!!CONTEST!!THE CONTEST!!CONTEST!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
[Bullet; Red]IMPORTANT[Bullet; Red][Bullet; Red][Bullet; Red]
If the story of music folder doesnt work- message me and put it in a 'usual' folder. (traditional, digital etc)
I will move it to the contest folder, but you must send me a note, no excuses. Sorry but im trying to work around glitches in the system here.
[Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Yellow]THE PRIZES BY:[Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Yellow]
[Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Yellow]THE JUDGES:[Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Yellow]
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Anyway, we put up some questions and answers regarding the contest that hopefully help you. The issues are mostly come from the comments of this journal that you might not read it. So here we go:
1. do we have to be a member to join the c
Youth, sexual orientation and discriminationHiYouth, sexual orientation and discrimination3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've always wondered at what age other people realized that they aren't heterosexual, as well as the journey that got them to that point. I know of people who were "obviously gay all their life" as well as people who battled with confusion and or denial till much later.
What made me think of bringing it up now is because of an incidence that I heard of recently. For privacy's sake I cannot repeat it, but it troubled me enough to think about a couple of concepts. What it broke down to is that young people with alternative sexual orientations are sometimes treated immorally because of covert homophobia that exists within parents, schools and other higher authorities in a young person's life.
So I have a couple of points and questions I would love feedback on if anyone is willing to give it. Many of them relate to the incidence I mentioned earlier.
1.) At what age did you know that you are not heterosexual?
2.) What do you think of the statement "They are too young to decide" being app
Support DAdotARTSupport DAdotART3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Calling All Professionals and Organizations
DeviantART is getting a tremendous, positive response to our call for support for the application by DAdotART for the .ART domain.
We now have a special request for professional artists, art directors, creative directors, curators, educators and others employed directly in the arts to show their support in their professional capacities.
We also have a special request to members of the deviantART community who belong to organizations involved in the arts to submit an indication of support from the organization.
The idea of an address on the Internet ending in .ART is compelling to all of us in the arts. It would instantly verify an intention on the part of that location completely different than the intentions sh
Is it wrong?Is it wrong for me to love two girls the same? To love, to care, to think about 24/7?Is it wrong?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I know it will never happen because...well I don't think I should say...
But I know one like I know my family and the other one I barely know...
Any one have any advice or just want to ask/say something? Comment.
So what do you think about LGBT? How about a 3 person relationship (forgot what it's called)?
Odyssey Into 2012: In RetrospectFor marioluevanos and I It was one of those interesting ideas that once let loose to run free in our heads was impossible to force back into the “notions for another time” box. Deadlined chapters and artworks to open mystic gates to safeguard the coming of the New Year 2012!Odyssey Into 2012: In Retrospect3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Wed Jan 11, 2012, 9:30 PM
For marioluevanos and I It was one of those interesting ideas that once let loose to run free
in our heads was impossible to force back into the “notions for another time” box. Deadlined chapters
and artworks to open mystic gates to safeguard the coming of the New Year 2012! One more way to show
the world what the talents and imaginations of our worldwide community of deviants are capable of when
challenged with only minimal time and direction! But of course the actual execution of this creative
experiment would require far
Site Update: January 12, 2012It's 2012, and it's time for the first Site Update of the year!Site Update: January 12, 20123 years ago in Personal More Like This
Just a little while ago, we posted the latest Sta.sh updates and asked you for more feedback. Now, in this update, you'll find all the feedback from those 500+ comments gathered into the Known Issues section below, just after the Change Log, which will tell you about some brand new features launching today, as well as all the bugs fixed since the last update.
The last update was all about Sta.sh, and there are some pretty big Sta.sh announcements this time too, but this update features any changes that have been made to deviantART, Profiles, Messages, Sta.sh, everything!
Many have asked for the ability to share a whole stack of Sta.sh files, as well as just one at a time. Well now you can! In any stack on your Sta
GSA Coffee HouseFor those of you who go to school with me, you may have already heard about our GSA coffee house coming up this February. There will be an open mic, as well as poetry and art featured around the room.GSA Coffee House3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Here is what I am asking of you, my watchers:
Do you have any ideas you want to see me make, either in visual art or in poetry? Comment or note me your ideas and I'll try my best to make them happen. YOU WILL BE CREDITED (either by username or RL name, your choice).
All finished (and maybe some WIPs) will be posted on here so you can see the finished products.
Thank you and best of luck!
EDIT: If you do go to my school, and you have an old Barbie and Ken, I would like to use them in a project, so if you could bring them to me by the end of the week, that would be awesome
The Age of DiscernmentThe Age of Discernment3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
:icontechgnotic: by techgnotic
With great access comes the great responsibility of discernment.
→ This article was inspired by the conversation in the comments generated from last week’s Suggestivism article.
As we traverse the final phases of maximum raw information accumulation, potentially equipping us for jacking in to the promise of the Singularity, the contents of many lifetimes’ worth of knowledge, art, education, and history are now at our fingertips. More and more Universities, libraries and arts institutions have swung open their digital doors and granted access to their lectures, courses and curricula free of charge to anyone in the world with a connection to the web. Access to education is fundamentally shifting our society towards an unmappable
For My Own SafetyAnnouncing The Fan Fiction Article. Fan art and fan fiction, like the offering above, are a blast because artists get to wear their favorite stories; in my case the iconic "Blade Runner." Fan fiction and art are the new fashion.For My Own Safety3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I prefaced a recent article Eye See Therefore Eye Am,
with a quote from Roy Batty, the doomed replicant (android) who was given human emotions to be able to appreciate
all the wonders of life, including the visual, but afforded only four years of
lifespan to enjoy them.
time to die, roy batty by anjinanhut
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion.
I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost
in time... like tears in rain... Time to die."
—Roy Batty, Bladerunner
I thought the quo
Art in Contemplation of Its Own BecomingDuchamp finds a discarded urinal. He alters it (by signing a name to it not even his own, but obviously “the artist’s”) and names it “The Fountain”. The most mundane, even off-putting, of objects is transformed by Duchamp into art. He submits it for exhibition and it is rejected. You might say the judges “pissed on” his idea. But the idea was born and persisted. Duchamp insisted the object was art because he as an artist presented it as such. “Conceptual Art” was born.Art in Contemplation of Its Own Becoming3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 7:59 PM
Duchamp finds a discarded urinal. He alters it (by signing a name to it not even his own, but obviously
Street Magician: The Photography of Chris Weeks→Street Magician: The Photography of Chris Weeks3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Street Photography of Chris Weeks
It was only after many long frustrating hours of trying to describe what’s so special about the photographs of cweeks...
That I finally realized I was trying to describe something that wasn’t there.
I finally realized that the magical something that sets cweeks’ works apart from others is that his camera disappears. There is no sense as you look at his photos of street scenes and other captures that you are looking through a lens, even the lens of a particularly talented photographer. There is a sense of simply walking through a town and seeing what you happen to see – without the
deviantART Holiday Headquarters 2011! Daily deal loadingdeviantART Holiday Headquarters 2011!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
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Odyssey Into 2012 Visit our Official Chatroom and Group.Odyssey Into 20123 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Odyssey Into 2012
She has awakened before a gate she has no memory of opening. She has no name, and
no memory of how she came to be here, at the first station of a fateful quest she
does not understand but knows she must continue.
Who is she?
Only you will bring her to life.
Only you will tell her story in your words and your art.
How can I contribute to the story?
How can I contribute to the story?
Only you will bring her to life and guide her on her quest.
Only you will tell her story with your own words and your own illustrations.
Cathedral Of NatureLouie Schwartzberg: Witness to Nature’s Winged Struggle for Our Survival. Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance.” It was also an amazing documentary film utilizing slow-motion and time-lapse photography of cityscapes and landscapes across America to beautifully, although disturbingly, depict our modern society’s growing unbalance.Cathedral Of Nature3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Fri Dec 30, 2011, 9:11 PM
Louie Schwartzberg: Witness to Nature’s Winged Struggle for Our Survival
Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance.” It was also an amazing documentary
film utilizing slow-motion and time-lapse photography of cityscapes and landscapes across America to
beautifully, although disturbingly, depict our modern society’s growing unbalance.
View *louieschwartzberg second video, “Wings of Life” on YouTube
Cathedral Of Nature (cont.)
Street Photography: The Capture vs. The PoseStreet PhotographyStreet Photography: The Capture vs. The Pose3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Capture vs. The Pose
portrait of a WW2 vet...
When a subject poses to have his or her photograph taken, the subject tries to project a message about himself or
herself by how he or she “poses”, by the attitude of his or her body language or facial expression.
If the subject is posed by the photographer, the body pulled and prodded into the desired angles,
the facial expression “directed”, it is the photographer who is intending to communicate a message.
In either case, posing or posed, there is undeniably something “false” in the representation.
500 Points Give AwayHow to participate:500 Points Give Away10 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
1. Fav+ this journal!
2.This GIVE AWAY is only for my watchers!
There will be a total of 6 winners who will be selected with a random number generator!
One 200 point winnerTwo 100 point winnersTwo 50 point winners
Deadline: Sunday, June 15th
Join a SOPA and PIPA debate What are SOPA and PIPA?Join a SOPA and PIPA debate3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The United States Congress is proposing two laws that address the problem of wide-scale unlicensed distribution on the Internet of motion pictures, songs, trademarked goods, and patented pharmaceuticals.
One of the proposals is called SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and would direct search engines in the United States to block Internet sites outside the United States that are primarily engaged in distributing unlicensed content.Another proposal called PIPA (Protect IP Act) would block websites located in the United States as well.The Obama administration is putting a stop to these proposals. It wants the Internet companies and the content companies to get together and come up with more functional and less destructive solutions.
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
.i am child.8 months ago in Personal More Like This
i am sister
i am baby and bitch,
every name but my own stuck in my skin
like needles, thick venom slides through -
my veins and into my chest, to my heart -
that warm gift of your flesh and blood i gave
you to unwrap, stale
i lay in a field of opium, red
and on fire, i think he was angry, he handed
me salt and the tusk of a boar and said wait
for me to call you,
and i did -
eat the land
drink the sea, i opened my mouth and saw
nothing but white feathers fall to the ground,
he grabbed my hand and held it to his own lips
(she says there will be no more poems here)
Realistic PokemonDon't you sometimes wish Pokemon were real?Realistic Pokemon1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Lapras by sanguisGelidus
-Dragonite- by arvalis
Typhlosion by sporezofchaos
-Feraligatr- by arvalis
Realistic Pokemon: Houndoom by ReneCampbellArt
Entei by sanguisGelidus
Realistic Reshiram by arkeis-pokemon
Realistic Torchic by Twarda8
Realistic Pokemon: Flygon by ReneCampbellArt
#382 - Kyogre by catandcrown
Realistic Pokemon by Roiuky
Realistic Snivy by Twarda8
POKEMON X and Y 2nd-EVO-STARTER (COMPLETED) by Imaglelio
[Skin of the Season] Winter 2014 [closed]It's time for the first Skin of the Season contest of 2014![Skin of the Season] Winter 2014 [closed]1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Go out and find your favorite skins that were submitted between January 1st and March 31st and post a link in the comments below. Don't forget to follow the rules.
Rising Warriors: Update (Contest?)Hey-o everybody!Rising Warriors: Update (Contest?)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
So I was thinking that maybe we could do a kind of contest to get the group active!
Now, this is just an idea, and we will be requiring everybody's help to work out the details, but this is just the basic jest of what it'll be if you all would like to participate.
It'll be a literature based contest, kind of like the one that Pokemonfanclub101 was going to do here:
Of course we don't have to do somethin' that strict or detailed, it's just an example of what we could do.
The contest is in a way like a group collaboration. The entire group will be pitching in to write a story of sorts.
Everyone's character (no matter how many) will be included and we will be hosting a small...mini contest for plot ideas (there will be another journal post after this and once that is up you can submit your ideas for the overal plot arch through notes)
Whoever wins the ba
Answers!Thank you for asking stuff. \o/ Sorry, some of the answers are pretty long... D:Answers!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
x How did you an Tydii become friends?
- At one point it was popular among Finnish people to have group chats on Messenger, having lots and lots of people. In the beginning of 2010 I got invited to one where Tydii happened to be too. Tydii added me on MSN and started talking to me. I'm a pretty difficult person to talk to at first, because I take long time to answer and won't usually start conversations on my own. But she kept talking to me and was very nice, so we became friends! :>
x How would you tolerate art theft or tracing or reuploading? Or has it ever happened to you?
- It has happened to me! At first I tried to be really kind about asking them to remove the pictures or give me credit at least, but it just got really tiring. ; ; Now I usually just say like "You copied this from [link], please remove it or give me credit". T
Anatomy Lessons: How to improve faster in 6 steps!Anatomy Lessons: How to improve faster in 6 steps!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
'Life Drawing 5' by algaegoblin
Do you know how to sketch human figures but do you want to refine your anatomy skills? Or do you not know anatomy at all and you are tired to trust your imagination? Did you notice you create disproportions in your drawings?
If you are aspiring artists and you already have your own style, you might as well believe you have no need of a guide, but you are wrong. Before exaggerating human proportions and begin to have your own style, you first have to know the basics.
This little guide is the result of an accurate research and 5 years of high school of art, and it's created for all those who want to learn something new or just make a useful review.
For those who have already studied art, my suggestion is to go to step 6 or trying to repeat all steps in Digital format.
First of all, if you want to learn faster you should draw using traditi