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Are highly intelligent or very talented people better able to hide their misery from loved ones, thus making it all the harder to “read” them and help them? fav.me/d7ux38b

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When an artist decides to draw eyes differently, some say that they use a different style though the eye shape is literally all that changed. Their originality is often questioned. Never understood why there's so much controversy over such a small thing.
Legend of Sol The Official Team Avatar by SolKorra


This is a little example of an Anime Team, in this oportunitie, are my OC's.


What is your favourite Anime Team???


You can share images or draws of all anime series!!!


Founder SolKorra:iconsolkorra:

Meet Emma Vieceli—writer of Fran Kenstein!

Good morning, gang!

It’s update time on Madefire’s 'Fran Kenstein' Artist Challenge. So far, things are going swimmingly and the community’s overwhelmingly positive feedback has been gratifying—reaffirming our excitement for this! As a special treat today, let’s meet the voice behind our story—Fran Kenstein writer Emma Vieceli!
First up—tell us a little about yourself!

Hi there! Okay, so I'm Emma (emmav) and I've always loved telling stories; whether on stage, through writing or through comics – which combine the best of everything, I think.

Some of the projects I've worked on include: Alex Rider (current), Vampire Academy, Manga Shakespeare, The Avalon Chronicles, Young Avengers, My Little Pony and my creator owned titles, Dragon Heir and BREAKS (Which you can read RIGHT NOW for free at www.breakscomic.com). You can find out more about me at my website: www.emmavieceli.com or on my deviantART page. (Which I must update!)
How did you come to be acquainted with Liam/Madefire? Are you a fan of what we’re doing with digital reading both as a creator and fan?

I've known Liam for a long time. Comics are a pretty happy family most of the time, and it's hard not to get to know your fellow creators. Years ago I got to know Liam through the London MCM Expo event; a show which had just started to grow back then – and that apparently saw over 100k people through the door this May! Liam and I stayed in touch off and on over the years, and then we found each other on devianART! I've been following Madefire with interest as they're really on the button in terms of what can be achieved when you combine comic storytelling with media. I'm not a fan of standard 'motion comics' as they often run the risk of being a watered down version of either animation or comics, but Madefire are doing incredible things with the medium and are coming up with ways of genuinely forging a new way to read comics. A lot of it follows on and improves on steps I took along with the fantastic Thrill Electric (www.thethrillelectric.com/) team a couple of years ago – so it's a medium I've always had interest in.
How did you come to be involved with this project?

I was lucky enough to be approached by Liam and Ben, and asked if I was interested in scripting a short comic for them. Fran sounded a really fun concept, as was the idea of seeing deviant artists working on it. So I immediately said I'd love to join in!
You’re known as a writer-artist but have you ever written a script for another artist to work from? How was that different, process-wise, then how you write for yourself?

This is the very first time I've scripted for someone else, and it was so much fun! I'm used to scripting for my own purposes, and I'm very used to drawing from other writers' scripts, so I think I had a pretty firm idea of what an artist who had never worked with me might want to see in a script.

I was able to consider what was feasible in a direction, and what could be done with the space without making things really difficult on an artist, because I AM an artist :) What I did find was that I was a lot more careful than I would have been when writing for myself, haha. When I script for myself, it's very messy and loose as I know I'll be re-scripting more firmly once I've seen how the pages actually shake out visually. With Fran, I had to be sure that any artist could understand what I was explaining, so I had to be a little more clear than my own messy scripts ;). Hopefully I've still left enough room for any artist to play, though, and make the pages their own. That's a lot of the fun of comicking.


Today’s design by Gilang Andrian is that of Oscar, Fran’s near-perfect male classmate:



Any advice for aspiring creators?

Gosh, there are a million things someone can offer as advice but, when it comes down to it, everyone will forge their own path in comics and art. Few paths are the same. But in terms of handy coverall advice, I'd definitely recommend challenging yourself to practice everything...especially the things that you don't want to draw or write. Sticking with what you're comfortable with will never lead to improvement; only within very small boundaries. Comics often require us to step out of our comfort barrier, so get ahead of the game and test yourself early! Hate drawing cars? DRAW CARS! Hate writing romance? WRITE ROMANCE! ^_^
Lastly, can you tell us some of your favorite deviants?

Oooh that's hard! I follow so many people on deviantART and it's very hard to pick any above the rest. I guess some of my favourites are:
spoonbard.deviantart.com,
mooncalfe.deviantart.com,
beckycloonan.deviantart.com,
davidkawena.deviantart.com,
svetlania.deviantart.com,
nazgullow.deviantart.com,
elfkin.deviantart.com,
sixpennies.deviantart.com and
razimo.deviantart.com.
But there are many more!

Thanks again to Emma Vieceli for taking the time to sit down with us for that great interview! Now it's time to announce yet another judge…so ladies and gentlemen, let’s give a warm welcome to:

Dave Gibbons (davegibbons)

Dave Gibbons truly needs no introduction as the co-creator of many of the greatest sequential stories ever told. Ever heard of Watchmen? Yeah, that Dave Gibbons…and we’re insanely lucky to have him on-board!

We'll bring you another update in just a couple of days, so keep watching and have a great week!

Madefire

Theme
Monsters with candy
(Thanks to my brother for the theme!)
Take this how you wish, it could be characters in their Halloween costume, or dressed as a monster, or you can create your own little monsters! Be creative! Have fun with it!

Rules

Bullet; Red Must follow the theme
Bullet; Green Yaoi and Yuri allowed
Bullet; Blue  Gore allowed (with proper filtering, follow DA's rules!)
Bullet; Black  No heavy smut (please!!)
Bullet; Purple No bases, copying, tracing, or steeling of work.
Bullet; Yellow  Must be sent in before 12:00 AM Pacific Coast Standard time, not a minute later.
Bullet; Orange Entry must be NEW, specially made for this contest
Bullet; Pink Make a poll or journal to advertise this. If it gets less then five entries I will push back the date by a week. If by then it doesn't have at least ten entries the contest will be canceled
Bullet; Red Tell me if you plan to be participating, and include the link to your poll/journal entry
Bullet; White Leave a link in the comments with your entry

What you can make
Bullet; Green
Traditional work (be sure to scan it, or take a nice picture of it. Use good lighting!!)
Bullet; Blue Digital art work
Bullet; Purple Figures/ arts and crafts type things

End date: Saturday, September 13th at 12:00 AM

Create as many entries as you like.

Prizes
Feel free to offer prizes!!

1st:
100:points:
1 full body traditional water colour painting of up to two characters
1 one shot Hetalia, Kuroshitsuji, or FMA fanfic/ reader insert
1 month feature on my page

2nd:
50 :points:
1 half body traditional water colour painting of one character
2 week feature on my page

3rd:
1 head shot traditional water colour painting of one character
1 week feature on my page

Bonus Prizes:

Honorable Mention:
1 week feature on my page

Best Background:
1 week feature on my page

Judging Criteria: Creativity, effort, knowledge of materials used, originality
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2014 Contest

Thu Aug 28, 2014, 5:51 AM by Bit-sinna:iconbit-sinna:
Hello lovely deviants. It is about time that we got another contest going, but to do so we need to choose a theme and collect some nice prizes. :)

Potential Themes:


To help, please choose from the themes below the one you would most like to see as the theme of the upcoming contest and vote on this poll. Your vote will only count if you vote on the poll, not if you write a comment or send a note.

Non-Art Nouveau remake: Take a non-Art Nouveau piece of art and remake it in the style of an Art Nouveau artist.

Mash-up: Take the styles of two Art Nouveau artists (ex. Mucha and Klimt) and combine them in one new work.

Advertisment Poster: Make an advertisement poster in Art Nouveau style.

Mythical Being: Make an Art Nouveau work featuring a mythical being that is half beast/half human.

Mythical Creature: Make an Art Nouveau work featuring a mythical creature of your choice.

Star Constellation/Zodiac Sign: Choose a Zodiac Sign or a a Star Constellation to base an Art Nouveau work on.

Major Arcana: Choose a Major Arcana Archetype to use in making an Art Nouveau work.

Movie Poster: Choose a film/movie or tv series and make an advertisement poster in the style of an Art Nouveau artist.

Mechanical Focus: Make a visual Art Nouveau work where something mechanical is the main focus.

Gods and goddesses: Make an Art Nouveau work featuring a god or goddess from an old mythology of your choice.


Prizes


1st place:

:bulletgreen: 10 points (so far)
:bulletgreen: Bookmark portrait commission (shipping included) from Bit-sinna donated by Anonymous Deviant.
:bulletgreen: One month profile feature from Bit-sinna.
:bulletgreen: Journal feature from Bit-sinna.

2nd place:

:bulletgreen: One month profile feature from Bit-sinna.
:bulletgreen: Journal feature from Bit-sinna.

3rd place:

:bulletgreen: One month profile feature from Bit-sinna.
:bulletgreen: Journal feature from Bit-sinna.



If you would like to help improve the prizes by giving features, Premium Memberships, points, llamas or something else as a prize, you can comment below and I’ll add you to the list.

If you want to donate points for the contest, you can do so here: artnouveau-donations. Even one point is great. :heart:

Thank you for your time, and have a great day. :)
Bit-sinna

Yes I know this club has been quite dead but now we are going to change that.
But lets kick this started with some questions?
What kind of art competition you would like to have next?
I was thinking of smiley / chat emoticon competition.
What do you like about that?
--
And everyone who are not members here you can also comment and shout out what you think about it. ;-)

-Varjokani

/And yes Campion1 still is the coolest rabbit bro I have. :la:
Wellll since they are so easy to make, I decided why the hell not and to open up customs I guess. So this is how pricing will go:

Headshot: 25 :points:
Troll Adopts 1 [OPEN] by X3LKI
Waist-up: 50 :points:
Troll Adopt 2 [OPEN] by X3LKI
Full-Body: 75 :points: 
Be The Meditating Girl by X3LKI

///PLEASE FILL THIS OUT AND SEND IT TO ME IN A NOTE///


*Headshot, Waist-up, or Full-body?:

*Gender:

*Blood Color:

*Horn Type (Small, Medium, Large, Curly, Straight, Etc.):

*Clothes Type/Theme(Normal troll with just a shirt and pants/skirt or something more fashionable):

*Hair Type(Short, Medium, Long, Spikey, Wavy, Straight, Etc.):

*Personality(This is optional. It just helps me with the design a bit.):

*Extra(Anything else you might want to add in)



Slots
1. :iconpastelcolorjunkie:
2. [On Hold]
3.
4.


Just send that to me in a note and we shall work something out :3 ALSO, I can do Fankids as well. If your interested in that instead just note me and once again we'll just work it out.
So I was planning on adding a little romance in my story so if you want to make up a dragon or use a dragon from a story is fine...
I taked lots of picture of this one, but I'll post only the betters
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Fore some reson Dirk and Gamzee are arguing (that Levi in the corner)
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aaaaaaaaaaaaand Eridan (there was an Attack on Titan thing behind but they finish it during the Homestuck thing so I didn't take pictures of them ;v;
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So much grey alien dudes with horns..

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I love Nepeta and her shopping X3 (dat Equius cosplay looks like him a lot umg)

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OMG
GAMZEE HAVE A BUCKET EVERYONE RUN!!! (yu can't understand the bucket thing if yu didn't read Homestuck btw)
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Why is Dirk fighting with Dream Dirk?

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I really love this Calliope cosplay, so fabulous.

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Alpha kids! (jakestopkissingdirksdeadhead)

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the only Ancestors

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The Beta kids (aka the 4 main characters), in different version X3

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Egbert and Crocker family (everyone loves dad)

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Harley and English family...and a boy version of Jade in the midlle

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Lalonde and Strider family (aka the cool guys aka the blondies)

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Family tradition...drink the alchool


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I love how ''dead Dirk that get off his head'' is siting write in front of his head XD
(he get off his head for saving his friends and he is still alive by his dream self that get out of derse for come in their universe ... homestuck is so complicate)

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I wanted to pust a picture of them but during there time they put out there middle finger and my parent will be like ''y u take a picture of dat''
(caus Karkat is so vulgare...but I love the way he insult, he insult in such a creative way XD)

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I love that girl version of Tavros

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Solluuuuuux  Sollux Captor by AnfelMeva and a doll of his ancestor X3

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Leijion family (everyone love cat girls)

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This Kanaya in the left is so cool (dat vampire fashion queen)

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I love Terezi, hse is blind but so cool, if I ever cosplay a Homestuck character it will be Terezi we are similar in some ways (like I LOVE DRAGONS and the read color ect)

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Vriska is cool but she's a real b****

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STRONG PICTURE (see whut I did there XD)

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dat towel

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Gamzee umg I luve him, such I nice person (dat scary psycho clown make have the clown phobia x1000000000000000...)

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OMG ERIDAN HAVE BUCKET ALMOST WROST THEN GAMZEE EVERYONE RUN 

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Dat Condence •3• dat Feferi cosplay is awsome >u<

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So yeah that's last picture I taked it was almost done but I had to go for some reason...
 my father had to go in Algeria for 3 weeks and I don't want to tell why, so I'm kinda free for three weeks again :D

BUTcat face 
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I freaking had time to hug Sollux Anime Emoji (Blush Oh yay dance) [V6] 
I wanted to hug Gamzee to but he was with the other people taking pictures so I didn't ;D; same for Karakt ;//D//;


Stuff I bought there, I get there with only 90 dollars so I didn't bought lots of stuff (thank to dat huge SNK poster that cost me like 40$ >:U )
Sebastian Michaelis plsuhie:  Untitled by AnfelMeva  I have a british-demon-butler on my bed, I love british accent, I love demon, I love his butler suit, I love his hairs, I love his eyes, I love his love for cats, (I love the fact that he can tie a cherry stalk with his tongue (is that even possible? anyway that mean he's a good kisser XD) I love his smile even if he seriously creep me out... alexjonesbooks.com/wp-content/…
Gaara figurine: Untitled by AnfelMeva  My first figurin of my future otaku-geek figure collection ☼_☼
Link poster: Untitled by AnfelMeva The artist that draw this is so cool.
and finally
Attacl on Titan/Shingeky no Kyojin poster: Untitled by AnfelMeva this thing cost me freaking 40 dollars!! >:U But it's so cool, it's like the official image of SNK that you see everywhere. And it's long like 1 meter or somthin'.
We bought other stuff but for my brother.

I did other stuff but I didn't take pictures of it (you can't take a picture of an HD One Piece Film Z in a cinema...)
Yeah that's it for rhis year ;v; 
Good advice of my experience: When you go in a convention and you want to buy things...you need more then 100$

Well, Been Long Time Since I've Been Here, But I'm Back! :iconmingplz:

As My Title Says, I've Been Doing Lost Saga Hero Contest! The First Prize Is Awesome, Your Hero Will Be In The Game, Having Your Hero Become Permanent, Gain Style Package, And FULL Set Epic Gear +10! THAT, IS, AWESOME!

Also Around 30.000 G-Cash Prize! (The In-game Money)

I Also Have Submitted It, AAAnd It's Not So Good.
They Also Included Early Scoring, Which Kinda Good So Just Edit Your Work, Then Ask Them To Re-Score Them For You.
But It's Not That Important, Because The GM (Game Master) Is The One who Choose Everything.
The GM Will Only Pick TEN People's Art To Begin The Voting. Now That's Just TOUGH, Considering Many People Used Digital Arts To Improve Their Score.

Here's What I've Been Thinking....

This Digital Art Thing Is The Hardest Thing That I Can Do In This World. It Takes So Much Time Just To Create Or Color A Single THING. :iconmingcryplz:

But Seriously, I'm So Happy That My Art Is Actually Fits As A Candidate! *Yay....*
They Have Added Me As One Of Their Candidate With A Score Of 11.

Oh You Think My Score Is High? There Are Many Who Scored Better Than Me. There's Like Someone Who Scored 16.5
Oh I'm Serious. THAT Is Damn High.
And Of Course, They Used Digital Art.
Is Digital Art That Powerful??!!

Anyway, I'm Going To Upload My Creation To This Page, Cause I Think I Don't Have Any Use Of It Anymore :iconmingcryplz:
My Deadline Has Reached The End, Anyway.
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