Weekly Features! (180+)Long time, no features, so here's a huuuge one to make it up to those who regularly check them out.
In the shadow of the erebor by AYURI-327Ned the Pie Maker by Namecchan
Face by gimgamsCaptain America by NamecchanWet X by Paul-Shanghai
Binary by Redfox999Angelina Jolie by Tinchi147Joie by Michael-C-Hayes
Amanda Seyfried by ekota21white flower by dmkozickaAvengers - Loki (2015) by scotty309
Loki by Inna-VjuzhaninaIron Man (drawing) by QuelchiiKing of the Woodland Realm by naturalshocks
Vikings (2015) by scotty309Happy Birthday Mr. Rickman by SilentKWAVENGERS - BLACK WIDOW and HAWKEYE (2015) by scotty309
Lamentation Preliminary by Michael-C-HayesMariah Carey Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunterA storm is coming... by Brumae-Art
Until I Say by Ryan-Alexander-LeeWicked Witch Of The West by youngmoonsLoki by Quelchii
Meryl Streep Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunterSmuggler by anotherwandererShoe! by Mahbopoli
'It's showtime, folks!' by imorawetzViggo Mortensen by ekota21I HATE drawing by Ceresta
Loc Ppj V22 Fin Logo by totorrlVinny by SilentKWLovebirds by AmBr0
Winter Scene by GrimDreamArt'Flores' Graphite Drawing by pesterhugoDwarf Kili ~ Hobbit by AStoKo
Loki (oil) by QuelchiiTyrion Lannister by MahbopoliLucius Malfoy ~ Deatheater ~ Harry Potter sw by AStoKo
Serenity by pamslaatsTrial by naturalshocksSnape by SilentKW
Linum Usitatissum by pamslaatsPencil drawing. Giraffe by RustamovaLegolas by Libfly
8 yrs on dA + Art Plan of 2015 + PhotographyNo Journals for weeks and then I "spam" you with 3 in short time. In the first two I overwhelmed you with features, this time with a long wall of text. I know only couple of people at most will actually read this, or just glance over it, but still, I had to write it, mostly for myself so I can read it at the end of the year and compare it with reality.
Firstly, I can't believe I've been on this stupid site (I say it with a lot of love) for 8 years already! I missed my 8th dA anniversary which was on Jan 29. Since this entry is so long, I'll skip the importance dA (and its artists, dA friends) has had for me all these years blahblah this time.
I'm 6 final exams and a thesis away from graduating and getting my master's degree, so I decided to take a little break from studying after weeks of never ending exams and seminars before the finals start the next week, and I came up with an art plan of 2015 while sipping homemade chocolate liqueur.
I'm sharing this with you i
Weekly Features! (120+)I'm a few weeks behind with my Weekly Features! so I'm making it up with this. I have a wall of text to write about various things, updates etc., but will spare you (this time) since the entry is so long already. Enjoy the features!
Btw, if not overwhelmed enough already, you can also check out:
Traditional Art Favorites of 2014!
Letter M by Anwaraidd Rihanna Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunter
Alpha by SilentKW Gandalf by JeffLafferty Thranduil (drawing) by Quelchii
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde by anotherwanderer Spreading Wings by GloriaDei Legend of the Cryptids - Felicitas by anotherwanderer
Legend of the Cryptids - Elmenhilde(adv) by anotherwanderer Portrait of Arno Dorian by Namecchan Always 1895 by naturalshocks
Neal by Joanna-Vu Happy new year 3 by Sylar113 Danny Trejo - Machete by IrisBouman
sadness by Blakravell Denzel Washington by AmBr0 Silver feathers by Anwaraidd
Robert De Niro Ballpoint Art by Rafik Emil H by rafikemil :t
Traditional Art Favorites of 2014! 2013 • 2012 • 2011 • 2010 • 2009 • 2008
A few weeks later than usual, but here I present my 7th annual traditional art feature of artworks submitted in the year of 2014!
I must admit, in the previous years I easily found twice, trice more artworks to feature and this year I have so few. I actually struggled to find a couple of dozen more so the collection is not so drastically smaller compared to previou
Weekly Features! (150+)
Glass of Water by rahultokasGaladriel by Quelchii
Kili by AYURI-327Halloween 2014 by UnidColorTIGTONE beguns! by UnidColor
Guardians Of The Galaxy - Groot by p1xerHalloween 2013 by UnidColorSnow by LipsyKooks
The Garden by LanWuThirteen - 'Happiness?' (5/5) by imorawetzlandscape #39 by Sylar113
Looking Up by LanWuGame of Thrones : Daenerys Targaryen by p1xerOn The Prowl by SakurahKirarah
Mist Valley by UnidColorConstantinople by RadoJavorSolstice by nina-Y
The Secret Garden by nina-YDimlight Forest by FerdinandLaderaGreen Forest by UnidColor
Cyanide by eyedesignInfinity by eyedesignMoments by eyedesign
The.Universe.in.you by Matkraken-Mesmerizing poetry of autumn- by Janek-SedlarLuna by JannaFairyArt
Loki - Puny God (drawing) by QuelchiiIron Man flight test - drawing (video) by marcellobarenghi-When the light came into our kingdom- by Janek-Sedlar
-Autumnal vedas- by Janek-Sedlar-Astral road through the wood- by Janek-SedlarThe Forgotten Tale of Larsa (2) by escume
Panteras by Fuz-Caforio-ArtMechanical Dragon by Carlos-Quevedoeye drawing 6 by hg-art
Interior by UnidColorCute dog pencil drawing by ThubakabraCat by TanyaMusatenko
Lara Croft 2013 by DeadOceansBook Event by naturalshocksPenelope Cruz by ChrisWoottonArt
Mountain Gorilla by HendrikHermansAquamarine ACEO by JannaFairyArtVide Cor Meum by mymelynx
Daughter of Mirkwood by FantaasiatoidabBack to Work by naturalshocksThe Reckoning - Tom Hardy by robdolbs
The end of my diet-drawing by XRlSDaenerys Targaryen by lameartist Eye of the Kaiju - 8/11/13 by Girlgoth
La Flor Perfecta. by mymelynx:thu
Weekly Features! + WIPsHi, how have you all been? I should forbid myself use of word "soon" when talking about my art since it's lost all meaning. New art soon is lately never a few days, more like weeks, months(!) even, as you know all too well. So, I'll just say I'm drawing, working on one of the many WIPs. The hardest part is done, but I gotta hurry up, actually, not even hurry up but cut procrastination drastically and simply draw for a decent amount of time daily, whenever I can, before things heat up at Uni. Anyways, here are some WIPs. Feel free to let me know what you'd like to see first, if anything, and I'll take it into account when deciding among those that have more priority. Honestly, I'd like to start a new work, several even, but I really, really mustn't until I finished at least some of these because: SPN and House WIP - cca. 2,5 yrs ago, parrot WIP cca. 3 yrs ago...Those following me on FB and tumblr saw them long time ago.
Weekly Features! + StockThis week a smaller feature, but since I uploaded over 100 new stock images to my stock account recently, many of which make nice refs for digital and traditional drawings/paintings, type of art majority of my watchers do (I think?), I also decided to put here a random selection of some of my stock images in case there's some thing you like, but also to help the visibility of my still pretty much unknown stock account.
Lionfish IX by Esmeralda-stock
Sky I by Esmeralda-stockGaboon Viper V by Esmeralda-stock
Bear VII by Esmeralda-stockLioness VI by Esmeralda-stock
Lionfish XVII by Esmeralda-stockTexture VIII by Esmeralda-stock
Pink Orchid X by Esmeralda-stockKitten V by Esmeralda-stock
The Pond by blaithielWarrior by IrKos
Color Meme: Sherlock by Android-SheepRoses by IrKosSam by euclase
Dance of Autumn by JannaFairyArtFallen by Shinobinakutwhiddleston by LunaNueva01
Ruler of Meereen by DavidDeblittle owl by clive64Winter's Will by DavidDeb
Ink by escume:t
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Dream Catcher by ArdenEllenNixonAutumn Moon Fairy by JannaFairyArt
Hades by sakimichanJames Franco by ekota21Heisenberg by agusgusart
Mads Mikkelsen by ekota21cruella by sakimichan
Step 5 -The final image by chvacherDaryl Dixon - The Walking Dead by ChrisbakerartThe last greenseer by kittrose
Moth monster by sashulkaKhaleesi by AdrianaMeloChasing Ghosts by MichaelO
Be Direct by ToddParisIronman MKVII(2014) by scotty309Faith by Carlos-Quevedo
See of Rome (Der Heilige Stuhl) by r-lilieDaniel Craig by ekota21island . by megatruh
Dr Turner by SilentKWLittle sunshine by mangakasanTyrell's Rose by DavidDeb
Sarah by euclaseEponine by FinAngelPocahontas by sakimichan
Eddie Redmayne by ekota21Azeem by euclaseI like it when you pet me by Marcysiabush
SKULL# by AC44White Freze Horse by MarcysiabushSKULL# by AC44
Fading out into a sad memory by mangakasanDaenerys Targaryen by AuroraWienholdTime by Sylar113
Cat by CherryChan94Tongue Study by JonoDrySpeedpaint #30 by Sylar113
Among shadows by SandraHultsvedThirst by MarcysiabushCeleste by JannaFairyArt
Daenerys Targaryen by FantaasiatoidabSoul Splinter by nathieSpeedpaint #10 by Sylar113
The Bride by MarcoMazzoniArtNever Seen The Light Of Day by myAtta-artSomewhere All the Time by MarcoMazzoniArt
True Detective art by YURISHWEDOFFSplash by Paul-ShanghaiElsa by sakimichan
Ear study by JonoDryBasilisk by algenpfleger
Paper Boats by dloraasNature's Embrace by proxi-mityOUTLANDER - JAMIE by natira
Overture 0801 by Sooper-DeviantDivided by MikkoLagerstedtIf I had a heart by SecondGoddess
Elephant by KristynJanelle.melody. by noah-khSummer Forest - book cover by Azot2014
Renly Baratheon by DavidDebKeeper of the Winter by Azot2014Snowdrop by DavidDeb
Mr Darcy by tilliekeLast wish by noah-khBecome by Arkarti
Up in Flames by MarcoMazzoniArtCherries by Jam1992The Eyes of Midgard by Alayna
Parallel Kingdom: Age of Ascension splash screen by AlaynaTyrion 2014 by AnnieBradswMotherland Chronicles #51 - Erin by zemotion
Night Jungle by Azot2014Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor by alicexzHide your face by JaiMcFerran
Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor by alicexzPencil drawing of Gabriella by nimraCeridwen by JaiMcFerran
Once upon a night by JaiMcFerranDoctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor by alicexzCelestial Warrior Gabriel by Carlos-Quevedo
Pietas, dedicated to the great life of AG by MarcoMazzoniArtCavelands by Tri5tate
Prayers for Rain by MarcoMazzoniArtsands clock (Sable Maze 3) by VityaR83
square (Sable Maze 3) by VityaR83Lightning and Death by naturalshocks
Garden with Round Trees by Azot2014Season of Bloom 6 by zemotion
Magic City of Vane by AlaynaSecret Valley by Alayna
-Son of the forest- by Janek-SedlarEye Contest by Jam1992
Hope - Eye contest by LelixianaIntruder by youngmoons
Mr. Holmes or On the Struggles of Human Mortality
“Mr. Holmes,” or, On the Struggles of Human Mortality
Outstanding in the Field
The upcoming film Mr. Holmes, based on the novel “A Slight Trick of the Mind” by Mitch Cullin, is about a 93 year old Sherlock Holmes who is in the process of writing his story and piecing together events from a 30 year old case that he feels is unfinished. In the midst of these endeavors Holmes is also trying to solve the mysteries of human
Tomasz Opasinski: So You Wanna Be In Pictures
Entertainment Advertising Creative Director
When his dream of one day being Captain of a naval vessel was taken away from him due to his irreparable poor eyesight, Tomasz Opasinski turned to his most powerful talent in life: he could draw and paint. Still in his native Poland, he enrolled in the School of Advertising, taking courses in computers and publishing.
The Polish Navy’s loss was an incalculable gain for worldwide creative arts lovers, especially fans of movies and the innovative movie poste
Collection: Shine A Light
Shine a Light
Light means so many things in our lives beyond mere illumination.
Cinematographers call the hour just before the sun sets “the magic hour.” Movie producers and directors schedule the shooting of love scenes and other important moments in their script to take advantage of the powerful effect that “magic hour” sunlight subliminally exerts on our psyches. The Dutch master painters of the 17th century were expert in focusing the eye on the “story
Collection: Celestial Illusions
Back when it was common knowledge that the sun and all the planets revolved around our Earth, the phenomena of solar and lunar eclipses were mysterious and terrifying occurrences. Were the gods unhappy with us? Were these heavenly messages indicating the End of Days had arrived? Emperors and kings often felt a familial connection with the Sun, and so feared its temporary withdrawal from the sky to be a warning of its unhappiness with royal actions. Desp
Taking Your Art to The Next Level in 2015!
Taking your art to the next level in 2015!
Duel of the fates
By :icontechgnotic: techgnotic
Famously said by many, “Ninety percent of success is showing up.” How true it is about a soul killing combination: looking at what our own first efforts in any endeavor, particularly art, result in, and then looking at the works of far more experienced artists. Giving up always seems the logical, if panicked,
Deviousness - May 2015
In Recognition of Exemplary Membership and an Outstanding Spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community.
My name is Jeffrey Cruz and I'm a Melbourne-based Comic book Artist that goes under the pen-name of 'Chamba'. I've been drawing for as long as I can remember, back when I would copy images of Transformers from the back of the toy packaging. That year, my Love for creating art was born.
During my first year of University back in 2003, I was introduced to DeviantArt as part of class task to join an 'online community', something that was very foreign to me. Being part of DeviantArt had allowed me to open up my eyes to the variety of styles that existed beyond my own backyard and of the people who created such works. Throughout the years I've not only made life-long fr
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 5-20-15
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskMay 20, 2015
:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondeevelliott: DeevElliott
My Magical Adventure
sharkie19 has been working on a personal project to create a printed children’s book, whose lead character can be customized to look like any child, including all ethnicities and special needs. Learn more about this wonderful project here.
PE: Decorating Your ProfileCommunity Week
Your 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:
Use dA's profile widgets-- there are lots of great options to chose from
Show off some art (that's what people are here for!)
Express your personality through colors, stamps, gifs, etc.
Add so many images that your profile takes forever to load
Use garish or headache-inducing colors
Make text difficult to read with dark backgrounds
While 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.
Anatomy Lessons: How to improve faster in 6 steps!
'Life Drawing 5' by algaegoblin
Do 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.
First of all, if you want to learn faster you should draw using traditi
Huge Weekly Features!
Sanyi by 22Zitty22The things they do for love by denkata5698
Will TURNER (Orlando BLOOM) by Sadness40Bubbly kiwi by GunchixsNatalie by denkata5698
Raygen by secrets-of-the-pen:No llores esta noche. by dningunlugarFire Queen by PauBuenoZ
STARS - Les Miserables by Sheridan-JSunset in the Realm by Whendell
The Encounter by michelle--renee:thumb280491122:
Concert Flute by Olivier-CMagnolia by KerstinSchroeder
My Little Pony by youngmoonsDay 346 of my 366 Drawing Project by secrets-of-the-pen
Day 354 of my 366 Drawing Project by secrets-of-the-penDay 228 - ACEO Drawing Project for Charity by secrets-of-the-pen
Peaceful by Zindy''kapit-bahay ni Lolong'' series 2 by erwinpineda
Midnight in the Graveyard II by JamesHillGalleryMartinsson by LindaMarieAnson
sleep by michelle--reneeJack by euclase
Frozen by EnchantedWhispersArtDark Fae by EnchantedWhispersArt
Kingdom of Fire by LucasValencioPencil Portrait of Jack Nicolson by chaseroflight