Ascension 2, Sec 1 Welcome to Hell. Population, me.Ascension 2, Sec 12 years ago in Personal More Like This
Days. Weeks. Months. How long had it been? I didn't know anymore. When your nightmares were all the same, when every day involved the same horrible, useless task, time became…irrelevant. My hands were still scarred from shifting away the rubble of a ruined castle, searching for something, anything, that would tell me she was alive. That against all logic, she wasn't dead. In all that time, I was alone. Tillie, Sky and Jace all searched at my side, but I was by myself. Nobody could reach me past the wall I'd constructed around myself, the wall that had been put up to keep me from burning everything in a ten-mile radius. Those scars on my hands, those earned while searching in vain for her, I refused to heal. I wanted to forget, but at the same time, I wanted to remember. I wanted to remind myself everyday of how I had failed myself, and how I had failed her.
Slowly, So Slowly A muffled cry took Zander from his book. He looked around wildly, and was on his feet in an instant when he heard a louder scream. A scream that sounded like his name. A scream that came from Aida's cabin. Maybe it wasn't practical for him to go to her, when Sky and Jace were both nearer, but he had never before been practical when Aida was concerned. He was out on the deck in a flash, the light in his cabin still on and the door swinging on its hinges because he didn't bother to shut it. Nothing in there held higher value to him than Aida's wellbeing.Slowly, So Slowly2 years ago in Personal More Like This
No one else had gone to her cabin. He rapped quickly on the door, praying something terrible hadn't happened.
"Aida?" he said hesitantly. "Did you just call me?"
She muttered something to herself from the inside, and then padded on bare feet—shoes made a very different sound—to throw her door open. Her eyes when they looked up at him were stra
What Are Original Characters?What are original characters?What Are Original Characters?3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hello everyone! Today we are going to go over the concept of "What is an original character" and this is actually part one of a two part news article series. The second article will be released at a later date.
What do original characters have to do with the Manga/Anime gallery here on deviantART? Well just about everything. The Manga/Anime gallery is designed for original characters only, and by original, I mean original. Here is an example of what I mean...
Drawings of characters submitted into the Manga/Anime gallery can only be your ownThe drawings of characters need to be from your own universe.If the character you are drawing is placed into another "existing universe" such as Pokemon or Naruto, they do not belong in Manga/Anime, instead they belong in fanart.Your own character, your own world, your own creation, then it can go into the Manga/Anime gallery
If anyone is still confused by that, I can show you some visuals using my character
Commissions Chibi (no backgrounds) $5Commissions3 years ago in Personal More Like This
+$3 for extra characters
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Shoulders up $12
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Half body $15
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Full body $18
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Couple/two characters shoulders up $20
bruise pristine by CarrotCakeBandit Flower Flurry by CarrotCakeBandit
+7 for extra characters
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Couple/two characters half body $28
after the storm by CarrotCakeBandit Happy New Year by CarrotCakeBandit The Fabulous Bending Brothers by CarrotCakeBandit
+$9 for extra characters
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Couple/two characters full body $35
Sayuri and Hitsugaya by CarrotCakeBandit omoide by CarrotCakeBandit we're all mad here. by CarrotCakeBandit
+$12 for extra characters
So there they are~! If you have any questions, let me know! I'm gonna be posting my latest tumblr commissions and remaining dA commishys over the weekend and the rest of the week so sorry if I spam! D: Peeps I owe commissi
!!!Winners announced!!!UPDATE: WINNERS ARE CHOSEN!!!!Winners announced!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Finally I've chosen the winners xDD
Aaand here they are:
15 USD via Paypal or 1200 points by me Miitsune
Icon in any style by me Miitsune
Pagedoll by me Miitsune
Pagedoll by awesome Elliren
Pagedoll by Hisamori
Pagedoll by G-Awi
Icon by mokru
Icon by xx-tsuna-xx
Chibi by Moofen
Chibi by Muffin-Doll
Pixel icon by SoulKillur
Pagedoll and icon from Liliire
Digital drawing by Deer-Head
Watch and llama from :devOrzephl
Toki Buni Contest!★★!!TOKI BUNI CONTEST!!★★Toki Buni Contest!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yay another competition for you all. The last time I did a big competition was years ago, which is crazy!
So I want to create a new competition for you all to enter ;w; Its going to be fun!!!
Below are all the details you need to know, I have tried to keep them as brief as possible for you ^^ no one likes endless text >u<
Inspired by the lovely Kimmymanga's competition ( Whos contest details are here http://kimmymanga.deviantart.com/journal/Umi-outfit-design-competition-DEADLINE-EXTENDED-318960772 ) I have decided to create a contest where you are to design an outfit for the first OC I ever created... Kasumi!
DEADLINE IS 10th of MAY
★ Draw my OC Kasumi and dress her in a design of outfit you think would suit her personality best
★ The winner of the competition will be the best drawn, and best designed outfit! Draw her in anything, be as creative as
SAY NO TO FREE ARTEvery day, there are more and more posts on here seeking "artists" for everything from auto graphics to comic books to corporate logo designs. More people are finding themselves in need of some form of illustrative service.SAY NO TO FREE ART8 years ago in Art Features More Like This
But what they're NOT doing, unfortunately, is realizing how rare someone with these particular talents can be.
To those who are "seeking artists", let me ask you; How many people do you know, personally, with the talent and skill to perform the services you need? A dozen? Five? One? none?
More than likely, you don't know any. Otherwise, you wouldn't be posting on here to find them.
And this is not really a surprise.
In this country, there are almost twice as many neurosurgeons as there are professional illustrators. There are eleven times as many certified mechanics. There are SEVENTY times as many people in the IT field.
So, given that they are less rare, and therefore less in demand, would it make sense to ask your mechanic to work on your car for free? Woul
help me with this weekly give away ends 25 febplease fav this journal to share it with every deviant!help me with this weekly give away ends 25 feb2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
For those of you who do not know, I, *Tsuki-SoraRuki:decide to do a project
called project weekly give away
but guys I really need help to continue with my project
help me out by donating points at Tsuki-SoraRuki
or click on the button<strong>
Our journey to a better self--Contest/MotivationPlease refer to this journal now:Our journey to a better self--Contest/Motivation2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Have you ever felt not good enough? Not skinny enough? Do you look at other people in envy, wishing you looked as good as them? Are you never happy with how you look, physically? Do you jump on that scale and ever dread the number that will pop up in front of you?
Well, let's change that! :iconhontoplz:
Members who are committed to losing/gaining weight:
You are capable of losing weight, or gaining weight, feeling strong and being healthy. You are good enough! Weight does not define who you are as a person. It may affec
Commissions Contracts: A Must Have. Yes, there is a lot to read and Yes you should read it. Copy it, paste it and edit it to suit your needs as a commissioner or commissioned artist. Protect yourself by drafting a contract and understanding it.</a>Commissions Contracts: A Must Have.6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
It has come to my attention that many deviants commission their work and hold proceedings entirely over deviantArt. In the case that your client/commissioned artist begins to use and distribute your work illegally you will need to have a greater standing than simply a bunch of e-mail print outs if you are to go to court over the matter of misuse. Often the matter is over misunderstanding, which a contract will also help clarify for both parties.
I cannot stress how important it is when doing commissions to have physical signed copies of an Artist/Client Commission Agreement or at the very least a signed confirmation of engagement. It takes longer to organise, especially with overseas clients, but it protects the rights of both parties to the work and is worth the day or so
Fuck you. Pay me. -- A masterpost for artists.As an artist, you probably will be approached by various people over time. Some may be looking for commissions, others will most likely be looking for free art.Fuck you. Pay me. -- A masterpost for artists.2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Here are some handy resources concerning the "free art"-people. First of all, there's this handy flowchart called "Should I Work For Free?.
If they say they'll pay you with:
-Eventual cut of the profit when profits are made
-No pay, since artists "shouldn't be sell-outs, but draw for fun"
Then run for the hills and get away as fast as you can.
Because if it's for a game, a comic or another for-profit project, the most normal response should be "Fuck you. Pay me." (worded politer, though that goes without saying).
Spec-work? -- Fuck you. Pay me.
"We don't have the budget for 20 sprite-sheets, but we'll sell this game and your name will be in the credits!" -- Fuck you. Pay me.
"We need 10 sprites / full paintings by tomorrow,
Does talent exist?I know many people have different opinions about this. And here's what i think of it and why. I'll just answer the journal question up front, I think talent does not exist. And here's why:Does talent exist?7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Let's start with he question, what is talent? It's this magical thing that makes some people learn faster and develop faster than others in different fields. Let's take art for example, there are 2 different artists, both start at the same time to learn a concept and one learns faster than the other. But few people have stopped to ask themselves why that is? Is it talent, or is it something else?
Let me tell you a story about a guy who started an experiment to see if talent exists. He posted an add where he stated he's looking for a wife that will agree to marry him and let him test their children in this experiment. And they made 3 girls. The guy taught them all how to lay chess from a very early age, and lo and behold all of them became grandmasters in chess. This story is real, the guy is
October Icon Raffle - WINNER ANNOUNCEDWe have 135 deviants joined this raffle and the winner is SavageFrog, grats!October Icon Raffle - WINNER ANNOUNCED1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Here is the fav-ed list in case you want to check http://www.mediafire.com/download/cihyxnmw0n5babj/octrafflewinner.psd
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Writing Tournament 2013 ~ Round ICome one and come all, raise your pen take part in this grand literary battle! There are subscriptions, points, and more to be won! You all have until February 19th to enter.Writing Tournament 2013 ~ Round I2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The time is nigh for the Third Annual Writers--club Literature Tournament!
This is a tournament for all writers welcoming prose and poetry! It will be a grand competition spanning three rounds of literary challenge! First of all, you must be willing to write for each of the rounds over the coming months.
There will be judging at the end of each round and those who progress to the next round will have to write a new piece for the next round's theme. A new participants list with the surviving writers will be released upon the announcement of the new round.
To sign up, join the group as a member and add this blog entry to your favorites. From there, feel free to submit your entry to the Tournament Round 1 Folder.
Round I Theme: Immin
Contest 23 - Historical DisneyContest 23 - Historical Disney2 years ago in Personal More Like This
And the winners are...
In the Judge's Section:
Chosen by :iconmistytang::iconzimeta::iconshoomlah:
Give me your voice by Khioora
What the judges were saying: "Khioora's piece definitely jumped out at me when I was first browsing through the entries- it's a striking illustration, granted, but I was also taken with the integration of both 1830's fashion, and Romantic period portrayals of mermaids with more delineated legs. I'm not a huge fan of fashion in the 1830's, but I'll be the first to admit that it's a blast to draw; I think Khioora did a great job of capturing the so-called "Waist and Extravagance" of the period with both her characters' overall silhouette, and her general detailing of the costume. Great stuff!"~ shoomlah
Commission info*******************************************Commission info4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Commission Status: Open (Limited slots)
(Reserved: Vaniraa, AceRailgun)
If you'd like to take a look at more of my past commissions as a sample they are right here ->http://nemu-re.deviantart.com/gallery/36656669 ( also at nemuroudelux )
Most commissions will be posted on my DA gallery.
Commission prices slightly change from time to time. (not that often though)
[ Prices for 1 picture (USD) ]
Animals/weapons might cost extra. (depends)
If characters are too detailed I might charge extra. ;;
Max characters are 3.
The prices listed apply for 1 character.
Extra character is same price.
Type 1 : Traditional medium style
[Bullet; Red] I color these digitally so there are no originals and I will n
Free Artists Network F.A.N.: Free Artists Network: Diverse Art Education for Creative StudentsFree Artists Network3 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
Policy StatementThis is ridiculous to me, but I guess to be 100% fair to all who visit this page, I ought to post this statement up front:Policy Statement3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have made it clear from the outset that I am simply not interested in arguing with people with opposing views over the internet. To disregard that request is, in my view, trollish behavior. "Discussion" is a waste of my time. Every minute I spend "arguing" with someone (who has not arguments, but rather, beliefs) is a minute spent away from poastering, sending emails, making phone calls, trying to raise a little money, and other useful things to advance Occupy/Anon/anti-SOPA, and other progressive movements.
If someone wants to discuss on this page how to advance the goals of Occupy, Anon, anti-SOPA, pro-women, 'green,' etc., or, how to make these poasters more effective (including suggestions and requests), they will be welcomed and their comments will receive a courteous reply. If people want to exchange friendly, admiring, helpful, or even flirtatio
Mara's Contest - info & prizes updatedWell....not really I just called it that so the song would get stuck in your head for the rest of the day :icontrollfaceplz:Mara's Contest - info & prizes updated3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
What kind of contest is this, then? It's the kind where I shamelessly bribe you to draw my OCs in exchange for swag! But before we get to the delicious bait of my artistic trap, let's have a look at the rules and characters...
(je peux uploade une version francophone pour le concours si tu ne comprends pas cette version. Envoyez-moi une note).
Your entry must include one or more of Acaciathorn's OCs (more details just below).
You can use any art medium - digital, traditional, sculpture, photo manipulation, 3-D render, whatever - as long as it follows rule number one. You cannot, however, submit poetry or prose. Sorry!
You can enter as many times as you want in as many categories as you want. just don't hurt yourself
Follow basic Deviantart etiquette: no art theft or traces, please!
Andrew Goldsworthy: An Artist's CelebrationsAndrew Goldsworthy: An Artist's Celebrations3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Andrew Goldsworthy: An Artist's Celebrations of the Natural World
By simon1214, ellenherbert
Speed Portrait: Andy Goldsworthy by FeralFinch
Nature is a cruel mistress. As pioneering filmmaker Werner Herzog once wrote about the dangers of explorers heading off into the wilderness seeking enlightenment:
I believe the common denominator of th
OMG! An Islamophobic movie!Assalaamu alaikum [peace be to you],OMG! An Islamophobic movie!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
WARNING, LONG JOURNAL
To tell you the truth, This journal entry should not have been here in the first place. but because of the fact that some Muslim brothers and sisters may not always know how to react in a way that reflect their true intentions or aim, I feel the necessity to write something about this issue and express my personal opinion about it.
From time to time, we hear about some people making sick cartoons depicting a corrupted doodle of the last prophet of the God, Mohammed -peace and blessings be upon him-. sometimes we also hear of some movies made for the sole purpose to vilify Islam and insult the prophet. I am not going to discuss whether these people have right to express themselves in such a way or not. the subject was covered countless times and it is pointless to repeat. what I want to talk about is the Muslim reaction and how it should be.
Usually, when we hear of such things (movie, cartoon, book...) we hear of the rea
Contest: Draw Harper and Lute! (WINNERS!)Contest ResultsContest: Draw Harper and Lute! (WINNERS!)9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Thank you everyone, for participating! Sorry for such a long wait-- had to catch my partner online to come up with these results, and I've been really busy with school lately! ;; I'll be noting contest donators about prizes within the next couple days, and will be noting you personally sometime later today. Thank you for your patience, once again! And once again, thank you for joining, and hope you had fun!
The accuracy and delicacy of the character details, as well as the colors, are gorgeous!
The sass and personality of this one are just spot on-- Character personalities completely pop!
Such a fun portrayal of both characters, and full of su
Official Commission Journal!-OPEN (RLC/Point)This is the journal for all the official information on my commissions that I'll be linking people to for my rules and examples.Official Commission Journal!-OPEN (RLC/Point)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm getting paypal soon ;D So I`ll need help deciding RLC prices for my art please!
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✔: Males and Females (I'm better at Males)
✔: Oc's/Gaia Avatars and TinierMe Selfies
✔: Dragons AND Monsters (I adore drawing dragons now)
✔: Tails and Ears (I'll do Furries on Custom Buttons)
✔: Mild Yuri
✔: Horns and Wings (I absolutely ADORE drawing horns)
✘: Anthro/Furry (I have nothing against it I just can't draw it)
✘: Age Regression
✘: Freaky Fetishes (You won't BELIEVE some of the things people ask -_-...)
✘: Bios (I will not take a Bio to draw a character. Picture references only)
A Few Rules I
Shingeki no KyojinOh my God, you guys. I need to share my current addiction with you. Shingeki no Kyojin (literally, 'Advancing Giants', but translated into English as "Attack on Titan") is without a doubt the most amazing anime series I've seen all year. It's only 11 episodes in, so I can't vouch for how well it'll turn out, but so far it is spellbinding. The story is set in a world where the remnants of the human population live inside cities surrounded by enormous walls due to the sudden appearance of the Titans, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour humans seemingly without reason. The story centers around the life of Eren Jäger and his bff/stalwart protector/foster sis/possible secret admirer Mikasa Ackerman, whose lives are changed forever after the appearance of a colossal Titan brings about the destruction of their home and the death of Eren's mother.Shingeki no Kyojin2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ah man. Everything about this anime is just so BIG - the theme song, the scale of the conflict, the stakes of losing, the way cool fighting style