The genius of Miyazaki - Art HistoryIf you haven't heard his name, you must have heard about at least one of his creations. So, who's Miyazaki? It's easier to say who he's not.The genius of Miyazaki - Art History3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hayao Miyazaki was born on the 5th of January 1941 in Bunkyo, Tokyo, as a second of four sons. His father was a director in young Miyazaki's uncle's factory producing rudders for fighter planes - this is where Hayao became highly interested in aviation, which often appears in his films.
When Miyazaki was a little kid, his mother suffered from Pott's disease (sort of tuberculosis) and spent a few years in a hospital. Some says that a very similiar motif appearing in "Tonari no Totoro" ("My neighbour Totoro") was strongly inspired by that part of his life. Also, during his childhood, Miyazaki had to change his place of residence and switch schools several times, which influenced his films a lot, too.
Request Raffle V! [CLOSED]Happy Halloween everyone! Hope you are all candying it up!Request Raffle V! [CLOSED]3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Gaaa, thank you everyone for entering! I never had this many entries before, over double from the last request raffle! ;v; So I will be picking two winners instead of one~
The gods of random.org has decided the winners!
Congrats, guys! I will be contacting you once Halloween is over. Cause...you know....candy coma recovery time....
As for everyone else, thanks again. <33 It will be a while till my next raffle, stick around till then! ;v;
AMG IT'S A REQUEST RAFFLE AGAIN.
I don't know why I am doing this. It's probably cause I only had 4 hours of sleep in these pass 3 days and I'm not thinking straight and I still need to cook dinner for my family. I am an indentured servant to my parents.
OH AND I HAVE A TON OF NEW WATCHERS. Hi!
SO YEAH. THAT.
So I am giving out a free sketch. It will be a while before I do this again, so best test your luck now. I'll randomly pick who it is on H
Watchers Feature no. 4Sorry for posting this a day late! I couldn't get online yesterday, and to make up for it I'll push this feature to Tuesday next week, so everyone gets equal time... not that I think anyone cares about it anyway haha, but just thought I'll let you guys knowWatchers Feature no. 43 years ago in Personal More Like This
Also, I want to take the chance and apologize for leaving so many comments unanswered. Life has been... chaotic, and for several weeks I've barely been online more than 15 minutes a day. But things are settling down, so I'll be much more active now again. Thanks for your patience!
Here's todays features! Please give these artists some love and support
Spread your Wings by xPerfugiumCesilla Demeas by inesticalDS drawing - Sakura by Yoshishi-chan:thumb286217257:Progress by Lise-EBack off by AerilienHOT WIRED #1 : The Art of Carl Riley - Cover Art by Carl-Riley-ArtUpgrade version by S-U-U-NTessa portrait by GSMtutorials:thumb281952747::thumb293521187:Winged Vanity by MorgainelefeePisa Tower I by Djsgirl:thumb
Digital painting tutorials PART_2Hey all!Digital painting tutorials PART_22 years ago in Art Features More Like This
PART_1 ! Sketching/referencing/anatomy etc.
Alright, here we go, this is part 2. You can say its about general painting, but its mostly about painting faces I tried to cut down a little with thumbnails
Umm, before I forget, make sure to check this one out http://theartreferences.tumblr.com , Pencil-Stencil told me about it, and I found some really useful stuff there Part 3 will probably be about eyes, lips, skin and blending, and it will be up in a few days.
If you know about some tutorials that can be helpful to other artists, note me, thank you
Ppl who suggested a few tuts: Yodon, RetSamys, DonguriArt, Pencil-Stencil ty
sheppardarts () painting video:
For more visit their youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/noahbradley
melaniedelon () painting video:
You can find her brushes here: http://bit.ly/ifx-md youtube channel: ht
Joan Miro: Against PaintingJoan Miro: Against Painting3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Joan Miró Against Painting
Joan Miro Homage
April 20 marks the birthday of Joan Miró, one of the most important modernist painters of all time.
Miró was born in Barcelona, and strongly identified with his Catalan and Spanish roots throughout his career. He traveled to and from Spain frequently throughout the course of his life, even though he was briefly exiled during Franco’s rule.
One of the defining features of Miró's career was his refusal to associate full
Write your letter to Santa Cru!!! The result!!Write your letter to Santa Cru!!! The result!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thank you to everyone joined! I loved ALL the letters... thank you! T^T I wish I could be able to paint them all, seriously!! <3
- EDIT - Hiya! So time to entering the project is finished!!! Santa Cru received and read ALL the letters, keeping them in a safe place!! They're are all beautiful and inspiring... So it will be SO difficult choose... ç^ç Poor Santa Cru!!! Btw, thank you for joining this little project!!! You'll see posted one of the request as soon as possible!!!!
Hiya dear watchers and friend!!!
I'm planning to do something special for you, this Christmas! Yes I know that there are months before Christmas, but this will take some time, so... here I'm!
You know, I love doing gifts and free art for you, awesome followers, to thank you for your neverending support! And this is one more chance for o
Female Oc FeatureAfter the result of this poll http://piccolaria.deviantart.com/journal/poll/3702832/ I'm goig to feature the most favourite Female Ocs by my watchers!Female Oc Feature2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Joanna Ryder 'Captain Golden Heart' by sharandulaFuu reference sheet by mizuchiiXull'rae by Lilith-the-5th by XullraeZauviirFaun 2013 by OrpheelinLittle princess by anndr
Rysta Character sheet by girl-n-herhorseWhere should i start by meagoEmrah Chibi by GnewiGuinevere by jjlovely
- Commission - Helena - by LosenkoPaint Me Red - I by SerenaVerdeArtThe Everchangeable by SerenaVerdeArtPirate Camryn Coryn LILY by EcorynVThe lady by Phenix--Land
In my dungeon by ForunthDoll by Zephyrhant- princess - by OwliviaSelene and Shamael by phoenixluAelys Ideka, daughter of the sun by spadiekitchenqueen
:thumb358975366:Garden by shrimpHEBYmorning by FukariMy First Original Character. by BielorrusiaCOMM for Quete-de-l-aube FIRE by Avionetca
:thumb326755111:brown dress by StrawberriOnTop:thumb355604480:Butterfly Effect by VonDiezyl- Commission - Rebecca - by Losenko
:thumb325666350:Heily and the river - redone by HeilyAensDramira by Dramira-OfficialIn the shade of ivy leaves by Vyrhelle-VyrLM and K Colored Draft 1 by Graphix-Goddess
The captain by OceanLord
Headshots commissions : OpenHello my dear friends!Headshots commissions : Open4 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm opening headshots commissions!
If you want something like that, send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
It costs 25€
here is an example of this type of commission :
Orders VIA E-MAIL ONLY
If you have any question, don't hesitate to ask email@example.com
Please don't forget to read the new rules before you commission me
1. original character (won't be printed or sold without the explicit permission from the customer)
2. couples (yaoi, yuri and yes, even heterosexual couples XD )
3. fanarts (for fanarts, I reserve the right to print and sell them)
5. Love scenes (but no Hentai or too explicit content (with dicks and pussies everywhere XD))
6. Animals (but please provide me references ^^) (they'
UPDATEwill be doing 2 batch per month, so i estimated everything will be finished this 2014!UPDATE2 years ago in Personal More Like This
this will be the last update ever! and its a new update since some of you were very confused with those updates i post last time with names and all..
PS. im still waiting for my laptop...=_=
meanwhile, im posting WIP on Annria2002 Facebook page
so check in out daily for announcements.
i'm also planning on updating the journal here on DA, if im sketching this or that since i
noticed..not everyone has facebook,(even though u can still access the FB page even without the
facebook) im just worried, i will spam your messages with these updates is all..
check you names if you are Marked *unpaid, but already paid me, note me immediately..and let me
know your paypal address so i can check.
I'm taking my friend's advice to make batch of sketches (not just 4 sketches a day) but the
whole batch of sketch like what
And the Oscar goes to...Frozen took home the oscars for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song (Let it Go)!And the Oscar goes to...1 year ago in Personal More Like This
John Gutmann - The New ApproachJohn Gutmann was a German-born American photographer and painter (yes, another one), born in 1905.John Gutmann - The New Approach3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
In Germany he worked as a photojournalist for Presse Photo, left Germany in 1933, and in America found an exuberant car culture, a dizzying array of billboards and graffiti, a racially diverse citizenry, music and dancing in the streets and young women galore. He especially took an interest in the Jazz music scene.
Gutmann is recognized for his unique "worm's-eye view" camera angle, and at the time this approach to angle and framing was not widely used by American photographers. He enjoyed taking photos of ordinary things and making them seem special, like street photographers do.
Some of his images predate by two decades the kind of informal, lonely-in-America pictures that Robert Frank made famous in ''The Americans.''
"As a rule I do not like to explain my photographs, I want my pictures to be read and explored. I believe a good picture is open to many individual (subjective) associati
DISNEY FROZEN CONTEST!!!!DISNEY FROZEN CONTEST!!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Group is holding out a contest Read rules below
:merry christmas: by luckylinxThe Contest is about changing Frozen character's designs ? If You Had to redo them How would you have made them look? creat your own design!:merry christmas: by luckylinx
Snowman by IconatorFreeAvatars
You Have A Choice Between..
You Can make more then 1
It can be a sketch or digital, does not matter.
Snowman by IconatorFreeAvatars
Snowman by Brigitte-FredensborgJust Comment If you want to join! Snowman by Brigitte-Fredensborg
The Judges Are
The juges can participte as well but can not be judged by themselves!!
Divider Xmas snowflakes by LucinhaeDivider Xmas snowflakes by Lucinhae:thumb405001446:Divider Xmas snowflakes by LucinhaeDivider Xmas snowflakes by Lucinhae
Elsa-Snow-Icon by Pussycat-PuppyOh and t
Talty's Artisan Crafts DD GuidelinesHello everyone! Remember to send me and maytel lots of Artisan Crafts DD suggestions, we love them! ^^ Artisan Crafts week at projecteducate is quickly approaching, so if you have any suggestions or things that you would like to see, let us know!Talty's Artisan Crafts DD Guidelines3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Here's my guidelines for suggesting DDs to me, if I ever reject your submission please don't be discouraged and keep sending me more! It's impossible to accept all suggestions, specially when I already have enough suggestions for one area. Also don't forget that these are guidelines, not rules.
If you don't know how to suggest a DD check out Suggesting DDs For Dummies by Thiefoworld.
Last update: January 24th
I can only feature submission that are part of the Artisan Crafts gallery and Traditional Art > Sculpture.
Adventures in Moving!Finally! I'm all moved in! I took the weekend off to shuffle all my belongs around, and the place is starting to look like the Victorian-Gothic antique shop I'm used to. Really, I'm just excited about having an enormous black curio cabinet.For my curios. And I haven't even started hanging the 1 billion pieces of artwork I have stacked in the bedroom! I would complain, but it's really fun getting to decorate the way I want, and not having to clear it with the boy toy first. Skulls. Everywhere. I'm going to have Halloween decorations up year-round and blast as much sad classical music as I want! No one can stop me!Adventures in Moving!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
In art news, I just got an e-mail from a company that's been on my bucket list since I was in middle school! I'm SO incredibly excited about this project! Of course, I can't say anything else about it, but trust me, if it all works out, it's going to blow your minds. Mhmm.
I've also been invited to participate in two real
K_game: DAZACY An association between :K_game: DAZACY2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A creative way of featuring works:
each player creates a kaleidoscope
inspired by the previous one,
until 9 kaleidoscopes are created.
sea by Pierre-LagardeBlue Note by Art2mys
sea by Pierre-LagardeVirginie by 3lRemsea by Pierre-Lagarde
Blue Note by Art2myssea by Pierre-LagardeBlue Note by Art2mys
moonspell 2 by FabioKeinerMono Square Series XXXVII by insolitus85moonspell 2 by FabioKeiner
Mono Square Series XXXVII by insolitus85Peace on the Aegean Sea by vbagiatisMono Square Series XXXVII by insolitus85
moonspell 2 by FabioKeinerMono Square Series XXXVII by insolitus85moonspell 2 by FabioKeiner
This is why we're on the edge by ConceptualMiraclesStill Empty by Poromaa
Studio Freelance Artist Position Available NOW!Jagex Game Studio - Immediate StartStudio Freelance Artist Position Available NOW!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As always, please forgive my absence, I am still very busy and the DA hiatus continues.
But I hope to be back really soon with tons of new stuff.
As you guys know, I am one of the in-house illustrators for Jagex Games Studio based in the UK now and once again we have a few freelance positions available for artists on one of our games.
This position could lead to long term contracts being sent out to you as we are looking for an artist (s) to have on board for the game and future jobs.
One of the most important things is that the quality and the look of the work must remain consistent throughout all of the images.
This is the style of the game you will be producing works for:
War of Legends
This position requires immediate start!
This job does NOT require you to be UK based, it is open to world wide applications ^__^
I will act as your initial contact point however I am not on boar
AtA INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS ALL UPDATED! :DWELCOME TO ASKtheARTISTAtA INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS ALL UPDATED! :D3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hey folks! So it looks like a few of the artists we have interviewed have thus far been unable to upload the transcripts from their interviews. So we went ahead and saved them the trouble! Check out the transcripts from the interviews with yuumei, sakimichan, shilin, arvalis, GENZOMAN, and lily-fox!
Thank you for your patience, folks!
In other news, our team is back from haitus and will begin moar artist interviews shortly. Stay tuned for updates!
We are an arts-based journalism project developed by thefluffyshrimp
We aim to offer fans live interviews with some of their favorite artists here on deviantART.
Featured Movie - Fan Favorite - The Lion KingThanks for voting in all those polls I put up!Featured Movie - Fan Favorite - The Lion King3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The winner is...
The Lion King!
To see other movie features, go here: http://disney-club.deviantart.com/journal/Featured-Movies-and-Shorts-225465518
"The Lion King was considered a little movie because we were going to take some risks. The pitch for the story was a lion cub gets framed for murder by his uncle set to the music of Elton John. People said, 'What? Good luck with that.' But for some reason, the people who ended up on the movie were highly passionate about it and motivated."
The movie came out in 1994 and became the little movie that could! It was the highest grossing film of that year.
Since then there's been many re-releases of the movie, sequels, and even a Broadway musical based on it.
What's the movie about? Well, you're a Disney fan! Shouldn't you have seen it by now?
Some Concept Art:
Another Dame Korra Spoiler!I'm "almost" done with the Korra Fandom. Don’t get me wrong; I’m still watching the show. But the fandom disgusts me now.Another Dame Korra Spoiler!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Fire Ferrets prepare for their first bout and Asami has a gift from her boyfriend Mako and the rest of the team. http://fullmetalavatar.tumblr.com/post/22319836531/the-fire-ferrets-prepare-for-their-first-bout-and
Feature for ALL my watchers - that means YOU !HAPPY NEW YEAR, my darlingsFeature for ALL my watchers - that means YOU !2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I featured ONE deviation per watcher, active watchers (as far as I could see), from the oldest watchers,who stuck with me along the years to my most recent ones
I decided if they active by: if they submitted something this year or by Last visit.
Omg... you guys are too many,I'll continue next year, I promise
Spirialing Down by lehPhotographyTransylvania by Desintegrator
Commissions full!Pricing:Commissions full!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Bustup/half-body: $50 (please add $25 for each additional person added to the picture)
Full Body: $70 (please add $30 for each additional person added to the picture)
Bustup/half-body: $65 (please add $30 for each additional person added to the picture)
Full body: $90 (please add $40 for each additional person added to the picture)
>>>PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE EXAMPLES
And check out my gallery for even more examples. C: <<<
These are just base prices. I am open to many things, so please feel free to note me if you have something else in mind that is not listed.
I am open to >
GirlxBoy, BoyxBoy, GirlxGirl, Violence, Gore, Rainbows, Artistic Nudity, Fanart of any kind, animals, list goes on
I am NOT open to >
Hentia or Porn. Please don't ask me this. ;__;
Not necessary but I would like it if you have some pict
La Emoticon CollectionWorld's Greatest PLZ Archive!La Emoticon Collection5 years ago in Personal More Like This
#27d PLZ Reference Catalog
- in order of relevance, arranged by 27d staff
PLZ LIBRARY SECTIONS:
PLATITUDESTEXT & NUMERALSSMILEYSEMOTICONSJOURNAL SWAGARRAYSSTAMPSTHUMNAILSJOURNAL IMAGES
A Skewed Perception of Modern Beautyokay, so I feel like I need to do a body image/ media rant right now, especially since I just got back home from shopping and it's depressed me a lot.A Skewed Perception of Modern Beauty3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm just so fucking sick of the media forcing girls to compare themselves to each other. Honestly, I am. This is coming from a girl who has struggled with weight and severe self esteem issues since 4th grade. Ever since I hit puberty, I've had radios and TV's and magazines telling me that I'm not pretty enough. After eight years of this, it really wears you down. It's gotten to a point where I can't even go shopping without just sitting in the changing room and crying my eyes out because I have to settle for everything.
I'm 5'5", I have natural curves, and I weigh around 150 lbs. The doctor says I'm at a healthy weight: not really overweight and not underweight. But how can I feel healthy when every image I see on billboards and adverts and movies and tabloids tells me that I'm fat and that I need to be "fixed", when, in real