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PLEASE READOk, many people keep trying to submit deviations to the adoptables folder. PLEASE, submit to the CORRECT folder. I have to keep denying deviations because they are going in the adoptables folder.
Again, PLEASE CHANGE THE FOLDER WHEN YOU ARE SUBMITTING A DEVIATION.
SubmittingI have noticed that some people keep submitting deviations to the adoptables, bases lineart and designs, and icons folders that don't belong there. I have had to change those folders so that I can approve of what deviations go here. PLEASE submit to the right folders guys. If you don't know how, here is how.
1. Go to the gallery, click on the folder, and then click the plus sign in the top right corner
2. Go to the gallery, click the plus in the top right corner, then click the grey button at the top of the submission form. All the folders will appear and then you may choose the one you need.
If your deviations have been declined and you don't know why, its probably because you submitted it to the wrong folder. Submit it to the right one, and it will be approved.
Folders?I was wondering, are the folders working? Everyone should be able to submit to all the folders, and I keep finding deviations in the featured/wrong folder. If they aren't working, please tell me (they should be working though )
Good NewsWell, I just noticed I was randomly made the Founder. So, I changed the settings so everyone can submit art. It is automatically approved, and you can submit as many deviations as you want. Just make sure its in the right folder (I have made more for specific types of deviations).
Stuff You Should Know About
1. Please submit to the right folder. If it isn't submitted to the right one, it will get removed and you will have to submit it again.
2. Deviations with mature content are allowed, but if it goes against the pornography rules it will be removed.
3. If a folder fills up or you feel like we need another one, please tell me
4. No making fun of other deviants and deviations.
5. NO ART THEFT! Tracing, using a ref (and not linking to original), and taking something off another website is art theft! Any deviations that are stolen will be removed. ALSO, if a member of the group is stealing art, please tell me.
Now, SUBMIT ALL YOUR ART!! XD
More Art?Hi guys! Im a new Contributor to the group, and I noticed we only have 5 members. Could some of you invite your friends to the group, or at least tell them about it? It would be great if we could have more members. Also, if anyone has some art that they would like to submit to a group, submit it here. Well, thats all. Have a great day everyone
*and Im trying to figure out if I can change the gallery settings so everyone can submit art. The owner of the group doesnt use their account anymore, so i sent a note to their new one.
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A new member writes:I am the photographer and principal photo editor for *aegiandyad. I seek constantly for the beauty in the mundane or even ugly reality that is the largely urban environment we live in. But we love gardens, are Friends of Kew who can visit this world heritage site any time we like, and spend a lot of time in the two or three best parks and gardens near where we live. This group's intent seems to be t0 remind deviants that art should be beautiful, as well as expressive, meaningful, individual, innovative and all the other things dear to the modern artits' hearts.
However, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Isadore Ducasse, the self-styled Compte de Lautreamont, insisted that there was beauty in the chance meeting of an umbrella and a sewing machine on an operating table! J,G.Ballard's fiction illustrates his notion that 'Mind is a state of landscape', and where others see beauty he sees psychological danger and even terror. Marcel Duchamp literally attempted to take the piss out of Fr
That's how you get pageviewsAnd here you have the number one question that people ask me:
"How the hell did you get so many people to view your art? You're not even that good!"
I can't do anything other than honestly admitting that I'm not that good at art. I'm not some awesomely skilled concept artist, at least. I've seen many people do a better job while receiving a lot less of attention.
Why a medium like DeviantArt works for me? Probably because I've been around on the internet for so long, and I've spend so much time working for internet-marketing company's, that things like advertising and web usability have become a second nature to me. A lot of the things that I've come to regard as common sense in internet communication, are things that are nowadays proven successful by research.
It's important to know that websites like DeviantArt are listed in the category social media. That probably didn't occur to most people, since DeviantArt seems to be so heavily focused towards art (and tradi
CI Pm Give away(Help needed) ends 20 Mayit's 20 April
happy easter fellow members and also time for a new give away 8D
but first a very special thanks to my donators below we can continue holding these thank you guys for all the support
~~A big thanks to our donators for the Month April
(I send you a note fast as possible if you didn't got featured yet!)
for those of you who do not know, I, Tsuki-SoraRuki decide to do a project
called project Pm give away here yo
PE: How to Make Pixel CloudsHow to Make Pixel Clouds
In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to make pixel clouds. I have two different types of clouds I use depending on the piece; semi-realistic, and cartoon style. I will be showing you both today!
Let us start!
The semi realistic style can be done two ways, depending on if you are limiting colors or not.
First, I'm going to show you the way for if you do not care how many colors you use.
First you will pull out your pencil brush, as you would normally do when making pixel art, and set the color to white. After that, set the opacity to around 10%-20%.
Randomly brush side to side with the pencil, and then overlap some lines randomly as well.
Keep doing that until the cloud if about as big as you need it; it should look something like this.c:
World of Water Contest!The Theme
Welcome to the World of Water contest. I've tried to make it interesting for every (APN) Photographer by creating two subcategories;
Close-ups (this includes Macro photography).
The main subject in the photograph has to be water. It can be drops, it can be waterfalls, lakes, oceans, seas, canals.. everything with water!
Animals, Plants & Nature Photography only
Photographs taken with a film or a digital camera featuring a minimal amount of color and exposure adjustment
Deviations do have to be new, added after this contest is announced
One (1) entry per person per subcategory, you can win only once
No photomanipulations or selective desaturation
Start date: NOW!
Ends June 30th, 23:59 CEST.
Each subcategory has a 1st, 2
Easter Egg GiveAway!(closed)
Sorry for the delay! It was really hard to choose because I received a lot of really awesome entries. Thank you to all who joined!
Stay tuned for my next challenge/giveaway
Winner will be announced 1-2 days. Stay tuned!
Narrowed it to five people. ARGH its so hard to decide! Almost there!
Prize: One person will win 100
How to qualify?
Draw an egg on Deviantart Muro using ONE of the following themes. It doesn't matter if it looks good or not, you will not be judged on how it looks but on creativity of how you use the theme below.
~You can choose one theme below!~
Theme 1: I'm a sexy egg
Theme 2: Shiver me timbers
Theme 3: Egg Fusion!!
So again, you have to use DEVIANTART MURO.
GOODLUCK AND HAPPY EASTER!!
Kiriban at 1.000.000 - CaughtIt's as simple as it gets;
Catch my 1.000.000th pageview and get a free head-shot sketch from your character (or any character that you like).
(Screenshot needs to be fullscreen and send to me by private message)
The kiriban is caught.
Anyone bother to explain me how it is possible that 2 people caught the exact same thing on screenshot???
After hearing from multiple people having experience with more than 1 guy catching their kiriban, I can only come to the conclusion that it's reasonable.
DA's counter is probably flawed, in the sense that it only counts an IP once. Which would lead people that spend hours refreshing my page, being able to keep track of the pageviews without actually influencing themselves. It's still kind of weird to think that kind of thing actually happens and people are
April Fools Caption Contest WinnersThanks to all participants from the April Fools Caption Contest! Without any further delay, here are the winners of each photo.
"Hey Charllllllieee! Lets go to Candy Mountain!" - Spiritdream12
"The cold never bothered me anyway." - puffugu
"How to make a Harry Potter Goblet of Fire bubble spell cosplay..." - GillianIvy
Cat: "That's it! This is the last time I look for a roommate on Craigslist!" - Sserenita
"And I want some cake... and some ice cream... and some hot fudge... and some chocolate milk... THEN you can have your sweater back!" - WDWParksGal
Fella: "He's right behind me, isn't he...?" - ShackledMuse
"What do you mean it doesn't look natural??" - Sserenita
"Ha! We got the blanket first!" - MiloticScale
"Life gave me melons.. and it was good!" - darkoracle21
"DAT ASS~" - Nox-ious
Alexandrasalas by Thiefoworld
Olympia: Manet's Biggest ScandalÉdouard Manet (1832-1883), a French painter who is sometimes considered one of the founders of the style of impressionism, caused quite a few scandals throughout his career.
Many of these scandals came into being because of the subject matter which he chose to portray in his paintings. Additionally, there were many critics who found fault in his painting style. Surprisingly, despite the sometimes violent reactions to his works, what Manet was really seeking throughout his painting career was official recognition as a great artist of his time.
At a young age, Manet found in his father an extreme opposition to his desired career as an artist. His father was a magistrate who thought that Manet should choose a “recognized” profession. Attempting to appease his father, Manet tried and fai
100 and 500 points giveaway!!But first,...CONTEST!
:iconathenacykes: Is holding a contest and would be really helpful of you go check it out and more better if you enter! Thanks guys!
100 Points GIVEAWAY!!
For just faving this journal and make a journal about this giveaway for both 100 and 500 points(guess to win).
500 POINT GIVEAWAY!!
Are you sick and tired of competing your luck on more than 20-40(or more) people to win points??? WELL NOT ANYMORE!
Also... PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLAY WITH ME! I`ve been planning to do this since my birthday!!!! *puppy eyes* It would make a girl happy like me right?
GUESS THE SONG TO WIN!
How to participate?
-Fave this journal (that means you participating)
-YOU have to tell about this giveaway in your journal too! (important, if not disqualified)(yes i do check)
1. All you have to do is watch me play songs from this video
2. You only have to guess the songs to win!
"[song title] - by(sing
Her CatalystAs she walks through the maelstrom, the words trace upon the tips of her fingers and press into the stone. Every brick, every crack in the concrete, every crossed and angular stroke in reds and blacks and oranges. The drips of the gasoline pool around the base of her boots, slosh as she steps over the burst pipes and the rubble.
So much rubble. So little outcry. The silence of the city grates on her eardrums and the mantras she'd been forced to memorize. The Seers demanded they observe thirteen years of recitation before they attempt to weave their first World together.
But who other than the Seers can claim the incantations that knot the skeins they twist and pull on like reins hold fast? When have any of the Sisters recorded the visions they traced upon space-time and recited them, left them open for critique and discussion and debate?
Which is why she walks through the chalky soot of the smashed city around her. This all
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Bluefley has a gallery filled with artwork that whisks you off in to a Sci-fi daydream, and keeps you captivated for hours. Marc has been a member of our community for over a decade and has achieved nothing but success with his astounding commitment to interacting with the community, sharing a prolific amount of video tutorials and generally being an all round rockstar deviant. It is no joke that we are absolutely delighted to award the Deviousness Award for April 2014 to ... Read More