Stock Photo Character Contest - All The Entries!These are the entries for our Green Cat Cabaret Stock Photo Character Contest!Stock Photo Character Contest - All The Entries!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Visit this Journal entry for complete contest details. And be sure to check out the description text for all the entries below to learn about each character's role at The Green Cat Cabaret.
Regular Patron - Confidence Cat and Illicit 'Nip Dealer
Regular Patron - Bounty Hunter
Minecraft PVP VideoRemember a few weeks back when I asked if anyone wanted to join me in a Minecraft survival PVP game? Well, I recorded some of my gameplay with everyone and made a simple video. It's been uploaded to the Fresh Epic's youtube channel and you can watch it right here:Minecraft PVP Video3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been wanting to try and set up a Minecraft series of videos with other Fresh Epic members like Dayvi and Humon, but setting it all up has proved to be a little more complicated and time consuming than I thought... so I just started recording my own experiences. I'm not very good at PVP, but I enjoyed making the video and hope to make more.
If you've got some suggestions on what either I or other Fresh Epics artists could do/play in Minecraft or whatever, leave them below. Also, thumb up and like the video if you enjoyed it.
Stock Photo Contest - The Winning Entries!!Comrades, I cannot tell you how glad I am that the entire cast of the Green Cat Cabaret was involved in judging this contest, because it was TOUGH. All the entries were fantastic. The votes have been tabulated, though, so without further ado, the winning entries...Stock Photo Contest - The Winning Entries!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
FIRST PRIZE WINNERS
Darach McLain (Staff)
Temporo-Spatial Engineer "Portal Wrangler"
Regular Patron (Ornithologist)
SECOND PRIZE WINNERS
Robin G. Fuchs
Ranger Activity: At The Library ContestContest ended.Ranger Activity: At The Library Contest2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Time for another contest, everyone!
You know, Vic has played some really fantastic characters who have many fantastic things happen to them. I imagine it must get pretty tiresome, no matter how much fun we have watching them. Sometimes, you need to take a break, and what better way than to curl up in the corner with a good book?
Well, it's time to make it happen.
:iconsokkastyle:- At the Library by sokkastyle
:iconRaccoon97:- Nagato at the Library- Manga Section by Raccoon97
:iconWinryi-chan:- Dark Mousy Reading in the Moonlight by Winryi-chan
Draw or Cospl
FREE CONCEPT ART INSTRUCTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS!FREE CONCEPT ART INSTRUCTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hello my friends! For a limited time only, if you purchase my ebook( my art book) for only $9.99, I'll give you the entire collection of my concept art and illustration technique videos for FREE!
That's over five hours of video lessons, showing you the techniques I use daily to create my images. The downloads also include the final art, reference material, and photoshop brushes!
You can't beat this deal
If you're interested, visit my blog: http://mindovermachinebook.blogspot.com/ and at the top right, click 'Buy it' or click the 'Mind Over Machine: The Art of Alex Ruiz EBook' image. You can pay safely through paypal or use a credit card.
The ebook can be downloaded immediately and looks great on any PC or Mac, iPad and iPhone!
Once you've downloaded the ebook, forward me your receipt from Tradebit.com to firstname.lastname@example.org so I can send you t
DA Ranger Contest Winners of 2013We welcome the New Year and 2014! So, from now on every year, (So long as we remember to! ) we'll be featuring the contest Winners of the last year!! We'd like to congratulate all who entered in all the contests last year and our Winners and Prize Artists!! We hope you will all enjoy the new contests coming and hope you enjoyed those we've had!DA Ranger Contest Winners of 20131 year ago in Personal More Like This
For now, let's look at all the wonderful Winners of 2013!!
Contest Winners of 2013:
094: Last Hope by Meriko-chan Prince Baka- the world is just my toy :D by Ocean-Spirits Prince Baka by kmtvm123 :thumb346507702: Overflowing Memories by wingedlight
Contest Spirit albarn by Beg-i Soul Eater-- Don't kill me by MehSehnaRound Star Trek Continues by hope30789 Something So Delicate by little-star14 .: Tamaki in the cherry blossoms :. by ASinglePetal
:thumb366685890: Ouran- The First Day of Spring by Artemis-Day .::Spring Contest::. by WaistDeepInThoughts Keldeo and Dash Decked Out by CDee23 Keldeo mlp style by hope30789
:thumb365374611: That Prince's Reaching Hand by Merilisle To My Princess by DarkSarcasm1 Meeting Mr. Chaplin (FMA fanfiction) by I-AM-JoshuaYong Thanking of her by Joileanna
Kitty Greece by Amy-Oh
Let's join to the blackout against SOPA MMDers!Let's join to the blackout against SOPA MMDers!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today is the blackout of many websites in protest against the absurd law SOPA and PIPA that support censorship and is a danger against internet freedom. This law could affect not only United States but in a future, other countries if this isn't stopped. Many sites like Wikipedia, Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc, are putting a message of blackout and ask U.S. people to sign petitions to the congress people against this law. These days this law has been discussed in the congress and in The White House, Obama's administration is against this law but they just "freezed" it but not stopped entirely yet. I think MMDers we can do something too, you can see dA is supporting this measure too, you can see the "debate SOPA" thing above.
If you don't know what is about that law, check out the english site of Wikipedia or enter to the "debate SOPA" thing, above in your dA account.
I was th
Girl Confessions1. Do you sleep in your bra?Girl Confessions3 years ago in Personal More Like This
No way its so uncomfy.
2. Do you sleep with socks on?
Yes, and also a top hat.
3. Would you rather sleep alone or with someone else?
When I sleep, I dont like to touch anyone. One body warmth on my body and I go berserk
4. Do you enjoy drama?
I enjoy seeing it, but rather not be in it.
5. Are you a girly-girl?
6. Who was the last person you hugged?
8. Are you short?
Yep.. Like Frodo.
9. Do you like somebody?
10. Does your Facebook password have to do with a name?
Yeah, its your mother's name.
11. Do you care if your socks are dirty?
Yeah, only one pair of socks per hour for me thanks.
12. Do you think you're alone sometimes?
:iconforeveraloneplz: What do you mean?
13. Do you dress up on Halloween?
:iconforeveraloneplz: Thats me on Halloween. Trick or Treat...
14. Are you double jointed?
No, Triple jointed.
15. Where is the weirdest place you have slept?
The fridge, it was hot weather ok!
16. Has anyone touched/sm
The Resource Roundup #4The Resource Roundup is a regular feature showcasing some of the best resources deviantART members share with the world!The Resource Roundup #43 years ago in Personal More Like This
Whether you're a beginning artist or seasoned pro, deviantART's Resources Gallery is an inspirational and beneficial asset for art creation. Take a look at a few of the incredible submissions below – they might help enhance your next artistic creation!
This issue is all about stock photography featuring models. What should the next Resource Roundup theme be? You tell us!
• A different stock photo theme
• Crafts you can make at home
• Marketing yourself: website, logos, and business cards…oh my!
• Awesome application resources (from Photoshop brushes to Gimp scripts)
• Or, suggest another topic!
Symbol(s) for the non Premium DeviantsHello my Ryceballs. So eversince DA's recent symbol changes, I have been hearing a lot of complaints. Mostly about how regular non premium members don't even get a symbol. It makes them feel like they are not important. Its ok I hear ya I hear ya. And you know me, I am all about the people. Ry-Spirit cares. So I thought about this a lot and try to think of an appropriate symbol that best suits our non premium friends, at the end I came up with a symbol... WELL I say a symbol but its more like a string of symbols. I feel like this is the only option for it to work. And I have used myself as an example of what the symbols would look like if I am in fact a regular deviant. Ok please look below.Symbol(s) for the non Premium Deviants2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You may need to right click and view the image to see the whole thing. Now what does it mean? I will tell you. It stands for "Sad because no money therefore no premium membership and seems like Im not considered an artist argh *swears*.. Sigh.. oh well.. I have an idea, look I'll continue to
The Faithfully FearfulI think there's a very fine line between love and fear, or rather, they co exist perfectly instead of being separated by a line; they are two sides of a coin. And in relationships, you're constantly tossing that coin, like heads or tails, it's a 50 50 gamble on what's going on between you and your lovely. People who put in work, time and effort and who are real lucky mostly land that love side, things are going well and you couldn't be happier. But it only takes one fear flip to shake your foundation from time to time. And like love with its allies o happiness, fun, caring and so on, fear also has his lil team; paranoia, defensive behaviour, rash actions / outbursts. Just because you experience this on that one unlucky flip of that coin doesn't mean things are going bad! understanding that love is not pure and if something negative happens between you two then it can't be true but rather, love is the outcome through hardships and happiness. being fearful is normal, staying faithful isThe Faithfully Fearful3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Poses by 50 points!!!!Caution!!!Poses by 50 points!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Please: DONT USE THIS sketches IN COMMISSIONS, ADOPTCOMMISSIONS, ADOPT-auctions ETC.
I don't want to do your job for you.
If you need such a posture - draw it themselves -
not redraw this sketches in the layer above.
If you have previously used this sketches in commissions - Immediately stop it.
Pose study11 by Kate-FoXPose study11...children.
Pose study12 by Kate-FoXPose study12...girls with swords.
Pose study13 by Kate-FoXPose study13...girls.
Pose study14 by Kate-FoXPose st
Use HeadSmash!as everyone know I made the Head Smashing Base (also my very first base EVER)Use HeadSmash!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And I have to say I did't really expect anyone to use it at all, but I was wrong! XD
So happy that there are some out there who liked it and and decided to use it!
means a lot to me!
Here is everyone I found who used it
:iconmnrART: :iconSoulenite: :iconGabbythedragon: :iconKiytt: :iconApollo924: :iconSnowflake8591: :iconaacrell96: :iconIchikoWindGryphon: :iconIamSKETCHcat: :iconSiryuu: :iconSapphireOctopus: :iconSkipSkid: :iconFourth-Star: :iconCynderheart: :iconDr-Wolves: :iconSpanglersm: :iconhatenadjstar:
MMD A discussion on Illegal EditsMMD A discussion on Illegal Edits2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
There are very few topics that elicit more "passionate" discussions within MMD than the controversy surrounding what are generally referred to as "Illegal Edits". Now, I've publically made the statement that I did not believe that there's such a thing as an "Illegal Edit", but then again that's just an opinion.
I could be totally wrong too.
Which is why, I felt it would be a useful exercise to look at this issue in a rational manner purely for the purposes of discussion. The views presented herein, are solely mine. Although, I will be touching on the subject from a "Legal" perspective, let me state clearly that I am not a lawyer, so what is presented here is my interpretation which may or may not be correct.
In order for this discussion to provide any useful information, I have divided the topic into several areas that I feel are relevant and need to be examined in some detail. These will be:
Copyright Laws & The original mo
IJ: Pixel Shading (Dithering and Pillow Shading)Other Information Journals:IJ: Pixel Shading (Dithering and Pillow Shading)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
- What is Pixel Art? (Pixel Art vs Oekaki Pixel) http://thepixelpalace.deviantart.com/journal/IJ-What-is-Pixel-Art-Pixel-Art-vs-Oekaki-Pixel-329915477
This Information Journal is a brief, short address to the subject stated in the title. Please make sure you make full use of the helpful journals and tutorials mentioned within the journal!
So we know what pixel art is. Great. But now how do you shade pixel art exactly? Can you just swipe your pencil tool over the image like you do with a brush tool in order to create shadows?
As we recall, real pixel art involves the careful and thoughtful placement of most, if not all, of the pixels in the image. So we need to know the correct way to add shadows and highlights to our pixel masterpieces, yes? Well here is one way to shade pixel art:
Dithering is when you pixel two or more colors in a pattern to give them a blended look. You can dither with any two colors and it will
Opinions pleaseOpinions please?Opinions please3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So me and my friend Anthony are doing a cover of Ah, it's a Wonderful Cat's life, and of course I am going to be drawing a PV for it. The thing is, it'd be much easier to just trace right over the original drawings and draw ourselves onto it (although less sketchy and junk), but I know there's probably people who'd be totally against that Drawing an entire PV for it will take a really long time and I don't think I'd have the time for that, since I like to go all out with stuff like this, and tracing it would be much easier. Of course, I'd credit the original artist ect. ect.
:I So.. would it bother anyone if I traced the PV? I've seen in many times and it hasn't seemed to bother anyone, but since this is the DeviantART community and all and knowing how deviantART feels about tracing.. what are your guys' opinions?
POKEMON STRIKES BACK MONTHYo what's up guys. Its me Super Saiyan Senpai Sweet and Sour Pork with Ryce again. Disney Month is over and done with, and now we are onto a new month theme! To celebrate my addiction to Pokemon, I have decided to do yet another Pokemon month! Can you believe its been 2 years since the first Pokemon month? LONG TIME! But this time I am doing things a little bit different, I am gonna focus on the characters of the games, in their RPG chibi version. You will see, it would be really cute! And yes I will just submit my Pokemon stuff to the Pokemon Month folder in the gallery. Ummm what else? Nope thats about it! I will begin the month with a gift for my biggest fan (She calls herself that, I call her a friend ok?). Thank you for the support! I will continue to work hard to entertain.POKEMON STRIKES BACK MONTH2 years ago in Personal More Like This
BIG NEWS!!!! x3YOU GUYSBIG NEWS!!!! x33 years ago in Personal More Like This
OH MY GOD
I HAVE GIANT NEWS
I AM NOW THE NEW CO-PRESIDENT OF MY SCHOOL'S ANIME CLUB
Unfortunatley the other president doesn't have a DA account, BUT BELIEVE YOU-ME, SHE IS AWESOME
I am SOSOSOSOSOSOSOOOOO EXCITED!!!
I haven't gotten all of the members' DA accounts yet, but when I do, I'm going to put a box on my page with their accounts ((That's really mostly for me, but feel free to look if you want ))
BUT MORE AMAZING THINGS HAPPENED
ONE OF THE MEMBERS
(Laura if you're here please tell me ;w; I love you so much xDDD )
RECOGNIZED MY USERNAME FROM HERE
SHE KNEW ME FROM MY DEVIANTART ACCOUNT
I HAVE ALMOST LITERALLY NEVER BEEN HAPPIER
Anyway, I JUST WANTED TO SHARE THE GREAT NEWS WITH YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!!!! :iconchuuplz:
LOVELOVE TO ALL!! :iconhappyskipplz:
Continue? 10...9...8...Ever heard of the saying 'life is a game'? I think there's more wisdom and truth to that statement than what it implies. Like the beginning of most games, you start of with minimal information of your story, you have basic skills and experience and you're given a handful of 'extra lives'. Similar to RPG's your story is shaped through your decisions during the game, will you choose to be the warrior or mage? Hero or villian? How will gain your EXP and how you improve your character's skills?Continue? 10...9...8...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As we journey through our RPG, we gain levels and with it, our character grows. Becoming stronger, more intelligent, more able. And bit by bit, we find out a little more about who we are, our story and our purpose.
Like any game, we also have to face our rivals, our 'bosses'. They don't need to take the form of a person per se, your boss can be anything, a phobia, obstacle, challenge. Sometimes we lose against our bosses and expend an extra life to have another shot at our story. What did we do wron
.: DL Series and Mariage pour Tous :..: DL Series :..: DL Series and Mariage pour Tous :.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
For the last time.
And, don't credit me.
The models are not mine.
The links are not mine.
It's the most annoying thing ever.
.: "Mariage pour Tous" :.
So, in France, homosexuals can finally get married.
I actually don't care.
I mean, they're humans, I don't see why they couldn't before.
I love how the front page is full of Fenniken...BECAUSE NO ONE WANTS ANY OF THE OTHERSI love how the front page is full of Fenniken...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Lawl. But really, I remember the days when it was actually difficult to decide your starter pokemon. Charmander, bulbasaur, squirtle...I could never choose. Or even with 2nd gen and 3rd gen. From there, the choices became more obvious. Now it seems like there's always a starter, or two, or even all 3, that no one would dare use lol. Yep, that's it.
.: Roco is.. :... is making an England model. The photo is here.. You can say whatever you want, but I prefer this one, instead of the one by COLION..: Roco is.. :.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And Zeze is making one too, Here ~
ZERO!! It's At ZERO!!So an amazing thing happened this evening!!ZERO!! It's At ZERO!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I was on deviantART just about the ENTIRE day. I was responding to my overload of messages that I seem to have a constant ever flowing mass of. (Sorry for not posting anything for a while though, I've had so many papers due.) And then suddenly, the messages in my inbox slowly began to decimate. I refreshed the page and finally!! I got down to the DOUBLE DIGITS!! So I kept on going, responding to messages, leaving others, deleting activity messages, looking at group messages and updates, and then I refreshed again. I WAS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS!! Down to my last few messages, I replied and commented and read journals. Then I refreshed.
And to mine eyes lighted by the glow of my laptop screen, I saw it. ZERO MESSAGES. *le gasp*
I hadn't seen such a thing in a long time. I almost forgot it existed. But there is was: ZERO. That little "0" at the top of my screen. It was so... strange, out-of-place, and an oddity in my life on dA. But it was there.
MMD is your model protected by US Copyright Laws?MMD is your model protected by US Copyright Laws?2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT
This all started when I saw a page created by RaikuHoshigami in which he presented the Terms of Usage which Japanese modeler Arlvit uses in the readme.txt that accompanies his model of Touhou character Sakuya Izayoi for MMD.
The original page and the discussion that lead to the writing of this journal can be viewed here:
To keep this brief, basically I found it an interesting exercise to see exactly how valid those terms really are from a purely legal sense, and by extension how valid other rules created by other MMD modelers and MMD model editors actually are. Note that I prefixed the last two groups with "MMD" and that is because this article will only discuss models made specifically for MMD (Miku Miku Dance). These restrictions and definitions are necessary for reasons that should be obvious as you read on.
MMD AS AN ART FORM