Full Makeover Jacket(update at the bottom)So far I always went with: A leather jacket doesn't wear down, but it gains character.Well, I had a very old one I used all the time and another ancient one I used for colder weather and on the bike and such.But both have really aged, with light spots on the dry leather, rips, torn pocket linings (leading to secret storage, haha), both are boring black.So I went shopping and really didn't expect to almost immediately find something that resonated a lot with me.A couple days ago I found a jacket at a supermarket for 50€ and it was awful, like a plastic corset, and the pocket situation was cheapass. But it awakened my desire.Yesterday I replaced my black right-handed wallet with a soft-cushiony-brown leathered left-handed one (the 'vertical' layout). Easier to see stuff in it and just looks and feels more interesting, and the conventional layout was always an annoying hassle with the coin pocket.(The Zero-Euro is my design. Reminds me of the real value
Livestreaming has commencedI did my very first proper livestream, with the resources available, pushing the limits all the time, heh:https://www.twitch.tv/videos/237707793I'd be delighted if you became a Twitch follower. Then things can gain energy and momentum, and I'm SO much better in dialogue than when talking into the void, haha.
Go(ogle) f*** yourself, not usGo(ogle) f*** yourself, not usSpread the link to this article if you are interested in this crap not happening anymore. It will never stop unless there is force applied.(I probably shouldn't even have censored my language considering how much this annoys me, but I suspected a word filter preventing me from posting this entry, when it turned out it's just dA making trouble with my up-to-date Firefox. (I can click the preview button, but not the submit button.))UPDATE: Kind of resolved for the specific case.
IncomingThat's what I'm trying to practice.I made a donations link on my website.http://dowlphin.deAlso on Twitch, but on my website there's more detailed info about my motivations to do so now.Should someone want to commission something (for example if they're interested in seeing how I express myself freely or accurately fulfill a clearly defined task when actual substantial appreciation fuels my energy), I am open to that, too, as well as contributing to certain projects. There are more various things I can do than I can list here.
My stylus ... I think it movedThe internet annoyed me so much lately, so I finally found the impulse to draw again. Just some humble line&fill work. It's not done yet. After ~50% completion I ran out of steam and continuing would really have started to feel like a chore. Staring at a blurry analog VGA screen and trying to fill all the gaps feels tedious after a while.I almost threw the towel before even starting, when I had to resolve several technical issues related to my digitizer first. Some of it known but forgotten issues, but some new, requiring me to eventually just reboot my whole system to fix it because I wasn't in the mood for hunting down the cause. I'm amazed I managed to push through that without major energetic injuries. Maybe I hate those problems too much to give them the satisfaction.So now, for the time being, I'm back to having no idea how to spend the rest of my day (actually night). Feeling of accomplishment? ... I don't even know.
The new deviantart logoThe new deviantart logo is the epitome of how to NOT be deviant. It conveys the same boring process that any growing business with mainstream aspirations seems to be going through. You just gotta have an extremely simplistic logo. Gradients are poison. Complexity is to be avoided. This is an art site after all. Unite everybody under one easy to grasp icon.Because the logo conveys what the business is about, and deviantart is about efficiency.If I sound like I'm getting worked up over this, I'm not. How could I about something that is so boringly all-pervasive and happening again and again? Look at the development of brand logos of huge, expanding businesses and you can see the same trend everywhere. It reflects the dull and void-of-beauty mind of the corporate moneymaker.And from a first-reaction type of standpoint, I look at the logo and think: Is this the website of a public transportation business?
Is art hard?
Foalphin on the boxFirst time ever someone else drew my OC ... and so cute!
ANNOUNCEMENT! Please read. Thank you! :-)Greetings my loyal minio... I mean subj... NO I mean peasa... GAAAAAH - DEAD READER!The need for expansion of my various activities is a big theme in my life, and in an attempt to find more driving purpose for my creative output, I have decided to extend my web presence to some more platforms,namely Twitter, Tumblr and Wordpress (and Reddit, but since it's a mere content aggregator, this might only be useful to you if you can't follow me on the other sites).I cannot guarantee when or how much content will appear, but once I have that avenue available, it might help me get some more momentum. I'm pretty sure I'll be quite active especially on Twitter once I have a certain subscriber base.So if you like what I do on deviantART and YouTube and the web in general, please consider subscribing to my new Tumblr, Twitter and Wordpress (and maybe Reddit), too and sharing it with others when content appears.The worst that can happen is that nothing happens and you forgot you even sub
OC Contest Closedis time for a new ContestEnds on October 26 Draw one or more of my OC´s hereFemalesBubblesKitty:Bunny:Katty:Shana:Flower: RoseDragona Tasa:maggie New Anisa Sirena Anabell Sina Angi MalesJustyjusty by TaSaMaBiChessChess by TaSaMaBiLuvisLuvis by TaSaMaBiThorstenThorsten by TaSaMaBiKumaJackCalvinTom Tom by TaSaMaBinew OC´s Couples, SiblingsPsina and NaraPsina and Nara by TaSaMaBi<strong>
Protecting yourself from Paypal chargebacksI decided I'd write something on this since it seems to be affecting a lot of my friends and artists I'm close to. I'll start with a few disclaimers.Disclaimer 1:I am not a finance expert. I have never filed a chargeback nor have I been in a chargeback dispute (fortunately). I have done some research out of both curiosity and out of desire to help out the community a bit. This is going to be quick(ish) and summarized. I'm also going to be changing some things to the way I sell as well (obviously).Disclaimer 2:This journal isn't about what to do in a chargeback dispute but rather, how to set up your sales so that you'll have the upper hand when having to deal with a dispute. I've included some useful links at the bottom for further information!Regular Payments / ABsSome believe that Paypal does not help in disputes over digital goods but a policy
Close To You - Lyrics - Sans VersionTHE FLOWERS OF THE NEW AND LAUGHTER OF THE PAST,THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL LIKE YOU, BEAUTY UNSURPASSED!GONE WITH A WHISPER, YOU FALL ASLEEP LIKE DEATH,BREAKING THROUGH THE EARTH, YOUR SMILE SHINES AGAIN!MY EMPTY GRATITUDE, ANOTHER EMPTY THANK YOU,I FINALLY LEARNED REGRET, FROM WORDS I'VE ALWAYS SAID.NEVER MEANT TO SPEAK TO HURT, YET IT HURT TO PUT IN WORDS,GOODBYE WHEREVER YOU ARE, GOODBYE UNBROKEN HEART.IN TRUTH I WANT TO FEEL, THE TRUTH I WANT TO SEE,I'M TRYING TO EMBRACE YOUR DRIFTING HEART AND SMILE!WHENEVER I BEGIN TO FEEL THE BURNING TEARS OVERFLOWING FROM MY EYES,I KEEP ON LOOKING FORWARD AT YOU, HOPING THAT YOUR LIGHT WILL NEVER PASS ME BY!I WONDER WHAT THE STARS THAT SPARKLE IN YOUR EYES ARE HIDING FROM MY MIND,HIDING FROM MY OPEN HEART AND FROM YOUR OPEN HEART!TOGETHER, YOU AND I WILL ALWAYS BE ALIVE, CONNECTED, CLOSE TO YOU I'LL STAY!AS LONG AS I CAN HOLD YOUR HAND AGAIN AND AGAIN, FOREVER, I WILL FIND MY WAY!YOU MAY NEVER ANSWER BACK MY CALL BUT YOU SMILE AT ME WITH
Commission info (CLOSED)Commissions closed!Thank you so much!📅 I work on commissions from Monday to Friday.(Almost all day, unless I have to leave home to do something)Saturday and Sunday I will work on personal drawings (or I will just rest)To follow the process of your commission, you can access my Trello page:https://trello.com/b/lcnznGhR/owed-work------------------------------------------- Before commissiong me, please read the Terms of service. What can i draw: Mlp characters. Sonic characters. Furry characters Any other kind of animals/closed species.(If you have any doubt just ask me if I can draw your character)What I WON'T draw: Humans Robots Machines Pedophilia Zoofilia Hate pictures.Ask me
[s] geno brigade [taking activity rolls 05/14]New alt payment: All genos unless otherwise listed are now worth one activity roll each. Explores, cavings, and large prey hunts are preferred; I'll accept diving too. Must be completed in around two weeks.Long Island Larabee 36341 x Rhea 39547Proof: https://www.deviantart.com/comments/1/796460782/4732776267Can carry John brown from dam.2) Female, Natural ManeAverage - Healthyee/Aa/tt/MM/CC/nA/nCr/nSbl/SlSl/nBr/nFlMarked collared cream seal sable brown with accents, bearmarks and fleckingPhysical Traits:Bob TailHereditary Traits:BrawnyHunterImpeccable StaminaSnow WhiteOffer4) Male, Natural ManeAverage - Healthyee/Aa/tt/MM/CC/AA/nCr/nSbl/nSlMarked collared cream seal sable brown with accentsPhysical Traits:Small Ea
Icon commissions OPENEach one is 6$animated (head boop) 8$USD onlythe limit you can buy is 3 until they are all finish you may buy more You must always pay before i start.
Reading Visual Novels Using AGTH/TA/ATLAS/ITH:icononewithrussiaplz::iconsaysplz:Greetings! This tutorial will explain to you how to read (almost any) Visual Novel in English without prior Japanese knowledge using Translation Aggregator, AGTH or ITH, and ATLAS. These programs do not modify the games files, so they should be safe to use without causing issues with developers.I will begin with a short explanation as to what these programs are, followed by steps on how to set them up and finally some extra tips and tricks you could use to further the translations!Feel free to ask questions through comments. Just keep in mind that I'm no expert at these programs and I myself used a tutorial to understand the basics of the programs, so I may be unable to answer some questions. Most links I supply will take you to the developer forums where you can download and ask questions about the specific program. No better help than the kind that comes from the ones who made it!You can also scroll to the bottom for links to other tut
Great book for learning about pixel artI read through this a while ago and have been meaning to plug it here since I've always found good pixel art guides hard to come by and this was super helpful to me!https://gumroad.com/l/pixel-logicThis book is very thorough and goes from how pixel art was originally made for old games (which I've always wondered about and find super interesting) to basic pixel art concepts and on to more advanced subjects including animation! I learned some new stuff and it clarified other things I knew about but didn't really have a clear understanding of. It's also very visually oriented so there's a lot of clear examples of the concepts covered.There's also a free preview available here if you want to check that out first -https://gumroad.com/l/YvuLT
COMMISSIONS (on hold)How to order: Use commission widget with description of your order (for points), note or comment (for PayPal)You could withdraw your request anytime, until I accept it.But when it was confirmed, that means I started to draw and there is no way back. Payment: Points / PayPalRead this before paying: Crayon chibi - 2000 or 21 USD for character Detaile
Living Tombstone and ShadyVox dishonor charityAs if things weren't already difficult enough.http://www.horse-news.net/2015/01/totally-insane-man-who-paid-over-750.htmlhttp://dowlphin.blogspot.de/2015/01/living-tombstone-and-shadyvox-dishonor.htmlUPDATED 2015-11-06Please spread. People need to know. Too many don't care.