RIFT Create a Colossus Contest Semi-FinalistsIn the RIFT Create a Colossus Contest, we asked you to design the biggest and baddest boss you could imagine. We've seen some of the creepiest, strangest, and most horrific monsters imaginable, and we love them!RIFT Create a Colossus Contest Semi-Finalists3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The judges have narrowed down the entries to 25 semi-finalists. From these 25, the final three winners will be selected by Trion's creative team!
Once judging is completed and the final three winners are announced, all 25 semi-finalists will receive a copy of RIFT and a 3 month Premium Membership to deviantART. The three winners will be receiving cash, Wacom tablets, and other prizes.
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CONCEPT OF: HaloWelcome to our periodic spotlight feature where we take a look at the concept art and design of a game or film. The intent here is to get the creative juices flowing, remind people what's out there and what's being done, and to not lose sight of the quality of professional work. We can also discuss what works and maybe what doesn't, what you dig, or what you DONT dig.CONCEPT OF: Halo4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Game: Halo http://www.bungie.net/Projects/Reach/default.aspx
Release Date: 15 November 2001
Company: Bungie Studios http://www.bungie.net/
Art Director: Marcus Lehto
Master Chief. Cortana. Grunts. Elites. Covenant... Warthogs. These are all things that will forever be burned into our minds as the green space marine with the orange visor, the naked purple AI chick with numbers running up her body, the squealing cannon fodder at our feet, the stalwart 4-part-mandible aliens, the purple dolphin-like spaceships, and the most badass green ATV ever with a bullet
JANUARYWhat will, in January, bloom?JANUARY2 years ago in Personal More Like This
What, in the winter, thrives and grows?
Mountains by GUILTY-SPARK343 Zima 12 by chatte-bleu Jewels in the sky by milenkadelic Winter Light by AnnMarieBone Red forest by HedgehogMolly Snow in Normandy soft pastel by PatrickHENRY winter in the woods by dusanvukovic Old mill in the snow by dusanvukovic Winter tranquility by milenkadelic Rest Calm by AnnaArmona
The loons cry out their tuneful woes,
and winds, they sweep around like brooms.
Winter Wonderland by Kasiarzynka Winter Barn by CarolynYM Winter Study by C-S-Marcy The winter dragon mirage by Mishelangello Winter's Song by AnnMarieBone Winter At Little Jasmund Bay On The Island Ruegen by BarbaraPommerenke Blue Winter by AnnMarieBone Winterscape by Melanie76 The Beginning Of Winter by Ludifico :thumb341297254: Alaska by joelabianca There's Something Else Beyond Nature... by Artzy-chick Snow Hunter by jamesgreen Winter spirit by solgas Pond In The Woods by artistwilder Birches in the Forest by aragonia Snowy Path by TreeCree Hazy Winter Sun by Flingling Wintertime by Wulff-Arts Aqua 210181 by pledent
The skies, sometimes, are filled with gloom,
while stalks lie withered in their rows.
Paisaje acuarela. by turkill Australian Winter Gums by artsaus Tres Or by DevianteFlap Winter scenery 5 by Majarov86 :thumb31464
IT'S OUT! Animator vs. Animation IV Kickstarter.CLICK HERE! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1650065662/animator-vs-animation-iv-animated-short-filmIT'S OUT! Animator vs. Animation IV Kickstarter.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Now the only hurdle is being able to reach all the people that have seen Animator vs. Animation. I counted that my whole series has over 218 million views, but my social network is comparatively very small. So please share this link with your friends!
We have until August 11th at midnight! If I don't reach the goal then I won't get any funding, and Animator vs. Animation IV will NOT HAPPEN.
Halo 4 Launch Gameplay TrailerVideo embedded below.Halo 4 Launch Gameplay Trailer2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Iron Ring's Sleeping Beauty replicas!The Iron Ring's Sleeping Beauty replicas!8 months ago in Personal More Like This
So I was just blown away today by the amazing artisans over at The Iron Ring, who cast and fabricated replicas of the crown jewels from my historical Sleeping Beauty piece! Cannot even put into words how flattered I am by this sort of thing, gosh. <3
Go check out the rest of their work on facebook or DA, if you have a moment- amazingly high-quality cosplay and prop fabrication. Wowzers.
The Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.2Part 1, The Next Three Years Of My Life: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/journal/The-Road-To-Creating-Your-Own-IP-P-1-354518946#commentsThe Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.22 years ago in Personal More Like This
OBJECTIVE: SELL THIS DAMN BOOK, DANNY.
At first, Gabriel was nothing more than a character named ONE. He had no backstory, no face, nothing. I just wanted to create a character that was a badass, yet with a sense of humor.
I was inspired by such characters as Boba Fett, Wolverine, Deadpool and Clint Eastwood from The Man With No Name trilogy. I needed to create something that fit that build, however, I'll admit, it wasn't intended at first.
I uploaded him on December 8th, 2008, (which, you can find here: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com/art/GABRIEL-107612010?q=gallery%3Adanluvisiart%2F7848546&qo=50) and he became one of the most popular characters of the series, if not, the most. Soon I started finding him on forums, websites, fashion blogs (what?), and more.
But what hit me so hard was that the majority of the comments rela
people who commit suicidefor those dumbasses out therepeople who commit suicide2 weeks ago in Personal More Like This
people who commit suicide
are not at fault
people who commit suicide are not taking the "cowardly" way out
people who commit suicide are not cowardly
the person or people who pushed that person sooooo far as to the only way they felt like they could escape
was by taking their own life
that is the true coward
sorry I just really hate when people are like
"oh that person took their life because they are a coward!!11!!"
no their not fucktard
the bully or bullies are they cowards
for pushing that person to the limit
where they don't want to live anymore...
Soul Drinkers and Imperial Guards!So today I received a treat in my facebook inbox from old colleague and now-kickass GW artist, Kevin "Kingmong" Chin: http://www.blacklibrary.com/Blog/Art_and_Soul.htmlSoul Drinkers and Imperial Guards!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Right now, I'm still awaiting a response from the Black Librarians to see if I am allowed to post some higher-res versions of my 3 Soul Drinkers covers here on DA. Till then, this is all they have up on their blog and all I have to show for, for now! For you Soul Drinkers fans out there, I was told not to reference any notable characters of the SD lore and come up with my own designs.
The general brief for the 3 covers was to have a tactical space marine, a captain, and lastly a dreadnought (being awoken). I thought it would be a neat idea to compose all the covers from a similar worms eye angle, not just for theatrics but rather to literally show the life cycle of a Space Marine as he fights and rises through the ranks, leading his brethren and eventually being entombed within a dreadnought to continue his tireless fig
Tip of the day: The darkest momentsThe moment to shine the brightest is in darkness. Darkness can bring chaos but with it comes opportunity. Many times throughout my career when I pushed past the point when I'd usually give up, this is when I end up achieving my biggest successes. Fate seems to have a way to test us and only the ones that want it the most shall receive the fruits of their labor.Tip of the day: The darkest moments2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sending positive vibes to you all!
Trending deviantART Search Terms: October 2013Here are 25 search terms that saw a significant increase in searches during the month of October.Trending deviantART Search Terms: October 201311 months ago in Art Features More Like This
1. elizabeth bioshock
4. league of legends
League of Legends s3 Katarina by ChrisBjors
The World's Major Cities... DestroyedWhat would the world's cities look like after the apocalypse? Belgian digital artist Jonas De Ro paints his vision of the end of the world.The World's Major Cities... Destroyed11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
New York City, New York, United States
Hong Kong, China
View Jonas De Ro's Full Gallery
Tip of the Day: Believing is not DoingTip of the Day: A lot of times people might ask for advice and when they are told the answer, their reaction is "Oh I know that already." Believing in something isn't the same as acting upon what you believe in. Successful people DO the things they know they should do whether they like it or not.Tip of the Day: Believing is not Doing2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sending positive vibes to you all!
ARTStreams ~Procaster P1ARTStreams ~Procaster P13 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Complete artstreams list with the users that don't make use of Procaster 'Livestream' system.
ARTStreams List - Procaster part 2
Crimson Daggers Complete List
How to find the online livestreams atm on LIVESTREAM.COM:
Enter on ANY channel of the list. On the right side of the website, the column with the chat, below the facebook "like" gadget, and the ads picture. Below the advertising picture, there is a box named Related Live Channels there you will find all the online "live" channels streaming at that moment in the same category of the one you
Charles snippy: TRANSFERENTRY: 377:Charles snippy: TRANSFER3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For several months of torture, the Directorate kept me in their offices, making me file paperwork on their "test subjects", all while I kept sending applications to the "Dead Zone tourism" branch, to get away from towering cubes of the Directorate, away from cities and transmitter towers that were slowly frying my brain.
Centuries of industrial pollution were inevitably changing the biosphere of our world and the Directorate knew it better than anyone, yet they did nothing to stop it, profit had to be maximized, production had to be increased, customers had to be satisfied. Holes in the ozone layer, irreversible changes in the atmosphere, radioactive fallout, wild-life mutations, the days growing darker and the sky turning black - none of this mattered to them.
These changes must have been so gradual that no single generation was able to protest it.
Everyone was happily, playfully, and joyfully ignoring the world outside o
Win 1000 points! (Raffle)Sorry for being a little late on this.Win 1000 points! (Raffle)7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
RANDOM.ORG WAS USED FOR ALL OF THESE NAMES (Sorry I didn't take screenshots. It didn't occur to me at the time.
Art-Zone will also be hosting a contest for a new icon for premium membership/ or points (to be decided in a poll) . STAY TUNED!
Hello guys! We decided it would be a good opportunity to give back to the people of Art-Zone .
It is quite an achievement that our group has gotten this far and it is a beauty to see it continue it's growth at such a fast pace.
Without you guys and our wonderful staff members, we wouldn't be this far! (You can become a part of our staff team too by filling out an application!)
Today, this group plans to giveaway 1000 points!
Thanksgiving by 500 points to one of my watchersThank you for the supportThanksgiving by 500 points to one of my watchers2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I decided to make a little piece of kindness for a one of my watchers.
I cannot support all of you but i thought that random choose of one, will be a great
After passing of the 7 days one of you get the 500 points and featuring of his/her works
So if you are interested , here are the conditions:
You must be a one of my watchers
You must add this journal to your faves and add some comment
You must answer on the question in pool under this journal !
So Big thanks for all your support in year 2012, your comments and faves are always pleasurable. I am reading with favor all your thoughts (besides Slenderman comments )and feelings.
PE Prose Basics: Revise and EditProse Basics Week is winding down now and hopefully you've learned a lot from the brilliant past articles. But, there's more to writing than just getting that first draft done, isn't there? That's where the next big crucial step comes in: revision.PE Prose Basics: Revise and Edit8 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
The Art of Revising:
Revision is such a huge topic to cover, especially since there are many ways to go about it. You can do self-edits, which always are a good first step, or you can get outside revisions from peers. Both are good ideas to really get your work to be top notch. But, the big thing to remember is that there's more to just editing your work than cleaning up a few spelling and grammar mistakes. Revising also includes corrections to sentence flow, scenes, and sometimes overall plot. So, before we jump into some ways to edit, here are a few different terms of methods of editing that may be handy to know-- especially if you're asking a peer to help you with revisions.
Choosing a Literary Format and LengthLit Basics WeekChoosing a Literary Format and Length2 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
(ShadowedAcolyte deserves equal praise/blame for this one. Hello, ShadowedAcolyte.)
It's Lit Basics Week, for all types of literature, and we haven't discussed the most basic thing of all: deciding what your work should be. Prose, poetry, scripts all have some fundamental things in common. Since they all use words, they can convey the same information, such as the sadness of losing a loved one or the details of attending a classical concert. Of course, written scripts are a lot more dialogue heavy, and prose is more forgiving than poetry on some counts, but the essentials are the same.
So if content doesn't matter, how do you decide?
Format (e.g. prose, poetry, scripts)
What skills do you want to build? Are you trying to challenge yourself with the exactitude that poetry demands (yes even experimental), do you want to play with the media crossing opportunities a script offers, or take advantage of how flexible prose is to delve into your narr
Riddick 'Rule the Dark' WinnersRiddick 'Rule the Dark' Winners1 year 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?"
Herman Hesse "There is no escape. You can't be a vagabond and an artist and still be a solid citizen, a wholesome, upstanding man. You want to get drunk, so you have to accept the hangover. You say yes to the sunlight and pure fantasies, so you have to say yes to the filth and the nausea. Everything is within you, gold and mud, happiness and pain, the laughter of childhood and the apprehension of death. Say yes to everything, shirk nothing. You are not harmonious, or the master of yourself. You are a bird in the storm. Let it storm! Let it drive you!"Herman Hesse11 months ago in Personal More Like This
BIOMASS 117: DELAYSDeLays, wE WeRe DeLaYeD.BIOMASS 117: DELAYS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It Is MoSt StAnGe. OuR AvAtArS CoUlD noT fOcUs On CaPtAiN. ThEy CoUlD NoT CatCh It.
...It Has WaNdeReD OfF InTo ThE DeAD CiTy.
ThIs TrIaL Is A MoCkeRy WhEn ThE AcCcusEd CaN JuSt WaLK OfF.
ZeE CaPtAiN MuSt HaVe A WeAkNeSs, SoMeWheRe In ThE MeMoRy oF tHeSe ProPerTieS.
It WaS DiFfiCulT To TrAcK dOwN AlL InStaNcEs Of CaPtAin.
SoMeThiNg WaS InTeRfERiNg WiTh ThE ScAn.
SoMeThiNg ThaT DiD NoT BeLoNg iN ThE PaSt.
SoMeThiNg ThAt KePt MeDdLiNg WiTh EvErYtHiNg.
A WeApOn oF PoWer GrEaTeR ThaN tHe FuRnAcE Of ThE StArS.
An EmISsArY oF DeAtH, HiDdEn iN PlaIn SiGht.
BuT WhY? WhY DoEs DeAtH ItSeLf PrOtEcT tHe AcCuSeD?
We ToOk ToO LoNg. We AsSuMeD tHiS WoRlD wAs InAcTivE.
It WaS NoT.
The BiOmASs oF ThoUSaNdS CaNnoT NoT CoMpeTe WiTh A pLaNeTaRy DeFeNcE NeTwOrK iN PoSeSsiOn Of OrBiTaL IoN CaNnOns...
ThE UnIoN MuSt KnOw.
ThEy WiLl NoT Be PleAseD wItH OuR fAiLuRe.
Rangers Project: The Protectorate Wars FUNDED!*Update 11/21/13*Rangers Project: The Protectorate Wars FUNDED!11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Only one day left for The Protectorate Wars art book kickstarter guys! http://kck.st/1dkwhua
We're also only $72 away from a stretch goal to add 10 more pages to the book (going up to 110). Not much left to say other than my continued thanks for all the support you've shown so far. Now to wait and see what we end up with.
Just hit 100% funding! Time to start gearing up for full production.
There are still 8 days left in the campaign however, so there's still room to raise more funding. Every additional $1000 in funding will add 10 pages to the book.
Go pledge and share! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1261104315/the-protectorate-wars-art-book
Another reminder to all existing backers. If you've previously pledged $5, $12, or, $15 (Transmission Interception, Hot Dropped Marine, and Hardened Marine options), you can increase your pledge by $2 to add the Elemental 30 page side booklet to your rewards.
Thank you everyone for your support so far. You a
Want to be featured? *CLOSED!*Hello everybody!Want to be featured? *CLOSED!*3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Time for random feature! I'm going to feature : The first 100 people to make a comment and fav this journal. It's going to be one feature per spot and the art will be chosen by me from the spot winner's gallery.
Let the game begin!
Remember, you have to both fav and comment in order to be featured. I'm saying this because 2-3 people did only one or the other. Be sure to do both.
*Damn, I'm having trouble keeping up Sorry if I missed some of you guys but everything is fixed now. Oh and just to be clear : I won't feature art that is breaking deviantART rules or artists that are straight up art thieves
Due to size restrictions I had to split my feature in two journals :
Features 1 to 49 are here : http://sc1r0n.deviantart.com/journal/100-Features-1-1-49-279879992
Features 50 to 100 are here : http://sc1r0n.devian