Heaven's Hell - The Art BookThere are artists who I admire because of their style and work. I admire them and I want to be where they are now. Working as a concept artists. They gave me goal and dreams.
But there are artists who I admire because they helped me reaching that goal. When I started to take digital art and overall art seriously (which wasn't that long ago) I found some artists who showed me how to do things and I doubt I would be here if they didn't help me. One of them is :iconk04sk:
I watched many of his LiveStreams and he taught me so many things. And not so long ago he asked his watchers to spread the word about art book (Heaven's Hell) his friend is publishing so here is the link to his journal entry: http://k04sk.deviantart.com/#/d5p2q7g
And here is a direct link to Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2131695070/heavens-hell-the-art-book
Why am I posting it here? Not just because I feel like I owe him one. It's also because of this:
"AJ is a fellow deviant like many of us , who s
Because laughter is always the best cureI must confess, I started this week in a bit of a foul mood. My Tumblr Dashboard, my Twitter homepage, even my personal email were overflowing with "OMG! HAVE YOU SEEN THE LYRA SEX TOY! MY LITTLE PONY IS RUINED FOREVER!!!!" messages. All of them complete with photographic evidence. Everywhere I turned, from Reddit to Ponibooru was like the ruined battlefield of a civil war reenactment staged by green pony butts. And you know what? The first, let's say, dozen times I saw it, I said to myself "Self, that's the end. It was a fun ride, but it's time to nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure." Then I realized I was talking to myself again, and decided to just sit back, relax, and avoid the plot that devours nations.Because laughter is always the best cure2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Of course avoiding it was out of the question because the bloody thing was everywhere! For all I could tell it was being simulcast twenty-four
Pokemon giveaway! Prices on their wayThis is the last update I will make on this journal. Sorry for spamming with this one .Pokemon giveaway! Prices on their way5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Anyway, all prices are now on their way to the winners. Please let me know when they arrive, by note or commenting or whatever way you wish to use.
Now I can go back to watching Doctor Who without feeling guilty XP. (Yay for Netflix, 'cause only pay channels would air the show)
I currently miss 1 address, noted that person. Once I got all the addresses I can weigh the envelopes and see how many stamps I need to get. I ship everything at once.
Because of a national holiday tomorrow and a party on Sunday, I won't be able to ship anything before next week. I'm telling this so you know I haven't forgotten (I can't really since there is this huge pile of envelopes on my desk).
The following people were in time with replying and won their price
Danmaster135 (price 1)
Iccolo (price 1)
Hollena (price 2)
Animedemon001 (price 2)
Vyse-Byakko (price 2)
Ponyscape v0.4!!Hi Everypony!!Ponyscape v0.4!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It is with great pride that I present to you Ponyscape version 0.4!! It's been nearly a month in the making, and I think it's come quite a ways! For anyone who doesn't know, Ponyscape is my custom-built derivative of Inkscape, a vector art creation program, which adds features and fixes bugs pertaining to all artists (but especially useful to pony artists).
You can find the changelog for previous versions in their respective journals:
I have compiled binary packages for Windows, Linux Mint 14 64-bit (should also work on Ubuntu 12.10), and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. On Windows, download the zip file and extract it using 7zip or winrar and run
So I heard you like art? [Winners!]Winning numbers were 117 and 60!So I heard you like art? [Winners!]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Which means :iconhourglasspony: and :iconeverlighthelios: are the winners of this give away!
You guys have to check out this artist: :iconpepooni:
she's drawing the most adorable chibi ponies!
PLZes OF PONIES  (Mane Six)PINKIE PIEPLZes OF PONIES  (Mane Six)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ponyscape v0.3!!Happy New Year Everypony!!Ponyscape v0.3!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm proud to announce the release of version 0.3 of Ponyscape!! This is a continuation of the work on version 0.2, and includes some really cool new features! I've spent most of my time off during by holiday break working on and tweaking things in this release.
I have compiled binary packages for both Windows and Linux Mint 14 64-bit (should also work on Ubuntu 12.10). On Windows, download the zip file and extract it with 7zip or winrar and run ponyscape.exe. On Linux, download the deb package and install it by running "sudo dpkg -i " or using a GUI package installer of your choice. You can download these binary packages here:
Alternatively, you can download the entire source code and compile from scratch. I can confirm that compiling works on both Windows and Linux, and hopefully
Collection: My Favorite plz-Images:icontwilightgalaplz: Greetings, my pretty Ponies! :iconbackhug:Collection: My Favorite plz-Images3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today, I share my favorite plz-icons with you I have them anyway, so I might just as well make it public. This is primarily meant as a collection and shortcut for myself, but perhaps you share a similar taste and find them useful All Pony-plzes can be found here, and reaction images will get their own Journal Entry soon.
In Firefox, you can simply mark the images and copy them. In Chrome, it is a bit more difficult.
Y U NO ~ ლ(ಠ益ಠლ
Seriously? ~ ಠ_ಠ ಠ_ರೃ
Rarity:iconlovepurpleplz:Rarity:iconlovepurpleplz:Rarity3 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconPoniesplz: [Point Right] :iconPoniesplz:
:iconraritysmile2plz: [Point Right] :iconraritysmile2plz:
:iconcrystalponiesplz: [Point Right] :iconcrystalponiesplz:
:iconraritynoesplz: [Point Right] :iconraritynoesplz:
:icondatrarityplz: [Point Right] :icondatrarityplz:
:iconraritypoutplz: [Point Right] :iconraritypoutplz:
Devious Journal EntryJust trying out inking lineart on a proto page, might be a bit messier than usualDevious Journal Entry1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I normally use pen paths to ink but I think its too time consuming to do comic pages that way
Kobrakin's Greatest Hits! Vol. 1(Volume 2: http://kobrakin.deviantart.com/journal/Kobrakin-s-Greatest-Hits-Vol-2-310507056 | Game4me Edition: http://fav.me/d54vnlg )Kobrakin's Greatest Hits! Vol. 12 years ago in Personal More Like This
Salutations, readers! Welcome to what I hope will be a recurring installment in my journal: Kobrakin's Greatest Hits!
Now, during my long recovery period from the herniated disc in my back (which is almost totally back to normal now!), I have been unable to work on any of my writing. As such, the primary contributions I've made to DA in the past few months have been in the form of my comments.
Now, these comments are ones that I put a great deal of effort into writing and staging with appropriate "Plz" icons. Currently, most of them are My Little Pony related, but I still have a good deal more comments left to dig up. These are just the ones I could find with minimal effort. For each comment, I will supply a link to the comment directly, and a link to deviation I made it on. Pretty much all of them are inspired by the artwork or story I was commen
The Rules of the Impressive Title Servers1 - Do not talk about ITrThe Rules of the Impressive Title Servers2 years ago in Personal More Like This
2 - If you make a server, expect another server to rival yours for any or no reason.
3 - The more popular your server gets, the more satisfying it is to see it shut down.
4 - There will always be a post asking"Why the server is down!", right below yours explaining why.
5 - No matter how cool your new rare items are, they will be old the next item update.
6 - Impressive Title was made for the children.
7 - Ignore Rules #1 and #6
8 - No matter how much the community hates you, a server will hire your useless ass eventually.
9 - If they don't speak the same language you do, they are hacking and stealing your contents.
10 - Stop being a pussy and just ban the annoying troll off your server already, for f++k sake.
11 - There will always be a better server than yours eventually. No exceptions.
12 - Get screenshots or GTFO the Report Section.
13 - The only real difference between FH and IT is that IT's now yours. Abuse that power.
14 - If you have to ask for help
I'M GONNA SEQUEL IT @3@ ENGLISH…I'M GONNA SEQUEL IT @3@2 years ago in Personal More Like This
In a GamerHubVideos interview posted onto YouTube on October 25, 2012, director Rich Moore says that he and Disney have ideas about a sequel that would bring the characters up to date and explore online gaming and home gaming.
Devious Journal EntryJust in case anyone was interested, shading from newest pic for the middle layersDevious Journal Entry2 years ago in Personal More Like This
3) Planning out highlights
4) Also dappled light filtering through foliage, shadows from beams
5) Finished shadow layer
6) Over the flats
a Tremendous THANK YOU!To all the Bronies and Pegasisters out there, I wanted to shout out a very humbled Thank You! The announcement for the comic came Thursday morning from SDCC, and since then the response has been dramatically overwhelming, uplifting, and positive... and the book is still months away! It's 6 am as I write this, as I've been too excited to sleep recently!a Tremendous THANK YOU!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
on another note, there have been a LOT of questions... I'll try to give a blanket coverage here to what I can.
First, I cannot give you sneak peeks. Sorry, but waiting is part of the game and half the fun! When IDW and Hasbro give a thumbs up, it will come here first!
Second: Yes, these are original stories (no, I'm not gonna tell you what it is yet!), not adaptations of existing episodes. This gives us the chance to do things that maybe couldn't be done in an episode due to time restriction or other limitations! The target audience is the exact same as the show, meaning it will be great for kids and adults alike. We know what a major fa
Resourceful study.Since I will be tied up with school...Resourceful study.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
...I thought I'd compile a collection of the reference/study materials that I use and recommend to others. I will update the list from time to time (as I discover new things).
These resources are relevant for both digital and traditional mediums as well as technique and philosophy.
Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by George Bridgman
Even if you don't draw people, I still recommend this book... as it teaches "blocking-in"/gestures. Copy the drawings/sketches from the book to help yourself build good habits.
The Zen of Seeing by Frederick Franck
Learn to see and you will learn to drawthis book explains how to see (with a more subjective approach).
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards
A great reference for anyone who can't shut their brain (and
Sailor Moon Contest! FAN FAVORITE WINNER !!And by popular request... your fan favorite winner is:Sailor Moon Contest! FAN FAVORITE WINNER !!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Congrats :iconsailor-serenity: !!!
YOU WIN: (Please note the donators with what your request is )
One character, colored Chibi from: Sugar-Senshi
Chibi Drawing from: iLantiis
Two Character Chibi Art from: MarchKitty
Please vote for your fan favorite here:
POLL 1: http://marshmallowsquishy.deviantart.com/journal/poll/3109238/
POLL 2: http://marshmallowsquishy.deviantart.com/journal/poll/3109242/
YOU GUYS. HAVE. NO. IDEA. HOW. FREAKIN. HARD. THIS . WAS. I loved all the entries you fellas submitted!! So many entries were at my top for favorites, it was just silly. SERIOUSLY, I had to consult five different people(My D&D crew) just to help me put some entries above the others. Then after that was established I had A REALLY hard time giving 1st, 2nd and 3rd to only three AND THEN WHAT ORDER?! Usually I have a hard time because I love all the entries to my contests but I distinctive
Commission - InfoCommission - Info2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Deutsche Preisinfo in meinem Blog
Examples for ponies are in my gallery! :3
Movable Pony (Filly or Mare) with machine embroidered eyes and cutie mark, hand & machine sewn, made of minky
(haven't the bodysize yet.. but is similar to my Fillies!)
One mane/tail color: 130 € / $180
Two mane/tail colors: 140 € / $195
Three or more mane/tail colors: 150 € / $205
OC Pony: + 10 € / $15
Extra details: price up from details
find more examples here
Standing Filly with machine embroidered eyes and cutie mark, hand & machine sewn, made of minky
Bodysize without mane & tail: ~26 cm (10") height ~18 cm (7") width
hold the phone, mickey mouse fans!!!I just thought I'd share this excellent news with my mouse fanshold the phone, mickey mouse fans!!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
New Mickey Mouse shorts will soon be released! Starring our lovable gang - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy - these will be classic shout outs to the days of black and white while still reaching out to modern fans. And it's in 2D! Hand drawn animation won't die without a fight!
They've already released their first one, which you can watch here! http://video.disney.com/watch/croissant-de-triomphe-4d7b3aae690a98650d776d97 It's a French adventure where Mickey needs to deliver Minnie's croissants before her customers give up! (and if you say Minnie's adorable french voice doesn't make you squeal then you LIE.)
You can read more about what we'll see next here! http://d23.disney.go.com/news/2013/03/mickey-mouse-to-star-in-new-cartoon-shorts-with-classic-comedy-contemporary-flair/
The 30 Day Character Development Challenge~! &[Stole off someone's facebook]The 30 Day Character Development Challenge~! &3 years ago in Personal More Like This
1.) Describe your character's relationship with their mother or their father, or both. Was it good? Bad? Were they spoiled rotten, ignored? Do they still get along now, or no?
2.) What are your characters most prominent physical features?
3.) Name one scar your character has, and tell us where it came from. If they don't have any, is there a reason?
4.) How vain is your character? Do they find themselves attractive?
5.) What's your character's ranking on the KINSEY SCALE?
6.) Describe your character's happiest memory.
7.) Is there one event or happening your character would like to erase from their past? Why?
8.) Day of Favorites! What's your character's favorite ice cream flavor? Color? Song? Flower?
9.) Who does your character trust?
10.) Can you define a turning point in your character's life? Multiples are acceptable.
11.) Is there an animal you equate with your character?
12.) How is your character with technology? Super savvy, or way behind the time
don't worryseasons, there are many of them, some of them shorter than others, perhaps for special reasons, to be followed by other long seasons.don't worry2 years ago in Personal More Like This
FAQI've been meaning to do this for a long time, and boy howdy is it long!!! It's organized into a few different categories. I'll update as needed. This may be repetitive to some, illuminating to others, and completely boring and useless to others still.FAQ3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Happy New Year!
Animation Job FAQ
Q: How can I get a job in animation?
The absolute best thing you can do to get into animation as a career is to go to art school. Not only will you learn how to draw and how to SEE, you will meet people, students and teachers alike, who will give you new perspectives and will likely be the sources of your future jobs. (My first job came from one of my teachers.)
There are several schools that have fantastic animation programs that cover all facets of the atr form. Schools like the one I attended, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, will teach you animation (2D and 3D,) character design, storyboarding, bac
What we call unacceptable behavior.Now I normally do not do anything like this. . . I don't rant in my journal posts. I typically don't sling mud. However, there are certain codes of behavior that should be observed and since some people can't be held to a rational mature code of behavior. How about we give examples of what is not socially acceptable and let them reap the consequences of their actions, hmm? First allow me to link people to a series of screenshots that were taken of a journal that has since been deleted since the original writer apparently feared "consequences" of their actions. From us, "a pack of dogs", who took no notice of their inexcusable lapse of common sense.What we call unacceptable behavior.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Now here is the first series of screenshots:
Spelling errors and the butchering of grammar and the English language aside, this is the response given when the following happened:
1. This person came onto a third party site called livestream. Over a course of three