Site Update: February 9, 2012In our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes that have been made, including new features and bug fixes. In the "Your Feedback" section, you'll find suggestions and known issues that were brought up by members in the last Site Update.Site Update: February 9, 20124 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Fixed a problem where some would be redirected to their Sta.sh when editing an old Journal. - Fixed by $kemayo
When viewing Journals on member profiles and Group profiles, the "More Entries" button sends you to the next entries rather than the ones you just saw. - Fixed by $Nodren
On the Groups Portal
Mass Effect ReferencesSome time ago, I created a tumblr account (which can be found here). I'm not sure if I will ever get around to posting anything in it (or figuring out how to use it), but if anyone wants to make requests there, feel free to do so.Mass Effect References4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Characters (Generic or nameless):
Asari Dancer - mature warning, sexual themeAsari head referenceBatarianC-Sec OfficerElcor
Supporters Feature #5Thank you so much for supporting my art!Supporters Feature #53 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Summer time by Kaminski83
Inspirational Artisan Crafts 4The AC round up for this weekish... artisan crafts that I found inspiring while browsing through the galleries, or were suggested to me.Inspirational Artisan Crafts 44 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Check out the monthly Monthly Artisan Craft Theme Challenge, and enter to win 2000 points! This months theme is "FairyTales"
Send me DD suggestions from the Artisan Craft gallery.I may take a day or two to get back to you, so please don't be offended. On a side note please, please, PLEASE, when you send a DD suggestion, send it to one moderator! We get really confused if you send us al the same thing
If you have any Artisan Craft related contests or clubs you would like to promote, (heck, anything Artisan Craft related!) note them to me and I'll post them in my journal and the next News letter. In fact, you can note ether mod about promotion, we love to help with promoting the Artis
SOPA RebelsIf you do not know what sopa is , please refer to the Offical debate about it here--> http://hq.deviantart.com/journal/Join-a-SOPA-and-PIPA-debate-280023798?utm_source=deviantart&utm_medium=header&utm_campaignebateSOPA_011712SOPA Rebels4 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm really glad the DA has finally find time to open up a debate about it, considering we're the biggest art community online it's a very efficient way to get the word across! I was told that Sopa was brought up in october 2011 and obviously gradually went into a downward spiral from there...I actually recalled something that was kind of strange, back in 2009 or 2010, I remember watching a youtube video talking about 2012 disaster. The people in it stated that they found prove that lead them to believe that 2012 would not be a natural disaster apocalypse but would be an online crises that would end the "-internet-world" as we know it. The video stated that apparently major internet providers are planning to "sell" internet like cable
Traditional Art Tutorials on DeviantArtTraditional Art Tutorials on DeviantArtTraditional Art Tutorials on DeviantArt1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
A lot of people want to learn to draw and paint better but they just don't know where to start. You don't need an expensive art course to learn and progress, sometimes the answers are not far away. On DeviantArt, artists not only share their artworks but many of them are willing to share their working secrets, they create tutorials and FAQ journals or simply answer to your notes if you ask them. When you know what you want to improve, searching for a good tip gets even easier.
▲ ANATOMY tutorials
▲ COLOR tutorials
Updated Stock Usage RulesUpdated Stock Usage Rules4 years ago in Personal More Like This
How to Credit Me:
Creating a CLICKABLE link to my image in your description. This is not negotiable.
When I say link to my image, I don't mean link to my profile, that doesn't help people find stocks.
Comment on my stock image with the link to your deviation.
Comment on my profile ONLY when you can't find the stock you used to comment on it.
If you cannot find the stock you used to make a clickable link, I will provide you with a link.
Do not note me with your deviation.
Do not comment on my profile with your deviation.
I will be very upset if I find out that my stock hasn't been credited.
DO NOT ever post an image containing my stock on any horse site. I will give no exceptions. Don't ask.
Sites included but not limited to: Horse Phenomena, Howrse, Helovia, Ponybox,
Heroes of the Storm Ultimate Fan Art ContestSharpen your weapons and prepare to fight for the Nexus in Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm Ultimate Fan Art Contest! Illustrate your favorite heroes engaged in battle for the chance to win cash prizes and a personalized sketch from Heroes of the Storm Senior Art Director Sam Didier. With many powerful heroes awaiting your call, who will you choose? Enter now!Heroes of the Storm Ultimate Fan Art Contest3 months ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
How to Enter Official Rules Prizing View Entries View Semi-Finalists View Winners
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.
New book is out!Hello everyone,New book is out!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
My new book is out and you can get your copy at your local Barnes & Nobles store or Amazon.com.
The book contains 20 of my models that many people have been asking diagrams for.
The title of the book is "Extreme Origami" by Won Park
As always, thank you guys for all your support.
CustomBox+Journal Tips n Tricks-Updated 25-Sep-14More updates comings soon!!CustomBox+Journal Tips n Tricks-Updated 25-Sep-143 years ago in Art Features More Like This
You may put all your queries here in this blog comments.
Tips & tricks
1. How to align your elements in custombox or journal?
Use the following code:
You can change the alignment to left, right, center & justify by simply replacing the words as shown below
2. How do you change the font-size in a custombox?
Use the following code:
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Font size = 1
Font size = 2
Font size = 3
Font size = 4
Font size = 5
Font size = 6
Font size = 7
3. How to change your font in a Custombox/Journal?
Use the following tag to change your font in your custombox.
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Safe fonts to use
Georgia ----- The quick brown fox
Join a SOPA and PIPA debate What are SOPA and PIPA?Join a SOPA and PIPA debate4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The United States Congress is proposing two laws that address the problem of wide-scale unlicensed distribution on the Internet of motion pictures, songs, trademarked goods, and patented pharmaceuticals.
One of the proposals is called SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and would direct search engines in the United States to block Internet sites outside the United States that are primarily engaged in distributing unlicensed content.Another proposal called PIPA (Protect IP Act) would block websites located in the United States as well.The Obama administration is putting a stop to these proposals. It wants the Internet companies and the content companies to get together and come up with more functional and less destructive solutions.
Pin-Up: From Objectification to EmpowermentIn researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls” there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops.Pin-Up: From Objectification to Empowerment4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Wed Feb 01, 2011, 11:00 PM
In researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls”
there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs
adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops
The Lonely Whale's Cry for LoveThe Lonely Whale's Cry for Love6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Lonely Whale’s Cry for Love
52 Hertz Whale:
Is Anyone Out There?
Each year he makes his migration south from the Aleutian Islands to a breeding area in the Pacific Ocean parallel to Central California, looking for a mate. Unlike other blue and fin whales, his more than 6000 miles a year round-trip swim is a solitary one. He does not travel along with the blues or the fins, because he is neither. He is most probably either a hybrid blue
#StopSOPA - Jan 18 - Web Blackout + Response to dAPlease See Edit 10 at the bottom for Response to dA update#StopSOPA - Jan 18 - Web Blackout + Response to dA4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Please Comment and Fave to show your support. Please feel free to ask questions as well.
Consider sharing with your watchers as well!
For those of you wondering what SOPA/PIPA are, take a look at this video http://fightforthefuture.org/pipa/
As a protest of #SOPA and #PIPA (The Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act) two pieces of legislation that are up for debate once again on January 18, 2012, I will be blacked out from all my websites, deviantART included. What does this mean?
"On January 18, between 8am and 8pm EST (or 13:00 and 01:00 UTC), Reddit will be blacking out their website in protest of SOPA and PROTECT IP. We request all website administrators worldwide - and especially those running large user-content websites - to black out their website at the same time, to voice their opposition of SOPA and PROTECT IP. This legislation may very well not only change the future of the in
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
Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios GionisAnastasios Gionis is a digital sculptor and 3D modeler for the film industry. His work has been featured in films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Cabin in the Woods, Land of the Lost, Hop, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios Gionis2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
He also did character design for kids TV shows including As Told by Ginger, All Grown Up, Squirrel Boy, and Rocket Power.
You want to make plushies? Tips and resources listEdit: added a part about fabric selection before 'where do I start'!You want to make plushies? Tips and resources list3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ever since I posted Wolf Link and Midna I've been getting an influx of messages asking me to teach, reveal my secrets, take people under my wing, and so on. The sad thing is I can't spend all that much time one on one with everybody asking me to teach them. So I've decided to put together this massive block of text, relating some of my personal experience in plush making and listing off all my resources at the bottom. This will cover the very basics of plush and pattern making so if you are completely new to plush making this is for you, if you're not and you're just looking for resources skip to the bottom. I hope this will be helpful to someone!
First off, the reality. The big secret. The key to becoming a good plush artist is...
I can already feel the glares and exasperation but hear me out first.
One thing I've noticed with a lot of the messages I got were that a lot of people were scared of screwing up.
** Kawaii Explosion!!I love Kawaii Things. Don´t you? Cute colors, rainbows, yummy food... *o*** Kawaii Explosion!!8 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Here are the most beautiful deviations (in my opinion) I have found...If you like kawaii stuff too, I´m sure you are going to love this:
.: Stamps :.
Panda Stamp for Nirumo by Mimisuzu I LOVE FROGS Stamp by thewildchild :thumb44349620: :thumb70725854: Flying panties by Misuteru
Cookie Stamp by pronouncedyou :thumb56134194: :thumb51915450: They're of fantasies... by PixieRiot Stamp: I support PixelArt by lynart
.: Avatar :.
:thumb36977267: Avatar - Strawberry Delight by firstfear :thumb32862901: CutiePie by candysores Rainbow Chip Cookie by candysores
BARFFF by redler1 :thumb74527360: I Love Cupcakes - Free Avatar by 0xo FREE AVATAR - PANTIE WASH by 0xo Avatar for Fuish by 0xo
Avatar for Yaoiboi2 by 0xo Winking Crayons Avatar by shirokuro-chan Fruit Sundae - Commission Av by tedsie :thumb69801630: Free Avatar Mr.Tea-Tea by xemboldenedx
Avatar for zebraskiin by xemboldenedx Free Avatar - Kop the radio by xemboldenedx Avatar Request-Cloud and... by mindigan :thumb59657355: Pixel Wings avatar by dwinky
.: DeviantID :.
:thumb59173200: :thumb36822959: Fridge ID by pronouncedyou Cute Craft ID by Cute-Craft Click Here For Bubbles by NigthmareSakura
Wink ID by Chunhyaeng :
Hints and Tips for GREAT Papercraft (again)I often get asked "How did I make ________ (insert Paperpoké model)?". I would have to say that it is pretty much practice and patience. I've been papercrafting for about 5 years, now - more so in the last 12 months than at any other point in time. And I really believe that you learn from making mistakes.Hints and Tips for GREAT Papercraft (again)6 years ago in Personal More Like This
I often rebuild models 2-3 times, just so the are just right for publishing on our website. It's relatively easy to make a template from a model, but it's not so easy to make a good template that others can follow with ease, and that doesn't waste too much paper.
But making a good model is not simply about the work that papercrafter designers do, you also need the correct tools to create a good papercraft. This is a fact that is often overlooked, but is actually crucial. You really only need a few things to get great results:
1. Use decent paper - (NOT regular 80gsm printer paper) find some that is about 120gsm in
It's That Time Once MoreHello all!It's That Time Once More3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Concerning my last journal post, I've been having quite the difficult time on resolution numero dos--that being to doodle at least once per day to sharpen skills and heighten activity on this page. Sadly, it seems that I've lacked, err, "proper" inspiration as I have completely seem to have lost motivation to draw or doodle in the slightest. And anything I currently produce is not up to par with my earlier works.
However, there seems to be more to it.
For those who may not have known, (pertaining to no one at all haha.) you can safely assume that I mainly draw anime. While this certainly is true, I also have a knack into drawing realism and appear to handle it much better than anime. However, I also seem to have a whacky pattern concerning the two...once I feel that I am "sucking" at one of the two styles, it's a red flag indicating that I should focus on the other and thus I draw the other awfully well (In my case) and vice versa.
As odd as that may sound, this is exactly w