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International Cheetah Day Contest#NatureWeb and #CatCatalogue awesome affiliate group %AnimalsofTheWorld are holding a brilliant contest.
International Cheetah Day
The cheetah is one of the planets most incredible animals and it is in real danger.
Loss of habitat, poaching, decline in prey and a high infant mortality are all contributing to their disappearance. If we don't act fast this magnificent creatures will be gone. Forever. Imagine telling your Grandchildren about these strange creatures that could run faster than 70mph! They might think you were crazy.
So join this contest and lets raise awareness for this fantastic creature.
The full contest details can be found here
If you enter the contest your entries will receive a special feature in NatureWeb
Make sure you tell me so I can include you though.
There are 1
Day Seven Advent Calendar.
Todays #CatCatalogue treat is a poem
To see days you might have missed, click here http://chloeclik.deviantart.com/journal/CatCatalogue-Advent-Calendar-415657423
I wrote this a few years ago it's a true story about Arran.
"I bought her a basket fit for a Queen
With rubies red and emeralds green
And when it came, our cat made us laugh
When she abandoned the basket and slept in the bath"
It seems to fit in with the family that our cats are mad as well.
Here are some of the places Arran has slept.
The dining room table
Perhaps this is the maddest yet
She got a heck of a shock when Mum sat on the bed and Arran shot out!
She doesn't care about the actual birthday present
Day Five: Advent Calendar. Cat FeatureEnjoy Day Five of the Calendar
(This is why my fave gallery is full of cats eyes today)
Did you know?
All kittens are born with blue eyes but as they grow the colour changes.
In Britain Japan and Australia, black cats are considered lucky.
In France, USA and Argentina they are considered unlucky
Hey Mission52Last week I asked for you to take the best photo of something you loved in nature.
But stupidly I forgot to ask you to tell me if you entered.
So if you did enter this contest http://mission52.deviantart.com/journal/Mission-52-414559604 please could you tell me, thank you
Enjoy the rest of your day
CatCatalogue Advent CalendarTHE ADVENT CALENDAR STARTS TODAY
Christmas is coming early to CatCatalogue this year in the form of our brand new CatCatalogue Advent Calendar.
*ChloeClik and ~Kiara-Vestigium have collaborated to bring you this magical treat. Every day a new door will open and you will have a Christmas cat-tastic treat. There will be mini features, contests and interviews with cat photographers.
The more people who know the more people can enjoy it. Make sure to fave this journal so you don't miss a day. It will be updated starting from the first of December and will continue right until the 25th.
Make sure to fave this journal so you don't miss a day. It will be updated starting from the first of December and will continue right until the 25th.
Let us know what you think and enjoy.
Here are the magical doors so far
THE ADVENT CALENDAR STARTS TODAY
1. Day 1
Mission 52This seems to be getting into a habit of apologising for neglecting the group. Life is so busy sometimes and I was working hard at #NatureWeb we are over 1,000 members now.
But anyway back to Mission52. It's great to see everyone submitting their photos. They all look amazing!
It's time for the weekly contest to win a feature on the page next week .
I want you to take the best photo you can of something that makes you happy in nature .
It can be your pet looking absolutely adorable, perhaps a beautiful rainbow drenching the world in kaleidoscopic colours or perhaps a woodland exploding with autumn colours.
It's up to you.
Submit your photos into your selected folder and I will judge the entries in a week.
Here are some of the latest photos.
And our newest member.
Affiliate WinnersCheck out these gorgeous images from #A-Foggy-Day contest held by Roses-to-Ashes
And while you're at it don't forget to join the group.
:icontree1plz: First Place:icontree1plz:
:icontree1plz: Third Place:icontree1plz:
Here are the amazing winners of CatCatalogues latest contest.
We asked you to take the best photos (or best drawings) on the theme of whiskers. We had so many stunning entries, it gets harder and harder to judge every time.
This time our amazing co-founders voted with me
It's a little different this time because I honestly could not decide which photo should be first place. These two were so amazing, so (typical me)
We have two first place winners.
Affiliate ContestsWant to win prizes?
And get featured?
And see your work shown across the site?
There are a lot of amazing contests going on at the moment and why not enter. If you don't think you're good enough ignore that thought, anyone who enters always has a chance and if you don't then the only guarantee is that you'll definitely not win.
:iconbeautyclub: is holding an
Enchanted Forest Contest
Theme. Enchanted Forests
Prize. 200 points. 30 features! Think what that would do to promoting your work!
Deadline. December 21st 2013.
Contest details here
:iconTrees-With-character: is holding an
Autumn Colours Contest.
All art welcome. So whether you're a photographer, artist or anything you can enter.
Deadline. December 17th 2013
Contest details here http://trees-with-character.deviantart.com/journal/Autumn-Colors-Contest-Prize-Update-409317750
If your group is holding a nature
Realistic PokemonDon't you sometimes wish Pokemon were real?
Lapras by =sanguisGelidus
-Dragonite- by `arvalis
Typhlosion by ~sporezofchaos
-Feraligatr- by `arvalis
Realistic Pokemon: Houndoom by *ReneCampbellArt
Entei by =sanguisGelidus
Realistic Reshiram by =arkeis-pokemon
Realistic Torchic by *Twarda8
Realistic Pokemon: Flygon by *ReneCampbellArt
#382 - Kyogre by *catandcrown
Realistic Pokemon by ~Roiuky
Realistic Snivy by *Twarda8
POKEMON X and Y 2nd-EVO-STARTER (COMPLETED) by ~Imaglelio
Hunger Games"You are in for a treat!" -Effie Trinket
Katniss by `alicexz
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss in Hunger Game. by ~ShanaGourmet
Katniss Everdeen by ~zgirl3210
Katniss by *flominowa
Katniss by ~Black-Cherry007
Hunger Games: Catching Fire by ~Williaaaaaam
Katniss and Petta by *strannaya-anna
The Hunger Games by *scarlet-xx
The Hunger Games Chibi by Gigei
Katniss - The Hunger Games by ~kssu24
Katniss by ~Superior-Silverfox
Katniss (unfinished) by ~Superior-Silverfox
Peeta Mellark and Katniss Everdeen by *YoriNarpati
Peeta Mellark by *YoriNarpati
Katniss Everdeen by *YoriNarpati
Portraits by ~jaefosho
Haymitch Abernathy by ~jaefosho
How to Make a Good Profile PageHow to Make a Good Profile Page
Learn some helpful tips to ensure your profile page is appealing to the masses!
written by `miontre for Community Week in %projecteducate.
Quite simply, the way you present yourself is important. People make decisions about other people based on the way they present themselves. You know this is true because you do it yourself. There is no shame in this, because it's natural human behavior: we simply do not have the time to make decisions about each and every person we encounter from scratch, so we have to make some decisions based on how they present themselves. One such judgments made in this way is how worthwhile a person is - through this, we don't learn about a personality, but rather how long we are going to hold interest in this person.
If there's one thing which makes me uninterested in a person's profile, resulting in my immediate departure, it's when there's too much junk and mess on there - a result of careless presentation. :l
RoF Feature: Amongst the Elves and Fae
Amongst the Elves and Fae
presented by the Realm of Fantasy
Hunting partyby KJKallio
small shamanby aneteya
Magical Forest Elfby asuka111
Elf childby sakimichan
Weekly photo #022 + Light is Destiny by *Oer-Wout Warmth of home. by ~Gingershots D371 by *miobi IMG 8702m by ~DanielMyszkowski ... wave 'em like you just don't care by ~ColinHuttonPhoto It's hard to be a hunter by *Lion-Redmich Nestled by *AnneMarks - In the morning light - by ~AppyNinja International Cheetah Day by ~Chikrata Tough Love by ~darkSoul4Life Untitled by *JillianXenia Katie VII by ~uglybug Spectrum by ~fitrido Spiderwebbed by ~TTRM-Design Motherland Chronicles #43 - Dreaming by `zemotion sky high by ~vampire-zombie Emergence by =John-Peter Redwood by *m-eralp Winter Twilight by *StefanHefele Blaze by =jaelise Shortcut by *m-eralp Explosions in the sky by *INVIV0 Bruarfoss by *Michaelthien .:Virgin River Glow:. by *RHCheng *** by ~Tarasov Curves of Golden Gate, San Francisco by *alierturk ...dresden VI... by *roblfc1892 Reinebringen by *TobiasRichter Signs Of Spring by `kkart autumn by ~mechtaniya _Off with their heads. by *Bloddroppe Beautiful Destruction by ~Daneas Dogs of the North by ~isabel-photo Cosmo by =MayLPhotography The Predator by =tanikel snow by ~Rave-Heart
Truck Drivin Man by ~Ragnar949 Resurrection by *IvanAndreevich THE SILENCE by *sandrawiklander Abandoned boat II by =WojciechDziadosz disparity of episteme by ~Enaston Water and Wine by ~kamakebelieve Wakarusa by *clippercarrillo
PE: Creating art on CommissionPE: Creating art on Commission
At some point in your career as an artist, you'll be asked to create artwork on commission. Whilst it's a wonderful feeling, being able to make money creating art, it's completely different than selling a personal piece you previously completed - accepting a commission means entering a temporary relationship with your client. As simple it may sounds, there's a lot to satisfying customer's needs, sometimes the best you can do is to say no. Being picky regarding which commission you accept is not a bad thing, but try not to automatically turn down commission because it seems to be violating your artistic integrity, it's hard to survive without paid jobs.
✐ 1. Communication and flexibility
This is the key aspect to being able to work on commissio
PE: Contrast in Digital ArtThis article aims to introduce different kinds of ‘contrast’ in digital art, although most of the following points can also be applied to other media as well.
(noun) - Contrast is a principle of art. When defining it, art experts refer to the arrangement of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors, rough vs. smooth textures, large vs. small shapes, etc.) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement and drama.
1. Colours and Brightness
One of the first things to come to mind when we think of ‘contrast’ are colours contrasting with each other.
(The colours labelled as 'primary' are the primary colours in the RGB colour model. Primary colours of the CMYK colour model are cyan, magenta and yellow.)
Digital art: good to know/tutorials PART_4Hey all!
PART_1 ! Sketching/referencing/anatomy etc.
PART_2 ! General digital painting
PART_3 ! Color, perspective, composition, value
Lets learn how to draw and paint eyes
If you know about some tutorials that can be helpful to other artists, note me, thank you
Ppl who suggested a few tuts: ~Yodon, ~RetSamys, *BlissfulImperfection, ~Pencil-Stencil ty
Drawing and Painting: Eyes
Drawing a realistic eye by ~EdanaEye Tutorial What the heck by *floortjesart
Painting Eyes Tutorial by ~Nero749Eye tutorial - in color by =liigaTiny tips: Keep an eye out by *Ranarh
Eye tutorial - an update by ~acidlullabyPaiting eye by ~AURORYNew thing by ~AURORY
an unfinished wip forever by ~AURORYNEW - Eye step by step. by *ElyBibiSemi-realism Eyes tutorial by *FeliceMelancholie
Nose and Eyes by ~gothic-icecreamEye Tutorial by *Bonnie-AnneDrawing a realistic eye by ~Edana
Realistic eye tutorial by ~BlattaphileTutorial Photoshop n2 EYE by *ElyBibiRealistic Eye Tutorial by ~DeeKay130
Fantasy Eyes Tutorial by =sanguisGelidus:t
Little thing called TalentLittle thing called Talent
"My name is Marc, my emotional life is sensitive and my purse is empty, but they say I have talent."
In general, talent means the skill that someone has quite naturally to do something that is hard, a high degree of ability that a person was born with. It's hard to argue that some people indeed have more of an inherited talent for arts than others. They are able to get to a certain level rather quickly and get a lot of praise along the way. However, relying on talent will only last for so long, there's a point to be reached when nothing but hard work gets you through.
"Talent is so loaded a word, so full to the brim with meanings, that an artist might be wise
Affiliates Winners Feature%Photography-Group held a contest and here are the amazing winners.
The theme was Purple! Pink or White Contest
The Ice Faith by ~Skevlar
Le Quai des Marques - Bordeaux HDR by *mydarkeden
Kitty kitty kittyyyyy ! by *mydarkedenTram Phantom on the Bridge 2 by *mydarkedenWhen sky blows up by *mydarkeden
PetalsThe grass tickled between her toes as her father toiled away with the roses by the letterbox. She watched his fingers weave between the thorns to pat the soil around each bush, humming to some John Lennon song she couldn't put a name to. Despite the sun just tipping the horizon, she saw sweat prickling his brow and his eyes squinting against the light. The fine lines on his face were suddenly accentuated by shadow, and for a moment, she swelled with wonder.
'Maria, come here,' he said, waving her over. 'You're not going to learn anything sitting all the way over there.'
Excitement sparked her limbs into motion, and she crawled over to sit next to him, careful to tuck her skirt beneath her thighs to avoid the dirt.
He picked up a pair of clippers from beside him. 'Now, you need to snipe back these diseased parts here and there from the base of the plant. It helps it grow better.'
Snipping off two pieces of wood with ease, he deposited them in Maria's outstretched hand. Their rough textu
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