SO YOU WANNA BE A COMIC ARTIST RIGHT?Okay so I get a bunch of these question all the time about being an Artist. Questions like "How do you draw like that?" "Will you draw my comic for Free?" "What do I need to do to get better?" "What are the tools you use?" Ect...SO YOU WANNA BE A COMIC ARTIST RIGHT?6 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'm going to provide all these Answer and more here, so listen up.
1.The most commonly asked question is "How did you learn how to draw"
I get asked this question a ton and my answer is pretty much the same every time. "PRACTICE!!!" I cannot stress this enough, but you have to practice. You will only get out of it what you put into it. How good do You want to be?
Truthfully thats up to you.
I've put in a good 15 years of drawing almost everyday. I've wanted to be a comic artist more than anything. I WANTED IT! And now I'm doing it. But I had to work at it. I didn't just wake up one day an
Creator Owned Day is 1st March 2012.The challenge:Creator Owned Day is 1st March 2012.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Create a sketch of an original character or concept and and post it on your blog Thurday 1st March. It should be a concept completely owned by the artist (or co-owned with the writer/collaborators permission to post).
Why? A number of reasons:
1. A lot of reader and creator focus is on characters owned by larger corporations. Let's bring a little spotlight on creating brand new, creator owned concepts.
2. Bringing a little awareness to the business side of co-creating original content. Take a look at Jeff Parker's article and follow up comments on the subject. Co-creators can take this opportunity as a little trial run, just make sure to have a mutual agreement in advance.
3. Fun! A few creators discussed the idea on Twitter and thought it was a great opportunity to create something entirely new, while bringing attention to these sketches.
1. Create an sketch of a new character/character you own. We're doing this primarily to get our imaginations running, so
NEW Justice League of AmericaGuess a lot of fans were saddened over Martian Manhunter not being a founding member of the Justice League, and was replaced with Cyborg instead.NEW Justice League of America2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well you can calm down a bit, because >>>>>>>>>
DUN, DUN, DUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
The Martian Manhunter is in the Front and Centre of the team, just like he should be(unless ofcourse Diana joins the team, then she should be the leader)
DC source announcement and a bit more background info(sort of) on this new teamhttp://www.dccomics.com/blog/2012/08/26/dc-entertainment-announces-justice-league-of-america
So what do you think of this unusual roster, as well as the return of the Star Spangled Kid. Comment below
Character Name PronunciationLately I've been asked of how to pronounce my characters names, so here's a small tutorial:Character Name Pronunciation11 months ago in Personal More Like This
NEE: is like the Japanese noun for "sister" (Nee-san) or like "NET" without the "T" NEE
KIAN: is KEY ~ ant, just remove the T from ant.
KATRINA: is a very common name ^^ so is kuh-TREE-nuh.
MICCA: is pronounced MEE~ka.
MIDORI: is mih-DOR-ee like the Japanese word for green.
TAIRE: is THAI (like Thai food) and "re" (like RE~staurant)
REI: is Ray.
MAI: is MY.
MIA: is MEE-uh.
BERNADETTE: is BUR-nuh-det.
and my name is KAR-luh = Karla
Love you guys! <3 and thanks for all your comments!
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artifacts is goso for anyone whos interested this si my monthly gig atm.. and probably for a long period of time my art duties are gonna be artifacts+ravine+some videogame stuffartifacts is go2 years ago in Personal More Like This
for all interested, no ravine isnt out yet. ron is at this very moment handling rewrites, so in about 3 to 4 months well be off with that too
till then... its not fantasy, its not ravine, but its fun to do
artifacts 14 preview
intro was done by a very skillful artist, john tyler christopher
and issue 15 is all but done ... and what a fun darkling, angelus and douchey tilly filled issue it is... mm delightful
btw small heads up, soon ill post unedited version of first 20ish pages of ravine, so you guys will have something to compare the finalized polished text by ron
and now , off to work for me!
Went Undercover as a Student at a UniversitySorry for lack of updates, I have been away for a bit. But now I am back to tell more stories and upload more art. Anyway. Sometimes Ry can be a troll (Just sometimes). And I did exactly that last week actually. I pulled off a 21 Jump Street. Right, so I was in Melbourne for a convention and I also stayed longer for a few days to hang out with friends. The night before convention, my friend Alice (Who is a core member of the Japan Club) invited me to visit her University at RMIT for a Japanese movie night as part of her Japan Club's activity. At first I was a bit unsure whether I should go or not since I am not a member of the club or the Uni. But I do like to watch Japanese movies, so I went! :iconmingplz:Went Undercover as a Student at a University3 months ago in Personal More Like This
So there I was, in a room full of young fresh Uni students. One thing I noticed is that when I went into the club room, some people knew each other but many were first timers, they were all introducing themselves to each other, and I did as well. At that mome
It's True! DC are Hooking Clark and Diana UP!!!Well, ladies and gentlemen, to those who follow us out of love for this couple, you will be happy to learn that the rumored Superman/Wonder Woman Hook Up is coming true!It's True! DC are Hooking Clark and Diana UP!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
We never thought DC had the balls to do it. We longed for this to happen for years. And Geoff Johns confirms it IS happening.
Check the article out on Entertainment Weekly.
All we can say is WHOOHOO! :whoohoo:
Please show your support of the pairing by commenting on DC's Homepage via facebook.
We can only hope now the writing matches the beauty of the art and it is NOT a gimmick! Action 600 do leave us a bit cynical. Here's hoping...
wait a secondwait a second2 years ago in Personal More Like This
something is different...
MY PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP NOOOOOO. COME BAAACK.
alas, i don't actually mind that much. but WEIRD logging back on without it. D:
YAYYYY FOR PEOPLE BEING TOO GENEROUS AND KIND FOR THIS WORLD
Nintendo announces Pokemon RainbowNintendo just announced the third Pokemon Black and White game, its gonna be called... POKEMON RAINBOW! YEAH BOI!! I thought they ran out of colors for the Pokemon games but the smart people at Nintendo got some creative guys together and did an awesome looking cover for the game. Rumours has it that Rainbow will be the most open minded game up to date, you know how Pokemon Black and White was all about right and wrong, good and evil, yin and yang, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones that kind thing? Well Pokemin Rainbow totally gets rid of that, everyone is treated equally and happiness is the only thing that matters. Recreational drugs and casual sex is also highly encouraged, you can dress up your Pokemon however way you want without anyone judging you (As you can clearly see in the cover). Unfortunately this can be quite controversial to the general public... but hey I appreciate Pokemon thinking ahead and having a modern mindset. I also heard that in the beginning of the game when theNintendo announces Pokemon Rainbow2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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A day of doing nothingHey Ryceballs. yesterday marked the day that I did absolutely nothing. I gota admit, the last 2 weeks has been one of my most crazy weeks of the year, there were just tooooo many things going on at the same time that has affected my emotional state. It was like an emotional roller coaster that just didn't end. Not just bad things don't get me wrong, but good things too. And being a guy who try to take as little rest as possible, I came to a point where I just got totally burnt out. I was just exhausted and tired and just felt extremely depressed. It has affected my judgement and logical thinking and it even shows in my polls to be honest, I don't know if people realise but sometimes the topic of the polls and quality of my artworks are affected by what's going on in my life.. but sometimes I throw in a few odd ball polls in there to mix it up so you guys don't think I am personally going through stress, so yeah 'poo flavoured icecream' isnt a thing from experience don't worry! I also dA day of doing nothing11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Whiskey Cake and NonsenseSo today, I went out with friends. REAL FRIENDS!! I have real friends in real life! It was one of my best friends' (I have best friends too) birthday party and we went to eat at TGI Fridays. YUM. Anyway, I had a hamburger and for dessert (I remember how to spell dessert (used to get it mixed up with desert) because my dad told me that dessert has TWO Ss because you always want more dessert), I had WHISKEY CAKE. I can't for the life of me remember the full name, all I remember is that it was WHISKEY cake. Really though the cake is pretty non-alcoholic for those of you who don't know. I'm not 21 yet and would not be allowed to eat such a thing as alcoholic cake. But the idea does sound pretty awesome. Anyway, it was really freaking delicious.Whiskey Cake and Nonsense2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Then me and my friends went to Best Buy!! I GOT THREE NEW CDs!!
Yes, that is, as a matter of fact, an appropriate response to new music. I love new music. :hea
Thor: The Dark WorldA quick, spoiler-free review: it's goooooood.Thor: The Dark World9 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'd actually say that it's the best paced super-hero flick since the first Iron Man film.
Incredible Hulk fizzled in the third act.
Iron Man 2 saw every character turn either really wet or go full retard.
Thor felt a bit like a plodding, 80s, movie-with-a-message.
Captain America just felt like an extended prologue for The Avengers.
The Avengers didn't really get going until the finale.
And Iron Man 3 occupies a middle ground between Iron Man and Iron Man 2.
I'm certainly not saying any of those films were bad, it's just they felt saggy in areas.
Thor: The Dark World has a perfect pace. It's engaging right from the get-go and doesn't trip up once (that I noticed).
It is part of the Marvel cinematic series, though, so there are many, many nods and references to previous films (one of Loki's disguises is brilliant), which may leave newcomers lost.
And, of course, if
Back from RysolationDear Ryceballs. I have returned. It was a short hiatus, but it was a necessary one. I traveled miles and miles on foot into the Indian Desert by myself, in hope that I would be able to find my missing soul, cos thats what people do when they wanna find their soul right? They always go to India. I called it my 'rysolation period'. So I was out soul searching. On my journey, people has been encouraging to me, giving me kind words and needed motivational speeches, I thank you, you know who you are. I think I am more collected and positive now. Yeah I think I am back. Oh also on my soul search I have had time to work out some 'things'. So yeah look forward to more 'things' from me in the future. The desert was hot as hell by the way, don't really recommend it, what my soul was doing there is beyond me.Back from Rysolation10 months ago in Personal More Like This
Ok thats it for now.
dreams coming true and junkHEY Y'ALL! It's been a while! Guess what:dreams coming true and junk1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I GOT ACCEPTED TO CALARTS AND IT STILL HASN'T SETTLED IN YET AND I'M JUST SO RIDICULOUSLY THANKFUL AND BLESSED TO HAVE THIS OPPORTUNITY AND YEAH
So yeah! That's all! Life's been pretty okay lately!
If you're looking for other places to follow me since I'm pretty under the radar here on dA, try:
Instagram! Username: kennnajean
Vine! Just look for McKenna Harris, I guess!
Catch you guys laterz. I'm pretty busy with senior year and stuff, so I'm not open to commissions or requests at the moment.
Naruto 638....NAHH OBITOOO STAHHHHPPP!!!!NO SERIOUSLY STOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP!!!!!!Naruto 638....NAHH OBITOOO STAHHHHPPP!!!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Obito turned into a Shuffle-Blitz Zombie. Kages got 1-shotted, kakashi is still nowhere to be seen and Gai, Lee & Bee turned up for the first time in months.
And Juubi pulled a 'Dat Ass' Face
Rather funny if I do say so myself.
And still everyone is left thinking.
How the fuck...Actually what the fuck is happening...and why ain't he dead yet?!
Alright pretty crazy chapter right there....
Mind you he is having one hell of an episode right now....
I bet he feeling like he just took a 1 megaton of weed right now...
and these lyrics keep rolling in his head.
That and his brain happens to have degraded to an I.Q of 1
and now sports a fucking creepy-as-white-dog-shit-floating glare.. that would probs make Pewdiepie crap his pants.....
And while this is happening
News about wolves :(Hello pals,News about wolves :(1 year ago in Personal More Like This
sorry for kiriban winner, you will be featured soon, I did not forget you I just write some sad journals and my mood is far from nice, so this is not the best time for kiriban.
By the way, there is a new one: send me a printscreen of 1 022 222 pageviews and you will win a feature (no feature for porn or animal cruelty, ok).
Well, I have news about wolves, as I have promised to keep you informed.
If you do not know what I speak about, check this journal, please!
Two ZOO Brno's employees answered my question about wolves and one of them was a zoologist, so I think we can consider that reply trustworthy.
So: as you probably already know, my beloved Atila, famous alpha wolf from ZOO Brno, died. He died of old age (10 years). His death is the cause of the current bad state of other wolves. The death of the alpha is followed with a lot of stress, as the hierarchy of the pack is completely crushed and in terrible mess.
The ZOO repeatedly applied te
New Ways to Receive Prints Profits!At deviantART, we're all about supporting artists any way we can. We do this is by giving our members a platform for displaying their art, tools to exchange comments and critiques, and avenues for finding new friends and mentors all over the world.New Ways to Receive Prints Profits!2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
We also want to help artists by providing a place to sell their art, which we've done for years through our Prints program. Because the process of receiving payments from your art sales has been less than ideal, we've worked hard on a new earnings system. We've heard your feedback and suggestions, and want to give you a preview of three ways you will be able to receive profits from the Prints that you've sold. Check out these changes coming soon!
Points, PayPal, and Checks
With our new program, we're adding ways to instantly receive payments, all of which will be found in the new and improved My Earnings page.
The simplest way to receive your Prints profits will be throu
Swimsuit Competition 2013 2 Weeks Left!!!Swimsuit Competition 2013 2 Weeks Left!!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
if you haven't heard yet, i quit my job so i can work on SamGen full-time. To commemorate this occasion, and give me some time to plan some stuff out, i have decided to hold a Swimsuit Contest!!:iconsamurai-genji:
SamGen Characters reference folder: http://dinmoney.deviantart.com/gallery/30295343
DEADLINE: Aug 31, Midnight
*i know we all live in diff timezones so late entries are ok, just dont wait too long!!
THEME: SummerTime Genji
Draw your fav samgen character in a swimsuit of your own design. These can be funny pics, or sexy, whatever is cool, just as long as it is summer themed (=
*posters are 12x18inch glossy coat, signed upon request
*Secret Bonus Prizes may appear at any time
-(NEW PRIZE) OC Sketch commission by :icondinmoney:
Sorry but.....Sorry but.....1 year ago in Personal More Like This
(I DIDN'T make this one)
As an owner of a Ps1/2/3 I felt a bit of triumph.
couldn't help but laugh at it all.....
you guys better be getting your buckets and bottles....there's tears to be collected...
fucking internet.....i consider myself a fairly open minded person, and quite an easy guy to talk to. when people want to share my pictures and strips, i take it as a compliment. when people want to do fanarts i take it as an even greater one.fucking internet.....1 year ago in Personal More Like This
when people want to trace my stuff or use it as a reference, i say, go for it. if it helps you learn something, awesome!
when people want to edit something of mine and take the moment to ask me to do it, i usually say yes
we are all different, we all have our own little fetishes, and mine being bdsm, who the fuck am i to judge.
but recently i have been sent a link of one of my pictures, ally and lisa as a ponygirl one edited to be a guy....and it pissed me off.
not because the picture was edited, hell not even because whoever did it ended up putting their own website watermark to it... fuck it
what pissed me off is that the person who did it couldn't take a second to ask could he or she do it. just basic respect
cause the funny thing is, i wou
'Slendermaid': now a thing.Photos taken within the Fukushima exclusion zone.'Slendermaid': now a thing.2 months ago in Personal More Like This
Witnesses describe it as an oily-black creature with either very stunted legs or an actual fish-tail. It strides around on abnormally long arms.
Image drawn by a child in Souma, over 30KM north of Fukushima.
Feel free to post any evidence you may have found yourself in the comments section.
(And by that I mean: doctor your own photos to perpetuate the myth)
Reptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the DragonAccording to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 has ushered in the year of the dragon upon the world stage. In addition to occupying an ages old position in our cultural consciousness, legend and folklore surrounding the dragon mythology has long been firing the kiln of our dreams with fright and menace.Reptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the Dragon2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
2012: Year of the Dragon
Thu Feb 16, 2012, 3:00 PM
DRAGON CASTLE by randis
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 has ushered in the year of the dragon upon the world stage.
Keep Calm And Comic-ConKeep Calm And Comic-Con2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Keep Calm And Comic-Con
Wed Aug 8, 2012 by techgnotic
This year was especially important to me personally and was a milestone of sorts on
multiple levels and for deviantART as a whole. Many of the reasons why will become clear
over the next few months as announcements are made and new ideas are shared with everyone
in the community.
s the multi dimensional, pop fueled, color exploded dream like haze that was Comic-Con begins
to fully dim and fade from accurate remembrance, I can’t shake the feeling that this year was s