StudioJust wanted to give a little tour on my materials that I use to paint (or what I find works for me)Studio3 years ago in Personal More Like This
*Liquin- Used to use mineral spirits, and linseed oil but I found how much linseed oil tends to turn all my colours yellow. Mineral spirits became too watered down many people asked if I painted with watercolours. Liquin and a bit of poppy seed oil makes a perfect mixture. (Almond oil is what I want to try in future)
*Brushes- Round Synthetic mongoose. Flat square brushes was my fav back in the time but no longer.
*Pallet- I buy a painting frame with glass for $8 then I put a white paper under the glass and use that to mix my paints. I used to own a little fridge where I would store my pallet over night (it never dries but your fridge will smell like oil)
*Reference photos- I tape an ipad to my painting and I can zoom in, play music, photoshop and skype while I paint. Best invention ever !
*Paints- I have upgraded to higher more expensive paints thanks to my gift cards (think of it as an
Masters Of Capturing Light #2 + Neil GaimanI want to share with my 2500+ watchers that May was a good news month. Some animals decided to increase their families close enough to feel their magic (Rabbits, big Blackbirds and white Wagtails), I made 2nd in final TheFavouriteShowcase poll, I started selling prints and I got my first and unexpected DAILYDEVIATION!Masters Of Capturing Light #2 + Neil Gaiman3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thanks to deshrubber
Also, take a look at some magnificent works of people who are able to align eye, head and feelings, observing the world rather than only seeing it. Enjoy and support them!
Swan by suphafly
Kleiner Dom by TobiasRichterMesmerized by IvanAndreevichPeachy by Oer-Wout
La Playita by XavierJamonetCobweb by NitrokLand of the Dead by alexandre-deschaumes
Dolomites in Flames by niccolobonfadiniDevils Garden by parkflavor
Horseshoe Bend by Nate-ZemanDownstreams To The Sun by oO-Rein-OoPebbly Beach Sunrise by DrewHopper
Into the Sunset by parkflavorStormy Reflections by parkflavor
we need the sun by mescameshWinter Wonderland 28 by doruoprisanSleeping volcano by MaximeCourty
:thumb295418369:Daydreams by imveryconfused:th
deviantHEART: Day 714 Days of DeviantHEART:deviantHEART: Day 72 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Count down to Valentine's Day with #deviantHEART!
`Infinite-Heart will be writing a diverse collection of articles in celebration of Valentine's Day.
Send me works of: Things You Love
May it be quotes, sayings, your thoughts, or deviations. Share share share.
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Blue Magic by Egil21
Gandalf by malsev
Ode to our Souls GIVEAWAY!! +2000 points!Aura's here againOde to our Souls GIVEAWAY!! +2000 points!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
it's over, thank you for partiipating
Every good feeling deserves an ode, a dedication for how great they make us. This world is an "ocean of souls": we all meet, share our feelings and realize we all are connected in a way. Today I offer you to feel it in your own skin and be rewarded for that.
The main goal is to shake DeviantArt with good vibrations, so let's make it epic!! With all the problems around the world and the media scaring us with terrible words saying we are heading to a global catastrophe, it's time
My deviantART StoryMy deviantART Story8 months ago in Personal More Like This
My story with deviantART begun in October, year 2003. I've had created this account to stalk DraNKa and I didn't plan on putting my drawings here, because I wasn't drawing regulary at that point in time. After seeing all the beautiful artworks gathered here, I've started to draw more frequently. These are some artworks that I've posted in the year 2003-2004.
In my early years I've been mostly drawing characters related to Multiworld Forum (where we used to write stories about our characters). Some of the works related to MW are now in my archive and some of them were deleted.
Over the years I've slowly shifted into drawing characters with close colaboration with niziolek
Happy Valentine's Day!It's time to feature Love!Happy Valentine's Day!2 months ago in Personal More Like This
True love by felicitas4
Wanting by moviegod19 In novelty we trust. by Dudet19
Christmas Without You by IvoryLascivire
Win 3 month premium membership! The winner is...Win 3 month premium membership! The winner is...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hello my dear watchers/visitors,
This year on dA has been great for me, and I want to thank to everyone for the support. You guys are true sweethearts.
Christmas is in two weeks, and I decided to give someone a premium membership.
But before I announce the rules, I just want to give a little feedback to these super talented people who were already given premium memberships by me:
Please, visit their pages, and show some love - they deserve it.
the prize: 3 month premium membership
You have to fav this journal entry in odrer to participate. That way I will be able to cl
All deviants can now write Critiques Be a giver!All deviants can now write Critiques3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Sometimes you come across a deviation that deserves special attention. It catches your eye in such a way that you're compelled to craft a response that goes above and beyond a normal comment. Or perhaps a fellow deviant is having a tough time with a particular aspect of their work, and you know just what they need to take their art to the next level. As a good Internet citizen and art enthusiast, you want to help them out, but a normal comment doesn't quite suit your purpose.
For these situations and more, we've given everyone the ability to write a Critique.
What is Critique?
DeviantART's Critique system is designed to help artists get in-depth, critical feedback and commentary on their work. Valued feedback through Critique promotes creative growth as an artist and draws special attention to work. Critiques are also a way for committed art enthusiasts, connoisseurs, and fans to publish real criticism,
DA's New Logo, and Leaving DA?DA’s New LogoDA's New Logo, and Leaving DA?4 months ago in Personal More Like This
Looks like crap. I don’t really have anything else to say other than it’s absolutely shitty design work. Apparently the story is that DA had a logo designing contest, but didn’t consult their lawyers till AFTER the contest began. The lawyers advised not using any of the submissions which is why we get this new ugly shitty logo that represents NOTHING about DA other than the usual blatant disregard for community input. Shame too, cuz the art from everyone else looks INFINITELY better than what DA eventually decided to go with.
I dunno if that story is true, but it sure sounds like it could be. Please feel free to correct me in the comments below if I’m wrong.
(PS: Also the Russian studio Platzkart’s logo looks HIGHLY similar to DA’s new ugly one.)
I’ve been getting a lot of people recommending to me that I delete my D
video tutorials comingjust so you know , in a few days imma start posting some frequently asked questions turned into actual video+audio tutorials.video tutorials coming3 years ago in Personal More Like This
i cant teach you how to draw.. that takes hard work and practice
i can however show you some nice photoshop techniques you may find useful
Just RememberONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.Just Remember3 years ago in Personal More Like This
TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
FOUR. When you say, 'I love you,' mean it.
FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye.
SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.
SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.
EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dreams. People who don't have dreams don't have much.
NINE. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.
TEN. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
ELEVEN. Don't judge people by their relatives.
I would like to play a game.Comment here and I'll tell you...I would like to play a game.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. What animal/creature you remind me of.
2. What color I think fits you.
3. How I feel about you.
4. Insult you.
5. My favorite OC of yours.
6. What season you remind me of.
7. Tell you what food you smell like in my head
8. A song you remind me of.
9. Think of a random nickname for you.
10. What element you remind me of.
11. I'll order you to put this in your journal without using the words 'tag' or 'dare'
Watchers Feature No.1 !Yay for Christmas journal skin!Watchers Feature No.1 !3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This feature will be for all my lovely watchers!
I will post one every week and feature 20 people starting from the first.
Please have a look at all the wonderful people
:iconGambit916: :iconAnnon-Kun: :iconDemitrix2k: :iconMagDa-LeNaa:
:iconDogyfox: :iconBluedragoncartoon: :iconmrs-flame-alchemist: :iconKJimmy:
:iconszehe: :iconugurgibiugur: :iconGeekyKeke: :iconcartoonstranger:
:iconsilent-mage: :iconrobdolbs: :iconloobyloukitty: :iconPyrodam:
:iconNanalovesdrawing: :iconsweetyoshimj: :iconElectricgod: :iconShigdioxin:
Poster by KenJeremiassen :thumb179426233: nothing real. by szehe are you suffering? by szehe :thumb263736852: The Road Goes Ever On by cartoonstranger Beauty and the Beast by silent-mage Christmas Doorway by silent-mage This World Is Not Real by robdolbs Adrien Brody by robdolbs alien riot sketch by loobyloukitty Alien Girl by Verolise Fox Fighting Parasites by Verolise :thum
Starquine Imports -Spots Filled!-Spots all filled! I just need AnimalGirl and Canadian to tell me what they would like :3Starquine Imports -Spots Filled!-3 years ago in Personal More Like This
1.-reserved- ANIMALGIRL1869 [tell me type/color/symbol and perfered disipline]
2.-reserved- CanadianFarmsTrack rare-X-Rare colors; surprise horse; blind/different from others
3. dustofhooves Regular;red; Rocks;Dressage
4. Dark1lady X-Rare; grayish Purple; Graveyard theme; Dressage
5. BloodWolfsHowl X-Rare;Light Orange; Birds; All Around?
Remember the spots are first come first serve and you only get one . Once the spots are filled they ar'nt open until later on, so don't comment when the spots are filled. Remember ALL types are open even X-Rare!
Comment on here with the type/color/symbols(animals, ancient items, objects) and perfered disipline
Breed Sheet: http://fav.me/d4q1mfd
Disipline Sheet: http://fav.me/d55t0ax
Yep, I'm offering 5 free imports for Starquine's. They can be any type you please, even X-Rare if you perfer.
.... I'm messed up.Best Friends.... I'm messed up.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconnorequests: :iconarttradesfriendsonly: :iconpointcommissionsask: :iconcollabsonhold: :iconnokiribans: :iconcommissionsopen:
Stolen from the lovely :iconisilvawolf:.
THE INTROVERT TEST!!!!
Haha I already know I am, but let's do this thingy... I have no life.
[x] When I need to rest, I prefer to spend time alone or with one or two other people rather than with a group. (Yes. I go to Alex's house, mostly, and hang with her and Steve. Mostly sit in the background and just rest and silently absorb the aura...? of the place. Because I am never relaxed at home. I prefer not-home chaos than home.)
[x] I feel anxious if I have a deadline or pressure to finish a project. (What can I say? Crammed and perfectionist.)
[x] People sometimes say I'm aloof, quiet, and calm and hard to get to know.
[x] I usually think first before talking &
I hate money.GRRR.I hate money.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I hate money so much. For my dad's birthday and Christmas I wanted to get him the best gift ever since I've never been able to give him a gift that my mom didn't buy lol SO! I came up with this idea. He and I love hockey and would always watch it together. Well for Christmas I'll be back home in VA and it just so happens his FAVORITE hockey team NY Rangers VS. my favorite hockey team Capitals only 3 hours away from where we live!!! AH! It would be amazing to go with him! However tickets cost about $254 per person.....
I'd have to buy the tickets NOW to get good seats.
*sigh* I have the money but I should NOT spend it since I need it for college books. My mom was willing to pay for 1 ticket but she still thinks it's not a good idea for me to buy the ticket. THIS IS A LIFT TIME CHANCE!
AHHHH! Not buying the ticket and not being able to go with my father just makes me feel like shit. Idk why. I feel like we NEED to go. Like I have this feeling it's my last chance to spend w
Alleyway IncidentHiya Ryceballs. I left out something on my previous journal, something I kinda wanted to talk about but was a bit scared to... But I have decided that maybe its better to get it off my chest. This is a true story and it happened two weeks ago while I was in Melbourne for Armageddon Expo, it was a sunday night, I had a long day selling artworks and I was back in the hotel room chilling, at around 10pm I got hungry and realised I don't have much to eat, I didn't wanna call room service because I wasn't sure if food is still available that late. So knowing the 24/7 grocery store is just a block away, I decided to head out to buy a cup noodle or something. It was pretty dark outside with a bit of rain as well, much to my annoyance, but I was really really hungry. Now the proper way to get to the grocery store is to walk around the block, OR I can take a shortcut and go through the alleyway.... I tend to always walk around the block as I didn't wanna get mugged, if Batman has taught me anytAlleyway Incident1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Symbol(s) for the non Premium DeviantsHello my Ryceballs. So eversince DA's recent symbol changes, I have been hearing a lot of complaints. Mostly about how regular non premium members don't even get a symbol. It makes them feel like they are not important. Its ok I hear ya I hear ya. And you know me, I am all about the people. Ry-Spirit cares. So I thought about this a lot and try to think of an appropriate symbol that best suits our non premium friends, at the end I came up with a symbol... WELL I say a symbol but its more like a string of symbols. I feel like this is the only option for it to work. And I have used myself as an example of what the symbols would look like if I am in fact a regular deviant. Ok please look below.Symbol(s) for the non Premium Deviants1 year ago in Personal More Like This
You may need to right click and view the image to see the whole thing. Now what does it mean? I will tell you. It stands for "Sad because no money therefore no premium membership and seems like Im not considered an artist argh *swears*.. Sigh.. oh well.. I have an idea, look I'll continue to
Back from EB Expo 2013Hiya Ryceballs, I was at EB Expo 2013 last weekend to help out my friend Carlton on promoting his game Cell Surgeon. For more info on the game you can check out the company's facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/injoylabs I had free tickets to go for all three days, it was quite tiring because on two days it was from 9 in the morning till 9 at night.. yeah it was crazy. But it was fun none the less, got to try out many games and consoles including the PS4, Xbone, new Wii U games, Octodad, Knack, Beyond 2 souls, Pokemon Xandy as well as retro games such as Goldeneye and Super Mario. Now before I went to the Expo, I had no mercy for the Xbone, with their whole controversial decisions a couple of months back, I was not even gonna try out the xbone because of that. But... theres less people in the Microsoft area.. and there was a game that I really wanted to play, the game being KILLER INSTINCT, so I played it (many many times) and I gota say this could be my favouriBack from EB Expo 20131 year ago in Personal More Like This
Difference between selling Art and selling MeatGreetings Ryceballs. Today I am gonna be talking about the differences between selling art and selling meat.Difference between selling Art and selling Meat2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It is absolutely fascinating how different the two can be! :iconyoudontsayplz: ... Well first of all, an artist likes their work to be appreciated and let the audience see for themselves whether they want to buy their artwork or not. While a butcher (ESPECIALLY ASIAN ONES LIKE THE ONE IN THE ARTWORK) only cares about selling the meat and making the profit, they have no sentimental feelings towards what they are selling, because if they do then there won't be any meat to sell right? One of the main rule of a butcher is to have no emotional attachment towards the animals, because they know sooner or later the animal needs to be chopped up. Well what about artists? Well they put their blood, sweat and tears into their artwork to make it as pretty as possible, all in hopes that the audiences would enjoy their art as much as the artist enjoy making them. NOW here's the thing thoug
Art is my Sword and ShieldHi Ryceballs! Today I just wanna share with you guys stories about how art has affected my life in a positive way, how it protected me as well as how it made me become a more confident man as you see today, this applied very heavily especially during my school years.Art is my Sword and Shield2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is a photo of me when I was at school. I wasn't the best looking fella and wasn't very smart either, all I did was play Pokemon and daydream, actually I was pretty much setting myself up for great humiliation and constant bullying with what I do lol. But one thing kept my head above water, I used to draw... a LOT. I used to draw in my little pink diary as well as even drawing in my homework. I just really loved.. to draw. And you know what? I gained a lot of respect for that. I wasn't one of those popular kids at school but I actually got along with ALL the stereotype groups, I got along with the popular guys, the nerds, the hot girls, the Hongkies, the Korean breakdancers, the wannabe gangsters, I even got alo
Gallery 2.0Step 1 : Look at my gallery.Gallery 2.02 years ago in Personal More Like This
Step 2: look to your left.
Step 3: Go through each folder and tell me if I am awesome xP
I spent a lot of time coding. And failing... And arranging.... Hope you like it.... OTL
Updates as of MayTo be honest, nothing much aside from work and job and work and job. Same as always.Updates as of May2 years ago in Personal More Like This
But today, I am given permission to say what project I belong to atm.
What exactly is this "job" I kept mentioning for the past months:
Abu Dhabi's first anime has revealed a 1-minute trailer back in April:
I proudly want to say I'm a part of the team behind it.
Studio Kontrabida, the studio behind the game Last Class Heroes, have invited me back in December to join them and help work with an anime in partners with Alter Ego Productions.
And of course, I accepted the offer. And it's been a blast since then. (cliche line, but really, it's an awesome work)
Kontrabida Update: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kontrabida/last-class-heroes-2d-action-rpg-eyecandy/posts/458496
I've done various things for the project Torkaizer, ranging from storyboard, cleaning up 3d models, drawing in-betweens, to hand-animating crowd.
mogumogumogu handled some character designing, keyframes, and editing with v
500 points give away, winners announcedScroll down for the winners <3500 points give away, winners announced2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Booboo, my guinea pig, gives away 5x100 points to 5 lucky deviants. She wants to thank you for your support!
What you have to do is:
Fave this journal so I know that you are in!
Good luck! I will pick the 5 winners (100 each) with random.org
Deadline: 7th January '13
Lots of love from B00B00!
New points give away: < you may join both
I'm sorry that I can't reply to every comment, but I do read them all