Seven Sins Contest Winners TweetSeven Sins Contest Winners3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Our Seven Deadly Sins contest allowed participants to enter in to a battle between doing what's right and giving into temptation.
In the end, every one of the Seven Deadly Sins had a winner. The grand-prize winner, chosen by the worldwide Chairman of Fotolia, Oleg Tscheltzof, will be flown out to see the advertisement printed on a billboard in San Francisco, CA and pocket $1500 USD. The six remaining finalist ads will also have their submissions printed and displayed around the city.
Keep watching this page for details on the upcoming deviantMEET to see the winners larger than life in San Francisco, CA!
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The Barnabas Portrait Project Winners AnnouncementHand-selected and judged by the one and only Tim Burton, the winners of the Dark Shadows Barnabas Portrait Project, have been announced! Check out the article to see which three deviants impressed and who is walking away with the grand prize!The Barnabas Portrait Project Winners Announcement3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Celebrating Deviousness - April 2012 Deviousness AwardCelebrating Deviousness - April 20123 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Congratulations to ^shuttermonkey
All for the love of you
Pretty in White II
The Colors of Potter's Cay
What is this Awesome Achievement?
The Deviousness Award is an accolade which is traditionally handed out on the 1st of every month to one truly outstanding deviant.
It's no April Fools prank, today we are delighted to announce
^shuttermonkey as the Deviousness Award recipient for April 2012.
Funny Face ID.
Landing Lake 2
Playful Reminder II
Who is ^shuttermonkey?
Cory's dedication to the community is astounding. Not only is he what we would call
The Judges' Results Are In!We received thousands of entries and tens of thousands of votes on those entries for our Logo T-Shirt Design Challenge. Deviants told us which entries they would wear, and the top 50 most selected and qualified entries were used as the pool from which our panel of expert judges determined the three winning designs. Check them out below!The Judges' Results Are In!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A Place For Art by Hellobaby
deviantART T-Shirt Design by Metros2soul
Contest Entry by Sunima
Each of the winners will receive $1500 CASH for their design, 25 units of the finished t-shirt, and their design featured in the deviantWEAR shop!
Want to buy one of the shirts? They will be for sale in the deviantWEAR shop very soon. Be sure to watch deviantARTGear&
Featuring painting tutorials v4Yes, i haven't forgot about this, i was just *insert random excuse here* Btw, if i happen to feature some tutorials twice, do let me know , i don't really remember what i did feature before (and im too lazy to check )Featuring painting tutorials v43 years ago in Personal More Like This
And just a little reminder, :iconArt-a-Month: is still accepting contributors, you have time until 15th January to join
V2 , V1
How to Draw Moths and Bflys by Mysticalpchanfemale body reference by wynnter89
PS - quick hair tutorial by ceruleanviiClouds tutorial by MinnaSundbergColor Coordination Skin n Face by GoGoGodzirra
Everything Concerning Lips by MythereaEverything Concerning Noses by MythereaHair painting tutorial by Dianae
butterfly wing tutorial by twosilverstarsHead Angles Tutorial by Obi-quiet:t
Free Key Giveaway - Charity editionAs most of you know, every Friday we here at Keyper's Cove give away a free key each week. So far, we've given away over $700 worth of free stuff to say thanks for all your wonderful support!Free Key Giveaway - Charity edition2 years ago in Personal More Like This
December is a month of giving, so for this month and this month only we decided to do something a little different: we will not be giving away a free key this week. Instead, we'd like to auction off a pendant and donate the money to kids in need!
Keyper's Cove is holding a Charity auction! In light of the Holiday season, we will be donating 100% of all profit made off this pendant to Kids Against Hunger http://www.kidsagainsthunger.org/index.shtml
Starting Bid: $1
We will ship all over the world!
You can bid on this item here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221163502000
So technically we're not giving away a free key this week Never fear! We'll still continue it
Happy Holidays everyone, we hope your days are filled with joy and laug
Free Key Giveaway #25 and Condolences - CLOSED EDIT: WINNER IS #662 THE KEY WILL GO TO :iconIniwid:Free Key Giveaway #25 and Condolences - CLOSED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thanks everyone! Check back next week for a new contest!
Giveaway #25 is now CLOSED, we'll upload a new journal next friday for #26!
First off, we just wanted to say that our hearts go out to the friends and families of those poor kids (and adults). What happened today was a terrible, terrible thing. I have no idea what went through that person's head that made him want to do that, but our deepest condolences go out to those involved in the shooting.
Please be sure to tell your loved ones how much they mean to you.
And yes, we are back to giving away a free key. This week we will be giving away two free keys to one person. The catch is, you have to give away the second key to someone else! A friend, a family member, etc. Because it's the holidays and giving is a wonderful thing
Please be sure to say who you're going to give the second key to! If you post your comment and forgot to post who the second one is going to
The Emote Revival Contest - Part OneRegardless of if you've ever created an emoticon or not, the chances are high that emoticons are a part of your online life. Yet, sadly, the deviantART Emote Community is one that tends to not get enough notice.The Emote Revival Contest - Part One3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I bring to you a community wide contest with a focus on emoticons. This is a three part contest which will involve emoticonists as well as the dA Community as a whole.
Part One- Sign-up
Part Two- Community critiques/comments
Part Three- Create new emotes
In this section you are simply signing-up for participation. Note PurpelBlur with ANY emoticon you have ever made that you would be willing to improve upon via critiques. Title your note as: ERC
If you want to start creating emotes, you are welcome to participate. All you have to do is submit an emote to dA and then note it to PurpelBlur!
The deadline to sign-up is October 21 @ 11:59PM EST
Details on Part
Daily Features - Oct + Nov 2011On my profile page, I feature a new deviation every day. The piece is usually something that caught my eye. Could be an amazing digital painting, a fun stamp, a quick photograph that made me smile, perhaps a piece for a weekly theme, whatever. However, it moved me enough to share it with my visitors. Below is a list of the artists which I featured over the past month. I am showcasing different pieces from their gallery in the hope of showing them a bit more love. If you would like to see the original piece I featured of each of these artists, please visit this folder.Daily Features - Oct + Nov 20113 years ago in Personal More Like This
Charity and KeysHey everyone!Charity and Keys2 years ago in Personal More Like This
We just wanted to give a huge thanks for everyone who participated in the Ebay auction, thanks to one very generous individual we were able to donate $710 to Kids Against Hunger!
The generosity was extraordinary, I'm not sure if the winner has a DA account but if you do we are more than happy to feature you
This Friday we'd like to continue to promote giving for the holidays, most likely we'll be giving away 2 free keys on DA instead of 1, but the catch is, if you win you have to give one of the keys to another person (friends, family, strangers you meet in the park who try to get you to go with them in their white van) etc.
So keep an eye out and be sure to read the instructions on this week's Free Key Giveaway on Friday You'll have to state who you'll be giving the other key to (no, they don't have to have a DA and no we won't drive to your house if you win and make sure you give it to them. We aren't creepy like that. At least most of us aren't.
Need references?Although drawing and painting "from life" is way much more effective and efficient than drawing from photos (I'll be writting a separate journal about this soon, no worries), you simply can't have a person to model for you every time you want to create something. And there are situations when you don't exactly know how to place that bloody hand or if the foot is drawn correctly. Similiar issues can happen with architecture, perspective... with everything you draw. Then, when you look for help, you may stumble upon Stock gallery and you find awesome things. Remember about crediting the used stock directly!Need references?2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
POSES AND ANATOMY
Victorian house by skipsstockCarennac 02 - Old house by HermitCrabStockold house WV by Irie-StockOld House by VacantHaze
House 005 by Lelanie-StockStock - House in the Woods by GothicBohemianStockStrange Cone House 5 by FairieGoodMotherHouse by Tintz-stock
Female Blackbird 3311539 by StockProject1Rabbit 01 by 88-Lawstock:thumb11
The Votes Are In and Semi-Finalists Are Here!What do you get when you ask the world's largest and most talented pool of artistsThe Votes Are In and Semi-Finalists Are Here!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
to design a t-shirt? A LOT of great t-shirt designs submitted by artists
from all around the globe! There were thousands of fantastic entries to
the dA Logo T-Shirt Design Challenge and tens of thousands of votes on those
entries. Today we are pleased to announce the 50 semi-finalists, from
which the three winning designs will be chosen. Each of the three winning
designers will receive $1,500 CASH, 25 tees with their design and their t-shirt
featured for sale in the deviantWEAR Shop!
These entries are the top 50 most voted-for qualifying entries. Some top voted
entries have been disqualified because they did not adhere to the rules or
contained unlicensed third party content. Additionally, there were
several designers who had multiple entries in the top 50 most voted and as
stated in the
The Pitfalls of Speed PaintingI've been meaning to write about this for a while now, but recently a video popped on up Ctrl+Paint about the same topic and it encouraged me to finally talk about it. It's a practice that's been misconstrued and misunderstood for a while now, so I wanted to help people get a proper understanding on the subject.The Pitfalls of Speed Painting3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Speed painting has been something of a fad for 4 or 5 years now, even back when I was first starting digital work. Like many artists out there, I thought, "Sweet, I can do really cool work, really fast!" And like many artists out there, in the back of my head I was probably thinking, "This is easier than learning the normal way!"
Well, here's the main problem in regards to speed painting. Any of those really cool, realistic and well done speed paintings you see are done by professionals who have been painting for years and years. These a
Art in Contemplation of Its Own BecomingDuchamp finds a discarded urinal. He alters it (by signing a name to it not even his own, but obviously “the artist’s”) and names it “The Fountain”. The most mundane, even off-putting, of objects is transformed by Duchamp into art. He submits it for exhibition and it is rejected. You might say the judges “pissed on” his idea. But the idea was born and persisted. Duchamp insisted the object was art because he as an artist presented it as such. “Conceptual Art” was born.Art in Contemplation of Its Own Becoming3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 7:59 PM
Duchamp finds a discarded urinal. He alters it (by signing a name to it not even his own, but obviously
most popular emotes from January 2011Prepare yourself for quite a few Journals in the next days, I noticed that the "way back" function is working again and decided that it isn't too late to feature the most popular Emotes from 2011. :iconsuperw00tplz:most popular emotes from January 20113 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I would have included all months in one Article, but the Article would have been too big then. That's why each month will get their own Article.
These were the most popular emotes from January 2011.
Emoticonists on dA (1) by Krissi001 Emoticonists on dA (2) by Krissi001 Emoticonists on dA (3) by Krissi001 Emoticonists on dA (4) by Krissi001
Christmas Contest!~Reminder: 3 DAYS REMAININGChristmas Contest!~3 years ago in Personal More Like This
SERIOUSLY ONLY 3. If you don't have your entry in yet, I really suggest you start working on it now, because if you leave it to the last day, you'll find that you don't have time for it, and your chance of getting 600 and more is gone .A.
also, there is no need to ask "May I join?" Please look at pervious comments, I keep saying "Yes, Anyone can join." It's getting a bit repetitive now
Korrasami is Canon: ConfirmedAvatar series creators Bryan Konietzko and Mike DiMartino both confirmed today via their personal blogs that Avatar Korra and Asami are actually a romantic bisexual couple.Korrasami is Canon: Confirmed1 month ago in Personal More Like This
I’ve taken a lot of heat over the past couple of days for celebrating the ending as being very progressive. A lot of people seemed quite adamant that Korra and Asami were just good friends and there was nothing romantically intentional about the ending at all. Some even going so far to say that my comment about the bi-sexual flag colored mountains was “reading too much into it.”
But y’all can suck it now! Cuz it’s CONFIRMED!
And if you’re just being lazy and don’t wanna read those excellently written blog posts, here’s a couple choice snippets:
Just because two characters of the same sex
TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRAHere's some of the most amazing and invaluable advice you'll most-likely ever get from one of my good colleagues and legends in comics/gaming, creator JOE MADUREIRA. It's what i've been preaching to you aspiring artists since i arrived on DA, but i think his POV says it perfectly:TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRA2 years ago in Personal More Like This
*WARNING: SOME MATURE LANGUAGE*
"DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ARTIST?
Or a successful WORKING PROFESSIONAL?
Believe it or not there is a difference. I'm not usually a soapbox type guy, I don't like instructing people, and I think I'm a terrible teacher. But hey, it's Friday and I'm in a strange mood. So here goes:
I've noticed that a good number of my fans happen to be aspiring artists themselves. This is for all you guys. I get asked constantly: "Where should I go to school?" "What classes should I take?" "What should I study for anatomy?" "What pencils and paper do you use?" "Should I be working digitally now instead of traditionally?" "How do I fix my poses? Learn composition? Perspective?" "When
you wanna get good....then don't be a hater!okay so here is a tipyou wanna get good....then don't be a hater!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
i have seen in my life many artists who proclaimed they want to develop their skills, and kept bashing on everyone and everything on the way....and for some reason those guys never got anywhere...
here is why..
there is a value to different approaches, different styles. realism, manga , cartooney disney, my little pony, furries....don't waste your time tryint to bash any of the stuff you don't personally like
you are missing out, bigtime!
see there is a reason why that stuff is popular. and by that i mean on the visual side. so instead of flaming , trolling and bashing, try understanding the inner workings of it.
here are some specific examples
realism- it is a wonderfully complex base , reflects one's skill in capturing reality, but in it there are differences between photo referenced, real life work and no reference. ALL HAVE THEIR VALUE AND IMPORTANCE! from photos you can learn alot, gain analytic skills, develop an attention to
Art We Heart: AutumnArt We ♥ is a hand-selected art feature, chosen by deviantART staff members, showcasing art we believe the community will enjoy.Art We Heart: Autumn3 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconthesmallwonder:A reflection by thesmallwonder
While warm summer is probably my favorite season, I have a soft spot for fall. It's a colorful season full of reds, oranges, and other fiery colors. It means cuddling with blankets, wearing cute scarves, and sipping warm cups of tea.
But mostly I love fall because it reminds me of one of my favorite childhood fairy tales called, "The Leaf in the Shape of a Key" by Joan Aiken. It's about boy who rides his bike beneath trees in fall, catching all shapes and colors of leaves. The last leaf is in the shape of a key, and it opens a door in the base of a tree.
I rode my bike under a lot of trees as a kid hoping to recreate the magic, but unfortunately, it's a little less whimsical when you live in a neighborhood of pine trees.
Still, fall is a time of nostalgia for me and the photograph
Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:25Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Editorial | Khader Adnan: His dignity. Our shame.
This week, Khader Adnan entered his third month of a hunger strike
against his unlawful detention and mistreatment at the hands of the Israeli military.
The deafening silence by world leaders and media at his plight shames us all.
By Hicham Yezzais (editor-in-chief of Ceasefire Magazine UK)
Palestinians protest in solidarity with Khader Adnan
Somewhere in the Middle East, a 33-year old man is today entering the 60th day of a hunger strike.
He is currently lying as he has done for weeks with one hand, and one leg,
shackled to his hospital bed. By the time you read this, he could be dead.
Of course, had he been an Iranian opposition journalist,
new video on environment underpaintingnew video on environment underpainting2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hetalia Reacts to.....Their 2Pselves!!Hetalia Reacts to.....11 months ago in Personal More Like This
More like 'My tomatoes' but you get the point