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Get Better At Drawing (Without Drawing Anything)Art is a process.Get Better At Drawing (Without Drawing Anything)4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Like that of the scientific method and philosophical alchemy, art can be refined and improved through process. From observation, to experiment, to reflection and conclusion, art is improved by the steps we make towards change, not solidification and stagnation. Much of the advice out there for drawing is simply practice or avoid distractions. This advice is good, but there is more to creation than just throwing yourself mindlessly into a task and avoiding bad habits along the way. Good habits and knowledge will help to excel your learning process faster, and from that, improve faster and more effectively.
Look at it
As an artist, observation is key. The skill we develop is not just seeing, but interpreting what we see, remembering what we have seen and recording it in the form of visual art. This is a skill that, aside from blindness or vision degradation, you will be able to improve during your entire life. The way of seeing from an art
I Can Has All Your CharactersI Can Has All Your Characters6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
I Can Has All Your Characters
This artwork was painted by Mickeyby Ry-Spirit
Was the diecast with our discovery that chocolate and peanut butter “works” – that we need never separate one good thing from another?
Can we forever postpone growing up so long as we forever reserve first position to the Anaheim Mouse in defining our responses to all new entertainm
Collection: A Warning In Another's EyesCollection: A Warning In Another's Eyes3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
A Warning in Another’s Eyes
Stop and Stare
Staring is not the same as intently gazing into another person’s eyes as a manner of communication.
That can be a quite pleasurable experience. Staring into another’ eyes too often presages the delivery of a warning or very bad news. The fixed stare is the facial equivalent of a flashing amber light, indicating you should proceed but only with great caution. Keep that in mind as you peruse t
Pay Equity Scandal Rocks Superhero WorldSharePay Equity Scandal Rocks Superhero World6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Pay Equity Scandal Rocks Superhero World
Catwoman Leaks Justice League Contract Details to deviantART
Robin Tops Wonder Woman
Catwoman Leaks Justice League Contract Details to deviantART
Robin Tops Wonder Woman
Overstreet Catwoman by AdamHughes
This morning the Today Page Editorial Team was reading through Mike Fleeman’s coverage on The Wrap discussing Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsugihara’s press conference this week where he revealed the DC Comics m
So you want to do commissions?A basic guide to setting up commissionsSo you want to do commissions?4 years ago in Art Features More Like This
When it comes to commissioning, there is so much that needs to be decided, arranged and thought of that it can all appear a bit daunting at first.
However: when following a couple of basic guidelines, setting up commissions really is not as hard as you think!
If you find the article informative, please it.
First things first
So you have decided you want to start doing commissions. That's great!
The first thing to do is to determine what you want to offer.
Do you want to offer drawings, or designs?
Will you be coding journal-skins for people, or will you be pixeling?
Take a look through your gallery and try to determine what you do best and what you like to do the most.
Because that will most likely be what you'll be offering.
Stick to what you're good at.
Don't promise what you can't deliver when someone is paying you for it.
Now that you've mo
Game Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous GownsGame Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous Gowns10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Game of Thrones spearheads resurgence in sword & sorcery fantasy art of Warrior Kings & Queens.
Game of Thronesby Asidpk
A very small man can cast a very large shadowby RobotDelEspacio
Neo-Victorian Steam-powered Fantasy: SteampunkWelcome to the land that never was in an era that had never been looking forward to the future that never came.Neo-Victorian Steam-powered Fantasy: Steampunk1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome, to steampunk.
1. What is steampunk?
Steampunk is a retro-active subgenre of science fiction that incorporates elements of historical fiction, adventure, horror, speculative fiction, fantasy and alternative history. It exists as a hybrid genre that focuses on a re-imagining of the Industrial revolution when men and women create analog machines to achieve the fullest of human potential. Usually set in Victorian England during the mid- to late-1800’s or the American “Wild West” era, this genre incorporate the spirit of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells in their setting and general mood as well as the new-found relationship between man and his machine.
Steampunk has since become an aesthetic movement, sparking off subcultures that focus on visual art, comics, music, clothing, accessories and “custom mods” where modern-day m
An Introduction to Medieval ManuscriptsEarly Christian and Byzantine ManuscriptsAn Introduction to Medieval Manuscripts1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Before the book, there was the manuscript. I’m talking medieval manuscripts, those ancient tomes associated with dusty monasteries and devout prayers. In fact, most European medieval manuscripts were made for religious purposes, and the first known manuscripts, or codices, are early Christian. The codex was developed in the 4th to 6th centuries C.E. as a means to carry and read texts in an easier way. In ancient times, scrolls and tablets were the common way to go. With the coming of the evangelic Bible, other means were needed to carry the Christian message across the world. The codex was lighter than a tablet, and easier to read than a scroll. It was also made from parchment or vellum, which lasted much longer than papyrus, the material used for scrolls. There are scientific, philosophical and mythical texts written down in manuscripts. However, by far the most manuscripts of Medieval Europe contain texts from the
Rape Culture and Irresponsible JournalismTrigger warning:Rape Culture and Irresponsible Journalism2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
This will probably make you angry, but if it does - share it and speak your mind to those who matter.
I would like to remind the readers of this article that it is my opinion, and that my complaint is with the COVERAGE of this news story. I do not know enough about the actual crime to comment on it and would therefore prefer not to. My issue is with the coverage of this news story and many others like it across the globe. I hope you will share this article, or your own thoughts on irresponsible journalism today, preferably with the broadcasters themselves if you believe that responsible journalism should take priority over entertaining journalism.
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Art Feature Blue and Purple+win 200pointsFeaturing deviation with blue/purple colour schemesArt Feature Blue and Purple+win 200points1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Sorry I couldn't feature everyone! There were 180+ responses.
for the chance the win 200 points
Edit: The winner of the points was :iconAaraujo:
Elsa by Ex-Trident Indian Peafowl by flowerhippie22 Alone I Break by RoxanneMilsonPandora Flora by priteeboy What have you done to me by aliphelps I see you. by Ninfheus
Vocaloid Fantasia: Gakupo KamuiGakupo KamuiVocaloid Fantasia: Gakupo Kamui5 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Official mascot character of Gackpoid
Hair & Eye Color: Purple
Age/ Race/Gender: Adult Japanese Male
Outfit: Kamui Gakupo has a samurai aestheticthe Vocaloid is clad in a Jinbaori, a kind of kimono which was used as a battle surcoat, with parts of Japanese armor, and carries a katana which was named Music katana, Miburi
Singer used to create this vocaloid was Gackt and also gave his name to it, Gackpoid.
Kentarou Miura, famous artist of Berserk, created the avatar for this vocaloid.
His genres range from pop to disco to deeper almost opera-like music.
His fanmade character item is an eggplant.
Obtained from: http://vocaloid.wikia.com/wiki/Gakupo_Kamui
Nom Nom #56 PrawnsHeaded created by TouchedDNom Nom #56 Prawns2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hands up if you like prawns??!!!! Definitely not I, not since my Mother once told me they hung around the sewers in the sea anyway. But prawns are popular globally, almost - and here are some great examples of how you can get very creative with the little poo dwelling crustaceans...
Will you ever eat them again?
Tek Tek Noodle by GregoriusSuhartoyo
Peach Pepper Prawn Packages by chiziwhiteafrican
.:Cosplay feature:.1 ...::Featuring Cosplayer and Photographer ::....:Cosplay feature:.11 year ago in Art Features More Like This
:iconjackvanjohn:Welcome to my Castle by JackvanJohn
:iconbekalou:Syaoran: Razor Sharp by bekalou-cosplay
:icongreengreencat:Yoruichi vs Soi Fon by greengreencat
:iconskyrap:New travel by skyrap
:iconInrasTEO:Kira Izuru Cosplay by InrasTEO
Basic CSS Style GuideIntroductionBasic CSS Style Guide9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
CSS is a style language used to define the style and formatting of web pages. It is used in conjunction with HTML.
If we think of HTML as the building blocks of the web then, essentially, CSS is the painter and decorator. Very simply, HTML defines the structure of the page and CSS defines the style.
What I'll be helping you with here is getting to grips with the basics of CSS. I'll be explaining how use CSS as well as providing a number of examples that you can use to style your own web pages and journals. All you need to do is copy/paste the code and replace the sample text with your own content. Along with the quick reference I've also written a brief glossary of terms and provided a list of useful links in case you wish to do some further reading.
A point of note is that while the information and examples I've given here apply to CSS use anywhere on the web, this guide itself is geared towards the use of CSS on deviantART. As such, and given that this h
Photoshop tutorial- PS basics 4I'm back with my journal tutorials for Photoshop. I didn't post any new journal tutorial in a while. Anyway, my previous tutorial you can check here. I'll describe some Photoshop basics for everyone who try to learn to use Photoshop. So in this article you'll find tutorials: Tilt-Shift, Customizing brush 2, Lens Flare, Mask Tool,.Photoshop tutorial- PS basics 47 months ago in Art Features More Like This
If you wish to see images in full resolution then simply click on the images below (they are big 1920 x 1080 px). I used Photoshop CC here, so some things may be different in lower PS versions. But most of things may be the same in all PS versions. I'll make even more tutorials like this, so stay tuned. And if you like it, then you can fav this article. Thank you and enjoy. I hope it's helpful. More tutorials by me you can see in feature below.
A Plea from Prince CharmingWatch depthRADIUSA Plea from Prince Charming2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Who is responsible for the Murder of Cinderella?
Solve the Murder Mystery Contest →
It has now been two weeks since the beautiful fairy tale that was my life has come crashing down into utter devastation and nightmare.
My darling beloved, my Princess, my Cinderella is no more.
She has been taken away from me and from all of you, her legions and generations of fans of her grand and glorious story, by dastardly murderers most heinous, heartless and foul... and as of this hour still unknown.
The personal story of my Cinderella has always been a reassurance (to youth but to all ages as well) that true love will always conquer all adversity, sabotage, and lies. My dear Cinderella
[Cosplay Feature!]This is a :iconbrazilian-cosplays: feature![Cosplay Feature!]2 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Rukh by Witchiko
We have some amazing cosplayers here in Brazil!
If you wanna help us to spread our love for them, it's pretty easy: we have a donation pool and we only need 1234 points to reach our goal to make :iconbrazilian-cosplays: a super group again.
So please, click DONATE and you can help us!
What Ruins A Painting?What Ruins A Painting?10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
What Ruins A Painting?
(or makes it better)
We all had those kind of paintings at some point, looking at which we felt something is not right – something is not right – But could not find it. What went wrong? We have put every finest details and all our patience in it. Then?
Art has its own science. Science that makes a successful art – something that comes out exactly you thought of and leaves the same impact on your audience. That science is known as composition in art and music. Where your eyes will go at first, how you will draw attention, how much attention you will draw – these are not luck, but pure science. A well thought designed piece is always successful. So mastering the brushes are not enough, we have to learn about the basics that make a successful art!
Hence, today, we will talk about the 'bad' elements which are solemnly responsible for rui
Clive Barker: Return of The Dark MasterClive Barker: Return of The Dark Master6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
His Books of Blood in the 1980s established him as a premier master of the horror narrative, on an equal level or even surpassing Stephen King, who said of him;
I have seen the future of horror, his name is Clive Barker.
Like King, Barker’s works of horror have been adopted and adapted for movies, his stories becoming the basis for the Hellraiser and Candyman series and many more. Beyond his stories being used as source material, Barker has worked as screenwriter, producer, actor and director in the film world.
As with Stephen King, many of
Art + Anatomy book Recommendations15 books I recommend for anatomy, art fundamental study and art inspiration. Please note that these are simply my personal recommendations and books that's helped me a lot in the past.Art + Anatomy book Recommendations11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
I've taken photos for these books, so Here's a less image-heavy list (on tumblr)
This took so much longer than I first anticipated so I really hope people find this helpful cause, seriously, spending 3 days on this does not feel like it was worth it
edit: I'm putting the tl;dr list here first as a preview of the books I'm recommending.
TL;DR List of books
An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists
The Art of Animal Drawing
Anatomy for the Artist
Imaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here NowImaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here Now1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
In Toronto & on deviantART
No better living functioning evolving example of the new pattern in the creation, dissemination and education in the visual arts can be found than Imaginism Studios, the online brainchild of artists Bobby Chiu & Kei Acedera. Established in Toronto in 2005, the studio has specialized in pre-production character and concept design for film, TV, gaming, and publishing. As creators of some of the most wildly creative and whimsical images ever presented on deviantART, this artistic couple has built an international fan base independent of their c
The Lonely Whale's Cry for LoveThe Lonely Whale's Cry for Love2 months ago in Art Features More Like This
The Lonely Whale’s Cry for Love
52 Hertz Whale:
Is Anyone Out There?
Each year he makes his migration south from the Aleutian Islands to a breeding area in the Pacific Ocean parallel to Central California, looking for a mate. Unlike other blue and fin whales, his more than 6000 miles a year round-trip swim is a solitary one. He does not travel along with the blues or the fins, because he is neither. He is most probably either a hybrid blue
My deviantART StoryWell I am really bad at telling stories and whatnot (especially with promtps), but I like receiving badges so I thought I'd give it a shot ^-^My deviantART Story9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Well it all started when I made the decision to click the join button to become a deviant on March 28th, 2013. I don't remember exactly how I found out about this site, but I am extremely glad I crossed paths with it. I just thought it was a place to upload one's own artwork and see where it goes from there, popularity wise. After I started to familiarize myself with the site, I learned that it was so much more than I thought.
I have met many people through this site, and hope that I will continue to, and I am so glad that I did. I am what people would consider a shy and quiet person. Now with that fact mixed with a bit of anxiety makes it difficult to even talk to someone without worrying about what the other person thinks. Additionally, I never would have imagined that I would make friends that are from other parts of the country and even the