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I am very happy to tell you that I recently assumed ownership of Sublime Rush from the amazing RockstarVanity. I know I have some awesome shoes to fill there, but I am really looking forward to keeping the momentum of the magazine going. I have quite a few interviews lined up with some amazing artists around the world. There will be an In Review & Preview Issue at the end of August and then Issue 008 will be out at the end of October.
Send me a note here if you are interested in being in Sublime Rush or contributing, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
And if you are not familiar, you can check out the magazine here: www.sublimerush.com (http://www.sublimerush.com/)
I have been trying to keep up with stuff over at 4bstr4ct4rt more lately. I think a few people thought the
Things That Changed Other Things
The Sketchbook Project 2011 Tour was created by the Arthouse Co-op in Brooklyn, NY. It is the fifth tour with many themes for the artists to choose from. Iaian Greenson (DoctorBalls), from Toronto, Canada, chose the theme "Things That Changed Other Things". His sketchbook explores this theme with 73 pages of beautiful artwork. As Iaian's sketchbook tours the US he will be notified each time a person looks at his work of art. Each journal on the tour will have a barcode and will be checked out by the viewer like a library book. Eventually his sketchbook will make it back to the Brooklyn Art Library to be part of their permanent collection.
Check out the sketchbook on the tour if you can. Otherwise you can see Iaian's sketchbook here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/58747210N07/sets/72157625905407970/
Catch the sketchbook on tour:
Brooklyn Art Library
February 19-27, 2011
Reception: Saturday, February 19th
Check out Issue 006 0f Sublime Rush!Hey, everyone. Check out issue 006 of Sublime Rush. I contributed an interview with Cyndi Bellarose, as well as Biohazard, the second installment of Zombie Apocalypse poems by Jared Kulp (:nosedive with artwork by Dave Senecal (:Senecal. Thanks for checking it out!
Check out Issue 005 0f Sublime Rush!Hey, everyone. It has been out for a bit now, but check out issue 005 of Sublime Rush. I contributed a couple of interviews for this issue. They are with Glenn Arthur and Melissa Foreman, as well as Outbreak, the first installment of Zombie Apocalypse poems by Jared Kulp (nosedive) with artwork by Dave Senecal (Senecal). Thanks for checking it out!
Interesting Color PalletsSitting here a little bummed that my long weekend is almost over and I will have to go back to the grind tomorrow. I am ridiculously behind on some projects, but I need to get everything done before my little trip to Canada next week. I best get busy!
As I was faving a ton of stuff from my watch folder today, I thought that "interesting colour pallets" would make a nice feature...
Bird by OK-PhotographyCat Aclysmic by RockstarVanity
Check out Issue 004 of Sublime Rush!Hey, everyone. Check out issue 004 of Sublime Rush. I contributed a couple of interviews for this issue. They are with Lolita Agogo (lolitaAgogo) and Energy Art Movement (EnergyArtClub), as well as a little piece on AbX, a collective of abstract expressionist artists. Thanks for checking it out!
Whoa...!!! :-) + Violet FeaturesChecked my messages this morning to be greeted by someone congratulating me on the senior status. I have to admit, I was happily surprised. And it is an honor to have it happen on Deviant's birthday.
Thanks to everyone who stopped to say congrats. And thanks to everyone who watches me and my art.
Special thanks to Senecal. I have mentioned it before, but he has been a huge influence on me over the past few years. One thing he has always stressed to me is having a sense of community. I have tried other online art communities out there, and I have to say, dA has been one of the best. All of the art and the people have really been an inspiration.
Okay, enough of all that. Some violet features for you all!
Cosmos by Slushy-Pye Untitled 02 by lizdunfee
Diagram of a Scam LetterRecently I had someone send me a note on Etsy expressing interest in purchasing one of my artworks, "Jupiter Surfaces". At first I was excited to make a sale, but then I began to analyze the note. I thought, I wonder who this is that they need to be so private about the sale um, answer is that it is a scam to get my money.
I thought I would share this, with a little break down of it, for all of you who sell your art or crafts online.
"RE: Jupiter Surfaces, Item # xxxx:
I am interested in the immediate purchase of your item and will be make payment via cashier check/money order, my private shipping company will handle the shipping, but before payment will be made i need to be sure of who i am dealing with if you are going to be honest and sincere throughout the transaction. A certified cashiers check is cash-able the same day,there is going to be an excess fund on the check ,the excess fund is meant for the private shipping company who will come to your place for pick up of the ite
Shout Box Contest! + Features and NewsHey, everyone.
So, I noticed that no one has been writing in my box again...so, I am going to do a little Shout Box contest again. Write something clever in there. I will (very subjectively) choose my favorite.
I will look for entries through midnight est on June 30th.
The winner will get a 3 month subscription to dA.
Also, be sure to copy/paste your shout box entry as a comment on this journal.
Here are some of my fav favs of late:
dishevel by kannagara Knowing by iram
And finally, here are my shows that are coming up...
- Birds of CAW - CS Gallery - German Village, Ohio - 6/14 - 7/14
- Energizing Radiance - Gallery Fifty-Six, Memphis - 07/09 - 08/03
- Wowza Effect, SK Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario - 7/10-8/10
- Biggie Smalls - Grandview, Ohio - 7/10
- Image Optical - Columbus, Ohio - Jul/Aug
Check out my website for m
2200 Points Giveaway, 40 Winners! [One week!]Ok, its time to start a New Giveaway!
In this Giveaway, will 40 Lucky People get 50 Each!
You heard right, 40 people will get 50 Each!!!
Each winner can also win one to some of their friends!
I will also add one month free premium in the prize list if more then 1000 Favs!
Be sure to follow me, when I got some plans to have a Art/story contest in not to many days with more then 80$ or 8000 points in the starting price list!!!
Some Amazing Prices that can Be Yours, and what you need to do is Following:
Fav this Journal!
Write a Journal about this Giveaway (write link to your journal in comments, cant be a poll.)
500 Point Giveaway #13How to participate:
1. Add this journal to your favs
2. Write a new journal about this giveaway, and include a Mention of me so that I receive a notification of your journal.
3. Include what I do at dATrade. For example:
:icondatrade: is holding a 500 point giveaway!
At :devdatrade:, you can donate points for an easy way to receive watches, llamas, favs, comments, and critiques!
10 points = 5 critiques / 10 comments / 10 watches / 40 llamas / 50 favs
Go check it out today!
There will be a total of 15 winners who will be selected with a random number generator!
One 200 point winner
Four 50 point winners
Ten 10 point winners
Deadline: Sunday, April 20th
:iconflyingheartsplz: :icondatrade: Alice
PREMIUM + POINTS GIVEAWAY /Project EARNPREMIUM MEMBERSHIP & POINTS GIVEAWAY
AS PART OF PROJECT EARN
Prizes: 3 month premium membership, 1 month premium membership, 300 points
I told you a new giveaway was coming! This time I do it to spread the word about my current dA project PROJECT EARN which focus on encouraging awareness in different topics every month. The current topic is about bullying and everyone is welcomed to participate! Read more here: Project EARN introduction
This will be my 3rd giveaway and it will work the same way as the other times. The difference this time is that you have the chance to win a 3-month premium membership!
1st: 3 MONTH FREE PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP (1 winner)
2nd: 1 MONTH FREE PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP (2 winners)
3rd: 100 POINTS (1 w
April Giveaway: 3 month sub!------------
A deadline's been set for April 20! Enter by then and you may have this chance
Two 3 month subscriptions, of course
I like doing these when I'm offline for a while. It's my way of apologizing for not keeping my promises to be more active. I'm trying! Thank you to those who continue to support me. It really is great having a backbone of support on devART-- especially when you're in a college full of super talented art MAJORS X'D I'm just a journalist major who really loves writing about her characters and occasionally drawing them.
There are two requirements, as always!
1) Be a watcher.
2) Favorite this journal.
*Otherwise, no rules. If you want to post a comment though, I'd love to talk to you! On a side note, I'm now on the MMO Final Fantasy 14! It's so pretty
And I did a thing! For the first time in forever
NEW CONTEST: Draw Izka or Amelia!!So I decided to open a new contest, draw either one or both of my original characters: Izka & Amelia!
I really hope you will be interested in entering
~~~~~~~~~CHARACTERS: Izka and Amelia~~~~~~~~~
Click the image below for more info about the characters!!
- Draw my Original Character: Amelia or Izka, or both girls.
- You can draw only one girl or both together.
- You can add your own original characters to the picture as long as theres Amelia or Izka in it! (or both)!
Especially animals or creatures, since both girls love animals/ creatures a lot!
-Please draw Amelia with her bunny ears & tail
And then I returned...It's been a while since I've been actively online.
But even though temporary, it did changed my perspective on some matters.
It's weird how much the internet can become an influence, and how this process goes so unnoticed. At a certain point the countless voices of people around you blend into a continuous buzz. A buzz that you soon get so familiar with that you forget there was a life before it. I guess that's what social media does in general; creating a buzz. An artificial need for you to continuously be online and check your messages, because you might just miss something otherwise. Life, in general, has become so infused with the internet that it sometimes scares me. I'm part of the internet industry. Hell, I even made it my job! But even I sometimes find myself wondering where the time has gone that I could work on an artwork for hours straight, without feeling that creeping itch to check my messages.
The last few weeks before the break, I've repeatedly felt bad about
Pixel Raffle - Closed!
To celebrate Spring Break, as well as 200+ watchers, I decided I'm going to hold a pixel raffle! Basically I'll be giving away a journal doll, a set of linked icons, and a single icon for free! Just read the information below to enter.
Ends in about 48 hours, on April 14th at 8:00 AM. Winners will be announced shortly after.
After the raffle closes, I'll be using random.org to chose the winners! The name that comes up first wins the doll, second wins the linked icons, and third wins the single icon!
+Fav this Deviation. That's it!
To Increase the Odds:
Advertise this Deviation in a poll or journal, and link me to it below. This will add your name to the pool a second time, to double your chances, as well as letting more people know about it!
What I Do and Don't Draw:
Wolves, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Lions, MLP, Original Animal Species, e
The World's Grumpiest Charity CollaborationThe long wait is over! The new charity collab is officially OPEN!
Take a close look at my previous collaborations:
Honoring our antagonists/supporting antagonists
Celebrating Kirby's Anniversary
Biggest collab on deviantART by far with 270 people!!
I am happy to announce the next theme!
Grumpy Cat is the theme of this collaboration!! Let us honor the world's grumpiest cat and raise money for the Animal Shelter!!
For every submission I get, I will add $0.50 to the pool. That money will be sent to the SPCA right here in Swift Current. this is a "no kill" shelter and the are in a bind right now. Every grumpy cat will be for a good cause! Help me reach 200 people again! If I get 200 submissions, I will donate 50 do
New Contest - donate prizesTwo Themes Contest
new contest and this contest we will do differently because it was very difficult to choose 1 theme among the 20 suggestions made, then will have two themes, and you can choose which theme to make your entry.
and the themes chosen are :
My friend is a monster (can be a fantasy creatures)
choose your favorite theme for you to make your entry. and do something creative, because jurors will judge creativity.
All Sides Equal: Square Features v3
Another Place 2 by CrinaPridaGreen by DRagonka:thumb77894976:
sunset beach detail 1 3108 by lilianagraham:thumb78723151::thumb60808123:
Beautiful Body 1 by murdelli:thumb78036961:ghost floor by ArfW
:thumb66259023:aurora boreale by MatteoCattonarFirst abstract painting by cattan
:thumb76900684:Serie trace de l'homme_v a by carojacquesBasic Painting II, 9 by askewcabaret
amidst by Jfactorythree worlds by cornproductPainting 3 by Emma-Leone
:thumb77513823::thumb69149563:Suok by sauco-m
Scorch by memoryboyTaffyzilla by OchichiAbstract 2 by novicegeek
Turgun Mountains Mongolia 1914 by ValleysequenceReflections02 by horstdesignWave by kontur
:thumb74774961::thumb65922789:Zoe by jtwiglet
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