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Basic CSS Style Guide

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 11:16 AM

Introduction



CSS is a style language used to define the style and formatting of web pages. It is used in conjunction with HTML.


If we think of HTML as the building blocks of the web then, essentially, CSS is the painter and decorator. Very simply, HTML defines the structure of the page and CSS defines the style.

What I'll be helping you with here is getting to grips with the basics of CSS. I'll be explaining how use CSS as well as providing a number of examples that you can use to style your own web pages and journals. All you need to do is copy/paste the code and replace the sample text with your own content. Along with the quick reference I've also written a brief glossary of terms and provided a list of useful links in case you wish to do some further reading.

A point of note is that while the information and examples I've given here apply to CSS use anywhere on the web, this guide itself is geared towards the use of CSS on deviantART. As such, and given that this has been created as a basic guide and quick reference, you may require further reading to make the most of CSS's capabilities.

As always, if you have any questions or problems just let me know.




How To



CSS is written in the following format.

selector {property:value;}

The selector selects the element to be styled, the property defines the aspect of that element to be styled and the value defines the way the element will be styled. Let's look at a complete example to see how it works.



h1 {color:#4f4f4f;}

In this example we're saying that we want the colour (property) of all h1 (selector) elements to be dark grey (value).

You can specify a number of properties and values for the same element.



h1 {color:#4f4f4f;text-transform:uppercase;}

In the above example we're saying that we want the colour of all h1 elements to be dark grey and written in uppercase letters.

Now, CSS contains the information for styling elements but it can't act on it's own. HTML elements are needed to create content for those styles to then be applied to. Let's look at an example of how this works.



CSS
h1 {color:#4f4f4f;}
HTML
<h1>sample text</h1>


In the CSS we're saying that the h1 header elements should be dark grey. In the HTML we're declaring the sample text as a h1 element. The CSS will read the HTML <h1> tags and colour the text in-between them dark grey.

CSS on deviantART can be used in journal and gallery skins. For journals, the HTML will be written along with your normal journal text in the Sta.sh editor and the CSS will be written in the journal's Edit Skin area. For galleries, the HTML will be written in the description box and the CSS will be written in the Add CSS area.




Selectors



Selectors determine the element to be styled. There are a number of different selector types you can use depending on the desired outcome.

Element Selectors target the content of HTML tags based on the element name. The example below says that all paragraph text should be dark grey.



CSS
p {color:#4f4f4f;}
HTML
<p>sample text</p>


id Selectors target the content of HTML tags based on a specified id. The id should be unique and used for a single element on the page.  Id selectors are signified in CSS by a hash tag preceding the id name. The HTML element should include the text id="..." within the opening tag.

The example below says that paragraph text with the 'intro' id should be dark grey.


CSS
#intro {color:#4f4f4f;}
HTML
<p id="intro">sample text</p>


Class Selectors target the content of HTML tags based on a specified class name. Elements using the same class can be used multiple times on the page. Class selectors are signified in CSS by a full stop preceding the class name. The HTML element should include the text class="..." within the opening tag.

The example below says that any element with the 'info' class should be dark grey. In this case any <a> tag, <p> tag or any other tag including the 'info class' will be styled.


CSS
.info {color:#4f4f4f;}
HTML
<p class="info">sample text</p>


The example below says that any paragraph text with the 'info' class should be dark grey. In this case only <p> tags including the 'info' class will be affected. <a> tags, for example, containing the 'info' class will not be styled.


CSS
p.info {color:#4f4f4f;}
HTML
<p class="info">sample text</p>


You can use your own id and class names. Just remember to make sure that the class or id name you use in the HTML matches what you've written in the CSS.


References



The reference list below gives examples of a number of common properties that you can use to style your pages and journals. Simply replace the green text in each example with your own values. If there are limited acceptable values for a property then the options are given underneath the example. Where a numerical or hex value are required you can enter any valid value.



Text



font-family
specifies the font to be used
font-family: arial;
times new roman, georgia, arial, etc

font-size
specifies the size of the text
font-size: 12px;
insert a value

font-style
styles text as italic or normal
font-style: italic;
normal, italic

font-weight
styles text as bold or normal
font-weight: bold;
normal, bold

color
sets the text colour
color: #000000;
insert a hex value

letter-spacing
inserts space between letters
letter-spacing: 2px;
insert a value

text-align
aligns text
text-align: right;
left, right, center, justify

text-decoration
strikes out or underlines text
text-decoration: none;
none, underline, line-through

text-transform
sets text to uppercase or lowercase letters
text-transform: uppercase;
uppercase, lowercase


Design



background-color
sets the background colour
background-color: #ffffff;
hex value, transparent

background-image
sets a background image
background-image: url(http://website.com/bg.png);
insert your image URL.

background-repeat
repeats background image / used with background-image property
background-repeat: repeat-x;
repeat, repeat-x, repeat-y, no-repeat

border
creates a border around an element
border: 1px solid #4f4f4f;
solid, dotted, dashed

border-radius
creates rounded border corners / used with border property
border-radius: 5px;
insert a value


Layout



margin
creates space around the outside of an element
margin: 10px auto 10px auto;
insert a value for each side (top-right-bottom-left)

padding
creates space inside an element
padding: 10px auto 10px auto;
insert a value for each side (top-right-bottom-left)

float
floats an element left or right
float: left;
left, right

position
specifies the type of positioning used for an element
position: absolute;
absolute, relative

width
sets the width of an element
width: 50px;
insert a value

height
sets the height of an element
height: 50px;
insert a value

display
specifies what type of box to use for an element
display: none;
none, inline, block


Glossary



CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) is a style language used to define the style and formatting of web pages.

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a markup language used to create web pages.

Selectors specify the element to be styled. Below we are selecting all h1 header elements to be styled.


h1 {color:#4f4f4f;}


Properties are the different aspects of style that can be defined. Below we are defining the colour of all h1 header elements.


h1 {color:#4f4f4f;}


Values define the way elements are styled. Below were are saying we want all h1 header element to be dark grey.


h1 {color:#4f4f4f;}


Tags are used to define layout and styles. Tag names are enclosed in angle brackets and usually come in pairs consisting of an opening tag and closing tag. The closing tag includes a forward slash before the tag name.
<tag> </tag>


URL (uniform resource locator) refers to the specific location of an item on the internet. It is also refered to as a web address and is used to identify and link to specific pages and content.


http://www.website.com


Hex codes are a string of six digits and letters preceeded by a hash tag used to define a certain colour.


#ffffff


Helpful Links



deviantART Customisation FAQ
A list of the most frequently asked questions regarding customising your deviantART account. Answers include information and instructions.

Basic HTML Formatting Guide
A quick guide to formatting content with HTML.

w3schools
A comprehensive information resource covering all aspects of HTML.

Hex and RGB values
Get hex and rgb numbers for any colour

Google Fonts
A collection of Open Source fonts you can use on your pages for free.


deviantART Customisation FAQ

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 11:26 AM

Digitalism v.08

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 9:08 PM
Digitalism is an art feature series, in which digital artists are showcased through promoting various digital works. The goal of this series is to promote artistry while also inspiring others.:heart: by dxd

The Journey by hotamr
Witch by Ashramart
Peaceful evening by Kitsuru
Attack of the Troll by henyongisaiah
The Pumpkin Tree by stayinwonderland
Redhead Reaper by iZonbi
Doppelganger by visaga
Underwater city by NataliaSoleil
Smaug by HughEbdy
OWL by GuppyBlue
Starry Night by Heyriel
-Hydra- by arvalis



Like what you see? Make sure to add this article to your :+fav:'s!:heart: by dxd
Have a piece you need featured? Or, perhaps you have someone in mind you think should be featured?
If so, comment below or send a note to diphylla.

Flabnbone's Feature 33#

Journal Entry: Wed Jul 23, 2014, 1:04 AM
500px l Gallery l Watch Me

Welcome to another weekly feature :heart:

Uni begins in 5 days. I can't believe how quick my one month break has been. In good news, I began work on Book 2 of my fantasy trilogy. My characters have grown up so much since Chapter 1 of Book 1.


untitled by B-Cliff
Berries by Linealonhoidenapple and strawberry pie - without eggs by topolinodelburro
Once upon a Spring by FlabnBone
rich dark chocolate pudding with strawberry by topolinodelburro
The Final Glance by MarsiaMS169.365 A Delicate Moment by PiecesOfAnsley
We all live in a beauitful world by CathyDong
apricot pie, if you don't believe in fairy... by topolinodelburroEat Me's by WishmasterAlchemist
All the Small Things II by FlabnBone
Cup of summer by Tamerlanasun rays of late summer by Thunderi
standing tall by christycameasromansGive Me Your Answer Do by Smclppp
in the hammock by Thunderi
The Journey by Cat-MistLe Pique-Nique by Cat-Mist
kiss by christycameasromans
Spring by mydigitalbox
Tropicana by CenobiteAdnaloy
40.11 by absentiaeLemon macro by LudwigSpove
Sunflower by AnitaAnti
The Good Life by cheekz-jess
DSC_3588 by craigbutikofer
Good Morning, Skye by VelvetRedBulletIn Rainbows by maryfairie
French by ankgasCookie by Sanity-Venom
Their World and Ours by kaikaku
LO-KEH by ankgasdandelion by christycameasromans
DreamWorks' HtTYD 2 Motivational by DragonWolfOtaku
(HAHAH I had to end it on this : p
Until next week guys~)

Butt Dance Panda by AiKitsune

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 Landscapes , 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.

Next Weeks Feature:Open!

Send me a note with the photos/ digital art/ paintings/ stories etc.. you want feature

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Digitally Delicious: July 23rd

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 8:00 AM
Features from the Digital Art galleries.



Greed - MTG by IzzyMedrano
Greed - MTG by IzzyMedrano

Neon Rain by LiliaOsipova
Neon Rain by LiliaOsipova




The Station by webang111
The Station by webang111

Wolf King by JoseArias
Wolf King by JoseArias




Alexandra of Denmark by beiibis
Alexandra of Denmark by beiibis

Magic Swordwoman by fangogogo
Magic Swordwoman by fangogogo




The Great White by lpeters
The Great White by lpeters

Spotlight study by Matija5850
Spotlight study by Matija5850




SP7 - lock it up. by Qinni
SP7 - lock it up. by Qinni

Red eyes and tears by LuviiiLove
Red eyes and tears by LuviiiLove




Death by KEKSE0719
Death by KEKSE0719

How The Stars Are Born by amorphisss
How The Stars Are Born by amorphisss



ProjectPorkchop Vol352

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 5:45 PM



ProjectPorkchop is all about bringing more exposure to the many talented yet under appreciated artists going unseen on deviantART daily. The artists chosen truly deserve more attention based on low counts of favorites, comments, and watchers, added to their incredible artistic talent.




:iconlumecluster:

Melissa is a 3-D printing artist from the United States. She creates the most intricate and delicate designs you've ever seen and is able to apply these patterns to things like masks, pendants and more! Her process is fascinating and definitely something you don't see everyday! From ink drawings, she is able to create models on the computer and then can fabricate that 3-D model using a special printer. I definitely recommend taking a look at her page...you will be amazed!

Dreamer Mask: Illumination (3D Printed) by LumeclusterDreamer Mask: Breakthrough (3D Printed) by Lumecluster
Free Time by LumeclusterThe world needs the quiet. by Lumecluster

Suggested by TinyWild 
see more..




:iconpavneetsembhi:

Pavneet is a varied hobbyist from the UK. She favors the abstract style of drawing and her works are simply magnificent! Her designs are centered around specific shapes and forms and then filled with intricate patterns and embellishments. The amount of detail is nothing short of astounding and her skill is something to be admired! She also has a lovely monochromatic palette that allows the the details to really stand out. This is one artist you must add to your watch list!

Heart by PavneetSembhiSpade by PavneetSembhi
Milky Way by PavneetSembhiGothic Puzzle by PavneetSembhi

Suggested by TinyWild 
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:iconfloweroftheforest:

Roxxy is a hobbyist photographer from Germany. She travels all over Europe photographing various urban and rural landscapes. She enjoys dappling in different techniques and experimenting with filters, giving her work a signature look. Roxxy is great at using inanimate objects as metaphors for life and she includes a beautiful quote as a caption for each of her photographs, which is a very nice touch! Please visit her gallery today and show your support!

If you don't know by FlowerOfTheForestThey say by FlowerOfTheForest
London Eye by FlowerOfTheForestLondon Traffic by FlowerOfTheForest

Suggested by ihamo 
see more..




:iconnoneofus:

NoneOfUs is a digital art student from Germany. He is predominantly a fractal artist, however, his gallery includes some digital painting as well. His fractals are very well composed and he uses color and light in perfect harmony. His digital paintings are dark and moody and have a great sense of atmosphere. This artist is quite talented and I definitely recommend paying a visit to his gallery! 

cosmic horizon by noneOfUsroots by noneOfUs
atomic dawn by noneOfUsRipples by noneOfUs

Suggested by tatasz 
see more..




:iconjackburton86:

Liam is a traditional artist from Ireland. He enjoys painting landscapes and scenery practicing in the styles of Thomas Kinkade, Bob Ross and others. His work is bright, colorful and full of emotion. They invoke a feeling of peaceful serenity and you can picture yourself out in nature, far away from the stress of the outside world. Also, be sure to check out his photography and watercoor works as well!

New Swimmin' Hole by jackburton86Evening Romance by jackburton86
Blue Shores by jackburton86Fine Soft Day by jackburton86

Suggested by ihamo 
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Crazy Amazing Art 22

Journal Entry: Wed Jul 23, 2014, 11:15 AM
:wave: Hello my lovely watchers! Long time no feature huh? Well Here is some of my recent faves!
Hope you enjoy!
:heart:

-The road into depths of the soul- by Janek-Sedlar
IXHMARX - silver and quartz by LUNARIEENSquirrel by christycameasromans
White Trees Part VI by myINQI
shooting stars by isischneiderAs if by Magic ... by Davils-Photography
Follow me by Trichardsen
It's Mine by dalantechWildblumentraum 3 by Martina-WW
July by janip
the sound of disco by Anastasia-RiApproach by juhku
Tiny Lynx spider by melvynyeo
Rose 1 by FrancescaDelfinoStarfall by Emerald-Depths
Cloud Makers by FireflyPhotosAust
Hypnos II by YouniquelyChicComet Halley v7 by YouniquelyChic
Pink II by AbstractDr3ams
Above the clouds - under the stars by ArafinwearcamenelTiger Lily by sara-satellite
Reflecting Upon Dreams by Jordan-Roberts
Rusted and Dcayed by Oblivionleather76The Dark Rift by Laanscapes
Bloody Sky by eyesweb1
Cascate delle Marmore by Stefano-ColtelliTrapped Bubbles by porbital
Hpider by MarcosRodriguez
red veined darter II by MartinAmmSnailrise by Kriloner
On Fire by dragon-fly-to-me


Shameless Self Promotion:
Rain Drops Keep Falling.. 2 by Roses-to-Ashes
Wonder Part 3 by Roses-to-AshesDesires by Roses-to-Ashes


Want to get featured in my next crazy amazing art feature? donate any amount of spare points :points: to get a feature!! Help me keep my premium membership.



Have you heard? I finally got a Facebook Fan page!! You should definitely come check me out and give me a like! I post more picture there than I do here!
[link] Stop by and say hello!!


:heart:
~Adrienne

There's so much pleasure to be found in simple things, when you take the time to look.





  • Mood: dA Love
Again some amazing works from my faves!
:wow: :clap: :heart:


Traditional art:


Tiger by CubistPanther I See You by ProjectKITT Zorro ballpen drawing by 22Zitty22 
Big Kitty by Mirror-Maiden Prominence (Not a Photo) by Heatherzart Connection by joniwagnerart 
Knight by Mirror-Maiden Mist by ChristinaMandy presence-siberian tiger by clive64 
Dare to Defy Me by drinkerofthewind Snow Owl II by Zindy Black Panther - Pastel by BLACKNIGHTINGALE81 
Tiger by akalinz Pen 1 by Ling-Xi Amur spirit by Azany 
Suncatcher by AmandaDrage Ocelot by Bengtern Trumpeter of Spring by Earleywine 
White spirit by ChristinaMandy Sweet Pea by bcduncan Winter Storm by anniecanjump 
Quarter Horse by snapshot1989 GP Jumper Headstudy by RimeSparse Arabian Horse II by ManiaAdun 
To Run With Storms by ACantrell Grey Mare by SREquineImages At the Bit by ACantrell 
Diana Nohelova by AimlessStruggles Helena Christensen / colored pencils by LMan-Artwork Glamour (over) by UtiliaMignano Sybil by LunaNueva01 
Rihanna purple by LivieSukma Cigno Nero #pencilonpaper by DiegoKoi WIP. Logo by Rustamova 
metal study by URM Rose Study 2 ( after the rain) pencil by StephenAinsworth Refreshing by Anubhavg 
embrace of the sun by sepraven forest dragon by sepraven Soar/Sore by Bonniemarie 
kelpies by sepraven Dangerous poison II by ChristinaMandy The White Stag of Winter by CLB-Raveneye 
Night Dragon by In-The-Distance Deep. by LaGonz #182 Exposure by 365-DaysOfDoodles 
Majestic Beast by xibalbha surreal eye drawing by hg-art The Black River by xibalbha 
White Hart 2 by vintageglamcannibal Dragon of the amazon Quetzalcoatl by FredrikEriksson1 Forbidden Love by FredrikEriksson1 
Bubbles on my Mind by DRagsdale Majestic Splendour -  Oil Painting by AstridBruning Farewell by jankolas 
DESOLATION OF SMAUG by S-von-P The Hobbit by DavidDeb Captain Jack Sparrow by AndyBuck 
Sauron, The Lord of The Rings by EduardoLeon Ballpoint pen drawing of Aragorn and Arwen by chaseroflight 
Thorin by DavidDeb Galadriel by DavidDeb LEGOLAS by S-von-P 
Gil - galad by kimberly80 Beren and Luthien by kimberly80 Fingon by kimberly80 


Digital art:


Lhansham Lake by FerdinandLadera Middle Earth by jjpeabody Fantasy Environment by M-Delcambre 
~ Dragon Village ~ by ChristianGerth Deep down in the gorge by merl1ncz Healing Springs by jjpeabody 
Winter Breeze by bleistiftkind Another Beginning by Juh-Juh Wild Dark Faeries by Coliandre Neytiri by SnobVOT 
Tortura by TalesOfNightWing Frozen by michellemonique The Guilt Of Uncomplicated Thoughts by MoodyBlue 
Life by eulalievarenne Our Ends Are Beginnings by ParadisiacPicture Invasion by Renatha-Gomes Dawn of Victory by AlexandraVBach 


Photography:


DxD by Daniellas-wife Give me flying powers by xChristina27x 
Leopard Cub by DGPhotographyjax Mother and Son by darkSoul4Life Look at my eyes by Allerlei Flamingo by lost-nomad07 
Sheepy sheep sheep by tamga Close up cygnet black and white by Shadow-Amethyst13 Got it! by Tiefenschaerfe 
05 by Jello88 Laughter can be Contagious by nevadajh 
Radiant Elegance by KLK-Photography Match Show by Hei-La Black arabian trotting by Jello88 
Nevada's Wild Mustangs 5 by eaross Fragile Monochrome. by andokadesbois 
Le Dru by spatarozliev Morning in Forest by m-eralp Camelopardalids Meteor Shower Time-lapse by blackismyheart90 



My newest drawings:


(d)anger - ink, black coloured pencil by 0bsidio Dragon Girl (ink, black coloured pencil) by 0bsidio 

Tauriel. Huntress of Mirkwood (pencil) by 0bsidio 
The Dark Fairy by 0bsidio Na'vi eye - coloured pencils by 0bsidio 


Like I mentioned, I decided to start a monthly feature for all my Watchers, just my way of saying Thank You to everyone! I'm not so popular or busy as to ignore those of you who are kind enough to follow me, and I figured giving individualized shout outs would be the best way (I lack Points or any kind of gifts, sorry).

So, I think I'll be doing art-specific groupings, for instance my first Feature was for some Photographers who Watch me. This time, I'm falling back to something I personally love doing myself: Sketching. There is something so laid-back and peaceful about traditional pencil sketches. There's an easy art to it, simple to understand and appreciate. Better yet, it is a forgivable medium, quick to fix, edit, and adapt at a whim. Even though I hope to improve on digital art, I will forever go back to sketching as my Zen, drawings I can practice without taking too seriously.

These Watchers and friends share my love of the pencil, and many my love of characters and anime as well. It's like we're part of a club: Sketch Club. XD And the first rule of Sketch Club, you never talk about Sketch Club. At least, you never talk smack about it. :D

But the most important rule, support each other! So please take a moment to look at these lovely Watchers of mine and their galleries!  


I Love my watchers by Sedma

☆ Sketchers Feature!! ☆



ElvishChozo 

Bella is a wonderful person with a fun wit, and she's very much into anime and video games. Her gallery is rich with beautiful character sketches, full of defined shading and great expressions. Going through all of her folders, it is clear the improvements are obvious and fast, so I cannot wait to see what she produces in the future!

Samples:

Satori by ElvishChozo   Black Swordsman by ElvishChozo      i can fly without a broom but i use a broom anyway by ElvishChozo



pdfletcher 

A self-taught hobby artist, Paul is one of my newer Watcher, but his work definitely caught my attention. The care and attention to detail he puts into each and every one of his sketches shows a passion for what he does, and his many fandoms. Like most of us, he's looking to learn and improve, so do be sure to follow his journey and help a Sketch Clubber out.

Samples:

Huntress by pdfletcher   Maleficent by pdfletcher   B10 OV Upcoming story (pencils) by pdfletcher



AngelsXxAtXxWork

Angels is a sweet, timid soul who is new to deviantART. However, her small gallery showcases some quality sketches with a vast array of themes, from dark, to Pokémon, right down to a realistic portrait. Her ideas are truly thought-provoking and her line work clean.

Samples:   

Laughing Madness by AngelsXxAtXxWork   Unmasked by AngelsXxAtXxWork   OC Pokemon Trainer by AngelsXxAtXxWork



lAmayal

I consider lAmayal a kindred spirit, a good friend, and her sketches always manage to impress me to no end! She has a true talent for expressive characters, an amazing eye towards clothing details, and a unique, budding style that is truly her own. Do be sure to check out this up-and-coming artist!

Samples:

The Flying Mermaid and The Fisherman by lAmayal   Ramona Flowers by lAmayal   Scarf! by lAmayal



Skenberg

Johnny was one of my very first Watchers, almost a year ago now, and for that I'm grateful! In that time he has produced a great number of sketches which are some of the most graphic I've seen, with bold lines, heavy strokes, and intense character moments.

Samples:

Jill with a Gun portrait by Skenberg   Ira the Zeiram by Skenberg   War Cry by Skenberg



JCee911

Returning to drawing in his late 30's, I admire Joe very much. He reminds us it is never too late to begin again and follow your passions, and even more so, his pencil skills are impeccable! Joe brings a sense of profound professionalism to his sketches and the artworks are beautiful!

Samples:

Joker by JCee911   Lion Skull by JCee911   Wolverine by JCee911



KingCromb 

Paul is another hobby artist who started drawing again after some time off, just like Joe and I. And my first glimpse of his gallery made my jaw dropped! Paul's sketches are detailed, defined, with a strong use of gradation shading and open space, plus a solid foundation in anatomy. He has mad skills, yo!

Samples:

Iria Sketch by KingCromb   Beanie by KingCromb   Quick Sketches by KingCromb



Frost-White01

Looking for more abstract, technical pencil sketches? Then check out Wyatt's work. His gallery has some truly original concepts and varied arts, from basic lines to shading practices, and even full-page landscapes and cover illustrations. Not to mention some for the My Little Pony fandom. Great stuff!

Samples:

The Filth and Grime by Frost-White01   Shading practice3 by Frost-White01   Emergence by Frost-White01



Jojingo

A sensitive, friendly, and flirty kinda guy, Mikkel is one of those anime fans with expressive attention to the finer details in the character sketches, so well defined and on-point. He has a soft touch, but the lines are sharp and his use of negative, white space is polished. His Pikachu drawings are especially adorable!

Samples:

Namidrawing by Jojingo   Masked Ichigo by Jojingo   Pikachudrawing by Jojingo



TheNocturneFox

NocturneFox is a fellow DC Comics fan and last year decided to teach herself to draw. Kudos! As someone who also recently started taking drawing more seriously, I truly appreciate the fact she supplies her learning sketches and anatomy studies; they're very insightful into her own process and style, but encourages us other newbies to keep practicing as well. Check out some of the stories with her OC drawings, too.

Samples:

Just Another Tuesday by TheNocturneFox   Starfire of Tameran by TheNocturneFox   They Built Us Up To Watch Us Fall - WIP by TheNocturneFox


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