Odyssey II with Clive BarkerFAQ
Collaborate, Publish, Write & Illustrate
CliveBarker starts us off with the Prologue for Odyssey II and selects the submissions for the final books. The ultimate creative challenge to produce the ultimate deviantART book.
All Guided with the Spectral Hand of Clive Barker.
Every Friday Lit submissions for the current chapter close - Chosen chapter revealed
Two Chapters Left!The prompt for Chapter 7 has been revealed:More Like This
Artists, Writers, Poets. Through artistry and words command and focus this intense narrative for the final two chapters of our story to be published next year. Best selling author CliveBarker will continue to guide us through the final passages and incredible visuals as we head toward the end of our story. Join the Collaboration!
Is Paul’s final scream the sound of his soul being released?
Can he have an existence outside of his corporeal being, outside “nothingness?”
Or is this spectral plane the only reality to the trusted – the only viewing platform offering a truly objective view?
ONLY TWO(!!!) chapters left, and still we don’t know the possible parameters of the alien invasion. Obviously, in chapter 7, being the penultimate piece of storytelling, all consequences and secret alignments of forces must be revealed. And the set-up for the gut-grating, mind-mulching climax of the final chapter.
Frequently Asked QuestionsOnly you will bring this story to life. Only you will tell this story with your own words and your own illustrations. The story has begun -- but only CliveBarker’s prologue has been revealed. Deviant artists, writers and filmmakers are now called upon to conjure the rest of this story to life.More Like This
The chapter and illustration chosen every Monday(Lit) and Friday(Artwork) and then published will serve as the foundation for deviant writers and artists to base their submissions for the story's next chapter continuation.
After each published chapter and illustration there will be a "prompt" to suggest what might need to be revealed in the next chapter.
Artwork submissions should reflect the chapter previously published. Artwork must be submitted as a JPG or PNG file and be available at 300 dpi. Yes, any art that illuminates the story is accepted, including photography. Creativity rules! (Ice sculptures are a bit of a problem – you'll have to photograph them. Pl
Odyssey PropulsionArtists, Writers, Poets, Deviants.More Like This
We want you!
Odyssey II is the second mass collaboration event to be conceived on deviantART this time under the watchful gaze and guiding hand of none other than Clive Barker - - the master of fantastical narratives. The result will be published next year in digital and traditional book form.
Read about the Project and participate in the creative event of the new millennium (before it ends, of course, with the apocalypse). Here is the current prompt inspired by the latest Odyssey II chapter chosen by Clive.
Prompt for Chapt
Odyssey Propulsion 2The parasite that is monstrously mutating Paul offers an alliance against Maya, Paul’s other dubious “protector.”More Like This
The parasite is Tal’Shen, spawn of Lysanna, hunted forerunner of an ancient aquatic-based intergalactic Cthulhuian-type race once again knocking on Earth’s door. Which “female” is Paul to trust? Is the fate of humanity in question or is this all the hallucinatory fever dream of a dying man?
Only four more chapters! Yet so many questions!
The pressure points have been set: self-survival, self-sacrifice for a greater cause, transmission of a vision of species survival and renewal, trust and deceit in equal measures possible in each relationship. Now it’s time to for the penultimate Big Reveal as to what it’s all about – to set up the Ultimate Big Reveal to what it’s really all about! There’s just time and space enough for you, oh skilled and deviou
Ch. 4 Odyssey Prompt ReleasedOdyssey II with Clive Barker is 3 chapters in and the twists and turns have been intriguing to read!More Like This
For those not in the know, The Odyssey Project is the ultimate in collaborative events. CliveBarker started us off with a Prologue and has been selecting submissions for the chapters. If you're a writer, an artist, a poet, a filmaker - this project is for you!
The writing prompt for Chapter 4 has just been released and I can't wait to see where writers will take it:
The invasion like no other is on, and we are witness with players whose unique perspectives and goals open up a world of possibilities. This invasion is viral, like other plagues of our times, but the virus is sentient and Paul battles to free his body not just of a deadly encroaching poison but possession by a growing evolving parasite of unknown origin. Does he presently bear within his own
Odyssey, Clive and PETAFor those just tuning in, I have the privilege of working very closely with the Odyssey II Project with Clive Barker and I couldn't be more excited. The following is my personal opinion on the project, Clive and PETA, so I encourage you to direct any conversation regarding what you read here, to the comments below, so I can respondMore Like This
First, I'm a huge fan of Clive Barker's work. His artwork and his stories have entranced me for years but beyond that, he's truly a deviant. CliveBarker has become an active member of the community, submitting his artwork and commenting on others. He's a perfect fit in my opinion, but that's not entirely why I'm writing today.
Clive's initial choice for a cause to donate the proceeds of this project to, is PETA and if you've been watching the ODYSSEYPROJECT unfold, you've certainly seen several opinions in regards to the organization.
If you know me at all,
Odyssey II - Collab, Publish, Write and IllustrateCliveBarker starts us off with the Prologue for Odyssey II and selects the submissions for the final books. The ultimate creative challenge to produce the ultimate deviantART book.More Like This
Clive Barker, an "artist first" bestselling author of 20+ books, including the New York Times bestsellers Abarat; Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War; Abarat: Absolute Midnight and The Thief of Always, the creative force behind horror films - Hellraiser, Candyman and Nightbreed and the producer of acclaimed Academy Award winning drama Gods and Monsters has requested your collaborative participation in bringing to life one of his otherworldly narrative creations. He will write the opening Prologue to kick things off and he will be the final judge on all the chapter submissions and illustrations.
We now have our own dA Project Folder!The epic Moonbeam13 has created a dA gallery for the Odyssey Project! We officially have a slice of our very own dA gallery real estate where Odyssey related artworks can be submitted! As of now it's only accepting coloured line art which techgnotic announced earlier this month but it'll expand to eventually include other areas. So when you submit in future please do so to our new Project folder in the dA main gallery as well as the group~ ^^ Remember to get those colourings in! You only have until the 1st of October to have them submitted~More Like This
Also, please extend a kind welcome to Moonbeam13 who is our new addition to Odyssey's pool of Overlords which currently includes techgnotic and marioluevanos! She's going to be onboard helpin
About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital What is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital?More Like This
"St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. Families never pay St. Jude for treatment and St. Jude covers the cost of food, travel and lodging for patients and a family member.
St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from the research conducted at St. Jude -- research that is shared freely with the global medical community."
How much of the money will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital?
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will receive 100% of all the profits of t
#SixWordStories Feature: July 30 - August 13A type of Flash Fiction, six word stories are (very) short stories with an exact word count: six words. SixWordStories is the place where, alongside quality, quantity really does matter. Though these stories are so brief in length, they can be as profound, if not more, than the prose and poetry you see and read every day, partly because six word stories can tell us so much and yet contain so little.More Like This
In our feature articles, we will be showcasing selections of the wonderful six word stories submitted to our bi-weekly word and theme prompts. New bi-weekly prompts will also be announced here.
Word Prompt: Garden
Garden of Paradise by kidatheart3 Thorns by nosugarjustanger The Beginning by CindyJade The First Pig by tonepainter Word Prompt: Garden by SweetsAndCharades Secret Garden? by samoholic Word Prompt: Garden by SweetsAndCharades
#SixWordStories Feature: August 13 - August 27A type of Flash Fiction, six word stories are (very) short stories with an exact word count: six words. SixWordStories is the place where, alongside quality, quantity really does matter. Though these stories are so brief in length, they can be as profound, if not more, than the prose and poetry you see and read every day, partly because six word stories can tell us so much and yet contain so little.More Like This
In our feature articles, we will be showcasing selections of the wonderful six word stories submitted to our bi-weekly word and theme prompts. New bi-weekly prompts will also be announced here.
Word Prompt: Intimidate
Leave Them Kids Alone by SurrealCachinnation Intimidate by CindyJade Challenges by nosugarjustanger Word Prompt: Intimidate by SweetsAndCharades
Theme Prompt: Tread Lightly
Free Icons UPDATE !THEY ARE Free Icons ; u ; Feel free to use !More Like This
Princess Bubblegum :
Princess Bubblegum (13 years old ) :
Prince Gumball :
Marceline ( Young ) :
Marshall Lee :
Marshall Lee ( Young ) :
Breakfast Princess :
Flame Princess : Flame Princess - Free icon ! by natto-nguyen
Lumpy Space Princess : Lumpy Space Princess - Free icon ! by natto-nguyen
Engagement Ring Princess :
Lady Rainicorn (human) : Lady Rainicorn human - Free icon ! by natto-nguyen
Cotton Candy Princess : Cotton Candy Princess - Free icon ! by natto-nguyen
Smaller dA thumbnail scriptWant to get rid of the absolutely horrendous recent dA update of ugly, massive, unorganized, unprofessional thumbnails that I turned off beta to escape from but IT SOMEHOW STILL FOUND ME???More Like This
Just install this amazing new browser script written by rotane, which not only shrinks the thumbnails back to a reasonable size, but also gets rid of the awkward light-background problem for wide deviations.
THANKS rotane!!!! Please +fave and spread it around if you like it!
http://sta.sh/01su5fzrjpba LOOK HOW EVEN WORSE DEVIANTART.COM MAIN PAGE LOOKS ON A NON-PREMIUM
STOP, THIEF!!(Edit: Over 160,000 people have read this Journal entry already, so don't miss it!)More Like This
Ha ha ha, best headline ever.
Good, you opened this journal. Don't worry, no art theft shenanigans have transpired that triggered this entry. I merely want to share my thoughts on "ripping off" and "originality" with you, both as an artist and novelist who's been on the Internet for 12 years.
This is not a rant - it's strictly comical, but also educational. I'm known for my laid-back, funny and matter-of-fact attitude
I'll give you a different point of view today, because if there is something I despise more than art theft, it's people accusing others of it. Anti art theft ninjas, also known as: people who have likely not had enough science in school. They often have no compelling evidence. They often have wrong evidence (even worse). They often do it on a whim, a feeling. And they rarely do it silently, rampaging publicly instead, thus driving a witch hunt.
First of all, let me tell you something th
Flash of Lightning, Resonant Thunder:icontechgnotic:More Like This
The Serenely Powerful Art of `yuumei
In the top half of an hourglass, a polar bear and her cub perch perilously atop a wedge of melting ice, its dripping water becoming the "sand" that is inexorably drowning an urban couch potato figure in the hourglass's bottom chamber. The beautiful yet arresting digital painting is "Countdown" by yuumei and it is currently one of the most popular pieces on deviantART. It is "archetypal yuumei" in its perfectly balanced blending of a striking lyrically beautiful visual with an underlying urgent social or political message.
Her specialty is digital art in an anime style, but she often employs traditional watercolors and other elements. Her cause is saving and preserving what's left of the Earth's wildlife and its environment; she donates large portions of profits from her artworks to a host of wildlife and environmental organizations and urges all deviants and others to do the same. But what has really been her stand-out achievem
Menagerie of Literature Contests: Updated 12/14 Literature Contests and Contests That Accept Literature!More Like This
Don't forget this exists. Now you can get straight to work on those contest entries.
Last Time Posted: 12/7
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December | Critique Contests | Unspecified
Space saving is fun.
Lung Cancer Awareness: Finding Your Courage (January 1st, 2015)
Breaking in to Lit!IntroductionMore Like This
Literature has long been considered one of the closest knit communities on deviantART. As a result, some people find it difficult to "break in" to the Lit crowd. There are rumors of elitism, difficulty in getting exposure, and lack-luster appreciation for the incredible work that goes into writing a good piece of prose or a well structured poem.
If you look at a painting you can see amazing detail, great use of color, and the importance of the subject immediately. You know it came from the artist's imagination and that he or she had to spend hours translating that to a canvas. The tangibility of the work is right in front of you. With writing, it is not quite the same. The effort the author puts into the work can only be appreciated if readers put in their own effort to read the work. The gratification is not instant, which is one reason the lit community is so close knit.
Those who do have large followings often also comment and read quite a lot of work h
Merrell Diorama ContestYour Favorite Fall MemoryMore Like This
Merrell shoes and clothes invites you to get inspired by the change in seasons and bring your favorite fall memory to life in a diorama -- in a shoebox! Please join Merrell in the celebration of "Vendemmia" while paying homage to their unique and sophisticated Fall Collection of shoes and boots. Vendemmia is the age-old tradition of the Italian wine harvest, and for a few autumn months, the terraced hillside vineyards come alive with hard work and passion, and the fruits of this elegant dedication flourish for generat
The Self-Portrait ContestTheme: Self-PortraitMore Like This
A self-portrait is a depiction of an artist. As a way to see the person behind the art, I thought the theme of this contest could be self-portraits.
READ ALL THE RULES.
Your entry must be a self-portrait.
All mediums are allowed.
Both old and new deviations will be accepted.
The deadline for all entries is September 14, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.
Only one entry per person, but you can change your entry before the deadline.
Note me with the thumb of you entry. Please let me know the thumb is for the contest. Don't know how to note me with your entry? Go here → http://bloodpromiser.deviantart.com/journal/36570739/
If you're confused about anything, feel free to ask. :)
Any prizes will be gratefully accepted, so if you'd like to donate a prize, just note me. I'll accept anything, features, premium memberships, ect. And, if you'd l
Apocalyptic Contestsorry I have been kind of quiet lately guys but it's been a while so I think it's time for another contest. I would like to make this contest as big as possibleMore Like This
the apocalypse. however you see it. zombie, nuclear, Ragnarok, Rapture, asteroid, whatever comes to your mind when you think Apocalypse. whether you write about how it all ends, what it's like being there, or just plain trying to survive it, I want to see how creative you can get!
you don't have to be a member of the group, but you might want to be so that you can keep up with updates and changes. Please put a link to the group and or this journal entry and mention the contest in the description of your entry. Your entry must fall under the poetry category(this is a poetry group) I will be pretty lenient though. The poem can be part of a picture or accompanied by a picture, but the poem has to be the main focus. your poem can be a short like a haiku or really long
New Art jam / Challenge ReminderNew Art Jam July 16th - July 31stMore Like This
Clothing can be difficult for the artist, from the design aspects and making sure the design fits the character, to drawing correct shapes and folds. So this jam, we focus on clothing.
Pick a character, any character and design two outfits for them. One should be something the character would wear and one should be something that they would never wear.
Submit them on the same deviation and submit them to the current art jam folder.
Have fun with this one.
July Monthly Challenge is still going!
Focus on a more obscure mythological creature/being. (No vampires, unicorns, mermaids, angels or werewolves) Every culture has a subset of mythological creatures and beings that haven’t been mainstreamed.
Your goal this month is to portray one that hasn’t been mainstreamed. You can redesign them as you want, as long as you include their origin in your description.
Teitho: Stars - winnersAugust theme: First MeetingsMore Like This
Eala Earendel engla beorhtast, Ofer middangeard monnum sended
(Hail Earendel, brightest of angels, over Middle-earth to men sent)
- Cynewulf: Crist
What is the moment when Middle-earth was born in Tolkien's mind? It could very well be the moment when he saw this verse from a Middle-English poem, describing the rising of the Evening Star. The spark of inspiration that became a Star of Hope... Let it be a spark of inspiration for some great stories and pictures for the July topic - Stars. Thanks to SilivrenTinu for the suggestion!
So in June, our topic was Languages, which were Tolkien's motivation for creating his fantastic world. In July, we would like to honour his inspiration: that moment when Earendel - the Evening Star from Crist, became Earendil with a Silmaril upon his brow, the Evening Star rising above Middle-earth and bringing hope.
O stars that in the Sunless Year / With shining hand by her were sown...,
ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL re: Darkness ContestHi all,More Like This
It greatly pains me to do this. But, if you have entered the "When Darkness Falls" competition, I need you to stop what you are doing and take a peek at this gallery folder:
When Darkness Falls
Please make sure your entry is there.
I've had 3 or 4 people tell me now that they entered the contest successfully but that their deviation is no longer in that folder. I am working on figuring out why this is so, but in the meantime the folder is set so that I am the only one who can approve, move, or delete from it.
If your entry is not there, please send me (Aeirmid) a note ASAP directing me to your deviation.
Please help me spread the word if you know of anyone else who has entered, and please forgive us this very bizarre kink. I am doing my best to figure out what's going on.
Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'Darkness falls across the land . . .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
PAINT MY OC contestAnd the contest is finally open. This is the second contest hosted by us and this time the theme of the contest is about our original characters. This contest is for digital and traditional art only. At the end 6 WINNERS will be selected who'll get a lot of great prizes. For more info read the rest of the article. And please add this journal to your favorites, so more people will be informed about this contest. Thank you.More Like This
P.S. At the end we'll randomly select 10 people who faved this journal and they'll get a huge feature in our journal. And one lucky person will even get points (400 ). Good luck to all participants.
Here's a list of the prizes the winners will get at the end of the contest. There will be 6 WINNERS, that means that there will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each category. We listed the prizes only once, because winners of the first category will get exactly the same prizes as winners of the second category (if it says that winner of 1st p
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!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
ROUND 2 - RESULTS!RULES FOR PRIZES:More Like This
These rules only apply to round winners.
You are responsible for claim your prizes.
Note the prize giver.
Winner This Round!
Through To The Next Round!
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:iconaltered-affliction: :iconcitrus-orange: :iconphillipskid32: :iconIdleScribbler: :iconMEBwrittings: :iconknight-poet: :iconfigarro-luv:
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Prompt #30Members, we have reached 30 prompts! Gosh look at how far we've come! Anyways back to our weekly prompt.More Like This
Sixteen deviations were submitted to last week's prompt of 'excuses' and the piece that stood out the most to me was A Reasonable Excuse by Mabogunje. It was very relatable being a writer and reading this poem. I'm sure others would enjoy it as well.
Welcome to Heart-of-Poetry's thirtieth writing prompt. Hopefully these weekly journals will inspire some new ideas to keep you writing. You may write for our prompts in any format you wish -- poetry, prose, flash fiction -- just so the content is based off this week's theme.
This week's theme is magic. Somethings are simply magic, like curing sickness with a wave of the hand or casting spells and curses. Yet sometimes the line between magic and miracle is lost. So what is magic and what is a miracle?
Remember to submit your new deviation to the
Big Contest(Win 1 Year PM)CLOSEDCLOSEDMore Like This
What honestly humbles me the most when it comes to dA, is that even when I am doing absolutely nothing, and seldom comment on your stuff lately (It's not due to me being uninterested, I just have become super busy lately, and I need to adjust my classwork/dA work) I still average at least 50 pageviews a day. I think that is lovely. While I don't look at pageviews when it comes to popularity, it's nice that my inactivity has made it so I am not forgotten.
So to show my appreciation, I would really like to kick my first year off on dA with a BANG. And that is with what? Making my own contest, with what as a grand prize? A One-Year Premium Membership
o1. Favorite this journal
o2. Advertise this contest in your groups, journal, etc.
o3. When you have your entry ready (you can make a new one or use an old one), please leave it in the comments so I can favorite it into the judging folder.
ALL ART IS ACCEPTED
- No word limi
'An Autumn Night' CONTEST results~AN AUTUMN NIGHT CONTEST RESULTSMore Like This
This has been an amazing experience!! We had so many amazing entries!~ So a special thanks extended to everyone who participated~ I think we really are improving as a group! I am very happy with the entries that were submitted, and with the amount. All of the pieces were very nice, and I really enjoyed reading them~
~ Now, for the results! ~
- A Final Preformance by HeadmistressMercedes -
100 from TWS-ACCOUNT
Featured on :#The-Writers-Study: for a month.
Featured in a journal on :#The-Writers-Study:
15 from Kiibun
[Bullet; Orange] 15 [+fav] from TWS-ACCOUNT
[Bullet; Orange] 15 [+fav] from BelaRoseWolf
[Bullet; Orange] A watch from Kiibun (if available)
[Bullet; Orange] A llama from Kiibun (if availa
ITU Contest: Memories and Resolutions - CLOSED! ITU Contest - Memories and ResolutionsMore Like This
UPDATE: Contest Now Closed!!!
Hello Members and Visitors!
Welcome to InspireTheUninspired's last contest of the year and first contest of the new year! This contest is going to take InspireTheUninspired through this year and into the next so it is only fitting to have a theme to go along with it! With the help of our absolutely fantastic admins and affiliates we have managed to come up with this prize list! So please give our affiliates and donators some love!!!
Theme: This contest has the theme of 'Memories and Resolutions'. What are your memories of the year gone? What do you hope to achieve in the new year? We are looking for mostly factual deviations but you may write about fictional situations as well, it won't hinder the way we will judge your piece. Interpret the theme h
dA Related (RED) Contest!Welcome to another deviantART Related contest!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
[CLOSED]update: CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY OVER. I WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT ANY MORE ENTRIES. PLEASE GO CHECK OUT MY LATEST JOURNAL FOR THE UPDATE.More Like This
edit: oi oi, did ya'll know that you can enter BOTH a poem AND a story???
THIS CONTEST IS BEING SPONSORED BY iskarlata, WHO HAS PROVIDED THE POINTS AS TOP PRIZES
I am dedicating this contest to promoting two of my writing groups! Please join, as they are both in need of more writers. I promise I'll read your stuff.
Deadline: Christmas Day, December 25th, 11:59 PM PST
(Feel free to donate anything you want! If you'd like me to, I'll feature you on my page and the group's for a year or however long you want.)
Llama from me, my other account, TurquaticTurtle, LightOverpowers58, xXPandaBlossomXx, psto1464
1 year feature on my page and all my journals, journal feature from TurquaticTurtle, TouchedVenus, :devlightoverpowers5
Let it snow - CONTESTDEADLINEMore Like This
THE RESULTS ARE UP!
This contest started on December 1st 00:00 GMT+2/EET and ended March 1st 00:00 GMT+2/EET - here's a link that helps you convert that in your time zone: Contest Deadline: Let it snow.
LET IT SNOW - Your work has to revolve around this theme.
King of snow by adypetrisor Snow White by Amanda-Diaz Let it snow... by LenaZLair
Mini Snow Globe - Spheal by Swadloon Snow flake by The-Cute-Storm Snow Leopard by CallieFink
Let the Snow Fall by AnimalArtKingdom Bunny Snow Globe by Laiyee Snow Globe Swing by Zulma-san
All (Photography, Digital art, Traditional art, Artisan Crafts, Literature - literally all mediums as long as the
1000 points to give away [CLOSED]Another give away like I promised ♥More Like This
Add this journal to your favourites
You don't have to watch me, but if you like my work I would appreciate it! And a big thanks to my kind watchers ♥
That's it : )
Feel free to taste one of my a snacks : P
Donuts or macarons?
10 winners of 100 each will be selected with random.org
Deadline: September 5, this time.
The 10 winners of this give away are,
Thank you kindly for joining!
Will do another give away, when I got some points again : )
Have a nice day
*CLOSED* 1900 Points Giveaway, WINNERS!1900 Points Give away! The Winners Have been decided!More Like This
This was NOT easy at all... When I started the Giveaway, I believed it gonna be around 200-300 Fav+ and Journals, Not 942 Fav+ and 249 Journals as I ended Up with.... All in all was it 1191 People In my list, so everyone in this Contest did have chance of 2,5191% Or 5,0382% If you made a Journal to win something in this contest. Did take me almost 40 Minutes just to write down the Journals... and another 30 minutes to make this journal... Finally its over!!! Also, This contest started with 1000 Points in the Price list, But i wrote that for every 100 Fav+ Would I add another 100 Points... I should`t have done that, when the Contest was finally over, more then 900 People had faved it, and The price list was gone from 1000 to 1900 Points. And it was 16 Winners when I started, now its 34 Winners.
And the time have comes, to tell you who
May's Giveaway [closed]It's the beginning of the month, which means a new giveaway! This is one of my biggest yet so you don't want to miss it. All you need to do to enter is add this journal to your favourites!More Like This
1st - One Year Premium Membership
2nd - Three Months Premium Membership
3rd - Three Months Premium Membership
If you are watching me, you are entered into a separate drawing for 1000 points!
Today's quick-draw prize is 100 points to the first 5 comments, and 20 points to the next 10 comments after that.
How to Enter:
Add this Journal to your Favourites!
More Ways to Win:
Leave a Comment!
The giveaway ends May 16th 2013
Thank you and remember to for more giveaways!
Challenge 6 - Angel/Evil - Top 5Congrats:More Like This
Sorry for making you wait for too long. This challenge doesn't have much entries like last challenge but more quality entries. That makes me so happy it means somehow we are improving. Isn't it cool?
Now I would love to announce 5 top entries here:
:iconsirocco-rc: - :iconmollus: - :iconlu--24: - :iconYun-Afezeria: - :iconAeylan:
Trust me, I want to have top 10, not only 5 at this time so bad cause there are some very nice other entries too. That's why it takes me more than a week to choose top 5 ;^;
And for peoples who couldn't make it this time, please don't be upset. As the point of this challenge is not for winning but for improving and it's like a motivation for us to draw/work more on art .
Please never stop working and improving your skills. Well, I have to back to practicing more now too, ^^
Please don't forget to drop all loves for out wonderful entries: http://hellobaby.devianta
Whit's Character Design Contest- ResultsRESULTSMore Like This
TO ALL WINNERS: The list of prizes are below, note me regarding claiming these
prizes. For the features, note me regarding pieces you'd like me to feature.
Sorry, I decided on a winner for a week or so now, just haven't had the chance
to post a results journal. So here are the wonderful entries:
I believe this is a great redesign of the original outfit and it has a great layout,
with comments and illustrations to clearly show the outfit's design. I fell in love
with the design and it's components, color schemes, and details. I can't wait
to draw Sunozone in that outfit!
I loved this so much, it was so hard to choose the other outfit over this one. I
love the tomboy look and how it stood out against the others. I loved the
goggles, shirt design, but most of all, those amazing pants!
CLOSEDThis giveaway is now closed. I'll be announcing the winners on the July 19th. If you're interested in who the winners will be check my profile on that date (tomorrow)More Like This
What you must do to be entered into the giveaway IF YOU ARE AN ACTIVE ARTIST ON DEVIANTART:
Add this journal to your favourites
That's it. No muss, no fuss. I'll enter the numbers dA records your favourites at into the random number generator at Random.org and we'll see what happens. You only have until July 18th to do this. I'll run the numbers on the 19th. You will be disqualified if I find you commenting here, on my work, adding my works to your favourites, or watching me (my current watchers may enter without being disqualified), for I hope obvious reasons. I repeat do not watch me, comment, or add my works to your favourites. It will not help you. May God's providence shine on you.
If you're down here I assume you like to read, you're going to the comments section to comment l
Challenge 11: KIMONO GIRLS [CLOSED]:icondragonwant: CHALLENGE 11: KIMONO GIRLS :icondragonwant:More Like This
*All what you have to do in this challenge is to draw your own Female Original Character in any KIMONO design.
*Be sure to show the theme properly! entries that won't show the theme won't be accepted sorry!
*It can be any female original character as long as it's a humanoid! humans, anthros, fairies, kemonomimis, mermaids, andels and more! animals and dragons or other creatures won't be accepted in this contest sorry.
* You can use an existing OC, or create a new one. It doesn't matter if you used this OC before or will use it in the future, you can use it only once for this contest too of course!
*The pic can include only one kimono girl! Pets are allowed. but only one humanoid please.
*Background is allowed, but not needed.
*The pic can't be a headshot! can be waist up, knees up or fullbody.
*Animations are fine! But no photomanipulations or plushies or sculptures sorry! Only digital or trad
A Little Bit Of Red ~ Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall,More Like This
has a little bit of red sprinkled through it all ~
Wishing you a wonderful day!! <3
The King of the water by Arayashikinoshakaf o r g i v e n e s s by creativemikeyYou are beautiful... by cricketumpire
Lady Sierra :D by adrianhefniLormet-Zoo-0396 01 by Lormet-ImagesSafety Car by Attila-Le-AinSerenity by AshlE49Dreamland by mebiliaBlue Lily 01 by s-kmp
Christmas in my town. by JulianasGrandmaShades of Autumn 13 by MadGardensFall Foliage Series #14. by Sparkle-PhotographyAutumn Dahlias by barcon53121110 by kristianna11The End Of Chive by PassionAndTheCameraGolden Gate Bridge 02 by TallyCrusherDelicious by KatharinaKueblerMerry Christmas by Arkus83Ruisenor del Japon - Leiothrix lutea by LuisAlbano
Horses!Our next Contest is "Horses"More Like This
It's the Year of the Horse, and month we are inspired by the theme "horses!" Use a pattern or create your own- as long as it's a horse/colt/pony...even a centaur, pegasus, unicorn...you can enter it for this contest. Make sure if you use a pattern to link it in your description.
Remember to link any published patterns in your description!
Your project must reflect the Horse theme.
Make sure if you use a pattern to give the appropriate credits in your description; add a link to the pattern, or at the least mention the Blog it came from.
Please add our icon :iconamigurumi-challenge: to your description. You can do this by typing : icon amigurumi-challenge : without the spaces. :faq81:
Giveaway and great news!GIVEAWAY CLOSED, WINNERS TOMORROWMore Like This
Guess what guys! I'm reopening my stores (Etsy and Storenvy) and commissions, I can finally announce that I'm getting married and I need to save as much as possible for the big day, July 27th. And just before anyone asks, the wedding is not improvised we've been planning it for a long time but there's still a lot of things to buy and consider, I could use some more money to save
So buy my stuff to celebrate the reopening I'm also doing a giveaway! Actually it's three giveaways running simultaneously on deviantART, Facebook and YouTube, you can join any of them or the three of them to have more chances to win.
To join DA's giveawa
Neil Gaiman Presents 'A Calendar of Tales'Neil GaimanMore Like This
Neil Gaiman asked fans around the world to help him tell a new kind of story. A few weeks, thousands of Tweets, twelve stories and a galaxy of art later, 'A Calendar of Tales' was born.
It's now ready for the world to see as a beautiful digital book. Have a look, see who contributed, or watch Neil's videos to find out more about the making of 'A Calendar of Tales.'
A huge thank you is due to everyone who took part in this project. Your energy and imagination inspired Neil, and now, can inspire the world.
To celebrate the completion of 'A Calendar of Tales,' we're introducing a brand new Profile Page badge. Immerse yourself
BABY WOMBAT AND KANGAROO KISSINGTHE WINNERS OF THE PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP RAFFLE ARE:More Like This
They all win 1 month premium membership each.
Another premium membership raffle happening here: http://fav.me/d5ahp26
Check out winehaus's project about 100 Premium Memberships; 63,600 Points
A big thank you to everyone else who participated this time around! I used the random number generator on random.org and the corresponding fave number from the fav list to assign the three winners.
A few stamps of mine
Meat lover by prosaix I wanna move things with my mind by prosaix I luff chocolate by prosaix Always tired... by prosaix Not a pussy by prosaix dA Muro addict by prosaix Sweet tooth by prosaix I luff cheese by prosaix :thumb2
Try something new challenge!Maybe you've always wanted to try a craft but never found an excuse to? Or you want to try something new? Well this is your chance, we're inviting you all to join us for a fun contest involving all the artisan crafts!More Like This
For this contest we want you to pick an artisan craft you've never tried before and do something with it. You can choose whatever craft you prefer and do anything with it, the only condition is that it needs to be completely new for you. If you need help picking one you can find examples and tutorials in the Artisan Crafts ABC.
You must make an object using any artisan craft you desire, photograph it and upload it to the appropriate Artisan Crafts gallery. Also you need to submit it to the Artisan Crafts Contest folder.The work must be your own, using tutorials or resources is allowed and encouraged but you
Cake Giveaway! ENDEDUpdate: The clay has been SOLD! Thank you all and thanks to the buyer! The giveaway will run as planned until June 15th.More Like This
My dear friend moofestgirl is quitting polymer clay and she's selling all her clay! Everything must go, so she's offering the super cheap price of $40 for 50 blocks of clay, that's only 80 cents each! I know a lot of my watchers were looking for places to buy polymer clay, well this is a very cheap opportunity (regular price: $2-5 USD depending on the country).
Look for all the information and colors here:
I want her sale to be seen by a lot of people and I've been planning a giveaway, so I'm going to combine them
because I'm lazy. Fave this journal and leave a comment below to enter my giveaway! One lucky winner is going to receive this delicious cake pendant, completely free!
You have one week to participate. I'm going to use random.org to pick the
It's time to party, everyone!:iconocpartytime:More Like This
ocpartytime's doors have opened! Our first party information is all posted, you can check all the house rules and requirements (of which I am pleased to announce there aren't too many... we don't think so, anyway!), and get to havin' a good time as soon as you want! The first event will be running from June 18th to September 18th, but you'll have to go take a peek to see what the theme is... heh heh heh...
I'd also like to take a minute to thank the ALWAYS WONDERFUL Kayzig for her help in getting the theme and content pulled together, as well as our other Party Master, geekysideburns! We vow to be the best hosts ever, and will be prompt as possible in addressing any questions you might have about our art jam celebration.
Also, for those of you who were wondering, there is indeed an OFF
September 19th - November 19th: MASQUERADE BALL!Welcome, our esteemed guests. While the summer air has turned a bit too chill for pool party shenanigans, that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. While some may view this next get-together as a touch more high-class, we see it as a great excuse to bust out the costume trunk and let our imaginations run wild... the time has come for a MASQUERADE BALL! You can see details on the invitation:More Like This
All of the important instructions should be included, and you can find other tid-bits scattered throughout the venue map, but if anything seems vague or a bit TOO mysterious, please don't hesitate to comment and let us know.
All the important finer details you might need about our group should be included in the links off to the side. We like to think it's all pretty straight forward, though:
Join Our Group!
Make some properly-themed party art of your original character(s)!
A thank you, page re-vamp and a wee noteHello everyone, I hope that you are all very well todayMore Like This
In following with my title, I firstly want to say a thank you to RiverDreamer in allowing me to be part of of her wonderful 3rd annual poetry analogy, At Water's Edge III. It's so lovely to see my work along side some other wonderful pieces from other writers from across the globe, it has also given me a new drive to create new pieces of work. So again thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me this chance to share my work with the world
Moving on, a lot of my work that I have submitted here I am personality very proud of but I feel that maybe the messages that are there aren't as clear as I would have liked to portray and also I would like to edit some of the dedications and descriptions made as I feel that a lot of the original meanings have changed a lot, so I want to start afresh. By this I mean I will be attempting to edit my gallery of work, I will be removing some pieces permanently others I will be re-u
Mostly Manly.Masculine Traits:More Like This
[x] You are male
[ ] You would prefer being male. (Without experience the alternative, who can tell? )
[/] You don't wear makeup (not as a general rule, but for parties and kids love making me look like a clown's tart )
[ ] You love sports.
[x] You play COD on XBOX LIVE. (not so much now, but I used to play it a lot)
[x] You constantly make references to Family Guy, Monty Python, Eddie Izzard etc.
[x] You enjoy UFC fighting.
[x] You wanted to be a policeman, firefighter, soldier, ninja, as a child.
[X] You like action anime, movies, games, comic books.
[x] You like violent music.
[ ] You don't care how you smell.
[x) You look up to male role-models.
[/] You can relate to guy logic. (sometimes, but often my male friends baffle me more than my female friends)
[x] You speak man, as in tools, cars, etc.
[x] You like baggy clothes.
[x] You like a well tailored suit.
[x] You love memes.
Thank you :*) + Ice cream featureAll of you dear watchers (and some of you who aren't), thank you so much! Every watch, favorite, and comment is dearly appreciated and just really cheers me up immensely. I really feel like I mean something and that someone notices me, or at least thinks I'm worth something (even just a click of a button). So, thank you. It really means a lot to me. I came onto deviantArt after my friend JJmyster22 introduced me because I, well, I'm a very awkward person. We don't go to the same school, so we can't sit together at lunch or anything. It's really quite lonely. I'm bad at talking to others and I'm terrible at making friends, so I thought that maybe online it would be different. And it is! I get to read tons of wonderful works by other artists as well as view wonderfully done paintings, drawings, etc... In return, I find myself being complimented! So, really, thank you. Thank you so much.More Like This
And now for an ice cream feature (I've been living off the stuff since, you know, the break up
Nice guys STILL finish lastSometime ago, really not much time ago, I would have read it and think it's bullshit.More Like This
Honestly, I was not the type of girl who wanted to be treated like this, because I've ever thought it was nothing but standard behaviour to bed a girl.
And I've never cared about being just "beddable".
Then... you see someone giving you his best (although you've never asked it), and you want to be better too.
The first time I heard "sex can wait", I thought there was something really wrong with me.
But... it can mean that the person wants to appreciate your company, not only your thighs...
Incredible, don't you think?
Well, I certainly do.
Then I heard a song...
Here, the video with the lyrics (that speak so much to me)
Or, just watch the real music video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jOuN8Y6C94
You may think I'm retarded, but it's the closest of "romantic" I can be.
This journal is for and to you, Dave, the guy who made me repost the following text:
Poets Feature. NewsHelloo to all my beautiful friendsMore Like This
:iconbouquetplz:Yesterday on our facebook page DeviantArt Poetshttp://www.facebook.com/pages/DeviantArt-poets/190071204445406 I asked this question to our poets " lack of inspiration, what does it do to you" Amazing answers, I really enjoy every comment. İf you haven't joined our group, you totally should. It's amazing.
:iconbouquetplz:My work has been featured in The Ladies of Lit http://ladylincoln.deviantart.com/journal/The-Ladies-of-Lit-Volume-XXI-300506033
such an honor, so happy about it.
:iconbouquetplz:I spent a very long time reading some new poems and I had a very good time Here is this week's feature. Remember, its all about supporting the Art. and comments. Support the poet please
Show some love:iconmyheartplz:
A view to a killRULES:More Like This
1. Put Your itunes, windows media player etc on Shuffle
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
3. YOU MUST WRITE THAT SONG NAME DOWN NO MATTER HOW SILLY IT SOUNDS
4. Put any comments in brackets after the song name
How would you describe yourself?:
Thank for nothing- the downtown fiction (ok??)
What do you like in a guy/girl?:
Sweet child o mine- Guns'n'Roses (ummmm)
How do you feel today?:
I just wanna run- the downtown fiction (aye I do actually)
What is life's purpose?:
Enchanted- Owl City (Awww that song makes me cry everytime)
What is your motto?:
Vanilla Twilight - Owl City (my song )
What do your friends think of you?:
You know my name- Chris Cornell
What do you think of your parents?:
One for the road - Nathan Carter
What do you think about very often?:
Shot through the heart- Bon Jovi
what is 2 + 2?:
Locked out of heaven- Bruno Mars
What do you think of your best friend?:
Delta Dawn- Nathan Carter
What do you think of t
So...how 'bout them friendship asks?What would you guys say to me extending the asks to friendships as well as relationships? I'm not going to put up announcing pics or anything, 'cause shipping would still be the main theme, but it would mean you could ask the buddies in the group what they do with each other in addition! IDK, I just REALLY would like a bit more friendshipping in the fandom. CURSE YOUR ADORABLE AWESOMENESS AND FRIENDSHIP FEELS, MLP. CURSE YOU VERY MUCH. //slapMore Like This
Anywho, the friend options are now open!
Oh, it's the Easter holidays now. Happy holidays!
PS: Playing Mario Kart single-handedly with your left hand in a cast (due to a suspected hairline bone fracture) while versing your brother--who happens to be FREAKISHLY good at the game--is WAY harder than I'd thought it was. Just thought I'd share my recent life experiences with you guys. xD
Tea Time~!Time for tea!More Like This
Onion-head plz account made by PikPikGal
Onion-head icon made by Original owners
Other Onion-Head Plz accounts:
Contest: When Girls Go Bored...( JUDGING...) THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 5!More Like This
> Due to multiple people requesting for an extension with dates varying from a few days to another month, I have decided to extend the contest until Jan.5.
I am very sorry to those who were eagerly waiting for the winners, if you would like to sell your adoptable (if you did one) sooner, then the freedom is yours.
However, the first Altion Veri adoptable will still come out on Dec. 28, along with a custom AV slot. thank you for your understanding. (if you did, orz) Gomen!
well recently I've had no idea what I wanted...except art XD
so I'm starting a contest!
PLEASE read the rules!
And prize donations are welcome! If you want to, please note me and specify for which place it is. Take it seriously please! no taking back offers!
Deadline is on DECEMBER 28JANUARY 5
HOW TO PARTICIPATE!
Method ONE: Draw my OCs (does not need to be AT-styled)
CONTEST: DRAW MY CHARACTERS! (deadline extended!) EDIT: Contest is now CLOSED! Thanks so much to all who entered! Results to be posted in my journal today or tomorrow!More Like This
EDIT: EXACTLY THREE DAYS LEFT! GET YOUR ENTRIES IN!!!! (Remember, you can submit on the 6th up until 11:59 PM PST)
EDIT: I realize that a lot of people are probably busy with school finals/holiday-related things, so I've decided to extend the deadline by two weeks! Please submit your entries by 11:59 PM PST on SUNDAY, JANUARY 6!
Also, I haven't been able to view my notes for the last several weeks (-_-) so please comment below to submit your entry!
CE: Christmas at the Mustard Seed by ExplosiveCoffee
The contest is pretty simple: Depict one (or more) of my OCs listed below! The more creative your entry (i.e. giving them a different outfit, imagining them into a scene, sh
**xXxKAWAII NEKO-BOYS CONTESTxXx** [CLOSED]------------------------------------------------More Like This
The contest is officially CLOSED. Judging will take place within the next couple days. Good luck to everyone who entered!
This contest is hosted by and will be judged by:
:iconinurainbowplz: TOPIC: :iconinurainbowplz:
Draw our impulse-created OCs.
-You must draw all three of them in the same picture. However, you can draw them doing absolutely anything you like.
The more stupid and silly it is, the better. They can even be something like this: http://fav.me/d5irlgt
-There is absolutely no skill level requirement. A beginning artist has 100% equal opportunity to win as a professional artist would.
-You DO NOT have to draw full body pictures.
The OCs are: ROJAY, JAYRO, + NUKIE
Contest for Points [Deadline Update]¤ Shillya ¤ reneemew05 ¤More Like This
Ask.fm | Pixiv | MyAnimeList | SheezyArt | SketchBlog | Tumblr
Thank you for everyone who write a message in the least journal. It seems more than 1 or 2 people want to participate in my first contest. Thank you really!!
Then let's get started!
There is the details of the contest
- Draw one/two/or three characters of my webcomic, Charlie by Mistake. They are the main characters, Charlie, Sam & Neil.
- Every theme are accepted. It can be BL, too 8D (SamxNeil)
- Please don't draw 18+
- The picture should be yours and not a redraw of a base or an RPC!
- You can draw as much picture as you want.
- I saw other user's contest journal the following thing: " You m
COMPETITION!!! WIN 550 POINTS!!!!hey guys im going to make a competition! with the first prize as 300 points! the second as 150 points and the third as 100 points!More Like This
thats a total of 550 points up for grabs! and you can win more then once if you submit more then one picture! (also please note that everyone who submits a image will receive 5 points for participation, maximum of four entries per person)
((also attention to all artists! you MAY draw any of the characters in animal form! but please put some effort into it all of you thankyou!!!))
IF I HAPPEN TO GET MORE THEN 20 PEOPLE INVOLVED I WILL MAKE THE PRIZES BIGGER AND BETTER!!!!
CONTEST ENDS (EXTENDED) january 1st! 2013!!!!
here is a list of my OC's you could draw!
HITARU: a inu youkai from the INUYASHA world, person she partners with is the demon lord sesshoumaru himself!she has black hair reaching the backs of her thighs, pointed full blood youkai ears(like an elves ears), pale skin. she is somewhat small and dainty looking and has pale silvery markings on he
DEAR TEEN ME: The Contest. (Warning: EPIC prizes!)This journal comes to you from PinkyMcCoversong!More Like This
So you might have heard of this little book I co-edited called DEAR TEEN ME. It's an anthology of letters from authors to their teen selves. The authors in the anthology range from best-selling and award-winning authors to some fabulous up and comers. I know that no matter what, if you pick up the book, you'll find a letter or two (at least!) that speaks to you.
This is our fancy Amazon/Goodreads/B&N/Book Depository/Pick-your-bookseller blurb:
DEAR TEEN ME includes advice from over 70 YA authors to their teenage selves. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including physical abuse, body issues, bullying, friendship, love, and enough insecurities to fill an audit
draw to adopt contest!!!!Tiger's Beauty is up for adoption! if you want her all you have to do is a draw your rider on tigers beauty in any event you choose.More Like This
-must be in before Novmber 27th
-must send me a note if your entering
-i will not choose a winner until the end of contest!!
somethings about Tiger's Beauty
-she does rodeo events and some halter shows
-shes very friendly
-would be a great mother
Free Traditional Art RaffleYes I know I have commissions that people are waiting on. 1) I do not have a way to digitally color them and 2) I am NOT going to rip people off by submitting uncolored art to people who pay for it.More Like This
I am doing a free traditional art raffle to practice a new art style I have picked up. Just because I will post it uncolored doesn't mean it will always stay uncolored (I have a tendency to come back after I post something and color it because well...naked art pisses me off).
I am only doing this till Saturday. So get in the comments ASAP.
You have to Watch/Share/Link
Link the journal and your ref.
I hope you participate amazing peeblez.
Comment Contest!EDIT: Winners Announced! This contest is no longer open.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
New Username Symbols: The JourneyA New Road to TravelMore Like This
When I was first approached with the project to redesign and replace our user symbols I was naturally quite shocked. For those of us who've been part of deviantART for a long while, changing the username symbols seemed like changing the colour of the sky, or asking everyone to suddenly start walking backwards, right? It seemed like such a fundamental part of what deviantART is that it was hard to take on board. But then really, when you think about it, the old symbols were meaningless at face value. And that, my dear friends, is exactly why we set about looking at rethinking them.
Think about when you first found and joined deviantART. Did any of the symbols make sense? Did you stop and think "what is this ~ before my name and why is it there?" Maybe, but possibly you're probably like me and just kinda accepted it because that's the reality presented to you. After a while, though, you'd have seen the * and maybe even a ` or ^ an
Deviant and Art MentionsMentions: Connecting PeopleMore Like This
Mentions are a new, highly requested feature that makes engaging friends and artists in conversation more dynamic than ever before.
What is a Mention?
A Mention is when a deviant’s username, icon, or artwork is included in a comment or Journal. Mentions create links to the deviants or artwork you include, allowing you to highlight artists and engage deviants with ease.
Links to pages on deviantART can quickly be distinguished by their bold, dark-blue color, while external links are darker and have an arrow indicating you are leaving deviantART.
Deviants you mention are notified in the new Mentions section of the Message Center, making engaging and involving others in conversation a simple, hassle-free experience.
How to Mention
There are four ways to mention a deviant.
New Deviation Page TestingDeviation pages are one of the most visited areas of deviantART. With hundreds of millions of deviations to view, and 65 million people browsing the site each month, we want to ensure that navigating deviation pages is as seamless as possible, allowing visitors to get the most of their viewing experience.More Like This
All deviation details, like an artwork's description, submission information, stats, and sharing options, now appear directly beneath the deviation. (When viewing your own artwork, the Edit and Delete buttons also appear beneath the art, so you no longer have to search the sidebar to find essential tools.)
The right-hand sidebar now focuses on items related to the deviation. The first item featured in the sidebar is More From This Artist. Thumbnails in the More From This Artist section have been made larger and are now based on an advanced algorithm that will surface work that is more relevant to the art currently being viewed, helping to bring more attent
Press 'X' to clear neutron blasters for firing...So. The potential remake of Blake's 7 is potentially going to be touted as (and I can't quite believe I'm typing this) an Xbox original series. A step up from a SyFy Original Series? Answers on a postcard, please...More Like This
I should be clear, I have absolutely nothing against the idea of a remake of Blake's 7. I love the original but it has – how shall we say – dated somewhat. By which I of course mean that the effects are lousy, the sexual and racial politics are highly suspect and the episode plots seem to be aiming for the full Eye-Spy of sci-fi tropes. Thing is, in spite of all that – and being created by Terry Nation – the show itself is great fun. The cast rise to the challenge of the scripts with much under-acknowledged gusto and imbue the characters with far more life than they have any right to possess based on the written outlines. The result is three parts brilliant and carried the show through four series to the kind of utterly bleak finale that is very, very rare in science fictio
40,000 Pageviews Celebration! [Closed]Wooo! I just passed 40,000 pageviews! Let's party!More Like This
I will choose 5 of my watchers to receive 100 points each, and 5 people at random who add this journal to their favourites.
10x 100 Points!
How to Enter:
Fav this journal.
The deadline is in 8 hours (this is a quickie giveaway) or roughly 4pm PST today!
Can we get to 50,000 as quick?!
GIVEAWAY CLOSED (WINNERS ANNOUNCED!! :D)Yeah I stayed up till 12:00 to finally close this. xD YES ITS FINALLY THAT TIME. THE TIME YOU'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. Btw, thanks so much to all of you who joined this. You helped me meet a lot of new people as well as helped my art gain more recognition. C: And I thank you a lot for that. ^^More Like This
But now for the reveal~ And the numbers areee...
1 (oh wow lol)
(I actually had a different number after 788 but the person didn't advertise so I had to skip over >< I WARNED YOU ABOUT THE ADVERTISING BRO)
And that means
:iconyeii-haw: gets 2000 !!
:iconphynix: and :iconunicornicopian: gets 1000 !!
:icontemplehiker: gets 500 !!
Congrats you guys!! A note will be sent to you shortly as well as your points! ^^
And now I shall be a poor peasant of deviantart with a dying premium membership. :'D But tis alright haha xD
Enjoy your points you four~! And thanks again to all of you who participated.
Point giveaway! Winner announced!Hey everyone!More Like This
I feel like sharing some of my points and give them to someone that maybe needs them more than I do!
I will be giving away 100
If this gets more than 50 entries I will do this next month too!
- no fake or plz-accounts allowed
- only one comment per person.
- watchers only
To qualify you have to write a comment on this journal, and in that comment mention your favorite colour!
It's that simple!
1st June 2013
Mass Effect ReferencesSome time ago, I created a tumblr account (which can be found here). I'm not sure if I will ever get around to posting anything in it (or figuring out how to use it), but if anyone wants to make requests there, feel free to do so.More Like This
Characters (Generic or nameless):
Asari Dancer - mature warning, sexual themeAsari head referenceBatarianC-Sec OfficerElcor
To Praise Life: 4More Like This
Welcome to To Praise Life! This article series will be a newsletter/feature for those who have participated in my project, as well as a place to find some inspiration.
It would be much appreciated if you help spread the word! ( & Comment!)
Contribute to the Project or Donate
I am hoping to reach at least 300 inspiring messages from the community if I can.
At the end of this year, 2013, 10 calenders and 16 three month PMs will be given away to inspired deviants.(that means random/anyone. )
The calenders to remind you of how special every day is, and PMs because sadly the
Holiday Card Project 2012More Like This
It's back! With the goal of bringing a little cheer to patients in the hospital during the holiday season, the deviantART Holiday Card Project connects deviants from around the world and applies their tremendous artistic abilities in designing and creating uplifting holiday cards.
In past years, the Project has received more than 5,000 cards sent in by more than 1,000 deviants from 50 different countries/political regions. Cards were then divvied up and distributed in-person by deviantART members to local Los Angeles, CA hospitals, with additional cards given to various hospitals in the U.S. and abroad for hospital staff members to hand out to patients.
The idea behind the Holiday Card Project is simple: do something nice for others. However, if you're looking for even more incentive, every deviant who submits a card will be given a free one-month Premium Membership to deviantA
World Mental Health DayOctober 10th is World Mental Health DayMore Like This
Have hope, be aware, take care of yourself, take care of your loved ones. Educate yourself about mental health, mental health risks, and mental illnesses - help yourself, help others. There is always hope, there is help and support out there.
Your life can change. Have hope, seek help, help others.
You're worth life, you deserve to be alive no matter how hopeless or worthless you feel.
You have the right to be here, you can get help and you can recover.
Speak out. You're not alone
World Mental Health day is held on 10 October each year. It is a global mental health education campaign of the World Federation for Mental Health. It is an opportunity to communicate with the general public about mental health issues. Please educate yourself about mental health and mental illness. Reach out to others around you, be aware of your mental health and the health of your friends and loved ones. Never underestimate
Points Giveaway - celebr8ing 3 years on dA: winner:iconkittydividerplz::iconkittydivider2plz::iconkittydivider3plz::iconkittydivider4plz::iconkittydivider5plz:More Like This
Hello, my lovely deviantart fellows!
3rd Octobar is my 3rd birthday on dA, so I decided to celebrate it with you.
Thank you all so much for more than 350,000 pageviews, 4 Daily Deviations, and all the lovely feedback you've given to me.
To celebrate my 3rd dA birthday, I want to give something to you as well.
to one lucky person!
How to participate?
It's very easy. All you have to do is fav this journal* in order to participate.
(*faving this journal is needed just so I can know who's entering the contest. Counting each comment would be a hard job.)
Random.org generator will pick one lucky winner, and voila!
Have fun and good luck!
+ some of my most loved
Prints Integration on Deviation PagesUPDATE, October 1: This feature has now been rolled out to an additional set of deviants outside of the Beta Testing program. If you'd like to be the first to try out new features like this one, upgrade to a Premium Membership and enable Beta Testing in your Account Settings.More Like This
Today we're bringing you an easier way to purchase art on deviantART! When viewing a deviation that is enabled as a Print, you'll be met with a sleek new menu that is designed to be simple and straightforward.
We've moved the Prints functionality from its own separate page and placed it within the deviation page, to help artists sell more of their work, and to reduce friction for buyers looking to purchase art they love.
Congrats!Congrats to NorseChowder!More Like This
The deviation, suggested by JohanBriend got featured as a Daily Deviation.
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Congrats to SprinkleSprankles!
The deviation, suggested by little-billie got featured as a Daily Deviation.
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Congrats to SeedofSmiley!
The deviation, suggested by little-billie got featured as a Daily Deviation.
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