Design Your CharacterThings to Think About When Designing a Humanoid CharacterDesign Your Character8 months ago in Other More Like This
Answer all of these questions and you'll get a visual of your character! There are only some selected traits given in the parenthesis. You could also answer this for a visual if you are having a written character commissioned!
-What is their face shape? (Round, heart, square, long, short, wide, thin, etc)
-What is their jawline like? (bony, sharp, soft, round)
-What is their chin like? (pointed, round, double chin, square, large, small, butt chin)
-What is their hairline like? (widow's peak, round around head, balding, smaller forehead)
-Where are their features proportioned? (eyes half way, higher/lower? Lips a third of the way?)
-How high and defined are their cheekbones?
-How sunken into the face are they?
-Dark or not under the eyes?
-Length of their eyelashes?
-Color of their eyes?
-Common pupil size?
-Size of their iris?
-Bloodshot or white?
-Resting angle of the eyes?
Kiriban @ 40,000 Pageviews! 100 left to go!Kiriban time, guys! This should be a lot of fun.Kiriban @ 40,000 Pageviews! 100 left to go!7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A kiriban is a contest where you screenshot the pageviews on my profile, when it reaches the given number.
You must be a watcher of mine in order to qualify
You have to this journal (just so I can keep track of attendance)
You must take a screenshot of my profile page showing 40,000 views, and the screenshot must include the time.
I would also really appreciate you sharing this or checking out my gallery to support me.
A feature of FIVE Full sized deviations of yours (to my near 500 watchers)
A free full body inked or half body colored commission! (Examples below)
Now just keep an eye on my pageviews and spread the word so it go
Composition tutorialThis tutorial will give you an understanding of what to do to make an interesting composition for character based pictures. If you use these rules as a guideline of what to include it will help your picture to be more visually appealing.Composition tutorial4 years ago in Other More Like This
This is what goes on in your picture. It tells the story. You need some sort of narrative before you can conjure an idea. It's really helpful to never directly use your first idea because we jump instinctively to cliché thoughts and concepts. You can use that idea as a base for future ones, but never use it exactly as you first thought. Just remember that this is the story of the picture.
Once you have the narrative established, you can begin to think about what emotion is going on in the picture. If you are using color, then with a happy emotion you may want to use a bright or pastel multicolored-scheme, but with a sad or scary emotion you'll want a muted color scheme. A muted color scheme is often including co
Ethereal Contest! CANCELLEDDue to the shutdown of Inkblazers, my comic will be stopped and put on haitus for future publishing, hopefully in a book. As a result, this contest will not be continued. I'm really sorry. To make up for it, I'll give 10 to all current entries for your participation!Ethereal Contest! CANCELLED8 months ago in Personal More Like This
I do plan on making a new contest in the future, and I have a poll here ( http://ariensmith.deviantart.com/journal/poll/4905610/ ) so you can vote on ideas.
This contest is for the promotion of my restarting comic Ethereal.
Here is the summary: When part of God rebelled from the Trinity, it upset the whole divine order. A previously functioning earth turned chaotic, and Safriel watched her European dominion collapse before her eyes. She had always been decent at her job, but she wasn't planning on becoming the pawn between two powerful beings. As she is forced to fight for her life, she makes a dangerous ally and questions both his a