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
Coming OutIt's true, I am Chinese and I was born this way.Coming Out3 years ago in Personal More Like This
At a young age I began to notice this difference. I was attracted to neither boys nor girls. In middle school, I liked math, and in college, I did my homework all night long.
Being Chinese is not a choice, it is genetic. There are risks to being Chinese because society cannot accept the union between a human and a textbook. I have Chinese friends who didn't need sex because they could foreplay instruments and get screwed by O Chem instead. Now, they don't have a social life and are shunned by others.
But fear not, life will get better. I grew up as a Chinese and I am proud of it (just look at my tumblr user name Maid-en-China ). There is the LGBTC (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Chinese) community to help you be comfortable with your Chinese orientation.
1,338,299,512 people came out as Chinese. You are not alone.
April fools!!! ... Oh wait...
Update: Yes, this is obviously a j
Realm of Fantasy, The Anatomy of a GroupDecember 7, 2012by techgnoticRealm-of-Fantasy →Realm of Fantasy, The Anatomy of a Group3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Realm of Fantasy
The Anatomy of a Group
The grey dressby *sakimichan
The special kind of dedication, spirit and discipline devoted to the assembly and construction of a successful Group within the vast technicolor ocean of artworks, artists and art appreciators that is deviantART might very well be the experiential epitome of what it is to be a part of the deviantART journey. From the very first conception, through the ten thousandth practical step, alltheoriginalnames and his cadre of steadfast partners in artful curation have built a virtual sanctuary of the fantastical— Realm-of-Fantasy. Housing the largest and most significant collection of exceptional fantasy ar
Introducing the Premium Content PlatformIntroducing the Premium Content Platform3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
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The Premium Content Platform was built to represent high-quality content — the premier pieces in an artist's repertoire of work. We encourage the sale of everything from comics or stories for download, to high-res files like .PSDs, textures, tutorials, brush packs, and more!
Friend Requests (Edit)Not that important, but I finally got my PS3 working again, had an assload of friend requests that timed outFriend Requests (Edit)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Anybody who sent them can resend them if you want
And I'll friend the fuck out of you
My PS3 name is yanulator
The Future of Storytelling Has ArrivedWatch depthRADIUSThe Future of Storytelling Has Arrived3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Future ofStorytellingHas Arrived
Ninja Turtles by lukekeith
The recently announced changes to the core mythos of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the backlash from fans over the ending to Mass Effect 3 have ignited an incredible discussion about the rapidly evolving “collaborative” relationship between producers and consumers of videogames, movies, and similar “products.” Now it’s exploded beyond the secure borders of top news publications, gamin
Devious Journal EntryDear -last person to speak to you-,Devious Journal Entry3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is sort of difficult for me to explain but 1________ 2______. I realized this when you were 3__________ with 4_________. I'm sure you're 5__________ enough to understand that 6_______ 7___________
Your name here
P.S. - 9_________ 10_____________, just thought you should know.
Okay, now that you've looked over the base of the letter, answer these questions and put the answers in the blanks with the corresponding numbers in the letter base.
Post what your letter looks like and let the crack begin!!
1) What's the color of your shirt?
Blue - America
Red - England
White - China
Black - Lithuania
Grey - Greece
Yellow - Turkey
Pink - Sweden
Brown - Poland
Purple - Iceland
No shirt - France
Other - Russia
2) Which is your birth month?
January - and you are getting married
February - fell into a ditch
March - is in love with you
April - is out to get you
May - likes your mom
June - and you are related
2011 As Seen Through Art2011 was full of emotional events the world around, and our community responded at unprecedented levels. From natural disasters to historical celebrations, entertainment milestones to tearful goodbyes, our community spoke out like no other community can — artistically, creatively, and emotionally. In many ways, last year marked the final chapter of a few eras, opening the door to new beginnings for 2012. Let's take a look...2011 As Seen Through Art4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Round #02 1200 points give away, winners announcedScroll down for the winners <3Round #02 1200 points give away, winners announced3 years ago in Personal More Like This
More points to give away <3
10x100 points to 10 lucky deviants
2x100 points to 2 random deviants I choose that commented here <3
What you have to do is:
Fave this journal so I know you're in!
Good luck! I will pick the 10 winners (100 each) with random.org and 2 myself, 2x100 ) = 12 winners :3
Deadline: 7th January '13 same as my other points give away journal: http://fav.me/d5qdo8q < you may join both of course!
Much love from my piggies!
I want to thank Garficar for his donation of 200 points! <3
And also I want to say thank you for all the nice comments for Booboo
I'm sorry that I can't reply to every comment, but I do read them all
The Resource Roundup #2The Resource Roundup is a regular feature showcasing some of the best resources deviantART members share with the world!The Resource Roundup #24 years ago in Personal More Like This
Whether you're a beginning artist or seasoned pro, deviantART's Resources Gallery is an inspirational and benefitial asset for art creation. Take a look at a few of the incredible submissions below – they might help enhance your next artistic creation!
The smell of love by nihilist-0corroded landscape by awjayPaper Pack 3 by dieratlight texture by Insan-StockAcrylic Gold Paint Swirl Stock by Enchantedgal-StockLocal Texture: Three by One by Beyond-OdditiesSun comes up-texture by iNeedChemicalXGlitter Bokeh by FallOutGirl9001TEXTURES 7 by Inthename-Stock
Sharpie Wig Dyeing Tutorial by FireLilyCosplayPen Tool Tutorial by Popo-LiciousCopic markers tutorial by mary-dreamsDreamy Photo Effect Tutorial by Planet37How To: Constructive Crits by RipfangDragonPhotoshop Animation Tutorial by detransRealism Tutorial - Esp::Eng by Calaymo3ds Max Planet Tutorial by hoevelkampIce tutorial by NakubiScarypet's 'ROCK'ing tutorial+ by scarypet
Indian Summer - My first LR preset by DorottyaSLR preset: Purple Nature -free by kakiii2 Universal .RAW presets .LR3. by TylerFortierPhoto:th
Just another meme I stole from someone else:iconnasta1997: did it first, but :icondarkwolfy13: convinced me to do it. so here it is:Just another meme I stole from someone else3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A - AVAILABLE: Not dating, but hopelessly obssessed
B - BIRTHDAY: April 22
C - CRUSHING ON: Death the Kid
D - DRINK YOU LAST HAD: Lemonade
E - EASIEST PERSON TO TALK TO: My buddies on the forums, or myself
F - FAVORITE SONG: Soul Eater theme song
G - GUMMY BEARS OR GUMMY WORMS: I no like gunnies
H - HOMETOWN: Born in Nashville, don't live there anymore
I - IN LOVE WITH: DEATH THE KID!!!
J - JUGGLE: Nope
K - KISSED SOMEONE: Not really- my loser ex-boyfriend on the cheek once
L - LONGEST CAR RIDE: From the Grand Canyon to my Gram's house in Colorado- took three days
M - MILKSHAKE FLAVOR: Chocolate
N - NUMBER OF SIBLINGS: Two- one sis and one bro
O - ONE WISH: That I was born a Soul Eater character (Nina! Be my weapon! )
P - PERSON YOU CALLED LAST: Dad
R - REASON TO SMILE: Thinking about Kid *smiles as i type*
S - SONG YOU LAST SANG: Some Minecraft Parody
T - TIME YO
This song.It sums up my life perfectly.This song.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It is my most listened to song, ever.
I love it more than any other song on the face of this earth.
And here it is embedded in my journal.
So long, 2011.2011 was quite the year of extremes.... On the negative side of things, I had my dreams crushed, lost my faith in myself again, lost my mother, and started letting people step all over me (albeit in ways they probably didn't think hurt me as much as they did...). On the positive side of things, I started finally getting mature about what I need to do artwise, rallied (for lack of a better term) an intensely amazing small group of 2-3 friends (and one more-than-friend ) which I actually opened myself up to (not all the way, but more than I ever have before), and started feeling better about myself again by contacting people already in the art industry who told me to keep going (which is good considering all the times I considered just giving it up this year.... still am, admittedly).So long, 2011.4 years ago in Personal More Like This
I learned more than I have any other year, I think, and at least 90% of what I learned I learned through lots and lots of pain. But hey, everything I learned was important, and I know I'll use it to make
Omg....I Have Finished.OOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!Omg....I Have Finished.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I HAVE FINALLY COMPLETED
MY FIRST GIF.
AND IT IS OFFFFFFF...................................
Kid using his Death Cannons.
SO PERFECT<3 YOU DONT KNOW HOW MUCH TIME I SPENT ON IT...
IT SHALL BE MY NEW AVIE AS SOON AS I LEARN HOW!!!!!!!!!!
XD that's an obsession for ya.
hey lookie here T.T looks like a pulled an all-nighter for the first time...its 6 am...
GRR. I guess I'll just sleep till noon again! Yay!!!!
bwah!?!? D: i thought the jounal skins were supposed to last LOONG after the 1 day Premium? WAHHHHHHH............
KIRIBANAT 4000 VIEWS! Because why not?!KIRIBAN3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Get a screenie and be the first to send it to me at 4,000 views, get a drawing a la me!! Hurray!
WHAT THE HECK MINECRAFT?!http://sta.sh/028xr0luih08 WHAT IN THE WORLD DID I JUST SEE?!WHAT THE HECK MINECRAFT?!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Typography LoveSo I've been wanting to do a Typography news article and I've finally gotten around to doing it!Typography Love5 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I haven't put that much in this time because I heard that the limit is 50 but I hope I've picked enough good ones that it doesn't really matter
:thumb108751869: Typography by JMe4445 Stupidity by steph-lam :thumb80428966: :thumb137783915: Bulletproof Heart by scorpionkiss Typography by e-emoo :thumb143578311: iScream by dadomz I Melted the Rainbow by Dream-Factory :thumb89743761: TV . Typography by ll-foshia-ll Lemon Juice by Bader-A-S :thumb137347727: Michael by Franz Ferdinand by eugenio1 MOTION TYPOGRAPHY FINISHED by Hairman Live It Now by steph-lam Ballerina by q8-princess :thumb149832423: Believe, Dream, Live by steph-lam Radio Milk by rafejgoldberg When Love Takes Over... by DigitalDean one love typographic by B-Roots universal music fest '11 logo by rapoel :thumb153799556: Wallpaper: I Rock by ivelt I Love You by steph-lam :thumb153852622: Fruits by Rexgios :thumb114700426: :thumb114108260: :thumb114108325: Magic Wand by ryankon :thumb
Thankyou all and some Informations...Dear DA family...Thankyou all and some Informations...5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Where should I begin? Is there possibility to describe my feelings with simple words after all what happened yesterday to me? No, I guess not...you're all just so awesome, so kind and so wonderful. You all made my birthday so awesome and special, like it never was since years. So many awesome drawings, so many best wishes...I teard up a lot, died by happines, cuteness and hotness...damn...
I love you all so much...I'm so happy to know so many awesome people who making my life better...
:iconMcTaylis::iconbigdinosaur: :iconJuliannb4: :iconKujjles: :iconthe-b-meister: :iconsilveryoshi: :iconAlexYo63: :iconYOhtna21: :iconLempiy:... and so many more...
I love yar all
Because I saw that many people still love Demron as Argoshi though, I decided to change something. Now I will have for the future 2 sonas. Demron as Argonian, who represent me like I wish to be and Demy the Argoshi, who represent my real emotional and shy personality...
I joined Pixiv!I joined Pixiv yesterday. Anyone else on there?I joined Pixiv!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My account: http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=6136084
Also, be on the lookout for pageview number 200,000 on my DA page. First person to screencap it will get a little colored chibi from me.
*NEW PAGE ONLINE* Best Engelbaum dream ever...*NEW PAGE ONLINE* Best Engelbaum dream ever...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Oh my godddd I just woke up from the most fun dream ever! I dreamt me, DiGi and infractus met up in Edinburgh in the city center to do a little convention for the comic. We were sitting at a table when a couple of Gen cosplayers walked in and we all squealed a lot. But then one by one by one by one TONS of cosplayers showed up of all the Gens, old and new and original. Then this amazing cosplayer showed up as Imagni and we were all having this epic little (large) picnic outside in the sun.
Next thing we got surprise flashmobbed by a huge group of Numeratti cosplayers and the BEST and funniest Pendula. Our two groups were just throwing insults at eachother... oh god it was hilarious. The banter was the best. So this one girl got an idea to do this big street parade, Pendula jumps in and starts ordering everyone around like an events manager XD;
ENGELBAUM COSPLAY PARADE WAS HAD.
Can we please make this happen for real in the future? lol
PS) New Engelbaum page will
The end of an era.(Crossposted from Monday nights FB post just incase anyone didn't hear the news):The end of an era.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I never ever wanted to write this post but I get the feeling that now is the time I should. Today was pretty much the straw that broke the camels back for me. I've done a lot of learning lately. Some might think I'm lucky but most days I'm quite sad inside because I miss being oblivious to the realities of things.
I'm not going to be modest or stoic in this post. I'm sick of being modest about how much I do for NiGHTS. I might not update my website much anymore but nobody other than a secret few know just how much I really did/do for the NiGHTS franchise, and the character himself. I pretty much gave up more than half my life for the guy and this company. I am honestly one of the most LOYAL and hard working fans I know. Where a lot of people might complain about something they don't like or think is unjust- I'd get up off my ass and go do something real about it even if it made people hate me or cause tro
(CLOSED!) Commissions, 12/2012UPDATE: Once again, I had forgotten how busy the holiday season can get. I've had little to no time at all to concentrate on my commissions as I've been busy cleaning, cooking, decorating, calling, writing, driving... you know, the usual. Also, I will soon be upgrading to a new computer so that will also take some time as I have to do all the configurations and transfer all my files. I doubt I will have time to do some actual sketching until next year, so right now I'll be working in Photoshop and inking/colouring one of the commissions I already have sketched. As for the traditional New Year's Eve pic, I can't say if it's going to be made or not.(CLOSED!) Commissions, 12/20123 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am not taking any new orders at the moment, sorry! If someone cancels their order or I end up having additional time, I will reopen.
In order to avoid art blocks (see previous journal entries regarding my earlier commission run this year), I've decided to try working on multiple commissions at the same time. What this means