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(-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
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(-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<
(-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. 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
Every single one of you, if you draw or paint, at least once was stuck - or will be - with this thought in your head: how should this body part/perspective/chiaroscuro be drawn correctly?
Some certain aspects of creating a picture and its composition make quite a challenge, especially (but really not only) for a beginner. This is where references come in handy. Written from a point of view of someone, who used to use them often and who does not anymore - almost at all.
The best and easiest when it comes to follow, storage and collect - photo references can be called without hesitation the most popular of this specification. On deviantART, you've got the amazing Resources & Stock Images category full of brilliant reference pictures - and there are deviants with accounts dedicated completely to providi
Dreamy Theodor KittelsenAs I've previously promised, after the articles about Sulamith Wülfing and about John Bauer, the time comes for an article about Theodor Kittelsen.
...Theodor Severin Kittelsen, being a great representant of the Golden Age of Illustration, is one of the countless artists who received more attention and appreciation a long time after their death. I don't say "proper attention", it's still far from it.
His depictions of Scandinavian folklore creatures are said to be equally cannon to the trolls portrayed by the definitely more famous John Bauer. But, unlike Bauer, Kittelsen didn't focus just around trolls (which are, you must admit that, most of Bauer's creations - although his sudden death at young age is
Through Sulamith's Eyes
I consider Sulamith Wülfing being one of my most beloved illustrators of all the time - ever since I found her works. What do I find especially exquisite in her pictures? The colours she used. The way she used to draw and paint hands and cloth. Generally.
Who was Sulamith Wülfing?
She was born in 1901 in Elberfeld, Rhine Province of the Kingdom of Prussia, as a child of Karl and Hedwig Wülfing. For her further existence and creativity, important was the fact that her parents were Theosophists (as wikipedia says: Theosophy refers to systems of esoteric philosophy concerning, or investigation seeking direct knowledge of, presumed mysteries of being and nature, particularly concerning the natur
(-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
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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
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
Is it a bug? Is it a feature?No, it's a bug feature.
Warning - contains insects and spiders.
I'll try to not make it too scary
Jeff Goldblum by Jon4H spider by zelenOo
Colorful Butterflies Glass Domes Pendants by Gloomyswirl Steampunk Skipper by ursulav
Beauty of Freedom by Gotrea Kartoffelkaefer 2 by derJake
Fatal Attraction. by TheMoonMonkey Insects by ArtemisiaSynchroma
Walk away by MvanMelsen Vintage Horror Flick by Katzilla13
Woven dragonfly by Twimper Death becomes her by scrattletrap
Hang On by manticor Caught In a Web of Lies by nicbr
Mating Season by CGIgal house fly by DethGunz
I "heart" spiders by emptyidentityentity Bee Stamp by Kezzi-Rose Man vs spider by CookiemagiK
Found on the Premium Thumbshare and normal Thumbshare forums, and while browsing
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 :thumb255077963: 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
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
Inspector Wolf The old lady was dead. I could smell it before I even got into the house. The whole place reeked of adrenaline, sweat, fear, copper and steel. He’d dropped her right in her living room. Chopped and chopped until she stopped moving. But I could tell I was getting close. This had been done in a hurry, and the killer didn’t have the time to clean up after himself like he usually did.
Across the room, the phone rang. The shrill sound set my teeth to grinding, but I ignored it. Instead I followed the killer’s bloody footprints into the back bedroom. He’d climbed out the window. If I hurried, I could catch up to him and end this disgusting spree he was on.
Then the answering machine kicked in. “Hi, Gramma! It’s Red. Sorry I’m running late. I kind of lost track of time. But don’t worry. I packed the picnic and I’m heading out the door right now. Love you.”
She’d been expec
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