Ghosts at Easter?!?Spooky isn't what people think of at this time of year. It's eggs and bunnies, and bright flowers and pastels. This time of year is about life and joy and wonder. With all of those features all around the site, there's a lot of other material being posted that's getting ignored, especially considering certain topics.Ghosts at Easter?!?5 months ago in Literature Features More Like This
Bearing that in mind, I'm bringing you a feature of ghosts.
Ghost Bride by LapisLazuli939 ghosting/at the curtain call by MatieuCanadaWilliams MelRick: Dr Jim Jekyll (Ghost Whisperer), Part 1 by LunastelTheOtaku
The Ghost of my Life by Miyajilia Ghost Stories by VolkesWagondaOtaku
Of Demons and Ghosts and Lies by KylarSilver16
NAME AND NUMBER WEEK OF THE CURRENT JOURNALNAME AND NUMBER WEEK OF THE CURRENT JOURNAL2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A GREETING GOES HERE THAT INCLUDES WHAT'S THE PURPOSE OF THE JOURNAL
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR CURRENT CHALLENGE/CONTEST WITH A LINK TO THE JOURNAL THAT HAS THE INFORMATION
(if there is something else I want you to write in this earea, I will send a note)
STOCK AND RESOURCES
THIS IS WHERE THE STOCK AND RESOURCES GO
THIS IS WHERE THE PHOTOMANIPULATIONS GO.
Signs of Life + Feature Stock Use + Art 08Signs of LifeSigns of Life + Feature Stock Use + Art 081 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Yes, I'm alive. I'm sneezing a lot (hay fever - bah!), but all in all I'm well. I've been working on that background tutorial (it'll take a while longer before it's finished; some stuff is so hard to put into words ) and I've also been working on a secret project that I have been planning for a while now, but that also takes quite some time, so it's not gonna be ready tomorrow either. Plus I've been working on a new journal skin for myself that I do plan to share when it's finished (probably just with different images). Everything is coming along, but as I said, nothing is close to finishing. I haven't made a manip in a while either, so I guess that will be taken care of first Got some stock to upload, too... why again does a day only have 24 hours?!
Stock use Feature
Some of my latest favourite manips using my stock
stop making excuses!i heard many people tell me that they want to make comics, they want to write them they want to draw them... but when i ask them why they don't have samples ready, it is always a barrage of excuses.stop making excuses!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
so this year, on san diego comic con i met a guy that just in one simple swoop destroyed my patience for excuses.
meet Larime Taylor
you go here, you see this video... and you ask yourselves, do you want it hard enough.
this man is a storyteller at heart. his cmic is an intense one, really cool and i recommend it it is available for preorder, a voice in the dark. it is out in november. i don't usually promote stuf, rarely even my own, but i want to promote this because this man deserves it!
so stop looking for excuses, stop trying to find reasons why it cant be done, start working on ways to get it done.
you have one life... if you want to be a storyteller , be it! be a
light inspieredlight inspiered2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Autumn walk pt.X. by realityDream Follow the Path by IndigoSummerr
The Rail goes ever on... by Celem Autumn Kaleidoscope by tourofnature -Charming present- by Janek-Sedlar
Kirnitzsch by TobiasRichter The Clarity of Autumn by tourofnature Unknown Germany pt. XXXVI by TheChosenPesssimist
-Moravian lines- by Janek-Sedlar San Francisco, unseen night by alierturk -Moravian fields III- by Janek-Sedlar
Reinefjorden Rainbow by Dave-Derbis Spring by MindShelves :thumb399973891:
Alpine Firmament by davidrichterphoto Small by Nelleke Autumn morning by Aphantopus
Blue Ice by KennethSolfjeld Discoverer by uberfischer Colossus by Inebriantia
Nordlys by steinliland The Horseman by tihomirmladenov Aurora Borealis by porbital
Assiniboine Sunset by Dani-Lefrancois Guardians of the Ice Temple by matthieu-parmentier Giants in Winter by FlorentCourty
The Mytic North - Pt. XI by TheChosenPesssimist La Billaude by matthieu-parmentier Muuratjoki by m-eralp
Silent Whispers by Nelleke Maerchenwald by RobinHalioua Light and Dark by erynlasgalenphotoart
:thumb400621531: :thumb405929956: Elder Souls by FlorentCourty
:thumb412162189: Reha nera thunderstorm RN10 after sunset wallpaper by LemnosExplorer Reflected by m-eralp
Behemoth Stranded by uberfischer Winter is Coming by cprmay Iceberg Beach by porbital
Sunlight and Storm by cprmay Puerto Natural by nahojsennah Hell on Earth - Long exposure by matthieu-parmentier
Pursuit of a DreamPursuit of a Dream10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Leia em Português|
Trekking at Sunset
by MetaWorks, JoeyVazquez, sanjun
Felipe Cagno’s Long Journey to “The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkang.”
Many deviants know well…
…“The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkand”, the 200+ pages graphic novel written and created by Brazilian storyteller FelipeCagno.
What few know is the story of how it took him almost a decade to bring this story to the public between script re–writes, produc
Women ArtistsThe other day, I attempted to put together a huge list of some professional and semi-pro women artists over on my tumblr, because it seems like too often women get overlooked when it comes to being honored and recognized. This year, I was incredibly honored to be nominated for a Hugo award in the Best Professional Artist category, but I was a little shocked to find out there hadn’t been another woman nominated in that category since Rowena Morrill in 1986. That’s more than a little ridiculous, considering there are so many women artists out there who are all amazing, who offer unique points of view and design solutions, and who need more visibility and recognition. While putting this list together, I was really excited to find tons of new artists I'd never heard of before.Women Artists2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Not legitimate stock tips /how to reportMany people ask me what this term means ¨not legitimate stock¨Not legitimate stock tips /how to report1 year ago in Personal More Like This
and always ask me how I know? how to identify?. so I decide to post a journal with many tip,
first...the things written here in this journal, I did a long search. and I'm doing this to help and inform people about this subject.
and first I'll tell because I started getting interested in this subject. three things happened that made me pay attention in this detail.
1 - a long time ago, I used the stock from pixabay in some premades. and unfortunately I did not know that this site is not reliable, so I was denounced and I had all my contents posted in stock removed.
2 - I used a premade, but the person who did this premade used a stock that was not allowed to be used, and this premade was denounced and people who used also have been denounced and had my manipulation was moved to scrap for infringed copyright.
3 - I used a PNG, and after
Top 12 Favorite Plot TypesA while ago I wrote a list of my top 11 most hated cliches. I tried to come up with an alternative. My top 11 favorite cliches, but I couldn't think of enough so I decided to do something different but similar. Have you ever had one of those plot types that you could manage to enjoy no matter how cliche and sterile they are? Those plots that have a large chance at being your guilty pleasures at worst? So, if you do know any episodes (or hell movies) that use these plots, I'd love to hear them; they don't even need to be animated. Although, each of these can and have been done badly before.Top 12 Favorite Plot Types11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Number 12: Genie Plot
One that doesn't have the third wish be "I wish I'd never met you" (with a few exceptions, like one of the Fairly OddParents TV movies, the one with Norm), which is odd because this doesn't really apply to shows like Fairly Odd Parents where reality is bended at will. The basic gist of this plot is that a normal character suddenly gets the ability to get whatever they wan
My Favourite ManipsIt took me a little while to make this kind of feature again, so here's a small selection of photomanipulation I loved lately !My Favourite Manips1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Prey ... Or Predator? by ParadisiacPicture
OMG Photo Manipulations part II April 2014 Continued science fiction and fantasy photo manipulations feature.OMG Photo Manipulations part II April 20141 year ago in Art Features More Like This
The Unseen Stock - October (II)The Unseen Stock - October (II)2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
halloween 08 by Anna-LovelyMonster
white dress 17 by Anna-LovelyMonsterwhite dress 16 by Anna-LovelyMonster
Autumn 08 by Anna-LovelyMonsterFairy Stock 01 by svp-stock
Witch Stock 7 by Tris-MarieLeannan Si Stock 65 cassy blue by Cassy-BlueVamped Out by krissybdesignsstock Secret 2 by KovLi
Background - NATURE
Tranquillity in Tasmania by petronellavanreemist by froggiebau
Stormy beach by VIRGOLINEDANCER1Chala Stream Side by Track-MaidensWinter Hills 01 by Cherry-Tree-Stock
fall ground by marlene-stock
Forest 1 - stock54 by whyouBoats in the mist.. by WelshDragonStockNArt
ocean 12 by chasmdeepBackground stock 10 by TreasureTrove<
My DD Picks, Mar 1 - Mar 5If you read my last DD suggestions feature, then this will come as no surprise to you.My DD Picks, Mar 1 - Mar 55 months ago in Art Features More Like This
These are the ones submitted from 03/01 through 03/05.
I'm still holding out hope on some of the other pieces, but these are the ones I submitted for the first few days of the month that haven't been chosen by the CVs. Keep in mind again that they can only feature so many pieces, and if they get fifty suggestions in a day, that's a lot to go through. I hope you enjoy the artwork, and - as before - if you love it, please visit the piece and it - let the artists know that you love their work.
Leotichan has painted a beautifully horrifying scene in extreme detail. The use of nuance, in the shadow and the open smaller window, bring a chill to the viewer through the simple elegance of the piece.
recycledrelatives's fractal is a beautifully crafted image, perfectly named for its appe
Alien Life Found!!!Alien Life Found!!!Alien Life Found!!!5 months ago in Personal More Like This
And you get the scoop! This is not going to be on any other blog or news site. Thanks to my insider information, I can get the story straight to you! We have finally found alien life – here on Earth!
It has long been a matter of speculation that life on Earth might not have started out here, but arrived from elsewhere, carried as ‘spores’ on bodies like asteroids or comets. Occasionally these drifting pieces of ice or rock, or bits of them, entered our atmosphere. Even though these would have burned up as meteors, some of the living spores carried on them might yet have survived. Only a few such spores, carried to the Earth over three billion years ago, might have been the ‘seeds’ from which all subsequent life has evolved and diversified.
It has been a hypothesis, not yet supported by incontrovertible evidence. But there have been hints. There have been strangely life
Trying.Trying may suggest the possibility of failing, but it also suggests the possibility of succeeding. As long as a person keeps trying, they can get nothing but closer to the possibility of succeeding.Trying.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Old HagInspired by Old Hag by veprikovOld Hag2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Another day gone. There were only three customers to stop by her shop today. First was a flustered middle-aged woman, plump, with frazzled hair and too much makeup, asking frantically for another wrinkle removing potion, after insisting that the previous one she had gotten from a new young witch down on Porter's Street hadn't worked.
She liked that girl. Such promise and energy for one so young. Yes, that one deserved a bright future.
The next was a young man, wearing a disheveled sweater hanging off of one shoulder, wrinkled pants and tennis shoes. He insisted on a love potion, that she (a girl he mentioned but had not named) was clearly meant to be with him, she just didn't know it, and needed a little push.
I bet she's a nice girl, poor thing.
When she refused to make him the potion he starting shouting and waving his arms angrily, nearly knocking over poor Vervain, and breaking several of her poti
RABBITS TAKE OVER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.ANIMAL OF APRIL: RABBIT/HARE/PIKARABBITS TAKE OVER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Deadline: May 1st
Hare by FeaturingHermione european hare Norbi 19 by SaintWolfOfEden Hare III by orestART Show Hare by Phelixas european hare Norbi 21 by SaintWolfOfEden Lanky lad by HawthornHare Bunny by CloudySkyCupcake Run, hare, run by Fresnay
I'm sure right now we are inundated with wonderfully fluffy, commercialized bunny motifs. What inspiration! (Or motivation to improve upon the woefully depressing atrocities that got paid for over our work!) With all these bunnies hopping about, make sure to capture one on Sunday and make him pose for a life-drawing session.
Or take in some of these beautiful, stylized masterpieces we found over deviantart:
Big Black Bunny by Leonca Buns by labetenwar 007/100 by dawnstail Red Rabbit by VirtuousVillainySnowshoe Follies by Steph-Laberis Rabbit, Ready by SethFitts The Rabbit by bellalee March Hare Concept Painting by imaginism Hare by heikala Moon Hare by Lyekka
From MLP to Paul NewmanI'm showing my age, but...From MLP to Paul Newman5 months ago in Art Features More Like This
You may (or possibly not) have heard of a game called "Six Degrees of Separation". At one point it was a game known largely for the involvement of Kevin Bacon. There are apps and websites dedicated to that version of the game, so if you feel like checking it out, Google will be your friend.
While Mouselemur and I were talking, this crazy idea came to me. So, in hopes of being less than staid in my features, and in honor of the silliness of April Fool's day, I bring you something you likely never thought you'd see.
And don't forget to visit the deviations, and give the artists some !
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
Commissions open!!Yay, something other than a feature today.Commissions open!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I want to get better at drawing so I am going to open up point commissions. I'm willing to try just about anything, however keep in mind that a I'm not that good at drawing so keep it simple And considering my artistic level, I'll make the commissions really cheap!
Head and Shoulders (not colored) ~ 5
Full Body (not colored) ~ 10
Head and Shoulders (colored) ~ 10
Full Body (colored) ~ 15
Other, like objects ~ 5-15 depending on complexity and colored/not colored.
Sorry I don't do backgrounds
Please put all points in my donation pool (unless you say otherwise you may also get a & on your profile page, up to 10 faves and a Llama )
Photomanipulation DDs - October 2013Here is a re-cap of the amazing photomanipulations featured during the month of October.Photomanipulation DDs - October 20132 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Features by Aeirmid
give or take my love by Poisons-Kiss
Scheherazade by JoeDiamondD
Insomnia by stellartcorsica
Memoirs Of A Poisoner by Tifareth
I gave My All by babsartcreations
Death Bringers by streetX222
Reverie by sara-hel
Liberation by FairieGoodMother
Red by Yaverik
TRADITIONAL TROVE 60Hi, welcome to this week's Traditional Trove,TRADITIONAL TROVE 605 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Every week I go and search for New traditional
art through DA's Search in the hope of bringing
them more attention, If you like what you see
then please do fave, comment and/or watch
the featured artists work, so until next time..
PLEASE SEND DD SUGGESTIONS TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
I'm sure they will love the suggestio
Manip Academy 6 : How to adjust a fire's colorThis trick will help you blend a fire stock to fit the colors and the atmosphere of your photomanipulation.Manip Academy 6 : How to adjust a fire's color1 year ago in Personal More Like This
To do so, we are going to use Alpha Channels and Adjustment Layers.
To understand this tip you should already know how to create layers and how to use masks.
The first step will be to remove the black background that comes with most fire stocks you will find.
Some of you may already know you can apply blending modes to your layer to make that black background disappear.
It's the easiest and fastest way to blend a fire... but with this technique, you won't be able to modify your fire's aspect (or your background will re-appear) ! So your result won't always look very realistic.
That's why I'll tell you how to cut (softly) that black background, using the Alpha Channels :
First, display your fire stock layer only (so the rest of your image won't bother you) and search for your "Channels" window (in Photoshop CS6, there is a "Channel" tab right next to your "Layers" tab).
TRADITIONAL TROVE 59Welcome back to this week's Traditional Trove,TRADITIONAL TROVE 595 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Every week I go on an art hunt to find new
Works that might have slipped the net, If
you like what you see then please do fave,
comment and/or watch the featured artist's
work, So until next time, SEE YA!
PLEASE SEND DD SUGGESTIONS TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
I'm sure they will love the suggestions again....<