Drawing tips - tutorialHello watchersDrawing tips - tutorial2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Some people ask me how I learned to draw and what tips I can give them! So I wrote a tutorial and hope it will help! Here are my tips for you to become a better drawer!
First of all a good drawing stands with good materials. Good paper (no copy paper) and good pencils. If you're not sure, the expensive ones are mostly pretty good! For graphite I use Staedtler Mars Lumograph and for colour Faber-Castell "Polycromos".You need to use different numbers of pencils: 4H for very light areas and 6B for the dark areas. A big contrast in a drawing makes a better drawing! You can't make a good drawing with one HB pencil. You need a 6B or 4B to create more depth in the drawing.Choose a good picture. The greatest drawer in the world can't make a good drawing from a bad picture. A high-resolution image is necessary to see all the details! Next to the high-resolution, it has to be an interesting picture. The result could be a beautiful drawing, however a boring image wouldn't attract a
I like ducks :vShowing off my adorable duck collection instead of sleeping! 8D 8D I've posted pics of my duckies and my room in the past, but since then the ducks have totally multiplied so here they are again 8)! You can hunt up the old journals to see other pics.I like ducks :v2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Now then! Meet my mass of duckies :3
Plus a couple that live on my bed. (Okita mask 8D)
Also on my bed. That one there is a duck suit for dogs. I don't have a dog but I do have a stuffed monkey :0
(see Husbanana's fat belly there 0:!)
LOL at eye level they're a little creepy 8D;;
I see you there Big Bird you imposter D:
Look at it smiiiiile @▽@<3
Lalalala~ Those are sticky note page-holder thingies, not that I'll ever peel them 8I
I think this pen is ridiculously cute D: D:
And a couple more ducks in my bathroom too, but I've already showed them before.
Ahaaa that's it. Repost in a few months when the collection grows again 8) Hope I didn't scare anyone :b
//pointless journal is pointless.
1,000 points giveaway! [CLOSED]The giveaway has officially closed! Are you excited? I will announce the winners in the next couple of days, depending on how busy I'll be.1,000 points giveaway! [CLOSED]1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Yup, your eyes aren't deceiving you, I'll be giving out 1,000 Just today I noticed that I have almost 500 watchers! That's like... :icondummydanceplz: :iconsqueeeeplz: :iconsuccesskid2plz: :iconmanlytearsplz: Well, you got the idea xD I'm really excited! And that's why I want to reward my lovely watchers with a giveaway~
There will be 11 winners - 9 people will receive 100 and 2 will receive 50 Of course, they will be chosen randomly at Random.org
You have to be a watcher of mine, so watch me if you haven't done it already.
Fav this journal (that's how I'll select the winners afterwards)
Be sure to follow the general rules of this account.
[Bullet; Yellow]This is optional, but it'd be awesome if you could ma
I'm making a 200 point raffle!Yes, It is time for me to make a raffle. c:I'm making a 200 point raffle!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
HOW TO ENTER:
You must be a watcher/watch me! I will be checking!
you must favorite this journal
You must post in a journal of yours: : iconfrostedmoon7773 : Is hosting a 200 point raffle! [link] (this link will be a link to my journal)
Link me to your journal and you will be counted! (i am writing all of this down on a piece of paper.)
No using multiple accounts! Only enter ONE.
No complaining that you did not win if you didn't! Congratulate the winners!
WHAT WILL BE HANDED OUT:
4 people will recieve 50 points c:
GOOD LUCK ALL! This raffle ends whenever I feel like ending it! So don't hesitate to enter!
A New LifeAfter 9 years, my husband and I have separated. I've come to realize that no matter how much I hoped, wanted, and acted to save my marriage that it's all for naught if the other person doesn't feel the same. My husband never came home a couple days before Easter and a week after, I moved out and been sleeping over at my friends' homes ever since. I've lost 20 lbs since this all started, lost my appetite, and lost the ability to draw- there was one point I didn't eat for several days. But I've come to find the silver lining in all this, though I lost my husband, I have gained many friends who stepped in and took me in- one friend drove 400 miles and spent the week with me as I tried to get back on my feet. I found a roommate- a coworker and artist as well- who I'll be living with starting this Tuesday. I'm finally eating three times a day again and yesterday was National Scrapbooking Day, which I spent my friend and her scrapbooking gals- I drew for the first time in a month and the skeA New Life10 months ago in Personal More Like This
200 Watchers: [Raffle winner]200 Watchers: [Raffle winner]4 months ago in Personal More Like This
... AAAAAAAND THE WINNER IS.....
N°12, Marui-tan !!
Please comment and tell me what you want me to draw ♥
You get a drawing of your character with a complicated BG like that:
Thanks again everyone who participated and all my watchers, I luv you guys ;v;
Sorry for being so inactive lately >.<
I love you all, see you for the 300 watchers raffle maybe ♥
~Woo Raffle~~Woo Raffle~3 years ago in Personal More Like This
WOO IT'S THAT TIME~ :iconlawooplz:
So. I'm doing one like SherbetSoda did. Where you can get a picture of your OCs with one of my OCs. (Derp, that's what the list was for. ) And my OCs are in groups, 6 groups to be exact. And there are two consellation prizes of points, with one winner in each group, that makes 8 winners total. It doesn't hurt to try! This contest will be completely fair, becuase nobody has an advantage really, and I'm drawing the numbers at random.
HOW TO ENTER
Favorite this journal.
Watch me if you haven't already. (Well it's a watchers giveaway derp)
Write about this and link to this journal in your own journal.
Comment in the comments if you have done everything, and link me to your journal.
Then you'll get a number!
You can't ask to be entered for a certain group or the p
Art Theft, Plagiarism, Copyright InfringementNever needed to keep a journal. I decided to install it today just to post this.Art Theft, Plagiarism, Copyright Infringement1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
There is a terrible story about an user that had a complain about copyright infringment, in which she was not the owner of the copyright over the original character as the original belongs to Lauren Faust / Hasbro. The girl unleashed her fanbase (other than all the other pricks around the internet that have no other interesting stuff to do and find it funny) against a Community Manager, Administrator of Deviantart, which i find to be an otrageous thing to do.
I searched for a simple yet effective description of what Copyright means and i found it surprisingly non other than on the respective bashed admin's journal, as a very old entry.
Probably if the people would have bothered to browse and read, they would have been illuminated why the admin took the actions he did on the so often posted screenshot.
What I want to do here is to use the overall issue to compare the differences between copying, plagiari
700 watchers raffle[more prize]I just reached 700 watchers today! XD700 watchers raffle[more prize]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Omg I woke up this morning and saw 60 ppl joining OAO!
Now I feel guilty only giving one chibi OTL:iconlazycryplz:
So, I will increase my prize to 3 chibis
You will win something like this...:icongawwplz:
Fav this journal (number will come from here)
Have to be watcher of mine
Comment in this journal with your favourite food!
be specific please! (
DoujinPress: Buy, Print and Publish Doujinshi!DoujinPress Collaboration BooksDoujinPress: Buy, Print and Publish Doujinshi!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Quality entries are accepted from even non-DP artists. These can be B/W manga pieces or full color artwork. Collaboration books will have their own deadlines. Each book has a theme or series. All involved artists will be given 5+ copies of the book for free, depending on what they submit (shipping not included). Key artists that put in more than 25% of the book will be given a cut of the sales. Collaboration books are mostly for promoting artists, but with the free copies it'd be easy to make some money as well. Additional copies can be purchased at artist price (email for details).
Currently planned collaborations:
Madoka Magica (Focus on witches but main characters okay too, non-adult, color, cover by purplekecleon)
Ib (No specific focus, non-adult, color, cover by kurot)
Collaboration submissions due March 8th.
Please notify me if you are pl
-Contest (Final Extension)-That's right, it's time for another of Aeoniran/Aionix's contests!-Contest (Final Extension)-3 years ago in Personal More Like This
(Extended to the 15/10/2012 because of some awful stuff going on)
Where do I even start!?
I shall start with the prizes! That seems to get people interested!
[Tea]Each winner will also be congratulated personally by me, through Skype, (if they wish to be :3, I have a very British accent and am currently ranked at number 7 in the world for sexiest voice. Behind Steven Fry, John Cleese and all those other people!)[Tea]
[Oh Noes!]Not confident you will win? Fear not![Oh Noes!]
[Points]You can earn easy points through these two options![Points]
[Points]Any entry you submit will earn you twenty points! (Provided that it was drawn to a sufficient standard, and not just a scribble for the points and you will only earn 20 for the first entry)oints
Free Artists Network F.A.N.: Free Artists Network: Diverse Art Education for Creative StudentsFree Artists Network2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Free Artists Network (FAN) is designed to modernize the field of art education, making art lessons more relevant to industry-standard skills and making content easier to access for a broader range of students worldwide. FAN aims to establish an international database of art lessons in various media modalities. These lessons will be contributed by other art educators, industry professionals, and software developers and will offer creative students industry-relevant lessons that meet their own diverse artistic interests, ability levels, and/or special needs. Teachers can upload their own multi-media art lessons to this database to share them with art students and other art educators worldwide.
Features Include, but are not limite
* Watchers Lottery - WINNER *UPD:* Watchers Lottery - WINNER *7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The winner of the lottery is tsuaii
I want to thank all the participants I appreciate your support and kind words a lot!
I don't expect there will be such many wishing, and I will make such raffle again in future, so good luck next time
Have a nice day, everyone!
I want to tell all my watchers thank you so much for what they followed me, for your kind comments and support!
Thank you very much, I really appreciate you!
So now I want to make a LOTTERY where you can win a free color portrait!
How to enter:
FAV this journal (you will automatically receive a number)
Comment this journal - with link on your character/fanart that you would like me to do if you win
You have to be my watcher ^^
*The lottery will end on August 17
Winner will receive a drawing from me like this:
Hetalia Olympics Contest~A new contest!!! Yay! ;w;Hetalia Olympics Contest~3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The theme is "Hetalia Olympics"
Draw any Hetalia character competing in the Olympics, supporting the Olympics, or watching the Olympics~
You may use as many characters as you would like
Nyotalia is allowed
You may draw as many submissions as you'd like
They must be drawn for the contest
Fan-fiction is allowed as well
You must follow any of DAs current rules
No bashing other people's pictures
Be sure to submit it to the contest folder!!!!!
Are still being determined, but as good as they usually are~
Any comments, questions, or concerns please feel free to write in this journal or note me and any of the other admins!
We will be happy to help!
Remember to have fun with it~ And please do not be mad we went with an Olympics theme! ;w;
Anime Revolution Review + Avatar VideoAnime Revolution ended a few days ago and I'm still riding that con high! In my opinion it was a stellar con with a really clean and professional atmosphere/vibe. It was the con's first year, but to me it ran (and looked) like a much more experienced con. I've heard a lots of criticism of the con, but not from the people I ran into at the con itself. Everyone I came across seemed to be in really good spirits and had a positive opinion of the con. I know that there are some tensions are Vancouver cons at the moment, but in my opinion the more the better! I'm not going to side with one con or another, to me that'd be silly, I want all the cons to succeed cause if my hometown was con central than I'd never be bored!!! WHICH IS AWESOME!Anime Revolution Review + Avatar Video3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I want to send a huge thank you to all of the people who attended our panels. They were all either full-capacity or over-capacity (like the Wig Panel, sorry to the people who had to sit in the aisle or stand in the back!). My only real issue with how the co
ART CONTEST!LEART CONTEST!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
lame AWESOME CONTEST TIME!
*sniffles* I always wanted to do this :iconhappytearsplz:
Well this is my first ever art contest and so I wish to give myself a pat on the back!
This contest is about drawing my OC Mikka.
Info and Rules
You are artistically free to draw her in any way or any style you want.
You can change her clothes if you want but not her hair style, color or the color of her eyes.
She can be in either one of her two forms. (normal, dragon)
The drawing can be digital, traditional, pixel, chibi, full body, thigh-up and all that jazz ^w^
A background isn't necessary (as I know they can be tricky OTL) but it will definitely give you more points! >;3
You can also draw her with my other OCs (also not a necessity but it will give you more points XD)
I don't want unfinished works or sketches >3>
500 points giveaway WINNERS! (CLOSED)The winners are:500 points giveaway WINNERS! (CLOSED)6 months ago in Personal More Like This
300 points: shindianaify
100 points: HelenaRoseCross
100 points: Epic-Mango
Congratulations to all three!
And thanks all for participating, this was a lot of fun. I'll definitely be doing this again some other time
(For information I used random.org to pick out the winners)
I decided (a while ago) to do a give away, so now I'm finally doing it This is open to everyone!
I will be giving away 500 points in total:
- One person will get 300 points.
- Two persons will get 100 points each.
What do you have to do?
Just fav this journal! That's all you have to do.
You don't have to watch me or anything, but if you have time please take a look at my gallery at least^^ If you like my stuff, I'd be happy for a watch.
I don't want anyone to w
ASSALAD Contest! Win a year sub, artwork and more!//Update October 2nd 2011: There are now more prizes for people who didn't win one of the three main ones and another premium prize for people who submit their entry before October 20th! Updates are marked with a !ASSALAD Contest! Win a year sub, artwork and more!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I finally calgulated prizes and costs for a contest and set up the information and references.
In this contest there will be two topics, one main topic and one for people who feel unconfortable with drawing humans.
A frequently asked question: What is ASSALAD?
- ASSALAD is a comic project by me that is currently in progress. Most of the storybook is already written and so I had the idea of letting people interpretate certein scenes on their own and be excited over the results.
This is the main topic for my contest, I simply challenge you to illustrate one of the following scenes according and/or appearing in my comic ASSALAD:
Theme 1: Waka and Clover, the one making fun of each other, playing a prank on the other one or h
Youtube and Videos: New Stuff!Newest episode of Kingdom Bros http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnICmRszNyY&featurelcpYoutube and Videos: New Stuff!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Newest episode of The disFunctional Fire Ferrets http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVHJYmFPZlw&featurelcp
With those two up, we're looking into doing some new stuff too. Primarily some DC Comics projects and some more Avatar projects. I also hope to finally start filming Behind the Bulter (Black Butler) Episode 1 soon, because we all know how long that one has been on the backburner XD
Also, if you're looking for our CMVs, just a quick reminder that they're on out Vimeo site https://vimeo.com/user9598094/videos
If you guys have any suggestions, feel free to post 'em here! I'd love to know what you think and what you'd like to see next
Finally, fanart of Mako's female alter ego from the new disFunctional Fire Ferrets episode, made me nearly pee myself this morning 8D
Artist ConfessionsI was talking with a friend recently and it made me think about things. Maybe this isn't the place for a post like this but DA is really the only online site I use so I have no other output.Artist Confessions2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will start off by saying that DA is a really great site. I've had so many wonderful experiences on this site and met many people that I'm so thankful for knowing. The support I've received has been amazing, and when I joined, I never thought in a million years that I'd have the amount of followers I do or that people would like my art to the extent they do. It's remarkable and gives me a wonderful feeling.
Unfortunately, I've also noticed some alarming trends in recent years. I'm not sure if it's just me but I feel like the internet is becoming a place of increased 'meanness'. It's not necessarily that people are becoming meaner; it's more that the internet makes it easy for people to anonymously post hurtful things towards artists/people they dislike for whatever reason (it removes our inhibitio
Super Dangan Ronpa 2 English!Yup, as the title says it's coming out in Fall/Autumn sometime this year! I'm so excited. In English it's 'DanganRonpa2: Goodbye Despair.' Hehe, I'm a little late with the news but whatever. It was confirmed to be released in EU and North America on February 13, 2014.Super Dangan Ronpa 2 English!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
"Jabberwock Island – once a popular tourist destination, this now uninhabited island remains oddly pristine. You and your classmates at the elite Hope's Peak Academy have been brought to this island by your super-cute teacher for a “lovey-dovey, heart-throbbing school trip.” Everyone seems to be having fun in the sun...until Monokuma returns to restart his murderous game! Trapped on this island of mutual killing, your only hope of escape rests in solving the island’s mysteries. But be warned—sometimes the truth can be its own despair...
As in the first game, players will take on the role of a high school student as they are thrust into a life-or-death situation, and must use their
Traditional Requests [closed]Ahhh, I didn't think I would get so many comments aha! I've closed requests for now otherwise I won't ever finish lol/// Again, I'll try my best to draw everyone! It might take a while now that I'm done with finals and can finally use my tablet alkdjfkasl//// ^q^ I will continue these once school starts since I won't have my tablet! ; 7; )bTraditional Requests [closed]1 year ago in Personal More Like This
rerolune | https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bbk2n30CQAAx7ou.jpg:large
Sammyatro | http://i.imgur.com/oDZ8cJF.jpg
sissi3 | http://i.imgur.com/0z4F8Om.jpg
Eleqant | http://i.imgur.com/sDf7ux8.jpg
MelonPam | http://i.imgur.com/glBidOD.jpg
OhSquishy | http://i.imgur.com/MJjDm3U.jpg
Ari-Bun | http://i.imgur.com/z3dJeLs.jpg
Kura-ouji | http://i.imgur.com/fnNtLDH.jpg
[200!] Watcher Giveaway!! ~ CLOSED ~ SO, THE GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED - THE WINNERS ARE NOW GOING TO BE RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM THOSE WHO ENTERED. this may take a while as I have to put all your names into a random generator to make it fair! But the winners will be announced by the 24th of September, so stay tuned and good luck![200!] Watcher Giveaway!! ~ CLOSED ~6 months ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT: I HAVE ALMOST NOW REACHED 200 WATCHERS - WOW OMG. SO DECIDED TO COMBINE THE TWO RAFFLE THINGS - THIS MEANS THE DEADLINE IS EXTENDED TO THE 20TH OF SEPTEMBER. I AM GOING TO ADD MORE POINTS AND PRIZES FOR THE AMOUNT OF NEW ENTRANTS. IF 150 PEOPLE ENTER, THIRD PLACE GETS EXTRA ART - 200 PEOPLE - EXTRA POINTS FOR ALL WINNERS - 250 ENTRANTS, EXTENDED PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP FOR THE WINNER.
EDIT: I have added a one month premium membership for the winner!
Yes, that's right - I've almost reached 100 watchers! I cannot actually believe it to be honest! I appreciate every single one of my watchers, so thought I would do a little giv