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PE: Free + Open Source Art ProgramsThere are plently of art programs out there, but many cost money to buy. This article aims to help you find a free or open source altneratives to paid art programs.Digital PaintingThe following programs are alternatives to digital painting programs like Paint Tool SAI and Corel Paintshop Pro.Krita is a great program that is actively developed and has a plethora of features. The brush engine in particular is really nice. Similar to GIMP & Photoshop, Krita does more than just digital painting. You can do things like photomanipulation, and it offers a variety of file formats and templates to experiment with. Because there are so many features, the learning curve is going to be higher than with something like SAI, but since it's well laid out and gorgeous, you should be able to paint gorgeous stuff in no time. Keep in mind, Krita uses a lot of RAM & CPU, and you might need a graphics card to keep the pro
0 Constructive Comments 8 + Minicontest! In this journal, we introduced our project for featuring your art with 0 constructive comments. Now that plenty of awesome pieces have been submitted, thank you, and it's time to showcase them! 0 Constructive Comment SubmissionsConsider commenting on these deviations constructively. Give them some love! 10 images will be featured monthly in the order of their submission, starting from the oldest. These art
Thumbshare: Under-appreciated Art FeatureI made this thread and asked people to share under appreciated art. Here's a feature created by you guys! Thanks for participating. Consider giving the article aso more people can find it,but first favorite all of the artists featured here! Bridge over troubled water by thedaydreaminggirl Monarch by tracteurrouge StockHeaven ~ Nature Flower 2 by StockHeaven Step by step by thedaydreaminggirl
Through-a-Lens Feature Friday #73Astrikos for Through-a-LensTheme: MinimalNeeds deviations to be featured here, so submit your deviations today! Tell me if it's locked, though!People & PortraitsRemembrances 1 by ElliSpirelliLife by PontusEkerothPearly-White 4 by ElliSpirelli
Hidden Talent FeatureShowcasing some beautiful, undiscovered artwork I've found over the days. Please consider supporting the artists with a or a comment on their work!Taylor Swift Minimal Portrait by IleanaHunterGaule by polyphobia3dTau by WhiteRaven90And A Happy New Year! by AquilapseDQD by duongquocdinhA Tale of Love and Darkness by DanielPriegoEnter The Forest by Premier1er-StockTiny dragons first love by UgrikLandscape by JonathanDufresneRunner by intaoPines by haloanime97Lizzy by DanielKarlsson winter impressions. part two by neinoten* by agatafotografiaWhere No One Goes by WishmasterAlchemistNegative mammoth by vasixThe Red Cardinal by AoiSayzuki
0 Constructive Comments 7 + MinicontestIn this journal, we introduced our project for featuring your art with 0 constructive comments. Now that plenty of awesome pieces have been submitted, thank you, and it's time to showcase them! 0 Constructive Comment SubmissionsConsider commenting on these deviations constructively. Give them some love! 10 images will be featured monthly in the order of their submission, starting from the oldest. These articles will be
Through-a-Lens Feature Friday #72Astrikos for Through-a-LensTheme: MinimalNewly created, so submit your deviations today! Abstract & Surrealcrossing by VisitingFahrradGrid by leoatelier... here again, the new snow ... by aloner777Life by ZephyraMilieShadows of ghosts by leoatelier\\v/V/ by WTek79
How To Embed Things 2.0: TroubleshootingThis article that I did for the lovely projecteducate last year, still receives comments and is viewed by people! I am so happy that this journal could be helpful to so many.However, there have been a few common issues/questions. If you had the same one, hopefully this article can clear some of that up for you! The Basic Format: The Linking Image Basic Format: Troubleshooting 101: Which link do I use?When you see a funny GIF on tumblr that just speaks to you... Like this one:And you want to embed it in a post, you need to make sure you're using the right link!1. Right click the GIF/PNG/JPEG/Etc. you want to use.2. Select Copy image URL/ Copy image location [these are the sou
0 Constructive Comments 6 + MinicontestIn this journal, we introduced our project for featuring your art with 0 constructive comments. Now that plenty of awesome pieces have been submitted, thank you, and it's time to showcase them! 0 Constructive Comment SubmissionsConsider commenting on these deviations constructively. Give them some love! 10 images will be featured bi-weekly in the order of their submission, starting from the oldest. Departing from the normal 10, 15 deviations are featured today!
Mr. Holmes or On the Struggles of Human MortalityArchive“Mr. Holmes,” or, On the Struggles of Human Mortality:iconireneadler76: IreneAdler76:iconackeibler: ackeiblerOutstanding in the FieldTwitterFacebookGoogle+The upcoming film Mr. Holmes, based on the novel “A Slight Trick of the Mind” by Mitch Cullin, is about a 93 year old Sherlock Holmes who is in the process of writing his story and piecing together events from a 30 year old case that he feels is unfinished. In the midst of these endeavors Holmes is also trying to solve the mysteries of human
Tomasz Opasinski: So You Wanna Be In PicturesShare|ArchivesEntertainment Advertising Creative Directorby techgnoticDream MerchantWhen his dream of one day being Captain of a naval vessel was taken away from him due to his irreparable poor eyesight, Tomasz Opasinski turned to his most powerful talent in life: he could draw and paint. Still in his native Poland, he enrolled in the School of Advertising, taking courses in computers and publishing.The Polish Navy’s loss was an incalculable gain for worldwide creative arts lovers, especially fans of movies and the innovative movie poste
Collection: Shine A LightArchiveShine a Light:iconrwslavin: RWSlavin:iconbaxiaart: BaxiaArtlightTwitterFacebookGoogle+Light means so many things in our lives beyond mere illumination.Cinematographers call the hour just before the sun sets “the magic hour.” Movie producers and directors schedule the shooting of love scenes and other important moments in their script to take advantage of the powerful effect that “magic hour” sunlight subliminally exerts on our psyches. The Dutch master painters of the 17th century were expert in focusing the eye on the “story
Taking Your Art to The Next Level in 2015!ArchiveTaking your art to the next level in 2015!:iconSuzanne-Helmigh: Suzanne-Helmigh:iconQrumzsjem: QrumzsjemDuel of the fatesTwitterFacebookGoogle+ForewordBy :icontechgnotic: techgnoticFamously said by many, “Ninety percent of success is showing up.” How true it is about a soul killing combination: looking at what our own first efforts in any endeavor, particularly art, result in, and then looking at the works of far more experienced artists. Giving up always seems the logical, if panicked,
Anatomy Lessons: How to improve faster in 6 steps!'Life Drawing 5' by algaegoblinDo you know how to sketch human figures but do you want to refine your anatomy skills? Or do you not know anatomy at all and you are tired to trust your imagination? Did you notice you create disproportions in your drawings?If you are aspiring artists and you already have your own style, you might as well believe you have no need of a guide, but you are wrong. Before exaggerating human proportions and begin to have your own style, you first have to know the basics. This little guide is the result of an accurate research and 5 years of high school of art, and it's created for all those who want to learn something new or just make a useful review.For those who have already studied art, my suggestion is to go to step 6 or trying to repeat all steps in Digital format. STEP 1First of all, if you want to learn faster you should draw using traditi
Collection: Celestial IllusionsArchiveCelestial Illusions:iconrwslavin: RWSlavin:iconjustv23: JustV23Grand EclipseTwitterFacebookGoogle+Back when it was common knowledge that the sun and all the planets revolved around our Earth, the phenomena of solar and lunar eclipses were mysterious and terrifying occurrences. Were the gods unhappy with us? Were these heavenly messages indicating the End of Days had arrived? Emperors and kings often felt a familial connection with the Sun, and so feared its temporary withdrawal from the sky to be a warning of its unhappiness with royal actions. Desp
CustomBox+Journal Tips n Tricks-Updated 25-Sep-14More updates comings soon!!You may put all your queries here in this blog comments.Tips & tricks1. How to align your elements in custombox or journal?Use the following code:Content hereYou can change the alignment to left, right, center & justify by simply replacing the words as shown belowContent here2. How do you change the font-size in a custombox?Use the following code:Your text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereYour text hereThe result:Font size = 1Font size = 2Font size = 3Font size = 4Font size = 5Font size = 6Font size = 73. How to change your font in a Custombox/Journal?Use the following tag to change your font in your custombox.Your text hereExampleYour text hereResultYour text hereSafe fonts to useSerif FontsGeorgia ----- The quick brown fox
Guy Fawkes DayShare|ArchiveGuy Fawkes DayBurns one man's vendetta on fires of drunk delight while Heaven's rainbows burn and sparkle in the sky.The fascinated coo while boredom freezes cold and watches while his breath fades steaming into night.The pennies for the guy jingle in their tin while he a traitor burns, his Cath'lic soul in Hell.The animals run scared, not from fireworks, but from th'unholy sound of Guido's punishment.He screams a silent scream that no-one else can hear, save God and pets and Satan's wailing hordes.TheScorpionBoy“A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.”– Guy Fawkes
PE: Decorating Your ProfileCommunity WeekYour profile page is the first thing people will see when they click on your name, so it's very important to leave a good impression! This article will provide some useful tips and tricks for both premium and non-premium members who want to convert their profile into their own, unique page. First off, some Do's and Don'ts of profile decoration:Do:Use dA's profile widgets-- there are lots of great options to chose fromShow off some art (that's what people are here for!)Express your personality through colors, stamps, gifs, etc.Don't:Add so many images that your profile takes forever to loadUse garish or headache-inducing colorsMake text difficult to read with dark backgroundsNon-Premium WidgetsWhile many widgets are restricted or locked for non-premium members, there are still a variety of great widgets that you can add to your profile, even without a membership.
Through-a-Lens Feature Friday #9Theme of the Weekeek : Warmth -Submit now!#Through-a-Lens is wonderful. Showcasing amazing photography:Art from Abstract + Surrealblue escape by cameraflou:heart