Tolkien Illustrator's First Aid Kit: ElvesWelcome to the Quenta Silmarillion, sit yourself down by the fire and hear the stories of old.Tolkien Illustrator's First Aid Kit: Elves4 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Tolkien Illustrator’s First Aid Kit: Elves
Tolkien’s texts are notable for their abundance of characters, many of them mentioned perhaps only once, other playing very important parts in the stories. However, it is often very difficult to find any description of how those characters look, and this is what we, artists and illustrators, are usually most concerned with.
So here it is – Tolkien Illustrator’s First Aid Kit – a list of all those characters, whose physical appearance is mentioned in the texts, including The Silmarillion and The History of the Middle-earth.
To start with, the Elves. As we know, during the march from Cuiviënén t
madnessapparently einstein defines madness as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.madness1 year ago in Personal More Like This
i call that practice....
so in short , if you wanna get good...
you gotta go a little bit crazy XD
(i cant believe that this has to be said but... this is a fun little joke from the same guy that brought you the sheer brilliance of dildo baggins, don't take me too seriously, god knows i don't XD)
Power BreakdownOH MY GOSH YOU GUYS. He's just AMAZING.Power Breakdown1 year ago in Personal More Like This
:iconcalculatus: This guy decided to make a breakdown of abilities of Blaze and Penn for me and there are some crazy stuff here!
Check it out!!!))
You gave us a few of Blaze's and Penn's abilities in the past but I decided that it wasn't good enough for me, so I fleshed their powers out some more by taking their skills and physical and spiritual properties of fire into account.
ˇFire flows in his blood, making him immune to all foreign contaminants such as poison and disease.
o This would lead to regenerative healing factor since the flames would be constantly cauterizing his wounds. This is kind of like how phoenixes heal themselves.
Fire elementals are abnormally strong since fire spiritually represents strength.
ˇHe holds a symbiotic bond with fire, and can emit* it from his body through fire breath, explosions, flame armor, rocket-propelle
To all men of letters!Well, acquaintances, allies, buddies, colleagues, compatriots (or not), comrades, and/or familiars...To all men of letters!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I decided to put my knowledge to use, for the benefit of our artistic community and all people out there trying to thrive.
As I've written in my ID, I'm a literature and language teacher. I've been working hard to get my master degree in French Literature and Narrative Theories, which will come latter this year.
And as for this, I thought I could be at your service to read your literature deviations and post you honest constructive critics based on the best of world wide letters!
But I have to be clear about one thing: I am not the kind of person that only say what you might want to hear.
I will never be rude or disrespectful BUT... it is needed of me to say sometimes things you may not agree or accept.
If you ask me for a critic don't be upset if I eventually point an aspect of your composition that needs to be improved.
I'm sure that it's not
Kind of tokka fic? I had to.My name is Toph Beifong, and everyone around me knows it. They can tell by my radicalness that radiates from me, and the flying boar crest on my much-too-fancy dress Katara had given me to use for this occasion. The occasion? We are going to a high end dinner-party arranged by Fire Lord Zuko to welcome back his sister from her rehabilitation. She had been in the crazy house for ten years, and finally she was able to come out.Kind of tokka fic? I had to.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It pained me to know that so many people had been worried about her, even after what she had done. Luckily, with Aang and Zuko working together, they will soon be able to create an armistice between the remaining three nations. But for now, the three nations representatives sit apart, not speaking to one another. I take my seat with the rest of the Gaang, right between Sokka and Suki.
Sokka and Suki had had a complicated relationship the last few years, and had drifted apart. Suki was all business, always out helping on the front lines while Sokka was here, trying
Dean Winchester (without the flames) and features**Dean Winchester (without the flames) and features5 years ago in Personal More Like This
As you may have noticed, I've just posted a new deviation devoted to Dean Winchester, one of the heroes of the CW show Supernatural. In my fan art the character is surrounded by flames, a reference to his little stay in hell However I think that the "no flames version" is not bad either If you want to check it out, it's on my scraps. Just click on the miniature below and you will be face to face with Jensen Ackles.
The guy gave me some hard times. I had to draw his face 8 times. I almost went nuts but I don't give up easily even for a stupid fan art. It took me one week but I'm pretty happy with the result. I hope it looks like him and when people saw my fan art they immediately recognized Dean Winchester from SPN.
As we talk about Supernatural it is time for a little fan art feature. Here are, from my point of view the best SPN fan arts on
57th Weekly Deviants journalLVII Weekly Deviants57th Weekly Deviants journal2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I often wander in the "Newest" pictures, or in other people's faves, or in groups. And these are the best artists I found that way during this week! Enjoy! :iconiluvyou:
Deviants of this week!
What do you think? Aren't they amazing? Browse their gallery, you won't be di
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.
Druids recognized as religion for first time in UK"LONDON – Druids have been worshipping the sun and earth for thousands of years in Europe, but now they can say they're practicing an officially recognized religion.Druids recognized as religion for first time in UK4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The ancient pagan tradition best known for gatherings at Stonehenge every summer solstice has been formally classed as a religion under charity law for the first time in Britain, the national charity regulator said Saturday. That means Druids can receive exemptions from taxes on donations and now have the same status as such mainstream religions as the Church of England.
The move gives an old practice new validity, said Phil Ryder, the chairman of the 350-member Druid Network.
"It will go a long way to make Druidry a lot more accessible," he said.
Druids have practiced for thousands of years in Britain and in Celtic societies elsewhere in Europe. They worship natural forces such as thunder and the sun, and spirits they believe arise from places such as mountains and rivers. They do not worship a single god or creato
1/2. EmnoAz előző folytatása~ http://fav.me/d54p0wg1/2. Emno2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Következzenek személyes kedvenceim a szalamanderek és a második Őrző, Emno . Próbálok a lehető legtömörebben írni róluk.
Úgy hírlik e föld alatt született lények vérszomjuk miatt vesztették el sárkányalakjukat és emiatt váltak olyanná, amilyenek. Vérszomjuk még mindig erős, de bosszúvágyuk és a mágia iránti félelmük és ellenszenvük csak nőtt azóta.
Agresszív nép, a test mérete és alkatuk nemtől és kortól függően változik. A hímek izmos, robosztus szörnyek, általában 3 méter magasak, de van, amelyik a 4 métert is elérheti, bár az kifejezetten az idős és nagyon erős példányokra jellemző. A nőstények atlétikus felépítésűek, mozgékonyak és nyúlánkak, leginkább 2, két és fél, ritkábban három méteresek.
Legjobban megfigyelhető ismertetőjegyeik iz
the postacard of LOTR stainglass art is on sale!http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a1z10.1.w3740576-2692296539.1.aWRSIP&id=19155453661the postacard of LOTR stainglass art is on sale!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I am glad to announce the series of my LOTR stainglass art postcard is on sale in TaoBao shop
you can click the link below to buy.if you are in china you will be free mail if you buy more than 5 sets.
For My Own SafetyAnnouncing The Fan Fiction Article. Fan art and fan fiction, like the offering above, are a blast because artists get to wear their favorite stories; in my case the iconic "Blade Runner." Fan fiction and art are the new fashion.For My Own Safety3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I prefaced a recent article Eye See Therefore Eye Am,
with a quote from Roy Batty, the doomed replicant (android) who was given human emotions to be able to appreciate
all the wonders of life, including the visual, but afforded only four years of
lifespan to enjoy them.
time to die, roy batty by anjinanhut
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion.
I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost
in time... like tears in rain... Time to die."
—Roy Batty, Bladerunner
I thought the quo
Comic faces and expressions tutorial!Hello guys!Comic faces and expressions tutorial!11 months ago in Personal More Like This
The expressions tutorial I did for Wysp Learning Engine is finally on run!
It contains of 20 separate panels, each of them are meant to show a process of how to draw faces and expressions; so if you are interested, you can try it out here
The learning engine allows you to try practicing on a digital canvas right there on the site, which is really helpful because you're able to see your progress instantly; and hopefully you will find the tutorial I did worth seeing!
There also are some other tutorials; such as male and female anatomy and dragons tutorials; so Wysp is definitely worth checking out, especially for young learning artists
Sorry I am not very active lately, but have a nice day, by the way
Pin-Up: From Objectification to EmpowermentIn researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls” there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops.Pin-Up: From Objectification to Empowerment2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Wed Feb 01, 2011, 11:00 PM
In researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls”
there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs
adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops
Alice X. Z. - Living Rainbow Taking FlightThe vibrant digital paintings of alicexz are fiery, emotional, and incredibly memorable. The colors of her creations (mostly portraits of popular TV and Film characters) are unusually vibrant, which is remarkable considering how layered they appear to be. It’s sort of like what manga characters might look like if painted by one of the Dutch Masters. And this artist exhibits just the right amount of quirkiness to leave us wanting to know more: she has a penchant for painting redheads. But, then of course, there’s a lot of red and golden fire burning through most her artworks.Alice X. Z. - Living Rainbow Taking Flight2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Living Rainbow Taking Flight
Wed Mar 7, 2012, 6:20 PM
The vibrant digital paintings of :devali
Suggester Feature | Volume NineThe Traditional Art Gallery on deviantART ranges wide with thousands of deviations. Without the help of suggestions, I may never have seen some of these brilliant pieces (and perhaps - neither would you). Herein lies a Feature Series, done in groups of ten of all the deviants who've sent the suggestions that I've DD'd since the beginning of my tenure as a Traditional Art GM.Suggester Feature | Volume Nine5 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
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