Necks for anatomy practiceI need to see loads of examples before I can get something. So here's loads of necks doing the weird necky things that necks do.Necks for anatomy practice3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
To get what's going on with the tangle of muscles and tendons catch necks in action. Watch people in cafes. Pause TV. (Buffy the Vampire Slayer has particularly good lighting for drawing.) Then check out how cartoonists simplify the confusion. Maybe even check out some anatomy to see what's going on beneath the skin. Each gives you a different piece of the puzzle.
Organized by where the head is relative to the shoulders, then by where the camera is. So each group should have the same muscles and tendons bulging out. (If you post drawings from any stock here, do check the stock artist's rules.) NOTE: Images marked with ⬅ are NOT stock. Use them for practice, but don't post. (There's only one image marked since there's so much great stock.)
If you stumble across good neck stock, especially with good shadows, I'd l
The Truest Test of a Freegender SoulThe truest test of the freegender soul is if you can embrace who you are,The Truest Test of a Freegender Soul2 years ago in Personal More Like This
under the dress, or wig, or falsies,
under the makeup, and waxing, and shaving
can you embrace yourself.
your high or low cheekbones
The way your eye sockets sink in or bulge out
The way your veins show on your arms
or your knobby knees
Or sinewy arches
The way your hips don't exist
Or your shoulders expand
The definition of your muscles...
Sinewy and springy
Bony and boxy
Can you find a way to not merely hide these aspects of yourself
Disguise and cover
But turn it around and work with
instead of against
This is the truest test
That you are faced with every day.
You, oh freegender brothers and sisters
Find the love of your body
Make peace with it
And you'll find the beauty and power you seek.
Contest END. But other ways to contribute?Update: Judging is still in process but its safe to say all the entries where of such high quality that we've struggled to narrow it down! To those waiting on results all will be posted up very soon in the meanwhile please be sure to visit the contest gallery folder and have a good look at all the amazing entries. We are super proud to run a group that has attracted so much amazing and positive energy!Contest END. But other ways to contribute?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Contest has now ended. Thank you to everyone who has contributed! We will update the journal once the winners have been decided</b>
Don't forget you can still purchase an artbook spot here at our store envy http://etherealartbook.storenvy.com/products/1653743-artist-spot-donation if you want a secure a guaranteed artist spot in the artbook!
as seen here using random.org we c
Korean Culture Illustration Contest 2013 K o r e a n Culture Illustration Contest 2013 !Korean Culture Illustration Contest 20132 years ago in Personal More Like This
- AdCast for this event has been officially approved &
will launch 30/6/2013
This advertisement will be launched on DeviantArt homepage,
How is it? I made it myself
Hello / Annyeonghasyeo everyone
Welcome to my 2nd contest, if your wondering who I am and why I'm hosting this.
I am Nicholas Rush, a student in printing and graphic arts
I appreciate illustration artists and their passion for what they do.
Why choose Korean Culture ?
I just got back from Shanghai & South Korea a week ago and
I fell in love with the way of life there
more so South Korea then Shanghai and
I honestly do take a deep interest in Korean culture,
I wish I coul
Illustration Contest Mark II (One week to go!)4.23 The deadline approacheth! For those of you still working on your entries, better get a move on!Illustration Contest Mark II (One week to go!)3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This was such a success last year that I'm doing it again for my 25th birthday!
Pick your favorite story from the list below and draw a scene or characters from it! I try to be diverse in my writing; Action, drama, science fiction, romance, humans, robots... There should be something in there for everybody. This year's pool has some old classics and some new favorites. Some characters have reference pictures already, but some have never been visually depicted before. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Some stories contain characters that belong to other people but feel free to draw them as well. You may enter as many times as you like.
Challenge 13: STEAMPUNK! [CLOSED]>>> Commission info > My gallery > Outfit Design for my OC ContestChallenge 13: STEAMPUNK! [CLOSED]2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Contest PostponedDEADLINE POSTPONEDContest Postponed1 year ago in Personal More Like This
With regret I have to announce that, due to my inability to supply the prizes, the contest is effectively frozen. I hope to resume the contest some time later in the year, and all entries that have already been submitted will be automatically re-submitted when I do.
Apologies to those who made an effort to submit before the original deadline, and those who may still be working on entries. I will still add entries to this page if you wish to submit them, ready for when the contest is resumed.
I will make another journal announcement when the time comes, thank you for your patience.
The theme of this competition is 'Masters of Misconduct', and I want to see how well you can depict a true master of one of three categories; Thievery, Assassination or Piracy. There will be a subscription prize for the winner in each category, and a bonus cross-category prize to the best entry.
You will be competing for these titles
Design a Halloween Character Contest!!Hello everyone!Design a Halloween Character Contest!!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Hallowe'en is creeping closer! Do you have any plans for the spookiest night of the year? We have the perfect deal for you!!
Design a Hallowe'en Character Contest!!
For this contest your task is to design a character based on one of the following Hallowe'en Creatures or Elements!
What's a hallowe'en night without a witch brewing potions to absorb the life of innocent children? Conjuring up evil spells to steal your soul! Flying across the moon in their brooms?
If you decide to support #Team Witches you have to design a Witch enjoying the hallowe'en night!
During Hallowe'en night the ghosts of the departed return to this world to scare the living and spread the fear amongst the little ones! If you support #Team Ghosts your entry must contain a charact
CONTEST!!!!!IT'S CONTEST TIME!!!!CONTEST!!!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Given I have just come into a fair amount of points, I thought the best way to use them is to hold a contest!!!
I have yet to hold one so it should be fun!!!
Pick an OC character or couple from my gallery or the list below and either DRAW, WRITE, MAKE, CREATE, anything you'd like to do with them!! That's basically the idea!!!
1. You may DRAW, WRITE, MAKE, CREATE, as many as you want, and as many times to enter, you are not limited, as long as they are tasteful XD
2. In order to enter you must fave this journal then note me with your result in order for it to be featured in the WINNER journal.
3. The deadline is the JUNE 10th all submissions must be handed in by then in order for the winners to be release in a following journal soon after the deadline.
1st~ 1,000 A full coloured artwork from myself and :iconmike3012: , a sticker book of my artwork (90 stickers) and a card board cutout of Jacob Black from
New Contest!!! "Fantasy Creature"Hi all! We are announcing the new contest! Hope you will like the theme!New Contest!!! "Fantasy Creature"1 year ago in Personal More Like This
3 partner groups :iconmoment-of-beauty: :iconfantasy-heroes: :iconwhite-haired-men: present:
Our contest begins today on the the 10-th of November and ends on the 14-th of February. (contest prolonged!)
Here is the picture from :iconVenlian: for your inspiration !
Your art could be digital, traditional, 3D
The Contest Task: Create a picture including any fantasy , fantastic or mythological creature that must be necessarily accompanied by human or humanoid . Creature must be 80 % animal . Mermaids , centaurs , werewolves , nagas and all others like that considered to be humanoids .
The Contest Terms:
1. At least two characters on a picture, one of them is a fantasy/fantas
4th Illustration Contest--Final Day!Last chance, folks!4th Illustration Contest--Final Day!1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The challenge, should you chose to accept it, is to translate my short stories from the verbal to the visual! Pick your favorite from the list below and draw a scene or characters from it! Action, drama, science fiction, romance, humans, robots, werewolves... There should be something down there for everybody. Some characters already have references, but some don't. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Some stories contain characters that belong to my friends, but feel free to draw them as well!
To enter, +fave this journal and +watch me so you can get updates for the contest. If you don't dig me, you can always un-watch once we're done.
Draw an illustration depicting a character or a scene from one of the ten stories below.
You may submit as many entries as you like!
200,000 Kiriban (Mini-contest!)So I'm holding a kiriban! The show-case pieces are still happening, so don't worry!200,000 Kiriban (Mini-contest!)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
So I was thinking, for my 200,000 kiriban, as the prizes you will get:
a a full-body illustration
A show-case, single feature, see example here:
a cute pixel drawing, with a background of 2 (either single or together) image of your choosing!
there are 10 other prizes to be won for the closest kiriban catchers:
You will win a 1-character pixel drawing, with background
Here are some examples!
To be up for the chance to take part, please favorite this journal! The more visibility the better I think <3
For every person who favorites, they're entered into a raffle to win a pixel commission! 5 people will be chosen with random.org
Welcome to Daily Deviations PE WeekWelcome to Daily Deviations week!Welcome to Daily Deviations PE Week3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Over the course of this week we'll celebrate the positive side of DDs and discuss the negatives, allay some fears, and address some myths in the hopes that all members of dA will have a better understanding of how and why DDs are featured. We hope that everyone will enjoy what we have prepared for you all as we tried to incorporate the feedback you have so generously given us as we prepared for this week. We hope that we will address your concerns, but feel free to ask questions at any time!
This weeks schedule
Monday AM: Welcome to DD Week - Astralseed
Monday PM: Community Voices: What is a Daily Deviation? - Aeirmid
Tuesday AM: Daily Deviations: The Myth and the Legend - Aeirmid
Tuesday PM: Daily Deviations- So you want to su
Joke Journal 2011Joke Journal 2010 - http://osy057.deviantart.com/journal/34225711/Joke Journal 20114 years ago in Personal More Like This
Helmet strapped on. Crayons sharpened.
It's going to be a great day.
Boy: You are the funniest, sweetest, most beautiful girl I have ever known.
Girl: You just wanna do me.
Boy: Wow... and smart too.
Friend: "Don't you hate it when you realize Valentine's day is approaching fast and the only one who loves you is your pet?"
Me: "...All I have is my collection of mannequins."
It's a good idea to take 2 shirts when you go golfing...
in case you get a hole in one.
Popular person's status: I just ate lunch. It was good.
(185 people likes this, 72 comments)
My status: Today is my birthday!!!
(Mom likes this, 0 comments)
While washing hands, sleeves start falling down.
"No no no no no NO..!"
Food hits the floor.
Little germs: GET IT!!!
King germ: NO! We must wait 5 seconds!
Friend: What movie are you watching?
Me: Snakes on a plane.
Friend: What's it
- Du Printemps a l'Hiver - CONTESTStorenvy shop |DA Store | Website | Tumblr- Du Printemps a l'Hiver - CONTEST1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I'm really proud to show you the first contest Alix-Aethusa and I are holding about our project " Du Printemps à l'Hiver"/"From Spring till Winter" !
What's " Du Printemps à l'Hiver" (From Spring till Winter)?
" Du Printemps à l'Hiver" is our common big project with Alix-Aethusa.
We already made fullcolor sketchbook of 150 pages about it in 2012 a general introduction to the word of Dragons of Season by showing the Four Seasons and their Masters, but also the people who lives in these magical lands.
We also made an Astrology card deck, a Calendar, a comic
Project Comment : Under-Appreciated FeatureProjectComment is a Group of many projects centred around comments, but, more importantly, constructive comments. We offer Members of deviantART a lot of opportunities to get comments, give comments, participate in comment projects, win points, get featured and much, much more!Project Comment : Under-Appreciated Feature3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This news article features the best of submissions into the gallery, as chosen by our Volunteers. Deviations had under five original comments at the time of submission, so please give your support if you have time!
What Hangs in The Balance by soldierofsolace It's among us by Zonwylie :thumb276706596: :thumb277327413: Back to December: WIP by mayastoso Lady Hawke by DayDawnDusk
The Mechanism by pandorasconviction Fate Series 1: The Beginning: Clothos by pandorasconviction Another world by Raoon The Silence by GenerationGoodbye Jarbas's Guitar by Jo-Vix Rachael in Paradise by bambootiger Vacation-challenge random word: notify by vacation-challenge Maki Goto *updated by PanicInParadise
Mini Horror Reviews - Frankenstein (1931)Mini Horror Reviews - Frankenstein (1931)6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
In this Issue
Frankenstein by caseycallenderart
It's October and the sacred 31 days of Halloween are upon us-time to get your gore on! The chill is in the air, the leaves are on the ground, and Halloween candy has been out since Labor Day. So while you’re waiting in the Starbucks line for an overpriced double pumpkin spice whatever, pass the time with this year’s scary movies reviews!
The Artist's Toolbox: An Artist JournalAnother Month another Artist's Toolbox.The Artist's Toolbox: An Artist Journal2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This time I'm pulling something rather more personal out of my arsenal of tools which is my own individual way of dealing with the infuriating issue of
I want to draw... but I don't know what.
There are a number of ways people go around dealing with this issue. Just doodling til something pops out. Working on a list of prompts. Asking people to help give them ideas. Doing an entry for a contest.... there are lots of ways of going about finding something to draw.
EH = Ernest Hemmingway
My own personal way of dealing with it, makes use of the opposite problem.
I have loads of ideas! But I have to go to bed/have no time/paper/drawing equipment.
When I have lots of ideas, as is common for me before I'm about to go to bed, or when I'm supposed to be doing something else, I write it down in my magical sparkly kitty book, AKA my Artist Journal. If I just shrug and go "I'll draw that later"
Free Commission Give awaysYoooosh i'm finally back from company work and thought about some specials for the pre-christmas time. I recognized that a lot of people asked for commissions but couldn't afford one ;_; Maybe money is a bit overrated these days so i want to do some commissions for free yeap.Free Commission Give aways5 months ago in Personal More Like This
If you have an OC and want it to be drawn by me i think you should give it a try ^__________^ But please do not ask for fanarts or other peoples stuff. Everybody with Original Characters is welcome though.
I will draw the give aways with pencil and maybe i turn on my camera for recording and make a youtube vid at the same time but no promises for this. When its finished i upload a photo here on Deviantart like the recent ones in my gallery. I won't send out the originals but if you want a scan of it i will do one for you.
I will choose randomly with a favor for interesting OCs and clear understanding of the information given. So don't paste endless stories in the comment beneath. Feed me with the most impo
Competitions HubWelcome to the 'Competitions Hub', this is where I will be hosting three competitions to cover to the end of 2013. All infomation, including updates, can be found here.Competitions Hub2 years ago in Personal More Like This
(1) 'Love You Long Time 3 (Because everything needs to be made into a trilogy!)' [Closed]
Like previous versions of this contest, it is pretty much a self appeal one with nice juicy prizes to entice. The aim of the contest is to draw any one of the characters listed below in full body (and that means from head to toe with all the body pictured). This time around I am allowing the use of 2 characters max. per picture (though you don't have to use to 2, its optional!) from the list, so knock yourself out with a mix and match.
Characters to Draw:
Bloody Roar: Cronos, Nagi
Bust-a-Groove: Kitty-N, Kelly
Cutey Honey: Cutey Honey (RE. version (2004)), Kisaragi Honey (Shin. version (Early 90's))
Dead or Alive: Hayate, Eliot
Dynasty Warriors: Guan Ping, Guan Suo
Eternal Champions: Jetta Maxx, Shadow Ya
Places XXXIPlaces XXXI7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The dark, the wonderful, the mysterious, the enchanted, the abandoned
A Maze In The Haze by photofreak385
Bako 5 by juhku
switzerland14 by Gehoersturz Next Up by IvanAndreevich
Sparklesand by IvanAndreevich Towards the dying Sun by Ondskapens
Balcony Sunset Panorama 4 by comsic
Hungarian skies pt.XLII. by realityDream End of Days by IvanAndreevich
Misty Morning by FreeForms Purple and orange skies by DeanAndSamsGirl
The gully by RezzanATAKOL
POINTS RAFFLE!700 watchers! RAFFLE!POINTS RAFFLE!700 watchers!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
i would like to thanks everyone! i've reached 700 watchers during the week...so i do a quick raffle for celebrate that ! :icondesucheeksplz:
-fav this journal ~<3
-Only for my watchers (of course...you can watch me for participate. but.please. i beg you to don't unwatch me just after the raffle...sincerely. please.it brokes my heart.. i'm like "JEEZAS. WHAT DID I DO?DID I DO SOMETHING WRONG? ":iconrazycryplz: )
and that's all! ! <3
if you want to advertise it, why not~
maybe 4? why not? the last one could win a little drawing,a sketch..don't know. i need to think more about it OuO
:iconaaah-plz: i'll choose obviously randomly a winner !:iconididplz: certainly with random.org!
the deadline for the raffle is the 31 january at
KiwilandEXTREME STREET PHOTOGRAPHY - VIIKiwiland1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Are there places were street photography is impossible? Are there countries easier than others, or harder than others? How is it street shooting like in exotic places, or places you never visited, places that are completely different from what you are used to? I asked a few street photographers around the world to share with us their experiences.
This article was written for us by Doug Richards aka :iconDougNZ: from New Zealand.
Chuck Close, an American painter and photographer, said:
“I always thought that inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. You sign onto a process and see where it takes you. You don't have to invent the wheel every day. Today you'll do what you did yesterday and tomorrow you'll do what you did today. Eventually you'll get somewhere. Every great idea I ever had grew out of work itself. If you’re going to wait a around for