Features by jcroxas
Features by alexandrasalas
Interested for more Artist Interviews?Hey everyone!
As some of you may know, I did a series of Artist interviews during our Project Educate Week along with my C&C partner alexandrasalas. I interviewed Dreamwork's animation Arthur Fong, Sony Pictures Animation Sam Kallis, a famous Thai CG artist and illustrator Victorior and a Brazilian author who is working as a leader for various successful comic projects FelipeCagno.
All of the interviews gathered a great number of readers and I am happy that they were all well accepted by the DeviantART community. And it's definitely worth trying to do more so as we get to know more insights and various experiences from the people who are continuously making various creative fields alive.
So before anything else, I would like to ask a few questions:
Are you interested for more Artist/Writer interviews such as the 4 articles above?If yes, then
Your happiest moment recently?So I really wanted to test out the new Comments feature here on dA and I thought of, "Why not make it unique as well?"
So yeah, I want to know what are your happy moments recently? Did you meet a new friend or did you meet a friend from ages ago? Did your crush smile at you? Or did you go to the mountains and felt peace and calmness within you?
There are a lot of things that can make us happy. They can be grand moments but happiness is also found even in the simplest of times. What matters most is that you felt it and made you feel whole :')
go go go, let us know
Game of ThronesHow is everyone?
I will be going home tomorrow and will be spending the next of the days in my hometown just in time for my Mama's 60th Birthday and Papa's father's day! Hooray! I'm so excited :'D
Anyway, I hope I got your attention with my journal title. I am very much aware that many of you here are Game of Thrones fans. My friend houoh is joining in a Threadless contest and we will definitely appreciate any help!
Here's my friend's final design and so your votes and shares will definitely help!
Vote for this here
Please let me know in the comments section of this journal if you voted. You can always share this journal to your watchers too! Thanks so much and I hope you are all doing well.
With So Much Love IIHello everyone! I hope you are all doing well I would like to take this opportunity to share my favorite deviations from last year. I really intend to share this before December ended, but due to my vacation and stuffs, I was not able to make it but told myself that I must, in any way, find a way to share these amazing deviations that caught my attention throughout 2013.
This is my second year end feature and you can check the first one here and help me revisit all those golden feelings that I felt after seeing those feature pieces.
And to quote:
This collection is not just an ordinary collection for me. Do you know the feeling whenever you see something and you'll immediately have an indescribable feeling just by looking at that thing? It happens rarely on my part and that's why, I need a collection so I can collect and check them from time to time so I will remember the great feelings whenever I s
#Stories4PhWe just launched a new project via Edgar.
Are you an artist offering commissions and some proceeds will go to an organization to help the victims? Share it!
Are you here in the Philippines who invited some friends and helped repacked goods? Share it!Do you want to say something about climate change and how we can minimize these tragic experiences? Share it!Do you wish to say anything as we bring along postivity, message of hope and encouragement to those who need it? Share it!
These are just some of the instances as to why we started this project. We hope to collect stories that we can use to rebuild hope, love, trust and optimism especially to those who are greatly affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan.
I do hope that you can help us gather stories because rest assured, these stories will eventually stay in our lives and will be forever here.
Hipster Jude + ContestHai everyone c:
My hipster me just too over my personality. I joined in a contest and I hope that you'll help me advance to the final stage c: Here's my entry:
it's supposed to be "live your dreams AND be with magic"
How to vote?
Go to this linkScroll down and you'll see this button at the bottom of the edited picture and click it
You will be redirected in a new page and they will ask for your email address. Just type it in there and we are all set!
Thanks guys c:
Do you love or would you like to love origami? Trust me, it's soooo lovable! My friend and the adorable synconi is hosting a brand new origami challenge with the theme: Boldly fold as you'v
External Hard Drive problems: help neededHello!
Calling all geeks and all the techy guys out there :____:
I'll make this really short and quick. So the thing is, my hard drive is not responding. Though I can still see in the "Safely Remove" section on windows, my hard drive is not showing up on my Windows explorer. But when I checked the Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Disk Management, I saw this:
So the status of my HDD is now UNALLOCATED and I really don't want to repartition this as I will definitely lose all my files. I was able to still use this yesterday but after plugging it in in a Macbook Pro, i cannot access it anymore. We were able to do this without any problems before so I didn't have any "fear" of plugging it in a MAC laptop again. IDK if that was the reason, but it just happened that it was the case, so I am telling this as it might help us see the possibilities.
So my question i
20 truths, 5 lies game (WIN POINTS!) -Last dayEDIT: TODAY'S THE LAST DAY
mirz-alt posted this on twitter and I thought that this is fun
So I still have some spare points here so I thought of having this as a contest as well. XD This is just for fun!
I will be posting 25 facts about me. But there's a catch. Only 20 things are the real "facts". Meaning, 5 out of 25 are lies.Figure out which among the 25 items are the lies. Just give me the numbers in the comments section.Deviants who will enumerate 5 lies in the comments below will be automatically included in the raffle. Answers with less than or more than 5 items will be disqualifiedOnly 1 comment per person. However, you can talk to other players by replying to their comments Once your guess is posted, I'll give you a number for the raffle.Have fun!
In the event that a person can guess all the lies correctly, he/she will win 200 points (only one person can win this)!
Cartoons and Comics Project Educate Week RecapIt's been a great week!
To everyone, thank you so much for making the Cartoons and Comics Project Educate Week a success! We appreciate all your support, article views, comments and favorites. I hope you guys learned many things in the past 6 days.
And many thanks to our lovely contributors who helped us a lot in making such wonderful articles for everyone Here's the recap of the articles from last week.
Articles, Features and Tips:
Also, we had a Caption Contest during this week and we are very pleased to announce the winners now:
First Place: Armonah
"Her breath was so ba
200 points giveaway part 2! Halloween celebration
Hello, Halloween is my favorite time of the year so I decided to hold another giveaway in celebration! I'm holding a 200 point giveaway for anyone and everyone that wants to participate. It is 100% free for anyone to join in and get the chance to win 200 points!
All you have to do to enter is favorite this journal
After you do that you are in the giveaway
You don't have to comment on this journal, watch me, or favorite any of my works to be in the giveaway (unless you want to do it, if you do I really appreciate it and thank you!)
I will be using random.org to pick the winner
Good luck to everyone and mos
4 requests open! Everyone has a chanceNot first come first serve! Everyone has a chance, and winners are random! :'D This will probably end in a few days, you have time to request!
ONLY CANINE CHARACTERS
If you win, I´ll make you a drawing for free! They will only be flatcolored, since I don´t have the time to do larger pieces these days, but I'm in the mood for practicing like this! :') (They´ll look something like this, but with one character and no shadows.)
How to get a request:
1. You must favorite this journal.
2. You must favorite this drawing:
3. Comment below with a reference sheet of the character you want me to draw if you win.
-ONLY canine characters! If you request a character of another species, I will most likely not do it, or draw it as a canine. :'D
-The winners will be random, and there will be 4
Inspiration: art blogs (part 1)Dear, deviantart fellow artists
Here are some of my favorite art blogs that inspire me and I hope that these resources might be helpful for you too.
A fantasy art collective that brings together an all-star line-up of illustrators and designers with daily insights into the thinking behind the art of contemporary fantastic art. Great insights from spectacular artists, such as beyond creative and inspiring DanLuVisiArt .
Website - muddycolors.blogspot.com.
Here is a cool video - painting demo by Rebecca Guay on their youtube channel.
A daily weblog by Dinotopia creator
1,500,000 KiribanI don't ever do Kiribans but I'm doing an exception this time.
First person to take a screen cap of my profile at 1,500,000 pageviews and sent it to me in a NOTE will get a 50x50 pixel icon + 1000
Screen cap must be uploaded to STA.SH (or to your gallery, if you prefer)
Of course screen cap must be legit. If I suspect you cheating, don't expect to get anything :/
Group Switch Around Meme Results!The Results!
Apologies for the ridiculously late posting, but here are the results of our first group Switch Around Meme collaboration! We had 50+participants, 150+ individual artworks, and a whole bunch of fantastic final pieces, so make sure to take a look.
Thank you to all the participants, all our helper line-art and coloring artists, as well as the admins who helped me manage this event. This collaboration event was met with a great deal of enthusiasm, so we will likely have more (better-organized) collab events in the future.
These compilations were arbitrarily split up into sets of ten, just so that there wouldn't be one giant file:
1. TheShadowEmpress http://sta.sh/01owvv9rpkn7
2. SimplySilent http://sta.sh/0iyqtgojy50
3. MizunoSerenade http://sta.sh/025255huawty
1. NXperience http://sta.sh/0w5ug43oy7
2. Yeri-tan http://sta.sh/01dkln5lf0pv
3. Sylvae00 http://sta.s
Dragons contestIt's been quite some time since we last held a contest and we think it's finally time to have a new one.
The theme of the contest is Dragons.
Up to two entries per member! (deviants who have donated prizes ARE eligible to enter the contest!)
Entries have to be handcrafted by the submitting deviant themselves and placed in proper galleries (Artisan Craft or Sculpture). They can be done in any medium or technique we generally accept.
Entries have to be made specifically for this contest! Entries submitted to dA before October 16th will be declined.
All entries must be submitted before December 15th 2014, 11:59PM CET.
All entries must include at least a basic description of what it is and maybe how it's made in the artist comment section of the deviation! Be sure to credit tutorials if you used any!
1st Place Winner:
600 from us
50 from zuzoll
Writing On The GoArtist's Toolbox
What I really like about projecteducate is that the articles are not lectures taught in person. Because of this, I can sit in a car and type up my article while waiting on my sister to get done with her art class. Of course, I still have to put the article into Stash and work on coding when I get back into a wifi zone, but 75% of the work is done! Writing when you're out and about really helps you plow through your list of things to write so today I'll teach you some tips and tricks to make writing on the go easy and more enjoyable!
Times to Write
I'm assuming most everybody reading this goes to school or work away from home which means you'll have to commute to work or school. If you drive yourself to work or school, skip over this section for it will have nothing valuable for you. If, however, you ride in a cab or bus or whatever and do not get sick while reading in a moving vehicle, this is for you. The comm
WARNING: Hater/Bully in Creepypasta fandom!Hello, fellow CreepyPasta fans!
I'm making this account only to point out something that made me lose my faith in humanity again.
I'm very sure most of you, who either watch/follow :iconsapphiresenthiss:, :iconxxinfamouswormxx: or :iconcreepypastaamateur: will know what's going on.
I'm not a part of dA community. I just silently watch some artists for their good arts.
I do read AWJTK and I read Welcome To My World comics.
Well, this is about their (mostly Sapphiresenthiss's) rage-boiling troll-hater - axalona.deviantart.com
Everything started with :iconsapphiresenthiss:'s comic called "Adventures With Jeff The Killer".
You may like this comic, or you may not. Not the point.
Basically, out of nothing, Axalona wrote a journal about if she is the only one who dislikes AWJTK and HATES it's fandom (aka hates the people who like it)?
Yes, Sapphiresenthiss reacted a little too much, but - now I'm DENYING everything Axalona claims about it - she DIDN'T send
Silver Soldering ToolsArtist's Toolbox
Silver soldering is one of many different types of soldering, and is a commonly used technique in jewelry-making. There are many different tools that can be used for silver soldering - I will go over the basic tools that I use in my soldering endeavors, but there are certainly a lot more than I will be able to cover in this article!
The first and most obvious "tool" in silver soldering is the solder itself. Silver solder is just that - it is silver alloys that are specifically created to melt at certain temperatures in order to be perfect for varying soldering jobs. The silver solder that I use comes in sheets & is cut into small chips in order to be used. There are different 'levels,' if you will, of solder - most commonly called Hard, Medium, Easy (and I sometimes use Extra Easy).
The difference between the 'levels' is the temperature at which they each melt. Hard solder melts at the hottest temperature, and Extra Easy at th
Cartoons and Comics DD Roundup - January 2013Features by jcroxas
Classroom Menace by TheRuud The Encounter by AudreyBenjaminsen
Superman/Wonder Woman-The Kiss by diabolumberto Merry-Go-Round by dogcanjump night-night by cosmococo
The Con by patrickballesteros
Avengers by gleidsonaraujo Prisoner by choice by Gingashi
No shore and no seabed (ENG) by meissdes Warm time by yukiusagi1983 All I have - Part 3 - Page 8 by Dedasaur
Conan the Conqueror by AdmiraWijaya