foREVerFive years seems like mere months. Still missed. Never forgotten.foREVer in Personal More Like This
Happy Birthday, Sexeh Shadows Man Hey, y'alls. How's it goin'?Happy Birthday, Sexeh Shadows Man in Personal More Like This
Happy 33rd birthday to the awesome :iconmshadowsplz:!!!!!!! This is the best singer out there today (it's my opinion. If ya don't like it, I don't care. ).
Happy 30th, GnomiekinsHoly patootlebutts! Johnny is finally 30! Happy birthday to the most awesome Gnome in the world.Happy 30th, Gnomiekins in Personal More Like This
Happy Birthday, Zee VeeHappy 33rd birthday to the amazingly talented, extremely sexy :iconzackyvengeanceplz:!!!!!!! Also a very happy birthday to Zacky's mom, Maria. Thanks so much for giving the world such an amazing man.Happy Birthday, Zee Vee in Personal More Like This
'Heartless Bitches', 'Burning In Hell,' Etc.......:iconsayhiplz: So, I haven't done much writing because I've been too busy reading and too busy laughing my ass right the fuck off. But that's all done now. Apparently, I am a heartless bitch and I'm gonna burn in Hell for calling someone out on being a liar. Just a major warning, what follows is a major ass rant and not for everyone. First of all, yes, I am a bitch, but I am in no way heartless. As far as burning in hell, I don't really know about that. What I do know is that the person(s) that said that about me and someone that I love deeply as a true and sister-like friend has (have) zero room to talk. You claim to be a Christian and as I recall, the Bible clearly says don't judge lest ye be judged. Flip the fucking thing open and reacquaint yourself with that. While I am not a practicing Christian and begrudge no one else for being one, I do know that those living in glass houses should never throw stones.'Heartless Bitches', 'Burning In Hell,' Etc....... in Personal More Like This
And by the way, I have neve
Still Missing You16 years ago today I lost my baby brother. It still seems like yesterday and I will never stop missing him. Nick would have been 31 now. It hurts when I think about what could have been. I'm sure he would have been in the military, just like he wanted to be; just like our daddy. He would have continued to help the homeless and less fortunate and, no doubt, there'd be more rescued animals, too.Still Missing You in Personal More Like This
So yeah, it's an emotional day. Decided to push off doing laundry and stayed home. Gonna be working on writing today. Most likely just the holiday requests. Hopefully there'll be an update to the progress tomorrow or Monday.
Much love, y'alls,
Headaches Suck And Rusty's A Butt.......Yeah, so I was seriously gonna type up the next chappy of Streets of Shadows but I have a headache and I was dealing with ear problems all last night and much of today. So, that's not good in any way. Gonna be logging-off and hope that I can finish some writing once the meds I take kick in.Headaches Suck And Rusty's A Butt....... in Personal More Like This
Rusty, my little of a psychotic cat in a Chihuahua suit, has been a total PMS-ing bitch today. He's been growling and barking at everybody, including Daddy. Good thing is he didn't lunge at Daddy or try to bite him. He isn't sick and he doesn't have any injury that we can see. He's just being a total ass.
Much love, y'alls,
Don't let the angelic innocent thing fool ya. Rusty is a crab apple.
Holy Shizznitt.......Major Ranting Ahead.......:iconalarmplz: Major warning!!!!!!! Major ranting and venting ahead!!!!!!! Proceed at your own "risk"! :iconalarmplz:Holy Shizznitt.......Major Ranting Ahead....... in Personal More Like This
Hey, y'alls. So, yes, I am back and yes, I do know that it isn't Monday. A few things have changed and life has thrown a few wrenches into my days right now. Not gonna go into full detail but some of my writing may slow for a little bit and I mean my everyday writing that I do. I finally heard back from my aunt after not hearing from her for nearly a month. Phoenix has been experiencing some major flooding earlier in the week and I was concerned about her. Anywhores, she texted me yesterday to let me know that she's all right and that she's been at the hospital for a few days. No, she's not the one in the hospital, it's the man she lives with, Larry. Apparently, he has some major issue with his liver and is very sick and my aunt hasn't left in the three days that he's been there. He's being given his pain meds in pill form which is
Bitch Is Back!!!!!!!:iconsayhiplz: Hey, y'alls! I'm back to check messages. Wednesday was definitely a long day and I was asleep before 9:00. I kind of expected it because I had been up since 4:45 that morning. :iconsynfacepalmplz: Anywhores, tomorrow is payday and also Daddy's birthday. He is officially joining the Ancient Fart Society and turning 68! I've called him an old fart for many, many, many years, but what did he expect when he called me Christuna?Bitch Is Back!!!!!!! in Personal More Like This
So, I'm about 1/4 way thru with the 1-shot for :iconmrssynystergates: and I really hope that I can work on it a little bit more before I go to bed tonight. Probably won't be able to work on it much tomorrow because of the bills that I have to do after all of the running around I have to do all day. Used to it.......for the most part. It's supposed to be raining and a high of 92! That's awesome and it's raining now, too. We're nearly 6 inches behind in our yearly rainfall so far, so the more r
OC InterviewI was tagged by the lovely :iconmy-mental-fiction:OC Interview in Personal More Like This
1. Choose one of your OCs.
2. Your OC must answer every question as truthfully as possible.
3. Journal title should be "OC Interview".
4. When you're done, tag as many people as you wish.
5. Have fun!!!
1. Hi! What's your real name and nickname?
Whassups? My real name is Ziah. My nickname depends on who you talk to, really. Most people shorten my name to Zi (rhymes with eye), though.
2. Interesting... what's your current age?
3. Uh-huh. What's your favorite food?
Depends on what I'm craving. But I do love cheese and also watermelon is never a no for me.
4. And your favorite drink?
Mountain Dew. All day. Every day! And a Heineken and some Jack occasionally doesn't hurt.
5. Confession time! Who's your crush/lover?
Slender ManWatch depthRADIUSSlender Man in Art Features More Like This
The Slender Man
In this season of deceits deceptions & witcheries
I am wary of my following message not being received with the full gravity it deserves. It is not my intention to unduly alarm the deviantART community, but... LaurenKitsune is at this time unaccounted for. All attempts on our part to contact her have failed. It is my hope that she has simply taken a much deserved unscheduled pre-Halloween “vacation” and will be back in online communication soon.
Before going dark, LaurenKitsune was good enough to write and transmit a report on the Slender Man phenomenon sweeping the Internet. That report is published here fo
Pursuit of a DreamPursuit of a Dream in Art Features More Like This
Leia em Português|
Trekking at Sunset
by MetaWorks, JoeyVazquez, sanjun
Felipe Cagno’s Long Journey to “The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkang.”
Many deviants know well…
…“The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkand”, the 200+ pages graphic novel written and created by Brazilian storyteller FelipeCagno.
What few know is the story of how it took him almost a decade to bring this story to the public between script re–writes, produc
365 Days... Mindful Meditation of Daily DrawingsWatch depthRADIUS365 Days... Mindful Meditation of Daily Drawings in Art Features More Like This
Days of Doodles
Mindful Meditation of Daily Drawing
Foreword by techgnotic
Gabriel Picolo is a graphic design student in Brazil who has provided at least two people—me and himself—a most compelling reason for getting out of bed every morning in 2014. He calls it the 365 Days of Doodles Project, for which he creates, each day, one of his wildly imaginative pencil sketch and ink drawings (quite a bit more elevated than a “doodle”—more like a free-flowing meditation).
Imaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here NowImaginism - The Future Of Art Is Here Now in Art Features More Like This
In Toronto & on deviantART
No better living functioning evolving example of the new pattern in the creation, dissemination and education in the visual arts can be found than Imaginism Studios, the online brainchild of artists Bobby Chiu & Kei Acedera. Established in Toronto in 2005, the studio has specialized in pre-production character and concept design for film, TV, gaming, and publishing. As creators of some of the most wildly creative and whimsical images ever presented on deviantART, this artistic couple has built an international fan base independent of their c
The Monster in The MirrorWatch depthRADIUSThe Monster in The Mirror in Art Features More Like This
A Pop Culture Interpretation of The Supernatural
Every culture around the world created gods and other mythical beings by mixing and matching fanged and taloned animal parts—e.g., enormous eagle heads on lions’ bodies—human beings have always seemed to need to believe there are powerful and usually quite vengeful supernatural beings lurking just beyond the candlelight.
Supernatural beings come to serve several purposes:
They kept people on the lighted path of truth and goodness, fearful of exploring beyond;
They were a reminder of the punishment we deser
Movie Review:Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's StoneMovie Review:Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone in Art Features More Like This
Volan-de-Mort and heavenly motorcycle by lost-angel-less
Light and airy, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone delivers a solid and smooth story against a sweeping world full of charming magic.
It’s not hard to see why it's a tale many have watched and loved, for it’s a classic story of a boy with humble and sad beginnings quickly lifted into a fantasy whe
Fan Art Friday: It's Adventure Time!Fan Art Friday: It's Adventure Time! in Art Features More Like This
Fan Art Friday: It’s Adventure Time!
Adventure Time by Emortal982
Welcome to the enchanted Land of Ooo, where Finn and his magical dog, Jake, spend their days fighting evil and making things right in the world while having a blast. They prove that there are still good guys out there ready to help those in need and through their adventures take us to the many fantastical and far off corners of their world.
With its mix of funny, smart, fie
Collection: The Secret GardenCollection: The Secret Garden in Art Features More Like This
The Key is in Your Head
“The Secret Garden” was a serialized children’s story, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, written in 1910—11. It’s all about a troubled little girl coming alive in a secret place she alone has found the key to. Today, one’s “secret garden” evokes any place a person goes to be alone with their most private thoughts—that place sometimes existing only in mind in fantasy or memory.
“Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world,” he said wisely one day, “but people don't know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are goi
Mini Horror Reviews - Nightmare on Elm St. (1984)Mini Horror Reviews - Nightmare on Elm St. (1984) in Art Features More Like This
In this Issue
Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street
It's October and the sacred 31 days of Halloween are upon us-time to get your gore on! The chill is in the air, the leaves are on the ground, and Halloween candy has been out since Labor Day. So while you’re waiting in the Starbucks line for an overpriced double pumpkin spice whatever, pass the time with this year’s scary movies reviews!
Dave Elliott, An Authentic CitizenWatch depthRADIUSDave Elliott, An Authentic Citizen in Art Features More Like This
A New Wind Lifts Storytelling
First imagined as a bedtime tale for his son by Kenneth Grahame in 1908, The Wind in the Willows has remained in the top twenty children’s stories ever since. But things have been getting weird out in the Willows, as the new comic on deviantART, Weirding Willows, will attest to.
Badger, Mole, Ratty and Mr. Toad are back… but they’re joined by Alice, Frankenstein’s Monster, Mowgli, The White Rabbit, Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny as they defend the world from the Wicked Witch of the West, Doctor Moreau, the Mad Hatter, Mister Hyde and the Queen of Hearts (not to mention the flying nightmare monkeys from Wizard of Oz.)
The new direction tak
Thank you! I'm so grateful. c: (Get your tissues)(WARNING: Contains feels)Thank you! I'm so grateful. c: (Get your tissues) in Personal More Like This
I just doing a journal to thank all of you for being there for me. (Don't worry! The Florida update will up later.) I'm so grateful to have you all here in my little world of deviantART. If you have been with me since the beginning, or you have recently jumped onto the awesome bandwagon
covered with rainbows, stickers, pandas, and joy :3You may have figured out that my deviantART carrer, has not been smooth. I have taken hiatuses, and been called names, and bullied for liking Japanese culture, language, food etc. I almost decided to deactive my account at one point. I'm not usually open about this but... I have actually attempeted suicide, had suicide thoughts, and I have been depressed for a long time now. But, you guys just hugged me, and told me to keep doing what I'm doing. And I did. You challenged me and made me think things I would have never thought of. You have taught me things, and made me happy ever
Art Status (Current)Hi guys,Art Status (Current) in Personal More Like This
Here is my current art status, I apologize for not updating soon, because I recently figured out that one of my teachers had passed in her final battle of cancer. So, everything is on hold until futher notice. I apologize in advance.
Thanks for reading,
Florida Trip: Day 2Hi guys!Florida Trip: Day 2 in Personal More Like This
My second day in Florida is coming to an end. So, here's my day. I woke up at about 5:00 am due to my mother's snoring... I had to use my iPad to cancel out the snoring... Anyway, I got up at about 9:00 and ate cereal for breakfast. Then, I went to the beach to see my friend, and we collected shells & went swimming. Afterwards, we went home, and I ate a bagel for lunch, with grapes and Chip's Ahoy cookies. This afternoon, my mom dragged me to the nail salon to get our nails done. (I'm kidding, it was relaxing.) For dinner we had pasta, corn, and chicken. And finally, my mom and I ate ice cream. Now, I'm just sitting on my bed typing this and reading manga. Alright you guys, that's it for my day. Hope you enjoyed.
Stay awesome bros. :iconbrofistplz:
Tagged: By Cosplay-EspanaHi everyone,Tagged: By Cosplay-Espana in Personal More Like This
I was tagged by :iconcosplay-espana:'s admin, so here is my answers. Enjoy.
1. You must post these rules
2. Each person must share 10 facts about themselves.
3. Answer the 10 questions you were given, and make 10 more for the 10 people you tag
4. Choose 10 people and put their icons in your journal
5. Go to their page and infrom them that they are tagged
6. Not something like "Your tagged if you read this"
7. You have to legitimately tag 10 people
8. No tag-backs
9. You can't say that you don't do tags
10. You MUST do a journal entry! No comments
~Facts about Sarah-chan~
1. I have a brain syndrome called Aspergers, a.k.a Autism
2. Math is my least favourite subject
3. History & Art are my favourite subjects
4. I am 15 years old
5. I can speak English, Spanish, French, and Japanese fluently
6. I have had surgery on my body before (In my ear when I was 1 years old, I don't reme
Warning to all of my fellow female deviants!Taken from my friend: :iconlou-c-pher: He suggests that we all repost this.Warning to all of my fellow female deviants! in Personal More Like This
There is a sexist deviant that is Mexican (Which I don't understand because women have a lot of rights in Mexico like voting, and getting jobs, which I support, because I'm a feminist.) going around asking women for a foot massage, and if you say no, (politely or not.) he will call you horrible names like whore, bitch etc. His username is Dibantedanime21. So, I really suggest that you block him. (Esprcially, female deviants.) If you don't want this to happen, and you can report him too.
That's all folks.
Have a good day.
:iconciaoplz: XOXO~Goddess of Mercy
I've got my mojo back!Hello everyone,I've got my mojo back! in Personal More Like This
Just a quick, but happy update. I have gotten my moviation to draw back! So, I have finished the special () deviation to celebrate 200 deviations and still going strong! I want to thank you all the support, and I can't begin to tell you all how much I love you. heart: Anyway, the 200th deviation be up by Sunday. Alright guys, it's all. Let's celebrate in the comments with cookies, and milk! Thanks for reading guys.
*slams head against desk*Hi guys,*slams head against desk* in Personal More Like This
Guess what? I got sick AGAIN. This time it's sore throat from post-nasual dip... Thanks nose, love you too you asshole... So, I'm trying to get better, and not getting much out of it. I might stay home from school tomorrow. We'll just have to wait and see. Anyway, I almost have 200 deviations! Thank you for supporting me. Doing something special for this, be on the look out. Good night guys.
I'm thinking about closing AllThingsJapaneseHi everyone,I'm thinking about closing AllThingsJapanese in Personal More Like This
As all you know, I founded the group :iconallthingsjapanese:, and my friends :iconanyagladstone: :iconred-alchemist:, and :iconluckykittyxxx963: co-founded it. So, the reason why I'm thinking about closing it is because the only deviant that is the most active is me, and that tells me that people who joined it either don't care about the group or don't want to contribute to the group because of school, work etc. For this reason I'm thinking about closing the group. Tell me your thougths in the comments.
Thanks for reading,
Goddess of Mercy
Wow, two journals in one day? (Kiriban!)Hello everybody,Wow, two journals in one day? (Kiriban!) in Personal More Like This
I apologize for spamming your message inboxs with journals, but I have a little announcement to make. I'm quite close to 7,000 pageviews... Wow guys, am I really that popular? So, I'm doing a kiriban! Who's gonna get it? The prize is a free comission! No points are needed, just follow the instuctions on how to order, and I'll get working! Alright, I'm going to go start my homework before my mother kills me.
You're a Twat if you don't read this.I guess I'm back.You're a Twat if you don't read this. in Personal More Like This
I could say a few things about what I did and all that, but let's face it, no one cares.
I'll cut to the chase and give a brief rundown of what's coming soon, and stuff.
1. Time-Skip Pretty Quick:
- I'll probably post a journal in the next day or two with details
- Time-Skip is a large mission, and involves some writing - regardless of artist or writer status.
- Only once you've completed the Time-Skip Mission Package you will be rewarded:
- 3 credits.
- A New Member Profile.
- There will also be info on what happened during the time-skip, among other things.
- Time-Skip Arc will run until February 1st, but can be submitted after this date.
Please keep in mind:
1. Approval in Time-Skip missions will be a little more strict than normal missions.
- This is an incredibly important mission - and it will be graded
STORY ARC 2 (updated! More missions!)Chapter 2: Uninvited GuestsSTORY ARC 2 (updated! More missions!) in Personal More Like This
The last night of the festival roared louder than any other, fireworks flew, and lanterns glowed softly,
Tarou Kitsune, the Akarikage, gathered everyone at the center of the village at the far end of the main road,
just in front of the Akarikage's office to give one final speech, to finish the festival with as he always did.
But before he could let out a word, a strange voice filled the air, one that no one could recognize.
"People of Tōrōgakure, if I may borrow your attention. This day marks the start of a new era!"
It came from atop the large, wooden look out tower on the other side of the main road,
adorned with decorations from the festival, it was hard to notice at first with all the lights,
but at the top of the tower stood three masked men, draped in flowing, black cloaks.
The man furthest to the left held an incapacitated
List of Available missions*Please refer to the actual arc pages for information on Mission rewards and descriptions, foes, allies, who's going where, etc.List of Available missions in Personal More Like This
Chapter 0 http://fav.me/d838vxw
0. Who you were: This is where you begin!
1. D-Rank Task: Helping out in the Fields!
2. D-Rank Task: High Speed Ninja Delivery!
3. D-Rank Task: Find the Missing Dog!
4. The Last Obstacle: The Man of the World.
Chapter 1 http://fav.me/d6btjkb
Lanterns in the Sky.
The Proper Attire
Let the Festival Begin!
Tournament, a Test of Strength!
Drinking Contest! Fox-Sword-Monk
Chapter 2 http://fav.me/d6gbc1h
2. Escort the villagers to safety!
3. Keep Searching!
4. The Aftermath:
5. The last of the lanterns
Chapter 3 http://fav.me/d6iabq5
1. Suit up!
2. Rebuilding the village.
3. The journey.
Chapter 4 http://fav.me/d6jdm2h
3. The Sparks to the Future Flame.
4. Snowfall Celebration.
5. Welcome Home.
Official Squads of TorogakureThe official squads of Torogakure, here you'll find your current teammates and current sensei. If you see the lantern icon, it means your timeskip profile is not currently in the group!Official Squads of Torogakure in Personal More Like This
114 Shingen Takeda
[#161666] Ryota Hitoyo
[#161098] Haruki Asukai
[#161116] Yuuya Minawa
115 Nami Kawaguchi
[#160597] Kaito Ryouichi
[#160393] Mikazuki Fuyukawa
[#161011] Tokara Minawa
116 Tetsuo Fukuro
[#162552] Kei Haru
[#161982] Tomoe Minawa
[#160955] Ame Uranami
117 Daisuke Kawano
[#163079] Keigo Aoki
[#161119] Yoichi Asukai
[#161688] Gorou Ryuu
Story Arc 4 (updated!)"I fucking hate snow."Story Arc 4 (updated!) in Personal More Like This
- Akihiko Kitsune, The village asshole.
Chapter 4: Return of the Crimson Snow.
It's the next day, the squads of shinobi stopped briefly to make camp the night before,
but now that the sun has risen, it's time to move forward. Kōsetsumura is still a ways away.
We've fought through a blizzard, harsh winds, deadly ice, and frigid cliffs,
what more could stand in our way? We'd find out soon enough...
We came to a trench, two steep snowy cliffs, one on each side, sheltered us from the winds,
but the path was somewhat narrow, and didn't leave much room for movement,
so we had to pack together, into tight formations, in case anything happened.
And that's when we heard it, the cry of a falcon, a sound none of us were familiar with.
But before we could react, there they were, loads of them, they had us surrounded.
Squads Group A & B (18-21)! A New team is bornOFFICIAL SQUADS: PAGE 1Squads Group A & B (18-21)! A New team is born in Personal More Like This
This is a list of the squads from Graduation group A (8 years ago) and B (7 years ago).
GROUP A (20-21):
There is only one squad that graduated 7 years ago, due to a mysterious event at the academy.
In the past, the entire class of shinobi in that grade disappeared, along with their teacher.
The three remaining shinobi (none of which attended that day) were put into a squad together.
Tsuyoi Asukai, Namida Kitsune, Shigeru Ide
GROUP B (18-19):
These are the squads that graduated 6 years ago, most of them are grown up and maturing.
Many of them are orphans, with their parents being victims to the Day of the Crimson Snow.
They're more experienced than the younger grades, and catching up to the older ones.
Akihiko Kitsune, Mugon Uranami, Miki Yamita
HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIALTYBasically - you need to do three things! :')HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIALTY in Personal More Like This
If you are waiting for a CLAN SPECIALTY - please be patient, they are on their way.
But as Non-Clan specialties can also be applied for by CLAN MEMBERS and NON-CLAN OCS,
we felt it was more important to get them all out of the way first. :'3
Step #1: Apply for your first choice:
Comment on your FIRST CHOICE (the specialty you want most) with the following:
- A link (or thumbnail if you can) to your member profile.
- Why you want to join the Specialty - or think it would be a good fit.
- Additional details (ex: if you're going for weapon specialist - What weapon?)
- Mention it is your PRIORITY or FIRST CHOICE!
Step #2: Apply for your Back-Up choice:
Comment on your SECOND CHOICE (the specialty you would want if you didn't get your first):
- A link (or thumbnail if you can) to your member
Application Information for newbies and oldies!It's just about that time - Application time. Thought I'd go over a few things,Application Information for newbies and oldies! in Personal More Like This
as well as give a few tips to maximize your chances of success in getting in.
This journal is mostly for potential apps and newcomers - but not exclusively,
beyond the tips there's a lot of application info that applies to pre-existing members.
Hopefully everyone finds this journal helpful - and if you have questions, just ask!
Enough about that though! It's time for what you've all been reading for:
On to the Terms and Conditions of Applying to HiddenLanternVillage!
Tip #1: Read the Rules - We can tell when you haven't.
This is the most simple and the most useful tip to having your application accepted.
If you haven't read the Rules and Regulations - you should do that before you apply.
I'm gonna be blunt, we'll reject apps in violation of obvious rules - No matter how
Knowledge is Power [Stat Help] Are you someone who has lots of credits but doesn't know what to do with them?Knowledge is Power [Stat Help] in Personal More Like This
Does your character keep losing in the Chūnin Exams? Or getting defeated in Missions?
Are you too lazy to read the stat journals but frustrated that you're not getting anywhere?
Fret no longer my confused, frustrated or lazy friend! For there is always:
Personal Statistic and Credit Usage Consultations.
Which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like - A gentle slap on the ass to put you in the right direction.
Theoretically - Any Admin could do this for you, (should they wish to or feel comfortable doing so, of course.)
but considering admins have had consultations from me I'll just allow to modify themselves in if they wish to. c:
Current Consultants: TraceofHatred, Rysicup
What can a Consultation do? Well, we can:
~ Help you come up with the appropriate Stat goals and plans for your Character at each Cap.
Most Likely to... Awards! It's the moment you've all been waiting for! The Most Likely to... Awards!Most Likely to... Awards! in Personal More Like This
These were voted on BY YOU! We've accumulated the results, and all the runner ups!
Mugon Uranami was Voted 'Most likely graduated the Academy with the highest scores' with 10 Votes.
- With Runner up Yasuko Shirogane with 3 Votes, and Isao Kimura with 2 Votes.
- Aosa, Tomoe, Yuka, and SHinji also got a vote for this award.
Akihiko Kitsune was voted 'Most likely was held back a year or two in the Academy' with 5 Votes.
- With Runner up Katsuo Himura with 3 votes!
- Kana, Hajime, Kazue, Onomi, Shoi
10.000 watchers - GIVEAWAY CLOSED!Woah! I never expected to hit 11k and get over a thousand replies on here. DA keeps on surprising me!10.000 watchers - GIVEAWAY CLOSED! in Deviant Events More Like This
Thanks for all the sweet and kind reactions here. I'm glad I had to choose the winner by random. Otherwise it would've been impossible to make a choice out of all those sweet people ^^
Anyhow, I'm glad to announce that the winner is: :iconjaetizzy:
Congrats with your premium membership, and I hope you will be following me in the future.
For the rest of you: stay tuned. I usually do another give-away at the end of the year. And I might do another, since I have some stuff laying around here.
Wow! I've never thought my watch-counter would ever hit 10k, but it eventually did. With the last few journals and art tutorials going viral on both DA and tumblr, the link to my account has suddenly been widespread on the internet. I'm still unsure whether to be happy with it or not (getting known means you get lots of hate as well), but at least I'm thankful to all those
A thing or two about styleYears ago, when I was still a lot younger and I still drew like this, I used to admire people that had a certain drawing style that distinguished them from other artists.A thing or two about style in Deviant Events More Like This
No matter how strange or extreme it looked, at least they had something unique. Something that made people instantly know it was their work. I didn't have that at the time. Throughout my youth, I've been influenced by Dragonball Z, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, mecha anime, anime movie posters,
How I came to dislike fanartEdit 2: For those that wonder why I closed comments. A death threat was the limit for me. http://damaimikaz.deviantart.com/journal/Speechless-383087330How I came to dislike fanart in Art Features More Like This
Edit: I've never expected such a massive response to this journal. But because it's gone all over the internet... I would like to settle a few things first... because I keep getting the same replies over and over again.
1. I made this journal as being my personal opinion. I'm not stating facts here. I'm just saying how I personally feel about drawing fanart. Please don't take this journal as a fact, because it isn't. It was never intended that way.
2. I don't expect you to agree with me. I don't mind either. I'd like you to reply why you think differently. Provide me with your insight and experiences. I'd love that.
3. I'm well aware that I can't change anything about most of these facts. I brought them up for discussion because I want to hear what other pe
And then I returned...It's been a while since I've been actively online.And then I returned... in Deviant Events More Like This
But even though temporary, it did changed my perspective on some matters.
It's weird how much the internet can become an influence, and how this process goes so unnoticed. At a certain point the countless voices of people around you blend into a continuous buzz. A buzz that you soon get so familiar with that you forget there was a life before it. I guess that's what social media does in general; creating a buzz. An artificial need for you to continuously be online and check your messages, because you might just miss something otherwise. Life, in general, has become so infused with the internet that it sometimes scares me. I'm part of the internet industry. Hell, I even made it my job! But even I sometimes find myself wondering where the time has gone that I could work on an artwork for hours straight, without feeling that creeping itch to check my messages.
The last few weeks before the break, I've repeatedly felt bad about
Kiriban at 1.000.000 - CaughtIt's as simple as it gets;Kiriban at 1.000.000 - Caught in Deviant Events More Like This
Catch my 1.000.000th pageview and get a free head-shot sketch from your character (or any character that you like).
(Screenshot needs to be fullscreen and send to me by private message)
The kiriban is caught.
Anyone bother to explain me how it is possible that 2 people caught the exact same thing on screenshot???
After hearing from multiple people having experience with more than 1 guy catching their kiriban, I can only come to the conclusion that it's reasonable.
DA's counter is probably flawed, in the sense that it only counts an IP once. Which would lead people that spend hours refreshing my page, being able to keep track of the pageviews without actually influencing themselves. It's still kind of weird to think that kind of thing actually happens and people are
ShutdownWithout going too much into detail, I wanted to let you know that my health recently took a turn for the worst.Shutdown in Deviant Events More Like This
My physical condition wasn't already too good, but it pretty much went down the drain over the last few weeks. Migraine attacks have been shutting my body down almost completely. With attack sequences that last for over a week, and no medicines that work anymore, I'm pretty much at the end of my energy.
I've spoken to various doctors over the last few weeks.
None them were able to provide a simple solution for the issue, as the nature of my illness isn't one that's easy to solve. I'm currently under a lot of stress from both my job and personal life -- because like I said; things aren't always easy, and certainly aren't easy to explain to people. I'll be going for long term rehabilitation therapy soon. In the meantime doctors recommended me to take a break from as many stress factors as is possible, under
When you want to quit art, think about this...I think most of us had it at some point. A moment in which we felt sad about our art. It might have been a full developed artblock, or just a small moment of hopelessness, perhaps questioning our artistic career, asking yourself "Why did I actually start doing this?".When you want to quit art, think about this... in Personal More Like This
Over the years, I've had many moments like that. Most of them triggered by another failed drawing, a total lack of inspiration (while I needed to get creative work done --nothing more annoying than that!), or another harsh critique that was just a bit too much to handle, at that particular moment.
I've had many times that I doubted myself. There have been times when I questioned my creativity in general. Times when I was sad about just another harsh critique, or depressed for being turned down by another group or publisher. Times when I got angry and shouted that I wanted to quit art altogether.
But eventually, I never quit.
The point is... no matter how angry or sad I am, it always takes me a while to calm down and
Inspiration: Art websitesMany people asked me about which sites I use (or used) to learn and keep myself updated about art. So I decided to make a list with art websites that offer tutorials, advice, or other content that inspired me. Of course there are many other individual artists that inspire me greatly, but I've tried to keep this list to the ones that provide the community of advice and tutorials (otherwise I could go on forever).Inspiration: Art websites in Art Features More Like This
I hope you enjoy it ^__^
A large collection of video tutorials, mainly on human anatomy. Very detailed, to the point, and with visuals that make it easy to follow even for non-native English speakers.
Tutorials. Human anatomy. Traditional art.
Basically your starting point for digital painting. The dig
PureThe thing about getting known is that people say funny things to you. Most of it is bullshit. Some of it is true, and some of it is downward inconsiderate. Some of it does make me think, though.Pure in Deviant Events More Like This
One of those things said to me, a while ago, was that I wasn't so much of an artist.
That, despite the fact that I was decently known on the internet nowadays, I didn't make actual great art.
(The actual comment phrased it somewhere along the lines of "famous as hell, but still draws like a college art student")
And you know what I thought? This guy actually did have a solid point. The way he worded it down was just... not so clever.
Throughout my life I've seen people with great skills in everything. I've learned soon enough that people typically see themselves as either a left-brain or a right-brain thinker, meaning so much that their either go with logic or intuition, and are often either good with numbers or social skills/art (that come with that). While many of these tests whe
RantI just pulled the internet cable out for a few days to withstand the urge to rant beyond any reason.Rant 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
Summer time X3So today was the last day of school OMG!!! I am very happy, but very sad at the same time :iconcryforeverplz: a lot of my close friends have graduated and are already off to college. I will miss them ;w; BUT! This break means I can draw to my hearts content! Yes yes my summer will be good X3 and I hope it goes good for you guys as well!!Summer time X3 in Personal More Like This
There might be double the deviations :3I have a lot of things to color this weekend. So meaning I will probably be submitting more art than usual yay! X3There might be double the deviations :3 in Personal More Like This
Devious Journal Entrywell this weekend should be a fun and exciting weekend, because i have started digital media drawing. YAAAYYYY! right now im still getting used to not looking at my hand. I hate it but i know i can pull through and become pretty damn good at it. maybe. lol, but i am happy i started cause i have been wanting to do it for a long time. now that doesnt mean im going to be submitting them. i submitted one though. anyways congrats to me for this is a huge accomplishmentDevious Journal Entry in Personal More Like This
Things about myselfI watched this move bully and it made me want to share my characteristics. The movie was amazing and I could easily relate to those kids. The main lesson I learned was to be myself. C: so here are some things about me...Things about myself in Personal More Like This
•I am a very calm and collective person
•I like quiet places. Loud places make me nervous
•I love cats (duhh XD) and I dislike dogs a lot because they really bother me.
•Im quiet and I dont usually talk a lot. And for some reason that makes me come off as a rude person. 0.0 though im not doing it to be mean.
•I am proud of my heritage (MEXICAN CHEROKEE!!)
•I like being alone sometimes.
•I tend to dislike my own gender. Which is why I was picked on becuase I never liked girly things.
•I am a tomboy. In elementary school I was the toughest girl (though my tiny size XD)
•I've love boxing. Its a hobby.
•I have and issue with thinking I am ugly. Many kids say I am. But my friends call me beautiful and so I am left confus
HiSo I have finally gone back to drawing. And just recently I got a tablet and downloaded sketch book for some extra practice!!! Yaya! So I'm really excited about that XD plus I figured I'd update my journal so. XDHi in Personal More Like This
New YearYay I get to start with the flu!!!! XDNew Year in Personal More Like This
But have a good new year guys, and do the resolutions. XD I want to thank all my watchers for the support of my comeback year. CX I hope to improve in 2015
OMGTHANK YOU!! :iconkenjisama: this premium membership means so so much :iconcryforeverplz: You have made my Christmas X3OMG in Personal More Like This
Merry Christmas thank you so much :v:
That month is hereYes it's February meaning happy birthday to me on the 9th XD I get so iffy on my birthday sadly. Considering this year I'm turning 16! Wow I'm gettin old. Lol, but getting older isn't always bad. I've gone from little twelve year old drawing Pokemon and animals to a sixteen year old drawing anime. And over the years there has been A LOT of improvement. I remember when I could even draw a body XD but enough about that. Anyways happy birthday to me! In about 8 days XDThat month is here in Personal More Like This
P.S. I would toats take some birthday art (just sayin) XD
The goods and the badsAs we all know (my watchers) it was my birthday recently, and what was my present? FOOD POISONING!! Yes I was ralphing up a storm lol. Thanks mom! XC but I guess its was nuetral. I got the BEST cupcakes ever. And wendys. Hell yeah wendys. XD but apparently more is still to come. Income tax, and selling 14 boxer puppies. Im make It rain XD yes meaning I will talk my parents into buying me a laptop. Plus im getting my first car yay! lastly I the best part of my b day was defenantly sitting down and talking with my best childhood friend. Who knew her company would mean so much XD lol. Im sure a lot of you guys are wondering why is she rambling on? Well I needed to update from that old journal, and why not share my nuetral feelings? XD anyways goodbye! I'll be posting more art, since I dont have much homework finally! keep posted, or whatever you call it for those of you who are watchers!The goods and the bads in Personal More Like This
Yours truly- I<3reshi (POKEMON BANK!!!)
Back to workWell my break is kinda over. But right now I just want to focus on my art. Meaning no requests. I dont like seeming as if im too slow. So im stopping for now. I will let you know when I take requests again. Anyways I hope to be putting out better artworks from now on. Not to mention im thinking of doing spring theme drawings....along with summer. Which means BIKINI'S!!! Possibly XD lolBack to work in Personal More Like This
dear....(cant stop laughing)Dear teenwolf48 ,dear....(cant stop laughing) in Personal More Like This
I don't really know how to tell you this, but The rainbow hedgehogs want to destroy you. I think I realized it When I saw the purple monkey At the mental hospital and I saw you Sit on My salt-beef bucket. I'm sure you're Open enough to understand That I'm allergic to your earlobes. I'm returning Our matching snoopy underwear to you, but I'll keep The results of that blood-sample as a memory. You should also know that I Always wanted to break your legs and The apartment building is on fire.
go milk a cow,
How to do this:
Dear (choose a random person(the person you will tag I guess .o.)) ,
I don't really know how to tell you this, but (1). I think I realized it
woah o.ojust finished the first ep of blue exorcist and i love it already!woah o.o in Personal More Like This
contest!about: this contest will be on drawing some of my wolves or cats. if your no good at animals you may draw them as you se them looking like as actual humans (NOT FURRIES!!!) or write a short one shot about them meeting one of your ocs or if they know one of your ocs write about them spending time together and yes you may ship them with anyone you think they look good withcontest! in Personal More Like This
due date: April 26
characters you may draw:
harmonysoul: (that's a collar/chain around her neck)
embershadow: (drawing of her my a bud)
darkstreak: (don't add the wings they aint apart of her lol)
vixenheart: (she-cat that's a tom boy)
help wantedim gonna start a contest up on who can design me a good new character preferably a fox (2-9 tailed fox spirit)help wanted in Personal More Like This
who ever comes up with the most cute or epic design wins.
dark colors prefered
you may enter more then once (up to three times)
dead line: the end of the week after next
ill tell prizes later
Devious Journal Entry..::The Rules::..Devious Journal Entry in Personal More Like This
Choose one of your own characters (OC).
Make them answer the following questions.
Then tag three people.
Feel free to add some questions of your own.
im am embershadow, im a demonic wolf that's also a werewolf as I can take on the form on a human.
What gender are you?
im a she-wolf (female)
What is your age?
im 5 years old
In a relationship?
yea im mated to a winged wolf named onyx
Are children who act in rated 'R' movies allowed to see them?
erm possibly I mean they acted in it right?
my added questions:
if you could be a famous singer what genre (type of music) would you sing?
most likely scremo or hard rock
what about actor? what types of movies would you do?
action or comedy
.....are you serious? (me: yes im serious) *sighs* I like the color of blood
whats the most embarrassing thing you have ever done?
ok now your dead *glares at me growling as her face turns bright red* (me: *Snicker
random questionhave you ever got super emotional or teary eyed when you thought of giving up or killing your fave character (oc) off? like an oc that your super attached to?random question in Personal More Like This
i get that way with my oc kayla at times like ill go to do it then i cant cause im all like "what am i doing to my baby T^T i cant kill her" lol
christmas rp *jump in*embershadow was watching the others run around the area they found and were using for a holiday party and without realizing it she chose to sit under a tree where some mistletoe was growing and one clump was hanging down over her head. in the clearing the party was being held a clan of cats were running about as well each helping a wolf do each task while all this was happening the rival clans and packs were on the way as they to were invited to the gathering since it was being held on a night of a truce.christmas rp *jump in* in Personal More Like This
terrorclan and peaceclan^^^^^^^^^^ should i revive them and start a new generation of clan dwellers? or shall i restart them and make a different plot with the same cats and newcomers that may joining and see where it goes....i kinda miss these clans lolterrorclan and peaceclan in Personal More Like This
Attack on Titan Charity Art Book!Hey guys! My wonderful friends at Operation-Requiem organized this amazing charity art book! Please support their cause and pre-order your very own Attack on TItan Art Book~Attack on Titan Charity Art Book! in Personal More Like This
The book includes
- 75+ artists
- 80+ pages
- Hardcover book
- Limited edition extras!
All proceeds go to charity: water. If you have any questions regarding the artbook, please let them know by sending them a note!
The limited editions also come with postcards, stickers, buttons and keychains.
Pre-orders end on March 31st! Get them HERE before they're all gone!
MemoriesI've been in China for almost a week now, and all the memories I have of this place is flooding back. Unfortunately, many of those memories are quite negative. A lot of people commented on my last journal asking why my stepmom and half brother had tried to kill me. It's not a secret and I'm in a weird mood right now so I'll retell the story.Memories in Personal More Like This
I last visited China almost five years ago. I was unfortunate enough to be stranded at the LAX airport for two days. During that time, I met another girl my age who was also returning to China to visit family. We talked for a long time and I found out her parents are also divorced like mine. She told me how her stepmom would regularly burn her with cigarette buds. I was horrified but I felt lucky that my stepmom is kind to me. I told her I was lucky to have a nice stepmom. I had never been so wrong.
When I first arrived, my stepmom greeted me kindly, and we talked, joked, and hung out like a regular family would. But her mask was quickly cracking a
Thank You!Thank you guys so much for the deviousness award! But it's really not just this award, thank you all for the support through out the years.Thank You! in Personal More Like This
I can honestly say that I grew up with this community and everyone here has taught me so much, and not just about art, but also on how to be a person. When I first got this account at the age of 12, I could have never imagined how much it has shaped my life and career. It sounds cliche but I probably wouldn't have became an artist if it hadn't been for everyone here on deviantART. Through all of the ups and downs in life, the community has always been the support and inspiration that kept me going.
I hope to give back as much as everyone has given me. I will continue to create more comics, tutorials and art in the future. I will never stop, and I have you all to thank for that.
So truly, thank you!
Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones FAQThank you all for the amazing support!Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones FAQ in Personal More Like This
We've been over whelmed with comments and questions for the past week, so we would like to answer some frequently asked questions here!
Q: When and where can I order a pair?
A: We are currently working making a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign. Once the Kickstarter is up, hopefully in a month or two, you can pre-order through the Kickstarter. We will e-mail everyone and post the link to the Kickstarter when that happens. If you haven't signed up for e-mail updates yet, you can do so at http://www.axentwear.com/
Q: How much will the headphones cost?
A: We're aiming to keep the price as low as possible without compromising quality. The price we've decided on is $115.
Q: Will you ship internationally?
A: Yep! Though shipping prices will be different than domestic orders. We are not in control of how much shipping companies charge.
Q: Do the cat ear speakers actually work?
A: Yes, the speakers are fully functional so you can switch between listening
Fisheye Placebo ImagesI saw this awesome Fisheye Placebo music video by Linda Neumann and realized that it would probably be easier for music video editors and language translators to have a textless version of all of the panels so here it is https://www.dropbox.com/sh/84jcondrsylfh82/pVEbp8d1QqFisheye Placebo Images in Personal More Like This
Feel free to download the images for any class projects, music videos, translations, etc. Please credit and remember that I drew these for everyone to read for free, so do not try to sell or profit from my work in anyway. If I find people charging others for translated versions of this story, or selling copies of my work, I will be very angry ):
That aside, check out the cool video! She did a wonderful job editing everything
Sac Anime and Axent Wear update!I’ll be at Sac Anime this weekend from August 29th to 31st! Come hang out at my booth in the artist alley table 107! See yaSac Anime and Axent Wear update! in Personal More Like This
More info here http://www.sacanime.com/
And in other news, we've just finished filming the Axent Wear Kickstarter video. We're still waiting for some post production video editing but the kickstarter should launch within a few weeks! Thanks for all the support!
Anime Expo!Anime Expo is finally coming up! It's the biggest anime convention of the year for me and I'm super excited to see everyone again As usual, I'll be in the artist alley with my prints and books!Anime Expo! in Personal More Like This
The convention will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center this July 3rd-6th. I will be at tables A/B 37-38 as shown in the map below. See you there!
Publishing Opportunity for New Artists!Hey guys! I want to spread the good news about my friend DeevElliott's two new anthologies that will be strictly reserved for up coming artists here on DeviantART! If you're a new and aspiring comic artist looking for a chance to be published with a seasoned professional, this is it!Publishing Opportunity for New Artists! in Personal More Like This
I've met Dave many times and he is always looking to help younger artists in need of a kick start! His current projects are detailed in this journal http://techgnotic.deviantart.com/journal/Dave-Elliott-An-Authentic-Citizen-384734344 along with lots of great advice on how to get into the publishing industry. His two anthologies and how to participate in his project is also linked in there.
Coming Back!Thank you everyone who has supported me and given me their valuable advice about how to deal with my family situation in China. I'm happy to say that my father and I are on much better terms now. It's honestly more than I could ever have hoped for and I haven't been this happy in a long time.Coming Back! in Personal More Like This
The comments you guys left really helped me believe in myself. Thanks to everyone's encouragement, I know I wasn't in the wrong. I was able to firmly explain my problems with my father. It took many long and heated discussions before we finally came to an understanding but it was definitely worth it. He eventually admitted that he was wrong, and shouldn't have brushed me aside as being "too bothersome" or not worth angering his crazy wife for. He said he regrets the way he treated me, and has promised to try to visit me once a year. It's really hard to put into words how much that means to me, and I truly thank you all for helping me get to this point.
I read in the comments that many have e
Tapastic PPP for Comic Artists!Hey guys! It was great meeting everyone in San Francisco last weekend!Tapastic PPP for Comic Artists! in Personal More Like This
In other news, there's a great new program for comic artists that I would like to share. It's part of Tapastic's Primetime Publishing Program (PPP) that pays comic artists based on the amount of page views they generate. If you are a comic artist, then you can make some extra money doing what you love. If you're not a comic artist, you can still check out all the cool webcomics on Tapastic.com and help support the artists that way
Hey you! dA Admins, yes you! [Vent/Rant]I'm sorry but I've just got to let some steam out.Hey you! dA Admins, yes you! [Vent/Rant] in Personal More Like This
(This will probably get long and there will be swearing. There also may be triggering words or statements within, so if you are sensitive to those things be aware of this before reading).
Pardon my language but -- what the Hell is wrong with the dA admins?
I mean really?
I get it, I really do. You're busy, you don't really want to do your job, and you've been taught to have the least possible concern for other people as you can as to avoid branding this website with a 'bad reputation'.
This place is supposedly all flowers, rainbows, and happy people frolicking away in eternal bliss sharing art, and being merry.
Meanwhile the truth is this place is the biggest joke on the internet. It's filled and continually filling up with so many sockpuppet troll accounts, cyber bullies, and spammers with such rapidity it puts Myspace or any other social media site to shame.
You report someone for genuine harassment and
Black Friday advice and tips.If you’re going out tonight or tomorrow for Black Friday DON’T forget to say ‘Thank you’ to the people who are working/serving you! & Some tips!Black Friday advice and tips. in Personal More Like This
It’ll be crowded, stuffy, and you may wind up being disappointed about something, perhaps even angry, but remember that the people who are serving you are just doing their job.
Be kind to them and understand they are not miracle workers, they cannot part the Red sea to find you an item that their store is out of, so don’t yell at them about it.
TIP: Usually they will offer to search for the item you want in another store of their company, take up the offer and if you really want that item be willing to go get it where they find it.
They can’t disobey the rules laid out for them as company policy just to make you happy, so don’t try to guild trip them into doing it. They could and will get fired, and losing your job during the holidays is no fun.
They aren't your personal p
If I could have a moment of your time?I know at this time of the year many people are finding the joy of family and friends.If I could have a moment of your time? in Personal More Like This
If I could wish anyone anything this Holiday season it would be happiness, love, and a moment of clarity.
There has been so much going on in this world that seems to have put either hostility or pain onto the shoulders of people around the world. Many are still suffering and they all need to know that regardless of how much they feel it — They are never alone.
I want to wish all of you; even those I do not know as well as I could or should, a happy, healthy, and peaceful holiday.
I want you to remember that you are loved.
I want you to know you are not alone.
I want you to understand that you are brave, smart, strong, and every breath you take is a gift.
You are a gift.
I know this sounds like nothing but promotion for posterity coming from a s
Why artists get so pissed off --"Why do you artists always get so pissed off when someone uses your artwork? You should take it as a compliment!"Why artists get so pissed off -- in Personal More Like This
"You should take it as a Compliment --"
A compliment would be admiring an artist's work where they post it, and if you really want to use it that badly, complimenting them would be you having enough respect for them to ask first.
Most of us don't get mad because you use it, it's because you use it without asking or pretend you didn't know who/where it came from when there's a link to where you can find the original artist on the image.
Taking someone's car to crash it in a derby isn't a compliment to them any more than taking someone's art to wreck it or claim it is a compliment. More so without asking.
"What about realism artists?! They copy from photographs all the time, no originality there but you don't yell at them for copying photos! What makes
Draw whatever the hell you want. (EDIT)Alright...Draw whatever the hell you want. (EDIT) in Personal More Like This
I'm pretty sure this is going to be a rant (not that I have ever posted those before ) but bear with me because I just... I got to say something about this subject.
"You have a lot of talent and you waste it on drawing stupid dogs!"
"Don't you understand that series is for CHILDREN? You're too old!"
"If you want people to take your work seriously, stop drawing stupid animals!"
"All you draw is cats. Can't you draw anything else? I'm so done with your unoriginal bullshit art."
"Wolves, wolves, wolves. All you ever draw is wolves! BORING!"
"Are we ever going to see anything but shitty cartoon dogs from you?"
I'm sure all of us at some point in our artistic lives have dealt with someone who decided it was a good idea to rag on your choice of artwork subject matter. If not yet, you will... trust me. We ALL go through it.
It's hard enough to deal with it from strangers but it's another thing when it comes from people you know. Family, friends,
dA rumours: READ.|| So apparently there's a rumour floating around dA Stating basically: "As of May the twenty first, deviantART will be deleting ALL dA accounts. Not the plz accounts though. But just all name-wasted accounts, or accounts that we think are fake, or that are useless. We are doing this to prevent something that could possibly may happen in the future. If we find this message on you're deviantID, journal, etc. We will know that you are not a fake." [Copy paste from another journal I read]dA rumours: READ. in Personal More Like This
It's FAKE. Now, I know most of you are intelligent enough to know this (we've had this happen before guys, haha!) but just in case --
Here is a journal you can read for more information:
(For the record I'm not calling anyone unintelligent... If you were tricked don't feel bad. Happens to all of us at some point.)
Thought to post something about it since I've seen a couple journals about it already. It's not true.
dA admins would never dele
Don't get played (pt.2) Pricing, ads, etc.This will be someway related to my previous article called "Don't get played" and in this I will be posting a few ideas and tips I have gained over the years on how one could go about:Don't get played (pt.2) Pricing, ads, etc. in Personal More Like This
* Pricing their artwork
* Gaining more experience and ways to improve
* and a few other tidbits
So let's start off with Pricing, shall we?
It seems to be a common problem, more so among younger/novice artists who are looking to start selling their work. It looks pretty easy when you look at the more popular/well known artists who have already established a consumer base and seem to be cranking out commissions left and right. However, let me just clear the air on this before we get started -- Fame isn't everything. Now, I know it may seem like it is the key ingredient to getting customers but that's not the case. Yes, being more well known can help bring in more revenue but it's not what gets you started in the first
For those of you who say:"I can't do great works of art because all I have is MS Paint"For those of you who say: in Personal More Like This
It's NOT the program, it's the artist using the program.
EDIT: I should probably mention this was 50+ hours or work for this. So don't be discouraged and think this person actually just sat down and did this in like 5 minutes, haha! And yes, it IS the newer version of MS Paint (Windows 7 and higher maybe? I don't know if Windows 8 has MS Paint or not).
Things have taken a turn...I've spent years of my life in a pretty huge pool of regret. Most of the time I was told I wasn't worth the dirt I walked on by the people who supposedly loved me.Things have taken a turn... in Personal More Like This
There was a lot of fear, longing, confusion, and honest to God disappointment in my youth and it led me to develop some kind of complex over the years.
I went out tonight with my mum to go shopping. For the most part we get along sometimes, mostly dependent on her moods. Some days I'm nothing to her and others... I'm a friend. I never really know what day will bring what kind of reception. Today was one of her good days I guess.
The journey started out as usual discussing random crap about her work and the car and then the rest of the time I'm sitting there listening to her hack her lungs out before she goes into another bit of conversation.
Something was different tonight though...
To understand what I'm about to just say you'd have to understand this woman I live with. As I mentioned some
Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios GionisAnastasios Gionis is a digital sculptor and 3D modeler for the film industry. His work has been featured in films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Cabin in the Woods, Land of the Lost, Hop, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios Gionis in Art Features More Like This
He also did character design for kids TV shows including As Told by Ginger, All Grown Up, Squirrel Boy, and Rocket Power.
'Blowjob' by Logan Crable'Blowjob': A series by New York based photographer Logan Crable.'Blowjob' by Logan Crable in Art Features More Like This
Like Logan's photos? this Journal and check out more of his work.
Best of: Zelda Majora's Mask Fan ArtBest of: Zelda Majora's Mask Fan Art in Art Features More Like This
The best of the best: Fan art of Zelda's Majora's Mask.
Majora's by Gahiko
Majora's Mask (Fan Poster) by Image-Six
Skull Kid - Majoras Mask by kit-a-ga-wa
MM: Fierce Deity VS Majora by KurkoBoltsi
Majora's Mask - Wooden Replica by supermaRiioMajora's Mask - Wooden Replica by supermaRiio
Majora's Mask by KirstyCarter
Majora's Mask by Arabesque91 DoA: Playing With The Moon by Orioto
The Skull Kid by JohnnyCago
Majora's Mask: The Clockworks by EternaLegend
Majoras Mask: The Moon by MaxGrecke
Full Moon by Sabretoontigers
Majora's Beast by JohnnyCagoMajora by JohnnyCagoThe clocktown puppeteer by JohnnyCago
Majora's Mask by CindyAA
Internet Sensation Natalia Poklonskaya Fan ArtNatalia Poklonskaya, the attractive new attorney general of Crimea (Ukraine) has become the newest internet sensation after a video of her at a press conference went viral. Her looks gained her the attention of the internet, and artists — many of them on deviantART — began creating fan art of her.Internet Sensation Natalia Poklonskaya Fan Art in Art Features More Like This
"With many eyes turned to Ukraine, Poklonskaya’s face was plastered across international media, eventually reaching China and Japan, where she became an icon to many cartoonists and animators struck by her beauty"
—International Business Times
Introducing Commissions on deviantART1. List Commission availability on your profileIntroducing Commissions on deviantART in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Commissions Widget showcases your offerings, showing potential clients that you are accepting requests.
2. Client request Commissions
Commission requests are sent to the artist's Message Center, allowing them to accept or reject the request.
3. You receive payment, you deliver artwork
Artists can track their Commission transactions and generate real profit through My Earnings, garnering 80% royalty on each transaction. Earnings can then be withdrawn as a check, via PayPal, or converted to deviantART Points.
The new My Correspondence page gives you access to all of your correspondence messages, including Commissions and Group requests. Comments and replies can also be left on accepted commission requests, for a more convenient experience for buyer and seller alike.
The 80% Royalty, Explained
Social Networks + Browsers Personified by Jon LockThe talented digital artist Jon-Lock illustrates personifications of social networks and web browsers. While he's only been on deviantART for less than 6 months, he's brought in nearly 128,000 pageviews, 17,600+ watchers, and his newer deviations almost always hit the front page.Social Networks + Browsers Personified by Jon Lock in Art Features More Like This
Google Chrome Personified
Google Chrome's "Chrome Cycle"
deviantART and YouTube Personified
3D Printing with Bees3D Printing with Bees in Art Features More Like This
How awesome is this? Dewar's (the whiskey brand) created an ad campaign that used bees as a "3D printer" ...or as they called it "3-B printing." They created shells of the sculpture they wanted to create and let 80,000 bees loose inside of it. Over time, the bees created beautiful honeycomb sculptures.
Nice work Dewar's and the agencies behind the campaign, Sid Lee New York and The Ebeling Group!
Unbelievable Realistic Miniature Food Sculptures140 unbelievably realistic mouth-watering food sculptures that can fit on the tip of your finger.Unbelievable Realistic Miniature Food Sculptures in Art Features More Like This
Mini Clay Cannoli by WaterGleam
Chocolate bracelet by OrionaJewelry Strawberry bracelet by OrionaJewelry
Chocolate treats, close up by thinkpastel
Carrot Cake, take II by thinkpastel
Halloween Treats by thinkpastel
Tutti Frutti - 1:6 assorted fruits by thinkpastel
Scale 1:3 Neko Cheesecake by asuka-sakumo
Blueberry Cake by MyPetiteCakes
Pumpkin Pie -a la mode- by sonickingscrewdriverFudge Brownie Charm by MotherMayIjewelry
Carrot Cake Magnet by MotherMayIjewelryMiniature Charlotte Cakes by MyPetiteCakes
Just a Bunch of Miniature Fruit Tarts by PetitPlatSweetness dream - 12th scale dollhouse miniature by PetitDeCherries
Nintendo Characters Reimagined Through FigurinesNintendo Characters Reimagined Through Figurines in Art Features More Like This
Donald Kennedy of Kody Koala is an artist based in El Paso, Texas. He has been creating custom toys and figures for almost 7 years. Below are some of his creations.
"I came in like a chain chomp!"
Zombie Luigi vs Mario by kodykoalaPrincess Peach Zombie by kodykoala
Princess Peach's Lair by kodykoalaZombie Hunter Toadette Figure by kodykoala
Zombie Gameboy Color by kodykoala
Kodykoala's Kirby Eats Mario by kodykoala
Mario Christmas Tree Figure by kodykoalaToad House Christmas Figure by kodykoala
Bowser's Battle Suit by kodykoala
Super Mario's Gun by kodykoala
Cyborg Donkey Kong by kodykoala
Rockem Sockem Robots Megaman Edition by kodykoala
Creepy Pokemon Artwork: Chansey From HellCelebrate this week's launch of Pokemon X and Y with a daily dose of disturbing Pokemon artwork. The adorable Pokemon, Chansey, gets several creepy and realistic twists.Creepy Pokemon Artwork: Chansey From Hell in Art Features More Like This
chansey by nastyjungle
Chanseydon Preview by Gumbogamer
No. 113 - Chansey by PokemonFromHell
Chanbra by SolaMontoya
Chansey by altered-worlds Chansey by OMGaMOOSE
Chansey and Ratata by lmerlo72
150+ project: chansey by edface
And some Pokemon fusion Chansey mashups:
Pokemon Fusion 4 - Eleggtrode by BonnyJohnElectresy by JosemonCosplay
Pokemon Fusion by eduardocatebPokeFusion - Geosey by kaj18
Pokemon Fusion: Psysey by SakuraSetsuna
Pasey by KinkoKitty