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Thursday: Lineart Contest!Welcome to 2013, Premium Members!
Well done on your New Year's Resolutions last week! You came up with inventive and goal-oriented aspirations. We can't wait to see you put them into practice, given that you're the leader of your country, an ant, or a pirate.
Our top six winners are!
President of Poland New Year Resolutions:
- to learn to speak properly and with charisma, so that my listeners won't fell asleep during my speeches ever again.
- finally come to terms with the government, and above all the opposition party
- to lose weight and quit smoking, so I could proudly represent the country and the nation abroad, on delegations and well ... everywhere, anytime.
Julia Gillard, resolve to
1) Incroise the proice of oil.
2) Foind a new hairdresser.
3) Stoy in Paaliment at all costs!
1. I'll definitely start my swimming classes.
Thursday: Coloring Contest!Howdy y'all!
Excellent lineart last week! We saw a ton of awesome farms cultivating a variety of things. Great creativity, and well done!
Our top three winners are:
Contest entry: Starburst Farms Lineart by TheLadyJ
Griffin Farms: Lineart Contest by painted-flamingo
Zombie Farm by JadeDragonne
Congratulations! Winners will be contacted about their prizes within the next 24 hours.
Now that we have this lineart, what better to do with it than to release it to you to color!
Your task this week is to tak
Tomb Raider Reborn Semi-FinalistsIn the Tomb Raider Reborn contest, we challenged you to bring the new Lara Croft to life, based on the trailer and asset pack. We saw amazing renditions of this fierce survivor, showcasing Lara's inherent resourcefulness and intuition. The competition was stiff, but our judges narrowed it down to the top 25. These will now be sent to Square Enix's Senior Art Director Brian Horton to choose the final three Winners. Congratulations to the top 25 Semi-Finalists below!
The remaining 22 Semi-Finalists will receive:
A Tomb Raider XBOX 360 Wireless Controller
3-Month Premium Membership
2,000 deviantART Points
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Holiday Card Project 2012 Wrap-Up
After a 3 year absence, the Holiday Card Project returned in 2012 and was more successful than ever! Over 2500 deviants from 60 countries participated this year, with more than 3500 cards received. With such an excellent response, we wanted to ensure we were spreading the love as much as possible. We asked for volunteers to help distribute cards to their local hospitals, and with the extra assistance of a few super deviants, we were able to distribute cards to 23 hospitals around the world!
Most hospitals were comfortable taking the cards and distributing them to patients on food trays or through hospital volunteers. While we aren't always able to interact
Upgrade Your Space Semi-Finalist AnnouncementIn the Upgrade Your Space contest, we challenged you to show us the space in your place that needed a little artistic improvement. There were great photographs submitted, as well as fantastic Fine Art Prints selected, which made us feel right at home. From these 50 Semi-Finalists, the 20 Winners will be chosen, who will receive the Framed Fine Art Print they chose, up to 20"x30"! (subject to deviantART's Print review process). Congratulations to these deviants!
And remember, even if you aren't listed here, the deviantART Free Shipping Event begins this Monday, October 29th, which means that you'll be able to get the Print or deviantART Gear item of your dreams with free shipping!
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Beautiful Creatures Light Or Dark Semi-FinalistsIn the Beautiful Creatures Light or Dark Contest, we challenged you to decide the fate of Lena, a caster who must choose between light or dark in the new film Beautiful Creatures. The entries were amazing, showcasing the implications of either choice. Check out the top 25 pieces that rose to the top, and will now be sent to the authors of Beautiful Creatures, Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia, who will decide these Semi-Finalists' fate!
The remaining 20 Semi-Finalists will receive:
dA Notebook Set by Leuchtturm
Three-Month Premium Membership
2,000 deviantART Points
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MAMA Scared Stiff Contest WinnersMAMA
The winners have arrived! We sent the 25 most terrifying Semi-Finalists to judges and MAMA filmmakers Andy & Barbara Muschietti and Guillermo del Toro, and they felt your fears come to life through the entries. Now our deviantART judges won't be the only ones sleeping with a night light!
Read the judges' comments below and see the top three deviations that struck terror in the hearts of our judges. Each of our winners will be tak
Neil Gaiman Presents 'A Calendar of Tales'Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman asked fans around the world to help him tell a new kind of story. A few weeks, thousands of Tweets, twelve stories and a galaxy of art later, 'A Calendar of Tales' was born.
It's now ready for the world to see as a beautiful digital book. Have a look, see who contributed, or watch Neil's videos to find out more about the making of 'A Calendar of Tales.'
A huge thank you is due to everyone who took part in this project. Your energy and imagination inspired Neil, and now, can inspire the world.
To celebrate the completion of 'A Calendar of Tales,' we're introducing a brand new Profile Page badge. Immerse yourself
Beautiful Creatures Light or Dark Contest Winners
Lena's transformation is complete! The entries for the Beautiful Creatures Light or Dark contest showcased Lena, a caster faced with the choice of Light or Dark, in the midst of making her selection. Lena wasn't the the only one with a tough decision to make! Judges and authors of the Beautiful Creatures novels Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia had the difficult task of determining the top five winners from our 25 Semi-Finalists. Check out Lena as Light and Dark, as well as our top winner who clinched an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles, C
Feedback For Favorites Contest
Created for thorns' Complaint Challenge.
Feedback Generated As Of February 1st: 4,085
The +Fav and Run Phenomenon.
Have you ever received Favorites on your deviations, but did not receive any comments or critiques? Have you added a user's work to your Favorites, but never left them any comments or feedback on those pieces? Many would agree that while views and favorites are great, that comments and critiques are the most valuable. This contest aims to fill that void, by giving deviants a chance to return to the artwork they collected and provide feedback for it.
To leave Comments, Feedback, and Critiques on Deviations in your Favorites Collection.
Go through your Favorites Gallery, and comment on the deviations you find there that you did not leave a comment on. You may also
Snowshoe Hare by Les-Piccolo :thumb150059447: Not... Guilty by cloduy rabbit by look-out-sunshine On the way to Wonderland by Katfisk 417 by richys bunny by Schnubu 'The Best Of Friends' by MyFurLady The cutest named "Bear" by jennie3112 In loving memory by LueDscha Don't say easter is over.. by Claiy Baby Bunny by kkart baby bunny by thnkfrthmmrs Bunny Nose by Becky125 Cute Rab..... by bhautik1 The bunny by lilokaew leela is a....bird? by keanetje2 Grass is Yummy by Nepesi Baby Dutch by Whimsydogstudio Snowshoe Hare by Sagittor Happy Easter 2013 by PatriciaVazquez Come Closer by perigunawan Adorableness comes naturally by WickedFrost007 Yes? by RoeEbo Fluffy Cheeks by Veirilin the lawn tastes sweet by 18o16o Rabbit 03 by slumberdoll I'll Be Your Friend by Aliuh if bunnies did yoga by iam-iz Baby Brit2 by Phelixas Percy 10 Weeks by H4ptikk Rabbit by yavuzselimturan Buff boy by InnocentDrive More snuggling bunnies by luthias Rabbit Baby 2012 - 4 by Pebels Lepus timidus I by nordfold Run, hare, run by Fresnay Natsushiro by LauzLanille Can I Have A Kiss? by SignCropStealer Very first meal by Witanii Little Bunny by AlinaKurbiel at the park by rabbits-nine Pink nose by Katfisk Ziva by XxSvevaxX :thum
Digitally Delicious: September 26thDigitally Delicious: September 26th
Express yourself by daRoz
TMK - The Machine City by sillypillow
False Goddess by Dallas-Williams
light by marutomoi
Souvenirs by Myst-A
BIG FRIEND... 80min. speedpaint by Byzwa-Dher
Possible tutorial ? by EsbenLash
April 2012 Daily Deviations Roundup BlogOnce again we've compiled a blog of all of our Daily Deviation Roundups so that you can browse the articles much easier! Enjoy
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Celebratring Deviousness January 2013
Dedication to a New Year
My review on the commissions widgetAs most all of you probably already know, recently a Commissions widget was released to Beta Testers. I've heard a lot of negativity towards this feature, specially because of the 20% that DA takes from the artist's earnings. But I've always thought that before saying anything about any feature on DA I would prefer to test it first, so I recently installed this widget in my profile offering some simple comissions and now that I've had the oppotunity to test it, here is my opinion.
First, the 20% deduction from your income. Yes I'm not a big fan of it either, in my opinion, the biggest negative of this feature.
I'm not an $admin or a developer and I'm not an economics expert either, so I don't understand the reasons for this deduction, however I know there must be a reason for it besides the obvious that DA needs money to keep itself running. Yes, knowing this doesn't help much, but at
MAMA Scared Stiff Semi-Finalist AnnouncementIn the MAMA Scared Stiff Contest, we challenged you to channel your most frightening childhood memory, and the entries were truly terrifying!
These 25 hair-raising deviations sent a chill down our judges' spines, and have been chosen as the Semi-Finalists. It's now up to the true visionaries of horror, MAMA filmmakers Andy & Barbara Muschietti and Guillermo del Toro, to decide on the top 3 winners, who will receive their share of $10,000 USD, as well as Points, deviantART Gear, and Premium Memberships!
The remaining 22 Semi-Finalists will receive:
2,000 deviantART Points
Three-Month Premium Membership to deviantART
Congratulations to all!
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Let The Light In: Daily Deviations:icongood-intention:
'Let The Light In (LTLI) is a new tutorial series from the group Good-Intention that will focus on the hows and whys of committing good deeds around the deviantART community. The first article can be found here: LTLI: Art Features
The second edition of this series will focus on the topic of Daily Deviations, and how you can contribute to the community by suggesting them!
What Is A Daily Deviation?
A Daily Deviation is a one-day feature of artwork from various galleries that is chosen by a Community Volunteer (CV). These are showcased at the bottom of most pages on deviantART, as well as displayed in a chronological archive.
There are many misconceptions regarding Daily Deviations, from users believing they're given away as prizes, or given only to friends and popular users of the community. My aim with this article is to help to shine a light on Daily Deviations, and h
Monthly Food Challenge - Food Related Items +prizeRANDOM WINNER
Congratulations to JoannaInMiniLand!!
I will contact Moonbeam13 for the distribution of your prize, it may take a little bit.
Monthly Food Challenge
It's a new year, so we're changing things up a little bit. Starting in January, a three month premium membership* will be randomly drawn from the members that participate in the challenge. This also means that we will be extra picky with those that do not follow the rules.
Theme of the month
This month we want you to not create clay food, but create food related items!
Example: plates, cutlery, cake stand, blender, teacups, spatula. Make whatever you want as long as the items are primarily made of clay and that they fit the food context.
Miniature Japanese Tea Ceremony Set by BeautifulEarthStudio
We have lots of
Who's Hungry?Y'know what I love?
And I discovered that there are deviants who also love waffles, because they've created beautiful works that feature this delicious breakfast treat. See if you can spot which are edible and which are not!
Tetris Waffles by Shadow-711
TEXAS WAFFLE by Olympia-The-Hedgehog
DA2 - Waffles by JadeRaven93
waffles by shasacanefoca
Waffles by STLcanonman
Waffle Delight by sendok
yummy waffles.. by jeffzz111
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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