When Darkness FallsA reminder to everyone about the current photomanipulation contest running at the moment, hosted by Aeirmid your lovely Photomanipulation Community Volunteer at :iconthe-sacred-space: and supported by :iconstockandresources: with prizes also being donated by :iconcommunityrelations:
Darkness has fallen across the land of photomanipulation.
Haunted spirits and growling fiends descend on every nation.
And terror enthralls those within these walls,
Is this what transpires when darkness falls?
Or, perhaps gentle fairies emerge from 'neath a delicate daisy petal,
and the boys in the band gather in shadow to play their heavy metal?
And a drow elf crawls from the forest's lush walls,
Maybe this is what transpires when darkness falls!
Blame no one but ^SanguineVamp for this "poetry."
You decide what happens (transpires) when darkness falls!
Is it macabre? Is it fantasy? Is it emotional?
It is up to you.
Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest"Ware those who leave the safety of the fireside after the midnight hour on Old Hallows Eve; lest the dead steal your soul and your body be turned into a creature of the night!Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest in Art Features More Like This
Would you turn towards the waning moon or turn away?
Witch, or Witch Hunter, Demon or Demon Hunter... undead, ghost, vampire or werewolf?
Create your creature of the night as stock for your fellow artists to turn into Halloween themed art! Go to town with makeup and props and strike a zombie pose!
We are looking for some really outstanding "creatures of the night" stock, it doesn't matter if you are a zombie or a ghost, or a demon hunter - but we want you to push the boat out and be as different and as original as you can manage!
Digital work: i
Texture Your World ContestTell us the story of your world in textures!Texture Your World Contest in Art Features More Like This
We are surrounded 24 hours a day by objects that have texture, they may be smooth or bobbly, old or new, bold, bright, shiny or dull. You might see a texture every day and never notice it until you start looking. Do you sit at a desk that's textured, or pass an interesting tree on the way to work or school?
We want you, in the form of a triptych (thats 3 images forming a larger image see example here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triptych ) to tell us the story of your textured world. Each individual texture should stand on its own, both as a useful resource and as a cohesive part of the whole story. What story you tell through your texture triptych is up to you - but they must be textures that tell a story of your world in some way.
There are 3 categories for this contest, each of which you can submit to twice.
These are textures created digitally by
Stock and Resources, DA NewsNews you should be reading!Stock and Resources, DA News in Art Features More Like This
These photography articles still apply to all stock providers since almost all of you at some point use a camera in the pursuit of creating stock! The basics of good camera knowledge should be required reading for all of us
:iconcharligal-stock: charligal-stock Is running a stock contest with the theme of POISON
poison[ poi-zuh n ]
1. a substance with an inherent property that tends to destroy life or impair health.
2. something harmful or pernicious, as to happiness or well-being: the poison of slander.
The contest ends on 22nd July midnight EST
For full details and for the rules of the contest, please read her full journal here -->
This... to That #5WELCOME TO ISSUE 5This... to That #5 in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to the fifth edition of This... To That, showcasing stock, and the artwork produced with it
Many thanks for all the stock providers and artists featured here!
If you would like to suggest artwork and stock to be featured in the next edition, please send me a NOTE with links and THIS TO THAT SUGGESTION in the subject line!
STOCK PNG heavy vines by MaureenOlder --> My Heart Is Refusing by TitusBoy25
Grooming 5 by okbrightstar-stock --> Safe and Sound.. by Charlie--X
place 1 by ladysivali-stock --> Dragonbane by SilenceNocturne
Stock 39 by Wintermoon-Stock --> Black heart by ElenaDudina
Stone001 - cutout .png by akio-stock --> :thumb307257610:
zgomot-stock-landscape-3 by zgomot-stock --> Briongloid by NiAnluain
Pond by XElectra --&
Updates and stuff JuneUpdatesUpdates and stuff June in Art Features More Like This
We are still biting our fingernails and bouncing on the edge of our seats for the changes to be made to the stock and resources galleries. Don't worry! We've not forgotten them!
We have been making a concerted effort to track down and report celebrity images, and other non-legit resources and user accounts - though you probably wouldn't notice given how many there are.
Stock things you should know and be aware of
DON'T EVER EVER take a brush set from another website and upload it here under the pretence that its yours. We, and the artists who regularly use such brushes are not stupid. You and your accounts will be reported and will be removed. No matter how many times you ban evade.
CELEBRITY PHOTOS ARE NOT STOCK. Stop it.
Stuff going on around the site
This week I have been mostly eating lettuce sammiches.
I haven't really... this week I have been mostly trying to get the constantly ig
Winners of the Icarus Contest!Without any further delay! (Sorry about that! ) Here are the winners of our Project Educate Stock & Resources Icarus Contest!!!!Winners of the Icarus Contest! in Art Features More Like This
STOCK RUNNER UP
STOCK SPECIAL MENTION
ART RUNNER UP
ART SPECIAL MENTION
Massive congratulations to all our winners, and many many thanks to everyone who submitted work to the contest!! Prises will be winging their way to the winners ASAP!
Winners will receive:
x1 - 12 months DA subscription
x1 - 6 months DA Subscription donated by #Realm-of-Fantasy & #
Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSEDCONTEST NOW CLOSED, GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED WE WILL BEGIN JUDGING IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSED in Deviant Events More Like This
Bring out your dead side
Ever had that feeling, that a portrait is watching you? No matter where you stand in the room its gaze seems to follow you,.. staring... waiting...
We invite you to join us in making a grand collection of horrific hounds, voluptuous vampires, and ghoulish ghostly portraits this Halloween in best Haunted House style!
Its time to unlock your inner Dorian Grey, and all those other creepy strange ancestors, cousins, uncles, aunts and grannies that the family don't like to talk about!
Even if you aren't normally a model stock provider - or if you don't usually provide stock at all, this is your chance to dip your toe in the murky waters and have a go! Bring out your face paints and props and make a dashing Halloween portrait entry! The more creative you are, the more creative the results of the second half of the contest will be!
Stock Providers! We have been listening! <3Your concerns about the state of our gallery...Stock Providers! We have been listening! <3 in Art Features More Like This
Are the things that concern us all, I hope with the updates and clarifications to our FAQ specific to stock and resources, plus an official reminder of the stock and resources policies here --->
Will help to refute the rumours going around that staff and volunteers don't care about the "non-stock" being posted in our gallery.
I am here to tell you with absolute certainty that we DO care A LOT!!!!! Getting things like this into action to start resolving some of the far reaching issues we face as an integral part of the wider DA community takes time, but still doesn't mean your concerns are being ignored.
We will be working very VERY VERY hard to make a significant impact on the huge amount of "celeb stock" and "renders" (that aren't actually renders ) and all the other "stuff" thats being submitted to stock and resources.
Its not going to get better over night.
Contests News and FeaturesWelcome to Stock & Resources 2013!Contests News and Features in Art Features More Like This
We hope you all had an excellent beginning to the New Year! Please find below some very interesting contests, features and news.
Precut stock - all the problems :/
Precut stock is something that like Marmite, people either love, or hate. Either way it brings its own special issues to stock providers and photomanipulators alike, so I've highlighted some very important points you should take into consideration below.
Precut stock is in its very nature "EDITED" therefore its is no longer in its original photographic form and should therefore be posted to resources/clipart OR stock/premade backgrounds/.. NOT to the usual stock galleries which should be reserved for original photography that has only very minor post production edits such as exposure/brightness/contrast etc. alterations according to DA's gallery definitions.
Precut stock - like all photo
Devious London 2012 = EPICEPIC IS NOT A SUFFICIENT ENOUGH WORD TO DESCRIBE THIS MEET!Devious London 2012 = EPIC in Art Features More Like This
Over 550 of you turned out. Over 550 of you made this London 2012 devmeet the most awesome event on the DA social calendar!!!
I took loads of photos and am now sporting a very fashionable t-shirt tan and burnt nose - as I suspect quite a few people are doing!!!! In true British style they told us it was going to rain, and we got glorious sunshine instead.
I took only 1 very short video... of Dan I'm sure he will get his own back later lol
And spent a lot of the day with the awesome Quoth-Raven who we dragged down with us, and ReapingFields - Lee didn't have the option becasue I am awesome and demanding like that but its why he loves me
We set up camp between the literature peoples and the photography peoples - (who later weirdly disappeared when we weren't paying attention) and also with the fabulous lusete :devmys
Bring Your Type to Life - A Typography ContestIt is time for another Typography contest! The theme of this contest will be…Bring Your Type to Life - A Typography Contest in Deviant Events More Like This
Bring your Type to Life
This may sound abstract at first, but to keep the theme as open as possible, I choose a rather abstract title. There are many directions in which you can go. You could choose an anthropomorphic direction, where you breathe life into letters and give them human or other animate characteristics. Another route would be to create the letters out of living objects, such as plants or animals.
Which direction you choose, maybe even a third or fourth one, does not matter. What matters is that your letters are brought to life!
What kind of letters you bring to life, words, glyphs or sentences, is 100% up to you. This contest has a more visual approach, so you will not be judged on the creativity of the meaning you choose to give to the letters. However, don't rush it! Even one letter can appear completely different than another. Be wise with the letters, word
Bring Your Type To Life - Contest Winners!The submissions are closed, the jurors have gathered and the votes have been counted Finally it is time to announce the winners of the Bring Your Type To Life Typography Contest!Bring Your Type To Life - Contest Winners! in Deviant Events More Like This
Sit back, take a deep breath and enjoy the winners!
Octopus by PSHoudini
This artwork shows great technical and conceptual skill, as well as a great eye for detail and continuity. This type treatment is full of life that it could almost be real!
Prizes: 12 months Premium Membership & 1600 deviantART points
Crow-Type by Priitii
A simple yet powerful artwork, charming with clear symbolism and references. Bringing together life and death.
Prizes: 6 months Premium Member
Celebrating Diversity #1Welcome to this new series of Art Features! Even tho most of you are aware of the many many galleries and categories here on dA, I think most of us move in a sort of "comfort zone" between Galleries, Channels or Groups that provide us with a constant flow of new art. And sometimes we forget all the other great artforms, styles and media that are out of our "comfort zone". And today I want to step out of that warm and cuddly place and feature some awesome works from places on dA I don't usually visit!Celebrating Diversity #1 in Art Features More Like This
Since this is the first entry, I thought I should explain it a bit more, so that is why there is more text in this article The topic of celebrating diversity is something that I really want to cherish. I am guilty of not fully
R&S - Font Gallery Update!!I am very happy to make an announcement today that is something that I have been eyeing suspiciously for a while and now am very relieved to see it done:R&S - Font Gallery Update!! in Deviant Events More Like This
The Resource & Stock Images > Fonts gallery has been relaunched!
Take a look at the changes here!
Now, without going into much detail, it used to be subpar. The category names were unprofessional and confusing, leading to frustrating search results and many many miscats.
Over the last month there has been a lot of work put into changing this status.
So first of all I’d like to thank Elandria and Dan-Heffer who were very much in favor of the change and supported me in my endeavours to come up with a good gallery tree, despite being no experts on the topic of fonts, but giving me an outsiders input
Naturally I have to thank Moonbeam13 as well, as she supported the idea as well and made t
Project Educate: Typography TutorialsTypography TutorialsProject Educate: Typography Tutorials in Art Features More Like This
Today I want to highlight some of the Typography Tutorials you can find in Stock & Resources on dA.
Tutorials with a focus on terminology.
Explanations on how to use Typography Tools in various graphic programs.
Artists sharing the way to their final artwork.
BK text walkthrough by DekuOnFire
These tutorials explain some visual effects that can be applied to achieve a certain effect with your text.
Quick Turorial - Broken Text by mauricioestrella How to make pixel text by vanmall Golden Text with Layer Styles by kuschelirmel-stock :thumb191449494: :thumb10
Project Educate feat. Negative SpaceProject Educate feat. Negative SpaceProject Educate feat. Negative Space in Art Features More Like This
This feature of Typography showcases works that play with negative spac. This recurring theme in both Art and Design, challenges our mind in sometimes such a subtle manner that it is simply amazing. Using negative space for words while keeping the text readable is a trick that shows us how our minds are capable of so much more.
Thank you for reading!
Project Educate: The Typography GalleriesProject Educate: The Typography GalleriesProject Educate: The Typography Galleries in Art Features More Like This
A brief introduction to the Typography galleries that can be found on deviantART.
(All gallery names are linked, so you can click and browse)
I know, the galleries can be pretty confusing! You can submit Typography to both digital and traditional galleries. Of course, this depends on how you created the work. If you scan a piece, it does not automatically make it digital. And if you draw a part of it, but add elements on a computer to it, it is no longer traditional (Technically it would be Mixed Media, but everything with a typographic content is Typography. Mixed Media however, if it implied use of a graphic program to add to the work, is ALWAYS Digital Art.)
Enough of the boring stuff, here are the galleries
Traditional Art > Typography*
As the name su
Project Educate: Typography - Wrap UpProject Educate: Typography – Wrap UpProject Educate: Typography - Wrap Up in Art Features More Like This
Thanks to everyone who faved the articles, commented and supported this week of projecteducate!
I had lots of fun putting it all together, finding beautiful artworks and interviewing amazing artists
I will, of course, continue posting articles, feature and interviews If you have suggestions for that, you are very welcome to note me about it
This is the official overview of the events taking place this week in projecteducate during Typography Week! That's right, a whole week all about Typography
I am your friendly neighbourhood Community Volunteer for Text & Typography and hope to spread some of the love for Typography in all its shape and forms all over deviantART!
Btw, you can send me Daily Deviation Suggestions and always ask me whenever you hav
Project Educate: About TypefacesProject Educate: About TypefacesProject Educate: About Typefaces in Art Features More Like This
Today I would like to introduce the world of Typeface Classification. Since the beginning of Typeface Design, there have evolved many different types of fonts, which can be sorted according to certain rules. I want to give you a short breakdown of the most famous categories and introduce some terminology as well.
The most wide spread system is the Vox-ATypI classification. This system was started in 1957 and finalised under this name in 1967. It is probably not a perfect system, as it was out for ciriticism quite a lot. Especially for people that are not very familiar with the terminology or history of Typefaces, this system proves to be hard to understand and confusing.
A second is the Thibaudeau classif
Text and Typography - August 2012Monthly Article, featuring each month's Daily Deviations, as well as links in and outside of deviantART.com!Text and Typography - August 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
In this edition you will find DDs featured by pica-ae from the Text and Typography galleries on deviantART.
Daily Deviations July & August 2012
Typography Related Groups
:icontypola: :icontypoholics: :icontypographers-society: :icontypersonality: :icontypebandit:
:iconvicious-type: :icontypolove: :iconuber-typografie: :iconcalligraffiti: :iconcreativ-artists:
:iconlancrecomm: :iconarabbtypography: :icontypographylove: :icongraphicjump: :icontypo-masters:
:iconscriptlettering: :icontypographytoday: :icontypographyclub: :icontypocircle:
:icontype-design: :iconawesome-fonts: :iconpixelfontlovers: :icontemple-of-typefaces:
Interested to find learn more? Read
Photomanipulation Contest: Rebirth and RenewalWelcome to the latest community competition for Photomanipulation!Photomanipulation Contest: Rebirth and Renewal in Deviant Events More Like This
This is the official kick-off blog for the latest, greatest EXTREME PHOTOMANIPULATION CONTEST here on dA! The contest is backed by communityrelations with HUGE prizes and hosted by CRPhotomanipulation. This journal describes the rules for the contest. Please read it carefully.
What we mean by "Extreme" photomanipulation
You should reach beyond your comfort zone and create a deviation that is bold, unique, and better than you thought you could create. Try something new. Break the mold. You've got this!
We have HUGE prizes. So, we are expecting HUGE results.
Theme: Rebirth and Renewal
Our theme, Rebirth and Renewal, was suggested by administrators of CRPhotomanipulation. You are hereby challenged to create a photomanipulation that shows rebirth and/or renewal. For example, it could sh
Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'Darkness falls across the land . . .Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls' in Deviant Events More Like This
The midnight hour is close at hand . . .
Creatures crawl in search of blood . . .
To terrorize your neighborhood!
- Michael Jackson, Thriller
You decide what happens when darkness falls!
Is it macabre? Is it fantasy? Is it emotional?
It is up to you.
Welcome to our 2012 Photomanipulation Contest, "When Darkness Falls."
This contest is being held by Aeirmid and The-Sacred-Space.
We are grateful to Community Relations for backing this contest.
Any photomanipulator can join, and all are welcome.
Your task is to complete the sentence:
When darkness falls, _____
using a photomanipulation!
[In other words: Show us what happens when Darkness falls!]
You can interpret the sentence to mean anything you want.
It doesn't have to be dark or horror/macabre,
but it must be very clear that
PE: Daily Deviations - The Myth and the LegendDaily Deviations, or DDs . . . for some deviants, receiving one is the epitome of awesomesauce in the deviantART world. For others, they are a nice way to show off the work of lesser-known artists. Still others treat them as a special way to bring attention to great art that exemplifies works being done by a particular gallery or community.PE: Daily Deviations - The Myth and the Legend in Deviant Events More Like This
Perhaps because there are so many different ways of conceptualizing DDs, there are also many myths and misconceptions. I would like to address some of those myths by responding to the ones most frequently heard. Please note that these opinions are mine and reflect my experiences with the photomanipulation community, but perhaps they will be informative nevertheless.
Myth 1: DDs should always be perfect.
To many of us, the ideal Daily Deviation goes to an artist with amazing talent whose work draws you in and makes you think, "Wow, everyone needs to see this!" A DD should move you, inspire you, and provoke you to think, b
Planetary Mythology Photomanipulation Competition!Mythology of the PlanetsPlanetary Mythology Photomanipulation Competition! in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to the latest "dark" photomanipulation contest, supported by Community Relations here on deviantART. This contest will challenge you to think outside of the box, for you will have to not only create something, but you will need to do a bit of research and think about why you are creating it. Are you ready for a competition that is out of this world?
Before we go any further, let me clarify that PLUTO COUNTS!
What do I have to do?
Choose one of the planets (or Pluto) in our solar system, listed below. Moons or suns can be a part of the larger picture, but they do not count as your god/goddess.
Your job is to create a PHOTOMANIPULATION in which you show a myth around a planetary ruler (that is, the god or goddess after which the planets were named).
The gods/goddesses can be Greek, Roman, or other.... but they must be planetary rulers.
Community Voices: What is a Daily Deviation?DDs: The deviantART definitionCommunity Voices: What is a Daily Deviation? in Deviant Events More Like This
So, as the title says, What in the world IS a Daily Deviation (DD), anyway?
You know what deviantART says about it, right? Under :faq61: it says:
A small assortment of submissions are chosen each day by a select group of staff/volunteer members who wish to showcase an image which they found impressive or otherwise interesting enough to deserve being brought to the attention of the community-at-large.
That says nothing about a DD being a perfect specimen of art-- in fact, it doesn't even use the word "art" at all. Basically, as CVs, when we are giving a DD, we are doing so because we think the image is interesting and well-done and deserves your attention. It may be technically exquisite. It may be technically quite good but exceptionally thought-provoking. It may be exceedingly creative. It may be all of these things! Above all else, it should stand out in some way from others in that medium or gallery.
Rules for the Photomanipulation Mini-ChallengeRules for the Photomanipulation Mini-Challenge in Deviant Events More Like This
So! For those of you who may not have been paying attention lately, today (August 7th) is deviantART's 12th birthday! To celebrate, we held a Stock Challenge chat session earlier today. Now, it's time to MANIP THAT STOCK!
MANIP CHALLENGE RULES
The idea, once again, is that we are creating a “fractured” fairytale in which we will be twisting a well-known story into something completely different. Can you take the story and put your own alternative spin on it?
“Fractured” (Twisted) “Beauty and the Beast”
The moment it all went wrong. The night an “old beggar woman” was turned away from a warm hearth and a curse that backfired and twisted the world in a way nobody - not even the old beggar was ever expecting.....
A beast who turned out to be a beauty... or a beauty who was really a beast. Y
Creative Challenge #1What is this?Creative Challenge #1 in Deviant Events More Like This
After a bit of ado, we are happy to introduce some new challenges that we hope will inspire some more creativity in our community as well as encourage ALL of us (ourselves included) to learn some new skills and expand our repertoire! For these challenges, we will require the use of one piece of stock that, while lovely and very useful, might typically be considered "overused," and one new skill or technique.
We know there are a lot of challenges out there already, but here are the goals for ours:
To address concerns of "copying" and "lack of creativity" by challenging people to think more creatively about their art,
To help members of our community learn more and expand their skills by challenging them to learn new techniques, and
To maintain the focus of our community on art, growth, and support.
Let's get started!
How does it work?
Before and After Competition!Something AWESOME this way comes!Before and After Competition! in Deviant Events More Like This
As a final close-out to our Project Educate: Feedback Week, we have one more special treat!
You've critiqued like crazy, and you received some great critiques as well! Awesome job!! But what good are critiques if you don't ever use them?
The first ever Feedback Frenzy Contest is nearly to a close. Fellow deviants, it's time to put those critiques into action!
Welcome to the Before & After Competition, hosted by
[Bullet; Pink][Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Pink]What is it?[Bullet; Pink][Bullet; Yellow][Bullet; Pink]
The Before & After competition is a chance for you to take the critiques you received on an OLD work and put them into action in a NEW work. You are not redoing an old deviation, but rather using what you have learned in a brand new
My personal opinion on copying and creativityHi, everyone!My personal opinion on copying and creativity in Personal Journal More Like This
So, it's time for another opinion piece. Our community is buzzing with talk of people copying one another's art, and everyone wants to protect themselves against it. Let's see if we can work through it, alright?
I want to share what dA says about exactly duplicating someone's work with you, and then I want to present both sides of this controversy. I will then explain my own *personal* opinion and propose some potential solutions. Sound good? Let's get started.
What is deviantART's policy?
Before I go on, I need to be super clear:
I do not speak for dA.
I couldn't, even if I wanted to! I'm only a volunteer!
But, I can link you to what dA says about copying others' work. The bit most directly related to this issue is: :faq304:
This policy basically is saying that your work can be removed if you "directly and deliberately" copy someone else's work without their permission. It also tells you how to report these issues if
Celebrating Diversity #3Hello, everyone!Celebrating Diversity #3 in Deviant Events More Like This
When we don't see enough of a particular art form, it is difficult for us to understand or appreciate it. This project aims to bring you features that you might not have seen otherwise from a variety of galleries around dA. For example, I tend to live and breathe photomanipulations and (to a lesser extent) digital art, and I really enjoyed taking a moment to browse the non-photomanipulation galleries for treasures. I found many, and I hope you will enjoy the features I have chosen.
These are the things I love:
Syringe by MothOfDoom31
Mag by Elisanth
Brain Tower by Almacan
silent noise by sainisjohray
Lives in a dream.... by TriciaS
JUST FOR YOU by ARTBYTERESA
Don't Cry by NicksPencil
Begin 73 by Craig-Larsen
Pain... by Vishw
Life can be so colorful by dansch
Manip Challenges #002And on to round number 2Manip Challenges #002 in Deviant Events More Like This
I was speachless with the turnout last time, let's see if this time will be just as well-received
EDIT: I forgot to add the 8th image - it's in now Blame it on the football EM (and when I say football, it's soccer of course)
Please don't forget to credit and notify all resource providers you use stock of - including the challenge stock!
You are given 8 stock images (see below) of which you have to use at least TWO in a way that we don't have to go hunting for them with a looking glass.You can use additional stock, but I ask you not to use premades - this is a challenge for your skills, not for someone else's.Your entry has to be a photomanipulation or a digital mixed media piece with a good deal of photomanipulation in it.Please specify in your artist's comment that this is an antry for Photomanipulated's Manip Challenges #002!Your entry has to be uploaded to
Manip Challenges #001If you've been on dA for a while, you may remember the manip challenges I used to run. The original manip challenges were chat based 2 hour challenges, but as I don't have that kind of time any more (the event would be all day long, with 3 to 5 challenges in succession), I decided to adapt them to be two weeks long and not in a chatroom instead.Manip Challenges #001 in Deviant Events More Like This
Wow! What a response! We're through the first week (still one to go!) of the challenge and already there are over 20 entries! Thank you so much for making this site & this group fun
You are given 8 stock images (see below) of which you have to use at least TWO in a way that we don't have to go hunting for them with a looking glass.You can use additional stock, but I ask you not to use premades - this is a challenge for your skills, not for someone else's.Your entry has to be a photomanipulation or a digital mixed media piece with a good deal of photomanipulation in it.Pl
Creature Feature Winners!Even though often judges find themselves in a tough spot when the actual judging of a contest comes around, I can honestly say that this one was tougher than most contests I've had the honor of sitting on the panel. This time, it was a close race, that after the first round of judging still left everything open.Creature Feature Winners! in Deviant Events More Like This
Please take a look at the entries - I'm pretty sure you'll be able to see what I mean
Anyhow, enough with the babbling and on to announcing our winners!
What Lies Beneath by Kechake
Some more images from her gallery include:
Beware The Chamengler by ArtSail
Some more images from his gallery are:
#Photomanipulated +Mini Contest +Featured Members!Photomanipulated Group Mini Contest#Photomanipulated +Mini Contest +Featured Members! in Art Features More Like This
We're having a mini contest at Photomanipulated to create a icon for the group that we can also use as stamp (or two different designs) - it runs until next Sunday. There are no big prizes because we're saving up for a subscription (if you have a few points to spare and like the concept, please consider donating on my userpage at kuschelirmel), but we hope you'll participate anyway for the fame that's in it
Well, first and foremost, it's a chat room - you can enter it here. As with all chat rooms, it'll most likely be quiet when you join, maybe there won't even be someone around to alk to. Don't let that irritate you though! If there's someone there, highlight them (type the first few letters of their nickname and hit the tab key - it'll auto-complete) so the chat will flash in their browser to let them know they're
Manip Challenges #003I wanted to do this last weekend, but ended up doing everything but this But here they finally are: our third edition of the Manip Challenges! I hope there will be as much participation as last time (though I have to admit, reaching over 30 entries in the middle of the vacation period might be a bit optimistic - I suppose you've been spoiling me so far ) In any case, it's about having a challenge and not about breaking any participation records, so let's just get it on I can't wait to see all your gorgeous entries!Manip Challenges #003 in Deviant Events More Like This
Please don't forget to credit and notify all resource providers you use stock of - including the challenge stock!
You are given 8 stock images (see below) of which you have to use at least TWO in a way that we don't have to go hunting for them with a looking glass. You can use additional stock, but I ask you not to use premades - this is a challenge for your skills, not for someone else's. Your entry has to be a p
A Whooping 34 Entries!Our first Manip Challenges are closed and I'm completely stunned by our 34 Entries!A Whooping 34 Entries! in Deviant Events More Like This
Here they are in all their glory - later today I will put out the poll with the 10 finalists for you to vote on. Again I want to stress that you are NOT allowed to ask your watchers and friends to vote for you! Not in a journal, not via notes! If I find out you've been soliciting votes, you'll be disqualified and banned from participating in the next challenges!
When you use stock that is not yours, not only do you need to credit your sources, but you ALSO need to comply with any other rules the stocker has laid out. One of these rules is usually to NOTE THEM with the thumb or link to your deviation, so they can see what you've done! This is not optional, it's mandatory if the stocker requests it! So please, try to remember to tell them about use, too!
Of Copyright + PremadesOf Copyright + Premades in Art Features More Like This
Disclaimer: I'm no lawyer, I do not work for deviantArt, I'm merely someone who has been doing photomanips for quite a while and has taken the time to read quite a few articles on the topic. The views expressed hereunder are mine alone. They do not reflect any "official dA opinion" nor are they to be taken as "legal advice". Furthermore, you may live in a country that hasn't signed any of the treaties that govern international copyright law, so you'd have to check with your country's national laws.
I strongly urge you to not only read the journal, but also the comments underneath it as there are a lot more examples of what you can and can't do as well as more links to information being shared by your fellow deviants!
What is Copyright?
I'll paraphrase/quote the wikipedia article on the topic for this:
"Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, giving the creator of an original work exclus
#Photomanipulated Best of DecemberFeast your eyes on#Photomanipulated Best of December in Art Features More Like This
the Best of Photomanipulated's submissions from December 2012
I wish you the best for 2013!
forcecreativity be with you!
This commercial isn't real...neither are society's standards of beautyThis commercial isn't real... in Art Features More Like This
This absolutely hillarious video has been "infecting" the web for some time now (and I wanted to feature it sooner, but oh well, life and such). The first time I saw it, I was laughing so hard, because many of these things, I actually do in manips - sometimes not this quickly, but I do. And it is done daily for just about any magazine cover or vip photo shoot that you get to see! This is the true part about this video. And it's the sad part, too.
Uncover the fake Beauty
As a photomanipulator, I am often amazed at what other non-photoshop (or any other graphics programme) users will accept as real without question. Especially younger ones will be influenced by this image they see day in day out and aspire to be like it. To be as fake and "perfect" as the cover girl. How can you achieve anything like that in real life? You can't. It's that simple.
All that is left is Photoshop - the real one. You don't need a fancy plug-in to make all th
Tutorial Treasury 05In the Tutorial Treasury, you will find tutorials geared towards Photomanipulators and some that will deal with a broader subjects, such as lighting, colour etc. The tutorials will be from dA as well as from all over the web and in each episode, there will be 3 to 6 tutorials for your reading pleasure (any more than that I guess no one will have time to read anyway). If you find any good ones, shoot me a note so I can include them in the next installment!Tutorial Treasury 05 in Art Features More Like This
"Learn how to create this cinematic scene in quick and easy steps! This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to blend images to create an apocalyptic scene and add flying meteors with premade Photoshop brushes. You’ll also learn several different ways to add lighting effects and create a strong atmosphere. ~ written by Jarka Hrnčárková ~"
Jolly Winter - Frozen Contest! WINNERSJolly Winter - Frozen Contest! WINNERS in Deviant Events More Like This
- Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark Portafolio
Contest hosted by:
Metal song - Contest WINNERS DONATIONS HERE http://starscoldnight.deviantart.com/ POOL RIGHT TOP.Metal song - Contest WINNERS in Deviant Events More Like This
You will get a feature and submission request at HighQualityArt + a llama from me.
Everything is welcome from comissions, features, llamas,etc! And the most important part is the POINTS donations that can be done here http://starscoldnight.deviantart.com/ in pool top right! Just note me with your donation!
from April 1st to June 1st
Acording to the timezone of Paraguay,Asuncion.
WINNERS by categorie!
Basic brushes of every dayBasic brushes of every day in Art Features More Like This
Thought i made a list of the brushes I use in every work all the time hehe Here some very helpfull resources i can't avoid to use in most of the works i do, enjoy!
Lamps2 by fatimah-al-khaldi :thumb203572944: OA Headpiece Collection 01 by Muttstock 3 Fearsome Skulls by GRANNYSATTICSTOCK STOCK PNG Costume 2 by MaureenOlder CB-Stock-Fantasy-07 by CB-Stock Pentagram 1 - PNG and PSD by InsaneStock
MAKE UP TUTORIAL PS5
BLENDING DRESS TUTORIAL PS5
If used please fav
Leave a coment on the brush or stock used with the link of your work
Do not use my stock to make another stock.
Credit me in the page of your work, outside or in DA.
Prints are allowed, no need to ask.
Commercial use are allowed but i like to see it first. Your finished work can be sell, NOT my raw stock.
Sweet and Toxic - Contest winnersFAQS - Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark Portfolio -society6 - Behance - Instagram -Sweet and Toxic - Contest winners in Deviant Events More Like This
The Sky is the limit - CONTEST winnersFAQS - Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Tumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark Portfolio - society6 - Behance - Instagram -The Sky is the limit - CONTEST winners in Deviant Events More Like This
Sound Of Madness - CONTEST winnersSound Of Madness - CONTEST winners in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconhighqualityart: :iconsupernatural-art: :iconpsychoartistunited: :iconall-artists:
FAQS - Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark Portfolio -society6 -
Lovers revenge - Contest WINNERS- Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark PortafolioLovers revenge - Contest WINNERS in Deviant Events More Like This
Planetary Mythology features!Planetary Mythology features! in Art Features More Like This
Hellooooooo creepy fellows!
Here as promised my part of the prizes of the Planetary Mythology Competition
:iconaeirmid: :iconemerald-depths: :iconkuschelirmel: :iconhybridgothica: :iconliliaosipova: :iconmoonbeam13:
Pluto. Ambitions of World domination by lombrascura
Hunting by lombrascura Necromancer by lombrascura Autumn by lombrascura
Skull and Roses by AngelicHellraiserThird Place
Featuring amazing artists! IIFeaturing amazing artists! II in Art Features More Like This
Thank you so much to all my watchers, friends and staff at DA for the love & support, lalalamas, favs and lovely wishes Remember you are the reason i´m here and try my best to help others & myself.
Here a small selection of amazing artists! I will do this every week from today. Enjoy
What you need to know - Photomanipulations- Comission prices - Shadowness - My-space - Youtube - Livestream - Facebook fan - ThumblrWhat you need to know - Photomanipulations in Art Features More Like This
I have put together some helpful blogs and journals for you to read and have all the tools in your journey as a Photomanipulations artist. This amazing members had the kindness to gatter the basic and important informations you need. Tool of examples :iconphotoshopplz: In advance sorry my bad grammar.
The galleries in deviantart are divided by a specific theme in sub-categories that makes them easy to find.
August Contest: Yellow Ending Soon August Theme: YellowAugust Contest: Yellow Ending Soon in Deviant Events More Like This
Just ONE day left!
Over at Still-Life-Stills we're hosting monthly challenges with a regular prize list courtesy of communityrelations! So without further ado let's get onto the rules and regulations (of which there aren't many) of August's contest!
The contest will run from 1st August 2012 until the 31st August 2012.
Entries can be old or new. Please submit your entries to the group gallery found here!
Entries can be old or new
The majority of the deviation must be Yellow
It must fit the rules of Still Life Photography (If in doubt, ask us!)
You can only enter ONE piece of work!
Seasonal People + Portrait Contest Now Open!PeopleAndPortraits has well and truly launched! In conjunction with that, we wanted to bring you a fantastic shiny new contest to see you through October.Seasonal People + Portrait Contest Now Open! in Art Features More Like This
We recognize that across the world people are entering all sorts of seasons right now...which is why this isn't just about Autumn. You can utilise any season you want - and if you're extra creative, how about combining all four into one image?
The idea of a Seasonal Portraiture Contest is for you to experiment and explore whatever season you happen to be in right now - through portraiture photography! The contest is open to all categories within the People and Portrait Photography Gallery:
Infants and Children
Halloween Contests - Find One Here!So that you don't miss out on the chance to participate and grab some lovely Halloween prizes - we've put together a list of all the Spooky Shenanigans for you to browse at your leisure. Keep checking back here for more information and updates! This page is one to bookmarkHalloween Contests - Find One Here! in Personal More Like This
Capture Your PUMPKIN! A Still Life Photography contest running from 5th October to 5th of November. Check out the article for more information and the full prize and judging list!
Prose Blood Country and Poetry Screams is a combination of two spooky contests for the Literature Community! It ends on the 22nd of October so be sure to click soon and have a read!
October Contest: Abstract ColoursThis month we're launching a contest for all the abstract photographers out there - and all the wannabe abstract photographers! The beauty of Abstract Photography is that it's incredibly easy to capture - if you know what you're doing. So this month we're challenging you to capture some abstract colours - and giving you the chance to win some fantastic prizes along the way!October Contest: Abstract Colours in Deviant Events More Like This
Entries must be NEW i.e created on or after 1st October 2012
Entries must be Abstract Photography - minimal manipulation
You do need to be a group member to participate!
Promotion of our contest is much appreciated - but not a necessity!
1st Place: 6 month subscription and 200 Points
2nd Place: 3 month subscription and 100 Points
Start: 1st October 2012
End: 30th October 2012
How to Enter?
Just pop along and submit your
Halloween Events and Contests 2013There are lots of opportunities to get involved with events, chats, games, challenges and contests hosted by members of the communityrelations team! Find below an extensive list of all the Halloween shenanigans� that are heading your way and that have already begun!Halloween Events and Contests 2013 in Art Features More Like This
Contests and Challenges
October 20th - October 31st.
Anthro Halloween Drawing Contest
Medium: All except Literature
Date: 18th September - 1st November
Contest: Trick or Treat Contest
Medium: Varied sub-categories of Artisan Crafts
Date: Now until 1st November
Culinary Creations: Still Life Photography ContestCulinary Creations: Still Life Photography Contest in Deviant Events More Like This
Still Life Food Photography Contest
Still life photography usually involves a set up - planning and careful execution of a shot. Food photography in particular takes a lot of preparation and the time to make a dish or an item of food aesthetically pleasing. So I thought it was about time we had a contest involving all elements! Your challenge is to create a brand shiny new Still Life Photography piece that features Food. Now the catch is you must be creative with the food. Entries will be considered carefully and if you are taking photos of food that someone else has made, then you need to step up the mark and make it as unique as possible. If you made the creation yourself, give us a brief idea in the description of how. Utilize the descriptions of your artwork to tell us about your photography!
Start Date: Monday 14th May
End Date: Monday
September Contest: Blue + Yellow Winners September Theme: BlueSeptember Contest: Blue + Yellow Winners in Deviant Events More Like This
At Still-Life-Stills we're hosting monthly challenges with a regular prize list courtesy of communityrelations! So without further ado let's get onto the rules and regulations (of which there aren't many) of September's contest! The winners from August's Yellow are announced at the bottom...
The contest will run from 1st September 2012 until the 30th September 2012. That means the contest folder won't open until TOMORROW!
can be old or new. Please submit your entries to the group gallery found here!
Entries can be old or new
The majority of the deviation must be Blue
It must fit the rules of Still Life Photography (If in doubt, ask us!)
November Contest Silver - plus Orange Winners! DatesNovember Contest Silver - plus Orange Winners! in Art Features More Like This
The contest folder will be open on 1st November 2012 and will close on 29th November 2012. Be sure to get your submissions in before the closing date! Judging will commence soon after
with winners announced on 1st of December with the next new challenge! We're tightening up on submissions now and your work will be declined if it doesn't follow our submissions rules!
The Submission folder can be found right Here!
Entries can be old or new
The majority of the deviation must be Silver
It must fit the rules of Still Life Photography (If in doubt, ask us!) and must be categorised in still life.
You can only enter ONE piece of work!
You need to be a member of the group!
1 x 3 month subscription
Capture Your PUMPKIN Contest Capture your PUMPKIN!Capture Your PUMPKIN Contest in Deviant Events More Like This
Update: The contest deadline is fast approaching and it's HALLOWEEN! So get creative now and capture your pumpkins! Remember that your entry must be still life photography, therefore it cannot include any people!
Start Date: 5th October
End Date: 5th November
The aim of this contest is to promote, educate and understand Still Life Photography. So your captures must have a still life element to them i.e. arranged (they can't be pumpkins growing in a field) and it must include pumpkin in some way, shape or form. So you could carve a pumpkin, make a pumpkin soup, decorate a pumpkin, make pumpkin pie...and so on. The Overall Winners of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are eligible to win in the sub-categories too.
1 entry per person
Must be still life photography WHICH EXCLUDES PEOPLE!
Photography Weekly: Edition Forty FourPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedDPhotography Weekly: Edition Forty Four in Art Features More Like This
"Creativity, like human life itself - begins in Darkness "
I read a very interesting article this week debating Photography Vs Literature and which one of the two tells us more. Of course there is always the element that a picture could be accompanied by words but neither aspect is enough to tell a whole story. But as the article says, Photography has become a universal constant in the world today and is accessible to nearly everybody. Yet many still believe that only pure narration can truly tell a story. What are your thoughts? As Photographers we can choose to limit what we tell or show with a photograph, we can even mislead. Can we convey more with words? Or more with an image? You could describe a person with words but never truly give an accurate picture of who they are visually without a photograph...
Community Relations News
dA Related Monthly Themed Contest: AutumnIt's time for the first of many deviantART Related Monthly Themed Contests!dA Related Monthly Themed Contest: Autumn in Deviant Events More Like This
It's that time of the year again. Where the leaves begin to fall, and all you feel like doing is jumping into that big pile of leaves in your neighbours yard. Yes, it's Autumn.
Create something with autumn leaves, colors, anything to do with Autumn. It's all up to you!
This contest will be open to all media, as long as it's correctly submitted into the deviantART Related gallery. This means you can create a deviantID, Deviant Stamp, Journal or Gallery skins/designs, and more with the theme Autumn.
Your entry must be properly submitted into the deviantART Related gallery.Your entry must comply with deviantART's
dA Related (RED) Contest!Welcome to another deviantART Related contest!dA Related (RED) Contest! in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
This contest is all about supporting (RED), the cause known for fighting for an AIDS free generation by 2015.
The contest is split into three (3) categories: Deviant Stamps, Journal or Gallery Skins, and DeviantIDs. Each category will have one Major Prize winner.
Create a Deviant Stamp that supports the (RED) organization.
The stamps message must support/promote (RED).
Your entry must be submitted on or after December 1st, 2012.
Your entry must be submitted into the category: Contests > 2012 > dArelated RED Contest > Devian
Winners of the devID Spooky Make-up Contest!I'm extremely happy to announce the winners of the devID Spooky Make-up Contest!! If you're interested, you can view all of the entries here.Winners of the devID Spooky Make-up Contest! in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconthelasth0pe: :icondekoradum: :iconkovowolf: :iconthiefoworld:
La Catrina by antoniodgamboa
You win: 500 points
Needle and Stitches by KellyZak
You win: 800 poin
devID Spooky Make-up Contest!It's time for the deviantID Spooky Make-up Contest!devID Spooky Make-up Contest! in Deviant Events More Like This
Halloween is always a fun time of year, especially when you dress up for halloween. Take a portrait of yourself with spooky make-up on! No, not like Snooki. Like these:
Your entry must be a photograph showing you as the main subject (or one of the main subjects).You are more than welcome to wear a costume in the photo!Please keep photo-editing to a minimal. i.e Cropping, slight colour changes, etc are permitted.Your entry must comply with deviantART's Submission PolicyYou must credit any stock or resources you use in your entry.Multiple entries are encouraged, but you may only win once.You must be wearing make-up or face paint. Your entry must be submitted into the contest category:
dA Related Update: Gallery RestructureIntroductiondA Related Update: Gallery Restructure in Deviant Events More Like This
Welcome to a revamped version of A Week in dA Related. This article will keep you up-to-date with the latest happenings in the deviantART Related community as well as deviantART.
Earlier this week, I announced the dA Related Gallery Restructure. Please leave any suggestions you have in the blog linked above! We've already gotten a huge amount of suggestions, which is great, because we'd really love community input on this! Almost everyone has a deviantART Related deviation somewhere in their gallery, so it affects a large amount of people.
namenotrequired and I have been discussing each suggestion, and weighing out the pros and cons in some of them. I hope to post another update regarding this restructure in the next few weeks.
dA Related CR Update: November 2012Welcome to this month's Community Relations Update for the deviantART Related gallery!dA Related CR Update: November 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
Sta.sh App Preview by PickleyGroups: deviantART Related by AstrikosMovember by Moonbeam13dA Related October 2012 DD Recap by bradleysaysCSS Did You Know? - October 26th, 2012 by bradleysaysCSS News: November 2012 by ginkgografix
CSS Did You Know? - November 28th, 2012CSS Did You Know? - November 28th, 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
CSS Did You Know? - October 19th, 2012CSS Did You Know? - October 19th, 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
dA Related Update: September Chat EventIntroductiondA Related Update: September Chat Event in Deviant Events More Like This
Welcome to this week's dA Related update! This article will keep you up-to-date with the latest happenings in the deviantART Related community as well as deviantART.
September Chat Event
REMINDER: Just over 9 hours until the chat event. (Moved back two hours - times updated).
Our monthly chat events are back! Due to the craziness of deviantART's 12th Birthday, I did not hold a dA Related chat event, but join us in :#dARelated: on Friday, September 7th for fun and games.
When? Friday, September 7th at 7PM EST. Check your local time here.
dA Related CR Update: December 2012Welcome to the last deviantART Related CR Update of the year!dA Related CR Update: December 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
News posted between the last CR Update and now:
Winners of the devID Spooky Make-up ContestCSS Did You Know? - November 20, 2012, November 28th, 2012, and December 4th, 2012Did You Know? - Username Changing, Llama Locking and
Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Semi-Finalists AnnouncedThe end may be near, but not before announcing the Semi-Finalists of the Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Challenge! These were the top 25 deviants who creatively used the Fotolia stock images provided to showcase a post-apocalyptic scene. Our finalists will be sent to the world-wide Chairman of Fotolia, Inc, Oleg Tscheltzoff, who will choose the grand prize winner. Be sure to survive the end times to witness the winner's announcement and find out who will be featured in HOW Magazine!Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Semi-Finalists Announced in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Finalists will each receive:
$25 USD of credits at stockproject.fotolia.com
800 deviantART Points
deviantART T-Shirt of the winner's choice (depending on availability)
A three-month Premium Membership to deviantART
Read Contest Article
Dodge Dart Contest Semi-Finalists AnnouncedAnnouncing the Dodge Dart Contest Semi-finalists!Dodge Dart Contest Semi-Finalists Announced in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Our esteemed semi-finalist judges pored through thousands of entries in the Dodge Dart Inspired By You Contest. From abstract digital paintings, to paper-cutting, to traditional oil paintings, the deviantART community, once again, delivered incredibly creative and imaginative entries!
Out of these 30 semi-finalists, six artists (3 Digital and 3 Traditional) will have their amazing artworks displayed in a pop-up gallery at the Dodge-Chrysler Headquarters and score cash, iPads and other awesome prizes! The remaining 24 semi-finalists will receive 800 deviantART Points and a six-month Premium Membership to deviantART. The finalist judges will come from the amazing Chrysler
design team, the people who are responsible for designs like the Dodge
Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Winners AnnoucementFotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Winners Annoucement in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
~clowneee will also receive
$1,000 USD$100 USD of credits at stockproject.fotolia.comWinner's choice of either the Wacom Intuos5 touch Large Pen Tablet or The New IPad (16GB black)6,000 deviantART PointsdA Pro Digital Artist BackpackDeviantART hoodie of winner's choice*1-Year Premium Membership to deviantART
*subject to availability
Pimps & Whoas - August 9, 2011PimpsPimps & Whoas - August 9, 2011 in Deviant Events More Like This
Official dA News
deviantART Tutorials have been moved
CEA Blog: How to Submit an Abuse Report
Say Hello to Some New Faces
Cutting Edge Prints, Week 32/11
The Fractal Universe
Deviants Conquer Foot Locker Art Prize
Community Relations - July/August 2011
All "official" contests will begin at midnight PST on the start date and end at 11:59 PST on the end date. This applies to all Community Relation run
Plans Gone Wrong Contest TweetPlans Gone Wrong Contest in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Chaos Panda by $chix0r
We're throwing one panda, one light, one pie up against the incredibly successful Fotolia One Cat, One Fruit, and One Clock Contest. Let's see if our new completely crazed random selection can pull in more than the 10,000 entries we received last time.
Here's the big twist: This time, we're challenging you to use the theme of "plans gone wrong" in
You must use one each of the specific pandas, lights, and pies provided in the asset pack and create an image showing "plans gone wrong." Your entry can originate in any medium! These are stock pictures. You can trace them, draw them, photomanipu
MAMA Scared Stiff ContestMAMAMAMA Scared Stiff Contest in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Guillermo del Toro presents MAMA, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night.
Now, the MAMA filmmakers in conjunction with deviantART invite you to bring your scariest childhood memory to life! Is it u
Billy Blue Change Your World ContestBilly Blue Change Your World Contest in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Designers are always learning, always evolving, they are true agents of change, in their lives and the world around them. Billy Blue College of Design has helped inspire the careers of many graduate creatives who have gone on to change the world around them.
How to EnterSubmit EntryRulesView EntriesView Semi-Finalists
13+ AU Only
Billy Blue College of Design has grown into an inspirational space for des
Lexus IS Design ContestLexus IS Design Contest in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Submission Due In
Submission Deadline: August 12, 2013
At 11:59 PM, PT - Los Angeles Time.
Show us your vision of the ultimate 2014 Lexus IS. You could see it come to life in the form of an actual
KickFlip for the Cause ContestCreate a skate deck design for one of the four bands that will be shredding up the stage at this Summer's Vans Warped Tour and support the work of Boarding for Breast Cancer! Even better, winners walk away with some awesome prizes! Boarding for Breast Cancer, is a non-profit organization educating young people on breast cancer awareness and breast health. We're asking you, the artists of deviantART, to join Fearless Records and Hooligan Skateboards to benefit this great cause and to support the work of Boarding 4 Breast Cancer.KickFlip for the Cause Contest in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
Here's the mash-up: The Vans Warped Tour, Cancer Education, Four Killer Bands, A Kick-Ass Skateboard Company – and – The Artists of deviantART!
Create a skate deck design for one of the four bands that will be shredding up the stage at this Summer's Vans Warped Tour and support the work of Boarding for Breast Cancer!
Boarding for Breast Cancer, is a non
Spirit Day 2012"Ultimately, I want Spirit Day to make just one person feel little bit better about his or herself, to feel safe enough in their own skin and to be proud of who they are" - Brittany McMillanSpirit Day 2012 in Deviant Events More Like This
In memory of the young LGBT people who lost their lives to suicide, Brittany encouraged her friends to wear purple on a day in October -- a day that came to be known as Spirit Day. Since then, GLAAD has helped turn Spirit Day into a global event that inspires millions of individuals, celebrities, TV personalities, media outlets, companies and schools to wear purple in a stand against bullying.
While Spirit Day does focus on the LGBT community, I believe that it's anti-bullying message is relevant to every community. It only get's better, if we take the pledge to make it so.
Practice compassion and understanding, and treat others how you would like to be treated and we can make a difference.
Show your support for this anti-bullying me
Feedback Frenzy! (Comment Contest) + PrizesDuring previous weeks of dA Community Relations' projecteducate, we have learned about the importance of giving and receiving critique for our work. Now, let's shake things up a bit!Feedback Frenzy! (Comment Contest) + Prizes in Deviant Events More Like This
Feedback Frenzy! (Comment Contest)
A group of very, very devious deviants at FeedbackFrenzy are hosting
a comment/critique contest as part of projecteducate: Feedback Week!
The contest is now closed to entrants and will start on Monday July 2nd!
PE Feedback: Welcome and FEEDBACK FRENZY!
Check out the full contest rules and guidelines!
WHAT: "Feedback Frenzy" is a week-long game that ANYONE (yes, even YOU!) can play. The goals are ① to step outside your comfort zone and practice giving feedback to others, even if not in your own genre, ② to meet new deviants from across dA, an
PE Feedback: How to Give a CritiqueHOW TO GIVE A CRITIQUEPE Feedback: How to Give a Critique in Deviant Events More Like This
It's a great thing that you want to critique other deviant's works and help them improve their skills through your constructive feedback. By critiquing fellow deviant's works, you are developing your critical thought and vision and thus, developing yourself as an artist. However, critiquing is not all about pointing out what others did wrong. As ChewedKandi has pointed out in 'How To: Critiquing Artwork' "a critique is giving your opinion in a constructive manner about a subject - be it a piece a music, a piece of art, the meal you've just ate and so on."
That's the main point of this article: to share a few pointers on how to give a quality critique while providing links to a compilation of useful guides that focus on this very same topic.
Introduction: Let's start!
First things first! You've come across a piece of art that caught your attention and
Comment Contest!EDIT: Winners Announced! This contest is no longer open.Comment Contest! in Deviant Events More Like This
So I reported a day or two ago that I had hit a milestone of comments. In celebration, I bring you a fun contest!
How to win?
Without spamming, make more comments within a week than any other participants! I will be keeping track of your comments and see who made the most.
How to participate?
Fave this journal. This will help spread the word and provide me with an easy way to keep track of all participants.
I will then confirm your participation. I need to do this manually, sorry! It'll only take roughly 8 hours at most, then I'll let you know you can get started
Comment Contest - Winner!Almost 100 people participated in my Comment Contest Thanks so much for all your enthusiasm, I hope you all enjoyed taking part. I can definitely tell that many did, judging by the comment counts I saw going up. Within the week you got to participate, about half of you increased your comment count by hundreds, and 5 participants even made more than 1,000 comments!Comment Contest - Winner! in Deviant Events More Like This
These deviants were Astrikos, Nyiana-sama, DeviMonster, L0NE-W0lf and Choaru. Well done all and thank you for your enthusiasm
You have all been featured as a honourable mention... at least! Because of course, only one of you can be the winner. :iconwooooplz:
Actually, just kidding! I have picked TWO deviants who will both receive the full prize set. And here they are!
When it comes to the pure comment count, one person has proven to be truly invincible, leaving her run
deviantART Related Collaboration Contest ...and the contest is closed! Thanks everyone for the entries, judging will commence now.deviantART Related Collaboration Contest in Deviant Events More Like This
Ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the communityrelations sponsored deviantART Related Collaborations Contest Where you have six weeks to work together on any work in the dA related category. A quick overview;
This contest will be open to all mediums in the deviantART Related main category, as well as dA tutorials and dA avatars.It will run from today (3rd April) to May 15 2012. Your entry must be submitted between (or on) those dates!You can participate in three ways (see the bottom of this article for examples);Work on your own based on an existing dA related deviation (with their permission if needed; e.g. find a visual suggestion and make a browser script to make it work).Collaborate with another artist on a piece in one medium (e.g. make a stamp or devID together.)Work together to create two related deviations (e.g. a
What's Going On??This article series aims to answer that question for you. Here's some going ons from the deviantART community! Contests to participate in, causes to support, art and art features to enjoy.What's Going On?? in Deviant Events More Like This
Remember, you can always note me if you want help running your own Community Project! I can also help you by featuring your project, or the winners when you announce them.
This Friday is Spirit Day! The world goes purple in support of the fight against sexuality related bullying.
More information and how to participate:
Spirit Day 2012
Spirit Day is Coming
What's Going On??This article series aims to answer that question for you. Here's some going ons from the deviantART community! Contests to participate in, causes to support, art and art features to enjoy!What's Going On?? in Deviant Events More Like This
Remember, you can always note me if you want help running your own Community Project, and/or if you'd like me to feature your project, or the winners
Challenge yourself to improve as an artist with Project: Improvement for the Better
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Spirit DaySpirit Day is coming! On Friday 19th October, the world goes purple in support of the fight against sexuality related bullying. Nichrysalis already posted a great article about Spirit Day and how you can participateSpirit Day in Deviant Events More Like This
There is also a category specially for Spirit Day related deviations, in Community Projects > Awareness. You can already submit to the Spirit Day 2012 category - so collect your favourite art tools and show your support
Thanks to the groups shown to the right for requesting to submit this journal
Forum Features - DifferenceOnce again, the CV team is here featuring the works of dA's beloved forumers!Forum Features - Difference in Deviant Events More Like This
Once per month we'll select one active user in the forum and we'll feature his or her gallery. This is someone we believe represents the forums well with both good forum-abilities and art.
As we're kind (and awesome), we also decided to give an opportunity to everybody to get featured! Every month, we'll create a thread in the Deviation Thumbshare Forum with a different theme. This thread will be made into a sticky for easy access. All you have to do is post thumbs from your gallery matching the theme and, at the end of the month, we'll select our favorite thumbs from that thread and feature them in the next news article
The best thing is that the only requirement is that you're an active member of the forums!
Featured Forumer of the Month: nelchee
selected by :dev
Dictionary Entry: 33We're halfway December and the holidays are coming... and dA-Dictionary has a special article for Holiday Happenings! We'll be updating anything holiday-specific there instead of here. The rest of dA's recent happenings, announcements and features can be found in here!Dictionary Entry: 33 in Deviant Events More Like This
To stay in touch and be updated weekly, watch dA-Dictionary. I'm not the only one writing these articles.
Happy holidays and please enjoy!
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Dictionary Entries: 30Welcome to another week (or two) full of life on deviantART! Here's dA-Dictionary again with a new roundup about all that's happened around deviantART. We started with around 300 messages in our collecting inbox, please enjoy our selectionDictionary Entries: 30 in Deviant Events More Like This
Have a look if this blog site is using your work.
makepictures discusses copyright law, and Fair Use in particular, in the case of Shepard Fairey.
On a similar note, hq discusses Fan Art Law.
printscommunity ask How do you choose what Prints to feature in your Shop?
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