Captain Stone Is MissingCaptain Stone Is Missing6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Captain Stone THE NEW BREED OF SUPERHERO? OR THE LAST ONE (POSSIBLY) STILL ALIVE?
CAPTAIN STONE IS MISSING
A Madefire motion book by Christina McCormack & Liam Sharp
Without going into all the wonderful enhancements (not only frame motion and dramatic juxtapositions, but also musical scoring and sound and flash effects) possible with the Madefire motion books process, it should be emphasized lest one get lost in all the bells and whistles that the actual
Evolution of ArtEvolution of Art9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Gift of Madefire
Foreword by techgnotic
depthRADIUS is pleased and proud to present Liam Sharp as a guest writer and welcome his editorial prowess as our newest contributing writer. Liam is legendary as the sci–fi comic book artist, writer and publisher enfant terrible of Britain, his career having begun with 2000 AD magazine. He went on as artist, scripter and short story writer for publications such Heavy Metal and Vampirella. He started his own publishing company, Mam Tor, to self–publish Sharpenings: the Art of Liam Sharp
I got angry! Pt.2As I said - I got angry. Frustrated. And I see it a lot. How DO you get your work out there? How do you get seen?I got angry! Pt.21 year ago in Personal More Like This
Getting into comics is something a lot of people want to know how to do, but there's a lot of questions you want to ask yourself first. There is such a vast array of genre and sub-genre, technique, approach, and so on, that it's important to be clear where you want to go with your work at the outset – and you have to be REALLY honest and tough on yourself.
Do you want to draw:
If you're into the capes and tights and you want to go mainstream you're going to have to want it incredibly badly, as the competition is the most extreme I've ever known it right now. There seems to be more titles than ever - and with the digital revolution more people are capable of producing sleek, mainstream quality art - but right across the
Follow-Up on the Motion Book ToolIn February, we released Madefire's Motion Book Tool to an initial set of deviants, marking the beginning of the Tool's release on deviantART. We've since seen deviants create a variety of detailed and impressive Motion Books, and are pleased with the artistic diversity that deviants are bringing to the Motion Book Tool.Follow-Up on the Motion Book Tool1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Check our the amazing examples below to see some of the great work deviants have produced with the tool:
As we continue to gradually release the Tool to the deviantART community, we want to ensure that the experience of creating and submitting Motion Books is streamlined and efficient from start to finish.
For deviants who already have access to the Motion Book Tool, we'd appreciate a few minutes of your time to answer the following questions. Your feedback will be used to aid development and testing. Aga
Starting a Story From Fresh pt.1I promised, a while ago, that I would write a journal that addressed the writingStarting a Story From Fresh pt.11 year ago in Personal More Like This
and creative process as much as anything else - how I start, and even why.
What makes a memorable character?
What are the themes?
How much do you care about popularity - ie. is it a project you're doing for
yourself, or because you hope it will generate a huge, mainstream audience?
What age-range is it?
And as mentioned earlier - why is it important you do it?
But let's start with...
Where do you get you ideas?
Great ideas do not come fully-formed out of the ether. Even the ideas I've
had that were born of dreams, and dragged screaming from my subconscious
before I forgot them, were an accumulation of living experiences. In Metawhal
Alpha the setting is somewhere I lived as a boy. I know every inch of the
Clock Warehouse, the noises and smells of the place, as well as the referenced
folklore. The Pub in Death and the Myrmidon was indeed a local, and it does
have a well covered in glass that y
I Got Angry Pt.6Something else that get's me angry...I Got Angry Pt.61 year ago in Personal More Like This
Why can't artist's be EXPECTED to experiment? To try new things? To be innovative?
Why is it that drawing in the same style forever is viewed as THE BEST approach?
How do we unlearn this?
How do we encourage creators to be daring, and our readers to be more open and daring too?
I admit it.
I chop and I change, and if you're looking for a book that is consistent then you'd better not invest any time in me! As a result I've lost many fans over the years. People at cons sometimes say 'where did you go after The Hulk? I thought you must have left the industry...'
They never knew I was always here, but always changing.
Case in point - 'Captain Stone is Missing...' (FREE on dA here: www.deviantart.com/art/Captain…) may be, in my opinion, the best work of my career, but consistent it is not!!!
For me there are artists tha
FAQ 809: Line By Line. Stock and Res Golden RuleToday we are going to take an in-depth look at :faq809: This particular FAQ is one that our stock community should know by heart. If you are submitting to the Resources & Stock gallery, you need to be familiar with it. As Stock & Resources Community Volunteers, we personally will not feature a resource as a Daily Deviation if they do not follow this simple list. This also includes personal commentary based on our own personal opinions and experience within the community as a stock providers and a photomanipulators. The personal IMHO portions may be a bit ranty, and you've been warned.FAQ 809: Line By Line. Stock and Res Golden Rule6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Size must be a MINIMUM of 1000x1000pixels (excluding vintage portraits that are relatively small and of low quality)
IMHO: Really in this day and age of technology, how difficult is this? Seriously? The day is long past for the 640 x 778 px stock photo. There are cell phones out there that people take goofy "selfies" on for th
The Myth of DigitalI read about a little girl finding her first Teen Titans comic in a shop a few days ago, and her excitement at holding that comic in her hands. Owning it. And it was a genuinely touching story – the next generation meets paper, print, and the characters they love from the TV. The story went on to talk about digital, and it being no substitute for the real thing. You can’t own the object in the digital world; You can’t treasure it – so the argument went. The response – and there’s always a response these days – was almost unanimously pro-print, though the author conceded room for both.The Myth of Digital1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I spent the last couple of days mulling this over, because this is a mental barrier we are up against – a false meme. And I don’t believe it. It’s not what I’m seeing in practice.
The first point is that the girl found a comic of her favourite TV characters. She didn’t know, most likely, that they were characters in a
How To Use The Motion Book ToolA versatile powerhouse of a creation device, Madefire’s Motion Book Tool can be used to make an variety of digital creations, ranging from simple print-style books to complex, dynamic Motion Books that leap off the screen.How To Use The Motion Book Tool1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Simple: The Page-by-Page Experience
Creating comics, graphic novels, or other works in a classic page-by-page format is a simple, three-step process with the Motion Book Tool.
Step 1: Open the Motion Book Tool
Step 2: Click "Upload Assets" and upload your created pages
Step 3: Create a new project, and put your pages in the project in order
Step 4: Upload to deviantART!
Professional: Storytelling in Motion
At its full capacity, the Motion Book Tool is designed with the professional in mind: powerful enough to handle whatever your imagination can create. Because it’s professional-grade software, the Tool can be advanc
Points giveaway!Hello my fellow watchers!Points giveaway!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As a memoration of 2013, I would like to offer something to all of you for everthing you did for me past year.
You know I'm not really an event person, but this time is something special, because all of you are specials x3
All you have to do to participate, is simple:
Fav this journal and share it.
When you fav this journal, Deviantart chooses a number automatically, and for the giveaway, I will use the page RANDOM.ORG. There will be four prices, of 100 points each one.
You can share the journal, so there will be more people participating :3 Once you share, post a link to the journal/poll here. If you don't share, the fav is not longer valid. The point is to get more people participating.
The giveaway will end in 8/01/13.
So please spread the word and participate! :'D
By the way, how are all of you? :3
Collection: Space ArtCollection: Space Art9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
There was once a time when art depicting the lands west of the Appalachian Mountains as pristine wilderness awaiting exploration was censured by church and state as distracting from more important matters of the common pieties of home life. But there have always been those who need visions of grander realms for the journeys they can only dream of experiencing, but that may one day be rest stops on their great–great–grandchildren’s celestial road maps.
“In space, race doesn't matter, nationality doesn't matter. In space, you see the world as a globe and you don't see the boundaries.”
– Maggie Aderin–Pocock
Introducing Madefire Motion Books to deviantARTApr 2, 2013by spyedIntroducing Madefire Motion Books to deviantART2 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Visit #Madefire on deviantART
I am very excited to announce a strategic partnership between deviantART and Madefire, the leading Motion Book application in Apple’s App Store. (iPhone & iPad)
Together with Madefire, we are releasing the Madefire Web Reader on deviantART in a new category on our front-page called "Motion Books.” You will immediately find a dozen Madefire Motion Books there, with more books released each Wednesday.
Browse Motion BooksTM
Try it out!
Secrets of Superman's UnderwearSecrets of Superman's Underwear1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
ACTION COMICS No.40 coloredby JoeJusko
MY DEVIANTART STORYIt's been almost eight years since I came across deviantART.MY DEVIANTART STORY1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
I was looking for a good gallery site, somewhere I could put my work and share it with fans,
new clients, anybody who might be interested.
I'd found sites that supported art, journals, and all the prerequisite needs, but something
The fact is those template sites are dead space. What they lack is community.
That really is the linchpin: When you join dA you join a movement, a community, a city,
a temple erected to art!
And with that comes responsibility - a ready and eager audience, and all the tools you need
to grow personally, artistically and professionally in a marketplace now teaming with
aggressive, hungry life!
Here's my very first deviation from December 29th 2006 - it's a cover for the series I was
drawing for DC's Vertigo imprint, 'Testament' co-created by myself and Douglas Rushkoff.
(incidentally you can read all four volumes on the Made
Fiat Semi-FinalistsIn the More Fiat, More Imagination Contest we challenged you to create a custom window wrap for the Fiat 500L, that would give us a glimpse of what we'd see going on inside the vehicle at Art Basel. Our judges have decided on the top twenty-five creations and sent them to Casey Hurbis, head of FIAT® communications, who will now decide which three will be featured on vehicles at Art Basel, Miami! Congratulations to the 25 Semi-Finalists below!Fiat Semi-Finalists2 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
The remaining 22 Semi-Finalists will receive:
Three-Month Premium Membership2,000 deviantART points
Read Contest ArticleRead Official Rules
Merrell Diorama Contest Semi-FinalistsIn the Merrell Diorama Contest, we challenged you to depict your favorite fall memory in a shoebox diorama. Your visions were brought to life, and beautifully so! Thank you for sharing your memories with us. The following Semi-Finalists have been chosen by our judges and will now be sent to Merrell's Vice President of Global Marketing, who will choose the top three Finalists.Merrell Diorama Contest Semi-Finalists3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
The 22 Semi-Finalists will each receive:
$50 USD iTunes Gift Card
DeviantART Gear T-Shirt of Winner's choice (subject to availability)
800 deviantART Points
Three-month Premium Membership to deviantART
Congratulations to all!
Read Contest Article
Konoha Pre-Generation CharactersI accidentally make the other ancestors other than Tsubaki's great grand mother. Oh btw, i posted this on tumblr too few days ago :"> Creating characters are super fun ////Konoha Pre-Generation Characters3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Akame Shizuka / Oniyuri - She was originally from Iwagakure, running along the way to Fire Country to evacuate from a war. Back then, kekkei genkai users are avoided because they could be harmful to anyone. She’s looking for a place where she’s accepted by the people. She was born in the same era as Hashirama.
Trivia : The name Shizuka was derived from the famous shirabyoshi in Heian period, Shizuka Gozen
Midorikawa Sanjou - A blacksmith, weapon supplier from Konohagakure who also a weapon master. He has good sense of humor, but quiet stubborn.
Trivia : The name ‘Sanjou’ was derived from the most famous blacksmith, Sanjou Munechika who made one of the legendary sword in J
Lexus IS Design Contest Winners AnnouncementLexus IS Design Contest Winners Announcement2 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Thank you to everyone who participated in The Lexus IS Design Contest! Judges from MotorTrend, Calty Design, VIP AutoSalon, and Lexus, collaborated to select our winners, and were truly impressed with the quality and skill represented in all 25 semi-finalists.
Stendhal SyndromeStendhal Syndrome9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Night at the gallery by pavboq
It’s been described as similar to the experience of “love at first sight,”
When you meet a person who seems to in every way embody everything admirable, honorable, intellectually engaging, sensually desirable, well–humored… and alive. “A sudden racing heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucination” are symptoms you’re
VoteVote9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Voting Isn’t Enoughby poasterchild
It is your RIGHT in a democracy to Vote. It is your DUTY to Everyone to exercise that Vote.
Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
My Voting Values
HOW TO GET PUBLISHEDThis is an old piece I wrote and posted a while ago, but just recently people have been asking what my experiences were with regard to publishing and getting published - so here it is again, with a few new notes added about dA and Madefire!HOW TO GET PUBLISHED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is a very honest view based on 27 years experience as a writer, artist and publisher. The point here is to try to HELP you go into the business enlightened and with open-eyes, knowing what to expect. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PUT YOU OFF! However, you should know that getting into comics is NOT easy - as too many people frequently imagine - and neither is it a glamorous 'rock-star' existence. It is hard work, as are all trades, and it should be treated as such. I see too many people despondent and badly hurt by their experience, and this can be avoided if you know what you are getting into right from the outset.
Getting into comics is something a lot of people want to know how to do, but there's a lot of questions you w
New StockWell, it's been a while huh? Life has been pretty hectic for me over the past few months. I got a full time job as a photographer for a fashion label here in the UK and got to work with Miss Great Britain 2013/14 and Miss South Yorkshire 2013/14. So that's taken up a huge part of my life!New Stock2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My partner moved in back in March, so sorting the house out to accommodate his belongings has been...interesting haha
I turned 30 years old (thanks for all the birthday messages ) and I also got enaged I'm getting married in Autumn 2016. I'm so freakin' excited!! I really can't wait.
I do find myself having a bit more spare time now, with other things calming down. So figured I'd share some new stock. Also, with PNG Tubes closing back in December - I've got all my stuff that I posted exclusively to that site, to pack up and post on here - should anyone be interested in any.My subscription has run out, so PNG Tube
The genius of Miyazaki - Art HistoryIf you haven't heard his name, you must have heard about at least one of his creations. So, who's Miyazaki? It's easier to say who he's not.The genius of Miyazaki - Art History3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hayao Miyazaki was born on the 5th of January 1941 in Bunkyo, Tokyo, as a second of four sons. His father was a director in young Miyazaki's uncle's factory producing rudders for fighter planes - this is where Hayao became highly interested in aviation, which often appears in his films.
When Miyazaki was a little kid, his mother suffered from Pott's disease (sort of tuberculosis) and spent a few years in a hospital. Some says that a very similiar motif appearing in "Tonari no Totoro" ("My neighbour Totoro") was strongly inspired by that part of his life. Also, during his childhood, Miyazaki had to change his place of residence and switch schools several times, which influenced his films a lot, too.
Jackson Pollock: Champion of the New ArtJackson Pollock: Champion of the New Art8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
JACKSON POLLOCK: Champion of the New Art
My Jackson Pollock Nine by DarkLinkFire
Just as Dada and surrealism had been the art world’s mocking response to the world’s failed progressive pretensions in response to the anti-human horror of World War I, the art movement that blew up in the wake of World War II’s repeat performance was “abstract expressionism.”