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Journal Entry: Fri Apr 24, 2015, 11:05 AM


Hey guys i celebrate 1 400 000 PAGEVIEWS !!! AND 70 000 WATCHERS


wOOW absolutely incredible numbers ...!! Thank you so much for your support and for all the favs,comments and everything :) I have the best watchers ever! :) Thank you i love youu BTW: CHALLENGE WILL BE SOON SO WATCH ME :hug: 




HOW YOU CAN WIN? ITS SIMPLE 


JUST WATCH ME :iconryky: !

AND FAV THIS JOURNAL !


  easy right? :)




AND THATS NOT ALL!!! I PICK 5 WINNERS AT THE END

5 OF YOU CAN WIN 500 POINTS , BUT IF YOU WILL BE LUCKY AND RANDOM.ORG pick you more then one times you can win much more points ! :) 


I USE www.random.org/ FOR finding the winners

deadline : 5 May


GOOD LUCK :hug:

WINNERS:  

:icontridou-chan: :iconeclightningstar: :iconcasey-the-fruit-cake: :iconmdbruin: :iconpika-pika-pikahu: 

    







Img-01 by techgnotic














DeviantArt.com will celebrate its 15th birthday in August 2015. While many online communities have come and gone during the last decade and a half, DeviantArt remains because of our passionate and committed community. In that time, we've celebrated many milestones, and it became apparent we were in need of a place to share our victories and our challenges. And since we want to move toward more complete transparency with the community, what better time to also showcase and discuss what’s to come down the road as the future of DeviantArt?


Today, we’re introducing the DeviantArt Timeline, which will highlight the work we’ve accomplished in the past while laying the groundwork for what’s to come. Everything beyond present day on our Timeline acts as a roadmap for the future, welcoming deviants to follow progression and development toward future goals and promises. We want to bring the community along with us while planning our future, and will be constantly engaging deviants about upcoming feature releases and site changes, mockups, and feedback.


Our Timeline is interactive — scroll left, scroll right, click events for additional details.





View the Timeline!











Share Your Thoughts


  1. Did we miss any important events?
  2. How do you feel about what’s to come?
  3. Post a status update about Timeline!











CLOSED

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 22, 2015, 12:36 PM



[CLOSED] Gumnimal #8 by Sarilain

Winning Numbers:



Thank you so much to everyone who entered!  Sorry everyone can't win.  I'll be sure to have another raffle for you soon!^^

#1285 :iconerumechan:

#171 :iconsillymil:

#457 :iconjeanette193:

#1109 :iconscilencedbytheworld:

#1285 :iconrickterto:



First of all, thank you so much to everyone who wished me a happy birthday!!  As part of my return gift to you, I'd like to give away some points!^^

5 people will win 100 :points: each:



I will draw the winners using random.org in a week (a little longer this time).

How to Enter:



:bulletpink: Watchers only!

:bulletpink: Favourite this journal.


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




Don't forget to check out the some of my other limited time events!:

CLOSEDCLOSED!!
For tonight and tomorrow only, I am offering SUPER discounted MYO's for a lot of my closed species!
Not only are some of these five or ten times cheaper, but this is the first time some of them are available.8D
This is part of my birthday gift back to all of you, so I hope you enjoy!!
Also have Kitterbae MYO's over here!:

Rules:
:bulletblue: MYO means make-your-own.  This means you are just buying the rights to draw and design one character of your own, using my species traits.
:bulletblue: Only one slot per species per person.  You can buy from as many species as you like though!
If there are many slots left, I'll reopen these on Thursday and you can buy as many as you want then!  Or if the slots sell out too fast, I may add a few more for those who missed out.

:bulletblue: New! Buy as ma
[CLOSED] MYO Kitterbae! Unlimited Slots! by Sarilain

[Open!] DTA Kitterbae #23 - #24 by Sarilain



::Skin and CSS by Shattered-Earth::
Game-header by marioluevanosSharpen your weapons and prepare to fight for the Nexus in Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm Ultimate Fan Art Contest! Illustrate your favorite heroes engaged in battle for the chance to win cash prizes and a personalized sketch from Heroes of the Storm Senior Art Director Sam Didier. With many powerful heroes awaiting your call, who will you choose? Enter now!



















Official Rules


Enter Now







Engage Blizzard’s
Mightiest Heroes in Battle:


Assemble the mightiest heroes from across Warcraft™, Diablo™, Starcraft™, and more! Illustrate characters from two or more different Blizzard universes engaged in battle for the chance to win $6,000 USD, a framed print of your entry, and an original sketch by Sam Didier, Senior Art Director for Heroes of the Storm, and more. With powerful heroes including all of your favorites awaiting your call, who will you choose?


Sharpen your favorite weapons and prepare to fight, because now you and all of your friends can join the fight for the Nexus! Blizzard’s newest game, Heroes of the Storm, allows you to build and customize heroes from your favorite Blizzard games and face-off in fast-paced mayhem.



















About The Game






Heroes of the Storm is a new free-to-play team brawler of heroic proportions. Mobilize teams featuring your favorite heroes from more than 20 years of Blizzard games and face-off against opponents in one of seven dynamic Battlegrounds for your chance at glory!


Use the links below to learn more about Heroes of the Storm and to see a list of some of the many heroes you can choose to feature in your artwork. You can also dive into the fray and experience the game firsthand by logging in and playing the game for free!















How To Enter










STEP 1: VISUALIZE


Review the asset page to learn more about Heroes of the Storm. Select at least two characters from different Blizzard universes to feature in your artwork. You may use materials provided on the Asset Page and related pages as reference but you may not actually duplicate them as part of your submission. For more information on permitted characters, please see the Official Rules.









STEP 2: CREATE


Illustrate your chosen characters engaging in battle. You may use any visual medium excluding cosplay, photographs, or moving images. Photographs of an entry in another medium is acceptable.









STEP 3: ENTER


Your entry must be at least 2000 pixels in its shortest length and be either a single JPG or PNG file.









SHARE


Share your artwork on your social channels using the hashtag #PlayHeroes. Explore the hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, and DeviantArt to see other artists’ amazing works! This is not a required step to win or place in the contest.


















Prizing













The 1st Prize Winner Will Receive:


  • A framed sketch by Sam Didier, Senior Art Director for Heroes of the Storm, inspired by the winning entry
  • A framed print of the 1st place entry signed by the Heroes of the Storm Creative Team
  • $6,000 USD
  • $250 in Battle.net Balance (USD) and a signed boxed copy of Heroes of the Storm
  • 8,000 DeviantArt Points
  • 1-year Premium Membership to DeviantArt.com





The 2nd Prize Winner Will Receive:


  • A framed print of the 2nd place entry signed by the Heroes of the Storm Creative Team
  • $3,000 USD
  • $150 Battle.net Balance (USD) and a signed boxed copy of Heroes of the Storm
  • 4,000 DeviantArt Points
  • 6-month Premium Membership to DeviantArt.com





The 3rd Prize Winner Will Receive:


  • A framed print of the 3rd place entry signed by the Heroes of the Storm Creative Team
  • $1,000 USD
  • $100 Battle.net Balance (USD) and a signed boxed copy of Heroes of the Storm
  • 4,000 DeviantArt Points
  • 6-month Premium Membership to DeviantArt.com






22 Semi-Finalist Prize Winners Will Receive:




  • A signed boxed copy of Heroes of the Storm
  • $50 Battle.net Balance (USD)
  • 1,000 DeviantArt Points










Rules





The Blizzard Contest Begins at 12:00 am time (PDT) on May 19, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (PDT) on June 23, 2015.

  • Entrant must be at least 13 years old as of May 19, 2015.  Entrant may reside anywhere in the world.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PDT) on June 23, 2015 and must be submitted through the contest gallery on DeviantArt.
  • Membership to www.deviantart.com is required to enter the Contest. Membership to www.deviantart.com is free.
  • The work may originate in any visual medium excluding cosplay, photographs, or moving images. Photographs of an entry made in another medium are acceptable. Licensed brushes and textures are permitted. Read the Official Rules for more details.
  • Your entry must be in the form of a single JPG or PNG file at least 2000 pixels in its shortest length.
  • Your entry must include at least two Blizzard Heroes currently featured in the Blizzard’s interactive games, or Heroes who have been in any game released by Blizzard engaged in battle. Please consult the Official Rules for Blizzard games that are excluded.
  • You may reference but not copy the images provided on the Asset Page and in the games.
  • Other requirements and restrictions apply, so please read the Official Rules carefully.








Judging





The three winners will be selected by Sam Didier, Blizzard’s Senior Art Director for Heroes of the Storm. The 25 semi-finalists will be chosen by a panel of Blizzard’s full-time art team and by the DeviantArt Staff. The judges will use the following criteria in whatever degree the judges believe appropriate:


  • Depiction of the Heroes in battle
  • Overall impact of the Work
  • Technical Skill
  • Originality

Please read the Official Rules for more details about judging.































:star::star::star: CLOSED :star::star::star:


Waaaah Oh my I'm happy for all the lovely lovely comments and all support T////////___//////////T!! THANKS!!
More more raffles in future YES *///u///*!! I love them \;//u//;/ :heart:

And now the winner...is.....:iconsteph-nee-chan: WAAAAH I'M HAPPY FOR YOUUUU *////u///* :onfire::party::party::blowkiss:

She choose NUMBER #1 ;///u///; thanks a lot for your choice ENJOY YOUR MABISA !!!

When in maximum 24 hours Steph-nee-chan choose her favorite the others three will be put on sale with Auction ;///u///; :heart:
I'll write a poll about 2 hours before the time I'll sell them , stay tuned T//u///T :heart:

:new: Since many people worried about these and about loose their favourite me and Marie think about no Ab price, to let people bid ;//u//;
so we put them on sale not sorted time ;U; :heart:

Thanks a lot again :huggle: see you in the next raffle \;//u//;/

Raffle-shadow-12 by Piffi-adoptables

Feel free to remove the journal from fav ;u;/



[CLOSED] ADOPT AUCTION 154 - Shadowmonsters by Piffi-adoptables


Finallyyyy A shadosmonster raffle is open \;////v///;/
I think about this for a long time because I love them all and we was so tempted by everyone this time x°D!
But we have a lot of charachters and we want someone can have one of them \;///u///;/
These are some close-ups about characters >////u///< :heart:
Closeups Shadowmonster 154 by Piffi-adoptables

Some info about shadosmonsters : NEW WORLD APPEARED -ShadowMonsters Specie - INFO:new:NEW WORLD APPEARED!! Farah Shadowmonsters :new:

World Of Farah :
From some recent trips, was discovered a new region that was hidden from the people of the Sherlei..
Why?
Because this Region floated above their world before the big disaster!
Only some Alerie knows about their existence and they said that Farah was the first in the Sherlei World, but Manto expelled them from the world, and to avoid a war, Farah escape into another Place...
After the great disaster they can pass around the portals and some other Shadowmonster met some of them

World Of Farah :
Farah People Live in a desertic world, Very hot, because their isle is more upward than Sherlei world.
Because the sun, their skin is usually darker and they learned the power of Ice, their element.
They have a very great wisdom and they have a big deep culture related to Spirits and Elements, they usually spend their time with books


They are #1 Mabisa - #2 Estra - #3 Alerie - #4 Yuli

We really hope you like them \;u;/ have a nice day and thanks for everyone who want participate <3


What can you win?



  • One adoptable at your choice between those shown

  • Only one winner , after raffle ends the 3 adoptables left will be put up for sale ;v;

Required to win



  • Just Fav this Journal and you are in ;u;

  • A watch is not necessary to win, but is appreciated if you like our works enough to wish one of them ;//////v/////; <3 ( thanks ;v; )

  • You don't have to ask if you can participate , just fav this journal and you are in ;v;

NOT required to win but appreciated



  • Comment with the adopt you'd choose if you win. We'd love it a lot to know your taste Heart

  • If you have some friends you think can be interested in this raffle you can write their name in your comment çvç <3or you can write a poll/journal about this raffle to let more people join \;//v//;/ <3

General Rules




  • I'll choose the winner with random.org between fav numbers

  • if you won you have to reply in 24 hours because when you choose I sell the other designs and I can't wait too long \;u;/ Please, check your messages if you participate in the raffle \;u;/



Thanks again \;v;/ :heart: see you soon in the next raffle >///v///<

Piffi ║║ Piffi-pi ║║ Mimru ║║ Patreon ║║ Piffi Group


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  • Mood: Adoration

A Guide To Good-Looking Fire Breathers

Tue Apr 28, 2015, 11:37 AM
Img-00 by techgnotic














The dragon is a staple of so many fantasy stories that it can be difficult to keep up with them all.


Dragons in different universes abide by different rules; some are friendly, some are clever, some are pure evil, and some are trainable. What all dragons have in common is that in the realm of TV and movies, they need to look good to properly play their part in the story. There are hundreds of dragons that have shown up on screens throughout the years, so while this list does not claim to be any kind of definitive guide, these are five of our favorite representations of dragons on screen.



Smaug


There’s plenty not to like in the recent three-part film adaptation of The Hobbit. That isn’t to say the films didn’t have any redeeming qualities, though. Among them was Smaug, the dragon whose residence inside The Lonely Mountain is central to the story’s plot; bungling this character would have detracted from the quality of the overall series so immensely that it would’ve rendered the films more or less unwatchable. Smaug was well portrayed, as far as we’re concerned. He was majestic, powerful, and above all, clever. Credit is due to Benedict Cumberbatch, who voiced the dragon, but more than anything to the graphics team that brought Smaug to life.


His movements all appear lifelike and believable. Live-action dragons are extremely tough to make realistic, as evidenced by the almost limitless number of films and TV shows that have failed to do it well. The Hobbit films succeed brilliantly though, and viewers don’t have to suspend their disbelief one bit to be moved by this compelling creature.





Every Dragon In ‘How to Train Your Dragon’


One of the most impressive things about Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon is the sheer number and variety of dragons in the film. By creating different classes of dragons in a world where seeing a dragon is almost as common as seeing a pigeon, the animators had a hefty workload, but managed to create a myriad of unique, fantastically cartoonish dragons — each one of them a character worth getting to know.





Haku


Haku in Spirited Away has a special place on this list for being the only dragon who thoroughly stole our hearts away. Throughout the movie Haku aids and defends our protagonist, Chihiro, whose love ultimately saves his life. It isn’t just Haku and Chihiro’s relationship that makes this dragon special though.


At one point in the film, Haku is being pursued by a small air force of deadly-fast paper planes. He flies around and dodges them as long as he can in a memorable chase scene that delivers some of the most breathtaking animation in an already visually overwhelming film. Haku’s pure optic majesty — not out of the norm considering that the film was made by Studio Ghibli — and good-heartedness earns him high marks in our book.





Drogon, Rhaegal, Viserion


The dragons on Game of Thrones are special, no two ways about it. First, let's consider the fact that Daenerys Targaryen hatched three supposedly dormant dragon’s eggs into living, (fire) breathing dragons through some bizarre fire ritual we still don’t fully understand. It’s one of the more interesting origin stories in recent memory. The dragons get bigger and more ferocious with every season of the show, and charting that evolution presents the animators who make them with a unique challenge.


Still, they manage to make Rhaegal, Viserion, and Drogon some of the best-looking dragons that have ever graced the screen. Not skimping on production quality is what makes Game of Thrones the groundbreaking TV fantasy series that it is, and that philosophy applies to the show’s winged fire breathers, too.





Maleficent


Credit where credit is due: Maleficent, aka the wicked-witch-turned-dragon in Sleeping Beauty, might just be the scariest dragon to ever be featured in a film. She screams of “all the powers of hell!” before turning into a black and purple dragon who spits green fire. As the forest of thorns she recently created is engulfed, the interplay between colors — yellow and green flames, with black silhouettes contrasting against them in the foreground — makes the climactic fight scene in this film a visual feast. Maleficent set the standard for Hollywood dragons, and she continues to be a reliable benchmark even after almost 60 years.


















Your Thoughts


  1. We left video games out because their addition would really make this a complicated race, but who are some of your favorite video game dragons?
  2. Who is your favorite TV or movie dragon? Did your dragon make our list or would you have picked five completely different ones?
  3. No mythical creature commands quite the same amount of fanfare, awe, and fascination as the dragon. Why do you think the dragon is so pervasive in human culture?
  4. Is poor “Puff” still waiting in his cave for Jackie to visit?











  • Mood: Neglect
  • Listening to: Rise Against - Savior

CLOSED (payouts pending)

I ran out of points and for some reason I can't buy new points at the moment... I'll pay you as soon as I can. Promised...

Step 1) Favorite this journal
Step 2) Share this journal
Step 3) I'll give you a random amount of points (as soon as I see it)



Wow, suddenly there's so many people... I wonder why... :XD: Anyway, I have to pause this, because otherwise I'll have enough to do for the next few months, I can barely keep up with the payments.

If you haven't received your points yet - wait. I'm working on it...

I can not buy points (for whatever reason) at the moment... sooo, you'll have to wait a bit more... I'm sorry....

Later today I have to leave my home, and I'll be back on Wednesday evening I hope. I'll continue the payouts as soon as possible. I promise...

If you want more points:
Win points!Yep, more points incoming...
This time, I want you to draw my name. (Either Jen or Jen the Void)
And, of course, post it in the comments below...
(If you wonder how I got this idea - I had to come up with something very simple :shrug:)
You don't have to do it fancy or big or something... you also don't have to be an artist or anything...
(For those who can't draw; it's enough if you open up paint and draw black sticks on a white background.. ^^)
I'll pay in steps, depending on how much effort you have given...
So if you do a 10 second thing, expect a point...
If you a bit more, expect 5 points...
The more effort, the more points... (5, 10, 15, ...)
This will be closed on Friday... during the day, randomly...
I'll start with the payments once I'm done with the remaining payouts from my giveaway...
(For your information, I'll leave my home today and come back on Wednesday evening (I hope), and until then I won't be able to access the internet or anything...)
Hey guys, It's time for another give away!

''A give away? Again so soon? But why?''

Because I freaking love you guys. That's why. Also I haven't drawn ponies in a while haha.

Prizes

:bulletred: There will be three winners again.

The prizes will be a pony OC of your choice to be drawn in My Doctor Whooves Comic Style 
Commission: Cincofleur by EdowaadoLampKnapp: Neon Shimmers by EdowaadoForesight by Edowaado

It could also be a Griffon, Dragon or any other related race from the show.

Of course if you don't have any mlp-related OCs, I can always draw a human character OC instead!

:bulletred: There are only two rules

1) Fave this Journal
2) Be a Watcher (Doesn't matter if you're new or old!)

I will pick a winner from the list of people who've faved this journal by using a random number generator. Winners will be announced around 1st-2nd May.

Optional: Check out some of my Pony-Comics 

Doctor Whooves-This Is Where It Gets Complicated 1 by Edowaado Dan vs Bronies - Intro Part 1 by Edowaado Guys Night Out by Edowaado Guys Night Out 2 by Edowaado Guys Night Out 3 by Edowaado Foresight - I'm Not Your Hero - Part 1 by Edowaado

Though I'm sure most of you have already haha. I really should get back to the Dan vs Bronies!

Anyways thanks again for sticking with me, and good luck!

 - Ed

May Hero Challenge: Eric Proctor

Fri May 1, 2015, 7:00 AM



This Month's Challenge


THE MONSTER UNDER THE BED








Mystery often leads to creativity and we fill the gaps of the unexplained with fantasy and imagination. We let our minds explore all possibilities when there are no boundaries and this playground is where an artist thrives.



For this challenge, I’d like to see your version of the monster that hides under the bed. Is it a fear-inducing beast that emerges the moment you fall asleep? Or perhaps it’s an ethereal specter that delivers sweet dreams. Maybe it’s a skittish monster that feeds on dirty socks! Let’s see what you imagine lurks among the dust bunnies and cobwebs.











JOIN THE HERO CHALLENGE!



The Hero Challenge is a monthly creation prompt where one hand-selected industry professional provides a general theme to draw!








May's Hero is Eric Proctor!


Eric Proctor (TsaoShin) grew up in the rural wild areas of the Pacific Northwest. He spent his childhood exploring forests and mountains wondering what sort of dragons lived beyond the beaten path.










Eric studied studio art in school with a focus in oil painting. Shortly after graduation, he transitioned from traditional medium to digital and traded brushes for a stylus.











Working for a research laboratory, Eric is an illustrator collaborating with scientists and engineers to create concept artwork of future devices and technology. At night, he enjoys his personal and freelance work painting fantasy and fun themes.










His digital painting style mixes his background in oils with vibrant palettes and soft brushwork.








How to Participate








Step 1

Join autodesk-sketchbook to take part in the Hero Challenge, and download Autodesk SketchBook for free to create your art!






Step 2


Download the canvas and create! Then, upload and submit your creation to the May Hero Challenge Gallery folder.






Step 3

At month's end, Eric will select a few pieces of art and describe why those entries stood out to him. Those works will be featured on the autodesk-sketchbook Group!







WELCOME ALL ARTISTS


I see a lot of people wanting PM and art works from their fav artists so let's all help a few of them.

Winner
There will be 5 winners
1st winner: 4000 Points 
2nd winner: 4000 Points 
3rd winner: 4000 Points 
4th winner: 100 Points 
5th winner: 100 Points 

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How will the winners be selected?
I will ask all of my sisters to randomly select one number each.
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How to join?
Complete all these steps to enter the giveaway
1. Fav this Journal.
2. +Watch me.
3. Comment anything on this post.
4. [OPTIONAL] Donate me.
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How to get more chances of winning?
Donate me points and get more changes of winning.
1-10 Points  = 2 Numbers
10-20 Points = 4 Numbers
20-50 Points = 6 Numbers
50-More Points = 10/15 Numbers 

Do give me a Llama if you like my work.
If you Write a journal promoting this Giveaway that will be really helpful.

:happybounce: :happybounce: 

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When will this GA end?
This Giveaway will end when I reach 12000 Points
Current Balance: 10000 Points

If you have any questions send me a NOTE
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GOOD LUCK

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