
oh my god this is perfect...
Magic-Dream-Pony Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
O, this is beautiful!
shawnfady3529 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
that made me tear up
HinatasDouble Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wandering-Galaxies Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
Very cute! :)
Abi-Sain Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
The art reminds me of the old art nouveau comics I would find in the library.
ShineyLuna Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
I get it i need time to recharge too
MlpHpCCB Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
so cute!
TayBlossom Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
why they bugs??????????????????????????????????????????????????
Kitcat36 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
I really love this!
MrLammasu Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
Simply brilliant
D3RPsezD3RP1 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
this is so beautiful
Dogfatherjoe Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Amazing awesome
catcrazy37 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Yes! They went away!
catcrazy37 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Trying to add to favourites...
little star button is covered in ads.
askstormdrainandglac Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
haha ikr
Browniethehedgie Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful!!!!!
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