For anyone that need a new Art Program:I found out on Tumblr this morning that Adobe was letting people download programs like Creative Suite 2 and Adobe Illustrator for free.So if your like me and been using Programs like Photoshop elements and PSP 8 for the last couple of years and want to try something new, here's the Link:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1woD1x4CzokSxRsTaNU4K0nH7n0GAUSkXmwyfWAjLXu0/preview?sle=trueI would suggest just downloading the Adobe Illustrator first to see how you like it. Also it doesn't have the brush sets that the newer ones have so you might want to download a few brush sets. These are the one's I got:http://www.melsbrushes.co.uk/?p=177and one from DA:A few notes:When I save as a Photoshop file, you have to export it. And when you do that, the first box on is labeled color mode. It always has CMYK , and everytime I try to save that it says I don't have enough memory. I don't know if that's true because when I click that box and save it as a RGB file, it works f
Commissions Blog #9 COMMISSIONS BLOG #9! Welcome to Sellers-Showcase's ninth Commissions blog! Here you will find a selection of members who are looking to be commissioned, along with links to their best works and pricing information!:iconLilithsSmile: LilithsSmile Strengths: My strengths as an artist is mostly with crocheting, wire wrapping and hemp jewelery. I also have experiance in dream catchers and decropague and other crafts along with photography. Prices: Hats: $10-45 Bags: $10-40 Stone wire wraps: $10-25 Hemp jewlery: $5-15 Dream Catchers: $15-30 Scarfs: $15-20. Best works: http://fav.me/d4dtg5i | http://lilithssmile.deviantart.com/art/Amethyst-304367349?q=gallery%3Alilithssmile%2F24804218&qo=2 | http://fav.me/d4n2l3k- - -:iconLicht-chan: Licht-chan Strengths: I can sculpt charms and sculptures and make sure their details are as close as they can get to perfect. Styles I sc
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On the Subject of BasesFellow People of Deviantart,I am here today to talk to you about Bases and Dolling. I am not asking you to do it, or even to like it, but just to put out a standpoint that is sorely missing from this ongoing row over what a Base really is. You may think a base is a large traced piece from anime with no skill and that the people who draw on top of them are lazy artists who just don't want to learn how to draw. Some bases are traced, but not every base. Dolling is a hobby, something that is done for fun, and not every doller out there wants to be able to draw like a whiz kid. A lot of people hold down jobs, or full time education and just want a little fun. And so they are able to use a base that they like and draw some clothes and hair onto it, often very skillfully. The 3rd Rozen Maiden by Felirile :thumb196488107:Many dol
**Please** Read--Update 9/1Update 9/1: The main fire has moved into South Dakota and grew 78 square miles overnight, causing evacuations in the Pine Ridge area. Those nearest to my college town of Chadron were 40% contained as of last night, and the main roads were reopened to light traffic. One of Mom's neighbors was able to go out and scout the properties, and it looks like all is well on her/the development's side of the highway, which the fire thankfully didn't cross (four lanes of road between the houses and the flames, that's it). With luck, she and the dogs should be able to return home early next week, but evacuees are being asked to stay put for the time being. Small towns being what they are, 98% of people have been amazing to and for one another, and the motels housing the evacuees are not charging them for their stay. People from all over the panhandle (including the incredible woman who owns my "Pray Standing" paintings--Starla, you
LeechesHere's an average summary of a private message that I receive on a weekly basis:Hello,I just came by your profile and saw your art, and was very impressed. I think you have a very nice art style. Now I'm working on this project. It's called <project>. It's an awesome story about <subject>. I'm currently writing the script for it, but I'm planning to make a visual novel. I can't tell too much about the story, since I don't want it to be copied, but it's going to be really cool. The point is; I need illustrators. I'm an excellent writer, but I can't do illustration at all. And therefore, I wanted to ask for your help. I need about 60 pages illustrated and colored. Would you work together with me on this one? I don't have any money to spend, as I'm not an established writer yet. But when the visual novel gets published, you can get a percentage of my profit.With kind regards,Person XWell... let me translate this for you.This Person X
Taking Commissions- ClosedUpdate: Well that went quick. Thank you guys. I better get to work. ---Well, a family member has some unexpected medical bills so looks like I'm going to take some commissions to help out.Here are the outlines:*Up front Paypal payment. I will give you it when I get all your info about the commission. *Commissions will be completed in “First come first serve” order. For example: If your third in line, than you can expect your commission in about three weeks. I won't take your money unless you're Ok with the estimated deadline I give you.I'm allowing for about a week per commission. I'm expecting to complete commissions much faster than that. I'm just giving myself some breathing room as I do want to try and recover my video series and other obligations right now.*You know my art style and subject matter but it needs to be said that I won't draw stuff that would fall into the NSFW category. And please no farting or stuff like that. *You can request tha
Thanks for the Birthday Wishes...Hey everyone,I just wanted to thank everyone for all the messages and artwork I've gotten today. It's really appreciated. ----And as a reminder: :iconAaronNeathery:, creator of "Endtown": http://www.gocomics.com/endtown Well, some of his friends have contacted me and told that he is in the hospital for a re-occurring foot ailment. He can't get insurance for it because apparently they classified it as a pre-existing condition. But they set up this fundraiser to help him out: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/pq02/keependtownaliv So if you enjoy his work as much as I do then maybe you can help out and chip in a little.
So I have a Patreon...So I have a Patreon.And for the prize, every three dollar pledge earns you a chance to choose the character featured on Familiar Faces. Oh and if you want to, you can see a Youtube version of the "Daisy Head Mayzie" review.
Commissions are OpenWell I need some extra cash (Actually just $50) so I guess I'm opening up commissions again. Here are the outlines:*Up front Paypal payment.*Good Rule of thumb: "If it's in my Gallery, I'll probably draw it...if it's not, I probably won't. *You can request that the commission be private, and I won't post it in my gallery. You can also request that I send it to you by email so you can post it in your own gallery or I can get it to you through stash. Here's the price list and sample each type of commission:Color = $35 (+ $10 for each additional character) Line Art = $18 (+$7 for each additional character)
The Nudist Beach recruits!The recruitment drive is over but you don't have to stop drawing new recruits if you still want to.Thanks to everyone who participated in this month-long recruitment drive and I hope you all had fun! [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!]As some of you people know, I am a fan of Kill La Kill and have been riffing on the "uniforms" of the rebel group Nudist Beach with crossover characters.As you can see from the recruiting poster, there is a basic uniform design but you can customize it - as I have - for the various characters I have drawn.Even the 4 Devas have their very own version of a Nudist Beach uniform so there really aren't any limits except that you can't technically be wearing clothes - you can only wear accessories such as hats, belts, straps, s
Now Closed: Paypal Commissions!Excuse the mock-up sheet here. I'll make an updated one sometime! Great Scott....This got filled in a matter of 20 minutes! Thank you everyone, and to those who just barely missed some slots, I hope you'll come back for the second round!There are only 13 slots available!(Had to lower it to 13 because 15 is like...dang.) Please be sure you've thoroughly read the guidelines and my additional notes in this journal before claiming a spot. First come, First serve! Once you've claimed your spot (By being one of the first 13 commenting on the journal OR by note, because I'll be going through and seeing who asked first and such), I'll be getting back to you and you may give me the details of the commission! Please send your payment as soon as I give you clearance to do so. :^D (I've had times when people wouldn't pay right away, but I still did
Halloween this year... (In gifs :D)It appears all the little kids in our neighborhood fell off the face of the planet this halloween and with them, the halloween sweets. D:So I spent my halloween like this :I ate all the ungiven sweets in me house like:Boogied around the lane with sparklers and bangers like:Went down to my buddies house and creeped around peoples yards like:We pissed off the people throwing fireworks like:Then we dodged people throwing fireworks at us like:Hid in the bushes like:Called it a night and moshed out on the ride home to Van Halen like:Got back on DA like:
Why I disagree with Kony 2012Many on here and on Facebook have messaged me about the Kony 2012 movie. It's very well-made and definitely worth a watch if you haven't seen it yet.Kony is a terrible criminal, and I am very much for bringing him to justice. However, I do not share the enthusiasm of the overwhelming majority about the movie and the proposals put forward by the makers. Here are ten criticisms I came up with, in no particular order.1) If something is being hyped up all around you, this is a strong signal to think for yourself. Be especially suspicious when someone wants to use FORCE to do GOOD. Paradoxically, if you REALLY care - don't fall for appeal to emotion, as is being done here. Consider the implications and outcomes, rather than the motives. Don't let the public opinion shape yours, let the facts do so. Don't let one issue overshadow other issues which could be more important. Don't be afraid to disagree with the majority. Truth i
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