June Artisan Crafts Monthly Challenge [+ winners]!The winners for June are:June Artisan Crafts Monthly Challenge [+ winners]!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
and MassoGeppetto's Neolithic Pendant
Hello beautiful crafters. It's time to get out your cameras, your crafty tools and get ready for another Artisan Craft Challenge!
The poll was a close one, but "Prehistory" pipped them all at the post to snatch a modern day victory.
Since this question has been asked already I'll clarify here for everyone: the definition of Prehistory is up to you and how you interpret it. Let your imagination flow and show us what prehistory means to you.
But how do I enter, you ask?
I'm glad you asked. Here's the official challenge rules:
Artisan Crafts only!Join #
[CRAFTS CONTEST] Learn Something New! [CLOSED]News:[CRAFTS CONTEST] Learn Something New! [CLOSED]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Contest folder closed! Thank you for all the entries!
Judging now in progress. We will try to finish everything up in the next few days.
Things that get accepted into the Featured folder are still featured on my blog and I notify the authors personally. No featured journals were made since I wanted to keep the contest on the front page.
Stay tuned for results!
Fancy banner, eh?! Haha, welcome to the first contest of FancyCrafts! I, FrozenNote, will be your host!
What is this contest about?
Summer has started and many people have vacation during this time. So instead of goofing around doing absolutely nothing...why not learn a new craft? Something you haven't tried before? It could be fun!
So basically, this contest is about you learning a new craft. You, the entrant, should make something with a technique and medium you haven't tried before.
CHRISTMAS CONTEST! DESIGN AN OC ~ !Hi! Today I'll be holding a Christmas Contest ^^ YEEEY! Now to tell you guys the main concept :3CHRISTMAS CONTEST! DESIGN AN OC ~ !2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Design me an OC. Be Creative and have fun ^^
• Please don't use bases (Unless they're made by you)
• Be open-minded
• Drawing skill counts on 30% of judging
• If entering, make a journal with a link here. Advertise it : D
• Favorite this journal if entering
• If this contest doesn't get at least 5 contestants by December 14, It's sadly getting canceled D :
• Winners announced on December 28
•Be creative! Have fun!
• Shades of color that fit together
• Radiant colors
• Robes (Any size)
•THE OFFICIAL OC 1ST PLACE: 250 :iconpointsplz: + llama + llama from :iconsapphyst: watch + Free chibi Page
Vizkopa's Writing TipsHi everyone!Vizkopa's Writing Tips1 year ago in Personal More Like This
As some of you may know, I’m in my final year of a Creative Writing degree and while I still have a long way to go in terms of my writing skills, I’ve picked up some very useful tips from my tutors over the last few years (and bear in mind, some of these tutors are published writers, so their advice is sound!). These tips have really helped me to improve my writing and I would like to share just a few of them with you all Included in this journal are some points about writing in general, as well as ones that are a little more specific to fan fiction. A lot of them might seem really simple and obvious to some, but they are so very important and I hope everyone can take at least something away from this, and that you continue to be inspired to write and hone your skills
Now I have formatting as number one because so matter how good of a writer you are, no matter how beautiful your prose is, it needs to be readable! A lot of
Mascot Outfit Design contest! ENDED! WINNERS!hello guys!Mascot Outfit Design contest! ENDED! WINNERS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
here are all the winners of my design contest!! <333
Please can all winner note me with what they want drawn
This design is beautiful! It incorporates sailor and warrior which is amazing!
I also love how the blue and gold just contrasts with the black and the whiteness of her skin
WELL DONE Poc-e-Star !!!
these are your prizes
550 from me
2 Full bodies from me
1 chibi from Tenshilove
Poc-e-Star fullbody sketch <3
Animated head from Teawai
1 chibi from me
Chibi and custom adopt from TheLambu
A stamp from Culinary-Alchemist
Halfbody, Simple background from DolceDove
Chibi from weweameme
Uncoloured traditional sketch from Shady-Rainbow
Chibi or customised icon from HanaLorine
chibi from Matthew-Ray
Llama and a watch from me ,Culinary-Alchemist , Teawai , HanaLorine Shady-Rainbow Matthew-Ray
Challenge : Emily from Corpse Bride (results) It's time for the results !Challenge : Emily from Corpse Bride (results)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Some people didn't vote (but read the note) so I replace them by another vote for each of them (logical, since the participants can't vote for themselves, it's not fair if some people didn't vote ha ha). It's for that that it took some time ^^
In any case, thank you to all of you for your participation ! It was fun to see how you can manage such a theme and the difficulties in this challenge !
And don't forget my new contest ! : http://blossom-lullabies.deviantart.com/journal/Fallen-contest-let-s-be-creative-open-433604928
So here are the result of this funny contest :iconclownplz:
First place, chosen by me but was the same choice as the vote (chosen by 8 people) :
Contest!Hello! This is my very first contest! The contest is simple. Draw my character!Contest!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Rules and exceptions:
No porn (Duh)
You can put her with other characters, but no couples
Nothing with mature content, I want to decorate my profile with these!
You can draw her as an animal
You can change her clothing design
Traditional and digital is accepted!
< Before I made her design
Ref 2 by BubblyBubz
Ref 3 by BubblyBubz
Giraffe Divider by IridescentStardust
Personality: Fun, loving, caring, crazy, if you make her mad you will regret it, loud, energetic, emotional
Likes: Spider-Man, Sokka, Silver The Hedgehog, TMNT, Donatello, cats, friends and family
Dislikes: Cruelty, gross things, mean people
Giraffe Divider by IridescentStardust
Judges: None Yet! Sign up to be one!
Contest! New Reference for School OptionThe ThemeContest! New Reference for School Option2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Draw the Jacksons at school or in their band The DarkElements (pics for reference is in our DarkElements gallery folder)
How to Enter
-Draw a picture or write a one-shot of the DarkElements/Jackson-McGuires at school or in their band. We have two themes so you can choose which one you want. But there will only be ONE winner for first/second/third, we're not doing the contest based completely on visual quality, we're also judging on emotion and originality.
-You can enter as many times as you want
-Minimum of two of them in the picture unless you absolutely can only do one
-Also, please watch us or favorite this journal so you can get updates on the contest as it continues.
For the school theme here are some references for their school uniform (the sweater vest for guys and girls is optional):
For the band theme, Riley plays the guitar, Rhuben p
ALL ONE PIECE SHOULD WATCH THIS!!!!!WATCH IT!!!PLEASE!!!ALL ONE PIECE SHOULD WATCH THIS!!!!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Luffy is not a Dumb CharacterI know this is random but during my usual One Piece obsessing online I came across a lot of statements about Luffy describing him as a dumb, static character (coming from both fans and haters) and I felt like posting what I thought about this.Luffy is not a Dumb Character3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Luffy is a simple-minded, brash, enthusiastic character with a ton of energy to exert.
A generic Shonen main character following his dreams.
What sets him apart is Oda's revelation of his character beyond that first look and his usual attributes.
As the One Piece story develops, Luffy is forced to make more and more mature decisions as a captain and this has revealed a side of him that can only be seen in these situations. A hidden maturity that makes him such a facinating character to me. Isn't that how true character is revealed in real life? It's not like someone changes with traumatic situations placed before them, that's when they show their true colors that would not have been seen otherwise.
Cosplay Tutorials CollectionCosplay tutorials are among the most fascinating I've found in DA, full of inspiration and secrets that make you want to try them, even if you've never cosplayed before. I took a good look around and tried to put together the best collection that I could, so please feel free to browse all of these and try them! Let these artist know how awesome and generous they are for their hard workCosplay Tutorials Collection2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This article was written for ArtHistoryProject, please don't forget to visit the project and also join the nail art contest we put together.
Knight of Time Cape: Tutorial by HABanime Ruffle Skirt Tutorial by eirenealetheia Sailor Fuku Cosplay Tutorial by SparklePipsi
Feathered Wings Tutorial by Kukuzilla Steampunk Goggles: A Tutorial by FenrisDesigns Fantasy Film Wing Tutorial by Flying-Fox Tutorial: Cosplay Jewel-Making by cafe-lalonde Foam Board Weapon Tutorial by FireLilyCosplay Vinyl and Craft Foam Armor Tutorial by FireLilyCosplay Link Cosplay hat tutorial by Eressea-sama Cid Highwind Spear Tutorial 1 by gerodere Craft foam tutorial by PxScosplay
HAPPY 15th ANNIVERSARY ONE PIECE!!!15 years of Dream Chasing,HAPPY 15th ANNIVERSARY ONE PIECE!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Meat Eating, Sword Fighting, Member-able Adventures, Gut busting laughter, Powerful Culinary Kicks, Yo-ho-ho-ho-hos, Music Pleasing to the Ear, Remarkable Marksmanship, Deadly Beauties, SUPER Manly-ness, Wonderful Navigation, Ruthless Villains, Powerful Allies, Amazing Devil Fruit Powers, Outstanding Friendships, and Tearful Good-byes, as well as Heart Welcoming Hellos and...
GUM GUM ACTION
be loud and be proud, WE ARE THE ONE PIECE PIRATES!!!!!! and he will be "KING OF THE PIRATES!!!!"
Cheers to One Piece and the man who made all this possible, Eiichiro Oda!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cosplay Friday: FrozenCosplay Friday: Frozen8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosplay Friday: Let It Go!
Queen Elsa Frozen by UchihaSayaka
There’s a chill in the air as we travel to the kingdom of Arendelle for a Frozen cosplay treat.
Frozen was Disney’s tremendously successful third attempt at adapting the grimm Hans Christian Anderson tale The Snow Queen. As early as 1943, Walt Disney saw the potential in this the longest and most highly acclaimed of Andersen’s stories, but it to
Arcade Con 2013 ReviewWe arrived back from Arcade Con on Wednesday and things since then have been a little turbulent here at home :S However thankfully our trip to Ireland was nothing short of amazing which offsets all the crap we're dealing with right now XD Thank you to the Arcade Con staff and attendees for making this such an amazing con. We met so many wonderful people... I'm still flabbergasted at how well we were received at the con and how warm and loving the atmosphere at Arcade Con was! Absolutely incredible con experience :3Arcade Con 2013 Review2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The staff really amazed me at this con. They were attentive, helpful, kind, and always offering to get us drinks and just generally working hard to make everyone run smoothly. They worked tirelessly and it really showed in the calibre of the con.
All the people we met were so kind and easy to talk to. We'd meet someone once and after that we'd see them around and we'd wave and chat if there was time and before I knew it I was thousands of miles from home but feeling like I w
Two-themed Contest!1st theme: Is to draw a CodyXStella pic!Two-themed Contest!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Judges: (for both contest )
:iconsabrinalovessonamy: and :iconbluzooka51:
2nd theme: Is to draw Violet as a sexy vampire Good way or in a bad way your choice :3
Her eyes need to be gold
Edit- Yes you can change her outfit but not too much, also she needs her diamond necklace on
Art Giveaway by me - Win a free drawing!!Hello my dear Watchers c: here you can win a free drawing ;w; + 10 Points 8DArt Giveaway by me - Win a free drawing!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You can win something like this: + http://renkat.deviantart.com/art/Safe-and-Sound-392980435
+ http://renkat.deviantart.com/art/Underwater-Critiques-please-391736179 (Remember , you will WIN this.You dont have pay 600 Points. A normally drawing like this would cost 600+ Points)
All you have to do:
- You must be sure to watch me / I mean I do this giveaway for my watchers. Thanks btw. for over 3,100 Watchers
- You have to fave this journal
- you must make a journal! where you have to tell your watchers about my giveaway.
- that is all xD
Why I do this giveaway? Because I have some time now c: and yeah!
Deathline at the 10.10.2013 :'D Cause .. uhm I like this Date 8D
If you WIN (I will make a journal about the winner ) you have to send me a note and tell me what you want me to draw. :3
~ your Ren <33
Pre-orders are closed! Thank you so much!Update 4: Pre-orders are closed All the copies have been sold so far ; A ; thank you so much!Pre-orders are closed! Thank you so much!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Bookstore quality guaranteed in my shop
Pre-orders are open until July 20th.
Thank you for all the support and kind feedback, I am still speechless
I don´t take responsibility for the quality or status of orders made anywhere else but my store linked in this journal.
UWAGA: Klienci z Polski - proszę skontaktować się za pomocą notki - podam adres Paypal lub numer konta do przelewu!
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Circle: Tea Garden
Fandom: Chobits, Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles, Kobato
Pairings: ChiixHideki, Ku
YouTheDesigner InterviewYouTheDesigner InterviewYouTheDesigner Interview2 years ago in Personal More Like This
YouTheDesigner did a fantastic interview with me recently. I talk a lot about my process, work space, interests, and the things that motivate my artwork. Check it out here!
Pictured above: Nerd command central.
OMG 100 WATCHERS?! So... GIVEAWAY TIME!As the title says, I reached the 100 watchers! :iconruncryplz:OMG 100 WATCHERS?! So... GIVEAWAY TIME!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
First of all I want to thank you all, from the bottom of my heart.
You guys are so amazing, its most appreciated!:iconrenarikaspinplz::iconhandspazzplz:
I cant thank you all enough, so im giving a small giveaway!
How can I enter this giveaway?
To enter this giveaway you need to:
~comment on this journal
~ this journal
This is what you can win:
~ a colored painting for example:
~ a black/white painting (with prigma sensei pens) for example:
~ a lineart for example:
I'll choose the winners randomly, so it's 100% fair.
The winners will be announced at 1 March.
Tokyo bluesEXTREME STREET PHOTOGRAPHY - VTokyo blues2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Are there places were street photography is impossible? Are there countries easier than others, or harder than others? How is it street shooting like in exotic places, or places you never visited, places that are completely different from what you are used to? I asked a few street photographers around the world to share with us their experiences.
This article was written for us by Lukasz Kazimierz aka :iconburningmonk:
Japan is a fascinating country with an unusual mix of the traditional and modern. It's a magical place filled with anime, cosplayers, samurai, sushi, and all the strangest things imaginable. Wrong! Well, not really, but this is just the cliché, outer covering. When newcomers just scratch the surface of this country, this cliché is all they find. But, in reality, Japan is a place like any other: full of human beings who have normal lives with all their little dr
Tutorials / Speed painting [Youtube Videos][Speed Painting] Bleach 586Tutorials / Speed painting [Youtube Videos]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Songs used: (even if they are muted... Damn you YT... Damn youuuuu!)
1- Scandal - Shunkan Sentimental
2- NICO Touches the Walls - Matryoshka
3- David Guetta ft Vassy - Bad
4- Sia - Chandelier
[Speed Tutorial] Lineart
Just a speed video of how I do my linearts I hope helps you!
Songs used: (even if the second don't sound xD... Stupid YT)
1- The Phoenix by Fall Out Boy
2- Brick By Boring Brick by Paramore
[Tutorial] How to use the pen tool
In this video ^ I explain better how to use it. Unlike the first one, here only show the new brushes I use.
Brushes used HERE.
More questions? Leave a comm