Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-4-2015Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-4-20152 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 4, 2015
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Sometimes, you may feel like it's impossible to get your artwork noticed but there are a number of ways to get your art out there and this helpful article by RogueMudblood, will provide you with some tips.
The Next Billy Elliott
Batman: The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!Batman: The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
BATMAN FOREVER:The Caped Crusader Rescued By Adam West!
Adam West Batman
Dave Elliott takes a look at the staying power of Batman
The 1960’s were the crucial, pivotal years for the perpetuation of the Batman saga. The 1930’s were the years of creation, when Bob Kane, Bill Finger, and Jerry Robinson made their contributions to building the character and his enormously influent
Cosplay Friday: The Justice LeagueCosplay Friday: The Justice League4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
COSPLAY FRIDAY: The Original Superhero Team
The next couple of years promises to be full of comic book superheroes no matter where your allegiance falls in the DC/Marvel divide.
Following in The Avengers’ big screen footsteps, the Justice League of America (JLA) is finally getting its own live-action movie, even though the Justice League came along way before The Avengers were even born. A quick stroll down comic book lane reveals how the JLA got
More Thoughts on New 52 Wonder WomanI have to admit i haven't cared much for the New 52 Wonder Woman that has been provided by Brian Azzarello, even if it has been hailed as an excellent run by many. Diana herself has been... okay, bland but okay. Then again, it shouldn't be that hard to get Wonder Woman reasonably accurate in feel ( anymore than Batman or Superman ).More Thoughts on New 52 Wonder Woman8 months ago in Personal More Like This
In fact i would argue the only reason this story run was so seemingly successful and lauded was due to Cliff Changs artwork, that apparently blinded readers to the writing. Had the artwork been provided by Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, or an artist of similar cloth, i don't think the title would have been given the same level of praise, and it would have received more criticism.
Among the disappointing things done were the alterations to Diana's origin. In the old DC Universe, Diana was formed from clay by her mother Hippolyte ( or Hippolyta ) and given life by several of the Primary Greek Goddesses ( and the minor God Hermes, so it is worth noting she wasn't devoi
Pay Equity Scandal Rocks Superhero WorldSharePay Equity Scandal Rocks Superhero World9 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
Agent Carter: The Hero We've Been Waiting ForAgent Carter: The Hero We've Been Waiting For6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Agent Carter: The Female Comic Book Hero We’ve All Been Waiting For
By spotted, damphyr
Agent Carter by Knightreaver
“Agent Carter” is the latest Marvel Comics based show to hit the airwaves.
Picking up where the Captain America: The First Avenger movie left off, we find ourselves back in the 1940’s following the life of Peggy Carter after losing Steve Rogers (a.k.a. “Captain
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
Where to get started before you can apply for workThere is no such thing as suddenly knowing when you are ready to turn yourWhere to get started before you can apply for work1 year ago in Personal More Like This
passion into your profession. But there is a way of measuring your chances on being
able to get work and eventually sustain a living from it.
Accepting commissions or freelance for low payment won't help you. You can think any penny counts, but it will lower the worth of your work and damage the market.
How to measure that you are ready?
You probably have high goals, but they are usually not your first step. You must search out the clients who can be that first step. Often found in the card game industry, book cover illustrations and smaller game company's.
Look at the artwork shown by a company such as the card game company: Fantasy Flight games. Compare your skills with the average of their artworks. If it matches yours, you will have a chance. However, keep in mind that those artworks had been done in a limited timeframe, usually within 12 hour
What do do as an artist in training.There are many ways to Rome they say. But I find most aspiring artists lost and asking me for guidanceWhat do do as an artist in training.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
and this is what I tell them.
Find out for yourself what you really want to do with art, there are so many different professions.
Graphic designer, Concept artist (mobile and high end), Illustrator of bookcovers, or card games.
Once you can make your pick, or at least pick 1 or 2 you must find the best work on the market in those fields.
Find out what makes the best art of your favorite field the best art. What do they paint? How do they paint it? With knowing this you can find out about the things you need to study.
The most basic study aims are the following:
What forms of light art there? And how does it influence things?
The book Color and Light by James Gurney will give you a lot of insight.
How do you paint shapes? How do you light them the right way?
You will learn a l
my shit, it is not togetheri can't do anything just a little bit, i've found. it's all or nothing. whenever i obsess over something my real life and responsibilities start their slow decent into the shitter, so i think it's time i step back from dream world for a bit and reenter the world of the living.my shit, it is not together3 years ago in Personal More Like This
that's not to say i won't submit anything here, it's just the frequency is gonna drop heavily. probably. who knows. every time i say i'm gonna get my shit together i somehow end up exactly back where i was? 1 step forward, 800 steps back. oy.
in other news my big sis (who's not much older than me) got engaged last weekend and i've been deemed maid of honor... making me feel simultaneously happy and old. and weird. she's 23 and engaged, i'm almost 21 and have never been in an actual relationship. is that weird? probably not i guess... but it makes me feel weird.
okay yea rambling. i'll try and get the first glimpses thing up in the next few weeks.
okeeeey. time to not fuck everything up. let's do this. and hunger
new Teen Titans series 2013 ~ !What time is it...?new Teen Titans series 2013 ~ !3 years ago in Personal More Like This
" TEEN TITANS GO TIME "
CN has greenlighted a new TEEN TITANS tv series for 2013 due to the success of the Chibi Titans shorts on Sat mornings as their most popular feature (duh!) Titans fans all over are excited about this news & thanks to the true fans who supported the show for the last 6 years - now we finally get rewarded for our loyalty for sticking with a unique quality show worth loving.
From Cartoon Network's announcement
Teen Titans Go! features the return of Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg in all-new, comedic adventures. Character-driven comedy is the order of the day as this new take on the super hero series focuses on the funny business that happens between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. They may be super heroes who save the world every day ... but somebody still has to do the laundry! With the ability to turn into any animal or detach their robotic limbs, teenage pranks reach
Conquer your artblockI think every artist out here has experienced it at least one time in their career: the so called artblock. A moment of total lack of inspiration that suddenly hits you, and leaves you unable to create. Most often the solution is to just wait. Most artblocks will solve automatically with time. But there are circumstances in which an artblock doesn't automatically disappear, or when you have deadlines to catch. In that case, you might be helped by some basic tips to conquer your artblock.Conquer your artblock1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Over the years, I've experienced an artblock (or writersblock, as they call it for fiction writers) many, many times. Most of them were short, but the longest lasted over 2 years. Most of them solved on their own. But sometimes I just needed that little bit of extra help. Therefore, I made a list with a few tips and tricks to make your artblock go away. Hopefully it'll help you as well as it did me.
Beat your fear
Most artblocks come from fear. The fear of not being able to
I'm sorry guys...Guys, what few readers I have, I'm sorry. I can't do this. You have no idea how much I love writing and how much I love feedback and everything, but I can't do this anymore.I'm sorry guys...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm done writing.
You see, I have a lot of people backing me up and "supporting" me. But more than anything I have people telling me it isn't worth it, and I'll never make it. Ever since I was little I wanted to be a writer. I was writing stories before I even knew how to write. And when I did learn how to write, well, I have stories that are 10 years old. I used to be so proud of myself, so happy to only need a pen and paper to make people see what I see. But now, I'm not so sure. I have member of my own family telling me I'm wasting my time, that if I don't focus on something else I'll never get into a good college and everything. Funny how they push me to draw, my hobby, but suppress writing, my true pas
Attacked in bed!The wife and I were in bed last night (Get your minds out of the gutter. We were sleeping!) and she woke me screaming. It seems she had been stung on the neck by a scorpion.Attacked in bed!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So, today, I went into Austin and brought in reinforcements, four Emperor Scorpions. It's my experience that when Emperors are in the house, the local Bark Scorpions clear out. We'll see in a few days, I suppose.
In the meantime, I'll see about posting some pictures of my new pets.
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 03-06-2015Today's Headlines From The News Desk 03-06-20155 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines FROM THE NEWS DESK March 6, 2015
Star Wars Actor Loses Millennium Falcon Privileges
Harrison Ford crash-landed a small, vintage aircraft on a Los Angeles golf course yesterday, making it his third crash/emerg
Cosplay Friday: Batman's VillainsCosplay Friday: Batman's Villains8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosplay Friday: Hey Puddin’!
Harley and Joker – An Irresistible Charm by Nyxiie
Welcome to Batman’s Rogue Gallery of Villains
Chaotic, corrupt, and crazy criminals—the dark side of Gotham is all that and so much more.
These iconic villains have inspired people around the world to give in to their darkest desires and join the ranks of the cosplay elite. From warped clown faces and poisoned lips, to jewel
E4E Big November Giveaway [CANCELLED]Wanna enter? All you have to do is fave this journal, and be a member of the group!E4E Big November Giveaway [CANCELLED]2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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Je Ne Sais Quoi #24If you speak a little French, or if you know a little fashion, you might know that je ne sais quoi means 'I don't know what', and that's what these photos have. I don't know what, a little something extra that made me happy or excited about the photography.Je Ne Sais Quoi #242 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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The Plot of Ignition CrisisPeople have been curious, so here is most of the plot of Ignition Crisis, Now mind you, some things have been omitted and suchThe Plot of Ignition Crisis2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Carl Nadez is a Mercenary who was in a relationship with Sarah, who was an Interpol agent. They had an intesne Relationship that lasted like four years, but Sarah broke it off. So IC takes place about a year and a half after that
Carl has a new job protecting Klaus, who is the son of an Infamous arms dealer. Klaus is also being observed by Interpol, and Sarah is apart of the team. this is awkward at first, and the Sarah tries to get re assigned,m but can't. She eventually reveals herself to Carl after a botched attempt on Klaus life, when Carl was gonna kill the assassin, Scott E. Neadum. Carl and Sarah then have an awkward stage for about 6 months, with Carl trying to speak to her, and Sarah avoiding him. Sarah is also in a relationship with a fellow Interpol agent, Jak Doyle. Jak has fallen for Sarah, but Sarah has no real feelings for Jak. J
Everything You've Learned About Writing is a LieLiterature Basics WeekEverything You've Learned About Writing is a Lie1 year ago in Literature Features More Like This
Okay, so maybe not everything. But there's a lot of stuff that I remember learning in middle and high school that turned out to not actually work for me -- or for pretty much anybody -- as a writer. I'm hoping that if I can lay these lies out for you, we cans turn it around and unlearn some of these bad habits. Because, man, nothing says "noob" like practicing some of these frequently-taught faux pas.
Lie #1: Be super duper descriptive!
Wait, wait, I know what you're thinking. Descriptive language is good, right? You want your reader to know what you're talking about, and to be able to see, smell it, hear it, touch it, taste it the way you do in your head. The problem is that, when it comes to description, a little bit goes a long wa
7 Days Color Challenge (closed)Firstly, thank you all for the joining this second drawing challenge, I can't wait to see what you guys will come up with ^_^7 Days Color Challenge (closed)2 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I know time zones are always confusing. As I write this journal it's Friday 5th, June, 13:00 o'clock where I live. The challenge starts counting from now on. That means all of the challenge days ends by 13:00 o'clock ( based on Brasilia Timezone, where I live) .
For those who already submitted the 1st drawing, it's okay as long as it's the red one!
If you can't join for any reason, don't worry! I'll be doing more Drawing Challenges in the future.
What's a 7 Days Color Challenge?
The challenge is drawing 7 different things based on 7 different colors. A color a day. By the end of the challenge you'll have a rainbow set of drawings to show ^_^
What about the Rules?
• It can be either traditional, digital or mi
PracticeBy now everybody already knows that becoming a good artist doesn't come from talent alone. On contrary; talent is a myth. Like the famous quote goes: "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration". Meaning so much that even with a good idea and a bright mind, you still have to work your ass off in order to achieve something. While this makes mad skills available for basically everybody, I still hear many people complain about practice being a rather boring thing, or about them practicing a lot but still getting nowhere.Practice10 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So I thought; Oh well... Why no article about practice?
Conscious vs unconscious practice
First of all lets divide practice in roughly two types. You have the conscious type of practice. This is the kind of practice in which you're sitting down and thinking to yourself "Hell yeah! I'm gonna draw some <subject> today to get better at this!". And then there's the unconscious type of practice. The type of practice that is often more playful an
Scribblenauts Unmasked ContestScribblenauts Unmasked Contest2 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Contest Ends October 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM, Los Angeles, CA, time.
In Scribblenauts Unmasked, Maxwell solves puzzles by summoning anything you can think of using his magic notepad. This time, he has the ability to summon thousands of characters from the DC Comics Universe! Help Maxwell in his mission by creating your own unique Scribblenauts version of any character from the DC Comics Universe, in any environment. Scribblenauts Unmasked features all of your favorite DC Comics characters like Superman, Batman, and the Joker, and
EncouragementWhen I started out on DeviantArt, I used to be one of those artists that thought I could never do art properly.Encouragement1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I'll start saying that I spend most of my childhood getting only little encouragement.
My parents were, like many other parents, convinced that art wasn't that much of a useful skill since it's nearly impossible to earn money with -- and would've liked it if I spend my time doing something more useful instead. At school I was that pathetic kid without friends. Creative, yet very introverted. The one that gets bullied in the schoolyard. Needless to say; it was rare to find people saying something nice about me, and it was even more rare to find someone actually encouraging me.
Back then, I used to believe that I was alone. I initially signed up to DeviantArt to find people with similar interests. But it happened to change my mind along the way. When I came into contact with other artists, I came to realize that there were in fact many people just like me. People th