400 WATCHERS?! PLUSHIE GIVEAWAY!!!OMG! HI everyone!400 WATCHERS?! PLUSHIE GIVEAWAY!!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
thank you guys soo much, 400 watchers is huge deal for me!
In celebration of this 400 watchers, I will be doing a free plushie giveaway!
I will be giving away a "chibi plushie" of your choice! It has to be one that I've already made.
Steps To enter this giveaway:
favorite this journal entry
must comment on this journal entry
THIS GIVEAWAY WILL LAST TILL JUNE 15TH! so hurry now!!
Soft Mount Tutorial, Leg ArmaturesI finally took some time to make what (I hope) is a decent tutorial on how I make the leg armatures in my soft mounts, because I've had so many people asking me how I do it! And I don't know how to livestream stuff so I figured I would just videotape the process of working on my latest coyote, so that way I can just send the link to anyone who asks in the future. It's a long process, and I admit its not the most exciting video to watch, but I edited it down to a tolerable length, so hopefully you can learn a thing or two from it!Soft Mount Tutorial, Leg Armatures4 months ago in Personal More Like This
Important: Have you Notified your Stock Providers?Hi all,Important: Have you Notified your Stock Providers?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I just wanted to take a quick moment out from registering people for the Photomanipulation Tournament to bring to your attention an issue that is plaguing our community.
I think a lot of people think that, with the new Mentions system, there is no need to notify stock providers when you use their work. This is untrue! There are a few of reasons why you still need to notify them via note or comment, as per their preference, when you use their stock:
1. Some people turn their Mentions off because they get to be annoying. Thus, if you don't tell them, they may never see your gorgeous work.
2. Stock providers like to keep track of your work, and notes/comments help with that.
3. If your stock provider doesn't see your work, he/she can't give you love!
Terms of Service: ComisisonsCURRENT AS OF: 30 JUNE 2015Terms of Service: Comisisons2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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IN ANY CASES OF VIOLATION OF THIS TOS, THE OFFENDING USER WILL BE BANNED FROM MY COMMISSIONS/TRADES AND ADOPTS
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Battle of the Brands - The Polymer Clay ConundrumMany of us start with one brand of polymer clay to start, and as we embrace the clays pros, we often eventually get used to the cons as well and work our way around them. But what if you knew which brand was right for you before you even touched the clay? Each polymer clay brand has many characteristics that make it distinct from other brands, so if you are looking for a specific trait in your clay, you might want to read on. Who knows, you might find something better then what you are working with right now.Battle of the Brands - The Polymer Clay Conundrum6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I have personally tried every popular brand of polymer clay, and there are about five of them. There are also the polymer clays that require painting afterwards, like Studio by Sculpey as well as Super Sculpey... but I will not get into those.
The five most easily attainable clays are Fimo Classic, Fimo Soft, Sculpey III, Premo, and Kato Polyclay. Each have their own distinct characteristics, pros, cons, and baking times. These are my findings in point form:
On that day, America received a grim reminderThis is so much win XDOn that day, America received a grim reminder2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A crossover-like of Shingeki no Kyojin and Hetalia I saw on tumblr.....
SIE SIND DAS ESSEN UND WIR SIND DIE FREEDOM!
Hetalia and Attack on Titan fandom.....what are you doing to me?!
My visitor...EDIT 6: His name is Hektor now. Hahaha.... he will be coming back this evening and I sooooo hope that after a few days he will be coming back to my garden again so I can work on socializing him more and more. Keeping him inside now would not work... yet. But one thing after the other. He now has to learn how to trust me again and I promise to do my very best. If all this will work out and the allergy test for both me and my son will be negative, Hektor will be chipped with my information.My visitor...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT 5: Congrats to everyone who said, that Katze is a male... as you were right. So "she" is a "he" and he still is at the vet until tomorrow evening. He got his bits bewteen his legs removed and also they removed fleas and worms. he is not chipped and not tattooed which means that no one feels responsible for him... well, of course I do now.
There is also very sad news about him though.... his leg. He must have had an accident, for example with a car quite some time ago because indeed his leg has
On Justin.It goes without saying that this is probably the hardest thing I've ever had to write. How do you describe the impact that your absolute best friend has had on you, even in death? How do you write about your idol taking his own life? How do you put into words your feelings about someone that you were so known for adoring that your name will forever be inextricably linked to his? I'm not sure if I even can, but I'd be damned if I didn't at least give it a try.On Justin.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
By now, it's common knowledge. Justin Spencer Carmical, an Internet reviewer known to many as JewWario and my best friend in all of time and space, died by his own hand on Thursday, January 23, 2014. And as has been said, anyone that knew Justin, a group that I am so incredibly proud to call myself a part of, is most shattered by the fact that the way he left us was the polar opposite of his personality -- at least outwardly, as we all now know.
Do you remember Dug, the talking dog from the Pixar film Up? One of that charac
Hektor - the story continues... final edit!EDIT August 25th:Hektor - the story continues... final edit!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Over night I have gotten really sweet notes by nice people here who offered help with the allergy thing.... thank you very much! You know who you are and I really apprecuiate your thoughts and ideas.
Unfortunately I got even more notes telling me to keep the cat, not understanding what this is all about. So I am telling you know:
I have several allergies against several things already, be it fur of guinea pigs, pollen, antibiotics or food or even dust. Those are just a few examples of many.... believe me, many allergies. Being stung by a wasp or even eating a fresh apple will kill me within minutes. I am on antihistamine pills pretty much all of the year, so my symptoms are reduced... but they are never fully gone.
I have this since I am a small child. There have been times I could not leave the house in spring, because I had bad bad asthma because of the pollen and believe me, this is hard for a child, when your friends may play outside in the s
Where my materials come from...I have gotten many questions about this....so I thought I would clear it up a bitWhere my materials come from...8 years ago in Personal More Like This
I live in a very small village in Northern Alaska. I also grew up in even a smaller village. The thing is, we have no roads. So all of the food for the stores come through airplane. As a consequence, food is very very expensive, because we are also paying for it to be shipped by air.
Jobs are scarce here. And more than 75% of them are taken by people who are not from here and/or don't even live here. So money is rare.
We are also part of a movement to keep our culture alive. In this day and and age filled with computers, airplanes, drugs, and other impending situations including the decimation of our numbers....it is a struggle to hold onto what little there is left. And even harder because the younger generations do not hold it dear.
All of my natural materials come from the animals we harvest for food, or from ani
Introduction to Polymer ClayPolymer clay is a modeling compound consisting mainly of polymer polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticizes to make it pliable. As you can see it's easy to define polymer clay, but there's no possible way to describe all the variety of things that can be achieved with it.Introduction to Polymer Clay3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Fox Fairy 05 ooak by Rosen-Garden The Scotsman2 by Renellesdolls
Sushi Prep by WaterGleam Egg and Bacon by fairchildart Cake Making Miniature by vesssper
In this article I will recollect some of the best resources and guide you through the basics of polymer clay, if there's anything I didn't cover here please don't hesitate to leave a question, I'm sure me or other polymer clay enthusiasts will be happy to help you
I will be referring to polymer clay as it's my medium of choice and expertise, but many of these resources can be used for other kinds of clay. You can even make yo
New Contest: Friendship!Winners announced: http://rainylake.deviantart.com/art/Contest-Winners-Announced-381366852New Contest: Friendship!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Deadline is 11:59pm PDT. Find the countdown here: http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?p0=783&iso=20130601T2355&msg=Submissions%20Due! More updates: Extending this until June 1st, so I have time to gather money for prizes. Sorry guys! UPDATE: It seems like a few people were confused about the deadline. I'm still accepting entries until MAY 15th, not March. UPDATE! New prizes added. Check them out! Thanks everyone for offering to help, it means alot to me.
Hey all, it's time for an actual c
Daily Deviations: How to SuggestI constantly find that many deviants, new and otherwise, simply do not know how to suggest a Daily Deviation.Daily Deviations: How to Suggest7 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Just to make sure we are all on the same page here:
Info to Know
The only rule applied to Daily Deviations is that a deviant may not receive more than one Daily Deviation within a period of three months.
All deviants, regardless of popularity, are eligible to receive Daily Deviations.
Popular deviants are still deviants and will not be disqualified on the mere charge of being popular from receiving a Daily Deviation.
Any deviation may possibly receive a Daily Deviation.
This is regardless of the amount of views or favorites it has garnered.
You are ALLOWED to suggest YOURSELF. Just don't abuse this.
The following are not rules on how to suggest Daily Deviations but rather guidelines that help staff capable to select Daily Deviations better and more quickly process suggestions.
The HArpg DictionaryI was talking to a few people in HArpg and many of them agree that there are a ton of abbreviations and words they are unfamiliar with when they begin playing. Heck, even some long-time players are sometimes lost in the slang of the group! So, here is a dictionary to be used by beginners and veteran players. If you see I've missed something, please let me know so I can add it it! And this isn't solely for HArpg, this can be used for EArpg, TrueHooves, and similar games.The HArpg Dictionary3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you're going to mention a breed, please link me to the registry or the breed sheet!
ACD - abbreviation for American Creme Draft; a draft breed from America commonly found with the creme gene
AI - abbreviation for "artificial insemination"
Arab - Shortened name for "Arabian"; a hot-blooded horse from the Arabian peninsula
Arpg - abbreviation for "art role-playing game"; a community that uses art of varying or specified media to role-play
1,000 points giveaway -CLOSED-Hey guys!1,000 points giveaway -CLOSED-2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At last! The giveaway is on! Please, read the info and the rules below if you want to enter, thanks
Making your own journal/poll about this giveaway is appreciated, but not compulsory.
There's no need to me. Please add me to your watch list only if you like my art.
1st prize - 400 won by Waterpelt99
2nd prize - 200 won by I-Oreo
3rd prize - 100 won by Ashfire45
4th prize - 100 won by PalePenguin
5th prize - 100 [Points] won by Just-Catz
6th prize - 50 [Points] won by crysie
Transmographiers....more than meets the monoclethanks so much everyone for the great feedback on my steampunk transformers series. i have been getting a lot of requests to put them on shirts...well here you go, you will find the links to the store under each image. i just finished bumble bee and now i want to ask you which transformer would you like to see next? leave a comment and the autobot or decepticon that gets the most votes will be illustrated next. thanksTransmographiers....more than meets the monocle3 years ago in Personal More Like This
How Billie the Unicorn was published.I actually wrote a lengthy blog post last year about the process of getting Billie published. The beginnings of Billie actually started back in 2002.How Billie the Unicorn was published.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here's a link to the blog post, scroll down a bit past the Comic Con 2011 wrap up to get to a wordy post that has some old scribbles.
I don't think there is one way to get a book or a film made. There are many different roads, but it always helps to get your art out there.
FAQsHey did you know it's really rude to go up to someone and sayFAQs4 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Hey I love what you're doing! I don't want to pay for it though. Tell me how to do it so I can try myself."
If I had a shop you wouldn't come into it and ask for all my secrets, would you? The same applies here. Don't get butthurt when I give you a grumpy rebuke - this is my living!
1. How do you attach the fimo to the fur?
I glue it on with hot glue or bostik multi-purpose. Some artists like to make holes in the sculpt and sew it on.
2. How do you dye fake fur?
You CAN'T! It's impoooosiblleeeee. I tried masses of "confirmed" techniques, involving messy and sometimes stinky dyes, and none of them really worked. The best way I have found is to use dylon fabric paints and just brush them with a nail brush. Here's a video tutorial that is along the same lines, although I wouldn't use acrylic paint personally: http://youtu.be/RPA8Y6GcD6E My favourite method is to buy fabric in the right colour
Movie Talk: Animated Movie Poster/Cover RantSince my journal needs an update i thought hey, why not posting this here, too. This is an art site after all and should be interesting to you as well.Movie Talk: Animated Movie Poster/Cover Rant3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am someone who might be called a "cineaste" - because it's true. I friggin' LOVE movies. I love watching them, collecting them, doing research, listening to audio commentaries and learning about the backgrounds. And i always had a soft spot for animated motion pictures. Still do. Disney is awesome, so is Dreamworks and the not so wellknown ones.
Lately i went through my DVD-Collection once more and...i just realised again how MUCH i despise the awful covers that go along with most of the animated movie DVD releases. Especially when i recall the original theatrical posters - which are all (design wise) of sheer BRILLIANCE, full of power and emotion and actually dignify the movie's content. Not to be compared with the cheap DVD covers. Little comparison for you to see what i mean - because i felt like doing one.
How to drive HARPG Show-People Insane in 3 StepsStep 1. Get a new horseHow to drive HARPG Show-People Insane in 3 Steps2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Step 2. Name Horse "I don't know"
Step 3. Do your best evil laugh
From now on whenever you enter a show under Name you have to write "I don't know"
Yeah...I told you I handle stress with bad humor, right?
The Inspired #111Welcome to The InspiredThe Inspired #1112 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Inspired is a weekly feature of deviations from around Deviant Art.
The Inspired features a wide range of Traditional and Digital art styles, photography, & Artisan crafts.
All featured deviations do not contain mature content
Artist of the Week
Contest!Sorry all the other journals.Contest!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's over a year ago since our last contest, so I think it's time for a new one.
This time it's about CROSSOVERS.
ONLY crossovers with the differents Sherlock Holmes . BBC, RDJ, Granada and other SH series/movies.
That means no Doctor Who or Iron Man etc.
Your entry must be made to this contest.
Only drawings this time. ( Literature later, if wanted)
Only submit one entry.
Submit to "Contest Entries"
The contest ends August 1th.
The winner will be chosen by the group's members.
1st place. 200 Points
2nd place. 100 Points
3rd place. 50 points
If you have anything you want to give as prize (Points, Llamas, Reguest. Please note)
Final Chance Contest! CLOSED~ Thank you everyone!Final Chance Contest! CLOSED~ Thank you everyone!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
:iconcutebow2plz:Excellent news everyone! :iconcutebow2plz:
The Princess Project artbook is going to be even bigger and better than we first anticipated! This means we have more room for wonderful art. So, who's excited for another feature contest?!
• Deadline: *How many people would like an extension?
We've not set a specific number of winners, it could be anything from 3 winners to 10 winners! It all depends on how amazing your entries are, but I know that they will all be mind-blowing!!!
Just like our last contest, any winner will have their art published in our artbook! Your work could be right next to that of the amazing KuttySark, JohnSu, YamPuff and many more! Remember, this artbook is all about showcasing different styles and levels of art, so don't be afraid to enter, we wanna see it all!!! What really matters is the design of your princess and overall impact of the image! This time around we're really looking for unique an
Animal MagicAnimal Magic9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Passing Through version 2 by sakimichan
Child Psychologists will tell you that kids relate best to other kids and that’s why they’re drawn to puppies and kittens and other creatures of limited vocabularies but an abundance of physically affectionate expression. Fairy tales and comic books about animals or mythical creatures with human attributes continue this special rela