New Premium Membership Feature: 10% off!You may have already heard, but we just launched a new feature as part of the Premium Membership package... Premium Members now receive an ongoing 10% discount on Prints and deviantWEAR purchases! That means they'll be saving 10% on all Photo Prints, Fine Art Prints, Wrapped Canvases, Art Gifts, T-shirts, Backpacks, Hoodies, and the rest of our devious gear. If that wasn't a sweet-enough deal, we've made it so that this discount stacks with most other sales that happen in our shop. For example, if we're running a 15% discount on Fine Art Prints, Premium Members will get a total of 25% off because of their additional 10% discount.New Premium Membership Feature: 10% off!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Why are we doing this?
Why not?! We wanted to add this discount as a small token of our appreciation for all the support Premium Members provide us. While we have many more upgrades in the works for the Premium Membership package, I'm excited that we were able to get this to you all in time for the holiday season.
How's it work?
Collection: Warm Woolen MittensCollection: Warm Woolen Mittens4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Warm Woolen Mittens
Snowball fights, snow angels, building snowmen and skating (with or without actual skates) on naturally frozen ponds and lakes. These are the universally enjoyed activities of wintertime. They are the joys that off–set the woes of the hazardous driving, the colds and flu, and the heating bills. Encourage your children to pursue their winter fun activities just as tenaciously as they do their school studies. The greater the multitude of happy winter memories banked in youth, the easier it is when the arthritis arrives, shutting us indoors, with only our colds and flu and heating bills. That’s when having the fullest possible bank of happy holiday memories is of such incalculable v
Pacdabutt's FAQ Last updated: 11/4/12Pacdabutt's FAQ7 years ago in Personal More Like This
Dating sims/Flash Questions
What do you use to make your games and dating sims?
Macromedia Flash 8. (I'm using a pretty "outdated" version FYI...)
Is Flash free? Does it come with most computers like MS Paint?
It does not.
Where/how can I get Flash?
It can be purchased from the official Adobe website here. Like Photoshop, it's expensive. More retailers can be found with Google.
Will you make another sim date soon?
I might (if I'm not making one right now). But from 2009-2012, I've managed to release 2-3 games per year. I work on sim dates when I please.
Why don't you make dating sims for guys?
My current audience is made up of mostly young females. I'd like to target towards them. There are many visual novels/dating simulations for males out there though. Most are in Japanese, but there are quite a few in English too. Note that many if not most of them fe
CALENDAR UPDATE - PRE-ORDERS AND CONDITIONSEDIT: Corrected some typos and added some information brought to my attention by our wonderful collaborators. Also, to keep track of pre-orders, sketches offered and bonus images, and to avoid this entry getting too long and confusing, I'm noting all that information in my profile page. Please check it there, and if you feel your contribution is missing, comment here or note me back.CALENDAR UPDATE - PRE-ORDERS AND CONDITIONS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As I said, and to avoid copyright issues, we must skip all Bioware copyrighted material. That means the characters will keep their names, but I'm not going to use their surnames. While the human ones (Cousland, Amell and Hawke) are actual surnames in real life and thus, Bioware can't have rights on them, I'm not sure about the non-human ones (Tabris, Mahariel, Surana, Brosca or Aeducan), so we will stick to the names and the drawing of the characters, all of whom you know well .
Also, any other Dragon Age videogame related things like armors, crests, symbos, places
Lunar Days Sim Date Info It's out now~ Have fun and happy new year~Lunar Days Sim Date Info3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sooo much for being lazy. Got this journal done a lot soon than expected.
Da dun dun dun daaaaaa~ ♫
This is my current project: Lunar Days Sim Date. Here, I already made a FAQ so don't ask unnecessary questions:
Q: Release date?
idk. tba. Maybe around 2012 like how it says on the poster above?Around January 2012...
Q: How many characters are datable?
A: Eight. Four are unlockable though.
Q: What about Xolga and Mr. Toko? ;A;
A: Like Chrono Days, they will be running shops in this game. Mr. Toko will not be Veon's partner in crime as shown in Emerald Moon.
Q: Is there anything different about this sim date compared to the others?
A: The story and cut scenes will run kind of like Xolga and Mr. Toko (visual-novely). This mean more drawing for me, but I think the extra work will be well worth
Fuck you. Pay me. -- A masterpost for artists.As an artist, you probably will be approached by various people over time. Some may be looking for commissions, others will most likely be looking for free art.Fuck you. Pay me. -- A masterpost for artists.2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Here are some handy resources concerning the "free art"-people. First of all, there's this handy flowchart called "Should I Work For Free?.
If they say they'll pay you with:
-Eventual cut of the profit when profits are made
-No pay, since artists "shouldn't be sell-outs, but draw for fun"
Then run for the hills and get away as fast as you can.
Because if it's for a game, a comic or another for-profit project, the most normal response should be "Fuck you. Pay me." (worded politer, though that goes without saying).
Spec-work? -- Fuck you. Pay me.
"We don't have the budget for 20 sprite-sheets, but we'll sell this game and your name will be in the credits!" -- Fuck you. Pay me.
"We need 10 sprites / full paintings by tomorrow,
Cosplay Friday: Batman's VillainsCosplay Friday: Batman's Villains4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosplay Friday: Hey Puddin’!
Harley and Joker – An Irresistible Charm by Nyxiie
Welcome to Batman’s Rogue Gallery of Villains
Chaotic, corrupt, and crazy criminals—the dark side of Gotham is all that and so much more.
These iconic villains have inspired people around the world to give in to their darkest desires and join the ranks of the cosplay elite. From warped clown faces and poisoned lips, to jewel
Syaoran Li Month! WINNER!AND THE WINNER IS . . .Syaoran Li Month! WINNER!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Congrats to all, and enjoy the August characer soon to come. See you all in September!
Oh my goodness, you guys! I am so sorry! I got so busy durning the weekend because of work, I wasn't able to get online at all. But the vote poll has been posted so make sure to vote. The winner will be announced at the end of the day on Tuesday. Meanwhile, I'll be switching it back to your lovely Co-Founder, asdfdasfkj See you all in September! I have a wonderful character planned. ^-^
One day left! You have until the end of Friday, August 3rd to get your entries in! Contest will close Saturday morning!
Updated: 08/3/2012 (technically cuz it's 12 am now where I live making it officially 08/3/12)
Entries are piling in now! Remember you have until next Friday to submit your entry.
We have an entry! Oh and for those who a
Summer Contest (Edit 6)THE CONTEST STARTS TODAY! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE AND REMEMBER TO HAVE FUN!Summer Contest (Edit 6)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen in my portion of the east coast, Monie here with the details of the Summer Contest.
Due to the help of my dear friend Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi , we now have our prize list.
45 points and a fully colored request of the winner's OC
15 points and request of their OC with color without background
A chibi request of their OC
Along with these great winnings, a feature will be done of the winners along with an interview.
Now the rules:
ANYONE CAN PARTICIPATE
The contest will begin June 20th and will end on September 21st
As stated before, the contest will consist of summer related media (Examples being beach pictures, car washes, eating summer foods, summer parties)
Participants are allowed to place multiple entries, but only one can win a place
Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like ThisIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like This3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Request Refunds for Premium Content
DeviantART's Premium Content Platform, which provides the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings, now gives buyers the ability to request refunds. If a member purchases a download from a seller and they are unhappy with the purchase, they may request a refund. The seller can then approve or deny the refund.
Everyone makes mistakes — it's
Edd Gould passed away.Edd Gould, an internet animator responsible for many shorts you've probably seen on youtube, passed away on March 25th. For a long time he had been battling cancer, and unfortunately the cancer ultimately won. Please take a moment and look through his collection of videos and leave comments wishing "Edd's World" the best in going forward without him. http://www.youtube.com/user/eddsworld/videosEdd Gould passed away.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
COMMISSIONS Info-page:iconfakecrashwhutplz:Commissions Information Page!COMMISSIONS Info-page3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is my all new commissions guidelines page! With updated informations, prices, examples, etc.!
I do not consider myself an excellent artist like those guy who charge 50 US$ per drawings. But I do work in details longer and take more time overall drawing and coloring my stuff nowadays. So my prices are a bit more than what I used to propose before.
Don't worry, we can always discuss formalities, details and price, even more if you plan on asking me multiple drawings.
I do commissions! From simple sketches, and colored pics, to comics too!
Open for commissions currently!~
I only take paypal! I do not take dA "virtual money", llamas or free requests. Sorry -__-'
Commissions upon discussions via deviantArt note or email @:
eyz_master (at) yahoo.fr
ASK ME on this journal or NOTE ME to DISCUSS your commissions!
How does it work?
No stuff I wouldn't like/racist/f**k
Important! New bill might be WORSE than SOPA/PIPAThis is not about ACTA, it is about a new bill to back up SOPA and PIPA which is worse than those two and them combined.Important! New bill might be WORSE than SOPA/PIPA3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
IF you guys are tired with all the story of SOPA and PIPA, Lamar Smith, creator of thise bills is at it AGAIN.
Now he has created the bill H.R. 1981 which has more potential to invave our pricacy and control the internet users than SOPA ever had!
His bill uses Child Pornography as a screen to monitor your credit card and bank activity on the internet. It requires that Internet Providers hold on to information about your browsing history for up to 18 months.
Altough he says our personal infortmation will be kept in a ''safe'' place, anyone knows this is the perfect excuse for hackers to steal our personal information. it is MCUH MORE dangerous than SOPA and PIPA.
Haly-K and me made a petition here:
https://www.change.org/petitions/lamar-smith-stop-creating-bills-to-control-the-internet-and-breach-peoples-privacy for Lamar Smith to stop with all this
The Eclectic Career of Emily WarrenThe Eclectic Career of Emily Warren4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Eclectic Career of Emily Warren
A Christmastastic Carol with Princess Bubblegum by emilywarrenart
DeevElliott, one of the editors of DeviantArt would like to, by way of introduction, shine a spotlight on one of our favorite veteran deviant artists and success stories, freelance illustrator Emily Warren (aka emilywarrenart.)
Since moving to Los Angeles with her husband from their na
DOLLS FAQ:iconchuuplz:DOLLS FAQ2 years ago in Personal More Like This
so.. I've decided to put up a doll/personal related FAQ ~!
since it's my first time doing something like this , I've looked around others FAQ
and some would be the usual questions many non-bjd owners or bjd owners ask !
While some are personal questions I've gotten :'D
it's Pretty wordy.... so i hope you guys bare with me >o<
so hope this helps !
What are BALL JOINTED DOLLS ( BJD ) ?
The ball-jointed doll is dolls that is articulated with ball and socket joints.
These are cast in polyurethane synthetic resin, a hard, dense plastic, and the parts strung together with a thick elastic.
( ^ copied from Wikipedia ! Full read here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball-jointed_d
Help support our application to manage .ARTView in SpanishHelp support our application to manage .ART3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
DeviantART announced a month ago that through a new organization, Dadotart we applied to manage a new Top Level Domain (TLD) called “.ART.” We are committed to having the .ART TLD — the Internet addresses that could end in .ART — organized and distributed with the full participation of the global art community.
We need your help!
We need your help to show public support for the Dadotart application. The application process to manage a TLD is long, arduous, and intricate. Help us gather as a true art-centric community. And please spread the word to everyone who loves the arts or is part of the arts because we aim to have .ART be home to everyo
Artist Really in Need of Help. AND RAFFLE.UPDATE!:Artist Really in Need of Help. AND RAFFLE.2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Great job, guys! The procedure was successful!
She's a high-energy, hard-working, spirited fun-ball
of laughter, talent, and voracious supernovas of friendship.
She's also an animator.
The pay's kinda okay I guess, better than your average burger flipper,
but not close to other equally hard working people in other jobs.
A couple weeks back, her hard drive gave up the ghost.
It stopped working like a unionized chemistry teacher
getting notice of a district labor dispute.
And leaving everyone else pretty darned peeved.
Trapped within her hard drive are her personal files,
past projects, portfolio samples...
...And the first five years of photos of her daughter, Lily.
Just like her mom, Lily is also a high-energy fun-ball of
You May Say I'm An Artist...You May Say I'm An Artist...3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
I am haunted in this holiday season by the opening lines of Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities, his novel about a society 250 years ago coming apart in its seemingly irreconcilable divisions. Could it be these lines define where we have come to find ourselves today?
“It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
in the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope,
it was th
Slender ManWatch depthRADIUSSlender Man1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
The Slender Man
In this season of deceits deceptions & witcheries
I am wary of my following message not being received with the full gravity it deserves. It is not my intention to unduly alarm the deviantART community, but... LaurenKitsune is at this time unaccounted for. All attempts on our part to contact her have failed. It is my hope that she has simply taken a much deserved unscheduled pre-Halloween “vacation” and will be back in online communication soon.
Before going dark, LaurenKitsune was good enough to write and transmit a report on the Slender Man phenomenon sweeping the Internet. That report is published here fo
Pay the PayPal FeesHave you seen someone take commissions with the following in their terms: you must pay the PayPal fee (calculate it at a site like http://www.ppcalc.com)?Pay the PayPal Fees3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Every time I run across someone with those terms, I tell them this is against PayPal's terms of service. Some respond 'oh, okay' and remove it, others argue with me and say it's not against their terms. One person has said they will refuse to work on the commission unless I do pay the fees.
I contacted PayPal directly regarding this to get final word on whether this is a violation or not.
Here is my question:
When I am shopping online, I often see people have a rule that if you pay with PayPal, you have to calculate the "paypal fee" and add that on top of the price of the product or service. Some people will refuse to ship or work if they do not receive the "full amount" (without the paypal fee added in).
Is it against the paypal terms of service for these people to do this? What should I tell them
* Draw-To-Adopt Contest Closed *DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th, 2015 @ 11:50 p.m (UTC-05:00) EST (US & CND)* Draw-To-Adopt Contest Closed *3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Hey all !
Right now we have 4 Ravaans up that need homes! And all you have to do is draw them.
- How to Enter -
To enter, you may draw more than one of these imports.
- Guidelines -
If you already own a Ravaans you can enter 2 entries.
If you do not have a Ravaans already, you can enter 3 entries.
When drawing your entries, you must include a trainer, simple background and a full body of the Ravaans. In the drawings they must be doing some type of "bonding" with another. This can vary, so just get creative!
Your skill in drawing, does not matter!
- Deadline -
January 15, 2015 @ 11:50 p.m (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- Rules -
Mane six pendants give away is OVERTHANK YOU!!!!Mane six pendants give away is OVER3 years ago in Personal More Like This
you people surprised me enormously. In under 2 days all the goals were reached. Some of those even got a tidal wave of reactions! Some of my most modest dreams were fulfilled! My deviation got the front page. That is the first time since I joined DA. My facebook page and deviation got buried under so many nice comments and reactions of you all. I thank you all and hope you will enjoy everything I will post in the future.
For the picking of the winner I use a random number generator.
4 of the 5 goals have been reached! as soon as the twitter reaches 50 mentions the contest will be over! You can still fav, reblog and like me. It will still give you a chance to win!
REACHED 1. +fav the "mane six pendants: give away" deviation.
The winner will be randomly chosen by number on the +fav list when this list reaches 200 +favs or more.
3119 +favs where given to this deviation when the last goal was met. Because of this huge success and the catapulting of my deviation to the
You must see this GIF X'DYou must know about this gif XD you must know about the existence of this gif at least before you die. His face! X'D I can't...You must see this GIF X'D3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
(Image taken from a Guillermo Francella's comedy)
BUt X'D someone please give this poor guy a cigarette or something.
How to win at deviantART: ExposeddeviantART is a categories game.How to win at deviantART: Exposed3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
According to deviantART's hq, "deviantART's algorithm for Popular browse results (ie. front page) is known as Fair Exposure. The goal is to maximize the display of the most popular deviations in a variety of topics with Fair Exposure, the community is exposed to a varied cross-section of deviantART. "
What this boils down to is that certain art categories have inherent ranking advantages and others inherent ranking disadvantages on front page as a means of ensuring that a variety of works from across deviantART are visible on front page and not just that of one category. Sounds pretty good right?
Well let me say before I continue that I do not know deviantART's actual mathematical algorithm for front page ranking. However, I think that anyone who notices the composition of front pages (whether 8 hour or 24, main or by category) and the statistics of the pieces that populate those fronts pages can give you a pretty good guess.
You may have noticed d