Macro Spotlight Vol. 160MarcosRodriguez'sSpotlight Vol. 160MacroThe SpotlightCamouflaged looper - Synchlora aerataby ColinHuttonPhotoLittle Wet Stars on my Eyelashesby SheilaBrinsonBig Eyesby BokehLightTexturesby onmipointI see sunsetby StalkerSVKImg 8643-1by snomandaFarbenspielby guhgel[11/52] - Glassyby Sarah-BK
Contrast in Nature Contest: WinnersThe contest hold by the group Artistle Contrast in Nature is over, and the winners have been announced:1st place go to VioletVeronika:2nd place go to jbritz22:3rd place go to kbuckm:You can browse all the entries here.Congratulations to all the winners and participants.
Macro Spotlight Vol. 159MarcosRodriguez'sSpotlight Vol. 159MacroThe SpotlightGerippeby DanielHeydeckeGone with the windby MercedesCSAquaby SheilaBrinsonHidingby beatles66Img 3783-1by snomandaTo S w i m In The Deep Blueby GrotesqueDarling13Little Jumping Spiderby dalantechEmergenceby marman44Plast
Fields of Flowers contestHi all!! Now that the Spring has started there's a fantastic contest with a lot of great prizes with the theme "Fields of Flowers". There are a lot of points, features and llamas so it's really worth a try. To check all the rules and the list of prizes go to this journal:rainylake is waiting for your photos, they can be of fields of flowers or even from a single flower, just be as creative as you can.
Macro Spotlight Vol. 158MarcosRodriguez'sSpotlight Vol. 158MacroThe SpotlightCrocus wildflowerby Sergey-RyzhkovRegal Jumping Spider - Phidippus regiusby ColinHuttonPhotoMutt n Jeffby relhomProject 52 Week 10 4 Pointsby Luna1282Where the wild things areby Karine-Despeauxmake life colourfulby IreneHorvathBegruessungby guhgelNeedleby frogsjourney
Macro Valentine's contest resultsOn behalf of the group WOW-Macros :iconwow-macros: I would like to introduce you the three winners of their latest contest Macro Valentine's contest:1st place::iconiamoret: iAmoret "Frozen Love"2nd place::iconlothringen: Lothringen "M3039"3rd place::iconsheilabrinson: SheilaBrinson "A Serenade for My Valentine"Congratulations to all the participants and also to the admins at WOW-Macros for this lovely contest.
Macro Spotlight Vol. 157MarcosRodriguez'sSpotlight Vol. 157MacroThe SpotlightWDC_54by relhomSomeone's Angelby Kodi111the Domeby andreas1356Img 0644-1by snomandaPursuitby mialekosMetamorphosisby melvynyeoLittle cageby Shadow-czDrip, Drop, Dripby GrotesqueDarling13togetherby lindahabiba<
Watch foreverIn about 20 days I will be deviant for seven years. That's a lot of time, since then I have posted some works, learned a lot about what I like, collected a lot of great art, but specially I've found and "watch" fantastic people, great artists and better human kinds, who I can consider my friends. I haven't met any of them personally, I hope someday I will met some. These are just some of them I've been watching for some time now:MarinaCoric She is a fantastic artist I've been following since a lot of time. Very enthusiastic person, very great photographer and also a great painter, you can check her drawings at her other account Stardust-Splendor. She is one of my partners in the first group I was admin at, VenatoresLucis. Michela-Riva Michela's works are stunning, she is a fan
Contrast in Nature contestThe group Artistle is hosting a fantastic contest with the theme Contrast in Nature, they have some nice prizes, all you have to do is to find a naturally occurring contrast in shape, color, context or size; a flower in soot, a tree in a field, remnants of summer in a bank of snow, for example, and take a photo. You can check all the details and the prizes here: Contrast in Nature Come on, go outside and take a picture to participate, it really worth it.
The Real Life Big Hero 6ArchiveThe Real LifeBig Hero 6:iconspotted: spotted:iconbehindinfinity: behindinfinityBig Hero 6 First MeetingTwitterFacebookGoogle+Disney’s Academy Award Winning Big Hero 6 pushed the boundaries of realistic animated storytelling with Hyperion, the new software developed specifically for the film.It simulates the physics of light, creating a more lifelike environment. Hyperion allowed the Big Hero 6 team to capture the air and light of San Francisco in a way never before possible and the spectacular results are visibl
Expensive Taste: When Money Is The MediumArchiveEXPENSIVE TASTE When MoneyIs The Medium:iconeawood: eawood:icontylerdobbs: TylerDobbsFive Dollar BatmanTwitterFacebookGoogle+Our currency is covered in artwork.Engravings on a coin or the images on the back of a dollar help us differentiate between denominations, but they serve other purposes as well. They are used to prevent anyone outside of the government that issues the currency from creating duplicates, and the images are supposed to provide cultural touchstones that bond together its users. Any American can rec
Art + Anatomy book Recommendations15 books I recommend for anatomy, art fundamental study and art inspiration. Please note that these are simply my personal recommendations and books that's helped me a lot in the past. I've taken photos for these books, so Here's a less image-heavy list (on tumblr)This took so much longer than I first anticipated so I really hope people find this helpful cause, seriously, spending 3 days on this does not feel like it was worth it edit: I'm putting the tl;dr list here first as a preview of the books I'm recommending. TL;DR List of booksAnatomy BooksAn Atlas of Anatomy for Artists The Art of Animal Drawing Anatomy for the Artist
Harvest Moon: A Return To The Simple LifeArchiveHARVEST MOON: A Return to the Simple Life:icondamphyr: damphyr:iconneosorcerer: neosorcererHarvest MoonTwitterFacebookGoogle+“Harvest Moon” is known in Japan as Bokujō Monogatari.In a day and age when critics are openly decrying violence in video games, one game in particular is finding great success without the element of fighting or any kind of violence. Harvest Moon first premiered in Japan in 1996, and has grown into a thriving franchise with more than 20 games in the Harvest Moon seri
How to: AnatomyHuman anatomy is, for sure, one of the hardest things to draw. But at the same time it's one of the most interesting things to draw, because... hey... we love making characters, and it's nice if they at least look a bit like a human being. I'm still far from perfect at drawing the human body, yet I've accumulated some very useful tips, tricks and websites.Good exercisesDrawing from lifeDrawing from life is awesome!Look for life drawing classes in your environment, or if they're not available; ask your friends to pose for you. Go have a drink in the city when the weather is nice, and sketch people passing by. There's nowhere you learn more about human anatomy than by observing and sketching real people. There's only one downside to this; dynamic poses are tricky, as it's hard for any model to hold a difficult pose for a long time. And no... drawing (nearly) naked people in a drawing class isn't awkward. I
Dungeons And Dragons: Basement And DiceArchiveBasements and Dice Playing Dungeons And Dragons Is Not What It Seems:iconeawood: eawood:iconeddy-shinjuku: Eddy-ShinjukuDungeons and Dragons Antheia AnRaza IITwitterFacebookGoogle+When you think Dungeons and Dragons, you may be inclined to picture a dark basement with broody, antisocial teens whispering spells and incantations over leather-bound tomes.Perhaps D&D owes its cultural notoriety to the religious backlash against it in the 80s, as well as the over-the-top depiction of fantasy gaming and its players
Anatomy Lessons: How to improve faster in 6 steps!'Life Drawing 5' by algaegoblinDo you know how to sketch human figures but do you want to refine your anatomy skills? Or do you not know anatomy at all and you are tired to trust your imagination? Did you notice you create disproportions in your drawings?If you are aspiring artists and you already have your own style, you might as well believe you have no need of a guide, but you are wrong. Before exaggerating human proportions and begin to have your own style, you first have to know the basics. This little guide is the result of an accurate research and 5 years of high school of art, and it's created for all those who want to learn something new or just make a useful review.For those who have already studied art, my suggestion is to go to step 6 or trying to repeat all steps in Digital format. STEP 1First of all, if you want to learn faster you should draw using traditi
CustomBox+Journal Tips n Tricks-Updated 25-Sep-14More updates comings soon!!You may put all your queries here in this blog comments.Tips & tricks1. How to align your elements in custombox or journal?Use the following code:Content hereYou can change the alignment to left, right, center & justify by simply replacing the words as shown belowContent here2. How do you change the font-size in a custombox?Use the following code:Your text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereThe result:Font size = 1Font size = 2Font size = 3Font size = 4Font size = 5Font size = 6Font size = 73. How to change your font in a Custombox/Journal?Use the following tag to change your font in your custombox.Your text hereExampleYour text hereResultYour text hereSafe fonts to useSerif FontsGeorgia ----- The quick brown fox
PE: Decorating Your ProfileCommunity WeekYour profile page is the first thing people will see when they click on your name, so it's very important to leave a good impression! This article will provide some useful tips and tricks for both premium and non-premium members who want to convert their profile into their own, unique page. First off, some Do's and Don'ts of profile decoration:Do:Use dA's profile widgets-- there are lots of great options to chose fromShow off some art (that's what people are here for!)Express your personality through colors, stamps, gifs, etc.Don't:Add so many images that your profile takes forever to loadUse garish or headache-inducing colorsMake text difficult to read with dark backgroundsNon-Premium WidgetsWhile many widgets are restricted or locked for non-premium members, there are still a variety of great widgets that you can add to your profile, even without a membership.
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