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If you look up Furiosa/Max fanfiction you'll notice every single one has femdom in it. It's seen as such an essential part of their relationship that people don't even bother to mention the femdom in the description. It's expected to be there.

In my last journal when I said Max and Furiosa's relationship was very femdom'y a lot of men (and only men) complained and said "No it's not! They're equals! How is that femdom!?" And that's exactly it. They are equals, and that's what makes it femdom instead of boss and subordinate.

It's important to understand that there's a very big difference between femdom and feminism. 
Feminism is about equal rights and respect between men and women. Women are seen as weaker and "lower" which is why it's called feminism instead of equalism. Feminists do not wish  to drag men down to the level they're at in society now, they wish to come up to the level men are at.
Femdom is a personal relationship between two (or more) people who have all agreed that this is what they want. They don't wish for the whole world to be like their relationship dynamic. They're just doing their own thing.
It's also important to know that femdom isn't just the popular leather and latex stuff we always see on TV because it's more flashy and fun to look at. It's so much more and doesn't even have to be sexual at all.

I'm not pretending Mad Max Fury Road is a real femdom movie, but I'll try to explain why Max and Furiosa's relationship has that vibe.

When Max and Furiosa first meet, Max is like a scared animal, ready to attack out of fear. Furiosa recognize this immediately and disarms herself to try and calm him. She still doesn't trust him and at that point he's just some crazy dude in the way, so as soon as he's distracted she tries to kill him. She's better than him at shooting and driving, but he's physically stronger and beats her in a fist fight. When the kill switch stops him, Furiosa tries to talk with him to figure out what he wants. She wants to move on, so how can she calm this frightened and confused man down. And like a scared animal the first step is to get the restriction on his face off.

When they head for the rocky pass Max gets nervous and tries to take control by grabbing the wheel, but Furiosa tells him no, Max backs off and finally seems a bit calm, and that seems to be the moment they both start to realize this is how their relationship is going to work. Max is still scared and keeps Splendid nearby just in case Furiosa tries to cheat him, but he does as he's told and Furiosa seems to have realized that please-and-thankyous's doesn't work. Max needs orders. That's what he responds best to. It's very obvious that orders calm his messy brain by making him focus on the thing he's been told to do.
In other words, she didn't start out trying to dominate him, but she now knows that's what he needs right now.

So it's very important that Max beat her in the fight when they first met. She hasn't physically forced him into submission. He willingly gives up control to her because he too notice that he's doing better that way.

From then on Furiosa doesn't doubt if Max will follow her orders. He will. And Max doesn't try to control her. He makes suggestions because he's not some chained up slave boy who's only allowed to speak when spoken to, but he always waits for Furiosa to make the final call. Like when Splendid falls off the war rig and Max says she went under the wheels. He's driving, but it's Furiosa's decision that they keep going.

And Max is the only one acting like this. When they're driving at night and Furiosa says someone should watch the back, Capable says she'll do it. Furiosa firmly tells her no, but Capable does it anyway. There's no doubt from everything Max had done up to this point, that if it had been him who had been told not to go back there by Furiosa, he would have sat back down.
And he doesn't act like that with others either. The wives can try and tell him what to do, but there's no guarantee that he'll do it. He has submitted to Furiosa, and only her.

Max hallucinates when he's stressed and scared, and as soon as he and Furiosa parts ways in the dessert, it starts up again. He quickly returns to her.

So their relationships isn't like this because he is lesser than her. They are equals. She trusts him with her life. It's just the most natural dynamic for them. Furiosa doesn't hold an iron grip on him. He's free to leave any time he wants, but he feels less confused and scared with her, even if he would be in less danger alone. He even gives up his own blood and tells her his name to keep her with him.

One scene that is exceptionally femdom'y is the rifle moment. Furiosa just kneels behind Max and doesn't even have to tell him what to do. He hands her the rifle and let her put it on his shoulder, effectively making himself a thing for her. She even tells him not to breath, controlling him down to the most basic human need. 
All of that of course serves the purpose to keep the rifle steady so she can shoot the people trying to kill them, but no one's saying femdom can't be practical.

So yeah, I'm not saying Fury Road is a proper femdom movie, but Furiosa and Max relationship is much more femdom'y than a lot of supposed femdom relationships in movies because it's based on willing submission and mutual respect between them.

That's what all those fanfiction writers have been picking up on.


Hello! :wave: rvmp Welcome to the sixth edition of 'Teach Me, Senpai!' here at fella. If you're unfamiliar with what this is, it's essentially a monthly feature of tutorials, made by deviants, explaining individual tasks, which then come together into one whole project. This month, we'll be making a journal skin! La la la la

The Basics

Project Educate: User Friendly Journal SkinningThis article is written for fellow CSS coders who already have basic+ knowledge of deviantART journal codes.  This is not a beginner's tutorial.


User Friendly Journal Skin Coding
I've been making journal skins on DeviantART since 2010, I'd dabbled in CSS before, but never for other people.  I know what my codes are and how to use them to their full potential and often, just code on the fly when I want something to do something.  But making free and commission skins here showed me that I needed to make them as easy to use as they are pretty.  And really, who wants to type in a lot of extra HTML when they go to write a journal?  It is easy enough to access the artist's comments.

But even then, copy & paste, memorize that....  It can be a lot to deal with if you do not know CSS and HTML.  Which is the reason most people get someone else's skin design in the firs
DA journals CSS tutorial by barninga CSS Tricks: Journal break-downThis has been done before by many others :dummy: I don't want to step on anyone's toes, I just wanted to give this a go myself :)
If you still write CSS NOT using gruze … stop that! Start using gruze. Just do it!
There are a few "hacks" that you will need to make it work totally under your control, but there's always help with those :XD:
Well, here comes help with those hacks :la: (I gotta give ginkgografix credit for some of it, go hug her! That's an order :evileye:)
At the end of this CSS Trick I will provide you with a template, that I use myself, as a base for creating new skins. It will only contain the basic classes of the journal deviation, from which it is made up of, the basic HTML, without any content.
Beforehand explanation
Now, I know you will say: but that is not the default skin! That is not how journals without CSS look like! And you are right. But. There is always a but. But the default journal skin for coders is not the same as an unsk
PE: CSS3 101 - Pseudo Elements/Classes

Table of Contents
This article has two major topics:
1. Pseudo-Elements
::first-letter :dalogo:
::first-line :dalogo:
::selection :dalogo:
::before and ::after :dalogo:
2. Pseudo-Classes
Dynamic pseudo-classes :dalogo:
:nth-child(N) :dalogo:
:last-child :dalogo:
What's the difference between Pseudo-Elements and Pseudo-Classes?
Pseudo-Elements are used to address sub-parts of elements. They should come after any class or ID names found in the selector ex: p::first-letter where p is the element and ::first-letter is the sub-element. Pseudo-elements are usually static and can be used for common typographic effects such as caps and fonts. They can also address generated content that is not in the sour
Journal CSS for Beginners by smokin9mirrorsABC of dA CSS - Part 1 by ginkgografixJournal Skins for Dummies Part 1 by SimplySilent

Backgrounds

CSS Tricks: Background ImagesToday's CSS Trick will be about using background images in Journal Skins.
There are three types of images that are mostly used in journals skins: big background images, seamlessly repeatable patterns and icon/logo-like images.
Images can be used for all elements of a journal: in the header, footer, behind text, next to text etc.. Any journal element has the ability to contain an image
I cannot stress enough that the main objective of a journal is making written content enjoyable to read. It is all about readability and making it as easy for the reader as possible. Very often I come across pretty journal skins, that have a complete lack of readability. In one of my previous CSS Tricks I already mentioned the dangers of text lengths and how to limit the .text width to improve readability.
Problems with using images:
Despite being big an images turns out to be too small for a journalAn image does not repeat seamlesslyText becomes non-re
dA CSS - image height+width by kuschelirmel-stockSeamless Patterns and How to Use Them With CSS by fantasy-alive Let's code! Background PropertiesIntroduction
Custom shapes and images are an integral part of any journal skin. They can include buttons, icons, header backgrounds, dividers, textures - sometimes the whole design is one big, sliced image artwork with a text area so one can rightly call it a journal skin. Other times the custom image usage is low or non-existent, and you wouldn't believe how coders make their skins rock anyway (or because). In this Let's code! I'm going to address the different background properties and their values.
Index
1. The Background Property: Structure
        1.1 background-color
        1.2 background-image
        1.3 background-repeat
        1.4 background-position
            + a nifty tip
        1.5 background-attachment
        1.6 Shorthand Form
1. The Background Property: Structure


Templates/'Snippets'

Skeleton Journal With Comments/*--------------------------------------------------------------------
Blank Journal (gets rid of all tiny images and preset backgrounds, borders, margins & paddings)
----------------------------------------------------------------------*/
* {background: transparent; border: none; margin: 0; padding: 0;}
.gr-top img, .gr1, .gr2, .gr3, .tri {display: none;}
a {font-weight:normal;}
a.external {text-decoration:none!important;}
a.external:after{display: none!important;}
/*--------------------------------------------------------------------
Journal Design overall (you can put font, background colour, border etc for the whole journal in gr-box -- the other tags are optional to style, but as they work with the sta.sh menu it makes sense to include them)
----------------------------------------------------------------------*/
.gr-box {}
a {}
a:hover {}
blockquote {}
h1 {}
h2 {}
h3 {}
h4 {}
ul {}
ul li {}
ol {}
ol li {}
/*--------------------------------------------------------------------
Mini Thumb Gallery Code Snippet by SimplySilentCode Basics: Hover Menu by ginkgografixCode Basics: Sidebar- Floating by ginkgografixCircular Lit and Visual Thumb Snippet by im-not-sanaColumns Snippet: Equal Height and Width by im-not-sanaBasic CSS Journal Template by quinnypin

Fonts

!CSS Fonts: NormalAll Browsers
The following fonts would display in all browsers you use. (Title Font: 28px, Normal Text: 12px)
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Impact;
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Stencil Std;
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Verdana;
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Trebuchet MS;
deviantART.com
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Arial;
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:Arial Black;
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
font-family:<
CSS Tricks: Fonts and Text BasicsToday I want to talk about fonts in journal skins :XD: You probably saw this one coming :giggle: And maybe you also saw coming that this will be a rather long tutorial :faint: There is just a lot to say about this! Actually this will only be the first one about fonts and text. This one will cover the basics of working with fonts.
I will start by talking a bit about web-safe fonts and the concept behind a fallback hierarchy. Further down you'll find a selection of properties that can be styled with examples and explanations.
So, let's go! :eager:
The standard web safe fonts
A font is defined as web safe when it is installen on a great number of user's computers. They are also called system fonts, and can vary depending on your PC. Fonts on a Mac OS are not necessarily the same as fonts on a Windows OS.
Here's is a little example: on the left side is an image, an image created in PS on the right side. If both sides look the same, or at least very similar, it means they a
dA Font Formatting Guide
To READ this with a Fancy Layout WITH source code, see http://viclou.deviantart.com/journal/DeviantART-lt-font-gt-Formatting-Guide-261232088
Introduction
Did YOU Know that you can use the < font > tag in boxes, journals, descriptions, and in litterature?
Well, yes you can! No Premium Membership REQUIRED!
To prove my point, :eyes: below!
Test.Test.Test.Test.Test.LOL!
The Tag
Did you enjoy the awesome presentation of the "Test." text above? Well, here's the source code:
<font face="Droid Sans" size="9">Test.</font><font face="Arial" size="3">Test.</font><font face="Tahoma" size="1">Test.</font><font face="Oswald, Droid Sans, Lucida Sans Unicode, Arial" size="5">Test.</font><font face="Brainly, Nunito, Testt, Times New Roman" size="4">Test.</font><font face="Helskini, Klavika, FF Me


Fancy Bits

TUT: Using CSS Scroll Boxes by TaleiEdit 'Skin Header' and 'Skin Footer' by ginkgografix CSS: Element PositioningI'll warn you in advance, this is not a reference for every available position value in existence, it's about
position: relative;
position: absolute;

Why do you want to assign any position value to an element? Because you don't have much of a choice in the matter. See, position has a set default for when you do not specify the property, so it's specified whether you like it or not. The default is static, which means that every element follows the document flow if not otherwise stated. You can try and move an element by using the top, bottom, left, or right property, whichever - your static element won't budge an inch. That's when you'll want to use absolute and/or relative positioning. By giving position either of these values, you'll be able to move an element and position it.
The main difference between the two is that absolute disregards every other element in your document. It is disconnected from the document flow, so to speak, which comes in handy when you have an element
Let's code! Pushable ButtonsIntroduction
Buttons.
You all know buttons, because buttons are everywhere. We mostly take them for granted. They are there to direct us to somewhere else and God protect a button that doesn't do exactly that. We rarely give them a second thought, despite the fact that the appearance of a button is as much a design choice as any other element; a button can make or break a design.
Small advice: Simple (or rather: easy to navigate) is the new black. We established that buttons are part of that equation. It is my experience that buttons in journal designs aren't that highly sought after. People want them for their function, and even then rarely use them. Myself, I love to make buttons for one simple reason: It's a tonnage of fun.
What we'll be doing
The button base
Hover and active states


1. What we'll be doing
This CSS button.
Kidding. We'll make a spiff one. I'll elaborate. We will mak
PE: CSS3 101 - Transition Animations

Table of Contents
This article has four main topics:
Transition-property :dalogo: |
Transition-duration :dalogo: |
Transition-timing-function :dalogo: |
Transition-delay :dalogo: |
Legend:
:dalogo: - Works in dA for All Members
:dalogo: - Doesn't work in dA for Premium Members
- Works in dA for Alpha Testers at devBUG
What is a Transition?
This time, I'll explain with an example. Let's take this awesome emote  by jahw.
When I see that emote, I'm imagining it saying "CHAAAARGE!" and running forward! So I want to make the emote do that, but instead of opening it up in Photoshop to animate (which I'm not allowed to do anyway since it's not my work), I'm just going to add a simple code that will do the animation for me! Hover over the emote below to see this magic in action!
:thumb2
PE: CSS3 101 - Color Gradients

Table of Contents:
This article contains two major topics of Gradients:
1. Linear-Gradient :dalogo:
Vertical :dalogo:
Horizontal :dalogo:
Diagonal :dalogo:
Angled :dalogo:
Repeating-Linear-Gradient :dalogo:
2. Radial-Gradient :dalogo:
Repeating-Radial-Gradient :dalogo:
Supported by:
:iconfirefoxplz:
Firefox 16+
:icongooglechrome:
Chrome 26+
:iconsafariplz:
Safari 5.1+
:iconinternetexplorerplz:
Internet Explorer 10+
:iconoperaplz:
Opera 12.1+
What are Gradients?
A color gradient, in terms of comput
CSS: CursorsAll Browsers
Top
cursor:default;
cursor:pointer;
cursor:text;
cursor:vertical-text;
cursor:wait;
cursor:progress;
cursor:help;
cursor:move;
cursor:s-resize;
cursor:nw-resize;
cursor:w-resize;
cursor:sw-resize;
cursor:col-resize;
cursor:row-resize;
cursor:not-allowed;
cursor:crosshair;
Internet Explorer (Only)
Top
cursor:hand;
cursor:all-scroll;
cursor:no-drop;
Firefox | Flock | Safari | Opera
Top
Hidden cursor for Firefox only!
cursor:none;
cursor:-moz-grab;
cursor:-moz-grabbing;
cursor:-moz-zoo
CSS Snippets: Wrapped Header:iconikue:
CSS { Snippets : Wrapped Header }
Welcome to the first installment of my CSS Snippets journals. I've had a lot of questions over the years about how I create/achieve some of the elements in my journal skins so I thought I'd try my hand at a tutorial of sorts for the different elements I find fascinating and some of the work arounds needed to make them function properly when limited by deviantART's  journaling system. Although, "limited" doesn't feel like the correct word. To me it's more of a challenge and to persevere through it really gives me a thrill I just can't explain. It's not really a limitation as it forces one to think outside the box and hopefully when you get it just right, you'll get that same thrill.
I had originally planned to start these journal tuts after the new Journal/News system and Sta.sh Writer had been launched. I think showing you live what happens when C


As always, suggestions for future projects are appreciated, and I'd love to see your results! :la:

I used to give a fuck
but
lately I have been giving up

this is something I don't like doing
this is a rant
because this has been bothering me for the past week or two

Alright, so-
fans.

fucking fans.

not dA fans
or Tumblr fans
or Twitter fans

YouTube Fans

so let me explain something first, if you are on here a lot and you interact with my art and you have more than just a YT account where you can easily get in touch with me the you are fine.

I will rant on these fans though.
I have had enough of the random fucking comments flying at me with this kind of bullshit smeared on it.

and I don't care if you fucking say "it's just hate, ignore it"

I can't.

You see when I get a comment like that I stare at it and I think too much into it.

Don't care if that sounds fucking stupid- let me finish.
or start.

I keep getting comments like
"why is there a long description? leave that on your Twitter!"
"you're not doing fnaf anymore? what a shame...you were so good at it, well better leave then :/ "
"animation? better look that up sweetie"
"glorified slideshows"
"good drawings, wouldn't call it an 'animation' though."
"I've seen Micheal Bay produce better shit than this."
"r u trying to be creepy?? You're so fake! :PPPP "
"yeah I am hating! Come at me!"

And I gotta say that I feel fine 

Molly and red wine


alright.
So what the fuck is your motive here??
let me dissect this. 

I post long Descriptions there because for the PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY READ THEM it just has information on how long the "animation" took, and how I feel about it.
If there is IMPORTANT information like with the 100K video, with the P.O box and cons and shit- updates on how I have been.
they are an option, you don't have to read them.

I have completely left the fnaf fandom at this point. I was ALMOST done with the "Die in a Fire" animation as a little surprise for everyone who wanted it, get it off my shoulders and it was already half way done when I opened it up on movie maker.
ooooh but you hear that I am not doing fnaf shit anymore and you leave me. That's cool.
and I know most of you will say "they aren't real rejects"
they were. At one point they were. Since I am not giving them what they want they will leave and forget I even tried to help them see that being rejected in the first place was OKAY.

I'm not trying to be "creepy" do you see the way I draw? they're fucking chibis. I use pastels and fucking flower crowns. I draw "sp00ky" shit because I like it. Animatronics and OFF are fucking sp00ky man.
 
I KNOW IT'S NOT FUCKING ANIMATION.
I've called it "slideshows" since the fucking beginning.
I have never said it was an ACTUAL animation.

as for everything else, fuck it. You probably know why I am upset about that shit.

Got me singing, “it’s alright, man, 

It’s alright now.” 

I know I know there is going to be a lot of comments like "JUST IGNORE IT SKLR ITS OKAY"
no it's not.
It really isn't.
I start freaking out because I know I can't please everyone, I know this, don't say anything.
I know.
I know.

but it sits there in the back of my mind, in the tiniest corner of my brain and it whispers to me how fucking horrible I am at my job, how I don't deserve any of this, how I just fucking suck in general.

And, “is this really something we should fight about, man?” 

It’s been a month, how come I haven’t heard from you? 

Man, I don’t just do shit because you tell me too. 

Also, regarding that lyric right there. What's up with the demanding?
I DID tell you I was taking a break and that I am doing my own shit now right? 
I did didn't I?

it was probably in one of my updates you don't watch
or one of my GOD AWFUL LONG DESCRIPTIONS OOH GOD.
WHAT ATROCITY IS THIS?
A LONG WALL OF TEXT OF INFORMATION THAT I SHOULD READ?
BECAUSE SHE EVEN SAID "READ THE DESCRIPTION" IN HER TITLE???
BETTER NOT REAAAAAAAAD IT IT'S TOO LONG MAN.

I'm sorry that just
sounds really fucking stupid.

And it’s been a month how come I haven’t heard from you? 

Man, I don’t just do shit because you told me too. 

I know my YouTube fans (again I have explained it up top) are all fnaf fans.
I know.
but listen, I don't care what fucking fandom they came from, they are still my fucking rejects. They posted what was wrong with them and that its okay to be that way on my REJECTS video.

they are a reject.

"autistic part of YouTube"
"brain dead fnaf fans"
"fnaf fags"

HILARIOUS AND ORIGINAL

I got a gun in the car and scrambled eggs on a plate 

That I left by your beside, ‘cause I wanted to say, 

I have contemplated if I should just start all over again! Make a new YouTube, new dA
new identity. 
new everything. 

maybe a small handful of people might actually like my "glorified slideshows" without them being "autistic fnaf fags"
do you know how fucking shallow that sounds btw?
really shallow.

but hey, if that's your horrible opinion then you can just you know-
fuck off.

That I’m screwed if I don’t and I’m screwed if I do, so I’m going. 

So I’m going.

and you'll probably attack me for this because I have emotions of anger and depression.
you might attack me because I am "feeding you" 
go ahead attack me yo
I am just kinda

:^)
EDIT: Please link the entries in the comments, and please tag our icons in the picture!
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Yee. A contest. 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Theme: 


One Night at Flumpty's.

Just draw something relating to ONaF. Normal stuff, shipping, fluff, gore, whatever. Just draw it. Funny stuff is allowed. Always.

Don't know what ONaF is? Look it up!
~~~~~~~~~~~~

Rules:


-No pictures made from character makers
-No photographs of pictures (It makes it hard to judge since we can't see the picture quality)
-"Don't be a loser" ~Deer, 2015
-*Edit: No stories, they're hard to judge!
-**Edit 2: No pre-existing images. (Images UPLOADED before the contest journal. It's unfair!)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Prizes:



First Place: 1 Month Premium Membership (Given by :iconkoili:)
"I'll draw you something" (Given by :iconradical-hat:)
A full-scale picture (Given by :iconchillaid:)



Second Place: 50 points (Given by :iconkoili:)
A sketch (Given by :iconradical-hat:)
A sketch (Given by :iconchillaid:)



Third Place: 25 points (Given by :iconkoili:)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Judges:



:iconkoili: (Favorite character: Flumpty)

:iconchillaid: (Favorite character: Birthday Boy Blam)

:iconradical-hat: (Favorite character: Birthday Boy Blam)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Deadline:



June 11th, 2015
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Be free!
Untitled-1 by techgnotic




















Quiet brothers by iNeedChemicalX


The Playground


iNeedChemicalX is a photographer living in Romania and her project, The Playground, was recently featured on the boredpanda. Check out the project here and be sure to stop by her page and congratuatate her.







Tilda Swinton by PVersus


Tilda to Join 'Doctor Strange'


It looks like actress, Tilda Swinton, may be well on her way to joining the cast of the upcoming Doctor Strange movie. She's currently in talks to portray Dr. Strange's mentor, a Tibetan Mystic, known only as The Ancient One, a role that was originally meant for a male. This is just one in a recent set of moves to promote diversity in the comic world but is it enough? And can we ignore the ethnicity issue either? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. Meanwhile, feel free to enjoy our Tilda Swinton Collection.







The Great Debate by GaryLaibArt


Literature Debates


The team at CRLiterature have sparked a debate on the topic of Inspiration vs Infringement. At what point, for you, does a piece inspired by another work cross the line into plagiarism? Weigh in with your thoughts here.







Mike and WHATS-HIS-FACE by A7XSparx


Expecto Patronum


The World Wildlife Fund released a report that details 139 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong region during 2014. Among them is the Dementor Wasp (Ampulex dementor), named after the creatures in Harry Potter that suck out souls. These wasps inject venom into their cockroach prey turning them into a passive zombie, and then they eat it - alive. Also on the list is a colour-changing thorny frog, which seems a lot more friendly. Excuse us while we find our night lights.







Awakening by AndrewBrubakerArt


The Treasure Chest


This monthly feature posted by DevNews, is a beautiful showcase of deviations suggested by the community. Check it out and get involved.







BEYBLADE ANNIVERSARY4 wpap by SlumberPoppy


Movie Spin on Beyblade


Paramount has acquired the rights to turn Beyblade into a live-action movie. Mary Parent (Godzilla and Pacific Rim) is on board to produce the film. G.I. Joe and Transformers were both hits for them, so we're guessing they're hoping this toy property will pay off too. There's certainly a strong mythology to pull from but is is enough to create a feature film that will draw in more than just die-hard fans? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.







Superhollywood by Laemeur


Deviant Spotlight


Laemeur is a professional cartoonist and his work has appeared in several comics and publications. His piece Superhollywood will be appearing in this week's Entertainment Weekly!. Take a moment to visit his gallery.







Ren and Stimpy in Las Vegas by hazyoasis


Fear And Loathing


Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Hunter S Thompson's gonzo book on journalism, spawned a movie directed by Terry Gilliam with Johnny Depp playing the author who made two trips to Mexico with the activist Oscar Zeta Acosta. Now his book is being adapted as a graphic novel by Troy Little for Top Shelf and will be released in October. Is there a point when a book has been adapted enough times into other media especially when the original author is no long with us? Let us know your feelings below (as if we could stop you).







Code Red Quilt by nikkidoodlesx3


Unity Quilt


nikkidoodlesx3 has started a project to create a Unity Quilt. Participants are asked to submit a photomanipulation of their choosing to be part of the quilt. Learn more about the project and submission requirements here.











Department Of Can't Get Enough Mad Max


Love it or love it even more than the next deviant, it seems we can't get enough of the Road Warrior or the fury that is Imperator Furiosa. So for you we give you twenty minutes of behind the scenes footage as George Miller films the carnage that is Fury Road.







Margaret Atwood by LezleyDavidson


Margaret Atwood Delivers Her Next Book But You Won't Be Alive To Read It


Scribbler Moon is the title of the latest book completed by author Margaret Atwood. Unfortunately, to read it, we will all still need to be alive 100 years from now when the library trust she delivered it to in Oslo prints it. The Future Library Project was started by Scottish artist Katie Paterson. Katie has planted all the trees that will be used to print the books on 100 years from now. One new book will be added to the library every year for the next 99 years. Have you ever taken part of a Time Capsule experiment before?







Wonder Woman And Steve Trevor 01 by hamletroman


Chris Is Pining For Wonder Woman


The new Captain Kirk, Chris Pine, is in talks with Warner Brothers to play Steve Trevor, the long time romantic interest of Diana Prince, AKA, Wonder Woman. Steve Trevor would also boldly go where no man had gone before by being the first man to step foot on Paradise Island/Themyscira, the home of Wonder Woman's Amazonian race. Chris was not allowed to work on a Marvel movie on the grounds they already had too many Chris'. Kidding.









Drilling For A Killing


If all goes according to plan, Shell Oil starts drilling in the Arctic in five weeks. We of course recognize Shell's right to start exploring the Arctic and ruining what is left of the near pristine area. Who cares about a few seals and polar bears, right? Oh, now Greenpeace is trying to spoil Shell's plans? How dare they? They've even released this arty video, as though they'll get any sympathy from the likes of us.







Inktober 2014! by basakward


In the Forums


Inktober takes place in October and NaNoWriMo in November but what other art-related monthly challenges are out there that you know of? Have you ever taken part in any? Join the discussion here.







Make 'Em Laugh! - Sgt. Bilcrow by Granitoons


Happy Birthday


Check out Granitoons comics and say happy birthday!


























Daily Lit Recognition for May 28th, 2015

We are proud to feature today's Daily Literature Recognition!
You can show your support by :+favlove:ing this News Article.  
Please comment and :+fav: the features and congratulate the artists!


Poetry

Suggested by: GoldenNocturna
Featured by: Medoriko

Suggester says: The poem really struck a cord with me, as self-esteem issues are something I have to grapple with on a regular basis.

Featured by: moonkata84
"a silver liquid dripping
delicately..."

Prose

Suggested by: cristinewakesuphappy
Featured by: SilverInkblot

DesiccationThe backdoor was always locked, a heavy deadbolt of a lock, almost too difficult to throw back, even for a grown man. The most secure door in the whole house no doubt. So he couldn’t have gotten out that way. And all the doors upstairs creaked with weathered age or slid rough in their tracks, grating plastic on metal. The door off the sunroom, though, held potential.
    This was the basement that still haunts my memory: one bedroom, a den and a short connecting hallway that ended in a bathroom. The great room, long and thin, was mirrored to the north by a hallway that connected a half kitchen and laundry room. Then a workroom that in my memory was as big as my entire childhood home, unfinished floors filled with books and wood working tools, the materials of my grandparents’ obsessions.
    Beyond that room was the sunroom, and though the door would have been difficult to get to through all the discarded beach toys and household paraphernalia, escape it
 

Suggester: "A non-fiction piece with just the right amount of nostalgia, mystery, and eeriness. as much as it brings chills to my spine, it gives me a feeling of relief at the end in spite of the heartbreaking truth."

Featured by: chromeantennae
--At first, she made dirty jokes, swore too much, and wore much more black than anyone should care for. She got annoyed far too easily and cared way too much. She wanted everyone to be happy, but she wasn't trying to please anybody by changing into something she wasn't. She'd make fun of herself and always found something humorous in any situation. She was attracted to the dark and abnormal. She was passionate, cynical, and strong. She was unapologetically herself.
Dig a little deeper, and you'll notice the bright blush across her face when she presented in class. You'll hear the softness in her voice when a teacher called on her, and realize that she never raised her hand, or greeted people first in the hallway. She always apologized first, often excessively. She felt bad for things that weren't her fault. She was the first to hold someone's hand when they were scared, and the last to give up on something that was important to her. She was shy, insecure, emotional and compassionate. She

A truly wonderful and beautifully honest piece of prose.


For more information, including how to suggest a Deviation 
to be featured, please visit us at DailyLitRecognition.

Thanks so much for supporting the lit community and this project!

~ The DailyLitRecognition Team ~


Prepared by: chromeantennae


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400 Point Giveaway c:

Journal Entry: Thu May 28, 2015, 9:58 AM


Ok so ive just hit 250 watchers and to show you guys how much you mean to me and how much i appreciate all the favs and comments i'm gonna do a lil give away! c:
All you have to do to enter is....

1: You have to be a watcher of mine
2:Comment and Fave this journal c:

and thats it! xD 

IMPORTANT: do not watch me just to join this competition, only watch me if you like my art. This is not a ploy to get watchers i just wanna give something back to you guys c:
Winner will be picked at random blah blah blah

Also im gonna bring back fan of the week starting next week, except this time ill be giving out points instead of art, so if you wanna win that just comment and fav stuff and show support to my page c:
(also working on stuff sh art soon ily) <3

St. Paul's Insane Asylum (CP)

Journal Entry: Thu May 28, 2015, 8:49 AM
In the starts of the 1900s a man by the name Dr. John Fleischer decided he wanted to run an asylum. Not too long after he managed to find and become head doctor/director of St. Paul's somewhere in the semi germanic planes of Europe. Consumed by his desires to tend to the hundreds of patients he sought out a way to keep his asylum forever in standing. 

He came across a twisted creature that laid a curse on the asylum grounds trapping everyone and turning them into soulless zombies. Dr. John was entitled to hosting all of the souls of the asylum whilist he torments the patients and staff. He has no respect or regard for anyone or their saftey. He is only concerned on tormenting them for his own enjoyment. 

After 18 years into the curse time stopped for the asylum and they were trapped frozen until a curious runaway teen found herself in the compounds. Her living presence made the asylum's time begin again and the Doctor was able to continue his torture as long as living outsiders were imprisoned. 

He is the only one that can freely exit the asylums premises and return on will, so he had managed to kidnap various people to keep in St. Paul's. An example of who he kidnapped would have to be one of my favorite set of twins: Happy and Logic. 

Here are some images of the doctor, his mutilated nurses, patients, and receptions to give ideas if anyone ever wants to delve into oc making for the sake of entertainment.

CP Asylum: Dr. John by Chibi-Works

CP Asylum: The Nurses by Chibi-Works

CP Asylum: Nurse Attire by Chibi-Works

CP Asylum: Medical Receptionists by Chibi-Works

CP Asylum: patients by Chibi-Works

Any questions, feel free to ask.

The Treasure Chest- Ed. 8

Wed May 27, 2015, 6:22 PM


:icondevnews: DevNews :icondevnews:

:icongrouphugplz:Welcome To Our VISUAL News Showcase :icongrouphugplz:
What is it?
:icontreasurechestplz:THE TREASURE CHEST:icontreasurechestplz:
"The Treasure Chest"-
Truly OUTSTANDING work, found from around dA from Active Deviants,
any genre or media, with 299 faves or less.


:note: We've had a couple of good questions about what is considered ACTIVE for this monthly event.
ACTIVE: If the artist has not shown ANY signs of ANY activity within Eight (8) weeks, or so, I would not suggest them. At least not for the time being- they may return of course, because two months isn't  super long. Activity does not necessarily mean submitting deviations, though. They could be here every day commenting, replying, doing features for other people, and otherwise being supportive, but perhaps NOT submitting their own work for say... a YEAR, for example.
This is still considered ACTIVE, in my opinion. I hope this helps. :aww:


This Activity began as a weekly activity within dAWishingWell's weekly summation News Article:
"WishingWell Weekly" a year ago!

It has been well received and includes participants who want to suggest a few of their own.  SO, we decided to do a similar News Article, but one that's only focused on the treasures, as a MONTHLY Article here at DevNews. :D

We hope you enjoy it!
:la:



:icontreasurechestplz:The Treasure Chest, ED. 8:icontreasurechestplz:




Any Human Heart by BonniemarieIsabela and Merrill by commandermuttProwler by Stygma
human touch by EsoragotkaThe Revolutionist by vexnirBeneath the Evergreen by mybuttercupart
From a notebook,October 19 by lauraverdeHome of the Fungi. by SueMArtSpring flowers. by AnnaArmona
Underwater Rock Party by BillyNikollAwakening by AndrewBrubakerArtPan Cake Someone? by EiriniTs
Flower Fairy by CinnamoncandySpringtime Ride ~ Steampunk nouveau monocycle by coastbeachartistFj by WesleyChen
Swan Lake by markmolchanOdyssey Speed Painting 2 by JoshCallowaySpring 2015 - 7 by wild-woelfchen
East Haven by Greg-McKinnon


:eyes: :eyes: :eyes: :eyes: :eyes: :eyes: :eyes: :eyes:


Simplicity by SuperGirlSwagVisitor from the east by FeliziasRiver Green by Hestefotograf
[16/52] - Poppy Field by Sarah-BKBreak of dawn by yiyaroShine on Harvest Moon by Clu-art
Jewel on a Flower by FauxHeadLinocut - cranes by KelshrayHumble by WillTC
Gaia by HesperidaYou Unlock this Door with the Key of Imagination by Lady-CompassionA Poet's Voice by Mivala
Dawn Tempest I by DMMDesignTopsy Turvy Echeveria by Kitteh-PawzKitty by UszatyArbuz
Badlands by Corvidae65dreams_0215 by sjfbettyOn a Cold Morning by surrealistic-gloom
Learn to love Again by AdARDurdenLeopard - Pyrography by snazzie-designzDr. Blake's Mysteries by CarolynYM
Tiny Woodland Leaf Pendant, Tourmaline by QuintessentialArtsMoth Guardian by AliatheGhoulI WIN by anniecanjump




:note: If you should want to participate and make this an interactive News Article,
this would be fine with me! :aww:

All you would have to do, is suggest 2 or 3 deviations, using the criteria from the beginning of this Article,
and place the thumbcodes or links in a comment of this Article. If they do meet the criteria as outlined above, they will be featured in APRIL'S 2015's mid-month edition of DevNews's TREASURE CHEST. :heart:

:icontreasurechestplz:

Thank you to those Members and Friends of DevNews
who have helped with this Edition of The Treasure Chest by suggesting
the First 19 Treasures:

:iconfelizias::iconuszatyarbuz::iconclu-art:
:iconcoastbeachartist::iconbillynikoll:
:iconlilith-the-5th::icondeb-e-ann:

See you next month, and perhaps with your suggestions! :wave:
:iconblowkissteaplz:





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To catch your dreams by PajunenPsychedelic by pqphotography
The Rise of the Wildflower by kamakebelieveBegin of a Story by John-Peter
yesterday was beautiful by d-aalenSimple beauty by Katarinamateas
Cloudy inside by FedericoSciuca
Teatime siege by dinabelenko010615 by kristianna11
Piano by CarolineMadison
Lavender by NateKaranlit.... by vvola
Free as a bird by Cottoon
Bride by lesyakikh106 by LizaStolz
Queen of Narnia by bwaworga
Cutie by TammyPhotographyDalia by fineuss
Sunrise by Nelleke
Days like these by deerArylideGarden by leeninek
Reach by Nelleke
Autumn fragment 45 by cheshireksterdesire by IreneHorvath
Sunrise at the Leaning Tower of Pisa by LinsenSchuss
Aus dem Winterschlaf erwacht by SeelentaucherImg 9849-1 by snomanda
Hello Sunshine by Unkopierbar
In the light by fotografkaRevelation by Unkopierbar
Liquid Gold by MarsiaMS
Prince Swan by UnkopierbarColza field by fairyladyphotography
4.5.2015: When Light is Falling Down by Suensyan
flowers by Mars-Hillorange by Mars-Hill
Day Ends, Day Dream** by Delton36712Eternal sunshine. by januarain
1061 by Nigrita
fre bubble by lindahabibaThey shoot horses doen't they............. by Betuwefotograaf
Eastern Rocks by Michaelthien
546 by NigritaDusk by PiecesOfAnsley
.... by jkrabPagan Poetry by tvurk
flora by markavgust
Chips by FiorOfTogether by moonstarxx
a cup of treats. by JuliannaRembrandt
Acer Palmatum by Z740Floating hearts by wihad
candice in the flowers 4 by M0THart
Un monde ailleurs. by clair0bscur... by BaxiaArt
The Falling by VMPSelene
Cotton by SarahharaS1Deep Purple by diensilver
Kuerbisspinne by saliyalein
Drop 7 by FrancescaDelfinoDrop 11 by FrancescaDelfino
Peony girl by thefirebomb
black beauty in pink by Lain-AwakeAtNightCotton Candy by MarsiaMS
Cup of Spring by arefin03
Lilac evening by DaykineyLilac light by fotografka
Between Water and Sky by piximi
arent we all lost stars by bwaworgaAnother day in May by tayaiv
Blue October by MarcoHeislerThe beauty in purple by diensilver
Stillness by oprust
...dubrovnik XX... by roblfc1892Atlantic Lights II: Phare de Kermorvan by NicolasAlexanderOtto
Singing in the Rain. by dragonfly-oli
After The Storm by marinsuslicStalker by Aheng711
Lovran by slatkatajna
Don`t Look Back In Anger by livingloudphotoBlue Ivy by KevinRossatty
shut your mouth by emptyredhead
Irina by livingloudphotoMagic book about Raven by Isa-Wyrd
Aeterna urbs by Tori-Tolkacheva
...praha XXXVI... by roblfc1892Seascape | 2119 by Dr007
Near Space by Trashins
Bolivia Night by porbitalguardians by FelixInden
Lila by anaispopy
18/52 - Longing by IndigoSummerr...bled XXVI... by roblfc1892
Choose the correct blue by dinabelenko
Marine by AlyzBlue hour by bwaworga
You're not alone. by Khomenko
Marion by AlyzBlue Velvet (Dandelion Seed) by Tb--Photography
In-the-Wild by Anshul-SharmaLotka in the sunset by TerkaLoty
Green Fairy III by byebyeanna
Hyllomedusa Sauvagii by ashamandourfeel the spring breeze by vularia
Drops in the morning by Inside-my-ART
Cuddly Cat by linneaphotoPartnerlook II by Lain-AwakeAtNight
splash by stevenfieldsLonging to understand by bwaworga
no name by markavgust
Friendly Squirrel by linneaphotodark moon by M0THart
Spring by NataliaDrepinaLight Flood by MarsiaMS
Reaching The Light by Nitrok
Nature comfortable by diensilverRising Ferns by Nitrok
In the darkness i feel blind by bwaworgaArcadia by polomski
Cathedral of Light by brandtcampbell
Dreaminess by JuliannaRembrandtChocolate love by VinaApsara
I'm a coffeebender! by dinabelenko
Nights Out by deerArylideNight bird by MichaelMagin
*** by markavgust
_Dark Tale II. by BloddroppeBeneath the Cherry Tree by parvanaphotography
*** by Orwald
morning rain by M0THartPorcelaine by anaispopy
Fog Town by nina-Y
Unknown Road by BWilliamWestWald #53 by HeikoGerlicher
Selfportrait by ElenaHelfrechtMorning shadows by Claudiamarusanici
Kenai Islands by StevenDavisPhoto
Bromo - East Java by Hengki24Udah 11 by EdgedFeather
Untitled by slatkatajna
A neverending story by Claudiamarusaniciconnector by BelcyrPiotr
C-4016 by effjot
Skylines by amipalStatendam by insolitus85
Kaleidoscope by marrgit

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