NEW FEATURE FOR JULY 2014NEW FEATURE FOR JULY 201411 months ago in Personal More Like This
This group focuses on encouraging artists.
Thankfully the operation was successful and I am recovering well and would like to thank the members for their good wishes, which are very much appreciated.:iconttaasst:
:icondboland2012: did an amazing job in my absence and will continue helping with the group when he is able, which I am very pleased about. I have included some of my favourite artworks from his gallery in this feature not only as an expression of thanks but because they are beautifully painted as I am sure everyone will agree.
Another feature of amazing artworks from our very talented members, which I hope everyone will enjoy and be inspired by. Our membership is steadily growing and at the time of submitting this journal is 3,813 and our galleries as I always write, contain even more amazing and inspirational art, which is well worth viewing as
Photography UndiscoveredBy making use of the Undiscovered feature whilst browsing, I came across an exceptionally high standard of work that was yet to receive the attention it deserved and thus, this feature was born. Enjoy and be sure to check out the feature yourself!Photography Undiscovered2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Pynio's Yawn by FerBarchetta
sacramento VI by SlevinAaron old boat at Teesmouth by steveearl
Webb Bridge BW by DanielleMiner
deeper lakes by NadyaKireeva
lovers by iendrakurniawan
New Group Direction and Art FeatureHello Everyone!New Group Direction and Art Feature1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
We are in the process of pointing the group in a new direction. I recently noticed our active members are hose of the digital art, photomanipulation, and stock community. As a result we have reduced the group gallery down to just that! We will also be adding more opportunities for members to become more involved with the group, and soon we will be adding a new type of member status to the group! If anyone has any suggestions or ideas for things we should do with the group feel free to send the group or one of our moderators a message.
Also, please welcome our new moderators: :iconTeddy-Cube: :iconAlexandraVBach: :iconareemus: :iconLovesRedRose: :iconeclipsy:
F.A.Q-If you have any questions that weren't already answered, this is the place to ask! :>F.A.Q3 years ago in Personal More Like This
My old account: :iconanarkeru:
Q: What tablet do you use?
A: I use a Wacom Intuos Pro medium.
Previously I used a Wacom Intuos4 medium (which is highly recommended, it's as good as my current one, I just switched tablets with my sister) and a Hanvon tablet (which I do not recommend).
Q: What program do you use?
A: Paint tool Sai for all of my drawings, and TVPaint for animating.
Q: What are your brush settings?
A: For sketching:
Q: When did you start drawing/how long have you been drawing?
A: I always drew a lot but I started drawing more frequently and seriously when I was 9.
Q: Do you take requests?
A: Only from friends, sorry!
Q: Do you do art trades?
A: Only with friends or people I watch.
Q: Do you want to work in the art industry in the future?
Hall Of Fame ( 24 - April 2012 ) Before talking about the features, I want to present something briefly. For those who still care and who would like to make a change in someone’s life, you are free to share your ideas concerning our project called The "Think about it" Project. Your opinion counts! And no, we are NOT expecting donations of any kind etc. , because this project isn’t based on any financial principle. Details can be found on the official updated website: www.thethinkaboutitproject.com .Hall Of Fame ( 24 - April 2012 )3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Those who have been members of our Group for quite a while are aware of the fact that many of the Group's Submissions end up in my, Alligatorr's and gppr’s Favourites, being featured wherever it is possible to do that and being suggested as DDs. So, keep submitting, people, because there are only advantages in it for you.
This is the Hall Of Fame of o
Pumpkin CarvingHalloween is just around the corner. To celebrate, this week's feature is all about the awesome works of art made from this delicious orange fruit. Some pumpkin carvings are made to be viewed lit up, the image projected being the goal of the carving. Others are made to be viewed by the light of day and are wonderfully detailed sculptures. Lit or not, they're all stunning.Pumpkin Carving2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Here's some of my favourites from around the community.
.a pumpkin before christmas by l-eh
Pumpkin head by kissel71happy halloween by swissloko
Feature Week 45 and 46Feature Week 45 and 462 years ago in Personal More Like This
Pale Grey Black
Yellow and Green
Brown Ocher Fawn
Gold and Crimson
A pink blossem flower by YvdlArtAn Echo Of Nothing by MoodyBlue
Alleyway by CrizzCrozzSplashing Waters_vsMCP by xLoversRevenge
Night lights by Dark-LioncourtSell Your Soul by mherrador
Quadrate No.5 by PW-FotografieThais by Lugal
YBA-Divider by Andecaya
Empty Places, Smiling Faces... by MoodyBlueThe Way to Beautiful Sands_vsMCP by xLoversRevenge
The stuff that artists go through.There are so many pro's and con as to being an artist, professional or as a hobby.The stuff that artists go through.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
It feels nice to be able to express yourself through something you make and when that something turns out to be looking good we get this sense of accomplishment.
Most of the time though there are bad feelings mixed with the good ones.
Not being understood. Those moments where your friends or family does not understand that you have to desire to be alone and work on your art. Those copious amounts of hours you spend working and they wonder why you wouldn't rather be outside relaxing in the sun or hang out with your friends.
The only people who will ever fully understand this are other artists or simply very understandable people. It's important they they will eventually understand so there wont be any hurt feelings. Try to explain ti as calmly and rational as you can, perhaps with using examples in terms they would understand.
Hall Of Fame ( 42 - October 2013 ) Those who have been members of our Group for quite a while are aware of the fact that many of the Group's Submissions end up in my, Alligatorr's, gppr’s, Mathness', Rockinfroggi's and pbird12's Favourites, being featured wherever it is possible to do that and being suggested as DDs. So, keep submitting, people, because there are only advantages in it for you.Hall Of Fame ( 42 - October 2013 )2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This is the Hall Of Fame of our :iconForeverArtGroup: . Here you can find the best monthly submissions, carefully chosen by us.
Polish fields.. by MateuszPisarski Toxic Sunset by PeterJCoskun ORC WIP by mherrador Battle in the Snow by mobocanario Comb my hair... by Sillyselly Hatter by ann-emerald *Keep holding on* by remstan
stop making excuses!i heard many people tell me that they want to make comics, they want to write them they want to draw them... but when i ask them why they don't have samples ready, it is always a barrage of excuses.stop making excuses!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
so this year, on san diego comic con i met a guy that just in one simple swoop destroyed my patience for excuses.
meet Larime Taylor
you go here, you see this video... and you ask yourselves, do you want it hard enough.
this man is a storyteller at heart. his cmic is an intense one, really cool and i recommend it it is available for preorder, a voice in the dark. it is out in november. i don't usually promote stuf, rarely even my own, but i want to promote this because this man deserves it!
so stop looking for excuses, stop trying to find reasons why it cant be done, start working on ways to get it done.
you have one life... if you want to be a storyteller , be it! be a
*EDITEDAGAIN* *EDITED* PIXEL IDs??? GET!!!HOLY BAWLZ*EDITEDAGAIN* *EDITED* PIXEL IDs??? GET!!!8 years ago in Personal More Like This
the pixel ID thing is catching on, i had no idea that a small joint ID that me, :iconendling: (although he's yet to post his, he's a busy man ), :iconvert-is-ninja: and :iconfayrenpickpocket: would, like, make people wanna do their own!!!!
THIS IS EXCITING AND FUN AND AWESOME AND THIS IS WHAT DA IS ALL ABOUT
MAKE MORE, PEOPLE!!! i was ORIGINALLY going to get the crew that started this and arrange it all up into a character select screen, but so many people are adding their own awesome entries that i have to rethink this shit to make room for ALL THE NEW CHALLENGERS
CHRIST this is making me so happy, hahaha.
so like. IF YOU WANNA MAKE ONE, THEN BY ALL MEANS MAKE ONE. we have a list that we want to GROW AND RISE AND ENGORGE (alex im thinking of you)
the font that i used is called 'arcadepix', and you can download it here: http://www.dafont.com/search.php?psize=m&q=arcadepix
NEW CHALLENGERS, GET???!?!?!??!!??!??!!one!11!1eleven!11!1onetwothreefour
no really GO MAKE
Movie studies, do it!!! (contest: BIG prizes.)I'm a sucker for studies lately. I hope I wont bore you all with my studies. If I do, than my excuses, but I tent to make at least 100 of these in 3 months time.Movie studies, do it!!! (contest: BIG prizes.)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Right now I just uploaded number 5 and I already learned so much about colors, composition and lighting.
Facebook is the first place where I upload these studies, without a title, there people can guess what movie it is from.
The first person with the right answer gets to choose the new movie.
So this contest wont be easy on you guys. But let me lure you in with a great price!
1st place winner will receive:
Elysium- Artbook from Daarken http://www.amazon.com/Elysium-The-Daarken-Mike-Lim/dp/0956817130/refd_sim_b_10
And a feature on my Facebook.
The runner up will receive:
The Art of Assassins Creed III http://www.amazon.com/The-Art-Assassins-Creed-III/dp/1781164258/refd_sim_b_1
When you want to quit art, think about this...I think most of us had it at some point. A moment in which we felt sad about our art. It might have been a full developed artblock, or just a small moment of hopelessness, perhaps questioning our artistic career, asking yourself "Why did I actually start doing this?".When you want to quit art, think about this...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Over the years, I've had many moments like that. Most of them triggered by another failed drawing, a total lack of inspiration (while I needed to get creative work done --nothing more annoying than that!), or another harsh critique that was just a bit too much to handle, at that particular moment.
I've had many times that I doubted myself. There have been times when I questioned my creativity in general. Times when I was sad about just another harsh critique, or depressed for being turned down by another group or publisher. Times when I got angry and shouted that I wanted to quit art altogether.
But eventually, I never quit.
The point is... no matter how angry or sad I am, it always takes me a while to calm down and
Are you on the right track? + Fuck Talent!Am I on the right track?Are you on the right track? + Fuck Talent!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
This is a thing people often wonder and think it's a complicated to find out, but it is actually pretty simple. It's a different question you need to ask yourself based on different topics.
As for: Fuck talent! You'll find it if you scroll down
Topic 1: Am I on the right track to becoming a better artist?
Does your work from today, look closer to your initial goal than your work from last week? (this needs to be both in skill and idea.)
Good skills: Honing your technique, training you muscle memory, being more knowledgeable about your tools and art rules. With art rules I mean: Perspective, form, light, texture, composition.
Good ideas: Storytelling, characteristics, charm, emotion and design. Not just making things look polished but also convey something more, something that brings it to life and speaks to pe
Stock To Art - Same Pose FeatureA pose can be a great place to start, but there's so many ways it can go from there! Check out the work by all these different artists who started with the same pose in the SenshiStock gallery!Stock To Art - Same Pose Feature1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Guardian of Heaven by ducky-overlordCaroline 3 by RikezaBewitching by EnjoyBoredom
Kailei by Addictedto-LifeRequest - Rin by MahaforLaura Shepard by MimePinkyAmy Pond Complete by hairwireDirty Paws by Faceless-Fantasy
Post-Apocalyptic Warrior Girl by ClearlyDarknessApocalypse Girl WIP by linnygorahrbang bang by lizzynewmOne by inkwishesDrake Photomanipulation by Erangot+She_Shot_Me_Down+ by Aadira
Tracking nidalee reworked face by megastaryThor by WaxBottleKvitka by ehresko
I'll live and fight for you by solochelyChief of Police by JessicaMariana
Black Wind by Robart523Cat and Mouse by jwebster45206
The F Word # 10The F Word # 104 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The F Works
Welcome to the 10th in the series of The F Word. Recently I asked my watchers in a poll about their one favourite work by an artist in deviantART, with a reason as to why they chose it, even if it wasn't mandatory. I also have a few more wonderful works to feature as well along with some other information around dA including contests!
jcroxas suggested :
"The image is soooo sweet I love their fun and full of love emotions and the wackiness of the image truly magical and lovely! "
alexandrasalas suggested :
"I think this is an absolutely brilliant concept, with a very cute and detailed execution. "
elecyan suggested :
"It really makes you think, like how death is trying to grab you but you h
memorable IIIhorizonsmemorable III2 years ago in Personal More Like This
black and white
Pipe by MarcinFlis flash by BelcyrPiotr
Lachrimae by Eukendei time by liutawras Milk by soulofautumn87
Portugal 07 by MatthiasHaltenhof Pipeline by KrzysztofJedrzejak Endless Dream II by acukur
Temporarily Eternal by Jtjintjelaar three colours by BelcyrPiotr Soustons by Eukendei
Maze by DrewHopper 44848242 by DaBorgne Vicious by DrewHopper
Untitled-IX by Loran31 Acotz Plage by Eukendei Eternally Missed by DenisOlivier
Between two showers by Al-Baum Tidal Pool by UweLangmann The Triangle by kpavlis
Horizons by elysabet Elements by fabriziotedde Edge... by denis2
family by Chaerul-Umam Net by Chaerul-UmamUntamed Decay by Eukendei
:thumb275039409: SWEET NIGHTMARE by puken :thumb352510904:
Hersnap by DenisOlivier Iluminated by giedriusvarnas Inner Space by KrzysztofJedrzejak
Long Bench by DenisOlivier 92 by acukur stones... by ucilito
Sines harbor by pedroinacio Soothing by aobaob .: waiting for the night :. by hypnothalamus
Endless by Hengki24 Tide pool by pedroinacio The Flood 09 by NicolasEvariste
The cliff - Study II by pedroinacio Albore by pedroinacio Nightfall in S. Juliao by pedroinacio
Bike trails by pedroinacio downpour at dawn by grevys need by arayo
2015 DeviantArt Calendars2015 DeviantArt Calendars5 months ago in Art Features More Like This
2015 DeviantArt Calendars
lemonade by loish
The year’s last gift—that you save for yourself!
This year my pick for the boldest, most beautiful and most imaginative wall calendar for the New Year has to be The-SixthLeafClover 2015 Zodiac Dragons Calendar.
Whether you’re a dragons
Create and Sell Motion Books on deviantARTCreate and Sell Motion Books on deviantART11 months ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Motion Books push the boundaries of storytelling to the extreme, turning the act and art of reading into something that extends well beyond the printed page. Madefire's powerful and adaptable Motion Book Tool is now in your hands, allowing you to create expressive stories where audio and visual artistry collide.
The Motion Book is an adventurous, energy-packed medium that empowers creators to reach for worlds unseen. When you submit your Motion Books to deviantART and share them with the world, they'll be showcased alongside some of the comic industry's greatest creators and publishers, right alongside characters like Batman, Optimus Prime, Rainbow Dash, and Hellboy!
Dave Elliott, An Authentic CitizenWatch depthRADIUSDave Elliott, An Authentic Citizen2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A New Wind Lifts Storytelling
First imagined as a bedtime tale for his son by Kenneth Grahame in 1908, The Wind in the Willows has remained in the top twenty children’s stories ever since. But things have been getting weird out in the Willows, as the new comic on deviantART, Weirding Willows, will attest to.
Badger, Mole, Ratty and Mr. Toad are back… but they’re joined by Alice, Frankenstein’s Monster, Mowgli, The White Rabbit, Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny as they defend the world from the Wicked Witch of the West, Doctor Moreau, the Mad Hatter, Mister Hyde and the Queen of Hearts (not to mention the flying nightmare monkeys from Wizard of Oz.)
The new direction tak
My deviantART StoryIt has now been over 10 years since I first decided to join deviantART and little did I know then, this decision would end up forging my entire life and career.My deviantART Story10 months ago in Personal More Like This
I wish I remembered exactly how it all started, but I'm going to go with my best guess and say I heard about it from another student when I started college back when I had just turned 18. Up until then I had been using various art forums such as wcreplays.com, animex.com, sijun.com and cgsociety.org so the discovery of a portfolio website was a pretty cool thing.
I started posting on here and got moderate attention, I had been drawing for a long time at that point so my art was in a state where it was at least interesting to look at. If anything it was a fantastic place to get inspiration and look at art from amazingly talented artists.
It wasn't until I decided to color the line-art for the following piece that everything really started.
Devious Journal EntryFreaky Features AHOY!Devious Journal Entry3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This week I am featuring works that are more.....unusual
So I broke free from mainly featuring photographers (as I tend
to do) and showcase some the the amazing artists out there!
Most are either digital and traditional art, but I did slip a few
photos in there as well.
I try to feature artists that have created something showing
extraordinary talent in either the execution of creating it, or
in the message that it portrays.
Never stop imagining, creating, and sharing.
Rise Against by mpylkkoA Guilty Conscience by Phatpuppyart-Studios
BioMech-Helmet by noistromousarobo-002 by shichigoro756Skulltula by Asashi-Kami
Eternal Sea by crilleb50:thumb315452210:Thunder waves by zardo
Liam Sharp 3.0 - True Talent Never RestsWatch depthRADIUSLiam Sharp 3.0 - True Talent Never Rests2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
August 16, 2013 / by $techgnotic
Liam Sharp was and is one of the most sought after comic artists in the business. After bursting on the scene by drawing the bestselling Marvel UK title of all time, Death Head II, he was back in America illustrating top line comics like Superman, Batman and Spiderman as well as special projects for people like Stan Winston. For anyone unfamiliar with his amazing work, his galleries can be found on deviantART. I recently got lost for an entire day perusing a single file of his Conan illustrations.
Gears of War Brumak issue 3
Hospital Meme. .w.Taken from Carameja and Queen-Koopa . OH! And Wario-Girl !Hospital Meme. .w.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
(Had to take a couple of some people that may still not know me as much. So, sorry for including you here. Fell free to ignore.)
Your roommate: Queen-Koopa (Well, then! Hello, dear komerade~)
Your Doctor: Wario-Girl (OK, I'm slightly worried)
Person licking the windows: Rosemary-the-Skunk (Someone told her if you lick it so many times, Freiza will come... poor skunk.)
Person stashing food in the corners: Scorpio1995 (Hey, gimme summa that!)
Person acting like an animal: SunShineMoonLight (DUDE, Stop chewing my feet!)
Person helping you escape: MyTinyColorfulMind (Awww yisssss)
Person yelling nonsense about clowns: FlygonPirate (I personally don't blame them: Mr. Mimes are silly!)
Person who is running around with a frying pan: Carameja (Why is that not a surprise? XD)
Person who believes that he/she is able to control w