Junior beta reading mt longhand first draft.
EMERGENCY COMMISSIONS CLOSEDMy cat Tequila (that's her with her daughter & adopted daughter) needs emergency surgery . . . this is going to run me a couple hundred dollars at least, and since I've already spent a lot on my own medical bills this year, I'm going to open for special commissions.
$50 (via paypal) for a full figure, color, painted character on a simple or clear background similar to these:
If you are familiar with my gallery, you know what my strengths are, but I'm open to new things. Please no extreme fetish/bigotry, etc. Gore or nudity is OK.
I'm taking four slots to start with, first come first served. Please have a description or references ready to go:
1. TAKEN - Not Here - Done!
2. TAKEN - Spacix - Done!
3. TAKEN - Zenbas
4. TAKEN - Aeden Custer
If you didn't get a slot, I will probably be opening more lat
Life and stuffHey folks.
Surgery went a lot rougher than I had hoped for, and having to recover while being almost totally alone and also running out of anti-depressants and being unable to refill so suffering from withdrawal symptoms has really made the last couple weeks hard. Only making things worse was, the day before my surgery I found out my sister has breast cancer - and after that, another one of my sisters, who has been battling cancer for almost a year now, was hospitalized for an infection related to her radiation therapy. You can probably imagine being terrified for their lives, frustrated at being unable to help and pissed at the general fucking unfairness of the universe isn't helping the ol' mental state. I've not been able to really get any drawing or writing done, and I know inactivity is a good way to fall off people's mental radars. Even if I haven't responded to every message, I truly appreciate the comments and interactions I have with you folks.
Hopefully things will start look
Surgery again - updateI've got surgery coming up on the 21st to fix some issues with scarring and lumps left over from the surgery this past December, and which is causing me pain and impacting use of my right arm (the drawin' arm! I need that one). Unlike the last time, this is just gonna be under local anesthetic which means I'm gonna be doped but awake through it, and I gotta say, I'm kind of freaked out about it. I've pretty much gotten over the fear of needles I used to have so bad (I still don't like looking at them, but I can cope with the actual jab). Still, I don't know if its gonna hurt or feel weird and I'm scared I'll flip out during it, or something. And there's going to be the noises, and the smell . . . I dunno. I'm not usually a huggy person but goddamn, sometimes even I need physical reassurance and I could use some now. Badly. Maybe I should sew myself a friend :/
I'm gonna take at least a week off from work, so I have some books and a couple of movies stockpiled to keep me from
Art Theft, againJust this week I've been alerted that two different pieces of my art have been stolen, one as a website logo and one on a mug. I really hate having to use large watermarks, but this is getting out of hand. I've even had a Fox affiliate television station in the states use on of my pieces, credit it to someone else (who stole it and slapped their own watermark on it) and they refuse to answer my emails now. I've also had my art used in a youtube video and someone who asked if they could color in a sketch turned around and started selling stuff with the picture, without asking me. And I'm not even a well known or particularly skilled artist! Other folks I've watched have had similar problems.
I have accidentally used stock art that wasn't for commercial problems, and both times I took the art down immediately and offered to pay the artist. It would really help, I think, if DeviantArt had some sort of sorting or marking system for licences for stock art, because the artists themselves don
AtreyuTo clear that old journal off the front page and because I have nothing else going on, have a picture of my newest permanent cat Atreyu, who likes to sit up like a people on my arm while I'm working.
HUGE PREMADE BOOK COVER SALEThis Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, I've marked down all my premade blank book covers at Self Pub Book Covers!
If you're an indie author or self-publisher, this is your chance to get a unique, professional quality cover at a discount price. Each cover is only sold once and composed of several images, so it's not just the same stock you see over & over again and your book will be one of a kind. All you need to do is add your name and title (which you can do on the site) and you're ready to publish!
Werewolves Vs Hollywood taking submissions!The Werewolves Versus zine is now accepting art and writing for the "Werewolves Versus Hollywood" issue! If you create werewolf themed art or writing, check it out.
You can get all the details here.
Devious Journal Entry
My baby sister wearing one of my Frith's Promise t-shirt.
And here's current foster kitten Nugget helping me draw. His face is kind of a mess because he had a bad eye infection when I got him (he's all better now).
I hate manga and anime.Recently, someone told me that she likes Anime and Manga because they are avenues for limitless imagination, and without rules.
I couldn't believe what I was hearing, because my own experience is utterly opposite: Anime and Manga are quite possibly the least creative, most rule-infested genre of art. I can speak with some authority on this subject because I've lived in Japan (the home of anime and manga) for seven years.
In fact, I OWN some rulebooks about manga and anime, despite avoiding that genre with the same dedication with which a diabetic avoids sugar. I've also watched interviews with manga artists as they discuss the rules of manga/anime, and hung out on a Manga-for-artists website before discovering DeviantArt.
Consider the following rule set, and ask yourself a) is it true? b) what sort of stifling rulebook and lifestyle forced these artists to stay well within the rules, only trying to break away from the pack by taking the rules of cuteness, sexiness, violence, and good-v
you can reply here or you can send me a note for a commission, whichever you prefer.
payments are done in advance and if i can't complete your commission for whatever reason you will be refunded.
if you ask for a refund after the commission is posted or while im in progress of the commission you won't be refunded and i will edit it to make it as closed to what you wanted. if i havent started yet and you would like a refund i will likely be able to refund it.
I will make a comment to reply to otherwise you might be missed, so please respond to the right comment.
prices are what they are for a reason
up to 3 commission at once per person
♥ Gore [soft or hard]
♥ Fan Art
♥ Closed Species
♥ Canon x Canon*
♥ OC x OC
♥ kin stuff
* i am iffy on these, i'd prefer from shows that i
DeviantArt, deviantART and Lots of Things TooWe're going to be DeviantArt, officially. But you can always call us deviantART. You'll get to be retro, and that's always... well, retro! This goes for DA and dA, too.
It was nice to see Moonbeam13 and starvingartist today in Toronto. We got some lunch. Then 'Beam was nice enough to drive me to the airport with Rob. Rob! Happy Birthday Moonbeam!
I'm in the sky eating a banana at the moment. I wonder what monkeys would make of me eating a banana at 30,000 feet. Let alone journaling on DA from here.
I was in Toronto visiting Autodesk, and the teams behind Sketchbook and Pixlr and other awesome apps they have. What wonderful people. I really enjoyed seeing what they're up to, it's all very exciting.
I've been hanging out on #devart on dAmn today, and I asked Pickley to pull together all the best scripts and projects out there that improve dAmn. This way DA can consider buying the code, interfaces, etc. and
Update from DD-Catalogue FounderDear All,
Thank you for 'watching' DD-Catalogue, and for all your support over the last 4 years. You may have noticed that the group has recently lost super group status. I'd like to apologise for the disruption this has caused to our Gallery and homepage. I'd also like to apologise for the lack of updates and features recently. I have neglected the group somewhat during my university study.
...but I'm planning a revamp to make it better than ever!
I would appreciate it if you could give me some feedback in the comments on some of the following:
What do you like most about DD-Catalogue?
What would you like to see from DD-Catalogue? (features/interviews/polls ??)
Would you donate a small amount towards Super Group status?
Would you like to be on the admin team?
Thanks for reading,
Add this Journal to your 'favourites' if we have your support in bringing DD-Catalogue back to life!
Kdaea's Geno Sales
LF USD / Possibly Art
Really need to clear out some of these genos!
I do have listed prices but feel free to make offers - if it's USD I will most likely accept lower prices.
If Offering CP - I will no longer hold genos for more than 2 weeks if no art has been finished! Unless you specifically update me and ask for an extension.
So please keep me updated <3
Looking at USD offers~
LF about $120
Lion 006 x Andromeda 5466
2) (Male - Vayron - Runner - Healthy)
F: Lisse Coat
Spotlights: Contests Commissioners Page Opportunities/Events Special Highlights
Please remember that none of these contests are run by AMA, and so you should contact the person whose icon precedes the contest info for questions and entries.
Updated March 9th, 2018
Good vs Evil Contest
:iconOC-Take-Over: is holding a contest!
END DATE: 15th May 2018
Take a good OC and/or an evil OC to go battle against each other for the the big prize!
Theme: Light vs Dark. Pick and draw an OC of your own that is a hero or villain.
Prizes: Points, art, features.
Find out more: https://oc-take-over.deviantar
Fantastic Fan Art Friday - 06-29-2018
Fantastic Fan Art Friday
Hello and welcome back to another feature coming straight to you from the Fan Art Category! This week we're taking a look at HORSES!
Tangled - Flynn Rider and Maximus by LauraHollingsworth
Daily Deviation Round Up
Here are the Daily Deviations that I featured this week. As always, have a great weekend!
Stop nerfing D.Va. by ANG-angg
First Meeting (HTTYD) by Neytirix
Sympathy for the Devil by MissAway
Maternal Instinct by Orioto
Bloodborne - Plain Doll by phamoz
July Commissions!Important to Commissioners
Hi everyone! To all my commissioners, please tell me if you wish to be contacted here, your email or some other way you feel it's more comfortable. I'm still awaiting an answer for many design approaches and that is delaying the work schedule. If there are sudden changes like leaving on vacations or need to postpone the project please feel free to tell me.
Remember that if I don't get an answer after 7 days I send the last design approach I consider the project abandoned.
My commissions are always open, I just ask you to be patient because I work on them as ideas come by. I try to finish them as fast as I can but I give priority to quality over speed.
Those interested please read this:
Commission Requests List (Progress):
Everyone who requested a commission please look on the list to see the progress. <b>
Wyngro RULES -- Quick GuideKnowing what behavior is and isn't allowed in our group is a very important part of being a Wyngro member! Make sure you read through these rules carefully. Ignoring the rules of the group can result in a warning if you break them too many times!
Our rules are also much more elaborated on our RULES & ETTIQUETTE page as well, so please have a look!
The Wyngro community has a lot of rules to remember, so you might get a mod message every now and then. That’s okay! You’re not a “bad member”, so don’t worry. However, if you do, make sure you reply back to your mod message and DO NOT ignore it! Sometimes we’re simply reminding you of things for the future. All you have to do is reply back, letting us know you understand.
•Count your wyns (If you choose not to count wyns for an image, or didn't earn any, please list them as 0/# wyns.)