Dat feel when...Dat feel when...6 months ago in Personal More Like This
"Whoashit it's finals week I gotta do the thing."
"Brain gear up and let me do the thing."
"...brain, lemme do the thing."
"LEMME DO THE THING!!"
"draw some gotdamn ponies"
Don't go to Art School!I have not been brave enough to utter that sentence- until today. Today is the day I read THIS GREAT ARTICLE by Noah Bradley: https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/138c5efd45e9 I have been more and more bothered by us artists paying for art schools that cost as much as Ivy League law schools (or more) only to come out of said schools not able to find art jobs to pay off the mounds of debt that has left school with you! This article also mirrors my own feelings: its not about the instructors (or very rarely). They are underpaid and under appreciated. Some don't have the proper art training but have replaced that with Master's degrees, which is a pet peeve of mine as far as the costs the students are paying for that instruction. But, again, that's not the instructor's fault. They were able to get that job because only those with Master's degrees can fill those positions. They worked for that degree, so good for them. Art schools are not dDon't go to Art School!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
2014 why you such assWow 2014 has got to have be number one worst year ever, its been a roller coaster of problems one after the other this year...the bad has definitely out weighed the good, money problems, heart attacks, break ups, fights, moving around, joblessness setting in, stress...i could go on...but i already sound bitchy which is unbecoming of me :iconpardon2plz:2014 why you such ass2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Dont dare toss pity at meh, i'm the type of person who takes the blows head on. I guess this would go back to my previous post, these things can affect drawing and it has been causing my art to drop but i slap myself upside the head and toss myself into it...yes i'm hitting that wall hard. But as we say "Time to man-up and stop being a pussy" hmn sounds kinda strange when i read it now pft
So ima start getting my ass into art moar, fuck you 2014 you wont beat me cause im badass and i already get bitch slapped by Dark souls enough :iconoooohplz:
I might do another "draw peoples ocs" thingy soon....maybe, we shall
Character Concept Art ClassCharacter Concept Art Class2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hi guys! I wanted to share my new online skillshare class: Character Concept Art: from thumbnail to final design.
I've teamed up with skillshare to bring you guys a class all about character concept art. There are videos and a complete project guide to guide you through the steps, from initial thumbnails right through to the finished
My deviantArt story..6 years of improvementWow.My deviantArt story..6 years of improvement2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I've been on deviantart since 5.14.2008.
I joined deviantArt when I started reading the Warriors series, and I found dA through simple slideshow videos with Warriors characters on youtube [back then no one animated anything]. The video makers would always link back to the artist's dA accounts, and that got me started over here.
I remember AlliKatNya and kathleens-art being huge inspirations to 11 year old me, and helped get me started on this endless journey of drawing cats.
Here are some artists who have inspired me to keep going [aka my biggest inspirations] :
My BrushesHey All!My Brushes1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I've been asked to share my brushes quite often now and I figured I might just write a journal about it. I'm not going to share my entire brush set for one simple reason and that is that I bought some of them. Some for example are Marta Nael's brushes that I got for preordering her (absolutely amazing) artbook Lux last year. I don't think it would be fair to just upload them. However, I spent some time collecting good and free brush sets that I can reccommend. I don't use all of them and I wasn't able to dig out all the brushes that I downloaded somewhere over the last 1,5 years but it's a start.
You can obviously just download them without reading a word of what I have to say about those brushes and I won't judge you if you do so, I'm quite lazy myself. However, I'd like to say one thing in advance which I find really important: Those are great brush sets, they can be helpful and they certainly have helped me a lot but if you are a beginner then you might want
Paint women like womenWrote a new article on an issue that's been bothering me for a long time. Go read it and let me know what you think: https://medium.com/noahbradley/18ec54c0948ePaint women like women2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Look how far We have come.We first saw Discord as this dark, mysterious being that terrorized the ponies with chaos and trickery.Look how far We have come.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
For some reason we latched on to this self-centered, all powerful destructive spirit of chaos..... why?
Why was that such a thrill for some or even most of us?
Because Discord is someone that is not made out of sugar, even though he eats alot of junk food, but has his own idea's and expresses them differently from the rest of society. It is also because of these reasons that he is set in stone.
Or talking to, no counseling, (that we know of), "it is our way or permanent imprisonment." We knew that even though he was taking somethings too far, that it was not right to totally seal him away.
Now to make a long story shorter, the ponies, (Fluttershy), are not only helping him to calm down a bit, but also, are getting used to HIM, the way that he is. that is very important not only for a society
Copying artwork then selling it for profitnote: Please, if you're going to debate, be courteous and have basic manners, and not turn this into a typical internet argument.Copying artwork then selling it for profit10 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'll probably delete this if this blows up badly, since I just want to iterate this one thing; so please, be courteous.
I didn't think I needed to address this at all, actually, but here we are. Please also note, I'm not here to debate with you (edit: Unless you have read all of this very carefully and not just skimmed it like some of you debaters are doing). If you think that it's okay to copy or redraw and then sell the copied art, that's great, please take it up in your own journal or maybe even the forums; i'm sure you'll find a lot of people to debate with there . There's been drama a'brewin' somewhere, don't bring it here, because my issue isn't with the artist in question anymore (for the most part...), but rather with the fans (some who are decent artists themselves so i'm more baffled about that) who think tha
Slenderman AttackTwo girls in Wisconsin have been arrested for stabbing a classmate, apparently with the intention of becoming minions of the Slenderman. They were caught walking near a local highway, en route to Wisconsin’s Nicolet National Forest, where they believe the fictitious character lives.Slenderman Attack1 year ago in Personal More Like This
The victim, who was stabbed 19 times, is making a recovery.
All the girls involved are around 12 years old.
That’s all terrible, but what actually irks me more is that a spokesman for the Slenderman creator, and administrator for the website where most fiction revolving around the character is posted, has said "We are not teaching children to believe in a fictional monster, nor are we teaching them to be violent."
I think it’s pretty bad that a person who comes up with a concept has to be afraid of the reaction to how other people use it. Especially children. They’re random, dangerous little buggers.
Think back to your own childhood. What was the stupidest thing you did, and why?
June Updates: The book is happening :D2014 June UPDATES:June Updates: The book is happening :D1 year ago in Personal More Like This
PS. Keep the feedbacks going! I read them all and will reply to them one by one, as always, it means a lot to me and thanks so much guyss!
Busy busy week, been dying to update some drawings of Neo Japan 2202, hopefully will be dropping a few these two weeks and currently having a collab with a fellow artist friend of mine, who paints really kickass vehicles. Anyway, I'm happy to announce that i will be joining the team@ Project Triforce in the coming period as a full time concept artist, and we're working on tons of cool projects out there, im so pumped when i get to see most of them announced on E3.
On a side note, if you guys havent check it out yet, Mortal Kombat X looks amazing and gory or maybe im just biased, anywa
Legends of Havai Team WantedWe need your help to make Pokémon Legends of Havai happen!Legends of Havai Team Wanted1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Currently looking for:
- Pokémon cries
- Pokémon info (movesets, egg group, catch rate, base exp, etc etc)
I'll be making all the sprites and tiles (mainly buildings and trees) with a few exceptions for free for use tiles made by others. However, I may need help make some overworlds and trainer sprites.
*Overworlds should preferably be in DPPt/HGSS style
If you are interested, please provide some examples of your work and I'll check em out.
Thank you for reading!
How do snipe guards work? / What are snipe guards?Hi, I'm just writing this journal so I can make it a clickable link for people new to auctioning in my future adopts! :icondignitylaughplz:How do snipe guards work? / What are snipe guards?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A snipe guard basically means the auction will be extended by x amount of time until the bidding stops; for example, an auction could end at 10:00pm and the snipe guard is 1 hour. So anyone bidding in the last few minutes of 10:00 pm would have to hold the highest bid for an entire hour, and if no one bids during that hour the adopt is theirs. They can place the bid at 9:59pm and the auction won't close until 10:59pm. Of course, if no one bids last minute, the auction ends as usual at 10:00pm.
If someone bids during that extended hour, they must add on another hour. (a bid placed at 10:10 would extend the auction until 11:10; so basically bid as high as you want the first time so you don't have to drag it out till late at night)
Snipe guards are a chance for anyone who has been stalking an adopt to be "guarded" fro
THANKYOU! and pokemon x hehThank you all for the birthday wishes, cakes, gifts, drawings and everything! You all guys are awesome! I love you. All your kindness really made me so happy ah ;o; I can't thank you all enough!THANKYOU! and pokemon x heh2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will reply to every single one of you later! I just hope da won't consider it as spam tho and suspend me from sending messages lol.
Well about my bday.
I spent my day relaxing lol. I was gonna play pokemon X all day but then my 3ds has gone cray. It keeps shutting down by itself ugh. So yea I decided to just watch a feel good movie, now I'm inspired to finish my own stories.. Too busy tho huhu ToT oh well one day. And yea I ordered a lot of food for everyone. It was fun. : )
Thanks again everyone!
EDIT: I HIT MAX!! Sorry I can't add any more fc ToT
And oh. about pokemon x. I haven't beaten the game yet as I can't really find an extra time to play. ToT But yeah just in case you wanna add me here's my FC
1246-9287-5522 (gimme yours too)
and oh pleaseee add my buddy (:d
SO I was doing some wondertrading and.." Satan sent over Ryhorn "SO I was doing some wondertrading and..2 years ago in Personal More Like This
10 trades later
" Jesus sent over Weedle"
LET THE BATTLE BEGIN!
2011 BMFAC News UpdateBMFAC winners published in print magazine!2011 BMFAC News Update4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The 25 winners of the Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest were contacted in mid February to supply large format files of their winning images and also a short bio explaining their interest in fractal art, software used and general information about their work if they chose to do so. We were also informed that the first exhibit would be held in Logroño, in Northern Spain. Javier Barrallo, a Professor of Mathematics at The University of the Basque Country, Spain and also one of the panelists for the BMFAC was our contact for this. The current exhibit will be in the Casa de la Ciencia (House of Science), in Logroño, the Capital city of RIOJA until June 10th. I'll post a few pictures Javier sent further down. Javier also says he will send more pictures soon.
Also when I was contacted in February, Javier informed me that he had written an article about the BMFAC for a Spanish scientific magazine with all the winning images i
Witchcraft - FeatureWitchcraft - Feature2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Laboratory by ElyneNoir
Potion by catchingfyre Golden wish by Piscisvolantis
It Starts With a Wish by VelvetRedBullet Restore Magicka by Jedi-Dame
Learning to Fly by LashelleValentine
In The Morning by incolor16 Little Bit of Sunrise by incolor16
Thy Eternal Summer Shall Not Fade by incolor16 Rainbow Magic by incolor16
Potion Maker by anotherone0
My hope... by Samantha-meglioli Elixir Of Hope. by andokadesbois
Does talent exist?I know many people have different opinions about this. And here's what i think of it and why. I'll just answer the journal question up front, I think talent does not exist. And here's why:Does talent exist?1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Let's start with he question, what is talent? It's this magical thing that makes some people learn faster and develop faster than others in different fields. Let's take art for example, there are 2 different artists, both start at the same time to learn a concept and one learns faster than the other. But few people have stopped to ask themselves why that is? Is it talent, or is it something else?
Let me tell you a story about a guy who started an experiment to see if talent exists. He posted an add where he stated he's looking for a wife that will agree to marry him and let him test their children in this experiment. And they made 3 girls. The guy taught them all how to lay chess from a very early age, and lo and behold all of them became grandmasters in chess. This story is real, the guy is
Have fun with ORAS! x3Hello, dear members!Have fun with ORAS! x31 year ago in Personal More Like This
We wanna say thank you for the support and we wish you all a lot of fun with OR/AS!
There are also some news we want to share with you:
1. We have added a new folder for your filled out Trainercards where you can post them.
If you want to post your own Trainercard bases, please submit them in the Hoenn Meme folder!
Attempts posting them in other folders will be automatically denied.
Important note: The Trainercard bases of Hime--Nyan are free to use and they are the Trainercard bases we've spoken of previously!
If you want to use an other base, please ask the proper owner before whether he gives you the permission to use it!
It's a sign of respect for the work of the artist!
2. We have a recommendation for all people out there who like to draw based on memes or to draw their own trainer OC!
Here's a trainer battle meme of skittIess!
We think that th
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-2-15Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-2-155 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 2, 2015
:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyr
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
Today, get started on that project or task you've been putting off.
In honor of Independence Day, DeviantArt staff will be enjoying the day off on Friday, July 3rd. As such, we won't be posting headlines but we'll be back to our regularly scheduled programming on Monday, July 6th. To our U.S. friends, Happy Fourth of July!
Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios GionisAnastasios Gionis is a digital sculptor and 3D modeler for the film industry. His work has been featured in films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Cabin in the Woods, Land of the Lost, Hop, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios Gionis2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
He also did character design for kids TV shows including As Told by Ginger, All Grown Up, Squirrel Boy, and Rocket Power.
Important News on the MLP ComicIt looks to be pretty official, according to our editor, that the MLP comic has been pushed back two weeks to Nov 28 for street release date.Important News on the MLP Comic3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Before anybody gets upset (like one jerk on Twitter did), keep in mind the scope of this production: This is not a fanmade comic as some seem to think it is: This is a fully licensed comic book from a major Comic publisher done in cooperation with Hasbro. It is also one of the most highly anticipated comics for the entire fall/winter schedule. As such, we'd rather do it well than do it fast.
The orders for this book have far exceeded what was first anticipated, so a little more padding in the schedule is going to help to ensure the product can meet the demand
I also want to remind everyone: I am NOT The distributor/publisher... I just draw it. You cannot purchase the book directly from me. Here's some ground I've covered a number of times, but I keep getting asked... so here we go:
1. WHERE IS IT SOLD? This will be sold along all the other comics
Fun Times and Upcomming Convention!Hello all!Fun Times and Upcomming Convention!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been meaning to post a journal since I got back from the beach with my family, but things have just been HECTIC. Ok, ok, not "hectic" as in I'm going crazy, but just that I've not had much time to spend updating stuff of Deviantart. Or at least not as much as I've felt I used to. ^ ^;
Anyways, the trip was fantastic! I was able to relax and have just a wonderful time together with family. We went boating, cooked smores one night, relaxed on the beach and read magazines, I went jogging and held a little fitness class for my mother and I, cosplayed Peter Pan for some photos, did yoga on the beach, and took A TON of photos of everything that looked cool. C:
I also got to live out a little dream of mine on the day that we did my photoshoot.
I've always thought it would be fun to work in Disneyland as one of the characters that walked around. I've always wanted to be Peter. So cosplaying him is a big deal for me. When I put the costume on and walked outs