Fan Art Friday: PersonaHello and welcome to the 52nd edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from the Persona series Persona woodburned tarot set by cutiechibi Persona 3 - Thanatos by kiyo-e Persona 4 - Izanagi 01 by garion Master of Persona by genkimami Persona 3 - Forced Religion by YumiKoyuki
Fan Art Friday: League of LegendsHello and welcome to the 55th edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from League of Legends League of Legends - Morgana by Zaera League of Legends: Jinx by SilentCircus90 League of Legends : Kayle the Judicator by Shappi League of Legends - Wukong keychain by Nko-ennekappao League of Legends Vi Cosplay by Missyeru
Contest: Fan Art and MusicEdit: Contest is now closed for judging Hello everyone We have a new contest for you. This one is very open ended to allow for maximum creativity . This time, we're asking you to create a Fan Art that connects to music in some way. Whether there's a certain song that has always reminded you of a certain character or theme, or if you secretly want to draw a battle of the bands AU, or maybe you love a character who is also a musician, or maybe there's a song that you want to illustrate, this contest gives you a lot of options!Some Examples of Music Related Fan Art The ObjectiveCreate a piece of Fan Art that connects thematically to music. Some suggestions have been listed above, but feel free to deviate from them!The RulesThis contest starts on September 12th, 12:00AM PST and ends on October 13th 11:59PM
Fan Art Friday: Legend of ZeldaHello and welcome to the 54th edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from the Legend of Zelda Magic Armor Link - Zelda Twilight Princess by LiKovacs Legend of Zelda Wall Clock by Athey Legend of Zelda - Sheik by Nissie Malon Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time by ArtemisMoonCosplay TLoZ- Zelda by Elenath
14th Birthday Caption ContestIn honour of dA's 14th birthday, it's time for a caption contest That means it's time to poke some fun at the volunteers and staff by captioning the photos below The best caption for each photo wins a 1 month premium membership. The contest will close on August 9th* Captionable Photos Mrs-Durden by Lyricanna Celticstrm-Stock by Lyricanna dxd by Lyricanna Emerald-Depths by Lyricanna MoonBeam13 by Lyricanna Lyricanna by Lyricanna Kingmancheng by Lyricanna Morbidman187 by Lyricanna SGonzalez by Lyricanna amzwu by Lyricanna*Any comments made after 11:59PM PST on August 9th will not be considered.
Artists Toolbox: MarkersArtists Tool Box: MarkersSo today I want to talk to you guys about one of my favourite colouring tools: markers. We've all seen them and used them, from the scented ones that some of us tried not to lick in grade 1 to the Crayolas that are everywhere to Sharpie Markers in the back-to-school section to the fancy markers that can only be bought in art supply stores. So here's what you need to know about markers The BasicsCheap or expensive, easy to find or not, markers can be easily broken down into 2 types: water-based and alcohol-based. For the sake of simplicity, I'm going to stick with 4 of the most common brands of art markers: Sharpies, Prisma Colors, Copics and Lyra Aqua Brush Pens. Of these, only the Lyra markers are water-based; the other 3 are alcohol based.Lyras, Copics and Prisma Colors tend to be double ended; one end tends to have a wider, wedge shaped tip and the other end typically has a finer tip or a brush. Sharpies are single ended
Caption Contest Winners!The winners for the captions on these lovely photos http://lyricanna.deviantart.com/gallery/50615925/14th-Birthday-Caption-Contest have been decided And they are:ArtBIT picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473550497/3564487463 from Baka53makepictures picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473708926/3565691858 from TanteTabatamorbidman187 picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473459009/3564846310 from MelMuffCelticStrm-Stock picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473457501/3561934140 from shadowwindEmerald-Depths picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473457141/3563851718 from Wiz-Dankingmancheng picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473459292/3564845515 from MelMuffThiefoworld picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473458410/3563025778 from Wiz-DanMoonbeam13 picked http://comments.deviantart.com/1/473455945/3562209755 from Thiefoworldamzwu picked http://comments.deviantar
Fan Art Friday: Doctor WhoHello and welcome to the 53rd edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from Doctor Who The Doctor's Cloud by SaraRichard 10th Doctor Who by SNTP Doctor Who The Four Doctors by ShawnVanBriesen Doctor Who Bracelet by Cinnamonster Doctor Who Hoops by loveandasandwich
Fan Art Friday: Summer Special Edition1Fan Hello and welcome to the 49th edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week is a little different however. This week will be our Summer Special Male Pin Up edition as suggested by alexandrasalas Using the words pin up very loosely here! Levi heichou - after the rain by Rin-Shiba Alucard - Casttlevania LoS2 by Esther-Sanz astray by Flayu Snakeman's Dance Kuroshitsuji by Ero-Pinku Haine by kanapy-art
Pimps and Whoas - August 13, 2014Official dA News The DeviantART Community Turns 14 Celebrating Deviousness - August 2014 CEA Blog: How to Report an Underage Deviant Site Update: Bug Fixes and Feedback Special Birthday Seniority Announcement
PE: Designs and Interfaces I - Gallery OverviewGallery DescriptionsWelcome to the Designs & Interfaces part of projecteducate's DeviantART Gallery Descriptions Month!Since this is a gallery with 21 categories and several sub-categories provided for 2 categories, there will not be one article, but three. A Gallery Overview, a closer look at Game Development Art and something about Common Misconceptions regarding submissions to Designs & Interfaces.What is Design anyway?This is a bit of a toughie. It is closely related to art, but at the same time couldn't be further away from it. Both art and design are visual media, but that's sort of already where it stops. For myself I found the simple distinction of art creating an emotional response, and of design telling me how to do something.Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it
Pimps and Whoas - August 27, 2014Official dA News Site Update: Bug Fixes, Inspiration Discussion Site Update: Staff Retreat Tags are the new KeywordsdepthRADIUS A Tribute to Robin Williams Watercolor Beauty as a Force of Energy:s
Birthday Hat- Contest Winner announcement http://fav.me/d7uy4heYou may have heard there will be a BIG unbirthday party and everyone from Wonderland, as well as all deviants, have been invited by the Chesire Cat! A hat will be required to take part though and it can't be just any random hat, it needs to be special! It must be made for this occasion, on your own and not by or for someone else!. Without the hat, you can't join the party and enjoy all the cake, drinks and fun.Even if the Chesire Cat doesn't help you, the inhabitants of Wonderland will do or already have! For every hat you have found or will find for them, they will give you a clue. These clues will give you hints of things that must be included, in whole or in part, on the hat. The more clues you get right, the closer you will get to the perfect hat for the unbirthday party.Combine them all and create your very own birthday hat based on their hints! You should try to include 8-10 clues to make
Pimps and Whoas - Sept. 24, 2014Official dA News Site Navigation, Activity Feed and Status Updates Site Update: Commenting on Collections Site Update: New Beta Features, Collections Thank You for the Feedback - Improvements ComingOfficial ContestsAll "official" contests will begin at midnight PST on the start date and end at 11:59 PST on the end date. This applies to all Community Relation run contests and all deviantART sponsored contests.
Pimps and Whoas - May 22, 2014PimpsOfficial dA News Product Spotlight: Postcards and Greeting Cards Read All About It Site Update: API Updates Site Update: New deviantART muro FeaturesdepthRADIUS A Tribute to Hans Rudi Giger
Digitally Delicious: February 5thRiver Speed Paint by Happy-Mutt Inspiration by Zzanthia Re-Imagine by yuumei Mayan by Lavah Kartikeya by K-Koji The Hill by RadoJavor Ravel Second Form by SandroRybak My Neighbor Boletus by Morgainelefee Spirit Hunt by telthona I lampa ne gorit... by Lenika8620130318 by porxys New Life by O-FONChaos by GraphicTravelling Chaos by GraphicTravellingOut of the Aeons by Noldofinve Out of the Aeons by NoldofinveReptile Lord by AlexKonstad Reptile Lord by AlexKonstadThe Mothman Clearing by karlwennergren The Mothman Clearing by karlwennergrenLich Queen by AdrianDadich Lich Queen by AdrianDadichHer by Apostolon-IAM Her by Apostolon-IAMMoon by Olga-Tereshenko Moon by Olga-Tereshenko:bigthum
People and Portrait Week: RoundupPeople and Portrait PhotographyThanks to all involved, People and Portrait Photography week has been awesome! Below are all the articles brought to you this week and just a reminder that there is still a week to go to capture your Classic Portraits and enter the Contest! The articles below give you some useful hints and tips for capturing your winning entry Mrs-Durden - deviantART Portrait Photographer by Kaz-D
Digitally Delicious: August 20th1305 by TimurKhabirovFigure 2 by daGohsMtG: Restoration Angel by algenpflegerPharika, God of Affliction by PeteMohrbacherSpace Lion by Tohadt3wt by AppleSeriesA very small man can cast a very large shadow by RobotDelEspacioStorm Dragon by VargasNiD by eLfankaShadowOfTheSun by SadmonsterFree us by monikapaloszFree us by monikapalosz20120222 by ArdenRey20120222 by ArdenRey
PE: Chat and Forum Week Round-upThank you for joining us for a fun-filled week. We hope everyone had a great time participating in the events we all planned for you. Below you will find a quick roundup of the articles and events posted throughout the week, and at the bottom you will find the winners of each event. Round up:Schedule & Contest by AstralseedForum Descriptions by 3wyl Deviant Challenge Fun by 3wylChat Descriptions by diphylla Scavenger Hunt by Astralseed Deviation Hunt by justanothersomeone Forum Interview: FixMeKnow by 3wyl
Pimps and Whoas - Sept. 11, 2014Official dA News Celebrating Deviousness - September 2014 Site Update: Bug Fixes and Feedback Site Update: Tags are the new KeywordsOfficial ContestsAll "official" contests will begin at midnight PST on the start date and end at 11:59 PST on the end date. This applies to all Community Relation run contests and all deviantART sponsored contests. denotes US only contest Anthro Challenge 111
Thank You!Please join me in thanking ginkgografix and Ry-Spirit for all of their efforts during their time as volunteers Thank you to ginkgografix for all of her help with the deviantART related and Icon community and her excellent skills with CSS and thank you to Ry-Spirit for his efforts with the Fan Art Community We appreciate you!!
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Many welcomes for the new CVs!Please give a warm welcome to the following new volunteers puddlefisher for Comics and Cartoons tanikel for Photojournalism MarcosRodriguez for Macro Photography Erzsabet for Chats and Forums
Thank You!Please join me in sending out a resounding "Thank You" to Thiefoworld for his contributions to the community as a Community Volunteer for the Digital Art Community and a member of the Community Relations Mentor Team. Many of you will recognize him from the numerous deviantIDs he's created for fellow community members, including myself! His style is iconic and easily recognizable, and while we'll miss him on the team, I know he'll be forever part of this community! Thank you, Thiefoworld , we appreciate you
Celebrating Deviousness - October 2014In Recognition of Exemplary Membership and an Outstanding Spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community.Introducing ginkgografixHey there, my name is Anne—some people also call me CSS fairy - and I'm just a glitter spreading, CSS loving random person from Germany. DeviantART is part of my life since 9 years already. While I started with traditional and digital art, I am now doing kind of everything. I love baking, crafting (with plywood for example), designing and just giving new things a try in general. I am a communication designer, who just enjoys being creative in all ways possible.CSS Fairy Sculpture
Thank You!Join me in thanking jane-beata for her time with the Traditional Art Community. and Shue13 for his help with the Space and Sci-fi community and tatasz for her help with the fractal community We appreciate you!
PTSD: Life After TraumaWARNING: This article contains information about trauma and can trigger those sensitive to acts of a violent nature, especially terrorism. If you feel uncomfortable or are especially sensitive to these topics, please do not read ahead. Originally, when I told Aeirmid that i was going to write an article about living with PTSD, i was only going to give a typical overview with textbook facts that you have probably heard again and again and I thought, that wouldn't be fair to you. So, i decided to go more outside of my comfort zone In the hopes that it will help others come to terms with their own trauma and perhaps shine some much needed light in a dark place.My story of survival started back in 2001. I had just begun my freshman year at The Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY. It was a typical day like any other, a very pleasant morning actually. The sun was shining and New York was bustling with activity. I was young, carefree and optimistic as I exited the subway
Fan Art Friday: Assassin's CreedHello and welcome to the 51st edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from the series Assassin's Creed Assassin's Creed by ladyjart Assassin's Creed II belt 3 by Arenaldiel Assassin's Creed - Hellequin Cosplay by theDevil-photography Assassin's Creed 2 - Prayer by love-squad Assassin's Creed Sisterhood by shua-cosplay
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