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Traditional Discoveries #2

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 16, 2014, 6:28 AM
Welcome to another installment of Traditional Discoveries. This feature is People created with all types of traditional mediums. Enjoy the show and show some love to these artists. :)

rehearsal-I by graemeb Lost In Space - 2 by mjhachem Uchiha Itachi by AKFid Sacred Drypoint by Razor-Sensei Saving Money by MaxHierro Feeding the ducks by JadeMoonRabbit El Secreto de Sus Ojos by inemasterkart Funeral by PrettieZombie notitle4 by Slawekgruca Altered Submission by A-Separate-Reality Copy of Georges de La Tour's Joseph the Carpenter by Jagroar Untitled by 1Creep The Encounter by elftantra Two Doves by Protoguy Punk Rocker. by StephenMerrigan Donwton Abbey - Violet Grantham by Stanbos Jeru The Damaja by pErs Narkotikum by yantotzkie Ellie by RhynWilliams Hero's by candysamuels EXCLUSIVE -KELLY EDEN- by marilisaargentieri Floating dream_LAKA Project by khanglex Death and Rebirth by KlarEm Place for me by sannchen broken by sannchen Overreaction by MisterDoyle Falling In Love by annakoutsidou I need protection by KlarEm Keeper of Secrets by plantiebee No code by danilomartinis Only a little bird by STelari Padma by Lasarasu Cia You, Papa by FrankGo Mad Queen Alice by EnysGuerrero Rowan (Painting) by MichaelShapcott Magical steam girl. ACEO by EnysGuerrero Medea by Rezurekted Burn to the very bone by STelari Pearl Rehabilitative Colony by alexandramanukyan Rebeca (How to disappear completely) by Marie-Esther stained-glass window by queerartist 'Harvest' by Christopher Lovell Art by Lovell-Art Angel by Razor-Sensei newspaper girl by glenox66 les fantomes des patients by glenox66 Cabarita Cove..90cmx70cm.jpg2.jpg2222222222222 by glenox66 The Bard's Tale and Her Empty Grass Land by somuchkittypity wishful thinking by nakedcrayon23 Ryo Love in Colored Pencil by LMan-Artwork Peace Keeper by deathasagi Collaged Wrap by abcartattack Portrait of Salvador Dali on stone by LosOjosNegros Imaginary companion by SolYaCheva Flamingo by JulijaJan Poetry by SamanthaJordaan Allegory of the Sublime by EmanueleDascanio KeyHole_opening by stonepp True love by jankolas Cloud Strider by SKMOON Whatever Happened To Jingle? by joeyv7 Been to the Desert on a Horse with No Name... by A-Separate-Reality el Reflejo by JuanCarlosLI The kiss of the poet by byalicia Stilleven VI:  Het Portret by jasminetoad Autumn by Zeleznik Innocence by Dragos-Sulgheru



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Mary Cassatt

Wed Apr 16, 2014, 4:00 AM

"In art, what we want is the certainty that one spark of original genius shall not be extinguished."

-Mary Cassatt
 
Portrait of the Artist c. 1878
 
 
Mary Cassatt was born in Allegheny City (now part of Pittsburgh), Pennslyvania, USA on May 23, 1844. Her family was upper-middle-class, giving Mary the ability to travel Europe and later attend art school. Her schooling at the Pennslyvania Academy of Fine Arts lead her to believe one of the best ways she could learn was to copy the old masters.
 
 
The Mandolin Player c. 1872

 
In 1866, Mary finally got the opportunity to study abroad, but even then the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts would not accept female students. Cassatt was also let down by the Salon and the conservatism of the Paris art world in general. After spending time studying and refining her techniques throughout the rest of Europe, Cassatt returned to Paris once again. It was here, in 1875, that she reached a turning point in her work after a painting of her sister Lydia was rejected by the Salon. She could alter the painting and conform to the standards of the Salon or join the Independents, where she had been invited by her friend Degas.

 

"I accepted with joy. I hated conventional art. I began to live."

-Cassatt to her original biographer on accepting the invitaion by Degas
 

Little Girl in Blue Armchair c. 1878

 

In Degas, Cassatt found a life long friend and equal with whom she could share her thoughts and opinions about art and life. And in this group of artists she could flourish in creating art the way she wanted. Cassatt's work in Impressionism stands out because of her focus on women and children together. She was able to capture some intimate moments that were absolutely tender and charming.

 

Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child, 1880

 

Mother and Child, 1889

 

Susan Comforting the Baby No. 1, c.1881

Cassatt continued transforming her art in medium and style through the turn of the century when finally, in 1915, she was no longer able to paint because of her failing eye sight. She died in France on June 14, 1926.

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Crazy Amazing Art 13

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 15, 2014, 5:19 PM
Omg two days ago I was sitting outside, shorts and sandals and what do I wake up to today?
Freaking now! :faint: Now normally I love snow. Its pretty and white and generally lovely.. But I have had enough. Someone please tell mother nature it is APRIL and give her her medication back.. please?! My yard looks so silly with blankets, pillow cases, and towles covering all my precious plants that can't handle frost.
So enough of my rant.. Luckily I found o many amazing artwork to eyeball it makes up for the dreary cold morning.. sortof. lol
Enjoy!

fly away by Juulii12Spring buds by gigi50
Moody Scotland by Nelleke
Bleach White by gooey-dogThe Lady in Red. by dragonfly-oli
Tulips for Selina by jankolas
UNTIRMAX - silver and amethyst by LUNARIEENEZGHASTHUR - silver and citrine by LUNARIEEN
Dec 573 by LukeMajewski
Lunar eclipse by swiftgmoonInto Nothingness by tvurk
-Call of wandering- by Janek-Sedlar
Curiosity didn't kill the cat by IlojleenFetch by Patrick-Kramer
Highlands Hammock Sunrise by CandiceSmithPhoto
Chameleon by jeroenpaintMultnomah Falls by Latefor
-Sacred fields- by Janek-Sedlar
Dark British Street by JoshCallowayColors.... by Malcolm21
Hungarian skies pt.CLXVI. by realityDream
twins by tasiyDryadula Phaetusa by Somebody--else
Beauty and the Beast by PassionAndTheCamera
Nature's Beauty by SPatriotSunny Spring by Alessia-Izzo
spring by tsubaki77
Lovers by Justine1985H Y D R A N G E A by Krisseyforget-me-not by Ingelore
Taraxacum white by suc69
Petticoat Junction by charliesmyangelDunstanburgh Castle by SebastianKraus
Easter Egg by needcaffine
Vacations by KlarthSanSummer Breeze by TheCompanyOfWolves
Another journey - the tunnel by KPEKEP
Misty blues by kayaksailorthe willow tree by Katoman
Wallaman Falls by Questavia
Lost by Lottia1Colorful Love by SheilaBrinson
Open wide by relhom
Spring33 by vw1956Tendrils by moreMDM
Num num num ! by AlexTheRyan
Passion by flowerhippie22DSC6884 by brianimages
something peculiar by nhuthanhImage by BlairsWireBonsai

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Close ups Please by Roses-to-AshesBeginning a New by Roses-to-Ashes

Generous Deviant:
:iconcarlosae:CarlosAE Was kind enough to donate a few spare points!!
Go check out some of his art!!

Shiny Purple Forest by CarlosAE
Dark Lake by CarlosAELeft 4 Dead: The Hunter (Female Version) by CarlosAE
Pur...So Cold by CarlosAE

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:icontrees-with-character:Trees-With-character is holding a "Best of Traditional Trees" Contest! Check it out here:
Traditional Trees Contest! Now Open!!:iconbutterfly1plz::iconbutterfly2plz::iconbutterfly3plz::iconbutterfly4plz::iconbutterfly5plz:
:wave: Hello tree huggers! This contest is going to be a little bit different from most of our other contests. Keep reading to find all the lovelyness! :)
You may view all entries and submit your own here!
:iconcyansparklesplz:Traditional Trees Contest Folder:iconcyansparklesplz:
 :icontree3plz:Theme: The theme for this contest is "Traditional Trees". This Theme is a very broad theme, which leaves you with a variety of options for entries.
 :icontree3plz: What should my entry be? The only main rule is your entry much be a Traditionally drawn, painted tree or parts of a tree. Any Traditional medium is accepted, paintings, crayon, pencil, tattoo, pen, scratch board, acrylics, watercolor ect.
Your entry can be of a painted cherry blossom, or a sketch of a tree near a river.. it is up

We have a lot of art being given away, features and many points! Go join the fun today!!


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~Adrienne




Traditional Discoveries #2

Wed Apr 16, 2014, 6:24 AM by ArtByCher:iconartbycher:


Welcome to another installment of Traditional Discoveries. This feature is People created with all types of traditional mediums. Enjoy the show and show some love to these artists. :)

rehearsal-I by graemeb Lost In Space - 2 by mjhachem Uchiha Itachi by AKFid Sacred Drypoint by Razor-Sensei Saving Money by MaxHierro Feeding the ducks by JadeMoonRabbit El Secreto de Sus Ojos by inemasterkart Funeral by PrettieZombie notitle4 by Slawekgruca Altered Submission by A-Separate-Reality Copy of Georges de La Tour's Joseph the Carpenter by Jagroar Untitled by 1Creep The Encounter by elftantra Two Doves by Protoguy Punk Rocker. by StephenMerrigan Donwton Abbey - Violet Grantham by Stanbos Jeru The Damaja by pErs Narkotikum by yantotzkie Ellie by RhynWilliams Hero's by candysamuels EXCLUSIVE -KELLY EDEN- by marilisaargentieri Floating dream_LAKA Project by khanglex Death and Rebirth by KlarEm Place for me by sannchen broken by sannchen Overreaction by MisterDoyle Falling In Love by annakoutsidou I need protection by KlarEm Keeper of Secrets by plantiebee No code by danilomartinis Only a little bird by STelari Padma by Lasarasu Cia You, Papa by FrankGo Mad Queen Alice by EnysGuerrero Rowan (Painting) by MichaelShapcott Magical steam girl. ACEO by EnysGuerrero Medea by Rezurekted Burn to the very bone by STelari Pearl Rehabilitative Colony by alexandramanukyan Rebeca (How to disappear completely) by Marie-Esther stained-glass window by queerartist 'Harvest' by Christopher Lovell Art by Lovell-Art Angel by Razor-Sensei newspaper girl by glenox66 les fantomes des patients by glenox66 Cabarita Cove..90cmx70cm.jpg2.jpg2222222222222 by glenox66 The Bard's Tale and Her Empty Grass Land by somuchkittypity wishful thinking by nakedcrayon23 Ryo Love in Colored Pencil by LMan-Artwork Peace Keeper by deathasagi Collaged Wrap by abcartattack Portrait of Salvador Dali on stone by LosOjosNegros Imaginary companion by SolYaCheva Flamingo by JulijaJan Poetry by SamanthaJordaan Allegory of the Sublime by EmanueleDascanio KeyHole_opening by stonepp True love by jankolas Cloud Strider by SKMOON Whatever Happened To Jingle? by joeyv7 Been to the Desert on a Horse with No Name... by A-Separate-Reality el Reflejo by JuanCarlosLI The kiss of the poet by byalicia Stilleven VI:  Het Portret by jasminetoad Autumn by Zeleznik Innocence by Dragos-Sulgheru

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Journal Entry: Wed Apr 16, 2014, 7:30 AM
Beauty in the Breakdown by Sisterslaughter165 Goldfish by crilleb50 An Early Morning Start by kimsol Blue Monday by AnimaCreations 

Fear by Flobelebelebobele

Artist's Block by xetobyte Sometimes by marymo1975 Grace by stellartcorsica Sweetness of a dream by QiLathea 

The Lilith's Realm by vampirekingdom Me 29 by AlexndraMirica Darth Vader by ThanatosofNicte Fire In The Sky by maiarcita Anna by Frama 

Blind Man's Bluff by NataliaRak Stronger than you think.................. by pjenz ... by oldSkullLovebyMW Mysterious Lake by AliaChek I'm not lucky by Nothingincontrol 

Subject 001 by Celairen Heavenly seat by heidi137 Nature's calling by OtravitusBianca Lilith's Rebellion by DarkValentina Angel of power by babsartcreations 

An emerald shores. by IgnisFatuusII 

Red Bird by VivalaVida Horizon Line by LauraHolArt Khaleesi - Daenerys Tagaryen by BlueAngel271183 Beautiful Loser by black-brd Day Dream by Lirly 

She calls the Crows by enmi Delicate by AinhoaOrtez Coffee Combat - Collaboration with Sidd by KellyNGin Siamese cat by Psych0tic13 

.SB04. by dasTOK Simple silence by Lelio-Alesta Kupalinka by Lelio-Alesta Milk II by MarinaCoric 

red III by meekamalcou Alone by SandraVogel Soothe my Heart by Abanna Kissed By Fire by MissSouls She's on Fire by DanielleFioreModel 

Dark Bridge by Metal-Bender words hurt by meekamalcou Shooting 22032014 Part III by Rela-van-R ... by EvenMirrorCries 



Judas out.

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Group Therapy: Through-a-Lens

Tue Apr 15, 2014, 5:45 PM


dekorAdum of Through-a-Lens is sitting on Fella's couch for this month's session.


For  those of you not familiar with this series, each month we'll be delving  into a group that is dedicated to their members and giving back to the  dA Community through exposure, hosting regular events and just being an  all around awesome place for deviants to settle in and feel  welcome.



In a couple sentences, can you please describe what your group is about?


The group was originally founded by ScENeYmE to serve as a hub for photography. I really hope that under my lead, we are still doing fine as there are many other groups out there what are serving with the same purpose.


Melting by WillTC P.I.L.L.A.R.S by WTek79 Sand and Surf by Sjem20


Aside from lots of hard work, what do you do to keep your members active and involved?


When we plan a change we usually post a poll asking the members what they think about it. We consider their answers and act according to that. This way we hope they can accept the changes more easily than facing them out of blue. I think it is important.


Frothy Tide by jxsnyder House of Vines by mng182 rome and its streets by Juulii12 not your saviour by BlauBeerKuchen


Are you currently running any contests? Prompts? Challenges? Upcoming Chat Events? Anything you'd like to pimp in the feature?


We have weekly themed features running. Each week members are given a theme and they can submit their photos into a folder created just for that. Of course at the end of the week, submissions get featured and a new theme if announced.
Also at the end of each month, we pick the bests of each Gallery folder and feature them in a Journal.
In the future I would like to start chat events. With little games where members can win points. It would be nice!


Leaf Fall: Castle Kennedy by Coigach Modest in Gold (Details) by Mina-Ficent Strawberry Basket by Sarah-BK between these humble walls [i] by BlauBeerKuchen



Any suggestions for awesome groups to be featured should be directed to GrimFace242 via note

Tuesday Treats: Key words challenge

Tue Apr 15, 2014, 5:51 PM



Monday Muses | Wandering Wednesday | Thursday Greets | Selfless Saturday | WishingWell Weekly


Lets find deviations inspired by those key words: WATER, YELLOW and WISDOM. You can also describe why the deviation fits with the key words. 


Find a deviation using the 3 key words (even from your own gallery) and link it in a comment on this blog. Limit of one deviation per member please! Each submitted deviation will be featured in the next TT! Enjoy and have a good day! 


:bulletblue: Suggestions must be sent before Tuesday April 22th.



Owl at rain by timwell

The owl with yellow eyes is wise enough to stay out of the rain!




And now Easter and Spring


That Green Gentleman by mayIdrawyou Easter - Gifts From Heaven by lilok-lilok
FREE Strawberry Bunny Snuggly (Page Doll) by Sarilain Easter by peinturealuile Bring You A Smile by sesam-is-open
Spring by silvestru Spring Blossom by Crystal-Haze Elephant by Hot-Chelle-Raelian
Eggs In A Basket by LDFranklin Osterhaeschen I by Kiara-Vestigium

Easter Egg3 by KmyGraphic


Thank you for participating! :heart:


:icondawishingwell:


Digitally Delicious: April 16th

Wed Apr 16, 2014, 8:00 AM
Unrest Mountain by bayardwu


HANAGASUMI by ss-sakura

I am the ocean. I am the sea. by Pusteblumex3


King of Death by kyzylhum

Sharp dressed man by 4steex


Crow by Doomov Crow by Doomov

Welcome to Gravity Town by daniellefw Welcome to Gravity Town by daniellefw

The Outskirts by bottleofgin The Outskirts by bottleofgin



Oz the Great and Powerful by daekazu  Oz the Great and Powerful by daekazu

moon over red land by KalaNemi moon over red land by KalaNemi

Elf scout by Allnamesinuse Elf scout by Allnamesinuse



Reunion by LAS-T  Reunion by LAS-T

Set plantroom 03b small by KarenKong Set plantroom 03b small by KarenKong

RPG Game Night by lorraine-schleter  RPG Game Night by lorraine-schleter




Lord of the Kraken by SteveArgyle Lord of the Kraken by SteveArgyle

Little Snow Queen by bramLeech Little Snow Queen by bramLeech

Earth Mage by tjota  Earth Mage by tjota



CHAPTER ONE   house of mirrors by Jornorinn  CHAPTER ONE house of mirrors by Jornorinn

Jack of clubs by LimKis  Jack of clubs by LimKis

Butterfly poison by Kindoffreak Butterfly poison by Kindoffreak



Flowers by pawelshogun  Flowers by pawelshogun

-Paranoia- by shley77 -Paranoia- by shley77

Crush by SimonWeaner Crush by SimonWeaner



...287... by MozolewskiMichal

Drowning by YannickBouchard


748 Max by LASAHIDO

Cloak by Wildweasel339

Relic by yigitkoroglu


Hidden Talents IV

Tue Apr 15, 2014, 8:18 PM
I keep finding all these gorgeous artworks and I want to share them with you. All of these deviants are unknown/unappreciated, and could deserve more attention. Please be sure to visit their galleries and spread the love!  Heart

More of these journals will be published in the coming days, with only five deviants featured per article, so keep an eye out. If you know any deviant who is deserving of more attention, please Note note me their name La la la la 

RuthNorbury

Cute Cat Crochet Amigurumi Contest Entry by RuthNorbury
Wedding Mice Crochet Amigurumi by RuthNorbury

jurries21

Monster of the Day #100 by jurries21
Monster of the Day #99 by jurries21

KettleQuill

Dark Magic by KettleQuill
Forest Spirit by KettleQuill

NVkatherine

Hamburger amigurumi by NVkatherine
Lil' Chicken by NVkatherine

Pebels

Discover the world by Pebels
Too-Ticki (1) by Pebels

Please +fav if you enjoyed, hopefully that will expose the artists to more viewers!

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Yay yet another kind of feature LOL
Anyway, these are going to focus on artists who consistently make inspiring and creative works.  I fave almost every single thing they make.
I know a lot of them already get a lot of attention, but even so, they still inspire creativity and it's important to showcase them!

This time around, I have chosen :iconnevermade:, a fantastic and creative photographer!  Her methods of layering are amazing :la:

Enjoy her progression!

Way out of here. by nevermade From the murky skies above. by nevermade

The way out is through. by nevermade Keys begin, keys end. by nevermade

Song to the siren. by nevermade Requiem for a dream. by nevermade

respiro l'aria di alberi morti by nevermade The sound of silence. by nevermade

We were exploding anyway. by nevermade Introspection. by nevermade

Sing me to sleep. by nevermade

Illgresi. by nevermade Introspection. II by nevermade Introspection. III by nevermade

Cygnus. by nevermade

Elisewin. by nevermade

Could've moved mountains. by nevermade God bless our dead marines. by nevermade

Hound of winter. by nevermade

Venezia by nevermade Take me somewhere nice. by nevermade

Phoenix. by nevermade

Getto colore sul bianco. by nevermade Deathconsciousness. by nevermade

Yann Tiersen by nevermade

Sur le fil. by nevermade Yann Tiersen by nevermade

no.i by nevermade

_ by nevermade Una ballata del mare salato. by nevermade

Hospital blues. by nevermade

Hospital blues. by nevermade Hospital blues. by nevermade

no.i by nevermade

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# 7 by nevermade

. by nevermade |||| by nevermade

* by nevermade

. by nevermade . by nevermade