Cat Photo CONTEST - The WinnersTHE WINNERS of Cat Photo CONTESTCat Photo CONTEST - The Winners2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Photos from the finals
>>> P R I C E S
MAMA Scared Stiff Semi-Finalist AnnouncementIn the MAMA Scared Stiff Contest, we challenged you to channel your most frightening childhood memory, and the entries were truly terrifying!MAMA Scared Stiff Semi-Finalist Announcement2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
These 25 hair-raising deviations sent a chill down our judges' spines, and have been chosen as the Semi-Finalists. It's now up to the true visionaries of horror, MAMA filmmakers Andy & Barbara Muschietti and Guillermo del Toro, to decide on the top 3 winners, who will receive their share of $10,000 USD, as well as Points, deviantART Gear, and Premium Memberships!
The remaining 22 Semi-Finalists will receive:
2,000 deviantART Points
Three-Month Premium Membership to deviantART
Congratulations to all!
Read Contest Article
Lawrence FerlinghettiΟ ΚΟΣΜΟΣ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΩΡΑΙΟ ΜΕΡΟΣ ΓΙΑ ΝΑ ΓΕΝΝΗΘΕΙΤΕLawrence Ferlinghetti3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ο κόσμος είναι ωραίο μέρος
για να γεννηθείτε
αν δεν σας νοιάζει που η ευτυχία
δεν είναι πάντα
και τόσο διασκεδαστική
αν δεν σας νοιάζει μια δόση κόλασ
FoxE9BEHOLD, A REAL IE9 THEME FOR FIREFOX: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/foxe9/FoxE93 years ago in Personal More Like This
I know there are a million things that are different between the two browsers but we are not aiming on adding IE9 features or completely rearranging stuff to make it look 100% IE9-ish. We don't have the time to bother with such things. Instead, it is a theme that hopefully satisfies peoples' strange desires to make their Firefox look similar to IE9.
Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part 2In my last journal, we discussed the best ways to prepare for NaNo and included a couple tips on how to make that writing go a little faster and smoother. Well, now it's time to discuss how to NOT fail at NaNoWriMo. Because just as there are some really grand ideas on how to prepare yourself and keep yourself on task during the month, there are also going to be those times of self doubt and using excuses to not write. For NaNo, any of those excuses are completely unacceptable [well, except for life threatening excuses - those are allowed].Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part 23 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
So once again, I reached out to the Lit Community to find out exactly why other deviants failed at NaNo, or what they found to NOT work for them and compiled it all together in a pretty little list like last time.
What Not to Do
Don't get sucked in Wikipedia, TVtropes or any other sites like that. In fact turn off your WiFi so the internet isn't a distraction. All your research
InterstellarInterstellar7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Interstellar by MachiavelliCro
Who needs enemy aliens — when the oddities of space travel itself are so mind–blowing?
Terraforming 1.1 by Wasteland-3D
s the following gallery of landscapes of deviantARTist–imagined other worlds well attests to — the natural desire of humans to explore and discover knows no bounds, not even the limits of the Earth’s atmospheric shell. Whatever
Down the Rabbit HoleClick:Down the Rabbit Hole6 months ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Green green green Little Climber by ZoranPhoto Your Way by Siilin carries spring in its green eyes by AlicjaRodzik .: Eye In Eye :. by WhiteSpiritWolf Summer season. .. by light-from-Emirates Percy 10 Weeks by H4ptikk Hello Cutie by Lady-Tori linger by alterOFnotion Flowers in my heaven by RezzanATAKOL Bentley - 5 by Pebels :thumb328781899: 2 by DUSTandLIGHT Heather power by BlueColoursOfNature green valley III by indojo Mushketeers by NestR :thumb275098350:Green green green3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Don't worry about a thing by Healzo Choose your path by Healzo The Companions by Healzo 33.52 - Friends. by dragonfly-oli Don't ever leave me... by FeliDae84 Green vitamin by jussta feel the spring by Orwald Shelter by PawelMatys You are in my heart by kyokosphotos First Steps. by andokadesbois Yellow morning by leelloor simple by Ben-Kelevra Profound by MaaykeKlaver After the Rain the sun shines by Sweet-Nature lush by tjasa rabbit by StopScreamGraphy the magic place by StopScreamGraphy :thumb245157477: Brin d'herbes by Somebody--else Freshly showered by Angie-Pictures B R A V E by goRillA-iNK Evolution Is A Matter Of Time by darkcalypso Mr. and Mrs. Duck by MarcoHeisler As long as you've got a camera by a2star Life by Joycelinn Tree frog by downpoured This Far Away From Home by Nelleke Delicate by fruitpunch1 Calling you by Morgan-Lou Pas de chance by Somebody--else evening story by Megson green camelopard by kim-e-sens :thumb17359047
37I am stripped of my addictions;372 years ago in Personal More Like This
I quit coffee for three weeks, and then drink a pot a day for 3 days. Then it's 4 more weeks without it.
I lied down in the middle of the basketball court the other night. It was 2 am, and I hadn't had a ciggy in 9 days. (Drinking without smoking is a new experience for me, I feel strange just because I can manage it.) So I lied down on the concrete, and chain smoked 3 Marlboro Menthols. (I still don't know how I feel about menthol cigarettes; they never make me feel like I have smoked, yet they supress the urge.) I haven't had another ciggy since. I still carry around my zippo religiously though; and if anybody asks, I am a smoker. I just don't smoke much anymore.
2 days a week I make myself leave my backpack home. Money, cell phone, zippo and keys; down the stairs I go. I try to make myself see that I am not naked without a book, notebook, daily planner, pens, wet wipes, tissues, painkillers, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, cell phone charge
Reptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the DragonReptilicus Infernicus: 2012, Year of the Dragon3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
2012: Year of the Dragon
DRAGON CASTLE by randis
According 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. When we are speaking of
Dragons, we are speaking from ancient texts gathered form the beginnings of kept records of any kind and fro
Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part 1We may only be one week into October, but November and NaNoWriMo is just around the corner. If you've never heard of it, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. That means in the span of thirty days, participants will write 50,000 words.Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part 13 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
1,667 words per day if they're writing every day.
2,273 words per day if they're only writing on weekdays.
6,250 words per day if they're only writing on weekends.
Either way it's a pretty hefty feat, and not something to walk into unprepared. Even if you're a "by the seat of your pants" type of writer.
So this year, instead of doing a basic what is NaNo and who's going to participate in it journal, we're gonna switch it up and give you some pointers on what you should be doing and what you definitely shouldn't be doing before and during NaNo.
The best place to get advice is from the people that have tried NaNo. Notice how I didn't say "and succeeded?" T
Thank you :)Now that i've got almost 700 watchers, i want to make a little giveaway as a thank youThank you :)10 months ago in Personal More Like This
One of my watchers will get a 3-month premium membership! Just fave this journal and in 7 days from now, i'll randomly draw a winner.
Any watcher who faved this journal will get a number. Active watchers will get two numbers (active means, if you commented or faved something in my gallery from time to time), and those who don't have a premium membership (or those whose PM expires within the next 3 months) will get an additional number, too. This way, the chances are a bit higher for the active watchers + for those who don't have a premium membership, i think this is fair
Good luck! And thank you for your support
Our little one, in preparation in my tummy,Our little one, in preparation in my tummy4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thousand of kilometers apart, Sheriff (sheriffdesignstudio) and myself, (AlexandraSophie), met on deviantArt.
He lived in Sri Lanka, and me in France.
He spoke only English, and me only French.
We were from different continent, culture, religion...
But love was stronger than anything!
It was already almost 3 years ago that we exchanged our first comment,
He found my profile with this photo:
I could never have imagined, when I took this photo, so randomly the day of
his birthday but one year before we met (definitely a sign!)
as I was sitting in my backyard, playing with the camera with not any real intention,
that it would make me meet the perfectest prince charming,
who is now going to be the dad of a little baby, actually in a warm preparation in my tummy!
We fell in love at the first second we spoke to each others, and needed only a few days to make it official,
it was the July 4th, 2008. He just turned 17, and I was about to turn 16.
Millions of sms,
6 Steps to a better Self-Portrait1. Always use a tripod.6 Steps to a better Self-Portrait1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Seriously. Always. use. a. tripod.
Using a tripod is one of the most important steps to make your self-portrait look professional.
Imagine the model in this picture would hold the camera with her arm. Would it look just as professional?
A tripod is always useful to stabilize your photo, but when you take self-portraits, it is not only useful - it is essential.
If you would model for someone else and he'd give you the camera, there'd be something wrong, right?
You are not only the photographer, you're the model, too.
Doesn't matter how close you are to the camera, don't touch it
And don't you dare to take the camera - or even your phone - and stand in front of the mirror!
So, will you use a tripod when you take your next self-portrait?
If the answe
DA's New Look, 40 Brand Logos With Hidden MessagesTHOUGHTSDA's New Look, 40 Brand Logos With Hidden Messages6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
So... the community's response to DeviantArt's revamped website,
especially the new logo was, as expected, fairly polarizing.
While some members, myself included, liked/loved the new look, others weren't
particularly impressed by it and found the redesign... "unnecessary".
But who am I to judge?
All I know is that I'm a proud member of the largest online art community in the world!!
In honor of DeviantArt's controversial rebranding,
I'd like to share with you a list of 40 logos of popular brands with hidden messages behind them.
Image by madebyoomph.co.uk
If you could describe dA's new brand logo in two sentences, how would you go about it?
Did you discover any additional subliminal messages, or top secret government codes
hidden in the logo tha
Halloween Fright FestHalloween Fright Fest3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Scare Your Bad Luck Away!
Goblins and ghouls are running amuck, the graveyards are coming to life, and surprises are hiding in every corner which can only mean one thing — it's Halloween time! You may have seen a black cat strutting across your screen or a deviation shattering like a mirror before your very eyes. Not to fear! Your luck is about to change. With Halloween-themed articles, new contests and winners galore, and free shipping on all Prints and deviantART Gear orders, there are plenty of ways to celebrate!
Demonology >>Dante's Inferno >><
Take my breath awayTake my breath away2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Jogo de cor by Windglow My Violetta II by Hart-Worx
Why Does It Always Rain on Me? by MyLifeThroughTheLens
The Dreaming Tree by alexgphoto Orange Sunrays by Nitrok
Dancing Over The Turnips by Nitrok
burn our souls, release the wicked IV by TheNightSheDied
Cieniem Zlotym by absentii
Cosmostars by farashenka 699 by Nigrita
Sparkling Light II by MikkoLagerstedt
Christmas Morning by ShakilovNeel rain waltz by Lilibloody
Summer-like rain by tayaiv
Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham was born on the 19th of September 1867 in London and died of cancer at the age of 71 in Limpsfield, Surrey. He's considered to be one of the most recognisable artists of the Golden Age of Illustration in Europe, along with John Bauer and Theodor Kittelsen.Arthur Rackham2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
He was born in a big family - it's enough to mention that he had 11 siblings, but surely plenty of you knows that it wasn't quite unusual in the XIX century and earlier. We know that in his youth, Rackham's health was rather poor - hence he travelled to Australia with his two aunts to improve his condition.
After he returned, he began studying at the Lambeth School of Art. In 1892 he started working as a r
Cat Photo CONTEST - Voting timeSince there is give one get one PM, I decided to run a Cat PHOTO contest.Cat Photo CONTEST - Voting time2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Cat must be the main subject in your photo, there is no specific theme and no drawings or photo-manipulation are allowed.
Cat of course doesn't need to be yours.
Old and new photos are allowed. (only from deviantART)
Photo submissions are closed, it's time to vote here: http://zoranphoto.deviantart.com/journal/poll/3338773/
Voting ends on 14th December on 22h CET.
p.s. It was very hard to choose 10 photos for final voting, I received so many beautiful photos and cats
1 photo per entry, put a link to your favorite cat photo in this journal.
Fav this journal.
Submitting link process ends tomorrow (13th) in 21h CET. (You have 24h to submit)
After that I'll choose 10 photos that will be in poll for 24h voting.
Winners will be announced on 14th D
How To Draw Tonal Composition StudiesHow To Draw Tonal Composition Studies7 months ago in Personal More Like This
The ability to compose pictures is a fundamental skill for an artist to develop, and a powerful tool for creating compelling and memorable artwork. A method I’ve used to develop my own compositional skills is to study tonal composition.
This tutorial will demonstrate the tonal composition study process in detail, from principles to execution. For a summary, watch the video playlist below or continue reading for the full article.
What is a Tonal Composition Study?
Tonal Composition is the arrangement of shapes of value in a picture or scene. It’s these shapes and masses of value, or light, dark and mid-tone that we want to observe and study.
An example of tonal studies from various painters and illustrators.
Why is Tonal Composition Important?
Tonal Composition is important for many reasons. The first and most important reason relates to how tonal compositio
Neil Gaiman Presents 'A Calendar of Tales'Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman Presents 'A Calendar of Tales'2 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Neil Gaiman asked fans around the world to help him tell a new kind of story. A few weeks, thousands of Tweets, twelve stories and a galaxy of art later, 'A Calendar of Tales' was born.
It's now ready for the world to see as a beautiful digital book. Have a look, see who contributed, or watch Neil's videos to find out more about the making of 'A Calendar of Tales.'
A huge thank you is due to everyone who took part in this project. Your energy and imagination inspired Neil, and now, can inspire the world.
To celebrate the completion of 'A Calendar of Tales,' we're introducing a brand new Profile Page badge. Immerse yourself
43"What are you doing?"432 years ago in Personal More Like This
"I am waiting."
"It's worth waiting for."
PrologueΜαζεύω γύρω μου χαρτιά τόσων ετών,Prologue3 years ago in Personal More Like This
απομεινάρια μιας γιορτής που 'χει σκορπίσει
γράφω ημέρα, μήνα, χρόνο, "ο αιτών",
και βεβαιώνω όσους μ' έχουν αγαπήσει
πως τους αγάπησα με μιαν αγάπη ίση·
όμως τις ώρε
500 points give away, winners announcedScroll down for the winners <3500 points give away, winners announced2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Booboo, my guinea pig, gives away 5x100 points to 5 lucky deviants. She wants to thank you for your support!
What you have to do is:
Fave this journal so I know that you are in!
Good luck! I will pick the 5 winners (100 each) with random.org
Deadline: 7th January '13
Lots of love from B00B00!
New points give away: < you may join both
I'm sorry that I can't reply to every comment, but I do read them all