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Samurai Redux by Jagash Samurai Redux :iconjagash:Jagash 4 0 Samurai Impression by Jagash Samurai Impression :iconjagash:Jagash 2 0 A view of NeoNippon by Jagash A view of NeoNippon :iconjagash:Jagash 1 0 Spark RPG Greyscale Ad by Jagash Spark RPG Greyscale Ad :iconjagash:Jagash 1 0 Mashine Zeit by Jagash Mashine Zeit :iconjagash:Jagash 1 1 Vector Dragon of the Torngat by Jagash Vector Dragon of the Torngat :iconjagash:Jagash 1 0 The Varn'ta Principality by Jagash The Varn'ta Principality :iconjagash:Jagash 2 4 Spark the RPG Icon by Jagash Spark the RPG Icon :iconjagash:Jagash 2 0 Royal Winterscape by Jagash Royal Winterscape :iconjagash:Jagash 2 0 Into the Sunset by Jagash Into the Sunset :iconjagash:Jagash 4 0 Mystic Dev ID by Jagash Mystic Dev ID :iconjagash:Jagash 0 0 Corsair by Jagash Corsair :iconjagash:Jagash 1 0 Einstein Reimagined by Jagash Einstein Reimagined :iconjagash:Jagash 4 5 Sunspark by Jagash Sunspark :iconjagash:Jagash 2 5 Dusk-clad Forest by Jagash Dusk-clad Forest :iconjagash:Jagash 1 5 Ipod on the Go by Jagash Ipod on the Go :iconjagash:Jagash 0 0

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the last one left by onestepart the last one left :icononestepart:onestepart 86 9 Detective by onestepart Detective :icononestepart:onestepart 24 5 U by onestepart U :icononestepart:onestepart 115 7 Detective Chief by onestepart Detective Chief :icononestepart:onestepart 29 7 Snow by onestepart Snow :icononestepart:onestepart 137 10 6 Old sheets of paper textures by env1ro 6 Old sheets of paper textures :iconenv1ro:env1ro 1,651 454 Wolverine Hunting by ChasingArtwork Wolverine Hunting :iconchasingartwork:ChasingArtwork 3,474 261 Tutorial - Curves on Girls by Beedalee-Art Tutorial - Curves on Girls :iconbeedalee-art:Beedalee-Art 16,621 1,349 Mercenary by Thysane Mercenary :iconthysane:Thysane 18 2 King Tjalelh - Contest Entry by Thysane King Tjalelh - Contest Entry :iconthysane:Thysane 49 9 On Ice by Thysane On Ice :iconthysane:Thysane 3 1 Odin by Thysane Odin :iconthysane:Thysane 222 18 misty mountain weather 9 by JasonKaiser misty mountain weather 9 :iconjasonkaiser:JasonKaiser 420 43
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Interactive News 01: should DA get bigger?
Best kind of journalism is the one that generates mass opinion on the said matter. Best kind of a news story is the one that gathers the most audience to itself, one that tells a story most passionately and most clearly.
Today I present to you an idea- interactive opinion journalism/news.
Every news article that goes out there on the DA News page is viewed by thousands of deviantartists, every comment is read, every opinion is dissected and discussed/fought over in the comments section.
Interactive journalism is basically a NEWS article with an open question which you answer yes or no. It's a news article with a poll attached to it, that'll either approve the news, or reject it... at the same time gathering a vote number to itself, leaving the administration of the site something of interest to ponder about!
Today, my question to you is:
Should deviant get bigger?
My personal opinion, as an awesome reporter/Da old timer- yes, and as fast as possible.
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A Whisper of Steel - 1 by mjranum-stock
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I really hope to spend a bit more time doing art in the future. I'm certain that my "skills" have improved somewhat since I last posted a deviation. 
One of the priorities on my task list is the preparation of artist guidelines.  In general, I have realized that I am really bad at providing creative guidance to other artists.  Have any of you dealt with artists guidelines in any significant degree?

My priority is to ensure that the art that I use for my game is inclusive and representative of humanity as a whole, rather than the straight white male "standard" audience.  Still, that isn't enough to really support artists at work and my art direction skills are rather poorly developed.
  • Listening to: LastFM
  • Watching: Two monitors
  • Playing: Dragon Age

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Jagash
Jason Pitre
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Canada
Current Residence: Ottawa
Favourite style of art: West Coast Art Style
Operating System: Ubuntu and Windows XP dual boot
MP3 player of choice: Ipod Nano
Personal Quote: Sleep is for the weak due to sleep deprivation.
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:iconjamesdenton:
JamesDenton Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Hey GRRM is my favorite writer too! Also, thanks for the add to your DeviantWatch. :)
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Jagash Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure, I like fav'ing high quality artists who take commissions. :) I also own a very small RPG publishing company so I might be in touch in the future.
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JamesDenton Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Definitely let me know. I'm hungry for some work. :)
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IADM Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the :+devwatch: Jason!!!:bow:
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Jagash Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure, you seem to excel in the area where I am particularly weak so it's a pleasure to watch.
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IADM Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks a lot Jason!:bow:
What would that area be?
Because I really wouldn´t know what my area of excel is...Really.
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Jagash Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Black and white lineart and the like. It's an area / style that I have little skill, which is obvious if you look at my gallery. My strength is in colour theory and some digital art, but I can't produce the initial sketch or inked product very effectively.
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DavidSondered Featured By Owner May 11, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
:icon1mpact::iconfaveplz: on my competitionentry! [link] Jason :D
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Jagash Featured By Owner May 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It is indeed awesome. The only criticism I have is that the angle/shape of the sword seems a touch off, but beyond that it is flawless.
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DavidSondered Featured By Owner May 12, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
yeah, it is mainly because of the curve of the blade though, I had to choose between dynamic pose and straight blade or non-dynamic pose and curved blade. Unsurprisingly enough I picked option three...curved AND dynamic ;) cheers for the crit though, anything to improve :)
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