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Annual Summer Contest Begins! WINNERS Well ladys & Gentlemen its past time for me to annoice the winners to end the contest & prepare for our Halloween contest.
1st place goes to #12 by :iconRafael-Domination:
this is what one of the admins that voted had to say "it's super detailed and really took some creativity and thought! Compiling three images, plus a diary note really gets the viewer into the story of this big summer vacation... tons of work had to go into this, and it was executed extremely well."
2nd place goes to #9 By :iconMyaco:
3rd goes to #8 By :iconririna-olze:
Congratulations winners & thank everyone who donated & entered! We do these contests for your enjoyment so we hope that you had fun & enjoyed it! We will start the Haloween contest as soon as we get a theme so stay tuned! (perhaps even give some of your ideas for a theme to this years contest!)
Extending deadline for two more weeks to
Halloween Contest End! WinnersResults: Well Hello & happy late halloween to you all. This years turn out was really good & with amazing entrys which made it hard for
judges to pick if I could I'd say you all won, But we have to winners & saddly those that didn't.
1st place goes to #16 by :iconBjsX: This was the only one that all the judges agreed on even if not for the same spot lol
2nd place goes to #14 by :iconKireiTsuki: This entry met with two of our themes & was our first comic in this contest.
3rd place goes to #13 by :iconsteviecass:
Congratulations Winners & amazing job everyone that entered you all did a wonderful job & I look forward into seeing your new amazing works continue to inprove! :iconcheerplz:
Now it's time to rest from contests for a couple weeks to decide if we will host a winter/holiday contest this year. Happy November Everyone!
Hello all you ghosts & goblins its time to get this Halloween Contest going!
Well I asked what every
My Best AdviceDuring my livestreams, people sometimes ask me for drawing advice.
I'm a horrible teacher, but I think there are a few pieces of advice that
I think will fit any situation, no matter what you're trying to draw. Keep
in mind that I'm not the best artist, and you probably shouldn't listen to
Anyway, here's my ad-libbed top five tips (in no particular order).
I'm not counting this one, because it's been stated over and over. I'm
sure everyone knows by now that practice will make you better.
1: Loose Sketch, Tight Lines
Always sketch something before drawing it. Keep it loose and try not
to make short strokes. The sketch is important because you can make
mistakes and fix them really easily. As a matter of fact, this is where
you WANT to make mistakes. You would rather find and fix a messed
up hand here, instead of when you're almost done.
2: Learn when to give up
If something isn't working in your drawing
Artist Info: How to Price Commissions"The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried"
This is an informative journal to help artists determine fair pricing for commissions, based on my recent poll. I will update this as needed to include new information as it comes in.
This is part of an 'Information Series of journals
- Stand your ground, know your worth!
- [now reading]
- Artist Info: Conducting yourself professionally
- Client/Buyer info: How to go about commissioning an artist.
BIG FAT DISCLAIMER
Do you want a feature 18...finishedFeature time
And the feature is finished... Hahaha...I posted a little different journal skin just for the features I wrote this journal for maybe 2 hours...hahaha. I featured first 50 people+12 people who were a little late. I wanted to feature all, but it showed me error, so I featured only 12. Enjoy in the feature and give these artists some love
Please fav this journal so these wonderful artists will get more attention, cuz they deserve it. Thank you
Ah, I'm going to write here last news too, so I don't have to submit another journal... Well...so you remember that we had a little problems with our official website (with portfolio). These days I decided to fix that...I completely changed look of our site, so now it works perfectly. It has a huuuuuuuuuge slideshow in the background (and it fits to all screens), so when you want to go in menu, you have to click a MENU button in top left corner. Our
WARM read this if you are a active watcherIt is so warm here xD Ive been so UNPRODUCTIVE oh my god.. Sorry for late reply to things haha, im going to update my faq's soon, adding new common questions and stuff.
*u* But I wanted to adress a few issues.
If you send me notes and I have not replied yet it is because ive got several thousand messages. and often dusins of notes at the same time xD Be patient please.
And I would appreciate it if many of you stopped with notes going somewhat like You dont have to read/look/answer this note, or Im sorry to disturb/annoy/bother you with this etc etc.. People come on, im not some important person which somehow dont have time for others. I communicate as much as I can, but I always read notes and reply to them if you ask me something. Do not put me or anyone else above yourself, we are all worth the same. Im just another artist/person. Sometimes it just takes longer for me to reply/look through messages/ read messages, but I always go through every single com
Halloween Contest!Yes another contest! This one is a Halloween contest. Now for the rules.......
It can be anything Halloween related. Be as creative as you want.
It can traditional or digital art.
You can color it in with anything.
First - 800 Points that you can use for a three month Premium Membership
Second - 500 Points that you can buy a one month Premium Membership
Third - 300 Points
Or of course use the points however you want!
NOTE- I do not pick the winner alone. There are 10 other people including mostly family and a few friends that do not have DA accounts that help me choose. We all vote to make it fair. So please don't rag on any of the winners as that is being a poor sport and only makes you look bad.
Can't wait to see all the entries and make sure you tell your friends!
ENJOY THE CONTEST!!!
Group Contest! Contest Time!
To celebrate the opening of this group, we are holding a contest!
The theme of the contest is: OC Stars!
Draw your OC(s) in a "stars" theme!
Submit your entry to the "Contest" folder in the group gallery.
You may submit a maximum of 2 entries.
Entries will be judged on creativity and effort!
Deadline is 1st october!
[Bullet; Orange] Full Shaded Digital Drawing (with background) of your OC from PixieSabre
[Bullet; Yellow] 3 Months Premium Membership from KristinaStoud
[Bullet; Orange] 20 points from RedSuzanne
[Bullet; Yellow] Coloured drawing with background from speqqy
[Bullet; Orange] Flat head icon from MizAmy
[Bullet; Yellow] Lineless art of a character from Battynico
[Bullet; Orange]100 points and 1 chibi from lembuk
"Why Was My Digital Art Declined?"Now after two PSA blogs, it’s time to talk about a subject matter that’s near and dear to my heart.
More specifically, the reasons behind why some pieces of digital art can be rejected from our group’s gallery.
This is going to be a long journal. I’m not trying to pick on digital artists by going into full detail about this… it’s just the medium that I’m the most familiar with so I know what to look for.
Don't ever draw like the above picture. Please.
All right. I’m just going to dive into this.
White speckles along the line art usually occurs when you use the paint bucket tool directly on the layer where your line art is. In my opinion, he best way to do this is to use multiple layers when you are coloring. Put your line art on the top layer and set it to ’multiply’. This will get rid of
Character Art Raffle!Hey everyone! I have opened commissions, and to kind of celebrate / promote myself, I'm giving away a piece of art!
The Prize: One free commission from me! You get art of any character of your choosing, be it one of your own original characters or fanart from any show / comic / etc. I will not do nudity / fetish / sexual portrayal. It will be digitally drawn, on a transparent or monochrome background (your choice). You are free to do whatever you want with it - post it to other websites, reupload to your account, whatever you like! I would appreciate credit, but it isn't necessary. I may also throw in a page of sketches, depending on how my workload is at the time the competition ends.
How to enter: Favorite this journal! That's it! You don't even have to be watching me. Just be sure to have a reference of your character ready.
The raffle will end one week from now, so Feb 10th, around 5pm CST.
Tumblr users will be able to enter a second time by reblogging this pos
Abandoned ChapelThe parish waits now,
the loneliness of corners
crawling outward on walls--
chipped away by the wind,
and held together
by silk spindles;
cobwebs align them like the membranes of memories,
the cut of a jewel in an broken window
against the sun
where beads of rain
gather in a mesh of strands
a new Mosaic
against the backdrop of a cemetery;
My eyes seek out the sermon
in close proximity,
paint no distance
between headstone and cloud;
elegies topple each other
in their climb to heaven
as light trickles
over the shade,
breathes a new glow over snuffed candles.
I feel the weight in these empty rows,
how a breath couldn't cease to be breath
in the midst of prayer.
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