How to beat procrastination (part 1)As I said on a previous submission, I'm planning to make some tutorials on the upcoming December. Before that, however, I feel like I can help on another subject, which comes before even starting your drawing: Procrastination. I mean, procrastination towards your own drawings.
How to beat procrastination (part 2)Most of the excuses for not drawing is lacking of ideas. On part 1 of this journal I explained why I find it useful to keep a notebook with you, and to write down your ideas whenever possible.
The Palette Project
Monthly Feature for September:iconDAComicArchive:
[Sumie] Winter landscape bsshka 78 3 Ambush Red-IzaK 293 23 The Patient Cottage Nimiszu 240 29 Coffee Kate-FoX 5,847 114 Paint Horses in Autumn deskridge 1,477 47 Wide eyes woxys 2,322 128 The Leviathan GraWolfQuinn 1,640 114 Ascension KO3LNHA 1,111 62 Kiki's Delivery Service IrenHorrors 3,570 84 It's like you and I kinda fell from the sky Doragon-Ya 29 10 The smell of lavenders Doragon-Ya 11 3 Orange cocktail BeksSketches 36 6 ~Meeting The Guardian UnicornCat 352 31
Upcoming Site Changes and Your Involvement
About a year and a half ago, we posted a journal discussing how DeviantArt’s acquisition would grant us the resources to make many positive changes for the site. Thus far, a lot of such improvements haven’t been entirely obvious — like the many new hires across all departments (we've more than doubled our staff!) or upgrades to the tools we use behind-the-scenes. All of this was done in order to bring you big-ticket changes, including a much-improved and redesigned site.
We've approached the redesign with a lot of consideration, which is why it’s been in development for so long. Not only do there continue to be lengthy internal conversations discussing every piece and every feature in explicit detail, but we