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JTM - An Apple Without Seeds by Ruffu JTM - An Apple Without Seeds by Ruffu
Just so you guys know, JTM stands for "Just a Thought in the Morning." It'll be a prefix to any new comics that I'll make containing similar themes to the one above.


Ahhh! I'm never doing something like this ever again! This comic page is long and cost me too much time to make. I'm usually someone who likes to paint in one sitting because if I stop, I'm probably not gonna come back to it. But I wanted this comic finished (it's been almost 2 years since that Pinkie comic I made and no, it didn't take me 2 years to make this one, that would be CRAZY inefficient!). I just started like 4 or 5 days ago and I knew it would take me a while but man I hated that.

*Side note:
 A bunch of people keep taking from the paragraph above that I'm not gonna be doing this anymore. What I meant by the rant above is that I'm not gonna set myself up to render out a comic that is long and heavy on the lighting and mood panel by panel. I'm not that good. But I know I'm stubborn so I might do it anyway.

Anyway, enough of that rant. Above is a concept about Applejack and her... problem. What if she couldn't make babies? I felt she needed more depth because she's kinda flat in the show so I gave her this! Now she has more reason to be so family oriented. 

So enjoy the comic guys, or don't. It all depends on what you choose to take in ^_^ 

If any of you guys haven't seen the last one I made, click HERE to read it.

I have a couple other of these kind of comics in production. I'll probably make one for each of the Mane 6 so stay tuned (hopefully not 2 years worth of waiting this time around, XD)


And oh, the story was gonna take a different turn before what you've just read. It would have transpired differently but with the same theme and had to do with oranges as you can see here in the conceptual painting of it: The Orange in the Basket
And there was even one where it involved a daisy. 

I might post those for you guys to see, or not. Depends whether I'll be lazy to do so. But it was hard to pinpoint how the story would come together in both those so I ditched them.
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jardape Featured By Owner 1 day ago
That's the problem with immortals. They rarely have children.
Sturmlion1 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Sure she can't have kids. Just means she gets to be the aunt and make sure Big Mac has kids and Applebloom starts dating soonest!
raedag22 Featured By Owner Edited 6 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Waifu cant get preggy? that somehow gave me a mix feeling 
sad and .... something :I
Zalleus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
"I had a dream where you had a husband and children and you were so happy. IT WAS AWFUL!" Way to be selfish about it.
ULTRADJ4EVER Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
It seems like Applebloom saw the paper
NicLove Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWw. :(

p.s. you shod put those links.…
EditAndCreateCF Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
why does she want a child?
Working on a farm, her family tree must go on to continue to thrive in the business.
Plus, starting a family is something every woman dreams of doing or at least thinks of it. Even if we aren't almost required to like Applejack.
BarnstormTrooper Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Who knows.  Sometimes just the knowledge you can is nice but I'm guessing she wants to know if she's able to carry on the apple family name someday
devildragon1 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
oh no... she saw the note...
bookwormmom2010 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
I'm going to white a fan fic to continue the story cause I don't want it to end here. I hope you don't care
Dragon-overlord2 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't worry Applejack, I can help you with your problem, for I know well over 9000 spells to help in this kind of thing. :3
CloudyDayBlues Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
Shadowwolf14 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's sad Q__Q
Digigex90 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
AWWW! :(
GazeyWazey Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
ohgod DX that's what my aunt feels because she cant raise a baby (damn my english is bad)
superpika293 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
L-MASTER Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
NjamNjam2012 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Its SHEDEVRAL!!!Epic clap Epic clap Epic clap Epic clap Epic clap Epic clap 
Jennjou15 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
awesome! are there more like this?
MrCTeddy Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
I did a reaction video to the video version of this and I was very teary eyed in the end! :')
mrbishop92 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
this was very touching, i was wondering is there more if so i'd like to read it 

stay classy
dbkit Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The Feels! My chest hurts!
WheelJackson Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014   General Artist
I wonder if they'd ever bring up something like this in the show?

Or would it be too dark?
Ruffu Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Probably not. The show's too kid-friendly. 
WheelJackson Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014   General Artist
pakarirbx Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
:iconfeelplz::iconfeelplz::iconfeelplz::iconleftarrowplz: Look at the feels this gave me!
Gamerbro987 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
da feelz :cry: 
Poppopcoleroblox Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Poppopcoleroblox Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
segamarvel Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
Hi there. You do commissions right? Well there's this really good one I was hoping you could do from a special scene from a certain fanfic.
mlpfim456 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The feels on the bus go round and round
Analyn696 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
..... You had to do it, didn't you? You had to make me cry.
chaltaq Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Heartbreakingly brilliant. The art is fantastic, and the depth of emotion the characters display really hits home.
VulfixEVEn Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
this is rly something 
very nice 
kiinastar Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
Wow... amazing comic. Poor Applajack, at least she ha her family.
Dotterall Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014   General Artist
Aw. Beautifully drawn.
Morris4480 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
The feel D:
leifj2009 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
Uh oh Apple bloom is seeing the paper!
gameangel147 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
  Man this really got me right in the heart.  Even though she may not have children, she's still been a mother in some ways.  Also love the art, and the dawn lighting really helped the sad mood.  It looks like there will be more so I am hoping for it.
DallasBlack Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
I'm allergic your comic. My eyes started watering up when reading it.
crazyone59 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
X(...... *sniff* i'm sad for applejack but like applebloom's nightmare described if she had fillies their will be no apple farm so it's kinda of good thing in a very sorrowful way
gameangel147 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
  Even if she did have a family, I don't think she would leave the farm.  Like she said they stick together.  But it's nice that she realized that she's still been like a mother to Applebloom.
crazyone59 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah but at least the apple family will stick together through thick and thin, just like they said in the song apples to the core
Jatix91 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
Fits oddly perfect with the synopsis here…

Great job with the setting and the art ! 
Ruffu Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Huh, it does sound almost similar, except everyone else is involved. Darn you collective unconscious! 
MrCharlesFWF Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014
ChickenCakes Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whoever did a whole pack of these plz accounts into one gif must've had alot of freetime.
Ruffu Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Student General Artist
That is one big ass gif XD
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