Some Traditional Wizards #5 + Real BeautyI want to leave you with some magicians, they have the privilege to own magical pencils, erasers, tortillions, paintbrushes, sheets, canvas... and hands. Maybe some are a bit crazy, but support them!Some Traditional Wizards #5 + Real Beauty1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Crowned Victorians by ART-fromthe-HEART
Self Three (Train Your Brain - Contest) (Detail) by alexracuLicorice by jasinskiLady by sooj
Original oil on canvas painting by LeonidafremovUntitled by KenToArtDrawing of a girl with butterfly by Dry Brush by Drawing-Portraits
Gimli Painted Sketch Card by JeffLaffertyDenise Milani by JeffLaffertyYoda 2 - Sketch Card by JeffLafferty
striped vessel by turningshadow319 by StudioUndertheMoonCow Creek Contender by Earleywine:thumb364940845:
The Red Kite by HeliocyanThe elusive Malayan Peacock-Pheasant by HeliocyanPiercing Spectacle by denismayerjr
Budgies by MaykkDreamer by TanyaMusatenkoescrape by rodluffChloe: a Hand Study by IleanaHunter
Vivianna by kamalkyCaramel by jasinskihome sweet home... by DanielGrzeszkiewiczRacer by theirisonTease? by XRlS
Days with endless wonder - Preview 2 by AuroraWienholdmr. hide and seek.. by inormalRay Bradbury by francoclun
Officer Friendly by xnicoleyReflective mood by markstewart:thumb362289373
News - Contest 2 - Win a 3 Month SubscriptionAnnouncementNews - Contest 2 - Win a 3 Month Subscription2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Contest Closed, Voting now in progress [vote]
Contest 2 will be held in conjunction with TheArtPlatform
[details 1] [details 2]
A three month subscription will be given to the user who receives the most votes in accordance with the [guidelines]
- All art media accepted
- Max one entry per user
- No mature content
- Your entry must have a link in the description to TheArtPlatform (:devtheartplatform: or :icontheartplatform:)
- You must explain how your entry fits the theme of the contest in the deviation description
Quick Request :DDaily Deviations are holding a vote for the Traditional Deviation of the month - and my work 'Water Dragon' has been added to the list that needs voting on.Quick Request :D1 year ago in Personal More Like This
It would be fantastic if all of my watchers (OK a few of you ) would vote for me and this work
All you need to do is follow the link below and of course vote for the 'Water Dragon'
Thanks in advance
The Very First Group Contest of Portraits-DrawingsMembers, Contributors and Affiliates,The Very First Group Contest of Portraits-Drawings4 years ago in Personal More Like This
by now We have exceeded 1000 Members as well as Watchers as a group..
But, Yet we are missing something.. - Ability to Feature best works on more wide range because still we are not a Super Group..
In-order to achieve that,
"The Very First Contest" of Portraits-Drawings will be opened to submit your best work..
Awards? [of course... Winners get Awarded*, check the bottom of this blog for more details..]
Options - [7 "Contest" Folders]
Graphite/Pencil Drawings [Black and White only]
Color Pencils Drawings
B/W Paintings [Black and White only - any TRADITIONAL painting method such as Water color, Oil and Acrylic ]
Pen 'n' Ink
Cartoon [Traditional Only]
Winners! [ Voting will be used to selection. (using Polls)]
There will be two Winner categories.
[Bullet; Black]SUPER Best Three
Super breaking news!Dear everybody!Super breaking news!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is probably the most important journal entry I've published here so far.
First of all, thank you for your feedback in these last few days and your submissions to the summer challenge.
Second:let us all welcome our new contributor, AnnaKirsten aboard! Welcome in our ranks, I hope you'll enjoy working with us
Third! NEW RULES. After asking you, we decided to introduce MILD quality filtering. This will be strictly objective. Our personal taste wont't dominate. The guidelines are easy to remember: only fractals with at least 3-4 varied properties will be accepted. So no basic gradient + mandelbrot zoom, or changed gradient + 3 branched newton will get into our gallery anymore.
Fourth: help and critique system. This will be fairly easy. We will have a new folder for artworks that demand critique. You will be permitted to submit there one piece per week, but quality filtering won't apply to them. We will
'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 2 - ReferencesOK so part one over, and hopefully you have acquired or are in the process of acquiring the items suggested or equivalent alternatives? No? That's OK I have plenty to share just pop around and you can borrow mine: D'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 2 - References1 year ago in Personal More Like This
This week's journal concerns itself with the magical ingredient to any artwork – the subject! Seems fairly obvious that to draw (paint, digital, mould etc.) anything you need a subject matter – and like writing this is where a lot of people get a mental block (how many times do your kids/brothers/sisters/cats say "What shall I draw?" or "I do not know what to draw"? It is not something I have personally suffer with – but that may be because I am quite new to drawing, and find the world full of ideas and opportunities, or it could be that I spend a lot of time looking for suitable reference materials and ideas for drawing? Either way, unless you wake up as Picasso, Leonardo or :iconfrancoclun: you will probably look to find references for your art,
SCREENERS 2012 EPIC MOVIE POSTER CONTEST:iconfreyabigg:FreyaBiggSCREENERS 2012 EPIC MOVIE POSTER CONTEST2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Generally we don't post contests, but it seems to have become a tradition to post the Epic Movie Poster Contest, and so we present to you this years edition! This time as an official dA contest. Read what Screeners has to say below.
DeviantArt and Screeners Present: THE 2012 EPIC MOVIE POSTER CONTEST
We write the films... you make the posters.
And best posters win Epic Prizes! This year we are giving away TENS of THOUSANDS of DeviantArt points, 5+ YEARS of DA subscriptions, $20 - $50 gift cards to Amazon.com and Movieposter.com, Limited edition posters and much, much more. Enter for the prizes, or enter for the fun. Either way... ENTER!
Contest runs July 1 through August 31, 2012
All mediums of art accepted (so long as it's a movie poster). Contest is open to ALL of DeviantArt.
This is an official DA contest - so submissions will be made to the DA Contest Folder (Contests/2012/EPIC MOVIE CONTEST 2012)
Full details can be found here: http:/
Skin Texture by Graphite PencilsToday I'm gonna feature some drawings and tutorials about human skin texture.Skin Texture by Graphite Pencils2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I guess this is one of the most important thing in realistic portraits drawing.
Isabell by DDzim by :iconDDzim:
Daria meadow by francoclunhomeless by francoclunWolverine by francoclunOld man pencil by francoclun by :iconfrancoclun:
Through the Iris I by nimraDrawing of Andy Roggenbuck by nimraDrawing of Steve Parkhurst by nimra by :iconnimra:
Sam Worthington by SveraGuy of Gisborne by Svera by :iconSvera:
Michael Fassbender by ThubakabraForbidden Thought by Thubakabra by :iconThubakabra:
Self Portrait by Scott56Guiding Star by Scott56 by :iconScott56:
eye drawing by sharppower by :iconsharppower:
some useful tutorials
Skin tutorial by Sverastubble tutorial by SveraHair tutorial by Svera by :iconSvera:
here is my milestones to realistic portraits drawing.
I am really glad that I am inspired by many artists, everyone is kind to share their experiences and techniques.
Deviantart is a big classroom for all
Believe in your workBelieve in your work2 years ago in Personal More Like This
*** This is in not way written as to be lectue, its more some thoughts I have and a hope to inspire some different thinking about artworks.***
Who are you as an artist ?
- I would certainly not say its an easy question, asking myself that I find it quite tricky to answer, I think a more valid form would be "What defines you as an artist ?" and if follow up with a few more question it instantly inspires thought, at least I think.
* Do you dare to be different ?
* Do you take advantage of the tools you have ?
* Do you give up on an idea if it does not work out the first time you try ?
And you can go on and on posing more question and sub-questions, but cutting through all that I believe Is where it all lies, it is not hard to take the easy route and base work of others people successes, I dont think any artist has not gone down that route.
Personally I think it is an important an invaluable tool, but also equa
Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like ThisIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like This2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Request Refunds for Premium Content
DeviantART's Premium Content Platform, which provides the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings, now gives buyers the ability to request refunds. If a member purchases a download from a seller and they are unhappy with the purchase, they may request a refund. The seller can then approve or deny the refund.
Everyone makes mistakes — it's
[Miscellaneous]Winners of SixWordStories' 7 Deadly Sins Project![Miscellaneous]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Winner is icandotoo!
Gone by MissMaddoxMine by MissMaddoxAftermath by MissMaddoxPig by MissMaddox
Not Vain, Just Prideful by FieryDownpour479Blood Lust by FieryDownpour479Weightless - Sloth by FieryDownpour479Envy by FieryDownpour479Avarice by FieryDownpour479The Masochist- Wrath by FieryDownpour479Gluttony- Hunger for Knowledge by FieryDownpour479
There and back again :)After 20 hours of pure travelling it is good to get home.There and back again :)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I went to London with my brother and even though it was just effectively a day to experience London we manage to drink and eat at a real London pub, see the painted halls, stand on the prime meridian of the world, eat at one of Gordon Ramseys restaurants (The Narrow), got some culture infusion and shop at Greenwich marked to name a few.
The Astronomy Photographer of the year awards was really nice, but felt abit out of place with all the high ranking people attenting
The presentation of winning images and highly commended ones was really good, could tell that they had put a lot of work into it and every winning image was well deserved.
For me it ended up as It was when I left, with a shortlisted image, not dissapointed at all, I was not expecting anything to begin with and in such company with the images that won there are no regrets going to London for the ceremony.
I picked up a lot of small little tricks
Terrifying Yet Beautiful - Cosplay FeatureJust in time for Halloween, here are some of the most frightening yet bewitching cosplays from deviantART.Terrifying Yet Beautiful - Cosplay Feature11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Halloween is my time by straywind
Corpse bride by Kifir
Hysteria by AnnaProvidence
Makeup: Cheshire Cat by Khdd
Dark Knight Harley Quinn by BangBangNeko
Pyramid Head I by Blasteh
Bellatrix : The Death of Dobby by LolaInProgress
Sally. by Maho-Urei
Skeleton Obscure. by equinelovex
Featuring art by Meagan-Marie, ChocolateDecadence, Blasteh, Naty2j, MonsterBrand, TraumaticCandy, Nao-Dignity, EnjiNight, AmmyWongraven, straywind, Kifir, AnnaProvidence Khdd BangBangNeko Blasteh LolaInProgress, Maho-Urei, and equinelovex.
ContestALRIGHT EVERYONE, IT'S CONTEST TIME!Contest2 years ago in Personal More Like This
We need at least 3 entries to make this work, so please tell your friends,watchers,people,frogs and LETS GET STARTED!!
Also, linearts are not allowed!
Witch means, you have to draw the entry yourself!
Also I need donators!
first place 300 and a free request from me, a free request from EleanorTopsie, a llama and free request from Svennemi, a llama and a chibi drawing from CommanderMitsuki, free request from Rarshalan, free request from knowitall123, 50 and a free request from MsMischievous, a free fully coloured digital chibi with pedestal from Over-The-Black-Nexus
Second place 100 and a head shot from me, drawing without BG from knowitall123, free request from Rarshalan, 20 and a lineart from MsMischievous,a free fully coloured digital chibi with pedestal from Over-The-Black-Nexus
third place50[Points] and a non shaded request fr
Black And WhiteMy Premium Membership will end in 2 weeks or maybe 3 if I'm lucky ... and I hope I will make time to write at least 2 more Journal entries until I will no longer be able to use Journal skins ... Sorry I wasn't around that much here lately and didn't reply to your messages and comments, but I felt lazy LOL, so I'm gonna use this Journal entry to say "Thank you" for faving my stock and for watching meBlack And White1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Also I am grateful for the points I received in my donation pool
Thank you for using my stock
Celebrating Diversity #36The idea behind the Celebrating Diversity Project is to share deviations outside of our area of comfort and explore art we usually don't see. So today, I decided to venture into the Stock Photography gallery and you know what I discovered? That there are some stock photographs, which by nature are intended for other artists to use, as reference or for derivative works, etc. that are truly masterpieces just by themselves!Celebrating Diversity #3610 months ago in Art Features More Like This
unretouched photo by ktryon Doll13 by 13-Melissa-Salvatore
OC contest | CLOSED!Hi guys.OC contest | CLOSED!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I am holding an other contest now~
Your task is to draw one or more of this OCs: http://sta.sh/2jg9xnhz0dk
See the countdown here: http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/to?iso=20130520T08&p0=2962&msg=Contest+ends+in !
But first off...here is what you can get out of it.
75 , feature, llama, fully shaded CG portrait with background Felizias
Llama, animal request lalalalalaImaAnimal
50 , feature, llama, 50x50 pixelish Felizias
Hall Of Fame ( 41 - September 2013 ) Those who have been members of our Group for quite a while are aware of the fact that many of the Group's Submissions end up in my, Alligatorr's, gppr’s, Mathness', Rockinfroggi's and pbird12's Favourites, being featured wherever it is possible to do that and being suggested as DDs. So, keep submitting, people, because there are only advantages in it for you.Hall Of Fame ( 41 - September 2013 )10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
This is the Hall Of Fame of our :iconForeverArtGroup: . Here you can find the best monthly submissions, carefully chosen by us.
Fangy monster by AlMaNeGrA nature's avatar advanced version by 1oshuart Dark Side by Venlian Listening to the Snow's Secrets by Emerald-Depths Radseri Spiritfriend by Ranarh Asian Fairy by SansaXIX Untitled by Ev-sta
Devious Journal EntryUndoubtedly one of the most prolific, innovative, and exciting artists exhibiting their work on deviantART has to be the amazing `BenHeine.Devious Journal Entry3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Artist on Fire:
The Creative Juggernaut that is BenHeine
Wed Jan 18, 2011, 7:00 PM
Undoubtedly one of the most prolific, innovative, and exciting artists
exhibiting their work on deviantART has to be the amazing BenHeine.
In terms of sheer creativity and the true spirit of art as human expression that knows no bounds,
he is currently with few peers. His unique visual creations have been featured in newspapers, magazines
and other publications worldwide and over the last few years his works have begun to populate art galleries
and museums from Brussels and London to Turkey, Romani
Feature 38 + Badass manips + Accepted DDs 2013 Feature 38Feature 38 + Badass manips + Accepted DDs 20139 months ago in Art Features More Like This
In The Mirror by Bojan1558Shared Sadness by EstherPuche-ArtTorment by J-u-d-a-s... by absumaniac
T H E C R O W by shiny-shadows-ArtCome to Me... by Dani-OwergoorThe Last Queen by neverdying
Reaper House retouch by fednanStruggle In Exile by Teddy-CubeDISGRACE by DrWinter
The Threads of Life by kimsolGuerreira by Rafaelll90Wild nature by Chr-Steam
On the Run by crilleb50Vincente Spenozzo by AjonesAUntitled by razoomanet
Eat Me! by Cyril-HelnweinSpirit Spells Reborn by TeodorLazarev
Hall Of Fame ( 47 - March 2014 ) Those who have been members of our Group for quite a while are aware of the fact that many of the Group's Submissions end up in my, Alligatorr's, gppr’s, Mathness', Rockinfroggi's and pbird12's Favourites, being featured wherever it is possible to do that and being suggested as DDs. So, keep submitting, people, because there are only advantages in it for you.Hall Of Fame ( 47 - March 2014 )6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
This is the Hall Of Fame of our :iconForeverArtGroup: . Here you can find the best monthly submissions, carefully chosen by us.
Quaver by MariannaInsomnia Dragon Tamer by Ideasplayer Assassin's Creed IV - Naval Fort by tincek-marincek NO ONE CAN STOP DEATH! by KEKSE0719
CONTEST Notice.!!Hello Deviants.!!CONTEST Notice.!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Group Contest is to make Portraits-Drawings a SUPER group..
so, you all are welcome to participate. Please read this journal for details...
Visit http://mickeythesaviour.deviantart.com/ for the donation pool..
[Even 1 point might be helpful though It'd be better if you could participate to the contest which requires 7 donation. So you'll have a chance of winning..]
[I love deviantART!] [I love deviantART!] [I love deviantART!] [I love deviantART!] [I love deviantART!] [I love deviantART!]
First Contest is Still open for Entering.. [ read this completely before submitting.. ]
As for now we've reached 2616 [Points] on the donation pool with help of generous deviants mentioned at the bottom..
To make this happen we have to reach the required donation pool of 6000..
All the details are mentioned below..
PLEASE READ this
Devious Journal EntryDeviantART admins deleted my work "Alien X"Devious Journal Entry2 years ago in Personal More Like This
They wrote that message to me:
Your deviation Alien X was reported for Explicit Pornography. The report was reviewed by a member of the Staff and action was taken, deleting the deviation and marking the report as Resolved.
Additionally, the following comment was provided:
A member of staff has reviewed this deviation and has determined that the theme itself, or one or more details present in the scene, has made the work unacceptable for submission here.
As such this deviation has been removed in accordance with our policies and should not be resubmitted.
Pornography? DeviantIgnorance should be the name of this website. That work is not pornography according with their rules. is not an erected penis, it's a FUCKING ALIEN.
AGAIN they are so fast for delete my works, no matter if are not against the rules, but you can find here a lot of works very hard with explicit sex against the rules but they don't delete. I know the reason is that time ago
Here I come Windy CityI found out this past week that I'll officially be moving to Chicago for a couple months to continue work on the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending. I move Monday actually, and I'll be without a home computer for about a week until I can get a new workstation built, so I'll have to put the Photoshop guide I talked about in the last journal on hold for a short while.Here I come Windy City2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's actually pretty much written in full, but I need to put together the screenshots and actual file still. I also might be working on a detailed matte painting tutorial for PSDTuts+ soon, so I'll keep everyone updated on that.
In the mean time, take care! And for everyone who made it to Comic Con and saw the Elysium footage, I hate you