DESIGN TUTORIAL - BASIC CHARACTER CREATIONYo! I get a lot of questions on how I create my characters, such as how do I come up with color schemes, markings, the basic idea, all that cool stuff~ X3DESIGN TUTORIAL - BASIC CHARACTER CREATION1 year ago in Personal More Like This
So I'd thought I do a little design tutorial. This is a TEXT based tutorial, meant to give the tricks/tips that I use.
So prepare to read! I will be using my characters as examples.
This tutorial covers design tips for both ANIMALS AND HUMANS.
KEEP IN MIND THAT THESE ARE TIPS AND TRICKS THAT I USE.
EVERYONE MAY HAVE A DIFFERENT PROCEDURE.
The Idea: Where and How Do I start?
So you want to create a new character huh? But you don't know where to start with the process....Hmm. When I'm coming up with a new character, I start with the personality about 75% of the time. It doesn't have to be in-depth, just basic personality traits.
So for example I might want a character that is:
- Loud, aggressive, rude, doesn't give a fuck about anythi
Contest deadline extendet (OPEN)Important after seeing several entries with the wrong eye color brown I have to say:Contest deadline extendet (OPEN)10 months ago in Personal More Like This
her eye color is RED
Sorry for being so late with making it official in the new journal, I already did it within the comments but forgot to correct it here as well.
A lot of people asked me to extend the deadline, since I didn't thought of all holidays etc. I'm sorry for it!
Anyway the new deadline is
18th of February
Time for a new contest!
What is this contest about? (& what I have to draw?)
You have to draw my oc Hiromi, you are free to draw her as you want but please don't change the outfit~
Here are some references:Time for a new contest!
I raised a few points and yeah decided to do a new contest with Hiromi. :iconyuiswayplz:
What is this contest about? (& what I have to draw?)
You have to draw my oc Hiromi, you are free to draw her as you want but please don't change the outfit~
Here are some references:
Character Design for Video Game - SeriesHey guys! I recently launched one of our first master lessons on cubebrush.com. I felt like kicking things off but in the future there will be many other crazy artists showing off their process!Character Design for Video Game - Series4 months ago in Personal More Like This
You can find the full lesson here: http://cubebrush.com/video/characterconceptforvideogames/
Here is the trailer for it and below, a full chapter from the series for you to check out, hope you like it!
Read, Comment, Move onI've just had a dream, that basically made me relive my whole life til today...Read, Comment, Move on2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Starting from the gun shot at age 3, through all the bullying and bad teachers through school, to the near death experience of the worst case of pneumonia at age 12, to the shark at age 13, to the drug bust of my friend a few months ago...(I'm the one who told on them, I never did drugs)
Then around 2:00 am, I woke up to the song playing Live This Life by Big & Rich
I'm sorry if you're not a big country rock fan, but I think God was trying to tell me something in one of the best ways He could.
He's telling me that if I can survive all those things, you can live your life no matter what it throws at you..
If you're going through a tough time in your life, have faith in God. Pray to Him...
Because with God, all things are possible..
Life is God's greatest gift, don't throw it away.
Live until His return, or He calls you home.
That's all I've got to say...God bless you..
H-H-H-HOMGGG!!! Someone cosplayed my design *A*Amazingly talented BubenchicPak just sent me a note with her gorgeous cosplay of this adoptable!! TT_TTH-H-H-HOMGGG!!! Someone cosplayed my design *A*1 month ago in Personal More Like This
also this character currently belongs to SoukiAdopts I hope she sees this!!! her character in the FLESH *U* !!! eeeeeeee!!!! Also this is the type of wings i use on the faerins so i'm really even more excited to see it in the reals too!! omfg i'm going to cry and piss myself.
She's so talented, and the wings are so balanced and proportionate!! Plus the clothes look so good and accurate TT_TT!! I wish I had this kind of talent EEEE and not to mention that big squishy tail so SO CUTE TT_TT //lays down
i can rest in peas now ;;_;;
The Pokemon Trainers Twitter/Tumblr/dA CollabHey all!The Pokemon Trainers Twitter/Tumblr/dA Collab6 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
As some of you may know, I'm hosting a Twitter-based collab where artists on Twitter claim a Pokémon trainer/NPC. The spots have been filling steadily, but there's still 157 characters to claim, so I'm opening the collab to Tumblr and deviantART folks to participate.
Here's your chance to grab one of the spots and participate in this massive collab!
The list of available characters can be found here.
You can claim your character by contacting me on Twitter at AlexandraSketch. Spots will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t start your image until I have messaged you back confirming you have the character, though.
If you don't ha
The Nature of A TARDISNOTE: After answering a fellow Devianart member with this statement, I felt that in a rare moment of clarity, I was able to finally ARTICULATE what my belief is on what the exact nature and workings are of the TARDIS is, and just had to share this with all of you. Comments and responses are welcome, but my view on this subject is now pretty much set in stone, and will remain unchanged on this subject. The following text is fairly lengthy, but breaks down the nature of the TT Capsule in simple terms without getting too heavy into Quantum Physics, and hopefully is easily understandable to any fan of the show. Please enjoy the read, and know that this is the basis for the work I am doing to try to convey these concepts in art format for the TARDIS: Type 40 TT Capsule, Mark III Technical Manual of which I have recently uploaded art for. Cheers Mates!The Nature of A TARDIS7 months ago in Personal More Like This
Think of the TARDIS more like an infinite computer mind with thoughts (rooms and structures) from it's beginning to
To all the depressed teens on DeviantartHi. I went through depression in my senior year of high school. I felt lonely, guilty, ugly, unworthy of love, painfully isolated. Being alone at night was the worst, because that's when all the dark thoughts would come and I would fight the thoughts of cutting myself. I wrote a lot of bad poetry. I cried all the time and didn't even know why. I thought about what heaven might be like, and I wished I was there.To all the depressed teens on Deviantart2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I told my parents. I got therapy. I got medicine. I got better.
Since then, I've gone to college. I studied abroad in Japan. I fell in love and married a cute guy. He and I are making a video game together! Now I'm going to graduate school and I'm learning to become a children's book illustrator. I live in a bright apartment where I can see squirrels climbing in the trees outside my window. I love baking muffins and popovers and other yummy things. Not every day is rainbows and sunshine, but in general I am a very happy girl and I LOVE my life.
As a teenager, I never could have
Free Artists Network F.A.N.: Free Artists Network: Diverse Art Education for Creative StudentsFree Artists Network2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The Free Artists Network (FAN) is designed to modernize the field of art education, making art lessons more relevant to industry-standard skills and making content easier to access for a broader range of students worldwide. FAN aims to establish an international database of art lessons in various media modalities. These lessons will be contributed by other art educators, industry professionals, and software developers and will offer creative students industry-relevant lessons that meet their own diverse artistic interests, ability levels, and/or special needs. Teachers can upload their own multi-media art lessons to this database to share them with art students and other art educators worldwide.
Features Include, but are not limite
Trotsworth Color TheoryRed = Blood, Fire, HeatTrotsworth Color Theory2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Blue = Water, Air, Cold
Yellow = Sand, Sun, Light
Red + Yellow = Orange = Clay, Warmth
Blue + Yellow = Green = Plants, Growth
Blue + Red = Violet = Richness, Fruit
Red + Yellow + Blue = Brown = Earth
Deviation sets proposalSince I heard many positive comments about this proposal, I'm going to try to make it known to everyone:Deviation sets proposal2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I have a great new feature that would be loved by the people who submit literature, comics, movie episodes and photo sets:
- The submitter will be able to group and order the submission set, for easy management
- There will be a next/previous button (and if someone wants it a first button) for easy navigation between the parts/chapters/episodes of the set
- Everyone will be able to favorite/watch a set. There will be an overview of the watched sets on the my.deviantart.com page, which will show all deviations in the set and shows the ones you've already seen/read greyed out.
- It will be easier the submitter to manage the deviations
- This will give the opportunity to give a name to the set (name of the story) and also a name to the parts of the set (name of the chapter), without interference.
- It will make it easier for st
Feeling RestoredI REJECT fear and timidityFeeling Restored2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I accept the spirit of power and of love and of a sound mind
I REJECT the spirit of condemnation that binds me in chains
I accept the spirit of freedom and forgiveness that breaks the binds on my soul
I am not a failure, I am not worthless, I am not weak
I reject the lies and burdens falsely laid upon me
I know where my refuge lies, my shield and rampart;
And no terror, arrow, plague or pestilence;
No lion or cobra, great lion or serpent
Death, Despair, Wrath or Curse shall touch me when I call out to him whom I trust!
I yawn and new life enters
My spirit is ignited again, it burns at the hollow of my hurt
My freedom is restored, the bonds on me are broken and the burden replaced with a sword
Terror will fear me and Grief shall mourn my presence
Hatred will despise me and Confusion will be left without a clue
I hold to the truth that they are vanquished through him who gives me strength
I enter a new day (12:01 am) restored, at peace and ready to kick ass!
The contest results are in!Princess Celestia has taken her time, and reviewed each design carefully. She has chosen the new armor design for the upcoming battles!The contest results are in!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The armor by Larsurus has been declared the chosen armor for The Solar Empire!
Though Celestia recognizes the effort and ability of others, and has chosen two runner-up armor designs as well:
(The Princess is particularly fond of this representation of herself)
The winds grow fierce! ROUND 2 of the New Lunar Republic v. Solar Empire Contest will begin soon! Stay tuned!
And remember, keep on participating in the contests! The Princess rewards dedication handsomely.
Realities of working at a video games studioHeerrrooo! Second vid vid of the week is here!Realities of working at a video games studio9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Some chatty chatter about the game industry in here, check it out! Oh and the start of another painting
Yes, it is a conspiracy.http://kxhara.deviantart.com/journal/Contest-A-Fat-Female-Superhero-315317673Yes, it is a conspiracy.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
^ This, ladies and gentlemen. The gist is that ParanormaSiun drew an absolutely remarkable Batwoman, found here -
- and was told
"Her breasts are much too small and do not have the lift that superhero women should have. Her jawline is fat and her neck much too long. The style of her hair is clunky and does not flow in a sense that a super human would. Her hips, waist and thighs are too big and she honestly looks fat. No one is going to want to read a comic with a fat female protagonist. I honestly recommend looking at issues of Sport's Illustrated to get the right anatomy. Those women are the peak of human perfection, and that is what we want in this industry."
Now, I don't know about you, but "the peak of human perfection" seems a bit vague as an ideal. SI women are rarely depicted kicking asses, unearthing crime rings, solving complex problems, or *GASP* reading books. That's not t
AWW 3 / 2014Who are Angels without Wings?AWW 3 / 20149 months ago in Art Features More Like This
They are those fellow deviants:
who more or less regularly feature other deviants
who always willingly give tips, hints, helpful comments
who answer at least a fair amount of the comments they get
who give kind and or uplifting words where they see its needed
who feature and pimp projects and deviants who need support/help
who take the time to suggest DD's on a more or less regular basis
who take the time to suggest seniority every now and then
who give fair and helpful critiques (whether official or not)
or what else helpful, kind, supporting they might do
You can read all about it HERE
Every fortnight 3 deviants will be awarded with a pair of wings and get
featured by me and my fellow
Homeschooling On The RiseMore and more parents are beginning to see the public "education" system for the farce it really is, and more and more are acting accordingly by pulling their children out of it:As the dissatisfaction with the U.S. education system among parents grows, so does the appeal of homeschooling. Since 1999, the number of children who are being homeschooled has increased by 75% in all states including Arizona, Texas, and California. Although currently only 4% of all school children nationwide are educated at home, the number of primary school kids whose parents choose to forgo traditional education is growing seven times faster than the number of kids enrolling in K-12 every year.Homeschooling On The Rise1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Any concerns expressed about the quality of education offered to the kids by their parents can surely be put to rest by the consistently high placement of homeschooled kids on standardized assessment exams. Data shows tha
CLOSED SPECIES ::ANTREE::NOTE 1 : This is only a generally reference, each ANTREE can have their own individual characteristic and storyCLOSED SPECIES ::ANTREE::3 weeks ago in Personal More Like This
Each has a different feature depends on their parents characteristic. You can see the difference in their tail and ear. (ex. antree with rabbit and cherry blossom parents will have rabbit shape tail and ear plus cherry blossom flower on their hair, ear, and tail instead of fur).
Mushroom growth from their head for emergency food purpose..(this mushroom is slowly growth, so if it eaten, ANTREE must wait for 5 weeks for it to growth fully).
There are leafs/flowers pop up from ANTREE's hair that make a gradations of color on the hair and ears.
The shape of the ear is different in each ANTREE based
George Pratt: Graphic Novel and Comic ShortsThese free videos are supplementary to The Art Department's Graphic Novels with George Pratt premium content series.George Pratt: Graphic Novel and Comic Shorts2 years ago in Personal More Like This
George Pratt: Definition of a Graphic Novel
George Pratt: Definition of a Comic Book
George Pratt: Sketchbook
George Pratt: Sketchbook Materials
George Pratt: Materials for Pen & Ink
George Pratt: Substrates for Watercolor and Pen & Ink
George Pratt: Reference
George Pratt: Story Development
George Pratt: Materials for Watercolor
Stolen WorkUPDATE:Stolen Work1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Thank you for all the messages, and I hope some of you may have recognised some of the other stolen work in her gallery.
I only had time to report one deviation this morning and when I came to report the others this evening, her gallery seemed to be empty, so I assumed all the work had been removed, until I read some of the messages below. I didn't realise you could hide your gallery like that!
I have now reported all 7 deviations....wouldn't it be nice if dA thought of allowing you to do this on one form, if all the work is in one gallery, rather than filling in so many separate forms!
I did send the girl a note this morning, to give her the chance to explain, in case it was some sort of mistake, but had no reply, she just hid her gallery.
Hopefully dA will do something about this!
Ann Marie x
Check out this deviant:
She has a lot of stolen work in her gallery, including mine, so make sure she has nothing of yours! If you
Saeed's Story Unites Us in ChristFirst, I would like to do what almost every Deviant does from time to time, and inevitably apologize for not updating you on Pastor Saeed Abedini's imprisonment. I apologize to you who support him, to his family, and to Pastor Saeed himself. Since much has happened over the past two months, I will briefly inform you of the most recent events.Saeed's Story Unites Us in Christ1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Amazingly, such a tragic event is uniting even those who most of us would deem outcasts. Over 150 inmates from an Oregon prison wrote a letter in support of releasing Saeed from prison and of how much of an inspiration his faith and perseverance is to them! How cool is that?
Additionally, Saeed's wife, Naghmeh, revealed after an emotional 9th wedding anniversary without her husband that when she was 9 years old, she prayed that Iran, the birthplace of her parents, would realize how amazing Jesus and His Gospel are. Today, her prayers are being answered. She is now speaking on behalf of her husband around the world for the United Nations and in Ame
Daily Pony: How To Become A PrincessDaily Pony: How To Become A Princess2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here's one reason why I liked Twilight's alicorn transformation, and yet another reason why I think this is an excellent show for little girls, as opposed to the other crap that's marketed to them!
Halloween Raffle OPENHELLO BABYS!Halloween Raffle OPEN3 days ago in Personal More Like This
I decided do a raffle for Halloween<33
RAFFLE ENDS IN 31/10/2014
1. Fav this journal
2. Do a poll/journal about this raffle
3. When you do it, comment in this journal ''Me'' and the link of your poll/journal.
4. Is not necesrary watch me, but if u like my art, it's free<33
(Only one winner, sorry uvu)
Ahh, thanks u so much if u join :'3