Critique Personality TypesI thought I'd type up something on the type of people you're likely to meet in critique groups and how to handle them. For those wondering, I am a Pit Bull Trooper.Critique Personality Types4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Feel free to add other types; I don't think I got them all.
Also, feel free to donate so I can buy another Premium Membership: http://Droemar.deviantart.com/?givepoints
The Toxic Snark
Most likely to be: Parents, self-described elitists, jerks in general
"When are you going to write for real? Why are you wasting your time writing this junk?"
Attributes: This person is inclined to hate your stuff. Without fail. They don't read what you write, or they read "real" literature. And your work is so far below what they like, you're obviously in desperate need of their opinion and correction, which is largely that you should abandon what you're working on and start writing their idea of a story. They hate mainstream, or hate a genre
Vocaloid JBF Flower Wreath + Ciel lenses, etc.Jin's Flower Wreath ProcessVocaloid JBF Flower Wreath + Ciel lenses, etc.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sometime last May, Kat moonlightflight and I cosplayed our favorite Vocaloid song, "Just Be Friends".
Their outfits seem simple at a glance, but that actually makes things more complicated sometimes. Hahah. Despite Luka's dress looking like something you could probably find in a mall, Charmie yaoiangel14 made the dress from scratch exactly as it looked in the artwork, just for Kat moonlightflight. Kat and I also did our best with the part of their outfits that had the most amount of detail (which also happens to be our favorite parts) the flower wreaths.
I have some pictures of the progress of my wreath, so I thought I'd share them. This probably isn't the best method of going about this, but this is how I did mine and I found it pretty easy. (I wish I could have taken more photos or a video, but to be honest I wasn't quite sure I'd pull this off at first. Hahah!)
KuroBasu cosplay portraits + shoot outtakes!Generation of Miracles casual outfit portraitsKuroBasu cosplay portraits + shoot outtakes!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
(Added on November 7)
Not everyone's Teiko uniforms are ready just yet, but we wanted to get a feel of things for the proper shoot so we did this for practice. It gave us a chance to try out our wigs and makeup and junk to see what we need to improve on for our actual cosplays.
The following portraits are the full-sized versions of what was squeezed into the above banner thing
:iconhana181: Aki as Tetsuya Kuroko
We're sorry Tetsu, you have no face in your portrait!
:iconcazzu-chan: Cassie as Ryota Kise
Bringin' out the kira-kira model-kun aura!
/slightly envious of such long limbs
:icondorkydea: Myk as Tsuntaro Tsunderima Shintaro Midorima
Today's lucky item is apparently a ninja's frog wallet
:icondancingontightrope: Aruki as Daiki Aomine
In the Zooooooone
Daigo Sen / Mark as Atsushi Murasnackibara Murasakibara
2011 cosplay review + 2012 plans!I realise this is, umm, rather late to be doing a wrap-up of last year's cos, but I've never done one of these composite pics before and I kinda wanted to XD2011 cosplay review + 2012 plans!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So here's a compilation of all the shoots I did in 2011!
All of these photo sets can be found here: http://0zimiel0.blog132.fc2.com/
Hmm, there seem to be rather a lot XD;; And so far this year, since coming back from Japan in January, I've done 10 photoshoots! 8D Here's looking forward to another year full *3*
I don't have any concrete convention plans at this stage, except that I will be cosing UtaPri to SMASH! with kaguyaxhime to sell our photobook!
Other than that, here are the cosplays I have planned for this year (at this stage, subject to innumerable changes no doubt XD)
- Shinomiya Natsuki (Uta no Prince-sama) various for 'Resonance' photobook
- Alibaba Saluja (Magi)
- Ichinose Tokiya (UtaPri)
- Takasugi Shinsuke (Gintama)
- Jinguuji Ren (UtaPri)
- Barnaby Brooks Jnr (Tiger &
Shingeki no Kyojin cosplay shoot outtakes!It's time for another outtakes journal post! This one is for our Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) cosplay shoot!Shingeki no Kyojin cosplay shoot outtakes!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
(Click thumbnail to view the full image!)
:iconmerkymerx: Miguel - Eren Jaeger
:iconbehindinfinity: Jin - Mikasa Ackerman
:iconneko-panigiri: NyanKat - Armin Arlert
:iconweakman: Dom - Jean Kirschtein
:iconsomemaskedude: Bok - Bertholdt Fubar
:iconellensmere: Alex - Annie Leonhardt
:iconcatherinejannelle: Cat - Christa Renz
:iconreskiy: Resh - Erwin Smith
:iconberamonde: Chase - Hanji Zoe
:iconhana181: Aki - Levi
:icondorkydea: Myk - Nanaba & Mike Zakarius
much of the wig-styling was done by me behindinfinity
a lot of everyone's makeup was by Charmie yaoiangel14 and Alex
photos by Huzafan
post-processing by behindinfinity
I'm happy to present my friends who had come together to do this group cosplay! It feels surreal to me to have friends who happen to have faces who suit the characters
FEATURE: November '13Sorry I'm late...FEATURE: November '131 year ago in Art Features More Like This
But please enjoy!
magical forest by BaxiaArt
Between Today and Tomorrow by yuumei
Growing by Tonsha
Grey Line by SparrowStew
Enchanted by nhuthanh Autumn by Kara-a
Into the Past. by RJW-Photo
An Open Letter to DC ComicsSo: I recently sent DC Comics a somewhat, er, lengthy note outlining my current dissatisfaction (to put it mildly) with their product. I've semi-randomly decided I should post it to the Interwebz somewhere, and since I don't have a proper blog, I figured it'd have to be here. I've edited it a bit for length. If anyone actually reads this (ha! like that'll happen) and is curious to see the whole thing, drop me a line.An Open Letter to DC Comics2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am no longer buying DC comics.
There are several reasons for this. In part, I'm unhappy with DC's creative direction. I was not happy with the loss of the marriage of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, or with the downplaying of Lois' importance to the Superman mythos. Lois is Clark's equal, every bit as smart and heroic and psychologically strong. She is not and never was an impediment or a 'trophy wife'. I was not happy the brutal injury of Bette Kane to provide angst and motivation for the heroine in the otherwise fine Batwoman title (a case of 'women in refrigerators'). I
Sasuke's Picture DiaryLeave comments to keep me company?Sasuke's Picture Diary2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am about to spend the next 6 hours or so sewing and painting to finish up costumes and then packing for an adventure. I will soon after leave for the trip and it's going to take a while to get to where I'm going to it'd be great if you leave comments to keep me company on the way there! I'll be reading and replying as much as possible!
Team Sasuke at Ozine Fest Day 3
So here are pictures from our day out last Sunday! Some are from my phone, others are from Facebook friends (Thanks, Jannibee and Benelyn!) and people who have sent me snapshots over Twitter!
Let's start with a group shot! Our theme was Sasuke and his teachers (and his flirt of an alternate universe self from Road to Ninja)
12 year-old pre-Shippuden Sasuke — Jin :iconbehindinfinity:
older Swagsuke/Charasuke from the Road to Ninja movie — Miguel :iconmerkymerx:
Savage Land Rogue PRINTMike has sold out, but I still have a handful, let me know if you are interested, details below.Savage Land Rogue PRINT3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Savage Land Rogue. Pencils by Mike DeBalfo colors by myself. This was an exclusive done for the Amazing AZ Con, Mike only made 50 of these and that's all he will ever make.
Limited Edition: 50 signed and numbered copies
- 12" x 18" Full color print
- Printed on HD matt card stock paper
I will be putting some of these on Ebay, I'll announce it when I do.
2013 cos review!Thank you all for your support this year everyone!! Here's to a fabulous 2014 >3<2013 cos review!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
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
icon key 2because it wasn't working for some reason in the other one -n-icon key 21 year ago in Personal More Like This
[-ai- ROMANCE] Red Jewel Ring by Gasara [-ai- ROMANCE] Purple Heart and Bow Divider by Gasara
llama (click the +media and search llama)
No One Touch Her!! - Dark!Italy x ReaderYou join a group called, " The Axis Powers." and there was a nice Italian who really liked you so much. His name was Italy and you two had a crush on each other so much every time you laugh as Italy dose something funny he faints, but every time when he take off his shirt you get a bloody nose and faint. One day you were get pasta for you and Italy and you two loved pasta. You heard a knock at the door you turned off the pasta, so that it won't get soft. You opened up the door to see a man with a mask. You got scared and try to run, but you got knocked out. * With Italy* He came back from the store. " Bella I'm home!!" He sang in a happy voice. " Bella where are you? Please don't scare me." he was scared that you might jump out, but he found a note on the couch. He opened the note and read it and he gasped to find out that you were kidnapped by some robber. * Back to you* You were yelled at and always getting slapped in the face. " Were is you money!?" the robber yelled and continue toNo One Touch Her!! - Dark!Italy x Reader2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Free! Iwatobi Swim Club cosplay shoot outtakes!When my friends and I first heard of "that swimming anime" called Free!, this is pretty much what we expected:Free! Iwatobi Swim Club cosplay shoot outtakes!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Not that there's anything wrong with that hahah, but all we were expecting was to be able to laugh at how exploitable and full of fanservice this show could be because swimming would require everyone to be half-naked. Although it started out that way, the more episodes we watched, the more we realized...
We were wrong. So wrong.
What we got was a heartwarming coming-of-age story with endearing characters and interesting dynamics. It spoke of friendship and learning your self-worth and figuring out what drives you forward.
I'd write more about how I feel about it but it would take up too much time and space over here, so here are a couple of posts that have already done the job well:
1. A detailed literary analysis and trope driven deconstruction of H
Shepard Wallpaper ID ProjectHi guys!!!!Shepard Wallpaper ID Project2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am working on a project and would love to offer you a spot on my list if you want too.
I am making Shepard ID wallpapers. Basically it will look something like this... http://belanna42.deviantart.com/#/d5pdgu6
If you would like me to do a wallpaper of your Shepard, I would be more than happy to do one. Now, I am not going to promise you that it will be done in a few days since I will be working on my own Shepards and other things.. but please.. if you want one.. let me know.
Here is what I am asking.
name: (ie) John Shepard
Origin: (ie) Colonist
Reputation: (ie) Ruthless
Class: (ie) Engineer
Paragon, Renegade, or Paragade?
If you want to throw in who your Shepard romanced and the color theme you would like to have.... please do so
So please, post a link to your Shepard here or you can note me..
Please send me a high quality picture of your Shep if you can. If you guys send me a small or low quality one, I can't promise how
King of the Nerds guest judging!I guess I should drop a line on DA as well...King of the Nerds guest judging!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Tomorrow night is the King of the Nerds episode where I'm guest starring! Thursday, Jan. 24, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), on TBS!
Here's the episode synopsis! Make sure you guys tune in!
"Imaginary Realms" – Team Blue and Team Orange face off in a fantasy cosplay Nerd War challenge, hero-vs.-villain style. The losing team must send two of their own to the Nerd-Off, from which one will never return. As the competition heats up, an unusual roll of the dice determines who will stay and who will go. Hosted by Curtis Armstrong and Robert Carradine.
Guest Judges: Adam Busch, Yaya Han and George Takei.
Comments and Commenting We all know that getting the exposure you want for your work is a tough endeavour here on dA. Despite the wonders of the site, the simple fact of the matter is that comments are hard to come by these days.Comments and Commenting1 year ago in Literature Features More Like This
There may be many reasons for this - lack of time on the part of many browsers, lack of interest, or simply: not knowing what to say. We've all been there at one point (some of us more than others), and it presented the question - "what is it that writers want out of a comment?"
The only way to find the answer to this question was to set up a poll - which received an amazing response from the lit community, and with your help, this editorial will highlight some points that will aid in leaving some insightful and appreciated comments.
First and foremost - Read.
Many of the writers on dA want f
Minecraft server is up and running! (No more pvp!)Minecraft server is up and running! (No more pvp!)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
[Update notice: PVP is no longer allowed per majority request, the server will now have an arena which you may walk to to fight it out with someone!]
[Please note: This server is still in its beginning stages, and may contain glitches, bugs, errors, and more funky stuff. I am constantly working to fix these to provide you guys with what you deserve: A good Minecraft multiplayer experience]
Thanks to all of you faithful followers, I've raised enough money to purchase a minecraft server! Yay! And now what do I do with it? Open it to the public of course! That's right, Decicraft is completely free to play and build!
Some of our current features include:
PVP arenas -
Fight against other players, make diamond armor and go hand-to-hand combat, fight all your trouble away like men.
Faction system -
Create your own faction and claim land! Invite other players to your faction and be able to claim mo
Venues, Exposure, How to Sell Your Art - Part 2In a previous entry, I discussed galleries, public venues, and charity auctions as potential sales channels for art. Now I'll share my experiences with festivals and online websites.Venues, Exposure, How to Sell Your Art - Part 23 years ago in Art Features More Like This
4. Festivals and Events
By "festivals", I mean art-themed events like art walks and organized open studio tours. These are, by far, the best opportunity for sales. Here is a comparison of my best and worst experiences.
My least successful event was a one night mega-gala featuring visual art, body painting, and a popular local entertainer at a large venue. Artists were juried by the promoter and then charged a $200 nonrefundable entry fee. Tickets to the event were $60. The artists were asked to sell tickets to their friends and customer base for a commission. The event was positioned as a fundraiser for an arts foundation that I didn't recognize, but a brief internet search revealed that this foundation was run by the promoter.
On Beading...First a note on suppliers:On Beading...5 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've recommended ordering from Fire Mountain Gems because I've found their customer service and prices to be excellent, and their selection is VAST, though there are a few essential they don't carry. Shipwreck Beads does a great job as well, but I don't see Japanese seed beads on their site.
I've worked with everything from fishing line (do NOT be tempted to use fishing line, it is designed to deteriorate over time, I can't count how many times I've been hired to repair work that fell apart because of this) to dental floss. Living in bush Alaska limited my resources for years. It's so great to be able to order from online catalogs now, I wish I'd had that ability then- I'd have been doing a lot more beading. Back then we only had an ancient tattered copy of a black and white catalog from Grey Owl
April Giveaway: 3 month sub! (Winners!)Thank you to everyone for your participation The lucky winners are YandaRL and HiyaHyro42 -- congrats, and enjoy your subscriptions! Look forward to even more giveaways in the futureApril Giveaway: 3 month sub! (Winners!)10 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A deadline's been set for April 20! Enter by then and you may have this chance
Two 3 month subscriptions, of course
I like doing these when I'm offline for a while. It's my way of apologizing for not keeping my promises to be more active. I'm trying! Thank you to those who continue to support me. It really is great having a backbone of support on devART-- especially when you're in a college full of super talented art MAJORS X'D I'm just a journalist major who really loves writing about her characters and occasionally drawing them.
There are two requirements, as always!
1) Be a watcher.
2) Favorite this journal.
*Otherwise, no rules. If you want to post a comment though, I'd love to talk to you! On a side note, I'm now on the
Historical Disney Princesses FAQRather than answering these individually over and over again, I'm just going to leave this here and add to it as needed:Historical Disney Princesses FAQ4 years ago in Personal More Like This
- I'm not telling you which princess I'm doing next.
- I would appreciate it if you didn't tell me what character I should do next, or what you're looking forward to, or what character you hope I'll do! It's very sweet and I definitely appreciate the sentiment, but consider the fact that you're something like the 400th person to tell me about Elsa, or Anna, or Merida- it's not adding a lot to the conversation.
- No, I'm not doing any Kingdom Hearts characters. There's no particular historical precedent, so they don't really have anything to gain from this series.
Are you going to do Merida?
YES PLEASE STOP ASKING sobsobsob
Are you going to do Elsa and Anna?
Are you going to do any more pieces in this series?
Yes! Let it be assumed that I will continue doing these until stated otherwise.
BEST OMEGLE CONVERSATION EVER XDDDYou're now chatting with a random stranger. Say hi!BEST OMEGLE CONVERSATION EVER XDDD3 years ago in Personal More Like This
You: ARE YOU A THING? O3O
You: I'm a Mfale o3o
You: I come from another planet, that is our people's term for females who show male traits
You: Pluto c:
Stranger: i am from jupiter where female are called madarchod
Stranger: where r u right now
You: Oh im orbiting the outer rim of the Kuiper belt :3
Stranger: do u have any of your pictures
You: No o3o
You: Because most Plutonians lack proper technology to capture still images :c
Stranger: mother fucker tell real place
You: What's a place? o3o
Your conversational partner has disconnected.
N7 Shirt Mod!After some weeks of work here is a new mod for the game almost finished, a shirt for Maleshep and Femshep based on the original N7 Shirt design from Bioware.N7 Shirt Mod!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I used the naked body mesh from Maleshep and Femshep for the shirt and added sleeves, I didn't like how it looks without sleeves because the shirt is "painted" on the body and sleeves adds some depth to the shirt.
Some of you told me that I should upload this so I'll upload the files in one day or two after fix some issues with the mesh . And now after this mod I'm going to finish the Modded Formal Outfit finally!.
Need to fix before the release:
- Some clipping on the neck in both versions.
- Adjust the normal map.
- Some clipping on the sleeves in both versions.