Keep Calm and Carry OnTony DiTerlizzi once told me that to become successful you just need to keep working. Even if it seems like nothing is coming from your hard work, you just need to keep doing it anyway. If you're persistent and keep at it long enough, eventually people will notice you and you will get somewhere. It's advice that resonated with me quite powerfully, and since college I've always taken the attitude of just doing what I love, with the faith that it will eventually pay off. I've had my ups and downs over the years, but in many respects his advice has been true. The following are examples of things I am grateful for, that would never have happened had I ever given up. This is not a complete list, or in any specific order. It's just a few highlights of special things that have happened to me that I will always remember fondly.Keep Calm and Carry On3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Tunnel Runner was a game for the Atari 2600. It had the unfortunate timing to come out right around the big video game crash of 1983, so sales of t
My Pixel Winter ContestTime has finally come to have our very own official pixel art contest to give away some prizes and share the love with pixel community!My Pixel Winter Contest2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Christmas and winter overall is, at least for me, a very merry time of the year - families come together to celebrate Christmas, children play outside and have fun building snowmen. We all celebrate this time of the year differently with our own traditions. And this is what we want to see from you. It doesn't matter if you are a pixel art wizard or someone who tries it for the very first time, create something awesome in pixel art and share your idea of a perfect winter with us.
You have almost one whole month to create your entry for this contest. Contest runs from 12th of December until 9th of January.
But before you start we have some rules for you to follow.
1. Entry has to be created for this contest and can't be taken from your old work.
2. You can't use any pre-made templates, bases, etc
Titties? DENIED!I honestly can't remember the first pair of boobs I ever saw. They were probably in an Arnie film, or some other 80s action flick, as every such movie back then had at least one moment when a random, busty extra got them out for a second or two (track down the one from Commando. It's f**king hilarious).Titties? DENIED!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
First porn mag was one I found by accident.
First soft-core flick was stumbled upon by channel surfing late at night when no one else was around.
You really had to work for your porn in the days before the internet, so it's no surprise that people of 2013 get a little twitchy when the government announce plans to restrict access to it.
I agree that kids shouldn't see certain content, but I disagree that them doing so causes the "corruption/corrosion" some folk claim. That stems from kids not being told about what they're seeing, and has less to do with the media they're exposed to and more to do with sh*t parenting.
You don't want your kid se
Might No 9 Female Robot DebacleNot sure how I missed this but a couple days ago one of the kickstarter people attached to Keiji Inafune’s “Mighty No. 9” project has caused a bit of controversy. It seems she tweeted that she would have liked for Mighty No. 9’s designs to be female. And then the internet exploded on her for trying to further her “feminist agenda.”Might No 9 Female Robot Debacle2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You know... I keep harping on these issues because of idiotic shit like this. I mean, seriously? It’s not even a THING. She said she would have LIKED it if the character designs were female, not that she was trying to FORCE her agenda on anything. Clearly from the design art the character is already male to begin with, so what are people worried about? There’s literally no need to get angry over this. It was someone’s OPINION about something they were working on.
Granted, from what I understand of the debacle, she didn’t handle herself well with the uproar, but frankly I’m more forgiving about
Legend of Korra - Book 2Sweeeeeeeeeeet.Legend of Korra - Book 22 years ago in Personal More Like This
How is Avatar the only cartoon like this?! The original series came out years ago and was a huge success: a family friendly, mature narrative, like any number of live action, fantasy dramas, only animated.
Why has no one copied the formula?! We should be swamped by this kind of goodness!!
As much as I like the visuals of Anime, the narrative usually lost in translation....... or was just crap to begin with.
Western writing combined with Eastern animation techniques (or should that read "slave labour"?) is just brilliant!
The Comic Is a LieDo I really need to do this? Do I really have to write a journal explaining that my SYAC comics are mostly made up? Really, internet, is this a thing now?The Comic Is a Lie2 years ago in Personal More Like This
So yeah... just so we're all perfectly clear on things... the majority of my comics are made up. While they might have an element of truth or be based on a real event, it's all still rearranged, altered, or just plain fabricated to make a joke.
Here's a good rule of thumb: If I don't expressly say it's based on a real thing in my description, you should just assume that it's made up and fake. And even if I do say it's based on a real thing, chances are it's been altered and re-arranged to make the joke work. So really, you should just assume that everything that happens in SYAC is entirely fictional. I know having an "avatar" that in some respects represents me and my opinions can cloud things but still, just assume that everything is made up. Any references to haters, any frustrations a character is going through,
Best games I've played on the 360With the current generation consoles nearing its end, I've been sorting through my games collection, desciding on what to store and what to ditch. There are a few more titles coming out this year which I may add to my list of fave games, but going by recent disappointments (Far Cry 3/Remember Me): I'm not holding my breath.Best games I've played on the 3602 years ago in Personal More Like This
(And, yes, GTA 5 is one of those titles. They managed to screw up GTA 4, so I'm running under the assumption that they're going to do it again)
These games, however, are all gold. The best of this generation's crop. All are well worth a play:
Batman Arkham Asylum
Battlefield Bad Company (1 & 2)
COD: Modern Warfare 2
Earth Defence Force 2017
Fallout: New Vegas
Just Cause 2
Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption – Undead Nightmare
Saints Row 2
XCom Enemy Unknown
(Please don't ask "Why isn't this/
Unspoken rulesRecently I posted a Mass Effect 3 comic, and I've noticed that an unfortunate number of people ignored the description telling everyone that it was an old joke originally posted months ago. You don't have to like the joke, but if your major criticism is "this joke is no longer topical" then that isn't really my fault, is it?Unspoken rules3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I think I need to re-explain a few things to make sure we're all on the same page.
About brentalfloss comics
I don't write it, I just draw it. Occasionally I'll have some artistic input, but outside that I generally follow the scripts tightly. Dan is in charge of writing, and he's been taking a lot of criticisms to heart lately. He's been experimenting with timing and panel layouts, and he's only going to get better as time goes on, but you've gotta give him time first. As a prime example: We haven't made a masterbation joke in almost a year, and that's entirely from the feedback we were getting. We are listening, it just takes time.
The brentalfloss comics are
aaah that feeling of the first review...dare i say...WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEaaah that feeling of the first review...1 year ago in Personal More Like This
aaand there goes my masculinity ....byeeee! XD
first review of death vigil is out
tonight is the nightIm going to have a hell of an update for you guys tonight.tonight is the night2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Those who follow my tumblr and are friends with me on facebook may already be keen to my plans, but i need to stop neglecting DA and keep you all posted.
I'm not dead.
I'm being re-invented!
New art, new comic, new life.
We will be back to tge glory days of DA when i updated daily and responded to everyone!
I hope you are all as excited as I am ^___^
HAPPY MONDAY EVERYONE!
Meanwhile, at a secret underground facility.....Half Life was released in 1998, which means.....dear god in heaven.....that some of you might not have even been alive to play it.Meanwhile, at a secret underground facility.....3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Or you were, but couldn't do much more than drool on the keyboard and gnaw the mouse like a rusk.
Luckily for you, some die-hard fans have spent the past 8 years using Valve's own tools to lovingly rebuild the legendary locale that Gordon Freeman escaped over a decade ago .
.well, most of it. Xen is missing for now, but that bit was sh*t, so who cares?
Black Mesa will be free to download on the 14th September .which really did surprise me.
When I first heard about the project (a good few years back) I thought Valve themselves would snap up the concept and bundle it in with an "Orange Box 2".
I'm usually opposed to remakes, but the prospect of seeing Half Life 1 rendered in glorious Half Life 2 detail does make the geeky nerves tingle.
The man of small steps.Some people you just think of as being immortal.The man of small steps.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
RIP - Neil Armstrong
Q and A: ReduxI did a Q&A journal recently, but since some people didn't like the short curt often sarcastic one word responses I gave to most of the questions, I thought it would be a good idea to respond a little more in depth to some of them, especially since a lot of the questions asked were so similar to each other.Q and A: Redux3 years ago in Personal More Like This
What do you do when you have artist's block?
I tend to play video games, or go watch a movie. The best thing to do when you have artist's block is to get out of the area where the block is occurring. Go to a coffee shop and relax, or (since it's spring) go to a nearby park with a sketch pad and just start doodling. Artist blocks usually occur when you're trying too hard, so getting a change of scenery and allowing your brain to relax is what'll help get you through it.
What got you into comics?
A number of factors. First, I've always liked to draw ever since I was a kid.
Second, even though I wanted to be an animator, when I was in school it was much faster for me to m
Feature - From Feb.24 - Mar.2I'm featured more and more but i rarely return the favor, i'm planning to make weekly feature. Here's my favorites of the week from any art style. These may be huge.Feature - From Feb.24 - Mar.23 years ago in Personal More Like This
No Place To Fall by Sarah261109 The Guardian of Life and Death by Reithya The Wolf's Lair by J-u-d-a-s Enjoy the Silence by Aegis-Illustration Winnie - Charcoal Commission by secrets-of-the-pen Cobalt in my Veins by octobre-rouge Soul Reaver by SneznyBars A tiger's portrait by TlCphotography730 Land of a Thousand Islands by erezmarom Fashion World by FP-Digital-Art car by Omid-Mehrabi Blau Mutation. by hybridgothica Francesca by Alberto-B Yarnbombed tree by veracauwenberghs She's a WOLF by shiny-shadows-Art All That What Remains by igreeny Staring into your soul by AuroraWienhold El Dorado by GolpeArt Portrait with dress by Laura-Ferreira cargo ship by 0BO The Voice Within by TitusBoy25 Untill The Day We Meet by NanFe :thumb357225614: Mystical Alley by Leonid Afremov by Leonidafremov Battle Cave by HELMUTTT No such thing as monsters by neverdying :thumb356781427: Zoe-Jolina-02 by Eman333 Deep Water by Nikulina-Helena Fleur du Mal by Blavatskaya :thumb356766299: The Flame of the Jellyfish by Wesley-Souza The End by MirellaSantana Bella II by hoschie Traffic Control by KrayTSAO Devon Jade by PMucks Jennifer Lawrence portrait by MShah123 :thumb356890734: My Prison by EnchantedWhispersArt :
winners of Heavensinyoureyes photography contestCongratulations y'all!winners of Heavensinyoureyes photography contest11 months ago in Personal More Like This
CATEGORY A: BLACK AND WHITE FEELINGS
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Stellar by VisualPoems Freedom's Colors by VisualPoems
CATEGORY B: SKY IN ITS OWN BEAUTY
Halcyon Eve by Aquilapse
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lovet artlovet art2 years ago in Personal More Like This
esto es el trabajo de una bella amiga mia, de verdad ame este dibujo!!! por que expresa todo lo que es Nunu
esa cosha de pandita rojo ='D lo ame!! sdfhjkshdfkjhsfd
solo quería publicarlo por que la verdad lo ame!
random ass feature 16!Yes, my features are random ass . And I like doing them and having pretty art on my profile. Also, I hope seeing all these beauties will give me inspiration to complete my next uh experience? Bad word choice, whatever. Anyway, enjoy!random ass feature 16!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ghost by RazielMB The same feeling by Eternal-Dream-Art
xX..Insubstantial in Love..Xx by frikibunny8 HaLLowed HeArt by ChibiChise Valentine day by DecodedError
Rose by shiny-shadows-Art the spider web by Mayagraphic Of a Shadowed Realm by SpokeninRed
Sleeping Beauty by OmriKoresh
Descent by Notvitruvian The happiest day in her life by megan7 Dissolve by J-u-d-a-s
Blind Energy by kuschelirmel :thumb354616100:
Post mortem delight by TimLiljefors Reaching for the everlasting by melted-ices
Daisy, Daisy... by BooYeh
Nephilim by Glluengo Lovely Family by r-pre Tomb Raider reborn contest by cdelafuente by cdelafuente
FB Group Targeting dA ArtistsLong time I didn't publish a journal, the last was in May. Just this week I was planning to do a feature (and I will). But too much things are happening this week, so, 1st, I decided to join the movement to share this journal with all my watchers. And I ask that you also carry forward.FB Group Targeting dA Artists2 years ago in Personal More Like This
* This whole article below was written by my dear friend :iconashe-art: (I stole from you, darling!). Come on guys, let's show that together we Deviants can move mountains!
There is a group on Facebook that is targeting deviantArtists with the belief that stealing art is okay and that we artists are "bullies" for reporting art theft. This group is reporting artists with the goal of ruining artists' reputations and causing the pages of artists to be closed and/or removed. At this point in time, they are specifically targeting deviants whom are members of the FB group "Deviant Art Users Against Art Theft."
1 GIF 2 posibles ganadoresQuiero regalarle a uno de mis visitantes un dibujo como estos... =V se que son medio raritos XD pero a alguien le gustaría uno así....1 GIF 2 posibles ganadores3 years ago in Personal More Like This
las reglas son sencillas... =V
-solo deben comentar en este jornaul XD.. acerca que cualquier cosa.. =V lo que quieran... excepto de cosas horribles o feas...
-De quienes me comenten mirare su galería y el personaje MAS ORIGINAL le are el gif...
-no quiero que escriban cosas como "escojeme a mi" sera al primero que no le are nada...
-su comentario debe ser corto, no mas de 40 caracteres.
-;w; escriban chistes, cosas graciosas que me hagan reír... quiero reír un rato...
-si no pues hablarme sobre cosas de política, sociedad, chismes :iconmegistamuchoplz: =V ando desconectada del mundo no se si sonic ah sacado un nuevo juego.. eh parado de contar desde sonic colors
-el ganador lo publicare.. cuando yo quiera.. =V y al ganador no le dire que fue ganador... nadie sabrá hasta que yo publique...
-mandenme links de vídeos chistosos.. o de gifs chi
fo realz FYI + FAQ just for you!!s'bout time for an actually comprehensive one omffo realz FYI + FAQ just for you!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Charles Wolfe. Charlie, Chuck, Chuckles, Rai, whatever other nicks you know. Dude-ish thing. Leo, August 12. Internet user.
Sapiophile, in deep shit cahoots with Katarsium.
Distant, skittish, and abrasive but well-meaning as a whole, if not a lil' aloof and shy of contact.
A friendly dude, but not mistakable for wanting to make friends. Friendship is serious shit that takes lots to chill with Chuck.
Colorblind with difficulties tracking movement and easily overwhelmed by visual information.
Lives in Arizona and attends SUVA for college, majors animation. Ideal career in pre-production concept art and character design. Wants to fundamentally change the core process of character design in regards to gender roles.
Obsessed with biology, evolution, prehistoric life and avians. Especially avians. Loves gore, cannibalism and teratology. Has many more interests too
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 4-16-15Today's Headlines From The News Desk 4-16-158 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskApril 16, 2015
New ‘Star Wars’ Trailer
The second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been released. In addition, we got a little tidbit of trivia about the new film. Do you remember the shot on the first teaser trailer for The Force Awakens that features a desert environment everyone assumed was Tatooine? According to a report from IGN, director J.J. Abrams confirmed today at Star Wars Celeb
A Link to the Past 2A Link to the Past 2 for the 3DSA Link to the Past 23 years ago in Personal More Like This
Nintendo just announced this as part of their Nintendo Direct presentation, along side other titles like a Yoshi's Island sequel.
Nintendo. STOP BEING AWESOME. STOP IT!
Miyamoto said once that he wanted to remake A Link to the Past for the 3DS. Now it looks like this is the genesis of that idea. Of course being Miyamoto just a simple remake isn't good enough, it's got to include all new dungeons and gameplay mechanics while staying true to the tried and true top down gameplay. Any new handheld Zelda game that ditches the bullshit touch control system to move is a great idea in my books, but doing it with one of my absolute favorite Zelda games of all time? Nintendo, I love you.
Hypothetical question: Since this game takes place in the same universe as A Link to the Past, features locations from that game, and now that the game engine is made... couldn't they just release the remake to A Link to the Past as well? I mean, don't get me wrong as a Ni
Stolen Art worksThank you to all of you for informing me about Hidden Supplies, it seems that they have taken one of my images along with many other fanart from different artist and was selling it online as well as at conventions.Stolen Art works3 years ago in Personal More Like This
link to their print shop
At first I was really mad and pissed, but then I learned that they apparent gotten permission from some artist to sell their works there. I can't speak for the other artist that had their works sold by them as some clam that they did g
The Echo chamber dilemmaThe promise of the Internet was that unlimited information and experiences would draw us together. But instead it seems to have driven us apart.The Echo chamber dilemma3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For years I've observed this behavior but haven't been able to vocalize it correctly. Originally I called the behavior of collective opinions as "the hive mentality" of the Internet. But that wasn't exactly right and I often got called out on it. The most prominent example was when I made a comic about a guy disagreeing with opinions and being shouted at till he remained quiet, eventually fading into the background with everyone else. The consensus of that comic was that if you disagree with someone you aren't bullied into not speaking, but instead are free to go someplace else where people who do agree with you exist. And you know what? That wasn't what i was trying to convey, but is sadly true. The Internet is not a hive mind. It's many tiny pocket echo chambers of mutual agreements.
And this is becoming a growing problem, I think, because n