Art ElvesI mentioned I was in Mammoth over the holidays, which, besides an annoying sickness for the first few days, was so much fun I don't even know where to start. But I'll get into that in another Journal.Art Elves2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
I wanted to share with you a note I found on my desk at hq when I returned. Yanira works here at the office once or twice a week and she had her nephews in with her during the break.
We have a ton of these deviantART coasters laying around HQ so they must have found them. We originally made them for originaldrinkanddraw and I'm so glad they found them! I'm going to have to get more just in case the elves come again!
Look what they left for me!
How cool are these?! Um, please ignore the devious slogan on there... Hopefully the artistic elves knew we were talking about delicious, healthy milk!
Avoid That dAramaAnyone who has been an internet user for a period of time should know that drama is one of the hallmarks of the absolutely wonderful technology that allows us to be connected 24/7. It's like glitter, one moment all you see is just a fleck of it then suddenly, it's everywhere. DeviantArt is chock full of massive amounts of it (drama, not glitter!) at any given time, so let's talk about what you need to know to avoid it (aaaand what to do if you find yourself in it)!Avoid That dArama10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
I just caused the argument because... I wanted to get more pageviews, I wanted to be popular, for the lulz, I was bored
I ALWAYS have to reply
If you think the interwebs is the only place you'll find people you don't agree with, I think it's time you spent a little more time away from your computer. First off, let me say that there's nothing inherently wrong about disagreeing with someone. Nothing at
Superheroes as ManateesThe talented Joel Micah Harris recreates popular superheroes as manatees. (via Reddit)Superheroes as Manatees3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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Imaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here NowImaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here Now2 years 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
deviantART Trending Searches: March 2014Here are 14 popular search terms that saw a significant increase in searches last month, ordered roughly by % of increase.deviantART Trending Searches: March 20141 year ago in Art Features More Like This
1. natalia poklonskaya
Attractive Crimean attorney general Natalia Poklonskaya becomes internet sensation
2. south park
South Park: The Stic
Brought to Life: Nintendo CosplayNintendo defined so many of our childhoods. It's a fun thing to see all of the characters we grew up with come to life, with the effort of these fantastic cosplayers.Brought to Life: Nintendo Cosplay2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Sheik Listen Carefully by RappyDemon
Skull Kid by IgorTodd
Liam Sharp 3.0 - True Talent Never RestsWatch depthRADIUSLiam Sharp 3.0 - True Talent Never Rests2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
August 16, 2013 / by $techgnotic
Liam Sharp was and is one of the most sought after comic artists in the business. After bursting on the scene by drawing the bestselling Marvel UK title of all time, Death Head II, he was back in America illustrating top line comics like Superman, Batman and Spiderman as well as special projects for people like Stan Winston. For anyone unfamiliar with his amazing work, his galleries can be found on deviantART. I recently got lost for an entire day perusing a single file of his Conan illustrations.
Gears of War Brumak issue 3
Food In Focus: The Flavors Of IndiaFood In Focus: The Flavors Of India4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
FOOD IN FOCUS: The Flavors of India
Food is a universal language
One we all speak on a daily basis. We indulge in its savory, sweet, salty, sour or spicy flavors depending on our cravings of the day. Its tantalizing flavors draw us in and delight our taste buds. With each region of the globe creating its own unique cuisine, there are numerous delicious journeys you can take. So let’s embark on a culinary adventure as we explore delicious faire from around the wo
Nom Nom #56 PrawnsHeaded created by TouchedDNom Nom #56 Prawns2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hands up if you like prawns??!!!! Definitely not I, not since my Mother once told me they hung around the sewers in the sea anyway. But prawns are popular globally, almost - and here are some great examples of how you can get very creative with the little poo dwelling crustaceans...
Will you ever eat them again?
Tek Tek Noodle by GregoriusSuhartoyo
Peach Pepper Prawn Packages by chiziwhiteafrican
Terrifying Yet Beautiful - Cosplay FeatureJust in time for Halloween, here are some of the most frightening yet bewitching cosplays from deviantART.Terrifying Yet Beautiful - Cosplay Feature2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Halloween is my time by straywind
Corpse bride by Kifir
Hysteria by AnnaProvidence
Makeup: Cheshire Cat by Khdd
Dark Knight Harley Quinn by BangBangNeko
Pyramid Head I by Blasteh
Bellatrix : The Death of Dobby by LolaInProgress
Sally. by Maho-Urei
Skeleton Obscure. by equinelovex
Featuring art by Meagan-Marie, ChocolateDecadence, Blasteh, Naty2j, MonsterBrand, TraumaticCandy, Nao-Dignity, EnjiNight, AWPhotographyandArt, straywind, Kifir, AnnaProvidence Khdd BangBangNeko Blasteh LolaInProgress, Maho-Urei, and equinelovex.
What is Anthro?Too many people has the wrong idea about what does "Anthro" mean... even before deviantART created a whole gallery devoted to this special kind of art, there are still too many doubts about this category, and maybe that explains many of the mistakes when uploading pictures, images or drawings to our section.What is Anthro?8 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Even when I was still not the Anthro Gallery Director , I tried to explain this concept in a journal entry but couldn't manage to make it clear, and now I think it's the perfect chance for a new attempt. ^___^ To start with, let's take a look at two definitions that may help us.
Anthro: a synonym for anthropomorphism in the furry fandom.
Anthropomorphism is the attribution of uniquely human characteristics and qualities to nonhuman beings, inanimate objects, or natural or supernatural phenomena (...)
Anthro Art and may be any fictional work that employs the concept of animal characters with human charac
Best of: Zelda Majora's Mask Fan ArtBest of: Zelda Majora's Mask Fan Art1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
The best of the best: Fan art of Zelda's Majora's Mask.
Majora's Mask by KurkoBoltsi Moonfall by Archaois
Majora's by Gahiko
Majora's Mask (Fan Poster) by Image-Six
Skull Kid - Majoras Mask by kit-a-ga-wa
MM: Fierce Deity VS Majora by KurkoBoltsi
Majora's Mask - Wooden Replica by supermaRiioMajora's Mask - Wooden Replica by supermaRiio
Majora's Mask by KirstyCarter
Majora's Mask by Arabesque91 DoA: Playing With The Moon by Orioto
The Skull Kid by JohnnyCago
Majora's Mask: The Clockworks by EternaLegend
Majoras Mask: The Moon by MaxGrecke
Full Moon by Sabretoontigers
Charles Darwin:Powerful Legacy For Science And ArtCharles Darwin:Powerful Legacy For Science And Art3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
CHARLES DARWIN: A Powerful Legacy for Science and Art
Darwins inheritance II
February 12 marks Charles Darwin’s 206th birthday.
His career was long and illustrious, and he conceived one of the most influential ideas of all time: the theory of evolution. This theory states that life on earth slowly changed and developed over millions of years, with each species passing along the traits that made them better suited to survive in their environ
Mini Horror Reviews - Shaun of the Dead (2004)Mini Horror Reviews - Shaun of the Dead (2004)8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
In this Issue
Shaun of the Dead
Shaun Hastings of the Dead by lanimalu
It's October and the sacred 31 days of Halloween are upon us-time to get your gore on! The chill is in the air, the leaves are on the ground, and Halloween candy has been out since Labor Day. So while you’re waiting in the Starbucks line for an overpriced double pumpkin spice whatever, pass the time with this year’s scary movies reviews!
All Out Superpower ConfrontationAll Out Superpower Confrontation4 months ago in Art Features More Like This
All Out Superpower Confrontation!
BA 04 Marvel MVP
Marvel VS DC!
Let’s get ready to rumble!
As if the battlelines weren’t already drawn, the joint communique from Marvel/Disney and Sony announcing Spider–Man being part of a shared universe, has to be the (Infinity) Gauntlet throwdown of the year.
Marvel versus DC Comics has been a decades long battle going back to the 1960’s when DC Comics restricted ho
October Feature #2Hey everybody! Hope everyone is doing well. It seems I've completely lost my inspiration... has anyone seen it? I hope I will get it back soon... Meanwhile, a small feature of some recent faves, enjoy!October Feature #22 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Call of the Moon by Pygar My Lost Childhood by Methyss
Wild Rose by Trisste-stocks The Haunted House 2 by Wesley-Souza
Desirable As Sin by Shedboy68
ProjectPorkchop Vol268ProjectPorkchop is all about bringing more exposure to the many talented yet under appreciated artists going unseen on deviantART daily. The artists chosen truly deserve more attention based on low counts of favorites, comments, and watchers, added to their incredible artistic talent.ProjectPorkchop Vol2682 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Creature Series - Black Rhinoceros by 4verse8 Phoenix Tattoo by 4verse8
May's Manga and Anime Artist of the Month: Gasara!Hello and welcome everyone to another issue of our Manga and Anime Artist of the Month! I'm especially honoured to announce that May's Artist of the month award goes to the incredible artist Gasara!May's Manga and Anime Artist of the Month: Gasara!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Ever since I met Laura I fell in love with her art! Her style is simply fascinating, filled with magic and charming characters! Stalking her art gave me the chance to get to know her a little bit and she's a very sweet and helpful person, offering resources to pretty up your profiles, giving words of help and support, creating tutorials for growing artists...
All in all, Laura is a wonderful artist and deviant, totally deserving of being May's Manga and Anime Artist of the Month!!
Getting to know Gasara a bit!
Manga/Anime Digital Gallery FeatureWelcome to Digital Manga/Anime! This is an article that will be highlighting each section of the digital art subcategory within Manga/Anime with a little about each category and then some wonderful features for you to enjoy!Manga/Anime Digital Gallery Feature3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Firstly, what is “digital art”? It is artwork created via the use of digital media such as on a computer with a tablet or mouse. There are 6 digital art subcategories within the Manga/Anime gallery:
Digital M/A: DrawingsDigital M/A: PaintingsDigital M/A: OekakiDigital M/A: Manga Digital M/A: Vector Digital M/A: 3D
Manga/Anime > Digital Media > Drawings
So, what is the ‘Drawings’ category all about? Digital drawings are, basically, drawings that have been done with digital media (i.e., on a computer). The variety within the category is huge, simply because there are so many ways to draw and/or colour digitally and it is the most popular of the
Undiscovered: 15 Storytelling PhotosUndiscovered: 15 Storytelling Photos2 years 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
Fan Art Friday: It's Adventure Time!Fan Art Friday: It's Adventure Time!6 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Fan Art Friday: It’s Adventure Time!
Adventure Time by Emortal982
Welcome to the enchanted Land of Ooo, where Finn and his magical dog, Jake, spend their days fighting evil and making things right in the world while having a blast. They prove that there are still good guys out there ready to help those in need and through their adventures take us to the many fantastical and far off corners of their world.
With its mix of funny, smart, fie
Through The Lens9 ~ The Invention of the LandscapeThrough The Lens9 ~ The Invention of the Landscape1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Part 3 of 3
The Landscape Today and Tomorrow
The current state of landscape photography is in a tight place. Photographers have already explored the picturesque qualities of the landscape (Adams), and the banal qualities of it (New Topographics), and so the new group of landscape photographers starting in the mid seventies and reaching into current time had to find what is now a relevant approach to documenting and interpreting the land. As we all know, the global landscape is no longer a picturesque one, nor does it carry a naive neutrality, so what exactly is the contemporary landscape? Some may make the argument that it is one in which man, with what one might describe as reckless abandon, has destroyed, disrespected, and taken advantage of. Contemporary photographs of landscapes present us with a harrowing reality. One in which undeniably atrocious acts have been committed against
What A Wonderful... Orb !Reflecting Upon Dreamsby - Jordan-RobertsWhat A Wonderful... Orb !11 months ago in Art Features More Like This
by - arslanalp
Burning Candleby - ChristophMaier
On the rooftops of Italy by - INVIV0
Rebirthby - JoelBelessa
Inspiredby - Bakisto
Sunset Painterby - Miguel-Santos
Penance to have a glimpse...by - itsmejegan
Kafka's Joke BookKafka's Joke Book10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, Franz Kafka is best known today as "that guy who wrote a story about some dude turning into a cockroach." Working with themes of alienation, the fantastic made mundane, and parent-child conflict, his works are populated with well meaning characters caught in the crossroads of tragedy, surrealism, and existentialism.
And yet, Kafka himself considered his works funny, supposedly laughing out loud among friends when reading and sharing his work. Indeed, when read in the right mindframe, the ironic circumstances and black comedy of Kafka's nightmarish worlds can and will provoke a chuckle of two, even as events continue spiraling out of control.
Thus, I will be presenting you today with Kafka's Joke Book, a McSweeny's article written by comic and stand-up comedian John McNamee, who you may know for his work, Pie.