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Daily Inspiration #161 on Shadowness!A wonderful new selection by the talented Shadows!
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Digital Paintings Thursday #14Digital Paintings Thursday #14 Featuring some of the best digital paintings by Simon Weaner, Adelenta, ScarletGothica Claudia, Lauren K. Cannon, weirdocreep, Kun Vic, Kathryn Zalecka, eyeris, Ireness Art, atombaby, ryannzha and reau!
A new place, a new homeHello people,
I'd like to take some time out to describe what has become my new home in the world of art. It's a place called Shadowness, some of you might have heard of it, some of you might have not.
When I first glanced at the website my first thoughts were; "Hmmm, should I join this site? The quality seems way too high, not sure if I can match up and if my presence was appreciated". Though I'm very glad I made that step in the end, just 10 minutes after joining my page was filling up with welcome messages.
How could I have been so wrong about this place? It's quite literally full of warm hearted people, trying to help you out as you figure out how the website. Receiving plenty of comments on my work as I went a long. It was the most welcoming experience I've had on the net probably anywhere.
So this was only the first day, I've been on the site since the 20th of April. I've been spending probably most of my online time there. It's really nice to see how involved everyone is. Includ
Featured: LenScapistWhats New?!
Good day to you all!
I just stumbled upon this great artist, you should all take a look at his gallery and just enjoy!
.daily deviations I suggested!
LionCity Sunrise by LenScapist __I__ by LenScapist
sTanD-ouT by LenScapist .T. by LenScapist StaiRwaY IV by LenScapist
xxx+ by LenScapist sTiLL by LenScapist iLeaf by LenScapist
_III..I by LenScapist thE unKnowN by LenScapist ..v.v.. by LenScapist
Back for good!Whats New?!
Good day to you all!
Yesterday, I finally picked up my camera again and felt the love for photography as I knew it before. This was a big big relief for me!
Also things are starting to pick up on my way to a photography career.
I wish you all the best and hope you enjoy these features!
.daily deviations I suggested!
Stranger 7 by dannyst The Radiance by RaBBiTKa
:thumb204236866: Spring drops by AlexGontar :thumb204228322:
morninglight V by indojo destiny III by ValerieGB The Houses of Parliament by sican
Solitude by popp2 :thumb204285599: time by vengativo
From Embrace to Embrace by farbensturm stories from the station 12 by pstoev Bruder Vansant by chriseastmids
YOUR POWER by SaraGregorcic :thumb204343378: Reflexions by Gerry-And-Me
Can I Fly? by mjrusche Still by carlosthe:thumb204350518:
Starting slowly againHello people,
First of all, it's been a while.
It looks like I have finally found my turn again in photography. Did a shoot last week of a local artist and it went really well. Photo's of that should be on deviantart shortly.
I will reply to all of your comments and replies in the coming few days.
I hope you are all doing well!
A feature and features!Whats New?!
Hello good people!
Time for some more features!
As most of us have all encountered, it's hard to combine your life with deviantart. Making it hard to promote your work around here.
That's why I dedicated a feature to craigletourneau
Please show is gallery some love!
.daily deviations I suggested!
fallen faith's companion by craigletourneau in all seriousness.... by craigletourneau
hold the line by Linlith Without Wings by MikeShawPhotography 8765444 by aleksandra88
Kaikoura Range New Zealand by joshietakashima This Cold City by MikeShawPhotography I made you up inside my head by yumenonikki
on the way down by sassaputzin fly by BelcyrPiotr White Lion 02 by Alannah-Hawker
A Song of Winter by Last-Delight In The Silence by Noradrenaline-photo :thumb188447455:
:thumb188456675: La la la by Nelleke Lost horizon II by realityDream
13 Below by JonnyGoodboy qq-03 by metindemiralay Reflections Of Brazil by oO-Rein-Oo
Drum Bridge, Winter Mist by Gerard1972 :thumb188445755: :thumb188446986:
Industrial yellow morning 2 by BobRock99 Hear the Ocean by creativemikey :thumb188444278:
PracticeBy now everybody already knows that becoming a good artist doesn't come from talent alone. On contrary; talent is a myth. Like the famous quote goes: "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration". Meaning so much that even with a good idea and a bright mind, you still have to work your ass off in order to achieve something. While this makes mad skills available for basically everybody, I still hear many people complain about practice being a rather boring thing, or about them practicing a lot but still getting nowhere.
So I thought; Oh well... Why no article about practice?
Conscious vs unconscious practice
First of all lets divide practice in roughly two types. You have the conscious type of practice. This is the kind of practice in which you're sitting down and thinking to yourself "Hell yeah! I'm gonna draw some <subject> today to get better at this!". And then there's the unconscious type of practice. The type of practice that is often more playful an
260 points giveaway. [CLOSED]This is my 7th giveaway, :iconpaa-kun:"s and :iconmarl1nde:'s 2nd giveaway .
We all :iconashish913: , :iconpaa-kun: and :iconmarl1nde: together have opened this giveaway.
Here are the winners
50 points :- :iconWolfsRainandKH777::iconMindl3ss-Cr3ator:
30 points :- :iconPetDaniela::iconavengerteja:
Congratulations to everyone
We host another giveaway soon
If anyone wanna help me in these giveaway then you are most welcome
1 MONTH PREMIUM GIVEAWAY!!!Guys, we have just reached 3000 pageviews!!! :iconomgcatplz: Amazing!!
The people who stalk my profile (especially my welcome-custom box ;D) may already know
that my premium giveaway starts @ 3000 pageviews~
I'm so happy~
Only one winner~
1 Month Premium Membership
Be a watcher!
Fav this Journal!
Leave a comment and tell me that you're joining!
Giveaway ends on sunday, 5th October
The winner will be chosen through random.org
New watchers are more than welcome!
Just to clear up some thing
Art and value of timeDear, deviantart fellow artists
Our lives go by so fast and the time for what we really want to do is limited. So, how to wisely value our time, how to make the best of every single day and keep on creating?
Here are some of my thoughts about the topic and I hope that they might be helpful.
Sort what are the most important things you need to do as soon as possible and start with that. Make a list with what needs to be done and sort them by how necessary it is to do them, how much time it will aproximately take and how the result could impact your life. We have to make constant sacrifices in order to achieve our goals - instead of watching that useless youtube video, instead of checking e-mail and social media sites all the time, instead of whining that there is no time, but actually using what we have - everyone of us have 24h in a day, the difference between
[RAFFLE] Free Couple/Duo Sketches!It's been a while since I've did something like that!
SO, let's start with a new raffle!
What could you win?
I need to collect more experience to draw two people do something together.
So I need your Couples or a Duo/Friends/siblings (...).
I'll do maybe a huge sketch batch if I have some more time to sketch, ... so around
10-20 poeple could "win", I think. I'll choose with random.org and If I have a good idea
for a Couple/Duo if I see the references or the describtion! It will be mostly a black and
white sketch but maybe I like to line or color a sketch so, let yourself be surprised!
What do you need to do?
1. Add this Journal to your
2. You need to be a Watcher.
3. Write a Poll or Journal about this Raffle.
4. Leave a comment with a Link to the Poll/Journal.
Trick or Treat Contest 2014Halloween is coming up fast and the Artisan Crafts CV team wants to throw a special contest in it's honor. At the same time, we want to promote the Artisan Crafts Galleries, so all of the entries will have to be categorized as such to be eligible. Please read and follow the rules carefully or your entry may not be entered in time or even disqualified.
The contest starts on September 24th and goes through November 1st 2014.
If your entry does not follow these rules, it will be automatically disqualified!!!
1 Entry per category, maximum.
Artisan Crafts only.New entries only. Entry must be created on or af
Get featured! [feature for points]After some while of experimentation, I'm glad to announce that the feature thing is there to stay.
Over the last half year I've received a lot of positive feedback from both the community and the people that got featured, which inspired me to setup an even faster and fairer method of featuring people on my page. Want to join the fun? Keep on reading. Questions will be answered below.
How does it work?
First find the thumbcode of the artwork you want to feature.
Go to my page, and click the donate button
Make sure to donate a minimum amount of 50 points.
Anything below 50 points will not work!!!
Give the points. Your work will now be featured
(It might take a while. I need to put it up first)
Why would I want this?
The general idea is to give beginning artists the chance to have their artwork featured on my front page. This might se
AKUXBLOSSOM OFFICIALLY CANONLadies and gentlemen, friends and foes, etc:
We are gathered here today in honor of our precious babies, to celebrate a triumph previously unknown to our kind. Yes, the small but devout followers of the cult of Akublossism can now savor the sweet taste of satisfaction knowing their wildest dreams are at hand. I speak of absolution, my friends. I speak of the glory of the massive and indestructible ship we sail, and our conquest of the turbulent waters of the internet to spread our gospel to every fandom-shore.
I speak of endless possibilities, or more specifically, ONE possibility that has been acknowledged by Cartoon Network.
Some of you may be aware of IDW Publishing's new endeavors with Cartoon Network properties. Some of you may even be aware of one such project, Super Secret Crisis War, a work that includes both Aku and Blossom in its plot.
Long have we awaited this day, and at last it has come. Today may it be known that when the disbelieving world looks down upon us as fo
Massive art giveaway!To celebrate my time on dA, my nearly 500 watchers and stuff like that, I've decided to host a massive giveaway of some art by me! I'm sure you want me to get to the nuts and bolts of this giveaway, so here we go.
One Full Painting (with background)! ex.
One Icon! ex.
One portrait! ex.
One Icon! ex.
If I hit 600+ watchers before the end of this event, 3rd Prize is added!
One Icon! ex.
Deadline is the 31st of October. Plenty of time.
Conditions of entry:
You must be watching me.
You must comment on this journal. No comment, no entry.
These two action earn you one (1) entry into the raffle!
A journal entry/poll promoting this raffle will earn you one (1) extra e
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scheinbar is a much-loved and well-known deviant. Just one look at her gallery, filled with enchanting photography, will have you mesmerized. A deviant for over 7 years, Christiane can always be found posting inspirational features as well as regularly commenting on other deviations and encouraging and empowering her fellow deviants. We are inspired and insist that you too stop by and congratulate ... Read More