CI Give away(Help needed) ends 21 SeptemberHello dear members,CI Give away(Help needed) ends 21 September9 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
it's time for a new give away
Edit : the journal has been updated with last months winners
Rules of the Give away .
to enter in this give away fav and comment on the journal below this is important because you need to get a number from me(if you don't comment you cannot get a number and not win)this give away is only open for members,contributors,admins,and co founders of CI (in order to enter join Creation-inspiration: (excludingmariridoodleparadise and Tsuki-SoraRuki (both accounts are from Me)if you are a member and want to give it to a friend we accept it just let me know in a comment.at the end of the giveaway winners will be randomly chosen (with random.org)you must be a member of deviantart for at least two weeks in order to enter in this contest!write anything you want on this blog no mean,or rude comments
very special thanks to my donators for this month we can continue
Manga and Anime vs. Fan ArtFix That Miscat! is a series of articles aimed at explaining the differences between the galleries that are commonly confused or abused in the category system here on deviantART.Manga and Anime vs. Fan Art2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Today we will be covering two galleries that are also commonly mixed and confused:
Manga and Anime vs. Fan Art
Fan art includes those artworks that are based on or contain material such as characters, settings, concepts or universes in general that are copyrighted to someone else other than the artist creating said Fan artwork. According to aunjuli "Fan Art is a way to show appreciation for someone else's creation.The root of it all is love, gratitude, and the desire to create more than what was originally handed to you."
Fan Art comes in many styles, including but not limitted to Manga & Anime.Manga, on the other side, is a defined style of art with very characteristic traits to it. It's also referred to sequentia
My Near-Fatal Road Trips, IllustratedRecently Dad and I took another three-day road trip across the United States to a place where we won't roast alive this summer, while Mom, fenhydra and Katie--Rose flew to our destination. Dad and I drove contentedly, stopping occasionally to eat or buy gas, listening to audiobooks, and feeling happy that we hadn't risked death like we did last time.My Near-Fatal Road Trips, Illustrated2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Then, during our third and final day on the road, we stopped at Dairy Queen to buy ice cream and returned to the interstate highway. Dad was eating and driving at the same time, while I was fiddling with the radio so we could listen to music. Suddenly while we were going at about 70 mph, we saw this staring us in the face:
Then it moved to the other lane.
Luckily, Dad had previously noticed the truck at an intersection, and after a minute of wondering "IS THAT TRUCK FACING BACKWARDS IN THE INTERSECTION!?" he got a better view and saw that it was being towed. Nevertheless, it was a perfect photo opportunity.
Since I never told you
Birthday giveaway~1000 points [Closed]Sorry to be a lazy bum, I wanted to do something fancier, but I am sick as a dog right now. On my birthday. @_@; At least there are more winners this go-around.Birthday giveaway~1000 points [Closed]2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Simply +fav this journal.
2x prizes for my watchers. <3
One 250/500 point winner will be chosen.
One 100/200 point winner will be chosen.
Three 50/100 point winners will be chosen.
A random number generator will be used. Your number is automatically picked by the +fav.
Winners chosen sometime on the 18th of August.
Winners will be posted here.
Watching isn't necessary, but appreciated. There is bribery here with double the prizes. So check out the art. <3
Special mini-art giveaway for watchers.
[Heart] For watchers only, please.
[Heart] Let me know you are a watcher in the comments, and tell me your favorite line from a song or poetry.
[Heart] Two avatar sized paintings u
Pixel Loki'sYou might need to open some in new windows... Also.. LOKI FAN GIRLS? PLEASE BEWAVE; ONLY LOKI.Pixel Loki's2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Okay, many of the many Loki Pixel's on Deviantart, simply search 'Loki Pixel' and you can find these, and so many more!
Now i'm going to do another Loki Pixel Journal, the Hall of Loki Pixels! So I find those Loki Pixels (All some featured in here) and then in my next entry you can see my personal top 10!
MLP Pixel - Loki by TH0RSDAY
Pixel icon commission: Loki by CatCleopatra
Suited Loki Pixel Art by DharmaNow
Loki by taskmaster0
Loki Pixel Art by DharmaNow
[Loki] Thinking About... by teralilac
C: Chibi Loki icon by Mizzi-Cat
Pixel Loki by Lioness-of-Cydonia
2012 Roundup!2012 has seen projecteducate advance with the changing times here on deviantART and become an official group! That means that it has been a lot easier to bring you all the information, features, interviews and articles as part of various Project Educate weeks. So with the functions of groups at our fingertips, the articles shared are all in organised gallery folders for ease - all of which are linked in this article.2012 Roundup!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
2012 also saw the Introduction of Community Weeks headed up by members of the community. They're now running monthly and are designed for members of the community to get involved by writing articles on whatever they want - educationally. JamminJo and lintu47 are your current community week leads and the people to note if you're interested in contributing! Our calendar for
Adoptables, Writing an Artist's DescriptionA Good DescriptionAdoptables, Writing an Artist's Description3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Concerning adoption, a good description is always needed. It informs the purchaser about everything they need to know about the character and the adoption itself.
Basics of a Good Description:
Use proper grammar
A lot of deviants are *not* native english speakers and all the english they know is what they have been taught in school so try to use proper grammar. Talking and writing are not the same thing, 'your' and 'you're' do not mean the same thing and should *not* be written in the same way. Some mistakes or 'typos' can always happen, but as long as most of your writing is correct, the odd mistake is forgivable.
Unless you're a writer working on a stream of consciousness, periods and commas are not optional. (And remember that the first letter after a period is always capitalized)
No walls of text
Writing every sentence after the other without leaving spaces ever so often is
100 POINT/$1 GIVEAWAY BULLSHIT!! LOOK INSIDE!!Okay, guys... I don't know if it's just me that has noticed this god-awful trend here on dA, but what's up with the 100-point giveaways on the front page of popular journals lately?100 POINT/$1 GIVEAWAY BULLSHIT!! LOOK INSIDE!!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
They all go something like this:
- Add me to your watch list to be aware of future giveaways;
- Add this journal to your list
- Write a journal about this giveaway (Optional).
And the best part? They all average for 200 comments at the end of their life span.
So, what's wrong with this, you may ask? Well. We are talking about TWO HUNDRED PEOPLE BEGGING FOR ONE FUCKING DIGITAL DOLLAR NOT REDEEMABLE OUTSIDE OF DEVIANTART. ONE. FUCKING. DOLLAR.
Did I say that loud enough? One dollar. That's what 100 points are roughly worth.
And what do those people who hold these giveaways get for one dollar?
Let me show you by quoting rule nr. 1:
- Add me to your watch list to be aware of future giveaways
Really, dA? Are we going to enable that kind of shitty exploi
Some words for 2015This is what i wish for you in the coming year:Some words for 20155 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
1. I hope you accept your art the way it is more.
2. I hope you will compare your art less with other's art.
3. I hope you erase less and draw more.
4. I hope you forgive your mistakes and see them for what they are, steps forward.
5. I hope you see your art for what it is but especially for what it can be.
6. I hope you draw less of what others expect to see you draw and more of what made you want to start drawing in the first place.
7. I hope that when you see a beautiful drawing, it inspires you to try harder rather than quit.
8. I hope you don't cringe when you stumble on your old art and instead be amazed at how much you improved.
9. I hope i came up with more inspiring words C:
Did i just ruin the solemn mood of this journal? I think i did :iconheplz: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
Promote your art (on DeviantArt)So you have your awesome art project that, you feel, the whole world needs to see? So you've signed up to be a DeviantArt member. Because, DA... that's where all the cool artists reside... isn't it? So you've posted your art. You've been here for a few weeks, or perhaps even a few months or years. But despite all your efforts, you still get close to zero comments. Why? What went wrong? It could be your art is really bad. But most likely, you're not approaching this subject the right way. Becoming well known on DA doesn't only rely on your art skills. It also relies on your marketing skills. And let that be exactly what most aspiring artist forget about.Promote your art (on DeviantArt)2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Here I listed some simple tips & tricks that will help you get out art out there, and become better known on DA.
My background on this? True... I might not be the most famous artist out here, but I do have a strong background in websites and webmarketing. Most of the things listed here, I've learned from
Last chance to buy my art book! Only 10 hours leftSo i prolonged the deadline because it's weekend But tomorrow when i wake up, i need an accurate count of how many people buy my art book so i know how many to printLast chance to buy my art book! Only 10 hours left9 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So this is a super last minute update and i'm sorry for not mentioning this earlyer. But there will be a second chance to get an art book with soft covers out of the ones that got left over from Aniventure. They are printed with another printing company but i'll explain everything later. The point is, the soft cover is $10 cheaper than the hard cover. I will make the announcement when i get some time
So just a quick update, my pre-orders end on September 20, so it's the last chance to get your hands on a copy of my art book!
Thank you to everyone who bought a copy already, i will prin them soon and ship them
For those who don't know what i'm talking
30,000 Watchers! 3000 points Giveaway!I've reached 30,000 watchers!30,000 Watchers! 3000 points Giveaway!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
To celebrate I will be giving away a total of 3000 to random of my watchers!
There will be 10 randomly selected winners of 300 each!
How to Enter
It's a giveaway to my watchers, so you must be watching me to participate
It's never too late to watch me, feel free to do so if you like my art
Simply favorite this journal, it will automatically give you a number
After 48h from posting this journal, I will use http://www.random.org/ to generate random numbers.
If the random generated number is the same from the number next to your name in the f
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
Help needed CI Give away ends Monday 14th octoberendedHelp needed CI Give away ends Monday 14th october2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
here is the new give away
project weekly give away here you can win Pm's for free
how can I enter ?
to enter simply fave this journal (thats all )and feel free to write one comment on the journal.
what are the weekly prizes?
1 month premium membership (for one lucky member
3 month premium membership(for one lucky member
to keep up running this project....
I need lots of support
if you have some couple of points to spare and want to help me out please donate
even if you don't have points feel free to share this journal with your friends and watchers ^^
How do you donate?
To donate to this cause, go to `Tsuki-SoraRuki
*CLOSED* 1900 Points Giveaway, WINNERS!1900 Points Give away! The Winners Have been decided!*CLOSED* 1900 Points Giveaway, WINNERS!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This was NOT easy at all... When I started the Giveaway, I believed it gonna be around 200-300 Fav+ and Journals, Not 942 Fav+ and 249 Journals as I ended Up with.... All in all was it 1191 People In my list, so everyone in this Contest did have chance of 2,5191% Or 5,0382% If you made a Journal to win something in this contest. Did take me almost 40 Minutes just to write down the Journals... and another 30 minutes to make this journal... Finally its over!!! Also, This contest started with 1000 Points in the Price list, But i wrote that for every 100 Fav+ Would I add another 100 Points... I should`t have done that, when the Contest was finally over, more then 900 People had faved it, and The price list was gone from 1000 to 1900 Points. And it was 16 Winners when I started, now its 34 Winners.
And the time have comes, to tell you who
7 Days Drawing Challenge (preview)First of all thank you very much for all of those who are willing to take part in this challenge! We'll start this Wednesday (18th June). Be sure you won't miss it!7 Days Drawing Challenge (preview)1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
What's a 7 Days Drawing Challenge?
The challenge is drawing 7 different things based on 7 themes I will give you guys. A drawing a day. I know it may sound a bit tiring but the objective is to keep yourself inspired during 7 days in a row. The more you draw, the more you'll feel like drawing!
What about the Rules?
The only rule is that you have to draw (and submit) something each day! It doesn't matter the media nor the art style. That means it can be traditional or digital. The style may be realistic, manga/anime, cartoon, etc. It may be a Black&White artwork but it has to be a final piece. Oh! Don't forget to mention me with "Picolo-kun" so it will pop up into my messages and I'll be able to see the artwork!
I'm not one of these wealthy guys on dA so I'll tr
PE: Pixel Art TutorialsSo you have discovered the wonderful world of pixel art and want to create your own But you don't know where to start or what techniques you might need to learn. This article will give you some tips and tutorials to help you on your way. Some links in this article do go off-site, as a warning.PE: Pixel Art Tutorials3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Do I need a special program?
No! Something as simple as Microsoft Paint, Paint Shop Pro or the Gimp, all of which are free, are all you need to start with pixel art. Well, that and a mouse/touchpad (and a computer ). Photoshop can be used to pixel as well, but it is costly, so unless you plan to use Photoshop for a multitude of digital media, it isn't the best investment for pixel art.
Free downloads of MS Paint and Paint Shop Pro can be found here: http://www.bunnystick.com/tdlc.html
What are some useful Pixel techniques?
When it comes to shading, both dithering and anti-aliasing (often called AA-ing) are your best
Project Giveaway: 100 Point Giveaway #3 WINNERAnd now the moment you've all been waiting for!Project Giveaway: 100 Point Giveaway #3 WINNER2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
and the winner iss...
*TO BE CONTINUED*
The winner is...
You're points will be sent soon.
Some of her art:
Hello deviants! This is my third 100 point giveaway! These are weekly so every week you have a chance to win! Project Giveaway is meant to give points to random deviants and spread some love!
*CLOSED* 1,000 POINTS GIVEAWAY *CLOSED*Winners:*CLOSED* 1,000 POINTS GIVEAWAY *CLOSED*2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Congratulations to them!
If you didn't win, don't be discouraged! There will always be other giveaways.
Last month was awesome! I welcome all my new watchers and hello again to my previous ones!
In celebration of Deviousness and all of you, I am going to be giving away 1,000 Points !
10 lucky deviants will get 100 points each to make a total of 1,000!
If you would like to participate, all you need to do is add this Journal to your Favourites (or a Collection)!
Recipients will be chosen via a Random Number Generator
The Timeline of DeviantArtThe Timeline of deviantARTThe Timeline of DeviantArt2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
In 2014, DeviantArt turned 14 years old. Fourteen years is a long time, some of you reading this may be younger than that. I've gathered some historical information with the help of Moonbeam13 and some members of the Community Relations team to help enlighten those of you who have joined in recent years and missed out on a chunk of DeviantArt's life.
I hope you enjoy taking a step back in time!
Please note: it is extremely difficult to track down some events in DeviantArt's history (in particular, the first few years) and that some dates are only approximate.
August: tech13 becomes the first recipient of the prestigious Deviousness Award.
August 4: The first member-submitted deviation is uploaded - A Dangerusss QNX by :de
**PLEASE READ** HOW TO AVOID HACKERSPlease add this Journal to your Favourites and share! This way everyone can know how to avoid being hacked!**PLEASE READ** HOW TO AVOID HACKERS3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
UPDATE: namenotrequired has informed me that this problem has been detected and fixed. Everything should be okay now. However, I will keep this Journal up just in case it happens again and the hackers find a way around it. Remember to check for the "key differences!"
Have a great day.
Recently, people like J-u-d-a-s have been hacked, having their accounts deactivated. Fortunately, J-u-d-a-s was able to regain control of his account.
I will be telling you how to avoid the same thing happening to you.
First of all, I'd like to say that the hackers are very smart and deceitful. They have made a login page very similar to deviantART's, but with this tutorial, you will be able to see the difference between the two and know whether you really need to log in or if it's a scam.
Can you tell the difference between the two? (Sc
How to beat procrastination (part 2)Most of the excuses for not drawing is lacking of ideas. On part 1 of this journal I explained why I find it useful to keep a notebook with you, and to write down your ideas whenever possible.How to beat procrastination (part 2)6 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This second part is about developing the habit of drawing. Hope you find it useful!
Create the habit of drawing
First thing to know about creating new habits is that it works kinda like inertia law:
"An object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force. An object in motion continues in motion."
Which means that the more you postpone your drawings the more you'll feel like delaying them. This procrastination abyss can be endless. For instance, I didn't draw anything in 2013 until the end of August when I bought my fi
May's Giveaway [closed]It's the beginning of the month, which means a new giveaway! This is one of my biggest yet so you don't want to miss it. All you need to do to enter is add this journal to your favourites!May's Giveaway [closed]2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
1st - One Year Premium Membership
2nd - Three Months Premium Membership
3rd - Three Months Premium Membership
If you are watching me, you are entered into a separate drawing for 1000 points!
Today's quick-draw prize is 100 points to the first 5 comments, and 20 points to the next 10 comments after that.
How to Enter:
Add this Journal to your Favourites!
More Ways to Win:
Leave a Comment!
The giveaway ends May 16th 2013
Thank you and remember to for more giveaways!
How to draw during 365 daysHow to draw during 365 days5 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
By the beginning of 2014 I started this account and uploaded a doodle a day during a year. It was the most challenging thing I ever did and it helped me loads on improving my art.
I've seen a lot of mentions on my inbox about artists that are starting their own 365 Days challenge and I want to write this journal to share what I've learned through my experience and maybe encourage some of you to join this long term journey.
It's okay to start simple!
My first doodles were waaay more simple than the other ones. If I had to start the project again I would still do them simple. Of course, starting this challenge is very exciting but it's a dead end if you put a heavy load on yourself at the beginning!
Focus on knowing your pace first. How much time does it take you to finish your drawings?