Collection: The Warrior and the MageCollection: The Warrior and the Mage11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Warrior and the Mage
“Preys of the thirst of blades and hunger of spells, what are we but witnesses of a war of two? Steel cloaks the hills as mist rises from the seas, and the night grows bright from shining swords and enchanted words. Whose blood will it be on the meadows, whose cry will echo the victory? When the drums are put to sleep, who will rule between the warrior and the mage?”
— TheMaidenInBlack of theWrittenRevolution
Edward Gorey: Illustrator Or Artist?Edward Gorey: Illustrator Or Artist?8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
EDWARD GOREY: Illustrator
Q is for Quentin
Edward St. John Gorey was born in Chicago, USA, February 22nd, 1925.
Gorey’s initial artistic inspiration was most likely his mother’s grandmother, Helen St. John Garvey, who illustrated greeting cards. This would explain his penchant for telling a story in a single visual image.
The dark yet playful artwork of Edward Gorey has been immortalized thanks to the American Public Broadcasting Service
SLUGBOX COMMISSIONS"help me pay my student loans!"SLUGBOX COMMISSIONS4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Commissions are SUPER CLOSED.
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ!!!!
PLEASE READ BEFORE PLACING AN ORDER! I WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF YOU DON'T!
HOW I CHOOSE COMMISSIONS
- Is this a fun, interesting, or exciting commission?
- Is this going to take a long time (not that that's a bad thing!)? A short time? Where does this fit my schedule?
- How long is the current queue?
- Do I desperately need money to pay bills this month?
- Does this client seem reliable, informed, and responsible?
- Do I just love this character or idea? I mean come on! I'm shallow! I like to draw things I like! You know I love fanart of certain things.
Please understand that I sometimes get a huge flood of notes and stuff, and I simply can't get back to everyone, let alone ACCEPT every commission. It's beyond me!
1. I'm in no way obligated to accept every commission offer! I can, will, and do pick and choose c
TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRAHere's some of the most amazing and invaluable advice you'll most-likely ever get from one of my good colleagues and legends in comics/gaming, creator JOE MADUREIRA. It's what i've been preaching to you aspiring artists since i arrived on DA, but i think his POV says it perfectly:TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRA3 years ago in Personal More Like This
*WARNING: SOME MATURE LANGUAGE*
"DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ARTIST?
Or a successful WORKING PROFESSIONAL?
Believe it or not there is a difference. I'm not usually a soapbox type guy, I don't like instructing people, and I think I'm a terrible teacher. But hey, it's Friday and I'm in a strange mood. So here goes:
I've noticed that a good number of my fans happen to be aspiring artists themselves. This is for all you guys. I get asked constantly: "Where should I go to school?" "What classes should I take?" "What should I study for anatomy?" "What pencils and paper do you use?" "Should I be working digitally now instead of traditionally?" "How do I fix my poses? Learn composition? Perspective?" "When
Before and AfterToday I want to share with you some of the pictures Hidrico :iconhidrico: took of my costumes. I really love his style, I think he is a fantastic editor. He creates wonderful images, gives them a special enviroment and aesthetics.Before and After3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I just wanted to show you some of our "before and after" pictures so you can see our work as cosmakers and his work as photographer and editor separately ^^
The Procrastinator: A Day In The LifeThe Procrastinator: A Day In The Life8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Procrastinator A Day In The Life
Procrastination is the practice of carrying out less urgent tasks in preference to more urgent ones, or doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, and thus putting off impending tasks to a later time, sometimes to the "last minute" before a deadline.
I wrote the title for this piece three weeks ago.
So, it’s Friday night. Work week over. Tomorrow I get to write my own mate
Boldly Facing The FutureBoldly Facing The Future1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Artist Credit DanielaUhlig
Many of you have been in this community for a long time, but whether you’ve just joined or you’ve been a member since day one, this is your first impression of the new DeviantArt.
Change is not something that we take lightly, because it affects our collective identity. It was important for us to define who we are and what we’re made of at our core before we changed anything. We all have our own understanding of what that means, but the process of getting that core story down on paper took almost a year.
The result is “Bleed and Breed Art.” This is our center of gravity and our reason for getting out of bed i
A Perspective in Cosplay with Yaya HanA Perspective in Cosplay with Yaya Han4 years ago in Personal More Like This
In August 2011, Eric Greer participated as a media team director in the Otakuthon convention in Montréal, Québec, together with Christine Lee, and interviewed the famous cosplayer Yaya Han, who was also featured in the first issue of Cosplay Gen.
Fan Art Friday: My Little Pony-Friendship is MagicFan Art Friday: My Little Pony-Friendship is Magic9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
FAN ART FRIDAY: Friendship Is Magic
Mane 6 princesses
It’s been over 30 years since the original “My Little Pony” (a.k.a. “MLP”) franchise made its debut and its following has never been stronger.
The 2010 reboot by Lauren Faust (fyre-flye), “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,” had its start on DeviantArt where Lauren originally posted the early concept art which would later evolve into the ponies we know and love today
this is going to be a long one.spoiler alert for anyone who have not seen the Korra finale.this is going to be a long one.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
also, no hate on this Journal Entries please. Thank you.
the short version,
Korrasami is Confirmed!
from Michael Dantedimartino:
Now that Korra and Asami’s final moment is out in the world, it seems like an appropriate time to express how I feel about it. I didn’t want to say anything right away so the audience could experience the finale for themselves.
The main themes of the Avatar universe have always revolved around equality, justice, acceptance, tolerance, and balancing differing worldviews. In subtle and maybe not so subtle ways, Avatar and Legend of Korra have dealt with difficult subjects such as genocide, child abuse, deaths of loved ones, and post traumatic stress. I took it as a complement when Joanna Robinson of Vanity Fair called the show subversive. There were times even I was surprised we were able to delve into the really tough stuff on a children’s TV network. While the episode
Toshiba: Laptop Skin Design Contest Winners TweetToshiba: Laptop Skin Design Contest Winners5 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
We had a blast checking out all of the extra stylish skins you, our
wonderful deviantART community, made for the
Toshiba "Cool For School" contest.
After much deliberation, the final three winners have been
chosen from the gorgeous 25 semi-finalists entries.
We'd like to give a big "thank you" to the judges from the Toshiba
marketing team who had the tough job of choosing these winners. And, of
course, THANK YOU!!! to everyone who entered. Let's see who's going
home with a slick new Toshiba Satellite® L Series laptop, cash, and other
Read Official Rules
Tolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own WorldTolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own World1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Tolkien: An Accidental Tourist in His Own World
By Cliff Broadway
"Hobbit" illustration 04 by Pervandr
Please welcome J.R.R. Tolkien expert and TheOneRing.net producer/writer Cliff Broadway (aka theoneringnet) as he shares his take on the man behind the beloved series of books. Cliff helped build The One Ring.net, a fan-based site created and run by volunteers from around the world and the largest web portal for a single fandom, after working
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 Feature2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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, AWPhotographyandArt, straywind, Kifir, AnnaProvidence Khdd BangBangNeko Blasteh LolaInProgress, Maho-Urei, and equinelovex.
Star Wars: A New HopeStar Wars: A New Hope1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Star Wars: A New Hope
The Empire Bargains
Who’s the most important person now in the Star Wars franchise? JJ Abrams? Think again!
It has begun. Below you will find the trailer to the beginning chapter of the next Star Wars sequels, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens,a new trilogy for a new generation. One well crafted 88 second trailer later, and it's just what we were hoping for. X-Wings, Tie Fighters, brand new Light Saber designs, the Millenium Falcon and just
The Art Theft DiscussionThe Art Theft Discussion5 months ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Art Theft DiscussionTopicsStealingTakingCopyrightPermissionFan ArtMoral RightsProtectionResolving Disputes
Photo downloads reduced!(Select Akira)Hey everyone! I have reduced my digital downloads of the following photos of Akira to 80 points each. I have a photoshoot with her in about a week so if I can sell a bit of these that will help me pay her.Photo downloads reduced!(Select Akira)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Custom sets of Akira are possible. You have to send me a note.
All the following premium downloads are just 80 points. All of these will be reset to 200 points after our shoot! So if we shoot on Monday, the prices will reset. If we shoot next Friday, that's when the prices will reset. So get yours now, I cant guarantee when the shoot will happen.
Thanks for watching everyone!
A Modern Day Fairy GodmotherA Modern Day Fairy Godmother11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
the lilac wood by Lillyxandra
There’s a hint of fairy dust in the air at the Firefly Path workshop where JoEllen Elam (Lillyxandra) brings her fairytale costume creations to life.
Weaving her magic through every piece of the enchanting princess gowns and fantastical fairie wears she creates, JoEllen is here to show that Cinderella isn’t the only one with a fairy godmother. Armed with only a love for cosplaying, a passion for costuming and a can—do attitude, this self taught costume designer beg
The Hunger Games: Accidental Statement of Protest?The Hunger Games: Accidental Statement of Protest?1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
The Hunger Games: An Accidental Statement of Protest?
Catching fire by Kris-Kamikakushi
In Bangkok, Thailand, students are being arrested for raising their hands in the air to flash Katniss’ three–finger “freedom” salute.
That’s right, the Katniss who’s the fictional heroine of the popular dystopian sci–fi “Hunger Games” movie series. The world has changed over the last few decades in a very big way, but some are apparently unaware of it or undisturbed by the stunning ramifications.
Game Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous GownsGame Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous Gowns1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Game of Thrones spearheads resurgence in sword & sorcery fantasy art of Warrior Kings & Queens.
Game of Thronesby Asidpk
A very small man can cast a very large shadowby RobotDelEspacio
Yeah. I try to make beautiful 3D women.Regarding all the stuff that has come up in the last year about women in games, and tropes in videogames etc etc unequality and all that. I wrote this over at polycount but sharing it here.Yeah. I try to make beautiful 3D women.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm not sorry at all that I am in the pursuit of beauty in my work.
I'm not going to stop for anyone. I do what I do, because I enjoy it.
For years all I built was big space marines and ww2 soldiers, no one ever once told me back then I should 'diversify' and 'do something else' no one ever hassled me either it's just pretty much accepted. Pretty girls though?
Well you know what, I call BULLSHIT.
If you look at my work and all you see is a sex-doll, that's your business not mine.
I never intended any of my girls to be this way. None. If you ask me about any of them, instead of taking them at face value like so many people do, you would discover that they all have intricate back stories, and all mean a great deal to me personally due to what was going on at the time in life etc.
We're Sponsoring Artists' Alley at Comic-Con!Parisian deviants! We're headed for the beautiful City of Light, and we want to see you!We're Sponsoring Artists' Alley at Comic-Con!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Posted on June 25, 2012 at 7:15:03 PM
We're sponsoring Artists' Alley 2012!
We're headed to Comic-Con International:
San Diego to sponsor Artists' Alley!
We Love Artists' Alley
We're back at Comic-Con!
Last year, our sponsorship of Artists' Alley was a huge success. We were able to provide a more comfortable environment for the artists, display their art on huge screens over the Alley, and let people attending the convention draw with deviantART muro on fantastic digital screens. We plan to do this and more in 2012 as we take on the great pleasure of sponsoring Artists' Alley at San Diego Comic-C
You know your differentMost members of this know that they are seen as different and they have no problem with that.You know your different2 years ago in Personal More Like This
First let it be clear
We at AlphaAnime think there is nothing wrong with being different or seen as being different.
NOTHING WRONG WITH BEING DIFFERENT, DIFFERENT IS BEAUTIFUL!!!
So let me ask each of you a few question
1)What is wrong with being different??
2)Why do some people say we are different we are special but when someone else calls them different or special it makes them mad??
3) If you really know who you are why are you so worried about what labels you have or don't have???
4)Why are you the only one aloud to have an opinion and why is a different opinion wrong just because it is not yours?? And no Muffy you don't know all and your opinion is not always the only one. LOL
5)WHY CAN'T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG????? Sorry had to do it, for those of you who don't get it look it up.
We love each and everyone of our different friends because we ourselves our different
The Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.1Intellectual property (IP) is a legal concept which refers to creations of the mind for which exclusive rights are recognized. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and design.The Road To Creating Your Own IP - P.13 years ago in Personal More Like This
THE NEXT THREE YEARS OF MY LIFE
I had received a job offer at Microsoft. I guess this could have been one of my first 'big time' jobs, so I was a little ecstatic. It felt like a slow build to get to this point, after numerous indie games and under the table freelance jobs, but finally it had come.
I was working with my now best friend and business partner, Stephan, a suave German who I had met only a year or so prior. He had brought me into the fray, working with several other individuals who will, well, simply be known as individuals for privacy sake.
But yes, finally, I could put a professional company I