Apophysis on Mac (Working + Tutorial)As you may or may not know an unofficial version of Apophysis was released for Intel Mac's a while back. I personally could not get it to work and based on other peoples comments they couldn't get it to work either.Apophysis on Mac (Working + Tutorial)5 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I have however found a solution. This all totally free and shouldn't take longer than about 10 minutes to do.
You need an intel Mac with X11 to do this.
Follow these instructions:
1. Go to http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/ and download WineBottler.
Once downloaded drag the two apps to your applications folder as you always do. Open the applications and make sure everything seems to be fine.
2. Go to the Apophysis Sourceforge page at http://sourceforge.net/projects/apophysis/ and make sure you download the Apophysis .exe and not the .7z file. Once it's downloaded place the .exe in a convenient place (in a folder for example)
3. In Winebottler, select "Create Custom Prefixes" from the sidebar and select the location of the install file, which in th
2012 Best SellersHere are some of the best selling Prints of 2012. Congrats to all of the amazing artists.2012 Best Sellers3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
lines hold the memories
All of Time and Space
The Neverending Dreamer
Freedom- The Carousel
Protect me from what I want
As an added bonus here are some amazing Prints sellers who are on the rise.
Call of Cthulhu Arkham horror
Defend Equality-free your mind by DomNX
Defend Equality-free your mind
Kraken Come by nyctopterus
The 4 Elements - Fire by Varges
The 4 Elements - Fire
Moth 2 by MidnightDraven
The HuntressMy whole body aquiver,The Huntress3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The bow is subtle in my strong hands.
I yearn to use my deadly shot,
To watch the life leave the body.
The restrained energy coils up inside,
Like an elastic band about to snap.
I keep the calm exterior, yet the strength,
Of a thousand years runs through my veins.
The bow rests gently in my lap,
The quiver of arrows caressing my back.
The only things in my life I could trust,
But they were as deadly as they were gentle.
Pulling back on the smooth bow,
My hands lose their nervousness.
My heart leaps as I feel the power flowing,
Releasing the shot, I sigh contented.
The being I have become is despised,
The human I was is loved.
I leap on light feet out of the window,
Landing deftly on the ground I run.
I don't run away from,
I run towards, towards life,
Towards love, towards myself,
But I can't leave it behind,
I can't leave those who were there for me.
My bow grasped tightly in my hand,
The quiver bound tightly across my back.
I could never leave them,
Contest-Summer MemorySummer is almost over and school's about to start again. This contest is about your best memory from the summer, it could be a vacation you went on, a party, being with family/friends, etc.Contest-Summer Memory4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Only one submission per devaint.
A photo, drawing, story, etc.
Please keep it under PG-13
There will be three jugdes, myself, bee-rulz16 and her cousin.
A deadline-September 30, if needed, I'll move the date in October.
Have fun! If there are any questions about the contest, feel free to ask myself or bee-rulz16
3 Months Membership
Feature of your submission
1 Month Membership
Feature of your submission
Feature of your submission
Prize donates are accepted.
Foci with Zy0rg chatlog - Part 1If you are not familiar with zy0rg, make sure you check his galleryFoci with Zy0rg chatlog - Part 12 years ago in Art Features More Like This
So, below, we got a not so short log of zy0rg explaining to me and depaz about how to use foci.
Foci FX in Apophysis - Part 1
Just so you have an idea about what is being made, the result go first
Download the complete params for this here: http://tatasz.deviantart.com/art/Foci-With-Zy0rg-430468734
04:32:18 PM <zy0rg>
<flame name="line" version="Apophysis 2.09" size="801 932" center="0 0" scale="200.25" oversample="1" filter="0.2" quality="5" background="0 0 0" brightness="4" gamma="4" gamma_threshold="0.04" >
<xform weight="0.5" color="0" opacity="0" blur="1" coefs="1 0 0 1 0 0" chaos="0 0 1 0 " />
<xform weight="0.5" color="0" s
PE Interview with DD Suggester Minato-KushinaAs part of Daily Deviations PE week we have interviewed the lovely Minato-Kushina who has been suggesting DDs since November 2010. She has since then had over 500 suggestions accepted and as a result of her regular suggestions, made her name known on the DD page.PE Interview with DD Suggester Minato-Kushina3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
What first got you interested in wanting to suggest DDs?
I don't really remember the exact point when I started paying attention to DDs. I guess, I saw these beautiful pictures at the bottom of my page. Gradually, I understood that they were a kind of "award" for outstanding pieces. I was also wondering how some people could suggest DDs! By searching here and there, I found the way.
I eventually decided to send my first suggestion to rydi1689, the then Fan Art Gallery Moderator. She is so kind, she accepted it immediately! This encouraged me to suggest more and eventually to love this task. I am generally shy with others. So this gesture, although it may seemed normal to her, it was
My technique for snowflakes shootingArticle available in blog (deviantart handles only very limited subset of html codes and broke my formatting):My technique for snowflakes shooting3 years ago in Personal More Like This
english / russian
Fate/Zero Social Game AnnouncedNot content with helping make Fate/Zero one of the best animes out there today, Ufotable’s production staff has signed on to help make one of the best social games for iOS and Android devices– it’s called Fate/Zero: Next Encounter. A group of three companies - Strategy & Partners, Good Smile Company, and DIGITURBO will be launching this game under their newly formed game brand: Conteride.Fate/Zero Social Game Announced3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Details are basically non-existent as of yet, but it certainly won’t be long before we hear something – the official site is currently counting down, and the release window is listed as "June/July."
Note the countdown.
For the more actively curious, you can check the official site here: Link
Two new videos! Photoshop's 'Blend if' feature!Hey everyone, I made a couple of new tutorials that are now up on YouTube! They explain Photoshop's "Blend If" sliders and why you should be using them if you aren't already. They're kind of a hidden feature, but they'll make your life a million times easier. Enjoy!Two new videos! Photoshop's 'Blend if' feature!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Motion Blur Stills with ChaoticaA quick and very underused technique to create blur effects.Motion Blur Stills with Chaotica1 year ago in Personal More Like This
The principle is simple: you create a short animation and, instead of rendering it entirely, just render one frame, which will be your final artwork.
Step 1: you need some parameters to animate. I used a simple plastic with only 2 transforms.
Step 2: Open the animation editor (Ctrl+T or Window > Animation Editor). Set total length to some reasonably amount of time. I use 30-60sec currently, since its short enough to not get lost and long enough to have some room to tweak to control the blurring.
Exposure time controls the amount of motion blur. No worry much about getting the "right" value right now, since you can change it at any point.
Since we are only looking for one frame and not a full animation, there is no need to create many keyframes: 2 usually do the job. If, after making the animation, there are no frames that you like, you can just change one of th
LJ VS JL Shoot Off Tutorial DVD Release!Me & photographer Joey L are excited to finally release out new tutorial 'Lara Jade Vs Joey L: Photographer Shoot Off'!LJ VS JL Shoot Off Tutorial DVD Release!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
This comprehensive tutorial DVD will offer guidance and knowledge to every level of photographer and ultimately inspire to find your own style. We invite you to step inside of our vision and observe as we compete head to head in photo shoot challenges around the world. So, whether you're a photographer just starting out or you are a professional working within your chosen industry this tutorial DVD is the tool you need to inspire you to find your own journey and vision!
The content of the DVD covers everything how to work in a variety of shoot environments and situations giving you first-hand perspective on how we compose our shoots from start to finish from direction, lighting and finally the photo editing!
Attention Watchers and Non-Watchers! (Features)WANT A FEATURE?Attention Watchers and Non-Watchers! (Features)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
My subscriptions ending in two months, and I want to do nice things with it until that time. I love giving features, they're a lot of fun and they really get your name out there so if you wanna win a free feature for a week (untill my subscription ends) heres what you have to do:
- Fav this journal
- Be sure to comment with 5 links to the deviations you want featured (or you won't be entered in the random drawing). **this only applies to those not finding this link on the forum**
- Do not harrass any featured artists, or you'll be out of the drawing (even if they contain things you do not agree with or hate).
- No sexual-type deviations please. Gore is ok though.
- This is open to all, you do not have to be watching me to enter.
I'll be picking 5 deviants randomly every week, so the chances of you winning is high First random drawing will be on Saturday night, posted Sunday morning. Then every Saturday night until my subscription runs out.
Fate/Otome - The Romance Visual NovelIf you didn’t know it by now, Type-Moon fans are an incredibly passionate and creative bunch, and in the excitement surrounding Fate/Zero’s impending second season, it seems like the creative juices are flowing at a peak. We’re here today to highlight another exciting fan-project with a lot of heart.Fate/Otome - The Romance Visual Novel3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Fate/Otome is an ongoing project to produce a fan-made otome game, depicting various beloved characters from Fate Zero in an alternate universe.
Welcome to Seihai Gakuen, the Holy Grail Academy!
As a new student, it’s the protagonist’s goal to settle into her surroundings and hopefully enter into a relationship with one of her fellow students or school staff. If you’ve ever wanted to strike up a romance with Gilgamesh or Kirei, this project might just be yo
The Lonely PathThe Lonely Path3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I have never found a companion who was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau
By :icontechgnotic: techgnotic
I I always thought of Thoreau’s comment as simply a word game — clever but ultimately false at its core. A Valentines Day without a Valentine means being alone and alone means being unhappy. It’s taken many years to finally understand the truth in Thoreau’s words. We are never so alone as when in the company of loving family and friends, our Valentine companion held tight in our arms – but knowing we are lost, unfulfilled in our dreams and visions, and untrusting in our own inner counsel. Now I hope to one day seek companions
Tutorials and techniques 2It's time to refresh the tutorial journal! Added some new ones and removed those which, after some time, I found a bit misleading.Tutorials and techniques 23 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Below you'll find a list of tutorials I personally think of as the best on dA. If I have any problems with painting something I usually take a look at one of those.
Is there anything you're having troubles with? Need help looking for a good tutorial? Or maybe you'd like to see a video walk-through of me painting something?
I'm open for suggestions for what kind of tutorial/walk-through you'd like to see from me. If you're interested in anything, post your suggestions in the comments!
Poses, composition and perspective
Expressions and emotions
Colour theory, selection and mixing VS light
Blending Tutorial by acidlullaby :thumb146178
Better sharpening in Photoshopmanyk WEB SHARPENING ACTIONBetter sharpening in Photoshop10 years ago in Art Features More Like This
When we want to make our digital photos suitable for online viewing there can be many factors to consider, but let me focus on two that I believe to be the most important.
1: Most digital photos need to be resampled to a much smaller pixel dimension. Whether the website we are submitting to has restrictions on size or simply because many cameras produce images far too large to view at 100% on our displays, the fact is we have to resample.
2: When resampling the image a lot of pixels are thrown away. When we resample we lose data that was in our original image and for the most part we lose a great deal of sharpness and clarity in our images. Therefore, we need to sharpen.
When it comes to resampling there are factors to consider. Some folks use the single-step approach which when used on a high frequency image [lots of details] loses a great deal of perceived detail. We might think that there is not a loss when
Inner-Space's 'Sol' Contestinner-space is holding it's fourth space art contest! It's a new year and time to bring back the buzz of activity around hereInner-Space's 'Sol' Contest3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The theme of this contest will be: Sol - Spring has begun in the Northern Hemisphere, which means lots a wonderful sunshine and bright colors of life springing back from the cold of winter. So let's think bright and colorful for enteries.
Your art piece needs to be space related and portrays a "Sol", as bright or soft, put your creativity to the test!
Here are the rules:
Must be related to space or sci-fi.
May be terraspace, but with emphasis on the space element.
No explicit graphics.
3 submissions per member.
Each member can only win ONE prize.
Must focus on the theme of the contest.
Must be a new, finished deviation.
Must be a member of the group.
Submit all entries to the "Sol Contest" folder.
[Bullet; Blue] Founders and
Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest"Ware those who leave the safety of the fireside after the midnight hour on Old Hallows Eve; lest the dead steal your soul and your body be turned into a creature of the night!Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Would you turn towards the waning moon or turn away?
Witch, or Witch Hunter, Demon or Demon Hunter... undead, ghost, vampire or werewolf?
Create your creature of the night as stock for your fellow artists to turn into Halloween themed art! Go to town with makeup and props and strike a zombie pose!
We are looking for some really outstanding "creatures of the night" stock, it doesn't matter if you are a zombie or a ghost, or a demon hunter - but we want you to push the boat out and be as different and as original as you can manage!
Digital work: i
Odyssey II with Clive BarkerFAQOdyssey II with Clive Barker3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Collaborate, Publish, Write & Illustrate
CliveBarker starts us off with the Prologue for Odyssey II and selects the submissions for the final books. The ultimate creative challenge to produce the ultimate deviantART book.
All Guided with the Spectral Hand of Clive Barker.
Every Friday Lit submissions for the current chapter close - Chosen chapter revealed
mixed emotions and broken dreamsI dont understand you why you gotta be like this, love is emotion and giving and thanks, you make it a game and you play with my head, now you think i am better off dead, love isnt love if you dont make it true, sleeping with other guys is just a bitch thing from you, when i asked you to love me and care, i didnt think you would run off and not even giving one care, as i laid out all my love for you, you took it to hell, leaving me dry, now you want me and u wanna make things true, when only i can think of me not being with you, you say you would care and say i love you, but then you are off, leaving me stranded and not knowing what to do, so before you run your mouth and lie to everyone, you are the one who cheated, and thats why i wont care, as much as you say i do.mixed emotions and broken dreams1 year ago in Personal More Like This
This is not a poem nor is it a statement to anyone, but please before you date someone, think of your actions before you ruin someones life. thanks
Reptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the DragonReptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the Dragon4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
2012: Year of the Dragon
DRAGON CASTLE by randis
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 has ushered in the year of the dragon upon the world stage.
In addition to occupying an ages old position in our cultural consciousness, legend and folklore surrounding
the dragon mythology has long been firing the kiln of our dreams with fright and menace. When we are speaking of
Dragons, we are speaking from ancient texts gathered form the beginnings of kept records of any kind and fro
This needed to be saidOk guysThis needed to be said2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am sorry but honestly anyone in my situation couldn't go a day without thinking it.
My life is beautiful, my life is great, and it is mostly thanks to one girl. Alexa.
Because she was there for me through everything. and I mean EVERYTHING. Anything you could think of.
I literally can't remember a time without her. At all.
The fact that even through severe depression I could go crazy talking to her, or the fact that there is not a single bit of judgement towards each other.
Or maybe it is the fact that even if we don't talk for even years we could still get on the phone and act like nothing's changed. I don't know.
But there is something about our friendship. That makes my mom sob when she talks to hers just about it. That we had to discuss on multiple occasions what to address each other as because best friends isn't enough. That each and every time someone close to us sees us together we are their main discussion. That our friendship is a miracle.
I often times get so
Just something for you all to think about.Something a friend found, Im sharing it here for all of you that I know who are dealing with this and for those that I dont know are. Or if you know someone who is and want to share it with them. Read every last word please.Just something for you all to think about.2 months ago in Personal More Like This
You want to kill yourself? It’s 10:53 pm on a Sunday night. You’ve already said goodnight to your parents and siblings. Your door is locked and they think you’re sound asleep. You sit at your desk twirling a pen in your hand. You stare at the blank piece of paper as the tears refill your eyes for the fifth time tonight. You don’t want to do it without writing a goodbye letter. You want to make sure your family knows why you did it. The tears fall onto the paper and you can’t help the frustration as the droplets begin to ruin the paper. You crumble it up and break down even harder. You realize you can’t write the letter, so you look in the mirror once more & watch as your final tear falls. Only a couple moments later your hear
Discovering the Unknown. FebruaryTHE GREAT ARTISTSDiscovering the Unknown. February3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This month Discovering the Unknown features these 13 great artists. Check out their works and if you really like them, and share this article to help spread the word and love !
BMW Bug by spoon3342012_web vereva by spoon334
Cochise by LiaramFree Heart by LiaramMissouri Fox Trotter by LiaramSon Of The Wind by Liaram
Water Of Life by Fable-ArtIceland Horses by Fable-ArtMane by Fable-ArtRunning Through The Flowers by Fable-Art
The Winter's Dale by AlicianePrince of Fire Nation by AlicianeSummer Day - Speed Painting by AlicianeThe Golden Witch by Aliciane
The little beggar boy by megan7:thumb34806