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gelid-ataraxy:icongelid-ataraxy:
Can you sell prints of all your work?
Thu Apr 2, 2015, 4:36 PM
Frozassin:iconfrozassin:
You are just awesome.
Tue Oct 14, 2014, 11:22 PM
L4ur4-chan
I love your pics
Sat Jan 25, 2014, 6:11 AM
NessButterfly:iconnessbutterfly:
Just beautiful! Do you sell prints of your work & has anyone ever used your work & would you give permission, as the basis for a tattoo piece?
Mon Nov 25, 2013, 2:27 AM
Rainbow-Emblem:iconrainbow-emblem:
<3
Thu Oct 17, 2013, 1:53 PM
Nobody

I dare you ... !

Journal Entry: Sun Apr 26, 2015, 9:13 AM

Have you ever logged into deviantArt, looked at the newest pictures on the front page and then thought to yourself: What the f*** is going on here?

Maybe I’m getting old. Maybe I don’t understand our modern world anymore. Maybe my definition of “art” isn’t that of the majority of people. In other words: maybe it’s just me.

But what if it isn’t?

As of writing these lines, the 24 most popular images of the last 8 hours include three pictures of cartoon ponies, a custom Xbox controller featuring a blue pony princess, a photo of a naked woman, a stock image of a naked woman, two drawings and a painting of naked women, a pixel-art picture of what looks like some sort of ferret, a screenshot of the front page (in order to celebrate the fact that another image of the uploader had made it to the front page), an Asuka fan-art (including boobs the size of watermelons) and some cosplay photos.

Switching to the today-page takes me to dA’s VIP-section run by techgnotic and sponsored by Sakimichan's Patreon.

Yes, I know this is deviant art, not serious art, but still ... Is this really all that dA has to offer? I know innovation and creativity can still be found amidst the collections of pin-up photos, memes, fan-art and cosplay images, but people don’t seem to care. At the risk of sounding like a broken record: dA is going down the drain.

The new today-page celebrates quantity over quality, while the popular page (aka “browse”) is a club-house for teenagers to discuss My Little Pony. New artists – no matter how skillful – will not be seen unless they paint well-known TV show or videogame characters or spam their pictures across dozens of group galleries. When was the last time you browsed dA’s newest images of a certain category? When was the last time you went looking for good art without the help of tags, curated galleries or group submissions?

 

This is not supposed to be a rant. I don’t want to complain, but I want to dare you to be different.

The next time you’re thinking of doing a fan-art, paint a character of your own. You may get less feedback from the community, but it will truly be YOUR feedback. People will comment, because they like YOUR picture and not some other person’s character you just happened to draw. Try something new. Change you color palette. Paint or photograph something from a different angle than you usually do. Experiment with perspective. Tell a story without the help of letters. Be creative!    

 

 

*g*

I’m not sure where all that came from. I’m actually having quite a pleasant day. :)

 

Anyway, here are some features for the upcoming month of May:

night forest by KalaNemi The Old Mill by Huussii fairy tales for forest spirits by KalaNemi

Sunset Environment by artbymatthew Stone Steps by Aniplay Mystical Tree by Koz23

Open Forest by Alexlinde Traces of Arcane Magic by mutiny-in-the-air A morning in Lothlorien 27 by Dragoroth-stock

Lady with an Ermine by Anwaraidd Love Charm by Tiali the last one by jurithedreamer
 
Footpath by lavam00 tol morwen - cloudy scenery II by digital-fantasy Standing-stones by Kaeriya

Thorn of The Foretold by HeliacWolf Where all Roads Lead by 2wenty La Belle au bois dormant by FlorentLlamas




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:iconrobvinc: :iconenyaa: :iconlazystrawberry: :icontkek: :iconjoho92: :iconniemans:

I Suggest DDs Stamp by Asphyziata I Love Nature 2 by Wearwolfaa Digital Art Stamp by firechant
  • Listening to: Once there was a hushpuppy
  • Reading: my book
  • Playing: Life is strange

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Jeremiah Morelli
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Germany
Current Residence: Bavaria
Favourite genre of music: folk-rock
Operating System: Windows 7
Personal Quote: Only those who greatness see in little things are happy in their ways
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:iconpetros-stefanidis:
Petros-Stefanidis Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hello there! Thank you for adding Orum - Hidden Forest to your favourites. More great things from the Orum world are coming! If you want to receive notifications +watch me :D
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TheDarkHeretic Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  New member
Ich liebe deine Bilder/ deine Gallery, mach weiter so :) !
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CordobezWeee Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav :D
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Vu-L Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
obras impresionantes watching :D 
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SayakaSae Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful gallery and paintings
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Grimful-Inquisitions Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  New member
You're extremely talented nature artist. Or at least, most of your paintings involve nature and they are very nice to look at and refreshing from such a concrete world. Keep up the good work.
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gelid-ataraxy Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  New member
I'm amazed by your gallery. Extreme OMG 
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jerry8448 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! ;)
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Gummysharks14 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Awsome art!
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jerry8448 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :)
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