CDs, T-shirts, and Tabs, oh my!Some of you may have seen the t-shirts I designed for my band, but I wanted to let you know that not only are they printed and available (woot!), but that they are at a huge discount this month! Take a look through the band's online store and see what tickles your fancy – and for those that have been asking about the newest album, we do now have physical copies that we can ship to youCDs, T-shirts, and Tabs, oh my!8 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Find all of this goodness here --> http://tetrafusion.bigcartel.com
Okay that's it for now, but hopefully if we get all of these shipped, I can get some new ones designed and out to you!
P.S. Here are some of the rockin' styles you can sport:
Travel Documents pt.1This seemed a fairly easy way to keep those of you that are interested up to speed with things in China while not filling up the inboxes of everyone else! hahaTravel Documents pt.13 months ago in Personal More Like This
So Sunday morning, after arriving the previous night from 4 consecutive gigs in other states, I made it to at the tiny airport in my home city of Shreveport LA to find that (of course) it was overbooked! This was a wonderful start to my already convoluted journey to my final destination – Chengdu, Sichuan, China – that involved 4 flights, 4 bus rides, and countless taxis and subway exchanges.
Well I rescheduled first leg of the trip within enough time to make my second flight out of Atlanta, GA without messing up any of my other flights...miraculous!
After a quick (and I mean very quick) layover, I boarded my first ever double-decker flight!
The routing of these flights, by the way, made absolutely NO sense whatsoever lol I went from Shreveport,
Relatively Newsworthy...So that's kind of coolRelatively Newsworthy...4 months ago in Personal More Like This
It's at least a milestone, as I will be putting my art (my music) out there for probably one of the largest audiences I've ever had! I don't typically get antsy before a show, but I have a feeling that tonight, Imma be gettin' them tingles lol
It's also my genuine hope that within a few weeks, I'll have some ACTUAL news to share with you. Some things that are definitely still in the works...but if they go through, I might need to learn some Mandarin
See you guys!
Travel Documents pt.2Well they certainly like to keep you on your toes here!Travel Documents pt.23 months ago in Personal More Like This
I woke up this morning in Shenzhen to a message that said to be packed and ready to leave (in TWO HOURS!) back to Hong Kong haha. Now that the whole band is together, we need to leave mainland China and have our tourist visas converted to working visas.
I suppose now would be a good time to introduce you to the band members!
From left to right, we have: Nuno (Bass) from Portugal, Me!, Madelin (Vocals) from Cuba, Evans (Vocals) from Canada, Paris (Vocals) from the US, Claudio (Guitar) from Italy, and Keith (Drums) from South Africa!
So you can tell by now that we're a bit diverse! haha This is part of the reason why the visa process took so long! China recently changed its policy regarding giving visas to citizens of "developing countries." For that reason, Madelin and Keith were both turned away at the airport and sent back to Cuba and South Africa and told
October's TOP Subs of Unframed-Nature and NEWS!Welcome to OCTOBER 2012’s Top Submissions of Unframed-Nature.October's TOP Subs of Unframed-Nature and NEWS!1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Thank you for being here whether you are a Member yet or not!
We welcome you and your support!
Since the beginning of January 2012, we’ve grown nearly 1,400 Members!
That means, in almost 11 months, we’ve grown an average of OVER 100 Members a month!
So, a GRAND Welcome to ALL of Our NEW MEMBERS!
Thank you to our loyal Members who have been submitting to our Group for a long time now. Without you, we wouldn’t be here. [Aww]
Thank you to ALL the Members who voted on this monthly event!
We completely appreciate you supporting your Group in this particular way. It is so generous of you to take the time to VOTE! You are fabulous!!
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Daily Literature Deviations for May 15th, 2013Guidelines | How to Suggest a DLD | Group Administrators | Affiliation | Chatroom | Current Staff OpeningsDaily Literature Deviations for May 15th, 201310 months ago in Art Features More Like This
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Love dA Lit: Issue 89Welcome to the eighty-ninth issue of Love dA Lit! Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests, and spotlighting a specific group every week. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.Love dA Lit: Issue 892 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
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Travel Documents pt.3Thursday, we left for Hong Kong to have our collective visas converted to work visas. Everything necessary for a two-day venture was packed in just my backpack, and I was fortunately able to leave my bulky gear and luggage at the hotel in Shenzhen! But of course, the visa process marks the return of the infamous Crazy Visa Lady! lol so naturally, we were running everywhere.Travel Documents pt.33 months ago in Personal More Like This
To make things more interesting,
Since no one had prepared us for needing additional visa pictures, we were ushered to a photo booth in the train station and made to take them there while we were waiting to hop from one train to the next! Never a dull moment with these guys haha
When we arrived in HK…
It was evident that we were staying at the same hotel I mentioned pre
I LOVE CATS!!!Hello Everyone!I LOVE CATS!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am very sorry to be so late with these Features!
I honestly wanted to get this one out before now but was unable to.
So, instead of continuing on with the Wild Animal feature, I decided that
I wanted to go straight to my personal favorite.. Cats!
Today I would like to share with you some of my all time Kitty favorites from 2011.
I hope you love them as much as I do!
But before I do, I'd like to introduce you to a truly amazing photographer. His name
is Zoran Milutinovic from Serbia. I happen to come across his Gallery last
year and immediately fell in love with his work. He has some of the best Kitty
photos I have ever seen! With each photo, it's plain to see his great love for Cats!
So, if you are a Cat lover, be sure to check out his Gallery!!!
My top Vocal Trance Songs (July 2012 Update)Art and Music are two of my biggest passions in life. Music is as an important part of my creative process as my camera and editing software. By nature, I am a happy and energetic person. My music of choice is Trance. Comprised of beautiful vocals and uplifting music, Trance is "my" sound. It is what sets my soul free. I don't just listen to trance, I feel it. It is actually my inspiration and my muse. It gives me a direction, sets the moods and atmosphere, giving my work a distinct sensual and sexy feel.My top Vocal Trance Songs (July 2012 Update)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
***Andy Moor just released his new album Zero Point One. It has a bunch of really good songs on it***
**These are the newest updates to my list. The rest of my faves
A Quick Update:I'm headed up to Boston tomorrow, and I'll be in the area until the 17th, so if anyone wants to hang out or collaborate on anything, shoot me a message or leave something in the comments below!A Quick Update:4 months ago in Personal More Like This
No updates on the aforementioned reason for learning Mandarin haha but I'll definitely let you know
Stay Classy, DeviantART!
And oh hey! I posted a new pic, haha
Devious Journal EntryA Warm Thank You my dear friends for your wonderful and kind support of me-both your friendship that is so loyal and good, and for your comments, features, favorites and support of my newest endeavors, I love you all so much!Devious Journal Entry3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Unfortunately, I will be taking a hiatus as I'm really not well and/or healthy right now. I will have you and yours in my thoughts and prayers always, love Audra
Thank You! again- You Are Indeed..
..all very special friends to me.
So apparently I became a father...And Mushy a mother.So apparently I became a father...1 year ago in Personal More Like This
We have three children. :iconfalvie::iconkatanimate: and Kiwie.
I must've been drunk...
Travel Documents pt.5The first thing to do is to set the stage – literally – for our performance. Given that the stage is both circular and in the center of the club, this presented quite the challenge to ensure that everyone on stage can visibly communicate with the other players while also not having his back to too much of the audience. As I've mentioned previously, this stage…is TINY. Because of that, a bass or guitar rig is completely out of the question. We instead stuffed a small combo amp in the empty stage space behind my keyboard stand. Ultimately, I decided to only use one keyboard to save space and instead use the top rack of my stand to hold my laptop (which I use to change sounds with precision and accuracy! ...most of the time ).Travel Documents pt.51 month ago in Personal More Like This
And here's where we get to the bad news…As much as I'd really like to pretend that it didn't happen, my wonderful keyboard, my baby that I've gigged with for over 7 years was damaged during the flight. Nothing major,
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Let me know if you want to be added to the feature <3
[Bullet; Orange] So this is just another feature of impressive works
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Writing Useful CritiquesWriting Useful Critiques2 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
This article is written for LitResources. Our goal is to be a collection and creation station for all resources pertaining to literature on deviantART. This article will feature the wonderful world of critique! DeviantART staff recently made it possible for unsubscribed members to leave critiques using the premium feature, so we thought it was an opportune moment to educate the community about the many facets of critique.
If, after reading the article, you have more information or resources to add, please leave your thoughts in a comment! And don't forget to this article to help spread the word.
Critique: What It Is, What It Is Not
Though the distinction might seem obvious to some, people often confuse writing a critique with writing a review.
To make it plain, a critique offers thoughts and advice for improving a piece of literature or art. Cri
International Polar Bear Day!Join International Polar Bear Day!International Polar Bear Day!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Use your art to help spread awareness for this Vulnerable Species
The Polar Bear, the ice bear, an apex predator of the north arctic circle. The largest of all bear species, this bear is a mighty carnivore. But as the ice the bears so desperately depend on melts at an alarming rate, disaster spells out in the murky water. Rising temperatures cause ice to melt, diminishing the bear's home and chances at catching prey. When the ice melts completely, polar bears will meet extinction below the freezing waters. Their population number ranges between 25,000-20,000 distributed among the nineteen subspecies.
What is International Polar Bear Day?
International Polar Bear Day(IPBD) is day to celebrate and spread awareness for the Arctic's Polar Bear
Our goal is to fill DeviantArt with Polar Bear themed art on February 27th
Angels vs. Demons Contest Closed for judgingContest is closed for judging! I know all of the judges are busy so it may take a while but we will get it done as soon as we can.Angels vs. Demons Contest Closed for judging2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Also I did not increase the prize amounts because I did not receive enough entries for either category to do so.
Theme: Angels vs. Demons! Take that how you will. You don't have to draw both in the same picture and can pick one or the other.
There will be two categories: DRAWINGS AND LITERATURE!.
Drawing judges: :iconriku4: (me), :iconYumeHimura:, :iconSessylover:, and :iconneveir:.
Literature judges: :iconriku4: (me), :iconSessylover: and :iconneveir:
Limit of 2 entries per category. Also send it to me :iconriku4:
EDIT: The literature entries need to be a deviation. Don't just send me a note and your entry is written in the note. It either needs to be a literature deviation or you can write it on a piece of paper as neat and clean as you can and either take a photo or scan the paper to submit as a normal type deviation.
Charity: Water Starts the Process for the Well!I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in the charity: water project I wrote about in February of this year. Whether you were able to actively donate to, read up on, or help spread the word about this honorable cause, I genuinely felt touched by the actions of every person who took the time to participate.Charity: Water Starts the Process for the Well!2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
I got so many inspiring and heart-warming Notes from deviants far and wide -- from those who had just donated to those who had no means to donate monetarily but who happily spread the word to others. Many even selflessly pledged their own birthdays, asking for donations to this great cause in lieu of gifts. In a world where a lot of the news headlines are depressing and bleak, my faith in the power of good and caring was restored by the deviantART community.
Some say that one should participate in charity for charity's sake, and I fully believe this.
Contest: Black Magic - CLOSED !!| Rules! | Contests | Events | Give a llama | Note us |Contest: Black Magic - CLOSED !!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Theme: B l a c k M a g i c
Info: http://www.spellsofmagic.com/black_magic.html & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_magic
You may interpret it as you want, useful, evil, dark, satanic, pagan ... but no mocking allowed, this is srs bsns
You can make everything you want, its open to all mediums: digital art, traditional art, photography, cosplay, artisan crafts, design, photomanip, film, poem, story, essay... & even write a black magic ritual!
Duration of contest: 21.06.2012. - 22.09.2012. ~ 0° Cancer - 0° Libra
Entries accepted from: 2
Important Notice For the Art CommunityHey guys! I don't usually push causes and things on people, but I thought this was important enough to share with you all, as it is something that effects the art community as a whole. The UK government recently pushed legislation through parliament that essentially legalizes art theft from the internet.Important Notice For the Art Community10 months ago in Personal More Like This
:iconseasonaldragon1: has brought this issue to my attention. Here is an excerpt from a note she wrote to me:
"I was wondering if you could help raise awareness.
The UK government has passed new legislation making it legal for images to basically be taken off the internet and be resold and reused without recognition or payment of the original artist.
There is a government e-petition against this, and I would be extremely grateful if you could raise awareness of this amongst your watchers in the UK.
The situation is explained better on the petition page.
(Link to the petition: http://www.deviantart.com/users/outgoing?http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petition
OKAY I'LL ANSWER THIS TAG!Here are my twenty ARTIST and HUMAN questions for you to consider:OKAY I'LL ANSWER THIS TAG!4 months ago in Personal More Like This
1. ARE YOU FROM AN ART FRIENDLY FAMILY?
No not at all. Both my Mom and Dad are 1 of 6 kids and I only know of one Aunt who used to paint and create but that was when I was a child. No one gave her any support or motivation to pursue art. And, in fact, my Mom absolutely finds all artists despicable, despite the fact she spends $1,000's of dollars per year to decorate here home.
2. DO YOU HAVE AN 'AREA' OR STUDIO IN YOUR HOME?
Yes. Well, my roommate and friend, also an artist, does. I used to live in the art district in my town of Columbus, Ohio and had a nice artists loft there in which I could make a mess and do my painting. I would consider the entire natural world my 'studio' and if you've looked at my gallery you would understand what I mean!!
3. WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DRAW, PAINT, DIGITALLY CREATE, PHOTOGRAPH, WRITE ABO
CONTEST: Mythical Forest World (RESULT !)~ * The 3 winners have been chosen depending on creativity, the story and the quality of the work.CONTEST: Mythical Forest World (RESULT !)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Congratulations to you 3 ! :iconpinklilyplz: :iconpinkballoonplz:
And thank you to all the participants for submitted such great artworks ! ~ *
:iconkawaiistarloveplz: The Black Key: Blue Forest :iconkawaiistarloveplz:
:iconkawaiistarloveplz: Fen Fires :iconkawaiistarloveplz:
:iconkawaiistarloveplz: Last Forest-Entry Coupling :iconkawaiistarloveplz:
* Tell me if you want offer a prize for winners and/or participants of this contest (it can be Llamas, , drawings, manip
WOW..!!!You peeps are awesome.WOW..!!!1 month ago in Personal More Like This
I got so many lovely birthday wishes
that its simple impossible to answer each
and every single one of you.
I really wish I could
but its going to take days to do that,
so the only way to thank you
guys is to do it like this.
so, thank you so much for all the love..
I love you guys !!!