Unknown Artist Spotlight #2Hello *sothewind is here with a new feature!Welcome to Unknown Artist Spotlight May issue! After very hectic days of April, today I finally want to sit down and unwind while I go through the works of my favorite artists to bring their beautiful art to you.Artist: ~KCsummerz Artist: ~ikscrap Artist: ~JiaJenn31 Artist: ~katmary :iconmv1plz::iconmv2plz::iconmv3plz::iconmv4plz::iconmv5plz::iconmv6plz::iconmv7plz:Bonus FeatureAnd these are my favorites I picked from the artists that are not made to feature but have some remarkeble pieces worth posting: :thu
Fix that Miscat! ~Fashion Photography V.CommercialThere often seems to be some confusion over whether your Fashion Photography belongs in Photography -> People & Portraits -> Fashion Portraits or Photography -> Commercial Photography -> Fashion. Unlike other galleries that we are slowly defining and educating on through this series of articles, the difference between these two is quite clear cut and there are certain aspects of your Photography that will dictate where it should go. Have a read through the article and hopefully that will clear up some things if you were previously confused! What are Fashion Portraits? Photography -> People & Portraits -> Fashion PortraitsFashion Photography is a genre of Photography that's dedicated to showcasing clothing and other items such as accessories i.e. shoes, scarves, hats, j
Thoughts about communityCommunity is a word that is used on dA a lot. It's a huge part of the site and the main reason why I love this place so much and have stuck around for so many years, even when I haven't had time to indulge in my art or felt like sharing it for whatever reason. I've made true friends here who I care for deeply and can't imagine not using dA in some capacity to keep in touch with all of you wonderful people.The thing with a community, in my opinion, is that it's kind of a by-product. I don't mean that in a bad or belittling way. What I mean is that you can't actually force a community to thrive, or even to exist. You can provide a context (like a website or a message board or a physical-world organisation) and tools (like comments or chat features online or a room to meet in for offline events). You can invite people to join in, encourage them to interact and even moderate destructive or negative behaviour but you can't make a community - it's something that happens by itself, th
Digitally Delicious: May 15thMythical water creatures and deities calendar 2013 by ~DferousSerpent of the Wind by *KerriAitken Dire Straights by ~nosredna1313Peaceful Waves by *CentraDragonDangermuse 2 by *FransMensinkArtistWild Life Photographer by *fredericayangTome of Blood by ~guterrez
Best of April 2013Here are some of the best pictures I found in April, 2013. They do not appear in my Square-features, that's why I do a monthly feature for all those great artists on deviantART who submitted no-square pictures. Enjoy!
Confessions Of A CyclothymicWe both tried without relent, But our salvation would not come, We've said all we can say, And we've done all that can be done.We can't survive my constant pushing, Or your brave tugging of my heart, We wont ever reach a perfect phase, Because we know we're better apart.In my Euphoric phases I loved you, In my Dysthymic I pushed you away, Yesterday I spoke of marriage.But tomorrow I'll lead you astray.So my dear you know it hurts me, To say these things to you, But my confessions of Cyclothymia, Are long since overdue.
(RED) Contest EVEN MORE NEW PRIZES! (updated X2) ^Aeirmid has promised to give 1 three month premium membership to first place and give each second and third place a 1 month premium membership. `The-Lantiis has promised to additionally give a one year Premium Membership to first place, a three month Premium Membership to second place, and a one month Premium Membership to third place! contest will now end January 31st 12:00 PM ESTAlso, your contest entry doesn't have to be original to the contest. i.e. it can be something you already made before the contest started as long as it follows the rules. The organization (RED) is doing is an "online quilt" where people can have a patch and to join the quilt you have to make a pledge to somehow help get a generation free of AIDS by 2015 as it is HIGHLY likely to be the case as long as people donate to the cause! Click here to join the quiltWhile you can
Christmas Fairytale-CONTEST! CLOSEDStart date is the 13/12/2012End date is the 20/01/2013 THEME :iconsanta-plz:CHRISTMAS:iconsanta-plz:There has to be a Christmas decoration somewhere in the work and it can be represented anyway you want it. RULES :iconsantalaplz:Has to be photomanipulation or mixed media.(emotional,fantasy,dark etc.):iconsantalaplz:All stock and resources must be credited with direct links.:iconsantalaplz:You must be a member of the group (if you're not currently a member you can join us now):iconsantalaplz: All entries must have been a new creation for this contest, not a old piece.:iconsantalaplz:There has to be a Christmas decoration somewhere in the work.(Or it will be Disqualified ):iconsantalaplznly one entry per member.:icons
New Contest - OPENnew contest, this time all asked the new contest with stocks, and the theme that you choose.date to decline 31 - May (if not have 6 entries in each category, we extend one more week)and please donate prizes to the winners earn prizes for doing an awesome work you can donate what you want, for example :Exclusive stockFeaturePointsLlamaPSD fileand otherand this time added a new categoryadvancedintermediatebeginnerfor all have a chance to win here are the stocks that you have to useyou have to use 3 stocks below in your entryyou can use more than 3 stocks below, and you can use others to do your entry
Photomanipulation Contest - (WINNERS ANNOUNCED)- UPDATED - Winners are listed below.Hello,I am very excited to announce our first contest. There will be some great prizes for the winners; the contest rules will be minimal. Please, do adhere to them, or your submission (s) will not be considered.The contest theme will be: DREAMSIt can be anything from your darkest nightmares, to your sweetest dreams.The RULES:1) There can not be any exaggerated nudity. Please, keep it tasteful.2) Try to keep the gore to a reasonable level; nothing overly graphic will be considered.3) You may submit a limit of 5 works - But you can only win once!4) You MUST submit your works to the "Contests" folder only. (IMPORTANT.)5) Submissions must be unique photomanipulations... no quick filters or color changes.6) Stock providers, models... MUST be properly credited for your work to be considered.7) You must be a member of #Manipulation-Masters in order to join the contest.8) Make sure you mention that the dev
Art Jewelry! My Latest Art Jewelry: Go to Contest Newsarticle by clicking the above banner.. Midnight Circus Contest News: I created a poll to find out if I should continue doing prizebaskets containing what I have in the past or if you aregenerally most interested in my exclusives..Please do go vote & comment with your thoughts.. http://mizzd-stock.deviantart.com/journal/poll/3570461/I see that so far its varied what you wish to win in theseprize baskets, so I decided to represent a little bit ofeverything
Protect our Nature contest (results)Contest CLOSEDIf you are interested by another one, keep in touch, I have already the theme in mind It's time to announce the results ! Before that, I just have something to say and I hope you will read I had so much difficulties to choose three winners because I was in hesitation to choose between beauty and concept. There are some wonderful pieces that are not in the winners selection and maybe you can be surprised... but I finally choose the conception and idea behind the picture and what can answer to the question "Why to protect and save the Nature?" I choose pictures that show this thing in the best way for me and under each winner, I will explain in what they answer so well to this question... 1. :iconAnne-Wipf: Why to protect the Nature ? Because she gives colours, life and peace to our civilized world so sad, fade