What is your name (and usernames)? Christi, RevRuby, CustomPonyPony, LoveAlwaysRuby, Misry4Gotn
Where are you from? central PA
Age- older than Rain, younger than Gackt
How long have you been customizing? 7 years
What got you started? a need to create. found some customs on DA and said “i can do that”
What types of customs do you do? all sorts. characters, design inspired, clothing inspired, music inspired
What sort of mediums do you use? mostly i work with G3 ponies, but i do also use G1 and G4, acrylic paints, acrylic sealers, super sculpey, apoxie sculpt, jewelry, beads, gems, cloth, thread and needle, synthetic hair
Are there any products you just can’t live without? super fine detail paint brushes, super glue, and nail files.
What is your most favorite custom you have made? Ayako http://revruby.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d3eyup1 i had to really work this to get her the way i wanted to. after that she was auctioned for charity and her selling price was donated to globalgiving.org for Japan after the tsunami in 3/11
What is your least favorite custom you have made? http://revruby.deviantart.com/gallery/829883#/d1w3u5v i dislike making hasbro’s designs. i feel a lack of creativity
What is the worst injury you’ve had from working on customs? every time i carve into a rainbow dash she stabs me with my own knife! the last time i still have pain and numbness at the site altho it was like 2 months ago!
What is the funniest mistake you’ve made while working on your art? well nothing funny every happens, just painful
Who/What inspires you? ummm
i’m inspired by clothing, tv shows, and colors
What projects are you currently working on? MH swap, a few personal swaps, a gift or two, and something just for me.
Do you have any odd habits while working on customs? aside from licking hair? i watch tv and movies.
What types of art do you enjoy? i enjoy writing, drawing, digital painting and drawing, sculpting, jewelry making
Do you take commissions? yes XD
Where can people see your work and contact you? (facebook, da, website- give us them all) http://revruby.deviantart.com
Do you have any favorite tips or tricks? try try again. never give up, and never stop evolving. try new things, try different things, and don’t let anyone get you down. if you love what you do, if it makes you truly happy, keep doing it.
What advice do you have for someone just starting to get into customizing? search the tutorials. do everything twice, ask for advice on the forums. sadly i don’t like people who’ve never tried asking me for advice, but if you’ve tried, if you want to know what you can do differently go ahead and ask me. i can be an advisor, but i’m not a teacher over the internet.