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300 points giveaway!! [open]

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 31, 2014, 11:42 AM
Omigosh!! I just realized I reached +500 watchers! That's crazy!!!
Thank you all so much! ;w; ♥ 

The next giveaway will probably be when I reach 750 or 1000 watchers! (if I do of course). 

This giveaway will end Thursday September 4th 2014 ♥

Rules:


♦All you have to do is fave this journal!!
♦ You don't have to be a watcher! But if you are or you decide to, thank you ;w; 
♦If you like, you could share this (pole, journal) but you don't have to c:

Prize:


♦Like the title says: 300:points:

I'll be using a random generator!  probably random.org



Again, thank you ALL for being so supportive ;w; <3 

  • Mood: Delighted
  • Playing: Skyrim
  • Drinking: water
//edited jesus christ, i see so many cool characters //dies and casually raises it to 200

Yep, pretty much stole this from :iconkaji-senpai: :icontobylaughplz:

SO

Just feel like working on chibi dogs, so decided to amke a list of them! 8DD Though its WHEN IM OPEN AND FEEL LIKE IT dont you dare rush me, I'll smack you first of all, then knock you out of the list. I dont know how long this will take xD

Examples:

Chibi - 2 by NishipuChibi - 1 by Nishipu


Rules : 

Anchor Bullet by Andilizi FERALS,DOGGIES, WOLVES , DOG-LIKE, DRAGON-LIKE DOGS, IDEK, CREATURES. BUT NO CATS.

Anchor Bullet by Andilizi make a journal or Poll about this, and post it in the comments with a ref 

Anchor Bullet by AndiliziDONT GIVE ME SOME SUPER COMPLICATED OC/ CHARACTER OMFG, I will shank you

Anchor Bullet by Andilizi So, dont rush me, no super complicated OCs, make s journal/poll , and its FREE so dont tell me how youd like it etc e-e

Anchor Bullet by Andilizi  ITS NOT FIRST COME FIRST SERVE

Anchor Bullet by Andilizi I will check if you made a journal/poll e-e

Sorry if this seems super tight, its just people............ugh, you guys know what Im talking about :iconmingplz:</b>

THE CONTEST SUBMISSION IS DONE



Characters belong to their respective owners.

I'd like to thank everyone for the submissions! So many great designs in different genres!
I didn't know there will be this many who'd like to have their OCs join in the crowd~!
I mentioned in the previous journal entry that I will announce the submissions, but with this number of entries, I have to skip that part.

SO MANY ENTRIES!


When I initially held this mini-contest, I figured only a few will join in, especially that there are no prizes to be given other than seeing their OCs drawn and animated.
But you guys proved me wrong! There are exactly 313 submissions here! IT'S INSANE! I love you guys! I can't believe people are this kind and willing to contribute~!
But every time I look through these submissions, I can't help but feel sadness instead.

From all 313 OCs, only 15+ will be picked.

This is terribly hard for me, and I can't simply put all characters in the animation. I don't think there's any way of having that many in the crowd: it'll make the animation less pleasurable to watch. (Not to mention the insane workload)

I hope everyone will understand that only 5% will receive the good news.

JUDGING


The judging has been started. And as the director, I'm carefully looking through all the designs to decide who among them will join in Missing Halloween.
This will take 2 weeks, as mentioned in the schedule. (September 1 to September 14)
During this time, I will be checking the designs not only through the artworks given, but on how they will look when redrawn. (As seen above)

THANK YOU


Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you! Thank you everyone for participating and contributing to this little animation~!
I'm working hard on finishing it, and I'm doing my best to get this done by Halloween! And now with this much contribution, I'm expecting the credit roll to be long~
Hi, it's VlLHO here!
So right now the group is pretty much a work in progress, I haven't had the time to put it on order yet but I thought a good way to start is to acquire an icon for the group! This will also be the first official group event and a change to win a custom.

HOW TO ENTER?
Make an icon for the group!

the icon has to be 50x100px
preferably done with a binary tool (pixel art)
The icon has to contain at least 1 official fishthing (you cannot make a fan character for this purpose)
The icon has to contain either the group name (just fish things) OR the text 'fishthings'

Otherwise, go nuts!

GENERAL RULES

You have to be a member of the group to enter! (If you want to enter but don't want the group's feed in your inbox you can join and then click the 'unwatch button')
Please be polite to other contestants, being disrespectful/rude towards the admins or other people will get you disqualified.
No quilt tripping the winner or other contestants, DO NOT post comments such as 'I don't have a chance' or 'I'm gonna lose for sure' etc.
No limit to how many times you can enter! But please note that we appreciate quality over quantity!
Icons that do not follow the rules stated above will be disqualified.

How to submit your entry
Please upload the icon to your gallery/scraps, NOT sta.sh!
Submit it to the group's 'Icon contest entries' folder, you can comment it here as well but you need to submit it to the folder in order for it to qualify!

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE DONE AND SUBMITTED TO THE FOLDER BEFORE OCTOBER 1st!
Late entries will not be considered!

PRICES

1st price
Your icon used for the group
A custom fishthing done by VlLHO

2nd place (unlocked at 30 entries!)
A MYO fishthing

The entries will be judged on creativity, color and composition!
The judges will be VlLHO and oakbears!

ENTRIES
Fishthings by Tea-koppuTake another breath by stellarbuckJustfishtthings by tiqeressjust by hatchl:CE: Just-Fish-Things Banner by cvteJust-Fish-Things Icon Contest! by musicpackwolfFishThings Icon Contest 1 by PinmeyFishthings Icon - Contest Entry by zefalienContest Entry FishThing Icon by AusieOtterPieFishthings Group Icon Entry1 by FattyFrog

RHUUVI RAFFLE!

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 31, 2014, 8:57 PM


I decided to do a raffle for a baby Rhuuvi - so here we go! ; v ;

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:target: I WILL GIVE YOU A NUMBER ONCE YOU FOLLOW THE SIMPLE STEPS BELOW

ENDS : SEPTEMBER 3RD 10 PM EST

:star: RULES : :star:

:bulletblue: - YOU MUST FAVORITE THIS JOURNAL
:bulletblue: - YOU MUST MAKE A JOURNAL ABOUT THIS RAFFLE ( USE A LINK OR A THUMB TO THIS JOURNAL IN THE JOURNAL YOU WRITE )
:bulletblue: - LINK YOUR JOURNAL TO ME IN A COMMENT BELOW SAYING THAT YOU WANT TO ENTER!

:star: IF I DON'T GET AT LEAST 50 ENTRIES I'M GOING TO HAVE TO CANCEL! SORRY ;wwwww; <3333

GOOD LUCK! Akari Akazaki (Good Job) [V3] 

Skin by SimplySilent

2000 pt Raffle and About Senior Selections

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 31, 2014, 6:12 PM


Hey guys, so I got a prize dealy thing here going on and a raffle with 3rd - 1st place prizes. Please read to the bottom and read the journal thoroughly to enter.

If you don't know, there's a group called :iconseniorselections:. They function like a mini DD team, comprised of senior members who each have a dedicated gallery they take suggestions from to feature like community volunteers do for Daily Deviations. Taken from their own mission statement:

"SeniorSelections is a group with focus on art collection and showcasing. We here at SS strive to feature premier artwork and bring more exposure to outstanding artists and their artwork. In order to bring this goal to life, we are opening our doors for Senior Members to come aboard our Feature Team and help realize our goal. If you are a Senior Member and would like to help please first take a look at our call-out journal. "

You can find a list of seniors to send suggestions to in their about us section here. Please make sure you're sending the suggestion to the RIGHT feature team member. If an artwork was submitted to the Digital Art gallery, send the suggestion to either the Digital Art feature team member or a feature team member who takes suggestions from all galleries. 

If you think the artist submitted to their artwork to the wrong gallery, note them to ask them to change the gallery category so you can suggest their artwork. If you don't know how to tell what gallery the artwork is in, you can find it listed under the Deviation title like so:

Category by Spudfuzz

Flower Divider by AlbinoSeaTurtleFlower Divider by AlbinoSeaTurtleFlower Divider by AlbinoSeaTurtle
Now for the fun part! :iconlaexcitedplz:

The Raffle.

Rules to enter:

1. Fave this journal.
2. ???
3. Maybe profit.

After faving this journal, I'll use a random number generator to pick 3 winners. First drawn is 3rd place, last drawn is 1st. A new journal will be made to announce the winners on Tue Sept 2nd.

Lime Green Dot Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre  1st place prize: 1,000 pts + a choice between a full body or a portrait pixel icon of their character.

silver bullet by catluvr2  2nd place prize: 600  points + a choice between a full body or portrait pixel icon of their character.

Light pink bullet by catluvr2  3rd place prize: 400  points + a choice between a full body or portrait pixel icon of their character. 

Icon examples:

Terra Icon by Spudfuzz      :Free: Tabbi Extra Sparkle by Spudfuzz
Portrait       Full body

Artist Feature

:iconsparklesplz::iconlavahanje::iconsparklesplz:
She's a Goddess by LavahanjeThe Shaman by LavahanjeHello There by Lavahanje




Mini Contest ~ Open

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 31, 2014, 12:27 PM


Contest Ends: September 30th (Can be extended if needed)

Hello lovelies ; v ; <3 I'm back with another contest for everyone u v u
Basically you just have to design outfits for my new oc Mio ~! Keep in mind
that she has specific likes (which I'll list below) and the outfit
needs to match her look. 
Anyone can join u v u 

**Remember this is only a contest for the outfit so please don't
change her hair / head accessories / horns.** 

♥Traditional / Digital is accepted 
♥Design will only be judged (Quality will not be)

Mio:
Mio by Syumi

Likes
✧Roses / flowers in general
✧Fluffy clothing 
✧Skirts / dresses
✧Cute prints on clothing
✧Anything pastel / rosey

Mini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisuMini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisuMini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisuMini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisuMini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisuMini Misu Strawberry(Free to Use) by ariamisu

Prizes !

☆ 1st Place 

1 half body
o 300 :points:
oCustom Adopt

☆ 2nd Place ☆
o1 chibi 
o250 :points:

☆ 3rd Place ☆
o100 :points:

If you would like to donate that would be lovely ; v ; <3

Mini prizes will be added once I get 15+ entries !

Follow advices at your own risks. lol

Tutorial-how to draw not amused face

Sun Aug 31, 2014, 11:59 AM


Tutorial by kioler
Super helpful tutorial for you guys lmao.
Now you know how to draw not amused face.(this is how i look at school orz)
School is starting tomorrow arhghghg, hope this tutorial will made someone's day/night.
Thank you for this awesome holidays guys <3
*:new: I decided to share more knowledge with you 8D
1. draw some really nice circle like mine, it can be also other good looking geometric figure.
2. draw some realistic nose right in the middle of your perfect circle.
3. draw some flamboyant eyes.
4. draw some really good looking lips, every detail is important !
5. stare at your masterpiece with passion.
6. add some nice base color, you can pick every color you want, isn't that awesome !
7. add some pro shading right there, add some sparkles because you want that fab right ?
8. add some really nice filters, throw tons of overlay layers like me.
And you're done ! Don't forget to share this knowledge now with your friends,family and cats/dogs !

OPEN THANK YOU RAFFLE

Sun Aug 31, 2014, 11:13 AM


HELLO EVERYONE AND WELCOME TO MY FIRST EVER RAFFLE!

now lets begin with the sappy story. you don't have to read if u dun wanna haha. SO i stated da four/five years ago, when my friend asked me to join this group/contest thing. I only really had da because of that and didnt really post any of my personal art. Until i dropped out of the contest hahaha. Thats when i started actually drawing things. I started as a crappy artist yes lolol and i didn't have hardly any watchers and often 0 page views a day. Every single watcher i had i absolutely loved and cherished. My da became unactive later and i stopped actually going on da for 2-3 years. i never really updated. there wasnt really any point since i didnt have many watchers etc. not that i really cared. i was happy just a few people liked my art. Later, after  allot of coaxing from my sister i began to join rp groups. And because of that i made unbreakable freindships with many many people here in deviantart. I really love all of them and you guys dont know how much you really mean to me kay!

Because of that i began to get more watchers and more people recognized me. Every single person that watches me i get butterflies in my stomach. If i could hug every single one of you and give you all the drawings i really would. I seriously each and everyone one of you and it makes me so happy to think you guys like my art too. It makes all the suffering of drawing and triyng to improve worth it. I might not respond to all the comments cause im busy and such but i seriously read every single one. I would respond but sometimes i just dont know how to respond to you guys since I love you all too much. Recently, though its still a small number, I had reached 400 watchers. And i was through the moon. This is the first time since joining ive felt so loved and I just want to thank every single on of my watchers for being here with me, old and new. I love you guys too much and honestly wanted to draw each and everyone of you something. But ofcourse, i aint got no time for that though I wish I did so as a thankyou for being here with me I was gonna have a raffle.

so here are some rules:


-you gotta be a watcher, old or new. But ide really appreciate if youd watch me cause you like my art, not just cause you want to participate in my raffle~
-you must favourite this journal
-comment below if you'd like to participate! and I will give you your number


How to get an extra number:


-if you spread the word and advertise, you will get an extra number! polls and or journals are acceptable! Please post a comment with the link or thumb of your advertisement and you'll get an extra number.

So, what will you get??



1. [FIRST WINNER]
first winner will receive a custom adoptable chibi of your choice, similar to [OPEN AUCTION] Cursed Black Jackal Siblings by Jequis  as well as a waist up with simple background of any of your ocs.

2. [SECOND WINNER]
the second winner will receive a chibi of any of your ocs Lil Sushi king by Jequis similar to this

3. [THIRD WINNER]

third winner will receive a headshot of any of your ocs with a simple background

alright, now that settled the raffle will end in about one month. During that time please spread the word and good luck to you all!