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Do you believe that art can fundamentally change your sense of who you are?

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welp i'm starting the raffle now that i have some free time to judge the contest entry
the price list is:
P1.  monocolor headshots:  Elsa by Ex-Trident for 2 person
P2.  paint headshot: Raffle Prize: Hatsune Miku (Deep Sea Miku) by Ex-Trident for 2 person


How To Enter:

1. fave the journal
2. profit
(just fave and you're in the entry list :3)

and if you don't mind, do share
oryoucanjustfavitwithouttellinganyonesoyoucanwinthemallhuehuejk

Deadline:

28 july 2014

11 PM +7UTC

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Winner list:
P1.
P2.
P1.
P2.
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usual random.org for picking numbers
good luck peeps ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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So yeah... since I have so many watchers and friends, I decided to do a small contest for my Adventures With Jeff The Killer comic ;)
With prizes of course!


The theme is "What if: Adventures With Jeff The Killer comic". 
The rules are simple - you come up with the "what if <insert stuff here> happened to the guys in AWJTK" scene.
For example what if L.J started dating Lucifer, or what if they found the real Yeti...
It can be anything, no matter how wicked or crazy it is! :XD: Anything!
It can be a single scene, it can be a short comic, it can be a fanfic... 

There is a new folder in my AWJTK group:
:iconawjtk-comic-fans:
The folder is named "Contest Entries". You will be able to upload your stuff there!
Link to the folder: awjtk-comic-fans.deviantart.co…




About the prizes, you have a double choice: If you have Pokemon XY games, you may ask for a Shiny Pokemon as a prize. If not - your CreepyPasta character included in my comic as a visitor!

First place prize (one person):
Shiny Pokemon - Shiny Legendary of your choice! 
You may choose: Darkrai, Deoxys, Rayquaza, Ho-Oh or Lugia!
My comic: Your OC character appearing in the comic for 2-3 pages.

Second place prize (two person):
Shiny Pokemon - Shiny lower-rank Legendary of your choice!
You may choose: Azelf, Uxie, Mesprit, Virizion, Terrakion or Cobalion!
My comic: Your OC character appearing in the comic for 1-2 pages.

Third place prize (four person):
Shiny Pokemon - Shiny non-legendary of your choice!
You may choose: Dragalge, Smeargle, Wooper, Darumaka or Skorupi!
My comic: Your OC character appearing in the comic for one-two or three panels of one page.


The contest will start 01.08.2014 and will last until 15.08.2014!
Everyone can join. Every form of art is accepted - digital and traditional, animation, fanfics... everything ;)

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*Old* Thanks for 1k comic

Journal Entry: Fri Jul 25, 2014, 9:15 AM
So about Decemberish of last year I reached 1 thousand watchers. I was looking through my gallery and read it over again. Some of the jokes I may say are lost among 95% of you guys. So here enjoy, maybe now you guys will know why I talk about Tobies pie in join.mes XD
(pre)Thanks for 1000 watchers 1/4 by Chibi-Works

Thanks for my 1000 watchers part 2 by Chibi-WorksThanks for 1000 watchers Pt 3 by Chibi-Works

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:iconprojecteducate:


Literature Basics


    Ever feel like no matter what you do, you just. can't. write?

    You're not alone. Many other writers have been in the same situation, left frustrated and exhausted trying to get through this. But what can you do about it?



What is Writer's Block?

    According to wikipedia 
"Writer's block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work. The condition ranges in difficulty from coming up with original ideas to being unable to produce work for years.

Steps to Overcoming Writers Block

  1. Quit. At least for now, take a step back and breathe. The more you struggle the more worked up you become and the worse the block seems to get. Before anything else, give your mind a break for a bit and come back. Sometimes that's all you even need to do. Remember, your mind, just like your body needs rest.
  2. Disconnect & Organize. Clean up your writing space, close the tabs on your computer, turn off your phone and wi-fi. Get your area set so you can focus on your writing without clutter and distraction so you can keep your focus solely on writing.
  3. Try Something New. I understand you're on the 15th chapter of that novel you dream to publish, but since any writing you may be getting out really isn't that good, set it on the back burner and try something new. A different story, genre, style, theme... just do something new and different.
  4. Explore. A lot of people have their "writing spot", where they're comfortable and have the peace to get things done. Since that's not working for you right now, it's time to change your surroundings; take a notebook and go somewhere else. Explore the world around you for inspiration; Go for a walk, to the park, the coffee house, the bookstore, go to mars. Go somewhere, anywhere.
  5. Plot Away. So the story your writing isn't working out, but you've got ideas bouncing around in your head like it's an intense game of pingpong. Write them down and outline the story. Get an idea of what you want in it, how you want it to go, etc. and get it all down. Sometimes once you look at it all on paper the ideas just start flowing like an avalanche again.
  6. Prompts. And you thought I forgot this one? Prompts are a hit or miss. Some people snap out of writer's block with prompts, workshops and such, some people don't. You'll never know until you try. There's plenty of prompts on dA alone, then you have the entire internet as well. Give them a shot and see what happens.
  7. Just do it. Just write, even if it's complete and utter s#!*, write it anyways. Get your mind flowing, ideas rushing and sometimes that's enough to snap yourself out of it. Free writing can help jog your mind, creativity and kick this block in the face.

How Writer's Block Can Actually Help You

    While you may be looking at this as the end of writing, wondering if you'll even be able to produce a shopping list this week - sometimes it can help. Overcoming writers block by breaking your routine can help challenge you and bring your focus to other points and areas of literature. 
    If you experiment, try new things and change your surroundings; you may find yourself adding to and/or improving your style.
    One of the main ways to prevent writer's block is to have a routine or schedule. For example "write every morning for 15 minutes" or "go somewhere on Tuesdays and Thursdays to write". By putting this forth to reduce/eliminate writer's block, you're also disciplining and training yourself to be a better writer.

Reader Questions

  • Have you ever suffered from writer's block? If so, how did you over come it?
  • Do you have a "system" or "plan" on how to prevent and/or overcome writer's block?
  • Have you ever noticed anything specific that leads to your writer's block?


JULY Challenge WATER vote and win points

Journal Entry: Fri Jul 25, 2014, 6:35 AM


:icontransparentplz:
:iconthefavouriteshowcase:



JULY Theme_WATER

All works here thefavouriteshowcase.deviantar…






Hello deviants :wave:


This is the new way to find our winner of our monthly challenge: instead using a Poll with the ten most voted of the period, we'll be using a blog to showcase the 20 MOST VOTED on this theme!

This means, or so I hope, more exposure for your pieces and galleries.


The idea is simple: each work has a number and all deviants have the opportunity to vote like if it was a poll...with the difference that you will choose not one but 3 favourites! 


All deviants may vote, INCLUSIVE who is participating; the participants may vote for themselves and ask friends and watchers to vote; this blog may have publicity by all means and be submitted in groups. 




The work with most votes wins 130 points;
the second place wins 80, the 3rd place wins 50 and the 4th wins 25 :points:.


These prizes can be updated for the next themes with the help of our friends:

:iconthe-average-alex: is giving 100 points for every theme during this year, on a total of 1200 :points:.
Thank you so much Alex!

You may also help by clicking on our stamp :iconthefavouritecontests::iconthefavouritecontest2: and making a donation.




Follow the RULES to VOTE...

EVERYONE VOTING and :+fav:ING THIS BLOG will enter a draw to win 10 :points:.
The participants may and should click the Favourite Button too - this will give you another chance to win more points!
And so you can have more possibilities to win I'll give 5 prizes of 10 points!

Vote and let your friends know about this voting!



NOTE: The participants who don't vote aren't eligible to win.





Arrow Bullet (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet (Rainbow) - F2U! RULES to VOTE Arrow Bullet Left (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet Left (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet Left (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet Left (Rainbow) - F2U! Arrow Bullet Left (Rainbow) - F2U! 

(read careful, it's very simple)
*everyone can participate, you don't have to be a member of TheFavouriteShowcase.



1. Choose your favourite 3 works from below;

2. See the correspondent number before the thumb? Comment on this blog by writing the numbers of your favourite works, like this:

29, 45, 67

You have 3 votes to give and you must give all the 3 votes, not 1, not 2, not 5 - it's 3 votes!
Comments with fewer or more than 3 votes will be ignored.

3. To have the possibility to win 10 :points: entering a draw, FAVE THIS BLOG!

4. You don't have to do anything else :thumbsup: 
This voting will be open until the 30th July and the winners will be announced on the 31st July.


Thank you for participating!



(I'm sorry for the full size but dA don't let me edit the blog - and full size is better than little thumbs :D)





:icontransparentplz: Traditional Art1...
 Living Water by AmBr0  by AmBr0




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz: Traditional Art
2... Splash by Paul-Shanghai  by Paul-Shanghai




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Photography
3... Nature's tears. by mylittlebluesky by mylittlebluesky




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
4... Summer Rainfall by lemgras330  by lemgras330




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
5... Color Wave by AmBr0  by AmBr0





:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Photography
6... Freudentraenen by SchwarzWieEbenholZ  by SchwarzWieEbenholZ




:icontransparentplz:Photography
7... Summer Night in Vancouver by dashakern  by dashakern




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz: Photography
8... Snoqualmie Falls 2 by jxsnyder  by jxsnyder




:icontransparentplz: Digital Art
9... sleepy mermaid by Lolita-Artz   by Lolita-Artz




:icontransparentplz: Photography
10... Heart of the Whitsundays by Questavia  by Questavia




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
11... Splash! by lemgras330  by lemgras330




:icontransparentplz:Photography

12...Golden drops - Strange world by AStoKo  by AStoKo




:icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
13... Winter weather by doma22  by doma22




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Photography
14... Listening to the Sea by Brightsmile-didi  by Brightsmile-didi




:icontransparentplz:Photography
15... Lake Tahoe 140527-72 by MartinGollery  by MartinGollery




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
16... Water dream by marcobusoni  by marcobusoni




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Photography
17... She holds her pose by gigi50  by  gigi50




:icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
18... Waterfall by diana-0421  by diana-0421




:icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
19... Ichthyosaurs by EsthervanHulsen  by EsthervanHulsen




:icontransparentplz::icontransparentplz:Traditional Art
20... Wet 3 by Paul-Shanghai  by Paul-Shanghai













NEXT THEME: TRAVELs

Submissions open here thefavouriteshowcase.deviantar… on the 1st AUGUST






Elsa, Egil21 :iconpinklilyplz: on behalf of  :iconthefavouriteshowcase:

:icontransparentplz:


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Fri Jul 25, 2014, 4:53 PM
he always wants the light on
when he's sleeping, says he's scared
but i can't see the point;

i say not all monsters
are trying to hurt you, at least
not right away

and his bottom lip goes
and he screams shut up
but i laugh and i tickle his ribs
and then he laughs with me

and he says
love you

and i say i love you too
little man

(i love you too)

DOLLICIOUS SWEET PREORDERS and stuff

Journal Entry: Fri Jul 25, 2014, 12:56 PM




the first chapter of my comic online:


My other online comic about Reid family (Bob and Emi storee):

Big thanks to Aish89 for translation ;u;



______________________________________________



Hello!
I came back from Japan Expo about 3 weeks ago and didn't have a time to write anything Q_Q still, there is too much to say! I met a lot of people! Make some friends D: And.. and there were soooo friendly T__T I cried a lot because they fed me and supported me a lot, and i couldn't stop crying when there was time to say goodbye D: srsly :heart:
I wish to be there again next year! But maybe for a weekend only? (because is sooo exhausting...)


ANYWAY!
I finally managed some time to make a preorders for DOLLICIOUS SWEET mini book ~!!! O: A lot of ppl asked me about it, and i promised to do it in july/august, so here it is!!!

preorders are open till 5th AUGUST



HERE ARE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOOK AND ORDER





HOW TO ORDER




:pointr: send a mail on meagochan@gmail.com titled DSBOOK
:pointr: write your:
-DA address/nickname
- FULL POSTAL ADDRESS (name, address)
- book amount
- other (optional)


I will reply you with your order number, and payment information


:star:For first 15 orders i am adding random postcard ^_^:star:


SHIPPING



I am sending books in bubble envelopes by registered airmail
for weight range 100-350g
shipping to: Europe, booth Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia
cost: 6 USD


If you have any requests or questions, please include them in email








___________________________

my good friend :iconsuesanne: is in need and opened commissions ;;3;; :heart:

If you're able to, please give her some support and encourage her :heart: We both will be super thankful!

here are the more info about it, and commission details kiarambl.deviantart.com/journa…

:PC: Cursor Izla by Suesanne :PC: Lucia by Suesanne Fallen Angel by Suesanne





:star: special feature my classmate :iconaugustanna:

Valkyrie by AugustAnna Mother's Nightmare by AugustAnna "The Queen's Assassin"Cover by AugustAnna

ICON CONTEST

Fri Jul 25, 2014, 12:21 PM
Hello everyone :D
I decided to do a little icon contest , hope people are up for it ~

rules
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! the icon has to be 50x50
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! it doesnt have to be animated , anything is fine with me
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! you can enter as many times as you like , but only one entry can win
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! share this contest if youre gonna enter in a journal or something like that
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! the icon can be of any of my OCs , it can be one of the ponies but also one of the pets , as long as the character belongs to me
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! the character doesnt have to be in their pony form , you can make them as anything you want , as long it stays true to their original designs
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! you can add another character if you want (of your own or something like that) , I dont know if it will fit , but hay , you never know , its not forbidden
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! you can use a base if you want 

prizes

Arrow Bullet (Gray) - F2U! FIRST PLACE
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 750 points
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 1 drawing
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! a llama badge (if I haven't given you one already)

Arrow Bullet (Gray) - F2U! SECOND PLACE
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 500 points
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 1 drawing
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! a llama badge (if I haven't given you one already)

Arrow Bullet (Gray) - F2U! THIRD PLACE
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 250 points
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 1 drawing
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! a llama badge (if I haven't given you one already)


If theyre will be more then 15 entries the following prizes can be won too

Arrow Bullet (Gray) - F2U! EXTRA PRIZES
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! 150 points
Gray Dot Bullet - F2U! a llama badge (if I haven't given you one already)

All my OCs ; louiseloo.deviantart.com/galle…

contest ends 01-09-14

you dont need to ask me if you can enter , you just can

now hoping some will enter x)


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    Concurso de 1OO points cx

    Fri Jul 25, 2014, 9:38 AM


    Hola,Llege a mis 400 watches♥ QUE LINDO ñ.ñ asjkasjk, no sabia que hacer de regalo xc así que decide hacer este pequeño concurso, ya que los otros points los ocupe para la membresia ;)

    REGLAS

    -Darme +watch a mi & a MusicPhani
    -Agregar este Journal a favoritos

    -Hacer un Journal promocionado este

    O P C I O N A L 
    ♥ si quieres aparecer mas veces c:

    -Agregar 3 de mis ediciones a favoritos [2 veces]
    -Donar :points: si me donas 1 points, apareces una vez mas ñ.ñ
    -NO ME DONEN LLAMA [no las tomare en cuenta xc]

    Lee es importante

    -Habra dos ganadores 1.-8O:points: 2.-2O:points:
    -Comentar en orden que hiciste c; [No soy adivina
    ♥]
    -El concurso lo hare en Sortea2
    -Comienza hoy & termina el 1 de agosto


    Participantes
    1.-emesalvatore (x3)
    2.-IwhisperAlone (x4)
    3.-Tutos-Photoscape (x3)
    4.-cutefairypink09(x3)
    5.-SecondsOfInspiration (x3)
    6.-TutosCalifornia (x3)
    7.-JazminBieber (x3)
    8.-Little-Charlott (x1)
    9.-Editions-3MSCandTGT (x3)
    1O.-lIlMirlonlIl (x1)
    11.-Misha-Waters (x3)
    12.-pame13editions (x3)
    13.-Boritha (x3)
    14.-KoganRlz (x5)
    15.-SparksInFire (x4)
    16.-JeonWonDiary (x7)
    17.-my5hgirls (x6)
    18.-KonekoChibii-Chan (x4)
    19.-Eli-Mar (x3)
    2O.-Pancito24 (x8)
    21.-NayelliBoni (x1)
    22.-our-little-infinity (x3)