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Celestia's Throne Room Background by tamalesyatole Celestia's Throne Room Background by tamalesyatole
Ok, where can I start?

A midly-detailed background that I managed to get done (finally) after a lot of delays (and, by "delays" I mean "Arrive home, dinner, browse, sleep. Rinse and repeat.")

This was difficult for me since (among other things) there is not a "complete" shot of the Throne Room from this perspective, so I used several scenes for reference. It didn't help a lot*, so I tried to do something that looked architecturally "feasible/real" and I tried to tweak a little the perspective (like in the pillars and the roof).

And I learned an "easy" way to do that chess pattern, finally.

The Blue and Yellow stained windows were "recycled" from "Throne Room Stained Glass Windows Background". The pink one was referenced from the source images and some imagination for the shapes in the top.

:bulletgreen:Source image(s):[link]

(If you open it in the browser, the columns might appear wrong, but it should work correctly when opened in Inkscape. Also, the blur can cause a long wait when exporting this in large resolutions)

And if you can provide a link to the final work, that would be nice ;)

*Mostly because I didn't find a lot. You usually don't see past the middle of the throne...
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DoomXWolf Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
FamiliarForeigner Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Used the columns from the SVG in my semi-animation here:…
Thank you for the great vector!
Nevel7 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Hello :) I used your background in a short video i made here.… only there for 2 seconds buuuut... Well, It's part of my new avatar as well now so I thought it would be prudent if I didn't share and say thank you. :) 
Mister-Saugrenu Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
I used it here : Thanks !
vixenMiranda Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Techoh Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Student General Artist
I used your art in my video.
Tom is now king. XP
Ninetailsofawesome Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Using for my visual novel. You will be credited.
PonyCoupleMaker Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Checkered patterns.......Discord.
RisingSunYamamoto98 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sorry I used a different bg... XD (I gotta find it! O.O)
RisingSunYamamoto98 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wait ignore that! O.O 
RisingSunYamamoto98 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Simbaro Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Professional General Artist
Seeing it from such a perspective does put all the effort and detail in the design into the forefront. Beautiful work! Absolutely stunning
BeMyHero-Love Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Smart-Mart Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey. Used this for the background for a Deck Box for the TCG - link
CyrisDarkness Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Can I use it as a cover for my fanfiction (in polish)?
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure :)
CyrisDarkness Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks ^^
StreaksPsyche Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
Thank you for these backgrounds.
JB-Pawstep Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
MLP - Magic on Pawsteps - Page 03 by JB-Pawstep used a Part of it ovo thanks for sharing
TigroSpottystripes Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Seems to be missing the platform opposite to the one with the waterfall
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm... Yes, it is. Since it is almost te same piece, I might be able to do it quickly when I give myself time.
zigaudrey Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
GT4tube Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
EvilFrenzy Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013

i used a peace of you background I hope I used it well.…

AlicornRarity Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it ok if I crop this a little and use it in a quick comic I am doing? I'll link and give credit as soon as its done if I get an ok
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's ok :) (Sorry for the lateness)
nicolaykoriagin Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for this great art!
Can I use it as background for photo with my clay figures?
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure! :)
nicolaykoriagin Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! I've used it here (Princess Luna And Celestia Clay Figures, ) and here (Ponyville, ). Your art is simply great!
andypriceart Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is Magnificent... and a wonderful piece for reference! As you stated, there's not a lot of clear shots out there, so thanks for doing this, it's proved invaluable!
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Oh, Thanks! :D

AlexKingOfTheDamned Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I used this!
bastardo111 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
Thank you.  I made some simple modifications for my GF's daughter.  It is here if you want to take a look; my first upload.

Freefox Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
Rechinando de limpio... a esa alfombra le hacen falta algo.... LISTO!!!:…
VirusChris Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you think I could use this background for a MLP Visual Novel game project I have in mind? I will credit you!
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, you can.
FloppyChiptunes Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heya, I've used your awesome background here:…
Thanks for sharing!
Wait0wat Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
These will prove useful. I'll send you a link if used.
xelianthought Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Great piece, that throne room is so elegant and epic!
CW-OC-Captain-Shinie Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
[link] I used your background.
BB-K Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, the throne room does look much bigger than I originally thought. :o
NellyInk1628 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
i like it
videogamehunter Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
I thought I let you know I use your background.

MLP-Silver-Quill Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mildly detailed? I'd hate to see what you'd call complex.

This is beautiful and you did a tremendous job!
tamalesyatole Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I would call "Complex" something like this: [link], and some other people have made a lot more complex ones:[link]

Other that the throne itself and the vertical flags, the pillars and the stained glass, the curtains... but now that I think about it... yeah, it's complex
Pirill-Poveniy Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
Interesting thing about this, it gives me a feeling that the pic could be upside-down and still work somehow.
reallunareallllll Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
SilverDragonFox Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
Wonderful details! hmm, I wonder if those other glass pictures tell stories from the past....
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