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Big Baddie by fyre-flye Big Baddie by fyre-flye
Very first sketch concepts for Discord. Very loose, very rough. You can see here that I was trying to make his head a little more horse-like and less dragon-like. It didn't seem quite right to me yet so, since I was sick at the time and had a deadline, I asked my husband Craig for design advice. You can see his suggestion for the head and face on the top two Discords. My hero!

Further refinement by the character design team gave you the Discord in The Return of Harmony.
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ShaneALF1995 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015
Discord is good now.
macks2008 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015
So that's where the Spirit of Chaos and Disharmony got his start.
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FeanorKelsick Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2015
le classic
TheBigMan0706 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015
Discord, aka our lord and savior 
ilovebooks126 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015
Lauren, this is literally AMAZING as always!
PokemonPlayaDebby Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love Discord °3°/
Chiyawa Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
Unbelievable. The initial concept is great, and made even more awesome in the show. Could there be any better concept? Discord is the most unique character I see.
Nekomi89 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Discord is the best. ;D Love this first scetch of him. Love  Heart Heart Heart  :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
kknkbaker Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
He's not necessarily a "Big Baddie" anymore but I see your point. 
ytsejam58 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ill have you know I only have one cloven hoof.
I love Discord :3
MadDiscordia410 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
This drawing si beautiful....I really wanna  draw like you do :)
mlpsuperfan1234 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
so awesome 
SnowflakeThePony337 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The fluffy eyebrows were a great touch...
FireheartTheInferno Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
...And thus, one of the greatest villains ever was born!
Moonstarofsnowclan Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
One of my favorite Discord parts is when he turned the streets into bubbly soap! 
I can just imagine Derpy sliding along them...
Zoruaxeclipse Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Yes so true 
Moonstarofsnowclan Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
Oh yes with a hiss.
todpole Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
I personally think the other writers screwed him over by "reforming" him. I get that he's a fun loving monster, but he's does it on everyone's expense. To me he's a horror villain, breaking people and twisting them in his own sick games.
MlpOrionStar Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing!!! Discord is my favorite character and I draw him quite often. Especially when I'm sad because he always seems to put a smile on my face. ^-^
Starlioness Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014
oh so it is goat hoof he has back there.. what's the tail supposed to be a dragon tail..?
nerdwiththeglasses Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
PhoenixFlamesParrot Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lolz. Your great Lauren!
TheSyFyFan Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
7w7 i fucking love
TuneTheWolf Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
he is so hard to draw! Im trying but my style is a bit different
vocloidlover Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
I love these designs.Discord is my fave character
PrismaticAngel Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Hey! Your hubby is brilliant!

Fellow Pegasisters and Bronies, I give to you another example of her hubbie's awesomeness: HE DESIGNED THE WONDERBOLT'S UNIFORM! (Kinda, he came up with it, the art team did the rest.)
Zesty-Aardvarks Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Make sense? What fun is there in making sense?
HakitoCZ Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
>Eternal chaos comes with chocolate rain. Chocolate rain you, guys! yupyup 
Lolwutburger Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Chocolate rain!
Some stay dry, and others feel the pain!
macks2008 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
Looks like we might be due for a big ol' storm of chaos!
MintyFox100 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome! I love discord a lot :D he's my favorite character!!
Karimk1 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
So is discord's species MLP of the Q coutium 
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I always wondered where the "Dragon-horse" comes in. Because I always thought one leg was a dragon leg but it's just labeled "lizard". So if he's lizard, goat, lion, and eagle, with a "snake-tail", and a "bat wing", where does the dragon part come in? Or the horse for that matter, because it's a goat leg, not a horse leg?
I mean if he's a dragon-horse with other creatures that works, but I don't see it otherwise.
What a great character he is though, I love Discord to itty bitty pieces. Hope he has a huge part in Season 5 :D
Aitanaru Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
I think for the dragon part it's just that his overall posture is dragon-like, and the horse part could mean that he's of pony/horse intelligence; and the mane looks horse-like. I can't see it any other way, personally.
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, agreed.  To be honest I think his back limbs should just be dragon and horse, would make so much more sense. Ah but what am I saying? Discord is not supposed to make sense :XD:
Aitanaru Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
Haha, he totally isn't~ :D
Coolosus1 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Discord iz best Discord.
Septic-Art Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A world without Discord would make sense.
Shadow-Riri Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
but then it would be a bit boring with only harmony in the world
Amelia-SquarePants Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
The world without Discord, would be a world without chaos.
Karimk1 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
And a World without Q there would be no discord.   
Bookwormgal Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
I've always had a fondness for trickster characters. And what better trickster character is there than the spirit of chaos?
kalamadae Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved Discord from the very start, but i saw him as misunderstood, not so much a bad guy at all. I also believed he had a place in the world he had just yet to find it, or needed some help finding it. I was happy when i finally saw his resolve in season 3 months and months later. It was a very heartwarming moment.
NjamNjam2012 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Best villian what the Galaxy saw.:Portal: 
g33kf0x Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Ah, the King of Chaos.  He is definitely the most interesting of characters.
stpattysguy74 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
I swear, that has to be one of my sister's favourite characters on the show....well, that and "Weird Al" Yankovic's character whose name eludes me right now.
mewtwo3291 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
Cheese Sandwich.
sonicydannyphantom Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
FlipaFlapa Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
Flippin' Fantastic
josesephiroth Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014   Writer
This guy is one of my favorite bad guys ever! His old and wise sounding voise, his chaotic and entrataining attitude make him simply unique X) truely awasome.
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