Thursday: One Word Contest!Congratulations to our haiku winners from last week. Even with a short amount of syllables, you described your best adventure epically!Thursday: One Word Contest!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Our top five winners are:
Holiday with friends.
My first time away from home.
I want to go back.
Laying there dying
flat lining, Heartbeat, eyes wide
Tears of Happiness
Summer in Sweden
in the lemur enclosure:
sudden jump and squeal
Knee-deep island mud -
crocs, noodles, four days of rain;
Hike, turn, hike again.
day with no curfew!
haunted house, pizza, and friends.
never felt more free!
Congratulations! You will be receiving your Points shortly.
For this week, we're all about simplicity. We're going to harness our inner zen and let your imagination do the rest.
We're going to give you just one word, and fr
Art Contest (OVER)WELCOME TO THE MAIN INFO PAGE FOR baark's CELESTIAL PANTHEON ART CONTEST!Art Contest (OVER)3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
GO HERE FOR CONTEST UPDATES: http://atarashii.deviantart.com/journal/C-Pantheon-Art-Contest-Updates-312695472
Because I want to hold one.
Okay, there isn't going to be too much complication for this, and I hope that a lot of people participate... ^^'
The main purpose of this contest is to award prizes to people for drawing any of my Celestial Pantheon, all of which can be found here: http://atarashii.deviantart.com/journal/Original-Character-List-feel-free-to-ignore-309933345 . The afore-mentioned characters can be drawn individually or in couple/groups. Likewise, they can be drawn in either "feral" form and/or their more human-esque form.
Jan 1, 2013January 4, 2013 (by 11:59pm PST).
Why? Because that gives interested people ample time to work on their entries, and ensures I'll have enough to cover fu
Two Weeks Left to Reach Our Goal! - 1000 Points!Hello Deviants!Two Weeks Left to Reach Our Goal! - 1000 Points!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
After receiving more than $1500 in donations on Indiegogo and an additional $850 from other donations, we are proud to say that we are well on our way to funding The Visual Narrative Project!
However, we are still looking for donations! Please consider sharing this journal, or donating on your own through Indiegogo
About a week ago we put out a casting and location call for actors, we have received some great applications and should know who will be part of our cast within the next week or two!
We have also received some absolutely amazing support both from deviants and from other sites including promotion from numerous groups including the NYS Governor's Office for Motion Picture & Television Development, we also have news interviews coming up for additional publicity.
'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 3 - PreperationOK So the results are in and it looks very clear that the chosen reference for us all to draw will be.....Ewan Mcgregor'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 3 - Preperation2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I could not have predicted the result, but it seems from the feedback that it was his beard that won the vote, and people found this a more interesting reference than the rest. I am cool with this as I chose all 4 options comfortable with having to draw any of them.
So almost down to business, but firstly I wanted to describe the stages of preparing the drawing and paper we will use to draw our chosen reference.
1. Cropping - Before drawing you need to decide if you are going to tackle the full reference or just part of it - some of this will be dictated to you by the reference itself, some of it will depend on how confident or comfortable you are with certain aspects of the reference. For example, if you hate drawing hair (I do !) then you may decide to cut that part out of the reference. If you look at this picture of Ewan, I would say that
WRITING CONTEST - Judging in sessionWRITING CONTEST - Judging in session3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Entries will be accepted until DEC 10 @ 11:59 PST!~ :3
ok!! thanks for your entries!! I will determine the winners later dec 11-13 there are a lot of great stories, I will read them over and see which ones would translate well into a comic!
Hi guys, I'm not sure how popular this idea may be, but I bet some of you guys like to write stories, right?
I'm not a very good writer myself, so I was wondering if you could flex your writing muscles!
This contest will let you try and write a short story (approx. 500-1500 words) about any of my OCs. +/- 200 words from the min-max is ok, but pushing it. ^^
(you may enter more than one story but can only win one prize)
here is my gallery of OCs. Their descriptions are in the deviations.
I only have some simple descriptions for them, though some have more intensive descriptions and background to them.
These stories can be little adventures tha
Simple drawing tips.I have been asked a lot of times If I could make a drawing tutorial, and to be honest I do not really feel I am at that level yet, and there is allready so many out there.Simple drawing tips.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
But some simple pointers I can certainly do.
So here we go, 10 simple and effective tips, general and spesific.
1. Draw a LOT: Sure, techniques help, tutorials are awesome and books is teh shit, but in the end there are no shortcuts, if you do not draw a lot you have nobody but yourself to blame if you feel you are progressing slowly.
Bring your scetchbook ( get one! ) with you wherever you go, draw anything and everything, and doodle if you are on the phone, just basicly draw a lot and build up that mental library, it will only do you good.
2. Shade with the form: For instance an upper/lower arm is cylindrical, if you shade right across it tends to make it look flat even after blending ontop, if you curve your shading along it creates a greater illusion
Watchers (Permanent) Feature :)Like many others, I have in the past featured the work of those who choose to watch me as a thank you. Today marked the number of watchers I have going past 2000 and I worked out that if I celebrate 10 watchers work per week it would take me 4 Years to say thank you to each one, and saying thank you every 4 years is not really good enoughWatchers (Permanent) Feature :)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I said to myself, Why not open a group up that is completely dedicated to those lovely bunch of people who watch me? I can then have a permanent place to showcase their work and to say thank you every second, minute and hour of each day
However, I was worried that some people may think it is a bit arrogant or maybe just a way of getting more 'watchers' - overcome with the need to make sure I am not upsetting anybody - I thought I would have a poll, and let you decide!
So just to confirm the idea....
This would be a group set up to display the work of just the people who watch me, no restrictions (within DA guidelines) on the type
Traditional Tuesdays #39Howdy peeps? Welcome to edition 39 of Traditional Tuesdays (yep, on a Wednesday again, oops). This week, like all of the other weeks, I'll be featuring fifteen works of art from the Traditional Gallery. Any more than that might and you might loss interest or it could cause your monitor to fail in an explosion of awesomeness. I would feel guilty if that were to happen, so I'm keeping it at fifteen! The Traditional gallery is a vast storeroom of work that covers many mediums and genres. I've tried to show a good mix of artwork, but I don't have room for them all. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!Traditional Tuesdays #393 years ago in Art Features More Like This
**WARNING:Viewing these works of art may cause giddiness, elevated heart rates, and
happiness in the pants(which could lead to blindness)! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!**
Contest 07 - Three Colors ChallengeContest 07 - Three Colors Challenge3 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
RIFT Create a Colossus Contest Winners RIFTRIFT Create a Colossus Contest Winners4 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
CONTEST: OC BB-Crew fanart - Closed! Contest updateCONTEST: OC BB-Crew fanart - Closed!3 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
OC contest | CLOSED!Hi guys.OC contest | CLOSED!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I am holding an other contest now~
Your task is to draw one or more of this OCs: http://sta.sh/2jg9xnhz0dk
See the countdown here: http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/to?iso=20130520T08&p0=2962&msg=Contest+ends+in !
But first off...here is what you can get out of it.
75 , feature, llama, fully shaded CG portrait with background Felizias
Llama, animal request lalalalalaImaAnimal
50 , feature, llama, 50x50 pixelish Felizias
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 charge4 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
News - Contest 2 - Win a 3 Month SubscriptionAnnouncementNews - Contest 2 - Win a 3 Month Subscription3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Contest Closed, Voting now in progress [vote]
Contest 2 will be held in conjunction with TheArtPlatform
[details 1] [details 2]
A three month subscription will be given to the user who receives the most votes in accordance with the [guidelines]
- All art media accepted
- Max one entry per user
- No mature content
- Your entry must have a link in the description to TheArtPlatform (:devtheartplatform: or :icontheartplatform:)
- You must explain how your entry fits the theme of the contest in the deviation description
'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 - References2 years 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,
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 This3 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
Monthly Features: August '12Traditional ArtworkMonthly Features: August '123 years ago in Personal More Like This
Tom Hiddleston by arthawk87
Matt Smith by Atarial
Ray Toro by MarlaMzkn
Brigitte Bardot by CristinaC75
Maisie Williams by DavidDeb
Kit Harington and John Bradley by Wicked-Illusion
Morgan Freeman by Ed-Head73
Hugh Laurie by francoclun
James Hetfield by LisaAnufrieva
Amy Winehouse by Pat-Purcell
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) - Improved by prod44 Emilia Clarke by prod44
Clemence Poesy by SpringzArt Clémence Poésy by SpringzArt
Lionel Messi by stonedsour887 Lionel Messi by stonedsour887
Why don't you love me? by TanyaMusatenko Beyoncé by TanyaMusatenko
Michael Fassbender by Thubakabra Michael Fassbender by Thubakabra
DJ ASHBA by ChocoWay DJ Ashba
300 points giveaway! -CLOSED- WINNER!-Giveaway is closed! Winner announced!!!300 points giveaway! -CLOSED- WINNER!-3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And the winner is.....
Congratulations! You won the 300 points!!
thanks everyone for participating! This was fun to do ^^
UPDATE: I've reached 1000 watchers!!
As a surprise, I give my 1000th watcher, LifeHasStarted 10 ^^
Since I've reached 20 000 pageviews, I decided I'd celebrate that with a point giveaway!!!
I also earned some money with my commissions, so I figured I could give a few points to a lucky winner ^^
- Deadline: May 4 -
What you have to do:
Give me a llama (if you haven't already):iconllama-plz:
write a journal/poll about this giveaway and link it to me
Draw this Again Semi-Finalists AnnouncementThese 50 contest entries to the Draw This Again contest showcased immense artistic improvement! We want to thank everyone for participating, and congratulations on how much you’ve grown. Although we have a limited number of winners, we were proud to see each and every one of the entries. Keep practicing, keep producing, and keep on improving!Draw this Again Semi-Finalists Announcement3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
For these Semi-Finalists’ awesome contributions to the Draw This Again Contest, we are giving them:
100 deviantART Points
3-month Premium Membership
Read Contest ArticleRead Official Terms
WINNER OF THE FREE DRAW!update:WINNER OF THE FREE DRAW!3 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,
Challenge 4: Yellow - TOP 5Dear all friends,Challenge 4: Yellow - TOP 53 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
[Miscellaneous]Check out SolarLunix's Contest![Miscellaneous]4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Enter before October 31st!
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 Beauty3 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
Merrell Diorama ContestYour Favorite Fall MemoryMerrell Diorama Contest3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Merrell shoes and clothes invites you to get inspired by the change in seasons and bring your favorite fall memory to life in a diorama -- in a shoebox! Please join Merrell in the celebration of "Vendemmia" while paying homage to their unique and sophisticated Fall Collection of shoes and boots. Vendemmia is the age-old tradition of the Italian wine harvest, and for a few autumn months, the terraced hillside vineyards come alive with hard work and passion, and the fruits of this elegant dedication flourish for generat