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Friday, March 6, 2015

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Artist Credit: AldgerRelpa
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By the power of Greyskull, here’s a Masters of the Universe fan art collection of which even the Sorceress would approve.
Artist Credit: love-squad
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An Assassin's Creed movie is on the way, but you don't have to wait to until then to see the assassins come to life. Cosplayers give us a taste of what the video game characters would look like in the flesh.
Artist Credit: Uchoose
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The human voice was probably the first musical instrument. But then came drums which to this day continue to pound their beats into our very core.
Artist Credit: VarshaVijayan
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In 1968 The New York Times described it as a "double-fingered version of Churchill's victory sign." Today it’s a hand gesture as recognizable as a thumbs up or the middle finger.

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Featured Stories

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Artist Credit: Losenko
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Disclaimer: If you base your decisions on your horoscope, stop reading. This might shatter your world. We don’t want to be responsible for that.
Artist Credit: Bandai Namco
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Run, don't walk, to your nearest arcade to experience the newest in Star Wars gaming.
Artist Credit: AsepPhotoshoper
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Watch each of these artists take the same image and transform it into a unique piece of art.
Artist Credit: djahal
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From District 9 to Chappie and now on to the newest installment of Alien, director Neil Blomkamp is riding a scifi roller coaster and wants to take you along for the ride.
Artist Credit: BramboraCzech
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ProjectPorkchop brings you the next group of artists you need to be +Watching right now!

Art Collections

Take a few moments to ignite and recharge your art inspiration with images that will expand your mind.

Art Collections

Take a few moments to ignite and recharge your art inspiration with images that will expand your mind.
Artist Credit: RaeVeone
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There seem to be quite a lot of discrepancies in determining the actual date of National Pancake Day. But really, shouldn't every morning be Pancake Day?
Artist Credit: isidasontz
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"I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” - Ann Hood
Artist Credit: alicexz
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When “strength” is the topic, do you think of physical or machine power — or of will power and determination to achieve the goals of your cause?
Artist Credit: Moonbeam13
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In Recognition of Exemplary Membership and an Outstanding Spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community. Join us in celebrating the latest recipient of the Deviousness Award.

Create Incredible Collections & See Them Showcased Here

Warning: The following galleries can be highly seductive and addictive to art lovers. Be sure to allow ample hypnotic perusal time before entering.

Create Incredible Collections & See Them Showcased Here

Warning: The following galleries can be highly seductive and addictive to art lovers. Be sure to allow ample hypnotic perusal time before entering.
Kiss by ines-ka
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Don't touch(updated) by HRFleur
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Talon by Saimain
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5583 by KariLiimatainen
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Untitled by TheMoFinger
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Ice Cave by Tatchit
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Character Illustration for Film Part 3 by tiger1313
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Dystopia by JonasDeRo
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Cyrstal by KuldarLeement
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Say Hello To Our Newest Deviants!

Please say hello and share your favorite deviation of all time with our newest deviants and welcome them to the community!

Say Hello To Our Newest Deviants!

Please say hello and share your favorite deviation of all time with our newest deviants and welcome them to the community!

Critiques & Critiqueables

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Critiques & Critiqueables

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Valentine Lips

Critique by librarydweller95
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your lines are very crisp! the high contrast really helps this male a big impact! I really like this because of the use of contrast and shape. I think that this is really well done. your colours don't bleed into each other. everything is very defined and distinct. you are clearly very talented and very patient. it certainly shows in your work. it must be hard to be so precise and talented. the only constructive criticism i have is that i don't like that it appears like some of the red lipstick bled onto your teeth. it's mildly distracting from the whole piece. but overall, it is very well executed and i am really impressed.

Digital Painting: Where Our Wings Take Us

Critique by CarmineKanzer
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The first element that comes to the eye is the use of colors. Bright red and blue that clash together, along with the texture giving a neat impression of fire and water dancing. The contrast of orange and blue on the blue macaw produces a feeling of harmony as well.
The glare you depict both birds with may seem, indeed, quite creepy. The subtle feather lines above their eyes gives them an angry expression that could at first appear unsettling, but if one looks with enough imagination, the birds looking at something outside of our point of view, appear to be determined. Ready to take their flight. Hence a suggestion of why this unusual pose rather than another: a last comforting accolade before some great act, as suggested by the title?
As for the technique, the effect of crumpled paper is nicely done, and gives off the impression of a collage rather than a drawing. Quite an usual but imaginative way to paint birds, which are usually associated with fluffy feathers and softness, rather than harsh-looking material.

Bref, this painting has so many unusual elements in both technique and topic, and thus earns points in imagination, although some might even relate it to "horror art" due to the uncomfortable-looking glare of the birds and the confusing background.

Stuck

Critique by drawescapism
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I was instantly memorised by this masterpiece when I saw it come up on daily deviations. I really love the forlorn expression on the mermaid's face, as if she currently contemplating her life at the moment or currently tired of it (I say tired because her hair is sprawled out and messy from maybe running from something? or swimming in this case >.<. I get a sense of lukewarm feelings here probably because she is in the the bathtub by herself whilst surrounded by the warm glows of the candles, like she's trying to enjoy her own company but she can't because whatever is bothering her is taking time away from her to relax. You did an excellent job of how the light reflects everywhere from the candles, especially on the mermaid's face, hair and hands and how the light itself emits from the candle. And well done on catching the right tones for the water, which is quite difficult to do. Overall, a truly beautiful but bittersweet piece. :love:

Undiscovered Art Worth Your Time

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Undiscovered Art Worth Your Time

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