PE - Dolling 101 (Or Dolling For Beginners)PE - Dolling 101 (Or Dolling For Beginners)3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hello, welcome to Dolling 101! We'll be going over all the basics that every beginner doller should know. There's a lot, so let's get to it!
Lesson 1: Terminology/Vocabulary
What is a Doll?
It might help to begin this article by telling you what you're reading about! A doll, or as we call them on DeviantArt, Digital Dolls, are small graphics, usually pixel-art, of people and characters. People create these by taking a base body another person has made, and creating art on it - designing clothes and hair, and turning the blank template into whatever kind of character they can imagine.
I will go over dolls more in detail, but that's the very basic description. Please, read on!
What is a Base?
Bases! You're probably familiar with this term. That's right, those pixel line-arts of bald/naked people that
Welcome to Photomanipulation Week!Welcome, all, to Photomanipulation Week here at Project Educate!Welcome to Photomanipulation Week!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This week, the photomanipulation community will be introducing you to some of our styles, techniques, and concepts. We will show you our diversity and our style. We will demonstrate our skills and our creativity. You will be hearing from the community in their own voices what it means to be a photomanipulator here on dA.
Let's get started!
What is photomanipulation?
The official definition of "photomanipulation" (PM), according to deviantART, is: an image that is composed of two or more photographic elements to create something new. This definition has been very nicely analyzed and distinguished from other genres here, here, and here, but let's talk briefly about the three main components o
FAERY CONTEST---closed---well there are 15 people who will try to join so I won't cancel this contest yet but I still hope other people will join later tooFAERY CONTEST---closed---7 months ago in Personal More Like This
this time no pretty journal skin... >< XD
so I think I will try to open this contest...but if there won't be min. 15 people who says they want to enter in a week then I will cancel it...I hope I don't have to do it ><
sooo...as you might have read from an older journal I am trying to finally change the story of my OCs...they are becoming real faeries and will have their own little faery world on Earth but this world has 4 kingdoms which are ruled by five different royalties... here are a few info about them:
Samnias - summer faery, King of the Summer Kingdom
Gianna - winter faery, Queen of the Winter Kingdom
Dumnas - dark faery, King of the Dark Kingdom
Glistea - air faery, Queen of the Heaven Kingdom
Samnias--- really warm person who just loves to enjoy life (almost like a flower chil from the 7
Contest Fleurix (last day) As promised, here is the concour on Fleurix. Many of you who voted yes, thank you so much to everyoneContest Fleurix (last day)7 months ago in Personal More Like This
You must draw your Oc
Warning !! I will be very demanding on the details provided on your design, because there are several things to respected!!
Fleurix consists of a long dress !!
You need to choose the flowers that best suits your Oc (and it is also possible that you soyer more person choisirs the same flower, but it does not matter)
You must integrate the flower itself in your outfit, so creative and imaginative soyer
Orb Mini Pixel by Gasara The hairstyle must be unique!
Orb Mini Pixel by Gasara add lots of flower on your outfit
SWEET-ness Heart Divider #4 by GasaraSWEET-ness Heart Divider #4 by GasaraSWEET-ness Heart Divider #4 by Gasara
Orb Mini Pixel by Gasara Everyone can enter.
SMT Persona 3/4 Contest - winners!Winners have been announced. Click here!SMT Persona 3/4 Contest - winners!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
In giddiness of Persona 3 getting a movie and Persona 4's fighting game coming out, I am holding a contest!
Draw any character or compilation of characters from any iteration of these two games (including P3 Portable, P4 Arena, etc)
Anyone can enter even if they've never heard of P3/P4. Just pick a character from their Wiki and draw them!
EDIT: You can draw the Personas and/or anything in the Compendium
PERSONA 3 CHARACTERS
PERSONA 4 CHARACTERS
PERSONA 3 PERSONAS
PERSONA 4 PERSONAS
200 points giveawayThe winners are PixlPhantasy and Geminine-nyan !200 points giveaway1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I haven't done these in a long while. xD
But it's really simple to join these...
Just favorite this journal!
You can unfavorite this journal after I announce the winners I don't care.
Two people will win a pair of 100 points.
I will announce the winners on Friday. c:
For this next part it's completely optional but..
Show me something cute!
It can be something that you've made or something made by somebody else. (Like my narwhal xD)
Btw, you should totes join this contest here: http://fav.me/d7g0y5n
You could win 300 points. :'D
FAQsHey did you know it's really rude to go up to someone and sayFAQs3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Hey I love what you're doing! I don't want to pay for it though. Tell me how to do it so I can try myself."
If I had a shop you wouldn't come into it and ask for all my secrets, would you? The same applies here. Don't get butthurt when I give you a grumpy rebuke - this is my living!
1. How do you attach the fimo to the fur?
I glue it on with hot glue or bostik multi-purpose. Some artists like to make holes in the sculpt and sew it on.
2. How do you dye fake fur?
You CAN'T! It's impoooosiblleeeee. I tried masses of "confirmed" techniques, involving messy and sometimes stinky dyes, and none of them really worked. The best way I have found is to use dylon fabric paints and just brush them with a nail brush. Here's a video tutorial that is along the same lines, although I wouldn't use acrylic paint personally: http://youtu.be/RPA8Y6GcD6E My favourite method is to buy fabric in the right colour
Point Collab Commissions - CLOSEDPoint Collab Commissions - CLOSED9 months ago in Personal More Like This
I need time to catch up with previous commissions!
PLEASE READ THIS ALL THE WAY THROUGH! We want your commission to be as kick ass as possible for you, so please read everything! If you ask for one before reading this, we will refuse your commission. :iconsawbplz:we don't want that
Me and :iconnatsukiis: are opening up collab commissions!~ We will split the points when we are working on a commission together.
*Sketching and lining will be done by :iconLemonPoppySeedMuffin: and coloring will be done by :iconNatsukiis:
~ Chibi: Cell Shaded (150 pts.) Blend Shaded (200 pts.)
~ Head Shot: Cell Shaded (250 pts.) Blend Shaded (300 pts.)
~ Flat Shaded Chibi (100 pts.)
~ Blend Shaded Chibi (300 pts.)
~ Headshot, chibi, or animal sketch (50pts.)
How to make BJDs?Recently I'm asked often to teach people how to make BJDs. So I decided to put all the info in one place so I could give only one link.How to make BJDs?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
BJD (Ball-jointed doll) is a complex creation that consists of many parts and is strung with elastic. The joints are based on the balls (spheres) mostly or on their modifications. Good BJD in my opinion is not only properly stylized but also has a well thought-out jointing system that allows to hold a wide range of poses. Every type of joint serves a certain purpose.
BJD construction requires a lot of research: trial and error or usage of free knowledge from the open sources. So here the links list goes:
* Aimi-doll, a very good tutorial in Japanese: making a BJD from the scratch. http://www.aimi-doll.com/howto/
Many artists started from there, me included. I use this method of sculpting the head while making realistic BJD heads that have a real or 3D prototype.
You may use Google translate to understand the text but the pictures are pretty self-explan
Daily Deviations: How to SuggestI constantly find that many deviants, new and otherwise, simply do not know how to suggest a Daily Deviation.Daily Deviations: How to Suggest7 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Just to make sure we are all on the same page here:
Info to Know
The only rule applied to Daily Deviations is that a deviant may not receive more than one Daily Deviation within a period of three months.
All deviants, regardless of popularity, are eligible to receive Daily Deviations.
Popular deviants are still deviants and will not be disqualified on the mere charge of being popular from receiving a Daily Deviation.
Any deviation may possibly receive a Daily Deviation.
This is regardless of the amount of views or favorites it has garnered.
You are ALLOWED to suggest YOURSELF. Just don't abuse this.
The following are not rules on how to suggest Daily Deviations but rather guidelines that help staff capable to select Daily Deviations better and more quickly process suggestions.
ItalyxReaderxRomano:dinner & movie & SPAINIt has been warm out these past few days, even though it's still winter! The idea of warmth and happiness breaking through cold harsh times is a wonderful thought- You hadn't always thought of it that way- Not until you met that cute little boy.... He is still was the same age as you, or at least looked that way, but he had this noticeable.... "cuteness" to him- And that sweet little curl in his hair! Ever since you met him in the park that one day, you couldn't NOT put a happy spin on things! The thought that you now had all winter break to hang out with your new friend made it even better!ItalyxReaderxRomano:dinner & movie & SPAIN3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
"Hi, Ita-chan!" You cooed as he gave you a tight, warm bear hug when he opened the door.
"______, you came just in time! Romano and I were just about to set up the table for lunch! Ve~~" You giggled, and who wouldn't at his cheerful "ve~~" at the end of each statement! He is too cute!
"I'll put out the silverware!" You called. Before you met the Italy brothers, you would have never offer
Progress!Lo and behold, an update!Progress!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you don't already follow me on my personal account, we are slowly moving forward again. I'm working with one of my amazing storyboard artists to put together a teaser to get everyone excited again and hopefully start recruiting again. Until the teaser comes out as PROOF that we are still working on this, I won't be accepting any offers. People have been falling through the cracks since we got into the Backgrounds stage so I'm hoping this teaser will renew everyone's faith in this project and work a little harder to finally get it completed after so long.
Need I remind you, I DO still have Dante Basco's (aka ZUKO) voice recordings for this. I REALLY don't want to let him down.
In the meantime, keep up hope and I'll update when we get somewhere!
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The Juiciest of Tumblrs- Tour guide and DoctorASK YOUR TUMBLR-QUESTIONZ TO :ICONSNIPPYFANCLUB: OR :ICONENGIEFANCLUB: HERE:The Juiciest of Tumblrs- Tour guide and Doctor2 years ago in Personal More Like This
WIN UP TO 500 POINTSUP TO 500 POINTS TO BE WON.WIN UP TO 500 POINTS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A contest from meeeeee~
8 prizes to be won!
Things to do before you read on
Take a peek at my gallery
If you like my art and ONLY if you do, give me a devwatch, this is not complusory but will make me very happy XD
Everyone who devwatches will get a llama or maybe a watch back :3
Really this is for me to get to know more people on DA xD
SPREAD THE WORD OF THIS CONTEST!
NOW FOR THE CONTEST
What you have to do is :
DRAW ONE OF MY PAIRINGS
Kara/Aedan : http://cartoonartist.deviantart.com/journal/Kara-Aedan-284837918
Samantha/Lucas : http://cartoonartist.deviantart.com/journal/Samantha-Lucas-284838796
Zoey/Joker : http://cartoonartist.deviantart.com/journal/Zoey-Joker-284836580
You can have more than one entry, maximum 3
You can have some sexy tiems, but please, make it tas
Laughing Jack UsageIm not sure if Ive ever publicly stated this or not but, everybody can use LJ, nobody has to ask me permission to use Laughing Jack for anything. Im 100% ok with people using him or my other characters for whatever inspires them. (no the lemons and NSFW stuff does not bother me every fandom has it, its perfectly normal and in no way "ruins" the character. If you want to keep LJ's horror appeal then just dont look at that stuff lol its pretty simple ^^)Laughing Jack Usage5 months ago in Personal More Like This
I try to look at as much LJ art as I can. Honestly its so flattering that so many people have been so inspired by my character to make all the fan art, fan fics, ships, comics, original voices, videos, cosplays, crafts, games, etc.
It means so much to me that my characters and my art can touch so many people in such a positive way!
So anyways, thanks for all the fan art everybody! I hope to see much more to come ^^ <3
EDIT: One more thing I want to touch on is Ive been hearing rumors about people getting bashed for shippin
Premium Membership Giveaway! (ENDED) EDIT: The winners are-Premium Membership Giveaway! (ENDED)3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconlydia15: 6-Month Premium Membership or the Point Equivalent
:iconquezecotyl: 3-Month Premium Membership or the Point Equivalent
:iconadrahkinam: 1-Month Premium Membership or the Point Equivalent
:iconfirestormdangerdash: 1-Month Premium Membership or the Point Equivalent
To the winners- I will be sending you a note asking if you want your prize in points or not. Please reply back asap!
To those that did not win- please don't be sad. I'll do another contest when I have the funds! Take care!
EDIT: THE CONTEST HAS ENDED! Winners will be picked later on tonight. Stay tuned!
EDIT: OMG WOW!!! I really didn't expect SO many people to join this contest! I'm blown away! Since so many people have joined I've decided to add a fourth place prize. Check below to see. If more people keep joining I might have to add another prize.
It's been a while since I've done this so
I figured why not do it again?
I'm having a Premium Membership
Frequently Asked QuestionsHey guys!Frequently Asked Questions3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thought I'd make a FAQ since I've received the same questions over and over again. If there's anything else you'd like to know, comment here and I'll add it.
What materials do you use?
I use polymer clay and TLS (translucent liquid sculpey). I don't have a preferred brand, but I mostly end up using Sculpey III and Premo.
How do you color your clay?
I use soft chalk pastels to shade my clay. Any large, solid colors in the clay are just different colors of clay.
What paints do you use?
When I use paints (mostly for the faces on some of the charms), I use regular acrylic paint applied AFTER the item is baked. I then seal it with glaze to keep the paint from fading off.
I want to start working with clay! What materials do I need?
I have a basics guide here for those who are curious as to what you need.
How do you make your charms/miniatures shiny?
Movie Review: Harry Potter and Chamber of SecretsMovie Review: Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by breathing2004
The light-hearted spirit of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (2001) continues in the first sequel, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (2002). Cautiously veering into the darkness with only the illumination of the car’s headlights, Harry and his friends discover that H
This is brilliantYou can use this to make your own journal skin!This is brilliant3 months ago in Personal More Like This
New Species Raffle!(CLOSED)hey babes! i made a new species and to promote it i wanted to make a raffle for the first one i made! Here she is:New Species Raffle!(CLOSED)4 months ago in Personal More Like This
features: unicorn horn | Coke-a-Cola (soda) type liquid | dolphin shape tail | shaped eyes
Here is also the guide for the species!
Jo x Brick Truth or Dare"You sure I'll look.. good?" Jo asked for the 7th time with still a bit of doubt in her voice.Jo x Brick Truth or Dare3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Of course!" Anne Maria reassured her, pulling just a lock of Jo's golden hair and pulling it though a straightener.
Jo was nervous, yet exited at the same time. She had simply tried to walk to her cabin when she was met by the Cadet she had secretly had her eyes on for a while now. He had slowly asked her to have a dinner with him up in his room at Playa' De Losers. She was ecstatic to say the least inside, but was able to calmly say OK.
And now, the Jersey Shore reject, was getting her ready. (Not that Anne really wanted to do it, just a lack of things to do.)
Jo fidgeted in her seat. "How long is this gonna take!"
"Take a chill pill, I'm almost done!"
Jo rolled her eyes as she crossed her arms.
"There." Anne Maria said with confidence, as she turned Jo around to the mirror.
Jo was speechless. Her hair was straight, bangs to the side, with a light bump in the back.
"Like it? Oh w
HoneymoonLately, I'm busy work on my MUET @ Malaysian University Education Test's blogspot; that's why I late updating journal. There is nothing interesting Blog actually.Honeymoon3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So now, I steal some of my study and MUET time for updates my Drama CDs journal. Oh yeah, lately when I log in here. There will be left some notifications in my Feedback Massage. Everytime I check them, most of them are comment(s) on my Drama CDs Journal, and the MOST famous is MY FIRST DRAMA CDs JOURNAL; Shukan Soine. Honestly, reading their positive comment make me felt so proud and glad that what had I share is useful, especially for the newbie for Drama CDs World! Well, minna, hope you'll facing your days with happiness!!! Actually, I'm also started to become Drama cds' Addicted AFTER listen Shukan Soine series
Talk about Shukan Soine, had you listen the newest one?? Masaya's volume? I had download it, but still don't have a time for listen it, takku! I you want to download it, just go to my Shukan Soine's Journal