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f/: Intro to the seriesHello everyone! Welcome to f-stop.This new article series is about brief photography tips and tutorials, as well as descriptions on fundamental things like ISO, shutter speed, & focal length. If you have any article ideas or recommendations, please comment below on what you'd like to see!Planning to cover:ISOShutter speedApertureHow ISO, Shutter speed, and Aperture work togetherUsing Aperture priority, shutter speed priority, and manual modeFocal LengthDepth of fieldPost ProcessingDIY tipsGear that I ownInterviews with photographers. If you want to be interviewed or know someone else who would be a good candidate, please comment below!& hopefully more!
dAWW FeatureHalloIhaven't granted wishes in a very long time D: Time to get back to it!Go visit the artists here and give them some love! BloomingRoseXeniia fuwante-chan Konoei-Kreations lefthandedheather High Jew Elf by lefthandedheather Hiro Hamada by lefthandedheather Lilith-the-5thThe Fifth General by Lilith-the-5th Thank you for being... by Lilith-the-5th The Fifth and the Second by Lilith-the-5th
Focal Point 2This feature series aims to highlight the works of under-appreciated artists. If you like what you see, please visit their galleries and show them some love! Previous Focal PointsFocal Point 1@Ananteanante's gallery is full of colorful artwork, with images showing mastery in line control and composition. tamntarttamntart will amaze you with pieces with rich imagination, color, and incredible detail.
PLP: Prize List+ Request [Updated]Looking for prizes- possible ideasJournal featuresArt prizes (sketches, small pieces, etc.)Llamas?CritiquesPointsCurrent Prizes Available - what we have now15,000 worth of premium memberships, most likely going to be 3 month subs. So about 27ish winners there. 5 prizes of 100 points randomly given among the participants (meaning the winner of a PM could also win points). Courtesy of Stygma Surprise donation from George-B-Art Journal Feaures by:Astrikos Sabbelbina lintu47 Felizias Stygma George-B-Art: Exquisite-ART-Museum one work done by all winners, 1st winner will be a featured artist for 1 week, poll [feature] with the Winners Journal,@ you? Art commissions by:WolvesHaveNightmares: A pixel artwork, and it can be anythi
Focal Point I Welcome to this new article series that aims to feature a few artists you might have not seen before.Feel free to suggest artists in a comment below Juupion's gallery is full of gorgeous creations with color and character. If you explore M0THart's gallery, you will find beautiful and sensitive portraits with powerful concepts. Northstar76 has beautiful scenes of natural glory, it's easy to get lost in this gallery! nawkaman's pieces are powerful and creative, showcasing powerful ideas in a few lines.
PLP:Looking for Feedback + Prizes for Contest!We did it!Project has been completely funded at 15,030 points!Ultra thanks to SavageFrog for all her help and support! Also, huge thanks to everyone who has donated- large or small, your donations are highly appreciated!Latest donors:SavageFrog TheOtherKilroy seriousmess Sins0mnia Thank you!!Feedback is highly appreciated!Questions on the Contest itselfShould the prizes/contest be available to participants only?Would you rather have randomized winners based on completing a set of tasks or voted on art prompt of sorts?If we go the art route, I would probably need a panel of judges, so if this happens and you're interested, please note me!Questions on PrizesNow that funds have been reached, what should the prizes be? I did a poll a while ago and premium memberships seemed to be the most popular.However.... Do you prefer 37 1 month premium memberships or 23 3 month premi
Through-a-lens Feature Saturday #75:iconthrough-a-lens:Through-a-LensQuestion of the Week:What is your favorite time of day to shoot?Submit Today! Theme: MetalAnimals, Plants, and NatureSunny spruce by AntaresAquariiBlue And Green by yoomyuThe Invincible by DebasishPhotosThe Friend by AdrianaFilipEarly Summer Snow by yoomyuMrs. Whiskers by AdrianaFilipIllusion by AdrianaFilipMemories by CRGPhotographyHeading to the Powder Room by CRGPhotographyStyle by CRGPhotography Tha
Through-a-Lens Feature Wednesday #74:iconthrough-a-lens:Through-a-Lens Feature Friday Hi everyone, I'm glad to be back and sorry I haven't been able to feature in a long while! Submit Today! Theme: MetalAbstract & SurrealU and O by leoatelierStripes by KizukiTamuraUfo by KizukiTamuraBack Side With Orange Dots by KizukiTamuraImprovise by WillTCExtra Dimension by WTek79Digital Waterfall by WTek79Scratch by KizukiTamuraDaydream by KizukiTamura
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
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-10-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 10, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”- Marcel ProustTwin Peaks DelayedFor those of us highly anticipating the third season of Twin Peaks the news that it's been delayed until 2017 has been disappointing. The 25 year anniversary would have been the perfect time to come back but, according to co-creator Mark Frost, it's just not going to happ
Creator Owned ComicsArchiveCreator Owned:icondeevelliott: DeevElliott:iconianar: iANARMarvel Superheroes ver 2TwitterFacebookGoogle+Can creator owned comics save the comics industry?The Comics Industry is going through something of a secret crisis right now. A crisis that could have been avoided, but one where there is still a way out. The two biggest problems are a stagnation of business ideas and lack of sales.Let’s look at the origins of these problemsFor years many have bemoaned the fact that comics have lost their easy accessibility. For decades comics w
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-13-15Goodbye Satoru Iwata; Heroes Reborn Trailer, Giving Thanks; Pluto In The Spotlight; Batman vs Superman; Fear The Walking Dead; Stripes Aren't Just for Zebras; and Incognito at Comic-Con.ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 13, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”— Mark Twain:bigthumb5460747
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-7-2015ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 7, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.— Jack LondonRegalia Successfully FundedLast week we highlighted the Kickstarter Game: Regalia - Of Men and Monarchs, a tatical RPG featuring the artwork of several of our very own deviants. We watched in awe as the project was not only su
Today's Headlines From The Newsdesk 7-6-2015ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 6, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.”— Victor KiamLegend of Zelda Manga ReturnsIt's been seven long years, but at long last, Link will return in a new Legend of Zelda manga! Which incarnation of Link do you think will inspire this story?Turtle
Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios GionisAnastasios Gionis is a digital sculptor and 3D modeler for the film industry. His work has been featured in films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Cabin in the Woods, Land of the Lost, Hop, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.He also did character design for kids TV shows including As Told by Ginger, All Grown Up, Squirrel Boy, and Rocket Power.
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
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-8-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 8, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.”— Elbert HubbardGuess Who's Back?Less than two months ago, Harry Shearer stated he was leaving The Simpsons when contract negotiations went sideways. However, it seems that all is well again and he will indeed be returning to voice those iconic characters we know and love. Now that he's back, this means that the show will head into it's 27th an
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
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