Liquid Clay 101Liquid Clay comes in many forms, but many of us just refer to all brands as TLS, which actually stands for "Translucent Liquid Sculpey". In actuality, Sculpey certainly isn't the only one who makes Liquid Clay. Fimo makes a Liquid Clay called "Fimo Decorating Gel", and Kato makes a Liquid Clay called "Clear Liquid Polyclay".Liquid Clay 1014 years ago in Artisan Crafts More Like This
From my experience, you can use a WIDE variety of things with your Liquid Clay. If you want it to be Translucent though, I suggest using Fimo Decorating Gel. It is EXTREMELY translucent and makes the BEST sauces and syrups and anything else that needs to be coloured but still still transparent. TLS will leave you with an opaque mixture, so it's good for things that don't need to be see-through like chocolate sauce, slime, blood, icing, etc.
For colouring, things like Oil Paints, shaved Oil Pastels, Chalk Pastel/Charcoal, Kneaded Polymer Clay, Eyeshadow, Metallic Powders, Alcohol-Based Ink, Dry Pigment Powder, etc...
DON'T use Acrylic Paint. It does BAD things when
October FeaturesSince October is at its end, a featureOctober Features7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Firstly I'd like to pimp out the members of :iconproptasticbjds: with a few of the submissions that were featured into the Featured folder this month.
Second, here are a couple of cute doll crafts this month
Now, on to the next feature: My favourite pieces of October
First off, I will feature those that are so sadly underfaved, that are so beautiful and deserve so much more love! Not even fifty faves for these gems? I think they deserve so much more than that.
Go give them some extra love! Now, a short break for some non
Stripes and Textures PatternThe blanket pattern is now available!Stripes and Textures Pattern1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Stripes and Textures Pattern
This has not been test knitted so if you do decide to make it let me know and I can be available to help you out if there's any mistakes or confusing parts of the pattern. And if you do find any typos just perusing through the pattern let me know what they are so I can fix them.
Harfang and DelcourtHello !Harfang and Delcourt2 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'm publishing my webcomic Harfang since one year now.
I have planned to release the comic (in french and in english) with the pages in full colors.
Finally the french release will be done by les éditions Delcourt !!!
I am extremely happy to see Bran & Lynette in Delcourt index. I hope you'll be pleased by the book too !!!
For the english release, nothing has changed, I'll publish the books myself (the story and sketcbook & illustrations...).
Thank you so much for your support during this past year (and the new one) !
A classical spin.Very, very cool: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjOQac1vOEcA classical spin.5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Kinda makes you wonder why people with genuine talent aren't used more often in popular music.....
Devious Journal EntryHello Minions!Devious Journal Entry9 months ago in Personal More Like This
So i'm having a better week compared to last week see previous journal entry
My friend that is a boy that im dating (aka Boyfriend) - i could have just said boyfriend but it was cuter to break it down this way - and i are looking for a house together.
So i told the boss that we're looking for a house - just to make conversation - and he said i can have access to the real estate data website.
Do you know what this means?!? this means i can access all the history on certain properties.....i think i'm in love with my boss (sorry friend who is a boy who i'm dating)
I can see how long properties have been on the market, who owns it, block size, sale history...everything. Soon i will know everything and soon i will possess everything and soon i WILL RULE THE WORLD! MAHAHAHAHAHAH *weeze*
Hopefully with my new world domination useful website access i can get a good deal on our first home.
Cross fingers for me kids cos we're v
Lara's Adventure on QTE Island.For how many more years am I going to have to put up with new titles pretending that: a cutscene, which you have to watch again and again if you don't press a button at the right time, constitutes as "gameplay"?Lara's Adventure on QTE Island.3 months ago in Personal More Like This
It never has and never will.
It doesn't make a game more cinematic. It doesn't add a sense of thrill. It simply makes viewers (I can't call them "players", as that would imply they are actually permitted to DO something) dread cutscenes, because they have no idea if they're going to be allowed to enjoy them or if they're going to have to watch them 5 times in a row because they fail to hit the random sequence of buttons indicated on the screen.
A game is thrilling ONLY when the player uses the control scheme effectively within the game environment. If the game needs to take control away from the player and lead them by the nose through a cutscene, it's been lazily constructed and as a result: isn't fun.
If you are a games designer and you have proposed a Quick Time
Interview: Softbody DollsAs part of the Dolls, Plushies & Toys Week I am posting interviews and features, there will also be contributions from other galleries as part of this week, check them out here.Interview: Softbody Dolls2 years ago in Interviews More Like This
Today's Special is all about Soft Body Dolls.
What is a Soft Body Doll?
Soft body dolls are constructed from fabrics and enhanced with details made from clay, polymer clay, resin or other more solid materials. Some of these creations have sculpted faces and hands/paws or other such details.
Here is an example of fantastic soft body dolls to be found in the Dolls, Plushies & Toys gallery:
Today I would like to introduce six of the best soft body doll makers here on dA! If you check out the Dolls, Plushies & Toys gallery, you will find an abundance of stunning works from a var
what is emo you askThe term "Emo" is used as counterculture; it is an abbreviation of the word "emotional". Emo it's defining not only an attitude, but also a fashion that are coming from emocore (emo music). Emocore is a combination between hardcore and punk music which was very popular in Washington DC in the late 80's. The emo culture continued to develop between '90 and '00, reaching the height of its popularity today.what is emo you ask1 month ago in Personal More Like This
By almost all current definitions, emo clothing is characterized by tight jeans on males and females alike, long fringe (bangs) often brushed to one side of the face, dyed black, straightened hair, tight t-shirts which often bear the names of rock bands, studded belts, belt buckles, Chuck Taylor All-Stars, skate shoes, or other black shoes (often old and beaten up) and thick, black horn-rimmed glasses.
Emo Hair: (This goes for girls and a
100 Song ChallengeAs a few of you may remember, quite a while ago I did a 100 Themes Challenge.100 Song Challenge2 months ago in Personal More Like This
Well, I really wanted to do another one, but the only one I could find was one I put together a while ago called the 100 Songs Challenge, back when I was doing theme song wolves and such. P:
So, while I'm still trying to get back into the swing of things, I decided to do this challenge, and I welcome anyone else who wants to do it. ^_^ I'm going to be designing horses.
These are all songs that I know, most of them my favorites, others a just interesting songs that I've heard on the radio maybe once or twice, and now the list is a couple years old so I don't even remember some of them. x.x but I wanted to let anyone who wanted to do this know that you're welcome to change any of the songs you want. That way each time the challenge is done, it's unique. Cool, no?
Also, I made a playlist for this song list: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?listLHvacSxEVbWYnWjr_M1iatittFUwzvnKH&feature=mh_lolz
I tried to f
BIG Constes Time!So guy´sBIG Constes Time!8 months ago in Personal More Like This
I opened a big Contest!
You can make to Entry´s
You can make it traditional or digital ^^
Here is the group :iconLostHeaven-OurSins:
and here is the Typographie
Make a Group Icon for "Lost Heaven - Our Sins".
Here can you find the Main Charakter´s
his right eye has a big scar see here ->http://fav.me/d5d20xc first panel.
http://fav.me/d5d20xc last panel.. his legs are white and he is a King!
Tova (Son from Crox)
Telos (second son from Crox)
http://fav.me/d5d20xc first panel.
http://fav.me/d5d20xc last panel.. his legs are white and he is a King!
Tova (Son from Crox)
Telos (second son from Crox)
Collection of anime stuff for sale!I happen to have a large collection of a bunch cool stuff. Mostly anime stuff. A lot of it was stored away safely and now that I've moved into a house I got to finally see a bunch of it again. Sadly I dont have room for all of it and since its almost all still brand new, decided the best thing to do was to sell some of it. So check it out, its all really cheap and not even half of what I paid for it. ; 3;Collection of anime stuff for sale!3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Ryuk Plush (bought on a trip to Japan from Animate) $20 + 5 shipping
Simon Plush $5 + 5 shipping SOLD
Buttercup Plush $15 + 5 shipping
Pink Domo $5 + 5 shipping
Cute Red Apple (squeeze it and is squeeks) $5 + 5 shipping
Pucca and Garu Plush $10 each or $15 together + 5 shipping
Stitch Plush $10 + 5 shipping
Kon Plush $10 + 5 shipping
Link Plush $20 + 5 shipping
Hitsugaya Plush (bought on a trip to Japan from Animate) $20 + 5 shipping
Tiny Green Long-neck Dino $5 + 5 shipping
Large Domo $10 + 5 shipping
Tails Plush $5 + 5 shipping
FLAVOURS LIST! CHECK IN HERE FIRST TO SEE IF THE FLAVOUR YOU WANT IS TAKEN OR NOT!FLAVOURS LIST!11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Please check in with me if you have a flavour you want that isn't on this list!
EACH PERSON CAN GET UP TO 3 CHARACTERS!
IF YOU CHOOSE TO BE IN THE SPRINKLE BRANCH, YOU MUST HAVE A STAGE OUTFIT BASED AROUND YOUR FLAVOR! BE ORIGINAL AND UNIQUE WITH THE DESIGN!
If you want to add a casual outfit, that's fine, just as long as you have the cool stage outfit.
IF YOU RESERVED A FLAVOR, YOU HAVE A LITTLE BIT MORE THAN A MONTH TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE IT IN BY THE END OF YOUR TIME SPAN, I WILL OPEN UP THE SLOT AGAIN.
❤ ❤ ❤
CHOCOLATE VANILLA STRAWBERRY MINT COOKIES N' CREAM COOKIE DOUGH ROCKY ROAD PISTACHIO
COFFEE CARAMEL OREO
Back? Not quite...About my breakBack? Not quite...5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Despite the increase in activity from me here on DA recently, I'm not entirely "back" in the normal sense of the word. I'm kinda just tip-toeing the waters to see if things have calmed a bit. I'm still trying to get through my issues, with mixed success, and a two month leave of absence isn't going to undo years of stress buildup and stubbornness. But I'm working on it, slowly but surely. You might see some new work here or there, but I don't think I'm ready yet to jump back into doing any of my longer narratives.
In fact, judging by my recent comic's reception, I probably am not ready for a full fledged return just yet...
Kotaku Sunday Comics WIN!
Before I get to the heart of the matter, I would like to thank everyone who voted for brentalfloss over on Kotaku. Kotaku has a weekly feature called "Sunday Comics" where they showcase strips from various game-related web comics and brentalfloss the Comic was up for nomination of being included in the lin
Modern games are crap.They're beautiful things. Crafted by numerous artists and fanatical designers, they present glorious and wonderful worlds for us to explore.Modern games are crap.7 months ago in Personal More Like This
I sink hours of my time into them, so I can say with a degree of authority: modern games are complete and utter manure.
Because they're never finished.
In the race to get them out the door, and thanks in total to broadband connections, they are buggy and full of holes.
You never get a complete game for the huge sum of money you're expected to pay for them.
Case in point: Borderlands 2.
I've just encountered a bug that renders a mission impossible to complete (The "Get to know Jack" mission), meaning I won't be able to fully complete the game ..not that I could anyway, because the game I own isn't actually finished.
When was the last time any of us bought a title that didn't contain huge chunks missing, held back for the sake of DLC?
Well, I didn't buy any for Borderlands (so I've no idea who the f**k Moxxi is or why I should give
Evernight Saga Cover Artwork! hello there everybody!Evernight Saga Cover Artwork!4 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'm so happy !!!
Evernight Saga by Claudia Gray has been published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Libri per Ragazzi, and my image "The Scent of the Night" is their cover artwork!!!
Way to go for Apophysis and for Chaotica !
My most heartfelt thanks go to *lyc who re-rendered my flame at giant size and extreme quality for this cover !!!
Woman in Sci-FiThere's news ... kind of.Woman in Sci-Fi6 months ago in Personal More Like This
I've been hired by an actual company to do actual art. With a contract and everything. It's not permanent, but there is legal paperwork ... so that has to mean something. One of these legal papers means none of the finished art, none of the sketches, and none of the any part of it will be here. But that's pretty standard.
I'm going to let myself be excited about this. I get to work with the husband, which I always love, and the guy I'm working for is great. Not only does he have a ton of interesting concepts and thoughts running about in his head, but he has this idea that I really *really* like.
He doesn't want objectified, unrealistic women with exaggerated anatomy and bikini-armor -which is paradise to my artistic sensibilities. Not just that, but he was able to bring up the topic, without blinking and without apology, in front of a woman. It actually took a while for that bit of conversation to sink in.
I never, in my lifetime, thought I'd hear something l
Bob Rosshttp://youtu.be/YLO7tCdBVrABob Ross8 months ago in Personal More Like This
An inspiring song for an inspiring man. ("Man," although I personally believe he was God incarnate, winking at us.)
I Had a DreamLast night I dreamt I was watching the MTV movie awards, and Clint Eastwood was on stage as a special guest, re-enacting his Republican National Convention empty-seat speech. It was painful and awkward, everyone in the audience just kind of watched with shocked horror.I Had a Dream9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Then Brad Pitt, who was apparently very drunk, jumped onstage and tried to shove Eastwood away from the podium. He was under the impression some homeless guy had wandered into the event and was just rambling incoherently. Clint started fighting back and in a moment they're rolling around on the stage throwing punches and knocking shit over. The audience rises to its feet and cheers.
In order to break up the fight, James Cameron leaps up there too, heroically breaking up the fight and stands between the two wheezing, panting brawlers to keep them separated. He leans into the mic and (as a diversion) announces his plans for his next movie project.
Everyone, even Brad a
An Individual of Previous AcquaintenceOften times I recollect our brief acquaintanceAn Individual of Previous Acquaintence9 months ago in Personal More Like This
You inferred it had direct ties to your health
I supposed it would be you and I
But must confess 'twas such a lonely lie
C'est l'amoure and its ache dwells in my remembrance
Thou canst become dependent upon negative emotions
Resigning oneself to inevitability
When our entwinement reached its end
Your companionship you did extend
I will concede that I felt relief it was over
You did not have to sever ties
Between yourself and I, And promulgate misconception
I am devoid of amorous need
But your aloof demeanour irks me
Crouching was unnecessary
While those of your acquaintance collected your vinyls
I tell you I am less than pleased
You're nothing but a passing acquaintance to me
It's No Harper-Collins, but...It's Big News to Me!It's No Harper-Collins, but...10 months ago in Personal More Like This
It seems that 2012 may just be a flagship year for me.
As some of you probably remember, one of my flash-fiction pieces, "Reflections" was awarded a DD here some time ago. It has since vanished from my Gallery. That's because I took it, pared it down to 150 words and submitted it to The Binnacle's Annual Ultra-Short fiction contest.
I'm super pleased and excited to announce that it was selected as one of the Honorable mentions and will be published in The Binnacle's Ultra-Short edition this fall.
To Publish a Book ... the continuing sagaThe Birthday Book (working title)To Publish a Book ... the continuing saga11 months ago in Personal More Like This
3rd UPDATE June 2012
Since I couldn't get a publisher and since lulu.com and blurb were just not suitable (the paper was crap at lulu and blurb was just way too expensive per book!!!!) I've designed the book myself and sent it to a local book printer.
I had to register for ISBNs (120 GB pounds!) and the cost of printing 100 books is 400 GB pounds making a total outlay of 520 GB pounds for 100 books ... making each book cost 5.20 GB pounds to produce. (They are due to be delivered at the end of August, they should be available from September!)
Now I thought it would be great to sell the book for 9.99 GB pounds (plus P+P) ... hey someone may buy it at that price ... however, I now find that Amazon demand a non-negotiable 60% reduction on the cover price .... I would have to sell to them for 4 GB pounds ... which means that if I sell via
Japan and the boom of the bland.Japan was famously reticent to embrace the western world until about a hundred years ago, and to be honest if they could've seen what we were going to do to their character design they'd probably have resisted a little bit longer. Put up bigger barricades, turn off the lights, and convince western noseybonks that no one's in, because otherwise we're popping round and taking all your stuff.Japan and the boom of the bland.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
These days, just saying something is Japanese or Looks Japanese is enough to make it suddenly interesting. As if 'Japanese' meant the same as 'flecked in unicorn heads' or 'a mirror to your very soul', it's now a lazy adjective to make you think something is new and exciting. Fact is, there's plenty of terrible Japanese art same as there is plenty of terrible EveryOtherCountry art, it's just we're still in the honeymoon period with Japan so it can fart, burp, and not flush properly, and we won't mind.
If you've been to Japan, you'll know much of this is actually well deserved. It's a beautiful place