The Traveller by Elena-Ciolacu
Yo(r)u and I by 1-k-0
ANIMA by MichalTokarczuk
GIRL AND IT - Trailer by mohdfikree
The Dark Forest by AndreeaIuliana
5 second day 2013 by Guts-N-Effort
Hungarian Comics - From 19th Century till WWIFirst of all, I'd like to say that when I heard that there will be a Graphics week, I was so happy and wanted to write and article about it since I studies Traditional Graphics for 4 years. I had History of Art classes and I had some extra classes from it. I just loved what we studied in school!
The roots of Hungarian comics reach back to the mid 19th century. Until the late 1930s Hungarian comics followed the European trends. Comic strips were generally found in newspapers and magazines, featuring works from both Hungarian and foreign artists. Since comics were so closely bound to the printed media, their creators were mostly caricature artists as well. The years preceding World War II proved to be unfavorable for comics as the mainly Jewish owned yellow press basically disappeared together with comic strips (a great exception were children’s comics).
Interesting note: The Hungarian word for comics is képregény, a combined word from ké
Tilt-Shift Photography Feature
The Promenade Tilt-Shift by ScENeYmE
Kalyani Nagar square - tilt shift by nuklar
Tilt Series IV by KrisSimon
Tilt shift by binouse49
Hungarian Comics - Between the two WarsBetween the two wars
First issue of Hári János, with a page of Lyman Young's Tim Tyler's Luck translated as Puskás Pista
The comic strip boom of the USA had a growing effect on Hungarian newspaper publishing until the late thirties. American comics flooded all kinds of newspapers, magazines. Hári János (1936-1937), a magazine for children is considered to be the first Hungarian comic book magazine, with comic strips on every page. Walt Disney strips, Secret Agent X-9, Little Nemo in Slumberland (Kis Némó Álomországban), George McManus strips and many others marked this period.
Not as many Hungarian comics were made in this period, while – for example – Yugoslavia, the southern neighbor, claims this period to be their Golden Age.
During this period the truncated Hungary was an ally of Germany. In 1937 the Minister of Justice began restricting the great amount of pulp literature and yellow press. I
Long-Exposure Photo Feature
Dead Zone in the Sky by justeline
jewel by ildiko-neer
Green by AndyMumford
Energy - Film Long Exposure by Cameron-Jung
Disorder by BenHeine
Chat Tutorial #1 - How to create a chatroom?Ez a tutorial magyar nyelven is olvasható!
So let's get started - Step 1
The FAQs are quite easy to understand and follow, but sometimes we need a little extra to understand them.
This is the first step to take. Go to the chat page. On the right, you should see the following buttons:
Chat Now! with the fella what drives you to :#devart:, the official channel of deviantART.
Create a Chatroom and this is what we need!I'd recommend you to install the plugins what is needed for being on the chatz!
You can find a link to the plugin, below the Create Chatroom button on the chat page!
If you click on it, a new page should appear what looks like this:
You can add a name here, what will be the name of your chatroom. But please remember:
In order to prevent any misundersta
Chat Tutorial #5 - Joining ChatroomsSuggested by TheLastHuzzah | A tutorial magyar nyelven is olvasható!
How do I join a chatroom?
First of all I'd like you to read the rules regarding Chatrooms!
Read that carefully before entering an official or even a regular channel!
In order to join a chatroom, you may want to go to the chat page.
deviantART's official channel is :#devart: which is moderated by Community Volunteers and $taff.
To go to that channel, click on the green button with fella on it!
I'm in a channel and I'd like to join another!
There are some ways to do that!
The most easy way
If you know the name of the chatroom you'd like to join then all you have to do is type in the following command:
The /join command opens the new channel in a new tab so you don't have to have a bunch o
General Photo DD Feature #44General Photography Community Volunteers: Kaz-D , 3wyl & IsacGoulart
Daily Deviations from August 12th - August 18th
dark heart news by R727
Strawberry by StacyD
Converging by IvanAndreevich
Playground Tsunami by hougaardInfinite II by eyesweb1
Waterfall Web by PoppyHunter The Hanging Gardens by CapturingTheNight
Cheeky Summer Fruit Salad by claremansonParis by heyydaydreamer
Leuchtperle by DanielHeydecke
Muro Challenge Fun #1 - RESULTHi everyone,
This is dekorAdum speaking
The Muro drawing fun was amazing! I received so many cool drawings that I needed another CV's help, the one and only Astralseed an amazing unicorn LOVER!
We have a WINNER!
And the one who won a 3 Month Premium Membership is l-gray-l with this amazing Unicorn drawing!
So as I promised, I collected every entry and I featured them here!
Member Feature #6 with ZerberuZ>>
I'm dekorAdum, and my duty at Urban-and-Rural is to feature submitted artworks. Recently we decided to change the way we do it, and instead of themes & Featured folders, we decided to pick only one Member and make a little interview with them to get to know our members a little more and I'll feature amazing U&R photographers every second week!
Our Previous Featured Members
Interview with geolio
Interview with BlauBeerKuchen
Interview with Twitch100
Interview with Nujabes
Interview with Justynka
Here is our next Featured Member, ZerberuZ
First of all, thank you so m
A History of Photography (Mostly)Art History Photography Month has begun and where better to start than with the History of Photography! I appreciate not everything is included, but here are some key main events and features, images and happenings that have impacted Photography across the years. If you don't want to read it all, scroll to the bottom for my tl;dr handy summary
This is said to be where it all began with Alhazen inventing the first pinhole camera - known as Camera Obscura. Heard the phrase before? Now you know where it originates from! Aristotle observed and noted in around 330BC the optic laws that made pinhole cameras possible and questioned why the Sun could make a circular image when it shined through a square hole.
The First Panorama opens - the forerunner of the movie house invented by Robert
Famous Photographers: What we can learnThere are things that we can learn from everybody, whether it's as they say - sitting at the feet of an elderly person - or indeed reading from a book, looking at history in photos and so on. But what, if anything, can we learn from the Famous Photographers of the past? Well, plenty.
Julie Margaret Cameron
She was a shrewd business woman, and her fame came from having the only photographs of some very famous iconic people in History. And how did she manage this? By meticulously keeping details and registering her copyright with every single Photograph she took. We can learn a lot from her actions, particularly in an age where anything can be replicated, if you have the right tools. Equally, we can also learn the value of the equipment we have around us, and how easy it is now to capture a photograph and share it with the world. Julie's time in Sri Lanka served as a testimony that without pure water and chemicals, she couldn't continue with her craft and a
Famous Photographs: Lunch Atop A SkyscraperWhilst the most famous photographs from across the years often feature famine, death, destruction and war, it's sometimes refreshing to catch a glimpse of one or two that don't exhibit depression, demise and conflict. Photo-journalism can work both ways to brief the viewer of an image on what it's like to step into somebody else's shoes. It can shock, bring a tear or even, by some miracle - a smile.
Lunch Atop A SkyScraper does exactly that. It provokes a smile, it features across the world in postcards, books, greeting cards and other formats and ultimately it tugs at that part of your heart that knows there can be good in the world. So what makes it famous?
The Photograph itself shows eleven working men eating lunch, sitting on a steel girder. Nothing extraordinary about that right? Wrong. Their feet are dangling 256 metres above New York City. Nobody actually knows w
American Comics, Manga...AND WAR!This is a major turning point in the history of comics, World War II. This period of time not only changed comics as we knew them, but also other areas in graphics such as propaganda posters. Now mid to late 1930's we've seen the birth of the modern comic book. Due to the war as well we're also now seeing the birth of war comics. An obvious example of this as I'm sure many of you have already guessed is Captain America Comics in 1941 (before American involvement in the war). Captain America was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby who worked for Timely Comics, which of course has now become Marvel Comics. He gained amazing popularity and is often fighting the Axis powers in World War II.
Around this time in Japan has been rebuilding itself, its political and economic infrastructure was changing. Whilst American occupation disallowed art or published material that glorified war or the Japanese military. This policy though didn't block th
Famous Photographs: The Afghan GirlIf you run a google search on what are the top famous Photographs of all time, The Afghan Girl is sure to appear. She is truly a face from History and one that many across the globe have tried to capture within others time and time again. But what exactly has made this image and its photographer so captivating?
Source: Daily Mail/National Geographic/Steve McCurry
Eyes, they say, are the window to the soul. And capturing such a piercing and expressive look in a photograph is a highly sought after skill. The Afghan Girl exhibits suspense, suspicion and a sense of distrust at the person behind the lens, she gives off an air of maturity, a foreboding feeling - a vulnerability behind years of strength. That, is what makes her so captivating.
Sharbat Gula is her name, although few even know this rather important detail. Sh
Art History: Discovering Dali
Salvador Dali was born in Spain in 1904 and has been best known and recognised throughout the years for his surrealist, ambiguous works. Dali is responsible for inspiring a plethora of artists to create, combine and step outside of their comfort zones. Many know him for his paintings, but actually like many modern artists today, Dali traversed the fields of the artistic world to pick up talents in Writing, Photography, Sculpture and Film.
Dali was not famous for his methods. That's one of the mistakes that people make when tracing his history or seeking him out for inspiration. Dali's methods were much the same as anybody else's. However his concepts trumped them all and made him what he is remembered for today. He achieved his effects through a mastery of perspective
and a critical eye for color and shape, symmetry and innuendo. It is this realization that opens up the market for future dali-esque artists. There's nothing unusual behind the crea
PapercuttingsPapercutting is an art form that has been seen all over the world, adapted to regional styles based on cultures. It should come as no surprise that the Chinese have the earliest forms of papercutting currently known to us as the 'ancestor to paper' has been found in China. This was dated as far back as 2nd century B.C. and is considered as important as their discovery of printmaking, gunpowder and the compass.
Thessatoria's It's Your Life
Naturally as paper spread throughout the world this art form evolved, spreading all over the Far East through to the Middle East. For example Japanese Kirigami where origami folds are cut and Indian Sanjhi.
This art form is popular to this very day, take renowned British artist Rob Ryan, which I am sure many of you here would have at least seen his work before! His work has been seen printed over everything you can think of, kitchenware, clothes, books and probably more!
So You Wanna be a Stocker?Welcome to the first "So You Wanna be a Stocker?" article!
I asked some of the biggest names in stock some typical questions that new stockers might have, in hopes that their answers will help stockers new and old learn a bit! I asked them different questions with some overlap in hopes of getting differing
Our interviewees today are faestock, Tasastock, and SenshiStock.
1. Is an expensive camera necessary?
Tasastock says, "No, but they are damned fun to play with! You can get a decent camera for a decent price nowadays that will shoot good quality images in the right conditions. Obviously they're not good for low-light or anything capturing movement, but if you handle them right you can make do with an ordinary camera, I've known plenty of people to do so."
SenshiStock says, "I don't know much about cameras, but the best photographs you can take are always going to be the ones that
Studio GhibliA Tokyo based animation studio that needs no introduction! Studio Ghibli is best known for their traditionally animated anime films. It was originally founded by the legendary pair, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, back in 1985. Ghibli is named after an Italian war plane that was used for scouting, this reflected Miyazaki's love for not only airplanes but also Italy. The name itself means "hot wind blowing through the Sahara Desert".
Takahata and Miyazaki
It was formed after the great success of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, which both Takahata and Miyazaki worked on. Their first feature film hit was Laputa, or some of you may know it as Castle in the Sky. Most of the films that Studio Ghibli produces is by Miyazaki, followed by Takahata, although they have worked with other film producers and directors as well.
Family favourite, My Neighbour Totoro
Walt Disney later acqui
Thoughts about Photography - part 1In here you will find a few examples of works specific to different types of Photography, followed by various artists' opinion about what they think it's most important regarding their art and how to make it. You will come to see that while on some types of Photography many artists have similar opinions, on others their thoughts differ a lot, so read them all carefully and enjoy the article! - lintu47
Abstract & Surreal
AndyDragonPark says: "Abstract Photography is not something people immediately think about when you tell them you are a photographer. Most people ask " do you do landscapes, action, portraits or weddings". The truth is I do all these things but my favourite is Abstract Photography. Many definitions on abtract art will tell you that an abstract is one without a
Art History: Writing a Pantomime:iconarthistoryproject: :iconcrliterature:
Pantomime is easy to write? (Oh no it isn’t!)
Pantomime is a traditional form of theatre, which in its most recognised form originated from the Victorian era and continues to be a prominent aspect of British theatre today. Writing a Pantomime as a scriptwriter may seem like an easy feat- the traditional fairy-tale put onto stage, but in fact it is a style where the traditional conventions are still a strong element of modern pantomime scriptwriting.
This art history article not only shares where the origins of pantomime came from, but shares some of those conventions which as a scriptwriter need consider before writing.
The birth of Pantomime
Like most forms of theatre, the origins of pantomime derive from the ancient Greeks. Greek theatre was not only an entertainment form, but a celebration of the god Dionysus and a way of retelling the stories we now know as Greek Myths. Significant
A (modern) history of dA emoticonsIntro
As you wander around deviantART pages, there is noticeably one art medium that invades almost every element of the site. Whether it is the deviantART galleries, journals, news section, comments, forums, chatrooms, avatars or even dA profiles, it is hard to find a spot that hasn't been infiltrated by a familiar set of small, coloured, pixel circles. The art form I am talking about is of course the emoticon and throughout the past 10 or so years they have been happily adopted by deviantART and its community.
Although emoticons can often be spotted on a wide range of other instant messengers (IMs) and social media sites, deviantART has come to house a unique branch of these miniature art pieces. Whilst the majority of these alternative sites opt for simple, predominately yellow emotes with a range of basic expressions, the art community here at dA have stretched the art form far beyond its natural boundaries and developed entirely new styles of emoticons
Tricksters in Folktales and FablesArticle Series: Tricksters in Literature, Part 2 of 5
Many of us have fond memories of listening to stories as kids. Perhaps the stories were the fairy tales that we liked to hear at bedtime, but maybe instead of princesses and dragons and knights in shining armor, you wanted to hear something different. Maybe you wanted to hear stories about mischievous creatures performing wild antics that left you cheering them on and giggling. Maybe you wanted to hear stories where creatures overcame seemingly impossible odds to best their adversaries, helped you learn an important life lesson, and did it all in a lighthearted and entertaining way. Maybe you wanted to hear a folktale or a fable.
So what is the difference between folktales and fables and the mythologies and folklore that we discussed in the previous article? And how do tricksters fit in?
Shakespearean TrickstersArticle Series: Tricksters in Literature, Part 3 of 5
There is something special about going to see a play and watching the actors bringing to life classic romances, tragedies, and comedies. When produced and performed well, a play can transport the audience out of their seats and take them on a journey along with the characters. This imaginary journey can seem so real until it is nearly impossible to distinguish reality from the illusion of the play, and tricksters delight in blurring the line between illusion and reality even further. It is no wonder, then, that the great playwright William Shakespeare often wrote trickster characters into his plays.
So how do tricksters manifest themselves in plays and the theatre? Is the role they play in the theatre different from the role they play in mythology, folktales, and fables?
The Late Great William Sha
Art History- Welcome to Literature!
This Month, the ArtHistoryProject has collaborated with CRLiterature to bring you a whole month of Literature history! We have got a very exciting month ahead, varying through an array for specialist subjects from six word stories, to chidlren’s literature and from tricksters to fantasy literature. Hopefully there will be lots of informative articles that interest you as a reader!
From early hieroglyphics to 50 Shades of Grey, literature has had a wonderful and varied journey, one which spreads over many genres, styles and cultures. This month we will be looking at just some of these through a series of articles written by members of the literature community. These articles are snippets of the great history this proud art form has to boast.
We are inviting everyone, not just “writers” to come and get involved with this month! Maybe you will uncover a subject you knew nothing about but found deeply interesting, or feel
Interview with Sergi BrosaIn celebration of Digital Art Month, here is the first of a series of interviews done to the authors of some of the site's most popular digital deviations of all time. In this occasion I bring you Brosa, creator of The Retro of Tomorrow
The Retro of Tomorrow
I'm Sergi Brosa, a spanish artist located in Barcelona. I'm 25 years old, and I am an illustrator, comic artist and concept artist trying to survive in this wild world. I usually work as a comissioned artist, and I have tried two times to enter the french comic industry, with no success.
So, I keep just taking comissions, sometimes from companies and sometimes from usual people. I have to say that it is a fun job because it's never the same thing. B
Brief History of ClaymationClaymation is a method of animation where clay figures are filmed using stop-motion photography.
Claymation (clay animation) dates way back to 1897, when the material plasticine was introduced to the artistic world. In this article, we will briefly explore the history of Claymation!
(scene from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas)
So.. where have you seen this method used before? Films such as Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, and Chicken Run were all made using Claymation. TV shows such as Wallace and Gromit, Gumby, and Bob the Builder also use this method.
Sammy Squid: Turns The Other Tentacle by SuperDaddytv
In terms of notable clay animators, Jan Švankmajer is someone worth talking about. Švankmajer created his first film in 1964 and has impacted the film and animation world
The Tales of Beatrix Potter
Cold winter evenings or blustery Autumn days had the soundtrack of my Mother's voice reading Beatrix Potter books out loud when I was younger. In fact, the wonderful children's books were the epitome of my childhood. The illustrations were just perfect and the stories, whilst simple, were mysterious and adventurous in their own way. Beatrix Potter was born in 1866, South Kensington, London. She was said to live a lonely life, being educated at home by a governess and so perhaps that's why she delved into a fantasy world of rabbits, geese and other traditional animals.
Beatrix's illustrations come from her copious studies of her own pets, and the animals that roamed the gardens of the places in which she holidayed as a child. The fascinating fact was that Beatrix's illustrations became greetings cards before her books were created. I see her drawings on cards in shops now and I always thought that it had developed the other way around. Her first boo