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Emoticons Tournament!Hello, everyone! :iconsuperw00tplz:This is a quick announcement that I volunteered to judge my friend Web5teR's super-exciting project: the Emoticons Tournament! This project is bound to be really fun for young and advanced emoticonists! I'm excited to see what all of you will come up with! Web5teR launched the qualifying round today!Submissions deadline: June 10 (GMT+4)Click below and check all of the information you need to know! Good luck, everyone!
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This is it!Today was the last day of my term as a Chat & Forums and Architecture Photography Community Volunteer. It's crazy how fast time flew by! Yet I got so used to be part of the team, it feels very strange to leave it. I've worked with a bunch of warm and supporting people! I'm deeply grateful to Moonbeam13 to have given me this opportunity to get involved with the community and try to improve the Architecture Photography gallery, as well as feature some stunning work, and keep the chats & forums safer and cleaner. It has been a great pleasure!Now that this chapter of my dA history has ended, I hope new ones will start, either through fun projects, new friends, or general deviantFUN!To new beginnings!
Architecture Photography: Feb/March 2013 Summary" I call architecture frozen music. "- Johann Wolfgang von GoetheHere's an overview of the Architecture Photography February and March Daily Deviations! February Daily DeviationsAgainst by jfbSpiders by AdamSherrattArea 51 by HerGashiDidSlashMarch Daily Deviationsour couchsurfing room by osinsh... by existencia5Christmas In Florence by stregatta75Ray of light - Metz by :devMarcusi
NEW! Architecture Photography 'Details'Dear deviants,Some time ago I asked the community in this journal entry how you all felt about some changes to the Architecture Photography gallery. A lot of discussions have been led and, ultimately, it has been decided that a Photography > Architecture > Details could be a useful addition!Today we're proud to announce that this sub-category is finally open! So what goes under Architecture details?Photographs of architectural details, close-ups, fragments, or façades that do not fully express neither an interior or an exterior of a building or structure.Examples:
Architecture Photography: Nov/Dec 2012 DDs" A man doesn't borrow pieces of his body. A building doesn't borrow hunks of its soul. Its maker gives it the soul and every wall, window and stairway to express it. "- Ayn RandHere's an overview of the Architecture Photography November and December Daily Deviations!Happy New Year to you all! November Daily DeviationsWhite / Etude En Lumiere 07 by AlexandruCrisanHallgrimskirkja by elzixVertical Horizon photo book page 7 by romainjlSaint-Exupery IV by EvilienKeep Looking Up by KykyMegmegDecember Daily Deviation
Architecture Photography: October 2012 Summary" Architecture is void, it is up to you define it "- Luigi SnozziA tiny bit late, but here are the October Daily Deviations in the Architecture Photography category! October Daily DeviationsOn the Concrete Sky I Saw Buildings Rise by DpressedSoulVitra Stair by MarcelHieberCS 056 by sth22artGehry: Azure I by timmacauley
Architecture Photography: September 2012 Summary" A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit. "- Ezra PoundThere's not a lot to report this month, so just take a chance to enjoy the recap of the September Daily Deviations that follows! September Daily DeviationsPlace I wanna live in.. by ZYXik40 by efecaylakPostcard from Berlin 01 by JACACXIX by lukaspeterecDisorder by marco52.ia. by dasTOK
Architecture Photography: July 2012 Summary" Less is more "- Mies van der RoheWhat's going on?July was a good month! We had a whole projecteducate week dedicated to Architecture Photography and many of you expressed their enthusiasm about the articles that have been uploaded. I'm grateful to all those who took part!For all those who missed it, here's a recap:Monday Architecture Photography: Introduction Architecture Photography Basics: Subject Architecture Photographers: An Interview with Sigurd QuastTuesday Architecture Photography Basics: Composition (1/2)
Speed painting challenge!Hey guys!I've really been into speed painting lately, so I wanted to challenge myself. And also you!The idea of a speed painting is that you take a limited amount of time for a painting. This can be half an hour, or up to two hours, depending how much time you have (and are willing to spend). During that time you make a painting, or get as far as possible. When you reach the time limit, the painting is done. No getting back to it. No cheating. It's done.How? Use any medium. I use digital, because it's fast and clean. But you can use traditional as well. Use references if needed. Don't forget; References are GOOD!!! Take these tips and tricks to heart. Take 1 to 2 hours per painting. Not more. Don't cheat.:bul
Using HTML on deviantARTHello!Hello and welcome to my little html tutorial. I've been working with html codes for a couple of years and I'm going to teach you what I know about using some basic html on deviantART. This won't make you a html expert or something and I'm not an expert myself but it will give just enough knowledge to make your journals, comments, news articles and other neat and lovely looking. deviantART actually has FAQs about html but I still wanted to do this because they look a bit unorganized, in my opinion. Also, why would you want to look for those FAQs when you can just open this news article where you have everything in one place? You may already know some of these, but I hope you'll find at least something helpful in this news article.Some basic htmlBold text: <b>insert text here</b> Result: Example textThis html code will work in: journal entries, group blogs, comments, artist's commen
500 Point Giveaway #17: AugHow to participate:1. Add this journal to your favs 2. Write a new journal about this giveaway, and include a Mention of me so that I receive a notification of your journal.3. Include what I do at dATrade. For example::icondatrade: is holding a 500 point giveaway! http://fav.me/d7v63stAt :devdatrade:, you can donate points for an easy way to receive watches, llamas, favs, comments, and critiques!10 points = 5 critiques / 10 comments / 10 watches / 40 llamas / 50 favsGo check it out today! The Prizes:There will be a total of 15 winners who will be selected with a random number generator!One 200 point winnerFour 50 point winnersTen 10 point winners:iconflyingheartsplz: :icondatrade: Alice
Get Puzzle'd Community Contest! 10TH BIRTHDAY BASH GET PUZZLE'D COMMUNITY CONTEST You remember what it was like. Opening a dusty cardboard box, yellowed with age, found in Grandma's attic. Dumping the 500 puzzle pieces on the kitchen table. Striving for several tedious hours to complete a picture of assorted flowers in a vase, or a kitten playing with string. Filling time until your parents picked you up from dear ol' Granny's place. Boring. Well, this puzzle is nothing like that! We're taking a fun and innovative take on a classic puzzle game, to celebrate
Label Me Lesbian: A Guide to Types of Lesbians [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Pink]The following is an extensive guide to the different Labels a Lesbian may have. In my experience I have come across many Lesbians who just thought they were a Lesbian. This guide was at first for TheLesbianClub's Chatroom Classes, but I have decided that this could benefit not only the club but many people out there. If you are a Lesbian and questioning what type of Lesbian you are, then this guide is for you![Bullet; Pink] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Green] [Bullet; Blue] [Bullet; Purple] [Pride] [Bullet; Purple] [Bullet; Blue] [Bullet; Green] [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Pink] LesbianLesbian is a term most widely used in the English language to describe sexual and romantic desire between females. The word may be used as a noun, to refer to women who identify th
7 Tips To Instantly Become A Better ArtistPractice, practice, practice. Gah.Attend life drawing classes over the summer. Blegh.Take a sketchbook with you everywhere you go, and fill up ten of those bad boys at the coffee shop. Pfft.Let's be honest here. We all want to become better artists, like, right frickin' now. We don't even want to have to suffer through hour-long tutorials of some pompous snooty hack bloviating over the intricate methods of drawing eyes on YouTube. We want progress, we want improvement, and we want it on our desk in ten minutes ago!Fine, fine, I hear ya'. While these aren't going to make an instant Leonardo da Vinci out of you, these might get you up to...ehh...Basquiat caliber. Sure, I've made tutorials, but those are more about setting up Photoshop for the sake of coloring an image, and not so much building yourself artistically. Those are more technical lessons. Artistically
Writing Effective DialogueWe've all struggled through figuring out how to write dialogue that not only gets the information out there, but also helps build characters or advance the plot. There are tons of books and blogs out there on the topic, too. But just reading about it doesn't do much good if we're not ready to try it out. Give it a go and see what other people think. But let's start with the basics.What is Effective Dialogue?Dialogue that's written well will reveal character traits, add to the tension and suspense, helps cut down on text walls of description and of course, advances your plot. One of the most important things to keep in mind when you're writing dialogue is that in fiction, your reader doesn't want to read all the mundane things we say on a regular basis. So if it's not moving the plot or adding to your character's personality, you should think about cutting it completely.What do I mean by reveals character traits?S
How to get noticed on deviantART!:faq56:I've had many people ask me this question so I'm going to elaborate the best I can. As the FAQ above states, to get far on deviantART you HAVE to give feedback to get it. It's almost virtually impossible for you to get noticed without doing any of that. I learned that after a year of being here. Browse ArtThis is something that you will have to do in your dA lifetime in order to find your inspirations and be able to learn new techniques. When on the front page of deviantART it's probably the most diverse amount of artwork you'll see! Ranging from pixels to sculptures, tattoos to anime to poems, there has to be at least one that can catch your eye! There are millions of deviants here and even more submissions! Try searching for artworks that please you. You can even have a randomized search by using stuff like the random d
How to draw during 365 daysBy the beginning of 2014 I started this account and uploaded a doodle a day during a year. It was the most challenging thing I ever did and it helped me loads on improving my art.I've seen a lot of mentions on my inbox about artists that are starting their own 365 Days challenge and I want to write this journal to share what I've learned through my experience and maybe encourage some of you to join this long term journey. It's okay to start simple!My first doodles were waaay more simple than the other ones. If I had to start the project again I would still do them simple. Of course, starting this challenge is very exciting but it's a dead end if you put a heavy load on yourself at the beginning!Focus on knowing your pace first. How much time does it take you to finish your drawings? Stay originalOn my
Architecture Photography: January 2013 Summary" Authentic architecture is not the incarnation of the spirit of the age but of the spirit, full stop. "- Leon KrierHere's an overview of the Architecture Photography January Daily Deviations! January Daily DeviationsSC-1081-opt by scaulier69Simple by Nikolakis-Hectorla vita Italiana by xthumbtakxInterference by Pete1987Winter by yup12