Character Design: An introductionCharacter Design: An introduction2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Arvalis-2012 by arvalis
What does 'Character Design' mean?
The character design is the process which comes after the characterisation and consists in defining the character through his/her physical appearance.
We need to consider a character as a little fictional creature, human or not, that aims to please its creator and the public as well.
While the basic characterization of this fictional creature (his tastes, his fears, his behaviors) may take a little mental effort, as it is a sort of list of emotions, facts and feelings that come and go in the life of a character, the process of visual realization of this creature may not be as simple. That's why many writers and characters creators prefer to rely on experienced hands.
Also many of the mental aspects of the character are not possible to gain by using 'static' visual medium. For 'static' I mean all the illustrations and drawings unable to tell a
Winners of the contest!1º PlaceWinners of the contest!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
-icon (glitchy, or bouncing or sitting)
-half body or chibi
-feature in my profile for a month
-journal doll or icon (glitchy or sitting)
-feature in my profile fot two weeks
-Chibi headshot by :icondevilkid-chan: (thanks for donating )
3ºPlace (if more than 5 competitors)
-journal doll or icon (glitchy or sitting)
Remember thoser are the prizes!!
and now the winners....
Send a note to claim your prizes!!!
Thanks everybody for joining~ your entries have been awesome
.:new dead line+prizes:.Let's do a CONTEST(CLOSED)(╯°□°）╯︵ ┻━┻.:new dead line+prizes:.Let's do a CONTEST(CLOSED)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
DON T FORGET!xD
MY Fiiirst contest <3
this morning,i'm so proud of myself! i drew a lot for my points commission....and i earned so much points! i'm glad to redistribute these points to you by the way of a contest!<3
let's start with the theme:
Contest Theme: you'll have to draw one of my oc(or both) + ONE COOKIE( or mooore 8D) . ('cause i love that.:iconmingteatimeplz
And now...the RULES
Fav this journal for join the contest(and maybe watch me 8D)
No Mlp, LPS, genderbend but I accept animals form.<3
you can submit many entries that you want.
digital or traditionnal~~ no prob ^^
you can add your character(s) in your entries~
:iconbigcookieplz:and please, really. HAVE FUN. i don't want to be a pain for you ;_;
you can choose any of their designs. None is more advantageous/favorable.
AND!you can invent
CLOSED !Two Lifetimes of a Moon Contest! CLOSEDHello everyone As some of you know, I wanted to organise a contest a long time ago!!! Well, it's not actually a contest... it's more like a fun-to-do activity (Hope you find it enjoyable!).CLOSED !Two Lifetimes of a Moon Contest! CLOSED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You have to draw/cosplay/animate/ My Ocs, in any style you like!
Any help, prizes and donations are highly appreciated (Art, Points, P'ms, Advertising, Subscriptions, Features etc)
Here, I will tell you some rules
~ You may submit as many entries as you want! But take into consideration that only one will be counted.
~ Entry/Entries must be new. That means that it has/they have to be submitted after the 24th of November 2012
~ You may draw as many characters as you want in an entry, but I like one character or a couple per drawing (Yes sweethearts, I'm a very romantic person :iconaawplz
~ Crossovers are not allowed. Sorry, but I'm doing this to see my Oc's, not other characters, hope you understand!
and this is how you make a brush XDokay, so next week i will have actual video tuts of my own with audio showing some brush tips, but till then...and this is how you make a brush XD2 years ago in Personal More Like This
MY WIFE HAS HAD TUTORIALS ON THAT FOR OVER A YEAR AGOOOOOO!!!!
but googling how to make brushes in photoshop is soo tiresome ...
so, here is where you find her video containing that stuff
and here is a folder full of here tuts on brushes and other stuff
look through all of it if you want to learn some neat stuff.
then after actually trying some of it out, you will understand better how i do my stuff.
and then next week you will hear my charming lovely voice ranting about photoshoppin XD
should be fun, and seriously, my voice is ooh so sexy XDXDXDXDXD... with a slight hard r russianish accent XD
you know hov ve keep varm in croatia.... ve play...hm... diablo XD
SAMURAI ARTBOOK PREORDERS and FAQ ADDED!SAMURAI ARTBOOK PREORDERS and FAQ ADDED!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Samurai is a full-color artbook containing the works of seven artists from all around the world. Within the 74 pages of Samurai you'll find artworks of diverse nature, topic and techniques with just one thing in common: male beauty appreciation.
Artists: Akira Atsushi, AMSBT, Boomer, ElephantWendigo, Noiry, Psydrevo & Skoptsy
:iconakira-666: :iconamsbt: :iconst-boomer: :iconelephantwendigo: :iconnoiry: :icongodmask: :iconmeloki:
You can pre-order your copy now and until 30th of June. Fill this form, then send your payment to the e-mail which will appear in the message.
All pre-orders will come with a set of pins and
Gouache TutorialTaken from my Tumblr blog.Gouache Tutorial3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As promised, here is a step by step of the gouache painting for the chapter 3 cover of Starcrossed. I was working on it last night and began to get a little tired so I stopped. I plan to finish the pic later today and will post the rest of the progress in a second post.
I posted the original in a previous post. The drawing is ink on 11" x 14" (27.9 x 36.5 cm) bristol paper. It's a nice and heavy weight paper that, aside from a little curling, stands up to gouache nicely.
I suppose I should start with a little introduction to gouache (rhymes with "wash"). There's a few reasons I wanted to use it, firstly as a little personal challenge. I don't use it very often. When I use traditional media, it's usually in the form of acrylic paint which is a different beast entirely.Secondly, well, I just happen to have a lo
'Draw my O.C.' contest: CLOSEDEDIT:'Draw my O.C.' contest: CLOSED3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Theme: To draw one or few of my O.C. characters
Contest starts June 20 and ends August 20.
New deadline September 25th !!!
max 2 entries per Deviant.
Please don't make them into an animals.
Traditional and digital drawings are accepted.
[Bullet; Orange]Must be in colors.
[Bullet; Orange]NO bases.
[Bullet; Orange]NO sketches, NO line art and black/white drawings. FULL effort.
[Bullet; Orange] NO ecchi and NO yuri drawings.
[Bullet; Orange]Everyone in Deviant ART may be a part of this contest!
[Bullet; Orange]If you draw chibies, then you have to at leasts draw 2 charakters in one drawing.
[Bullet; Orange][Bullet; Orange][Bullet; Orange] The entry must be send in a note to me VanileCream with the s
RoF Feature: Into the RealmRoF Feature: Into the Realm1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Fav this Feature for a chance to get your artwork presented in our next feature!
We will pick one Member that faved this article to be in the next one.
Into the Realm
presented by the Realm of Fantasy
La premiere inquisitriceby MarcSimonetti
7heaven landscape_wallpaperby ivany86
Mushroom Landby jordangr
Give a Feature, Get a Feature #67:iconRealm-of-Fantasy:Give a Feature, Get a Feature #673 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Realm-of-Fantasy is running a weekly "Give a Feature, Get a Feature" in our group. Do you have a favorite Fantasy/SciFi piece on deviantART? Or maybe you know of a Fantasy/SciFi piece that just isn't getting enough exposure?
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tipthe secret to painting is to add red.tip2 years ago in Personal More Like This
and if that doesn't work, add a whole bunch of other colours.......
.....then add red
So you want to do commissions? Part II - DefendGreetings!So you want to do commissions? Part II - Defend6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to Part II of this little informative series on commissions. The last one was nicely received, and some had some good points that they wished would be brought up. Some of those questions and points will be mentioned in this specific article (or hopefully so).
To recap, last time I covered some very general points on how to get started in taking commissions. Building on that, this article covers how an artist should protect him or herself from those who would take advantage of your good nature or your inexperience, and sometimes both. And sometimes some folks are straight up thieves in disguise. By the end of this article, you should be in a position that will protect yourself from those who are unscrupulous, while at the same time saving you from appearing standoffish or worse, a sneak.
What do I mean by being a sneak? Well, imagine a car salesman, all smiles and such, offering
ART and POINTS GIVEAWAY! [Hosted by ME]-----ART and POINTS GIVEAWAY! [Hosted by ME]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's basically exactly one week from Christmas now, so I figure I'll open my raffle that I'd intended to hold for my watchers~ :>
Because I love all of you.
It's not a super huge amount of points, though, because I've spent almost all of my points on misc icons and random shit from people LOL.
Anyways, here's how it's gonna go-
1st Place wins 150 and a FREE sketch.
2nd Place wins 100
3rd Place wins 50
How to Join:
Favourite this journal.
And that's it! \o/
I only added the 'Watch Me' on there because this is really only for my watchers and well... if you're coming out of bumfuck nowhere just to fave and get a free shot, then I'd prefer if you added me to your watch list for the duration of the raffle lol. That way you can get the results on your own.
I will ch
With a name like scrotumnose...If you're not familiar with Dave Alegre's work, the title of this article probably caught you off guard. scrotumnose's gallery is one of my personal favorites on deviantART, featuring a great combination of unusual and interesting character designs, as well as detailed fan art, all in an easily recognizable yet entirely unique style.With a name like scrotumnose...1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
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Brushes + Tutorials are backMy brush pack is updated and ready for download:Brushes + Tutorials are back2 years ago in Personal More Like This
And I was trying to update my fur tutorial but found that I was kind of stuck... so I just brought it back the way it was haha... guess I didn't need to take it down after all. Sometimes I am silly.
Batman of ShanghaiYo! It's been waaaaaay too long since I've last updated my journal.Batman of Shanghai3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Figured sharing some Batman action might help break the ice a little.
In case you haven't paid any attention to the shorts that played this
summer over Cartoon Network's DC Nation then you might have missed the
standout work that came from Wolf Smoke Studio.
They're the studio behind Kung Fu Cooking Girls, a short that pretty much brought a new style to the animation table:
This, I believe, is the lead key animator's profile on Pixiv. Just click the image to go there and browse his gallery. It's quality:
Always a beautiful thing to see a new studio doing so well against all odds. They're almost doing the impossible over there in China. Hopefully we'll see them producing more memorable animation. I wish them many years of success and growth.
As far as myself, I've got some animation of my own coming down the pipe. More on that in the future...I'm
COMMISSIONS [CLOSED]COMMISSIONS [CLOSED]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hey everyone! Thanks for taking the time to check out my prices. I've tried to condense everything so that it's as easy to understand as possible.
Though, to make it easier on the both of us, go ahead and figure these things out before you message me.
What character/etc would you like drawn?
Are you going to be paying with dA points or through PayPal?
What kind of commission would you like? Full body/Chibi/Headshot/Adoptable/Etc?
Make sure to cover the PayPal fees if they are present. Do not cause me to lose any amount of payment I have earned, regardless of how small.
Assuming you know what you'd like, here is a bit of information on questionable things that I will draw, in case you have questions.
YES I will draw:
Promote YourSelfDo You Have Something You Would like to Share With Us? Do You have a Project that You would Like to Share?Promote YourSelf4 years ago in Personal More Like This
A Contest that You or a Friend is Hosting? Do you want to Advertise that you're Available for Commission Work? Would you like to Share all this With all our Members and Watchers?
From Now You Dont Need To Write On Our Front Page. Well here is the Place to Do it.
We Realize that our Members and Watchers Have Projects Going on that they May Like to Share with Others, and We Need a Place for That.
Share it in a Comment on this Blog.
Promote Anything You wish to Promote, as long as it is Appropriate. Anyone Can Promote their Projects Here, whether Member or Watcher. Just remember, make sure it is Appropriate for General Audiences. We are just trying to help to get the word Out, Hopefully this helps your project to Get Some Exposure.
This is your Blog, so use it Wisely.
1200 point giveaway! Ends on April 7 (ended)1200 point giveaway! Ends on April 7 (ended)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
kickstarter?Hello all! I've seen more and more kickstarter projects come by lately, it seems like this method of funding is an increasingly popular thing. I really LOVE this concept, because of the opportunities it gives people who can't find funding elsewhere and the way people can participate in the creation of different kinds of projects. As someone who basically has her entire art career online and thinks sharing the things I do is absolutely crucial to my progress, I see the growth of kickstarter projects as a really positive development!kickstarter?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I was thinking that this could be an option for the funding of the Trichrome series (if you have no clue what I'm talking about, check out http://trichrome.loish.net/ ) which I am going to start making in September (I already have research/outlines/scripts for the movies). I am very excited to make these but the problem has always been that I had to put the Trichrome work aside for freelance work quite often, since you know, I need to pay the rent and all! I
(OVER) Up to four (4) winners, $20USD eachWINNERS ANNOUNCED(OVER) Up to four (4) winners, $20USD each2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
http://sta.sh/0ouoh250adk http://sta.sh/0ouoh250adk http://sta.sh/0ouoh250adk
CONTEST IS NOW OVER.
With the exception of one exception made, all entries are final.
Actual judging will commence next week at some time, and winners will be announced by or before the 8th.
Total prizes awarded will be $60USD, $20USD to three (3) winners.
Of the Wind, Earth and Sea.
Hello, one and all, to baark's second art contest! I'll be doing things a bit differently this time around, since this is more or less a minor contest being held in comparision to the far larger one I'm hoping to hold later on in the year.
So... what do I draw?
The three (3) subjects available for this contest are my original characters: Seliphus, Ylycia and Azerilu. Their character sheets are as
BioillustrationIntroductionBioillustration1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Bioillustrations has been around for years, but lately it's become more of a hot topic. Some universities have added degree programs in Bioillustration including University of Florida. Other universities have established programs such as Iowa State University, University of Toronto, John Hopkins University(whose medical and biological illustration program just celebrated it's 100th anniversary).
What is Bioillustration? It is the illustration of biological concepts and principles. Bioillustration is all around you. Open a biology or medical textbook, all the diagrams and figures are bioillustration.
For as long as there has been science, people have been devising ways to share their discoveries. The history of Bioillustration is hard to track down since it is not as widely studied. Instead of giving a history, I'm going to share about different historic artists and biologi
NATURAL PUNK! NEW VIDEO!MY VERY FAVORITE!NATURAL PUNK! NEW VIDEO!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Fairy Tail MovieYeah, thanks to Joshdinobarney (http://joshdinobarney.deviantart.com/) and some guys out there i was able to watch the full NaLu hug:3Fairy Tail Movie2 years ago in Personal More Like This
and of course i couldn't resist and made a short AMV^^
here you go:
i tried to increase the quality..but...x')
hope you like it