The World's Major Cities... DestroyedWhat would the world's cities look like after the apocalypse? Belgian digital artist Jonas De Ro paints his vision of the end of the world.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
New York City, New York, United States
Hong Kong, China
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Beautiful Planet [Earth Day Feature]80 jaw-droppingly beautiful photos of our planet. Happy Earth Day!
Autumnal Dreamland by FlorentCourty
Insane Moment by FlorentCourty
Trotternish by TobiasRichter
Morning Fog by Serena-Kenobi
Path to a foggy coast. by MarioGuti
Wayfarers by Sergiba
Kirkjufell Panorama by cwaddell
Winter Reflection by porbital
Thus Spoke Zarathustra by IngoSchobert
Explosion by Ian-Plant
Golden Painting by FlorentCourty
- Morning - by ldinami7e
Iceland - at the top by Pharaun333
Sylvestris by XavierJamonet
The Canyon's Secret by hougaard
Fading Voyager by JindrichLisy
Scotland 15 by lonelywolf2
Mountain Majesty by FlorentCourty
Sleeping volcano by MaximeCourty
Hunger Games Control Room Concept Design by `RahllRemember the control room scenes of The Hunger Games? Did you know the concept work for that control room and the 3D displays was done by our very own Reid Southen (Rahll)?
Reid is a senior member on deviantART who has been on the site for six years. Reid is also doing concept work for Jupiter Ascending, an upcoming 2014 sci-fi film.
He had posted a journal about his work on the Hunger Games back in February, but wasn't able to upload his work right away. He posted this deviation to his deviantART gallery yesterday:
"I had the pleasure of doing a lot of design work on the control room in the movie, from the interfaces to the holograms and such. Hybride in Montreal did a great job bringing it all to life, and it was fun seeing their tests and the f
Social Networks + Browsers Personified by Jon LockThe talented digital artist Jon-Lock illustrates personifications of social networks and web browsers. While he's only been on deviantART for less than 6 months, he's brought in nearly 128,000 pageviews, 17,600+ watchers, and his newer deviations almost always hit the front page.
Google Chrome Personified
Google Chrome's "Chrome Cycle"
deviantART and YouTube Personified
40 Amazing How To Train Your Dragon Fan Art Pieces
Today marks the release date of How To Train Your Dragon 2. The sequel to the 2010 DreamWorks animation received very positive reviews: an 8.8/10 on IMDb and a 91% on Rotten Tomatoes. Enjoy some of the deviantART community's tribute to the film.
Curated by madizzlee, Shyree, and me.
Astrid: Not the Face by avatarmiraiAcross the sky by Sabaku-no-hana
Hiccup and Toothless by ZipporaHiccup Cosplay How to train your dragon 2 by liui-aquino
HTTYD: Mistletoe by sharkie19How to make a smile by sorata-sNight Fury by DmitrysHTTYD - Toothless 01 by wynahiros
Toothless httyd by griffsnuff Toothless by LukeFielding
HTTYD: The Final Showdown by AdoobibullTwin4
Integrating Sketchfab in JournalsDeviantART is proud to announce a new partnership with 3D web publishing service, Sketchfab!
Sketchfab, a leading platform to publish, share, and embed interactive 3D content, allows you to bring your 3D artwork to life in real-time without a plugin.
Fella by AlphaPrimeSaviour
Read Sketchfab's announcement
Integrate 3D Models Into Your Journals
Deviants can now embed 3D models into deviantART Journals using Sketchfab embeds. DeviantART is always aiming to make content on the site more engaging and interactive, and this integration benefits both creators and those who enjoy browsing incredible content.
Sketchfab is not just for the creators; the platform is helping to unlock incredible 3D content, while creating a new form of online media that anyone can br
Site Update: More Like This - BetaIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.
More Like This BETA
DeviantART is proud to announce two major improvements to the way you browse and discover artwork on the site. These feature are currently only available to Beta Testers. More Like This is deviantART’s newest content discovery tool – enabling you to find similar, relevant deviations, artists, and collections to a chosen deviation. In addition to More Like This, we've made a number of improvements to browsing on deviantART, including an updated navigation, a "fu
Site Update: Film, Sta.sh Writer, deviantART muroIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.
Film Improvements (Beta Testers Only)
We've made two major changes to film on deviantART! First, film is now fully compatible with Sta.sh and the Sta.sh submission process, allowing you to store and post film deviations directly from your Sta.sh. Secondly, the film player has been overhauled, and the film deviation page has been updated and rebuilt to match the same layout other deviations have, for consistency, ease of use, and better overall appearance.
Site Update: Refunds, Sneak Peek of More Like ThisIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.
Request Refunds for Premium Content
DeviantART's Premium Content Platform, which provides the ability for content creators to become sellers and generate real earnings, now gives buyers the ability to request refunds. If a member purchases a download from a seller and they are unhappy with the purchase, they may request a refund. The seller can then approve or deny the refund.
Everyone makes mistakes — it's
Traditional art techniquesTraditional art techniques I
Traditional Art Week continues! This article will give you a brief overview of most commonly used physical media techniques and their characteristics, featuring beautiful examples found all over DeviantArt and tutorials. I sincerely hope this will get you inspired to try something new and experiment, why not pick a tutorial and see what you learn! Don't forget, whilst techniques has their own regulations and principles, they still can be combined, you have to be no wizard (just a little creative) to find a new way to express yourself through them. Let's take a look
1. Drawing media
Drawing is one of the major forms of expression within the visual arts, and is generally concerned with the marking of lines and areas of tone onto paper. Traditional drawings were monochrome, or at least had little color, while modern colored-pencil drawings may a
CI Monthly Feature #27Hello dear members and watchers,
Another article featuring works from our CI members! This is a great opportunity to showcase your works to our +40k watchers and the whole community!
HOW CAN I GET FEATURED?
In the 15th of every month, we will post the feature poll. Just leave a thumbnail of one of your works on that poll and we will feature you in the 1st of next month. Make sure you comment before we close the poll. There's only 200 slots!
This feature is free. You don't have to pay to get featured!
Weekly photo #008 Childhood dreams... by JanneO __ n __ by EYELIGHTZONE The cougar by woxys Disturbing his beauty sleep by woxys endless by Karakuji Twilight Zone by IvanAndreevich Source of life by m-eralp Breaking the chains by RezzanATAKOL Colors the Day by Oer-Wout Urban reflection by Pyr0sky morning glory by mescamesh _ Summer's End _ by EYELIGHTZONE Sound of Silence by marinsuslic Highlights by SimonePomata Horned Crab by Oddersnude Caress of Venus by iTaylie Summer rain by JAE462 Pelargonium by SarahharaS1 The Ghost Of Anything by jyoujo Mars has Water by knold Ukraine by Alena-Koshkar Heathland bee by MaaykeKlaver sadness season by SolMay Alone all summer by LuxFingerdoodle Riding Out The Storm by A-Motive swirled by isischneider Horse Fashion by Awstein Vegetarian by ZoranPhoto Untitled by lisans April by chaoticfireflies Paradise of Love by Manu34 Gratitude by MDDahl August by Tashata Yes I will by I-Heart-Photo Sweet as Love by FlabnBone Pink dreams never ends by RezzanATAKOL Riposo by TheCameraGirl TIGERS III by fionafoto Down to Inferno by Sblourg Gift of Life by beyondimpression And the night falls by MaaykeKlaver Die gruene Welle by feigenfrucht Infinity. by by-vertebrae dayglo by Megson Dexter by ScENeYmE Stargazing by alexgphoto Venus by Chris-Lamprianidis Julia 3 by NataliaCiobanu :thumb39602542
History of April Fool's dAy!This article is written for the projecteducate's Community Week as well as ArtHistoryProject's dA Related month.
Here is a brief history of April Fool's pranks deviantART has played on it's members. Please note that information is still missing (mostly older years) - this is because some April Fool's pranks were never recorded or are lost in the millions of journals on the site.
2001 - "jark is Arrested"
jark is arrested in Disneyland for cutting in line and refusing to move to the back.
2004 - "British Takeover"
April Fool's Day 2004 marked the day the British took over deviantART. New rules were enforced on that day, including spelling "color", "colour" and saying "Cheers guv'nor" instead of "Thank You".
"Please note that any American who uses the term "socce
7 awesome crafts you probably didn't know existed7 Awesome Crafts you probably didn't know existed
The world of crafting is fascinating and never ending. We have been crafting since the first human molded some mud into a pot, and a seemingly endless list of crafts has been created since. Some crafts are very well known, and you have probably dabbled a bit into them yourself... but some of them are a lot less known. I put some examples together, please enjoy them and leave a comment below letting us know how many of them you already knew if you know any unknown crafts, feel free to share them with us!
Extra credits if you already tried some of these!
Note: These are NOT totally obscure crafts that are only practiced in remote places of the world or that require specialized equipment, I chose crafts that should be easy enough to pick up but not a lot of people are doing.
1. Stone carving.
Incredible works of art can be made even from the humble common stone. Precious or semi-
As you like it..."All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. At first the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.
And then the whining school boy, with his satchel And shining morning face, creeping like snail Unwillingly to school.
And then the lover, Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistress' eyebrow.
Fashion Issue IV by Staged
Then a soldier, Full of strange oaths and beaded like the pard, Jealous in honour, sudden and quick in quarrel, Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon's mouth.
Warrior by demi2004
Nom Nom #55 CaekHeaded created by TouchedD
Here's a bit of random info - the worlds tallest cake was 108 feet tall and weighed in at 20 tons. Nom. The oldest cake in the world is 2 pieces from the wedding cake of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert dated 1840 (yuck!) And finally the most expensive cake ever baked was $20 million - no it wasn't the tallest cake talked of above, it just happened to have diamonds on it!
Cake anyone? by happyeverafter13
Chocolate Fudge Cake by theresahelmer
Spring Cake by Dipliner
Chocolate Beet Cake by fourtwoseven
Rainbow Cake. by hanaski
Silent Slumber of SummerAs Summer rolls to and end and school is about to start up again….Time simply flies by when you are soaking up all the summer sun. Let us not forget that the beauty around us is still blooming and at its fullest before the fall creeps in. Now is the time to get out and capture those full blooms, the birds, the tall grasses, the bugs and butterflies that sparkle in the sunsets that come earlier and earlier. Now is the time to let it all sink in and enjoy every last bit.
This is just what I'm talking about……..so enjoy and Dream Big!
Feature #15: BlueThank you friends and watchers for the , comments and support.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful art and making the world a better place.
Here is a selection of blue tones creations that I love.
bluish delight by kim-e-sens Feel The Air by salman-khan
A Blue Valentine by theresahelmer Butterfly by Aurelien-Minozzi A Piece of Heaven by alexgphoto
Fingerprints of rain by AnnaKirsten Misty blues by kayaksailor 074-1 by Placi1 Blue Lotus by George---Kirk
Scabiosa Columbaria by vQb Singing the Blue by Rebelmoon ALL is Well by Oer-Wout
Peine del viento by houssam6464 Castle Of Bouillon by Nelleke I had a DREAM by k-i-mm-i-e
Is There Anybody Out There... by almostacrayon The Crystal Cave by John-Peter Awakened before Sleep by Oer-Wout
cinamon by PatiMakowska Ocean sunset by Vitaly-Sokol cold clouds by vally5
If Snowflakes were Wishes by shoutsandwhispers .. . . . .. by Frozen-photo A-Little-Magic by EnchantedWhispersArt <
CR Newsletter Sept/Oct 2013 Director of Community Relations :iconmoonbeam13:
Table of Contents
2. Volunteer Openings in Community Relations
3. Community Projects
4. Official Contests
5. News from the Chats and Forums
6. News from the Galleries
Once upon a time, I was a volunteer, and speaking from experience, it can be a both blessing and a curse.
I believe that many current and former volunteers will agree with that sentiment and I feel it's important to explain a bit about why I believe this to be true.
Maybe you're not aware of the variety of ways people join the volunteer team. As per FAQ #85: Can I be a volunteer on deviantART? many people send in an application to express their interest in joining the team and I go through those applications and s
Busted? Make up an excuse!BUSTED!
Street Photographers Caught in the Act
No success by PatrickMonnier
Make up an excuse for getting caught
Inspired by Thomas Leuthard 'The best excuses on the street' (http://floost.com/petapixel-post-humor-the-best-excuses-to-use-when-doing-street-photography-1338087
http://500px.com/ThomasLeuthard/stories/5875/blog-13-the-best-excuses-on-the-street) here is my own contribution to the cause:
Sarcasm by myraincheck
Sometimes people ask you what you are doing and then you need a good answer. Here are
Chat Events Calendar farand's Fun and ThumbShare - Movember Event in :#communityrelations:
Time: 2 - 3pm PST Meet 'N Greet Chat With the Lit CVs in :#crliterature: Sunday, June 8th at 12:01 PM (PDT)
Sketchmatch in :#communityrelations:
Wednesday, Nov. 13th - 7:00 PM PDT (click to see your local time)
Want to see a particular event run? Want to help out? Note communityrelations with your thoughts and ideas!
Art Theft, Plagiarism, Copyright InfringementNever needed to keep a journal. I decided to install it today just to post this.
There is a terrible story about an user that had a complain about copyright infringment, in which she was not the owner of the copyright over the original character as the original belongs to Lauren Faust / Hasbro. The girl unleashed her fanbase (other than all the other pricks around the internet that have no other interesting stuff to do and find it funny) against a Community Manager, Administrator of Deviantart, which i find to be an otrageous thing to do.
I searched for a simple yet effective description of what Copyright means and i found it surprisingly non other than on the respective bashed admin's journal, as a very old entry.
Probably if the people would have bothered to browse and read, they would have been illuminated why the admin took the actions he did on the so often posted screenshot.
What I want to do here is to use the overall issue to compare the differences between copying, plagiari
The Stars of dAr - `Mirz123The Stars of dAr is a series where I interview one member of the deviantART Related (dAr) community each time, about personal and dA related matters. For today we have Mirz123! She creates fantasic stamps, sometimes fun and silly, but also often with an important and profound message, and always in her recognisable style. She's also an enthusiastic community member in many aspects, and can be found in many corners of the community. But enough about her from me - I'll hand the floor to Mirz herself
Hi Mirz123, thanks for agreeing to be interviewed
- Please tell us something about yourself!
By day I'm a mom who works as a secretary. By night, I don a cape and create emoticons, stamps, and write Lit. Though, looking at my gallery stats, I'm most-known for my stamps.
- Some people may be reading this article
December Feature!Each month our admins picks their favorites from the gallery, and we put them in the featured folder for a month.
And here they are, the December selection!
Lost in everything by Stu7art :thumb332183388: Torn Sky by MaximeCourty Sweet Yellow Grape by Vasile-Covaciu 282.366 by emmaamaay WIP GUESS WHO :) by duchess94 Porcelain Skin by alifann Neon Hearts of the Lonely Rain by akrathan Change by San-T Dear Daddy's Girl by OfOneSoul Our Duet by mayastoso Letters Across the Sky by Drakard-14 Burn by krutch99 Angel by w-anderlust dA ID#14462438 by auxeru Logan by ShirleysStudio Nautical Blue Steampunk Necklace by GildedGears Excelsior Aviator Goggles by janus002 tim burton shoes by OpheliaImmortal7 :thumb338968144: Chairelax Night by Ehsan-E The Myth by LeviaDraconia Ruins by toniet1234 Season to Season by ChocoLatte5 Ophelia's March by takemetoverona Nauglamir by Tanmorna A Tribute To Oscar Wilde by debbyfive song of a stone heart by bubug The Flow of Indecision by IndecisionPrecision :thumb339068120: Spiral by synth101 SugarSky by Trichardsen Coronado's Church by jkorozco Zomney and Zombama by Dragonbaze Two Hearts by BKLusk leopard by MSamsonov CircleDeco - PetalPlasm by EYESofCORAL southern lights stock by essencestudios Raven by Beirutful :thumb3349
Activity vs. Community When combining millions of artists working with different media, style, experience level, etc. being here can become overwhelming and finding your "place" can seem almost impossible. Throughout the last few weeks I've noticed more and more people asking "how can I be more active?" and "how do I get involved in the community?"
These are both the same question and completely different questions at the same time. Though the answers to both are quite similar if not the same the difference between activity and community is huge! We're going to cover the answers and difference to both of those in this article.
There are three basic ways to being active on dA and getting involved the community. Everything after this will actually lead right back to these three things.
Commenting: is the best and most effective way to particicpate in our community becaus
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Each month, a raffle will begin on the 1st. The raffle will continue throughout the month, ending on the final day of the month. On the Last day of the month, one winner will be randomly chosen based on their number, which should match the number generated by a random number generator via Random.org.
You MUST be a Member of FriendHunt to participate, to make it fair for our members.
You Must Fav this blog.
There will be a raffle monthly. In the event that there will not be a raffle, all members will be notified via newsletter.
You do not have to wait for a notification that to raffle has begun to enter.
You can enter anytime before the last day of the month.
There will be only on
Thank you guys for participating in this raffle ;v;
The winner is....
I'll draw your prize soon! ^v^ <3
Thank you again everyone for being interested! This was a lot of fun so I'll probably be doing another one some time later on ^^
Thank you guys for all the watches and faves ;v; sorry if I haven't replied to you yet, I'll try to reply to you soon
I'll be doing a raffle for all my watchers c: the style will be one thigh up like:
To enter you have to:
1. Be a watcher
2. Favourite this journal
3. Leave a comment with your characters, preferably more than one so I can choose! Remember to include some refs too.
and I'll randomly pick someone on April 21 ^v^//
Unbelievable Realistic Miniature Food Sculptures140 unbelievably realistic mouth-watering food sculptures that can fit on the tip of your finger.
Mini Clay Cannoli by WaterGleam
Chocolate bracelet by OrionaJewelry Strawberry bracelet by OrionaJewelry
Chocolate treats, close up by thinkpastel
Carrot Cake, take II by thinkpastel
Halloween Treats by thinkpastel
Tutti Frutti - 1:6 assorted fruits by thinkpastel
Scale 1:3 Neko Cheesecake by asuka-sakumo
Blueberry Cake by MyPetiteCakes
Pumpkin Pie -a la mode- by sonickingscrewdriverFudge Brownie Charm by MotherMayIjewelry
Carrot Cake Magnet by MotherMayIjewelryMiniature Charlotte Cakes by MyPetiteCakes
Just a Bunch of Miniature Fruit Tarts by PetitPlatSweetness dream - 12th scale dollhouse miniature by PetitDeCherries