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FREE Points and Art!!! // and Important Updates!

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 13, 2016, 8:26 AM

Free Points Raffle!

One person will win 100 :points:!  I will draw the winner using after a day or two.

How to Enter:

:bulletpink: Watchers only!

:bulletpink: Favourite this journal.

And that's it!  Thank you for participating.^^


(must enter on Youtube)

And important deviantART and Youtube Updates!

Just covering some complaints and explaining how my channel is developing... you know, updatey stuff!  And giving away FREE ART!!!o3o

Link to my channel in case you're having trouble entering the giveaway:

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"Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it." -Henry Ford.
Hey everyone!

As some older members may remember, I held a Win a Sushi Dog Contest last year giving out a Triptych to first time owners.  It was very successful and I am happy to know that CursedFire still owns Ichigo Daifuku after all of this time.

So, I am going to host another art contest this year.  This year, the Sushi Dog that is the prize is a lovely design by my friend, Papinella .  She has been my friend for over a year and is an amazing artist, as well as a designer.  This soosh has been taken to the Sushi Salon and had a lot of love put into her.  Therefore, the characters that you must draw will be both mine and Pap's.

The Sushi Dog up as a prize for the winner is Pastel Pink Rose Macaroon.

Charity the Pastel Pink Macaroon Soosh by Star-Shade

:bulletpink:Standard Build:bulletpink:
Common Cheek Pouches
Rare Tail Bandanna
Rare Bandanna Gradient
Uncommon Ribbon Knot
Uncommon Side Ears
Uncommon Long Whispy Tail

(The neck bandanna is an accessory)



In order to take part in this contest, you cannot own more than five Sushi Dogs/Cats. If you own five you may still enter, but no more than that.  While I would love to host for first time owners only again, I got a lot of hate last year for doing that and just can't do so again.

Please note that this contest is not affiliated with the Sushi Dogs group!  Please do not contact/harass the other admins.  All questions should go on this journal directed towards myself and Papinella.


You must own less than 5 Sushi Dogs/Cats as stated above
All entries must be 100% done by you.  No bases or premade lineart will be accepted.
(Entries can be anything from digital-traditional, icons-plushies, however no literary work will be accepted.)
You must read and adhere to the Sushi Dog TOS before entering.
No harassing myself or Papinella about this contest.
All Sushi Dog group rules apply!  If you are blacklisted or have blocked any of the admins, you may not enter.
You cannot commission another artist to do your entry for you.

Entries will be judged by both Papinella and myself on quality.  You may enter multiple times.

Here are the characters you may draw.  Please keep ships in mind, especially with Roshin and Tzipora as they are a permanent couple.



You are my Sunshine by PapinellaLil sassy girl by PapinellaNanuya by PapinellaElene and Adele by PapinellaRainbow Bunny Peep Cake - MYO Sushi Dog by Papinella

Faerie by PapinellaAdelaide Reference by PapinellaSylvia by PapinellaYue the Sushi Cat by PapinellaTzipora by Papinella
Pixie Quick Ref by PapinellaArianna Quick Reference by PapinellaMaple Reference by PapinellaParilla Quick Ref by PapinellaNanouk Quick Ref by PapinellaInk Butterfly - MYO Foxfan by Papinella

Star Shade

Blinkie the Dutch Angel Dragon -Ino- by Star-ShadeMicah the MMP Sushi Cat by Star-ShadeRei the Foxfan -Base- by Star-ShadeTsuki the Goodnight Moon Cake Sushi Dog by Star-ShadeRoshin the Aurora Borealis Fondue Dragonsoosh by Star-ShadeCassius the New Years Popstar Cake Soosh by Star-ShadeSienna the Candy Corn Weaver by Star-ShadeFlynn the Electric Pink Lemonade Gummy Soosh by Star-Shade



First Place Winner

Full Ownership of Charity, the Pastel Pink Rose Macaroon Soosh
$30 USD or 3,000 :points:

Second Place Winner

$20 USD or 2,000 :points:

Third Place Winner

$15 USD or 1,500 :points:

Prizes may go up depending on the number of entries!


Deadline is May 22nd 2016 at 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

shadow play vertex

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 13, 2016, 5:09 AM

Shadowplay III by endegorShadowplay VIII by endegor

Reflection II by MarinaCoric_Reflection I by MarinaCoric

Human space VII by mariasvarbovaHUman space V by mariasvarbova

el Silencio... by ParallelDeviant_I Turn My Back On Your Memories by ParallelDeviant

A Global Speed Art Affair by EintoeRn
And please do no hesitate to take a full preview of the book here:

  • Mood: Sentimental
  • Listening to: true
  • Reading: true
  • Watching: true
  • Playing: untrue
  • Eating: bœuf bourguignon
  • Drinking: true

Artisan Crafts Week

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, are you ready for it? No? Me neither! :la: If you need last minute gift ideas, this collection is for you! I put together a list of lovely craft tutorials that  would make beautiful handmade gifts, my favorite kind of gift. I tried to pick tutorials with supplies that should be easy to get, or that you probably already have laying around. Most of this things should be fast and easy enough to make, even if you don't have lots of experience in any of this crafts. Let me know if you try any of them!

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Here in Mexico it's the day of "love and friendship", so we celebrate more than just romantic, couple's love :) growing up I always gave gifts to my friends, and even today gifts are exchanged in offices, classrooms and within other groups of friends. Even if you're not in a relationship right now, this is a good opportunity to tell your friends that you love them. Happy crafting!


Celtic heart tutorial by Ghostartist1

Cute gift ideas

Some of these tutorials use polymer clay. No access to it? You can make cold porcelain instead!

Pop Up Valentine's Card by markcrilley


HH How 2: Chocolate cupcakes by Darqx

The Unseen Stock - February

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 13, 2016, 11:37 AM
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Urban pagan IV by Cendrayliss--Stock Poettearstock 6 by PoetTear Urban pagan outside4 by Cendrayliss--Stock STOCK vintage dress II by MyladyTane
Untitled by LaMarkStock Cowboy Swordsman 11 by 9thPlanetStock witch by Theia-modele
Dark by Theia-modele GloomyWaterhouseWomb Version alpha III by Cendrayliss--Stock Lormet-Cosplay-0969d-sml by Lormet-Images Old woman leper in medieval time by A1Z2E3R
Poettearstock 14 by PoetTear
STOCK_MysteryRedHead1 by Bellastanyer-STOCK Untitled by LaMarkStock Bella 94 by RachgracehStock
elfe by Theia-modele RedHair7 by KillerZonk Medieval burgrave by A1Z2E3R STOCK - The Huntress 4 by TheGhostSiren
Pirate-19 by Theia-modele Lorelei [Stock] by TheLadyFalcon JuliaBlack5 by KillerZonk
Untitled by LaMarkStock
Stock by FrancescaAmyMaria Pow Wow1 by Gnewi-Stock Lormet-Cosplay-0886D-sml by Lormet-Images BW3 by KillerZonk
Gothic Girl - Stock 14 by Rosenrot-Photography Untitled by LaMarkStock LiLa2 by KillerZonk Waldfee - Stock 1 by Rosenrot-Photography
witch by Theia-modele
Parnu nature 223 by MASYON Fireworks by Lilinaceleste Glasgow Loch In Winter by SamIAm75
Sky Stock2 by Gnewi-Stock Rock and wind II by Cendrayliss--Stock Died trees and alive trees in winterscape by A1Z2E3R
Valley Entrance by Crysomandiaz
FREE STOCK!  Basalt outcroppings in the Prairie... by LakeSpirit3 ft-stock-res-forest0020 by ft-stock-resources Fog 3 by landkeks-stock
Stock 264 by UmbraDeNoapte-Stock Tree Stock 6 by Sarah-Katherine Autumn Stock by Sue55 Waterfall with Rainbow by AmberSeree
Rocks 1.0 by Sed-rah-Stock
Exploration 01 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK Free Rock Stock by Snowenne Ice IV by Chari-ot
Mont Blanc Stock 01 by irwinthegod Above the Grey Field by c09567812 Elevated Fortress by Crysomandiaz
Fog 2 by landkeks-stock
Snowy Background 5 by xxtgxxstock Mossy Wall stock by EverildWolfden Tree, Chiang Mai, Thailand by mjaniszyn Rock and wind I by Cendrayliss--Stock
Garbage by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK nature 57 by Dark-Wolfs-Stock Morning Light 01 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK
Forest Stock 55 by Sed-rah-Stock
Snow Background 5 by xxtgxxstock Rocks Stock 8 by Sarah-Katherine Sun Rays/clouds by shelbysnd
Lake 22 by Sed-rah-Stock Stock 2015-03-27 by Euselia Field 40 by Sed-rah-Stock Rocks 2.0 by Sed-rah-Stock
Mont Blanc Stock 06 by irwinthegod
Sunrise Over Lake by xxtgxxstock Mont Blanc Stock 04 by irwinthegod Rocks Stock 2 by Sarah-Katherine
Black sand of Grande Hanse beach by A1Z2E3R Access by Crysomandiaz STOCK: heather moorland by shadowsthyme
Tintern Abbey Stock 3 by AlexanderHuebner
Parnu winter 18 by MASYON Ayutthaya Historical Park, Ayutthaya, Thailand by mjaniszyn Stock 0003 - Old German House by Niverdia-stock
Round Tower by MajkaHarolds Lormet-Western-0260sml by Lormet-Images Castillo 21 by Lilinaceleste Lormet-Architecture-0493f-sml by Lormet-Images
Fishing Shanty, Bangkok, Thailand by mjaniszyn Underpass by JewelsStock Medieval camp with tents by A1Z2E3R
Medieval horse by A1Z2E3R hyppo by Theia-modele Triceratops Mama and Baby by seraphunk
Lueneburger Heide Other Animals 05 by windfuchs Novia Scotia Duck Trolling Retriever 2 by xxtgxxstock Water turtle by A1Z2E3R
IWC 217 by CastleGraphics
Welsh stock by xxMysteryStockxx Brown Bear Stock4 by Gnewi-Stock IWC 198 by CastleGraphics
Giraffe Stock 8 by firenze-design Dog 05 by Dark-Wolfs-Stock Cat by Elmininostock And the gorilla said me you want my photo by A1Z2E3R
Fisch by Dark-Wolfs-Stock
Degu Stock 6 of 10 ~ Males by Lovely-DreamCatcher Birds 3 by shelbysnd Lueneburger Heide Arctic Foxes 05 by windfuchs
Wolves I by Cendrayliss--Stock Lueneburger Heide Bears 4 by windfuchs Bird Stock 10 by motherearth01
Elephant Statue Stock 1 by Sarah-Katherine Flowers by Elmininostock Wine Making 3 by Lauren-Lee
Sea urchin shells by Elmininostock
steampunk stuff by sfishffrog Architektur by BVFoto CONEYFLOWERS STOCK by reedjones Mushroom2 by Cendrayliss--Stock
Stock-mon 00722 by stock-mon Old leather suitcase or retro suitcase by A1Z2E3R Clock - png-file by Euselia
The rest of warrior outside his tent by A1Z2E3R
Chiang Mai Area Thailand by mjaniszyn GMC truck by A1Z2E3R Medieval house items by A1Z2E3R Tronco 01 by Lilinaceleste
Egg Stock 2 by Sarah-Katherine teresita by vin-stock Crystal 3 by PirateLotus-Stock
lamp by KyKisan
Small medieval tent by A1Z2E3R Vampire Blood Stock 1 by Sarah-Katherine Narcissus1 by Cendrayliss--Stock Plastic Skull Stock 1 by corvidius
Only Darkness on the darkside texture. by Multiartis Nebula2 by celairen-stock Texture 141 by Voyager168
Cookie101 by jojo22
ft-stock-res-bark0002 by ft-stock-resources Digital Texture Artwork 318 | Happy Birthday by mercurycode Bark texture stock by EverildWolfden ft-stock-res-concrete0001 by ft-stock-resources
Texture 152 by Voyager168 Snow Sparkles  002 by amethystmstock Petroleum Visions II by superftmn
Texture 137 by Voyager168
CHRISTMASBOKEH STOCK BACKGROUND by reedjones ft-stock-res-cracks0005 by ft-stock-resources Liquid raindrops texture 4 vs by AStoKo-Stock
Cookie99 by jojo22 Olive macro by Elmininostock Bubbles 01 by NellyGraceNG Texture 138 by Voyager168
Flower macro by Elmininostock
Driftwood by Elmininostock Stock cracked mud-30Jun2016-39 by SkyfireStock The depth in a broken abstract painting by Multiartis



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Sat Feb 13, 2016, 4:18 AM
Well hello everyone :waves: I've had a great free week, finished some projects and started new ones. I saw sooooo many beautiful works so I HAVE TO FEATUREEEEEEEE :la: :la: :la:

First of all, I have finished a project dear to my heart, in such a short time, and it makes me really proud :giggle:
And I'd love for people to find it interesting and inspiring to them :heart:
Ollie's Secret (all pieces) by adoreluna
Ollie's Secret: Up There In  The Sky by adoreluna
Ollie's Secret: The Time For Our Favorite Stories by adoreluna
Ollie's Secret: My Friends Can Touch The Moon by adoreluna
Ollie's Secret: I Swing Through The Stars by adoreluna


Okay now it's time for the feature ;) Featuring friends' amazing works, but also some awesome ones I found while browsing the photomanipulation category :giggle:

Into The West by Ariel87
Don't Go Away by MJClArt
Dancing in the moonlight by AlexanderKorolev
Muspelheim by TheNaughtyPirate
Purple Jewels by annewipf
Just a Memory by SamanthaKross
Forest guard by EowynRus
Dream City 160212 by MiuHXB1999
Promise Of Nothing by 3mmI
Old civilization by fdesign456
Passage in the tree by alanleal22
Ordinary Life by Frama
Pyramid by DanieleBianchin
Winter by ArkanumTenebrae
Portrait of a Queen II by BillyNikoll
Colors by ZeeShiKing
Delusions of Grandeur 2 by AkaSling
Beyond the Veil by rsiphotography
Old time by CindysArt
The magic of a tale by Energiaelca1
ASGARD - Land of the Gods by AmberSeree
Sneak Attack by JenFruzz
Happy Birthday Jenn by EveLivesey
The Hidden Road by nandhinibundy
Reaching... Cosmic Dragon by ValentiniaK
Awake and unafraid by Andaelentari
Hope Of Dragon Creatures by Diahdra
Ride the Wind: Anniversary by oshirockingham
A Time And A Place by MoodyBlue
Stupid Love by Tilantha-hansanath
My Heart by MysticSerenity

Dragon Bonfire Night by tamaraR
Carolina Panthers Super Bowl Makeup by Cinnamoncandy

kandicha by youlakou
Psychology by LanaTustich
Lost In The Night by Dascia
Moonlight Swim by stargateatl
Oberon and Titania by kimberly80
Awakening of the Shaman Tree by VeilaKs
Path to Utgard by Rowye
Zeus by V-A-R-E-K-A-I

Okayy. That's all for now :heart:
See you soon friends :wave: :hug:

Conceptual Spotlight Vol. 152

Sat Feb 13, 2016, 4:24 AM by MarinaCoric:iconmarinacoric:
                                                    THE KID by EmmanuelVASSAL

                                 Unnatural natural landscape by janhein

                             Lost lines by zardo


                          Iceland - Navy Plane Wreck by LinsenSchuss

                                           Grosswasser III by BoiledFrog

                      In the desert by PhotoartBK

                              Enter Spring by Nelleke

                             idil by arslanalp

                                       their happy moments 4 by MihaEla-Cojocariu

                          A Good Laugh by sandas04


                               Consolation by Kaslito

                     Long southern road by DoWnHIller

                               Sunshine by Canankk


                          Lamp by IrynaFedorovska

                              chinese girl by du-la

                         amongst the birds by awjay

                               ALMOST SUNSET by MAUROASSOCIATI


                             XXXX by Kibela    XXXVIII by Kibela

                     On Hold by Poromaa

                           make a move by InSUNNYty

                      Sun ray under Bentayga by Kaslito

                            The-Family by vinayan

                       Corvette Sunday III by vw1956

                            Iliusha by ChristinaMandy

                     f e e l i n g d o w n by bad95killer

                  i can cut deeper than your beauty by chriseastmids

                Untitled by BenoitPaille

            Feel the Warmth of Sunset by Hermetic-Wings



                                                                                     Happy Valentine's Day !          


Progressive Saturday Night (v.85)

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 13, 2016, 1:09 AM

Saturday Night Fever

image by :iconbatsceba:

Please enjoy a selection of the latest photos of street galleries

and remember to visit the photographers' galleries as well ;) (Wink)


[question ...]

They asked me if I'm happy.

I answered that today I am less happy than yesterday.

now I know I'm useless


A Cracked Shell by MARX77
W A I T ! by stephane-bdc
Best Outside by sags
Untitled by mpouzianis

Untitled by simonacapriani
Shoreditch, London by richardjohnford
Hard Choice by PatrickMonnier
Februar 2016 by danielwuttkephoto

London street scene 7545 by Usmanskiy London street scene 566 by Usmanskiy

Postcard of Tokyo 25 by JACAC





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