deviantART is applying to manage .artdeviantART is applying to manage .art3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
deviantaRT is applying to manage a new Top Level Domain called .art
Top Level Domain (TLD) is the technical name for ".com," ".net," ".org," or ".fr". These TLDs are controlled and issued by a worldwide organization called ICANN, short for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. When ICANN announced that it would accept applications for new TLDs, deviantART quickly realized that someone would try to nab ".art."
DeviantART is committed to have the .art TLD in the hands of representatives of the arts; people who know something about the Internet and the way art is presented and enabled by the Internet. Nobody has more experience with this than the deviantART community that we are all building, participating in, and sharing with each other every day.
In order to secure .art into the right hands, deviantA
Draw for a Child, Get Art BackClosedDraw for a Child, Get Art Back2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
You are always welcome to draw something for Katie, but I'm no longer offering art back. She is better now.
Please consider ing this journal if you support it; it may get more exposure, which would give Katie more art.
...So, as my scrap-watchers know, my little sister Katie is sick. (I mentioned it here for those who wanted to leave her a comment.)
Well, her cough worsened and today she is in the hospital with Dad. Her fever hit 105 degrees Fahrenheit, but it is lower now and she is getting the best care that they can give her. It's pneumonia again, and she'll probably be in the hospital for several days before she can come home.
Among other things, she took her Kindle Fire with her, so she has internet access—i.e., I can e-mail her a link to this journal.
Edit: Katie's internet access at the hospital is not very great, so she will be seeing all these pictures when she arrives home! Dad believ
Can someone explain "renders" to me?I've been bumping into this more an more so I decided to share my RAEG.Can someone explain "renders" to me?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So there is this group of people on dA who take some already existing art and cut out the backgrounds. That's all. They find some artwork, usually anime fanart, cut the background out, add their own watermark and BAM post it to their galleries as a free to use stocks without the permission of the original authors.
What's most infuriating there is almost always a disclaimer such as this one :
Oi, dumbfucks! Yes I'm talking to you. Why should anyone credit you for something that you did not create. You've contributed nothing. You've cut the background out, something that in most cases, can be done basically automatically by a computer program with a little to no human assistance.
The whole dA's category for stock renders is flooded with this shit --> http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/stockart/3drenders/
I'm sorry but I was under the impression that a render is a 2d image generated from a 3d
No honor? No pride?No honor? No pride?5 years ago in Personal More Like This
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:iconohnoesplz:The new possibility on to start a donation pool is almost a dumb feature.More amd more people send notes or beg on the artist's pages for points.Mostly these are people you don't know, who never faved or commented anything you've made.
1 point is one cent. Will they really sell their pride for 1 cent? Just wondering.
The next step is to sell their souls. There are some guys on DA who sell their faves, features and comments for points.For 200 points, they fave your complete gallery, give you a feature and watch you.Is this the way should work? I don't think so.Can someone really be glad about faves he bought?
DA is a commercial page, and that's okay.But it shouldn't have so much "commercial" users.
I don't mean the users who start a donation pool to upgrade their groups.This is something that
2011 As Seen Through Art2011 was full of emotional events the world around, and our community responded at unprecedented levels. From natural disasters to historical celebrations, entertainment milestones to tearful goodbyes, our community spoke out like no other community can — artistically, creatively, and emotionally. In many ways, last year marked the final chapter of a few eras, opening the door to new beginnings for 2012. Let's take a look...2011 As Seen Through Art3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Lumi, a first previewHey ! :]Lumi, a first preview3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I've made some new changes on Lumi, my future Visual Style for Windows 7. It will continue to change in some details, and it's certainly not over yet, different parts are still the one from Soft7.
Anyway here's the actual result :
White isn't it ? ^^
My main ideas were :
more "minimal", less transparent, and add a tiny color.
The window on top left is active, the others are inactive (mainly a difference in the shadow, but the windows themselves are a bit more transparent).
The "Yes" button is hovered, like the Music icons. The DVD drive is selected
I believe the caption buttons are too subtle right now, and I'm still trying to do a nice hover effect, subtle but visible.
It includes the new icons on the Navigation Pane, obviously based on the icons in Mac OS Lion, entirely made from scratch (all of them) with the subtle blue of the theme.
By the way, don't get it wrong, I hardly have time to play all t
Magical World Contest (1000 points) CLOSEDMagical World Contest (1000 points) CLOSED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's time for my next contest
So, please invite your friends and the friends of your friends and all people you know. This time it will be a big contest with a magical topic.
Draw a picture with the topic "Magical World".
It can be:
a fairy world
cute or creepy
like the wonderland
or any other ideas of a magical world
Link to the journal when you are done!
Any questions - just ask!
Two entries per person are okay!
Link this contest in a Journal or something like this or invite 5 friends, please
(this is not a must for entering the contest, I only want to have many different entries)
Fan Art Friday: GargoylesFan Art Friday: Gargoyles2 weeks ago in Art Features More Like This
FAN ART FRIDAY: Stone By Day, Warriors By Night
We are GARGOYLES
One thousand years ago…
Well more like 20 years ago Disney’s animated series Gargoyles hit the airwaves and captivated the hearts and minds of youngsters across the globe. Created by Greg Weismen, the show followed a clan of gargoyles lead by Goliath after they awaken in New York from a thousand-year-old spell-induced slumber. They meet and befriend NYPD detective Elisa Maza who helps them adapt to the new world th
How to design a typeface (Part 2)How to design a typeface (Part 2)How to design a typeface (Part 2)2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Sans serif — Italics & weights
In the previous article of the typography series I presented some of the basic principles of type design and we started designing a geometric sans typeface such as Futura. In this article we will expand that typeface and add italics and alternate weights. Or rather, I will show you how to design italics and briefly present how you can modify your regular weight typeface to create alternate weights rather than having to re-draw the whole letter.
Before we start
If you haven’t read the last article/tutorial but you want participate in this one, you can download a pack of resou
MEGAMAN JOINS SUPER SMASH BROS!Anyone remember the time when Megaman was not in SSB a few years ago? Apparently somebody changed their mind about it and now he's coming in the new Super Smash Bros!MEGAMAN JOINS SUPER SMASH BROS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
About time Nintendo decided to bring Megaman into the fray!
Read more at The Megaman Network!
Good NewsI'm excited to let you know that Autodesk, Inc. has made an investment in deviantART and that one of Autodesk's top executives, Samir Hanna, Vice President of the Autodesk Consumer Group, will become an observer on the deviantART Board of Directors.Good News2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Autodesk has over 30 years of history in helping designers create amazing things. You may know Autodesk for apps like SketchBook and Pixlr for drawing, illustration, and image editing, or for software like 3ds Max and Maya, which are used by the top film and game studios around the world to create fantastically realistic 3D characters, environments, and effects. Amazing fact: the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects use Autodesk software. Autodesk is also known for engineering software like AutoCAD, Inventor, and Revit, which has been used to design some of the world’s tallest buildings, longest bridges, and most incredible machines.
With the investment we plan to improve deviantART at a faster pace than we coul
Download my brushes for freeYes, after a million years of waiting, you can finally download my brushes. For free.Download my brushes for free3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Head on over to http://noahbradley.com to get them now (just scroll to the bottom for the link). Hope you enjoy!
Code Lyoko Evolution: Episode 1Airdate: 19th of December (online), 5th of January (TV)Code Lyoko Evolution: Episode 12 years ago in Personal More Like This
Raw | English subs
Months have passed since our heroes have destroyed XANA, the AI who menaced the world. Daily routine has resumed at Kadic. The heroes have gone up a year in school. Odd, Ulrich, Jeremie and Aelita are now in year 10…and still under the tyranny of Jim. The latter is in a computer room for a class of “cybersport.” While the teacher fights with the computer, trying to find the CD drive, he receives a violent electric discharge which propels far from the computer as the class laughs on…except for Aelita who is staring with true concern at the computer screens displaying lines of familiar code…
Yumi has moved into year 11…and William along with her. Things haven’t changed; the hand
Plans Gone Wrong Contest Winners TweetPlans Gone Wrong Contest Winners4 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
The results are in! With much deliberation, the world-wide Chairman of Fotolia, Inc., Oleg Tscheltzoff, has selected the final three winners of the Plans Gone Wrong Contest!
The winners will be receiving cash, credits to stockproject.fotolia.com, Wacom Tablets, subscriptions to Kelby Training Online Classes, memberships to the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, and more! All entrants who made it to the semi-finalists will receive a 3 month Premium Membership to deviantART.
If you need commercial stock for your projects, the deviantART Stock Project on Fotolia should make your creative life a whole lot easier. Go, take
Code Lyoko Evolution: Character Sneak PeeksEDIT: Finally we have Odd's and Yumi's in a simultaneous update by the new official YouTube channel CLEMoonscoop (there are new CGI poses on their background too, but low quality).Code Lyoko Evolution: Character Sneak Peeks3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Seems as though they're doing individual character videos now, of their evolution throughout the series (including Evolution this time). I'll update them here as they're released.
live interview finishedlive interview finished3 years ago in Personal More Like This
FACEBOOK FAN-PAGE | TWITTER | TERMS OF ART USE | TUMBLR
*COMMISSION WORKS http://apofiss.deviantart.com/journal/22448655/ ( closed. waiting list is full )
*Skins & Covers for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Laptopz - http://society6.com/artist/apofiss
EDIT: thank you all for coming and asking all the question, hope you had a fun C: the interview resume will be posted later for those who didn't manage to come on time
Code Lyoko Evolution: Episode 4French title: Madame EinsteinCode Lyoko Evolution: Episode 42 years ago in Personal More Like This
Airdate: 19th of January
Raw | English subs
Kadic welcomes a new student to its ranks; Laura Gauthier. Blonde and charming, she proves to be a bright student in front of her teacher during first period. While Jeremie’s fatigue stops him from completing the equation on the board, Laura takes his place and finishes the difficult equation with vigour.
The new student is noticed by the group of heroes. Grumpy about his failure, Jeremie sulks while Odd and Ulrich rub it in. It is however Aelita who frowns while Laura reappears and seems to take an interest in Jeremie.
While the heroes talk about the Cortex and a new vehicle which Jeremie had programmed to allow them to not be devirtualised by the multiple topological movements that characterise the Cortex, L
Spirit Day: A Bi VoiceIn honour of Spirit Day, I would like to share something about my own experiences with people's reactions to my sexuality. When asked my sexual orientation, I say 'bisexual' simply because it's more concise than the things I find attractive in a person don't tend to be gender specific so what does or doesn't dangle between a person's legs is as irrelevant to me as the colour of their eyes or the size of their feet when it comes to assessing whether or not they are physically, intellectually or emotionally appealing.Spirit Day: A Bi Voice3 years ago in Personal More Like This
That doesn't sound too crazy, right? I mean, plenty of people are bisexual. It shouldn't be a big deal. But for some reason, it often is. I've always been pretty comfortable talking about my sexuality in relevant contexts. I'm not confrontational or militant about it, I don't wear an "I'm bisexual, lets talk about me!" t-shirt and I never felt the need to come out, because I always figured that if people want to make assumptions about who I find attractive, that's th
MPG Project 2013! Last recipient chosenHi there, i'm The-Average-Alex and i am writing this journal to inform all of you guys of a project which i will be starting in 2013.MPG Project 2013! Last recipient chosen3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
What is the MPG Project?
The MPG project stands for "Monthly premium give-away project".
On the 15th of every month in 2013 i will be giving away a 3 month premium membership to one lucky deviant here on deviantArt.
I will only be choosing people who have registered to be part of the MPG project
Premium memberships that i give away as part of the MPG project do not count towards my 2013 prize budget so do not worry i will still be hosting competitions & other give-aways throughout the year.
How can i participate/register?
It's extremely easy, all you have to do is leave a comment and this journal.
Please remember to this journal as this it will add you to a list which i will be picking from.
What's the catch?
There is none -.-"
Y U NO ACCEPT MY KINDNESS!!!???
The only thing i ask
Norman Rockwell, All American DeviantNorman Rockwell, All American Deviant6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Norman Rockwell, All American Deviant
Norman Rockwell Tribute
Few artists have so definitively reflected the lives of average Americans as Norman Rockwell.
He began his lifetime dedication to being the “America’s Illustrator” as the 19-year-old art editor for Boys’ Life, the house publication of the Boy Scouts of America. A few years later he assumed his more famous position at The Saturday Evening Post, though he never b
New Highpoly Pyro-GX - Stage 1New Highpoly Pyro-GX - Stage 11 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Under 5 FavsDeviations with under 5 favs . Give them some love please.Under 5 Favs3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Please the article to help these artists gain more exposure!
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How to design a typeface (Part 1)How to design a typeface (Part 1)How to design a typeface (Part 1)2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Sans serif — Roman
In this article/tutorial I will show you how to design a typeface. I will cover the basics and show you how to design advanced letters as well. There is so much I can talk about though, so if people like this article I might expand on this with future articles and get more into detail. I will only cover the design though, so you will have to research how to do the spacing and programming and turn your typeface into a usable font—or wait until I might do an article on that as well, but I don’t have such an article planned anytime soon.
What will we design?
I will first show you how to design some basic letters for a geometric sans typeface like Futura, because it utilizes geometric shapes, which is always my starting point for every typeface regardless of style. O