Otto and Victoria Cosplay Contest!Otto and Victoria Cosplay Contest!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Following the conclusion of the recent Otto and Victoria Fan Art Contest,
I am happy to announce the next contest here on DeviantArt.
Now's your chance to break out your sewing kits and green wigs
and show off your own Octo-Victorian aesthetic!
Entries will be judged on their outfit, styling and storytelling.
You can be creative with your favorite scene or come up with
your own concept. This is not a photographic challenge however
any extra effort gone toward creating the final image
will be celebrated. Most importantly, HAVE FUN.
this is an all inclusive challenge where creativity wins out.
All photo submissions must be uploaded to the OtttoandVictoriaFans group by
(make sure to add #ottoandvictoria and #briankesinger to the keywords fields
when submitting your photo)
Honorable mention- Signed 2014 Otto and Victoria calendar
my new book is available for pre-order!hey everyone! i'm super excited to announce that my new book, TRAVELING WITH YOUR OCTOPUS is available for pre-order here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/207280396/traveling-with-your-octopus-special?my new book is available for pre-order!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
everyone that pre-orders will receive the special edition version which is signed and detailed with decorative metallic corners.
here is a brief description of the book which is published by baby tattoo books
A lavishly illustrated Victorian era travelogue chronicling the international journeys of Octo-Victorian globetrotters Victoria Prismall and her pet land octopus Otto, this scenic follow-up to Brian Kesinger's instant classic Walking Your Octopus is sure to delight all manner of world adventurers. Thirty panoramic, full-page illustrations showcase Victoria and Otto as they explore destinations in Scotland, France, Holland, Spain, Austria, Romania, Italy, Russia, China, Japan,
5 years and 100K+ watchers!Wow! This month will mark my five-year anniversary on deviantART! That's pretty exciting. I also just hit 100,000+ watchers recently too!! O_O; Thank you so much to everyone who has supported my work these past five years!!5 years and 100K+ watchers!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sorry for the lack of updates recently. In fact, I really have so much art sitting around that I haven't uploaded here! So look out for a lot of submissions these next few weeks. If you're looking for more consistent posts and whatnot, always feel free to follow my sketchblog: http://alicexz.tumblr.com
And Happy 13th Birthday to deviantART as well! And congrats purplekecleon also just celebrated her 10-year anniversary on here... wow what a loser...
NEW CONTEST :D (updated prizes)EDIT: Less than a week left!NEW CONTEST :D (updated prizes)2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So I think it's time for a new contest
Prompt: Draw a picture or write (or whatever) about your favorite canon Percy Jackson trio
Luke, Annabeth, Thalia
Percy, Annabeth, Grover
Percy, Annabeth, Tyson
Percy, Thalia, Grover (you can add or switch in Zoe or Bianca for this one)
Percy, Annabeth, Rachel (you can add or switch in Tyson, Nico or Grover here)
Jason, Piper, Leo
Percy, Hazel, Frank
You can also do a big 3 trio with their kids (Thalia, Jason, Percy, Nico, Bianca) as long as you use one from each parent
Some of the mini quest trios (still allowed)
Leo, Hazel, Echo (MoA)
Percy, Jason, Piper (MoA)
Beckendorf, Silena, Percy (Demigod Files)
etc. (there are more, just make sure they're canon)
:iconwinner-plz: 40 , a request from :iconmissmady:, a sketch request from :iconepic-failwin:, A chibi comission from :iconmade-on-impulse:, a request from :iconleatho-shellhound:, a onesh
just a general faq on printed sunstonejust want to have a journal to link to people who are curios as i just lack the time to answer everybodyjust a general faq on printed sunstone2 years ago in Personal More Like This
1 yes sunstone will be sold in printed forrm as a series of books
2 each chapter will be 1 comic issue
3 i am currently finalizing printing arrangements
4 printed versions will feature improved art and writing, by art i mean obvious tweaks in anatomy , inking and so on, by writing i mean streamlined while keeping true to the material and at times better worded... with less typos....
I DIDN'T SAY NO TYPOS!
5 SUNSTONE WILL GENERALLY HAVE ABOUT 22 CHAPTERS
6 you might say it will be a sort of a 4 big parts to the story
first is the story of ally and lisa to a certain point, called sunstone
second is a story of alan and anne which will last about till chapter 12. ally and lisa will very much be featured in it vbut the focus will be shifted. subtitle of this one will be mercy
third will be about marion and james subtitled...not sure yet XD
Beetlejuice 2 Is On The WayBeetlejuice 2 Is On The Way7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Beetlejuice 2: The Return to Tim Burton’s Maddest Vision
Mr. and Mrs. Juice by KleeB
The shooting script has been written
Tim Burton is ready to return as director. Winona Ryder has indicated she’s ready to reprise her character. Now we only await the decision of the only actor possessing the genuine touch of madness necessary to bring the glory that is “Beetlejuice” fully to life. Michael Keaton is letting the publ
@YukoRabbitJapanese artist YukoRabbit's beautiful artwork is both passionate and incredibly detailed. With strong lines, forced perspective, and captivating characters, it's hard not to look twice at each of her digital paintings. She's able to draw you into the intricate lives of her attractive adolescent muses with her intriguing concepts. With a strong sense of movement, her work seems to dance around the page entangling both the viewer and the subject.@YukoRabbit2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Rabbits are Here
Adolescent Divine Lust:
Murasaki iro no Kuoria:
Commisions?Herro!Commisions?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been thinking, should I start doing commisions...?
My friends have been telling me I should...but I'm still not sure.
I mean, it's a great way to get points, because I want a premium membership, and to change my username
If I did commisions, would y'all get one?
I'm a noob at this, guise.
Don't blame me.
Have more Anthony hump to keep you until I write another journal
More Anthony hump
Also, if I started a Youtube channel, would y'all watch it?
Acts of Creation Part 2Okay, in case my previous column stirred things up a little by showing that deciding who gets ownership for creating a property isn't easy, even amongst those are doing the actual creating.Acts of Creation Part 24 years ago in Personal More Like This
In my first journal I talked about a recent story that I fictionalized where two creators disagreed on who created a project. This journal isn't so much about who gets copyright as it is about getting credit for what you do. If you fully created something you should get credit, right?
Can of frickin' worms, mate. To me I see the act of creation being two initial levels. The character or concept comes first then the secondary characters and environments follow. This later level can cause the most problems with creators and who gets the proper or appropriate credit.
I mean, let's take Batman for instance. He was created solely by Bob Kane, right?
Met Bob Kane once, never talked to him about those early days, but I do know that he didn't create Batman.
"Huh?" you're thinking, "what a$$hole is th
living as an artistHello guys! I started my own Patreon page!living as an artist8 months ago in Personal More Like This
so now you can support me for reference sheets, illustrations, exclusive stuff and comics
and get drawings, prints, posters, PDS files and various rewards to show you my gratitude at the end of the month!
The next year I hope to be able to continue my comic without starving and I'll try to move with my bestfriend :'D
WISH ME LUCK! http://www.patreon.com/kibbitzer
btw after 4 years I decided to open a page on Facebook so..
see ya! https://www.facebook.com/KibbitzerArt?hc_location=timeline
TalentPlease artists, take a time and read it.Talent2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A lot of people is been asking me recently about what I do to create, how I developed my work, if I have any formal study in arts, or if it's only "talent". Oh, talent, that damn word. I don't disregard talent at all, but what I really think is that's a complete waste of time for us as artists to underestimate the value of HARD WORK. Talent is a given, Hard work is coachable, and that's all. Simple math. Here's an excerpt of text that says it all:
"Talent is, in common parlance, 'what comes easily'. So, sooner or later, inevitably, you reach a point where the work doesn't come easily, and, -Aha!, it's just what you feared.
Wrong. By definition, whatever you have is exactly what you need to produce your best work. There's probably no clearer waste of psychic energy than worrying about how much talent you have- And probably no worry more common.
Talent, if it is anything, is a gift, and nothing of the artist's own making.
Game Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous GownsGame Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous Gowns1 year 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
Norman Rockwell, All American DeviantNorman Rockwell, All American Deviant9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Norman Rockwell, All American Deviant
Norman Rockwell Tribute
Few artists have so definitively reflected the lives of average Americans as Norman Rockwell.
He began his lifetime dedication to being the “America’s Illustrator” as the 19-year-old art editor for Boys’ Life, the house publication of the Boy Scouts of America. A few years later he assumed his more famous position at The Saturday Evening Post, though he never b
Big kiriban contest - win 1 500 points! CLOSEDBig kiriban contest - win 1 500 points! CLOSED3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Due to the fact that I keep getting notes and comments how this and that person cheated, I have to close this contest.
I'm sorry guys.
I've always been trying to be kind and fair and I organized many kiribans already but I hate it when people don't play fair and that's why I really have to cancel this.
But, stay tuned. I decided to give a 3 month premium membership plus points giveaway!
Noone will be able to cheat that way, and luck will decide who the special winner is.
P.S. Points I was going to give you in kiriban contest will be transferred to this new contest.
Check it out here and fav the journal to participate:
Hello, my lovely watchers and kind visitors!
It's my birthday in a few days (20th June), so I decided to organize another kiriban contest with lots of points as prizes for the lucky winners.
Here are the official rules. They are simple, bu
Free Stuff... Like Wallpapers and Adopts? CLOSEDFree Stuff... Like Wallpapers and Adopts?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ponywolf111-Adopts Minor Prize (1 wallpaper)
MasterSaruwatari Minor Prize (1 wallpaper)
SwirlsOfDarkness Minor Prize (1 wallpaper)
And the Grand Prize Pack thingy goes to -drumroll-
SimplyMe27 with the GRAND PRIZE (1 Wallpaper with 5 custom adopts)
Thanks for joining everyone!!
Acts of Creation Part 1CREATED BY…?Acts of Creation Part 14 years ago in Personal More Like This
Two words that define so much in a persons head, not so much about who did/does what but, about who created the whole character, the concept, the supporting cast…
Picture this (in an awesome Rod Sterling voice); a talented artist sits alone in his studio wanting to be appreciated for his ideas as well as his artistic talents. On his drawing board sits a rendering of a superhero. This character is dark and brooding, like any good piece of art it speaks volumes. We can see he is angry, that he prefers to serve his form of justice at night and violently. The poor state of his costume shows that he has either had a bad night or that he lacks the wealth of a Bruce Wayne. Along the bottom is written "THE MIDNIGHT FREAK".
Ding – dong. The doorbell rings and his friend turns up with whom he is going to see a movie, this friend is a writer.
So the writer sees the drawing and thinks it is amazing, what's more it inspires him to come up with ideas that the artist didn't. Now the arti
Secret santa wishlist!_For MizAmy's Secret Santa_Secret santa wishlist!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My wish list
One of the characters under :'D
Other: She is a feisty character in this form, really negative.
Other: Make up a christmas themed hat 8D
Tip of the Day: ComparingDon't compare your life to others. See what others are doing but the best person to compare yourself to is you.Tip of the Day: Comparing3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If I always compared myself to others and wanted to constantly compete or beat others, I wouldn't want to share what I know.
Everyone is on their own journey but together we can get further and faster.
Have a great Monday!
Sending positive vibes to you all
Pony contest (Winners)Winners:Pony contest (Winners)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
- 1st prize - 100 and a animated pixel / or a chibi.
- 1st prize - 150 and a full-body art.
SILLY SKETCHS/WORKS will not be accepted!
I did some changes in my ponysona design,so this deserves a little contest!
Will not be accepted bases / recolors / mature content.
Traditional/Digital works are accepted. (No text)
SEND YOUR ENTRY BECAUSE I DO NOT READ MINDS.
CHOOSE A THEME,BUT YOU CAN DO MORE THAN 1 ENTRY!
Drawn a artwork of my ponysona doing something nice and cool.
*have CONSTANT and big FEARS.
*panic at stairs.
*say silly stuff.
CHAllenge-CLOSED-ALL THE ENTRIES!CHAllenge-CLOSED-ALL THE ENTRIES!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT, FINAL: IN CASE YOU DID AN ENTRY AND FOR SOME REASON IT'S NOT APPEARING BELOW, CONTACT ME!
Midnight of March the 1st, 2013! The contest is over!
Thank you everybody for taking part!
I never expected so many marvelous entries, this warms my heart so much! Winners will be declared soon, in the meanwhile a HUGE, enormous hug to all the participants for their gorgeous artworks and kindness!
EDIT5:about the deadlinesince I was asked by several people, even if it's midnight here, you can have some extra hours. I will wait fr those people to submit their entries, but if this will take more than 24h I am really sorry but you have to be considered out of time. If you're working on your entry too, please let me know, I will wait. If everyone finishes before tomorrow's midnight, the contest close once the last picture is submitted.
EDIT4:about the deadlineI was asked to add an extension, so I did a poll
H.O.W. HOT STYLE FASHION fanart contestH.O.W. HOT STYLE FASHION fanart contest3 years ago in Personal More Like This
HOT STYLE FASHION FANART CONTEST
Organized by :iconFallenangelgm:
Judges: :iconFallenAngelGM: & :iconHaganenochibisan:
What is it about?
A fanart contest with the characters of our manga project HEART OF WILDFIRE with the main theme of FASHION!
1st prize: 90$ USD or 36-Month Premium or 7200 points
2nd prize: 60$ USD or 24-Month Premium or 4800 points
3rd prize: 30$ USD or 12-Month Premium or 2400 points
A 3-Month Premium will be given to 5 entries as HONORABLE MENTIONS
NUMBER OF ENTRIES ALLOWED: NO LIMIT
DEADLINE: AUGUST 7TH, 11:59PM (GMT -5H00)
1) Join and/or watch the group :iconHeart-of-Wildfire:, you’ll have to if you want to upload your art and have updates about the contest (VERY RECOMMENDED).
EDIT: 2) Draw/make an art using a minimum of 1 of the H.O.W. characters in ANY CLOTHING STYLE:
- School Life
Queen of Darkness PrizesHey there The-Average-Alex here.Queen of Darkness Prizes2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So The results from the poll show that you guys wanted the Queen of Darkness contest.
and i plan to give you guys a really great contest brief so i'm working on writing one up.
However whilst i am creating the brief (and the contest promo artwork) i will need you guys to help me out with organising prizes.
I usually donate most of the prizes but this time around i'm running low on le cash as i just paid for my TAFE course.
So if you guys could possibly help me out by donating some prizes that would be swelltastic!
notes on the contest: There will be 3 categories for this contest, red queen, white queen and black queen. You will be able to enter each category but you can only be chosen to win 1.
the details and full brief of the contest will be released in about a week. At the moment i'm just trying to get a list of prizes going.
The Prize List
Red Queen winner
500 points from :devalex-blaszczyns
Talks with Tolkien artists: Gold-SevenI decided to post a series of interviews with the most inspirational Tolkien artists at devianArt in the three Tolkien-related groups:Talks with Tolkien artists: Gold-Seven2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:iconthelotrclub:, :iconelves-of-tolkien: and :iconarda-inspired:.
If you have a suggestion about whom I should interview next, leave a comment here. You can also suggest questions you would like me to ask them.
As the first one in this series, I talked to one of the most popular Tolkien artists on this site, :icongold-seven: - Gold-Seven. At the beginning, a little sample from her gallery:
And here are the questions already:
1. You are an outstanding artist and illustrator of Tolkien's stories. When did you read Tolkien's books for the first time, and what impression did they leave in you?
Thank you! My first encounter with Tolkien was in first grade, when my mother