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!
Oh my GLOB!click for more infoI'm honoured and I love you!
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)
How to beat procrastination (part 1)As I said on a previous submission, I'm planning to make some tutorials on the upcoming December. Before that, however, I feel like I can help on another subject, which comes before even starting your drawing: Procrastination. I mean, procrastination towards your own drawings.If you're not familiar with this word:pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|noun"the action of delaying or postponing something." Why am I talking about this? Well, a year ago I used to be a professional procrastinator. I've imposed the 365 Days of Doodles challenge to myself for this particular reason.While procrastination is to some degree a natural phenomenon and can’t be completely eradicated, you can use the following strategies to get in the habit of getting drawings done.Mind that these are not golden rules or such, just strategies that work fo
200 POINTS GIVEAWAY!!! [winners - CLOSED]EDIT 3 :: AND THE WINNERS ARE... DUNDUNDUDNDUNDUN!!!:iconyumichan216: and --- :iconmakkerz: + Thank you to everyone and congrats to the winners!!! <3Hope I can make more giveaways in the future! ^^EDIT 2 :: THE GIVEAWAY IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED!Thank you so much to everyone that participated and made it possible!! <3I'll announce the winners in a few minutes!EDIT:: Due to the lack of entries, I'm extending the giveaway until Sunday 11:59 EST!! Invite more people to participate so it won't get canceled!!Hi!~ Vani here <3This is a raffle to shamelessly advertise my commissions and give the opportunity to win some points!! How to enter ::+ No adopts or mule accounts! Enter only with your main/home account!!+ Share this giveaway in a journal or poll, and post t
Why you not doctor?"Why you not doctor?""You doctor yet?""Doctor... good." If you are an immigrant of any kind, or know people who are the children of 1st and maybe even 2nd generation immigrants, you have heard their parents ask them this question time and time again. It probably made you wonder? "What's the infatuation with being a doctor?" Well, it's not so much an infatuation with being a medical practitioner. It's more a desire that immigrant parents have to want their children to be successful and well respected in the new country. Growing up, I was a pretty inquisitive child. I love to ask questions, take things apart to see how they worked, and I received good marks in school. Naturally, my 1st-gen immigrant parents took this as a sign of, "she is gonna be a doctor." And frankly, I didn't mind the thought. Science classes were my close favorites next to art classes and I loved reading theories, so the idea of being a practitioner of medicine didn't se
PE: Seniors, who (or what) are you?Senior Week"It's not a position, it's a recognition, an accolade."fourteenthstar about senioritySeniors, who are you?Who the heck are those people with that medal behind their names? Are they called seniors because they've been here since forever? What's it like to recieve seniority? Can you suggest someone for seniority? Is it true that they have magical senior powers? First things first: No, we don't have super special magic senior abilities (apart from being able to access the Senior Forum of course). We can't ban people for example, we're not admins. There's also no reason for you to be afraid of talking to us, we don't bite (we just sometimes want people off our lawns ).We're really just regular people who happen to be dedicated to the dA community. Some of us got their medal (or tick when it was still the old user symbols) because of sa
Awesome ABSTRACTS of Autumn CONTEST Results! :iconhello3plz::iconhello4plz::iconsmileandwaveplz::iconsmileandwaveplz::iconpumpkinplz::iconfall1-plz::iconfall2-plz::iconfall3-plz::iconfall4-plz::iconfall5-plz::iconpumpkinplz::iconautumntree3plz: Unframed-Nature's BIG CONTEST Rusults:"Awesome ABSTRACTS of Autumn!" :iconautumntree3plz:We had exactly 66 truly brilliant entries! We had 10 incredible judges. We did not only have these ten judges, but they were ten genuinely awesome, and talented people on the judging panel, who took this on in a way I've never experienced from a total group of judges in general. They took it on like a project that they were either already familiar with, or one that would be an opportunity to research and learn a lot from. Either way they took quite a bit of time with this contest, a few took a lot of time with it throughout the contest, studying and following it closely. Either way, in the end, each judge made educated choices based
Groups Need More Respect - A Change In RulesHi all. This is HtBlack, writing on behalf of theWrittenRevolution, its admins, and probably a whole lot of other people from the whole of deviantART.(if you wish to share this article with the community, I definitely suggest you to do so. The more people see it the better, as this not only applies to our group I'm sure)Just to explain for those who don't know this, or come upon this journal by chance, our group is a critique group that has a few essential rulesrose and Poetry gallery have a 1500 word limit, Longer Works folder 3000To submit, you must write some feedback questions in the Artist's Comments of the deviation you want to submitYou must show us that you critiqued one other work in our gallery in the last weekWe unfortunately only accept deviations in English, but never any with excessively mature content.We don't accept chapters of stories, or fanfiction. Only your original work, only standalone pieces.As a side note, we are generally less likely to acc
Equine artists, please raise your hand!So several years back I worked hard and put together a list of equine artists on dA with the help of some super awesome volunteers. While that list is long outdated and even making a group of it all Equine-Artists-List , the hype just faded and it's not really something being used at the moment (the list, that is, the group itself is quite active). I have some thoughts and ideas that I'd like to work on but I need your help in indentifying as many equine artists on dA as possible. That's right, I'm bringing back the list! So, this is where you all come in. Are you an equine artist? Do you know any equine artists on dA? Please drop a comment with their or your username so I can add you to the list. For Equine-Artists-List 's purpose we have said that someone with 4 or more equine pieces may be considered an equine artist. (this is not to say that anyone with less can not also be an equine artist, but the purpose is to find those
Caption that!Hello everyone! I have decided to start up a new contest! We all see those meme's floating around the web some rude, cute, hilarious, or even weird. Well this week I am giving you the chance to caption a meme I have created and win prizes! What I need from you in order to participate: Fave this journal or share it via share button. Your dA account must be 1 month old. You may have up to 4 entries. What you can't do: You can't take the meme and caption it yourself or upload it. You can not use any slurs or derogatory captions that may be offensive to race, sexual orientation, or mental illness. Anyone who submits an entry like this will have their comment hidden and ignored. Everyone is allowed to participate if all above criteria is met. You also do not have to be my watcher. Alright so your probably thinking,
WishingWell Weekly, Ed. 116Monday Muses | Tuesday Treats | Wandering Wednesday| WishingWell Weekly :iconspreadmoreloveplz: Welcome to WishingWell Weekly :iconspreadmoreloveplz:Hello Dear Members, Watchers, and Visitors, WELCOME TO dAWishingWell!:iconwowplz:What OUTSTANDING Events Happening in Our Group! CHECK IT OUT, "Fishing for Wishes 11:3":Fishing for Wishes 11:3Please DO Comment if you help, we would really appreciate it so much! Thank you! YAY "The Wishing Jar 11:3":The Wishing Jar 11:3Please DO Comment if you help, we would really love your he
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
Some fine work, here.