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Tsuki's PM Giveaway!

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 3:13 PM

VERY FIRST GIVEAWAY! :D

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 1:05 PM
  • Mood: Excited

Art Raffle Time! (just Fav!)

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 2:01 PM
Hi guys, I've decided to celebrate my time here so far on Da and my new premium membership a with raffle! La la la la  Since spring has made me very generous I'm doing this!
Two lucky winners will be chosen among the participants!

The Prizes are!:
Two lucky winners will receive a free commission from me of any character they desire, with a simple back ground!

So here's how to enter!
just fav+fav  this journal!

And that's it, nothing else required!
The winners will be announced on May 1st, U.S Time so you have until then to join! I will give the winners a note with further details.


Here are so example so you know what you're expecting!
Thief by Dancing-TigerRequest: Calla and Ellen by Dancing-TigerElsa by Dancing-TigerBase Ball Boy by Dancing-TigerOld Dog On The Block by Dancing-Tiger










CSS Journal Coded by FleX177

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Martin Garrix
I’ve been thinking about gradually moving my work off of DA and onto my various other websites. I’ve already shifted my Alex Ze Pirate work to alexzepirate.com/ and I’ve moved my deviations that are in storage over to my main andysartworks.com/ site.

Now I’ve got one more feature to shift over and that’s journals. Ideally I would like to just start posting journals on my own website rather than on DA for a number of reasons. The link to the journals is located here andysartworks.com/journal (and can also be found on the top left of my main andysartworks.com/ site.

This came at just the right time as my subscription with DA has finally ended and... honestly... I don’t really feel like signing up for premium membership again. I love DA and my success here has been enormously life impacting in many ways, but at the same time I kinda feel like I need to have my own site and my page and my own place, which is what my various websites mean to me.

Do not fret, I won’t be disappearing from DA at all, just that I’ll be focusing more of my energies on my own pages. Art will still be posted here, journals will still be posted here, and I am in no way “leaving” the artistic communities.

Just wanted to give y’all a head’s up.
  • Mood: Speechless
  • Listening to: Atop the 4th Wall
  • Reading: All-New Marvel NOW! Point One
  • Watching: Noah
  • Playing: Marvel Puzzle Quest
  • Drinking: Hot Coco

Fentastic Contest

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 7:22 AM
Hey Everyone!!
Fenny here!!!
As mentioned in a previous poll, I was thinking of making a contest, and with so many positive responses, I've decided, I'm going to go ahead and host one! 

SO, What kind of Contest?

This is a multi-media contest. You can do literally any type of art you can think of! Can't think of what to do? Here are some examples!
Drawing (traditional, Digital)
Painting
Sculpture
Minecraft pixel work/ statues
songs
plushie

As you can see the list goes on.

So, what should we art?

Well, I am being kind of greedy, and my main characters just need more art, plain and simple. Yep, it's one of thooose contests, sort of. There is one minor twist , but I think it will be fun- hopefully.

You are to draw one to all of these characters 
Such Fluff by Fenny-FangLittle Moosh by Fenny-FangSoft with Peace by Fenny-FangThe Great by Fenny-Fang
comm--fenny-fang by haselnusse(this last Guy is Doctor- I havent had time to draw him yet )
Also look here for additional images
 fenny-fang.deviantart.com/gall…

A quick look a personalities 
Fang- sassy and soft
Mooshi- sleepy and lazy
Pockey- Head strong and proud
Lilah- Sweet and kind
Doctor- Charismatic and clever 

You may draw or art them in any way shape or form (like even turn them into humans, or antrho etc)

So what's the twist?

Dont get too excited //shot
The 'twist' is your work must have inspiration off of a song. any song. Pop, classical, techno, wubstep- whatever. Just link it in the  description! Does it matter if I like the song or not? Nope!   As long as I can listen to it along with look at the picture and stare for hours im good! <3

So, what are the prizes?

If you look to the lovely right, there is the list of all of the main prizes. There are three to four grand prizes- depending on how many entries I get (entries= number of arts) You are allowed to submit as many entries as you want. If I get over fifty, the pony plush prize will be unlocked!

When the prizes are won, in case this isnt clear, the first place winner will get to pick what prize of the three (or four) then , the second place will get to choose one from what's left and so on and so forth.

What's this about a raffle?

Well, Im not sure I can get 50 entries on my own. And I would really like the opportunity to make someone a pony plush and get some really cool art!

So! If you advertise my Contest (in a poll journal, whatever) You will be entered into a raffle for a fourth prize. (which is either a fourth grand prize or the prize stated below) for every piece of advertizement you will get a number. So, you can get up to two chances!  

And this ends when?

I have not set a date yet, but probably some time during the summer. You will of course be notified when that is.  
Just for now, think June or July as the probable end date!~

Final Fenny Words


I hope this contest goes well ;v; , and I hope yu all have a lot of fun. Please read over everything before asking questions, but if you still have some I would be more than happy to answer them! Please Mention me in your entries so I can find them, or link them here , on my page, or through notes and I will put the entries below <333


Thank you everyone! 
And Good luck!




GRAND PRIZES


2000pts
20 USD
12 month Premium Membership
If Fifty entries are made
Pony Plush Prize!



1st Place
+First Choice of Grand Prize
+ Painting
+ Mythic (or any other type) of Artail OR an Owline
+Chibi
+Icon

2nd Place
2nd Choice of grand prize
+Rare or Normal Artail
+Chibi
+icon

3rd Place
+Third Choice of Grand Prize
+Normal Artail
+Chibi or Icon

Raffle Winner
Depending on number of entries
3 Month Premium Membership
or
fourth Choice Grand prize
















Entries



Money Crisis: Selling LOTS of DevWear and DevGear

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 8:50 AM


:wave: Why hello everyone! I have seem to run into a pretty major financial wall, and I really really need help recovering from it. For anyone who I may have talked to, things have gotten kinda slow at my work, and I am not working nearly as many hours as I used to. Work less hours, bring home less money.

Sadly though, my bills have stayed the same. :noes: And now I am in danger of running out of money. So, I decided to swallow my pride, and sell off a good chunk of my devwear and gear. As you'll notice below, the list is quite long. I mean long. :lol: I have been collecting these items since 2006. So some of them are really old, some of from devwear's last days.

It really breaks my heart to part with a lot of these items. I love dA, I always have, and I always will. But sadly, my reality is that I need money, I need it as fast as I can get it, and this may be one of the ways to do so. Please help me. :noes: 

The sizes of clothing are all specified, so be sure to read what they are. All clothes have been lightly worn or not worn at all. They are in great condition. Will wash all clothes before any are shipped.

Please also note, that even though I really haven't worn many of these clothes, they have mingled with clothes I have worn, and when I wash them, there is a chance that allergins, such as dog and cat far may have gotten on them. 

Note: All of these prices are for US. If you are outside of the US and would like to purchase any of these items, I'll have to figure out how much it'll cost me to ship internationally. That being said, I would like to limit any international shipping to smaller items such as shirts, hats, lanyards, and the knapsack. Of course though, if you are willing to pay more for the international shipping, I'll figure out a way to get it to you. :) I don't want to exclude anyone. 

If you are interested in purchasing anything below: Please send me a note saying you are interested, and tell me what you want. I'll set it aside until payment is settled, then I'll get ready to ship it.

Forms of Payment:
  • Paypal - Worldwide
  • Personal Checks - US Only


I'd like to buy something, but I can't :noes: I'm sad to hear that, but don't worry. I'd just like that you please help promote this. Link it in a poll, tell your friends. I'm in a serious crisis over here, so the more that people know about this the better. So please, if you aren't able to buy, please promote this however you can.

Without further ado, the list of clothing and goodies for sale. :la: Please don't be offended if the prices seem a tad high, I really need the money. To look at what the item looks like, please click on the price. It'll lead to you what the item looks like.

Hoodies & Pullovers :star: All sizes in unisex


Top hat pullover hoodie 3XL: $25
Cursive pullover hoodie 2xl: $25
8bit pullover hoodie 2xl: $25

T-shirts :star: All sizes are men's XL unless otherwise marked.

dA Icon Red: $15
dA Icon Blue: $15
dA Icon Orange: $15
dA Icon Green: $15
Fella Skull: $15
Clown Town: $15
Llama: $15
Comics Are Art: $15
Wisp: $15
Triple Rainbow Black: $15
Sunset Burner: $15
Swashbuckler: $15
Batter Up (Baseball Tee): $15
Sunset Burner: $15
Monster Talk: $15
Inside Voices: $15
Llama Llama: $15
Its Art!: $15
Wireless: $15
Secret Garden: $15
Samurai: $15 OH HOLD
--
All day every day: 3XL: $15
Unicorn Purple: Women's 2XL: $15

Hats
Dart Boxcap black L/XL: $10 ON HOLD
Hustler Boxcap brown S/M: $10 ON HOLD
ID Flexfit hat: $10

dA bags
Knapsack: $10
dA Laptop Messenger Bag Black: $30 ON HOLD
dA Pro Camera Bag: $40
dA Pro Nomad Bag: $50
dA Pro Nomad Bag: $50
dA Pro Nomad Bag: $50
dA Pro Digital Artists Backpack: $50

Plushies
Super Llama: $15 ON HOLD
Fella Plushie Original: $15 OH HOLD

Collectables
dA Lanyard: $5 ON HOLD
dA Lanyard: $5
dA Glow Lanyard: $5
dA Icon Lanyard: $5
dA Stress ball set 1: $15 OH HOLD
dA Stress ball set 1: $15
dA Stress ball set 1: $15
dA Stress ball set 2: $15

:la: And that's all.

Again, if you are interested in buying any of these, please send me a note. We'll work out payments there.

If you aren't able to buy anything, but would still like to help, please spread the word of this sale. I am super desperate to get the money in. :crying: My bills got the better of me, so the more of this I sell, the more I can pay my bills. 

Thanks for looking. :heart:

CSS Journal Coded by FleX177

Watcher Raffle!

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 10:13 PM

STATUS | CLOSED

I will upload a journal whenever commissions are open linking to this one.
The slots will be on that one but the prices will stay here.



Please read my terms before ordering!

I will draw; animals ( not ponies ) and gore
I will not draw; NSFW art of any kind or humans

- Please allow me at least a week before telling me to hurry up.
- Please tell me all the details about what you want (including refs, poses, etc) so I can get going quickly.
- I will edit details of a commission if you want me to, but I won't redraw the whole thing.
- Please wait for instructions of how to pay before you send any payment. I'm flexible with payments and am happy to receive them before or afterwards, as long as I get them.

Reserve spots are going to be rarer this time, or just for friends (apologies there but it was getting hard to handle).

I have a right to refuse your commission! Darker characters are harder for me to pixel, be warned. I take paypal over points but you can pay with either/both!

Don't like the prices? Don't buy.

PRICES


Icons:


Mini pixels | 500-700 :points: // 5-7$ depending on character complexity


Headshot Icons | 700 - 900 :points: // 7 - 9$ depending on character


Fullbody Icons | 600 :points: // 6$ (double for linked)
(+100 :points: // 1$ for a background)

Pixels:

Butterfly by puplingsWolfsbane by puplingsPeachpup by puplings
(generally 100x100 or bigger, smaller ones available)
1000 -1300 :points: // 10-13$ depending on size wanted and character complexity

Customs:

Strawberry Gateau by puplings American Jawbreaker by puplings Forest fruits by puplings Caramel Wafers by puplings
2000 :points: // 20$ ( 2500 :points: // 25$ if you want an icon too )

Normal Picture:

Same kind of pictures as the ones I do for designs (shown above)
1500 - 2000 :points: // 15 - 20$ depending on character
( will come shaded and with highlights )
RAFFLE:

I just checked my watcher count and it says I have more than 500 watchers! This may not seem like a lot but to me I am always amazed. I just feel honored that so many people want to see my art! Thank you very much!

In appreciation of this I want to hold a raffle!

If you want to enter  +fav this journal! The raffle will end next week 4/25 @ midnight, EST.

I will use a random number generator to choose the winner! You'll receive a colored bust sketch of whoever you want!

I'll make an announcement of the winner in a journal post and message you on DA!

COMMISSIONS UPDATE:

:iconinuzukataraka: :iconkisshyuugahime: :icontsuki-chu:

I apologize for my slow progress with commissions!

This last month of the semester has been keeping me very busy and it seems that I will be unable to work on anything soon. Because of your patience I will draw a special surprise gift art for each of you! :heart: 

Also, I'm going to send WIP's so you can approve the progress of the art! Upon completion I want you to be 100% happy with the art! :heart:

Thanks for reading! and thank you for following my art! :iconletmehugyouplz:



Craft Elements of Poetry





Lines and Stanzas
• Do you have a clear rationale for breaking each of your lines where they currently end?
• Do your linebreaks generate suspense and surprise, making the reader want to find out what will happen in the next line?
• Are you employing a combination of end-stopped and enjambed lines?
• If you have more than one stanza, do your line groupings increase the impact of your poem’s style and subject matter?

Meter and Rhythm
• Does your poem have a discernible rhythm – either a scannable metrical pattern, or, if your poem is in free verse, a distinctive cadence that distinguishes it from prose?

The Music of Poetry
• If your poem rhymes, are the rhymes original, intelligent, and necessary?
• Have you fully considered alternatives to perfect end rhymes, such as slant, internal, and eye rhymes?
• Whether or not you are using rhyme, are you effectively employing assonance and consonance to add musicality to your poem?

Images, Symbols, and Figurate Language
• Does your poem make consistent and effective use of concrete, specific, and detailed imagery?
• Are your symbols, metaphors, and similes innovative and relevant to your poem’s tone and topic?
• If your poem employs irony, is it intentional, controlled, and pertinent to the poem’s overall goals?

Diction, Syntax, and the Language of Poetry
• Is your poetry at least as well written as prose, with accurate diction, appropriate syntax, and no clichés?

Poetic Forms
• If you are writing in a specific poetic form, are you maximizing the form’s potential?