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Disney Buys Star Trek

Tue Mar 31, 2015, 3:00 PM
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To:

DeviantArt Today’s Page News Desk



From:

“Gary Seven” (Reporter Without Portfolio)



I just received a call from “Gary Seven.”


DeviantArt has many surprisingly well-connected members and one of them, a top Paramount executive, contacted us two days ago with a rumor so powerful that we wanted to be 100% certain before publishing it. We now know: Disney just bought all television rights to Star Trek.


Bob Iger, the current chairman and CEO of Disney, bought Star Trek from CBS Television, which had acquired the television rights when it split off from Paramount. Paramount has kept the motion picture rights.


Our contact, who wants to be known as “Gary Seven,” found out about this purchase — needless to say one of the biggest secrets imaginable — when Iger visited Paramount two days ago to let them know what Disney planned to do with their new franchise. Because Paramount is still making Star Trek movies, we guess there must be some sort of clause in the contracts that requires some kind of cooperation between television and motion picture versions.










Gary is on the Paramount Star Trek motion picture team and their heads started spinning when Iger laid out his plans.


What we know from that meeting is this:


  • Disney is rebooting the television series Star Trek as a fast track project. JJ Abrams had been in talks with Disney before it closed on Star Trek. Iger asked Abrams to secretly set the reboot of Star Trek in the Star Wars universe and in return he would be rewarded by directing the first of the Star Wars movies.
  • Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens, now being edited for December release, will plant suggestions that the Federation, Klingons and Romulans were connected to the Star Wars universe. They are dubbing references along those lines into the dialogue now. (Tribbles?) This will set up additional storylines in the television reboot of Star Trek. But Iger assured the meeting that the Star Trek characters would not actually appear in the Star Wars films unless Paramount agreed.
  • Disney will blend Star Trek into their Marvel Universe by placing Marvel characters like Iron Man and a future version of The Guardians of the Galaxy into worlds visited by the Starship Enterprise and its crew in the reboot. Disney also wants a unified backstory that Stark Industries designed the Starship Enterprise and is the go-to contractor for Starships to the Federation. Iger said he would consider licensing the same characters to Paramount for its Star Trek films if the scripts are made compatible.
  • The Disney Channel will be producing an entire series in which the Star Trek characters and more importantly the moral lessons and “humanistic” messages of the franchise will be directed at pre-school and K-6 children. Iger said this was a “passion project” for him because he has learned so much to guide his own life from Star Trek.
  • Disney’s Imagineering division has started plans for the Starship Enterprise Holodeck attraction for all its theme parks as part of TomorrowLand and will easter egg the attraction in the TomorrowLand film coming this summer.
  • Iger showed mock ups of Star Trek merchandise that will start selling at all Disney outlets this summer. In a dramatic gesture he ended his talk by opening up his shirt to display a T-shirt that read “Disney’s Star Trek Coming Soon!”









We are told by Gary that the response was icy while Iger and his team were making their presentation.


As soon as they left the room on the Paramount lot in Hollywood, Brad Grey, the Chairman of Paramount, turned to his executives and said: “Don’t worry. We’ve sued Disney before and we will do it again. They will not f**kup Star Trek like they did with so many other cherished properties. Not on my watch.”


We learned from another source that Paramount’s law firm took over a whole floor in its Century City offices as a “war room” and is pulling in copyright lawyers from all over the country (we guess that includes the one who works here at HQ because he’s been gone for three days and used to be General Counsel at Paramount).


We also learned that Paramount is furiously negotiating with 20th Century Fox Chairman, Jim Gianopulous (who used to work at Paramount on the Star Trek franchise), to use the X-Men or Aliens or Predator characters in the next Star Trek movie.


It’s all great stuff for the press and the critics. But watching this war will be a sad coda and will close the door on the legacy of Gene Rodenberry. At least cyberspace holds the original series intact even if Disney tries to withdraw it and only release it every seven years, as they have done in the past with animation titles.


We may have reached the Final Frontier.
















Your Thoughts


  1. Do you think Disney will eventually own and control a single universal science-fiction narrative based on Star Wars, with all the characters from Star Trek as well as the Marvel and DC Universes fully subsumed and utilized per relative timeline?
  2. Do you think the world’s leaders should get involved to protect the integrity of franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars?
  3. Do you foresee the possibility of a lethal conflict arising between the Vulcans and Jedis different philosophies?  Will the undying spirits of Spock and Obi-Wan Kenobi become the political and religious leaders of the two “unified” but contentious factions?
  4. Is it now possible that Gary Mitchell actually tapped into the Dark Side of the Force in “Where No Man Has Gone Before”?
  5. Do you think Scotty and Tony Stark could get along together in the Enterprise’s engine room?












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                               Logo Tpa Zebrapad By Annieta Photography-d5d77 by e-l-a-n-i




The People Avenue presents two exceptional photographers, Mario Mencacci and Mirko Arganese. They're both Italian and passionate about Photography. Through his photos Mario reveals his sensitivity along with his love for shapes and structures. Mirko has a different approach. He focuses on the surreal and his photos take us to an imaginary world of dreams and fantasy.


 
                                                           Mario Mencacci :iconmariomencacci:

I’m from Italy, I live in Tuscany, I am an architect but photography is my passion. I live in Pontedera, a little Tuscan town located near many other wonderful cities, like Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena...I started taking photos in the 1980s, I used to love driving through the countryside taking photos of the landscapes. But then, because of my job, and because the renovations to my apartment left me without a darkroom, I stopped. After 20 years, in 2008, during a trip to Paris, this passion struck me again: In particular I enjoyed capturing the scenes I run into while on the streets, the people, the happenings, the situations… I didn’t have a photographic culture, but I kept on taking this kind of photos because I enjoyed it, weather traveling abroad or nearby, because you can take street photos everywhere, it doesn’t matter how big or little a place is. Someone saw my photos and told me that what I was doing was called street photography. Ok, I said, I don’t know what it is, but I like it! Eventually curiosity led me to read up and discover the masters of street photography, classic and contemporary ones.

Even if, like I said, I arrived to street photography through a personal journey, I believe that every street photographer is somehow influenced by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and by other big masters like Willy Ronis and Robert Doisneau, by Fred Stein’s neat compositions and by Robert Frank and William Klein’s innovative rule-breaking. Lately I’m in love with the works of Matt Stuart and Siegfried Hansen, and I am fascinated by Trent Parke’s ones. I believe that it is impossible not to be affected by these artists. I must say that also photography groups on websites like deviantArt and Flickr, allowing photographers from all over the world to express themselves, or dedicated websites like 121 Clicks, are to me an ongoing source of inspiration. There are talented and skilled people even amongst simple photo amateurs, and as a whole they point the way street photography is going today.

 
    Martina ti amo by mariomencacci    A short walk to the moon by mariomencacci

As for equipment, I own a Nikon D300 DSLR camera with just one lens, a 18-200 zoom, and 2 point-and-shoot cameras: a Canon G12 and a Lumix TZ10. I do like the tilting LCD on the G12, in many situations it allows me to shoot unnoticed. It recalls me of Paul Strand’s cameras, with the modified right-angle mirror lens attachment. I always carry the G12 with me.      

I like spotting things that not everybody is able to see, I try and train my eye to look for the hidden, less obvious things. I like the happy coincidence of elements that last just for a moment and that most often go unnoticed. ‘The ability to see’ is something I appreciate also when I am looking at somebody else’s photos, it moves me. Emotions can be stirred by poetry as much as by irony or by the singularity of a moment. Personally I prefer poetic scenes rather than the curious ones, but maybe I like them better because they are closer to my sensitivity: if I look at René Maltête’s photos, I am left enraptured!

It might seem strange but I enjoy taking photos by night. The night lights give everything a different, unusual look. Even if it doesn’t happen to me very often, I find particularly entertaining photographing by night. I like the cities, maybe it is because of professional bias. I like capturing people surrounded by structures, the contrast between the human life and the static nature of constructions. Geometries, streets, urban choreographies, the way they become a stage for the human show. For these reasons I wish I could visit New York, or other american cities. I’d love going back to Paris, and see how different my current vision is, compared to the one I had in 2008, when I first started taking photos.

   A touch of green by mariomencacci    Coloured street by mariomencacci   





                                                                        Mirko Arganese :iconelerko:

I am 40 years old, born in Puglia south of Italy but at the moment I live in Milan with my wife Elena and Simone and Alessandro who are our children.
My passion started relatively late, I bought my first digital SLR, an olympus e410, 10 years ago and after a short trial, I soon realized that I liked to photograph scenes that included the human element. But maybe something in me still was not ready, I left to take about 3 years ago.
Capturing the decisive moment started to interest me very much, and how this led me to a careful observation of what is happening in the space around us! As in a frame you could tell a story.
Without a doubt, some top photographers are Daido Moriyama, William Klein especially for the message that he gave to photography. Also, I admire the beautiful works of Michael Ackerman.


   sept3 by Elerko yellow by Elerko


My equipment is a simple Olympus xz2. I absolutely love shooting surreal scenes, over the last year I have been very fond of studying long exposures with the use of flash, during this project I became very enthusiastic, but now I want to devote myself to every single shot and give each photo its uniqueness.
Certainly when I'm relaxed is the best moment that I dedicate to photography, very often I reserve days I can devote entirely to photography: I go out in the morning and return home in the late evening, I walk a lot and I note, of the time I get home with excellent results, others with nothing. This depends on my being very selective with the shots.
Besides, these days I 'm always around with my Olympus in my pocket, if I see something that interests me, I do not hesitate to take it out and shoot. I never go out without it.
I have no favorite place for shooting photos, in my sessions I alternate routes and crowded places with semi deserted places.


   Modi by Elerko    feb8 by Elerko



                                                                    

                                                                                  :iconthepeopleavenue:




AWW / II 2015

Journal Entry: Tue Mar 31, 2015, 6:49 AM
Before I get to the real journal I must say I am sooooooooooooooooooooo sorry it took so long this past month to put this out. I could give you excuses but I won't bother. Enjoy the feature and many blessing to all of you! 
Bubbles

Who are Angel without Wings?



They are those fellow deviants:

:bulletpink: who more or less regularly feature other deviants
:bulletpink: who always willingly give tips, hints, helpful comments
:bulletpink: who answer at least a fair amount of the comments they get
:bulletpink: who give kind and or uplifting words where they see its needed
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:bulletpink: who take the time to suggest DD's on a more or less regular basis
:bulletpink: who take the time to suggest seniority every now and then
:bulletpink: who give fair and helpful critiques (whether official or not)
:bulletpink: or whatever else helpful, kind, supportive they might do
You can read all about it HERE


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Every first weekend of the month 4 deviants will be awarded with a pair of wings and get
featured by Nameda and her fellow Gangstas of love (in alphabetical order):

ANGELICA-LILY Annissina ArtBYbeverly Bushaqua CelestialMemoriesDAnnsCreations davincipoppalag DeviBrigard Dieffi Digithalie Egil21Dygyt-Alice Emerald-Depths EveLivesey Felizias gigi50 iDJPandaInklingsOfOblivion Just-To-Look1 KiwiCocktail kvdolan little-owletteMayEbony msfowle MYPeanutGallery PhotographsByBri PurpleInk777RoseCS ShackledMuse signmeupscotty Sserenita Stygma sueznTales-of-Tao TheGalleryOfEve The-Lost-Hope TheRafflesia Tigles1ArtistryTouchofArtistry Tricia-Danby WDWParksGal Windklang WishmasterAlchemist


On Hiatus for the time being:

Wanted: New Gangstas of Love! If you'd like to :iconlovesqueeplz: spread the joy :iconlovesqueeplz: of featuring new Angels Without Wings apply now! It’s a simple task that you need to do once every month. Journal content is given to you, complete. Just choose 3 deviations from each of the new Angels galleries to add to the journal, upload it to your own account, and notify the new Angels of their feature. Simply note :iconnameda: to apply.

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Now without further delay on to the 4 brand new angels:



:iconsomeconfettiplz: congrats everyone :iconsomeconfettiplz:
:iconwingsplz: it’s a delight to award you with the wings you so deserve :iconwingsplz:
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:iconirrevocablefate: suggested by inknalcohol

Stephany is an American artist and writer who has been a member of DA for 7 years. She is best known for her role as a dedicated literature CV, but she is so much more than that. Long before she signed on to be a volunteer, Stephany had been working hard to deliver the largest compilation of news from all around the lit community on a weekly basis. Her undying efforts have made her a shining example for her fellow writers around the globe!

On a personal note, Stephany is described by her friends as a warm, friendly and funny deviant who "gives the best hugs." It would be a challenge to find a person who gives more time, effort and love to the community than IrrevocableFate!


Contact LightThere is a shiver along my circuitry when he comes in to check on me. I hear my gears whirr faster, but only for a moment, before my system re-adjusts their speed. I watch him from the corner of my eye, the task before me boring, monotonous, while he is exciting, lively. Lively. I run the word through my processor, its meaning sparking along my wires, slithering between my circuit board. He stops in front of me, glasses falling against the bridge of his nose.
He scribbles something on the clipboard he is holding and I watch as the ligaments and muscles flex in his arm. I rotate my vision down to my own arms, similar in design, but slimmer, more delicate. My shiny copper exterior glints, but I can see the spider web of veins on his skin. They pulse with vitality and intensity.
I remind myself that I only have circuits, wires, gears, metals. He looks into my line of vision, eyes blinking as he pushes his glasses up.
"C9, how are you functioning today?"
I run a systems diagnostic, careful
   I Ship UsI can not measure our love
in words, but in how tight
we hug when we finally
see each other again. There
is starshine in your smile
and I could swear that you
are Aurora, wreathed in
beauty, but with less sleeping
and more ass-kicking.
You are kind and selfless,
a true paragon of love
and a goddess of all things
good. where most have blood,
you have eternal love.
all the light in the world
is simply not enough
to express the light
your friendship and
love bring to me.
Passion and excitement
exude from everything
that you do and you pour
your heart into; everything you
make, everything you touch.
When we first met, there wasn't
a doubt in my mind that I
had found one of my soulmates,
someone who could laugh
over puns and obsess over
pokemon, someone who wouldn't
judge me on anything I'd done.
A kind soul that is there
for all to see. One that has
been scarred and one I
wish to protect. Everything
you do becomes better
simply by your being there.
You are the reason I believe
in friends b
  Dear _____, by IrrevocableFate   Iceboundmore infinite than
space are memories made
blind in moonlight
moon-caressed water
trembles beneath the touch of
dawn's first breath
cold morning
camouflage of ice,
the waves' sigh
a flourish
of snow cradles dawn,
the ice solidifies
one hesitant step
leads a man's wanderlust thoughts
to something lost
harsh sunlight echoes
upon the waters shore. her
breath lingers no more.
   Maps Not Meant For FollowingI bet you missed me when I went away. "You’ll come back," you thought. When I didn’t you bit your lip, but you were sure I would make it with time. After the second day, and the day after that, the doubts started to creep in. You caught yourself sucking in a painful breath whenever you saw something of mine lying around. Bits of my life left with you would slither into your sight when you least expected it the same way the memories would swamp you if given the slightest chance.
When days turned into a week, you entered into a hush drunk state: eyes bleary and sore from holding back any semblance of emotion. You were quiet, but not calm. Your hands became tumultuous storms when you'd glance over at our picture, fingers becoming tidal waves as you would toss it onto the bed.  You were tired, but not nearly tired enough to forget.
On its own, you would find your body shaking at the brush of your own fingers across your skin, a reminder of where I touched you last. And the




:iconsolidmars: suggested by StevenGilby

Julian is a digital artist and writer from the UK. He has only been a member of DA for one short year but has already made a positive impact, primarily through his work atdAy-Brighteners. The focus of the group is to bring joy to your day through kind comments, helpful critiques, and blogs with inspirational words and cute pictures.

In addition to his work with groups, Julian continuously supports his fellow artists through regular, bi-weekly journal features, suggesting daily deviations and performing random acts of kindness. It is our pleasure to award this helpful and supportive deviant with a well deserved pair of wings!


Edge Of Stars by SolidMars  Lotus by SolidMars  Start of time by SolidMars  Fungi Life by SolidMars  Bloom by SolidMars




:iconmeiyue: suggested by verkik

Despite her young age and the fact that she has spent only one year on Deviant Art so far, it’s conspicuous how meiyue is determined to make this community a better place. She is incredibly kind, willing to help out friends and strangers alike, and is showing her appreciation to her followers in various ways. Annie has improved a lot during this short period, and is always willing to share her knowledge. She also takes the time to visit pages of other deviants, give out llamas, or leave constructive criticism whenever she has anything helpful to say, or whenever an honest opinion is needed. She also holds giveaways for her watchers, even though she’s saving up points for a premium membership. Annie is also an enthusiastic suggester of daily deviations. Last but not least, she found a special way to draw attention to underexposed artists. She has a custom box on her page, where she features unnoticed artists, which she updates once a week – the featuring offer is completely free. She is also a crew member of the group;ProjectPorkchop which also helps unpopular artists. I think her generosity toward other people can’t go unnoticed – she has befriended and brightened the spirits of many, and is always willing to spread a little love around.

Good Morning World by meiyue  Titles are hard.. by meiyue  Dreamchaser by meiyue  Drakos Story CE by meiyue  Flying Free by meiyue



:iconbeccajs: suggested by inknalcohol

It’s hardly possible to find anyone in the community of writers who’s unaware of the name BeccaJS. Becca has been a Deviant Art member since 2005. She tries to convey positivity, love, fun, but also deep and emotional messages in her wonderful writings. She has also done an incredible amount for the community. Using CRLiterature as a hub, she pushed to have a central place where all writers can go and find out what's going on around dA when it comes to Literature. She is a founder of writing-workshop, and runs quality shops there, helping out both new and experienced writers to better themselves and explore new genres and forms they have never tried before. She is also willing to help out newbies, or anyone who may have a question, and is also often found in different chat rooms. Becca is always eager to leave constructive criticism – she’s giving away critiques and holds an event during the Christmas season, called Critmas, where she encourages other artists to do the same. Deviant Art would never be the same without her – as told, "Becca is a name in the Literature Community that is synonymous with awesome

Machine WindWind tip-tapping against
steel pipes
desperate to attract attention, 
off desolate rooftops
        where there's no blue skies
but the lingering pollution of
                                        yesterday's work.
        The wind infers longing, where they once worked,
        sweeping each corner in search of their presence
or past existence, a distance too far
of just what happened and why now absent.
Still tipping and raising the alarm,
                there must be someone there-
a twisted gust takes one more lap of hope. 
no more than hope.
                         
   Walking with a ToddlerSlow he may be, plodding gentle his
tiny legs. Each stick is a new
exploration three steps to
another.
 “come on” you shout as he trots over
gravel laughing delighted at the crunch-crunch
beneath his feet
and there
and back again.
 A dog bounds by, so much energy that
it sparks fear in the little trekker as
he clings to your leg, begging to be lifted.
Arms wrapped around his world,
he points at the sky, tells you its blue.
   Twenty Ten FourWe never notice.
Our alarm doesn't ring, it sings
Pharell beating our mornings
'til we remove from our snooze. We
forgot the tink-tinker or
bleep-fuck-bleeper
and emerge the same.
The same commute to work:
Heads sunk, tired eyes drunk by
thumb movements. Our ears dumb
locked into a Will-I-Am trance. Not
a glance of the changing scenes; 
the only birds we see are angry.
The same office echoes with
tip-tip-tip-tapping
of emails blaming others and smack-talking.
instead of actual talking. We fall for
the hype of Skype and only Siri’s
voice drones narrow answers
we accept as truth.  
The same playground, huddled corners;
Children pick a blackberry instead of 
picking blackberries, for their late-night
Facebook fights. Words will always hurt see:
no kids to hit with sticks and stones. Unless
there’s an app for it.
What do we do when stop?
Orwell you're too late
took thirty years to demonstrate your
doublethink and we all cling to 
the
  Joseph by BeccaJS   The Beard of intrigueHis beard was fascinating.
It was a loom, woven with intricate detail and so long it would put any wizard to shame. Each pattern in the coarse mound of hair seemed to share a secret. Perhaps they were memories- I’d heard others collect memories in such ways- etchings on their bodies, collecting objects and even journal writing. Maybe this man was his own journal.
The rest of him seemed positively ordinary. He rested in his chair in a blue business suit- albeit a little outdated for fashion, but suited the character I had begun to form in my head for him. His sorrowful eyes narrowed on a frustrated brow of greying features, illuminating a sense of tiredness. Perhaps the beard in all its might was weighting down. His skin was as rough as sandpaper, blotches and scars etching his hands and face with no revelation to the puzzle of his beard.
I wanted to move closer, debating whether it was rude to ask. The very notion excited me as I built up theories as to why his beard had the



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ILPC Feature - 31 Mar 2015

Tue Mar 31, 2015, 12:18 PM by ABipolarTeddyBear:iconabipolarteddybear:
 
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Winter Flower for Karla by DanaAndersonBuckets Full Of Love by Trippy4UPurple Bicycle by Canankk

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Paradise Lost and Found by TeaPhotographyFleurir by PraminPlough under the Sun by philippeL

Breathe by HippieVan57Cavami ... D71-5062 by BiBiARTs

Winter Sun for Selina by DanaAndersonBeauty by Lior-ArtPath Of The Angels.... by Tigles1Artistry


Lonely by plumita1StereoSwanic by The-WrinklyNinjaMomentary beauty by DanaAnderson

Happy birthday DawnnsCuteBoutique by ingeline-artMy Universe by creativemikeyHappy Birthday Coco by 1001G

Waiting for  a second chance by plumita1Fox by Nataly1stAbby, Our Foster Survivor by TeaPhotography

Lovely Tulip 02 by JocelyneRPure Nature for Karin D71-3796 by BiBiARTsPurple Rose by polarpoisson

When We Were Young 0479 by WayneBenedetBelsay Castle by newcastlemaleGarden Ruin by Metal-Bender

When Love Comes To You by sesam-is-openDaisy's by Cherryblossom-24Senses by TeaPhotography

Incoming wave! by ArtBYbeverlyIn my dream by HimeraShapeA Road Cross by JocelyneR

The Wild by zoomzoomM Y L O by BlueAnomiSNaughty kid by ratinrage

All Aboard, Next Stop... by Trippy4UShining for you by Lirulin-yirthTokyo skyscrapers at night by Pajunen

September sunset by peterpatemanThe joy of new life by Stilleschrei

Hope by John-PeterThe Emperor's New Clothes by catch---22Crisp Gallery, Yass by WhenAshTurnsToFire

iL aBAISSE eT iL rELEVE by TofstoFsHidden Venice by DamaInNero

. by PiscisvolantisYork 13 - Secret Haven by DeviantinterestedLittle fairy by Piscisvolantis

Barley by rare2bmeShare dinner ... by VasiDgallery

sacrifice by O-GoshMelody by Heidi-V-ArtFor You by catch---22

Wrinkles by Roses-to-AshesAwakening II by WhiteBookCan't Help But Celebrate by TeaPhotography

Five In Five II by Trippy4ULost among the greens by ShlomitMessicaBullied B+W by shadowfoxcreative

Welcome Home by PajunenOld Mill Stock by PridesCrossingWind Up. by The-WrinklyNinja

Springtime Of Your Life by Trippy4U




Digital Art

Projections by GeoFamAutumn Gold. by Kondratij2nd Version... by LaxmiJayaraj

Low clouds ... by Miarath

Flowers On Glass by karlajkittyDangerous by karlajkittyEl Tesoro del Jardin Secreto by LaraBLN

Brend Kama Kot 5 by LOVEcCHOBNICE TO MEET YOU-For children by CarlosHurtadoSorianoTHE WAYFARER by CarlosHurtadoSoriano

Not defeated yet by Lirulin-yirthLIFELESS by CarlosHurtadoSorianoThe Bride by philippeL

Composizione5168bis by claudio51hive by GLO-HEUpon the Ocean Moon by philippeL

But I will meet You by Lior-ArtJade by JuniaeSimple Trees by Miguel-ANGL

Hmm Gamescreen 01b by BenHerreraA CONFORTABLE PLACE by CarlosHurtadoSorianoBrisa De Otono by cocakirby

Valentine hearts by Lirulin-yirthIrrepressible by VicEberlySunflowers by DanaAnderson

Coming Through In Waves by Joe-MaccerSilk Flowers on Starry Sky by LaraBLN

Fall's Fire by BlacklightTheBronyTogether At Dawn by BlacklightTheBronyDedicato ad Andrea by martaraff

But I will meet You by Lior-ArtHappy Birthday DeviantArt  -  I Heart DeviantArt by PaMonkSimple Trees by Miguel-ANGL

METEOR FAST FOOD by CarlosHurtadoSorianoSoul manager by ricky4Baby Deer - 15 out of 60 by Leia1987

Mb140813 by DigithalieScreen10 22 12 PM-3 by Placi1Watermelon by Annissina

Trinity Slant by PaMonkPeaceful by davincipoppalagIl Mondo delle Sfere by LaraBLN

Oriental Charm VII by philippeLMagical lights by MariamMohammedSo far away by volker03



Photo Manipulation

B64-4 by Placi1

Salem by ChaseStarlitFLOWERS FROM THE COSMOS.... by Tigles1ArtistrySoul Mate by undefinedreference

Blacksmith of Dodge City by rsiphotography

Spirit of Samara by rsiphotographyFireflies by saperlipop

Historic Paris by frenchfoxps132 by Campo-Diaz

Lost in the Abyss ... by Keely-ShayeLost the Way by crilleb50gossamer by m-gosia

I Can See The World Tonight by AndaelentariS.S. Tub by OhLizzButterfly touch by duzetdaram

TIME to remember... by HMissXX

Baywatch by crilleb50La ilusion del tiempo.... by metalromanticaA Little Piece of Dali by crilleb50

Flight by ThisYearsGirl.:inside:. by hayal25






Traditional Art


PASSION! by primalfuryanperfect balance by subhankar-biswas

Falling Leaves by Clu-artAutumn Dreaming by ArtByCher

marin mersenne by subhankar-biswasUtopia by McFlyky'OLD MAN' graphite drawing by Pen-Tacular-Artist

SAINT! by primalfuryanAnother Wave, Another Cloud... by HMissXXleonard cohen by JeffEvans


Georgiana by ShanghaiSarahCloud Window (Tufted Bird) by SethFitts

Methaphisic Autum by Mihai82000Branches by lihnidaThe Swan by NatPal

Back Kitten - New family member by art-it-artTabby Kitten Pastel Painting by art-it-artDog by Sarahharas07
Her Majesty by Stardust-SplendorThe King of Africa by philippeLdaily sketch 2539 by nosoart

She's In Parties... by HMissXXcutie by zenshinibuuHovering Bird: xiii by SethFitts

Christopher Walken ~ colored pencil by lemgras330Remembrance by XRlS

isolatio by essencestudiosPEGASUS LOVE by primalfuryanEmpty Lullaby by ashintherainbow

Gorey 1 by CarolynYMpurple onion by turningshadowAbyssinian Cat by philippeL

Mourning Dove by CarolynYMMoka Akashiya by yuukihanabusaKitty cat by ricky4

Lovers by jankolaslioness and cub by ADRIANSportraitsSleepy by ADRIANSportraits

DOGWOOD TREES by Wulff-ArtsWillow Wood by offermoordNad-E-Ali For Kadi by primalfuryan

FEEDING THE LAMB by Wulff-ArtsWITCH  HAY LIN CLOSE by sinsenor





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