i am seriously getting twitchy here XDjust so you know, if you all think you can't wait for chapter 5, try wondering what it's like for me! XDi am seriously getting twitchy here XD2 months ago in Personal More Like This
i have 3 massive bomb moments in it
1 the obvious one which comes at the very end
2 ally and lisa figuring out their glitch
the big one that i have been building up for 4 chapters now XD
why is alan an asshole XD
seriously, i am shaking with glee here XD
trust me, it will be fun!
and till then...
The Three problems with how we learn art: pt.3I've been thinking about how and why we learn to draw for a few years now. I started self-analazing my own drawing and character design thought process when I began writing my first art instruction book, "Creating Characters with Personality". It was harder than I thought to verbalize how I've learned and how I process drawing. This has led me to start looking back at my artistic life and how I learned art. What made me learn the most? What drove me to draw and stick with it? What led to others I knew as a child to stop drawing? I think I'm ready to present some of those thoughts here on DA and hear what you think. This is part 2 of three in a series. I'm not sure where this is leading, but step one is my establishing an online art instruction school called Taught ByA PRO (http://www.taughtbyapro.com) that will (in phase one) concenThe Three problems with how we learn art: pt.31 year ago in Personal More Like This
2D + 3D CommissionsHello, you arrived at my Commisions page2D + 3D Commissions3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you are interested in getting a CGI image created for you, please continue to the section you are interested in. There are three sections:
2D section covers all kind of colored, shaded images, preferably drawn with outlines.
3D works is about polygonal objects of all kinds, textured and with some post-processing for nice looks.
Vector images refer to things drawn with hard lines and occasional shading, such as blueprints and ink-like drawings.
I do all kinds of art and I'm opened to different styles (vector drawings of a Star Wars ship, 3D render of a Stargate vehicle, blueprint for a Dune tank and of course every kind of original universe objects and scenes) so don't be afraid to ask for anything that you can think of.
You can also check examples of my commisioned work and private gallery works on the bottom of this entry.
I am looking forward to working with you and seeing a happy finish
Please note that preferably I acc
Historical Snow White cosplayHistorical Snow White cosplay4 years ago in Personal More Like This
A lot of people have asked me about cosplaying my princess dresses, but Chibirinoa is the first person to actually send me photos! AGHHGHJdfgd so pretty.
Angler TeesHere's an unofficial selfie. Lulz I cut the sleeves off, didn't like how it didn't fit. I'll steal my friend's camera and do a better photo. Tomorrow or something XDAngler Tees1 month ago in Personal More Like This
Angler Army white tee. Now to wait for the black and my life is complete.
I'll officially announce the 15 days exclusive sale launch soon. April 5th to April 20th, I'll be taking orders.
More info on the shirts & when you can order them https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=647022278764690&set=vb.534508586682727&type=2&theater
I'll be in Min's (Fail By Error) stream this Saturday 04/04/2015 at 2PM EST https://www.picarto.tv/live/channel.php?watch=MiniMin#
(Not drawing, just as a guest host, ^^ Come watch her draw and ask me questions etc)
The sister on left lol.
Awesome Swag anyone? *New Stuff*Edit: Do me a favor and take this poll. Even if you don't want to buy anything. http://quizilla.teennick.com/polls/23802842/which-pony-stain-glass-is-your-favoriteAwesome Swag anyone? *New Stuff*3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Edit: 6/9/12 we got an amazing deal through Maine Laser Engraving and we have some new stuff available. But only though LadyT, your welcome
So if you like MLP or Kingdom Hearts odds are you've seen the work of my good friend Akili-Amethyst
But I bet you hadn't seen that's she's selling some swag trying to get her and myself down to BroNYcon. http://akili-amethyst.deviantart.com/#/d51ynqv
All the spots are full right now
But since I love you all so much, I was able to talk her into a few more spots. But only offered by me.
If you would like a sun-catcher or a t-shirt, I have 5 spots for each.
includes a window suction cup hook to hang it from.
Here's what the test prints look like:
White T-shirts $15,
The tees look
Whats in the bag? 001Want to be featured?Whats in the bag? 0013 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am going to start a journal series featuring photographers and their bags.
If you would like to be featured please note me with a photo of the contents of your shooting bag laid out with a description or comments on the contents.
To kick it off, here is my bag
This is my every day carry bag, I take it everywhere I have a few other bag with my pro-equipment but they arn't nearly as fun.
From left to right:
Vivitar Flash (I hardly use this but its nice to have just in case )
Leica M6 with 50mm Elmar f3.5 (Leica branding taped over for stealth)
My Moleskine Journal and Fisher Space Pen
A homemade press pass (you wouldn't believe how useful this is, especially when traveling in other countries)
Spectra Light Meter
Meds and Vitamins Including Ginger, Antacid, Charcoal and Cough Drops
Bits of line (to practice my knot tying when I am bored)
Religion is a Mental Disorder?And atheists wonder why they're the most distrusted group in America? It's crap like this, atheists!Religion is a Mental Disorder?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Recently, a YouTube atheist called Livelife8072 started a video series in which he explains how religion is a mental disorder. What's even more face-palmingly painful is that he openly admits at the beginning of his video that he's not a medical professional and that he's merely expressing his opinion--and yet he still expects us to take his "analysis" seriously!
And what does his non-expert medical "analysis" consist of? Well, other than providing anecdotal evidence, and starting every other line of dialogue with "I think" or "I believe", he compares people dancing and singing in church to mental patients in a insane asylum.
Clearly this man is en route to obtaining a Nobel Peace Prize!
VIDEO: Religion & Me
YOU KNOW WHAT'S BUUULLLLLLSHIT?! Cyclists.Here's a journal i've been meaning to write for a while now, and just remembered to just now at last moment. And yes, i'm homaging James Rolfe with the title.YOU KNOW WHAT'S BUUULLLLLLSHIT?! Cyclists.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Cyclists are bullshit. If you like to ride your bike, that's fine. Exercise is good. But please, for the LOVE OF GOD, do it on a fucking BIKE PATH.
Whenever i'm driving in this one area of my neighborhood that has this perfectly convenient bike path, every single time there seems to be some asshole cyclist who feels that they own the road, that believes bike paths are for pussies, and rides their bike in the middle of the road, which inevitably slows down the driver behind them cuz they don't want to run over the inconsiderate bastard. Just the other day i'm driving along, and there's this asshole cyclist just in front of me, slowing me down, when there's a perfectly good bike path just to the right! What made him more of an asshole, when he reached a red traffic light, he did a completely pointless circle in the middle of the ro
Featured Topic 11/12: Arthur R. Jensen 1923-2012By Jonathan KaneFeatured Topic 11/12: Arthur R. Jensen 1923-20122 years ago in Personal More Like This
Until now, I’ve tried to avoid this group having posts related to psychometrics two months in a row, because it’s a secondary topic compared to this group’s main topic of evolution. But last month, there has been an unusual situation that I think requires an exception to this rule. Our featured topic last month was an obituary for J. Philippe Rushton, the psychometrician and evolutionary psychologist who died on October 2nd. And now, less than a month after Rushton’s death, there has been the death of another researcher in this field who was far more important than Rushton: The U. C. Berkeley psychologist Arthur R. Jensen, who I previously mentioned in this post from February.
To me, it is difficult to imagine it could have been a coincidence that Rushton and Jensen died only 20 days apart, especially conside
High FlightOh! I have slipped the surly bonds of EarthHigh Flight3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds, and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there,
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air. . . .
Up, up the long, delirious burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or ever eagle flew
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.
John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
Explain Cabbage..A forgotten fruit, all clad in veils,Explain Cabbage..1 year ago in Personal More Like This
So lonely in its mystery.
Its green skin tingles, shrouded in cloth,
A favorite of none, except for me.
I pity it, an odd recluse,
Similar to none in the family.
Its shield is thin, the mask could break,
And yet the mask is all we see.
It could be beautiful, if it tried,
Yet it hides in the leaves, afraid to be.
But oh, how curious, when we remove its leaves,
And cook it, it becomes a delicacy.
A little something I worked onhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lYCvahZNqQ&listLB031E75C69C52728&index=0&featurelcpA little something I worked on3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Made this for a machinima group I'm in, hope you like it.
The Elder Scrolls: The Second Great WarTen years after the Dragon Crisis had ended a new threat endangered the people of Tamriel. The faction known as the Aldmeri Dominion looked to wage war on the humans of Tamriel, starting with taking Cyrodiil, home of the fading Empire.The Elder Scrolls: The Second Great War3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Emperor! They have taken Blackwood." said a messenger panting as if he had run all the way from Blackwood to the Imperial City. "Then war is upon us. Ready the men." proclaimed Titus Mede III, current Emperor of Tamriel. The Empire now only consisted of Cyrodiil and High Rock. "And see if Ulfric Stormcloak will answer our call for aid." Two days later in Windhelm Ulfric, High King of Skyrim called an important meeting on whether or not his Stormcloak army would join the war. In attendance were Delphine and Esbern leaders of the now restored Blades, the other eight Jarls of Skyrim, Aela the Huntress representing the Companions, Karliah representing the small but powerful Nightingales and Dovahkiin, the Dragonborn who rid Tamriel of Dragons. "This meeting
The Inherent Degeneracy of GamergateIn a world where unarmed, innocent people are murdered freely by authority figures, slavery is at an all-time high, someone opens fire on an American school almost every month and people die from inadequate, needlessly overpriced health care, some people think the biggest and most upsetting issue in our society is about video game opinions.The Inherent Degeneracy of Gamergate4 months ago in Personal More Like This
And, unfortunately, these people create a serious issue. Despite the fact that they rally around a fundamentally trivial and pointless cause, their furious and aimless harassment of others has become something worth talking about.
If you ask a Gamergater, they'll tell you that their fight is over "dishonesty in journalism." That's a pretty big fight. Journalistic bias has convinced Americans that climate change might not even be happening, that minorities commit more crime than whites and that we actually have any reason to be dropping bombs on the Middle East. Mainstream media is a clusterfuck of biases and sensationali-wait, what's that? Ga
Why Paint Missing Children?A little girl I knew was abducted.Why Paint Missing Children?1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I was very affected emotionally, and when I looked around my home town in the following days, I finally noticed all of the little fliers asking for help finding missing children. ( In America there are 1,500 missing child cases open every day. The fliers are often printed on the backs of coupons and are distributed as junk-mail.)
I just began saving the fliers, and after a year had a drawer full of them: Disposable mailers with tiny monochrome photos of missing children. It didn't seem right that these faces were so small and bland.
One night, out of nowhere, I was inspired to paint a full color portrait from one of the cards. As an artist, the question was this: How does a person paint a portrait of a missing child? I could not just approach it like an illustration. I could not just go about it as if it were a polite painting.
I began by putting away my brushes. They were too smooth. Too pretty. Too controllable. Instead, I began using palette knives
The Call of Cthulhu (for beginning readers)Howdy friends,The Call of Cthulhu (for beginning readers)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
There has been an exciting development!
A couple of months ago, the folks at Chaosium Inc. [ http://www.chaosium.com/ ], the publishers of the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game, confirmed their desire to publish The Call of Cthulhu (for beginning readers). When I received word I immediately began revising the now almost two-year-old text and illustrations to ensure that the print version is of the highest possible quality. I am currently about a third of the way through this process, and thought it would be good time to let you all know that the oft-requested dead tree edition of this story looks like it is actually becoming a reality.
I continue to be grateful for the encouragement of the folks around here, and I look forward to updating you all with any further news as it arrives.
In the meantime, I'm posting up the pages of The Statement of Randolph Carter (for beginning readers) I was working on when the word came through from Ch
happy sunstone day XDso the book came out today,happy sunstone day XD4 months ago in Personal More Like This
i am currently up to my eyeballs in finishing the next one, should be up in 2 days
and then the last one by years end
for those who asked for digital version comixology has it
don't ask me why it is the same price as printed one... i'm just as baffled by that practice
anyhoo, merry christmass, happy holidays, oh and here are some reviews
Details on the Cassandra Cain Black Bat outfitDon't mind this journal entry, I'm mainly typing this up to reference to when I upload some good photo's after Fan Expo on Saturday.Details on the Cassandra Cain Black Bat outfit3 years ago in Personal More Like This
My main references for Cass' Black Bat were from Red Robin 25 http://static.tumblr.com/yl0t4fw/j7Om0cetj/red_robin_25.jpg (Can we just have more stories of Cass and Tim working together please? You know... if DC ever actually BRINGS CASS BACK?) and Gates of Gotham.
I'm planning to do Cass' Batgirl outfit as well (I'm so excited!), but my sewing skills are really lacking, and so I wanted to practice by sewing Black Bat first (easier, in my opinion).
So here are some details on the costume:
I've actually been trying to grow my hair out, since I've always had it at shoulder length or shorter, so I decided against cutting my hair for this.
Also, I prefer using wigs whenever I cosplay.
I pretty much just bought a simple black wig, and cut and styled it.
At the moment, I have to restyle it, as I'm unsatisfied with how it looks. :/
The Hobbit fan art calendarI have already posted this on my Tumblr, but I guess it won't hurt to post it here as well.The Hobbit fan art calendar4 months ago in Personal More Like This
So here it is, my new calendar for 2015.
A tad of old stuff with bunch of new stuff. Happy New Year!
Download link: https://www.sendspace.com/file…
link to the Tumblr post: http://nlmda.tumblr.com/post/104939485919/it-is-done-i-finished-it-my-new-calendar-is
Also I finally got myself a Facebook page so check it out.
so this just got tweeted XDhttps://twitter.com/ImageComics/status/533321433343348736so this just got tweeted XD6 months ago in Personal More Like This
TransgenderSo ... yeah ... Finally ... Im here writting this <3Transgender2 years ago in Personal More Like This
First of all, I will explain a little all this .. whole process and how many times had thought of doing this ...
Before I birth, my father always wanted a boy in the family .. (at the end we were 3 girls) I been the first to born, so...my father had insisted on treating me like a boy, football ... cars ... I think the only Barbies I had were for my grandmother, even that I never got to play with them a while. Finally I grew up with these hobbies, especially football, and my behavior wasn't very feminine, in fact, I always was called "tomboy" and I ignored them...yes, I was in my "yupi" world you know x'D... and later it wasn't only football.. basketball too. I wasn't very good at school x'D
The fact is that at age 14, I lost my "father". Since I was little I was always very close to my grandparents and i live in his house since then, my parents and I have never been so close, my grandparents are my "parents" .. and .. when I lost
Saturday CI Featuring*News*Saturday CI Featuring4 years ago in Personal More Like This
since you already saw this is Saturday's featuring Sunday and Monday will come later this day
Sunday Featuring in the afternoon
Monday Featuring in the evening
just a warning we're having 4 journals today
we're sorry and tomorrow that's not going to happen
Creation-inspiration Journal Featuring
* HOW TO GET in this journal feature list
simple just comment on the link below show us their the deviation or deviations you want to have feature.
*note if you link us more then one link both will be feature but it can take some time when the other will be feature
hope you understand that .
Comment here the link you want to have in the journal featuring
Awesome Pic of the DayAwesome Pic of the DayAwesome Pic of the Day2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Every once in awhile, I come across a picture that takes my breath away. My DeviantART page has been kinda bland recently, so I thought it would be cool to dedicate a section of it to feature these awesome pics. You'll find it under a section called Awesome Pic of the Day. It's much easier and quicker to post these, and I'll try to keep it updated daily or as close to it as I can get. If you think it's a good idea, let me know, and I'll keep it around. I'll archive the history of pictures in this journal entry.
About Today's Pic
From joel27 @ Facebook.