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Writing Prizes Raffle! CLOSED/WINNERS ANNOUNCED!)

Writing Prizes Raffle! CLOSED/WINNERS ANNOUNCED!)

FINAL THOUGHTS AND WINNERS: First of all I just want to say a big thank you to those who participated in this raffle. Seeing that it was my first ever raffle I found it to be very enjoyable and fun to host - I had a total of 44 people who entered, which is so amazing! :D As for those who did answer the bonus question, I really liked all of your answers. What personally inspires me to become a better artist/writer is reading other people's literature and learning a technique ot two of them. Also friends/family/fans along with music inspires me to become the best person that I want to be. Okay, so here are the winning numbers and the winners:

10 useful things to make your life easier on dA

10 useful things to make your life easier on dA

Senior Week Hey guys! :wave: Sometimes, as well as the real life, our virtual adventure on deviantART can get tough. Changes on the site, trolls, lack of points or premium memberships...many things that can make you go mad. :noes: But fortunately, there are some useful tools you can take advantage of to make your experience a little bit easier. :D So, here it goes... 10 useful things that can make your life easier on deviantART. #1: The Stick Menu Actually, this is the thing that gave me the idea for the article. I already covered this tool in my journal as escamotage against Daily Deviations gone from the footer. The Stick Menu is a cust
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November Linerart Contest - Victorian

November Linerart Contest - Victorian

The %color-me-club (https://www.deviantart.com/color-me-club) Presents: ---==:star: THE  NOVEMBER LINEART CONTEST :star: ==--- VICTORIAN According to a recent poll the color-me-club (https://www.deviantart.com/color-me-club) members seem to be quite interested in hosting a month around Victorian. So have at it, folks!  But to make this really interesting, let's throw a prize into the mix, too! PRIZE LISTING :bulletyellow:700 points by the color-me-club (https://www.deviantart.com/color-me-club) (see donation poll on CMC-Donations (https://www.deviantart.com/cmc-donations)'s user page to contribute) I'M DONE!  HOW DO I SUBMIT TO THE CONTEST? Submit your finished lines to your dA gallery, then send a note to the color-me-club (https://www.deviantart.com/color-me-club). Entitle the note "November Lineart Subm

Colon, Semicolons, and Hyphens

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Colon, Semicolons, and Hyphens

        Trouble often arises when dealing with combining sentences. It's good you're taking a look at this - very good.  How many of you have wondered how to use a colon? A Semi-Colon? How about a Hyphen?  Well, this piece of literature will keep your head spinning for a while. Not because you are going to be confused, but because there is a rather large amount of information.  However, you shouldn't let that stop you from becoming a better writer, right?  So, let us continue with the lesson on: Colons:        The main use of a colon is when you want to link a lead-in(a sentence that can stand alone but will be used to bring in two or more

How to Improve your Art and Commissions

How to Improve your Art and Commissions

With every stroke we make with a brush, pencil, or any other medium we use, we are improving. Sometimes, it might feel like you are not improving at all and sometimes your art looks EPIC all of a sudden. I really hope this little guide can help you with your improvement and also give you some good tips in regards to creating commissioned pieces. Observe Your Idols We all have that one person, or those 50 people on DA who make us feel like our art is mediocre. You have to remember that those artists were once in your position, admiring other incredible artists. Have a couple artists you really really like and try to learn from them. Now I don

How to Protect your dA Account and your PC

How to Protect your dA Account and your PC

Community Week Any account on any page whether it be deviantART or an external website is subject to being invaded by hackers. On DeviantART this is very common and usually happens because of the following: Your account is not protected by a good password.You revealed your personal data, and/or any other data related to the access of your account. Because of the many traps that hackers place in various parts of the site in our reach, seeking to steal the login details to our account. But do not panic. I will show you the many ways to avoid this, and protect yourself from hackers and other unwanted malware. If you are interested in this info

PE: Rewriting a Transcript, as Prose!

PE: Rewriting a Transcript, as Prose!

Community Week So you want to write something, but you're having writer's block (or artist's block if you also draw part-time)? If so, here's something that can ease it, and help improve your writing skills! :la: I guarantee that you'll regain your strength and confidence in regards to writing your own novels, if you take some time to read this article and try out the tips I give you! There is only one problem with rewriting a transcript from your favorite TV show: you don't own 100% of the prose writing. Rewriting transcripts is like fan fiction, because you are taking copyrighted dialogue from the show and turning it into prose with copyr

Evolution of Art

Evolution of Art

Share | About by LiamSharp (https://www.deviantart.com/liamsharp) Prometheus The Gift of Madefire 2.0 Cave by ChrisCold (https://www.deviantart.com/chriscold) Foreword by techgnotic (https://www.deviantart.com/techgnotic) depthRADIUS is pleased and proud to present Liam Sharp as a guest writer and welcome his editorial prowess as our newest contributing writer. Liam is legendary as the sci–fi comic book artist, writer and publisher enfant terrible of Britain, his career having begun with 2000 AD magazine. He went on as artist, scripter and short story writer for publications such Heavy Metal and Vampirella. He started his own publishing company, Mam Tor, to self–publish Sharpenings: the Art of Liam Sharp. In 2011, Liam Sharp co–

Just about 1 month left!

Just about 1 month left!

Update: October close to end and as there are still a few collab dates open, they can now be taken by single entrants as well. So if you had interest in joining, but had no partner, feel free to pick one of the remaining dates now! Also as a reminder, in about two weeks the deadlines will start. Make sure to contact me in time with a preview of your entry/entries via note. Other than that... :nuu: That's right. In one and a half month we are going to start another round of the Calendar Project. One of the entries is already finished! :faint: We still have 6 spots left, so if you know someone who would be interested in this project, poke t
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  • Dec 23
  • Germany
  • Deviant for 14 years
  • She / Her
Badges
Ninja Llama: Llamas are awesome! (714)
Paranoid: Wears a tinfoil hat
Halloween: Get Spooky With It
birthdAy '10: decade of deviousness
Whiskers: Submitted to the April Fools' Day category
My Bio
Current Residence: Somewhere in South-West Germany
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Women's medium size, please. :/
Favourite genre of music: medieval rock or whatever it's called ("Schandmaul" etc.), most things by Woodkid, Jazz, world music, musical - depends on my actual mood
Favourite style of art: Art Noveau
Operating System: Windows XP
Favourite cartoon character: Gromit (well, not exactly a cartoon character...)

Favourite Visual Artist
Walt Disney, William Blake, M. C. Escher, Helme Heine
Favourite Movies
Fantasia, Blade Runner, Fahrenheit 451...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
George Gershwin, Nina Simone, Schandmaul, Astor Piazzolla and some more
Favourite Writers
Ray Bradbury, Hans Chr. Andersen, Astrid Lindgren
Favourite Games
http://www.unitopia.de
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
CANON 400D, Wacom Graphire 4 Classic XL A5, Painter X, Photoshop, GIMP, clay, wool and more
Other Interests
Cats, dragons, fairy tales, MUD, RPG
I really need to write a new journal entry to do a feature, I know. :cry: Meanwhile, have a look at the annual CSS Calendar Project hosted by the lovely green CSS fairy :devginkgografix:. There are still 2 spots left, though you'd have to finish your...

Get Obducted by the creators of Myst and Riven

Get Obducted by the creators of Myst and Riven

:new: Update December 17th Even though the Kickstarter funding period is closed, you can still help Cyan to reach the second stretch goal "One additional world and Road Trip mode". And the best is, that by donating money you can still get some of the rewards (up to the $250 reward level) that they've offered via Kickstarter before. Read more about how to support them and about the rewards they offer for your donation on their website www.obductiongame.com under the Tab "Get Obduction". I've also added some artworks from a forum thread that I've created in the ThumbShare forum. End of update... A while ago I've browsed CassiopeiaArt (https://www.deviantart.com/cassiopeiaart)'s

Santa is coming...

Santa is coming...

Happy Santa's Day to all of you! Today, on the 6th of December we celebrate Santa Claus' Day in Germany. When my brother and I were children, we would put a pair of big shoes outside of our bedrooms and the following morning they had gotten magically filled with sweets and treats, supposedly from Sankt Nikolaus, better knwon in English as Santa Claus. It was also the day, when we would find an Advent's calendar hanging around (or later on with small bags on a rope), also filled with sweet and nice stuff. From then on until Christmas Eve, the 24th of December, when we like many Germans celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree and the gift