Pokemon is ForeverPokemon is Forever7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Foreword by techgnotic
Kay (aka damphyr) is DeviantArt’s go-to expert on everything “Pokémon.” She also occupies the adventurous position of being one of DeviantArt's main enforcers of standards and practices. We thank her for being a guardian of artistic erotica and especially, for being able to answer every question we get asked about Pokémon and just about anything else for that matter. Supreme Keeper of all pop culture knowledge, Kay must be protected in case of global disaster.
An incongruous collection of people lined the sidewalk outside the local video game retailer just before opening on March 6th, 2011. The first in line we
The Fairy Tale, A Lifelong ResonanceA thousand years tradition of scaring children at bedtime continues for children of all ages. News of the discovery of 500 “new” fairy tales collected over 150 years ago [link] in Germany and locked away in a forgotten archive has me thinking about the enduring importance of these narrative treasures in the lives of human societies worldwide. My worry, have fairy tales been marginalized by modernism?The Fairy Tale, A Lifelong Resonance3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
:icontechgnotic: by techgnotic
A Thousand Years Tradition of Scaring Children at Bedtime
Continues for Children of All Ages
News of the discovery of 500 “new” fairy tales collected over 150 years ago in Germany and locked away in a forgotten archive has me thinking about the enduring importance of these narrative treasures in the lives of human
Farewell to The CountJerry Nelson, best known as the voice and pupeteer of Sesame Street's numerically-obsessed vampire, The Count, has died:Farewell to The Count3 years ago in Personal More Like This
He did a great deal of work with Jim Henson and company, so, anyone who A) was a child, and/or B) ever watched TV, will most likely have seen or heard him at some point.
Due to the fact I suck at math, The Count obviously failed me on that front, but damn did I get some good tips on maniacal laughter.
"AAAH AAAAH AAAAH AAAAH................twelve."
Recommended ficsNov 3rd, 2011: Um, wow. I keep getting error messages now when I try to update old journal entries, so I'll just add this here and hopefully sort it out into the proper lists once dA fixes this bug with Sta.shRecommended fics4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Two more fics and they're both really really good. Though the S/GO one is a bit choppy until you get to later the chapters.
http://icarus-chained.livejournal.com/159049.html Arrangements-verse by icarus_chained
Series: Supernatural/Good Omens
Summary: Team Free Will meets everyone's favourite angel and demon, and it all spirals from there. Eventual slash.
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6214228/1/Road_to_Recovery Road to Recovery by Snakequeen-in-Norway
Series: Artemis Fowl
Summary: Recovering from the Atlantis Complex was never as easy as Colfer made it sound.
Say the words, Ron! SAY THE WORDS!!!YES!Say the words, Ron! SAY THE WORDS!!!1 month ago in Personal More Like This
Fallout 4 Trailer
Nintendo Characters Reimagined Through FigurinesNintendo Characters Reimagined Through Figurines1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Donald Kennedy of Kody Koala is an artist based in El Paso, Texas. He has been creating custom toys and figures for almost 7 years. Below are some of his creations.
"I came in like a chain chomp!"
Zombie Luigi vs Mario by kodykoalaPrincess Peach Zombie by kodykoala
Princess Peach's Lair by kodykoalaZombie Hunter Toadette Figure by kodykoala
Zombie Gameboy Color by kodykoala
Kodykoala's Kirby Eats Mario by kodykoala
Mario Christmas Tree Figure by kodykoalaToad House Christmas Figure by kodykoala
Bowser's Battle Suit by kodykoala
Super Mario's Gun by kodykoala
Cyborg Donkey Kong by kodykoala
Rockem Sockem Robots Megaman Edition by kodykoala
Pride Flags Colors explained!I'll try to list as many pride colors as I can think of.Pride Flags Colors explained!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Gay Pride (Rainbow - Gay, Gay Men, Lesbians, and sometimes the entire Queer community. The rainbow represents acceptance of all sexual orientations.)
Labrys Lesbian Pride (Purple with Labrys in inverted black triangle [different versions exist] - Lesbians, women, and feminism, and gynephilic people who identify as female. Labrys became a symbol of lesbians and feminists due to the popularity of a female empowerment publication called Labrys Magazine. In addition, the black triangle is a symbol of lesbians due to the fact that many lesbians were forced to wear it in concentration camps during the Holocaust under the idea that they were "asocial" and did not conform to heteronormativity).
Bisexual Pride (Pink, Purple, and Blue - Bisexuals and sometimes all multisexual/non-monosexual/multiple gender attracted people.)
QuestionHad anyone had or seen any deletions in the last couple of months of images NOT of the following series?Question3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Avatar (specifically Ty Lee)
Teen Titans (specifically Raven)
I got in a debate with someone over the "safe" and "unsafe" characters to draw in any mature fashion here on DA - specifically Adventure Time.
If the images have actual sexual content or adult situations then they don't count - we are just talking nudity, lingerie or provocative posing.
Just looking for the new hot-buttons to avoid since the last batches of deletions around SDCC (an apparent housecleaning for guests and new visitors)
(Let's keep this discussion civil people, it is for everyone's benefit to know these things just in case. Try not to link to anything specific, it is apparent this journal is being monitored and I would hate to see anyone get in trouble)
A Tribute to Hans Ruedi GigerA Tribute to Hans Ruedi Giger1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
He was an artist you might not know.
But you’ve met his children…
It’s rare that a “new” iconic monster is born and becomes forever identifiable,—— no matter the variations, by generation after generation. So it was when George Romero created the ultimate “zombie” in his Night of the Living Dead in 1968. Zombie Apocalypse fans today may have never heard of George or seen the original “Night,” but the zombies they so love in fare like The Walking Dead owe their existence to Romero’s original vision.
In 1979, screenwriter Dan O’Bannon craft
Mek's Väki - Scene 3 - The PlanMek walks back into an office that has had all its furniture and equipment pushed against the walls, making room for Jade to (once again) attempt to teach Seamus to do something constructive with a long blade. [The odd thing is that Seamus is as handy as the next guy with a normal knife, but hand him something with a blade longer than 8 inches and he acts like he's holding the business end of a live haddock.]Mek's Väki - Scene 3 - The Plan10 years ago in Personal More Like This
This scene doesn't really surprise Mek. "That's enough, we've got a job." He doesn't waste time anymore telling the two of them to grow up.
Mek takes a sheet of paper from his case, a public domain satellite photo of the estate along with its geo-loc. "Seamus, get everything there is on this house..."
"...Wow! That's a big house, and even at this pitiful resolution I can see three pairs of guards on roving patrol." Seamus has a great eye for detail.
Mek looks closely at the image. "Yes, well, get to it. I
RetardA couple of people (literally only two, but it's a matter worth mentioning) emailed me after they had read the most recent Sequential Art strip, in which the fictitious element “Retardium” is mentioned. Both messages voiced disapproval at my using the word “Retard” due to its slang referencing of the mentally disabled.Retard1 year ago in Personal More Like This
That interpretation of the word, in my eyes, is outdated.
Used in describing a mentally disabled individual, “retard” is a slur, and (as with any slur) anyone who says it in that context deserves a sharp blow to the head. However, used to describe a “wilfully ignorant, able-bodied idiot”, I think “retard” is perfectly acceptable. I’ll wager that everyone reading this knows someone that can accurately be described as a "f**king retard", none of whom are disabled in the slightest, nor in using the word is a mentally disabled person even thought of.
I’ve not heard “retard” used to des
Could be canon: Fic rec listJune 14th, 2011: Three more.Could be canon: Fic rec list4 years ago in Personal More Like This
= ACE ATTORNEY =
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4241478/1/Unacceptable_Changes Unacceptable Changes by Ricchan
Summary: Meeting again after seven years, Larry knew instantly that something was wrong with Phoenix's head. It felt as if he'd become an entirely different man. Nobody believed him, of course. They saw nothing wrong. But, for once, Larry was right.
= ALEX RIDER =
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5573111/1/Hiking_Vacation Hiking Vacation by Sakiku
Summary: Alex is conned into a hiking vacation in the Brecon Beacons National Park. And for once, the trouble that finds him has nothing whatsoever to do with his secret occupation as Super Spy – merely a horrendously bad streak of luck.
= ALICE IN WONDERLAND 2010 =
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5851233/1/Shades_of_Grey Shades of Grey by fyd818
Zeviant FartThere's nothing more I can add to the debate/communal rant currently taking place that has not already been said, other than repeat my opinion that, if something requires explanation, it's not art. This is doubly so when it comes to a logo, which is supposed to convey a message by way of a simplified image, be that message a name or a graphical representation of purpose and/or meaning.Zeviant Fart7 months ago in Personal More Like This
About You MemeBASIC...About You Meme5 years ago in Personal More Like This
Play Any Instruments?:
Have Any Peircings?:
Have Any Tattoos?:
Like To Annoy People?:
Dye Your Hair?:
Scream At The top of your lungs for no reason?:
Get Distracted By Shiny Objects?:
Like Pina Coladas?:
And Getting Caught In The Rain?:
WHATS YOUR FAVORITE...
Time Of Day?:
Pepsi Or Coke?:
McDonald's Or Burger King?:
Converse Or Vans?:
Dogs Or Cats?:
AIM, YIM Or MSN Messenger?:
Chicken Or Fish?:
Black Or White
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
RIP - H.R. GigerKooky Swiss artist and master of f**ked-up imagery, H.R. Giger, has died: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-27390345RIP - H.R. Giger1 year ago in Personal More Like This
His work was brought to prominence, obviously, by the design of the titular Alien in Ridley Scott’s film, but he was also more or less the godfather of “biomechanical” science fiction/horror illustration.
I can’t say I was ever a real fan of his work. Most of it made my flesh crawl. It was art, but it was utterly repulsive.
Why mention his passing, then? Well, love or hate his style, its effect on the science fiction/horror genres is undeniable, and they wouldn’t be the same without him.
Dear Japan,Again; WTF?Dear Japan,3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Recommended Crossovers List!August 28th, 2013: A mid-week rec update. Huzzah!Recommended Crossovers List!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8601250/1/A-Dead-World A Dead World by Laluzi
Series: Fallout / Prototype
Summary: He had been captured; Alex Mercer knew that much was obvious. But if that was the case, why had his captors just left him there without security? How had he ended up in a bunker buried in some kind of giant desert? Where was everyone? And when the hell did bottlecaps become currency?
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7279059/1/Infiltration Infiltration by hiholly123
Series: Harry Potter / Artemis Fowl
Summary: After stumbling across a large source of magic in Britain, Foaly sends none other than Artemis Fowl to investigate Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, disguised as an exchange student from Ireland. Possibly minor A/Holly. T for (maybe) romance, maybe language.
Nothing to see, here.There are only a handful of names on my “block” list. You have to have been a monumental prick in order to earn yourself a place on it. I don’t hide negative comments about my work nor do I block people that write them. It’d make the world a very boring place if you edit it to show nothing but praise. The barbs are what make it interesting and provide points to debate and/or argue.Nothing to see, here.7 months ago in Personal More Like This
I monitor content on DA via “browse” as it changes regularly and has work that the community thinks to be high quality. It’s generally where I spot artists whose material I want to see more of. Over the past few days, though, after posting a response to DA inexplicably choosing the letter “Z” to be their logo, people mentioned that the “Super Pretentious” cartoon had surpassed DA’s own “Boldly” journal on the “What’s Hot” list. Thinking that to be funny as hell, I switched to “What’s Hot” t