Need your input for a Photoshop guide!Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you a heads up that I'm working on a super long, detailed guide to maximizing your workflow efficiency and file/layer management in Photoshop. There are also a lot of other assorted tips and tricks in there as well.Need your input for a Photoshop guide!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The reason I wanted to tell you is in case anyone had any other ideas that might be well suited for it, or if you had questions that might give me an idea of more things to include. Some of it will be obvious to some of you, but I've realized over time that things that I assume everyone knows end up being largely unknown by a lot of people.
Currently, here is a portion of what I have:
Lock Transparent Pixels
Alt Color Picking
Multiple Windows for Same Doc
Brush Resizing Shortcuts
Groups for Textures
Changing the world through musicSomeone recently brought up an interesting point as they left a comment on one of my YouTube videos. They argued that my talent wasn't very rare, and that everything I've done has already sorta been done before--that I'm not really pushing any boundaries or doing anything new. Tone is often lost or misconstrued over the internet, but it seemed to me that the person leaving the comment was insinuating that I was somehow "less" of an artist, or not quite deserving of praise, simply because I wasn't pushing some sort of boundary with the music I made.Changing the world through music2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have a pretty thick skin, but I'll admit that negative comments bother me. They bother every artist. We do what we do to make others happy, and if we fail in that endeavor, it makes us feel bad. Any artist who denies that is either lying, or not in it for the right reasons (in my opinion). That being said, the guy's comment on my YouTube video... kinda bothered me.
I have gone on record...I have gone on record...1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Time and time again,
I have gone on record saying that
the first mistake somebody makes
in pursuing privacy on the Internet...
...Is thinking they can achieve
privacy on the Internet.
Every website you visit.
Every purchase you make.
Every bank transaction.
It is all tracked.
That's how the Internet works.
In order for information to be processed
and stuff to be presented to you,
it needs to be given to an external source.
Where it is then indexed.
Now that tweet you just sent out,
that Facebook update,
that Email you send drunkenly to your ex...
...It's permanently etched
on the hard drive in a data bank
whose location you don't even know.
People are now wildly surprised after
the NSA has been found to be tracking
all this "private" information.
But there is one flaw with this outrage.
The belief that the information was
"private" in the first place...
...Is a fallacy.
It might have not been accessible to
the public, the website's users, or
Concerns about PETAClive here. I just want everybody to know that the whole PETA issue is extremely troubling to me and there is no question of me rubber-stamping the issue without me talking to people on every side of the argument and then making up my own mind.I became involved with this project out of my love for animals.I will not put funds into the hands of those who are not the life-loving souls they claim to be.Until I am certain that I am dealing with those on the side of the angels, I am walking with a cautious stride,and ready to take on anyone who hurts the innocent,as I'm sure would all of you.Thank you for your concern for those who suffer simply because they were born into a careless world.Concerns about PETA2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Project Link: http://tiny.cc/barkerodyssey
deviantART v999We're working on deviantART v999. So far, it's a lot of prototypes, concepts and color explorations that are waiting for clarity on some technologies coming out of R&D.deviantART v9991 year ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
A lot of you probably wonder where the hell our mobile apps are. I do. Quick answer: They're trapped under a bigger project. It's worth the wait, but we're far overdue on release. The biggest problem has been the Message Center, whose architecture, look and feel, etc. simply doesn't port over to Mobile & Tablets. For these, we need to streamline the incredibly powerful experience of deviantART's message center, so that it can be consumed on smaller screens without having to click lots of buttons.
Activity Feeds are supposed to be the obvious solution. But at deviantART, people love their Message Centers specifically because they aren't feeds. Each item from your +watch list, or Feedback area comes in as an item. Each item must be removed from the Message Center by you. This is great because it allows us to
What's Wrong With Praise?So this is another one of those artistic taboos we're never suppose to talk about, apparently. The idea of giving back positive feedback to an artist. It's seen as "coddling" as "babying" as "inflating the ego" and has such intense negative associations. It seems to be generally accepted that the only way to critique someone's work is to point out ONLY the negative parts. Any attempt to point out anything positive or something you liked about the work is seen as being unhelpful towards the artist's growth.What's Wrong With Praise?1 year ago in Personal More Like This
And frankly I think that's a bunch of hogwash.
Speaking from my own experience, I rarely ever get anything positive said about my work in a constructive way. I might get a lot of "good jobs" or people talking happily about my comics because they made them laugh, but I rarely if ever get any comments that go into detail explaining WHY I did something right. On the flip side, the amount of negative criticism and nitpicking is almost hilariously rampant, not just on my artwork but on th
Sta.shHi again, beta crew.Sta.sh3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As mentioned recently, we’re making a bunch of changes to the new Stash...
If you're new to Stash, find out more about it here: http://devbug.deviantart.com/journal/Stash-215498179
The latest changes: Sta.sh is now a separate section of the deviantART Network - with its own header, and its own look.
Here's a sneak peek!
"Stash" no longer exists on your Submit menu, but instead can be gotten to one of two ways:
You can pick "Sta.sh" from your main profile menu.. next to Logout and Settings
Or, you can type http://sta.sh into your address bar
Note: to switch back to deviantART, pick the "deviantART" item from the Sta.sh main menu.
Switching over and back:
Other than that, the Stash functionality remains much the same - Drag and drop your
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How difficult it always is, to get stones for a costume in the right color, size and shape.
That's why I uploaded this tutorial today: How to make gems.
How to work step by step:
What materials do you need:
- resin and hardener
- tinting paint
- cups and spoons/ chopsticks to stir
- maybe a scale
- silicone mold for/ of stones (I bought it on etsy)
- aluminium foil
(SALES) Selling CostumesSELLING COSTUMES:(SALES) Selling Costumes2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My measurements, and the measurements for most every single one of these costumes is as follows:
Shoulders = 17'
Bust = 36'
Waist = 28'
Hips = 36'
Pant size = 7
Upper arm measurement= 10'
Thigh measurement = 20'
Secondly- This is the entirety of all the costumes I am going to sell from my closet.
Elekid = 35+SH
No longer comes with shoes or wig.
Renton = 20+SH
Costume comes with: Wig, in need of maintenance, costume top, costume pants, costume shirt.
Natsuo = 100.00+SH
Costume comes with: everything minus the shoes.
Will = 20 + SH
Costume comes with: tunic, white shirt, flute
100.00 + SH
Costume comes with: All that is depicted above, plus the hat, and a MLP Applejack figurine.
Rainbow Dash Lolita Orig
Happy New Year 2014!! :)Happy 2014 everyoneHappy New Year 2014!! :)9 months ago in Personal More Like This
I hope it's filled with lots of happiness, love & success!
I want to thank everyone for their support and comments + 500 000 pageviews!! WOOHOO
I think we should celebrate!
Let's start this new year with a video many of you have been waiting to see:
Please do not forget to check out the great cinematographer/photographer :iconphilippemaurice: !!
Makeup & Hair by Tamsen Rae.
SBFF exclusive at SDCC!!DC has announced Super Best Friends Forever EXCLUSIVE maquettes for San Diego Comic Con 2013!!! http://www.themarysue.com/super-best-friends-statues/SBFF exclusive at SDCC!!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Giving Your Stacks an IntroductionHello Again Beta FolkGiving Your Stacks an Introduction3 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
As promised we have more exciting updates for you
This time we have a new feature in Sta.sh land for you to try out!
Introduce your stack to the world
A few weeks ago we released shareable stacks allowing you to share an entire folder of your Sta.sh with others rather than having to share each image separately.
Well now we're giving you the ability to describe your stack and give it a bit of an introduction to them, whether you're asking for opinions on which photos from a recent photo shoot you should publish to your gallery or simply showing some unfinished sketches of masterpieces in the working
Now you can quickly and easily share stacks of almost anything!
Yet more to come!
Yes we still have even more features waiting in the wings for you, so keep your eyes peeled over the coming weeks
Found a problem?
If you find any bugs with creating descrip
Here is a little bit more of 'Parker'!Here is a little bit more of 'Parker'!1 month ago in Personal More Like This
other stuff I doFINALLY! It's been a long time, but for those wondering what I've been doing all these months that I haven't been posting any new art, I have something to share.other stuff I do3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is art (posted at BleedingCool.com) of Supergirl from my upcoming shorts "Super Best Friends Forever!!" scheduled to air for DC Nation on Cartoon Network.
I'll be sharing more very soon!
A little about the Superman designs in my galleryIt all began as I was nonchalantly channel surfing one day in early April, and I happened upon Superman the Animated series. Immediately I was thrown back into the early 90's when I was a kid, and afternoons were spent playing outside then running into the house at 3 to watch Superman. I started to remember how much I actually used to love Superman and I was suddenly inspired to draw.A little about the Superman designs in my gallery1 year ago in Personal More Like This
As some of you may have noticed Lois, Jimmy, and Clark vary a bit with each drawing in my gallery. That phenomenon is due to me never being quite satisfied with their designs. In each drawing I play with different influences, shapes, and styles, but at the same time, I try to stay true to the characters and how I would want to draw them as an artist. In April and May I drew most of the Superman designs and illustrations that are in my gallery now. Sorry! I never actually upload any new work, I'm weirdly sporadic like that.
Eventually a story idea began forming in my head. I w
GODZILLA (2014) review - The Showa Must Go OnGODZILLA (2014) has hit theaters, and for months (years for most Godzilla fans), potential audiences have been anticipating a return to form for the Lizard King - a film that will revisit the themes of the 1954 original and deliver a brooding, apocalyptic story of destruction and doom.GODZILLA (2014) review - The Showa Must Go On4 months ago in Personal More Like This
Instead, what we got could best be described as a sequel to THE TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA (1975).
Trust me, I wouldn't begin a review with a hyperbolic, attention-grabbing statement like that without explaining it. For the moment, let us turn back the clock and toss out a quick recap of the film's plot. Obviously, this review will contain a metric crapload of SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS, but you'll complain anyway, so let's get on with this.
After a mysterious event in 1954 regarding the Castle Bravo nuclear test and an unknown giant organism, the story jumps to 1999, where two scientists, Dr. Serizawa (Ken Watanabe) and Dr. Graham (Sally Hawkins) are investigating a massive underground tomb in the
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I've become a big fan of appliqués in the past 5 years.
In this tutorial I want to show you what you can accomplish with this simple sewing technique.
Don't be surprised if I go through the steps quickly. In the lower tutorials everything has been described.
Basics / other tutorials can be found here:
Living After Midnight - contest! WINNERS- Shadowness - Tutorials - Facebook fan - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULESLiving After Midnight - contest! WINNERS2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconsupernatural-art: :iconhighqualityart: :iconpsychoartistunited:
from 26th September to 31th October
imezone of Paraguay, Asuncion GMT -4 hours
Living after midnight
Come with us and you will see
This, our town of Halloween
Pumpkins scream in the dead of night
Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright
I am the one hiding under your bed
I am the one hiding under yours stairs
I am the clown with the tear-away face
Here in a flash and gone without a trace
I am the wind blowing through your hair
That's our job, but we're not mean
In our town of
FAQ + SallyThe general points I try to leave out for people often get eclipsed by larger journal entries, so I'm going to start putting that first.FAQ + Sally2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Are you REALLY Ian Flynn? The comic guy?
Yes I am. You can check out my website and my body of work at www.BumbleKing.com
Awesome! I love your art in the comics!
That's flattering - but I don't do the art. I'm the writer. I compose the manuscripts the art team uses to produce the book. I've done concept art, though. Some you can find here on dA, some you can find in the graphic novel collections. I'm a decent doodler, but I leave the REAL art to the skilled professionals.
Read my fan-fic! Look at my fan-art! Use my fan-concept!
No, nope, nuh-uh. This would open me up to allegations of intellectual theft. There's a lot of really creative fans out there, and they produce a lot of cool stuff.
CommissionsSo I'm finally getting off my rump and opening up commissions.Commissions8 months ago in Personal More Like This
Today I'll be posting the kinda prices I'm working with, so what you'll get for *blank* amount of money, what's free and what costs more. Animations will be included in commission options but I'll not be doing anything beyond a minute at the moment. If this takes off or at least gives me something to work with I'll also be picking up new copic markers and copic marker cards will be added into the list of commission options. As it stands, the only markers I own are red, dark green, brown, peach, black, grey and a blender so if you want something that involves only those colours let me know and we can work something out.
Hopefully in few weeks I'll be posting a set of examples.
For now, here are the prices. If you've got anything you really want send me a PM. If you wanna see what you'll be getting for your buck, hold onto that idea for another seven days.
Bust --> $5 (+$2 per chara)
Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)Keepin' it simple: official release date and titles and all that (excerpt from the KorraNation Tumblr page):Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
We're so excited to announce two amazing pieces of news.
Firstly, we have a premiere date! And it's sooner than you think! The premiere of Korra will be on Nickelodeon in exactly 1 month: Saturday, April 14th at 11am. Get ready for some action-packed bending and the start of an epic new saga.
Secondly, if you haven't already heard, we are proud to announce the new official title of the show is simply The Legend of Korra
Commissions [Open] and STUFF FOR SALE!! 8DDHI FRIENDS!! so to help me not get evicted this summer and to also allow me to have food sometimes, I'm opening up for ----Commissions [Open] and STUFF FOR SALE!! 8DD1 year ago in Personal More Like This
--> Commission Info can be found here <--
and if you're interested in a commission, just send me a note and we can work out pricing and payment methods and all that fun jazz~! <3
- - - Commission Info c:
greenfroggies - http://greenfroggies.deviantart.com/art/The-Distance-Between-184659623
Sepia-Mortis - Arkady and Cecil