Chrisravensar Artist InterviewWe recently conducted an interview with the amazing talented Artist Chrisravensar. The profile is at http://chrisravensar.deviantart.com/
Here is the interview below - thanks to the Artist for the time in conducting and answering questions for our members.
What inspired me to take up art.
I couldn't say I can not remember a time when I wasn't drawing. As a child my sisters wanted Barbies I wanted art supplies. So I suppose I was born an artist. What kept me drawing were my interests. I drew what I loved horses and animals. And whatever had my interest at the time Swords and Fantasy Artherian legend. I have always drawn what I wanted.
What materials do you use and recommend
I am a pencil artist and draw on paper. I have done ink work and will be doing more of that soon. I also use coloured pencil and chalk pencil. What I recommend is difficult to say. Paper I buy by feel. I don't really care about a brand or manufacturer. I want acid free and something that feels right, I
How to Suggest a DDThe beauty of Daily Deviations is that they can be suggested by all members of the Deviantart community, including you!How to Suggest a DD10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
To put forward a suggestion, just compose a new note addressed to one of the Lit CVs. Please note just ONE CV as multiple notes tend to create confusion.
If you're stumped on which CV to send in your suggestions to, you can check out their preferences which are stated in their profiles.
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HEY LOOK HERE!! Everything Spring Themed Contest!HEY LOOK HERE!! Everything Spring Themed Contest!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
UPDATED WITH NEW ENTRIES, NEW PRIZES,
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WINNERS MAY GET THEIR ARTWORKS FEATURED IN A FUTURE CONTEST FOR A NEW LOGO
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Guess what? Your favorite group is going to have a Spring themed contest! [La la la la] Are you excited? I know I am!
:iconrazycryplz: Please submit to our Everything Spring Contest folder in our gallery
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How to Add Your Unpaid Writing or Art to a Resume>>How to Add Your Unpaid Writing or Art to a Resume10 months ago in Personal More Like This
FeaturesCheck out these wonderful featured works from i--love group.Features5 months ago in Personal More Like This
You can try to hide it by *BritLawrence Steampunk Cosplay 3 by ~kidontherampage
Memories of summer by ~SilverMixx Strange-forest by ~masha88 The Place we used to love. by ~worldoftheundertaker
Oil. by ~worldoftheundertaker Lyric Video - Joshua Staar by *MonsterBrand The Twilight Of Love by ~Simplexification
5 Years Too Late by ~WordWeight Bookshelf rats by ~JJKAirbrush Crafts with Worf... by *Loopydave
Taking life?! by *Iskander1989 Letter from Life and a complimentary peppermint. by *BritLawrence 1646 by ~NochePrimigenia
i--love FeaturesWelcome to our new members. We are growing quick!. Check out these wonderful artist highlighted by the i--love group.i--love Features7 months ago in Personal More Like This
We have added in new folders for Happy works. Hope you can join us in filling this folder!.
Here is some works for you - check out and support the following artists.
Play With Me by ~a-pretty-white-lie Vampire portrait by ~Eternal-Dream-Art
Saturday by ~retched-words Good morning by *chrisravensar Gerbera by *chrisravensar
Fallen dancer by *Marjie79 Welcome in My Dreams by *Wesley-Souza Let it glow. by `dragonfly-oli
Furry Little Explorer by *BritLawrence Teddies can't be huge enough! by ~WackelP Practicing more animations by *Roneri
romantic by *namirenn Loser by =OnlyOliveOil April is Child Abuse Prevention Month  by *BritLawrence
The Only Ones to Blame by ~linawifeofL strawberry. by ~shiny-emerald Iridescent Flower by *luisbc
I am Beautiful because.... ChallengeChallenge is now closedI am Beautiful because.... Challenge7 months ago in Personal More Like This
Thanks to everyone who participated!
Five Days are left in the challenge!!!!
I'd love to see more contributions to the challenge!
Okay. This is ridiculous.
Do not submit pieces that have been posted before the challenge even started to the challenge folder!
Unless you're a super amazing legit psychic that knew me in person and knew I was going to open this challenge, I know for a fact that those piece were posted for different reasons!
Don't just submit selfies to the folder, We do check the images! >:I
All challenge pieces must be new and specifically made for the challenge. If it does not say that it is for the challenge in the artist statement, does not fit the challenge theme or was posted on DeviantART BEFORE the opening date, THEN IT WILL BE DECLINED
This challenge is all about you and I can see a lot of amazing works made from this.
The Theme Is:
"I am beautiful because...
RESULTS ACG - Tales of Time - CONTEST RESULTSIt has been one tough ride deciding the winner out of all the wonderful, imaginative, creative, story telling wonderful wonderful pieces. You can see all the entries here >> http://anothercontestgroup.deviantart.com/gallery/41448679RESULTS ACG - Tales of Time - CONTEST RESULTS1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Features Gold Medal ArtHere are some works featured at GoldMedalArtFeatures Gold Medal Art4 months ago in Personal More Like This
Butterfly Girl Hiding by ~photoartbyshannon Colored pencils by *takmaj
You can try to hide it by *BritLawrence Savannah I by *Scarlettletters L0V3 by ~xChristina27x
Finding Bliss by ~xChristina27x Ethereal by *Danvanbilderbeek Heart of Dew by *alexgphoto
love smile by ~xChristina27x Love will catch you by =wdnest Bad Thoughts by ~Murkk
Disability Awareness 2013 The Glossary Project by `NicBelroque :thumb364646590: Black and White Rabbits by ~hiyogon
Cosmostars by *farashenka untitled by *oprisco Day 271 by ~ErinBird
untitled by *oprisco *** by *oprisco Gift: NOT sure what to think about you by *xSpickeyx
Winter's here! [finally] by =zepIyn Autumn. Brightest Gold. by ~Taiss14 Hello there... by *Qinni
Gold Medal Art Monthly WinnersCheck out our monthly winners here at GoldMedalArt. Check out the winners and mentions profiles for more wonderful art work.Gold Medal Art Monthly Winners18 hours ago in Personal More Like This
Wonderful emotional photomanip. Congratulations on your talent
Traditional awareness piece for epilepsy
Wonderful capture of nature
Lovely digital art piece
Lovely traditional piece
SEPTEMBER FEATURESo, guys, enjoy my hour-long feature! ^^SEPTEMBER FEATURE3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Well, all the deviations here are really worth browsing through. Most of these awesome people don't have nearly enough all the media coverage they deserve! Please take a few minutes to enjoy these people's hard work!
Cat 10 by ~sisselPhotography The Rainbow Collection by ~xChristina27x
It's raining out there by *cazt1811
The first blossom by *cazt1811 light the perimeter by ~Buntcone
January 2013 Medal Winners!2012 has passed and it's finally 2013 -- so here are the winners of our gold, silver and bronze [also mentions] medals! ^^ Enjoy.January 2013 Medal Winners!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
At Last by :icondylancx: is an emotional piece with a great meaning behind it.
Nails inspired by steampunk by :icondanijella: are a great concept and also greatly done.
Soft colours with a splash of orange and also a quick speedpaint, Places We Never Went Together by :iconmoxiv: is a lovely, soft piece.
Thanks to all the winners and our member's support!
Recent faves 4 (feature) and contestRecent faves 4 (feature) and contest3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Dust In The Attic by ~TheFoxAndTheRaven
coffee beans and time lapse by ~xChristina27xwhere's my mom by ~all17Lady Plume by *kim-e-sens
I SURRENDER by *sandrawiklanderUnder The Weight Of Leafing by *sandrawiklandersorrow by *cloduyMemory of love by =Purple20
Panna of clouds by =FrancescaDelfino
:raindance: by *candymax
BEST OF: dA-Supporters group - 56BEST OF: dA-Supporters group - 56BEST OF: dA-Supporters group - 567 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Here's the feature of #deviantARTSupporters group.
You will see here BEST works created by the members.
:iconlovesplz: FEATURES :iconlovesplz:
Redux by ~str4yk1tt3nWinnie and his beautiful yellow eyes by =FrancescaDelfinoBokeh by =FrancescaDelfino
Crime scene by *RafidoCinderella by =yourpsychotherapistRainmaker by ~Corvinerium
Bulbasaur by *WeijiCThe Dragon king by ~GIANTLYShapeshifters by ~Forge-T
Nice shot by =SquitopusWinter. by ~RraFrateaCardboard embroidery by *chorny-kotenok
Contest! (deadline has been reached)Admin has finally chosen a theme for this contest : "Dreams & Nightmares". We feel this theme is vague enough to open up a world of possibilities as far as entries go. Choose a work of yours that best represents this theme..or that you feel relates to it.Contest! (deadline has been reached)9 months ago in Personal More Like This
All Forms of Art are acceptable. One entry per person. It can a new work or something you already submitted to a folder.
The prize will be a One Month Premium Membership (the equivalent of 396 DA points.)
In the event that the winner already has a premium membership, they can opt for the 400 points instead.
The contest will begin shortly after I finish this entry and create the folder.
Entries can be submitted up until Thursday March 14th at 5pm (EST)
10 entries will be very carefully chosen by our contributing staff and posted on the voting poll.
It will take some time to carefully select which ones are voted upon. So, you might not see the voting poll put up until Sunday, March 17th at a time to be announced later.
Weekly Round-up!Four fantastic pieces of lit have been wrangled for you to enjoy this week, some about remembering, others about discovery, all of which will surely touch an emotional or sympathetic chord.Weekly Round-up!2 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
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This Week's Features
Two Years After That Night in Nasiriyah by =doughboycafe
A soldier remembers
A powerfully written flash fiction piece that is emotionally gripping and tactfully told. The entire flash-back of the events of that night is presented wonderfully and the reoccurring theme of loss is written well, without being too overly emotional but conveyed with a sense of silent dignity
Midnight Dance by =DrippingWords
Copper and adventure
A beautifully written poem with wonderful imagery and a subtly steampunk feel to it
Sundae Treat- Sammur-amat's Sunday Feature + NewsPLEASE this feature and these wonderful works of art, thank you!Sundae Treat- Sammur-amat's Sunday Feature + News1 year ago in Personal More Like This
The amount of artistic talent here on dA has always amazed me, I feel like it should be a privilege to be able to feature such amazing pieces as these. Therefore, without further ado this Sunday's Specials
:thumb312662469: :thumb314861118: fever, dream by ~prairiedaisy the autopsy of an earthquake (collab) by ~ChloroformBoy Exhale, Amaryllis by =LadyofGaerdon
anemic, broken, and growing up anyway by *aprilwednesday unfinished thoughts by ~Vlavisfaults And Here Is John by =doughboycafe Pilkunnussija by *disrhythmic Honesty on a flat-topped shingled roof (vignette) by *enigmaticsmile
now it's just dirt under my fingernails. by ~colbalt-rain 24. Stars by ~LooLa-Bean 20 Reasons Why I Hate Twilight by ~HeartsNeverBreak Sheet of music by ~BlindxMinds The Minotaur's Bride by *orphicfiddler
I got a very humbling DLD today alongside my collab partner and lovely firend, ~ohsparrowsong for our piece always half-finished by =Sammur-amat always half finished by ~ohsparrowsong
Thank you wholeheartedly, dear DLD team and friends for all the wonderful
Artworks at TheCreativeClubWelcome to The Creative Club - artworks throughout the years.Artworks at TheCreativeClub9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Here is some art works submitted to our group, and the group favourites from various years, some recent, some from past years.
We hope you enjoy these collections of artwork and can support the artists profiles with a view, watch or favourite or two.
Nerdy Is The New Cute - Panda by ~sobeyondthis 73 Bubble Tea by ~RoselineLphoto
berries by ~zvepywka H a p p y l e a f by =Tawara753 My First Attempt at Sculpey by ~KatherineReedKS
Stop Shooting the Butterfly by =wdnest :thumb360364418: Watermelon Jello by =theresahelmer
Life is a Work In Progress by ~Timesplitter92 weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeepy by ~lovestamp2 Abscido by ~Alveeus
Involuntary by *iNeedChemicalX MaMa Scared Stiff Entry: Outside the covers by ~wicked-fairytale
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Just this xD
I--Love HighlightsIt's the new month of February 2013. We have received some lovely art works in each category. Thanks for joining our new group.I--Love Highlights10 months ago in Personal More Like This
Here are some highlights for your enjoyment.
It's the Month of Love - Love is in the air - here is some from the LOVE category
When Love is gone - there is Loss - here is some from the LOSS category
Where would our life be without it - Enjoy some items from the Colourful category
Finally some items from the Awareness category.
Who I am -- is not for your amusement by =wdnest Thinner, Thinner by ~HumanArt-Photography
Thanks for everyones contributions to this new startup emotional group.