On becoming an adultShort story: Back, sorry for the month hiatus, working on Kingdumb Hearts some some dissecteds again.On becoming an adult7 months ago in Personal More Like This
Now long story, feel free to skip and write "Too long; didn't read." it makes you look cool and smart.
Past Thursday I had my first free day in a month after non stop stress, intense life lessons and severe selfdoubt, but it was finally over.
Hahaha, man, that's the awesome thing about having a bad time in your life, when it's over and things pick up again it's awesome!
And not just one day but 2 and a half days! Animating, videogames, napping, eating crazy food, finally recharging!
No words can describe how awesome that is.
So yeah, then the phone rang. My uncle died, was appearently accidently killed by his doctor, then the phone rang again, I made a mistake with my administration and have to make some phone calls and pay extra bills. Then the phone rang again, a person was coming over to my house that day unexpectedly to continue the activities I was taking a break from, so bye free
Hyrule Historia, The Zelda 25th Anniversary BookUpdated Information on how you can get this book:Hyrule Historia, The Zelda 25th Anniversary Book3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am over the moon right now.
There is going to be an official Zelda art book containing over 274 pages of 25 years of official Zelda artwork, as well as in-depth information (even the timeline revealed le gasp!) released in Japan on the 21st of December this year.
More Information.--> [link]
任天堂公式ガイドブック // Official Nintendo Guidebook
ハイラル・ヒストリア // Hyrule ・ Historia
ゼルダの伝説 大全 // The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia
発売元 : 小学館 // Publisher: Shogakukan
発売日 : 2011
SPECIAL APRIL FOOLS LIVESTREAMBack in 2006, Adult Swim aired a special April Fools edition of one of the original Fullmetal Alchemist series's first episodes, and I recorded it onto my DVR and transferred it to my computer to save for all eternity like a boss.SPECIAL APRIL FOOLS LIVESTREAM3 years ago in Personal More Like This
What does an April Fools episode of FMA entail, you ask?
Farts. Fart noises placed at strategic spots all throughout the episode.
That was the only time in history they ever aired it and I have it. Every year I livestream this episode as a special April Fools day treat!
Now's your chance to come witness something rare and beautiful, my friends.
And so, without further ado:
LET'S STREAM! ------> http://www.livestream.com/derpfart
(and if the viewer limit is reached, please keep tryingI'll be playing this on repeat for a while)
Artists: Stop working for free.I don't use to write journals anymore, it's kind of a personal decission that if I haven't got anything important to write, I shouldn't write anything at all, even less if it's about my personal life.Artists: Stop working for free.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This time I've got across this awesome video, recorded by a proffessional artist Stephen Silver. This artist rants about companies and single customers who ask artists to work for free, and about artists who agree to work for free.
I've talked about this matter a lot of times, mostly with very young artists who are starting to take commissions here at DeviantArt. NEVER accept a commission unlesh they pay you, never offer your work unlesh it benefits you somehow. Perhaps you get paid a misery, or perhaps instead of money they will give you other thing as payment. But believe me, the more you work for free, the less you will get paid in the future, not only you but everybody. Because if somebody or any company can get a work done for free, why are they goi
Amigurumi Tips and TricksThe group has many amigurumi makers and fans. It's no surprise that these cute small toys take up half our gallery space! Amigurumi is great fun to make once you get the hang of it. Here are some helpful links that I hope can inspire you to better your craft.Amigurumi Tips and Tricks3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Take better photos of you projects! Even amateurs can accomplish these basic steps: http://blog.lionbrand.com/2012/04/09/5-tips-for-photographing-your-projects
Have you been dreaming of how you can make your ami poseable? Check out this technique: http://craftyiscool.blogspot.com/2011/01/strike-pose.html
What is that you say? My ami is inside out? Yes! Well, maybe. Check these links to make sure: http://www.youtube.com/watch?vBsY71HGbbY&feature=youtube_gdata_player AND http://allaboutami.tumblr.com/post/4162866740/rightside
Ok, so your no cosmotologists, but your ami can still have great hair! http://mygurumi.blogspot.com/2008/10/how-to-amigurumi-hair.html AND ht
Santa Sakky's Annual Plushie Giveaway! WINNERS!THE WINNER IS SafaiaSeidenkiSanta Sakky's Annual Plushie Giveaway! WINNERS!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The runner up winner is.... :iconAnimeRPGLover08: [:squee:]
YAY THANK YOU GUYS! I will be in touch with the winners soon to work out the details!! This was so much fun!! I hope to see you back here again next year! MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY WHATEVER, HAVE A GREAT NEW YEAR! [La la la la]
What was Sakky's Annual Free Plushie Giveaway!?
Starting last year I decided to have a giveaway during the holiday season where one person would win a custom plushie made by me. You see, I have a week off between Christmas and New Years and while I'm SURE I could find plenty to do on my own in that time, I figure it's ALWAYS exciting to win something and I really like making things for people. Not everyone can afford a custom plushie so this is a fun and free way for people to have a
How To Not Be a Jerk...on the internet. Gonna keep this simple and to the point.How To Not Be a Jerk3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Do not call someone names or speak ill of them to others. If they did something wrong and you want to do something about it, talk to them privately.
If that doesn't work, just ignore them.
Guess what? Blocking works. Block someone if they're upsetting you and you aren't able to handle it.
If you find someone who has 'bad art' in your standards, don't comment on their art/page/journal about how bad their art is. Instead, click off their page.
If the 'bad' artist is asking for feedback, make sure it's constructive. If you mention that their anatomy is bad, explain how they can fix it. Try to mention something that they're doing good at as well. Be positive.
Do not talk shit about someone behind their back, no matter how bad your day was, or whatever other bullshit excuse you have. There's always a chance they could find your shit comment if you'
Features XXIFeatures XXIFeatures XXI3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Jejeje, don’t you love how late (*cough 6 months couch*) these are?
Fave the article if you want to self-promote while promoting others (and not having to feel guilty about it). You can suggest your own work or another deviant’s...as long as it has under 300 faves. If you suggest someone else, I will credit you as the suggester, unless you don't want me to. I especially need literature suggestions!
Index of features: http://fav.me/d4ff2ta
Drawings & Illustrations:
Big Shark by YenaYarn Autumn Rock'n'Roll by tishaia Neris, Yuki and Fox by periwinkleimp September Songs by Arleen Small Spring Basket by alaskabaskets
These words, this love by Riku727 A Tapestry by williamszm :thumb2
Free Painting Programs :) (updated Mar. 12)Hi there, finally! I've done all folio for institution!Free Painting Programs :) (updated Mar. 12)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My routine and work ethics is back again ! Yeah.
I really apologize for my absent.. T_T
I will catch up everything as soon as possible.
- - - - - -
This journal I decided to make it helpful. (hopefully) ^^
If you like to paint digitally, it doesn't matter what program you are using.
As long as it is functional enough for you, and you enjoy painting when you use it. ^^
I love to try all painting programs, it's like exploring!
Though we already know that Photoshop, Painter and Sai are great, but there are free ones
that good enough to create artwork as beautiful as those programs. ^^
Many times that I randomly posted about them but this time I want to collect them all here!
So it will be convenient for you all to check and compare them.
What I can say is that I'm grateful and appreciate those creators who spent their time and hard working and share them to us.
That's why I want to support and share them to you all!
If you participate in contests... act with graceIf you join a contest on DA, realize that your entry is going to be loosely criticized. People will make comments about your work that might not always be good.If you participate in contests... act with grace2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Comments that you receive that you don't really like are not necessarily intended to attack, harass or troll you. You need to learn the difference.
Take all comments with a grain of salt
Anyone who regularly participates in contests will probably not agree with a judge 100% of the time or have a specific reason why they did something that the judges didn't really like and that's okay. You don't have to agree with every little thing they say, but you do have to accept that they might truly feel that way and that some people may not consider the drawing you put a lot of work into to be as amazing
as you do.
The risk we run as artists / writers is that some of the ideas we have in our own heads may not always translate well to others. Never assume that the judge just didn't pay attention o
Remembering Neil Armstrong: 1 year anniversaryThe Dryden Flight Research Center will be renamed to The Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center...Remembering Neil Armstrong: 1 year anniversary3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to rename a NASA flight research center after the late Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
The resolution, which late Monday (Feb. 25) was approved unanimously in the House, calls for NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in southern California to be renamed the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center. The bill (H.R. 667) also renames the surrounding Western Aeronautical Test Range after Hugh L. Dryden to continue honoring the aeronautical engineer.
"Not many people know the relationship between these two men," said Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. "Dryden was the visionary behind NASA's X-15 rocket plane and the Apollo program. Neil Armstrong was the one who flew the spacecraft Dryden envisioned."
This is at least the third time since 2007 that the House of R
Square Enix on FaceBook? Hellos, this is AyameHikari once again with some news.Square Enix on FaceBook?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
There’s some news I just grabbed recently from a friend, please bear with me and try not to spam me with comments on how late I am [plz k thx] I know I'm not the best blogger and whenever I do manage to catch something I'm a little bit late. My apologies~ TRY TO LIVE THROUGH IT~!
Not sure if everyone knew this, but apparently there’s been a few issues in Square Enix, such as the loss of plenty money and of course losing a CEO, they announced not too long ago that they would now be focusing on ‘social’ games. I wasn’t sure what ‘social games’ meant at first (I thought this meant that SE would be working on Dating Simulators and what not), but supposedly this means they’ll be joining the many FaceBook games and creating those sorts of little games… point and click wonders.
I can understand them needing to find ways to gather m
Art Blocked? The Anatomy of Art BlockA brief edition, 7 years later, as this article is still receiving attention.Art Blocked? The Anatomy of Art Block7 years ago in Art Features More Like This
AS a webcomic artist who has now produced over 1,000 pages of work with no hesitation, I should amend this article with the following summary:
Art-block is caused by a lack of creative purpose. Purpose is the best means by which a vacillating artist might finally become motivated again. Whether it's as simple as the need to capture a beautiful image, like a sunset with a loved one, or as dire as the need to communicate an imperative revelation before death, this purpose is the key to allowing the feeling of importance, which will allow artists to undertake as great a task as making art.
Avoid irrelevant information.
Understand your own desires.
Feel no shame.
We all get art-blocked at one point. "I don't want to draw" or "I don't feel like drawing this..."
By understanding what art-block is, we can take steps to avoid it in the future, and pos
New Miniseries! Culture Shock!Check out my new mini-series Game Exchange: Culture Shock! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyqtJT5FjY0 Learn how Mario is actually a karate master!New Miniseries! Culture Shock!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Copyright AbuseOk, the cold hard truth here, If you put something on the internet out to the public, expect it to the inspire others. It just shows they enjoy your work and want to learn from it, that's what being a Idol is about.Copyright Abuse2 years ago in Personal More Like This
"In a recent decision of the Full Federal Court, the Court reaffirmed the fundamental legal principle that copyright does not protect ideas and concepts but only the particular form in which they are expressed. The effect of this principle is that you cannot copyright a style or technique. Copyright only protects you from someone else reproducing one of your actual artworks – not from someone else coming up with their own work in the same style."
You can become known for doing something a certain way but you can't own it, you can only own the work as a whole. The same go's for characters, if its just similar not the same copyrights don't apply, even more so if its a generic design to began with.
So people stop bother the DA staff with this nonsen
#StopSOPA - Jan 18 - Web Blackout + Response to dAPlease See Edit 10 at the bottom for Response to dA update#StopSOPA - Jan 18 - Web Blackout + Response to dA3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Please Comment and Fave to show your support. Please feel free to ask questions as well.
Consider sharing with your watchers as well!
For those of you wondering what SOPA/PIPA are, take a look at this video http://fightforthefuture.org/pipa/
As a protest of #SOPA and #PIPA (The Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act) two pieces of legislation that are up for debate once again on January 18, 2012, I will be blacked out from all my websites, deviantART included. What does this mean?
"On January 18, between 8am and 8pm EST (or 13:00 and 01:00 UTC), Reddit will be blacking out their website in protest of SOPA and PROTECT IP. We request all website administrators worldwide - and especially those running large user-content websites - to black out their website at the same time, to voice their opposition of SOPA and PROTECT IP. This legislation may very well not only change the future of the in
What Superheroes Should Today's Tech Inspire?What Superheroes Should Today's Tech Inspire?3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Should Today's Technologies Inspire?
We got to interview a visionary futurist with an eye on technology about what would inspire today's comic book writers to create our next superheroes with knowledge of real technological and scientific advancement.
You never know when it’s going to happen – that otherwise quotidian moment when you suddenly realize your entire thought process has just been tripped up and cast down a cerebral rabbit-hole destination unknown. Little did I know that what began as a typically pleasurable lunch with spyed and makepictures during the San Diego Comic-Con last year would morph into a mind-expanding mental wormhole voyage to the future courtesy of another guest at our table, JordanGreenhall, known to me only as the co-founder
WE ARE DOMINOES FAMOUS( BTW SARAH,SHELBY AND KT ARE OVER AT MY HOUSE AGAIN. GAY BAR. MAYBE NEW STORIES WOOOOOO )WE ARE DOMINOES FAMOUS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
ONE TIME WE DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO TIP WHEN WE ORDERED PIZZA
SO WE DREW THEM A PICTURE INSTEAD
OF RESIDENT EVIL
THAT PICTURE IS HUNG UP IN THE OFFICE
AND EVERYONE KNOWS US
WE ARE THE RESIDENT EVIL GIRLS
WE ARE DOMINOES FAMOUS HERE
GOAL HAS BEEN ACHIEVED
Kimber and Stormer Out of the ClosetIt is 29 years later and all the young Jem Girls/Boys who wanted Kimber and Stomer to be a couple now have their wish!Kimber and Stormer Out of the Closet1 month ago in Personal More Like This
Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse ChallengeFotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Challenge3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
The winning entry will be published as a full page advertisement for Fotolia in
HOW Magazine with credit to the artist.
Read Official Rules
Something's happened. Whether it was a catastrophic earthquake, a nasty alien invasion, or an accidental push of the Big Red Button, the world, as we know it, has come to an end. But what happens in the aftermath? Fotolia's
*tap* *tap*i'm still here? O_o * hides behind a wall **tap* *tap*3 years ago in Personal More Like This
3000 Point Contest + 100 Point Giveaway!!The deviant who wins 100 points for the journal giveaway with number 566 is....3000 Point Contest + 100 Point Giveaway!!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
You will receive your points momentarily.
If you don't think you are good at pixeling and don't want to learn, I'm giving you a chance to win 100 just by adding this journal to your favorites!
The deadline for the giveaway is the end of the month just like the contest.
If not, read more below..
My friend Jamato-sUn decided to make a contest for all those pixel artists out there!
I'll start off with telling you how to enter for a chance to win 1500, 1000 or 500 points! This contest is pixel artists, if you don't know how to pixel, LEARN!! It's time for you to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. This is what you gotta do to enter this contest, make a 'Gameboy Mockup'. If you don't know what a Gameboy Mockup is, look at these two pictures ---> http://fav.me/d4rlu3x http://fav.me/d2b