Change is in the air.
Community Relations Newsletter - JanuaryCommunity Relations Newsletter - January by Moonbeam13
deviantART's Community Relations Team provides a unique collective effort that seeks to create and sustain collaborative relationships among deviants and to develop innovative opportunities within the global art industry. These relationships are meant to provide and encourage opportunities to foster creative genius. The CR Team acts as a window of information for the community on how to utilize deviantART in a way that will empower and enable themselves as respected and successful artists.
Our ultimate vision is a community of artists that come together unified and strengthened by sharing the belief that they hold the artistic power to create and shape their own success. In order to realize our vision, our mission must be to exceed the expectations of our community, whom we view as partners, and we will accomplish this by committing to our shared core values. Our core values are listed in :faq84:
Director of Community Relations :iconMoonbeam13:
Inspire Your Heart with Art!get involved in Inspire Your Heart with Art day!Inspire Your Heart with Art! by Moonbeam13
The blueprint of... TsuruThe blueprint of... is an article serie where were taking a closer look on an Artisan Crafts deviation and how it's made.The blueprint of... Tsuru by Myana
Today we are dissecting Tsuru by merimask
First off, please introduce yourself?
My name is Andrea Masse-Tognetti. I'm a 43 year old professional artist living in Western New York.
Please explain what we are viewing.
This is a leather mask I call "Tsuru" (which means "crane" in Japanese). It was an experimental mask; I was trying to depict a scene rather than an animal or just some design. I chose two cranes flying in the clouds over Fujiyama and a rising sun as my "scene" and I did them in the style of Ukiyo-e woodcut print art, circa 1700's, whith stylized clouds and a sepia overtone to the color scheme.
Can you describe for a layman how its made?
All my masks are mad
CR: So You Think You're A Pro?The Code of Ethics for Photojournalism in the international press and on deviantART.CR: So You Think You're A Pro? by evanhwong
To read the article, please click on this Newsletter Title
Senior Goes Bald - For CharityHi Guys!Senior Goes Bald - For Charity by demonlight
How are you doing? I'm going bald.
This is what I look like now:
However, when I go bald, the top of my held will look more like this:
No, it's not because I've just reached that age. Let me explain a bit more.
SPONSORED HEAD SHAVE FOR AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
campaigning on behalf of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA)
My name is Rhian. I became involved with Amnesty through a colleague who had worked in charity fundraising. She told me that Amnesty International did more with the money they received by donation, pound for pound, than any other charity she had ever worked with. Their actions, their stance on Human Rights and their results have constantly impressed me.
For a while, I have been meaning to make a contribution more substantial than the money I have paid for membership or collected through raffles.
It occured to me that I should do something which reflects the dehumanising treatment suffered by prisoners, often political prisoners who
I was a cruiser and desktop stealer from late 2000/early 2001 but finally took the plunge and created an account on Sep. 23, 2003! It's almost my accounts 12th birthday!
My username is named after the voice actor for Pikachu from the cartoon series Pokémon; Ikue Ōtani. When pokémon first came out I was obsessed and my folks bought me a themed calendar and I noticed her birthday linked up with a special day of my own so I adopted it as my online handle. You'll find me across the www with the handle ikue or pikachu or some combination of the two.
I choose you!
When I was little I would write with my left hand but in primary school they literally beat it out of me. I'm a righty now, and can't even fathom how to write with my left.
A desktop wallpaper I made based on a tutorial I found to teach myself Photoshop.
My favourite type of art to make is always the next piece I'm going to create. I honestly don't like to be bogged down by genre when it comes to art. There are so many different kinds and ways to make it, I just like to see where the inspiration takes me. Right now it's baking. Yesterday it was photomanips. Tomorrow it could be anything!
Calligraphy/Typography. I love to dabble, but just don't have the time to practice!
Probably digital art.More specifically Vector.
Oh man… that's an impossible question to answer! It depends on what I'm in the mood for that day. There are so many varied artists that make me squeal in delight every time one of their masterpieces graces my notifications centre I truly can't decide.
So many of you have taught me that it's okay not to fit it. That I could stray from the norm and still be loved and that I will always cherish.
Illustrator, Photoshop, Ballpoint Pen, HTML, CSS, Camera, Cooking Ingredients, whatever else I can get my hands on!
The internet! Working from home I don't get out much, so it's nice to have an enormous source of inspiration just a click away.
There are so many but one of my most vivid is from the Vector Week program I ran for projecteducate waaaay back in July of 2008. I met some of the most amazing people and shared my favourite art style at the time with some of the best artists in that genre. We talked for countless hours about art and nothing at all and formed a bond I don't think will ever be broken. It was educational for me in so many ways more than just what vector art really was. It's so hard to put into words… I just love everything about that week, even the crappy setbacks and arguments. It was such an amazing rollercoaster.