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Lilith- Ancient name...Darkness caresses your eternal beauty,
the moonlight bathes you with its delicate light,
soft wind kisses your pale skin,
waking up your senses with the symphony of fallen angels,
while worshipping choirs are sung at your realm,
as the crave and lust enshroud you,
bringing you to life from your immortal dream.
Mother of the fallen,
Queen of the Sheol,
Lilith is ancient verb,
Dark Goddess of velvet voice,
unholy communion of primal delight,
desecrating the innocence,
forbidden word delivered in crimson kisses,
utter bliss captivating your soul under the night.
The most Elegant Predator 2015
** Prizes Update**
Contest ends on July 15th, there is still time for participating!
Simply said: Follow the rules and you and your artwork will be accepted for participating at the contest but if we see works that don't follow the main rules, especially about stock, we then will decline any entry,no matter how perfect and beautiful is, rules must be followed!
For members and those artists who are friends of this home: Crediting the contest is a must for participating, only members can submit for the contest and we won't make requests for the contest's folder, the work must be submitted by the own artist.
:iconLiliths-realm: proudly announces its new contest: The most Elegant Predator 2015, starting on April 15th,2015 and ending on July 15th,2015, so there will be plenty time for participating at our contest.
As the name of the contest indicat
Open Features ListIn this list we'll collect open features from around dA.
The journal will be updated when new features are added
What are "open features"?
"Open features" are features that are still being prepared. The one preparing the feature is also required to accept suggestions from other deviants to count it as "open".
If you want a feature to be listed, please comment here with:
the name of the featuring deviant(s)
the theme of the feature
a link to a forum thread or a journal with information on the feature
the deadline for new suggestions
UPDATED 23rd JUNE 2015
:iconNinelyn: deer/fawn girls / ladies with antlers Information
Undiscovered: Food Art - T21It's time for another look into a somewhat Undiscovered category: Food Art.
Not just any Art made out of Food, but we're looking specifically at animal-related food.
Take a look below and enjoy
Canapes - Scared ladybugs by PaSt1978
Dragon - Cucumber and Carrot by Zulfara Blue-ringed Octopus Cake by cakecrumbs
Fathers Day: Lion King Cake by SamuelDesigns
Little Delight by marilisaargentieri
We would like to invite you to a project meant to promote your work!
(Yeah, time for some shameless self-promotion! )
What you need to do
a) Create a Journal Entry where you include
some of your works, in a way you think they shine best!
1 to 4 artists you look up to in dA, with 1 to 4 artworks from their work
you can also mention 1 to 3 persons you would like to encourage in their work
a link to this file
DD Suggestion Drive: Results!Some statistics:
Deviations Suggested: 2,120
Previous Record: 559 (January of 2014)
Number of Participants: 65
Deviations Awarded DD (so far): 102
View ALL of the suggested deviations here: http://liliwrites.deviantart.com/favourites/65316895/DD-Suggestion-Drive
337 individual artists suggested!
$20 print from the dA Print Store from LiliWrites
A Feature and Journal Interview from LiliWrites
Feature from hosagu
Feature from RogueMudblood
Feature from SirCassie
Feature from AlexanderPaupoff
Feature from Just-To-Look1
Monday Discussions - Popularity on DAWell, it's Monday again!
I had originally intended on skipping this week's discussion but I woke up to a reply that made me feel I should talk about this subject since it's something that keeps coming up in this community.
9 years ago I signed up to DA and made my first account. I think the first few days were the strangest, as I learned to navigate my way through the site and work at getting to know other artists etc. I uploaded a fair few deviations upon joining and let's just say that back then my art was, well it was lacking and completely unskilled!
The idea that you can only be seen here if your art is spectacular is a myth. If I remember correctly, I had gained 100 watchers within the first 4 or 5 months after joining. Looking back 100 watchers seems so small and insignificant, but the point is that I was able to achieve this with less than mediocre art. Let's take a closer look, shall we?
As we can
dA How-to: #3 General EtiquetteEvery Friday, I'll post a new journal for the series. (My bad for this being late, tbh I got distracted by the steam summer sale >.>)
I have a few topics I want to cover, however I am open for suggestions from others if there's anything you want to see~
Ahhh, etiquette. The word that some of us dread, some of us completely forget about sometimes and some of us are really careful about keeping to. In my last journal, I talked about etiquette and such for giving comments and critiques, but this one will be more focused on how to treat others here in general. There'll be a few examples given, but honestly, it's usually the same rules that will apply no matter the situation. Some minor things might be different, but the general gist will be the same.
Sometimes, you might be afraid to overstep boundaries or thread on
Why you should never aim for perfectionThere are a few simple things about the pursuit of perfection that are easy to forget, so here's a healthy reminder
Rule 1. Nobody - and i mean NOBODY is "perfect". Ever.
Rule 2. See rule 1.
Perfection is boring
Perfection is hard edges and rules and disapproval of anything not deemed to be perfect.
Art isn't created from perfection, nor is it created by perfect people. Art is messy, chaotic and curious, it has quirks and mood swings and tantrums, just like its messy, chaotic and moody creators. Art is a reflection of all of this wonderful, beautiful chaos and no two people ever conceptualize a single piece of art in quite the same way, so perfection is ultimately impossible.
Aiming for perfection is aiming for disillusionment, frustration and goals never met. Aiming for perfection is comparing yourself to others and feeling disappointment because you aren't them - you are YOU.
Its time to throw the word "perfection" out of the artistic window an
Contest Time! ~ Win own designed Masked sculptureHi guys!
Because there was such a cheerful response to my last Masked Giveaway and many people who wished for me to have one or something similar again I thought it would be a great idea to do it now! For one because I really wanna show how much I appreciate all of you who support me and my art. But also becuase Im gonna be most busy with my "normal" job this summer and wont have time to make much art.
I was thinking of holding another Giveaway but then some months ago I happened to see an artist making a adopt contest in wich he let people design a creature based on his species and it seemed so much fun and made me wanna try something similar! Since then Ive also seen many others do the same thing wich made me even more excited so du du du duuuuun now its finally my turn as well!
The rules are very simple; I have a species called Masked, and among them are the small and most
Week 5 - Hands
This week's challenge theme is: HANDS
Prompts are icebreakers to get you started on this week's topic, and will include exercises for study and/or just for fun! Try out as many or as few as you like. Remember, the more you practice, the better you become!
Practice the "oven mitt" method seen here
Practice drawing 6 hands from different references and angles. After that, try drawing 6 hands from imagination!
Practice drawing hands holding various objects. A staff or wand, cup, knife, flowers, maybe holding another person's hand, etc.
Study the differences between male and female hands. Draw two hands (1 male, 1 female) side by side for comparison.
Creativity Challenge: Draw a pai
June 2015 challenge: Folds and FabricsHello everybody!
Hope you have a good time for Folds and Fabrics.
Here is the month selection:
Here's Da Rules
Same rules as always. 2 hour time limit! No tracing! No color picking from the original ref! Figure out your own colors. Make sure you include credit and links where you got your stock photo in the DA description. Not only do most stock provider want to be informed if there pictures are used, but for study reasons referencing to the original source is better for getting crits.
When your done submit it to this folder here:
Also say a few words on your study in the description. Helps others when commenting on your work. Its always good to take a moment and reflect on your studies so you can better tackle and improve on those areas in the next study.