When you look at the world of Equestria, what’s one of the first things that comes to mind? Colorful. Rainbows. Candy coated. Saturated. Vibrant. Color plays a large role in how we perceive worlds, real or otherwise. A choice of color can have vast implications, even if you might not immediately recognize it. With a cohesive palette full of attractive hues, Friendship is Magic is a breath of fresh air amongst cartoons and games that shy away from saturation.
Joining me today is none other than Heather Breckel, the colorist of the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic series. Heather has been coloring comics independently and for IDW Publishing for several years; her works range from Peter Panzerfaust to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with ponies being one of her latest assignments. She’s an oft-overlooked, but critical component to the creative team behind the first arc of MLP comics. Read more to discover Heather’s thoughts on ponies, color, and the creative process.