Pokemon is ForeverPokemon is Forever10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Foreword by techgnotic
Kay (aka damphyr) is DeviantArt’s go-to expert on everything “Pokémon.” She also occupies the adventurous position of being one of DeviantArt's main enforcers of standards and practices. We thank her for being a guardian of artistic erotica and especially, for being able to answer every question we get asked about Pokémon and just about anything else for that matter. Supreme Keeper of all pop culture knowledge, Kay must be protected in case of global disaster.
An incongruous collection of people lined the sidewalk outside the local video game retailer just before opening on March 6th, 2011. The first in line we
Tutorials and techniques 2It's time to refresh the tutorial journal! Added some new ones and removed those which, after some time, I found a bit misleading.Tutorials and techniques 23 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Below you'll find a list of tutorials I personally think of as the best on dA. If I have any problems with painting something I usually take a look at one of those.
Is there anything you're having troubles with? Need help looking for a good tutorial? Or maybe you'd like to see a video walk-through of me painting something?
I'm open for suggestions for what kind of tutorial/walk-through you'd like to see from me. If you're interested in anything, post your suggestions in the comments!
Poses, composition and perspective
Expressions and emotions
Colour theory, selection and mixing VS light
Blending Tutorial by acidlullaby :thumb146178
So you want to be a concept artist?Hey guys, took a while to post these but here they are, the 2 videos for this week!So you want to be a concept artist?1 year ago in Personal More Like This
First one is a talk about the job of a concept artist and what its all about, plus tips on how to improve your designs and better self critique your work.
Second one if a time-lapse of the whole process including coloring, have a good weekend!
30 Day Fanart ChallengeSo this dA account is supposed to be my fanart account (Although for the most part it's just been my Despicable Me fanart account) but I always meant to do some fanart for other things I like too, so I'm creating this meme. It's basically for anyone who wants to do it, but I'm going to be doing it too.30 Day Fanart Challenge4 years ago in Personal More Like This
* Draw one piece of fanart every day. Can be as simple or as complicated as you like.
*Fanart can be of anything in books, movies, video games, manga, anime, television and comic books but each day has to be dedicated to something different, not the same book, movie, video game etc.
That's it, it's pretty open.
Challenge: Santa's Elves Need New OutfitsChallenge: Santa's Elves Need New Outfits9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
SPOTLIGHT CHALLENGE: JUST FOR FUN
SANTA'S ELVES NEED NEW OUTFITS
Deadline: December 17th — Wrap Up: December 20th
Saint Nick by CrazyAsian1
Challenge Wrap Ups
After many years of heated negotiations, only the threat of unionization and a crippling holiday season strike by worker–elves could finally bring Santa Claus, the ultimate traditionalist, to the bargainin
DronesDrones2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Choose any media or medium and there is no question that Drones have become the white hot center of debate for a multitude of deeply consequential concerns for the entire Earth Sphere. No matter the digital end point or theatre of conversation, whether it be politics, war, privacy, pop culture, or the rise of machines – Drones or UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicles) are the current catalyst du jour in any number of flashpoint discussions. From the front page headlines of news outlets around
Self-Improvement Blog continued!Hey hey!Self-Improvement Blog continued!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
First of all, I would like to thank the charming :iconKneeling-Glory: for giving me this one month subscription. I feel like I've been wasting it so I'm continuing the feature which I was supposed to do a while ago As a continuation of Late New Years Resolution http://charmed-ravenclaw.deviantart.com/journal/Late-New-Years-Resolution-Self-Improvement-Part-1-283400501 here are some other things I'd like to get better at in 2012!
I attempted to focus on perspective the other day. Didn't go so well but I found some great tutes!
An extra crease/folds tute!
An excellent Light and shadow tute! And closely related, a lineart one:
A really useful one for referencing poses!
The BASICS : Using References by Shattered-Earth
2. Specific objects I'd like to get better at drawing:
a) Comic p
Artistic Journey Challenge WinnersArtistic Journey Challenge Winners9 months ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Our Film. Our Journey.
Paving a Path Through a Creative Life
Video by Keith Fenter, kfenter
In the "What Does Your Artistic Journey Look Like?" Challenge, we asked the DeviantArt community
I'm homei'm back and full of ideas but lack of time : 3I'm home1 year ago in Personal More Like This
so we will see if i can post as many pics as i want.
anyway here is a little feature just to let you know im back alive : D
Point CommissionsYeah, opening these up. Maybe someone'll be interested.Point Commissions3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sketches*: 2 Points
Examples: http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_maj439GkAT1qlfzmzo2_500.png http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9e3jqyvHy1qlfzmzo1_500.png http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m93azkIR4F1qlfzmzo1_500.png http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8vurxanWO1qlfzmzo1_500.png (NSFW)
Additional characters: +1 Point
*Sketches will be cleaner than this.
Lineart: 5 Points
Additional Characters: +3 Points
Flat Colors: 7 Points
Additional Characters: +4 Points
Fully Shaded: 10 Points
Examples: http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mad28zcz8v1qlfzmzo1_500.png http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma2ij3kf1c1qlfzmzo1_500.png
Additional Characters: +5 Points
Adding a background: + 10 Points
WHAT YOU DO
Please send me a note with your request, and please be as specific as possible. Relationsh
Twilight the UnicornAnimated by a fellow team member and friend! http://www.youtube.com/user/EnvelopeBronyTwilight the Unicorn3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Go watch! Parody of Charlie the Unicorn by Secret Agent Bob.
Letter From My Art TeacherThis is amazing! Going through my bank statements I found a folder of items my parents kept throughout my years of school. In it I found an appreciation letter my High School art teacher made for my parents. Check it out below... Oh and my real name is Christopher.Letter From My Art Teacher3 years ago in Personal More Like This
To whom it may concern:
I have Known Christopher for the past 4 years. I have found him to be thoughtful and thorough. This is evident in all written work as well as the projects he did for class. More than once he came into the art room to get help on proportion or values (shading) during lunch break or before school. He seems very eager to learn.
Christopher has a natural curiosity and always wants to improve. He took art classes more than once. I remember how surprised he was the first time I asked if I could put one of his drawings in an art show. After class he asked, "is it really good enough to be in an ar
How it began :)First of thank you Theta Helion for the three month. Totally unexpected and thoroughly appreciatedHow it began :)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I get asked a lot how I have surrounded myself with a nice array of models. It truly is very hard to do in the beginning. Sites like model mayhem are good but can be mind numbing. So how did it all happen?
As a young man, I fell in love with hooters wings. Everywhere I travelled, I made it a point to check out the "local" hooters. Now this was in my late teens, early twenties. Fast forward to two years ago. I had started doing the model mayhem thing and there I found a few women and it was cool but hard at the same time. I had just started shooting and had zero port. Luckily though there are a lot of women who want to be models and if your not a total freak and weird you can shoot them. Still wasn't satisfied.
So I went up to the local hooters and it hit me. Tons of women, most gorgeous, build a good rep and bam it might work haha. So Abe and I talked one into coming into the studio
VideosHey all! Sorry I have been so quiet! been swamped. I want to share some videos with youVideos1 year ago in Personal More Like This
New DollsThe past few years, life-like silicone dolls have grown in variety. While they are expensive now, starting at $3000, the price will come down in the next few years as more and more modular designs become available on Amazon. These 3 companies below make the best products. At what price tag do you think more people will start buying these dolls?New Dolls1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Nintendo Characters Reimagined Through FigurinesNintendo Characters Reimagined Through Figurines1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Donald Kennedy of Kody Koala is an artist based in El Paso, Texas. He has been creating custom toys and figures for almost 7 years. Below are some of his creations.
"I came in like a chain chomp!"
Zombie Luigi vs Mario by kodykoalaPrincess Peach Zombie by kodykoala
Princess Peach's Lair by kodykoalaZombie Hunter Toadette Figure by kodykoala
Zombie Gameboy Color by kodykoala
Kodykoala's Kirby Eats Mario by kodykoala
Mario Christmas Tree Figure by kodykoalaToad House Christmas Figure by kodykoala
Bowser's Battle Suit by kodykoala
Super Mario's Gun by kodykoala
Cyborg Donkey Kong by kodykoala
Rockem Sockem Robots Megaman Edition by kodykoala
Cities of the FutureCities of the Future9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cities of the Future
By istickboy, Truepicturesinc
Metropolis KL 2210 by skian-winterfyre
What do you think your favorite city will look like in one hundred years?
Architect Rem Koolhaas has completed a “vertical city” complex in Rotterdam, bringing a new style of multi–purpose skyscrapers to the city skyline. Bennett Stein wrote about the new buildings for KCRW’s Design & Architecture blog, calling the creator “the Godzilla of architecture.”
Here’s an excerpt from Stein’s essay:
Fav if You Be Crushin' On MeI know you want thisFav if You Be Crushin' On Me11 months ago in Personal More Like This
So fav if you be crushin' on me
don't be no wimp
Or use this account to send me an anonymous note to say you like me
So I won't know who you are
Admit your love for me
FINAL - March Poll Period * CLOSED:icontransparentplz:FINAL - March Poll Period * CLOSED2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Hello dear members, watchers and visitors
This is the new way to find our winner of our POLL SYSTEM: instead using a Poll with the ten most voted of the period, we'll be using a blog to showcase the 20 MOST VOTED of this period!
This means, or so I hope, more exposure for your pieces and galleries.
The idea is simple: each work has a number and all deviants have the opportunity to vote like if it was a poll...with the difference that you will choose not one but 3 favourites!
All deviants may vote, INCLUSIVE who is participating; the participants may vote for themselves and ask friends and watchers to vote; this blog may have publicity by all means and be submitted in groups.
The work with most votes wins a 3 months sub, our usual prize.
Follow the RULES to VOTE...AND EVERYONE VOTING and ING THIS BLOG will enter a draw to win 100 . The participants may and should click the Favourite Button too - you have
Cel-Shading tutorialHello!Cel-Shading tutorial1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I was trying to get a different look in Photoshop using a 3D render as a base and I thought the result was pretty interesting. Here is a walk through!
Starts in ZBrush for the sculpt, then keyshot for render, then Photoshop for composition.
Speedpaint in Verve!Here is an hour long painting I did in Verve to see if it could produce something decent in it... not bad! I really love the more traditional look. Always wished Photoshop had something like this. Still pretty tricky to work in Verve and it feels very limited still but for an alpha version its fucking awesome.Speedpaint in Verve!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
And if you missed it, here is an overview of the features you can find in Verve, a new GPU based painting program I discovered recently. The developer is working on it at the moment so it's still in early alpha, but still shaping out to be quite interesting
LES AMIS ZODIAC HEADCANONS (because I can)I think of writing a fafiction (but in Polish, guys) and I did some zodiac headcanons for Les Amis de l'ABC. Enjoy! (and tell me what you think, although I won't change a thing, I'm just curious uwu)LES AMIS ZODIAC HEADCANONS (because I can)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
(AND BY THE WAY YES, IT'S KORDIAN AS GAVROCHE)
1. Enjolras : Aries - main characteristics: Aries lives on an eternal rush, strives towards their life goal, is ambitious and whatever they do, you can't just stop them. Aries is a leader and symbolizes strength and hardiness. They're eloquent, direct, passionate, very brave and firm. Aries' color is red, their best day of week is Tuesday and their most sensitive and visual parts of the body are: head, hair, face and forehead. (
100 points GiveawayResults are out here: LINK100 points Giveaway2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I am doing a small social experiment here in dA and would like to get your participation.
This is a social experiment!
I will not take any criticism from you on this experiment
If you do not intend to participate you may leave immediately
The experiment: To analyze the effect of point giveaways in deviantART.
I'll give away 80 points to a lucky winner! And 20 points to the runner up.
Things that you need to do to participate are:
Step1: FAV this article.
Step2: Watch me CypherVisor (Ignore if you already watch me)
Step3: Vote in this poll: LINK
How will the winner(s) be chosen?
A random number generator will be used to choose two random winners (1st time for
Hello!I graduated from animation school recently (well yesterday).Hello!9 months ago in Personal More Like This
I felt like a weight has been lifted of my shoulders. Like sorta an art blocky one? I feel like I can draw what I want now.
Before I sorta felt very frustrated. I would do a sketch but once I coloured it it would be not goo enough. Just alot of artistic frustration?
But then again I have to become an adult and pick up some responsibility and such, which is a bit daunting. But I hope I can rest during this holiday period and be ready for next year.
I really hope to draw more and post more art that I am satisfied with, especially art that I am giving to my lovely friends, who stick by me. Even through my frustrations, slowness, procrastination and perfectionism. ; w ;
Here's an animation I did. If you guys are remotely interested on whats been taking up my time ; w ;
I don't know what else to say?