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My Little Torch by ParallaxMLP My Little Torch by ParallaxMLP
So here's another browser character/icon! This time it's Torch, a web browser built off Chromium source code. It looks and works a lot like Chrome, really (even supports Chrome extensions), though apparently offers more inbuilt features (like Bittorrent support) and a stronger focus on social media and sharing.

I love how this character came together. She's adorable! :squee: Now she needs a name... I had a list of ideas:

Aurora
Blaze
Firefly
Candela
Ember
Lumin
Pyree
Sparka
Crossfire
Incendia

I think I'm possibly leaning towards Ember, Firefly or Candela? I don't know, anyone else have any ideas? EDIT: Ok, leaning towards Candela thanks to all the good reasoning in the comments! :D


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The Torch logo was hard to draw. There aren't many (any?) high-res references to get the dimensions right. I wasn't about to repeat the drama with the Safari logo trying to draw the map out in the 'globe' (torture) so I used a creative-commons vector of the continents which was such a perfect match that I'm wondering if Torch logo's graphic designer didn't do the exact same thing. :D
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Melody-pony Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She is being sold here:
www.pinterest.com/pin/46337824…
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ParallaxMLP Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Hi! What on earth is this Pinterest thing, then? I don't see anywhere that people can buy/sell there. It does also seem to link back to my profile here (there's a "visit site" and a "found on ...." notification on each image). 
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Melody-pony Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No, they adopt them. Most people I recently saw adopting them used them as their Pinterest icon and say they are going to make a DeviantART so they can use them, just warning you incase anyone else has that idea. Also you buy them by giving someone a watch.
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ParallaxMLP Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Very strange.... well thanks for letting me know! Does make you wonder if these people can read, though, haha. It quite clearly says where the image came from right there on the page!! Why would they assume it was free to use? I've even seen some of them coming up with their own names for these characters in the comments :D
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Melody-pony Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know its very annoying! There are hundreds of boards, and people have blocked me because I said it was stolen, I wasn't even mean though, I just explained *sigh*
I saw people selling Pinkie Pie , derpy, etc. and saying they made the character aswell, the sad part is people fell for it.
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EllyCoo9 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like Pyree and Lumin. Pyreelumin?
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mlploveryay123 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
I used to use torch an chrome but chroe got LOAAAAAAAAAAAAADS of viruses so my dad deleted chrome but torch got deleted for no reosen
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SomeKindaSpy Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
She's a cutie. :3
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StormAlchemist15 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Crossfire seems like a nice name. I personally prefer Chrome, but I used Torch for a bit (until I had to reset my laptop:( ). Wow. What a difference. But I'm usually caught in the crossfire between Chrome users and Torch users, so... yeah. Crossfire seems most effective from my perspective.
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P1NK13P13philippines Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
She's cute! I use this browser! Crossfire would be a great name for her!...
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