2008 FEATURED ARTISTS

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EAGER for ART of 2009 :heart:

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Are you challenging yourself to any resolutions this year? I haven't chosen any new projects or goals just yet, but I'd love to hear about yours. I could use some inspiration.

Just for fun, check out this article by znow-white about some memorable moments in the Resources Gallery in 2008.



2008 FEATURED ARTISTS :heart:

The following deviations, deviants, and contests were featured in my journal entries throughout 2008. Almost all of them used my stock.

Please note that the quotes don't necessarily reflect upon the art by which they appear. Please also keep in mind that everybody that uses my stock is featured in my favorites and my wishlist, which will always be reserved for those that use my stock! Here's to a great 2009...


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the City by crafth crafth :iconcrafth:
Labels by MSJames MSJames :iconmsjames: (Something from 2007)
(Featured January 1 - 7)
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary." - Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)


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Mature Content

The Wonder by DISENT
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(Featured January 8 - 14)
"The problem with the youth of today is that one is no longer part of it." - Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)


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Umbra by plus-i-minus plus-i-minus :iconplus-i-minus:
(Featured January 15 - 21)
"lindowyn-stock is not a glass is half full or half empty kind of gal, more like a 'what kind of cruel uncaring God has stolen my milk?'" - lindowyn-stock (Deviant since Sep 24, 2006)


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Tranquility by chroma chroma :iconchroma:
(Featured January 22 - 28)
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ...At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst." - Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)


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Hunter of the stars by vimark vimark :iconvimark:
(Featured January 29 - February 4)
"Are you really sure that a floor can"t also be a ceiling?" - M. C. Escher (1898-1972)


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Spartan Fella Plushie Contest by FantasyStock My Spartan Fella Plushie Contest
(Featured February 5 - March 10 for trowlandson.)
"Madness...? THIS... IS... SPARTA!" - Gerard Butler as King Leonidas in 300 (1969-????)


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ABVH :iconabvh: (First Place!)
This is NOT Spartaaa by Endien Endien :iconendien: (Second Place!)
:thumb79155981: KV-Arts :iconkv-arts: (Third Place!)
(Featured March 11-24)
"The source of genius is imagination alone, the refinement of the senses that sees what others do not see, or sees them differently." - Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)


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The injection by laFada laFada :iconlafada:
(Featured March 25 - April 1)
"The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain." - Lord Byron (1788-1824)


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The Hunger by Cinnamoncandy Cinnamoncandy :iconcinnamoncandy:
(Featured April 2-14)
"Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it." - James M. Barrie (1860-1937)


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The piper by Pygar Pygar :iconpygar:
(Featured April 15-21)
"I've caught this magical landscape and it's the enchantment of it that I'm so keen to render. Of course lots of people will protest that it's quite unreal, but that's just too bad." - Claude Monet (1840-1926)


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Fever Dream - Paparazzi by armawolf armawolf :iconarmawolf:
(Featured April 22 - May 5)
"Many of the earth's habitats, animals, plants, insects and even micro-organisms that we know to be rare may not be known at all by future generations. We have the capability and the responsibility to act; we must do so before it is too late." - Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (1935-????)


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Mature Content

The Lucky Seven. by zebzie
zebzie :iconzebzie:
(Featured May 4 - 6)
"But perhaps my art is the art of a lunatic, I thought, mere glittering quicksilver, a blue soul breaking in upon my pictures." - Marc Chagall (1887-1985)


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:thumb84297871: charmedy :iconcharmedy:
(Featured May 6 - 13)
"Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the senses perceive in nature through the veil of the mist'." - Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)


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Return To Innocence by MellissaAF MellissaAF :iconmellissaaf:
(Featured May 14 - 21)
"All the other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul. Purple is not just a noun and an adjective but also a verb - when you look at it, it's looking back at you." - Uniek Swain (????-????)


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Other worlds: the messenger by aphostol aphostol :iconaphostol:
(Featured May 22 - 26)
"Art is literacy of the heart." - Elliot Eisner (1933-????)


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:thumb84773283: bitchinblack :iconbitchinblack:
(Featured May 27 - June 3)
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one'." - C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)


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:thumb69284435: RhysGriffiths :iconrhysgriffiths:
(Featured June 4 - 9)
"What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface." - Constantin Brâncuşi (1876-1957)


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Mystic Tarot- XII Death by Neko-no-Nagareboshi Neko-no-Nagareboshi :iconneko-no-nagareboshi:
(Featured June 10 - 29)
"Life beats down and crushes the soul, and art reminds you that you have one." - Stella Adler (1901-1992)


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ta'tanka by MoFarrelly MoFarrelly :iconmofarrelly:
(Featured June 30 - July 7)
"The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War (544-496 BC)


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Alien Beign by Xantipa2-2D3DPhotoM Xantipa2-2D3DPhotoM :iconxantipa2-2d3dphotom:
(Featured July 7 - 21)
"Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world." - Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)


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:thumb66318977: JamesRyman :iconjamesryman:
(Featured July 22 - 28)
"Every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not; and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)


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ReQuiEm by xav90 xav90 :iconxav90:
(Featured July 29 - August 5)
"I went through a sort of awkward phase of thinking I was stupid. My schoolwork goes to shit. I can't concentrate. I started to believe the world outside. Music was my revenge on that." - Bono (1960-????)


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Project Stacee Stamp by FantasyStock Project Stacee
(Featured August 5 - October 7)
"I have a deep respect and love for these tiny humans, and I hope to convey in my images a measure of the beauty that exists in all children." - Anne Geddes (1956-????)


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Glory of Niphelheim by valkiria-art valkiria-art :iconvalkiria-art:
(Featured October 8 - 16)
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus (1913-1960)


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Stacee in the sunset by ftourini ftourini :iconftourini: (First Place!)
+Rain of flowers+ by moroka323 moroka323 :iconmoroka323: (Second Place!)
:thumb94867595: YamiChi :iconyamichi: (Third Place!)
Project Stacee by Nameda Nameda :iconnameda: (Honorable Mention!)
(Featured October 17-27)
"True art takes note not merely of form but also of what lies behind." - Eugène Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)


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Wicked ACEO by Pannya Pannya :iconpannya:
(Featured October 28 - November 5)
"Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free." - Jim Morrison (1943-1971)


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:thumb97608431: AudioSuede :iconaudiosuede:
(Featured November 6-15 ...Didn't use my stock.)
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - Barack Obama (1961-???)


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:thumb102206961: johannachambers :iconjohannachambers:
(Featured November 16-25)
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival." - C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)


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Dream by Night-Sky Night-Sky :iconnight-sky:
(Featured November 26 - December 2)
"I want to thank you, show my gratitude, my love and my respect for you, I wanna thank you." - Natalie Merchant (1963-????)


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:thumb92192379: IRISHWSDM :iconirishwsdm:
(Featured December 2-9)
"Blow, blow, thou winter wind. Thou art not so unkind, as man's ingratitude." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)


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sound of giving by HyperStrudel HyperStrudel :iconhyperstrudel:
(Featured December 10-15)
"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)


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:thumb104891024: CherishedMemories :iconcherishedmemories:
(Featured December 16-31)
"An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision." - James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)


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Thanks to everyone that used my stock!

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HAPPY & SAFE 2009!

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johannachambers's avatar
Thank you so much for featuring Evening of Jazz here!!! Interesting quotes with these, too... :D
FantasyStock's avatar
Thanks! And you're welcome!
znow-white's avatar
I have just got here :blush:
Thank you so much for pimpimg the article and of course contributing.I feel it has( or was) a wonderful year and by the looks of it you have been kept quite busy too.
I look forward to this new year and continuing to represent and support you and this gallery that you so kindly submit too.
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zananeichan's avatar
Wow beautifull feature :hug:
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and happy new yearsies :-)
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Night-Sky's avatar
Awwh! Such amazing artists this year! Thank you for including me amongst them.
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Happy New Year!
Moebius-Trip's avatar
What does one do to be a featured artist? Dammit, I knew I shoulda greased your palm...

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plus-i-minus's avatar
Happy New Year! I wish You everything that You've ever wish for!

Thank You very much for the feature!
AudioSuede's avatar
Thanks again, and a happy new year to you!
Endien's avatar
this was truly lovely from you! I wish you all the best for this new year :hug:
Cinnamoncandy's avatar
Thank you so much for the feature.
aphostol's avatar
Thanks so much for the feature !!!
Happy new year !
IRISHWSDM's avatar
Wonderful job in recaping your features great to be among some amazing art and artists!! I like the quotes you put at the bottom of each work nice touch!! A warm thanks :shamrock: Happy new years!! Sincerly, Phil
Yasny-chan's avatar
:heart: Happy New Year sweetheart! :hug:
bitchinblack's avatar
Wonderful feature! Thank you so much for including my work in it. <3
frenchfox's avatar
Splendid and original feature ! :love:
Happy new year to you ! :w00t!:
VixRayne's avatar
Gorgeous features, I hope you had a wonderful New Year.
YamiChi's avatar
My place in the Stacee contest is one of my most cherished 2008 memories
gee231205's avatar
Happy New year! Really nice features and quotes.
MoFarrelly's avatar
happy new year to you and yours! thank you!
archseer's avatar
Happy New Year, lovely features, thanks! :)
moroka323's avatar
Happy New Year, and thank you so much for the feature :heart:
CherishedMemories's avatar
Awesome feature, Hon.

Have a great New Year. :hug:
altergromit's avatar
Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..... :iconjoyplz: :hug:
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