[CRAFTS CONTEST] Learn Something New! [CLOSED]News:[CRAFTS CONTEST] Learn Something New! [CLOSED]1 year 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.
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 Review1 year 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
June Artisan Crafts Monthly Challenge [+ winners]!The winners for June are:June Artisan Crafts Monthly Challenge [+ winners]!1 year 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 #
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 ~ !1 year 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
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
Mascot Outfit Design contest! ENDED! WINNERS!hello guys!Mascot Outfit Design contest! ENDED! WINNERS!1 year 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 Pomeg
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
Win a HP Tablet! -RESULTS-The Journal we have all been waiting for!Win a HP Tablet! -RESULTS-1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Thank you everyone for the patience you've shown me this last week after the deadline. This was such a hard decision for me to figure out! Everyone did such an amazing job, I had alot of trouble deciding who to pick. I called friends and family over to my house for help, and with the help of the amazing fencergirl00 we have a top 3 finally!
BUT FIRST! I just wanted to put in some love to everyone:
Bliood-Kira , TalanxShien:
I love how this piece can tell a story with no words included. The Demon Talan Vs the beautiful angel fighting in the open fields of twilight. It looks like a lot of thought went into this piece, from the dark to light gradient, to the type of houses in the background. An epic battle I would love to see how it played out.
Contest!Hello! This is my very first contest! The contest is simple. Draw my character!Contest!1 year 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!
Challenge : Emily from Corpse Bride (results) It's time for the results !Challenge : Emily from Corpse Bride (results)1 year 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) :
Vizkopa's Writing TipsHi everyone!Vizkopa's Writing Tips3 months 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
HAPPY 15th ANNIVERSARY ONE PIECE!!!15 years of Dream Chasing,HAPPY 15th ANNIVERSARY ONE PIECE!!!10 months 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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
150 ART FEATURESOur group UnlimitedAnime-Manga has reached 150k page views!150 ART FEATURES1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
So featured here are 150 awesome works from the members of the group! Check them out & give them love!
And please this journal so it can reach larger audience, thus giving more exposure to the artists.
Stellar Bath by Rosuuri
Obedience by NasikaSakura
Calling all ONE PIECE FANS!I got to know from a certain one piece fan (just like me) that there is an awesome world activity going on the web.Calling all ONE PIECE FANS!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is something the one piece fan will surely love to take part in!!!
Take your cameras and show us your epic "X" insignia on your arm.
Yup you guess it! the famous pose of our favourite Strawhats! :iconimhappiestplz:
Like my fellow dA friend said "The whole project involves collecting pictures of ALL the nakama from around the world and make it into a collage! - - *a very very nice idea right?"
So why not join in this, "Project X" , Because im in! :iconnewlaplz:
Here is the http://peace-mains.tumblr.com/
And here is the http://peace-mains.tumblr.com/about of the rules.
PS It would be sure helpful if you could pass the word about Project X to all other One Piece enthusiasts.
This is a world wide phenomenon that no One Piece Fan should be left out!!!!
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
Elitism in Geek and Nerd CultureDudes criticizing cosplayers' personal attractiveness on Kotaku makes me miss the days when nerds supported other's outsider status. - Ken LevineElitism in Geek and Nerd Culture1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Geek culture has become somewhat elitist, which is ironic and sad if you consider its origins. - Brian Sharon to Levine
These two tweets made me realize how true this is. It's sad and horrifying at the same time. I'm seeing it in me, in my friends, in conventions, all the time in the internet... Why are we doing this?
I set myself as an example. I used to be anime and manga nerd, but eventually I become bored of all clichés which repeated themselves from series to series. Then I found the delights of western comics and started to look down on anime nerds. I found anime childish, storylines and characters sexist, quite racist and morally wrong, and full of recycled characters, story archs and so on. But why should I care? Western comics have same problems, all the same problems, just in different pa
ALL ONE PIECE SHOULD WATCH THIS!!!!!WATCH IT!!!PLEASE!!!ALL ONE PIECE SHOULD WATCH THIS!!!!!7 months ago in Personal More Like This
How do you deal with haters?I got this as a question on my Tumblr, and I felt I could share my thoughts here as well because it seems it's something a lot of people can relate to. I hope this comes to helpful to any of you guys reading.How do you deal with haters?6 months ago in Personal More Like This
I’m certain there are people who dislike me. Some I come to know through whisperings because I have eyes everyyyyywheeeeere.
However, I don’t feel the need to acknowledge them or do anything about it unless they are causing any real harm, especially to people I care about.
There is a popular quote that I like referencing for this topic, which gets the message across in a charming way:
“You can be a juicy, ripe peach and there’s still going to be someone who doesn’t like peaches, so you can either submit to someone’s criticism of you, or you can get on with the business of being your own amazing self who attracts other like-minded people that appreciat
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 Kudrel-Cosplay 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
800 Point giveaway! [CLOSED]THE WINNERS:800 Point giveaway! [CLOSED]1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Thank you everyone who participated
For the people that didn't win this time:
there will be a LOT more contests / raffles / games for points (^^) !
And with a lot, I really mean a lot xD
The winners are:
1. :iconSweetRevenge09: (400 )
2. :iconSaturnStar14: (200 )
3. :iconNomi-taichou: (100 )
4. :iconCelestial-Blackrose: (50 )
5. :iconCybermess10: (50 )
Comment in this journal or message me to receive your points!
Congrats and enjoy your points!
Have great holidays everyone!
And I wish you the best in 2014!
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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.
So character-wise, Luffy is simple ye
Lullaby For A Princess (Lyrics)Fate has been cruel and order unkindLullaby For A Princess (Lyrics)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
How can I have sent you away?
The blame was my own; the punishment, yours
The harmony's silent today
But into the stillness I'll bring you a song
And I will your company keep
Till your tired eyes and my lullabies
Have carried you softly to sleep
Once did a pony who shone like the sun
Look out on her kingdom and sigh
She smiled and said, "Surely, there is no pony
So lovely and so well beloved as I"
So great was her reign and so brilliant her glory
That long was the shadow she cast
Which fell dark upon the young sister she loved
And grew only darker as days and nights passed
Lullay moon princess, goodnight sister mine
And rest now in moonlight's embrace
Bear up my lullaby, winds of the earth
Through cloud, and through sky, and through space
Carry the peace and the coolness of night
And carry my sorrow in kind
Luna, you're loved so much more than you know
Forgive me for being so blind
Soon did that pony take notice that others
Did not give her sister h
It hurts me..Why does she continue to chase that blue bastard?It hurts me..4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Why does she crave for the dust he leaves behind for her good riddance?
Why can't she see that he's too Free to be loved?
Why?Why does she ignores this?
The pain,the sadness..this sickens my heart...
Too many times have she cried for his love
Too many times have she's been rejected
Too many times have she been...unloved
What she offers is stronger than his so called Freedom
This time he made those feelings permanent
With the hit of a falling acorn
He stops in his tracks
Taking time out of his free life to bask in her beauty
Thus trampling a Rose;Withering it in the process..
He takes off with her
While the withering Rose dies from heartbreak
Her petals blew away in the wind
and so does her love
Only to be collected and healed by a mysterious darkness