Merimask's Designs on stage with Katy Perry!I am ~thrilled~ to be able to announce that my masks are appearing on stage all over the world right now, as part of Katy Perry's "Prismatic" world tour! I created three modified versions of my Industrial Egyptian masks for costume designer Marina Toybina, and they are part of an extravagant, spectacular performance with an Egyptian theme.Merimask's Designs on stage with Katy Perry!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Great thanks to Allison Habel and Marina, for being so wonderful to work with. Allison found me on my Facebook page...that's social media magic for you.
Thanks also to :iconarchaical: , for building this amazing graphic for me!
As always, you can find me at the following places:
Web site: http://merimask.com/
Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/merimask
You were created to be God's belovedJesus loves you apart from your actions. Yes, it is good to do good things. And Jesus wants to be involved in every aspect of your life, so part of your relationship with Him is to enjoy working side by side with Him in your ministry and whatever He has given you to do. But know that even if you never did any work for Him, He would still love you and care for you and be part of your life.You were created to be God's beloved3 years ago in Personal More Like This
You are a child of God because of what Jesus accomplished for you. Not because of anything you accomplished on your own. Some people worry and feel bad because they know they are supposed to be involved in ministering to others somehow, but they don't feel like they are living up to their full potential, or maybe they don't feel like they are accomplishing anything for God at all, and so they feel like maybe God is angry at them for not doing what they are supposed to do. But Jesus died so that you could have eternal life (John 3:16), Jesus died so that you could have a relationship with Hi
Mastering TypographyMastering TypographyMastering Typography3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Typography is a rather obscure field, which is quite odd because typography is in everything you read. As such, it’s very important for a graphic designer to know everything there is to know about typography and preferably also the history and anatomy of typefaces. Bad typography is usually only consciously noticeable by type geeks (like me), however even someone who knows absolutely nothing about typography will find text with bad typography harder to read. In this article you will learn some basic principles and features to advance your typography.
Before we have a look at the features to improve your typography we have to select the right software. A few features which will be discussed in this article can be used pretty much regardless of the software but for most things you have to use genuine design software, so a program like Microsoft Word won’t suffice. You can achiev
The Artist Behind The Lexus IS DesignThe Artist Behind The Lexus IS Design2 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Robert Evans (PSAS), a longtime member of the deviantART community, has succeeded in making a radical artistic statement about turning artists' visions into actual realities.
Robert's pathway to actualization of his vision was facilitated by forward-thinking executives at Lexus who reached out to the creative cutting edge, to deviantART artists, for new revolutionary design ideas for the production of their 2014 Lexus IS. The Lexus IS Design Contest was born and dA's Robert Evans has come away with the prize: experiencing having his personal artistic conceptualization of how an automobile should look and roll become a real world reality. As Grand Prize Winner, the new Lexus built to Robert's design was debuted at the SEMA auto show in Las Vegas before 60,000 US and international buyers and then featured at the Los Angeles Auto Show before 12,000 industry decision-makers and 4,000 media correspondents from 50 countries.
Hey deviant, where is the ART?Dear deviantART, you have finally turned to complete crap. Congrats! You've been going towards this moment for a while now and, yes, you are finally here. I hope you're happy.Hey deviant, where is the ART?4 months ago in Personal More Like This
I don't think you have the right to call yourself the best art site anymore. Well, for a while now... Once you were and some people still believe it is so. They come here, but quickly realize they've come to the wrong place and even quicker they leave you. You're kind of living of your old glory, but for how long...? You keep making changes, allegedly "improving" the site. But the only thing you're doing is chasing artists away, pushing art at the back, pushing crap to the front, destroying the point of a Daily Deviation... Why would any serious artist want to be here anymore...? Most of them aren't. There's a small number of us still sticking mostly because of each other and feeling bad for leaving you because we started here. We remember the "good times" and naively we believe it might be like t
Tolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own WorldTolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own World1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Tolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own World
By Cliff Broadway
"Hobbit" illustration 04 by Pervandr
Please welcome J.R.R. Tolkien expert and TheOneRing.net producer/writer Cliff Broadway (aka theoneringnet) as he shares his take on the man behind the beloved series of books. Cliff helped build The One Ring.net, a fan-based site created and run by volunteers from around the world and the largest web portal for a single fandom, after working
Marketing Your dA PrintsOh marketing... it's every serious artist's permanent headache. What to sell, how to sell it, who to sell it to, how much to sell it for. While we can't give you the one perfect formula for that, here are quite a few tips on how to market your prints on deviantART and beyond.Marketing Your dA Prints5 years ago in Personal More Like This
Put your best art forward
You may think you want to offer everything you can for sale and that is understandable. However, think again. It's likely that not all works you offer for sale are ones that an art buyer might actually want to buy. Just like a potential buyer has to make a choice of what to buy, a seller is better off specifically selecting what to offer for sale and what not. While the saying "Quality over Quantity" is not a sure way to a sale, it's definitely a good strategy to get there.
It's better to offer only your fewer very best works for sale rather than all of your works.
Think like a customer
Put yourself in the shoes of someone contemplating buying your ar
How to: Modifying the HeaderFor this tutorial series I am explaining different elements you can create or modify with the help of CSS. The level of experience that is needed to be able to understand the tutorials can differ and will be in no order.How to: Modifying the Header3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Everything explained is based on the gruze-structure of journals. If you are still using the old structure or have a journal installed that used it, things won’t work the same way like explained below.
For simple skins the old structure is fine, but the more features you add, the more I would recommend using the gruze-structure. You can look up the differences here: http://ginkgografix.deviantart.com/art/Old-vs-Gruze-Journals-112772369
This time I will explain you, how to modify the header section of a journal. I will try to cover everything important, but if there are still things you want to know more about, just let me know and I will try to add it here.
Nothing what I will explain here will affect the actual content area and it will always refer to the defaul
Self-injury Awareness Day: March 1stSelf-injury Awareness Day: March 1st4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Self-injury Awareness Day (SIAD)
Today is Self-injury Awareness Day. While every day it would be utterly wonderful if people could spread awareness, the reality is there is still so much stigma surrounding self-harm and not enough people understand how truly devastating it can be. People don't really want to discuss it, and it's easier to ignore rather than except that someone might feel so unhappy that they feel the need to hurt themselves to cope.
Here, we've included some popular questions people often wonder about self-harm. Hopefully it'll help erase some confusion and help understanding around the subject.
"Whether people have deep wounds or slight injuries, the problem they represent should always be taken very seriously. The size of the wound isn't a measure of the size of the conflict inside."
Otto and Victoria, Octovictorian EtiquetteWatch depthRADIUSOtto and Victoria, Octovictorian Etiquette2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
There is no cosmic law that states artists must suffer many long years and demeaning day-jobs before a window of opportunity cracks open just enough to hop on through.
Fellow deviant Brian Kesinger is a case in point.
His first “day-job” in 1996—he was hired straight out of his senior year of high school—was drawing Tarzan for Disney.
Brian stayed at Disney and he considers every day there a part of his ongoing education as an artist. He most recent
Can Advertising Be Art?Can Advertising Be Art?8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Be Art? A Community Roundtable
Can advertising be art?
Don Draper seems to think so. If you’re familiar with TV’s “Mad Men” — the second half of its final season begins airing in April — you know that one of the central conceits of the show’s plot is sparked when Don, the protagonist, has his artistic integrity challenged or questioned by uninitiated, small-minded clients. With a little foresight you can ask t
Artist on Fire: The Creative Juggernaut, Ben HeineArtist on Fire:Artist on Fire: The Creative Juggernaut, Ben Heine4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Creative Juggernaut that is BenHeine
Undoubtedly one of the most prolific, innovative, and exciting artists
exhibiting their work on deviantART has to be the amazing BenHeine.
In terms of sheer creativity and the true spirit of art as human expression that knows no bounds,
he is currently with few peers. His unique visual creations have been featured in newspapers, magazines
and other publications worldwide and over the last few years his works have begun to populate art galleries
and museums from Brussels and London to Turkey, Romania and South Korea.
Pencil Vs Camera - 58by BenHeine
Street Photography: The Capture vs. The PoseStreet PhotographyStreet Photography: The Capture vs. The Pose4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Capture vs. The Pose
portrait of a WW2 vet...
When a subject poses to have his or her photograph taken, the subject tries to project a message about himself or
herself by how he or she “poses”, by the attitude of his or her body language or facial expression.
If the subject is posed by the photographer, the body pulled and prodded into the desired angles,
the facial expression “directed”, it is the photographer who is intending to communicate a message.
In either case, posing or posed, there is undeniably something “false” in the representation.
Hey! Mary Sue flashmob! + Meme!Hi everybody! I know this idea has probably been somewhere (I don't know, to be honest!) ... But let's create something like a flashmob!Hey! Mary Sue flashmob! + Meme!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Imagine that some cataclysm has happened ... For example, the sun released a special type of energy, which heavily influenced on our genotype and revealed new abilities. Now, almost every city has its superhero!
So you wake up and realize that you have some special powers. Or they occur suddenly and dramatically! What would they be? Imagine yourself dark past and epic future! You also need a companion. For example, as is usually happens in anime, a girl that is a superweapon! And, of course, lots of suffering!
The main condition: you should draw yourself. Your appearance, your favorite clothes. You can have ears, tail, horns ... Whatever you want!!! Choose a weapon and describe your abilities!
send the links on your references to the journal!
Here meme for your character:
:iconVampiii: made this blank meme
P.S. Please fave and
Imaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here NowImaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here Now2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
In Toronto & on deviantART
No better living functioning evolving example of the new pattern in the creation, dissemination and education in the visual arts can be found than Imaginism Studios, the online brainchild of artists Bobby Chiu & Kei Acedera. Established in Toronto in 2005, the studio has specialized in pre-production character and concept design for film, TV, gaming, and publishing. As creators of some of the most wildly creative and whimsical images ever presented on deviantART, this artistic couple has built an international fan base independent of their c
WatercolorWatch depthRADIUSWatercolor2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Foreword by techgnotic
Christopher Behrens, the 7-year deviantART member contributing this wonderful history of watercolors to depthRADIUS, along with curating artists and interviews, is a modern renaissance man held in high regard by fans of his unique artistic vision. He is an independent filmmaker, author, and a masterful watercolorist in his own right. His gallery of works can be perused here.
Watercolor by ctbehrens
he history of painting begins with watercolor as it is the oldest painting med
November Birthdays - part 3New AnnouncementsNovember Birthdays - part 34 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here are our members' birthdays in November !!
Go visit their pages , and wish them a HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!
i gotta feeling... by letmegoUP
Wavin by Tuchaa
Beautiful View by youbitto
Setting Down by bia-k
Beautiful Blossom by Imtolazytothinkofone
Blitzzz by Scorpidilion
were you looking for me? by Half-PastCrazy
Eyes by k1ffy
flower 9 by daydreambeliever-xx
Holiday Card Project 2012Holiday Card Project 20123 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
It's back! With the goal of bringing a little cheer to patients in the hospital during the holiday season, the deviantART Holiday Card Project connects deviants from around the world and applies their tremendous artistic abilities in designing and creating uplifting holiday cards.
In past years, the Project has received more than 5,000 cards sent in by more than 1,000 deviants from 50 different countries/political regions. Cards were then divvied up and distributed in-person by deviantART members to local Los Angeles, CA hospitals, with additional cards given to various hospitals in the U.S. and abroad for hospital staff members to hand out to patients.
The idea behind the Holiday Card Project is simple: do something nice for others. However, if you're looking for even more incentive, every deviant who submits a card will be given a free one-month Premium Membership to deviantA
Do YOU want to sell prints? One mistake you make.Hi people!Do YOU want to sell prints? One mistake you make.4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today it is a short journal without photos, sorry.
I would like to give you one important advice, so I hope it can be still useful
I see many people try to sell prints here. And they are often sad they have not sold anything yet.
But at the same time I see they do the same mistake. So:
HOW PEOPLE TRY TO SELL THEIR WORK AS A PRINT?
1. you took a photo (drew a picture). It is nice, so you want to post it as a deviation.
2. you edit it. Making it sharper, more colourful, adding contrast, CHANGING a size to some 850x600px, for example.
3. you post it as a deviation.
4. you look at your deviation and think "hm, it looks pretty cool! Maybe somebody can buy it. I will allow it as a print."
5. you click at "submit as a print" and in "print submission" option you just scroll down and click at "SUBMIT AS A PRINT".
6. now deviation in your gallery has that cool "buy this print" green button and you are excited about somebody buying it.
7. you are disappointed that nobody bought it.
A Tribute to Robin WilliamsA Tribute to Robin Williams1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
A Tribute to Robin Williams
Robin Williams Tributeby EmilyStepp
The World According to Garp 1982
Moscow on the Hudson 1984
Mayan DoomsdayDecember 19, 2012by techgnoticMayan Doomsday3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
December 21st Marks the End of Civilization
Muerte Aztecaby ~Zerj19
Who would you invite to your final deviantMEET or dinner party on that fateful day?
e are facing yet another grave prediction that we are in the
Musically Inspired Design Challenge!Musically Inspired Design Challenge!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
It has been said that music is the universal language that transcends boundaries and brings people together all over the world. Our challenge to you is to create a design for a T-Shirt that is inspired by music! Tune in, turn up the volume, and explore all the octaves. Designing never sounded so good!
Participation is easy!
You come up with potential designs for our deviantART T-Shirts.
Deviants vote on their favorite designs.
Judges choose three designs from the highest-voted submissions.
Artists of the winning submissions get cash and their designs printed on T-Shirts for all to see and buy!
Entries should display an original image or images that show music through art. Use notes, instruments, or musicians -- anything that shows what music means to you. For more inspiration on the deviantART Design Challenge, check out the
Stand Up for The Great Bear RainforestMany of you I'm sure remember the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska. Exxon Valdez spilled 260,000 to 750,000 barrels of crude oil in Prince William Sound. It is considered to be one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters. Despite the extensive cleanup attempts, less than ten percent of the oil was recovered, and a study conducted by NOAA determined that as of early 2007 more than 26 thousand U.S. gallons of oil remain in the sandy soil of the contaminated shoreline, declining at a rate of less than 4% per year. Both the long-term and short-term effects of the oil spill have been studied. Immediate effects included the deaths of (at the best estimates) between 100,000-250,000 seabirds, at least 2,800 sea otters, approximately 12 river otters, 300 harbour seals, 247 Bald Eagles, and 22 orcas, as well as the destruction of billions of salmon and herring eggs. The effects of the spill continued to be felt for many years afterwards.Stand Up for The Great Bear Rainforest4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Overall reductions i
The Prophesy of the First, A practical guideThe Prophesy of the FirstThe Prophesy of the First, A practical guide4 years ago in Personal More Like This
A practical guide to the understanding of the foretold prophecies of this age
by Lanoo s
He who hath an ear let him hear
Let him hear the wonders and wisdom of the universe
Let him hear the voice that speaks in the silence of the glorious and sacred luminosity of his own heart.
Let him hear the voice of the master, intimate, guru, angel or god that crieth aloud in the desolation of his own wilderness, in the darkness of the night searching for his lost soul.
Each one of us upon this magnificent globe we call the Earth is part of a family that encompasses the entire universe. As brothers and sisters, in our innermost, we share a common thread which is the way, the absolute truth and the Love of all life. The spirit and life its