Draw This Again ContestBack to SchoolDraw This Again Contest by Ayame-Kenoshi
The air is crisp and the leaves are changing, which can only mean one thing - school is back in session! DeviantART is celebrating the new school year with an improvement-themed contest, inspiring interviews, and an opportunity to help those in need.
To celebrate artistic growth, we're turning one of deviantART's most popular memes, Draw This Again, created by the amazing *Bampire, into a site wide contest. We're challenging you to take a piece from your past and draw it again to show how you've grown. Use the template below to submit your past and new work as a single entry to the Draw This Again Contest.
50 Semi-Finalists and 10 Finalists will receive bundles of prizes. Details below.
you wanna get good....then don't be a hater!okay so here is a tipyou wanna get good....then don't be a hater! by nebezial
i have seen in my life many artists who proclaimed they want to develop their skills, and kept bashing on everyone and everything on the way....and for some reason those guys never got anywhere...
here is why..
there is a value to different approaches, different styles. realism, manga , cartooney disney, my little pony, furries....don't waste your time tryint to bash any of the stuff you don't personally like
you are missing out, bigtime!
see there is a reason why that stuff is popular. and by that i mean on the visual side. so instead of flaming , trolling and bashing, try understanding the inner workings of it.
here are some specific examples
realism- it is a wonderfully complex base , reflects one's skill in capturing reality, but in it there are differences between photo referenced, real life work and no reference. ALL HAVE THEIR VALUE AND IMPORTANCE! from photos you can learn alot, gain analytic skills, develop an attention to
Dou Hong F.A.Q. updated 9.22.12Hi guys! Feel free to ask any questions, and if they can help others, I'll try to put them in this main journal.Dou Hong F.A.Q. updated 9.22.12 by dou-hong
Where are you from?
OHAYA! *clears throat* excuse me, I meant Ohio.
Can I use your art?
If you're using it not for profit, go ahead.
As most of you guys know, I love designing characters in certain shows/series/cartoons. If any of you guys want to use the designs that I have created for your own personal use, I say go for it! I design characters for people, not just myself, and I can honestly say that it's flattering to see someone else's rendition or use of my character designs for... well, whatever. ^^ I put my designs and art here for a reason, and if people want to use them, that's cool.
They don't have to be original artwork, in fact I've seen some people use my designs for icons/inspirationals/avatars. XD Just please give credit, either linking back here or to my blog above! It's just common sense guy