Rules of the game:
- Choose a singer/band/group
- Answer using ONLY titles of songs by that singer/band/group
- Tag 6 more people (let them know they've been tagged)
I choose Sum 41. Not because their titles fit my personal answers, but just 'cause it'd be funny.
1. Are you male or female?
What I believe
2. Describe yourself.
3. What do people feel when they're around you?
Pain For Pleasure
4. How would you describe your previous relationship?
All Killer No Filler
5. Describe your current relationship.
Nothing On My Back
6. Where would you want to be now?
7. How do you feel about love?
We're All To Blame
8. What's your life like?
All Messed Up
9. What would you ask for if you had only one wish?
10. Say something wise.
Welcome To Hell
Now, I tag just three of my past colleagues:
:iconagorf: :iconhexentanz: :iconmoonbeam13:
With two versions of dA on my back......the second being just outside of the door, I believe it's about time we got rid of that $ for a while
:iconspyed: for the brightest management I've seen
:iconmccann: as my best technical mentor so far
:iconpachunka: for Freezepop
:iconchris: for his networking knowledge
:iconhexentanz: for her dedication
:iconlolly: for being funny
:iconzilla774: for the sexy accent
:iconagorf: for the continuation of my work
:iconjekor: for lambda's sake
:iconmudimba: for telling me about the essence of Kung Fu
:iconrandomduck: for reinventing agile
:iconmicahgoulart: :iconheidi: :iconstarvingartist: :iconanna: :iconartbit: :iconmorris88: :iconrealitysquared: :iconestunt: :iconchix0r: :iconmhalpert: :iconwaveswinger: :icondamphyr: :iconhb: :iconmoonbeam13: :iconspinegrinder: :iconewm:
And all the others I've forgotten! In this journal I would simply like to say thank you
Martian HeadsetsYoure about to see the mother of all flamewars on internet groups where web developers hang out. Itll make the Battle of Stalingrad look like that time your sister-in-law stormed out of afternoon tea at your grandmothers and wrapped the Mustang around a tree.
Kama Sutra mistranslatedSometimes, Kama Sutra postures become misinterpreted or mistranslated. Check out this comic to see what happens next!
Optimus Maximus available for saleThe long awaited Optimus Maximus keyboard, with one tiny screen per key, is at last available for purchase by ThinkGeek.com
Superfartyeah, i'm all for simplifying mesages facebook style
as long as I don't have to ignore 50 supermegafunwall invites
I feel your pain
chris, i wanna know every time you fart
damn it, collecting flash is difficult
put nagios on it.
chris fart detector
you'd flood your inbox
maybe have a fart counter at the top of the page or something
and in v2, you could have: (4091) unread farts [3988 today]
v3 you could have sound wave graphs to coorelate the farts by how loud they were. and another widget that measures how many insects on average were killed by each fart.
that's just gross.
easy to implement though
ooh! integrate the captains pedometer and you could plot the fart per step ratio.
we could make it an iphone app, where you have all your friends added... along with their fart per step ratio... detects your position and your friends'... using triangulation...
and based on probability, it calculates the likelihood that you're farted on
Octopus Accessories - art thieveshttp://www.octopus-store.ro/
this is their store. They are Octopus Acessories
This is their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OctopusAccessories
They had my drawings printed and were selling necklaces with them. They also lied to me that they did not steal them and took them from from some deviant who supposedly stole them first.
They sent me this link to this deviant :iconxyqueen: but the drawings that belong to me were submitted 12 hours ago. So obviously this couldn't be true since Nijikon was over 12 hours ago, and they had them for sale since 3 days ago.
This girl is so shameless, she lied to my face! She made me feel bad about calling her out and "making a scene" in front of her booth. OMG! And i believed her, i could have had her kicked out of the convention on the spot! She made me apologize for making a scene in front of her booth So she stole my art, and i was the one who apologized.
THAT. IS. WRONG.
Wow, if thievery was a game, she would be the final boss
200 points giveaway part 2! Halloween celebration
Hello, Halloween is my favorite time of the year so I decided to hold another giveaway in celebration! I'm holding a 200 point giveaway for anyone and everyone that wants to participate. It is 100% free for anyone to join in and get the chance to win 200 points!
All you have to do to enter is favorite this journal
After you do that you are in the giveaway
You don't have to comment on this journal, watch me, or favorite any of my works to be in the giveaway (unless you want to do it, if you do I really appreciate it and thank you!)
I will be using random.org to pick the winner
Good luck to everyone and mos
4 requests open! Everyone has a chanceNot first come first serve! Everyone has a chance, and winners are random! :'D This will probably end in a few days, you have time to request!
ONLY CANINE CHARACTERS
If you win, I´ll make you a drawing for free! They will only be flatcolored, since I don´t have the time to do larger pieces these days, but I'm in the mood for practicing like this! :') (They´ll look something like this, but with one character and no shadows.)
How to get a request:
1. You must favorite this journal.
2. You must favorite this drawing:
3. Comment below with a reference sheet of the character you want me to draw if you win.
-ONLY canine characters! If you request a character of another species, I will most likely not do it, or draw it as a canine. :'D
-The winners will be random, and there will be 4
Inspiration: art blogs (part 1)Dear, deviantart fellow artists
Here are some of my favorite art blogs that inspire me and I hope that these resources might be helpful for you too.
A fantasy art collective that brings together an all-star line-up of illustrators and designers with daily insights into the thinking behind the art of contemporary fantastic art. Great insights from spectacular artists, such as beyond creative and inspiring DanLuVisiArt .
Website - muddycolors.blogspot.com.
Here is a cool video - painting demo by Rebecca Guay on their youtube channel.
A daily weblog by Dinotopia creator
Do you/a friend Need Exposure for Adoptables? I've recently found people who have made these really nice adoptables, at least artistically I think they're really well done. And then it pains me to see when very few people bid on them, and this amazing creation can only sell for like, $5 or something.
Now I've never tried adoptables, and I'm not sure I completely understand how they work, but what I do know is that it seems artists who do them are really at the mercy of how much exposure they get. In that way, it's much like everything else; if you don't have the numbers, really great work goes unnoticed and sells for a handful of jelly beans.
So I'm going to do a journal that features Adoptables.
Do you have, or know someone who is selling *nice quality* adoptables but really needs exposure on them? Leave a thumbnail or link in this journal, and maybe I'll choose them for my feature. I can't showcase them all, but I'd certainly like to try and get a few out there.
The world gets harder for artists all the time
1,500,000 KiribanI don't ever do Kiribans but I'm doing an exception this time.
First person to take a screen cap of my profile at 1,500,000 pageviews and sent it to me in a NOTE will get a 50x50 pixel icon + 1000
Screen cap must be uploaded to STA.SH (or to your gallery, if you prefer)
Of course screen cap must be legit. If I suspect you cheating, don't expect to get anything :/
Dragons contestIt's been quite some time since we last held a contest and we think it's finally time to have a new one.
The theme of the contest is Dragons.
Up to two entries per member! (deviants who have donated prizes ARE eligible to enter the contest!)
Entries have to be handcrafted by the submitting deviant themselves and placed in proper galleries (Artisan Craft or Sculpture). They can be done in any medium or technique we generally accept.
Entries have to be made specifically for this contest! Entries submitted to dA before October 16th will be declined.
All entries must be submitted before December 15th 2014, 11:59PM CET.
All entries must include at least a basic description of what it is and maybe how it's made in the artist comment section of the deviation! Be sure to credit tutorials if you used any!
1st Place Winner:
600 from us
50 from zuzoll
Group Switch Around Meme Results!The Results!
Apologies for the ridiculously late posting, but here are the results of our first group Switch Around Meme collaboration! We had 50+participants, 150+ individual artworks, and a whole bunch of fantastic final pieces, so make sure to take a look.
Thank you to all the participants, all our helper line-art and coloring artists, as well as the admins who helped me manage this event. This collaboration event was met with a great deal of enthusiasm, so we will likely have more (better-organized) collab events in the future.
These compilations were arbitrarily split up into sets of ten, just so that there wouldn't be one giant file:
1. TheShadowEmpress http://sta.sh/01owvv9rpkn7
2. SimplySilent http://sta.sh/0iyqtgojy50
3. MizunoSerenade http://sta.sh/025255huawty
1. NXperience http://sta.sh/0w5ug43oy7
2. Yeri-tan http://sta.sh/01dkln5lf0pv
3. Sylvae00 http://sta.s
Silver Soldering ToolsArtist's Toolbox
Silver soldering is one of many different types of soldering, and is a commonly used technique in jewelry-making. There are many different tools that can be used for silver soldering - I will go over the basic tools that I use in my soldering endeavors, but there are certainly a lot more than I will be able to cover in this article!
The first and most obvious "tool" in silver soldering is the solder itself. Silver solder is just that - it is silver alloys that are specifically created to melt at certain temperatures in order to be perfect for varying soldering jobs. The silver solder that I use comes in sheets & is cut into small chips in order to be used. There are different 'levels,' if you will, of solder - most commonly called Hard, Medium, Easy (and I sometimes use Extra Easy).
The difference between the 'levels' is the temperature at which they each melt. Hard solder melts at the hottest temperature, and Extra Easy at th