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Part 2 Tribute to Nick

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 21, 2014, 11:52 AM






Whether you knew him well, or were just an acquaintance, it did not matter, at least to him it didn't, as he treated everyone with the same love and respect.  There is no doubt, that he touched the lives of many, a fact he was always surprised about.  It humbled him, and he was truly grateful for the friends he has met here.

It is that rarest of people, who could reach over mountains and oceans and touch all of our hearts.  From every corner of the globe, to every walk of life, no matter your ethnic background, your political or religious views, no matter the color of your skin, or even if you spoke English, it did not matter to him, as he considered you all friends, and many, a part of his family.

He was your confidant, your mentor, your biggest supporter, your shoulder to cry on, your voice of reason and logic, and your cherished friend. He was all of those, to all of you, a person you could always count on, to always be there.  He would listen to all of you, with every concern or problem you had, he would listen, giving 100% of himself to making you feel better.  It did not matter if it was art related or personal, you could always count on him to be there.

Here is a collection of beautiful works dedicated to Nick :iconshedboy68:
He was a great friend to us all and he will be surely missed :heart:
He inspired us, encouraged us and supported us to be great.
RIP Nick xoxo


NEW ID by Shedboy68

Beholden by Shedboy68



Part 2 of our Tribute to Nick



Au revoir ami by Bohemiart

The Last Tear by BeccaB-Stock-N-Art

The Last Tear by BeccaB-Stock-N-Art

Stay by xmilek

For Nick by Sisterslaughter165

White Rose by itznikki530

White Angels  by YBsilon-Stock

Remember_animation by ladyjudina

For Nick... by LadyAquariusStock

Road to eternity by lucium55

Crying For You by SeventhFairy

The Angel Above {R.I.P Nick Stone} by xSilverSpiritWolfx

Time does not stop. by ConceptDezines



Illusion by Brumae-Art

For Nick - Bluebell by BloomingRoseXeniia

Loved by magicsart







Azrael by WorldOfGabriel

Angel Charmer by ChimeraArtz



Stars have birthdays.Hey people. I hope you're enjoying your weekend, as much as you can. Today is a special day,and I am not talking about the weather(damn it's so hot outside,I can fry eggs on my car,if I had a car) I am talking about the people who are born today. Happy Birthday for everyone , but I feel like this is not everything I want to say.  Because today, It's Nick birthday :heart: :heart: :iconshedboy68:
... And I heard so many things about my dead grandma,when it was her birthday, people keep telling me  that is a waste of time to celebrate for her.
No,this is not a waste of time. This will never be. Everybody deserves a  little birthday party,a little birthday gift, no matter where s/he is,no matter what s/he is doing.
And today,more than never,our Nick deserves everything, no matter if we can't see him,because he can see us. And this is so important.He died before his birthday to come,and this is heartbreaking, but our relationship with him is still the same. He still loves us,
  Nick Stone- dedication poemA gentlemen cannot explain your kindness,
A smile as bright as yours cannot hide,
Hide behind the darkest clouds,
Like a star you glow in darkness,
Digital art was your golden star,
Excellent at it, it was your hearts desire,
Nothing could stop you from,
Making a masterpiece,
Your honestly could bring out,
The true colours in people,
Showing who was worth,
Your precious time,
While you may be gone,
You will be remembered,
For your charming skills,
And breath taking art,
We will keep your,
Legacy of art alive,
Keeping you alive in,
Our memories will make,
You stay in our hearts,
A little while longer,
Goodbye and let your soul,
Protect those who need,
Your comforting presence.


Part 1

Nick's Birthday Tribute!Whether you knew him well, or were just an acquaintance, it did not matter, at least to him it didn't, as he treated everyone with the same love and respect.  There is no doubt, that he touched the lives of many, a fact he was always surprised about.  It humbled him, and he was truly grateful for the friends he has met here.
It is that rarest of people, who could reach over mountains and oceans and touch all of our hearts.  From every corner of the globe, to every walk of life, no matter your ethnic background, your political or religious views, no matter the color of your skin, or even if you spoke English, it did not matter to him, as he considered you all friends, and many, a part of his family.
He was your confidant, your mentor, your biggest supporter, your shoulder to cry on, your voice of reason and logic, and your cherished friend. He was all of those, to all of you, a person you could always count on, to always be there.  He would listen to all of you, with


Vapoured Love by Shedboy68


:iconpjenz:  :iconkimmiekrazy:  :iconshedboy68:  :iconelyio: :iconbeccab-stock-n-art:  :iconchimeraartz:  :iconrandomact-0-kindness:


Skin Credits Vint26 Edited by
justalittleknotty
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Galleries Month



3D Models


3D Model resources can be imported into a 3D modeling program like 3D Studio Max, Maya, etc.
Skeleton Key Earrings by inception8-ResourceFree Bushes by Nobiax


Clipart


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Water Drops by Aimee-Valentine-ArtChristmas - Pine Branch - Square Frame by Hermit-stock


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oriental vectors by gtsatVector Grunge Floral Circle Frame Design by 123freevectors


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Free horse lineart, gallop by IesteCanine Reference- Free Lineart by Espherio






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FEATURE COLORAMA #1

Thu Aug 21, 2014, 2:31 AM by outstarwalker:iconoutstarwalker:

Get yourself featured!


Everyday, I stumble upon so many beautiful pieces on dA that it's obvious to me to give them some more attention. My feature journals will be theme-based, but if you want to put your artwork here, just write in a comment below!

I do features on my Facebook fanpage from time to time, so like it and send me a message, and I'll help you in promotion!


Featuring:



Green

Cyberpunk Wrath by MEYERanekOrange Geisha by thienbaoMU_unit by YUK-buitarLOL - Zone by mrauuy2014Salsa Invertebraxa - Drop by m0zch0psChester cheetah vol 2 by OmegaLionessIsland by snaku6763Mononoke (color) by LASILFIDEOSCURA:.Kiriban Prize for GreenNoodleKitten.: by Vivi-Chuuwind runner by Ah-OEarthly Unicorn Boy by Kiwi-NiwiViridescent by KailyciousEthinyn King by LuridTheSpiritMist by AntharikaMeadow (3D) by kuraicofDark Forest by GerceTarget Down by NathanParkArtI hope they're gone.. by vaoraDaily Paint #639. Green Eggs and Ham...origins by Cryptid-Creations

Blue

Dame boucleline - Lady lovely locks by TialiEDI by Me4FanFaux screenshot: White Lies by Pyrosityw h i t e by JenekoMing-Hua by AcaciathornTRANSFORMERS TIMELINES #10 by TeyowisonteAdaar by PheberoniAre we... free? by WanderingLolaAeon Flux AU by FlibertyjibbethLoL: Jax by RattledMachinesketch win by livetuneAstronomy Lesson IV by FrodoKFalling by ThanhXinh[Personal]  Seyaki by UlarioCrystal Sahuagin and Shark-Advanced Bestiary by StudioSmugbugWater Girl Annie by BerkBudak

Red

Blade And Soul  Fanart contest Pohwaran by BraionssAsuka - Cut-out by FacelessVixenShepherdess Caught Drawing On The Job by callupishMakara by PsshawGift: Haduriyui (Animated) by Artie-chiiRed Sonja by KateFinneganDuo by LittleDraeneiBlood Powered Orc Shaman by DreadJimWar Face by alridpathIDENTITY by ShVanFire in the Attic (originally by Porcelanita) by OtherhandR E S U R G I S by IsidemsFire Ruby Dragon by Chichanan Deadly Sins by GansOne89phoenix by mugoARTFleck by kep90Docks by Lo0bo0Blood of the Dragon by ZafNovaUnstoppable by Dezzoi

Violet

summoner by a76106558For Kerry (in Color) by ChrisVisionsBathtub by snowWwflakeReaper Centaur by KhempaveeLotus by VVernacatolaThe Pumkin King by scarypetUiuiui by Krissi001In the Reedy River by juliakrasepremade backrgound 12 by Creamydigitalin the spirit world by czochanskaVintage by LiddyCharmSpunk Arrow Varus by BerkBudakFiyye by Tales-of-TormentTwi by hymnsofvaleforViola Lindynn [Re Upload] by BlissCloudsVoid Chevalier Taric by BerkBudakDistant World by ClaraMunteanuAdoptable Auction ( Open) by SolchanNeonica Venus by BoarzxWitch process by RocioGarciaARTOr'ez and Choice by QuarvalVania-k [COMM] by Mimiushka




Coding by SimplySilent
:love: Welcome to the 23rd edition of Fractaling!:love:
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Another Cathedral by KPEKEP
Germ of immortality by androceus Under Sinister Moons by Xyrus-02 Water Street by HalTenny
The happy Smurfs by M-i-t-c-h-e-l
 
Wonderful by Digithalie Emma by Antares2
Freezing in the night by SaTaNiA

Fractal DDs for the past weeks

Fiat Lux by mmastriani Subconcsious new growth by Snow-White-Qween

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See you next week! - C-91

Daily Bread Cafe | Issue 08

Journal Entry: Wed Aug 20, 2014, 9:35 PM


Volume 01 | ART
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The Daily Bread Cafe is a small attempt at building a helping branch to the ever growing community on dA. Not only is this publication created for you, but also to help spread the love to everyone on dA.



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Featured Art of Encouragement

Trachelas by duggiehoo

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Featured Deviations
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August 12.2014. Interview 35.

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 21, 2014, 5:21 AM


Hi guys!

Today interview with Sylvia from USA, at dA : 5 years.

First Light by Sillybilly60

:bulletblue: 1 Which type of art are You creating ?
Sillybilly60 - I like all kinds of art, not too much into abstract or too contemporary. I favor portraits, but since I'm not too good at it, I do landscape, waterscapes and skyscapes. I also love fantasy artwork, animals and still life.

A View of the Adirondack Mnts. by Sillybilly60Lake Loxahatchee by Sillybilly60

:bulletblue: 2 Why this kind of art ? /
:bulletblue: 3 When did You started create Your art?
Sillybilly60 - I started drawing when I was fairly young, mostly cartoons. My medium is pastels and oils, but have crossed over to digital. (Self-taught artwork)

Beyond The Road by Sillybilly60Dusk by Sillybilly60

:bulletblue: 4 What kind of art do You like to watch the most?
Sillybilly60 - I enjoy all kinds of creations, especially realistic work.

Flight Home by Sillybilly60Calm Waters by Sillybilly60

:bulletblue: 5 What is Your inspiration?
Sillybilly60 - My inspiration is all around me...nature and everyday "things'.

Early Morning by Sillybilly60Ice Fishing by Sillybilly60

Enjoy!

Have a nice day everyone!

Hello Everyone :heart:


Welcome to Week 37# of my Art features.


It is going to be Spring in two weeks and I absolutely cannot wait for the warmer weather.In other news, I will be getting my top wisdom teeth pulled out in a months time, and I will be officially waving goodbye to my undergraduate degree in 3 months. Hello Masters (if I get in that is ) : /


Ruby Red by mjwrightarts
November Color by incolor16Just Before The Leaves Fall by incolor16
Coffee in Sotogrande by GJ-Vernon
Pictures in my head by PambaNYC in Sunset by TwiggyTeeluck
ChocolateChips Cookies by TigerQG
Handheld Rainbow by OoBlueGirloO
So Far Away by AntrisoljaAnother Bee by ThatAzianGuy
Delicate Petal by FlabnBoneA kind of Magic? by Antrisolja
Feel it! by EpicRed
Happy Finger by MusashigyoIs a beautiful life ... by VasiDgallery
early spring by ajkabajka
S t e r l i n g   S i l v e r by FlabnBone
Pink Cupcake by TigerQGkeep calm and drink coffee by mikaela24
Simple red by dv-art
Com: With you by meodualeoCom: Wish by meodualeo
Hochosterwitz by gummaid

My Other Features:


Themed Category:

1. Colors of the Rainbow, 2. Fragrant Flower Collection, 3.People and Portraits

4. Fabulous Fantastic Food , 5. Wildlife + Animals , 6. Merry Christmas

7. Marvelous Macro , 8. Lovely Landscape, 9. City Scape and Urban

10. Conceptual, 11. Still Life, 12. Love

13. Tea Cups 14. All things Cute, 15. Spring Photo

16. Water Droplets  17. Autumn 18, Macarons 19. Butterflies 20. Hands+ Notes

21. Danbo, 22. Photography Freestyle, 23. Desserts

24. Couples 25. Cars 26. Medieval and Fantasy


Open Category:

Week 27. Week 28. Week 29. Week 30. Week 31. Week 32. Week 33. Week 34.

Week 35.Week 36.


Next Weeks Feature:Open!

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'Related' Feature 33

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 21, 2014, 12:08 PM



Time for another feature, this time loosely related to my latest artwork and provided gracefully by the wonderful deviants from the forum.

Enjoy and don't forget to give them some love and support!

League of Legends - Female Graves - G by AnayaDeath


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Casual Black Rock Shooter Request by Pandanoid    Girl in shades by MLBlue    Something Wicked by Lorien077    Isabel, Lady Warrior by LizzyChrome




Poison Ivy... by Dark-Indigo    The Stare by WildPencil    Aerial by boranami




Rose by shaduf    Honi by ScottaHemi    Harryet's Final Stand by LewisMichael    wip by used-rugs




Don't Let Go by JennieDoomsday    Orange Juice by lilastudio    Random Ariel Pic by BatboyEXE



But truth is weightless by NourArts    Akari 2014 by SOZOMAIKA    Ice mage by pavelmorr    Hinata Road To Ninja 2 by Hawksfan4848



Scarlett Johansson by no0dles919    Ayla by Sandramalie    solo stand by devoman1948    Sensual Rossella by Art-of-the-Seraphim





Capricorn by inunokanojo    Pomegranate by vegarBlack    LM-MENTS (anime comic) by Shinkalork



Hope you like it!!   :dalove:

Laterz ~~~ ;)