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July's Anime Fanart Contest- World of 3 col
Hi,
      Welcome to July's animé fanart contest:
Please read through all the rules before submitting
*** Subject for this month is:
          World of 3 colors
*** Description:
Welcome to July's fanart contest.  For this month's contest, the subject/theme is "World of 3 colors"  In a world with only one color, nothing can really be distinguished.  In a world of two colors, things can be told apart from each other ... but of course we know that nothing is just as simple as just one color or the other.  So logically I suppose that calls for a world of 3 colors.  :)
     So for this month's contest, you only get to use 3 colors of your choice (and by 3 colors, that really means only 3 solid colors.  No shading or blending of the colors.)  You can draw anything from your favorite an
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Cowabunga tutorial chapter 01 by GENZOMAN Cowabunga tutorial chapter 01 :icongenzoman:GENZOMAN 5,939 872 Beautiful Ruin by Saimain Beautiful Ruin :iconsaimain:Saimain 8,843 797 Unspoken by Saimain Unspoken :iconsaimain:Saimain 3,437 395 I Am Destroyed So Peacefully by Saimain I Am Destroyed So Peacefully :iconsaimain:Saimain 3,797 318 Digital Painting Tutorial by Dianae Digital Painting Tutorial :icondianae:Dianae 24,199 2,691 Photoshop Brush Tutorial by r0man-de Photoshop Brush Tutorial :iconr0man-de:r0man-de 1,651 308 Basic Brush Tutorial by sandara Basic Brush Tutorial :iconsandara:sandara 11,086 547 Stock Flower - Rose 4 by Carol-Moore Stock Flower - Rose 4 :iconcarol-moore:Carol-Moore 72 9 rosen.rot II by silent-order rosen.rot II :iconsilent-order:silent-order 1,068 37 Lineart FMP Tanabata Sagara by tomuyu Lineart FMP Tanabata Sagara :icontomuyu:tomuyu 78 14
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Artemis pin-up contest deadline approaching
Check out the fantastic Artemis sexy pin-up entries and submit your own! There are just five days left to enter the Artemis Issue 3 contest.  The winner will receive a YEAR LONG SUBSCRIPTION to DA, be featured in ARTEMIS ISSUE 3, and receive a copy of the book for their collection.  See the link for all the details!
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Miss and Mister DeviantART 2009 (OC Contest!)
Get ready for...:
Miss DeviantART 2009!!!!
First of all, let's talk a little about the Miss DeviantART 2008 contest:
The first edition of this contest was a success! Over 100 contestants, over 200 entries, several prizes and even mini-contests that followed it: Miss Congeniality and some other minor competitions that were included (all using the same entries).
In this link you can see the entries for Miss DA 2008: http://rinoapereira.deviantart.com/journal/20197471/
The first place was gotten by Carishrine, and the prize was a coloured full-body illustration with a background of the winning character, Ly.

The winner for Miss Congeniality was DARTH-KANETAKER, and the prize was a half-body coloured illustration (with BG) of his character Seyka.

However, this time, in order to appeal to a larger audience, some of the rules were altered - for instance, it won't be just female OCs allowed. Now there will be a Miss and Mister DA cont
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What a stunning work! The bold, strong shapes of the models and textures created from the lighting you used and the clothing draw the e...


I love the soft atmosphere of this photo: it comes across as a sad but somehow inevitable fairytale ending. The dramatic coloration and...


The composition of this photo is excellent: it's balanced without being too static, makes beautiful use of color and is excellently fra...


This image is a great mix of visual lines and weight. I really like the overall feel! My favorite element of this image is the visual l...

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the-four-treasures
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First of all, hope you're having a good summer! :)

I've been on dA with this account off and on for over four years. It's been fun and I'm very thankful for all of you who have commissioned me, favorited pieces, and watched my work, but I feel that I've gotten into a rut and it's been hard to find inspiration and new direction in the last year or so (as you can tell by my utter lack of work).

So I'm doing a bit of a creativity reboot and starting from scratch with a new account: :iconiheartsendai:, with the goal being to just have fun with my art and creative pursuits and try out any old thing I want to. Right now you're probably going to mostly see costumes, my attempts to improve at digital art, and perhaps a random piece of Japanese calligraphy here and there. I'll probably also take along to the new account my favorite pieces from this one as reminders of what I'm aiming for, and leave this one up as a morgue file of sorts.

(If you'd like to commission me, for art or calligraphy, based on what you see here at "the-four-treasures" please drop me a note at the new account. I will no longer be checking notes or feedback for this one.)

Thanks again for four awesome years and hope to see you at the new account! :D

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Yokai-Kari Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Christy! It's been a while since I've seen you on here! How have you been? (:
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the-four-treasures Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010
Hey there! Well, I'm forgetful as ever (sorry it took so long for me to write back. ^_^;) Still in Houston, though, getting certified to be a publich school teacher, so write me if you and your family ever want to get together for lunch. What have you been up to? :)
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Yokai-Kari Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! (:
Public school teacher? Good luck LOL. I could never do something like that. I have no patience for disrespectful children haha!

Hmm, nothing much! I'll be a senior when school starts again, so I'm getting ready for that. Other than that, just being lazy and enjoying summer haha! (:
Yeah, I will! ^_^ We should do something soon~ It'd be nice to see you again ^^
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the-four-treasures Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010
lol Thanks for the encouragement. ;)

Wow, you're a senior? Sweet! Well, enjoy your summer while you've got it.

Tell you what, do you and your family like dim sum? There's a really good place down in Bellaire I just went to that would be fun to go back to again. Note me if you're interested and we can sort the details out?
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aruarian-dancer Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you for adding my "Petals and Pearls" to your favorites. ^^
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KatyCrayon Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2010
Thank you for the :+fav: on my "Pop Art Maiko"!
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the-four-treasures Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2010
You're welcome! I thought you did a great job capturing that look.
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NHuval-stock Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009
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