So, here's a tutorial for making the unicorn's glow seen in the show using Photoshop in a fully vectorized way. This is based on the Unicorn horn glow tutorial for Inkscape made by
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If you see any mistakes, grammar errors and whatnot, please report them to me in the comments. Also, sorry for the pretty poor quality of the images included. The limited screen resolution took it's toll on them when taking the screenshots. EDIT 3/11/2013: sta.sh/0n85pwmb54m
Here's an example of the Photoshop CS6 version of this tutorial with a few mentions about the changes in steps. dA automatically creates a preview for the .PSD file on that link in case you don't want to download the example and just want to read the text.
---Original tutorial for Inskcape and the Twilight Sparkle Vector
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