Staying CreativeI borrowed this list fromStaying Creative3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Though I do not use all of these personally, I think it useful for those who may need it.
Do you have any thought or ideas on how to stay creative? Share them with me.
Carry a notebook/sketchbook everywhere
Get away from the computer
Quit beating yourself up
Sing in the shower
Know your roots
Ask "What if ?"
Constantly risk absurdity
Listen to new music
Rock the boat
Surround yourself with creative people
Don't give up
Practice, practice, practice
Make mistakes on purpose
Go somewhere new
Watch foreign films
Break the rules
Start a gratitude list
Get lots of rest
Write your own myth
Do more of what makes you happy
Don't push the river
Read a page of the dictionary
Stop trying to be someone else's perfect
Got an idea? Write it down
Clean your workspace
Learn something new
Create reckless juxtapositions
Make a visual pinboard
Take a walk
Japanese 101Konnichiwa Minna san! Watashi wa baka desu! Watashi no shumi wa e wo kaku koto desu! Yoroshiku onegaishimasu! （＾Ｏ＾☆♪Japanese 1013 years ago in Personal More Like This
So okay some of you got jellin of my fine japanese language desu ne.
I thought of why not teach my lovely watchers speak japanese?
Okay let's start with the simple one. If you want your sentence to sound like japanese you need to put 'desu' at the end of each sentences. Now before we start using 'desu' let me tell you first what it means. It would be stupid if you're using the word that you don't know right? Okay the word 'desu' comes from the latin word 'Canius Femina' meaning bitch. For example I love you desu (I love you bitch).. Tehehe kidding aside. Okay the meaning of 'desu' is really hard to explain but basically it's a polite modifier or it can also mean " It is ", "Those are" , or "I am." or whatever.
Now that you know the word desu let's use it in a sentence.
Fuck you desu. V(=^･ω･^= )v
Monthly Contest #02 - Music (Closed)And the winner is...Monthly Contest #02 - Music (Closed)9 months ago in Personal More Like This
♥ Congratulations coralpinkflorescent! ♥
Music Fairies is an absolutely adorable image. I just love the idea that this is how music is written ♥
coralpinkflorescent will receive a one month sub and, though it's not much, I'll also be giving everyone else who entered 5 points just because. Thanks for all of your wonderful entries guys!
Oh, guys. Do you remember those little contests I used to host back when I had money for prizes? Me too. And I miss them. So I've decided to ignore my oft-dire financial situation and bring them back.
The primary purpose of these contests is to have art-based fun. While there is obviously that element of competition there, the idea is to enjoy the process of creating your art rather than worrying about winning. It's not about perfection, it's not about skill, it's about doing. You have
We Need a Hero...The latest Chapter...brought to you by meh :iconyeahplz:We Need a Hero...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
But where are the heroes? ......
NOT FUCKING THERE YET!!
Meanwhile..... in perhaps the most sane place right now.....
Originally from my NF Thread --> http://www.narutoforums.com/showthread.php?t=918175
Ivan BilibinИван Яковлевич Билибин, or for those who can't read the cyrylic alphabet: Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, was one of the most important illustrators and stage designers in Eastern Europe of the 20th century.Ivan Bilibin2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Education and inspirations
He was born on the 16th of August 1876 (it was Wednesday) in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Before he became a student of the great Ilya Repin, he studied at the Art School of Anton Ažbe in Munich in 1898, so you can see that he gathered quite a good art education.
From 1902 to 1904 he travelled around Russian North. He became fairly inspired by the folklore of these a
Big FeatureBig Feature2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Words I'l never say by MariaBeloArt One Last Withering Rose by LadyxBoleyn
Reine des Neiges by MaliciaRoseNoire Rose by aryannas
The Witch by EstherPuche-Art My Best Friend by aryannas
Expiracion by CrisestepArt
PANDA TREE by LORA ZOMBIE ( speed drawing video)speed drawing video of my latest work PANDA TREEPANDA TREE by LORA ZOMBIE ( speed drawing video)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Digitally Delicious: February 26thstrange forest by velespainterDigitally Delicious: February 26th1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Cloaked in Cold by Herck
Silence Sonata by 6kart
Goddess of Love Stage 4 by mictones
DDatTL Promo 003 by TangoCharlieESQ
Windqueen by XiaoBotong
: Bro' , Sis' and Mrs Peanut : by lehuss
The Play by Lady-Werewolf
Storm approaching by mad-jojo
forest spirits by leere42
Emerging unharmed by LordDoomhammer
Charlize Theron in Snow White by AaronGriffinArt
Inside my Heart by Linzu Inside my Heart by Linzu
Water Goddess reg by Toru-meow Water Goddess reg by Toru-meow
HER, HIM, OURSELVES by marcocasalvieri HER, HIM, OURSELVES by marcocasalvieri
things understanding by ellrano things understanding by ellrano
PE Interview with =agnes-cecileSilvia is, without any doubt, one of the most marking figures of this site. Many thousands love her works and some artists consider her to be the role model of their artistic life. Instead of rambling about how she is a popular figure of this site, i decided to show you what other people think of her.PE Interview with =agnes-cecile3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Green-EyedGhost says: "Her art is inspiring, emotional, brilliant, incredible, indescribable. Her every single work is what actually can be called art. She always inspires me, she is the most amazing artist I've ever seen in my life!"
airheadOMer completes: "...she has a brilliant and copious use of color. All her work is very intricate and lavish while remaining fairly luminous and simple. It has a wonderful flow to it and is, basically, quite beautiful. She has ineffable talent and her work shows that."
With this being said, let's see what agnes-cecile has to say!
You are a very succ
ART T.O.SFEEL FREE TO USE THIS POLICY AS YOUR OWN.ART T.O.S2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Everything I post on my deviantART page are original works created by me. You do NOT have permission to re-upload my work in any way or on any site. You may NOT reproduce, modify, or trace over my work in ANY way. In the description, I will always include information on who the character belongs to; if the deviation is of character you own or is not owned by me. Therefore, no one else may use my work without permission.
Original Character Guidelines:
My original characters created by me cannot be re-used for personal, non profit, or commercial purposes in ANY way. Their backgrounds and stories are copyrighted by ME. If you copy or heavily reference it any way this is considered plagiarism.
You may not claim the character as your own.
You may not use my characters for role playing.
You may not re-upload any of my original characters anywhere.Fan art is
AnimeNext AA UpdateEnjoy some CT Music as you read! the AMP_I (EP) is available on BandcampAnimeNext AA Update2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Thanks to everyone who supported me recently! The album sales did come up short but some generous people helped make up the difference!
I also want to welcome and thank any new watchers that I haven't welcomed or thanked yet for deciding to follow my deviantArt. There's....a lot of you now. And the numbers just keep going up. I hope you continue to enjoy and support what I do! And as always, stay awesome guys :iconsuccesskid2plz:
Smile."A smile is a curve that sets everything straight." ~Phyllis DillerSmile.3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Smile by CaptainCacao :thumb275810404: Smile,please by Bara18 SmiLE PaRtaAY- ThrowUp by Midnight-Specks Smile by morgueprincess smile by jordache the smile of smiles by dinocat :thumb276065761: S a y S m i l e by FlabnBone :thumb275887652: laughter by darkangelkiss smile by mystiquenigma morning smile by Larisoi Laughter by StacyToddPhotography moer smile by k-BOSE Smile by soulofautumn87 Smile by Sophalone Smile by F-Candle Happy Birthday by LimKis Smile by Samt-al7anyin I didn't do it by Joeman454 Smile. by treyplay Such a Nice Smell and Smile by BaronTrance Smile by scorsagra Snail by CheShindra smile by dottydotcom Smile by CarsAndMore smile by johnberd Smile by BlackJack0919 smile for the camera by sheddinglies :thumb186516288: Just Smile by xbooshbabyx :thumb27
1,700 watchers raffle ! closedThe raffle is now over! Thank you for all the participants! <31,700 watchers raffle ! closed11 months ago in Personal More Like This
the numbers are..
so the winners are
amyangel248 and iv511
I'll note you two for further info <3
If you didn't win, then watch out for my next raffle!
again, thank you to all who participated and thank
you for all the watchers! <3
I've reached 1,700 watchers ! :iconmaniacscreamplz:
sooo its time for another raffle ^^
this time will be for a animated page doll
Here's how im going to do the raffle this time,
1 free pagedoll - 75 participants
2 free pagedolls - 125 participants
and yeah only limited to 2 lol
i'll try to do more winners next time !
You MUST be a watcher to participate
(doesn't matter if it was before this journal or after)
and favorite this journal to enter ! I'll use
random.org to pick a winner <: good luck everyone ! <3
and thank you for 1,700 watchers ! <33 :iconyuihugplz:
Ends in 24 hours!
80 Points Giveaway Raffleehh80 Points Giveaway Raffle1 year ago in Personal More Like This
ok so lets start this...
You cannot enter when you have over 10k(10000) points in your shop. I'm doing this just to help people.
so basically the max number you can get is 6 numbers.
You'll get 1 number when - You fav'ed this journal
You'll get 2 numbers when - You've wrote a journal about this.. giveaway.. i guess..
You'll get 3 numbers when - You watch me. (please tell me that you watch me if you already do when you comment.)
Please comment below with what you did, if journal, then link too please.
I'll give you numbers after you've done that.
Winner will be chosen from random.org
1st - 43
2nd - 23
3rd - 13
if people donates me little by little, the winner prices will go up more.
[NEW] Every people who donates for this raffle gets to be featured on this journal and gets an extra number. ( from 2 ) | Donating over 20 will be getting featured on this journal, getting an extra nu
3... 2... 1... MAKE SOME NOISE! Shippuuden Omake!Do you have a question for us?3... 2... 1... MAKE SOME NOISE! Shippuuden Omake!7 years ago in Personal More Like This
Before you ask, kindly check out our Frequently Asked Questions page! You might also want to check out my Cosplay Photography Guide.
Update! Added in a few more photos, as well as my Deidara trial cosplay. Sorry it's still taking me long to reply to everyone! My inbox is flooded. 22k+ messages, gah.
Ajisen Ramen near our school is closing down (much to our despair) so to say goodbye, we had a Shippuuden trial photoshoot. I say trial because it was just me and Sasuke that day, and my costume wasn't what I'd call complete. (It wasn't even mine, I just borrowed it to see if I'd be able to pull it off.)
I wasn't too sure how I'd fare as Naruto, but I'm glad there haven't been any violent objections about my character choice. We're still undecided about who we'll be cosplaying for the proper S
Pixel Pagedoll Giveaway (WINNERS ANNOUNCED)WINNERS OF THIS GIVEAWAY!!Pixel Pagedoll Giveaway (WINNERS ANNOUNCED)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
(I threw in an extra prize. >< )
The person who won an icon is Dalal-N
And for the pixel pagedoll...
The winner is....
Send me a note with your character reference and any extra info for them or ideas you have for it!
THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO JOINED THIS! I HOPE TO HAVE ANOTHER ONE IN THE FUTURE!! : D
:iconsuperheroglompplz: :iconsuperheroglompplz: GIVEAWAY PARTY TIME!!!! :iconsuperheroglompplz: :iconsuperheroglompplz:
So I have been on here for a while
My account says 6 years, but I have only been active on here for about 5 and a half years.
and I just feel the sudden urge to do a giveaway. ><
I don't know why, but I mean, who doesn't like a giveaway?
The winner(s) will be picked from the favorites of this journal!
30Day HarryPotter Drawing Challenge!HEY PEEPS IT'S HALLOWEEN!30Day HarryPotter Drawing Challenge!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Me, Kim, Rhia, Tasha, Kristi and Alice went to the abandoned farm zomg it was sooo dark and creepy!
So I decided to make my own drawing 30 day challenge, Harry Potter style, and I implore you all to join in, it will make the month go faster! Here it is! I will start on November 1.
1. Draw your favourite Character
2. Draw your least favourite character
3. Draw your favourite house's crest
4. Draw your favourite Death Eater
5. Draw a dementor
6. Draw your favourite scene from philosopher's stone
7. Draw your favourite scene from chamber of secrets
8. Draw your favourite scene from prisoner of Azkaban
9. Draw your favourite scene from goblet of fire
10. Draw your favourite scene from Order of the Phoenix
11. Draw your favourite scene from half blood prince
12. Draw your favourite scene from deathly hallows
13. Draw your favourite creature
14. Draw a casting of your favourite spell
15. Draw your ideal patronus
16. Draw your boggart
17. Draw the best
SNIPPY: FLYING DAYENTRY 3647:SNIPPY: FLYING DAY3 years ago in Personal More Like This
November something something.
I've got to come up with a better system for telling what day it is. Maybe I could scrawl numbers on the back of my shoe? Nah, that sounds like something silly that Pilot would do.
I'm currently carrying a calendar that says 2012 on it, but I am pretty sure that these days aren't correct anyway to our year and Captain keeps scribbling things in the margins whenever I get distracted enough for the calendar to be snatched out of my hands. I found the calendar more or less intact and it's kinda impressive that it lasted from way back in 2012. It must have held some sort of personal importance to it's owner to seal it away in a plastic container with words "the Mayans were wrong, trust no-one!"
I've been trying to keep track of how old I am, but I keep forgetting to check off every day in the calendar or maybe captain is messing off with me by erasing my checkmarks.
Something tells me I shouldn't be telling Captain about my birthday anyway. I would
Commissions Feature #2:iconsqueakable: 120-160 FIRST 3 PEOPLE FREE! http://squeakable.deviantart.com/journal/Pixel-Commission-Info-FIRST-3-PEOPLE-ARE-FREE-334223729Commissions Feature #23 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconPaichi: 350-1350/$6-$13 http://fav.me/d5an8lr
:iconRedShadowTheZorua: 5-10 http://fav.me/d5it36l
:iconchocobouchees: 5$-25$ Easy to follow picture guide!
:iconDisneygurl: 100-2000/$1-$25 http://fav.me/d5d4mt2 and http://fav.me/d5itsdr Mufasa by Miss-MelisArt Trade with Kainaa by Miss-Melis
:icondattebay000: 10-20+ http://fav.me/d5i87ed :th
Warm Bodies ...Warm Bodies ...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Watch it. Seriously.
I just got back from the cinemas, where I caught Warm Bodies with my bestie from LASALLE. I know what you're thinking, that the movie didn't look that great. Yet another zombie movie amongst the throngs of supernatural the media flings at us, yet another teenage romance to appeal to every young adult with a pulse. And I will be the first to admit that when I first heard the outline of the story - a cute young man who just happens to be undead falls in love with a young girl at first sight - I was skeptical. I assumed it would become a rehash of Twilight, and I just got over the nausea of seeing those posters cluttering all the billboards.
However, after trawling through the trailers and finding them appealing and funny, I decided that the movie was worth a shot. It advertises itself as a quirky, humorous take on zombies, throwing in a mix of teenage romance
Draw My Oc's Contest! [CLOSED] The contest has been closed due to a lack of entries. I said I had the right to close it if I didn't get at least one entry in a 2 week time span, and I didn't. (rule 8.) Thank you all for at least trying to participate! I may try this again eventually, and I will include all of the old entries again. probably when I hit 200 watchers.Draw My Oc's Contest! [CLOSED]7 months ago in Personal More Like This
After promising this to you guys, it's finally coming!
I have a crap ton of Oc's, who I update daily!! Currently, I only happen to have my fan trolls up, but this will change as soon as I have references for everyone!!
The contest must get at least 15 entries before 1/15/15 (my birthday, which is also the deadline) for me to give out the prizes.
Here they all are: http://sta.sh/21qe9ihol30a?edit=1
I do have a few rules though:
1. Please no major gore with any of my human oc's . My trolls and my Ghouls are okay.
2. No previous art (submitted before 10/26/14) that I've commissioned from you or requ
Pokemon Art Academyhonestly I was a little skeptical when I first herd about, I thought it would be like one of those crappy how to draw books that go from circles to amazingly good image in 2 steps you can't possibly follow.Pokemon Art Academy1 year ago in Personal More Like This
But after watching the video, it doesn't seem that bad for people wanting to get started in art, since it shows the basics and even how to use layers.
Wish I had something this helpful when I was a kid :I
Though I do think it would do better as a PC game then a DS, maybe this will open the door for more things like this.
On: WritingGood morning, afternoon, or evening, as appropriate. The guide contains advice on various aspects of writing in brief, with examples for each. I’ve divided up each aspect of writing into one of four categories: rules, guidelines, matters of style, and matters of plot and characterization. Hopefully this guide will be helpful to you in one way or another.On: Writing3 years ago in Personal More Like This
There are virtually no ironclad rules in writing; these aspects of writing come close, however. Even in dialogue or internal monologue, which is normally a space where the writer is free to do as they please, misspelled words are problematic. As such, it is important to master these aspects of writing, and do so early in your time as a writer.
Spelling. It’s always jarring to encounter a spelling mistake in the middle of an otherwise well-written story. Because some spelling mistakes will not be caught by a typical spell checker, and because you should be editing your story anyway, it is a good idea to p