Tutorial: do huge features really fast and easyA Journal „tutorial“ aka „save time and make your dA life easier“.
I just couldn't watch my fellow deviants doing the features the most tiring and time consuming ways anymore, while there is much simpler and really fast way of dealing with big features, as big as the Journal limit allows if necessary, and I will share how. It's up to you if you wanna start using it too.
It's really nothing special, just an incredibly useful method I figured along the way, through my long featuring „career“. Also, maybe it will give motivation to more people to start making features, small or big, and help support their favorite artists, artists who deserve much more recognition and feedback, introduce unknown great artists and their art they found to others, etc.
The „tutorial“ is divided in 2 parts:
1. Featuring artwork collected though Polls/Journals made especially for that
2. Featuring artwork from your Favorites
1. Featuring ar
FAQWhat pencils and supplies do you most often use? (Including coloured pencils )FAQ3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For graphite drawings I use a fairly basic set of tools and I do have preferred brands. I mainly use Tombow Mono 100 pencils, Tombow Mono Zero Erasers, Blu-Tack (instead of a kneaded eraser), Tortillions, colour shaper and Tissue if I'm blending. I mainly use a smooth plate finish paper for graphite drawings, my preferred brand is Mellotex, but I also use Winsor and Newton Extra Smooth Bristol board. My essential kit is here http://pbird12.deviantart.com/gallery/30897635#/d5euwgp it's not exhaustive, but it's what I use most of all.
For coloured pencil drawings I use Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils and Blu-Tack and occasionally a touch of white acrylic for highlights if I've lost them in the colouring process. I like a Hot Pressed Watercolour paper for colour pencil drawings. It's smooth enough to keep everything looking ni
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 23100+ works to enjoy this month.WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 233 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Drapery Study da Vinci by AmBr0:thumb305052689:
Michael and Anahita (The Autumnal Equinox) by Aty-S-BehsamInseparable by SandraHultsvedSutileza femenina y gris by JormanComegatoIn home by JormanComegato
Blue Feathers by TheSlaveQueenElizabeth by artbydarrylJared Leto by Andela1998Benedict Cumberbatch by BloodLexy
Bleeding away by BlacleriaSketch Card : SCARF by blessyo4Asian Beauty by HelenePietAdele by Sierra-la
From the shelter of my mind (Tom Hiddleston) by arthawk87Castiel by TalestrissMini Tom by Pencil-Stencil:thumb317733890:
Lunch Time by sharmz:thumb280601855::thumb315825295:
Respect The Models Sign XXL by KiLLERdjay2k15Windows to the world by BloodLexyDon't Pass Me By by Gyllene
Give Peace A Chance by Just-a-LittleDreamerKaiden Hawke by ErinM31Dante DMC3 pen drawing incomplete version by HoshisamaValmor
To A Heart by Before-I-SleepSunset by Nadine-PotCBald Eagle by little--grasshopper
Your Light by ErinM31:thumb315973066:Zhang Ziyi by Gyllene
Pon de replay by Cindy-R07 - Amelie by PreetikaSharmaSketch Card : HOLMES by blessyo4
Benedict Cumberbatch by SecondGoddessStare death in the eye by acjub:thumb313784897:
Imogen by Sierra-laCM: Mitsuki by TiaVonI want sleeep by YouWillBeSurprised
Song Thrush nestling by YouWillBeSurprisedBlonde Bond _complete by 05emort123Johnny Depp by artbydarryl
It's Play Time!! by Darklight-phoenixStudy by phoenix132Drapery Study Durer by AmBr0
05 - O-Ren Ishii by PreetikaSharma:thumb
Fake art - why care and what to look forI posted this last week for anyone looking for help to spot fake art. This is not law, if you don't care, feel free to move on. But if you do care that there are fakers out there, then maybe this could be of some use to you too. We have a serial faker on the loose on dA today so it sparked this little lot once more.Fake art - why care and what to look for3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So, the questions/scenarios asked are always the same and the responses/justifications are always the same, but give them a minute to sink in before replying and insulting.
(Q1) Why do you care if someone is cheating what does it have to do with you?
(A1) Well, this is a public ART site and if people are submitting art that is not actually what they claim it to be, then they are dishonest. This will annoy some people and not others. If your passionate about your work then the chances are you'll find it insulting to the artistic community as a whole. Additionally, a lot of admins of groups HAVE to deal with fakes as a daily occure
Traditional Art Favorites of 2013!2012 • 2011 • 2010 • 2009 • 2008Traditional Art Favorites of 2013!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Another year is almost over and it's time for my 6th annual traditional art feature of artworks submitted in the year of 2013!
This is probably my favorite, the most difficult and the most time consuming art feature to make, as well as the one I'm never really satisfied with: how does one decide which works to include in this little collection when, just from thi
Traditional Art Favorites of 20122011 • 2010 • 2009 • 2008Traditional Art Favorites of 20123 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Another year is almost over and it's time for my annual traditional art feature of artworks submitted in the year of 2012!
This is my favorite, the most difficult and the most time consuming art feature to make, as well as the one I'm never really satisfied with: it's a real pain to decide which works to include in this little collection when, just from this small part of the most amazing works dA is filled with you have the luck to find and see each year, you have at least a few hundreds of top
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 25WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 253 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Darragh..... by ZaphodX23Gazette - Reita by ichigonekogirl
Michael and Anahita (The Autumnal Equinox) by Aty-S-Behsam2012 United States Election Escutcheon by BuckleyTypographicsCommission: Alaude by Jibari-chanHyozanryu by AlexRose312
Maggy by Jenniej92:thumb297784458:The Wanderer by feainne:thumb287033820:
BLS: Envoy of the Beginning by AlexRose312Leona Lewis by elenouska15Sherlock Holmes by phoenix132Mila Kunis by Cindy-R
Wet by AmBr0Carmen by ChristinaMandySketch Card : NIALL HORAN by blessyo4Victor Creed by SchizophrenicUnicorn
:thumb285864643:In the night by PhaedrisElle Driver (AKA Californian Mountain Snake) by Paul-Shanghai
Deep Trouble WIP by BuckleyTypographicsDaisy by SquirrelGirl15Kaiden Hawke by ErinM31
Some say... by ViviDybowski:thumb329146356:-+-Late evening-+- by TalviEnkeli
Babydoll by xxsensiHigh Tea delights by Darklight-phoenixThe Lost Paradise by feainne
BlueJay by LovelySparrow'Scarlet Used to be an Innocent Girl...' by Aty-S-BehsamQueens Of Metal II by ArtGoldArt
:thumb328840037:Deshi Basara by ISG-ArtIan Somerhalder as Damon II by Ilojleen
Kill Bill (Part 1) by Paul-ShanghaiSketch Card : HOLMES by blessyo4:thumb328188152:
.:Xena:. by ChristinaMandyFlow by rahultokasRobert Cornell Jr by visualwings
:thumb322576814:Black Forest by Darklight-phoenixgive me more by LovelySparrow
-+-Siren's possession-+- by TalviEnkeliNiall by SquirrelGirl15Stranger #57 by SpringzArt
All Of These Dreams by OonaghAncaireBattleW A R R I O R by robdolbsIn the Water by OonaghAncaireBattle
Traditional Art Favorites of 2011!Traditional Art Favorites of 2011!4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Another year is over and it's time for my annual art feature of works submitted in 2011!
This is both my favorite and the most difficult art feature to make. After going through thousands and thousands of works you can imagine how hard it was to pick just some.
Artworks were chosen by different combination of the following "criteria":
general impression • emotion conveying • meaning of the artwork • pure awesomeness • idea/concept • originality • complexity • technique • quality • subject • incredible realism • great style • everything else I forgot to write
Winter Rose by Zindy
FEAR by nimraNude Study IV by IleanaHunterFlight to Wayland by Angelstorm-82
S10 by AmyRobins.:Wonderland:. by IrisBoumanFreedom is a length of rope by SecondGoddess
Big Weekly Features!Big Weekly Features!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
BB Chu by paullung
End of the night by cloudmilkC o n t e m p l a t i o n by Shum-aMountain serenity by AndreeWallin
:thumb252074964:Sadness by sakimichanBlack Sun Detail by DDzim
Sherlock by SecondGoddessAntoni Gaudi's dragon. by dreamarianCommission for Elwood-Edward-Howes by cantieuhy
Crypt scene by Tai-atariWorship Cellar scene by Tai-atari
Fireplace by Tai-atariThe Bridge by Gate-To-Nowhere
i'm here by TurqooseElementary by Sheridan-J
Heath by pbird12Orange Communication by Shum-a
In the Woods... by feainneFragile Peace by MJWilliam
Youthful by Shum-aLife Without A Soul by Nawaf-Alhmeli
Lanterns and the Moon by kerembeyit:thumb268534363:
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 24WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 243 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Everybody Dies by Hoshi-no-UmaNever too old ... by Curlie-11
I Can Fly - My Angel Gave Me Wings by Sugar-HPhelps by Skippy-sScreaming Red Kite by AmBr0
Guidance by AnEnchantedSpiritScreamin' Freedom by KW-ScottSully Erna - Sinner's Prayer by Ilojleen
Lucifer by Hoshi-no-UmaLe monde de l'au-dela by Zwoing-+-Rainy day-+- by TalviEnkeli
Timberwolf by YouWillBeSurprised-+-Coming storm-+- by TalviEnkeliCrunch - Mother Nature by Darklight-phoenix
Reach by wolfsnite:thumb176608822:Michael's Eye by Aty-S-Behsam
Her Name Was Elizabeth by Aty-S-Behsam:thumb322576814:Surprise Visitor! by Vishw
Niall by SquirrelGirl15:thumb321067519:Where To Next, Navigator? by 4everSabi
Dancing for your soul by rosaBowHold On by ErinM313-Figure Devil by Altarior
Tigress -pencil by LisaCrowBurkeHouse M.D. by Paul-Shanghaiwoman portrait by mrxdijon
Mandy Butler by BrickRed1:thumb323766710:Sir Ian Mckellen by HyperionDreams
Pride and Prejudice by phoenix132Green Eyes by BrickRed1Marilyn by KW-Scott
Kaley Cuoco by AmBr0Better Off Dead by luckynumber44Benedict Cumberbatch by Miss-Catherine
Jairo by DloriTA:thumb321769124:One flew over my cup of coffee....... by ZaphodX23
Burton and Depp by ViviDybowskiTiger by MisterLopesRam by MisterLopes
COFFEE Motherfucker! do you drink it....... by ZaphodX23sleeping lily by HiiroNoYukiMerlin, smile by Miss-Catherine
Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba by tanjadrawingSaeglopur by phoenix132Mockingjay by Curlie-11
Emma Watson by tanjadrawing:thum
august feature-an im sorry featureyesterday was a free premium day where every one had pretty much premium membership for a day( i know self explanatory right) as you can see by my page i had added a few new things one being a section that was for permanent features well.. by accident i deleted when i was editing stuff around not remembering i did , only to > tell every one that i featured them> go to sleep> wake up > and have some one who i featured tell me its not there... you dont know how embarrassed i am!!..i'm lol'ing as we speak..... so i figured i matter as well do another BIGGER feature and this time feature a large amount of deviations of those who i had on the permanent feature.. there maybe others but the focus is on them . this feature will stay untill holiday times most likely november ....so there be mature contentaugust feature-an im sorry feature3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The results + misc. info + Big Weekly Features!The resultsThe results + misc. info + Big Weekly Features!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
First, the results of that "Watchers Feature!" test some of you helped with: after 2 weeks there's still less Favs than people featured on the latest one http://diamond4girl.deviantart.com/journal/WATCHERS-FEATURE-pt-23-318773207 , but nonetheless, with some more Favs than usual, the feature ended up in the Footer for about a day and half and your works have been seen by 3-4 times more people than usual. (1100+ on the latest one vs. >400 views on the few previous ones). Thank you all who helped with the test. I consider my theory relatively proved, so it's up to you what you do in the future. Btw, glad some of you finally figured out you can fav Journals!
In case you missed it, but you're interested, I wrote a little "tutorial" on making features, especially big/huge ones and all in extremely time saving and easy way AND with your thumbs all arranged nicely in your Journal http://diamond4girl.deviantart.com/journal/Tutoria
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 30WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 302 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Coffee Kiss by dreamarianCount To Ten by HiiroNoYuki
Better Off Dead by luckynumber44Guilin Memories by Paul-ShanghaiJennifer Garner by BlueAngel271183The scariest monster-time itself by VeIra-girl
:thumb356364248:To a Great Mind... by blessyo4Teen Wolf by luckynumber44Absol 2.0 by AlexRose312
Ostrich by AdnivBorn to serve by SuiPumpkinA Different World by AlexRose312Entwined by AlexRose312
Robert Downey Jr. by BlueAngel271183Something by Just-a-LittleDreamerWaves of Mystery by PencilHead1313Akame by jennieannie
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by SquirrelGirl15Northbound Train by PencilHead1313Rainbow Snake by RadishStick
velvet and lace 3 by HiiroNoYukiThe Wallflowers by Just-a-LittleDreamerAlien by Paul-Shanghai
Spirit of The Raven Warrior by SweediesArtEyes in the Sky by AmBr0Passion for Music by SweediesArt
Regina by alice-castielDeath of the Raven Warrior by SweediesArtOld Woman Smoking by alfredorf22
-+-Stairs from the past-+- by TalviEnkeliOnce there was the light by freshberriesBreaking Bad (Final) by alfredorf22
Pair of Parrots by yarivtElsa the golden retriever UPDATE by 05emort123The ones who give me eargasms by Ilojleen
With a Guitar In My Hands by OonaghAncaireBattleCash 'n' Dylan by Just-a-LittleDreamerlittle lanterns by cloe-patra
The Doctor and his Ponds by SuiPumpkinred flower by cloe-patrabutterfly2 by cloe-patra
Togetherness by DutchOrcaThe Queen by yarivtWhy crying? by yarivt
Traditional Damon Picspam, 2 mini damons by 05emort123Black Bird by AdnivCherish Forever by jennieannie
Lenore and Krille by kornradSketch Card : HOLMES by blessyo4PCA Icons by alice-castiel
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 26 (130+ works)If you like the feature, why not support and promote your fellow artists' (and your own) works featured here by the Journal to help it spread and more people see it.WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 26 (130+ works)3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
With every new month of these features, there's more and more great artists and amazing works popping up. Keep on with the awesomeness!
Magical Trio by Jessica17Michael and Anahita (The Autumnal Equinox) by Aty-S-Behsam
Tree by RadishStickRed Fox White Rose - pencil by LisaCrowBurkeSelf Portrait by boogiebear95Lion... by extra97
:thumb334651219:Skin by sinakasrohelineNew Orleans by ErinM31Safe by LoVeras
I Stand Alone - Tom Hiddleston by arthawk87Furtive Lungs by 3rdwheelerWet by AmBr0Sketch Card : SCARF by blessyo4
Natalie Portman by ruan-aIncoming Storm 2012_1022 by PhaedrisEmotion by ruan-a
Sasha resting by PhaedrisEyelash Pit Viper ( Pencil Work ) by enigmatic-freakBIC eye by photonline
Angelina by 3rdwheelerIn Darkness by ruan-a-+-Late evening-+- by TalviEnkeli
Charcoal Portrait Final by LisaCrowBurkeYour Light by ErinM31Oblivion by sinakasroheline
Il Mio Amore, Il Violino by Forty-FathomsJames Bond (AKA Daniel Craig) by Paul-ShanghaiEnola - German Boxer by kornrad
winterID by cloe-patragull by cloe-patraKitty by PhotonLights
WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 28WATCHERS FEATURE! pt. 283 years ago in Art Features More Like This
flaunting shadows by VahnKiraStrumpet and Trollop by AthenaTT
Born to serve by SuiPumpkinMother of Dragons by SuiPumpkinGrandma's Portrait by yarivtBaldur by White--Whiskers
Chaotic child by freaky208Sun and Snow (Anahita - Painting with a Mouse) by Aty-S-BehsamStairway - iogee pen drawing by HoshisamaValmorI Stand Alone - Tom Hiddleston by arthawk87
Brothers by alice-castielDark Knight by alice-castielDangerous by SweediesArt
Little Innocence by OonaghAncaireBattleDrops of sunshine by freaky208:thumb343577437:
Trapped... by freaky208Sweet Evil by acjubReflection by VahnKira
Holmes Banners by alice-castiel:thumb344817734:Stefanie by YouWillBeSurprised
Kaiden Hawke by ErinM31Some say... by ViviDybowskiPara o meu querido amigo by AnkaAI3
The Nightmare by SweediesArt-+-These warm evenings of winter...-+- by TalviEnkeliYour Light by ErinM31
Pair of Parrots by yarivtsnail+daisy3 by cloe-patrathe mermaid by xxsensi
winterID by cloe-patraSee my Soul by acjubGandalf the Grey by Fantaasiatoidab
christmasID by cloe-patraPure and Simple by Paul-ShanghaiI'll go with you by Fantaasiatoidab
On the guard by AnkaAI3Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes III by IlojleenJohnny Depp by Laleesh-eats
An Angel of the Lord by SecondGoddessJensen Ackles VS Puma by VeIra-girlIron Man by Paul-Shanghai
'The Hibernal Solstice' by Aty-S-BehsamScars Of The Past by ArtGoldArtAddicted to Books..or Facebook by SweediesArt
Let Love In by Before-I-SleepRed Mountains by emily3371Mila Kunis by PauliDiaz
Italy. Venice. Bridges. by VeIra-girlCharlotte and Marlie by AthenaTT:thumb
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 Beauty2 years 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
:thumb362898001:Untitled 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 mkliemandDreamer 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
Favourite Showcase Feature V Hi All! :icontardglompplz:Favourite Showcase Feature V4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Please this article so more people can see it.
Check out some amazing art from the members of :iconthefavouriteshowcase:
Avatar by ayshafaseeh
Sweet and Sour by VahnKira Donar's Whisper by VikingWidunder Wolf 2012 by ZhaoT
Owl 2 by 7-Year-Bytch CHeeeeetah by narufag Venezia by CamillaMalcus
Kids on Piano by sDoost 'Party Animal' - Tea Party 2 by GreyRadian Siesta In Rostock's Eastern Historic District by BarbaraPommerenke Autumn's Glow by eajna
only silence by bohomaz13 Tears and Lace ... SOLD by graemeb Red Wolf Moon by BaiLang
Syrup and kiwi by dh6art Transient by PutItOnPaper Autumn dance by jogijs
The Messenger Goddess in Oil by daveinaz Jade by esayelemay Vivid Dreams and Fragile Machines by Bihni Hummingbirds - Marquetry by amazoncanvas
A big giant thank you to the amazing deviants and groups who art sponsoring this article! :ico
Contest Closed!Contest Closed!4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
If you like the contest, please help to support it and spread the word by faving this Journal, or linking to it somewhere. Scroll down for absolutely amazing list of contest prizes you can win.
Please read everything carefully and if there's something you don't understand, or you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
An artwork of your animal friend
By an animal friend, I mean your own pet, but it can also be your family pet, family dog for example, as well as some animal you're closely connected to and love very much, like that one special horse of your granddad's you made friends with and love to ride.
Does my animal friend have to be..uhm...alive?
No. I even encourage making an artwork of an animal you loved very much, but unfortunately is no longer with you, for whichever reason. Always wanted to draw your dog you spent so many wonderful years together? Now's a good time.
Introduce us to your animal friend
PE: Tolerance Towards Daily DeviationsIf you're like me, one of the first things you do every morning is turn on the computer to check the DDs for the day, if you make this a habit sooner or later you'll see something featured that you won't like at all, making you spill your morning coffee all over the screen.PE: Tolerance Towards Daily Deviations3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Oh the crime! That poor coffee going to waste.
Before you hit the Caps Lock button and begin an essay about the drop of quality of DDs, stop. Take a deep breath, maybe walk around for a bit to cool down, and think about what you're going to do. To begin with, complaining about the DD leaving a comment is extremely disrespectful for the artist because most of the time, they didn't even ask to be featured. Instead, take a moment to consider why was it picked, DDs are chosen for far more than just being visually attractive, as the article Daily Deviations - The Myth and the Legend explained; we often look f
Big Weekly Features!Big Weekly Features!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Call the Power by Leyna-artModesty by RaipunVanity by Raipun
Willie Nelson by ZindyEddard Stark by DavidDebSpring Magic by IreneShpak
:thumb337703986:Royal feathers by RaipunJon Snow by Svera
Jared Leto - Pencil Drawing by D17rulezWolverine by VencaSeitlRose Tyler by Ptolemie
Venus Exile by JJcanvas:thumb326255598:
Food by imagineethe wonderful gift III by kamalky
Kiss of Death by HeatherzartAmy Pond by Lasse17
the wonderful gift II by kamalkySkull Love by pbird12
I owe you a fall, Sherlock by AnnieBradswChristian Bale and Anne Hathaway by stonedsour887
Trust by naturalshocks the wonderful gift by kamalky
Chestnut by UtgarD88The Bone Collector by SilEnigmaArts
Always by your side by CindysArtLord of the Rings: TCG - Strider by AnthonyFoti
Amazing Artworks!Hello allAmazing Artworks!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I haven't done one of these features in forever! This will be my first one this year.
But anyway These are some of my recent faves.
I think these works are amazing!!
Ruby by becwinnelUnravel by escumeFantasy Girl by Vayne17City Roots by escumeRouge by escumeDaenerys Targaryen by ChOcOkristiwinter adventure by mousseeToussaint by Adam-NowakBluebells by bluesaga331hands and pitcher by turningshadowWild nature by Kyrie0201mimi by honkfuPortrait - Leonor Varela by KimiSzDrosera by Amdhusciaslily by ApofissSomething inside by yourPorcelainDoll:thumb194973057:Beauty and the Beast by AuroraWienhold:thumb276424559:White Swan by AuroraWienholdAutumn stories by lieveheersbeestje132 by diegoidefHome Among the Garden by rooze23my personal hell by nami64direction of stroke by alrasyidPlumage by escumeOctopus Hat by BlueUndinePredicate by kellymckernanFlora and Fauna by AuroraWienholdA soft feeling ... by aoao2:thumb281103731:Dreaming out loud .. by NOUF7the point of no return by illusionality
Huge Weekly Features!Nothing too interesting and new to report. Currently experimenting with various new stuff. Lets see what comes out of it all. Hopefully at least something will be a success.Huge Weekly Features!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Gecko on Rocks by heavenhelSilence in Hell by Blacleria
Deshi Basara by ISG-ArtDay 175 - ACEO Drawing Project for Charity by secrets-of-the-pen
thirst by szog88Hero of Helm's Deep by SvenjaLiv
Compassion Series: Invisible World by jialu Zel by LaurasMuse
:thumb329221444:cheetah drawing by sharppower
SH - Shadow Skull by cpn-blowfishDeeDee by paullung
I cannot guarantee your safety... by Artsy50Fili... by Artsy50
Kili... by Artsy50X.T.I.N.A. by A-D-I--N-U-G-R-O-H-O
Wet by AmBr0The Hound and The Little Bird by DavidDeb
Coriolanus by ISG-ArtLilija by Ilojleen
Daughter of Winterfell by DavidDebSandor Glegane by DavidDeb
A Legend Reborn by DavidDebEmilia Clarke Commission by IleanaHunter
Mila Kunis Commission by IleanaHunterCharlize Theron by ChrisWoottonArt
Taste of Winter by darkmatter257Butterfly by sidneyeileen
Sansa Stark by FayerenBlack Death by SecondGoddess
Deceptive Deviants.If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything.Deceptive Deviants.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is a journal I've been meaning to write for a while but I don't know where to begin.
I'm going to list some scenarios that have bothered me and afterwards give a short comment.
Just to be clear:
- This concerns traditional art only.
- I don't disapprove or dislike all of these examples but I want all media and alterations be listed in the artist's notes.
- This is just my pet peeves.
- there are many deviants that I like that use effects.
- I'm not an art-nazi, this is for those who pretend to be something they're not.
ONE LAST UPDATE:
- This does not include correcting scanning and photography quality loss - I have no problem with that.
1. Sepia color overlay.
There are many deviants that change the color of their graphite drawings from black & white to a faded brown in Photoshop. Fundamentally I don't have a problem with that but it should be listed in the media since
Weekly Features! (120+)I'm a few weeks behind with my Weekly Features! so I'm making it up with this. I have a wall of text to write about various things, updates etc., but will spare you (this time) since the entry is so long already. Enjoy the features!Weekly Features! (120+)6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Btw, if not overwhelmed enough already, you can also check out:
Traditional Art Favorites of 2014!
Letter M by Anwaraidd Rihanna Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunter
Alpha by SilentKW Gandalf by JeffLafferty Thranduil (drawing) by Quelchii
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde by anotherwanderer Spreading Wings by GloriaDei Legend of the Cryptids - Felicitas by anotherwanderer
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde(adv) by anotherwanderer Portrait of Arno Dorian by Namecchan Always 1895 by naturalshocks
Neal by Joanna-Vu Happy new year 3 by Sylar113 Danny Trejo - Machete by IrisBouman
sadness by Blakravell Denzel Washington by AmBr0 Silver feathers by Anwaraidd
Robert De Niro Ballpoint Art by Rafik Emil H by rafikemil :t
CPC Member Interviews - Issue #05: *pbird12:iconpbird12:CPC Member Interviews - Issue #05: *pbird124 years ago in Personal More Like This
My name besides pbird12 is Paula McDonald (no Ronald or Old MacDonald jokes, please!). In my head I am 20 years old and will be forever; sadly, in earth years I am a wee bit older than this. I’m 33. I am Scottish and live with my fiancé and two beautiful children. My little boy is 2 and my little girl is 5.
Do you remember when you started drawing? Did something or someone in particular inspire you to pick up your pencils?
"I always drew as a kid and loved Art class at school, but was never able to draw people - I found it very frustrating. When I left school I went to college and studied Graphic Design for 3 years, and I think it turned me against art in general - I hated it! So, I didn't draw for more than 10 years. I started drawing realism when I joined dA, so about 15 months or so ago, and now I can draw people!"