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
Flash of Lightning, Resonant Thunder:icontechgnotic:Flash of Lightning, Resonant Thunder4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Serenely Powerful Art of `yuumei
In the top half of an hourglass, a polar bear and her cub perch perilously atop a wedge of melting ice, its dripping water becoming the "sand" that is inexorably drowning an urban couch potato figure in the hourglass's bottom chamber. The beautiful yet arresting digital painting is "Countdown" by yuumei and it is currently one of the most popular pieces on deviantART. It is "archetypal yuumei" in its perfectly balanced blending of a striking lyrically beautiful visual with an underlying urgent social or political message.
Her specialty is digital art in an anime style, but she often employs traditional watercolors and other elements. Her cause is saving and preserving what's left of the Earth's wildlife and its environment; she donates large portions of profits from her artworks to a host of wildlife and environmental organizations and urges all deviants and others to do the same. But what has really been her stand-out achievem
Good cartoon anatomy tutorial?I'm not a specialist of good anatomy, but this tutorial explain some tits about draw good human cartooning.Good cartoon anatomy tutorial?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Actuals Humans or Anthros cartoons are very hard to draw if you're a beginner artist due to the complication of draw some shapes and curves but if you're one of this peoples, this tutorial will be helpful if you can't memorize everything into proportions and anatomy.
Here's what looks if you're gonna draw a animal! Be sure to don't just ripped it!
This tutorials are important if you bear to create your own characters but have not many sources where starting. The e
Have You Seen This Llamahog?Name: Llamahog Gertrude Bicknevis IIIHave You Seen This Llamahog?3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Weight: 348 lbs
Age: 4 years, 3 months
Sex: Who knows?
Eyes: Brown, cross-eyed
Wearing: Thick fur
Missing Since: January 31st, 2012
Missing From: Hollywood, CA
Tourists visiting Los Angeles described seeing what they thought was either an abnormally tall Groundhog or a short and overweight Llama galloping near the Hollywood sign. Later in the afternoon, locals reported seeing a confused mammal staggering along one of the freeways, but Los Angeles police officials confirmed that it was just a confused starlet wearing a fur coat.
If you have any information on Llamahog’s whereabouts or just want to help aid in the search, please don’t hesitate to add your comments below.
Sherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving IconSherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving Icon3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Ever Evolving Icon
What is it about a fictional character first introduced to the public in Great Britain in 1887 that has kept him being reincarnated, with generationally-correct upgrades, over and over again in film and on television? Who is this literary hero whose portrayal over the past century by such past masters as Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett to today’s vanguard talents Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch has inspired such a continuing outpouring of fan appreciation?
Jeremy Brett as Holmes 03 by Windfreak →
Every generation will forever have th
Getty, Liberation of Masterpieces as Open ContentGetty, Liberation of Masterpieces as Open Content2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
J. Paul Getty - The Liberation of Masterpieces as Open Content
The J. Paul Getty Museum has initiated an Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s digital resources as possible.
A first sharing of 4,600 high-resolution images of the Museum’s collection, including many masterworks, has just been made available and all are free to use, modify, and publish for any purpose.
In a brilliant stroke, the Getty Museum has liberated one of the top collections of art in the world not just for access but for use. The museum is literally “beaming up” the great works in its collection as living resour
CONTEST: Needles for the Warm Winter ProjectI've been advertising, scrounging points and forming awareness for the Warm Winter Project while at the same time writing articles for all of the galleries and it finally hit me. We have amazing artists within the Artisan Crafts section that could help! So here it is:CONTEST: Needles for the Warm Winter Project3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Contest - Needles for the Warm Winter Project
Get out your sewing basket, your knitting needles and your sewing machines, it's time to earn yourself a warm feeling and a potential premium membership! We have three categories you could enter under:
Blankets, Quilts and Afghans
Make a quilt, blanket or afghan that you plan to donate and submit it to me through note for a chance to win! Keep the design simple but cheerful!
Hats, Scarfs, and Gloves
Scarfs, hats, and gloves of all sizes are welcomed! Keep the design simple but cheerful!
Sweaters of all sizes are welcomed! Keep the design simple but cheerful.