Grimoires and the Unholy Invitationals of the DamnShareGrimoires and the Unholy Invitationals of the Damn7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Grimoires and the Unholy Invitationals of the Damned
Halloween entertainment… or invitation to evil?
Grimoire 2 by AndrewDobell
We all know from the movies that a vampire can’t cross over the threshold into one’s home without being invited. And yet simply knowing that Dracula can be held at bay so easily makes issuing that invitation all the more irresistible. Could such things as supernatural beings actually be real? And could there be ways for we mere mortals to have the power to evoke them into existence or dismiss them as we might pleas
Marvel Villains spot em all winnerThe "Spot em all" challenge is up and we have a winner, artist Penfolio :iconpenfolio: guested absolutely everything, congratulations, you have won a high-quality version of this piece! See below for the complete list of villains and elements you can find in this picture. By the way most of you who had a go were very close, thanks for taking part in it!Marvel Villains spot em all winner2 months ago in Personal More Like This
The Destroyer armour - Thor
Red Skull - Captain America: TFA
Electro - The Amazing Spider Man 2
Viper - The Wolverine
Azazel - X Men: First Class
Nebula - GoTG
Bolivar Trask - X Men: DOFP
Blue Prison Guard - GoTG
The Collector - GoTG
Thanos - Guardians of the Galaxy
Chitauri - The Avengers
Malekith - Thor: TDW
Loki - Avengers, Thor 1-2
Magneto - X MEN franchise (costume X Men: DOFP)
Lizard - The Amazing Spiderman
Mystique - X MEN franchis
Disqordilicious.So... wow... My inbox has been exploding all week. I've been completely floored by the response to my little graphic story about Disqord.Disqordilicious.4 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've gotten so many wonderful, beautiful, comments! I read them all, even if I do not respond to each one. I am so moved that so many people found my little story so interesting! Really, it makes me all glowy to know that I was able to hit the artistic nail on the head. Nothing is more satisfying to an artist than knowing that their work "got to people".
Many of you understood exactly what I was aiming for, and that makes me happiest of all!
Knowing that I was able to communicate my artistic vision (with a fan comic!) feels so triumphant. As I posted each page, I would read the comments and keep them in mind when painting the next page... I would put extra effort into emphasizing certain points and ideas of mine to help better communicate them. Really, all of your comments truly helped me to hone my idea and inspire me to keep up with the work. So th
Back with a bang and CONTESTDREAMORCHIDBack with a bang and CONTEST3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
http://fav.me/d534voe Updated journal on the contest. Midnight tonight pacific coast time, start wrapping them up if you want in.
I joined Deviant Art I few years back bright eyed and hopeful. I tried to show case some talent I felt I had and over a period gained a handful of friends. Like most folks in the last several years the hard times came and with that I slowly faded away from this friendly art community. With some help from friends we reopen DreamOrchid's doors with a new website (www.dreamorchid.com), official DreamOrchid face book page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/DreamOrchid/189645937780364), and even a twitter account. Please feel free to like us if you wish. With all this said I'm back with a bang. I decided since I hit 20k views and with the renewal of a subscription to throw a contest. If anyone wishes to donate prizes to the list please send m
SOME NEWS AND THE GODS HELMETFirst of it all, i want to show all my gratitude to all the people who are supporting my crap and my music last day, to know some people have Mister 13 folder on their mp3 players and Iphones is so amazing to me. Holy shit thank you. After the dead of my computer i thought to start again would be so slow and painful but you can fuck with a badass. So finally i´ve a release date in October for my first offical album, some comissions running and my book will be released as soon as my lazy printer will give to me a date for to start. So you know, the end is the beginning.SOME NEWS AND THE GODS HELMET2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Second volume of Ghost Among Us and another Mighty Balls volume soon, this time some old funk-jazz-blues-soul songs with a modern vibe.
To all the people who ask for my Facebook, my apologies for that, if you know me you know i dont have account and my opinion of the social networks.
After some crazy request of from where find the inspiration for my art, i decided to use my journals for to continue supporting artists and
Turkey dayHey everypony/ everybody, Happy Thanksgiving. Hope it is relaxing day for all.Turkey day3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am getting to partake in a fest prepared by my little sis today. I hope you get to have a fest of your own too.
SAI on Windows 8 DOES work.When you try to run SAI on windows 8 right off the bat... It won't work.SAI on Windows 8 DOES work.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
a little tampering it will. so simple.
SO to the point:
first of all you need to get sai, you can buy it or you can download it for free. i cant recommend sites but there are some out there where you can download sai for free.
::conversion:: (it only looks long, it is simple and guaranteed to work)
right click the programs icon and then click 'properties'
when the properties dialogue box appears click the 'capability' tab on the top
then click 'run capability troubleshooter'
when it's done looking at it click 'try recommended settings'
then 'test the program'
when i did it, it came up with a warning "do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher make changes to this computer" i clicked yes and then it should run sai and it should work normally.
BUT YOUR NOT DONE YET
close the sai program
go back to the 'program capability troubleshooter' box and click next
if SAI worked w
Lesson ZeroHow about that third episode of MLP: FIM. I thought the pink one was suppose to be the crazy one. I do feel for twilight I was once like that myself, but then my health brought me back to reality, and my fiancee help out a lot. I do have to say was was not expecting this episode to out as great as it did. I still cannot wait for the return of Luna in the next episode.Lesson Zero4 years ago in Personal More Like This
On another note almost ready to put up my own fanfic, just wish I had some pre-readers. But hopeful some of my readers will give some good feed back.
Any way back to studying for midterms now.
It's 5 seconds to midnight. Thanks for listening.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-echochambers-30859967It's 5 seconds to midnight. Thanks for listening.3 months ago in Personal More Like This
It was revealed earlier this month that CNN had in place an “ultimate closing message” in the event of the apocalypse actually arriving (and there being enough time to change the tape). It was footage of a military band playing “Nearer My God to Thee”:
This.... would have been a really crap thing to permanently sign out on.
The BBC obviously thought so, too, as in light of that story they asked their readers/listeners what they would like to hear played across the service, should doomsday occur.
Most responses were musical numbers, such as REM’s “It’s the End of the World as we know it (and I feel fine)” and Queen’s “Don’t stop me now”, but other’s were a little more deranged, such as the final clip of a Warner Bros cartoon, with Porky Pig saying “That’s all folks!”.
One chap just wanted to hear
Speedpaint videos woooOoo!*update*Speedpaint videos woooOoo!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Replaced the second video with the part 2 for the first one, hope you like!
Hey guys here is my latest youtube video straight from my channel and below is the latest speedpaint I did in case you haven't seen the time-lapse.
Hope you like!
PayPal-Commissioners June FeatureReminder: Less than a week left to favorite/comment the article!PayPal-Commissioners June Feature3 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Favorite and/or comment (either is fine and both will count!) the article and have your name entered into a raffle to win a slot on next month's feature!
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Cthulhu is Still CallingWatch depthRADIUSCthulhu is Still Calling3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Cthulhu is Still Calling
Written By techgnotic
Having been thinking a lot about the origins of our globally held Dragon mythos in a recent article Reptilicus Infernicus, I couldn’t help but notice the Cthulhu legend was always lurking at the edges of my mind as I was researching the subject matter.
The Enemy at the Gates, the “Other”, forever lurking in the darkness and plotting an invasion most evil and an enslavement most hideous, is probably the original seminal “narrative” that was born when humans first acq
Lived Long and ProsperedThe great Leonard Nimoy has died, age 83.Lived Long and Prospered2 months ago in Personal More Like This
There’s not really much I can write about the chap or his impact on sci-fi culture that you’re not already aware of. We all knew and loved him as Spock from Star Trek. Hell, I named one of my webcomic’s characters after him.
Nimoy never forgot about his fans, either, and how it is they who ensured his lasting popularity. It’s telling that it was he who cameoed in the recent Trek films and not Shatner.
Being the awesome man he was, his final words to the public (by way of twitter) were “LLAP”.
“Live Long and Prosper”.
Pin-Up: From Objectification to EmpowermentIn researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls” there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops.Pin-Up: From Objectification to Empowerment3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Wed Feb 01, 2011, 11:00 PM
In researching the history of pin up art I found that before there were the “centerfold girls”
there were the “pin-up calendar girls” – the semi-nude young women in lingerie whose photographs
adorned calendars sold semi-legally from under the counters of gas stations and truck stops
Odyssey PropulsionArtists, Writers, Poets, Deviants.Odyssey Propulsion2 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
We want you!
Odyssey II is the second mass collaboration event to be conceived on deviantART this time under the watchful gaze and guiding hand of none other than Clive Barker - - the master of fantastical narratives. The result will be published next year in digital and traditional book form.
Read about the Project and participate in the creative event of the new millennium (before it ends, of course, with the apocalypse). Here is the current prompt inspired by the latest Odyssey II chapter chosen by Clive.
Prompt for Chapt
Collection: Of Angels and Demons Vol 1Collection: Of Angels and Demons Vol 15 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Of Angels and Demons Vol. 1
“Hush, my friends. Let me tell you of those gods whose lore has left our lands, of the long–dead songs of angels and demons; let your hearts brave the ill–luck of broken vows and breathe the influx of borrowed spells. Walk with me on the winds of a victory of kings, and tell me now: whose flock will be crushed under the blow of defeat? Will you bathe in the white solace of the banners of salvation, or burn in the fiery fire of the warriors of damnation?”
— TheMaidenInBlack, of theWrittenRevolution
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The Future of Storytelling Has ArrivedWatch depthRADIUSThe Future of Storytelling Has Arrived3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Future ofStorytellingHas Arrived
Ninja Turtles by lukekeith
The recently announced changes to the core mythos of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the backlash from fans over the ending to Mass Effect 3 have ignited an incredible discussion about the rapidly evolving “collaborative” relationship between producers and consumers of videogames, movies, and similar “products.” Now it’s exploded beyond the secure borders of top news publications, gamin
How to Become Popular on DeviantartSince I joined on deviantart I have been fascinated by many works.. Really nice works which have a lot of favourites and others which havent. I questioned myself why it could happen? Why works so wonderful and people so talented can be unknown in this community?How to Become Popular on Deviantart6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
So, I decided to write this article.
For it, I sent this three questions for some pop artists:
- What's the secret to become popular?
- Why do some people become popular so fast, doing ordinary art, and others which do amazing art cant be popular?
- Is there any trick to become popular? Like watching a lot of people, faving everything you can, posting a lot of journals or promoting contests?
Some of them answered me so kindly and fast, others answered me in a way kinda rude and others didnt answer..
By now, I have some ideas, some quotes and I want to show you all information I got about it.
So, lets start:
First, I must say there are several ways to become popular. To make this article, I did a
SenshiStock License AgreementAKA THE RULES! ^o^SenshiStock License Agreement4 years ago in Personal More Like This
These rules were last updated Feb 28, 2015 - added Korean/한국어! Thanks PlatinaSi and inverseskies!
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Mythical Cartography, The Artistry of MapsMythical Cartography, The Artistry of Maps3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:icontechgnotic: by techgnotic
"Scars can come in handy. I have one myself above my left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground."—Prof. Albus Dumbledore
Early life becomes an exploration of invisible parameters, circles beyond circles, as one pushes out to test the boundaries of safety. There is one’s bedroom, one’s home, neighborhood, school and town, state and nation. Early on, maps become important documents – declarations of being and rights and privileges. In the art world, throughout history, maps have been a constant measure of human progress, from the Phoenecians recording their trade routes over 2000 years ago, or pre-Columbian times in which map
Write ALL the updates!Got a job, trying to find myself an apartment now that I'm making some money. Also came up with a couple of new characters, hope to draw them soon:Write ALL the updates!6 months ago in Personal More Like This
Regan - Blake's younger sister. She's possessed by a lilitu of the Devil faction, Abby. Often talks to Abby out loud, and this makes people think she's talking to herself.
Abby - Abyzou, aka Abby. A Devil lilitu, she's possessed the younger sister of Blake Augustine for years, helping the girl be a little more confident.
Jezebel - aka Jezzy. The older cousin of Salome, she's been looking for Salome for years, and finally finds her. She also finds Jack and becomes smitten with him, moving into the house as a maid, much to Violet's annoyance.
New demon types - Succubus (Alice), Succubus (Carmilla), Lilitu, Lilitu (Bathory)
Alices are young-looking Devil succubi with innocent natures and none of a succubi's usual instincts. They seek out people who are kind to them and will protect them. Despite their appearance, many Alices are hundreds
GISHWHES - the ElopusA YEAR since the last journal update...GISHWHES - the Elopus11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Those kooky GISHWHES folks invited me back this year (yay!) to do some illustrations...
I threw the images and some concept pieces up in a folder in my Deviantart - enjoy her in all her Majesty!
PS this is also why I haven't posted any comic pages in a while - BUT I AM BACK IN ACTION. xoxo
Begemott, A Gallery of Narrative DreamsJanuary 30, 2013by techgnoticBegemott, A Gallery of Narrative Dreams2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
On Sundays by *begemott
A Gallery of Narrative Dreams
A magic of effective art can be a drawing that appears to be a movie still, clipped from a film narrative, evoking a powerful sense of storytelling— and the viewer wants to know the rest of the story. This phenomenon has recently manifested itself on deviantART— and in a big way— once again.
The Rock - Dwayne Johnson Paintingby *frankwyte81
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will produce a movie based on a drawing (“sweet Halloween dreams”) by deviantART digital artist begemott. The drawing depicts a tiny teddy bear with a tiny wooden sword and shiel
F.A.Q - new and improvedF.A.Q - new and improved5 years ago in Personal More Like This
Frequently Asked Questions
welcome to my f.a.q! since i get a looooot of questions via deviantart and e-mail i've deemed it necessary to write this up, to save time but also give people the information they want in a quick and easy way. this f.a.q is the same one as on loish.net, except with some additional information specifically intended for deviantart. since it is a lot of information i've divided the f.a.q into categories, here is an overview:
1. Digital art
General information, plus tips and techniques relating to my digital artwork.
2. Other activities
Info about drawing traditionally, my animation work and my web designs.
3. Education and work