Batman Turns 75Batman Turns 7510 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Batman Turns 75
Batman Detective ARTGERM by DeevElliott
27 Facts About the Dark Knight Detective
The Editorial Team’s own DeevElliott brings his copious comics knowledge to the site once more in celebration of a certain comic detective character’s big birthday celebration.
Batman is 75 years old this year and no character
Social networkingSocial networking4 years ago in Personal More Like This
What do you think about social networks?
Do you have a facbook profile? Twitter, myspace, google+, nasza-klasa, vkontakte? There's so many of them I sometimes feel lost!
How do you use them? Announcing, blogging, creative work?
Even though I've been hanging around the internet for quite a while now, I still don't feel equally good in different parts of it. Tumblr is still mystery to me, Twitter makes my brain explode from confusion and facebook... Ha! Facebook deserves a story.
For a very long time I avoided having a facebook profile. At first the idea of not having a profile there was greeted with surprise by my friends. The raised brows of doubt, the slightly exaggerated frown of "well, that's unusual", and the almost always present sound of hemming and hawing before either awkwardly changing to a different topic or trying to convince the other party that facebook is the best thing since sliced bread. I think a lot of you know that routine. It
Important newsHi there!Important news2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's been a while :_D how are you all doing? Fine I hope.
I don't really like to talk about my personal life online, but this year (previous years too) has been hard for me, I really don't know how I would have managed to keep going without my lovely commissioners, both economic and psycholically, there were some weeks in which I nearly gave up on drawing forever, owing art kept me grabbing the pencil :_) So, THANK YOU! You've helped me a great time and I could never thank you enough!
Thing is, I got me a job for the next few months (luckily more?) which is going to take all my time. This means, I won't me taking more commissions in a while. I have a pretty long waiting list but I don't know how I'll be able to complete these works. There're just a couple I need to finish as they're paid already, but no more will go to the active list for the moment. If you reserved a slot you can cancel it by sending me a note :_)
Sorry for the inconvenience!
Then again, thank you so much fo
Hetalia: Minor CharactersMinor CharactersHetalia: Minor Characters5 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Copying to learnI have been asked a few times whether it's ok to copy someone's style of drawing just to practice. I must admit that I've done my share of copying when I was in high school, but I don't think there's anything wrong with it as long as you move on from just imitation to developing your own creative style. The way I see it is that when you're copying, you are trying to understand how the artist is thinking when he/she draws, and through that you learn more about what it is you are drawing and that's when you can start creating your own style. I had mentioned before that back in school, I got to the point where I could pretty much mimic Naoko Takeuchi's style and draw my own original Sailormoon fan art in it, but over time I found that it was lacking because it really wasn't 'me' coming through in the work… which lead me to explore and look into what was to become my current 'style.' Of course it didn't just come to me overnight, and it was informed by more than just Sailormoon – ratheCopying to learn3 years ago in Personal More Like This
sunstone book 1 preorder code just came in!OCT140613sunstone book 1 preorder code just came in!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
and so ... the book can now be preordered...
ahem...dare i say... WOOOOOHOOOOOOO
crap, gotta go back to work, i have one week to finish the additional pages and get the next strip done , wish me luck, sleep is for wimps anyways XD
2011-2012 Art Book!2011-2012 Art Book!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Since people have been asking about these and it can be a bit of chore to order/ship them myself, I'm making my art book available directly through MagCloud!
These copies won't be signed since you're getting them directly from the manufacturer, but at $15.00 they're also $5.00 cheaper than the price I would usually use at conventions, in my online store, etc. Each art book is 44 pages of art and sketches, and you can preview the entire thing over on Magcloud before buying it.
There's also a digital pdf copy available for $2.00, if you're stretched for cash or aren't interested in a physical copy. Go check it out!
I'd love to do a more official art book in the future, but this is a fantastic alternative in the short
Bring it on Hacker, I ain't afraid of youAlright Hacker, I've seen the journals, I've heard the rumours, heck, I've had friends you've hacked into submission, but you better be listenin to this. You ready?Bring it on Hacker, I ain't afraid of you3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I. Ain't. Scared. Of. YOU.
- My friends know I wouldn't EVER say anything to hurt them and they'd know if it wasn't me they're talking to.
- My dA points don't mean that much to me, so go help yourself if you want. That don't bother me.
- If you're tryin to get me thrown off dA, then good luck. I have a number of different computers I can make new accounts on.
- And finally, take a long, hard look at yourself. Know what I see? I see a big loser with no life who has to make others small to feel special.
There you go mister hacker, I'm callin you out. If you think you're tough, trust me, you're a mosquito bite compared to what I has to put up with. I have friends, a good family, intelligence and a wonderful boyfriend I love with all my heart. And I balance all that every day of MY LIFE. So do your worst, cuz I promise you; I
Thank youHi my name is Benjamin Cehelsky I am 19 year old boy from the Czech Republic..so sorry for my bad englishThank you3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've been here a long time. I would like say thank you for watching me,comments and favs
I appreciate it so sooo much
I have now 10 000 watchers ,155 000 pageviews and my deviations were viewed 1,370,530 times. This is incredible numbers.
I never expected that I could ever have so many wonderful viewers like you
i dont know what say now
THANK YOU -I LOVE YOU MY DEAR FRIENDS
Tutorial - Painting hairHerro guys, here is the newest video tutorial where I talk about my process when painting hair.Tutorial - Painting hair2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Have a good week bros.
small thoughti used to try and get cover work at zenescope. in fact the first time i got one, i did it all in photoshop and worked it to death....small thought3 years ago in Personal More Like This
well, about a week later i was asked to color the same cover by a different artist. ouch yeah? i was so totally bad ass and better than mine though, of that there was no doubt. so i did it, and it remained one of my favorite covers id painted digitally for a very long time.
now, for long while after that i would do something sketchy and fix it in photoshop. i never paid much attention to my lines, because i could just fix it up in photoshop, be it line quality or anatomy.
then i decided to start paying attention to my lines, so actually try to make something i could keep the lines on.
and you guys have all seen, just in this one year what has happened as a result.
my point here is yes, there can be some great convenient speed saving shortcuts in digital art, but if you find your progress slowing, consider putting photoshop down for awhile.
BL/Dating Games for your SmartphoneI am really new at these kinds of games so basically these are like pick your own adventure games. This time, it is either with BL uke characters or those females stuck in a reverse harem. You chose who your character end up with.BL/Dating Games for your Smartphone2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It is really fun but you need to have patience as you can only watch limited scenarios in a day. I will list the free ones. There are those where you pay for them but I have not checked them out yet.
Visit the links if you are checking this on your smartphone. I found 2 BL ones so far and found A LOT of regular reverse harem dating games. I will list them and download these games if you have the time! Play with me. Lol. Add me if you play so we both earn points!
You get to play a half vampire, half-human pretty boy twink uke. You get to chose between the head vampire honcho you look up to, the mean vampire outside but sweet inside, the childhood friend wer
HEROIf I were a hero, I’d make the bad people go away.HERO2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The citizens would shout and cheer for me every single day.
I’d take away the violence, the suffering, and the hate.
I’d teach them all that we are one, and to share what’s on our plate.
But alas, I’m no hero, this is not the world we live in,
We live in a cold dark world, that’s ridden with violence, greed, and famine
Where people are killed for walking down a street,
Where some families have nowhere to go and starve without a thing to eat.
Where people judge others for no reason besides being bored,
Causing them to lose strength in living and moving forward.
I hope one day that these types of actions go away,
Then maybe everyone would finally be okay.
If I were a hero, I’d make it all disappear.
1000 Words books now at Amazon and SacAnimeThe full shipment of 1000 Words has arrived! Now you can order the books at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/1000-Words-Wenqing-Yan/dp/0981959997 or at 4DE.com http://4de.com/product_details.php?pid=1111000 Words books now at Amazon and SacAnime3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For those who can make it to the SacAnime convention in Sacramento, California this Jan 4-6th 2013, we will also be selling the books plus other prints in the Exhibitor Hall at booth B20! http://www.sacconventions.com/?page_id=4961 Come by and check us out! (And it's the Vendors section, not Artist Alley because we couldn't get a table in time )
Thank you all for the amazing support for this book. If you have ordered anything from the 4DE.com and have not received your shipment yet, please e-mail sales@4DE.com and they will help you
Anime F-L~This is the beginning of a long anime search.Anime F-L5 years ago in Personal More Like This
~This list is an unfinished prototype and is not definite.
~Some series will have no plz accounts and other series may be added.
**See Games A-J http://moar-plz-accounts.deviantart.com/blog/33453224/
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DoobeedooAm I the only one that actually likes the new thumbnails? I used to miss a lot of great art because the thumbnail didn't appear interesting, but with the larger thumbs I can see the content a lot easier. I also love that it crops exceptionally tall/wide images to fit into a decent thumbnail instead of a 1 pixel tall/wide one.Doobeedoo3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And the alignment system is great. People keep saying it looks cluttered, but I think it's a clean look that uses the space more efficiently. The only issue I have is the lighter border/background that appears on odd sized images or transparent gifs/pngs. I think a better solution could be found for that, but I can't offer a suggestion at the moment.
I think people just need a chance to adjust to it. They sure do hate change.
Also I missed my dA anniversary again, dang it! I always think it's in April for some reason. I can't believe I've been on this site for 10 years! Wow!
HACKER!! And Other Stuffs 83PLEASE READ, THIS IS IMPORTANT!HACKER!! And Other Stuffs 833 years ago in Personal More Like This
Rumor has it there's a hacker on dA, hacking people and blocking our friends to make them block us! You'll then be banned from dA.
Write the same warning in your journal to protect not only yourself but everyone! Here's another warning: If I'm being a jerk, saying stuff like "Shut up," "Get lost", or "I don't want to see you on my page anymore", that's not really me. That's the hacker.
Write all of this down in your journal too!
Please do this, it's for the safety of everyone!
Forward this message before someone gets hurt!
I'm sure this is true, so please, pass this on!
Other News; I'm trying to start drawing and uploading the new few pages of Vampire Knight: Pact of Blood soon! So all you fans who actually waited for the next few pages, you shall hopefully get your wish very soon. Even better, the next pages are mainly Kujaku and Deamon's Smex Scenes~ <3 *w*
Also, I may be online alot
MLP: FiM (Spike + More)Spike:MLP: FiM (Spike + More)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Derpy Hooves (Ditzy Doo):
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Night Vale Fanart FeatureJust got back from New York City, where I was lucky enough to attend the live performance of Welcome to Night Vale's 2nd anniversary show Needless to say, it was awesome. I am so SO glad I got the opportunity to see it live...the crowd was amazing, the music was amazing, the episode was amazing.Night Vale Fanart Feature1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Anyway, the mighty Glow Cloud commanded me to showcase some of my favorite pieces of Night Vale fanart. And, as you know, it is impossible to disobey the Cloud. ALL HAIL.
All About BasesEDIT: Now with base tutorialsAll About Bases4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hello. Just a list of some awesome base makers I'd like to feature. Later on I'm going to go back and write a review on why their bases are awesome.
•grangerpixel is a very positive individual, who has tested
the boundaries of DA and faced troll after troll with hardly a pause.
With many bases with clean lines and simple shading, not to
mention her own unique style of coloring, her work in perfect for anyone
who wants to build up details and features easily.
•ShadowInkAdopts has some truly unique bases! Now only original, she
makes each base by hand with some amazing anatomy for either gender.
Monsters and mythical creature bases can also be found in her gallery,
along with some very neat posing. Her rules are fair, so don't cross her
and just follow them!
•Elevera has some extremely smooth bases! Great shading and
skin coloring, importan
Who Is Happy? (All Anime/Media Variants Go Here)~If it's not here, try the other Smiley's category. http://moar-plz-accounts.deviantart.com/blog/33446679/Who Is Happy? (All Anime/Media Variants Go Here)5 years ago in Personal More Like This
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[over] Draw Your Favorite Deviant's OC contest! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS[over] Draw Your Favorite Deviant's OC contest!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Of: Silver-moon123's OC
Some of the judges' comments about this entry:
"I think overall, the quality of this art piece is spectacular. You can see the effort put into it, and you can see all the different techniques used in the coloring. The textures are efficiently used as well."
"The calmness and peacefulness of the flower garden is so easily portrayed within her wonderful expression, the sweet spring colors, and the adorable pose."
Some of the judges' comments about this entry:
"The detail and clarity in this drawing is amazing. The colors are beautifully used together. "
"I can tell that this person worked very hard and very carefully on this deviation."
"There's something very capturing in this piece, something in the colors and the pattern of her shadow that makes it look so vintage."
Jumping for Joy and Beatrice!!!!FINALLLLLLLY!!!!! After many long months of approvals and publishing nonsense, mine and Celeste's first book, Beatrice: Volume One, is available on Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Beatrice-Volume-Jeff-And-Celeste/dp/1105622665/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344867391&sr=8-1&keywords=beatrice+jeff+and+celeste !!!!!!!!!! We so excited! If you haven't picked up a copy yet, you should totally buy one...I mean, only if you like awesomeness...all the cool kids like awesomeness!Jumping for Joy and Beatrice!!!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
UPDATE: Thanks, everybody! Me and Celeste have been working really hard to finish this book out. Hopefully this is the first step towards bringing more of our awesome ideas and stories to the world! Thanks again! It also made me start thinking about possibly doing an Art of Jeffrey Thomas book...or something with a more clever title. We'll see.
Tutorials and techniques 2It's time to refresh the tutorial journal! Added some new ones and removed those which, after some time, I found a bit misleading.Tutorials and techniques 23 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Below you'll find a list of tutorials I personally think of as the best on dA. If I have any problems with painting something I usually take a look at one of those.
Is there anything you're having troubles with? Need help looking for a good tutorial? Or maybe you'd like to see a video walk-through of me painting something?
I'm open for suggestions for what kind of tutorial/walk-through you'd like to see from me. If you're interested in anything, post your suggestions in the comments!
Poses, composition and perspective
Expressions and emotions
Colour theory, selection and mixing VS light
Blending Tutorial by acidlullaby :thumb146178