3 month Premium Membership giveaway! (+points!)FINAL REMINDER3 month Premium Membership giveaway! (+points!)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
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You can join until August 31st 2012
After the deadline, I will validate all contestants and pick 3 random winners:
The first winner will receive a 3 month premium membership (or 636 points)
The second winner gets 200 points.
And the third winner receives 100 points!
25 Things I learned being a Comic Artist in 2011The following list contains intense amounts of SARCASM for the purpose of satire and humor.25 Things I learned being a Comic Artist in 20113 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. Never offer artistic advice or hint at the possibility that the way young and inexperienced groups of artists work might in some way be flawed.
2. Every comic must be inherently drawn better and be funnier than the last.
3. Humor is NOT relative/subjective.
4. Nothing is funny. Ever.
5. Even the most trivial aspects of your comic must be taken 100% seriously.
6. Failure to incorporate conflicting suggestions for improvement = incapable of accepting criticism.
7. Trying to quelch flame wars also inexplicably = incapable of accepting criticism.
8. Trying to explain your artistic decisions = incapable of accepting criticism.
9. Having lots of watchers = having an inflated ego.
10. Reaching the frontpage = getting Daily Deviation.
11. Every character you draw (even ones you do for commission/jobs) = your personal opinions and beliefs which you must obviously follow rigidly IRL.
12. Never change y
PE: Drawing Faces in Manga Style Basic notions for drawing heads and facesPE: Drawing Faces in Manga Style2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome back everyone! Today I'm going to teach you the basics of drawing a face. Before I start, I want to clarify that this is the way I do it, but there are a thousand other methods that you can follow, make sure you understand the concepts and apply them the best you can, you don't have to stictly do it like I do, develop your own way and keep on learning!
Many artists suggest using circles to start sketching the head and the body but... I don't use them. I've never used them. I tried using them in the past and it only resulted in messed up lines and strange-looking faces and heads. So I dropped the circles. If you feel comfortable using them, I bow to you and I encourage you to keep using them, but I'm afraid you won't see any circles in my tutorial
Steps, Tips & Tricks when drawing Faces for beginners
See bigger version in sta.sh http://sta.sh/02a057y5vj
pricesMy art status is here, please read it before requesting a commissionprices10 months ago in Personal More Like This
! PLEASE READ !
It may take a while to get your commission done:
I usually have a ton of schoolwork, which takes precedenceI'm a huge procrastinator (sorry)I've got personal art to work on as wellMy motivation tends to come in really short bursts
(an extra character is 20 )
THIN LINES: 80
THICK LINES: 70
RPG PIXELS: 200
May's Giveaway [closed]It's the beginning of the month, which means a new giveaway! This is one of my biggest yet so you don't want to miss it. All you need to do to enter is add this journal to your favourites!May's Giveaway [closed]2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
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#Manga Mondays!Welcome to the first installment of #MangaMondays! This is dedicated to iingo for suggesting it!#Manga Mondays!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hope you liked them <33 see you next monday! Have a wonderful week!!
Welcome to Daily Deviations PE WeekWelcome to Daily Deviations week!Welcome to Daily Deviations PE Week3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Over the course of this week we'll celebrate the positive side of DDs and discuss the negatives, allay some fears, and address some myths in the hopes that all members of dA will have a better understanding of how and why DDs are featured. We hope that everyone will enjoy what we have prepared for you all as we tried to incorporate the feedback you have so generously given us as we prepared for this week. We hope that we will address your concerns, but feel free to ask questions at any time!
This weeks schedule
Monday AM: Welcome to DD Week - Astralseed
Monday PM: Community Voices: What is a Daily Deviation? - Aeirmid
Tuesday AM: Daily Deviations: The Myth and the Legend - Aeirmid
Tuesday PM: Daily Deviations- So you want to su
Run your own Community Project!Edit: I am no longer looking after Community Projects. For now please contact Moonbeam13 instead. If you're interested in this position, see A New Community Volunteer VacancyRun your own Community Project!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Did you know that everyone on deviantART can organise a project? Some examples of current projects can be found here. Do you want to raise awareness for a cause? Start a contest or group? Make people participate in something fun and artistic? Make it happen!
Now, you can do this all on your own - but the dA staff and volunteers are here to help you with it, too This is a major part of my role as Volunteer for Community Projects, in particular. So if you would like some help, please send me, namenotrequired, a note!
Not sure how to organise it? Want some more exposure f
Inspiring Digital Artworks Try browsing dA. Many of the most popular artworks ever are uploaded in Digital Art gallery. Then have a look at some of the most popular digital works in the last hours and compare them to some other popular deviations from different categories. What do you notice? - What i did a long time ago: there's a difference between them; digital artworks usually have more views, more comments, more faves. And it made me wonder "Why is that?" - Is it because many people are fans of fantasy characters and great landscapes? Is it because they enjoy looking at an enhanced figure or at a reality-defying picture?Inspiring Digital Artworks2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Of course they do, but that's not the only reason. It's mostly because people appreciate good work and stunning details, which are sometimes harder or impossible to achieve through other arts. It is also because this is the medium that imposes no limits to your power of creation - you ca
PE DD Week: A DD is not an award, but a feature.PE DD Week: A DD is not an award, but a feature.3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A DD is not an award but an art feature.
There. I said it. A DD is not a prestigious award that will change your life drastically, it's just a 24h feature.
But why is it so important to make this distinction?
It's just a way of naming something and therefore should not be of great importance, yet it makes all the difference in how people perceive a DD.
On the importance of terminology
As mentioned in the intro, the biggest problem when it comes to Daily Deviations arises with the choice of words used to describe what a Daily Deviaton is. When you call it an award, people will automatically assume that the Daily Deviation is the cream of the crop of every deviation posted ever on this site and that no art featured after it should be able to be perceived as "worse". However, when you call it a feature, most people are fine with the picked deviations and don't even hold them to the high standards of living up and
Point Commission Info (Closed)ALWAYS SEND THE POINTS AFTER I'M FINISHED WITH YOUR COMMISSIONPoint Commission Info (Closed)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
thank you c: (And yes I do accept animal characters too >w<)/) Check on my profile to see if commission slots are open :3
Headshot:4+2 per every extra character
Traditional Chibis:10 +2 per extra character
1 extra for background
Colored Drawing:Springtrap (Remake) by TheShadowgirls
COMMISSION INFO .:OPEN:.PLEASE READ:COMMISSION INFO .:OPEN:.7 months ago in Personal More Like This
COMMISSION RULES AND STUFF
EXTRA CHARACTER IS HALF THE PRICE OF ORIGINAL PRICE
COMMENT WITH THIS FORM, PLEASE DO NOT ASK IF OPEN
TYPE OF COMMISSION:
JOURNAL DOLLS- 150
CONNECT ICONS- 120
[Bullet; Red]ANIMATED- 130[Points]
[Bullet; Red]LARGER PIXELS- 160[Points]
[Bullet; Red]ANIMATED- 200[Points]
[Bullet; Red]JOURNAL SKINS- 200[Points]
- COMES WITH CODING AND DRAWING
[Bullet; Red]CHIBI STYLE 1- 90[Points]
[Bullet; Red]CHIBI STYLE 2- 100[Points]
[Bullet; Red]SHADED- 110[Points]
Deviousness Award Interview with lintu47What is this Awesome Achievement?Deviousness Award Interview with lintu472 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Deviousness Award is an accolade which is traditionally handed out
on the 1st of every month to one truly outstanding deviant.
The Deviousness Award for March 2013 goes to lintu47.
But.... who is lintu47?
Hey there For those of you that may not know me yet, on dA I’m lintu47, a dedicated member of this community since December 2006, that is sometimes believed to be a bot due to being spotted everywhere lol. In real life, I’m a 22 y/o med student that grew up surrounded by animals. I love cats :iconimhappyplz: and I have one Siamese lady, but over the years I’ve also had 3 budgies. I am scared of dentists, don’t like elevators very m
February 2013 Daily Deviation Roundups!Once again we've compiled a blog of all of our Daily Deviation Roundups so that you can browse the articles much easier! EnjoyFebruary 2013 Daily Deviation Roundups!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
General Photography from 3wyl
General Photography from Kaz-D
Abstract & Surreal Photography
Pinup & Glamour Photography
Photography Troubleshooting:How to Photograph FoodMany of us lament about a lack of subjects to Photograph - and almost just as many of us create something on a daily basis that with a bit of presentation, can look like a masterpiece. Food is one of the most accessible Photographic subjects and if you've no idea where to start, hopefully this article will give you a few pointers. Firstly, you don't need an expensive D-SLR in order to capture some of the food masterpieces you see around.Photography Troubleshooting:How to Photograph Food3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The above was taken with a Sony Cybershot which is a good quality point and shoot camera. As you can see, the focus is crisp, the quality is good and the lighting is adequate. It works well - and it's easy enough to achieve whether you have a D-SLR or something smaller.
Before you start cooking - get prepared. It's the simplest easiest thing to say and you'll likely roll your eyes at such a mundane instruction but there have been many times when I've found mysel
Photomanipulation vs. Digital Mixed MediaWhat is this series?Photomanipulation vs. Digital Mixed Media2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The "Fix that Miscat" series has been designed to help educate deviantART members about the different galleries to which they can submit their art. Tired of submitting to a particular gallery and having your art moved to a different one? We will help minimize this occurrence by examining pairs of categories that frequently get confused and doing our best to clarify them for you.
What is a Photomanipulation?
What it is:
On deviantART, we define photomanipulation as "two or more PHOTOGRAPHIC elements that have been combined to form something NEW."
This means that:
At least 2 elements must be from photographs.
The result must be something new and different, distinguishable from the original.
What it is not:
It does not involve 3D images, even if there are also photos involved.
Project Educate: Steampunk:iconprojecteducate:Project Educate: Steampunk2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Some source cited from Wikipedia.org.
Project Educate: Steampunk:
Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction. It typically will feature steam powered vehicles not limited to trains, and is inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. It may also convey traces of a dystopian or post-apocalyptic environment, and often contains elements of the Wild West.
Before we called it 'Steampunk', there were elements in books and movies. The oldest precursor is the film 'Metropolis', a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction directed by Fritz Lang.
The term we now call it originated in the late 1980's, a variant of cyberpunk. It wasn't until 1995, though, that something was actually titled using it, Paul Di Filippo's Steampunk Trilogy.
For a long time,
Traditional Fan Art Week: CompleteFinal edit: All DDs are displayed below. And please get contest entries in soon; the time is almost up and I want to see at least 5 entries, or else I may as well cancel (I'm doing this out of pocket so...)Traditional Fan Art Week: Complete2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Monday edit: As today's DD ended up being removed because it was not original, another traditional fan art DD has been added to the end of the week, extending the trad DDs until the 10th. I am also adding a day to the contest deadline to be fair Sorry for the slip, they happen from time to time (tineye and google image do not catch everything )
This journal will recap the DDs for this week
I'm launching a mini contest. No theme, just make some traditional fan art (must be made after Feb 3rd) and link it here. Winner will receive a yet to be determined handful of points (probably 300+) Art must be yours, must be new, must mention this contest in the description, must be linked here before February 12th, 11:59 PM PST
..2 years ago in Personal More Like This
the stars are falling by jyoujoribbons undone by jyoujosakura sea breeze by jyoujopurpleing playing in the sky by jyoujospring breeze by jyoujoa dream for an insomniac by jyoujo
constant speed by jyoujoVia Lactea by jyoujoi wish you were by jyoujoten thousand wishes by jyoujogoing home by jyoujothe wonderland by jyoujo
Kyoto At Night by jyoujoasleep by jyoujoso others may live by jyoujotomorrow will be perfect by jyoujo
heavenstamp - print by jyoujoOmikuji - my sweet valentine by jyoujodancing in the blue by jyoujogiven to fly by jyoujo
ten thousand fireflies by jyoujomoments of our lives by jyoujoflying high by jyoujothe bondage of this life by jyoujo
1.8 microseconds by jyoujoDragonfly's eyes by jyoujofalling and over again by jyoujoBodhisattva statue by jyoujo
Kiyomizu Dera by jyoujomatsmoto-Jo 2 by jyoujosunshine my little sunshine by jyoujoNagoya - jo by jyoujo
heaven forbid by jyoujoNan'endO by jyoujoputting some colors on by jyoujothe sun ain't shining no more by jyoujo
you were never there by jyoujoRed Beauty by jyoujostaring at the sun by jyoujohunger strike by jyoujo
faith and believe by jyoujo5 centimeters per second by jyoujolonely star by jyoujosakura sail through by jyoujo
miyajima shrine by jyoujogolden place of fallen leaves by jyoujomy reflection dirty mirror by jyoujosafe and sound by jyoujo
contre jour by jyoujoforbidden heaven by jyoujokinkaku-ji temple by jyoujo:thumb25819
BOOKS LIST FOR AFA / PRE-ORDERSC11-[PANDABAKA]BOOKS LIST FOR AFA / PRE-ORDERS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will bring the books in the list below for AFA
and I will update the goods list and the price as soon as possible
(sorry I'm newbie for Singapore event >
Photography Troubleshooting: Capturing AutumnFor many Photographers, Autumn is now officially here and is one of the most exciting seasons to capture in terms of colour, change and vistas. Early morning mist, late afternoon sun, orange, red and golden hues - Autumn has a lot to offer in many countries. If you're like me, Autumn often arrives all at once and it can be tricky to know how to make the best of the season before it's over. A couple of days of high winds and rain can ruin the best Autumnal captures by ripping the leaves down before you've even got the chance to snap - so it's great to be prepared for the season.Photography Troubleshooting: Capturing Autumn3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Leading lines are particularly useful. Yet so many people quote ' Look for leading lines...' or 'You've captured the leading lines here perfectly' and really do we even know properly what they are? The purpose of a leading line is to draw a viewers eye into the photograph and then on a journey - through it. Think of it as a visual narrative. They can be intentional and ind
Contest will end soon... and awesome featuresContest informationContest will end soon... and awesome features3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And our contest Paint my OC will end soon. The deadline is on 21 October which is on Sunday next week. So, if you wanted to post your entries you can speed up everything Like I already told many times, there will be many cool prizes, from commissions, points... and much, much more. You can check the article (link above) for more details. Good luck to all participants. And here are some cool features... I'm using Sta.sh for first time, so I'm playing around a bit I hope you like them and enjoy
Traditional and Digital Mixed MediaFix That Miscat! is a series of articles aiming to help you distinguish between galleries that are commonly confused or abused in the category system here on deviantART. In this occasion we'll talk about Mixed Media, both Traditional and Digital.Traditional and Digital Mixed Media2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Mixed Media within deviantArt refers to artwork in the making of which more than one medium has been employed. For example, a drawing that combines color pencils, watercolors and inks in the same canvas.
To be considered as Mixed Media, an artwork needs to combine 2 or more traditional or digital mediums. However a big misconception is that Mixed Media refers only to artworks combining digital AND traditional and this is not entirely true. The combination can also be between traditional mediums only or digital mediums only and in fact, when you intend to submit to this category, you'll
International Cheetah Day!It's December 4th, International Cheetah Day!International Cheetah Day!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Today we celebrate the wondrous work of nature that is the cheetah, and raise awareness about cheetah endangerment through art!
In this feature you will find general information about cheetahs and endangerment, fantastic art features, and a highlight on the International Cheetah Day Challenge, an art awareness-raising project!
View all of the art created for the ICDC here and here!
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