Feature: Turning Japanese!Pokemon is on my mind a lot lately so when thinking of a feature, Japanese treats naturally came to mind!
OH how i would love to try some of these fabulous treats! I love the fact a lot of them are made from rice as i can't eaten gluten!
Drinking Fanta by GetlostinDarkness
Gummi Candy Mix by ieatSTARS
ichigo daifuku. by sorekara
Japanese cakes.. by flauel
DeviantART'S 12th Birthday Gameshow: Starting soonDeviantART Birthday Gameshow is starting in just FIFTEEN MINUTES!DeviantART'S 12th Birthday Gameshow: Starting soon3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
We're looking for game players to come and join in our deviantART Birthday Event! In just a short while 3wyl and myself are hosting an interpretation of a British game show called Pointless. The idea of the game is that you have to guess the least popular answer to a multiple answers question. You will be awarded points accordingly, those with the most points will win - but you will have used pointless answers to get there!
We'll have pre-judged the least popular and most popular answers by asking a panel of CVs beforehand for their responses. Want an example?
Name a Film Starring Tom Cruise
Okay so Mission Impossible is a really high answer and if you said that one, you'd get lots of points. Which isn't good! If you said Rain Man - you'd possibly be getting less points. But if you said something like Endless Love or Taps, then you'd be hitting on an answer tha
Chat Events Calendar farand's Fun and ThumbShare - Movember Event in :#communityrelations:Chat Events Calendar3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Time: 2 - 3pm PST Meet 'N Greet Chat With the Lit CVs in :#crliterature: Sunday, June 8th at 12:01 PM (PDT)
Sketchmatch in :#communityrelations:
Wednesday, Nov. 13th - 7:00 PM PDT (click to see your local time)
Want to see a particular event run? Want to help out? Note communityrelations with your thoughts and ideas!
The Self-Portrait ContestTheme: Self-PortraitThe Self-Portrait Contest3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A self-portrait is a depiction of an artist. As a way to see the person behind the art, I thought the theme of this contest could be self-portraits.
READ ALL THE RULES.
Your entry must be a self-portrait.
All mediums are allowed.
Both old and new deviations will be accepted.
The deadline for all entries is September 14, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.
Only one entry per person, but you can change your entry before the deadline.
Note me with the thumb of you entry. Please let me know the thumb is for the contest. Don't know how to note me with your entry? Go here → http://bloodpromiser.deviantart.com/journal/36570739/
If you're confused about anything, feel free to ask. :)
Any prizes will be gratefully accepted, so if you'd like to donate a prize, just note me. I'll accept anything, features, premium memberships, ect. And, if you'd l
DISCOVER A NEW FEATURE ON DEVIANTART!!!Click on world or follow this link. It shows you faves/llamas etc being given...DISCOVER A NEW FEATURE ON DEVIANTART!!!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
What do you think of this new quaint and useless feature?
A tough question now. How are you going to thank prosaix for showing you this funky new thing and letting you in the zone? :iconleleleplz:
If you want more people to see this, this journal.
Yay random gifs
Fella Around the World Contest TweetFella Around the World Contest3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Get a Plushie Fella!
Print out our Fella and Super Llama cutouts available to the left, and simply take a photo of Fella and Super Llama together in an interesting place. You can use the actual Fella and Super Llama Plushies if you have them!
Download Fella and Super Llama
The Deadline for submission is October 13, 2011.
Submit Your Photo!
Read Official Rules For More Details »
Read Official Rules for More Details »
Anyone who participates in our Fella Around the World Contest will get a free, exclusive Fella Badge! Just submit your work to the Fella Around the World
Photography Troubleshooting: Snap to ProThis week we bring you another issue of Troubleshooting for Photographers, to hopefully give you some tips and explanations behind how to make your Photography look that little bit more professional. Aeirmid noted that while there are a lot of folks in the photomanipulation community who enjoy taking photographs, there is also a great desire for people to learn a bit more about how to make them look more professional.Photography Troubleshooting: Snap to Pro3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Firstly combining the elements of many of the articles that have already been written in this series (see the bottom of this article for links) will assist anybody in gearing their photographs up to look more professional. However IsacGoulart summed it up quite neatly with this rather epic quote...
“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph."
Getting your work up to some sort of standard is always tricky. Especially if you are setting the standar
Photography Troubleshooting: Dull Images on dA?After a long pause in which nobody seemed to have very many questions, we've got a very intriguing one which came up during the People & Portraits projecteducate week and it's something that has always played on my mind, and no doubt on yours too. Once again sine-out has provided a fantastic answer, so hopefully that will help somewhat in clearing this issue up. Have a question? Drop it on this article and we'll work on an answer!Photography Troubleshooting: Dull Images on dA?2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
"It seems like colorful pictures made in adobe look good, then after
they have been uploaded on deviantART... the color is more dead.. not so
alive..is this an issue?" ~ kayjensen
"Hi kayjensen, the issue your describing is most likely a colour profile issue. Colour profiles essentially describe how each colour is represented and there are different profiles for different purpose but mostly for getting accurate colour out of a printer or a screen.
By default the internet works with and assumes that every
Things dA Needs to Fix - an art featureLet's be honest, folks.Things dA Needs to Fix - an art feature4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Things are not going my way, so there is something very wrong with dA right now. To help solve this, I've devised a small list of things that could be done to make my time here more enjoyable. Your list may vary from mine, but I figure that I'll go over the things that I feel need to be the center of dA's attention until I am personally satisfied.
First and foremost, every time I log into dA, a cake should be hand-delivered to my door, perhaps one like one of these.
The more colorful and whimsical the cake, the better.
Next, every time I submit a deviation, I should get a complimentary fireworks show that can be seen perfectly from my window, so that all I need to do is look away from my screen in order to see the fireworks.
And it should be an elaborate fireworks display, I don't want any slacking on th
Deviant DiscoveryDeviant Discovery3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
WHAT IS DEVIANT DISCOVERY?
Deviant Discovery is a weekly Journal Feature that focuses specifically on Deviants that have good art, but haven't gotten much attention for it. Every week, a new Deviant will be chosen, and a few of their artworks will be show in this Journal, along with a description of the artist themselves. This weekly feature will serve as an attempt to get under-appreciated artists more attention then they already have.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
It will work in a similar way to Daily Deviations - either I could select a Deviant myself, or someone could be suggested by another Deviant. Once a Deviant is chosen, we'll find their best five Deviations to be featured in the Journal. Then, we'll give a short description of the artist's work, and a small explanation of why they were chosen. The feature will remain on the front of my page for seven days [168 hours; one week], so that the Deviant can get continuous attention. Suggestions could be s
Photography Troubleshooting: How to work with MistGetting the camera out, and the scarf, hat and gloves, and heading into a misty morning or hazy evening can result in the best kind of photographs. Atmospheric, moody and ultimately a fine example of whatever current season you're in - these kinds of shots present themselves at awkward moments so it's vitally important to be prepared. In previous years I've got up at the crack of dawn and ventured out with all the excitement of a young child on their first day of school - only to come home with a grazed knee and broken felt tip pens. Or rather, washed out, blurred and altogether rubbish photographs.Photography Troubleshooting: How to work with Mist2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Fog is a popular mist - we often get confused and just term it all as fog or all as mist. It's not quite like that. It's all about the visibility, if we can see less than 1km through it then it's fog. If we can see between 1 - 2 km then it's mist. So when is the best time to catch these ground level clouds at their best? Fo
Massive Art Theft From dA and FA ArtistsI felt this was important enough to make an article out of. This is something I received through Tumblr and dutifully passed along. I am trying to spread the word about this massive theft case.Massive Art Theft From dA and FA Artists4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Here's the quoted text:
They are stealing artworks from all over DeviantArt and FurAffinity, then posting them as paintings on canvas with huge price tags. Please please check to see if anything of yours has been taken, and file a DMCA with the sites host.
Please pass this on so we can get this disgusting thing shut down.
July Artisan Crafts Monthly ChallengeThe winners for July are:July Artisan Crafts Monthly Challenge2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The poll results are in! You guys voted for outer space!!
We're not exactly strict, so feel free to interpret the theme however you want.
Artisan Crafts + Traditional > Scupture only!Join #CRArtisanCrafts and submit to the Monthly Challenge Folder. The entry must be new and submitted between July 4th & July 31st.One submission per deviant.In your artist comment box please write that this entry wa
Using GM-scripts with other BrowserGreasemonkey-Scripts are to use with Firefox and Firefox-Addon Greasemonkey.Using GM-scripts with other Browser3 years ago in Personal More Like This
However, it is possible to use them in other browsers as well (now with videos!):
For firefox, just install greasemonkey-addon here: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/
Everything is now set well, just visit the intall-link within the userscripts-description, press install on the targeted site and refresh deviantart to use it!
Brand new Way:
Just install the extension "Violent Monkey": https://addons.opera.com/de/extensions/details/violent-monkey/?display=en
And suddenly everything is as easy as in Firefox!
Just follow the userscript's install link and press the "install" button. A little prompt will show up and suddenly the script is working!
Oldschool (more work for less features):
See the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWqeFf6v5R0
If the userscripts aren't using GM_functions, they will work in Opera just fine with copying
Polymer Clay Secrets Revealed!This article is part of projecteducate's second Community Week, please don't forget to check the rest of the articles and the contest happening this week! If you have any questions about polymer clay or this article please don't hesitate to ask.Polymer Clay Secrets Revealed!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
From time to time polymer clay neophytes ask me what tips I can give them to help them improve their craft. In my previous article I already wrote about what kind of clays, tools and techniques can be used, but materials can only take you so far. Although they are helpful, I've seen people creating masterpieces with nothing but homemade clay and practically no tools. After all, clay, tools and resources don't create a masterpiece, you do.
I realized eventually that there's three invaluable and essential things you'll need if you want to succeed as a polymer clay artist. In fact, I think they're needed for all forms of a
25 blogs you should check outIt doesn't matter if you're looking to sharpen your skills as a vector designer, a photoshop designer, a website designer or if you're just looking for resources, inspiration and freebies (like brushes & icons), the websites below will give you everything you're looking for. I'd definitely suggest checking them all out25 blogs you should check out3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Vector Design Blogs
Below are some great blogs specifically written for those of us who are looking for vector tutorials and resources.
vector tuts plus: http://vector.tutsplus.com/
vector diary: http://www.vectordiary.com/
Photoshop Design Blogs
Below are some great blogs specifically written for those of us who are looking for photoshop tutorials and resources.
PSD tuts: http://psd.tutsplus.com/
PSD Vibe: http://psdvibe.com/
PSD Fan: http://psdfan.com/
General Design Blogs
Below are blogs that w
symbols we are not.EDIT: I've seen a lot of symbol hate going around lately. Plus since the symbols changed I figured it's time to update this journalsymbols we are not.4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
also my writing skills have vastly improved & articles weren't very editable back then.
deviantART: A community of artists and those devoted to art. Digital art, skin art, themes, wallpaper art, traditional art, photography, poetry / prose.
a diverse group of individuals brought together by a common interest: ART. We come from all corners and crevices of the world joining together in one common place forming a community, identifying ourselves and nothing more or less than what we are; artists.
We are not...
symbols. Each username followed by a symbol is no more or less than another. We are all individuals and people behind screens and usernames. Some of us with symbols, some of us with none. Strip away the symbols and we find deviantART: a community.
Lemonade?Lemonade?3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A little freshness for the summer
Please fave this article if you like it so that the featured artists could get more exposure!
lemon by Ms-Nen
Tea with lemon by above-usual
lemon flower by poivrewater on lemon by ThErEaLDoLLyFrikka
Citrus by authenticDOLLY
Some people are... X'D This morning, when I came back home, I found a really interesting note when taking the elevator. I couldn't help taking a photo from my mobile phone:Some people are... X'D3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
" DO NOT URINATE IN THE ELEVATOR
- Urinate before leaving home.
- If you're coming back home, please kindly wait just a few more seconds until you are out, it will not take so long.
The President of the Homeowners Association, 2-F "
The best of all is that note clearly indicates who this was written TO because of the language our president used on it, so we all can know who did it, since only one of our neighborings speaks that dialect
The point is (in my opinion): Does an elevator really take that long that you can't wait a LITTLE bit more??? :iconwhywouldyoudothatplz: lol it seems some people get exasperated so easy. Dunno why but I totally imagine our president also putting chairs for the
Texture Your World WinnersTraditional Texture WinnerTexture Your World Winners2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
3 Free Big Painted Textures by Docali
Traditional Runner Up
Colorful Life Texture Pack by jesterry
Traditional Special Mentions
Photographic Texture Winner
Liquidity Triptych by EveLivesey
Photographic Texture Runner Up
My Textured World by BKennedy-Photography
Photographic Texture Special Mentions
Digital Texture Winner
1-2-3 Textures by kuschelirmel-stock
Digital Texture Runner Up
100 Things Iíve Learned About PhotographyWe've all had our humble beginnings as photographers [or artist for that matter] and since starting our photographic journey, we've learned a lot of things along the way.100 Things Iíve Learned About Photography4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I asked our members at Photo--Assignment to share one thing, one tidbit of advice to share with other photographers; these advices are listed below [I think we do have 100!].
Feel free to continue this list by add your own comment below! And be sure to this article for safe keeping for future reference!
"Take your camera with you everywhere, you never know when that perfect photo will happen."
"Changing the F numbers and shutter speeds can make a world of difference."
"If you want real emotion, never ask someone if you can take their photo. Just do it."
"The floor is your friend. Don't be afraid to get close to it to get new, inte
Forum Scuzzle - October 2013!It's time for another Forum Scuzzle!Forum Scuzzle - October 2013!1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
What is a scuzzle, you may ask? Well, a scuzzle is part scavenger hunt and part jigsaw puzzle. We have hidden some scuzzle pieces around the forum, all you need to do is find them and put them together!
What you need to do:
Follow the first clue which is given in this journal.
Find the rest of the scuzzle pieces.
Put the pieces together using any image editing software, and upload the final image to your Sta.sh.Note communityrelations with the title of the note being, "Scuzzle Completed". In your note you must include the following things:Link to the completed puzzle in your sta.sh.In the order you found them, the links to the forum threads you found the scuzzle pieces in.Do NOT cheat!
The first five people to do this will win points and Premium Memberships! The deadline for this is October 31st, 2013 at 11:59PM dA Time.
Your First Clue
This first clue is so not traditional, but the co
PhotoManipulation: Lighting TechniquesVISUAL TRICKERYPhotoManipulation: Lighting Techniques5 years ago in Art Features More Like This
One of the great joys of PhotoManipulation is the act of using photographic images and hand-painted elements to fabricate realities. What makes this new art-form so potent is the fact that you can create a sense of realism that in my opinion cant really be matched by other mediums. To attain the level where you can articulate your ideas into photorealistic realities takes a fair amount of practice, but fortunately there are many resources that can assist you get there much much faster than trial and error alone.
When I really started to focus on lighting in my work, the quality of my pieces made a monumental jump. I dont profess to be a lighting expert, this article collates useful information and resources that have helped me in my progression, and can hopefully help you as well. This article is going to be very 'wordy' and may be more appealing to the intermediate / advanced user; however, I would recommend practitioners of all levels to check out the
With Sta.sh, it took a few mins to do .. This!With Sta.sh, it took a few mins to do .. This!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Untitled Drawing by spyed
Untitled Drawing by spyed
Untitled Drawing by spyed
Untitled Drawing by spyed
Early deviantart by kdso
Deviantart Wallpaper by Slgado
On the seniors forum (to start) we've introduced the new sta.sh media bar (limited release only to senior members for now) allowing them to use sta.sh, muro, and deviantART in your comments. For fun, I made this in
Performance Arts - Nail Art ContestUpdate: Just a few days left to enter the contest, there's still time! And please don't forget to check out the amazing entries we already gotPerformance Arts - Nail Art Contest2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Yes, a contest! Remember I wrote yesterday about how amazing and fun nail art is? It's your time to try it, and to encourage you we're putting together a contest! Complete with pretty prizes and everything. Tell your friends!
Get your polish ready and try it! And guys, we're not forgetting about you I think there's nothing wrong with a guy painting his nails, but if you're not comfortable with the idea ask your girlfriend to let you do her manicure and she'll be thrilled! (I speak from experience). Or well, there's always falsies
Entries must be made, photographed and submitted between May 3rd and 31st.The nail art can be performed on your own nails, someone else's nails or false nails, but it must be made by the submitting artist.There's no restriction on theme, materials o