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(-404) Deviant Found, vol. 02:iconcompictor:
suggested by JadasArtVision
suggested by JadasArtVision
Gaurdians of the Margins: Fox by pencilearsGaurdians of the Margins: Rabbit by pencilearsGaurdians of the Margins: Crow by pencilears
suggested by mashkina
Let It Go by virydiTea Girl by virydi
Awakening by virydiBirdy Bookmark 2 by virydi
Blueberry cat by OneCrazyCleric
(-404) Deviant Found, vol. 08:iconkikunakamura:
Huldra by RannaltaDeep Sea Mermaid by Rannalta
Aftermath by KaiSaunders
Crash Landing by KaiSaundersPinnacle by KaiSaunders
Serenity by KaiSaunders
vol.01 \ vol.02 \
(-404) Deviant Found, vol. 18:iconFusiGirolamo:
suggested by Gryffgirl
FireDahlia by CamilleYodaNeedleCastle by CamilleYoda
Tentacle hair with rabbit flowers by Micha-vom-WaldChapter 4 - Dreams of the Deep by Micha-vom-Wald
Chapter V by Micha-vom-WaldOwl on house by Micha-vom-Wald
Tobias by ShirleysStudioAnwen by ShirleysStudio
Hot air balloon Aviator II by ShirleysStudio
(-404) Deviant Found, vol.12:iconMarkelli:
Suggested by Somaritan
fantasia by MTrafimofftime by MTrafimoff
The Red Bird by AutumnAlchemyEast of the Sun West of the Moon by AutumnAlchemy
The Forgotten Door by AutumnAlchemyLeave Poor Old Mr Owl Alone by AutumnAlchemy
sketches on the feathers by valuing-a-lifeThe soul of the swan by valuing-a-life
a song of the wind by valuing-a-life<
Summer Feature of GrimGloomTale Summer officially began a wee bit less than 3 weeks ago and it's time for our Summer Feature. As always, you'll find here only works having below 100 favourites - but even this filter didn't make it easier to choose so few for this showcase, so be sure to check GrimGloomTale's gallery.
We also have, as some of you remember, a contest going on, Tolkien themed. It's only a month to go! I might consider extending the deadline if needed.
Since we don't get many submissions to two our folders, Clothing and Jewerly and Artisan Crafts, I decided to merge them into one, named after the latter. However, it's not closed for anything else than A.C., since it also includes the old Clothing and Jewerly - as the folder description says, you can submit to it also fashion and cosplay photos, when the outfit is clearly presented.
(-404) Deviant Found, vol.14:iconFunderVogel:
Carai an Ellisande by AlsdaleWatcher of the Seals by Alsdale
Lunam by Solys
They by SolysOdonata by Solys
SIlk scarf CHERRY BLOSSOM - FOR SALE by MinkuLulSilk scarf WHITE TREE of GONDOR - for commission! by MinkuLul
Silk scarf 'Waterlily and Dragonfly' FOR SALE by MinkuLulSilk scarf Japanese Gold - FOR SALE by MinkuLul
Colour Feature: NO COLOUR
The Descent by Heraklid
triangulation by bracketting94
A Forest Of Stars by ChrisEvoPhotoNightmares by the River by anaPhenixilusion by blablagustina
Rocks and Islands .... by abhishek82
XIII by lukaspeterecLamenting about yesterday's sad ending by DeadOhioSky77
Sorrows Drown-Mono by 11thDimensionPhoto
(-404) Deviant Found, vol. 09:iconEntenn:
Corvus corax by Sweet-BreadEira by Sweet-Bread
suggested by Somaritan
meat shot by volkano-artautumn by volkano-art
generation angeldirt by volkano-artgirl with a bug No.2 by volkano-art
vol.01 \ vol.02<
How to suggest a Daily DeviationHello!
According to one of our polls at Traditionalists, there are many people who don't know how to suggest a Daily Deviation - too many, really. In this article you'll learn all about suggesting DDs: it'll be focused on Traditional Art category, but the general rules are the same for all the categories on dA.
So you've just encountered an outstanding work - or had one for ages in your favourites - and you'd like it so much to be seen by everyone on dA. Before you suggest anything, you need to check if its author had a DD within past 6 months, as one deviant can have only 1 DD per 180 days. How? Add "dds" to their profile address, so:
username.deviantart.com would turn into username.deviantart.com/dds
You may also reach that page by clicking "browse" in deviant's gallery (top left, between "feat
Art History - Interview with SamuelRaffa:iconarthistoryproject: :iconcommunityrelations:
As part of Traditional Art History Month I will be interviewing some of the Traditional Art Community, including your lovely TradART Community Volunteers
Today it's the surreal SRaffa, your Community Volunteer for Traditional Art
Hi SRaffa, tell us a little about yourself and your style of Art.
I grew up loving comic books and album covers, and that's the art that's had the biggest influence on me. I went to art school, and pursued work as an illustrator as soon as I graduated; I didn't start doing personal work for myself until eight years after I graduated, and I'm still doing that. My style of art is largely about trying to visualize psychological and spiritual states in a way that makes them emotionally compelling.
What is it that attracts you to Traditional Art?
I work digitally in my job as a graphic
PE DDs: When It's Not Always PositiveWhen DDs Go Awry
Daily Deviations, or “DDs,” are frequently held in very high esteem on deviantART. After all, what artist does not want his or her work displayed for more than 20 million viewers to see and admire? The benefits of receiving a DD feature include increased exposure for your work and a day in the spotlight for you as an artist. Many people therefore view DDs as badges of honor, awards that make them proud and validate the time they spend in our community.
Be careful what you wish for!
Don’t get us wrong-- DDs are wonderful for the purposes listed above. But, they can also bring a lot of drama upon the artist, especially if they are controversial.
Let’s talk about some of the sources of this drama.
Some people feel that people who post art-- and especially those whose art is worthy of a Daily Deviation-- should have thick enough skin to accept criticism as well as praise. They argue that criticism is part
October 2012 Traditional Art DD Round-upHello all,
As this month is coming to a close, I present you with October's Traditional Art DDs.
Features by deshrubber
Green Squares by wlkr swan by jennomat Pray by marctist Chryseyelis + Time Lapse by XeNzO 3 friends by SVerykios-Paintings Violet-tailed Sylph by Carcaneloce Varicose by Philliewig Aa Vaere Liten by LinnFeyling A Viking Lady 2 by Ihsahnity last song by ShuShuhome Insignificant Boundaries by Face-Reality Fall colors by AuroraWienhold Frankenstein's Laboratory by stephenburger
Features by SRaffa
OVERFLOW by isabelledk La serena. by SprinkleSprankles Rhinemaidens by Ninidu The world of fairies by olga-kreuzfahrer Broken Stacy 2007 by los58 Sooyoung by KLSADAKO Tanya the bird by ero-nel Speak No Evil by hammerable S.portrait by wwiwa84 Headphones by macarena One by nina-frutos :thumb306983375: untitled by Ragdollar Heady Machinery by VanessaLemen My Dark Spirit by Catalina-Estefan Portrait in Progress by DRDAquila She and Me by atefehaban Fan Bingbing Madame Figaro cover by Pevansy three wishes by monsieur-arlequin Became a Bitter Lie by VotM Sacred Red by ladyleny P H O S P H O R O U S by Acoldwar mechanical incubation by vitxy dollytea by foolbot :thumb23976404
August 2012 Traditional Art DD Round-upHello all,
As this month is coming to a close, I present you with August's Traditional Art DDs.
:thumb319934980: OR by RichardLeach :thumb317877216: Shambles by MeganJustine86 New Blue Sky by moldyb K by caldwellart Escape by ebcbrown Jungle spirits by Odomi2 New Zombie by Trapjaw Enlightenment, Oil on canvas, 20x29 by Cefalo Impending Impoundment by bryanhible Undertone X by greQ111 Hands No. 5 by BeanBoo86 MANDALA ASSIMETRICA 1 SERIE GENESIS by LIDIAMARINA Petrie by SquareFrogDesigns R O A D R U N N E R by Angelstorm-82
Ravenna by rivyinrivendell Want to buy some illusions by black-hydrangea Innocence by Dragos-Sulgheru The Little Mermaid by Uuju Neruda Mistral by imaginante naked mind by ako-si-boi The Tattooed Man by mitchellnelson Dreaming by Danghieu centaurus by nnnnnnnnnnnnnnn silent friend by phoebe-johnson Tiger by AnnemiekedW Deep breathing .. by Ihsane-ch poppy bath. by palechub Breathe No More by PhilipMTraditional Summer by batang-alien Fairy by Astaldo-Fea away, but not enough by leilalilium Yana by EgorMisanthropy Keira Knightley Ballpoint Pen by AngelinaBenedetti under the sea by Kris-Kamikakushi :thumb3181317
Not So Traditional Tuesdays #10This little feature is now into the double digits of editions . This wasn't something I that had I planned on doing. Originally this was just a one off article because I was bored one day, and started typing in random search words. It is still fun to do though, so I think it will keep going until it no longer is.
The things that make one piece of art great applies, for the most part, to other genres. A painter can
learn how light and shadow fall from photography, photo-manipulators can learn about composition from a great Manga drawing, and literature can give you the inspiration to try something new or take your work to the next step. You may never try all art forms you see! You can however take what you learn from them and incorporate that into your own work. It could be the difference between stagnating and that breakthrough every artist wants to find! Now on with the show!
**WARNING:Viewing these works of art may cause giddiness, elevated heart rates, and happiness in
PE Interview with DD Suggester Minato-KushinaAs part of Daily Deviations PE week we have interviewed the lovely Minato-Kushina who has been suggesting DDs since November 2010. She has since then had over 500 suggestions accepted and as a result of her regular suggestions, made her name known on the DD page.
What first got you interested in wanting to suggest DDs?
I don't really remember the exact point when I started paying attention to DDs. I guess, I saw these beautiful pictures at the bottom of my page. Gradually, I understood that they were a kind of "award" for outstanding pieces. I was also wondering how some people could suggest DDs! By searching here and there, I found the way.
I eventually decided to send my first suggestion to rydi1689, the then Fan Art Gallery Moderator. She is so kind, she accepted it immediately! This encouraged me to suggest more and eventually to love this task. I am generally shy with others. So this gesture, although it may seemed normal to her, it was
Traditional Tuesdays #48***WARNING: Viewing these works of art may cause giddiness, elevated heart rates, and happiness in the pants(which could lead to blindness)! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!***
Now with the warming out of the way, Hi, and welcome to edition number forty-eight of Traditional Tuesdays. This week, like all of the other weeks, I'll be featuring fifteen works of art from the Traditional Gallery. Any more than that might and you might loss interest or it could cause your monitor to fail in an explosion of awesomeness. I would feel guilty if that were to happen, so I'm keeping it at fifteen! The
Traditional gallery is a vast storeroom of work that covers many mediums and genres. I've tried to show a diverse array of artwork, but I don't have room for them all. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
Not So Traditional Tuesdays #11Sorry about this being a day late! I was out half of the day yesterday, and lost track of time while painting for the rest of it.
This little feature is now into the double digits of editions . This wasn't something I that had I planned on doing. Originally this was just a one off article because I was bored one day, and started typing in random search words. It is still fun to do though, so I think it will keep going until it no longer is.
I like to think that the things that make one piece of art great applies, for the most part, to other genres. A painter can learn how light and shadow fall from photography, photo-manipulators can learn about composition from a great Manga drawing, and literature can give you the inspiration to try something new or take your work to the next step. You may never try all art forms you see! You can however take what you learn from them and incorporate that into your own work. It could be the difference between stagnating and tha
Not So Traditional Tuesdays #8The things that make one piece of art great applies, for the most part, to other genres. A painter can learn how light and shadow fall from photography, photo-manipulators can learn about composition from a great
Manga drawing, and literature can give you the inspiration to try something new or take your work to the next step. You may never try all art forms you see! You can however take what you learn from them and
incorporate that into your own work. It could be the difference between stagnating and that breakthrough every artist wants to find! Now on with the show!
**WARNING:Viewing these works of art may cause giddiness, elevated heart rates, and happiness in the pants(which could lead to blindness)! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!**
the awakening of the light by paulchensmom Forbidden Fruit by harukaphoenix
(-404) Deviant Found, vol. 01:iconManadhiel:
suggested by Doertchen
suggested by JadasArtVision
Snow White and Rose Red by noctilluccaLittle Red Riding Hood by noctillucca
Red Riding Hood by dante-mkWild Hunt by dante-mk
below the surface by dante-mkThe passing scenery by dante-mk
Jane Eyre by AnitaSRWoman In Front of a Mirror by AnitaSR
Dominion by AnitaSR
mechanici want to kiss every aching wound you have,
bandage your heart every time it bleeds,
and patch up your mind over and over
because not a single tear deserves to fall
from your brandy-drenched eyes
but this dripping heart of mine can only feel
and the healing honey words it flames get caught
in the back of my throat and on the roof of my mouth
so i only have these passionate guttural cries
to tell you that i care all too much
and in order to fix you up again,
i would need to tear myself to tatters
and trade all of my working parts
for your leftover, fading pieces
but i just haven’t figured out how.
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Bluefley has a gallery filled with artwork that whisks you off in to a Sci-fi daydream, and keeps you captivated for hours. Marc has been a member of our community for over a decade and has achieved nothing but success with his astounding commitment to interacting with the community, sharing a prolific amount of video tutorials and generally being an all round rockstar deviant. It is no joke that we are absolutely delighted to award the Deviousness Award for April 2014 to ... Read More