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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!
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)
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
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
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
Something about talentI've always disliked the term "talented".It implies that things come to you naturally and without any effort, while in reality the people that are considered extremely talented rarely get to the top without any practice. And the 'rarely' is an understatement. I've never seen anyone reach the top without effort. Not ever. I dislike how 'not having talent' is often used as an excuse for not being good at something, while in reality the only real reason that keeps people from accomplishing things is not working hard enough for it. And sure, not working hard enough can have its reasons. Very valid reasons like having different priority's in life, not having enough time next to your school, job or family life, or even battling an illness. It doesn't change the fact that you're capable of doing it. I always tend to compare art (or any craft in that matter) with running a marathon. Anyone that's not severely handicapped could run a marathon, but it takes a lot of dedication
May Hero Challenge: Eric Proctor
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
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
The MYO Aetherling Contest!!So I've been planning this for some months now, and thought I'd finally introduce the first (and most likely only) Make Your Own Aetherling event!!Read below for all the details! It features some great prizes and lots of opportunities for everyone to enter! <3(Banner image featuring Darkling the primal aetherling, as well as Ringo!)Community Group::iconthe-aetherie:Species Database:http://aetherlings.weebly.com/What is an aetherling?Aetherlings are small, enchanted creatures that live from the thousands of essences found in the natural world. Each individual is born from a single piece of nature, which the aetherling depends on to provide them with life-giving energy. Through the crystals growing on their bodies, aetherlings absorb the energy from the essence of their birth, and may carry or distribute this essence throughout their world. Canonically, they make the
The Group Pose Drawing Challenge! With PRIZES!It's been a long time since we've had a drawing challenge around here, so let's do something that will test your skills AND help the general drawing community!As many of you probably know, finding references for multiple people can be tough. It's also a good exercise to compose multiple figures into one image! This challenge aims to both help you practice your multi-figure skills AND help the community have more resources for this type of composition!How To Enter!Create a line art drawing with 5 or more full body figures together using SenshiStock images as the reference.Submit your composition by July 1st under the Resources & Stock Images -> Line-art & Character Templates section with a Creative Commons license. In the Artist's Comments, link to the SenshiStock poses that you used so people can go back to check them for additional information if they want to use your co
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