Solution of an old potion recipeThis is the solution of the puzzle you could find during :iconhalloween-hq:'s Palacio de la Muerte event on the page of the ghost haunting the garden (and gardener), who was obviously a mad hebalist in life, with a great fondness for poisonous plants - MirachRavaiaYou could find the link leading to the ghostly encounter hidden in the emoticon in the "my projects" section of my profile page. The link took you here:You had to go to the gallery (mine), find a coat of arms and push the button under it: The button took you here: When you pushed it, you found a crupled piece of paper with an old potion recipe:The old potion recipe: Use twice the amount of Conium maculatum as this one:
Talks with Tolkien artists: HoukakyouIn :iconhoukakyou: - Houkakyou's gallery, you can find a great variety of art. She is an artist, cosplayer, and cosplay photographer. Among her pictures, you can see some very interesting ideas of "what if", both humorous and serious, elves in unusual situations, and costume designs inspired by various cultures and historical periods.She also agreed to a way of interviewing through comments and replies, rather than one note with questions, and so the talk with her could be more spontaneous, for which I thank her - it was great to do an interview this way, and I hope there will be more artists who agree to it in the future. Here are a few examples of here art, and after them, the talk itself. I hope you will enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed it!
Talks with Tolkien artists: Lyriel-MoonShadowWould you like to wear a ring, bracelet or pendant inspired by the characters of Middle-earth? What about actual ear wraps that look like elven ears? A perfect solution for those of us who didn't have the luck to be born as elves! :iconlyriel-moonshadow: - Lyriel-MoonShadow creates all these types of unique jewelry! This week, I talked with her about her creations. 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself?Hi! I am a self - taught jewelry artist with a taste for fantasy and magical world. I create unique jewelry, brought to me on fairies wings from the Elven Realm.I am a cheerful and optimistic person, I love nature and the fantasy world, history and mythology ...My background
Talks with Tolkien artists: BohemianWeaselCan you solve this equation? :iconczechflagplz: + :iconweaselplz: = ?The solution is a name of a great portugese artist with many lovely illustrations of both the Tolkien books and movies, but also various other topics -:iconbohemianweasel: BohemianWeasel. 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself?I'm Soni (pronounced 'sunny'), an English artist/ illustrator/ idiot. I graduated from Glasgow School of Art with a degree in illustration, and now live and work in Portugal. It's warm, which is nice.2. It is interesting to find out the stories behind people's usernames. What is yours?My real name is hard to pronounce, spell, and remember, so a less agonizing title seemed wise.
Talks with Tolkien artists: frecklesordirt:iconfrecklesordirt: - frecklesordirt is the author of an ongoing comic The Seduction of Mairon, focusing on the beginning of the relationship of the two dark lords of Middle-eath. But besides that, you can find more Tolkien themed art in her gallery, both humorous and serious: 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself?Hi! I've spent most of my life in Virginia and completed undergrad in architecture at the University of Virginia this year. I'm currently working as a graphic designer before grad school.2. It is interesting to find out the stories behind people's usernames. What
The King returned"A great doom awaits you, either to rise above the height of all your fathers since the days of Elendil, or to fall into darkness with all that is left of your kin. Many years of trial lie before you. You shall neither have wife, nor bind any woman to you in troth, until your time comes and you are found worthy of it."- Elrond to Aragorn in the Return of the King, Appendices60 years ago on this day, October 20th 1955, The Return of the King was published for the first time - so The Lord of the Rings became complete for the public. To mark the anniversary, share a 60-words-long quote from the Lord of the Rings (in any language) with the tag #LOTR60words anywhere on social media on the 20th of October, 2015. (Yes, it is difficult, you can cheat a bit.)(The chain was started by
Talks with Tolkien artists: peetThis is a long expected... no, not party, but interview with one of the first Tolkien artists I got to know on deviantart, who returned after a long hiatus, :iconpeet: - peet. I have been waiting for his answers for a long time, and I can assure you they are worth the both the waiting (mine) and reading (yours) 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself?Hi, my name is Peter Xavier Price – or Pete; or ‘Peet’ – and I’m primarily a Tolkien illustrator and watercolourist. I’ve been doodling and drawing since I can remember – cliché, I know! – but only took up painting seriously about twelve or thirtee
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Talks with Tolkien artists: DanPillaThis is the 50th interview in this series! :icondanpilla: - DanPilla is a digital artist from Brazil. He claims to be a hobbyist artists, but it is hard to believe that he is not a professional when looking at his work: 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself?I live in a very small town in Brazil, far from big cities. I love to draw fantasy. Also I love books, movies and television shows. I like to collect all about Tolkien's Middle Earth, but my collection is still very small. And I am also very passionate about video games!2. When did you read Tolkien's books for the first time, and what impression did they
A Guide To Good-Looking Fire BreathersArchiveOur Top 5 On-Screen Dragons: A Guide toGood-LookingFire Breathers:iconeawood: eawood:iconr-valle: R-ValleSmaugTwitterFacebookGoogle+The dragon is a staple of so many fantasy stories that it can be difficult to keep up with them all.Dragons in different universes abide by different rules; some are friendly, some are clever, some are pure evil, and some are trainable. What all dragons have in common is that in the realm of TV and movies, they need to look good to properly play their part in the story. There are hundreds of dragons that have shown up on
Pokemon is ForeverShare|ArchiveForeword by techgnoticKay (aka damphyr) is DeviantArt’s go-to expert on everything “Pokémon.” She also occupies the adventurous position of being one of DeviantArt's main enforcers of standards and practices. We thank her for being a guardian of artistic erotica and especially, for being able to answer every question we get asked about Pokémon and just about anything else for that matter. Supreme Keeper of all pop culture knowledge, Kay must be protected in case of global disaster.by damphyrAn incongruous collection of people lined the sidewalk outside the local video game retailer just before opening on March 6th, 2011. The first in line we
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.Tokyo, JapanSingaporeToronto, CanadaDubai, United Arab EmiratesNew York City, New York, United StatesHong Kong, ChinaShanghai, ChinaMoscow, RussiaTaipei Ruins by JonasDeRoTaipei, Taiwan~View Jonas De Ro's Full Gallery
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PE: Profile Presentation: Tips and TricksProfile Presentation: Tips and TricksYour profile page can say quite a bit about what kind of person you are, and having a well-designed profile page will help ensure that your visitors leave with a good impression of you and your work. And if you do a remarkably fabulous job at designing your profile, people will not only be impressed, but they will also keep coming back to take another look. In this article, I will go over some useful tips and tricks for making your profile look professional but also personalized! This article is mostly directed towards Premium Members, but non-Premium members can still use some of these concepts to personalize their page. In addition, for those who are new to profile decoration, I highly suggest reading my Decorating Your Profile tutorial first, as it goes over important basics of profile decoration. Basic Design ConceptsBefore we get started,
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
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
So you want to do commissions?A basic guide to setting up commissionsWhen it comes to commissioning, there is so much that needs to be decided, arranged and thought of that it can all appear a bit daunting at first.However: when following a couple of basic guidelines, setting up commissions really is not as hard as you think!If you find the article informative, please it.----------------------------------------First things firstSo you have decided you want to start doing commissions. That's great!The first thing to do is to determine what you want to offer.Do you want to offer drawings, or designs?Will you be coding journal-skins for people, or will you be pixeling?Take a look through your gallery and try to determine what you do best and what you like to do the most.Because that will most likely be what you'll be offering.TIP:Stick to what you're good at.Don't promise what you can't deliver when someone is paying you for it.Now that you've mo
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.
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