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The Seven Deadly Sins- Contest! (CLOSED)
The contest has ended! I'll take a look at all the entries and decide the winners by Friday! I hope you all can wait till then!
If you've been a keen watcher of mine, you must have read in some previous journal entries about me hosting a contest ony new oc Lynx...but that turned out to be taking a huge amount of time as I spent some points on a Six month CM and I just got hold of 350 from a contest...so I thought to give the points as prizes to the winners of this contest! As the title says, you've to illustrate the seven deadle sins in any of the seven days during the contest, there will be separate category for each sin and individual prizes will be given from each category. That is, from one sin, one person who wins will get 50 and everyone can participate in all the categories! You also can get rewards from different categories! Therefore, I come to the rules:
All the entries should
Character Sheet: Download Here
NPC Sheet: Download Here
Each character has an unlimited item holder in the form of backpack, sling/waist/hand bag, or pouch. It could hold total 99 amount per item. How it works: you wouldn't be able to stuff in one more feather when it's already 99, but you could still put in another 99 tents in the same bag.
Points, Leveling, Jobs, SkillsetUpdate! Now b/w sketch is available to submit and is applicable to any event/mission/daily life. Please put the sketches into their respective folder, thank you!
Greetings, Brave Warriors of Varlandia!
Points Tracker (updated!)
Level refers to your character's progression and everyone starts from level 1. It is advanced by receiving experience points (EXP) from submitting artworks.
Extra points (up tp 500/art/page) will be rewa
New Recruitment is open!Good day, ladies and gentlemen! We are happy to announce you that :iconCrystalTales: is now open for new member applications!
We are open for both public applications and referrals from current members, though we still need to check your sheets for anything you might've missed
What we are expecting in your applications:
Clean and neat art in full colors, no b/w sketches. Every art style is welcomed.
Understandable biography written in English, including personalities and background story.
Story behind the character must fit the overall setting of CT universe.
How to Apply
Download the Main Character Sheet from Character Creation journal and read through the requirements.
You can check the available weapons and skills for each job in <a href="http://fav.me/d80g1dh">
Secret Santa - Rules and GuidelinesHello! Welcome to :iconSecretSanta2015: ♥♥♥
Secret Santa is an event where you draw a gift for someone and in return, you'll get a gift from a secret giver! It's basically like a blind art trade or exchanging gifts but not knowing who your give is until the 25th of December/Christmas!
How do I participate?
If you want to participate in this event, join the group, note the group or Meruuka or comment stating that you want to be a Secret Santa.
You'll only be included in the event if you're a member of the group. Please hand in your wishlist ASAP!
List of Participants!
Guidelines of being a Santa
- Traditional and digital art is allowed
- Artists that are beginners to advanced artists are able join!
- Please put in effort into your gift!
- You cannot use bases, or trace or copy
- Backgrounds are a must! It can be simple!
- No sketches! Only lined and coloured pieces of art!
- Can be Christmas them
Watercolor Guide For Beginners! - Part 1Community Week
So, HEYA people! I'm back again with some new tutorials and tips this time!
Are you ready?
I decided to write an article for beginners in traditional art.
This time it's beginner's guide to watercolors!
The index of the explained things is as follows:
IntroductionWhy use watercolor ? ( with precautions)TypesAdditional TipsA word of Thanks!
SO LET'S BEGIN!
So, What are watercolors exactly? Watercolors or waterpaints are water based paints(duh) that exist in both paste and solid form. They can be used by the addition of water in their base pastes or solids. Their usage varies with the amount of water used in them and the type of paper you are using to paint on. Generally paper of thickness of 150-200 gsm is preferred for waterpainting.
GSM means Grams per Square Meter; It is the unit by which
#inktober (part 2)If you're still inking right now, congrats. You made it halfway
As promised here is the second part of the #inktober inspiration journal.
The first one contained mostly tutorials and how-to stuff. If you missed out on it, go read it now!
This edition is mostly gonna be a showcase of amazing works I've found all over DeviantArt for the past two weeks
Here's some awesome ink drawings
For more inspiration, check out the Inktober inspiration topic I made on Deviant
Doujinshi: How to make a fancomic and not dieFan Art Week
Reading fanfics about your favorite series or manga is kinda common, but sometimes you can find images of the manga that look genuine but show the characters in unusual situations that you would never see in the canon. These are the so called 'doujinshi' or fancomics.
Before begin with tips and tricks about make a doujinshi, let's see some definitions:
Japanese word which literally means a group of people with the same interests, but it is often used as a shorthand for doujinshi.
Doujinshi is amateur manga publications, featuring either a cast of original characters and plot or characters from another manga or an anime (a 'fan manga'). There's all sorts of doujinshi, though it isn't as widely circulated as more popular mangas, such as CLAMP works. Doujinshi is often cheap but is just as good as regular manga (well, some of the time...), and is sold on eB
#InktoberHell yes, #inktober is starting!
For those that do not know what inktober is, it's a challenge that's been going around for a few years now. It's about making daily/regular drawing with ink.
Think about regular ink, fineliners, markers, but I've even seen digital ink being done (might be an idea for those that don't have traditional ink and/or and are broke as hell).
For the complete story, I'd recommend you to check out this website.
I was originally planning to go for the full 31 days, but then my health messed up again :')
So I'm now trying to do a regular schedule with at least 3 a week (the weekends) which is for me challenging enough considering crappy health, loads of hospital appointment, and obvious social obligations (seriously? Why is everybody's birthday in October? WHYYYY???)
But... I'm not gonna make a journal without at least providing s
Copyright Resources CompilationFan Art
When we talk about Fan Art, the question of copyright tends to come up. There have been a lot of resources posted on the subject on DA over the years and sometimes they can be tricky to find. So this is a comprehensive compilation on the topic posted by staff, who have had legal consultation. I have left out older articles that are similar to the ones I included as the more recent ones would have the most accurate information.
DA's Copyright Policy
<- This is the big one, specific to Fan Art and it comes with video.
(and more specifically , and )
While I have shared official articles and FAQs here, I know there are a lot of unofficial articles on the topic.