Children's Book Layouts-Self and Separate Ended OnceUponASketch is a Children’s Market Blog.Children's Book Layouts-Self and Separate Ended3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Norman Grock and Wilson Williams, Jr
have come together to give insight, education and news about the many
facets of the Children’s Illustration Market. From Children’s Books to
Character Design, Storyboarding, Toys and Lic. Products. Find articles,
interviews and resources to help fuel your education and growth. Jump on
to learn more about the varied industries and what it takes to become
successful and make it in them.
Whether you are creating a dummy, just got an assignment or are a writer testing out your page breaks, it's a good idea to be familiar with how picture books are structured and layed out.
Now, most of you know that a
Site Update: Comment Counts on Thumbs and MoreIn this update, you'll find all the feedback from our last Site Update gathered into the Your Feedback section below, just after the Change Log, which will tell you about some brand new updates we just launched, as well as all the bugs fixed since the last update.Site Update: Comment Counts on Thumbs and More4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Comment Counts Under Thumbs (Beta Testers Only)
We just released a new feature to Beta Testers that adds more context to the experience of viewing artwork on deviantART. You'll now find comment counts underneath the thumbnails of deviations -- they can be seen when browsing or searching art, and also display in your Message Center. We hope this feature will help bring to light the fact that there is a whole world of activity that takes place behind thumbnails. In some cases, when a thumbnail displays many comments, it can be a trigger to join the discussion. Whi
Draw *Noche Grim* May Contest OVERTIME FOR CONTEST NUMBER 2Draw *Noche Grim* May Contest OVER3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The rules for the Contest are more or Less the same this time around.
Draw my oc "Noche Grim", enter for a chance to win 2,000 points.
Then the top 10 pieces are then put on a poll and the winner gets the points.
Here's the differences in the rules.
#1 The reward is only points. No paypal, it causes too much of a hassle with my limited time.
#2 the words "Noche Grim" must be somewhere in the tittle of your submission
#3 You must make a journal that tells about this contest, the prize, the "you must draw Noche Grim", and that journal must lead
to this journal. (or my profile page.)
Anyways that's the update, good luck everyone.
The old rules are still in effect and are below.
HERE ARE THE RULES!!!
First off, anyone who wants to participate can do so.
Second off, you can submit as MANY entries as you want. THERE IS NO LIMIT!
Third off, Noche has to be in the picture in some way. She DOESN'T
Finally, a Sculpting Tutorial!Yo, party people in the house! After much whining, begging, pleading, and bribing, I've done a comprehensive, thorough sculpting tutorial. Check out my front page and prepare to be enlightened, yo.Finally, a Sculpting Tutorial!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Artist Block and New YearsWell actually it's not much of an artist block as a lack of motivation. Like, I know I've got gift and adoptables to do but I'm just not feeling it.Artist Block and New Years2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I always make excuses not to do stuff and it's sooooo frustrating to me and those who are waiting I'm sure.
I haven't been eating as healthy as I usually do and not exercising due to slight depression and anxiety. Tomorrow is looking promising though. Hopefully, this year I will be able to get it together and stuff
OH! Also, HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Thank you to everyone!
Happy New year to~
Challenge 13: STEAMPUNK! [CLOSED]>>> Commission info > My gallery > Outfit Design for my OC ContestChallenge 13: STEAMPUNK! [CLOSED]3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
K, I'm back.Got a lot of new art coming and a big, big tutorial for all of you. Some LMS news coming as well, pertaining to the next chapter in Gabriel's quest of revenge. 50% done, at 150+ pages.K, I'm back.8 months ago in Personal More Like This
Will go straight into comic after.
More soon, thanks for sticking around. I'll make up for the absence of art. Promise.
10 things that can go wrong when zombies attackTop 10 Things That Can Go Wrong In A Zombie Apocalypse:10 things that can go wrong when zombies attack3 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. The Zombies Can Win
2. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chuck Norris are NOT on your team
3. Elvis is one of the zombies (who would wanna [re]kill Elvis?!)
4. You are only armed with a frying pan (haha, HUNGARY)
5. You lose your raygun (for all the Killjoys out there)
6. Your best friend starts screaming that its Cannibalism Day and get's too much attention from the Zombies that are housed down the street.
7. It's Halloween, you are walking around in a Zombie costume, and a REAL Zombie falls in love with you.
8. The Zombies interrupt cable broadcasting and there's no TV.
9. The Zombies eat all the candy.
9.5. You can't get in touch with Dr. D because the zombies stole your radio.
10. You have a knife, but it isn't sharp, you begin to sharpen it as zombies come, but the knife sharpener is duller than the knife.
I hope you never need to use this.
a crack head punched me today.hello, friends. good news! a hobo punched me in the face in a mcdonalds today. i dont know why. i was ordering food and he tapped me on the shoulder. i turned around slightly excited, because i thought an old friend recognized me and wanted to say 'hello josh.' it was not an old friend at all, rather an ornery meth head that socked me square in the face, leaving me confused, disoriented, and choking on the pungent musk of whiskey. Ive never been punched in the face before. i always figured there would be more of a heated buildup. instead it was a drunk/insane surprise Hobo Pawnch. 'WHY DID YOU DO THAT' everyone shouted. his response was 'he knows,' to which i replied NO I DONT. the police were phoned and he sat and waited in a booth, until my step dad snapped a photo of him with his phone, coaxing him from his garbage water-smelling throne, and inciting a swift kick to my step dads balls. after breaking up an awkward wrestle, they got up, and he left. i then went to sit in a booth by aa crack head punched me today.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I Work Hard. Therefore, I'm a Loser.I didn't sit idly all day, twiddling my fingers, wishing work came to me.I Work Hard. Therefore, I'm a Loser.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I didn't loathe at myself wishing that I could "draw feet" when working on a piece at the spot where I have to draw feet on the picture.
I didn't go to further schooling to let someone hand me a piece of paper on their own terms and timeframe telling me if I'm "capable of art" or not.
I took things into my own hands.
A couple of common phrases to make to artists who are (of the person who believes that they're) "inexplicably too good" that annoy me are:
"Ugh, I really wish I had your talent. Why are you so good!?"
"You're so lucky. I wish I could do what you do".
"I could never pull this off the way you pull it off."
Now, I understand that there are certain levels of aptitudes and paces that different people learn by, so don't get the idea of this entry wrong. But, really, let me make an illustration here:
I used to pl
Why Art School SucksToo late to type, will write something tomorrow, goodnight! zzZZzzzzWhy Art School Sucks2 years ago in Personal More Like This
(dont forget to let it process, fresh upload!)
MAMA Scared Stiff ContestMAMAMAMA Scared Stiff Contest3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Guillermo del Toro presents MAMA, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night.
Now, the MAMA filmmakers in conjunction with deviantART invite you to bring your scariest childhood memory to life! Is it u
Are you sad?Do you want something to cheer you up!?Are you sad?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
HERE YOU GO
200 Points giveaway!Closed.Hello, sweeties!200 Points giveaway!Closed.3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I'm sending some warm holiday hugs and kisses
I wish you a Happy New 2013, lots of love, health and success
I decided to make someone smile again, so I want to give 200 points to one lucky deviant.
All you have to do in order to participate is:
favorite this journal
*it is not required to comment on this journal nor watch me/fave my works,
but if you do any of these, thank you
I will use random.org generator to pick the winner.
Have fun and good luck
Congrats and enjoy your points!
EDIT!!!!: CREATE AN OC CONTEST [AWESOME PRIZES!!]EDIT #2 April 9th, 2013: I KNOW I HAVE DEACTIVATED. BUT YES IM BACK.EDIT!!!!: CREATE AN OC CONTEST [AWESOME PRIZES!!]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I WILL STILL CONTINUE TO HOLD THIS CONTEST, BUT Silver-moon123 IS GOING TO HELP ME JUDGE!!!!!!!!!!
I THINK THAT I WILL DEACTIVATE OR STAY INACTIVE AFTER THE CONTEST, THE WINNER ENTRY WILL BE Silver-moon123'S NEW OC!!!!!!!
EDIT #1: ENTRIES ARE LOCATED HERE: http://rutchia.deviantart.com/favourites/53439940
So this is My First contest!!
This contest is for digital, traditional art and pixel art only.
At the end 5 winners will be selected who'll get a lot of great prizes.
Please add this journal to your favorites, so more people will be informed about this contest!
There can be digital, traditional art and pixel art only
Comment your entry and comment only ONCE per entry. No notes please.
The deadline is April 21st, 2013
No mature content!!!
200 point giveaway (Closed)I don't think the other idea was good, so I'm changing it.. It seemed like it would take too long and some people would have an unfair advantage over others.. So I'm changing it, I'm sorry for those of you looking forward to it… Here's the new one!200 point giveaway (Closed)3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Get 100 points for you and a friend.
All you gotta do is…
Favorite this Journal…
Leave a comment of your friend's dA username.
When writing your friends username please use the :dev: format. Example : devusername : will turn into username. Just remove the spaces!
And for my question for pondering:
How did you find out about deviantart?
Help let these giveaways continue with a small donation!
Click here to give me points!
COMMISSION RATE ^o^Hi dear all i'm started commission again .please read if you're interested on it .COMMISSION RATE ^o^4 years ago in Personal More Like This
- Full coloring only and please cover these commission rule"
- It will be my styles .
- i can draw anything if you want ,but i prefer like to draw a " sexy women "
- Welcome for Portrait or full body
- i do not accept " Comic page " or " Yaoi = Gay , Boy love " and " Gore " <--[ I scare to see blood ,but entrails it okay..wtf !!! it kidding ]
- about Hardcore Theme like " Bdsm , mature , sexual also fetish " i accept to draw ,but i won't to submit in dA if it too hard and extreme content . after finished it i will send it directly to your E-mail
- it will be finished quickly if you send your commission information or picture reference to me or explain clearly.
[for more information please ask ;] ]
********RATE OF PRICE ***********
-- One Charact
help me with this weekly give away ends 25 febplease fav this journal to share it with every deviant!help me with this weekly give away ends 25 feb3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
For those of you who do not know, I, *Tsuki-SoraRuki:decide to do a project
called project weekly give away
but guys I really need help to continue with my project
help me out by donating points at Tsuki-SoraRuki
or click on the button<strong>
The New Street Photographer's ManifestoFebruary 7, 2013/by techgnoticThe New Street Photographer's Manifesto3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson called it the “decisive moment”— the captured instant when all the photograph’s elements come together to tell a story in a way a text narrative of thousands of words could never begin to. It is what hooks people, both practitioners and advocate-devotees, on the art form. It is uniquely completely immersive in life— step out into the streets— in which the moment of artistic epiphany can never be guessed at until it suddenly happens. When it is properly mastered, it is as pure as the dawn of each new day, as true as the living organism of a teeming street scene catching a breath as one.
It's no easy task to pull a book together for publication and "The New Street Pho
Realm of Fantasy, The Anatomy of a GroupDecember 7, 2012by techgnoticRealm-of-Fantasy →Realm of Fantasy, The Anatomy of a Group3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Realm of Fantasy
The Anatomy of a Group
The grey dressby *sakimichan
The special kind of dedication, spirit and discipline devoted to the assembly and construction of a successful Group within the vast technicolor ocean of artworks, artists and art appreciators that is deviantART might very well be the experiential epitome of what it is to be a part of the deviantART journey. From the very first conception, through the ten thousandth practical step, alltheoriginalnames and his cadre of steadfast partners in artful curation have built a virtual sanctuary of the fantastical— Realm-of-Fantasy. Housing the largest and most significant collection of exceptional fantasy ar
The next step.Improving is about not giving up.The next step.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I feel that art is overwhelming, its something so immense, so abstract, so godly that getting remotely close to actually mastering any of its endless nuances feels unobtainable.
At a certain degree it is, but what i have been noticing for the past ...humm... almost two years now... is that, the only way you can climb the next step in this endless staircase is not to give up while you are about to fall from the step you are into.
You are drawing something, and it feels wrong, it feels bad, and you erase it, you draw it again, and it looks even worse and you twist it, bend it, erase it, do it again, then its really horrible, and lastly you say: screw this, i give up, its over, no point because i cant do it.
And you give up on the entire piece, and all the effort, all the struggle, the horror was in vain, went down the drain.
When you are about to do this, don't.
Make it work, whatever it takes, eventually you WILL make it work! And then, oh, it feels gre
Project Weekly give away comment to enter 7 JanProject Weekly give away comment to enter 7 Jan3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I'm late sorry everyone but yesterday I didn't feel that well
I'm dealing with a cold,and still I'm feeling horrible...however it's the for the results of the weekly give away
For those of you who do not know, I, Tsuki-SoraRuki:decide to do a
called project weekly give away
I start this because I love to give Pm's away
however I cant do this without your help
so if you want to support this project
fave this journal.
tell your friends and watchers about it.
donations are always welcome,
they also the reason why we can hold these give aways
if you want to donate click on the donation button to you can donate a few points here
After you donate, I will contac
Xmas! XD and ApologiesHEYOOOOOOO EVERYONEEEE :3 meheheh its vacation time! :3 heheheeeee. I wanna be online as much as possible and i hope christmas cooperates with me hehheh :3Xmas! XD and Apologies3 years ago in Personal More Like This
First of all I wanna say I miss you all! I really miss you all and I wanna hug each one of you! heheh you are all so supportive... I really want to say how greatful i am. I mean i've been very detached recently but despite that you kept on supporting me...
heheh even tho i was away a long time, i can't help but think how awesome each of you are :3 mehehheheh i think i have overcome some significant amounts of depression because of your support :3
but i think the isolat
Art Blocked? The Anatomy of Art BlockA brief edition, 7 years later, as this article is still receiving attention.Art Blocked? The Anatomy of Art Block8 years ago in Art Features More Like This
AS a webcomic artist who has now produced over 1,000 pages of work with no hesitation, I should amend this article with the following summary:
Art-block is caused by a lack of creative purpose. Purpose is the best means by which a vacillating artist might finally become motivated again. Whether it's as simple as the need to capture a beautiful image, like a sunset with a loved one, or as dire as the need to communicate an imperative revelation before death, this purpose is the key to allowing the feeling of importance, which will allow artists to undertake as great a task as making art.
Avoid irrelevant information.
Understand your own desires.
Feel no shame.
We all get art-blocked at one point. "I don't want to draw" or "I don't feel like drawing this..."
By understanding what art-block is, we can take steps to avoid it in the future, and pos