I Will Not Sell OutI will not draw pokemon just because I want to milk favorites.I Will Not Sell Out3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will not upload every fucking thing I do just because I want to milk pageviews.
I will not change my DeviantART name just to prove my worth to myself.
I will not leave DeviantART just to get watchers on another blog or site, and then come back claiming DA is forgiven.
If I ever leave, I will not do it because I'm ashamed of the DeviantART community, not including those who actually love art. I will do it because I want or need to leave.
I will not categorize my art into a separate category just to get on the front page.
I won't take trades just to make other people happy.
I will not open up commissions just so people can pay me way less than what my art is worth.
I will draw what I want, upload what I want, comment on what I want, and stay on DeviantART as long as I want. Because it is what I want to do, NOT what the community wants me to do.
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.
one year membership to winner of eventahoyone year membership to winner of event3 years ago in Personal More Like This
i know what some of you may think here, "well, my skill level isn't going to win me anything here"
my friend, that is not the case in this event. ALL entries will be have the same amount of chance, the final winner is not based on how well the drawing or writing is done. the winner will be RANDOM. you are asked to do your best because you owe it to yourself for a good piece of work. The final piece will remain your own property, im just trying to get some activities going here. XD
you need to do one of the following to quality as an entry.
1. a drawing of a lamia in any media (traditional, digital, photo-manip, also welcome)
2. a short story involving a lamia. preferably no longer than 1 page.
there are a few versions of the lamia monster, what i am looking for is the one that is top half human, and lower half snake. now most of these are portrayed as female, but if you are up to it, feel free to make a male one.
also regarding the hair, you are free to make it snake hair or norma
Fanart Used to Save CommunityI enjoy the TV show Community. A lot. However, what I enjoy most about this show is the story and, well, community behind it. When the show went on a sudden hiatus, I couldn't help but be inspired by how Community fans harnessed the power of the arts not only to cope, but help save the show.Fanart Used to Save Community3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Last year, NBC announced Community would be put on hiatus for an unspecified amount of time, causing an outrage in the show's fan base. Once the announcement was made, fans took to social media to complain. This is a relatively normal response in this day and age, but strangely enough, the outrage didn't wane. In fact, it only strengthened as the final episode for the mid-season approached, and the looming uncertainty as to the show's fate became a reality.
Flash mobs were formed. Targeted campaigns were organized to urge Community's advertisers to continue support for the show. And, most relevant of
Manga/Anime Monthly Features Vol. 31Welcome to the thirty-first edition of Manga/Anime monthly features. Each month I will browse through the Manga/Anime gallery and find some of the most eye catching and wonderful pieces that have been submitted each month! This month's features are from deviations submitted in February 2012.Manga/Anime Monthly Features Vol. 313 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:thumb282974873: Commission: Eoalande by ATOMixArt GO002 by Murasaki-Hoshi Knite ch4 pg 71 by Knites Distant Light | Part 1 by Ryoko-san18
Nephilim cover by Bory-Einfrost BJBB: Storming the Police by hen-tie Cosmic Supermarket by XkY - happy vday : for 89pixels - by Blizz-Mii Commission: RideLikeAGirl by RegInsenser
Skytrain to Joyous Mind Station by Raindropmemory kniting by depinz :thumb287826800: On Stage by Yuuza Knite: Year of the Dragon! by Team4D
:thumb285213324: Commission Fresh-Muffin by Krizpi Breaking the Seal by Yuuza Dream by shrimpHEBY Flowers by futarinokizuna
:thumb284612526: stay hungry stay foolish by circus-usagi :thumb284761282: Imp by d-oppelganger Who am i by Maruuki
DREAM by Agarwen ..:: I Only See You ::.. by TitPrince AT: Loulu by Furihime a study by ayayxxxx Lace Apocalypse by BloodlineV
Our Beloved Craft by SiSero :thumb2840
Manga Anime DD Roundup- January 2012 Welcome to the Daily Deviation Round Up for the Manga/Anime category here on dA! Below is a feature of all of the Daily Deviations that were posted by the Manga/Anime Community Volunteers this month!Manga Anime DD Roundup- January 20123 years ago in Art Features More Like This
flame wings by temiji
:thumb274661599: Cardboard City by minevi Guardian by Negshin
Disco Heaven by framboosi - Kill Mercy Within - by Deus-Nocte Captivity by Soap-Committee
Merry Christmas by observerz Violinist by firedaemon Candy men xD by alganori
spirit festival by tofuburgers Relay by muse33 Swing of Stars by irisieren
coexistence by stelle-astrophel Hidden Garden by Raayzel Commision for PKnight3993192 by Chadzime
C:: Purple Water Lily by Grayalzz The Fallen One by faulty-ai When Night Comes by mou-s
The Last Night by Shiupika Advanced Homebot by Ozich I HATE MY JOB by Songoanda
Dragon Dance by jinzilla Wheat Fields by sijumon Laula by minusion
come back by kingryuuzaki :thumb279878394: +Confederacion Peru-Boliviana+ by kuraudia
Mokou, Kaguya by yukihomu
Commissions [ FULL - waiting list available ! ]If you want a commission though my slots are full, I'll add you to the waiting list. I'll notify you when there is a slot available!Commissions [ FULL - waiting list available ! ]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is just so that I don't feel overwhelmed with the commissions. ;; 7 ;;
The slots and waiting are on my front page/profile.
What you'll recieve:
Your commission as a .jpg / .jpeg file at 300DPI, at its original size. If you commission something that will be coloured, you will recieve the sketch during midway of the commission so that you may change/alter your mind to how you want it.
Please contact me through the email provided or notes
Send me a message through my email or notes
Please title it
'I would like to commission'
Status : FULL
Things I will and will not do
BL / GL
What I will not do:
For the time being, I wil
DeviantArt.comPeople have asked me "why DeviantArt?"DeviantArt.com10 months ago in Personal More Like This
Let's just take a minute to acknowledge a website that's fostered an art-driven community tens of millions strong. DeviantArt eclipses it's nearest neighbors by an order of magnitude. It has been and remains as probably the best online portal for sharing and discovering artwork; DeviantArt is thriving.
DeviantArt is uniquely approachable, you don't have to be a professional; you don't have to be anything. We are the most inclusive art community that has ever existed, and while users may quibble with one another, DeviantArt itself remains admirably impartial.
Despite its enormous popularity, DeviantArt is constantly being lambasted by professional artists as inconsequential, juvenile and fetishistic. Our notoriety inspires undue hesitation in artist that might be searching for a home on the web.
Artists who have no problem painting gruesomely macabre imag
Discussion Time! Points~~UPDATE 12/2/11~Discussion Time! Points~3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Found a calculator so that you can know the exact amount to convert if you even need to do point commissions:
Ok, so I was browsing through dA to find some fancy stamps for my page, for commissions and stuff, and I came across this certain stamp here:
Basically, 1 = ¢1.25. A SINGLE PENNY AND A FOURTH. THIS > :iconpennyplz:
There are many people who don't even realize this since they get their points donated to them for doing cheap commissions.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all about self-promotion and getting paid for work. However, it tears me up inside when I see artists, who skill-wise are fairly good, offer their pics for 10 or less (less than a single quarter).
There are some of you that may be doing commissions for roughly that amount. THAT'S FINE. Nothing wrong with getting yourself out there or just practicing on your work in general. However, try to understand this:
$1.00 = 80 oint
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 3-31-15Today's Headlines From The News Desk 3-31-151 month ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskMarch 31, 2015
New ‘Mad Max’ Trailer
Warner Bros. has released the first full trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road and this movie just keeps looking better and better. The costumes, sets, cars, and explosions are all looking top-notch in this trailer, which illuminates a little bit of the film’s plot. The movie will be released in May.
It's almost -time- for spring.It's almost -time- for spring.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's time by lieveheersbeestje
Pink flavour by EliseEnchanted Magic ... by aoao2
.:: Wallpaper Present ::. by Whimsical-Dreams Time to go by Leafbreeze7
Winter Time by PrincessInTheShit The Reaper by faintsmile28
Cups by Pamba Day Twenty-six - Time by Lady-Tori Time Stands Still by Healzo Stealing Time II by rachelxbraun
Going through changes by jostef Winter by alina0 after 9am by impatienss :thumb213685811: Time goes by by EliseEnchanted It's too late by lieveheersbeestje losing so much time by Picturs-Of-Me time shows... by addy-ack A Question Of Time by Healzo I Want You Back... by nairafee Time has come by EliseEnchanted 163 by nairafee Place Cards by bebefromtheblock polka dot by michellis13 S e p t e m b e r time by GiuliaDepoliART
Features No 6Red Blood by Sylwia77:thumb269907135:- Through frozen revenge - by SandyLynxAkeldama by babsartcreationsUnderwater Fable by whitewingedRed Sonja by Patrick2011Frozen by Pixx-73Lyset by VinternVDragon Age by mhyrThe writer by OanaZCatwoman by ebtihalienC o r v u S C o r a X by J-u-d-a-sSteampunk Spy Carousel by KachinadollFeel the freedom by MiloshJevremovicLady and the Black Hat by Elchanan:thumb269397646:R a v e N by J-u-d-a-sThe forest flowers by Bi22Carnivale by CassiopeiaArtSilvano and Despoina by babsartcreationsFeatures No 63 years ago in Personal More Like This
Contest CLOSED! THE WINNERSFinally, here is the winners:Contest CLOSED! THE WINNERS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is completely amazing, the details on the dress is gorgeous. ;_;
It's SOOO cute, don't you think? <33
I hope you all had fun. ^_^
Winners, please send a note to the prizes donators asking for your prizes!
Winter Lolita girl
-Must be chibi.
-Any medie accepted, digital, traditional, pixel...
-Must be colored. ^^
-Submit your own work.
-Prizes donators can participate too.
-Original character or fanart accepted.
-Max. 2 entries per person.
How to enter:
Submit your drawing to dA, and submit to "Contest 2013" folder of the group.
-400 dA by DeerlyDame
-100 dA by lulumorina
-digital chibi drawing by :devAlexgt109 :
-drawing by PoisonXD
-5 llamas, feature for at least 3 months by FeatureFourPoints
-20 dA by :d
[APPS OPENED IN GROUP] SPECIAL PROJECT: PokePAL[APPS OPENED IN GROUP] SPECIAL PROJECT: PokePAL3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Thank you all those who sent the notes to participate! ;w; I'm really stunned by the number of notes that I got (actually, I was more shocked lol) - it's really great to have these many people having interest in participating in some random project of mine I hope you can enjoy this , and hopefully there can be an art book!
If you haven't received any reply from me if your note was sent before the apps were paused do tell me.
Please be noted, that any applications that were noted to me after the journal clearly said it was "on hold" were ignored... I was a little disappointed to see how many people didn't read or ignored the status that I clearly wrote at the head of this journal. It's really nice to see many people being interested in participating (I really am), but it's hard to trust someone who can't follow what's been asked If you're one of the people who sent it during this "on hold" period, please be noted that you have to re-send the apps again.
togethertogether8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Dark Dominion by Eukendei Untitled by Bela01
M- 04 by atelier-de-figueline White Rock Beach II by palmbook
Look into my Eyes by GlynEdmunds Majesty by NicolasEvariste
Image by Serdar-T NOCTURNUS by MenervaTau
broken dreams by tuminka Across Divides by lostknightkg
FoodFoodFoodPumpkinsFood HEY GUYS,FoodFoodFoodPumpkinsFood2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I know I haven't been around much and it's also because I am terrible at updating my journal on DeviantArt and I'm getting notes asking if I'm dead ... WELL, I am sorry to disappoint, but I am not dead yet and I'm still around, working, eating, living, all that standard people stuff.
SO HERE, HAVE A RANDOM COMIC FOR NOW, which happened while Dexter and I were on our trip in Paris LAST YEAR that I haven't actually drawn until now (I am so late for everything ) :
And something about Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Pie, Fall, Halloween, Turkeys, etc etc in case I forget again and don't update this journal until NEXT YEAR.
Contest is closed now!The contest is closed now. I will announce the winners soon Thank you all for participatingContest is closed now!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Mystery of nature contest
"To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feelthe breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and down the surf lines of the continents for untold thousands of year, to see the running of the old eels and the young shad to the sea, is to have knowledge of things that are as nearly eternal as any earthly life can be." - Rachel Carson
Nature is something that surrounds us all and never stops to amaze me.It is full of beautiful patterns, hidden secrets and mysteries. It makes me smile, wonder and awe.
Not long ago, when I came back home from work and felt really exhausted. I choose to sit outside and close my eyes. When I felt the slight breeze flicker through my hair and heard the cheerful singing of the birds, I felt an
On TES elvesAlright can I just say how much I love the elves in the Elder ScrollsOn TES elves2 years ago in Personal More Like This
J.R.R. Tolkien popularized elves as these otherworldly, divinely beautiful creatures which sorta established the standard for the race in all modern fantasy that came after. They're nearly immortal, distant, and to me, plain boring. Then around comes Morrowind, the game that really made me fall in love with TES, its world and its lore!! The elves of TES have a long history, and each subrace has their own cultural identity. The elves no longer just sit in their Crystal ivory towers (well I guess some of them do) and sing to their trees or whatever - they're flawed, complicated PEOPLE, and extremely proud of who they are. The haughty Altmer, the hostile Dunmer from the Ashlands, the cannibalistic Bosmer, the late Dwemer and their scientific achievements…. when was the last time any elves modeled after Tolkien's work had this much cultural diversity??
I love the fact that Bethesda actually created some of the most inter
The Definition of Pixel ArtLyricanna and I would like to hear your opinions about the definition of Pixel Art. Therefore, it would help us out if you took the time to answer these three questions, so we can gather some feedback on the topic;The Definition of Pixel Art3 years ago in Personal More Like This
DA's category system gives a very simple definition of Pixel Art that I am not sure covers it entirely or is helpful to beginners. The current definition reads: "Pixel art drawing, using only the pencil tool, hand laying individual pixels one at a time, under high magnification." So, how do you define pixel art?
The other thing is that I find colour count becomes an issue, especially when older pixel artists meet newer less established ones. So how many colours do you think is too many? Should colour count be given as high a priority as it is? - Lyricanna
Basically, we want to know what sorts of techniques, methods, restrictions or lack thereof are involved in your definition of pixel art, and how varied the definitions may be between different deviants. Ple
The epic journey (25)The epic journey (25)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Onwards to victory!
A group of mysterious riders appear in the far distance of the internet. Gracefully galloping across the grassy knolls of deviantArt, racing against time itself
SenshiStock License AgreementAKA THE RULES! ^o^SenshiStock License Agreement4 years ago in Personal More Like This
These rules were last updated Feb 28, 2015 - added Korean/한국어! Thanks PlatinaSi and inverseskies!
For Español, Português, Deutsch, Swedish, Italiano, Français, русский, Українська, عربي,Dansk, Norsk, & Polski go here.
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Creative Near-Sightedness. Do you have it?Thanks to a brief comment recently made by a friend, it spurred me into coining the phrase 'Creative Near-Sightedness' to describe something I've battled with and continue to battle with, throughout my journey. I hope that this might make some sense to others out there and shed some similar light on your situation like it has mine.Creative Near-Sightedness. Do you have it?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have achieved some of the big goals I've set myself in life, but have always had trouble with achieving some of the more creative goals, due to the fact that, they are often rather ambiguous to begin with, for example:
How do you quantify / visualize a goal like 'I want to be a good artist' when being good is completely relative?
So firstly I want to break it down into a couple of things that might seem simple commonsense, but in my case something I need to constantly remind myself of:
The first thing is: Keep the major goal clear and simple!
Something you can understand and describe to someone simply when they ask you 'but what actually is it?'
19++My birthday happened, but it's still here. Therefore, thank you for all your amazing wishes. I felt quite surprised to read so many! I knew why I could never quit dA. Stay young!19++2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well, I thought 18 would be a messed up age. But I guess I was so, so wrong. It seems that the more I grow, the more I get younger. And that is a heck of a good feeling.
Cheers to new dreams, new hopes and new adventures! Thank you for all your comforting words throughout the year. See you at 19!