Still Life Stills Features: MintStill Life Stills Features: Mint2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Still Life Stills Features: JamThis week we feature jam and marmalade. Jam is also known as jelly in some places and is a very versatile thing. Not only is it good for toast but I find great for baking for cakes, cookies, cupcakes and cheesecakes,Still Life Stills Features: Jam3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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Cherry Biscuit CakeThis cake is rather easy to make and doesn't need much experience.Cherry Biscuit Cake4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
But keep in mind when I am talking of cup I mean a real cup and not an unit for measurement!
Better start with a smaller cup if you are not sure how much dough you will get at the end.
It needs to fit into the baking sheet, otherwise it could end with a mess ;)
Mix the eggs, sugar, flour, baking powder and oil until you get a smooth dough. Blend the soda or sparkling water completely afterwards.
Add the dough to a fatted baking sheet and let it bake for about 25min at 170°C (air circulation enabled) until it gets a light tanning.
Bring the sour cherries with the juice of two jars to the boil. Keep the juice of the third jar for later.
Mix the custard powder with a bit of the cherry juice(until it is all liquid and there are no lumps left). Optionally you can add a bit of sugar as well. I never do though.
Once the cherries boil add the custard powder and let it all thicken.
Still Life Stills Features: NutellaThis weeks feature is suggested by :icondmwdisney29: An excellent choice as Nutella is an amazing ingredient to bake with! Enjoy!Still Life Stills Features: Nutella3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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Nom Nom #10Nom Nom #104 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Choosing a Fixed Form for your PoemPoetry BasicsChoosing a Fixed Form for your Poem2 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
Choosing a Fixed Form for your Poem
If you want to know how to write a sonnet deviantART has you covered but what if you want to know if the sonnet is the right choice for the poem you intend to write? The point of this journal is to introduce the steps in the process of choosing a fixed form to write in and some questions a writer should work through to find a form that suits the content.
Know Your Forms
There's no way around this one, in order to choose a fixed form you must first know what's out there. A great guide here on dA to get your bearings on poetry forms is BeccaJS' PE: Poetry Forms- An A-Z. Here's another excellent guide that is for
You will see us again flowers by domatescilek memory of summer. by magnesina Cosmos by Marmaluke invitation by AlicjaRodzik Waking dream by dnbly Happy by fruitpunch1 hard sun by RiluriCanta Dreaming by Justysiak hanging. by simoendli cosmo love. by simoendli umbrella. by simoendli Dolce by Einsilbig with love by Iridescent-happinesS just a flower by julie-rc Twilight's flowers by marcopolo17 spring, the by frayart show me. .. by lipstickmisfit Spring Ladies by Hantenshi Garden by BlueColoursOfNature Dressed In Pink by addy-ack Cosmos by undergradNITZ Flowers by Justine1985 Cosmos by Al-Baum :thumb262337716: Into the light III by ZanaSoul Darkness by NicolasEvariste Ona Flower by CasheeFoo :thumb271029963:You will see us again3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosmos IV by WindyLife to the evening sun by nakedlady sunbathing together by StarTigerOne maybe you aren't lost by jyoujo Opened My Arms to You.. by pacificdreams :thumb328594117: easy summer by asianrabbit Pink cosmos by piyato cold by frayart Last Rays by X-chromosome Pink Cosmos by hk21 the forgotten tenderness... by nakedlady
Is time over? by pacificdreams :thumb138646049: cosmea by AlexEdg Divas by StarPhoto Coeur de cosmos by pourquoipas blue stage by berryrika Reaching for the Cosmos. . . by ElevenOrchids Flowers vol.2 by Justine1985 Sweet Deflection by piximi :thumb812
PE: Silk Screen Printing BasicsToday I will discuss some basic information about Silk Screen printing and hopefully draw more interest to this wonderful and fun art form. Silk Screen Printing is used in a variety of professional fields these days and produces beautifully vibrant images that often appear digital in nature due to their vibrance. Silk Screen printing is also often used to print designs and logos onto T-shirts or other apparel - you probably own something that was silk screen printed!PE: Silk Screen Printing Basics2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Let's go ahead and dive right in, shall we?
Generally a digital image is made that is printed as a transparency which is then used to get the image on the screen with some help using emulsion. The 'exposure unit' then burns away the unnecessary emulsion leaving behind a clean area in the mesh with the identical shape as the desired image.
After printing and cleaning the screen, screens are held up to the light to make sure no small holes are present in areas that are not
Specific Imagery: What Makes a Poem Good?Specific Imagery: What Makes a Poem Good?Specific Imagery: What Makes a Poem Good?2 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
So what makes a poem good?
According to Samuel Taylor Coleridge (please, never just call him Sam) the definition of poetry is "the best words in their best order".
Fine. But what exactly does that mean?
It means that good poetry is about much more than just matching rhythm and rhyme. What elevates any poem above its peers is the specific choice of words to match the poet's intent.
Say what now?
Think of it this way: our chosen words are our color palette, and the way we combine them equates to brush strokes and blending. Strong words equal bold hues, while overused and cliché terms are a lot like faded watercolors. You want your hard work to stand out, not blend in, right?
Of course I do!
Then my biggest piece of advice is this: choose your words.
What do you mean? I always choose my words; I'm a writer, after all!
What I mean is, do your best to choose the most appro
PE: Inner ArtistTo find your inner artist you have to find your way first. Get inspired by other Artists and have fun!PE: Inner Artist3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Before I tell you how to find your inner artist, I want to speak a little bit about inspiration. We all need inspiration to let out our inner artist. An Art block won´t help us at all.
So, what is inspiration? Who gives us inspiration? Inspiration is hard to describe. We all have different views about it. Others see inspiration in music and others look up to amazing artists like Leonardo da Vinci (Italian pronunciation: [leoˈnardo da ˈvintʃi] * April 15, 1452 - † May 2, 1519).
Tips how to get inspired: Turn your music on, go out to see the nature, have fun with friends, look up to other artists (But do not copy their ideas) or stories.
But that's only my view, I asked 2 artists about their view, 'What is inspiration for them'.
Feature: Turning Japanese!Pokemon is on my mind a lot lately so when thinking of a feature, Japanese treats naturally came to mind!Feature: Turning Japanese!4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
OH how i would love to try some of these fabulous treats! I love the fact a lot of them are made from rice as i can't eaten gluten!
Drinking Fanta by GetlostinDarkness
Gummi Candy Mix by ieatSTARS
ichigo daifuku. by sorekara
Japanese cakes.. by flauel
CONTEST 2013-ended WINNERS ANNOUNCEDTHE CONTEST IS OVER! There was a total of 30 entries so I will be adding 50 points to each prize! Additionally, someone donated 43 points so those will be divided among the contest placements as well. In further addition, no written entries were submitted, so there will be a recalculation of points (for those who donated prizes to the written winner you no longer need to give them!). The new prizes will be listed beneath each placement so check below!CONTEST 2013-ended WINNERS ANNOUNCED3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As for the advertisement prize, no one said that they had been recommended to enter this contest by anyone else so regrettably there will be no prize given out!
I want to thank everyone who entered, donated, or advertised. You truly made my day with your support and/or drawing of my character(s)!!! I hope that as I judge you will all wait patiently and perhaps go check out my friend and I's other contest (It would rea
Movie Contest - ENTRIES CLOSEDTHE WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED HERE: http://fav.me/d5gvtnwMovie Contest - ENTRIES CLOSED4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The time is over! Thank you so much for all the wonderful entries, we're going to take a couple of days to check all the entries and discuss the winners, we will make the announcement soon look up for the poll to decide the third place!
ALL ENTRIES CAN BE FOUND IN THE MOVIE CONTEST FOLDER
Today we welcome the newest member of our team, GrandmaThunderpants! We're happy to have her join the semi-sweeties staff and we want you to share the happiness with us, and for that we're organizing a new contest! Since summer is the time for incredible movies, this time we want you to make food inspired by movies
To make this time even more joyful, we're also going to throw a giveaway! To enter the giveaway all you have to do is fave this blog entry and you're automatically in! One week from now on Au
Dialogue WorkshopI want this workshop to be somewhat different from other workshops -- I'm going to break this down into two categories: technical elements and personal advice.Dialogue Workshop3 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
And I hate to say this, but the following information in this workshop only works if applied. Osmosis and good intentions do not work. Sorry.
PRE-EMPTIVE TLDR NUTSHELL
To write effective dialogue, there has to be a basic understanding of what communication is. Wikipedia sums it up nicely: the meaningful exchange of information between two or more people. It's easy but not at the same time.
This has to do with actual concepts for crafting effective dialogue. For the most part, I had to research the details but you'll be able to pick out what I added on my own. You know how I get and if you don't, you soon will. No apologies for that.
Links to the websites I used will follow.
Some of the worst advice I've seen and that I'm s
Flight Rising: Kickstarter CampaignA project that I've been a part of for several years now is nearing its launch! We're now running a kickstarter to get Flight Rising off the ground by raising the funds to purchase a dedicated server capable of supporting hundreds of concurrent online users for its first year online.Flight Rising: Kickstarter Campaign3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Information from our Kickstarter Page:
Flight Rising's Kickstarter is now live! If successful, we'll have the funds for our own dedicated server, and will be opening in a couple of months. We have project details, updates, and some great rewards lined up for our backers.
Flight Rising is a browser-based game where players lead an elemental clan of dragons and work with other clans to gain supremacy in the realm. It features dragon breeding, battles, adventures, item
Saturday Spotlight for May 18th, 2013Guidelines | How to Suggest a DLD | Group Administrators | Affiliation | Chatroom | Current Staff OpeningsSaturday Spotlight for May 18th, 20133 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Saturday Spotlight for May/18/2013
Daily Literature Deviations is proud to feature this special recognition article!
You can show your support by ing this News Article. We hope this gives you some insight into the person behind the art. Please comment and the features and congratulate the artist!
Artists will be featured in a special news article every
Love dA Lit: Issue 126Welcome to the one-hundred twenty-sixth issue of Love dA Lit! Every Sunday this article will aim to promote volunteer opportunities, various resources, prompts, challenges, and workshops, as well as highlighting various contests, and spotlighting a specific group or project for two weeks. This is by no means a complete list of all the literature going-ons, merely a tool to help you get involved and stay informed.Love dA Lit: Issue 1263 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
The bi-weekly group spotlight is FreeVersePoetry!
LITplease's Community Portal
A Smattering of Lit News
Literature Links | Group Spotlight | Workshops, Prompts and Chal
Stock Provider Interviews - HelenaRothStock:iconHelenaRothStock: HelenaRothStock is the home of Helena. Shes based in the UK and has a strange habit of photographing shiny things for our pleasure! As a continuation of our Project Educate Stock & Resources week we sent her our short list of questions to answer.Stock Provider Interviews - HelenaRothStock4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
What were your first artistic influences, and did they have a hand in the development of your resources?
Ah, this one i remember. In college, for my photography A-Level I was researching digital artists and came across Mika (Mary) Borsiss in a photography journal. She did wonderful fantasy manipulations, so I emailed her (not expecting a response) and a lovelier person you couldn't ask for. She explained all about how she creates her art. After that I was hooked on digital. 4 years later I went over to the resources provider dark side because of the frustration of not being able to find certain stock.
Whats one of the most rewarding aspects for you as a resource provi
Chat Tutorial #3 - Customizing your Chatroom!Ez a Tutorial Magyar nyelven is elérhető!Chat Tutorial #3 - Customizing your Chatroom!3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Let's get started
Let's see if there's any official FAQ about it:
There's quite some! I recommend you to always read these FAQs before doing anything or visiting :#help: on dAmn
So, let's try out something, shall we?
When you enter your freshly created room you'll notice the following things:
The Title are will be empty
There will be no topic area
You will be placed into 'Guests' by default
You may ask the following; Why am I in the Guests privclass?
It's simple: because the room is in need of setting up and since you've just created it, no one ever joined it before!
You must promote yourself into the highest (Founders is the default privclass for that) group there, so others will know that you're in charge of that room!
How to do that?
Challenge 5 - Music - TOP 5Please check out those awesome works,Challenge 5 - Music - TOP 53 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Sorry for taking while to give a result. It was a wonderful but hard time for me to choose top 5 since everyone seems like music theme. We have more entries than usual challenges and actually the most wonderful thing is quality of all entries are growing up. Isn't it amazing? I was so excited to see them all, therefore if you have time, please take a look at whole entries since I am sure you can find several great artists there to watch: http://hellobaby.deviantart.com/favourites/47401935
(BTW, if I miss any entries in the challenge fav folder, please tell me since sometimes I forget to add it in while I am watching them around. Thank you,)
Also look at them make me wish I could choose more, not only top 5. Yeah, it has been a really hard time to pick top 5 only (sorry, I wish I could pick more):
If you didn't make it, please don't be so upset, other challenge
Draw a picture, win a premium membership! [CLOSED]Entries are now closed! Thanks everyone for entering :iconsnugplz:Draw a picture, win a premium membership! [CLOSED]3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Winners will be announced in a week and prizes will be distributed then!
Is your premium membership about to run out? Or maybe you've never had one before... This is your lucky day! You could win a 3 month or 1 month premium membership!
All you have to do is draw me a picture of my original characters~!
Choose from these
Ayla Cornett, whom I adopted from Mimikyo - http://mimikyo.deviantart.com/art/Adoptable-SOLD-352436718
Aria, an OC - http://rintr.deviantart.com/art/Request-RebelAtoli-337875624 http://mimikyo.deviantart.com/art/Request-Smile-332755129 http://kaisoul6.deviantart.com/art/Comm-Aria-335019782
Rita and/or Conrad, from an original project: http://sta.sh/0t81jx1b60q
Art must be your own, no stealing... Also, no bases please...
Please the post link to your entry in this journal. Otherwise I will most likely m
* Watchers Lottery - WINNER *UPD:* Watchers Lottery - WINNER *1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The winner of the lottery is tsuaii
I want to thank all the participants I appreciate your support and kind words a lot!
I don't expect there will be such many wishing, and I will make such raffle again in future, so good luck next time
Have a nice day, everyone!
I want to tell all my watchers thank you so much for what they followed me, for your kind comments and support!
Thank you very much, I really appreciate you!
So now I want to make a LOTTERY where you can win a free color portrait!
How to enter:
FAV this journal (you will automatically receive a number)
Comment this journal - with link on your character/fanart that you would like me to do if you win
You have to be my watcher ^^
*The lottery will end on August 17
Winner will receive a drawing from me like this:
Unframed-Nature's EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY Contest!:iconjoyloveplz: Welcome to Unframed-Nature's Next BIG Contest :iconjoyloveplz:Unframed-Nature's EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY Contest!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconearthplz: Spring THEME 2013: "Earth Day, Every Day" :iconearthplz:
About Earth Day, And How It Relates To This Contest
Earth Day is Global Holiday which began in 1970!
This year in 2013, this international celebration which aims to promote awareness, education, and action in order to help preserve and protect our Nature on Earth, falls on Monday, April 22nd!
I have gotten to know more and more about many of our very skilled and creative Members. As a result, I have come to realize that not only do we truly enjoy and love Nature, but I have gotten the feeling that so many of our Members genuinely CARE about our planet, and CARE about wanting to be helpful in protecting the beauty and our natural resources, that we seem to love so very much.
There are so many environmental issues, which do, in fact, adversely affect Earth, our common home.
Sometimes, it can seem
Undiscovered Weekly: LiteratureWelcome to the Literature Edition of Undiscovered WeeklyUndiscovered Weekly: Literature3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
In case you're not familiar with it yet, Undiscovered Weekly is a series of articles aimed at putting a spotlight on some otherwise unknown talent across dA's various galleries.
Who's Featured in This Article?
:iconRoguetheScarredAngel: :icondparparita: :iconMetarex12:
Take a moment to introduce yourself. Tell me a bit about your interests and your writing.
So my name is Rogue, but anyone can call me Ro or Roguie. I have many interests, mainly writing and books. I spend a lot of time in my room listening to music and watching my favorite show, "Criminal Minds", where I get new ideas for short stories and poems. I love English class and look perfect for a book worm - braces and glasses are in my life
What inspires you to write the most?
Inspiration comes from creativity, self-teaching, and