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
Original oil on canvas painting by LeonidafremovUntitled 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
RIFT Create a Colossus Contest Winners RIFTRIFT Create a Colossus Contest Winners3 years ago in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Create a Colosus Contest
In our RIFT, Create a Colossus Contest,
we asked you to design the biggest and baddest
boss you could imagine! After sorting through
thousands of fearful monsters, the judges have
whittled down the entries and selected the
final three winners.
$1,500 Cash Prize (USD)
Wacom Intuos4 Medium Tablet
8,000 deviantART Points
dA PRO Digital Artist's Backpack
deviantWEAR Hoodie of the Winner's Choice*
1 Year Premium Membership to deviantART
It was a close race, but difficult for the ot
POINTS AND ART GIVE-AWAY (CLOSED)!!!!!!EDIT 2: ONLY TODAY!!!!!!! So, if this will reach 500 participants I will make a 3rd place!POINTS AND ART GIVE-AWAY (CLOSED)!!!!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT: since its quite confusing for some of you Ill make it clear again.
To participate, just be sure you're a watcher and fave this journal! That's it!!! The rest is OPTIONAL for a second chance to win!!!
So, I really love doing this
I know many deviants never experienced PM and really want to have one, soooo
I made this
First off, the prizes:
1. 3 month Premium Membership or 636 points and an ACEO (will be shipped to you)
2. 100 points and a sketched bust
Now the rules
1. You have to watch me. (I only want to give out my art to people who like it, i think thats reasonable)
2. Fave this journal to enter.
That's it! You don't have to comment to enter
You can get more chances to win by doing this (but you don't have to):
1. Post a journal or poll and tell others about the raffle.
2. Like me on facebook
Quick Request :DDaily Deviations are holding a vote for the Traditional Deviation of the month - and my work 'Water Dragon' has been added to the list that needs voting on.Quick Request :D1 year ago in Personal More Like This
It would be fantastic if all of my watchers (OK a few of you ) would vote for me and this work
All you need to do is follow the link below and of course vote for the 'Water Dragon'
Thanks in advance
CONTEST: OC BB-Crew fanart - Closed! Contest updateCONTEST: OC BB-Crew fanart - Closed!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Its the last day (less than)
I know its a bit confusing but please submit your work by the end of the 12th of november (today)
I am technically writing this from the future since I am around 12 hours from most of you north american's but lets go with EST time zone.
I didn't expect this big of a turnout as well, I may add a 4rth place as well.
Please give me two days to judge. and I will post the results on this journal.
THank you for far for those who participated seriously! soo many awesome works. its gonna be a struggle.
Contest Theme [Bullet; Pink][Bullet; Pink]
[Bullet; Blue] My 3 OCs: Penny, Ben, and Leo
[Bullet; Blue] Fall season theme (open to your interpretations: e.g. changing leaves, blue sky, Halloween, thanksgiving)
[Bullet; Blue] Optional: Delivery theme (planes, letters, packages, etc)
[Bullet; Blue] Optio
The Very First Group Contest of Portraits-DrawingsMembers, Contributors and Affiliates,The Very First Group Contest of Portraits-Drawings4 years ago in Personal More Like This
by now We have exceeded 1000 Members as well as Watchers as a group..
But, Yet we are missing something.. - Ability to Feature best works on more wide range because still we are not a Super Group..
In-order to achieve that,
"The Very First Contest" of Portraits-Drawings will be opened to submit your best work..
Awards? [of course... Winners get Awarded*, check the bottom of this blog for more details..]
Options - [7 "Contest" Folders]
Graphite/Pencil Drawings [Black and White only]
Color Pencils Drawings
B/W Paintings [Black and White only - any TRADITIONAL painting method such as Water color, Oil and Acrylic ]
Pen 'n' Ink
Cartoon [Traditional Only]
Winners! [ Voting will be used to selection. (using Polls)]
There will be two Winner categories.
[Bullet; Black]SUPER Best Three
[MacType] New font smoother for windowsHeya folks,[MacType] New font smoother for windows3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I don't know about you, but I was always sick of the default windows font rendering, that's why I used GDI++ with Windows XP and GDIpp with Win7, until a few months ago GDIpp worked great, but then there where a lot of compatibility issues (Google Chrome/Firefox).
Now I found this http://www.mediafire.com/?8cnc6v7z7w4e647 on a chinese board http://bbs.themex.net/forumdisplay.php?f=88 (yeah yeah yeah, at least with google translate I could read something )
Works awesome and you can switch language, still a pretty shitty translation, but great tools to create configs and it runs as a service.
Check it out
PS: added a screenshot http://dl.dropbox.com/u/70350/screens/201112190832.jpg
there is a new google code site available with a new installer http://code.google.com/p/mactype/
PSS: the update fixed some issues with chrome/firefox
(CLOSE)Again change to (500 Points to win)(CLOSE)Again change to (500 Points to win)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT-----> Wow now I have 150+ people participated in this contest. I will add 5 extra winner again.There will be 25 winner in this giveaway.
EDIT-----> As what I said before, if there is more than 100 people participate, I will add 5 more winner in this contest. So now I have more than 100 people participated and I will add 5 more winner to this. There will be 20 winner in this giveaway.
Hi everyone so this is my 2nd giveaway points.
There will be 15 winner in this giveaway.
What you must do?
1) For my watchers only.(If you haven't watch me, do it now ^^) I will watch you back
2) Fave this Journal.
3) Fave 1 or 2 of my Drawing.
4) Must Comment below in this journal (link to the piece of that drawing you had fave).
Follow step (1 to 4), you will stand a chance to win 20 points.
*Extra chance (Must done step 1 to 4 before doing step 5)
5) Feature this on your Journal, Poll or Signature. This will give you 2nd chance to win
Muro Challenge Fun #3 - ResultsHello all,Muro Challenge Fun #3 - Results2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This weeks Muro Challenge has come to a close and as promised here is the feature with all participants and their entries and the announcement of the winner. So.. without further ado..
Our winner is
MaxwellMudd winning a 3 month Premium Membership with this entry:
Many thanks to all who participated this week and remember stay tuned for more Forum Events in
Here We Go~!:Iconrainbow-Cplz::Iconrainbow-Oplz::Iconrainbow-Mplz::Iconrainbow-Pplz::Iconrainbow-Eplz::Iconrainbow-Tplz::Iconrainbow-Iplz::Iconrainbow-Tplz::Iconrainbow-Iplz::Iconrainbow-Oplz::Iconrainbow-Nplz: :Iconherotimeplz::Iconfanplz:Here We Go~!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You MUST be a Member and a watcher of Z-P-A
Make a Journal About this Competition and Make sure you spread about Z-P-A [link me the journal]
A COMPETITON ONLY FOR MY WATCHERS!
have Fun~! :Iconfunplz:
IM GONNA CHECK WHETHER YOU'VE FOLLOWED THE RULES
:Iconfingerpokeplz: WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO~! :Iconfingerpoke2plz:
Make a FANART on my OCs [it can also be Chibi] [Point Left]
[CHOOSE ONE (you may do more than one that would increase you chance of winning)]
[Bullet; Red] [make sure the butterfly is always with her]
[Bullet; Red] [make sure s
Here I come Windy CityI found out this past week that I'll officially be moving to Chicago for a couple months to continue work on the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending. I move Monday actually, and I'll be without a home computer for about a week until I can get a new workstation built, so I'll have to put the Photoshop guide I talked about in the last journal on hold for a short while.Here I come Windy City2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's actually pretty much written in full, but I need to put together the screenshots and actual file still. I also might be working on a detailed matte painting tutorial for PSDTuts+ soon, so I'll keep everyone updated on that.
In the mean time, take care! And for everyone who made it to Comic Con and saw the Elysium footage, I hate you
Skin Texture by Graphite PencilsToday I'm gonna feature some drawings and tutorials about human skin texture.Skin Texture by Graphite Pencils2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I guess this is one of the most important thing in realistic portraits drawing.
Isabell by DDzim by :iconDDzim:
Daria meadow by francoclunhomeless by francoclunWolverine by francoclunOld man pencil by francoclun by :iconfrancoclun:
Through the Iris I by nimraDrawing of Andy Roggenbuck by nimraDrawing of Steve Parkhurst by nimra by :iconnimra:
Sam Worthington by SveraGuy of Gisborne by Svera by :iconSvera:
Michael Fassbender by ThubakabraForbidden Thought by Thubakabra by :iconThubakabra:
Self Portrait by Scott56Guiding Star by Scott56 by :iconScott56:
eye drawing by sharppower by :iconsharppower:
some useful tutorials
Skin tutorial by Sverastubble tutorial by SveraHair tutorial by Svera by :iconSvera:
here is my milestones to realistic portraits drawing.
I am really glad that I am inspired by many artists, everyone is kind to share their experiences and techniques.
Deviantart is a big classroom for all
'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 2 - ReferencesOK so part one over, and hopefully you have acquired or are in the process of acquiring the items suggested or equivalent alternatives? No? That's OK I have plenty to share just pop around and you can borrow mine: D'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 2 - References1 year ago in Personal More Like This
This week's journal concerns itself with the magical ingredient to any artwork – the subject! Seems fairly obvious that to draw (paint, digital, mould etc.) anything you need a subject matter – and like writing this is where a lot of people get a mental block (how many times do your kids/brothers/sisters/cats say "What shall I draw?" or "I do not know what to draw"? It is not something I have personally suffer with – but that may be because I am quite new to drawing, and find the world full of ideas and opportunities, or it could be that I spend a lot of time looking for suitable reference materials and ideas for drawing? Either way, unless you wake up as Picasso, Leonardo or :iconfrancoclun: you will probably look to find references for your art,
Contest 07 - Three Colors ChallengeContest 07 - Three Colors Challenge2 years ago in Personal More Like This
And the winners are...
:iconclapplz: Congratulations to the winners! Thanks to all who entered, commented and faved the entries! We hope to see y'all for the next one!
Three Color Challenge
You guys voted on the colors, and they are: Orange, Gray, and Blue
Those are the only shades you'll be able to use in this contest, and you must use all three in any Star Wars themed picture! Read on if you're interested.
Here's some additional information and clarification - please read all
- Your picture must use all three colors.
- Shades of the colors are allowed (as in, multiple shade
Believe in your workBelieve in your work2 years ago in Personal More Like This
*** This is in not way written as to be lectue, its more some thoughts I have and a hope to inspire some different thinking about artworks.***
Who are you as an artist ?
- I would certainly not say its an easy question, asking myself that I find it quite tricky to answer, I think a more valid form would be "What defines you as an artist ?" and if follow up with a few more question it instantly inspires thought, at least I think.
* Do you dare to be different ?
* Do you take advantage of the tools you have ?
* Do you give up on an idea if it does not work out the first time you try ?
And you can go on and on posing more question and sub-questions, but cutting through all that I believe Is where it all lies, it is not hard to take the easy route and base work of others people successes, I dont think any artist has not gone down that route.
Personally I think it is an important an invaluable tool, but also equa
Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like ThisIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like This2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Request Refunds for Premium Content
DeviantART's Premium Content Platform, which provides the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings, now gives buyers the ability to request refunds. If a member purchases a download from a seller and they are unhappy with the purchase, they may request a refund. The seller can then approve or deny the refund.
Everyone makes mistakes — it's
Challenge 4: Yellow - TOP 5Dear all friends,Challenge 4: Yellow - TOP 52 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Sorry for late result but we have more entries this time, and even more amazing works .
With a lot of entries therefore it took me while to choose top 5. This time, so many good entries with great concepts. It's really hard for me to pick 5 only.
I don't pick the top 5 base on drawing skills only but also the concept of their entries. But there were more than 20 entries I want to pick as winners :C. But don't worry, we will have more challenges in future.
I think there are too many good entries, top 5 are not enough actually. We call it top 5 but actually I think there are at least top 20 or more, since this time, so so many lovely entries . How about giving out top 10 in next challenge (when we have enough point again, yes). People will get 100 points each, less points but more people who will get it. How do you think about it? Because I think actually this is not a contest, it's just a little challenge for fun and a reason to draw more, practice mo
WINNER OF THE FREE DRAW!update:WINNER OF THE FREE DRAW!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
THE WINNER OF THE FREE DRAW IS:
Congratulations Sarah, the painting will be making its way to the USA soon.
Thank you to everyone who entered and I will be holding another competition soon.
Ann Marie x
I have decided to end this draw a week early, so I will announce the winner next Sunday 09/12/2012. This is because I want to make sure the winner receives the painting for Christmas, and previous paintings seem to have taken quite a time to arrive abroad.
Thank you for the great response to the free draw and best of luck to those that have entered.
WIN THIS PAINTING IN A FREE DRAW!
Another chance to win one of my paintings, including free shipping.
All you have to do is "Like" my Facebook page and comment on and share the image. If you don't have FB then you can leave a comment on the FineArtAmerica link, remembering to leave your dA name.
The winner will be chosen by random selection,
More Like This - BetaDeviantART is proud to announce two major improvements to the way you browse and discover artwork on the site. And as Beta Testers, we’d like you to be the first to give these new enhancements a test drive!More Like This - Beta2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Update: Based on user feedback, we've made various changes to More Like This, which you can check out here!
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Black And WhiteMy Premium Membership will end in 2 weeks or maybe 3 if I'm lucky ... and I hope I will make time to write at least 2 more Journal entries until I will no longer be able to use Journal skins ... Sorry I wasn't around that much here lately and didn't reply to your messages and comments, but I felt lazy LOL, so I'm gonna use this Journal entry to say "Thank you" for faving my stock and for watching meBlack And White2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Also I am grateful for the points I received in my donation pool
Thank you for using my stock
Artists Of The Week: Big Jumpers_11-10-13 What it is?! This is the last Artists of the Week installment for 11-10-13. By now you know that this feature was created to honor the righteous artwork of the many artists in the dvArt community [*see previous posts and be sure to check out the pages of each artist.] *Look over the galleries of these talented artists for the last several posts and it's easy to see the work below represents real progress.Artists Of The Week: Big Jumpers_11-10-131 year ago in Personal More Like This
"Drum roll please"... *And Now....Big Jumpers: Deviants who've made a giant jump forward in quality and creativity.
This Weeks Selections for the 7th category, Big Jumpers for 11-10-13, are:
[Miscellaneous]TWM CATastrophe Contest Results![Miscellaneous]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
First Place: Celesol
Second Place: Jallarial
Third Place: buterfligirl
Honourable Mention: CatharticDistraction
Deviant portraiture free of charge UPDATE: Deviant portraiture will be running on monthly basis from now on. Those of you that wish for a portrait by me AND have the 5 critiques rule accomplished, please also COMMENT on this journal, since some favs are 9 months old (:Deviant portraiture free of charge3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
this is a permanent event I'm running since April 2012 on (more-less) weekly basis. I pick one deviant (following the rules of this journal) and I make a portrait for them that is free of charge. If you are interested to join this project, read the rules below (:
RULES / HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
write at least 5 critiques (on other artist's work (any artist), latest one at most one month old). If you don't know how to write a critique, here is DeviantArt help: FAQ What is the Critique Feature and how do I use it
me if you
Watchers Gallery Update 11th SeptemberOK - the results are in and it seems that an overwhelming number of you thought the idea of a group dedicated to my watchers was a good idea (95%+) - so with that in mind I have now set up a group (not so imaginatively) called..... watchers-feature http://watchers-feature.deviantart.com/Watchers Gallery Update 11th September1 year ago in Personal More Like This
In time I will personally invite all of my watchers to join the group - I say in time, because I cannot find a way of automating that invitation process or doing a group invitation, Which means inviting you one-by-one!!!!
In the mean time feel free to join yourselves, and I will approve your application. After that just upload as many (or as few) pieces of your past, present and future artworks for both me and all those other watchers out there - what could be simpler?
To kick off the group I am also holding a contest to design a group Icon/Avatar - first prise will be 1 years Premium Membership, and the decision will be made by a public vote Closing date for entry's will be on the