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Art of the Ninja by kilala97 Art of the Ninja by kilala97

Being the art obsessed child I was, I made up these characters and this concept. They all represent different types of art. They are able to become ninjas and harness the power of the art they represent and use their skills to fight off art block creatures and inspire people XD I drew out some these characters for the first time when I was around 10 but now that I'm better at drawing, I decided to start drawing them again and maybe develop them more as well as redesign them :D These six are the main ones but I have a few more.  I also have a sculptor, actor and writer who I will design later.

From left to Right:

Paige, Digi, Palette, Cameron, B and Crescendo


Paige:

The hero/chosen one of this world.  She represents a blank page/canvas.  Potential, the beginnings of creativity, freedom and unlimited possibilities.  She finds herself in a world filled of artistic ninjas not knowing how she got there.  She is found by Digi who recognizes her as the chosen ninja.  She is capable of using all kinds of art forms but needs to be taught.


Digi:

A digital art ninja.  She is the youngest of the group and a very skilled fighter for her age.  She has a giant stylus that she fights with.  She uses it to draw out anything she wants and brings it to life.  She uses a keyboard to control what she creates.  The stylus is also pretty great for whacking monsters with XD

Digital ninjas are quick, intelligent and efficient.


Palette:

A traditional art ninja.  She is the oldest of the group and the self proclaimed leader of them.  She fights using her paint brush sleeves and she can summon a giant paintbrush if she wishes.  She uses both of these things to draw whatever she wants in a similar way to Digi.  She is probably the most skilled of all the ninjas.

Traditional ninjas are precise, graceful and strong.


Cameron:

A photography ninja.  He is rather inexperienced compared to the other four but the most experienced in his clan which is why he is the head of it. He's quite clumsy but an amazing fighter when it counts.  Unlike Digi and Palette he cannot summon things that he can control.  He usually fights like a typical ninja would but he has a unique ability where he can temporarily freeze his opponents.  It only lasts for a couple of seconds but it comes in handy when it comes to trying to dodge attacks.  He likes using a flash of light to blind enemies for a while.

Photography ninjas are very precise and have amazing aim. 


B:

A dancing ninja.  B is the twin brother of Palette.  He relies on strength and physical ability as a ninja.  He is very agile and light on his fight.  His favorite type of dance is definitely breakdancing but he's pretty great at ballet too XD

Dancing ninjas are known for their strength, agility and balance.  Some say that these ninjas never fall unless completely knocked out.  They are also great at predicting the movements of their opponents making them very difficult to hit.


Crescendo:

A musical ninja.  Crescendo is a quiet one and he prefers to speak through music.  He fights by primarily using instruments as weapons.  He can use them either physically or by playing them.  Each instrument has a unique use but most of them are used to hurt enemies' ears by playing them loudly.

Musical ninjas are weapon masters




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:iconcaoilinofireland:
Caoilinofireland Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
your character design is amazing ^^
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:iconmrcooldd:
MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Edited Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They're all so awesome! I really think these characters have a lot of potential! I feel like people have asked you this before, but have you ever considered writing a comic or story about them?
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TheMidnightRainstorm Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so awesome!! Es increible! 
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ChrystalQuill Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  New member Student General Artist
This is really awesome and original :D
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:icondrawingshady:
drawingshady Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist
that you just come to this xD
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cherrydestinysakura Featured By Owner Edited Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Imagine a ninja that was the ninja of colour
like she could fight by using colours as emotions
for example: 
Red: Anger
Pink: Love
Green: Envy or Brave
Yellow: Happy
Purple: Sly/Manipulation

And she had rainbow coloured hair
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dbkit Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Will you make a comic? Or a vidya game with these characters? (Assuming you know programing, but you probably don't because programing is hard.)
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TheMasterJB Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Why isn't this a thing? IT LOOKS LIKE A THING!

I love it. :)
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MintyBlossom Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student General Artist
Could I possibly write their story?  I love these character designs and would absolutely love to write about them....:CameraGlomp: PLEASE?!
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ImGlowing Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can totally see this being a T.V show.
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glowstormy Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
o, i get it, Paige, page
This is an amazing drawing! Ur so creative. Someone should create an animated series about this. Its fabulous!
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:iconbloodyblackrose567:
bloodyblackrose567 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a great concept! You should do more art on this! It's like Avatar but with art!
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TheDagmar Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness! What a creative idea! I love how Digi is the youngest of the group, seeing how digital art is fairly new, and all the other little things in this. Really like it!
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NCbrony Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
ok I am getting a huge Code Lyoko feel from this. which means this is awesome!
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ShelyxatheSiren Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dude, this is an awesome art design and character design. I would love to see more of these guys, :3
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ksj7700 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These guys would make the coolest video game! 
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SummerTimeBlue Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   Interface Designer
wow *-*
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KnightIsBanana Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Minecraft?
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AstriT316 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! This needs to be a series! An actual animated series! It would be EPIC!!!!
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StormAlchemist15 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm Cameron. Snipe all the way.
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dragonjewels Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Great concepts :meow: I think Palette and Crescendo are my favorites of the bunch :)
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Cynderthedragon5768 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The story kinda reminds me of Avatar and some other movies I've heard about(the way Paige is able to be a freelance/do all the art types)<3
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BrightestStarlight Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Student General Artist
love the idea! Your style reminds me of Lauren Faust, which is a major compliment

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hs11-art Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
LoL. I just realized what B's full name is XD
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StratusStorm Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
U R A GENIUS!Stare 
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LittyKittyStar Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They're all so cool!!! *O* My fave for the design and personality is Digi >u<
But the others are amazing too!!! When I saw just the first 4 i thoughted, where is the white one!? And now there she is xD
They have all wonderful personalities, and their designs stand out so much! They're incredible! ;w;
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ilovemew12 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I really like them! All these ninjas being different forms of art is a really creative. I love the new ones you posted! The blank canvas girl is really cute and I'm glad they're a musical one 83
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tentacals Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
paige=the avatar, the only one able to control all art forms?
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Candycanecrafts Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wooo! more characters :D I love th idea of Paige and beng a blank canvas with so many possibilities!!! Its so creative X3
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CassiusTain Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
does someone here know somebody who could fund a cartoon based on this concept? I want this!
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robot221 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student Writer
Getting more into this concept, can't wait to see what comes next
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Serenawyr Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Say, would you be interested in someone collaborating with you to turn this into a fully fleshed out story that could turn into a novel? If so, I offer you my pen. Like, I soooooooo want to write this story ^.^

And I really like Paige's and Crescendo's designs :)
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Zapper0113 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
Who do they fight by the way?
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Lost-Our-Dreams Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Omg. That. Is. So. AMAZINGTASTICALIFICAL ;0; It's friggin genius!  And I love their designs! Omgomgomg this HAS to be a TV show. It would be so awesome ;0; nowadays we could use some quality  tv shows xD nowadays almost all the kids shows suck >~<

You have true talent gurrrrlll ;3;
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bhappybug Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Student
That is unbelievably awesome. :)
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Peanut-Jar Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love Paige
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InkTehKitty Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If these were characters of a TV show I'd most definitely watch it owo
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AZREAL258 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
Is there any room for a word ninja on your team? If so I have an idea.
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kilala97 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That would be the writer mentioned in the description. I've been working on him for a while. Still haven't decided what kind of fighter he'd be but I imagine him being a very technical sort of fighter
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AZREAL258 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
I actually have an idea to offer if you like.
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ArilPhrost Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
You've got some real interesting work going on here! I look forward to seeing more!
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Baffelball Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Which of these represent you the most?
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Golden-Harpy Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
Cool. :) Is there a character to represent the literary arts? 
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kilala97 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There's a writer like I said in the description but he hasn't been fully designed yet :)
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Golden-Harpy Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
Ah. Okay. :) Sorry, I overlooked that description.
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0Nautile18E26 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Just curious, do you have a character planned for those who work with textiles, such as making cloths or plushies? or would that be part of Palette's clan of traditional art?
The line-up is looking great and the character designs excellent, looking forward to see how the sculpture art ninja will look like.:happybounce:
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kilala97 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I actually don't. Maybe I should make one. I'm just going off of the original drawings I made from when I was younger. I only have the 5 and the other 3 mentioned. I added Paige in recently to give this a story to it. I probably didn't think that making cloths and stuff was an art form at the time but it surely is :)
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bico-kun Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I suppose Rarity has taught you better, now.
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