Photomanipulation News and FeatureHi, everyone!
It's been a while since I've given you all an update about what is going on with the photomanipulation community. Here's the scoop!
Upcoming photomanipulation-related events
We have lots of exciting events coming up over the next few weeks/months. If you have anything you'd like to see please note me, and I'll do my best to make it happen!
Project Educate: Photomanipulation will be June 4th-10th. We are involving as many community members as possible, and we're all really excited about the events we have planned for you all! If you are interested in being a part of our amazing team, please note me. We would love to have you. More details soon!! Make sure you are watching projecteducate.
Critique Night: The next Photomanipulation Critique Night will be Wednesday, June 13th at 3 PM EDT (New York time), which is 12 noon Pacific time. If you wan
Pussy galore + more!Hoi hoi hoi.....Pussy galore + more!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Some pussies.... :icondrevilplz: What did you expect?
:thumb281317008:Broken Soul by AndyGarcia666
:thumb281127176:El otro pendiente by vampirekingdomBlack Heart Romance by silentfuneral
Seduction by babsartcreationsDead Gardens by LadyxBoleynblack cats by Bergkristalle
odds and endsies....
Secret Life by beyzayildirim77RocknRoll by FlobelebelebobeleAbiogenesis by MarcelaBolivar
Listening to the universe by Alshain4Absolute Truth by illuphotomaxHuntress by Surehuinel
Death by crilleb50RAGE... by chryssalisParvati birth of new star by sasha-fantom
Give them your support peeps.
Photomanip: Interview with CarinaGrimmHello, everyone!Photomanip: Interview with CarinaGrimm3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
It's my great pleasure to bring you an interview of a fantastic young photomanipulation artist, Aelathen (formerly VikkiGothAngel), conducted by one of the photomanipulation community's legends, LuneBleu. Please enjoy.
- Jade (Aeirmid)
Please introduce yourself.
Hello!!! My name is Carina Grimm; before I used to have the nickname of VikkiGothAngel here on deviantArt. I am 18 years old and living in Portugal.
When and why did you join the deviantArt community?
I joined deviantArt 3 years ago because I wanted to share my art with this community as well as meeting artists with the same interests as mine.
Do you have some sort of Art Education?
No, I am completely self taught; I've never had any art courses, and I am quite glad because of that.
What were your first thoughts when you first contacted with Photomanipulatio
Photography Weekly: Edition SeventeenPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Seventeen4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
“ Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst."
– Henri Cartier-Bresson
Lots of people quote the above at me when I start to moan that I've taken a billion photographs on a specific day and none of them turned out to be worth anything. The truth is you might take a thousand or you might take 4 photographs before you unearth something that's recognized, liked and respected. It doesn't matter either way because you're creating first and foremost for yourself. When you start to take money for your hobby is when you need to look at technique, skills and actual finished product to ensure that you are meeting the sort of quality criteria needed. So whilst the quote is a famous thought - provoking one - it isn't necessarily true!
With the Seventeenth edition of Photography weekly upon us I'd like to just emphasize that the support given is wonderful, the feedback is fantastic and the general stats o
Photography Weekly: Edition SixteenPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Sixteen4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
“Photoshop is just like makeup. When it’s done well it looks great, and when it’s overdone you look like a crazy asshole.”
Photoshop. You either love it, hate it or don't know because you can't afford it. As well as there being some fantastic tutorials out there to help you learn how to get the most from your work - I recently discovered Photoshop Actions. There are plenty here on deviantART to help you enhance your work in the most intriguing of ways. I had an experiment this week and found that the results were just amazing. Browse PS Actions yourself here on deviantART and see what you can find. The actions are fairly straightforward to use. You just download it and then install it into your actions pane on Photoshop. Most of them have a mini tutorial attached t
Photography Weekly: Edition Thirty TwoPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Thirty Two3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
" What's the most obscure subject you have been asked to photograph?"
If there is one vital thing that I have learned in my years as an amateur photographer - it's that to diversify and spread yourself amongst as many outlets, ideas and topics as possible is the best way to move forward and become successful. Photography doesn't begin or end with a Wedding. Nor does it start with a fashion shoot that pays you hundreds of pounds. There are so many niches and gaps in between that people overlook as lesser known and inadequate - but that can be one of the strongest rungs on the ladder to success. (See what I did there?) It's coming to the end of a week where I've stretched myself
photographically, more so than usual, and I'm more than happy to share what I have learned in order to help out those who want to step up with their work. Last week I was recruited by an image company as a
photographer documenting ins
Photography Weekly: Edition Thirty ThreePhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Thirty Three3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
"Why are YOU reading this?"
-This- little bit of space right up here at the top of the weekly Photography Article is usually filled with a newsworthy topic, or a question. And it nearly always gets ignored!! So many of you look at this article, favourite it and comment on it - but what are you looking at it for? Are you gazing at the images? The news? The links? You're certainly not looking at the paragraph right up here that can sometimes be the juiciest bit of the whole article!! As a reader, you're important. Without your input and without positive stats, this article would dwindle - so it's here for you. Tell me what you want to see...
Bi-weekly instead of weekly
Many of you will know of Gimp - and many likely use the editing program which has been considered a freee condensed version of Photoshop. Well G
Photography Weekly: Edition Thirty OnePhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Thirty One3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A photograph is memory in the raw. - Carrie Latet
I recently spent some time (okay maybe hours!) exploring a photographic exhibition on the Isle of Wight - England. I had known that the exhibition existed for some years, but had never really ventured over there. It was held in the home and studio of a celebrated Victorian Photography - Julia Margaret Cameron. However it did include a nice variety of works - photographs from Dorothy Bohm who put together the book A world observed and a collection of shots taken at the famed 1970s Isle of Wight Pop Festival. It included images of Jimi Hendrix who performed at the festival just three weeks before his death. The images collated and exhibited were fascinating. But what really struck me was how far we had come in terms of camera equipment.
This was donated to the Margaret Cameron Trust by Graham Ovenden and was subsequent
Photography Weekly: Edition Twenty FourPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Twenty Four4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
"If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera"
- Lewis Hine
This week I happened across a Photographer who shoots the economy - currently in the UK. If you ever wondered what Economy looks like - and what the recession looks like - in the Photographic sense then wonder no more. Simon Robert's has it captured. What really struck me though, aside from the complete normality and sometimes mundane life that made the photographs, was the comments on the Article that I read about Simon. The BBC Wrote about him yesterday and nearly all the comments were from people advocating boredom. The Irony is that Simon Robert's had, in full colour, photographed our lives. And the general consensus was that it was dull and unimaginative. How very English we are.
Copyright Simon Robert's
Rising Stars of Photomanipulation Vol. 02.Rising Stars of Photomanipulation Vol. 023 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Names you should know: *EnchantedWhispers
Every week, the Rising Stars series highlights an up-and-coming photomanipulation artist whose name you really ought to know! This week's feature is for EnchantedWhispersArt, Jessica, who has brought her work to a whole new level with continuous practice and dedication to art. She does beautiful fantasy work and is involved with many groups and activities, including Heavenly-Manips and Intermediate-Manips. Although she has been on dA less than a year, she has made an impact with her contributions to the community and also with her lovely art. I hope you will enjoy the brief interview and also take a moment to check out her gallery!
Program of choice: Photoshop Elements 8
Can you start with a brief overview of who you are?
My Name is Jessica Allain, I'm 31 years old and live in C
Photomanip News and Feature 19 August.Photomanip News and Feature 19 August3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
How are you? Lots to share with you this week! Here's what's up . . .
News in Brief
"When Darkness Falls" winners coming this week!Vote for theme for Advanced Photomanip Month at The-Sacred-Space.All stock should be credited in manips. Saying "stock purchased" is not enough; we also have to say where, even if we don't give a direct link to the image itself.Creativity Challenges will get started soon! We will still be supporting Random Acts of Kindness.Good luck to all those returning to (or starting) school this week or next!
Please welcome . . .
Every week we will try to feature a new member of our community. If you
know of a new member (who has been here 6 months or less) and want to
have a "welcome" feature for them, please note their username to ChisSweetArt.
MarquisAmon has been with us on dA for about a month and has been wowing us with incredible macabre and horror deviations. :devchissw
Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'Darkness falls across the land . . .Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The midnight hour is close at hand . . .
Creatures crawl in search of blood . . .
To terrorize your neighborhood!
- Michael Jackson, Thriller
You decide what happens when darkness falls!
Is it macabre? Is it fantasy? Is it emotional?
It is up to you.
Welcome to our 2012 Photomanipulation Contest, "When Darkness Falls."
This contest is being held by Aeirmid and The-Sacred-Space.
We are grateful to Community Relations for backing this contest.
Any photomanipulator can join, and all are welcome.
Your task is to complete the sentence:
When darkness falls, _____
using a photomanipulation!
[In other words: Show us what happens when Darkness falls!]
You can interpret the sentence to mean anything you want.
It doesn't have to be dark or horror/macabre,
but it must be very clear that
Community Voices: What is a Daily Deviation?DDs: The deviantART definitionCommunity Voices: What is a Daily Deviation?3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So, as the title says, What in the world IS a Daily Deviation (DD), anyway?
You know what deviantART says about it, right? Under :faq61: it says:
A small assortment of submissions are chosen each day by a select group of staff/volunteer members who wish to showcase an image which they found impressive or otherwise interesting enough to deserve being brought to the attention of the community-at-large.
That says nothing about a DD being a perfect specimen of art-- in fact, it doesn't even use the word "art" at all. Basically, as CVs, when we are giving a DD, we are doing so because we think the image is interesting and well-done and deserves your attention. It may be technically exquisite. It may be technically quite good but exceptionally thought-provoking. It may be exceedingly creative. It may be all of these things! Above all else, it should stand out in some way from others in that medium or gallery.
Update and FeatureThank you so much everyone for the comments on my new drawing and sketches, and adding them to your faves! Much appreciated!!Update and Feature4 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Shades of Blue" ACEO size print is up for auction on eBay starting @ C$1.50 http://www.ebay.ca/sch/pencilartbymayumi/m.html?_trksid4340.l2562
I have a wonderful news for people who enjoys picture tubes!
My artworks are licensed by PSP Tube Stop now. My tubes are not ready yet, but I'll let you know when they are posted
Arctic Tern 04 by nordfold In the Winter Garden by clippercarrillo Fields of Gold by FauxHead South Arm by IvanAndreevich I n n o c e n c e by Azzeria Bubble drop by relhom Hopeless Lights by WitchiArt Phedre and Joscelin by jankolas Hummingbirds - Marquetry by amazoncanvas children illustration by super-ania :t
Pimps and Whoas - November 20, 2013PimpsPimps and Whoas - November 20, 20132 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Official dA News
dAmn It To Be Phased Out
deviantART in Review - October 2013
Top Social Posts from Last Week 11/4/13
Holiday Card Project 2013
Art Theme Contest Winners
Changes to the Prints Agreement
CR Newsletter - March/April 2014 Director of Community Relations :iconmoonbeam13: :CR Newsletter - March/April 20142 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Table of Contents
1. New Volunteers
2. New Categories
3. Changes to the Daily Deviation Selection Process
4. Volunteer Openings in Community Relations
5. Current Contests
1. New Volunteers
After an exhaustive review of all the applications for new volunteers, I have the pleasure to announce the following new additions to the team! They have been specifically selected to represent areas we believe have been greatly neglected:
You asked for it and we listened! It has been widely suggested that Journals be eligible to be featured as Daily Deviations. So starting today, the talented StephenieMeyer will be eagerly awaiting your suggestions!
OscartheGrouch will be taking care of Scraps and Storage to uncover those hidden gems that are truly.. hidden.
Spirit Day 2012"Ultimately, I want Spirit Day to make just one person feel little bit better about his or herself, to feel safe enough in their own skin and to be proud of who they are" - Brittany McMillanSpirit Day 20123 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
In memory of the young LGBT people who lost their lives to suicide, Brittany encouraged her friends to wear purple on a day in October -- a day that came to be known as Spirit Day. Since then, GLAAD has helped turn Spirit Day into a global event that inspires millions of individuals, celebrities, TV personalities, media outlets, companies and schools to wear purple in a stand against bullying.
While Spirit Day does focus on the LGBT community, I believe that it's anti-bullying message is relevant to every community. It only get's better, if we take the pledge to make it so.
Practice compassion and understanding, and treat others how you would like to be treated and we can make a difference.
Show your support for this anti-bullying me
Stylenoir Magazine InterviewAs part of the ongoing Fashion Photography Project Educate Week I'll be doing a series of interviews with Industry Experts - people who are established within the Fashion Industry and with whom Fashion Photographers can expect to work with.Stylenoir Magazine Interview3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This is the first of those, an interview with James Joseph, Editor in Chief of Stylenoir Magazine.
Hi James, introduce yourself to the lovely masses of dA, and tell us a little about Stylenoir Magazine (and your role in it) for everyone unfamiliar with it!
Stylenoir is the world’s largest dark style magazine. A platform to inspire and create, but most importantly represent the macabre and gothic foundations of creativity and style.
I founded Stylenoir in 2009. Three years on I now sit as Editor In Chief with a core team of three others, over half a million users and some of the greatest companies in the world representing us, includin
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
Did You Know? - 20th SeptemberDid You Know? - 20th September3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Behind The Symbol with pullingcandypullingcandy :iconpullingcandy:Behind The Symbol with pullingcandy4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
How did you first discover deviantART?
A long time ago, a friend of mine mentioned that there was an art site, something new and still fresh, and he directed me to deviantART, thinking I could make an account and mingle. I used to spend a lot of time looking through the backgrounds, and the anime/manga, but I didn't settle in to an account name for good until a few years ago.
What was it about dA that made you want to stay?
The community, for sure. A lot of people complain, a lot of people think there isn't a proper one, but you just need to surround yourself with people you want to be around. I've met so many people on deviantART who are brilliant, sweet and talented, people I will never forget. I'm glad I took the time to develop a relationship with the community when I first came, and I'm glad I continued to cultivate it in the years since.
It also gave me a place I felt I belonged - there isn't
Milestones of Digital ArtDigital Art surrounds us everywhere, here are some of the milestones of the genre that lead to the world of Digital Art we know today. This is not meant to be complete, it simply highlights some points in the history of Digital Art that are interesting and maybe even surprising. There are videos!Milestones of Digital Art3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
If you ever created Digital Art, you know that the computer is merely a tool, but never the one actually creating the art. Photoshop may be powerful, but I haven't come across the "Create Awesome Art" button yet
1982 - Adobe introduces PostScript
PostScript as a programming language has changed the work of designers 30 years ago. In short, PostScript was able to interpret any data (vector f.e.) into printable raster graphics, which require dpi settings; Type as well as graphics. This was necessary to allow the same output on any laser printer that supported PostScript, making it easy to share and exchange files without the danger of acci
Photomanip: Interview with Ellyevans679Hello, deviantART!Photomanip: Interview with Ellyevans6794 years ago in Art Features More Like This
It gives me great pleasure to present another photomanipulation-related interview developed and conducted by one of our own community members (not by me!). It is wonderful when members get involved with the community and share a bit of themselves with the rest of us; we can all learn a lot from one another, which is very important as we grow as artists (regardless of our level of experience).
Without further ado, here is the interview of Ellyevans679, written and conducted by XilaPhoenixArt.
Elle, tell us a bit about yourself, please.
I’m a self-confessed workaholic. I have always held jobs in publishing and graphic design but in 2005 went back to uni and completed by Bachelor of Multimedia Arts and wasn’t working very much when I was a student. When I