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The Unseen Stock - October (II)

Journal Entry: Sat Nov 1, 2014, 11:58 AM
Model

Red Demon Stock 1 by VampirePlayMate Astronaut with Jet Pack in Orbit by DamselStock
Dark-01 by Blunastock Vampiress 12 by MajesticStock Little match seller by Fran-photo
lady Isabella by IsabellaLivingston STOCK - Lady in Red by arshaluys Elf - folletto 06 by Blunastock
Christmas by Fran-photo
James Zombie Lord 1a by jagged-eye Roccoco Lady Stock 005 by MADmoiselleMeliStock Witch 17 by Digimaree Window ledge (stock) by QueenWerandra Masquerade Angel Stock 3 by TrisStock
 Ana 5 by CathleenTarawhiti tears of blood by Fran-photo <da:thumb id="489669486"/> Mg 7218 by Alexlexs 2014-10-02 Faery Musician 16 by skydancer-stock
Snow White waking stock by QueenWerandra
 Garden Walks 02 RESTRICTED by Elandria Huntress 25 by elusiveelegance Sorceress 001 by zeldyn-stock Sailor Neptune - Deep Submerge 01 by KittyTheCat-Stock Windswept 2 by kirilee
 2014-10-24 Elder Artist 04 by skydancer-stock Roses for Anne Marie by Fran-photo Night Fairy 22 by MajesticStock Lord of the Rings by a3m-girl


Nature

IMG_2141 by nudagimo
Waterfall 03 by cemacStock Fern trees and fog in subtropical forest by A1Z2E3R Fumarole 11 by kuschelirmel-stock Nature 15 by Dark-Wolfs-Stock
  Autumn 71 by MASYON Cliff Stock 02 by BloomingRoseXeniia Dawes Glacier - Stock by KaiyaStock
White Mountains  Fall Foliage  099 by FairieGoodMother
Sky Stock 53 by AsiaAndEric-Stock Dunes pathway stock photo by Anthey AT-Stock-Landscape034 by At-Stock green wave by brykez
Rough Ocean 7 by firenze-design Caught in the Past 02 UNRESTRICTED by Elandria sea wheat 4 by yellowicous-stock Croatia01 by arxzero
cool dawn by CapturedForInfinity Wave Stock Photo  DSC 0143 (2) by annamae22 Fog Rolling In 03 by kuschelirmel-stock Echo 17 by SalsolaStock
330 by Ariaocstock
STOCK Forest by Inilein Landscape 115 by SpellpearlArts Snow Stock #3 by MaskedArmada Sun on the sea - Five by Altair-E-Stock
Sky Stock by aethlos Stock Clouds by Karsena White Mountains  Fall Foliage  040 by FairieGoodMother frozen stock by carolinesphotos


Architecture & Other backgrounds

front porch 2 by yellowicous-stock Door 04 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK abandoned stock 4 by editingninja Beelitz 2012 9 by picmouse-stock
     IMG_1524 by nudagimo Cemetery 001 by experiment24 IMG_1220 by nudagimo
Burn 5 by JewelsStock
 Moated Castle 23 by SpellpearlArts The Derelict staircase 1 by Estrudagazebo stock 10 by Bela-designsOld Dungeon 2 by SpellpearlArts
 DSC 0015 01 Groombridge Place Moated Manor House by wintersmagicstock 14-09-20 112-dag Rijswijk - Demonstratie - Vlam in by RFGFotografie Enstone 19 by LadyxBoleyn DSC 0170 01 Groombridge Place Chess by wintersmagicstock
gristmill 2 by yellowicous-stock
 Life Gaurd Stand Stock Photo 1 DSC 0045 by annamae22 abandoned stock 3 by editingninja The plantation of the end of the world by A1Z2E3R Cinderella Castle at MK by WDWParksGal
Doric tomb of the Pocklington clan. by photodash old Coach House by SpellpearlArts gaz lab 1 by naradjou14 halloween stock 2 by carolinesphotos
Creepy House by CD-STOCK Boardwalk - Two by Altair-E-Stock Wooden hut [Stock] by IvaxXx Halloween Display by TheStockWarehouse
White Mountains  Fall Foliage  001 by FairieGoodMother
 Path to death by photodash White Mountains  Fall Foliage  232 by FairieGoodMother Caught in the Past 24 RESTRICTED by Elandria Stock 238 by UmbraDeNoapte-Stock halloween free stock by carolinesphotos
     Door Gothic style old and ruined by Simbores Water 370 by MASYON STOCK Metro station by Inilein Burn 2 by JewelsStock


Animals

You Can't Catch Me by Crazy-Sparkles-Stock racoon 04 by Pagan-Stock Wuppertal 11 Wolf 8 by Dark-Wolfs-Stock
 Butterfly - Mariposa by darfsv Animals 129 bird by Dreamcatcher-stock Giant clams by ShittyChickenBang Too Many Butterflies 19 by Niedec-STOCK
2014 - Margay 31 by Lena-Panthera
The stretching baby - Rat stock by NickiStock Jellyfish by Quiet-bliss Wild animal 327 - baby myocastor under the rain by Momotte2stocks Coquille D'escargot02 by Jules171
Lotte in pompeii by CapturedForInfinity Polar Bear Stock by WayneofGames Ammonite fossil stock 1 by jojostock Snake - 3 by AivisV


Objects


DSC 0151 Groombridge Place Chess by wintersmagicstock old Candleholder by SpellpearlArts Yellow rose 1 by FuriarossaAndMimma old kitchen clock by SpellpearlArts Car park with BMW car to Hanse CERON in MARTINIQUE by A1Z2E3R
Bottle Stock by Cassy-Blue Typewriter Stock by Cassy-Blue 3936 - Munchkin Pumpkin 2 by HelenaRothStock Crown STOCK by KarahRobinson-Art
DSC 0096 Vardos by wintersmagicstock
Halloween Stock 14 by AsiaAndEric-Stock Pathways by fantreasureplanetljs German M40 helmet Stock by WhizzieWhizzer Old Stone Coffin by SpellpearlArts
White Mountains  Fall Foliage  139 by FairieGoodMother Coquille D'escargot01 by Jules171 T-38 Talon Space Shuttle Escort Jet by DamselStock Pumkin Stock Photo DSC 0032 by annamae22
Lormet-Seasonal-0306sml by Lormet-Images
Potions magiques by Fran-photo Old TV Stock Photo Used 4 PNG DSC 0010 by annamae22 Treasure Chest by DeirdraEden Japanese folding paper fan stock 1 by jojostock
DSC 0070 01 Groombridge Place Tipi by wintersmagicstock halloween stock 7 by carolinesphotos Vintage Camera Stock by Cassy-Blue freestock link back - da usage only by carolinesphotos Bottle 002 by MonsterBrand-stock


Textures

 Texture 2 by obsession-stock Mean to Me texture by Eijaite Rust 47 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK
Digital Art Texture 230 by mercurycode Choc25 by jojo22 Betta102714 by carlyartdaily Birthday102114 by carlyartdaily
Creepy Pasta by CD-STOCK 
 texture 99 - green scratches by i-see-faces Pirate102414 by carlyartdaily Fords101414 by carlyartdaily Unity102014 by carlyartdaily
Texture 3 by obsession-stock Red wall with lamp by Simbores


My own latest stock

 Cat Stock 094 by Malleni-Stock Cat Stock 078 by Malleni-Stock Cat Stock 104 by Malleni-Stock
Texture 136 by Malleni-Stock Dark forest road Stock 12 by Malleni-Stock Texture 126 by Malleni-Stock

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The Unseen Stock - October

Journal Entry: Wed Oct 15, 2014, 12:52 PM
Model

Cleopatra Child Stock 3 by KarahRobinson-Art Windy Cathy Earnshaw by QueenWerandra
apple girl 24 by yellowicous-stock Lady Autumn 30 by Panopticon-Stock Waiting by Whimseystock feather headpiece - stock by Liancary-Stock Smiling girl by 13-Melissa-Salvatore
Witch Halloween by Fran-photo 2014-10-02 Faery Dance 08 by skydancer-stock
 Bloody Mary Halloween by Fran-photo freestock - link back by carolinesphotos Rowan (12) by anastasiya-landa Funny Pus...Cat CAT by Null-Entity
Edinburgh bagpiper by GerdElise Miss Violet 29 by kirilee bookworm 2 by yellowicous-stock Lormet-People-0848-02sml by Lormet-Images
Medieval by hyuugahinata-stock Green Eye Stock II by DreamIsMyR-Stock
 Treasure Hunter Stock 11: Beat up with Machete by Freeport Ballerina by Fran-photo steampunk dress by szorny-stock Stock - Pirate black outside falling pose by S-T-A-R-gazer

Nature

 Sunset Stock 1 by AsiaAndEric-Stock Niagara Falls 055 by FairieGoodMother    
      Desert 15 by SalsolaStock lotus leaves nelumbo in water by Nexu4       
Botanical Garden Stock 12 by Cassy-Blue Waterfall No20 by LaurensStock Waterfall - Vertical View by kitszl17 Tree Stock by Aragwen-stock 
Hot pool 3 by LaurensStock Canyon Stock 7 by HiddenYume-stock Into the mist and fog by buttercupminiatures Moorland 01.. by Alz-Stock-and-Art
Sky Stock 22 by AsiaAndEric-Stock Bright Sunset Clouds 02 by WesternHemlock sky 86 by chasmdeep Trees 11 by cemacStock
Fumarole 02 by kuschelirmel-stock
Clouds from above24 by Skudde-Textures Cave Iceland by LaurensStock Fog effect Appeltrees Field - 03 by HermitCrabStock Rocks 5 by veryevilmastermind
AT-Stock Forest44 by At-Stock Notre Dame Lake 14 by Soda-Bear-Stock Carbet River to Carbet town by A1Z2E3R 2014-Mapleton-misty-lake-editied-2 by tbg-stock-images
October Moon by firenze-design
beach stock by Horse-Paint-Designs Morning River 02 by Simbores Mountain View by kitszl17 forest 31 by Pagan-Stock
river 16 by Pagan-Stock River with snow and fog 02 by Simbores Nature 284 grass by Dreamcatcher-stock Flower field by LaurensStock
Creek by veryevilmastermind Trees by TinaLouiseUk Morning River 03 by Simbores
Roots by photodash Waterfall No22 by LaurensStock Waterfall 03 by cemacStock

Places & Architecture

Edinburgh church yard 3 by GerdElise Places 608 Castle Ruin by Dreamcatcher-stock
castle tower by photodash Steps by photodash Waly Chrobrego Stock 4 by AsiaAndEric-Stock
Tower by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK House 3 by SweediesArt Castle by SpellpearlArts Places 605 Castle Ruin by Dreamcatcher-stock 
Building 7 by LaurensStock San Marino, Castle. by photodash Roosna -Alliku 1 by MASYON 2014shows 346 by tizjezzme
Northern BC August 2014 (324) by AmyinWonderlandofOz Waly Chrobrego Stock 9 by AsiaAndEric-Stock China Camp State Park, House 4 by SweediesArt Ripped Chair in parking lot Stock by BeccaB-323-STOCK
Arbor 7 by MASYON
stock images by ArtbyHope Wood Pile by JewelsStock Fairytale Garden 016 by FairieGoodMother Pumpkin Background by FairieGoodMother
dwarf chairs 4 by SpellpearlArts Foggy Dock Stock by Italian-Pitbull Ruins 10 by cemacStock Boardwalk by Altair-E-Stock
Villefranche-de-Rouergue 2014 - 02 by HermitCrabStock Places 588 Castle Ruin by Dreamcatcher-stock Valle Crucis Abbey by melesmeles-faber wild west 1 by yellowicous-stock
Untitled by RWTA
Torn/Broken Building Stock by BeccaB-323-STOCK Creepy Background 11 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK Stock Place 92 by Ariel87-Stock St Sepulchre's Cemetery 2014 41 by LadyxBoleyn
Tombstone Stock 5 by AsiaAndEric-Stock Abano 5 by picmouse-stock Pioneerpk4 by tizjezzme Creepy Background 09 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK
Hydroelectric Plant 09 by XiuLanStock Cemetery 184 by MASYON Painswick 09 by LadyxBoleyn enchanted chapel01 by Amliel

Animals


Kitten VIII by Esmeralda-stock Bear 1 by landkeks-stock Bunny Premium Stock Test by WhiteWing-Stock-EtAl Owl Stock 13 by NellyGrace3103
Tiger 4 by landkeks-stock Beauty in the Woods by EternalOcean Goose and Goslings Stock by jojo22 Snail Baby Three Weeks 01 by Jules171
kitty and box 4 by LucieG-Stock
 There are no flies on me! by Kibblywibbly Giraffe Baby2 by kayosa-stock Warthog - African Wildlife - Summer Swim by LivingWild
 Turaco6 by kayosa-stock Chicken STOCK by KarahRobinson-Art Netherland Dwarf Stock 5 by Italian-Pitbull AT-Stock- Animal049 by At-Stock
Columbian Blacktail Deer Yearling 15 by WesternHemlock Taking in the view 2.... by Kibblywibbly Weevil Stock by Cassy-Blue
           Donkey5 Tierpark Getdorf Germany by BVFoto screw-horned goat by DarkLutra WDC 32 by CastleGraphics            

Objects


Old School Car - Stock by Cyph1n wheels 1 by yellowicous-stock Maximilian Sunflower Stock 23 by botanystock
Mo Mummy Stock 03 by darknessofanubis Skulls 2 by KTVL-resources Spinning Wheel 3 by mrscats
Pumpkin 01 by NellyGrace3103 Demon by BlueWaterValley Botanical garden 2 by IvaxXx
stone tower 1 by yellowicous-stock <da:thumb id="486550972"/> Prague Clock 02 by cemacStock Sunflower by Angelwing94
Trailer by ceeek-stock Organic Apple stock 4 by Hands-and-Teeth Fireplace 6 by mrscats
Pumpkin Patch Stock PNG by KarahRobinson-Art
Tulips  0570 by zummerfish Ripped Chair Stock by BeccaB-323-STOCK eggstockHDR0206 by binghamton
old Lore by SpellpearlArts DSCN1090cr by gestandene Chest 7 by mrscats
Pumpkin pair by ditney Crystal by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK Fire Truck by Momenti-Photo
Park Stock 27 by AsiaAndEric-Stock stock images by ArtbyHope Cabinet 6 by mrscats Object Sock 01 by AlwaysAloma

Textures

 Give me a Smile Premium Texture by CD-STOCK Watercolor stock by Nebrija texture 21 by SenhArt
Grease100314 by carlyartdaily Basement100314 by carlyartdaily Ice Texture by allison731
texture 3 by A1Z2E3R
 Burnt Wood by SparklyCrow Rust 45 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK Rust 43 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK
Rust rust and more rust by IdunaHaya-Stock watercolor stock by Nebrija Tree Trunk Texture by BinaryReflex

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Bullet; Green Bullet; Blue    Stock Feature vol. 4    Bullet; Blue Bullet; Green 
Without the amazing stock providers on dA we would not be able to create our art. Whether it's Photomanips or used as reference for traditional and digital painting. So here's a selection of some great stock posted on dA! Have a look, favourite, comment, and support these amazing artists!!!
lugubrum-stock 22 by lugubrum-stock Cross_Stock by stock0naturegraph Old Gas Pump Stock by BeccaB-323-STOCK
<da:thumb id="158418059"/> Asian Princess 03 by Jumeria-Nox Iceland Photos 50 by The-Doomed-one
39 by NastiaOsipovaStock The Wood Maiden 06 by KittyTheCat-Stock Tudor Stock 1 by DanielleFioreModel
Balcony 3 [Stock] by IvaxXx 30 Lense Flare Brushes by nadaimages stormy beach stock 1 by venomxbaby
Creek by veryevilmastermind STOCK - Gothic Aristocratic Man 02 (Running) by LienSkullova No Sun Today by StockbyStrawberry
Bullet; Green Bullet; Blue    Spotlight Artist    Bullet; Blue Bullet; Green 
Thanks for looking and check back soon!!! Keep suggesting your art and stock!  OMG MOAR POEMS! 

Bullet; Green Bullet; Blue   If you would like to be featured in my journals please don't hesitate to note me with your selected pieces!   Bullet; Blue Bullet; Green 
I alternate my features to showcase the best Photomanips and Stock available on dA!
If you have a piece of art or a stock image you'd like to feature (or know of any you really love) send 'em my way! :happybounce:

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Stock & Resources


GENERAL THOUGHTS
Broadly defined, Action Stock is any photo-reference in which the subject is doing SOMETHING. That 'something' does not need to be extreme or particularly kinetic, it just has to show the effects of various forces on the bodies (or other objects) in the image. Perusing an artifact, sitting on someone's knee, even enjoying the aroma of a cup of coffee are great examples of actions that, when explored as stock images, can be of great value to artists.

Bridger Mehmood (9) by anyman82 ~ Lovers 8 by kirilee ~ Hot Cuppa Sitting Preview by Null-Entity

Of course, there is nothing wrong with extreme, kinetic, over-the-top actions, either...

Weapons Wench 40 by kirilee ~ A Gentleman's Last Act Dive 13 by Null-Entity ~ Finish Him - Pose Reference for Drawing by SenshiStock ~ Street Fighter 11 by syccas-stock

It's worth stating the obvious: if you are interested in exploring the more "kinetic" end of the action spectrum, know your limits. Don't work beyond your skill level and observe all necessary safety precautions; no shot is worth getting hurt over.



BODIES IN MOTION
Consider the visible effects of forces on objects when designing the shot. Clothing, hair, and body position/tension are the things that most clearly show gravity and motion.

WUC13 - 3 by jademacalla ~ The Stick 2 by DaeStock ~ Sci-fi Geisha 45 by kirilee ~ Otherworld Remix 9 by lindowyn-stock

Sometimes you may have to hack gravity a little but...

Melted Wings 6 by PirateLotus-Stock ~ Traveller 11 by dazzle-stock



AN ADDED DIMENSION
As with any photo-reference image, action shots can benefit from the addition of interesting/unexpected angles and foreshortening.

Operator Soldier Stock - 53 by Nemesis-19 ~ ~ RTA_Preview by jademacalla ~ Staff Perspective - Pose Reference by SenshiStock

Likewise, subject orientation gives the artists who use action shots more options...

Apoc-Survivor (33) by anyman82 ~ Treasure Hunter-50 by Nemesis-19 ~ F2_AA_03 - Preview by jademacalla ~ Alanna41 by faestock



LIGHT
The subjects of gear and technique are too broad for this forum, but it's probably worth mentioning that you should understand your gear well enough to get the result you want. If you want to freeze your subject in mid-flight you need enough light to allow for the appropriately fast shutter speed; generally this means the use of either strobes or daylight.

REQ13_mr_boom3 by jademacalla ~ Jump 21 by DaeStock ~ Chandar 4 by b-e-c-k-y-stock ~ MAT_05 by jademacalla




If you've never played around with action-oriented stock images I hope you'll give it a try; the main thing is to have fun and be careful.  The sky's the limit.

hawaii exclusives 6 by magikstock ~ Forest Queen 22 by kirilee ~ Ascend And Reach - Eye Level 03 by Null-Entity ~  Southron Archer 4 by lindowyn-stock

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The Unseen Stock - August (ll)

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 31, 2014, 2:54 AM
Model

 I like human things by QueenWerandra Pose Request by TrisStock Newborn 1 by Reverie-digitalart
Longue Hair 3 by Fae-Melie-Melusine Mira Nox by MiraNox Untitled by PYRETTABLAZEMODEL DSC 0330 Saxon Maiden by wintersmagicstock
Vintage siblings by PiratedPictures
Siana Stock - 10 by Liancary-Stock Girl in Red 2 by Elsapret Vampire Queen 06 by KittyTheCat-Stock White Wizard-5 by LadyAquariusStock
Fable 9 by picmouse-stock AT-Stock People004 by At-Stock DSC 0309 Long Range Desert Group 4 by wintersmagicstock Sweet little witch 6 by Elsapret

Nature
 
Waterfall in Krka by EnniArt Rock Edges Stock - 1 by CNLGraphics
AT-Stock-Moon017 by At-Stock Iceland 15 by SecretDarTiste Japanese Garden 04 by blackkurai Alone Cr by scaruluglambert16
Stream 14 by veryevilmastermind
Water Lily 21 by CD-STOCK Alaska 01 [Stock] by ArmmariaStock STOCK - 2014 March Stock Day-78 by fillyrox Iceland 10 by SecretDarTiste
Stormy Clouds 01 by CD-STOCK Sky 28 by MindSqueeZe Low Tide Beach by GreenEyezz-stock Stock 262 by lokinststock
RockStocks300S06377 by RockStocks
Baltic Sea Sunset by michalbielejewski RockStocks300S06142 by RockStocks Iceland 12 by LeikyaStock Alaska 34 by B-SquaredStock Stocky rocks anyone? by lomatic 
dark sand 5 by yellowicous-stock Sphinx and Piramid by Azametta Egypt - Kings Valley - Valley of the Kings by Azametta Winter Path Stock by Darque-Artifex  Horseshoe Falls - Tasmania by cbidgie
sky stock 76 by Bela-designs Rugged Cliffs by StockbyStrawberry 842 by MASYON 833 by MASYON
macro stock 5 by Bela-designs Sea Rocks by Anariel-Stock Alpine Lake - Clear Water - Mountains 01 by kuschelirmel-stock

Architecture & other backgrounds

Fontana forest 03 by Simbores Medieval house by fuguestock Burg Liechtenstein Stock 4b - no HDR by AlexanderHuebner
Old house 2 by flowerpowerstock
 <da:thumb id="478414230"/> Cemetery path by SilverRosesStock <da:thumb id="478761717"/> Burg Liechtenstein Stock 5 by AlexanderHuebner
 Dublin Castle Stock by DistantWanderer Lacock Abbey & Village 016 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1 Extreme Open Plan 1 (Decay 12) by DaddyHoggy Lacock Abbey 035 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1
Los Angeles Country museum of art 8` by Maxkids
  Abandoned room by Simbores Egypte - Temple of Luxor by Azametta headstone stock,cemetery stock/ by L-A-Addams-Art Beach House Stock 8658 by sUpErWoLf--StOcK 
RockStocks300S05936 by RockStocks Stock 278 by lokinststock <da:thumb id="478416780"/> Abandoned Farm Ruins 01.. by Alz-Stock-and-Art
abandoned building 4 by yellowicous-stock
Flimston Church.. by Alz-Stock-and-ArtDSC 0038 Avebury Manor House 5 by wintersmagicstockColumns by feainne-stock Building Stock by KEArnold
Marysville Ghost Town 5 by Falln-StockBurg Liechtenstein 6 by ceeek-stockSoave Castle 02 by SimboresOld Building Stock 2 by CoutureEquineDesigns
Stock 266 by lokinststock
abandoned building 1 by yellowicous-stock Greenhouse 4  By Cindysart-stock by CindysArt-Stock Stock 271 by lokinststock
 Lacock Abbey & Village 077 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1 Deal 15 by ciderdrinker69 Deal 9 by ciderdrinker69 Lacock Abbey & Village 128 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1 secret garden by NefletStock
Soave Castle 04 by Simbores
Deal 8 by ciderdrinker69 Foresty background/path/trees stock 2 by BeccaB-323-STOCK  Fire 7 by destinysWalrus White sands canal by Simbores 
Hut by LandOstock The Tracks by LandOstock 303 - armchair by duesterheit 
Purple Splash Stock 5 by BeccaB-323-STOCK John Lennon Memorial Central Park Background Stock by BeccaB-323-STOCK RockStocks300S06348 by RockStocks
  
Animals

   Common seal by Lot1rthylacine old chestnut horse looking to the ground by Nexu4
Calm down by Quiet-bliss Lormet-Animals-0230-4sml2 by Lormet-Images
Dreamteam by Quiet-bliss Lotte by CapturedForInfinity Stock 304 by lokinststock Dead bird 1 by fallen-cherubim
Cats are playing 2 [Stock] by IvaxXx
Polar bear walking by photographyflower Lacerta agilis 4 by MAKY-OREL Kookaburra Stock by WhizzieWhizzer Chicken! by LandOstock
Stock 291 by lokinststock
Stock 281 by lokinststock Swan-wings-2 by Lorinator Stock 300 by lokinststock Owl Stock 08 by NellyGrace3103
Blue and Black Butterfly by magpienerd polar bear 2 by yellowicous-stock Finely Feathered by StockbyStrawberry

Objects

  A Boat by feainne-stock Flower 6 by picmouse-stock Stock 273 by lokinststock
305 - sea shell pack by duesterheit Tracy Williams Photography - PNG Glass Bottles by Tracy-WilliamsArt trolley... by mirandaarts
DSC 0342 Stores by wintersmagicstock
Rose Stock by WhizzieWhizzer Quartz07 by CuccoFox Transport 10 - Jeep by Flare-Star Stone Unicorn Stock #1 by DeepSeaBreakfast
 Illumitation in the park 22 by mrscats Nature 2 by mrscats Untitled by noelleonard 809 by MASYON  Botanical Garden 5 by picmouse-stock
Angel 13 by CD-STOCK Bougainvillea by YBsilon-Stock Basildon Park Reading Berkshire 167 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1 Lacock Abbey & Village 234 by VIRGOLINEDANCER1 Statue Louvre Paris by Vinanti      
 <da:thumb id="478761450"/> Swingtime Fuchsia 02 by botanystock Held mirror 2 (stock) by QueenWerandra DSC 0356 Lion Head Stool by wintersmagicstock Untitled by AbdouPhotography
 
Textures


Heavy Rust 3 by rskrakau Uranium Elementals Contest by CD-STOCK 77 by IdunaHaya-Stock
    J. Anderson Texture Stock by redwolf518stock J. Wagner Texture Stock by redwolf518stock Wipeout Texture Stock by redwolf518stock
 texture 1 by yellowicous-stock Heavy Rust 4 by rskrakau texture stock 27 by Bela-designs  
Texture 01 - HayleyGuinevereStock by HayleyGuinevereStock
Brownz Texture 002 - Schmutziges Blau by BrownzWorX texture 50 by Stephanie-inlove Paint texture 1 by Radiatic
Rust 14 by CD-STOCK 82 by IdunaHaya-Stock Bananas119 by jojo22

My own latest stocks

Fetus Stock by Malleni-Stock Tiger Stock 07 by Malleni-Stock Lantern Stock 02 by Malleni-Stock Aquarium Stock 49 by Malleni-Stock
Monkey Stock 07 by Malleni-Stock Texture 120 by Malleni-Stock


   In the Stock-Light: cbidgie:spotlight-left: In The Stock-Light: Vol. 17 :spotlight-right:
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Deviant For: 3 Years
Profile Stock GalleryStock Rules
Explore Their Gallery





Vol. 1: MonsterBrand-Stock, Vol. 2: Just-Stocks, Vol. 3: LeikyaStock, Vol. 4: Lor
  In The Stock-Light: BotanyStock:spotlight-left: In The Stock-Light: Vol. 15 :spotlight-right:
botanystock
Deviant For: 2 Years
Profile Stock GalleryStock Rules
Explore Their Gallery

  

  

 Wisteria Close-up 02 by botanystock Sweet William 08 by botanystock
Munching Squirrel 05 by botanystock
 
CREATIVE MINDS CHALLENGE is now closed!Thanks for your participation!
Gracias por participar!

Merci de participer!
Děkuji za účast!
Obrigado por participar!

THEME
You can choose your own theme
BE CREATIVE

(I prefer : surreal, fantasy, conceptual, dark, macabre, horror, psychedelic. CD-cover or book cover format are allowed)
Only exception: no emotional and no people ( not just a woman on background )
Medium: Photomanipulation or Mixed Media

Please do read the full submission rules before submitting your entry


RULES
1.
This contest is only open to my watchers
2.

Your artwork must be new and created for this contest
3.

You must use my stock images to create your artwork
You ar
  Stock Use Feature - AugustSuch a huuuge feature this time, I hope no pictures are missing :faint:
Enjoy all the beautiful creations :heart:

Photomanipulation


 


Butterfly Bridge by ARTHUR38 Mysticroom by iblushay
Alone by SuzieKatz The-World-in-the-Year-2514 by mrscats

Family by Terohime Melody by Ada-Darvis The Lonly Mermaid by Not-a-Designer Astrid by BoleynChic
Avis by BoleynChic Why are you so sad ? by astarot1111 Red riding hood by AufrichtigStimme Aladdin- Genie by CosplayCassie

Waiting ... by Simbores
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Culdalasse Laihendi Ranger 26 by PirateLotus-Stock ...And very far away 97 by RachgracehStock The Geisha 04 by KittyTheCat-Stock Pre-Raphaelite Fairy 02 by svp-stock

NATURE

 
Fairy Bower 01 UNRESTRICTED by Elandria Iceland 9 by LeikyaStock Landscape 2 by Gambathy
Iceland 3 by LeikyaStock mountains 04 by celeste1987 Ireland 11 by AfrolovertjeFireworks Texture 12 by Cassy-Blue
Beach white sands by Simbores 479 by MASYON Iceland 2 by LeikyaStock Sunset 5 by queenofeagles
Clouds Stock 54 by BeccaB-323-STOCK Background Stock 8 by BeccaB-323-STOCK Ocean Floor by alixkent Burke Falls 17 by Ardenstock

Sky 160 by Astro-Stock
 

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Beware of Commission Widget with Friends

Journal Entry: Fri Dec 5, 2014, 11:56 AM
I am writing this journal as a warning to people. As I purchase commissions frequently through the point widget from artists on the site who also happen to be personal friends, and I  know many other people who do likewise, I feel this is something that other commissioners and artists should be aware of.

I recently purchased a commission from an artist I work with frequently. I have ordered dozens of pieces from them, all through the dA widget. Over time, I have become friends with the artist, and on occasion the deviant has sent me points for special occasions, as well as a "thank-you" for my business. I mean, don't we all gift points to each other on occasion? Anyhow, I ordered a new commission from their widget a few days ago. It was cancelled, stating fraud was involved. Mind you, no points were given before I ordered that commission. And, in fact, the commission before that went through fine, and no points were given to me beforehand.

Here's where the "technicality" comes in. I did receive a point gift a few weeks ago from the artist. Mind you, there was no problem at that time. After that gift, I did order a commission from them. No flag from dA, no problem. So, even though I had successfully ordered and paid for commissions AFTER that gift, and no points were transferred during 2 subsequent commissions more than a week later, this particular transaction was flagged and cancelled. Moreover, the deviant was banned from offering point commissions through the widget because of fraud!

I can understand dA trying to protect people from abusing the system and "cashing-out."  But this is ridiculous. They are basically punishing deviants if they are personal friends with an artist. If there is ever a gift of points between two people, even days or weeks ago, and one of those people in the future happen to order a commission, it can be flagged as fraud. And it may also result in the artist being banned from using the Premium Content Platform.

As a serial commissioner, I am so upset by this. Enough that I will avoid using the commission widget in the future. I have spent hundreds of dollars through the widget, with 20% of the transaction going to dA. Now, if at all possible, I will pay through Paypal or other means. This is unfair to artists, unfair to commissioners, and once again undermines the idea of community. It's all business and profit. They are penalizing people who want to support their friends through commissions. Give a gift of points to a friend/customer, get banned. Ridiculous.

Oh, and it should be noted that under their reasoning, if I won a prize from a deviant for a contest and then turned around and commissioned them a day later, it could be flagged as fraud as well. Think about that one.

My disillusionment with this site has been growing more and more over the last few months. This really is another nail in the coffin.

If you are a regular commissioner and commission art from friends, especially if you gift points back and forth on occasion, please pass this journal on to them as a warning.

Editing to add: I am not the first one to have this happen. I know of at least 2 other artists who have had the same thing happened. Because they were personal friends with clients, and had given points as gifts at one time or another (sometimes weeks earlier), they were flagged and banned for fraud.

Editing again: Note that this only applies to the commission widget. Exchanging points traditionally will not cause problems. The reason being that you can only convert points to cash using Premium Content.  That said, this policy also applies if you sell stock or prints. If you gift a friend points, and they turn around and buy one of your prints or stock, the same thing can happen. It's not limited to commissions, but all Premium Content.



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PLEASE NOTE: This is a limited Beta release and not all Beta Testers have access to these features at this time.

Three major changes to the way the deviantART works have just been launched to Beta Testers! We’re pleased to announce the beta release of a redesigned site navigation and two entirely new features — Activity Feeds and Status Updates — bringing exciting new options to deviantART’s browsing and sharing experience.

These enhancements are the first step in what’s to come, and we can’t wait to show you the full picture.  Until then, we need your help to use and abuse these features!  Tell us what you like, what you don’t, and be sure to report any and all bugs or inconsistencies you encounter.  Your use of these Beta features provides invaluable data and insight so that we can better shape the features for actual launch to the entire site.


DeviantART's New Site Navigation


The site's navigation menu has been completely overhauled to make it easier to find what you’re looking for on the site. The new menu creates a sleek, organized layout that simplifies navigation and provides room for upcoming improvements and new features. Best of all, we haven’t removed any functionality – so what you know and love is still right there.

What’s New:

  • Everything related to your account is grouped together on the right side of the page.

  • The Shop, Submit, Profile, Message Center, Friends, and Favourites menus have retained the same drop-downs as before, and the Stick and Splinter menus that some users prefer are still available.

  • Undiscovered and What’s Hot have been separated from Browse (which includes Popular, Newest, and Search) to highlight and more clearly reflect their distinct browsing methods.

  • You can now customize your deviantART front page. Your last selected page — Activity Feed, Browse, What’s Hot, or Undiscovered — will be preserved each time you click "Home" or the deviantART logo.

  • When on Browse pages, the left column containing the search bar and category tree can be collapsed or expanded, which lets you filter options when you want them, and hide the options when you want to view the art without distractions. The column will retain whichever setting you prefer, so you can set it how you like.

  • The search bar previously located at the top of Browse pages has been moved to the left column, to reflect that it's specifically a search tool for deviations. The search bar that appears in the site navigation searches for deviations as well, but will also allow for additional search features in the future.


If you encounter any bugs or other issues with the new navigation, please file a ticket about them in the devBUG
 Issue Tracker under the Site Navigation project.

Screen Shot 2014-09-09 at 11.03.56 AM by wreckling


Activity Feed


The Activity Feed is a new feature that displays recent activity of the people you're watching in an easy to scan feed. When browsing the Activity Feed, recently posted artwork, Journals, Status Updates (detailed below), Polls, Critiques, Forum Threads, and Collections from deviants you watch will display, letting you scroll through art and interact with them.

You can also share Status Updates and deviations from your Activity Feed, allowing you to easily promote artwork or Status Updates that you find interesting.


Screen Shot 2014-09-09 at 10.30.38 AM by wreckling

Apart from the content you already see in your Message Center, we’ve added Collections to the Activity Feed. Now you can discover artwork that’s being curated by the people you watch. You can edit what items show up in your Activity Feed at any time (including Collections) by visiting the Manage Friends page.

If you’d prefer not to have one of your Collections displayed on other deviants' Activity Feeds, you can visit the Collection Options area of your Collection and check "Disable watching". This is a new feature that has been made available to everyone today.

Activity Feed Widget


The Activity Feed widget displays your five most recently uploaded deviations, Journals, and Status Updates, creating a simple, at a glance way for you to keep visitors and watchers alike up to date with what’s going on.


Status Updates


The Activity Feed comes with a brand new way to easily communicate with your watchers: Status Updates!

You can use Status Updates to post quick personal updates, share a work in progress or your commission status, share the work of an artist you like, talk about current events, ask your watchers for advice, share what inspires you, or just talk about how you’re feeling.

We’ve noticed a lot of deviants use Polls to send out short messages to their watch list.  Status Updates are a simple way to make updates like these, letting you post and get right back to creating.

To post a Status Update, visit the Activity Feed page or the Activity Feed widget on your Profile and share what's on your mind!

If you encounter a bug or other issues involving Activity Feeds or Status Updates, please file a ticket in the devBUG Issue Tracker under the Activity Feed project.


Try it out!


These features are live to Beta Testers, so feel free to give them a try! The new site navigation is visible everywhere on site, and you can visit the Activity Feed page or view the Activity Feed widget on your Profile Page to test it and Status Updates out!

Any feedback you have can be left in the comments on this article. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know!



Three major changes to the way the deviantART works have just been launched to Beta Testers! We’re pleased to announce the beta release of a redesigned site navigation and two entirely new features — Activity Feeds and Status Updates — bringing exciting new options to deviantART’s browsing and sharing experience.
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       “Hey Iruka, I have a bit of not so great news for you.” You stepped through the door of the large classroom to see Iruka washing down the last traces of today’s lesson on the chalkboard. “Remember how we went to that party a few weeks ago and ended up locked in a closet together?”

Iruka laughed nervously as he tossed his wet, chalky cleaning rag into a nearby bucket. “Y-yeah, I remember that. How could I forget?” The smile on his face quickly faded as he put two and two together. “What's the bad news?” Instead of explaining, you held up one of the many photos Konohamaru had taken during the event. “But we got the camera from him. How did he even?” Iruka stopped mid sentence and sighed. “Where did you find this?”

“They're all over town. I must have passed three dozen just walking here.” You folded up the incriminating picture and placed it in your pocket. “Hinata and Shino are already helping tare them down, but I figured I'd let you know so you didn't have a panic attack when you walked outside.”

Iruka nodded slowly, a puzzled look on his face. “Why did you take the time to fold that up so carefully?”

“Because I plan on keeping it. I think it's pretty cute.” Giving him a crooked, teasing smile, you grabbed a hold of his hand and began tugging him towards the door. “Now come on, you have more important things to worry about.”

“I have more important things to worry about?” He tilted his head, obviously confused. “Are you not worried about our faces being all over town?”

“Not really. Like I said, I think it's kind of cute.” The moment you stepped outside of the classroom with him, his jaw dropped. Papers where flying everywhere. They were posted on anything and everything that tape could stick to. If tape didn't work, thumbtacks had been used. Though you had tried to prepare him, Iruka was still in complete shock. “Pretty bad isn't it?”

“Pretty bad, Pretty bad?” His voice was raised almost to the point of yelling. You'd never seen him so upset. “This is awful. I'm going to strangle that little.” Iruka's eyebrow began to twitch. You honestly expected smoke to start rising from his nostrils.

“Iruka, calm down, your going to squeeze my hand off.” Pulling your hand from his tight grasp, you picked up a large sack you'd placed by the door earlier. “Let's just get to work okay?”

“O-oh, right, I'm sorry about that.” In an attempt to relieve some of his frustrations, Iruka ripped the pictures from the nearby wall and stuffed it into the bag. He was exerting much more energy than necessary for the task, which was funny to watch. Still, you tried not to comment on his humorous behavior and did your best to focus on the task at hand. “This, this is going to take all day.”

“You're probably right. At least we have a little bit of help though.” As you pulled the pictures down, you couldn't help but blush. They weren't by any means indecent or scandalous, but the memories that went along with the photos were rather embarrassing. It was hard to believe you'd been so forceful and pushy at the time they were taken.

“Hey, you okay?” Iruka stopped cleaning and peered over your shoulder at the image that had so easily captured you attention. He chuckled. “That one is actually pretty cute, you should keep it.”

“Yeah, maybe.” Pulling yourself away from the picture, you resumed working. Dozens and dozens of photos now filled your bags. With the day being half over when you started the process of cleaning, it didn't take long for night to fall. “Hey Iruka, it's getting dark out here, I really don't think we can do much more today.”

Iruka sighed, knowing you were right. “Well, we did get a lot done. Hopefully Shino and Hinata were as productive as we were. I'll have to remember to thank them for their help.” He forced a weak smile on his face and tied up the bags. “I'll should probably burn these, if I throw them away they might mysteriously reappear around the village.” Tossing them in his locked classroom for the time being, Iruka turned his attention to you. “You wouldn't mind if I walked you home, would you?”

The two of you blushed in unison at his question. “No, not at all.”

Breathing a quiet sigh of relief, Iruka smiled and offered you his hand. “Good, I was really hoping you'd say that.”

As soon as you placed your hand in his, an awkward silence fell. Your home was at the opposite side of the village, meaning the walk there was going to take some time. Not wanting to spend the entire trip in this silence, you quickly thought of something to say. “You know, us walking like this is a prefect photo opportunity for Konohamaru.” You snuggled up closer to him. “Are you sure you want to take that kind of risk?”

What Iruka said surprised you. “It's not a risk. After spending half the day looking at all those pictures of us, I realized that I really overreacted.” He looked at you, smiling and a little bit nervous. “I know he took them and posted them without our permission, but I really don't think we need to be ashamed of something as innocent as a kiss.”

“To be honest, I felt the same way from the beginning.” A weight was lifted off of your chest and you couldn't help but grin at him like an idiot. “That's why I saved one of each.”

“You did what?” His face exploded into the reddest, most pronounced blush you'd ever seen. “Why would you keep them. I mean...” He stopped himself and just shook his head. “No, never mind. I'm over thinking things again.”

“It's okay.” You gave his hand a little squeeze as you approached your house. “I know the circumstances under which we were hanging out today weren't great, but I'd really like to do it again sometime. The hanging out, not the cleaning.”

Iruka nodded. “That would be pretty nice. I'd like that too.”

“You aren't worried about Konohamaru?” You raised your brow at him. “The more time we spend together, the easier of a target we're making ourselves.”

“I don't care if you don't. And I have a feeling you couldn't care less.” As you walked up onto your small pouch, Iruka took your other hand in his and smiled, a blushing, nervous, awkward smile. “I'll see you again soon, right?”

You nodded. “I'm sure we will. We basically pass each other on the street every single day.”

“Good.” He leaned in to you and placed a kiss on your cheek. Before you could say or do anything, he was running off back towards his house, waving at you as he did.

“Man, he spends way to much time around kids.” You placed your hand on your cheek and grinned. “He acts just like a little schoolboy.”
Commissioned by :icontoxicrainbowriderx:

Part one vampiregodesnyx.deviantart.com…

If you would like to commission a story, please read the rules on my page and send me a note. Please do not leave any requests/commissions or suggestions for future stories in the comments. Thanks!
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What is Emote Secret Santa?


EmoteSecretSanta is a fun community project which runs each winter for the emote community. The aim of the project is to encourage emoticonists to make a special gift for a fellow community member and share some art around the holiday season.


How does it work?


Anyone interested in joining the project must send a note to the group (details below) before the sign up deadline.

Once the deadline has passed, each person will be assigned one emoticonist for whom them must make a themed emote gift. In return, they will receive an emote from someone else in the Secret Santa.

These gifts are made in secret, uploaded to Sta.sh and sent to the group via note. On Christmas day all of the gifts will be revealed in an article featured on EmoteSecretSanta.


Who can take part?


The Secret Santa is open to anyone who can make emoticons. It doesn't matter your background or religion - gifts can be made around an alternative theme.

However, you must be prepared to make an emote on the theme given to you. This could be anything from a snowman to a fire breathing dragon, so might not be the best project for someone who has only grasped the basics of the art form.

You must also be able to make an emoticon within the time scale provided. Therefore this project might not be suitable if you know you will be very busy during this period.


How do I sign up?


To join the Emote Secret Santa please send a note to the EmoteSecretSanta group.

This note should contain any themes/ideas you would like to see in your gift. It should also include a link to any OCs (Emote characters) you would like to see the gift feature, and detail anything else of importance e.g. You celebrate Hanukkah rather than Christmas.

Please note:

By sending a note you are committing to making a gift within the Secret Santa. Once the names have been distributed it is unfair if you opt to drop out as you will receive a gift from the community without providing one in return.

Whilst we understand that sometimes unexpected problems do occur, it will be disappointing if someone doesn't take part because they can't be bothered or don't like their assigned theme.


Dates and Deadlines


Friday 28th Nov - Sign up close
All sign-up notes must be received by Friday 28th November, 11.59pm GMT (UK Time).

Monday 1st Dec - Assignments Sent
By 1st December, 11.59pm GMT (UK Time) a note will be sent to each participant to let them know who they will be making a gift for.

Friday 19th Dec - Gift Deadline
All gifts must be created and submitted to your Sta.sh account before Friday 19th December 11.59pm GMT (UK Time).

Reminders will be sent at regular intervals until your gift is submitted.

Thursday 25th Dec - Presents revealed
On Christmas day the presents will be revealed. :dummy:


Questions and Comments


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please either leave a comment on this journal or send a note to the group.

Please also lend us a helping hand an help promote this event throughout the community.

I look forward to seeing your sign up notes in the near future.
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This is for :iconspring-sky: who make the :la: choir emote
Red: 1......2........3, together LAAAAAAAA
Orange: Laaaa, *cough*
Yellow: laaa....*soft voice*
Green: LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! *loud voice*
Blue and Dark Blue: La, la, la, la, la *dancing*
Purple: laaa.... *another soft voice*
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Welcome to DigitalSpotlight!

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 7:16 AM

You shouldn't have to be popular to get exposure.


Welcome to DigitalSpotlight. We are open for you to join, so please mosey on over today. We are not like other groups; we are not here solely for art collection and submission. This group is a chance to give back to the community by identifying and exposing high-level digital art that is currently not being seen very widely. It can be your own art, or it can be someone else's. You should not have to be popular to get exposure on your art. Help us identify artists that need a bit of a spotlight.

What does "underexposed" mean?


For the purposes of our group, "underexposed" means that the work has less than 150 +faves (for photomanipulation) or less than 500 +faves (for digital art/painting). We won't accept work that has more +faves than that.

What does "high-level" mean?


By "high-level," we mean high intermediate to advanced work that demonstrates good composition, good lighting and shade, and (in the case of photomanips) excellent blending.

How do I submit to the group?


Members can submit 1 work per day. Please submit to the Favorites folder. You can submit your own work or that of others. We will go through the Favorites folder regularly to choose works for a larger feature.

What kind of feature?


Our admins will be featuring a couple of pieces of art on their personal pages or in their journals every week. Between the group of us, we have a wide reach in the community and can help your art get exposure. We may even suggest very strong artwork to the appropriate Community Volunteers for consideration as a Daily Deviation.

I want to help!


If you would like to help by offering features, you are welcome to do so! Please feel free to join the group as a Contributor, and we'll talk to you about how you can get involved.

Other questions? Drop us a line on this journal or ask me privately via note.

That's it! Please come join us and show us your stuff!


Peace,

Jade / Aeirmid

Please join DigitalSpotlight today!
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This Month's Challenge


Terryl-hero-mock by reneedicherri
Hero-challenge-terryl by reneedicherri
Human beings have had all kinds of pet animals for thousands of years. But, if you could design your Perfect Pet, what would it look like?

For this Hero Challenge, unleash your imagination, and come up with pets of amazing, beautiful, and even peculiar pedigrees and abilities.



  - Terryl Whitlatch



Join The Hero Challenge!
The Hero Challenge is a monthly creation prompt where one hand-selected industry professional provides a general theme to draw!

Terryl Whitlatch grew up in a family where art and science was rampant, as well as an animal ark that included everything from iguanas to horses.

Specializing in animal anatomy, paleontological reconstruction, and wildlife illustration, Terryl has also spent over three decades designing creatures for the film and animation industry, including Lucasfilm, Industrial Light and Magic, and Walt Disney Feature Animation. She was also the principal creature designer for Star Wars: the Phantom Menace.

Terryl is also the author and Illustrator of three books—The Wildlife of Star Wars, The Katurran Odyssey, and Animals Real & Imagined, with two more, Principles of Creature Design (to be released early 2015), and Bestiary—the Natural History of Mythical Creatures (late 2015). As an educator, she has created the online creature design course, Tales of Amalthea, and is also an instructor for Schoolism.


Bow-tie-Kestrel-Large by wreckling  Marine-Mare-side-run by wreckling  Elemex-Face Eyes-Color-Large by wreckling
Step 1
Join autodesk-sketchbook to meet each month's Hero, and take part in each month's Hero Challenge.
Step 2
Download the canvas and create! Upload your drawing when you're done, and submit it to this month's Hero Challenge Gallery folder.
Step 3
At month's end, the featured Hero will select 1-3 pieces of artwork and describe why these entries stood out. Those works will be featured here!
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Photo: 5Dimension PhotoArts
Model: Salvaje (Me)

More of me and my modeling:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ModelSalvaje
Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/-salvaje…
Tumblr: model-salvaje.tumblr.com/
Twitter: twitter.com/ModelSalvaje

Available for editing, real life drawings and digital paintings.

Rules:
1. Name the photographer and the model, if you publish your artwork.

2. Please don't cut off my head/arms/legs... or do it just, if really needed and it's still beautiful. ;) (Wink)

3. Tell and show me what you do with my picture. Please write a comment under the photo you used or send a note with a link to your deviation. Even if you publish it outside dA! ;) (Wink)

5. No commerical using! (No printing & selling. Just prints (of your finished artwork) for private purpose are allowed.)

6. Me and the photographer are allowed to download and upload (on fb for example) your finished artwork of my photo. (We won't use it in a commerical way. And we will give credit to the editor for sure!)

7. Do not use my stock photos as your stock photos!

8. Don't be angry with me if I don't like your artwork with my stock-photo, but tastes differ and everyone has a right to his/her own opinion.

And now: Be creative and have fun by editing my picture ! :) (Smile)
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Stock Use Contest WINNERS

Sat Jan 10, 2015, 1:50 AM


...and the Winners are...


Before I tell you about the winners, I wanted to thank you again for participating in such great numbers :hug: It made the judging quite hard.

All entries can be found here:
Contest Collection

The winners will be contacted concerning the prizes :aww:
Prizes can be found here: 
kuschelirmel's Stock Use Contest CLOSED


1st  Place


Wonderland by Mysterykids

Mysterykids with "Wonderland"

I love the soft glow of the atmosphere in this and I adore how the eye is drawn from one piece to the next. All in all, great technique and composition and therefore my first choice :heart:

More from this artist

Realm of Fantasy by Mysterykids Glamour by Mysterykids Three little Spirits by Mysterykids

Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet 


2nd  Place

The Last of the Wilds by shadeley

shadeley with "The Last of the Wilds"

I love the abstract flames together with the photorealism of the scene. You can basically see the magic pouring out from the girl. It's a reduced colour palette, but it's not completely monochromatic - well done! :love:

More from this artist

Creek Mary's Blood by shadeley The Puppet by shadeley I'm An Ocean In Your Bedroom by shadeley

Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet 

3rd Place

The Guardians by Aramisdream

Aramisdream with "The Guardians"

It's no secret I love glowing things, but this image stood out to me not only because of the warm glow, but also the artist has managed to create a scene so cute and well-lit that I couldn't pass it up. Plus I love how the wings actually fit to the animals so naturally. :aww:

More from this artist

Thumbelina by Aramisdream Tales from the crypt - Monster me up cover contest by Aramisdream Homeward by Aramisdream

Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet Blue Square Bullet 


Honorable Mentions


Sleigh Ride 2014 by nudagimo  Ode To Nature by Secretadmires

Finding the Way by Shirokibo
Conversion by Hevein Another day in heaven by PlacidAnemia

Secret Passage by xLocky

Time is an Obstacle by Zinantis The Archer by ZedLord-Art

The Hope of Honnouji by EnvisageU

Congratulations to nudagimo, Secretadmires, Shirokibo, Hevein, PlacidAnemia, xLocky, Zinantis, ZedLord-Art and EnvisageU


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You will be contacted concerning your prizes shortly :love:



Thank you, and 2 important groups

Sat Jan 10, 2015, 9:46 AM

Thank you from the bottom of my heart


I know I'm really late in saying this (my head has been reeling the past 10 days), but I want publicly to acknowledge and thank fourteenthstar, Moonbeam13, and the CV team for honoring me with this Deviousness Award for January and/or writing such moving things about me. I cannot tell you all how much your words meant, and I am really honored and humbled to have received them. I love you so much.

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A note about mental illness


To those of you who have added me to your watch list, I hope I won't disappoint. I appreciate your interest in my words and my work, but I hope to direct your attention also to mental-health. This group is so important because of its positive approach to educating the DeviantArt community about mental health concerns and promoting positive mental health and happiness for everyone. One out of every four people will develop a mental illness at some point during their lives. Still, sometimes it seems like very few people care. Mental illness is so frequently swept under the rug in our society, but it doesn't have to be that way on DeviantArt. Please give this group a look. Even if you don't watch me, please consider watching or joining this group.

Here are some articles that have come from it lately:

Supporting Mental Health OnlineThe Issue
You see a post from someone you only know online, or don't know at all, that sounds like this person is in distress. The most common is, of course, "I want to kill myself," but it could range anywhere from being overburdened with school to having trouble dealing with grief to, well, anything.
The following steps are some general guidelines for when you're not really sure what to do. Of course, if it's someone you know, use your better judgement. These are by no means rules to live by.
1. You come first
It may sound a bit callous, but watching your own mental health is important. If you're in a bad place, do you think you will have the bandwidth to help someone else? You don't want to end up like Jack in this scene from '30 Rock.'
Remember that someone who is struggling with their mental health may not have the capacity to approach the problem rationally. (How many completely avo
Mental Health on the GoIf you’re like me, you juggle your mental health along with a number of other responsibilities—jobs or school, family gatherings, hanging out with your friends, or even just finding time for yourself. Having mental health solutions literally in my pocket helps me take care of myself anywhere I am, no matter what I’m doing. Here are some of the apps and web-based solutions I’ve tried (all of these are free, although some of them have in-app purchases you can make):
Optimism (iOS and web): This mood-tracking app allows you to input a variety of factors (overall mood on a 10-point scale, triggers, coping mechanisms practiced that day, etc.) to track your mood over time. It’s great for tracking your mood over time so you can see what different factors affect it, like going to therapy, taking new medications, or even changes in the seasons. I also love that everything about it is customizable, so you can delete the d
Spirit versus MadnessThe good, the bad, and the terrifying
We've all heard stories, whether fantasy or reality, of burning bushes and voices of gods ringing down from the sky. We've also heard stories of horrific things like murders happening because "God told me to do so" or because the person thought they were fulfilling some Biblical prophecy.
Where is the middle ground between true religious/spiritual experiences and mental illness? How do you know which is the case?
A couple of (relatively innocuous) stories
One.
A few months ago, I submitted a paper for publication in a popular journal in my field. I had long forgotten about it, figuring the editor had written it off. I had no idea who the editor was or even what his name was. Fast-forward to last week. I was lying in bed, not quite awake, and I dreamed of the Judeo-Christian Jesus standing over me and telling me what changes needed to be made to that manuscript. I woke up,

Surviving stress without triggering mental illnessNote: I am not a mental health clinician. I am only a scientist. The advice offered here should not replace advice given by a qualified professional.
Hello everyone!
So it's the holiday time, and for many of us it's also the end of the semester, the end of a grant or project period, or the end of the fiscal year. All of these "ends" come with stress. It's well-known that stress can exacerbate mental illness-- for example, through triggering mood instability or symptoms of depression or anxiety. Thus, it is helpful to have some tips for handling stress in ways that are more conducive to health.
Here are some tips that have been helpful in my life.
1. Get enough sleep. First and foremost, getting enough sleep every night can help prevent your mood from becoming unstable (especially for those of us with bipolar disorder), and it can be helpful in dealing with anxiety. We can think and solve problems more clearly when we are well-res
Discussing depression and bullying in school- how?Remember when some time ago we were talking about raising our voices, and breaking the taboos of talking about mental illnesses? Well, now it seems that I'm making this plan come true in my own environment. To have it really efficient, I would like to ask about your sentiments, because I know that many of you here suffer depression - like I do -, but I dare to say, basically everyone knows what an incredibly cruel, heartless monster it is, and there will surely be some amazing thoughts of yours that I can build on!
When talking to my friend about bullying, she mentioned that in her school there are awareness programs, and it's basically banned to alienate someone from a community. And then I thought to myself "Why don't we do the same?" Usually awareness programs in our school (teens aged 10-19) consist of nurses coming and telling what to do when girls get their first period, why are drugs, alcohol and cigarettes dangerous, and how to practice safe sex. But what about the soul being i
Remembering Sept. 11There are certain events that will remain fresh in our memories, regardless of how much time passes. Thirteen years ago today, I awoke to the fussing of my then one-year-old daughter. As I fed her breakfast, I turned on the morning news. This was a rare thing for me as I dislike the news. Far too many stories depress me. However, one of my favorite football players had been injured the night before and I wished to learn more his condition.
I couldn't comprehend the scenes flashing by. Smoke. Dust. People colored gray from ash. Meaningless words, tumbling from stunned reporters, trying to make sense of the senseless. I did not see the first tower fall, but as I watched, the second collapsed. Words fail to describe the horror, the confusion, the denial I went through witnessing hundreds of Americans lose their lives in that brief moment.
By the end of that horrendous day, almost three thousand innocents had died.



Also, we have an upcoming contest!!! :heart:


About spotlighting deviants


There is a lot of unrest in the photomanipulation community especially, but also in other communities, about who gets a DD and why, and there are few outlets for people who may not have as many watchers as others to get the attention their art deserves. DigitalSpotlight is a group for helping people obtain attention on well-deserving art. I am assembling a team of artists who care about helping our communities grow and flourish and who are willing to do their share in helping excellent works of art that are underexposed to get more attention. If you are willing to promote the underseen-- for example, by putting together a weekly feature for your watchers or posting art that you find interesting in a journal or poll so people can go check it out--and you would like to be a member of our admin team, please note me (Aeirmid). This group will have a corresponding Facebook page for garnering attention there, too. This is a little chance to do something for the community rather than always worrying about our own art getting exposure! :)

I will also be inviting members to join, and of course you can join on your own. We ask that members consider faving and/or commenting on work that they like and enjoy. They will also be welcome to join the Facebook group.

This Facebook thing is kind-of an experiment for me. It's just that so many digital artists have gone that way, and I think it's a good way of reaching a lot of people and maybe directing them back to DA.


Stay devious! :peace:

Jade / Aeirmid 

Thank you for the Deviousness Award-- WOW!!! And also please check out mental-health and DigitalSpotlight. Peace!!
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Journal Entry: Sun Jan 25, 2015, 10:56 AM
You might have seen people talking about here on dA the last few days... yes - DigitalSpotlight 

This group is for promoting great works of photomanipulation and digital painting & drawing that deserve more attention than they are currently getting.


Features from the group...


the Muse by Tsabo6
Yrel by JessicaLicari Audentiae by cosmicspark Dark Matter by KirenBagchee