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Journal Entry: Sun Jul 5, 2015, 5:20 AM
The light at the end by HippieVan57
Solitude by Etimasia Meanwhile by KizukiTamura- Solitude by Etimasia 
is freedom still legal by davespertine Fly by Etimasia is freedom still legal by davespertine 
Haphephobia/ Chirophilia by Saturns-Child rome 104 by AlexGrifo  Haphephobia/ Chirophilia by Saturns-Child
Echo by zoundsister
19IIHNG. by Irennas
a skewer by davespertine Bern by dasTOK a skewer by davespertine 
== by neinoten love triangles by PsycheAnamnesis == by neinoten
Broken Synapse by Ragnar949 09 MARS 2014 - AN EIGHTH by JFBAYLE Broken Synapse by Ragnar949 
Poise and rationality by Andaelentari
Sabiduria a flor de piel (Wisdom on the skin) by Yourmung
Nevazul by AlexandrinaAna Dark Moments by SenhArt Nevazul by AlexandrinaAna
Cuore in me by martaraff 0160 by weltengang Cuore in me by martaraff 
Vertigo by jonniedee Humid by KizukiTamura Vertigo by jonniedee 
remember by Silpius
hissizlik by Silpius
baloooons by aerendial licence to print flowers by davespertine baloooons by aerendial 
remember last winter by augenweide Motion 4 by zoundsister remember last winter by augenweide 
Gentle Claws by vamosver Kawah Putih by Hengki24 Gentle Claws by vamosver 
Krake by feigenfrucht
The Binding Tides Of Life by Trippy4U
Singularity by tholang Zebra by da-phil Singularity by tholang 
Follow the Straight Line by DpressedSoul little lady by ColorfulGrape Follow the Straight Line by DpressedSoul
silhouette... by ansdesign Be missing by teodoratan silhouette... by ansdesign 
meeting point (diptych with KizukiTamura) by Tom-Ripley
Meissner 01 by HorstSchmier
Depicting The Inexplicable (Omaggio a C.M.Mariani) by SenhArt Patient No.150514 by JillAuville Depicting The Inexplicable (Omaggio a C.M.Mariani) by SenhArt
journey to infinity by MWeiss-Art Light Pants by djailledie journey to infinity by MWeiss-Art 
Self-Communication Breakdown IX by Epytafe Black moon by GrauenAndMWeissArt Self-Communication Breakdown IX by Epytafe 
Going  To The Metro by Canankk
Sightseeing by molecularlight
Multitude by azieser Equilibrium by penguintuxado Multitude by azieser 
Corridor. by heatherorchard Shanghai - Light from China by xMEGALOPOLISx Corridor. by heatherorchard 
Image by dasTOK I Still Believe in Miracles by tholang Image by dasTOK
If Only It Were So Simple by analillithbar
Taking flight by meszarts
Forget Me Not II by dalay-lamma I Watched Them Hang by LeaHenning Forget Me Not II by dalay-lamma
Punch by Poromaa a way up by Annanoke Punch by Poromaa
Cimetiere du Nord, Montmartre. by tunguska-rdm Omerta. by Noir-Division Cimetiere du Nord, Montmartre. by tunguska-rdm
pieces of my art vol5 by ekaragiorgi
breathing by chriseastmids
aka Harry Powers by Grimjest SheFace by Grimjest aka Harry Powers by Grimjest
Dorian Gray lineart by Botan Last Sigh Against The Storm by lien Dorian Gray lineart by Botan 
Postulare by VoiderMann Lupinus Charm by vamosver Postulare by VoiderMann 
Exempt by Metal-Bender
The passing time by meszarts
Back to the beginning of the end... by Coigach Levels by Aarrd Back to the beginning of the end... by Coigach 
Let's meet someday in the other planet by NikiAndo People to go away by staroh Let's meet someday in the other planet by NikiAndo
Almost There by Aarrd Horror Library: The Best of 1-5 book cover by Parker-Weston Almost There by Aarrd 
[] (VIII) by mehrmeer
A Bridge For Tears by Trippy4U
Perfect day for walk by LidiaRossana Forget Your Problems by CristianoTeofili Perfect day for walk by LidiaRossana 
AURORA 4 by metamage The Scholar by metamage AURORA 4 by metamage
Behind you by Grimjest Pieces by penguintuxado Behind you by Grimjest 
The Only Moment We Were Alone by Metal-Bender
darkness consumes light by Andaelentari
Dreaming Of You by metamage ID 2013 by Callme-Ismael Dreaming Of You by metamage 
Untitled by lwc71 Saturday, June 20 by benjoin Untitled by lwc71
Hope and Fear by Inextremiss Untitled by artbytemper Hope and Fear by Inextremiss 
[] (VI) by mehrmeer
sunrise? by BobRock99
Passage-34 by Sblourg gRaViTaTiOnZ iN 3 dIrEkTiOnZ by nenmayk Passage-34 by Sblourg 
Thursday, June 11 by AlexandrinaAna FATHER AND SON... by BobRock99 Thursday, June 11 by AlexandrinaAna
Surreal Gardens, Fruits from Beyond w/Offermoord by MadGardens Strassenlampe by Ann-Wvyn Surreal Gardens, Fruits from Beyond w/Offermoord by MadGardens 
The Whale by JamesSkeltonSmith
Usine by mimomon more often than not by davespertine Usine by mimomon
alien cities by AlicjaRodzik Echo by zoundsister alien cities by AlicjaRodzik
sunfire by augenweide Lineart Girl BW by IsabelleMaria sunfire by augenweide 
She wants to be your love by SenhArt
ark by davespertine Positive and Negative III by iram ark by davespertine 
Crossrefractions by FabioKeiner  Shadow and light. by LaFleurdeLys Crossrefractions by FabioKeiner 
dead end iii by ohlin84 Anybody...anyone who haven't broken my heart yet? by BlindEyeTwist dead end iii by ohlin84 
Claire by madbaumer37
Save Me by LashelleValentine
bury her deep by Inextremiss Faith by tsukiko-kiyomidzu bury her deep by Inextremiss 
Glow by DpressedSoul Per un'amica by SenhArt Glow by DpressedSoul
sky of steel by Tom-Ripley rEvolution by dermamred sky of steel by Tom-Ripley 
Untitled by yup12
Leukophobia by OnurKorpeoglu
**** by esmahanozkan caught between ahead and behind by davespertine **** by esmahanozkan
Reach by djailledie rainroom by ohlin84 Reach by djailledie 
AB2015-182 ... Dark by Xantipa2 exhibit by davespertine AB2015-182 ... Dark by Xantipa2 
Black-n-White Dream_11 by caddman
Untitled by yup12
Mademoiselle E. by atelier-de-figueline attendre son heure by baspunk Mademoiselle E. by atelier-de-figueline 
wikileak by davespertine surface by ohlin84 wikileak by davespertine
Ephesus Menorah by lostknightkg Men and Figure by aerendial Ephesus Menorah by lostknightkg 
The Great Grey Owl and the Angry Crows by hummbuzz
Prickly Beauties by vamosver rome 104 by AlexGrifo Prickly Beauties by vamosver
Free like a Bird by Einsilbig Insekten / Insects by falconer137 Free like a Bird by Einsilbig
Lineart Girl BW by IsabelleMaria Shadow bird by vanillapearl Lineart Girl BW by IsabelleMaria 
[] (I) by mehrmeer
Image by dasTOK help me disappear by ohlin84 Image by dasTOK
 Dead city by leoatelier Dieweg V by Herculanum Dead city by leoatelier 
fonte da serra _id by ruiManuelR a branch in the perfect sky by davespertine fonte da serra _id by ruiManuelR 
CO Hain by feigenfrucht
WATERrock1 by mando-damon
compo0 by Ialo-wa Image by jfdupuis compo0 by Ialo-wa 
Motion by zoundsister Moon walk by LidiaRossana Motion by zoundsister
Particularly irritated by amiejo le chat avec les oiseaux by baspunk Particularly irritated by amiejo
I fiumi by dermamred
[] (II) by mehrmeer
...of my soul by Mheely Cowtastrophe in Brown Meadow by tholang ...of my soul by Mheely
Untitled by mldzz MAN -02 by atelier-de-figueline Untitled by mldzz
   shadows of love by EtoileSU self 4 ::: by aopan shadows of love by EtoileSU 
Afternoon Workflow by shanperas

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Love DA Lit: Issue 212

Journal Entry: Sun Jul 5, 2015, 6:13 PM
IrrevocableFate's Lit treasure chest!
Issue 212

Welcome to the two-hundred twelfth issue of Love DA Lit! just DO IT!!!  Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.

Note: FFM is upon us! Are you participating? Cheer-leading? Crying? It's all good, we love you.

Literature Links

Group News

Inspiration (Workshops, Prompts and Challenges)





Ongoing Challenges [No Deadline]:

Lit Contests Galore!

These include contests that are purely Literature based and those that have other categories as well, but still accept Literature.

New Contests:

Contests Ending This Week:

Contest Extensions:



Regular Lit Articles

General Resources

Looking for some groups?

If you're still not finding a group you like check out the list of all literature groups on DA: Click here!

Literature Community Relations

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Go on and send your literature DD suggestions to them! :eager:

CRLiterature - The Community Relations Literature Chatroom

:new:Literature CRLit Update - July 2015

:new:Literature DD Roundup - June 2015

Literature Forums

Literature Forum

Literature Forum Rules

:new:Monthly Literature Critique Thread: July

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:note: FAQ #18: Who selects the Daily Deviation and how is it chosen?

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Contacting Me

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Hugs, love and thanks to:

:iconmagicaljoey:, :iconshehrozeameen:, and :iconroguemudblood: for sending me things in via note! :eager:

Myself for being awesome and posting this weekly list thing that like 10 people maybe kind of read on the regular and lots more people look at and go "lol nope".

My boyfriend for always asking "What are you doing today, love?" so I can go "Excuse you, what do I do every Sunday? That's right. DA things."

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Rules / How to:
1. Nothing 18+ please

2. Please be patience if you would like to know how your commissions doing i have a status on my page that will give your the % info on your commission

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4. if you would like to pay with paypal then please note me

5. To pay for the commission please click on the BLUE widget box. DO NOT send point from the give button.

6. If you have any question please ask vwv!

Commission list


Dani Wiggles by cuteygirl226 Wiggle-Icon-9 by cuteygirl226Wiggle-Icon-6 by cuteygirl226Wiggle-Icon-5 by cuteygirl226Wiggle-Icon-4 by cuteygirl226Wiggle-Icon-13 by cuteygirl226 250 points / $2.50

Food Pixel
Daniela Strawberry Cookie by cuteygirl226Zonic Paintball Icecream by cuteygirl226 290 points / $2.90

Mini Pixel
Daniela the cat mini pixel by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-17 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-25 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-18 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-22 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-21 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-23 by cuteygirl226Mini Pixel 9 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-10 by cuteygirl226 Mini-Pixel-28 by cuteygirl226Mini-Pixel-29 by cuteygirl226290 points / $2.90

Pixel Icon
Cute lovers Icon by cuteygirl226 550 points / $5.50

Page Decorations 
Bouncy Chibis
Bouncy-Chibi-246 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-252 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-212 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-213 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-201 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-224 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-207 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-249 by cuteygirl226 200 Points / $2
Bouncy-Chibi-218 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-208 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-229 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-223 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-250 by cuteygirl226Bouncy-Chibi-247 by cuteygirl226 400 Points / $4

Squish Chibi
Too kawaii for you by cuteygirl226 390 Points / $3.90

Cristal-mini by cuteygirl226Caroline-mini by cuteygirl226 Yoshio-mini by cuteygirl226Maria mini by cuteygirl226Inaba-mini by cuteygirl226Milky mini by cuteygirl226Zoey-mini by cuteygirl226550 points / $5.50

Pixel Doll
Pixel-Halloween-Daniela-the-Cat by cuteygirl226Pixel-Doll-13 by cuteygirl226Amaichan-pixle by cuteygirl226 Pixel-Doll-14 by cuteygirl226Wizard Spunky by cuteygirl226750 points / $7.50

Pixel Food
Macaroon-Pixel by cuteygirl226Mango-Milkshake-Pixel by cuteygirl226Sushi-pixel by cuteygirl226 850 points / $8.50

Pudding~Time!! by cuteygirl226Star-Pudding by cuteygirl226 Strawberry-Shaved-Pudding by cuteygirl226Grey-Star-Pudding by cuteygirl226Cherry Pudding by cuteygirl226Cotton-Pudding by cuteygirl226 850 Points / $8.50

Vanilla Chocolate Sprinkled pudding by cuteygirl226Blue-Berry-Pudding by cuteygirl226Strawberry-Pudding by cuteygirl226Chocolate-Chip-Pudding with chocolate by cuteygirl226  1700 Points / $17

Tutorial Showcase #17

Sun Jul 5, 2015, 11:35 AM
DeviantART is a great place to find not only art but also some awesome tutorials. It doesn't matter if you are interested in photo manipulation or writing, usually there is a tutorial for that. But at the same time there are so many great tutorials outside of deviantART and most deviantART users might never find them unless someone shows these tutorials to them. So I'm happy to introduce you a new journal series called "Tutorial Showcase" which features some awesome tutorials outside of deviantART. System is pretty simple. Every showcase journal showcases five tutorials from a specific category and this category changes with every new journal. There's no special placement, all of them are equal. So here we go!

Theme for this time is:

Summer Text Effects

3D Summer text

Text1 by vanmall

This first tutorial by Tony Aube is a great example of a great summer text - beach, palms and umbrellas - awesome. In this tutorial you can learn how to put a picture in your text and how to use photoshop 3D features. Overall this tutorial is quite long but also full of details. Well explained and easy to follow.

tutorial at tutsplus

Hay Bale typography

Text2 by vanmall

Another 3D text effect tutorial but this time a bit more complicated. This hay bale tutorial teaches you how to make a cool hay text effect using photoshop and mini bridge. This tutorial is also very well explained and therefor quite long. So if you want to try it yourself then find some time and I'm sure that you won't be disappointed at the end of it.

tutorial at tutsplus

Paper text

Text3 by vanmall

This tutorial teaches you how to make a best of photoshop vector features like pen tool, custom shapes and so on. Also a very good and well explained 3 page long tutorial. Using this effect you can make some awesome paper effects for not only your texts but for everything else as well.

tutorial at psd-dude

Tasty text

Text4 by vanmall

Who doesn't love sweet and tasty looking texts. In this tutorial you can combine some tasty pictures to make this beautiful text effects. As with first two tutorials, this one also uses some 3D magic to make this typography even better.

tutorial at tutsplus

Bubble gum text

Text5 by vanmall

And here is the last tutorial for this time. This is a very long and a bit more advanced tutorial on how to make a cool text effect. Since you have to make the text effect from scratch, it might be a bit more difficult. But if you want to try something challenging, then this tutorial is for you.

tutorial at tutsplus

And this is it for this time. I hope you liked it and if you have some ideas for next time then please be sure to let us know. 

It's been a long time since I've done an inspiration feature and I can't fit all the work I've found in one journal, soo here's a link to the Inspiring folder:…
aaand some choice selections :D

Fate/Zero: grail by vtas

style of Sailor Moon by LimKisGlimpse by Bibire Reforestation by Cold-Tommy-Gin

Goodbye Moonlight by Matkraken

the survivor . opus 2 by m-lucia Alerte rouge by siamesesam Run-up. by Phototubby 

the collection V by M0THart In progress by derekjones

Who   are   you? by davidperesbr Blue Mosque Dome by lostknightkg Sweet liberation by La--Boheme

Charity commission for Nepal 2 by Hellobaby Rainbow by le-shae

ACEUh-Oh II by MistiqueStudio Beautiful Death series by Deboir le premier jour by veroklotz

Always Wishing You Were Somewhere Else by SkylerBrown Light Prints by DigitalDistress

there'll be tears by davespertine Loveless by MarcelaBolivar *** by getested

Venecia 3 by batmantoo LOOKING UP AT HISTORY by xACook

Lights will go off by mirpiphotography Crazy Cat Lady by Heliocyan Departure by erlangwind

No Matter How The Wind Blows... by NanoMortis

Attempted Poisoning Failure by fhelalr Uneternal sleep by e-soulu Friends by JanainaArt

Ikarus by Jennyeight

Wash the nightmares away by iNeedChemicalX Snow bringer by Gejda

Yura of the Hair by Eeddey Piercing the veil by muju Brown sugar by Raipun

l a m b e n c y by aerendial Still life by Notvitruvian

Seizing the Sun by montiljo

Torment by Jesse-Gourgeon Mai Sognato by L-E-N-T-E-S-C-U-R-A sylva and her bradypus tridactylus by kannagara

Little Secret by Creamydigital

Controlled Burn by TamberElla
  • Watching: the murder channel
  • Drinking: coffee

Supernatural: The Undiscovered 

Vol. 1 x Feature 18: Something Wicked

"Searching artists, surfing fan arts, the family gallery." 
The devil Himself by winchesterscoltLeviathan Cas 2 by CallMeAgentJohnSmithLeviathan Cas by CallMeAgentJohnSmithDon't you cry no more by JokerDROWNEDDean Winchester by FootballHockeyPilotCain - Timothy Omundson by Esther-ViolaChuck 109 by Trickster-GabrielTwo Kids and Cheap Fireworks by 03mooshiThe Roadhouse by 03mooshiCastiel[Misha Collins] by RakkaseiSeason 10 Jensen c: by Drivin-ImpalaI don't care if heaven won't take me back. by OOPSHlGHAngel of the Lord by SnarkySarcasticnessMisha Collins as Castiel by PurpleDonnieCASTIEL by qteallexAnna Milton #2 by megzueDean Winchester demon by GalinaxsimAnother Winchester Portrait by rukiaraNew Haircut by BONErskDean Winchester (Supernatural) by falloutbatesLive your Dream (Supernatural Comic) Tangled AU  by AlwaysConfuzzledGuardians of the human race (supernatural comic) by AlwaysConfuzzledHuman!Cas (Supernatural comic)  by AlwaysConfuzzledGadreel imprissioned by drade666Angel Dust (Supernatural Comic) Bob's Burgers  by AlwaysConfuzzledThe Smolder (Supernatural comic) Tangled AU by AlwaysConfuzzledMom said no (Supernatural comic) by AlwaysConfuzzledDoc Benton by AVA-1966Abaddon by FuzzzycatSupernatural-Lucifer by DaddielSupernatural chibi thing by sherlocks-unicornsTeam Free Will Slumber Party by KociepierogiHunters. alternative History by ymymyLong road trips kill the man by TanTanTanukiJared and Jensen by hsr62I'll Be Your Wings by iFoxSpiritMad Cultivated Asphodel by TanTanTanukiStyle meme ft. Castiel by TanTanTanukiSammy by HassartWho Knows by SpazzeonSammy by KickasstielSPN: Kiss by DawnDKuwabaraTrickster-Gabriel by delakoksDean by HetastuckSamRowena by Clara-HanaDestiel by KickasstielJared Padalecki by cluelessakemiWayward Daughters by drcolourKevin Tran, Advanced Placement by RussianValFading by greensamuelDestiel - Titanic by HeroforPainStars by greensamuelDemon - speed sketch by KociepierogiDammit Dean by rukiaraDestiel by jajafilmBee Mine by MrsSandyPlease Explain by Ellinoirwe need to walk away by IronyStuckThe Impala - Supernatural by ariadne1228a wild moose has appeared!! by CorporalCornbreadSupernatural by CreepyPastaGirl98Rainbow by le-shaeCastiel by River-B-Songdanneel by pumachamaKid Sam by JewnicornClownYou'll Be Fine, Kiddo by the-jaysterThe sweet atmosphere is soft and fluffy by HolyRomanEmpire99JtoJ: Gag Reel Season 10 by KamiDioxGalaxy Cas by SkittleKitty123Searching for the light by BesenzaekSam by Mheetu320There's No Singing in Supernatural by ingymorThe Winchester Gospels - Sam, Dean and Castiel by WeekwoodDestiel by girlofthemastermindCan someone save me? by leihatespeopleMarch by AngieSGTeam Free Will by cristy201Little Dean by qimillaCastiel Beaded Bracelet by kitsunesama717. Crossroad -- wait, CROSSWORD Puzzle by Supernatural-FleetColor me Dean by rukiaraQueen Charlie Bradbury by angstywitchHeaven's grief brings Hell's reign by AcousticRose138Destiel Fanart ^^ by IkkumeCompassionate Dove by EllinoirI tried x.x [P] by k-razykittenCan I Ask You A Question? by EllinoirNo Angel by LamiaSageTeam Free Will by Mheetu320Tiny Rowena - Contest entry by DontSpeakSilentToo young by Mheetu320Sad angel by jajafilmDean! by jajafilmCastiel - Impurity by AkijuraHello Darling by Deathlydollies13SWEETIE SWEETIE ANGELS LOVE by HolyRomanEmpire99CE: What a Real Witch can do with Real Magic by TanTanTanukiWe Are Gonna Be Friends by JewnicornClownSunshine by littlebeansproutgrace.less by TheOfficialBlaziebreathe by TheOfficialBlazieCASTIEL by HolyBlackEyesSupernatural by siljarooosaOfficial Babe Magnet, Dean Winchester by EllinoirSupernatural Fanart 2 by JulieHKEnvious Dove by EllinoirRuth Connell - Rowena - Contest by TrixiBebeCrowley, The king of hell by LLDerPDean Winchester is a transboy in my dreams by theonewiththeredhoodI'm No Angel by AmelliaGraceCastiel - Supernatural - Scanned Image by abitherabiiCastiel Doodle by EllinoirDean W. by kumapieLove wins by miilchteeSorry (HT#001) by Moonlight360What is right and wrong? (HT#001) by disneynumber1fanCastiel: LoveWins by kumapieSupernatural: colt by LunsettaCommission - Damned If We Do by Alexiel-VIIILove wins by MrsSandy[PC] Castiel and Dean Heart by yandnekoCas by 03mooshinobody cares that youre broken by satans-artJensen Ackles by JadeDTaylorSam and Dean ~ The Boy King and His Demon by fromthatedgeComposing Swan Song by SnakeMouthAnge ou Demon by Luffi-sanThe Angels Are Falling by XClaraOswinOswaldxDragon!Dean toddler by Wolfie180g26 by grumpyconsult25 by grumpyconsultGabriel by FarkasDusigay lol by amethiuschilled dean by yourdrunkuncleMISHA COLLINS AS CASTIEL by SUSI-the-FUZZYHEAD


Undiscovered Artwork from the Past

Dean Winchester by AzuriteInside
by: AzuriteInside 
December 6, 2012

Make sure to check them all out!

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Weekly Feature 08

Journal Entry: Sun Jul 5, 2015, 2:09 PM
  • Mood: Artistic

ProjectPorkchop Vol451

Sun Jul 5, 2015, 11:27 AM

ProjectPorkchop is all about bringing more exposure to the many talented yet under appreciated artists going unseen on deviantART daily. The artists chosen truly deserve more attention based on low counts of favorites, comments, and watchers, added to their incredible artistic talent.


Tom is a professional digital artist from Brazil. His strength is in character design which he does extremely well. His gallery is filled with delightful cartoon portraits and beautiful figure studies that will take your breath away! This artist will definitely inspire you!

Blind Demon by TomBernardesGeorge Harrison by TomBernardes
Tweens by TomBernardesTough Girl by TomBernardes

Suggested by Just-To-Look1 
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Tomasz is a professional digital artist from Poland. His beautifully detailed works are very imaginative in both subject matter and composition. His lighting is very realistic and masterfully executed and he incorporates styles such as steampunk and surrealism. This brilliant artist definitely deserves more attention!

Portrait study by Takeda11Queen by Takeda11
Yuki-Onna, the Snow Spirit by Takeda11Forest dryad by Takeda11

Suggested by lovelessdevotions 
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Jana is a professional traditional artist, graphic designer and photographer from the US. She received her classical artistic training in Europe and you can tell she benefited greatly from her studies. She has a bright, almost surreal color palette and her brushstrokes are lively and exciting. This artist is definitely one to add to your list!

Until Tomorrow by JSAriadnaThe Other Side by JSAriadna
New beginnings- work detail by JSAriadnaOnly One Wish by JSAriadna

Suggested by TheOtherKilroy 
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Dick is a varied professional artist from the US. He creates unique and creative collages using everything from vintage book pages to wood, figurines and various other bits and pieces he has collected over the years. His gallery has a wonderful vintage feeling and you're sure to enjoy every piece in it!

Abandon by dick-allowattReflect by dick-allowatt
Product Placement by dick-allowattGo By Bus by dick-allowatt

Suggested by Just-To-Look1
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Tuétano is a professional photographer from Mexico. His gallery is a catalog of his many travels showcasing brilliant architecture and picturesque environments among other things. The color quality and use of symmetry, especially in his architectural works are very appealing. Please check out Tuétano's work and don't forget to leave a comment!

Milano30 by avaladezMilano23 by avaladez
Milano38 by avaladezMilano21 by avaladez

Suggested by Just-To-Look1 
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If you enjoyed this article please be sure to :+fav: it, as this helps these artists get even more exposure.

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People+Arts: Interview and Art Exhibit (Issue #8)

Journal Entry: Sun Jul 5, 2015, 11:00 AM

In this Issue:

1.- Interview with: JenFruzz
2.- Art exhibiting (Various artists)
3.- Selected favorites
4.- Especial feature from a forum post

1.- Interview with: JenFruzz

Introducing Jen (JenFruzz)

Jen, is a nature photographer from Massachusetts, USA and a deviant since 2004. You'll find her featuring artists, hanging out in the chat rooms (specifically ShareZone, welcome and devart), occasionally lurking in the forums, and always browsing art.

I first met her in ShareZone about 8 or 9 months ago. I was needing help with some particular matter and she was very helpful and kind.

She is strongly committed to the community. Among other things, she is active in the following groups: CRPhotography, WOW-Macros, seniormentors, projecteducate, communityrelations, iPhotograph, DAWelcomeWagon and dAmnHub.

She writes community-related articles like Getting Involved on DA: Features and DA Chats: Why You Should Be Using Them. She also wrote an APN article in conjunction with two other artists: Tips for the APN Photographer.

Interviewing Jen (JenFruzz)

Q: Hello Jen, welcome to the 8th issue of People+Arts. It's a big pleasure to interview you. Let's start with two simple questions: who is Jen and how would you describe yourself?

A: Oh man, these "simple" questions are the most difficult for me! I'll do my best to sound interesting :XD: I'm Jen, which seems obviously due to my username... But you might be surprised how many people I have come across on DA that ask me what my name is. Anyway, I am a 26 year old bank supervisor and hobbyist photographer from Massachusetts, United States. I was recently a geologist but I decided to choose a different path. I'm rambling.

Who am I and how do I describe myself... Hmm... I am a somewhat loud-mouthed New Englander with a tendency toward incidental snobbery (this does not come out on DA, never fear) and a lively sense of humor. I am a horseback rider, photographer (duh), avid reader/writer, and dancer at the bar with friends. I'll stop now before the snoring begins. hehe

Q: Which kind of art are you working with? Do you have an education in this kind of art, or are you self-taught?

A: I am a photographer by art-trade. I have zero formal education and tons of informal education, primarily all from DeviantArt! Every piece of advice and critique is the education that helps me to improve. So, I am self-taught but lots of assistance.

Q: Why this kind of art? Which are the ingredients for success in this kind of art?

A: I can't really pin down why I attached myself to photography. I think it was because I liked the idea of seeing something that everyone else can--like a flower or a cloudy sky--and attempting to turn it into something different that would make people stop and wonder how something so ordinary could suddenly become softer, darker, sad, or happy... Any number of emotions. I'm sure this is a common theme for many artists. I just happen to work better behind a camera than with ink or paint. :giggle:

Q: When did you start working with this kind of art? What was the motivation?

A: I was getting ready to start high school when I first picked up my dad's Yashica SLR. I didn't have a single clue what I was doing with it but I figured out how to load some film and went into my back yard. Had no clue what composition was. Just saw something I thought was interesting or pretty and started snapping.

Here is one of those old SLR photos from 2004 :giggle::

B-e-a-utiful by JenFruzz

Q: Who or what has inspired your artistic life and why?

A: Nature. Nature has always first and foremost inspired me when it comes to photography and art as a whole. I sort of touched on it already but the reason I love nature photography is because it gives me a chance to photograph some instant in time that I find beautiful and show it to others the way I see it.

Q: How would you describe your style? How has it evolved over the years?

A: Bold. Colorful. High contrast. I think those sum it up pretty nicely. My style has certainly changed over time but has always shown hints of the bold, colorful, and contrast-y. I just learned how to utilize it better as the years went. Editing is my favorite part of photography!

Q: Do you start with a precise idea before any particular artwork or do you leave your creativity to flow freely?

A: My "starting point" is my location. I think about where I want to go to take photos and it goes from there! Some common places are local state forests, ponds, parks, and flower nurseries. Most of my flower shots were taken in garden centers!

Q: What are your tools of the trade?

A: I have a Canon t3i, the stock 18-55mm, a stock telephoto... And then my favorite lens ever, the 100mm f/2.8 macro. Love, love, love! Then I have some other equipment. A couple flashes, some other lighting things, tripod, remote... All that good stuff.

Q: As a photographer, how important is editing in a final product?

A: Ooh... This is a matter of great debate. It really depends on the taste of the photographer. I love editing. It's my favorite part of the process. I can snap a photograph and it will look like what my eyes see... But that is not necessarily what my imagination sees. Editing is where all the fun begins! I can turn something ordinary into something completely different.

Q: What would be the most valuable lesson you've learned in your artistic journey, so far?

A: I've learned many valuable lessons during my time as a photographer. I think the most valuable for me is to always experiment. When I first picked up that camera and had the film developed, I thought I did such a fantastic job. Then, shortly after, I joined DeviantArt and saw all of this fantastic artwork. I thought "no way can I get this good" but instead of quitting right there, I started experimenting and nearly eleven years later... I am still experimenting but having more fun each time I try something new. :D

Q: What kind of art do you like to watch and enjoy the most?

A: I love to watch people paint. Because I am so severely lacking in the "paint skill" category, I am utterly fascinated by watching others at their craft!

Q: What reasons motivated you to create an account on DeviantArt and what keeps you wishing to stay?

A: My best friend joined DeviantArt the day before me. She told me about this awesome website to upload photographs and get some feedback for improvement. I signed up right away and the rest is history! But, more than just getting advice on my photos, the community really keeps me here. I've made great friends and have had a lot of fun being involved in the projects I help out with. :)

Q: What do you enjoy the most about your own DeviantArt experience?

A: I basically just touched on it. The community is by far my favorite part of DeviantArt. I could go take a photography class somewhere and get lessons and advice. I could do the same thing on google. But only on DA can I actually make friends of all skill levels, from around the world, who I can learn from, teach, and grow with. It's an awesome experience.

Q: What are your responsibilities as a community volunteer?

A: I get to do all sorts of fun things as a CV. I help to represent the Animals, Plants, & Nature photography category so I'm responsible for choosing deviations to feature as Daily Deviations from that category (feel free to send me suggestions! My guidelines are on my profile page :aww: ). I also get to help host and participate in community-wide events, projects... I don't think I am doing the description of the position justice though. But! You can get more info here: FAQ #85: Can I be a volunteer on DeviantArt?

Q: Aside from DeviantArt, what brings joy into your life?

A: Lots of things. Friends, family, fun times. It does not take much to put a smile on my face. I try to enjoy the little things in life each day.

Q: Thank you very much Jen. Can you leave a final comment to all DeviantArt members?

A: Don't be afraid to ask questions. Many of the community members on DA are willing to talk to you! If you find some art that you really love, ask the artist how they achieved their final piece. If you're confused on how to improve, ask someone for advice. The chat and forum networks are fantastic tools... Use them to your advantage! Just remember to have fun while you're making your artwork and it will come through in the quality of the work you produce. :D

Some of her works:

Icy Fire by JenFruzz Livin' The Life by JenFruzz
Sweet Honey by JenFruzz Let's Color by JenFruzz
Bug's Life by JenFruzz Strawberry Cheesecake Salad by JenFruzz
Flower 081014 by JenFruzz Reflection 111713 by JenFruzz
Cranberry Mousse by JenFruzz Sandy Neck by JenFruzz
Black Diamonds by JenFruzz Crystals 111713 by JenFruzz

2.- Art exhibiting

3.- Selected favorites

me by MartaSyrko Progressing in Monochrome by KeldBach
river by VityaR83 Azrael, Angel of Death by PeteMohrbacher
ATMOSPHERE by MenervaTau Agony by Iskander1989
Cube by Skirill Jenny by Kva-Kva
Relax by oprust
Foghouse by SkylerBrown
Boob 2 by xc222 Singularity 2.0 by streetX222
Mechanical Dragon by Carlos-Quevedo
The Rock by Glenn-Crouch
Midnight's Lovers (Collab with FireballImages) by MyStarryDream

4.- Especial feature from a forum post

This especial feature is taken from a series of works posted by various artists in a forum thread I started some days ago: Photography - Landscape (Journal featuring). Thanks to all artists who participated.

On top of the mountain by thedaydreaminggirl Presently Retro by SonikGroove
Santiago 2015 by RaulVincit Dartmoor 2 by Vickimai
Sunset Cliff by Miguel-Santos
Gold dust by TriinErg
Along The Mountains by Eterna1Sound Broken by Junk-Heart by DecoXX
Park 2 by AnnieSwigart English countryside by Twimper
New York by musicismylife10027