dA Staff Appreciation Week Interview: liquisoftTheRyanForddA Staff Appreciation Week Interview: liquisoft4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:iconsparklesplz: :iconliquisoft: :iconsparklesplz:
First of all, thank you so much for allowing us to interview you! If you don't mind, could you tell us briefly how it was that you came to be an official staff member, and about how long ago that was?
I'm happy to participate! Right to it, then. I believe I was first made a staff member back in the early 2000's...somewhere around 2002, perhaps. Back then the site was tiny, and so all of us members knew each other. My obsession with the site, at the time, was probably stronger than most and so I was given some minor staff duties like helping to organize content and dole out policy violations. The site has grown incredibly since those days, and our staff is far more specialized now, but back then everybody sort of did everything.
Wow! Since you have been a member for such an extensive time, in what area have you seen the website grow the
Quit Work, Be A... TweetQuit Work, Be A...4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
because your boss is a jerk or because you wanted to dedicate your time to something you're truly passionate about? That's the inspiration behind our newest project.
DeviantART has teamed up with a stellar production crew, some very talented actors, and some awesome deviants to create a series of short videos that we all wish could happen IRL. Watch above as our overworked, underpaid, and unappreciated employees quit work and show their bosses who they really are!
Not long ago, deviantWEAR reached out to the community asking deviants to create images for a new deviantART video.
We didn't say what the video was about but provided t
Viking tutorials!*Update*Viking tutorials!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
adding the speedpaint with a little bit extra footage in there, from start to finish. Happy Monday everybody!
In case you missed last week:
Hey guys!! Remember that poll a while ago? Well now its happening for real
Development on cubebrush.com (name chosen by you guys!) has started and I invite you to follow the Facebook page for now until the soft launch in early June! We'll post updates on the development as it comes along and will try to keep you informed every step of the way.
I'll have something special for the early subscribers so make sure you don't miss the announcement concerning that on Facebook tomorrow! https://www.facebook.com/cubebrush
Cubebrush.com will be a website hosting a community, as well as free tutorial videos and resources for artists. We'll also have a very cheap but
Speedpaint videos woooOoo!*update*Speedpaint videos woooOoo!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Replaced the second video with the part 2 for the first one, hope you like!
Hey guys here is my latest youtube video straight from my channel and below is the latest speedpaint I did in case you haven't seen the time-lapse.
Hope you like!
7 Notes On Deviantart's New Branding.A few people have asked me my thoughts on the new branding. I'm sure people are expecting scathing commentary or something sinister, but I'm not about that. The people working here are great folks, but I'd be remiss not to offer some constructive criticism about a subject I've practiced and studied for well over a decade (logo design and branding) on a site I've been a member of for equally as long. What better place to do it than right on the site itself?7 Notes On Deviantart's New Branding.5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Here we go:
1. This site is LONG overdue for a reimagining of its brand. It took balls to undertake it.
2. It took balls because the community at large will hate it. Not because it's bad, but because it's new, and different. Also, regardless, the community will come to accept it, good or bad.
3. For the most part, the new branding is nice. It's bold and art-centric. That's good. It's also nice to see a bit more color to the palette. That's been lacking for a while. Kind of odd they didn't do a larger overhaul of the site as part of t
HALO SCALE CHART UNSC/COVENANT/FORERUNNERHALO SCALE CHART UNSC/COVENANT/FORERUNNER3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The function of this Journal will be to hold the majority of the Halo Scale Chart's details so to reduce the clutter on its main page.
Also for a smaller version without the larger ships-
just the larger ones-
and the color version-
Some of the listed ships below are yet to be added to the chart if their is enough room, the details for each ship entry are-
SHIP TYPE/CLASS - SHIP NAME - SHIPS FIRST APPEARANCE - SHIP LENGTH.
Entries marked (OC) are my own Original Content.
1. BERTHING SHIP - HALO WARS - 16,000M(EST)
2. WARSHIP - HALO WARS - 3,987M(EST)
3. PLANET-BREAKER - DIDACT'S CRUISER - CRYPTUM - 1,000M(EST)
4. KEY SHIP - HALO 2 - 13,120M
5. FLAGSHIP - (OC) - 12,000M
6. MINING SHIP - CRYPTUM - 9,075M(EST)
7. BUILDER SHIP - CRYPTUM - 24,0000M(EST)
8. FORTRESS SHIP - DEEP REVERENCE - CRYPTUM - 50,000M
9. FLOOD MANUFACTURE STATION - (OC) - 6,000M
10. AUTOMATED TRANSPORT - CRYPTUM - 600
Join us for a deviantMEET in Hollywood!We're be hosting a Las Vegas deviantMEET!Join us for a deviantMEET in Hollywood!2 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Posted on October 21, 2013
Join us for a deviantMEET in Hollywood!
DeviantART's headquarters are located in Hollywood, and we're hosting a deviantMEET in our own backyard!
Hollywood Sign by deviantARTGear
The Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.6Part 1, The Next Three Years Of My Life: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/journal/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-1-354518946#commentsThe Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.62 years ago in Personal More Like This
Part 2, Sell That Damn Book, Danny: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/art/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-2-354730628
Part 3, I Was Not Ready For This: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/art/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-3-354860965
Part 4, Objective: Character and Story Building: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/journal/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-4-354965190
PART 5, The Family: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/art/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-5-355097985
WAVES OF DOUBT
I remember this one night I couldn't get anything to work with LMS. I couldn't draw, I couldn't write, I couldn't be creative. I felt trapped, sick to my stomach and had an ongoing feeling of anxiety.
I would get up, walk around, and force ideas. Stupid, uncreative and rushed thoughts. I went upstairs and laid down next to my gf at the time,
Batman: The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!Batman: The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
BATMAN FOREVER:The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!
Adam West Batman
Dave Elliott takes a look at the staying power of Batman
The 1960’s were the crucial, pivotal years for the perpetuation of the Batman saga. The 1930’s were the years of creation, when Bob Kane, Bill Finger, and Jerry Robinson made their contributions to building the character and his enormously influent
Tutorial - How to color a black and white paintingHey guys! First video of the week, as promisedpart 2 of the painting where I explain how I go about coloring it.Tutorial - How to color a black and white painting1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Posting this before zzZZZzzz and its done done processing as I type this, so give it a bit before you hit play or it wont work!
LADIES OF WAR (Amazon inside)Here some powerful ladies in D.A - Go to their pages and love them ! Visual- text- visual- text - ad lib.LADIES OF WAR (Amazon inside)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Le Briseur de coeurs by Ninefiftin
You know you want me by DameOdessa
relapse by toxic-nebulae
Dans tes yeux miroirs by NOBODY-KNOW-MY-NAME
Through My Eyes 5 by emptymemories321
..: Waiting for the rain :.. by Mademoiselle-P
Le voici by tairfeu
naked by FuzzyHoser
Le contre maitre by Nahuask
la place de la bastille by shebledgreenink
New tut up on YT and COMIC CON RomaniaHi everyone!New tut up on YT and COMIC CON Romania1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Sorry for the lack of updates. I have been really busy with clients these days.
Hope to see some of you live at East European Comic Con If you are around come and say hi! (9-11 May at Romexpo and Hotel Pullman, Bucharest)
I wanted to let you know that i have uploaded a 2 hour long tutorial on youtube with audio. I wanted to seel it initially but i think its not the case for this one. Hope you find useful some of the techniques i am using. Thank you!
Interview Questions! Shadow Win!Here is the winner and tue questions!! (I chose these questions because I think it the response would be fun to see in Shadow... xD)Interview Questions! Shadow Win!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Aqui esta el ganador y las respuestas!!(escogi estas preguntas, porque son las que creo que tendrían una respuesta divertida de ver en Shadow... xD)
A. For Shadow
you really love Amy? or is pure spite by maria?/realmente te amas a amy o es puro despecho por maria?
Now, are you friends with sonic / Ahora, eres amigo de Sonic?
what your favotire part of being in this comic/ Cual es tu parte favorita de estar en este comic?
Would you do anything for Amy? even die?/ ¿Harías cualquier cosa por Amy? incluso morir?
Can you see yourself living a life with Amy?/ Te ves viviendo una vida con Amy?
In chapter 2 Page 21 we want to know why exactly did you stop. we would like to know what was going thru your head at the moment that you hesitated./ En el capítulo 2 página 21 queremos saber qué es exactamente lo que te hac
JOFFREY! + Supanova Brisbane Floor-plan 2014JOFFREY! + Supanova Brisbane Floor-plan 20145 months ago in Personal More Like This
Met Jack Gleeson on the weekend at Adelaide Supanova after he signed my Arya Stark (with Goffrey) print! I was such a fan girl when he came up to my booth!
And also here's where I'll be this weekend at Supanova Pop Culture Expo! Booth A113 in the Alley, at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Come by to say hi and talk about art, cosplay, zombie plans and all the usual shenanigans. I'll also have copies of my new sketchbook "My Shadows" on show. Lots of lovely beasties in there. Also I've been updating my
It's not a birthday without RAAAMBLES.Heeeey folks.It's not a birthday without RAAAMBLES.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Firstly, thanks for all the birthday well-wishing. Veritable.. mountains of well-wishing. Though I'd be just as content postponing my birthday until next year. And then maybe the year after that, and after that..
A year older and a year wiser. Well, the latter is debatable. But definitely a year older! This year has been a wild, satisfying, disappointing, exciting one. It marks my first total year as a freelancer, which has been simultaneously one of the most liberating and terrifying career leaps I've ever made. Thankfully, the studio I've ended up working with for the entire year has been a very welcoming one. The workload can be immense, but outside of being paid, there are few rewards greater than seeing your work animated in a game after toiling on it for hours. Getting to visit Barcelona was another fantastic perk.
I really can't complain at all about work, this year. I've worked with the guys from Wayforward, Vigil, did a bit of here-and-there for my old stu
The Timeline of DeviantArtThe Timeline of deviantARTThe Timeline of DeviantArt2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
In 2014, DeviantArt turned 14 years old. Fourteen years is a long time, some of you reading this may be younger than that. I've gathered some historical information with the help of Moonbeam13 and some members of the Community Relations team to help enlighten those of you who have joined in recent years and missed out on a chunk of DeviantArt's life.
I hope you enjoy taking a step back in time!
Please note: it is extremely difficult to track down some events in DeviantArt's history (in particular, the first few years) and that some dates are only approximate.
August: tech13 becomes the first recipient of the prestigious Deviousness Award.
August 4: The first member-submitted deviation is uploaded - A Dangerusss QNX by :de
2011 As Seen Through Art2011 was full of emotional events the world around, and our community responded at unprecedented levels. From natural disasters to historical celebrations, entertainment milestones to tearful goodbyes, our community spoke out like no other community can — artistically, creatively, and emotionally. In many ways, last year marked the final chapter of a few eras, opening the door to new beginnings for 2012. Let's take a look...2011 As Seen Through Art3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The 99DipshitsSeriously?... 99Designs was awarded People's Choice Award for mass crowd sourcing??!.... FUCK YOU. For those who don't know what 99Design is, this is how they operate.The 99Dipshits2 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. Say for example that you are a client who is looking for a logo design.
2. You pitch what you are looking for and a budget onto that website.
3. Massive number of desperate and ignorant graphic designers 'compete' to submit MASSIVE amounts of designs, and the winner gets paid mayyybe the cost of groceries for a week.
This is essentially Craig's List... but endorsed on a professional level.
Hey you want a good design? If you see one that you like, YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE TO PAY FOR IT!!! Just hire another schmuck and copy that 'winner's' design and you'll have a FREE logo!!!! INSTANT PROFITTTTTT
If you don't believe me, go on their website and read their client testimonials ===> http://99designs.ca/logo-design
"When you hire one designer you're stuck with their aesthetic and their concept. With 99designs, you get ideas fro
Fan Art LawFan Art Law3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Fan Art Law
Mon Sep 10, 2012 by techgnotic
t seems there’s nothing quite as dear to the hearts of many of our deviants as their production of fan art, and at the same time, there is nothing so knotted with legal and ethical headaches. Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but in the form of fan art it has also become one of the most frustratingly complicated. At some point, the sheer volume of fan art around a single property may become so large that the issue rises to another level of scrutiny by the creators of the original work.
With this dynamic in mind, we thought the following panel that Josh Wattles, our Advisor In Chief here at deviantART, and a mystery guest named Harold Smith, gave at Comic Con this year might be of immense help in understanding the ever evolving elements of fan art
Mythical Cartography, The Artistry of MapsMythical Cartography, The Artistry of Maps3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:icontechgnotic: by techgnotic
"Scars can come in handy. I have one myself above my left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground."—Prof. Albus Dumbledore
Early life becomes an exploration of invisible parameters, circles beyond circles, as one pushes out to test the boundaries of safety. There is one’s bedroom, one’s home, neighborhood, school and town, state and nation. Early on, maps become important documents – declarations of being and rights and privileges. In the art world, throughout history, maps have been a constant measure of human progress, from the Phoenecians recording their trade routes over 2000 years ago, or pre-Columbian times in which map
Introducing the Premium Content PlatformIntroducing the Premium Content Platform3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
DeviantART is proud to announce our Premium Content Platform
Providing the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings by making digital files of their high-quality work available for download. Sellers are able to set their own prices while retaining 80% of all revenue earned, and buyers are able to quickly get the things they want with the satisfaction of supporting the artists they love.
What is Premium Content?
The Premium Content Platform was built to represent high-quality content — the premier pieces in an artist's repertoire of work. We encourage the sale of everything from comics or stories for download, to high-res files like .PSDs, textures, tutorials, brush packs, and more!
Introducing thoughtART: Create With Your Mind!What is thoughtART?How Does it Work?thoughtART CreatethoughtART SearchExplore the thoughtART GalleryIntroducing thoughtART: Create With Your Mind!1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Create and search for art using your mind
Introducing thoughtART Technology
A few years ago, deviantART teamed up with several university laboratories across the United States, and we are proud to finally announce the fruits of our efforts. Thanks to recent advancements in neurological science, we're unveiling a revolutionary new platform in artistic creation. Our device uses touch-sensitive pads built into your existing keyboard and mouse to monitor your brainwaves and transmit them directly to our site. Excited? Welcome to the new age of thoughtART Technology!
What is thoughtART?
It may sound like something from science fiction, but the technology be
Avatardnesss and FangasmsssSoo hello everyone!!Avatardnesss and Fangasmsss3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I return here and there to Deviantart to go thru my inbox and check Korra updates, and i have notices the recent explosion over KORRA'S RELEASE DATE!
I have wanted to get my word in. Basically i am BEYOND EXCITED!! and depending on my amount of free time and how involved i get in Korras fan base, i maaay get involved here andagin uploading fan art and fanfic to add to the hype because i know i am excited!
OMG!!!! [I'm on fire!][I'm on fire!][I'm on fire!][I'm on fire!]
Tribute to Charles Bukowski: Aug 1920-Mar 1994The Poet that inspired me to write, not because I love writing, or that he inspired a love of writing within me. I wrote before I saw his work, but his work fundamentally changed the way I thought about writing. His work inspired within me a method of venting my pain and rage, my darkness and my sickness, and my disgust with the world around me (all one in the same illness, and more than enough to kill me, as I look back on it).Tribute to Charles Bukowski: Aug 1920-Mar 19942 years ago in Personal More Like This
He spoke for the downtrodden, he spoke against government corruption. He spoke of madness and self sacrifice, and he spoke of greed and cruelty. Mostly, he spoke to me across generations. With a pen in the mid 20th century, he spoke to me in the 21st century.
I never knew his name, the cover of the book, and several of the first and last pages were missing, but today I remembered, and looked online. Trying to link remembered fragments of poetry to an identity. After an infuriatingly seemingly futile search, I finally found him, dead. Not much of a surprise ther