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Thank you for making Creative Grants a success!Thank you for a successful first round!
On May 1, 2012, deviantART introduced the Creative Grants program -- a source of funding allowing artists to make creative dreams a reality. We're pleased to announce the first cycle of funding has ended and we've received over 500 applications! Thank you to each and everyone who submitted their creative project. You can check out the recipients and their projects here!
Get ready for the next cycle!
We'd also like to announce that our next cycle of funding is now open. Apply by describing the artistic endeavor of your dreams through our official application form
Lexus IS Design Contest Winners Announcement
Thank you to everyone who participated in The Lexus IS Design Contest! Judges from MotorTrend, Calty Design, VIP AutoSalon, and Lexus, collaborated to select our winners, and were truly impressed with the quality and skill represented in all 25 semi-finalists.
Awsome CreationsHope you enjoy these masterpieces as much as I did
Andromeda by AlexandraVBach
The last goldfish by Whendell
Blade by kimsol
Blue Sky Thinking by ComtesseDionaea
Demon II by Nikulina-Helena
Eleanorx by babsartcreations
Sad poet by DiosaEMR
Lucy and her Toys by xeena-dragonkizz
WHITE PRINCESS by Rafido
ode to wings by tallouh
Roses are red by Bojan1558
Betrayals by vampirekingdom
Miss Bones by peroni68
Il Giorno Della Morte by LenteScura
Marilyn-1 by DeniseWorisch
Underwater Life by alexnoreaga
Impact by RazielMB
Let's leave by alltelleringet
Shattered Memories by Aegis-Strife
The Ceremony by Notvitruvian
Dreamdancer by Brumae
Artists Toolbox: Photography DIY Tools Home Made Tripod
I've shared this nifty little trick before - a home made tripod. It sounds impossible, but actually it's really practical and much easier than lugging the real thing around with you if it's not needed! Check out this articlefor more information on how to create it!
Source: DIY Cameras
Home Made Reflector
Reflectors can be pretty expensive from time to time. I've been lucky to pick up a couple cheaply on Ebay and they serve the purpose but if you really want to save, then why not try making your own? This article shows you how with just three materials and the video below also provides further guidance - check it out
Celebrating Diversity #27The idea behind the Celebrating Diversity Project is to post an article with deviations outside of my area of expertise here on deviantART. Therefore I decided to browse away from Photography, and venture into areas that I know little about!
I strongly encourage you to step out of your zone of comfort and take the time to discover or re-discover other types of art. The world is full of wonder and beauty, we just need to take the time and open our minds to see even more of it - embrace the diversity of it!
hello again !Haven't done a journal for some time mainly due to commitments to work and training taking most of my time. my life is moving into a new faze as the saying goes ! I went to Pula, Croatia in august of this year for a holiday with my beautiful girlfriend Vikki and we took our 4 children with us, her boys AJ and Chris and my son and daughter, Taran and Erin. It was a great holiday the best I've ever had to be honest and the best thing about it was I took a engagement ring with me and caught Vikki completely of guard and ask her to marry me, so now we are getting married
I have landed probably the best job in the world ! I start teaching photography for an activity holiday company, here in the UK next year The company is called HF Holidays, check them out http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/ I was given 4 holidays of various lengths, I had to plan what I'm teaching as there will be different levels of students and themes to each holiday, where we will go and
5 Fundamental Skills (by Bobby Myers)5 Fundamental Skills Every Artist Should Master
(by Bobby Myers)
As an artist, your job is to immerse your viewers into a world that you have built and guide them safely through it. Artists have much in common with storytellers. Storytellers have several tricks that they use to keep their readers coming back for more. Like storytellers, artists can use similar tricks to help them produce more compelling artwork. In this article, we will explain 5 fundamental skills that every artist should master. Let's take a look!
The most important aspect of art to me personally is the composition. It sets the stage for everything else. This is your way to guide and lead the viewer to make them feel as if they are actually in your picture. If this part of the process is not created and controlled properly, everything else can and probably will fal
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More