Low Poly Modeling Re-DefinedLow Poly Re-DefinedLow Poly Modeling Re-Defined3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So there has been a lot of confusion on this subject, especially on Deviant Art what classifies as low polygon and what doesn't.
Often you browse around DA see DD's or Game-art you like, see the triangle count and go 'omg that is too high poly!' Stop. Right. There.
Just stop. Low polygon has been miss-categorized lately and it's almost insulting to just assume someone's triangle count is 'way too high poly'. Low poly can fall into many more groups then you think, and even 20,000 tri's can be considered a lower polygon range.
A bit of terminology before we begin
When we talk about polygon count, or poly count, we actually mean Triangle count, or tri count in Game Development Art. The reason for this is most games/game engines/hardware renders out using triangle counts. Polygons are the four sided faces you create to make your 3D model (shame on you for 5+ kidding! ), however, for every polygon there is there would be 2 triangles.
So for example
The Art Institutes are a scam!The goal of this group is to raise awareness of the fact that the heavily advertised "Art Institutes" are not real art schools, but corporate owned diploma mills that exploit young people’s dreams to sell fake education for ungodly amounts of money. I went briefly and dropped out after realizing my $120,000 ‘education’ was not going to get me a job anywhere or allow me entrance to a Grad school. Their over 40 locations are owned by the Education Management Corporation(EDMC) which is possibly the main villain in today’s corporate education scam. They have been sued many times, but are still in operation and growing. Now they have several other chains of schools other than the Art Institutes (Brown Mackie College, Southern University, Western State University, and Argosy University). In order to destroy them we must make sure everyone knows about this awful scheme so that they lose business and shut down on their own.The Art Institutes are a scam!5 years ago in Personal More Like This
SAY NO TO Ai!!!
As the majority of Deviant
#45.52 FeaturePlease check it out,enjoy and consider faving so more people can see it.#45.52 Feature1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Have a nice day!
45.52 - frecklesless.
Factory v.1 by bwaworga
into* by PatiMakowska
Into the Blue by OlivierAccart
KitBash setsHi guys in case anyone don't know... me and my friend are making some free kitbash models you can find them here http://www.zbrushcentral.com/showthread.php?177870-speed-sculpting-massacre/page27KitBash sets9 months ago in Personal More Like This
or use a direct links
surface parts http://sta.sh/01kgze0u944u
hydraulics parts http://sta.sh/01drnzjadrct
joint parts http://sta.sh/018dge2t3iwz
it's still a wip i will update the sets as soon as i can
Wacom Intuos 5 Touch M - ReviewWacom has just launched its new Wacom Intuos 5 product line. I just got one of these (Medium size), so I thought I'd write a small review about it, since it's the most fundamental tool for my job.Wacom Intuos 5 Touch M - Review3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's been quite a few years since my last upgrade. For the record, before that I've also used a Graphire 1 (A6), an Intuos 3 (A6), an Intuos 3 (A5 Wide SE), and a Cintiq 21UX (currently I've been using the Intuos 3 A5W).
First of all, here's the official specs of the model:
Dimensions (W x D x H): 380 mm x 251 mm x 12 mm
Active area Pen (W x D): 224 mm x 140 mm
Active area Touch (W x D): 224 mm x 140 mm
Weight: 990 g
Multi-touch Support: yes
Wireless Accessory Support: yes
Resolution (per point): 0.005 mm (5,080 lines per inch)
Tilt sensitivity: ± 60°
Maximum reading height with pen: 10 mm
No. of ExpressKeys: 8 capacitve keys
Touch Ring controller: 1
So in terms of specs there's nothing exciting about it, it's the same specs with Intuos 4 and almost the same with Intuos 3. Actual
My first time-lapse projectFinally i could do all the processing and work and here is my first time-lapse video of Aurora. All material was recorded in Jyväskylä - Finland which is actually not the best place for aurora watch. Still i could make enough collection for a full 8 minutes video. First scene is from March 2013 which was my first aurora watch ever. The rest are recorded between august and november 2013. Soon i will be back with another time-lapse of sunset and sunrises mostly.My first time-lapse project1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I hope you like the video. Have a great weekend, may the light be with you!
Top social posts from last week: 11.18.13Twitter:Top social posts from last week: 11.18.131 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Dishonored by lucid-ser
"Forest of Magic" by iya-chen
After Work by abnormalbrain
The Turn of the Universe by alicexz
"Eternal Monument" by Nele-Diel
The World's Major Cities... DestroyedWhat would the world's cities look like after the apocalypse? Belgian digital artist Jonas De Ro paints his vision of the end of the world.The World's Major Cities... Destroyed1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
New York City, New York, United States
Hong Kong, China
View Jonas De Ro's Full Gallery
how to get better at art:I know im not a master of anything- infact, its only been about a week since I started working on improving rather than appealing.how to get better at art:1 year ago in Personal More Like This
BUT BOY DO I FEEL GOOD ABOUT MY ART.
and you should too!
Tips on becoming the artist you want to be
✸ note that these are tips on how I've started- everyone is different! Learn however you want to learn!
1. STOP DRAWING ONLY FOR OTHERS AND JUST START DRAWING FOR YOU
Ok so this for me was the hardest step. I never ever drew for enjoyment. Even when I drew my characters I wasn't really having fun? What you should do is stop all commissions. Stop all trades. And give yourself one day to draw to make you happy. Even if you don't improve at all you will start loving your art! I know I do!
2. FIND ART THAT MAKES YOU HAPPY
What is better than finding a style that you really love? Than looking at all this art from people that inspires you? NOTHING. (okay maybe besides starbucks and kittens but still!)
when you fin
400 Point GIVEAWAY! CLOSED: WINNERS CHOSEN!EDIT: Alright, contest is closed! And the winners are:400 Point GIVEAWAY! CLOSED: WINNERS CHOSEN!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I'll be sending points your way now!
I've recently come back after a stupidly long hiatus, and to celebrate my return to dA I'm going to host a point giveaway! There will be FOUR winners total. Keep reading if you want in on this awesome opportunity!
1. You have to fav this journal to enter. This is so I can have a way to keep track of who enters
2. You don't have to watch me, but it would be nice. At least take a look at my gallery. You might like what you see
3. Tell your friends! OK this isn't required, but it's nice to spread the word.
4. ANYONE can enter. I don't care who you are, how long you've been on dA, how popular/unpopular you are. Seriously. Enter. Do it.
1. There will be FOUR winners total. Each winner will receive 100 points. The winners will be chosen using random.org, so there's no favorites pla
The Writer's Diary v2.0____________________________________________________The Writer's Diary v2.03 years ago in Personal More Like This
My favourite poem ever :-
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit;
Where the mind is led forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action --
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.
Ripper StreetThe, surprisingly good, Ripper Street returned to begin its second series last night.Ripper Street1 year ago in Personal More Like This
When it first showed up last year, I believed it was shamelessly riding on the success of the Sherlock Holmes movies. Watch the opening credits and you'll understand why:
However, while those that made the opening are obviously Robert Downey Jr fans, the writers of the series are more interested in telling their own stories.
Ripper Street is a very, very good crime drama, and seems to have production values on par with the genre behemoths produced over in America.
It's set in late 19th century London and follows a trio of lawmen from Whitechapel's H Division: the well-to-do Detective Inspector Reid, his right-hand man Detective Sergeant Drake and a rogue Pinkerton agent, Captain Jackson.
Despite the title, this series is not about chasing Jack the Ripper. They did something far more interesting with the legend in using the panic that it created as a backdrop.
Undiscovered: 15 Storytelling PhotosUndiscovered: 15 Storytelling Photos1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
In the Dark of the Night by JRL5
Dsc4837 2 by Batsceba
Patina Cadillac by Serafin-P
Path by Hinkz
Prairie Storms by slickwilly182
Friday night Specials v3.1Friday night Specials v3.110 months ago in Art Features More Like This
image by wchild
If you like what you see, this article
so it can reach as many deviants as possible.
A weekly selection amongst the images I liked,
while browsing the Street Gallery
and I think they deserve more attention.
Enjoy them, comment on them and remember
to visit the photographers' galleries as well.
Have a nice weekend.
Hand-paint texturing tutorialsHey guys, I keep receiving questions about old-school characters and hand-painted textures, that's why I want to keep this tutorials list up as a default.Hand-paint texturing tutorials2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Epic Bible for cg-artists for FREE (no kidding), there is a few tutorials about hand-paint textures:
Two videos with hand-painted female face:
Tyson Murphy character artist at World of Warcraft team with old-school weapons tutorial:
My Demon Chaser tutorials e-book:
A Guide to Create.swf for BeginnersTable of Contents (Use CTRL + F to search for a specific part of this guide.)A Guide to Create.swf for Beginners2 years ago in Personal More Like This
[01.2] Mouse + Keyboard
[02.0] The Interface
[02.1] Title Bar
[02.2] Menu Bar
[02.3] Selection Bar
[02.4] Speech Bubbles
[03.0] Targeting Box
Welcome to a comprehensive guide to create.swf by KirbyM! This guide will give a brief overview of what each of the keys can do.
1~0: Changes the face of selected character to a preset face. Preset faces can be changed under Menu>Options. Click the hotkeys tab.
Q: Saves the current Scene and creates a new part. You will be sent to the newer part.
R: Randomizes selected character. Selected object will rain down.
T: Selection will move to and follow your mouse cursor.
P: Pins or unpins the selection from moving. (Pinned characters and objects cannot be moved or rotated with
**commission info** [Full] // waitlist open I need to raise money for tabling at this year again. I am reopening commissions for all digital artworks.**commission info** [Full] // waitlist open2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Please note me if you are interested! Thank you!
I am in the mood to do some dakimakura commissions again :iconbunnylazeplz:
I am offering a fullbody, digitally colored artwork of any character in this style, the price for that is:
$30 for one side, +$20 for the additional side.
are acceptable as payment.
Sample of Commission Printed onto Pillowcase:http://i.imgur.com/X2EAQUw.jpg
Here is a price guide for my regular commissions; I now accept points in addition to paypal- the conversion rate is 100 = 1$
Here's a summary price guide for my new rates:
Updated commission price guide:
Touhou PC-98 English Patches: Setup GuideAs seen on the Station Wagon forum: http://w11.zetaboards.com/WalfasStationWagon/topic/10470167/1/Touhou PC-98 English Patches: Setup Guide5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Indeed folks, after nine years of it's continuous development and hacking, it has finally been released for the entire Touhou community to enjoy!!
Now, I'm making this guide in hope of providing all of the source material you will need to get this set up, in other words, the tutorials are on in the web links I provide here. Please, ask me for help if you run into any sort of problems with the links, or setting up. I will do what I can to help but everything should be covered.
Here is the official trailer for the Touhou PC-98 English Patches. This includes a download link in the video description:
Notice: I won't provide the emulator .hdi game files in this journal, if you don't have them, please give them a search on your search engine of choice. Don't ask me to provide the five Touhou PC-98 games here.
The 101 Guide To Marketing For ArtistsSlowly I get to catch up with deviations on here, now I just need to make use of the journals more oftenThe 101 Guide To Marketing For Artists8 months ago in Personal More Like This
There are some things I would be glad, someone would have told me earlier...
Marketing is such a thing - since I´m freelancing 5 years now it is save to say that is no accident that I´m happily blessed with the "just right" clients and it all boils down to be due to authentic marketing. Honestly- I embrace everything that has to do with it, below you find my write up to get a better understanding of what it is all about.
I always found interest in psychology and marketing but when I jumped on the freelancing train 5 years ago I especially embraced anything that I could find to help me understand, use and practice marketing as a way to keep myself busy with work that I love to do and to collaborate with people who respect what I do.
In the process I learned much from many different experts and in this post I will forward what I´ve learn
1000 points to give away [CLOSED]Another give away like I promised ♥1000 points to give away [CLOSED]1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Add this journal to your favourites
You don't have to watch me, but if you like my work I would appreciate it! And a big thanks to my kind watchers ♥
That's it : )
Feel free to taste one of my a snacks : P
Donuts or macarons?
10 winners of 100 each will be selected with random.org
Deadline: September 5, this time.
The 10 winners of this give away are,
Thank you kindly for joining!
Will do another give away, when I got some points again : )
Have a nice day
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
YOU EXPECTED SEPTEMBER 9THYOU EXPECTED SEPTEMBER 9TH3 months ago in Personal More Like This
BUT IT WAS ME, CIRNO!
IGNORE ME LOL (MALEKITH X READER)That’s all I want this ChristmasIGNORE ME LOL (MALEKITH X READER)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
It was hard to tell the time of the day in the mother ship of Svartalfheim Dark Elves where she was kept. She was afraid to close her eyes just for a second, let alone sleep at first and still after so many weeks she isn’t comfortable doing so, for all she sees it’s nightmares… or her home so she would each time wake up to the same cold floor. Sleep was the worst form of mockery. Walking around was safe only within the room radius, her captor’s clever device adorning her neck made sure of that, a light but deadly collar.
At first her captors would come rather often, mostly to have a look at the creature and have a laugh. She didn’t care any longer what they would say or do. Their leader, Lord Malekith, was watching those interactions sometimes, hardly ever interfering unless matters went out of hand. She was only afraid of Malekith at first but in course of time she found it harder and harder to look
We all drive Jaguars, here.I thought this Jaguar advert was only going to air in the US, but i recently saw it pop up over here, too.We all drive Jaguars, here.9 months ago in Personal More Like This
I guess if you're going to hire the likes of Sir Ben F**king Kingsley (full name) and company to peddle your products; you want to go multi-region to get your money's worth.
Theatrics aside, it made me ponder on why Britain has this villainous reputation, and I started to compile a list:
The British Empire was the biggest drug-dealing organisation in history and made a fortune selling opium to China. In the mid 19th century, when the Chinese Emperor tried to stop them, they sent in The Nemesis – basically the Death Star of the era – which proceeded to decimate the entire Chinese fleet. Then they stole Hong Kong.
In an emergency, such as a disaster or terror attack, an intelligence committee is convened. Its codename is “COBRA”.
The British military’s communication network is called “Skynet