STREET RACK : Vol. 3spray meby - arslanalpSTREET RACK : Vol. 31 year ago in Art Features More Like This
by - simonacapriani
PH_012014_05by - IgorBekker
Wet Paint by - lIFedorovskaya
Orangeby - djailledie
Y e l l o wby - pigarot
Telephoniquementby - cahilus
He, around himby - mariomencacci
Mirror Mirrorby - myraincheck
Thank you :3Thank you everyone for your lovely tips on plush making, I couldn't of improved as fast as I did without your help <3Thank you :33 years ago in Personal More Like This
Inspiration and tips :icongoiku::iconJarahamee::iconSariti::iconmakeshiftwings30:
:iconbabylondonstar: Pony Tutorial http://www.members.shaw.ca/plushie/patterns/pony/
Awesome video tutorials;
shaving faux fur http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KIfcIqC2sE&feature=my_liked_videos&list=LLNQ1NkhO0CZKBgBc0qaWRgg
Info about sewing with fur fabrics http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxRMtyGRtNo&feature=my_liked_videos&list=LLNQ1NkhO0CZKBgBc0qaWRgg
Funk Friends Factory
allot of different plush tutorial videos http://www.youtube.com/user/FunkyFriendsFactory
written tutorials on their website http://www.funkyfriendsfactory.com/2010/10/21/put-your-best-foot-forward-how-to-sew-perfect-plushie-feet/
Real Scientific Danger of My Artistic InfluenceOne of the many complaints lobbed at me is that I have enormous influence on a younger generation and therefor it is incumbent upon me to shape up and fly right so these young tikes get the best artistic advice possible. IE: People worried that my “bad art and methods” are corrupting the next generation of artists and therefor I should stop making art altogether to prevent this.Real Scientific Danger of My Artistic Influence9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Setting aside the ignorant and harmful messages that this sends to young artists (such as the ignorant concept that all young artists only ever follow ONE artistic influence their entire life and aren’t influenced by ALL the art around them at all times), I decided to see how much credibility this “fear” actually had... using MATH.
So I have about 57,790 watchers on DA. I’m not counting other sites like Facebook or my website because there’s obviously some overlap, and some of the people who hate me will fill in that gap. So roughly 57,790 people on the planet watch me.
RantI just pulled the internet cable out for a few days to withstand the urge to rant beyond any reason.Rant1 year ago in Personal More Like This
And even now I'm seriously considering disabling comments for the things that I make. Because I'm so fed up with the continuous hate. And I'm so goddamn sick and tired of people that send me messages that I should just die, just because I happen to make a tutorial. (Yes, this message was literally send to me -- by PM ofcourse)
In the past weekend I hadn't so much to do. I wasn't that inspired to make art, so I decided to work on that tutorial that for which the idea had been floating inside my head for a while already.
Like some of you know, I've been giving drawing workshops every now and then for the past 2 years. Nothing too serious. I don't even get paid for it (aside from an occasional artbook or fanart drawing). I was there because of passion. Beca
Draw This Again Winners AnnouncementBack to SchoolDraw This Again Winners Announcement3 years ago in Official DeviantArt Contests More Like This
Now, after many long hours of deliberation, our judges have selected the 10 Finalists. We based our selections on the level of creativity, artistic progression from one frame to the next, and overall impact of the work. Congratulations to the 10 Finalists!
* Subject to availability
Their New (aka "After") work as a Framed Fine Art Print One-year deviantART Premium MembershipThe dA PRO Nomad BagA deviantART Hoodie of their choice*
Best video resources for digital artistsLearning the theory without any practice is incredibly pointless when it comes to art. No book, no lecture and no video will ever teach you how to paint if you won't find the time for creating something yourself.Best video resources for digital artists2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
On the other hand, doing everything alone and without any instructions is the longest and hardest way of achieving anything. What's worse it doesn't guarantee you success.
Through the last couple of years I've been painting, I've learned that the best way for me to learn to paint is to copy techniques of people who know what they're doing. There's no better way doing it than watching videos with commentaries. That's why today I thought I'd share with you some great lectures, tutorials and demos I've found on youtube. Below you'll find a list of the best YT channels and samples of videos. Go and subscribe for more great vids!
Official channel of FZD School of Design which is considere
Introducing thoughtART: Create With Your Mind!What is thoughtART?How Does it Work?thoughtART CreatethoughtART SearchExplore the thoughtART GalleryIntroducing thoughtART: Create With Your Mind!1 year ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Create and search for art using your mind
Introducing thoughtART Technology
A few years ago, deviantART teamed up with several university laboratories across the United States, and we are proud to finally announce the fruits of our efforts. Thanks to recent advancements in neurological science, we're unveiling a revolutionary new platform in artistic creation. Our device uses touch-sensitive pads built into your existing keyboard and mouse to monitor your brainwaves and transmit them directly to our site. Excited? Welcome to the new age of thoughtART Technology!
What is thoughtART?
It may sound like something from science fiction, but the technology be
Where did November go?Guide to Plush-Making | FAQ | Plushies for Sale | Etsy | Facebook Page | Blogger| Website | Commission InfoWhere did November go?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
commission status: CLOSED
art trades: CLOSED
It's snowing! I enjoy the cold weather, so I'm happy to see the white fluff. I'll probably end up hating it when it starts to turn into slush though.
The adoption clinic went well and most of the children found new homes. There are only a few souls left: http://www.jlauportfolio.com/sale/soulsforsal
A Look at EmbroideryWhat is embroidery?A Look at Embroidery2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Embroidery is a sub-genre of Needlecraft. It is broadly defined as the art of decorating fabric or similar materials with a needle and thread (or yarn).
The applications of embroidery are as wide as imagination allows. It has been and still is widely used to decorate all manner of clothing, from wedding gowns to hats. Embroidery is used to make rugs, adorn quilts or even to make pictures out of.
Embroidery first found its roots in ancient China, around 500-300BCE. The need for stitches to mend, tailor and reinforce cloth led to the development of many new sewing techniques. The decorative potential of these stitches was quickly realised, and soon the art form of embroidery was born. Each culture has its own history, tradition and style of embroidery, each as beautiful and captivating as the next.
Today, machine embroidery has lessened the prevalence of hand embroidery, but there are still many individuals who practise it, both as hobbyists and pr
Off-Site Plushie Tutorials.Here is a list of all the off-site tutorials I have foundOff-Site Plushie Tutorials.5 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you know any more, please get in touch!! Let's help our database grow and grow!!
Animals (various, simple)
Animals (scroll to bottom, various)
Bunny Pencil case
You want to make a Flash Dress Up Game?But you're not entirely familiar with Flash? WELL FEAR NOT! Deviantart supplies A VAST AMOUNT OF TUTORIALS from people who know and have some fair amount of understanding of what to do.You want to make a Flash Dress Up Game?4 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I'll help you get started by supplying some information and also recommending a couple very nice and informative tutorials about Flash. Plus don't be discouraged if you suck at drawing in Flash, I provided a fair amount of information for an alternative solution at the end!
What you need:
- Flash* (any kind of Flash where you can write Action Script 2.0... NOT Action Script 3.0, these tutorials cover AS 2.0. Flash is not a free program (legally). You can obtain Flash at Adobe.com.)
*If you're wondering what kind of Flash I use, I'll tell you. I use a super old school Flash that does the job juuust fine. It's called Macromedia Flash MX, also known as "Flash 6.0 r25" Yuuuup, really old. I've had it since junior year in high school (approx. 5 years). I have Flash Pro
Draw my OCs competition! CANCELLEDCANCELLEDDraw my OCs competition! CANCELLED1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
PLEASE SEE HERE - http://nimsley.deviantart.com/journal/Pirate-contest-cancelled-Participants-please-read-446861840
OC Competition! Hawk and Titch Hi guys!
This is it, my first ever proper big official contest! I'm so excited!
Really hope you join, and maybe even give this a little advertise (I don't really have many watchers so if you can spread the word I'll reward with favs and llamas and looooooove, ALL MY LOVE)
Right lets get started.... Deadline 30th Ap
Pricing 101Pricing 101Pricing 1012 years ago in Personal More Like This
How to determine what you should charge for your work
In light of the absolutely horrendous commission page DA started up which encourages artists to sell their work for literally pennies, let me talk about pricing artwork. Or more specifically, how I price my work.
This...guide? Advice? Thing? Highlights what I've learned about pricing throughout the last few years. I do not touch on the subject of beginner pricing, simply because there are no set guidelines for that and beginner pricing usually ends up being extremely subjective. This guide assumes that the reader is somewhat experienced in their craft and is looking for pointers on pricing. However I still highly encourage beginners to read! This is what pricing should be like, not mere pennies for hours upon hours of work. This also focuses on crafts and sewing but a lot of it is s
My first FAQHere's my first V.1 FAQ, to help me save more time answering the same questions again and again, I will add more questions later.My first FAQ5 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm still getting used to using proper words for English, But I hope this FAQ could be useful and easy-understandable for everyone. : o
Q: Mind If I watch you?
A: I don't mind, And thank you very much for the watch.
Q: When did you first starting drawing?
A: I start to practice drawing seriously since 2004
Q: What do you like using the most?
A: Watercolor and colored pencil
Q: what is your favorite size of the paper?
A: My favorite paper size is A4, Because it fits my A4 scanner perfectly.
Q: Your favorite kind of paper?
A: Cold-press 190g to 300g Watercolor paper with semi-rough surface; I can't fully control the color on Rough surface paper and hot-press smooth surface paper, And I use normal 80g printer paper for pencil drawing.
Q: Your favorite brand of paper?
A: Canson Monval, Sakura i-paint, Arches aquar
pics and blahblah and pics and craftsSD kuro to go with SD rin!pics and blahblah and pics and crafts2 years ago in Personal More Like This
eye test for rin. Not his actual eye shape I'm using and the paint job's a little rushed, just wanted to test a method for painting open eyes for a vibrant effect.
Things that look so simple are always so difficult to figure out.
Sonic_Jewels and Roses comic preview...News news news!Sonic_Jewels and Roses comic preview2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hey guys! I know it has seemed like i haven't been active but i've actually been working on a little project. A doujinshi/ fan comic featuring some of mine and others favorite sonic couples. This comic is called Jewels and roses. From the title i'm sure you can tell who are the main characters in this comic. I feel Amy and Rouge need some more love, so yea!xD And don't worry! They aren't the couple! But if some of you feel they should be, i wouldn't mind making another comic about it!xD; haha but that's up to how much you guys support the idea Anyways, here's some previews! If you're a shadouge, knuxouge, sonamy fan in any way, you might like this! Also there might be some surprise characters in here!
This is being drawn in manga studio. I'm working on chapter one right now and i will give a preview to each chapter! With enough support, i hope to print and sell these to those who might want them! And maybe a little free gift I'm up to page five r
How to Use Journal Skins What are journal skins?How to Use Journal Skins2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Journal skins are premade, installable layouts that allow you to customize the look and feel of your journal.
Here are a few examples:
Who can use journal skins?
Only premium members on deviantART can use journal skins.
If you're unsure about whether or not you're a premium member, just go to your profile page and look at the top. If it says "Need Premium Membership", you're not a premium member.
How do I use journal skins?
Find a skin that you like. You can browse for one here, the Installable Journal Skins category.
Pick a skin that you like.
Before you install the skin, scroll down and read the comments. Many journal skins will require you to copy
Plush making advice I wish someone told meI shared this advice over on Diffeomorphismhttp://vengefulspirits.deviantart.com/journal/Calling-all-plush-makers-novice-and-expert-417399214 journal but I thought I would share it here too.Plush making advice I wish someone told me1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Shaving Faux fur:
For Faux fur plushie makers, You should invest in a WAHl Kennel Pro, I bought two Andis clippers, both gave out after trimming faux fur for a few min. Also Make sure to keep your Clippers oiled and cleaned after using.
I recommend trim the Faux fur first before cutting out the pattern, so if you do cut too deep you can always make a new piece to replace it before sewing your plush together. Make sure to trim with the fur pile not against it, or you will just cut all the fur off, you want to trim it not make it bald.
Keep in mind being a plush artist gets very pricey, with Faux fur some fur colors are rare and you will some
SAI :/Ugh, I tried the note thing, but I'm getting too many notes a day for my liking ._.SAI :/3 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you want to share this with someone, I would appreciate if you gave them the direct link, not the link to this journal.
Presenting: Community VolunteersA BRIEF OVERVIEWPresenting: Community Volunteers4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Over the years, we've been proud to offer the opportunity to volunteer with deviantART. We believe that our volunteers play a crucial role in helping our community develop and grow in positive ways.
The Gallery Moderator (previously known as Gallery Director) and Message Network Admin (MN@) teams have become a much loved and appreciated role, with many volunteers proudly detailing their experience in applications to enter into successful careers with companies who all recognise the value of volunteering in such a vibrant and eclectic community. Did you know that some of our now full time Staff were once volunteers? fourteenthstar, Moonbeam13, Pachunka, aunjuli, y2jenn, damphyr, Tachy-on, dxd and Ikue all volunteered in various roles -- and we are all very proud of that fact!
Over the past few months, we've been taking a close look at the volunteer experience -- what's worked, what hasn't worked a
Prints, Charms, Bookmarks, Sales!+ This is the only time of the year I sell merch online. I'm really unlikely to restock(well the charms and bookmarks will never restock).Prints, Charms, Bookmarks, Sales!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
+ I can combine shipping if you would like any artbooks
___ Pokemon 2011
+ Minimum $6 to order
+ Thank you so much for looking!
~ I'll throw in a free set of bookmarks or a charm for spending $15 or over(you choose!)
~ I'll add a A5 sketch request, a bit shaded with grey copic markers, for spending $40, b-because that is a really gratuitous amount;;
This special is only intended for things on this page, not the books
HOW TO ORDER-
+ Send me a note or an email over at email@example.com ,Title it along the lines of "ORDER"
+ Include your email so I can send a bill (invoice) to it.
+ Just list what you would like and wai
What do we expect from 2015? New ponies.What do we expect from 2015?4 months ago in Personal More Like This
New MLP villains.
Mordecai making up his freaking mind already.
Rigby and Eileen becoming a thing.
More Cecelia (High-Five Ghost's girlfriend)
Margaret to get a reality check and stop acting like everything should go her way.
Twilight having some real adventures in her new kingdom.
More Discord and Twilight moments in Season 5.
The CMC to get their cutie marks.
Benson and Audrey having more interaction.
[Bullet; Black] CJ to come back.
[Bullet; Black] Oh, and more Littlest Pet Shop. Seriously, I want to see something happen which is AFTER "The Secret Recipe". [XD]
Naruto 635.... Kishi....don't you dare...Oro all like ....Naruto 635.... Kishi....don't you dare...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
to karin...who i'm pretty confused about right now...
Sasuke is like....
Naruto is like....
and Sai think to himself...
what are you doing.....
*Looks at last panel*
from an artist perspective....
best panel of the chapter.....
sorry for not being doing the reviews these last few weeks...
put I did some drawings in return so ya know...
NaruHina TaoismNaruHina Taoism2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Yin Yang by ~vikaboku
Naruto and Hinata: Taoist Legacy
Where did it come from?
Where does it go?
And what does this have to do with Hinata?
The origins of the Byakugan in the Naruto storyline remain shrouded in mystery. According to Kakashi, the Byakugan is said to have predated the Sharingan, but there just exist too few details to give any accurate guess to the true origins of the Byakugan within Naruto.
The Byakugan, conceptually, originates with the largely Chinese philosophy/religion of Taoism.
Taoism and Budhism historically have separate origins but date back to very similar time periods (with some estimates having Taoism predate Budhism by a few hundred years - though the Indian concept of Budhism would not enter Ch