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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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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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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



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Drowning by YannickBouchard


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Cloak by Wildweasel339

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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

| by nevermade __ by nevermade

# 7 by nevermade

. by nevermade |||| by nevermade

* by nevermade

. by nevermade . by nevermade

To Be Seen .84

Wed Apr 16, 2014, 2:13 PM
A weekly article featuring five photographers from all areas in the deviantART community. Spare a bit of time to take a gander at the photographs and their respective galleries showcased below!


head-in-the-cloud


12.52 - Springtime by head-in-the-cloud 42.52 - Sparkle by head-in-the-cloud 4.52 - Frozen by head-in-the-cloud
1.52 - Vitamin by head-in-the-cloud Touch of Autumn by head-in-the-cloud


veryandy


Robin 3 by veryandy  Gold Finch by veryandy Final Approach by veryandy
Bee on Blue Flower by veryandy Not Sure by veryandy


TheHoodedMan


Happy Leopard by TheHoodedMan Drop 1 by TheHoodedMan White Tiger 2 by TheHoodedMan
Red Panda 3 by TheHoodedMan Owl by TheHoodedMan


astewartimaging


2014-02-20 201857 by astewartimaging 2014-01-23 121253 by astewartimaging 2013-06-13 133217 by astewartimaging
2014-01-23 124258 by astewartimaging 2013-01-24 161125 by astewartimaging


TracieMacros


23032014c by TracieMacros 13032014D by TracieMacros 280214a by TracieMacros
21032014 by TracieMacros 23032014b by TracieMacros


If you have any suggestions for (improving) the Photography Gallery, anything photography related in communityrelations that you would like/we could provide for you (features, interviews, contests, news, tutorials, etc.), or even anything Chats & Forums related, please do not hesitate to send me a note!

Likewise, any questions, just ask them here and I'll do my best to answer them.

Thank you! :love:

3wyl, posting on behalf of communityrelations


Triple Scoop Tues: Vol. 2 No. 6

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 15, 2014, 10:55 PM


Show your support by following and adding their art to your "Favorites"
and stay tuned on Tuesdays (bimonthly) for more:
 3 artists, 3 pieces each.


Creation by Ian-Plant
Shadows and Sand by Ian-Plant Dune Walk by Ian-Plant
If you repesent what Heaven is, then take me there by Fantaasiatoidab
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish by Fantaasiatoidab Son of Gondor by Fantaasiatoidab

Road Trippin II by GaiusNefarious
V by GaiusNefarious The Blue road by GaiusNefarious