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Nightmare Moon and Princess Luna Sleeping by 90Sigma Nightmare Moon and Princess Luna Sleeping by 90Sigma
This isn't fair. Why does Nightmare get a Luna to hug and I don't?

Nothing suss is going on here. I'm not implying or suggesting anything. Anything you think they have done or will do is exactly that: what you think. I just drew the two ponies sleeping, with one hugging the other.
Since a number of comments have been made regarding this, this image is a top-down view. It is not a side view. They are not standing.

I assume they clean off their makeup before going to sleep. Admittedly, I'm assuming that it is makeup in the first place. (Maybe Celestia uses eyeliner instead of eyeshadow?) Wearing armour and accessories while sleeping makes no sense to me either.
Given their manes and tails 'flow' all over the place, what's it like when they sleep? For Luna, I took my previous idea that she ties up her mane and tail to keep it under control. Nightmare's mane and tail seem to phase out of nowhere and since Nightmare can control it, you could suggest it just disappears when she's asleep. Instead, I decided to make it look like she's turned her mane and tail off, for lack of a better phrase. Without her actively controlling them, they settle down. The result however is not quite as I'd hoped.

Additional Files: Normal manes/tails version.
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The Nightmare Moon and Princess Luna characters and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic are the property of Lauren Faust and/or Hasbro and/or others.
Thanks to NightmareMoonS and Skylark-Torch for feedback while I was creating this.
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very good art skills, nice coloring, but i think what is required is a baackround. though I see if the artist was unable to draw one. though it looks like their floating with the angle of the legs. Is luna's wings supposed to be blocked out by her hair because then we would still see a little bit of her wing then. though again very nice job using coloring and skill but I believe a backround could be used. I still think this is a good art. the only thing near a problem is luna's wings are gone. nice art
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Critique by 00Mystic-Artist Nov 29, 2012, 1:11:36 PM
Waah? what the heck sigma hahaha well first of all i am not a mature critic seriously :iconmegustaplz: but the important thing i say about this beautiful artwork and they supose to hug each other not like this posistion nightmare moon shoud be like this -><- luna must be if you get the arrows the only i like the most is luna hair style i like the way it look it became new in DA and mlp history really i mean it you created some thing new to rock the world
WELL DONE SIGMA Great job you done there good luck
and also merry chrismas sorry i said it early ^^;
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Hindenburg19890 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
Yeah!!!! why don't WE get a loveable Luna to cherish ):(
president-m-blue Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This may sound weird but I've been reading a lot of nightmare moon comics lately and This is my head cannon on the subject

nightmare moon is an ancient spirit that used to just be apart of Luna's mind but as she became more powerful from the growing years of jealousy and hate she became real and not just in Luna's mind anymore but she was still a spirit not an actual physical pony then when they came back after a thousand years of exile nightmare moon was still possessing luna so when twilight and her friends defeated them and released luna from nightmare moon's hold they became two separate ponies and nightmare moon escaped equestria everyone thinks nightmare moon is done and finished except luna who is the only person who knows about nightmare moon escaping and in the back of her mind she knows that nightmare moon is out there just waiting for the perfect moment to come back and try an get inside of her head again which seriously scares her

yeah I know that was a long comment and of course it's just my own opinion and I'm not looking for anyone to agree or disagree with me Sweating a little... 
artwarrior1985 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Artist
Okay. Despite its impossibilities we're still talking about a cartoon here - where "anything" can happen. I think that Luna and Nightmare Moon, despite the fact that they're the same pony, "should" be able to interact with one another and maybe "can". As we all saw in Luna Eclipsed, Princess Luna can still morph into her Nightmare Moon form - minus the razor sharp teeth, but another thing was also shown in that episode that suggested that Luna perhaps still retained the evil split personality that was Nightmare Moon but was no longer evil. Luna referred to herself in a third-person perspective, which could be indicative of both her "normal" self and her Nightmare self still existing as one. That is what the tone of the episode seemed to be anyhow. It would be cool if Luna and Nightmare Moon could actually separate and become two completely independent individuals and they could have the two of them duel in some epic fight scene though. Then perhaps Princess Luna could reform Nightmare moon into being good as Celestia did with Discord and the two of them could become friends just as your amazing art shows them as being. There's something to think about huh?   
artwarrior1985 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Artist
This is very weird, creepy, strange and totally impossible as sierraseal pointed out.
blustar547 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013
umm, my first impresson WTF this is sorta weird!!No offence!!
sierraseal Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is a super cut picture, i really like it. but, um, you DO realize that Luna and Nightmare Moon are the same person, right? so how could they be hugging each other? like the art, though; they go together really well.
90Sigma Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
No, I didn't! Thank you for letting me know!
thenextstep222 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
are you greek?
90Sigma Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
thenextstep222 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
then how do you know sigma?
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