Do you ever...Do you ever have that one picture, that you spend forever creating, only to have it go unnoticed?Yeah. That's this one:I spend well over 20 hours working on it, and it hasn't even made a dent. Not that I really care, but I don't understand how my crappy photography and doodles get more attention than something that I slaved over, and put my heart and soul into. i.e., this piecegot 200 favorites (the most I've gotten in a VERY long time) and it was a doodle I did in a restaurant. I just don't understand. What am I missing? I know I'm not the only one who has experienced this, SO...What is one piece that you've created that you put your heat and soul into but has been overlooked?Link it below, and I will create a feature for everyone's hard work!Also, I realized that in my last journal entry I mentioned that I was going to Botswana. Well, I did, and it was the single most epic adventure of my life to date. I wrote a series of blog entries regarding
LEAVING FOR BOTSWANA TOMORROW!I'll be leaving for Botswana tomorrow!Follow along at: www.i2pbotswana.com- inspiration- running- education- waterI'll try to come back with some awesome pictures & drawings Best of Wishes,Brea
HUGE UPDATE: impossible2PossibleHello All!I know that I am not the best at keeping my Journal up to date. To be quite frank, I don't write journals frivolously on here. It's hard enough finding time to write my lab reports between engineering labs, running, rowing, and work. I simply enjoy posting the art that I am able to do in my free time and supporting other artists via faves and what not. I do, however, have a HUGE update.I am going to Botswana.To run. 50km (32 miles) a day.Fo sho-sies.I assume that many of my long-time followers know that I am a very avid long-distance runner. I applied in June to participate in a program that I've been wanting to participate in since 2009: impossible2Possible. It is a program where they select a handful of youth ambassadors (students between the ages of 17 and 21) to go abroad and run a marathon or more a day while carrying out some sort of project. I applied in June and was selected in July to go on their fall expedition to Botswana. There, I will be running with 7 ot
A Poll-ar ResponseIn response to the recent D.A. Poll:"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has ever known"- Oscar WildeTrue OR False?I do consider art to be an intense mode of individualism, but to consider it MOST intense mode is like those "always" and "never" questions on multiple choice tests that always signified the statements were false. I believe that there is no one "most" intense mode, because the term "intense" can take on a different meaning for each person or each media of expression. Intense may mean that they put their whole heart and soul into their expression, or it may mean that the impact their expression has is intense, or it may refer to the feeling they acquire while doing whatever mode of expression they feel strongest in. There are numerous, uncountable ways that a person can express him/herself, and to name one of them the most intense of them all is biased. Someone may not be very indulgent in art, but more so in leadership; for them art would not be
DA Logo Shirt Design Contest!Hey guys, doing some self promoting here, but would LOVE if you voted for my shirts ... if you find them worthy, of course that is ...:iconbegplz:http://love2b.deviantart.com/art/Cheet-Sheet-Shirt-263392435?q=gallery%3Alove2b&qo=0&http://love2b.deviantart.com/art/A-Deviant-Tool-Box-263392277?q=gallery%3Alove2b&qo=1Thanks!
New blog entry: http://run2live.webs.com/apps/blog http://run2live.webs.com/apps/blog/ It's too much work to update this journal. I'll just post a link to my blog when I up date it. You can read everything there life-related (or, more accurately, sport related) and I'll tack on the artsy-fartsy stuff here.Artsy fartsy:I've been working as a graphic designer through my University, and it's been quite rewarding and fun thus far. I will be unable to post any of the work I do for them on here, though, as it is the property of my employer. It has been taking up a lot of my creative energy / time, hence the slow down in postings, but now that classes are in full swing, I'll be sketching much more once again. And since the rowing season is in full swing, I'll be doing photography at the regattas and hopefully posting some worthy pics.
I'm Running 513 miles, guys.You heard me. I am going to run 513 miles (and for those of you who know I'm a big runner, this should come as no surprise ;D ). I've been training and planning for this since last December (2010). I will be starting on Wednesday, August 10th, and finishing on Saturday, August 20th. Your support would be really appreciated! Check out the event's page & follow on my running blog: http://www.run2live.webs.com/runtotech2011.htmYou all are awesome, and will see me back on DA soon PSI might end up uploading some running pictures if I'm able to get any on the trip!
Why is DA having a lot of errors this summer?I'm starting to get fed up with DA's server. I haven't had any problems on any other website but DA. It happens when I click "reply" to messages in my inbox. They don't send, and then the page refreshes and then I have to rewrite what ever I wrote (which really sucks if it was a long message and then my rewritten message, I fear, comes off as frustration). And then there's submitting deviations ... why is it taking so much longer to upload them? Is it because they put that silly green loading bar at the bottom of the deviation? Sometimes, when it's uploading, it'll change the picture to a deviation I already uploaded - which makes no frigg'in sense! And then it just takes forever for the page to load after I've submitted it. And it doesn't save my changes / takes too long to respond (so it stops saving) when I'm managing deviations in my inbox.DA, get yourself straightened out!
FREE SKETCHES for the first 5 people who comment!This is from :iconKodiackk8: http://kodiackk8.deviantart.com/journal/41369876/1. First 5 people to comment get a free sketch.2. I shall sketch you anything (excluding porn)3. You must offer 5 free sketches in your journal (or something equivalent)Ready?Set?GO!
Collection: In The Shadow of DragonShare|ArchiveIn The Shadow of Dragons"Is the time of daring deeds forgotten, and spent the fire of men? The bravery sheathed, the proud hearts withered? In the scorched trails of our foes’ fury, even wizards’ spells knelt and warriors’ will bent; yet Dawn’s struggle beneath the burning clouds, within the shadow of dragons, has won her the eastern sky. Shall battle drums thunder once more, and mithril–clad soldiers brave again the terrors of the skies?"— HtBlack of theWrittenRevolution
Collection: Alternative UniverseShare|ArchiveAlternative UniverseThe “alternative universe” has long been a sci–fi trope, usually simply a good–guy bad–guy heroes and villains reversal. Like the Star Trek episode (“Mirror, Mirror”) in which a transporter glitch lands Kirk on an evil pirate “parallel universe” Enterprise where Spock is a goateed murderer with mutiny on his agenda. But real scientists have complicated things considerably, with “string theory” positing at least eleven (and possibly an infinite number) of “alternative/parallel universes.”Once upon a time, we pondered our relative insignificance as sin
Paul Tobin's Scavenger Hunt Part 2Share|ArchivePaul Tobin’s Scavenger Hunt PART 2By techgnoticNeytiri by PaulTobinAvatar & Narnia: Inspirational TutorialsMasterful Resources on DeviantArt:iconpaultobin:PaulTobin is a conceptual designer, illustrator and graphic designer who has worked at Weta Workshop of New Zealand since 2003.He has worked on films such as Andrew Adamson’s The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Peter Jackson’s King Kong and James Cameron’s Avatar and most recentl
Animals Within, Spirit AnimalsShare|ArchiveAnimals Within Spirit AnimalsBy suzymaeHanuman by moleeRead MoreThere has always been this obsession with the others we share this planet with.We communicate with them on certain basic levels and yet they inhabit a plane so different from ours: savage, instinctive, a life of sheer survival. At the same time they can do things beyond human abilities: fly through the skies, swim the oceans, apply t
Collection: The Steampunk MenagerieShare|ArchiveThe Steampunk MenagerieThe magic of thousands of years of natural selection and other evolutionary factors has created in all living creatures pretty much the optimal version of each for where each fits in the world. But never tell a human being, especially a steampunk, that there’s no need to fix what isn’t broken.Here’s a collection of interesting imaginings of mechanical steampunk replacements for the somewhat mundane denizens of the actual natural world. For some people, especially some artists, until there’s been an upgrade or enhancement to anything, there just isn’t any “there” there.
Cosplay Friday: The Hobbit and Lord of the RingsShare|ArchiveCosplay Friday: My PreciousBy spottedThe ring bearer by SusaStrawberryRead MoreThe characters in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have been enticing readers for over 60 years.Today fans are able to journey to the magical realm of Middle-earth through the wizardry of Peter Jackson’s revolutionary six film cinematic adventure.Jackson ushered in the age of the modern day movie franchise by questionably shootin
Project Porkchop Vol. 300Share|Archivesvol. 300About Project PorkchopThe DeviantArt Experience can sometimes quickly become the quintessential example of that most frustrating problem: too much of a good thing. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to peruse the thousands of submissions and postings of artistic innovation, creativity and sheer beauty that are generated everyday.So thank you for ProjectPorkchop!Astralseed, an Icelandic deviant artist with a penchant for equines, including Quirlicorns (a breed of unicorns), has made our busy lives so much easier with ProjectPorkchop, a feature she started on her DeviantArt page. Project Porkchop’s fine eye for the best of the newly submitted artworks of virtually unknown artists, the incredible art tha
Jane Austen's Prevailing and Perpetual ProseShare|ArchiveForever Austen Jane Austen’s Prevailing and Perpetual ProseBy spottedBecoming Jane by discretFirst Edition ofPride and Prejudice (1813)Read MoreIt is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”—Pride and Prejudice, Jane AustenThe opening line of Jane Austen’s
Hayao Miyazaki: The Castle of CagliostroShare|ArchiveLUPIN by yoccoForeword by techgnoticThe Today Page welcomes Sylwia Telari with a review of the one of the most beloved animated feature films of Hayao Miyazaki, “The Castle Of Cagliostro.” A DeviantArt community member for over six years, Sylwia is a traditional artist, working mostly within the mediums of ink, graphite and water color, as well as a wonderful storyteller and concept artist. Sylwia is also a Community Volunteer for Traditional Art, so please let her know if you see an artistic work that you feel is worth
Text Art for EveryonePlease show these artists some love by faving the news article to the left! Thank you! love by i-am-yaser :thumb174795092: hamburger by artcoholicz n e v e r by helloraadio Basmalah By Wesam 2 by ACalligraphy One. 2 by samirmalik United we stand by mathiole Anorexia by xoja Perfect Idea by WRDBNR Blind4 by BronTurner :thumb174885530: Random_sunlight.png by BriteEyes Ijo by faris18787 :thumb101186408: white.hand_type by DryBones90 Fruits by Rexgios Proud to be a freak by donchuckcarvalho Type Axo by no-preview Scarlett J. - Type Face 2 by hereinspaziert I love you by tweeny Cyanotype by fuzzyzebra How Free do you Feel? by blindinpink chocolate calligraphy by Nyniel deepshit by killbalarezo Bharat Thakur Typography Art by ramsdeviant love it by colourfulkona But I Still .. by t4m3r sangria love... by illiyun they're mostly water by teaganwhite Success in the Affairs of Love by AstroChan LOVE by shchA little Self Promo:Text Art Problem by Love2B holy shift by Love2B