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Things have gotten pretty hectic my way. So please excuse for not answering, etc.
Hope things are going better for you.
Some thoughts on DA's 11th anniversayI feel nothing. Definitely not joy.
I enjoy the friends I have met here. I like hearing the wonderful stories people tell of the DA community coming together for them in crisis,etc.
The DD's and prizes people have received.
Yet for all the talk of how DA loves you (from CEO to staff with some exceptions) it seems like empty words to me.
So excuse me if I don't jump up and down with joy.
Download free paint program for 14 more hoursDon't have photo-shop or corel-paint or the funds to purchase either ? For a limited time
Download NeoPaint: at giveway of the day = http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/
NeoPaint is a full featured artists studio for Windows thats easy-to-learn, powerful and fun! Its simple enough for beginners yet packed with powerful features and advanced tools. NeoPaint makes it easy for business and home users to touch up photographs and create great looking graphics for desktop publishing, presentations and the Internet!
It's free only for a few hours. Don't like it delete it.
$spyed answered my question and iScribbleHello:
Hope your on your way to having a good weekend and if not hope it gets better.
In my last journal I ranted on why doesn't DA have a way to publish books like Blurb = http://www.blurb.com/
I got an answer:
On March 14, 2011, deviants from around the world participated in a special featured chat with deviantART's CEO (aka) Angelo Sotira ($spyed)
You can read the full transcript of what else people asked here = http://news.deviantart.com/article/146653/
"*Rickbw1: Hello Angelo. Will DA be adding in the shops a way to create books for art collections, literature, etc like Blurb, and if so when? And if not why?
$spyed: We'd likely partner with a company like Blurb, they're amazing, but first we need to change the submission process to add some procedures for how we integrate with such companies. That is stuff we're looking at and developing against right now, so, absolutely! "
See what happens.
In other news I came across this site called iscri
Publish and Make your own bookPublish and Make your own book with the wonderful software provided by Blurb = http://www.blurb.com/
"With Blurb, you'll find all the tools you need to make your own photo book, whether you're making a personalized wedding album, cookbook, baby book, travel photo book, or fundraising book. Count on bookstore-quality printing and binding, and a range of choices from Hardcover photobooks to Softcover paperbacks in an array of trim sizes. Use any of our free online bookmaking tools. Learn how to publish a book and much more with our free how-to tips and tutorials or watch our two-minute BookSmart video and see how easy it is to make a coffee table photo book. Be sure to register and subscribe to Blurb emails to get the news first on Blurb events and promo code coupon offers."
Even if your doing it just for family, friends, etc or just you
Hey DA why not come up with something like this = http://www.blurb.com/ ?
Giveaway of the Day - ExifCleaner 1.5For a few hours only you can get this for free = http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/
ExifCleaner is a batch photographic utility that enables you to remove Exif tags, geotags, IPTC and Adobe XMP from JPEG images. This protects your privacy, helps you to hide unneeded, undesirable, or sometimes sensitive information about the image, photographer and location. Did you know that every photo produced with a modern digital camera contains it?
The Hunt For Gollum - LOTR PrequelThere's a decent fan made movie The Hunt For Gollum - LOTR Prequel = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H09xnhlCQU
"dramatising Aragorn & Gandalf's long search for Gollum. This 40 minute film, made by fans for fans is based on the appendices of LOTR and was painstakingly shot on a low budget as a homage to Peter Jackson's trilogy and the writing of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Costing less than $5,000 to make, with a team of volunteers."
If your LOTR fan it just might interest you.
It's funny what you find on YOUTUBEHello:
It's funny what you find on YOUTUBE . Someone suggested I google my name and I might be surprised at what shows up. Well I was, but have conflicting thoughts about it. I found a music video in which someone used my images gave me credit, but somwhere along the line forgot to inform me. If your curious click on the http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Owlm6UZgiK0
1 free chibi giveaway! * 7 * ))Hello!
How are you tonight? ^0 ^
I am going to draw 1 chibi for free!
The style is shown below (iridescent chibi)
★★★Please follow the steps below to be considered!★★★
1》Only comments in this journal are considered.
Only enter if you would allow me to post the finished art in my gallery.
The art is only for the private, non-proft use of the winner.
2》 post 1 link or 1 thumbnail (you can use Add media for thumbnail)
to show me 1 character that you would want drawn.
3》add this journal to your favourites.
I will choose the character that like the most♥
AMG FREE ART RAFFLE VI OvOIt's that time again! You know what time it is!
IT'S ART RAFFLE TIME! OvO
Art Raffle time!
Hello, it's been a LONG WHILE since the last time we did this! And I since I decided to stop doing commissions, this is pretty much the only way you can get get art from me. OvO And I haven't been very active lately so yeah. *looks at comments to be answered* Ahhhh I will get on that...ahahaah.
I'll randomly pick who it is on March 16th, 2014 using random.org! uvu It will be a while before I do this again, so best test your luck now.
What I will draw
I'm pretty much game to draw anything. I can't guarantee a style, it's going to be whatever I feel like for the day! It's not going to be anything fancy or crazy, just a sketch. You can see more example on my gallery
Here are some examples of sketches:
1,500 Watchers 300 point giveaway!!!Hello everyone. As thanks for helping me hit 1,500 Watchers I am going to give away 100 points to 3 deviants!
Seriously, thank you all so much Oh and another thanks for suggestions on what to do for future art challenges, I really like a lot of them and will soon make a list to show which I will be doing in order.
RULES FOR PARTICIPATION:
1. You must be a Watchers, this is a reward for you guys.
2. Fave this journal (this is how you get your number)
3. Comment on this journal, anything you like, just so long as it is appropriate
That's all. Remember, if you don't do the above you can't qualify, sorry. Also, you don't have to make a journal about this, but if you did that would be awesome.
I will draw the winners using a random number generator on MARCH 13.
PE: Sketches and sketchbooksSketches and sketchbooks
Big, marvellous, elaborate, finished paintings and drawings you can see in various stunning galleries on dA and outside dA, while they require time and can occupy artist's workspace even for months, in a lot of cases make a small percentage of created pictures lying around the creator's desk. Sketches aren't just noted concepts or a stage in preparing an artwork - a couple of sketches a day can be the most influential source of improving your skills.
You have probably been through this more than once - far from your room, you got struck with a brilliant idea. In diffrent circumstances you'd most likely rush to transfer it onto paper or canvas, but well, that might be not so easy in a classroom or on a bus. It can be difficult even if you're home - how about more than one idea at once? Using a sketchbook as a notepad for any concepts is by far
Contest: Draw my OCs [OPEN]Hello wonderful people, and welcome to the "Draw my OCs contest"~ Everyone is welcome to participate!
R u l e s
+ Every type of art is accepted (digital, traditional, pixel, etc)
+ You can draw the characters however you want(even chibi), but please make it at least waist up.
+ You can submit as many entries as you want.
+ Please upload your entry to deviantArt, to your main gallery, and link it to me. I must be able to fave it, so please don't upload it to Sta.sh. You can send me a note or post the link to your entry in a comment on this journal, but please avoid doing it on my front page
+ You must link back to this journal in your entry description. The following is optiona
Need Comments? Look Here!Hey all! I've gotten pretty bored so I wanted to find some galleries to comment on. What better place to start then my watchers and their friends?
All you need to do is comment below, with a link to your gallery or a specific piece you'd like a comment on. Simple enough, right? You don't need to return the favor, but it's appreciated Be sure to give this journal a so maybe more people will see it and participate
If you think one of your friends might like a few comments too, feel free to direct them to this journal, and I'll happily send a few their way!
This being said, please be patient with me. I promise you'll at least get one comment, more if I have the time.
So what are you waiting for? Get posting!
Traditional CollageDefining Traditional Collage
Collage derives its name from the French verb coller, meaning to glue. Collage Art is formed by the the addition of an unlimited variety of already finished materials, substances and/or objects. The range of materials is truly unlimited and the subject is only to the limited to the individual artist's imagination. Paper, pictures and other materials are glued to a base surface. This may be canvas, wood or paper.
How To Create A 2D Collage
When creating a Collage the artist may use anything that can be easily glued to paper, canvas or wood. The same types of raw materials are glued to the board to form a picture or design. Some examples of materials may be:
Construction paper, paper bags, tissue paper, mar
Chibi Art Raffle♦ H O W T O E N T E R
• Simply fave this journal to get a number.
• This raffle is for watchers only.
• Sharing this raffle will help me out, I would appreciate it alot, but its optional
♦ E N D D A T E
• This raffle will end on 31st of march
♦ P R I Z E
• There will be 2 winners chosen with random.org
• Each winner will get one chibi like this;
good luck!! ; 3 ; <333
Yay! Plushie Giveaway!you like free stuff? I like free stuff! in fact I'm giving away some free stuff!
What free stuff am I giving away exactly? Well, to help spread the word for the grand opening of my Etsy shop, I'm giving away to two lucky people 1 free amigurumi plushie commission, and 1 free plushie from my shop.
♥-How to enter-♥
- Favorite this journal for 1 entry
-make a journal about this giveaway, and comment below with the link for 2 entries
-reblog and like this post for 2 entries. you can only reblog once!
- Follow me on Tumblr for 2 entries! Your blog has to have been active for at least a month to count as an entry.
- Watch me on DA for 2 more entries! Again your account has to have been a
The lady in Red #1The lady in Red #1
Examples of work featuring our fascination with the lady in red, Some old, some new, some stock, some not
One Fine Day by Rickbw1
:thumb54234870::thumb47011606::thumb52937038:Red by DesignsByEveRose Red by Mishapen-Moon
The bi..h in the red dress by J-EstacadoRed Skull Pirate Queen by sakuracrossRed Anime Girl by Lyra-RockbellRed Dress by Zzanthia:thumb20773688:
leaving traces. by TIYAThe Eight of Hearts by spacecoyoteDancing with the red by horser55three statues by trixiemcgeeRed Lightning Dress by AZombieProduction
Under Her Dress by deimosmasque:thumb54313300::thumb24374401:::Little Red Princess:: by wawa-stationThe Red Dress by ifotou
Red Latex by CmdrBondMy Concrete Place by yvelineDRESS ON JESS by geteveRed Dress by ashoutinthedark:thumb48216420:
Ethen_neolucky's contest by ChpiThe Lady In Red by klidoscopeyesCountess further away by sepulcreGarnet by redheaded-step-childWoman in red dress by AEnigm4
Gothic Angel -actual dress by lrenahLittle Red Dress by strandedinmyheadRed One by MichaelOThe Red Dress by CitizenJoeAsvison by crislv
HomesickI am the river's son,
my arteries flowing turquoise
and turning to rapids
rushing around my frame,
filling me with this sense
of buoyancy, minnows
tickling my sternum.
I am the river's son.
My palms caress each
silty shoreline, every
battered bank and bend,
and these places I know
so well become me
as my fingerprint,
even the bridge above me
inflamed by the afternoon
sun-glow, burning rusty and
the steel blue sky.
I am the river's son;
I bring my home along
like hermit crab,
where I step
I pull water from the earth.
Keep in Touch!
Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More