A New Way to Make SuggestionsHello Beta Testers!A New Way to Make Suggestions1 year ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
For some time we've been running a limited test of the Ideas Forum on our Zendesk Help Desk integration. Today, we're expanding this test to our Beta Testers.
This forum allows for a great deal of flexibility in how we approach suggestions.
We can mark items that are planned, completed, or not planned at this time. We can also highlight staff responses on forums, giving more weight to responses that are important in informing deviants why we can, or cannot, take a suggestion into consideration at this time.
Deviants can vote on one anothers' posts, giving greater community control over what content is reviewed. The more votes, the higher the suggestion will appear in the forum! Unlike our current forum, threads don't expire, and when creating a new thread you'll be prompted with similar threads.
These are only a few of the features the new forum has, but altogether our testing has shown thus far that
Different types of lighting.Hello there!Different types of lighting.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have the whim to write an article about the different kinds of lighting that I use in most of my work.
I hope this gives you some insight and inspiration about how to begin going about using the kinds of light that are easy to find.
Leave a comment if you have any questions.
Silhouette-causing (The light source can be anything. From sunlight or a bright sky to your table lamp. The principle is: The background is brighter than your subject thus causing your subject to fall into a silhouette appearance)
Outside, just before sunset or early morning ( This type of light is very bright and warmly colored and shines from a low angle and the sky is typically very blue)
Temperature by Camiloo Bright magic. by Camiloo super car. by Camiloo
Overcast days ( I love overcast days for photography because it really
Word of advice to aspiring artistsI recently made a post on my Tumblr page that might be of interest to any fellow aspiring artists out there:Word of advice to aspiring artists2 years ago in Personal More Like This
check it out here:http://petirep.tumblr.com/post/35572178984/here-is-a-word-of-advice-for-my-fellow-aspring#.UKE4MuOe_Mo
Emoticons ListThis list is for me and I don't wanna have it on my front page allllllll the time cause it's gonna get too long so yeah(:Emoticons List2 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconpineappletardplz: :iconpurpletardgrinnplz: :icontardyayplz: :icontardwaveplz: :iconbuttardplz: :icontardmanplz: :iconpuddle-tardplz: :icontardsinloveplz: :iconbluetardwaveplz: :icontarddanceplz: :icontardsinloveplz: :icontarddroolplz: :iconswordtardplz:
:iconlinkdummyplz: :icondummydanceplz: :icondummywooplz:
:iconrainbowbummiecakeplz: :iconbummiesplz: :iconbummy1::iconbummy2::iconbummy3:
:iconlatantrumplz: :iconlainloveplz: :iconkawaii-laplz: :iconblanklaplz: :iconrainbowlaplz:
:iconkittyglompplz: :iconpandablompplz: :iconpuppyglompplz: :iconsealglompplz: :iconpikachuglompplz: :icongiraffeglompplz: :iconnewglomp: :iconbritishglomp: :iconglompsomethingplz::iconlemmeglompyou2plz: :iconcreepglompplz: :iconpancakeglompplz: :iconbunnyglompplz: :iconsuperheroglompplz:
The New Way To Write JournalsSta.sh Writer's toolbar and sidebar have been incorporated into the Write a Journal Entry page to make for a more dynamic journal creation experience!The New Way To Write Journals1 year ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
New! The Sta.sh sidebar now gives you direct access to community-created emoticons! The Emoticon tab of Sta.sh Writer's sidebar has been updated to display both official emoticons and recently popular emoticons created by community members. Both sections have been given "Show more" buttons, so that you can explore either section in addition to searching for a specific emote using the sidebar's search box.
Some of the most highly requested features for the Journal submission page have been present in Sta.sh Writer for some time, such as rich-text formatting and a formatting toolbar. With Sta.sh Writer's advanced capability added, writing a Journal becomes even easier than before. All of Sta.sh Writer's tools are available, and because the journal is being created
(Please Read) Indefinite Hiatus...http://veggie55.deviantart.com/art/Farewell-323464665 Some of you may have picked up on it....(Please Read) Indefinite Hiatus...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Before anything, just allow me to tell just how much I have adored and cherished the love, kindness, support and friendship I have gained from all of you who cared to view what I'd drawn.
Doing these silly (And usually illogical/disturbing) comic-strips and images has literally been one of the highlights in my life, as cheesy and cliché as that may sound, I swear, it's absolutely true. Ever since way back when I started with my couple of watchers right up to this moment with over 19'000 watchers, breaking the 1'000'000 pageview milestone and having amassed over 10'000'000 hits, logging into this account and seeing many, many supportive remarks and friendly comments, watching the favourites rise steadfastly on each deviation, seeing others willing to try improve their own, or return, to drawing (Despite the fact that I still do not wish to be titled as a
Never before seen Disney concepts and ideas!!"In 1999, director Barry Cook began work on an animated film which would merge hand-drawn and computer animation unlike any feature had ever done: My Peoples. The film was based on his short story The Ghost & His Gift, a retelling of The Canterville Ghost. Furthermore, it was infused with Cook's life, featuring much of the Appalachian music and folklore that had influenced him as a child. Thus, Cook worked with the Walt Disney Feature Animation studio in Florida to bring his vision to life."Never before seen Disney concepts and ideas!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Read it all here! : http://knowtheartist.com/director-barry-cook-remembers-the-peoples-of-disney-feature-animation-florida/
Blows our minds really. What could have been and all that.
Quick Tips: On Referencing AnatomyReference from real life whenever possible.Quick Tips: On Referencing Anatomy3 years ago in Personal More Like This
When you reference or copy from another artist's studies/sketches/art, you may be copying their mistakes as well. Furthermore, an artist's studies are their notes and --just like with history or chemistry notes-- copying someone else's notes will not help you fully understand the material. To completely understand anatomy, you must take your own notes and build your own understanding through observation.
This is probably a no-brainer for many artists but... scruffynerfherder and I were talking about this last night, and with the increase of "anatomy studies" showing up on dA's front page, it's been on my mind. DA's resource category has some great material, but I also feel like there is a lot of misleading information taught by amateurs who really probably shouldn't be teaching things like shading or anatomy, because they have a less-than-stellar grasp on it themselves. I'm not trying to knock anyone here, but it's a bit tr
Origins of Eddsworld [WORDSWORDSWORDS]You asked for it, you got it. No, it's not f**king waffles.Origins of Eddsworld [WORDSWORDSWORDS]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Even before i animated, i always had a habit of drawing friends into comics. In secondary school i would draw them all the time, if just to get a quick laugh or to insult another. Originally my group of friends in school were he cast of what i called 'Edd's World', most likely inspired by Wayne's World. Eventually i started using the internet more often and started using Neopets with Matt and others, which lead to me making a Guild and then a Guild website.. and that Guild was called 'Edd's Kill-a-thon'... yeah. A few weeks later after some angry threats, the admins removed my guild for having too violent of a title. So i made a new one and called it 'Edd's World' with a lame little Geocities webpage linking to cool stuff and funny pictures. Soon i started using an animated gif maker to make very bad anmated gif stories, mainly about stickmen dying and farts and what not. When i finally found a place to submit them (www.sfdt.c
Plz? Icons as emoticons.Lets make a plz! A plz is an inactive deviantart account used solely for its icon. They came about via the wish to further customise deviantart emoticons. Plz accounts usually end in the word plz, but not always.Plz? Icons as emoticons.6 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
To use a plz, type :icon, then the name of the account, then :
So the full script looks like :iconACCOUNTNAME : (Without the space.
Plz's cover almost every emotion!
:iconimhappyplz: :iconimsarcasticplz: :iconbutbutplz: :iconimthinkingplz: :iconblankstareplz: :iconimshockedplz: :iconnotimpressedplz: :iconimhorrifiedplz: :iconimgrinningplz: :iconurnothappyplz: :iconimnothappyplz: :iconimmadplz: :iconexcitedflirtplz: :iconomgwhutplz: :iconidontthinksobetchplz: :iconsomethingstinksplz: :iconflirtplz: :iconcrosswalledplz: :iconimhighplz: :iconurhighplz: :iconhappyhitlerplz: :iconhitlershighplz: :iconiloveitplz: :iconwooooplz: :iconimnerdplz: :iconretardthinkingplz: :iconimpervyplz: :iconwthplz: :iconimskepticalplz: :iconimblushingplz: :iconvictoryplz: :ico
XXIX - The EndAfter months of determination, we are proud to present Evoke's 29th exhibition, The End. The End brings a dark and inspiring variety of art, music, and photography. We released this exhibition on the day the Mayan calendar ends, a day predicted to signify the termination of the world as we know it. Feelings of death, rage, gloom, and bereavement are scattered throughout the artwork.XXIX - The End2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Our featured artist, Parker Gibson, produced some truly outstanding collaborations and solo works for this release. He stuck with his roots, creating art that displays his rough sketch style through paint splatters and quick strokes. Howard Winterson is another dominant force in the exhibition. He crafts your imagination by his use of bold shapes, vivid colors, and detailed patterns. Long-time member Ricardo collaborated on several pieces, helping to push our newer artists to their maximum potential. Many recent recruits also contributed to the success of this release. Mike Yang's photography, Martin Grohs'
How To Improve Your Art"How do I improve my art work?" is one of the most asked questions in art related forums, mainly regarding drawing and painting in any media. Because the question is recurring so often, I wrote the following tips that I still copy-paste in various threads.How To Improve Your Art6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
You can apply these universal strategies not just to traditional and digital painting media, but most of them even to photography and collage.
- Look at pictures by artists you admire, and try to figure out things. How do they handle light and color? What edges are sharp, and what edges are soft? Why do they use that particular color there? What technique did they use? How did they work? The more you look at work of others, the more different kinds of styles and techniques you will see.
- Learn from the masters. Copy works you adore. Not for imitating the artist or showcasing your copy, but for the sake of learning. Don't be shy, ask your favorite artist everything you want to know, such as "What paper do you draw on?", or "How do yo
don't worryseasons, there are many of them, some of them shorter than others, perhaps for special reasons, to be followed by other long seasons.don't worry2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hunger Games Control Room Concept Design by `RahllRemember the control room scenes of The Hunger Games? Did you know the concept work for that control room and the 3D displays was done by our very own Reid Southen (Rahll)?Hunger Games Control Room Concept Design by `Rahll2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Reid is a senior member on deviantART who has been on the site for six years. Reid is also doing concept work for Jupiter Ascending, an upcoming 2014 sci-fi film.
He had posted a journal about his work on the Hunger Games back in February, but wasn't able to upload his work right away. He posted this deviation to his deviantART gallery yesterday:
"I had the pleasure of doing a lot of design work on the control room in the movie, from the interfaces to the holograms and such. Hybride in Montreal did a great job bringing it all to life, and it was fun seeing their tests and the f
TYPOGRAPHYlove========================TYPOGRAPHYlove3 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconfancystupidfoxplz: Happy New Year! Wish you all much happiness, adventure and knowledge in 2012!
There is something about typography that is just awesome. The combination, use and placement of words/language is something we see in everyday design and should be appreciated as an art form. So to spread the love of Typography, here are some amazing typographic pieces you should all check out:
:thumb23234837: :thumb166787426: Typography 2 Typeface by dRoop Evolution of Typography by SilverThornz :thumb105099481: typography diseases 3 by chuckTHEchick Got a Light by DesertViper I emotion you Typography by il6amo7a-Q8 Typography Desktop by BlackHug Hello Monday by DrewDahlman
More on Typography
Comic Sans Criminal: http://www.comicsanscriminal.com/
We Love Typography: http://welo
Lexus IS Design Contest Winners AnnouncementLexus IS Design Contest Winners Announcement1 year ago in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Thank you to everyone who participated in The Lexus IS Design Contest! Judges from MotorTrend, Calty Design, VIP AutoSalon, and Lexus, collaborated to select our winners, and were truly impressed with the quality and skill represented in all 25 semi-finalists.
Join us for a deviantMEET in Hollywood!We're be hosting a Las Vegas deviantMEET!Join us for a deviantMEET in Hollywood!9 months 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
HALO SCALE CHART UNSC/COVENANT/FORERUNNERHALO SCALE CHART UNSC/COVENANT/FORERUNNER2 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
deviantART Favorites downloader is outWell, I finally released it.deviantART Favorites downloader is out4 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been using it for some time now, and it look stable enough for me to publish it online.
What does it do? You see all your favorite you've been getting? Well, this software save them for you on your disk. Just put your username, or any other deviant username, and it will download all the favorite to your machine.
Very convenient to keep an offline copy of all the arts you love. You can even use the downloaded file for a slide show, screen saver or wall paper.
Personally, I have a gadget that display the arts taken from the download folder and play them in a small slideshow gadget
Get it at sourceforge @ https://sourceforge.net/projects/dafavdownloader/
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Version 1.0.1 has been uploaded.
It fix a validation issue with Windows 7/Vista when using the default location. Those using their own custom location (c:deviantART for instance) were unaffected.
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Advice for prospective convention organisersRecently, I was asked on Twitter for advice for a prospective convention organiser. Here are some tidbits I wish somepony had told me around a year ago, before I started BronyCon (and long before I stepped down due to my distaste for sauropodian interference). The below is adapted and expanded from my Tweets.Advice for prospective convention organisers2 years ago in Personal More Like This
 Have lots of money.
 Be prepared to lose it.
 Have a good psychotherapist.
 Invite local brony celebs as guests before you get to the stage where you can invite VAs and show staff.
 Dealing with a multibillion-dollar toy company (you know which one I mean) is like dancing with a dinosaur.
 Be prepared to spend 40 hours a week working on the convention.
 Be prepared to not see a penny for it.
 Be prepared for conventiongoers to think you're getting filthy rich anyways.
 Any ticket cost is 'too high'. (See )
 You can't please all of the ponies all of the time. No matter what decision you make, somepony will HATE it. Furthermore, many of those will
Riddick 'Rule the Dark' WinnersRiddick 'Rule the Dark' Winners11 months ago in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
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Strap on your goggles, Riddick fans! Director David Twohy reviewed each of the 25 amazing semi-finalist entries into the Riddick: Rule the Dark Fan Art Contest, and after careful consideration, he's chosen three bounty hunters to win tons of cash and prizes! "You're not afraid of the dark, are you?"
Speed Paint help!Here is a really cool, and very easy tutorial on how a speed paint is produced, to those who are interested in trying that out! :iconfoxi-loxy: shared it with us, and glad she did!Speed Paint help!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Mythical Cartography, The Artistry of MapsMythical Cartography, The Artistry of Maps2 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
Win a 12-Month Premium. [Contest] "Just because I'm going to be inactive doens't mean you have to be."Win a 12-Month Premium. [Contest]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Do you want to win a brand new 12 month premium membership here? Or do you want to be able to give the gift of a premium membership to someone you know?
Then why don't you give this contest a shot? (:
What must you do?
Compose an artistic-piece influenced by any of the comics, songs, images I've made on this website.
Yes, this includes any form of the word.
Drawings, Writing, Audio-Composing, Photography, you name it.
How long do we have?
Right now, I'm thinking 30th November but that may increase with time.
Who's going to judge this?
I'm going to leave that up to some of my closest friends, and maybe myself, if it gets too hard :U
Any rules I should be aware of?
You know me, I'm not offended by things others can sometimes easily be offended by. So, be as