I tricked tumblrHello everyone, I realize it's been ages since my last journal entry, so I just wanted to update so people know I'm still active.I tricked tumblr2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Maybe some of you saw this, but I made this fake imdb page for a Marauders BBC show and posted it on tumblr. It was just supposed to be a joke/fantasy, but apparently a lot of people bought it
(You'll notice there are lots of things that give it away, however)
But maybe one day, if we badger enough producers, it will be a reality
Find Your Homestuck Troll Blood Color!Yeah so here is how it works! You need to figure out your sun sign, and your moon sign. There is a calculator similar to this one out there, but it doesn't take in account jade bloods or mutants. This also doesn't require rounding. Hussie has already stated that the only troll blood colors that exist are the ones we have seen in the comic + lime. I also had to take in account that the jade blood color is rare, but the odds of getting jade with the distribution unadjusted are extremely high, so I figured out a way to make it work so it makes sense. I also took in account that fuchsia blood is extremely rare, and so is being mutant. The distribution that I am working with is a pyramid. I'll explain the breakdown at the end.Find Your Homestuck Troll Blood Color!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you don't know your sun sign, click here: http://www.astrology-online.com/persn.htm
If you don't know your moon sign, click here: http://www.lunarium.co.uk/moonsign/calculator.jsp
Next you need to add up the values of
Retro Future: deviantWEAR Design Challenge!Retro Future: deviantWEAR Design Challenge!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The future is now! And with deviantWEAR’s newest Design Challenge, the past is now, too! Don't let the present slip away from you. Zoom over to deviantWEAR to enter your creation into Retro Future: The Future That Never Was.
Participation is easy!
You come up with potential designs for our deviantWEAR t-shirts.
Deviants vote on their favorite designs.
Judges choose based on the highest-voted submissions.
Artists of the winning submissions get cash and their designs printed on t-shirts for all to see!
This time around, step back into the Retro Future and design a t-shirt that captures the essence of idealistic imagery of the future as imagined in the pre-1970s era. Skyscrapers that round to a bulb at their top, ringed with futuristic bands for extra sup
Help support our application to manage .ARTView in SpanishHelp support our application to manage .ART3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
DeviantART announced a month ago that through a new organization, Dadotart we applied to manage a new Top Level Domain (TLD) called “.ART.” We are committed to having the .ART TLD — the Internet addresses that could end in .ART — organized and distributed with the full participation of the global art community.
We need your help!
We need your help to show public support for the Dadotart application. The application process to manage a TLD is long, arduous, and intricate. Help us gather as a true art-centric community. And please spread the word to everyone who loves the arts or is part of the arts because we aim to have .ART be home to everyo
The Princess Bride Freanne Cast UpdateButtercup: Jeanne D'ArcThe Princess Bride Freanne Cast Update3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Westley/The Dread Pirate Roberts: Francis Bonnefoy
Vizzini: Lovino Vargas
Inigo Montoya: Antonio Fernandez Carriedo
Fezzik: Gilbert Beilschmidt
Prince Humperdinck: Arthur Kirkland
Miracle Max: Roderich Eidlestein
The King: Romulus Vargas
The Queen: Hera Karpusi
Count Rugen: Sadiq Adnan
Valerie: Elizaveta Hedavary
The Albino: Sergei Arlosvkaya (MaleBelarus)
Yellin: Ludwig Beilschmidt
The Assistant Brute: Ivan Bragniski
The Grandfather: (you'll see~)
The Granddaughter: (switching it)
The Ancient Booer: Natalya Arlosvkaya
:iconAskSicily2010: - Jeanne's handmaiden.
Sherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving IconSherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving Icon3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Ever Evolving Icon
What is it about a fictional character first introduced to the public in Great Britain in 1887 that has kept him being reincarnated, with generationally-correct upgrades, over and over again in film and on television? Who is this literary hero whose portrayal over the past century by such past masters as Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett to today’s vanguard talents Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch has inspired such a continuing outpouring of fan appreciation?
Jeremy Brett as Holmes 03 by Windfreak →
Every generation will forever have th
Coloring WalkthroughJust wanted to highlight some different coloring techniques I found throughout DA. Most of these tutorials are for Photoshop. A few highlight other programs.Coloring Walkthrough3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have collected these great tutorials over the years from DA and want to make it easier for everybody to find just the right kind of coloring tutorial without having to search through all of DA. This is mostly focused on anime/manga and cartoon coloring styles. All tutorials are copyright their respective owners.
PS important / how to optimize PS for digital painting:
Styles of coloring:
Colouring tutorial by Red-Priest-Usada CG - meago's way by meago TUTORIAL: Digital Paint in PS by Etoli Coloring_the_TOTMO_WAY3 by totmoartsstudio2 Colouring Tutorial ._. by DewNoir Tutorial for soft cell shading by getty +:Color Tutorial:+ by MrEdison Just a big Photoshop Tutorial by B1nd1 A Digital Coloring Tutorial: 1 by joulee Tutorial - CG Ver.2 by shilin Stylized Portrait Painting by thundercake Cancer step by step by meago Process of Doom by shilin Coloring Tutorial and Sai Tips by DyMaraway Walkthroug: Gate to Heaven by Dea-89 :thumb165
Important news regarding the DGM MangaUpdate-03/11/2014Important news regarding the DGM Manga2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thanks to DGray-Man101 and mangahelpers, we've been noticed that Hoshino might have an Instagram account.
We don't have a way to verify that but the pictures posting on it being mirrors of her style and the occasional picture of a cat looking a lot like Koro, Hoshino's beloved cat.
Judging by the material posted on it, Hoshino seems to be working on a new chapter. And although there is no actual release information, it seems like we could all silently celebrate just a little. We don't want to jinx it. ~
It also seems to include some new character design on Allen's part. But yeah, worth taking a look, I suppose.
And everyone who ever dreamed of seeing Lavi shirtless gets a treat on the Halloween picture.
But let me repeat: It is NOT verified that this is the actual Hoshino's instagram.
RoF Feature: Of Angels and DemonsRoF Feature: Of Angels and Demons2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Of Angels and Demons
presented by the Realm of Fantasy
ravine- freya asheriby nebezial
(Michael) advby crow-god
(Omninous) Lady Paradoxia - LotCby Damascus5
Ourano - advance versionby TeiIku
Angel (light)by jameswolf
Join a SOPA and PIPA debate What are SOPA and PIPA?Join a SOPA and PIPA debate3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The United States Congress is proposing two laws that address the problem of wide-scale unlicensed distribution on the Internet of motion pictures, songs, trademarked goods, and patented pharmaceuticals.
One of the proposals is called SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and would direct search engines in the United States to block Internet sites outside the United States that are primarily engaged in distributing unlicensed content.Another proposal called PIPA (Protect IP Act) would block websites located in the United States as well.The Obama administration is putting a stop to these proposals. It wants the Internet companies and the content companies to get together and come up with more functional and less destructive solutions.
CR: Photojournalism LIFE Contest WINNERSThe votes have been calculated. Announcing the winners for the Photojournalism LIFE Contest 2009! Click on the News title to find out the winners!CR: Photojournalism LIFE Contest WINNERS6 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Tony/Jarvis quote a day keeps boredom away! #02Part #2 is here! Now that Tony's back from Afghanistan, it's time to start working on the Mark II armour!Tony/Jarvis quote a day keeps boredom away! #025 years ago in Personal More Like This
The quotes below are posted under the "fair use" rule of the copyright law. The sum of all the quotes does not exceed the limit of 10% of the book. The quotes are posted for the purpose of commenting on the particular aspects of the book and encouraging discussion and the creation of fan works.
"Still having trouble walking, sir?" Jarvis said.
"These aren't for walking."
Ready to record the big moment, Jarvis?"
"All sensors ready, sir."
"We'll start off easy. Ten percent."
Tony activated the boots using the joysticks.
Unfortunately Tony had badly miscalculated. All he knew was that one moment he was on the ground and the next he was hitting the ceiling.(...) He wound up crash landing in a corner, knocking over a table and sending diagrams, schematics and spare parts tumbling all over the wor
Tony/Jarvis fics rec list!Yes, in fact there are some Tony/Jarvis fics. Sadly, not nearly enough.Tony/Jarvis fics rec list!5 years ago in Personal More Like This
I included some threesome and gen fics in this list.
Cool Blue Reason
Summary: "Alright, you've got me. Now what're you going to do?"
Comments: I've never thought I could enjoy a tentacle fic, but I LOVE IT TO PIECES. Hot. As. Hell. Wonderful characterizations, too.
The Value of Secrets
Summary: Tony Stark had secrets.
Comments: HOT. Also, very well written.
The Body Electric
Summary: Jarvis hadn't been designed to pass for a person.
Comments: Lovely, lovely fic. Wonderful use of language and descriptions, and UST thicker than gold titanium alloy. Wow.
Lightning Returns Deviant Art Sponsored contest!Square Enix just announced on their facebook that they will be teaming up with Deviantart for a Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII art contest!Lightning Returns Deviant Art Sponsored contest!1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
On the Deviant art Facebook they stated:
"Be on the lookout - you won't want to miss this contest! In celebration of LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII, we're partnering with Square Enix to give deviants a once-in-a-lifetime chance to design a complete customization of Lightning! Submissions begin on launch day, 2/11/14, and we can't wait to reveal who will be a judge."
Now it's unclear if by "complete customization" they mean an outfit for LR or just for the art contest. Of course Eyes on FF will make sure to keep our own deviantArt members excited for this event.
We'll keep you updated but for now, EoFF artists, be on your toes! Your love for both FF and art may get some much needed rewards.
Will you be joining in on this art contest?
Considering the nature of this sponsored contest, your artwork will now be placed in t
GIVEAWAY WINNERS!WINNERS!GIVEAWAY WINNERS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
154: surge64 ----> PROOF: http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/9545/154esp.jpg
45: GamerGirl14 ----> PROOF: http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/293/45693172.jpg
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PROOF OF NUMBERS ----> http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/8210/numbersw.jpg
Thank you all for joining! Happy Holidays~!
Hey guys! It's the season for giving, so I'm a doing a premium membership giveaway!
YOU CAN WIN A 3 MONTH PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP!
However... I am not just giving away one, not two, but THREE premium memberships!
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Please this journal to enter!
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Advertise this giveaway in your journal! = +2 entries
I will be using a random number generator to pick 3 numbers.
I will post screenshots of the numbers.
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Lightning Returns: FF XIII ContestLightning Returns: FF XIII Contest1 year ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII allows players to customize its heroine, Lightning, in ways the series never has before. To celebrate, deviantART and Square Enix invite you to design your own customization of Lightning in the first ever contest of its kind! Su
Cosplay: From Fandom to IdentityWatch depthRADIUSCosplay: From Fandom to Identity3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Cosplay: From Fandom To Indentity
Written By techgnotic
Goddess with Black Wing
Welcome to a whole new level.
Cosplay is taking over the world and our only surprise is what took it so long. There is so much to explore in this current Cosplay crusade. Let’s take a look beyond the headlines and thriving Con event circuit and get to the heart of what makes Cosplay so special to so many around the Earth Sphere. This is your chance to share with us the important elements, storylines, issues, and community members you would like to see highlighted.
To get this party started we’re running a series of profiles and tutorials t
Do's and don'ts for flawless interactionNot much to say about this.Do's and don'ts for flawless interaction10 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Just some basic tips and tricks for flawless interaction on DeviantArt
Watch people when you honestly find them interesting.
Watch your friends, even if they don't have amazing art. It helps you stay updated with their progress.
Watch groups. They'll offer you a fine selection of art you're interested in, and will help you discover new (interesting) artists.
Check the faves of people you watch. As you like their work, you might have similar tastes in art. Checking their faves might help you find cool art.
Recommend art from people that you watch for a Daily Deviation (if good art, of course).
Uncheck all boxes when watching. There's nothing more disappointing than an empty watch.
[Revised] How to Protect Yourself Against FraudUPDATE - OCTOBER 2, 2014:[Revised] How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud10 months ago in Personal More Like This
Paypal has changed their layout, you can still send invoices but you can no longer select digital goods.
I haven't had time to really look into it and come up with a solution.
but you pretty much HAVE to send out something physical now if you want to be fully protected. There's still main points in this journal that describe how to go about that.
This Journal is currently Under Revision.
Points have been brought to my attention that have caused me to need to revise this journal.
I am still digging around on my free time to see if I can find a way around this. I will update daily.
Please note that this is specifically for Artists who use Paypal to sell digital goods.
OK, so there has been many artists being scammed lately through Paypal with large chargebacks. If you have been hit by a chargeback recently please feel free to note me and I will try my best to help
Collection: In The Shadow of DragonCollection: In The Shadow of Dragon6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
In The Shadow of Dragons
"Is the time of daring deeds forgotten, and spent the fire of men? The bravery sheathed, the proud hearts withered? In the scorched trails of our foes’ fury, even wizards’ spells knelt and warriors’ will bent; yet Dawn’s struggle beneath the burning clouds, within the shadow of dragons, has won her the eastern sky. Shall battle drums thunder once more, and mithril–clad soldiers brave again the terrors of the skies?"
— HtBlack of theWrittenRevolution
Teach Me, Senpai! Vol. 6 Journal SkinsHello! Welcome to the sixth edition of 'Teach Me, Senpai!' here at fella. If you're unfamiliar with what this is, it's essentially a monthly feature of tutorials, made by deviants, explaining individual tasks, which then come together into one whole project. This month, we'll be making a journal skin!Teach Me, Senpai! Vol. 6 Journal Skins1 week ago in Art Features More Like This
Let's code! Background Properties by Celvas
Skeleton Journal With Comments by kuschelirmel-stockMini Thumb Gallery Code Snippet by SimplySilentCode Basics: Hover Menu by ginkgografixCode Basics: Sidebar- Floating by ginkgografixCircular Lit and Visual Thumb Snippet by im-not-sanaColumns Snippet: Equal Height and Width by im-not-sanaBasic CSS Journal Template by quinnypin
This is why you (and your art) get ignored.People often get the sense of being ignored in the art-scene, especially here online. We all try so hard to get our foot in the door, it's like trying to stuff yourself in an overfull bus like a sardine in a can.This is why you (and your art) get ignored.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Sometimes you just want to socialize with other artists you admire and you seem to be talking into a brick wall or perhaps you've send your portfolio to a company over a dozen times and still don't even seem to get the smallest response or feedback. I will try and tell you WHY you get ignored and HOW you can get noticed instead.
I will go through the following cases of being ignored:
Do know, that even though being ignored feels very personal it's hardly ever personal at all!
Your comment(s) gets ignored.
It happens ever so often. You notice an artwork or a discussion and you weigh in with your opinion or admiration, perhaps even some feedback? T
Otto and Victoria, Octovictorian EtiquetteWatch depthRADIUSOtto and Victoria, Octovictorian Etiquette2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
There is no cosmic law that states artists must suffer many long years and demeaning day-jobs before a window of opportunity cracks open just enough to hop on through.
Fellow deviant Brian Kesinger is a case in point.
His first “day-job” in 1996—he was hired straight out of his senior year of high school—was drawing Tarzan for Disney.
Brian stayed at Disney and he considers every day there a part of his ongoing education as an artist. He most recent
It's Free Premium Membership Day!Welcome, one and all, to Free Premium Membership Day! Today, we're giving every deviantART member an all-access Premium Membership pass!It's Free Premium Membership Day!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Here's the deal!
Your username's symbol might look the same, but your account has been granted all the privileges of a Premium Member! Think of the day as an open house -- stop by, grab a cookie, and check out the features and goodies your Premium Membership has to offer.
For today only -- from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Los Angeles, CA, time on January 19th -- all deviants can enjoy:
Browse through the Installable Journal Skins category to pick your favorite JournalSKINS. (Any journal published today that includes a JournalSKIN will keep its fancy design long after Premium Membership Day is over -- until it is edited.)