- Listening to: The Perishers...again
- Watching: Survivor
- Playing: Scrabble
- Eating: fish sticks
- Drinking: milk
Trying to start all over...perhaps.
Knee Deep in RaptureHi everybody!...
I'm currently making my way through the pc version of BioShock...on Hard Level..gulp!...but it's an extremely cool game.
The graphics are outstanding, and the sound is really cool when cranked up to ear bleeding levels.
...and ..no subscription fer now...crap....... oh well...see you in a month...and for any who read this...take care!
Inactive...very sorryI will be very inactive over the next 4 to 6 weeks...work is pretty hectic right now. I try to comment on those I watch and keep up to date on my messages...but this may be difficult for a little while.
In the meantime...I am going to start attacking Terragen 2 and will be trying to find my style with the new program.
Take care everyone...and I hope to be back in better form soon!
Terragen's future is BRIGHT!I like it!
Surfacing is handled much like it was in T1...just more advanced controls and settings available per layer. Lighting is much, much better...as are the clouds.
The problem areas for me so far are:
camera control - this will take getting used to...because it is much more precise in this new program than the "point and click" method of T1.
render times - this is a given...the preview version only allows for so much quality and detail level in the final renders...but..things are pretty slow right now. They are promising to optimize the render times before the release of the full version...but..let it be known that you can never have enough memory. I have 2 gigs/dual channel...but I would like 4
So far...the only thing you can import over are the old terrain files.
Our greatest fear...and some thoughtsOur greatest fear is not that we are inadequate,
but that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us.
We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant,
gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be?
You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us.
It is not just in some; it is in everyone.
And, as we let our own light shine, we consciously give
other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
-Marianne Williamson from her book, A Return to Love
Anybody see 'Akeela and the Bee' ?...pretty good family flick...not as good as 'Searching for Bobby Fischer'....but good, though.
I'm totally excited about the Terragen 2 preview edition today!...I am off work, so I hope that
Terragen 2 jittersI'm looking at the preview pics of Terragen 2 again...available at http://www.planetside.co.uk/gallery/f/tg2
A few more days before the preview is released, and I'm already starting to get a little nervous about the new program...for a few reasons.
At first glance, the images look good, but given a closer look...and the actual quality is lacking in more than a few examples (realizing that these are just examples).
...like...in one image, the waves look amazing, but the fluffy clouds look grainy and almost look like a separate, lower quality render.
This is just one example of a very early preview image of what Terragen 2 will be capable of, but I have to assume that to get the amazing waves -and good clouds, render times will now run into several days...
No price has been mentioned yet because it's still too early, ...but I already know that I can't afford it if it's much past the $100.00 range.
Only being able to go by what I see so far, this thing is looking more and more like
Everything is about to changeI'm sure most Terragen artist know by now that a preview of the new Terragen 2 will be made available for a Free download Dec. 15
This will be just a preview run of what is to come...NOT Beta Software...so it won't contain the full set of of features available in the final Terragen 2 release.
Terragen as we know it now had a good run, but it is probably on the way out at the close of this year. I have spent countless hours in Terragen, and I've really enjoyed the program, but I am looking forward to the change, as I'm sure most are.
Here are all the details, along with preview thumbs
I was recently surprised...but even more than that..very honored to recieve a nomination for the "Master Award 2006" in the 3D category from http://future-art-magazine.deviantart.com/
The image in the running is Ruins II
The other categories are:
KindnessImagine my surprise to find that :iconthepurplemonster: has just purchased a Print Account for me!!
This will probably take a day or so to gather my images and set this all up...but I am excited
I am very moved by her act of kindness, and I would like to feature some of her works of art as a small way of expressing thanks for her gift. This is too cool!...
:iconthepurplemonster: is a very unique artist, and it is a pleasure to view and feature her works.
Her abstract designs and drawings display a very good sense of balance, and her images are loaded with extra details, without overcrowding the canvas. Be sure to visit her gallery http://thepurplemonster.deviantart.com/gallery/
Terrain help needed...I'm looking to create something with a "skull" terrain.
I'm hoping someone could provide a link if there is one around...
could someone generate one for me? (credit given, of course, as my terrain skills are minimum at best)...or give instructions on how to create one?
I have a few good skull bmp images, but no knowledge how to convert this to a workable terrain for Terragen.
I certainly appreciate any help!!
New Terragen HelpThere's a new Terragn Chatroom available...and all are invited!
The new room is called "terrahelp", and the very talented Ladyofspira will be on hand to help! http://ladyofspira.deviantart.com
This new chat will be used to offer help/advice/tips for the Terragen artist. Atmo settings, lighting, surfacing, advanced critiques and even possible collabs. A place to hang out and talk shop...new creations, ideas, thoughts, and questions.
The goal is simple: to help others discover and enjoy terragen as much as we do.
I will be available most mornings and quite a few hours on Tuesday and Friday (I'm in Central Time Zone).
Stop by if you get a chance
ART RAFFLE | BIRTHDAY BASH [ CLOSED, THANK YOU!]Thank you all so much for participating in this raffle! I have now picked the winners. I put everyone in this list with their number:
And here is the randomizer which picked the numbers:
The names are the following:
1st - FULL CG - No.399 - :iconRiviAnne:
2nd - HALFBODY - No.992 - :iconShannonXNaruto:
3rd - CHIBI - No.403 - :iconsuksama:
4th - CHIBI - No.673 - :iconMizuki-Cho:
5th - CHIBI - No.1027 - :iconShishi02:
Thank you for the well wishes both for my birthday and my exam. I appreciate every single one of them. As for the winners, you will be noted shortly!
Update 07/10/17 - Thanks to everyone who joined this raffle and on Instagram as well! I am now closing this and will list everyone's name in a doc and pick the winner on random ^^ Thanks everyone~!
I just wanna update everyone with my status 8D
So right now I'm muscling through my head
Super Smash Bros x Attack on Titan Opening 2I FINISHED IT!!!!! :iconfinallyplz:
I can't believe I'm done...after 6 months of working (Could've been 4 or 5 if school wasn't in the way all the time...T__T) I'm done...
My initial deadline was by the end of April, but....I finished a lot earlier than that. I FEEL INVINCIBLE NOW!!!!
If you're gonna comment, it would be nice if you were to comment on the actual YouTube page. But if you can't because of reasons, then it's okay....I guess....
Feel free to share on Tumblr or other websites as long as you link back to the original video page.
Please do not reupload as your own. I w
uninteresting facts abt me(if you steal this from me don't tag me, there's no need to)
001. Real name → -
002. Nickname → Skrill, Sleepykinq
003. Status → taken
004. Zodiac sign → Virgo
005. Male or female → male
006. Elementary → -
007. Middle School → -
008. High School → dropped out, I might get back soon
009. Smart → I wish
010. Hair color → black n green
011. Long or short → short
012. Loud or Quiet → quiet
013. Sweats or Jeans → jeans
014. Phone or Camera → camera
015. Health freak → nah
016. Drink or Smoke? → nah
017. Do you have a crush on someone? nah I'm already taken
018. Eat or Drink → eat
019. Piercings → I'm planning on getting one soon
020. Tattoos → I wish, but I prefer to wait a few years first
021. Favorite color → green
022. favorite animal → Catto
023. First piercing → soon maybe
024. First best friend → can't remember properly
MMD/PMX/PMD/MME Editor Tutorials Update***BROKEN LINKS WILL BE FIXED, PLEASE BE PATIENT***
INSTALLATION GUIDE for MMD, MME, PMD, PMX, MMM (including download links): http://browse.deviantart.com/art/Installation-Guide-for-MMD-MME-PMD-PMX-and-MMM-325640079
MMD DOWNLOAD LINK FOR MMD Files: http://learnmmd.com/downloads/
PMD EDITOR VER 0139 and 0219 ENGLISH TRANSLATION: PMDEditor 0139 and 0219 english translation
MME DOWNLOAD: http://ch.nicovideo.jp/beta183/blomaga/ar491222
VMD SPECTRUM PROGRAM DOWNLOAD: https://bowlroll.net/file/1566
Some users made a Tumblr page to help others!: http://free-mmd-help.tumblr.com/
WINDOWS 10 USERS: http://lumialle.deviantart.com/art/About-MMD-PMDE-on-Windows-10-549824607
PAINT TOOL SAI 2 BETAYOU GUYS KGJSKLGJSLKGJ I AM SO EXCITED OMFG /SOBS/ I JUST FOUND PAINT TOOL SAI 2 BETA VERSION AND I LOVE IT OMFG
I WANT TO SHARE IT WITH YOU ALL BECAUSE ILY AND UM-- I THINK ALL US SAI LOVERS SHOULD EXPERIENCE THE UPDATE B)
you can read more about it AND download it here--
--and for a really easy walkthrough of what to download use this link--
some of the new features include-
64 bit/multi-core supportFont tool with text layersBigger canvases! Up to 100,000 x 100,000px canvas size for 64 bitBigger max brush size (up to 5000px)Circle and line rulersPerspective ruler (guide lines for 1 - 3 point perspective)Select/edit multiple layers at onceUpgrade for free if you already have a SAI 1 li
MLP: NG Timeline= Birth = Death =Random Event
=Crush begins =Crush ends =Relationship begins =Relationship ends =Marriage
=Not Canon (but could happen)
Valiant Heart is born
Illusion is born
Red June is born
Draw My OC Contest-70 USD, points, adopts and moreThere is one journal about it but this one will be more clear
EDIT: Human form of kenji added
How to Enter
You have to draw my OC. There is only one for now, but I can add another later.
Everyone can join!You don't need to watch me but it will be fine ♥ ( New watchers are welcome ) If you share this journal or tag some people it will be nice
You can submit as many entries as you want! But its not about how much pictures u draw!
Please respect each other and if you don't win don't be sad there will be other events.
You can draw traditional, digital, pixels, icons, chibis, animations, fullbody, headshots,.. its really on you!
Don't use bases and please no literature for this contest
REMEMBER if you enter I am allowed to keep the artwork and use it. With your permission ofc.
You can draw him as Anthro or feral, if you
Hyan Original CharactersAlright, posting it up so I can link on my profile and makes easier to everyone know which OCs I'm ok with people drawing ^^
Also to keep as references to myself 9 39
Yes you can draw any of them! Just link it back to me or mention me, so I can see, love and comment! ♥
Any OC not listed here is a no-no to draw.
Chiye [drawing references]
My mascot oc!
Means she pretty much fits to many themes and that I don't mind you drawing her different from the references ;3
• Name: Chiye
• Age: 17
• Height: 160 cm
• Details: Blue eyes, pink hair and fluffy pink tail
Very happy and positive, loves to talk with people, and is very expressive, but can be very very lazy when sad or bored.
Despite being very positive, she is a lazy bun, so if you
Stop hating your art and yourselfSo this is something that I've been bottling up for a while and I want to address it. Now, before you harp on me, I am guilty of this from time to time as well. However I want to open up the floor to this conversation.
I try to stay kind and gentle in my conversations with people. However for this, forgive my blunt tone. I am giving people advice based on what worked for me and other professionals I've talked to. This advice is for ANYONE, but mostly visual mediums like drawing, paints, etc. Though if you stretch your mind a bit, it could apply to any medium.
Also I KNOW not everyone wants to be a pro. This is about being a pro. It's about bettering your art. I have people always asking me about getting better and improving, and this is my advice to you all.
A. Your art does NOT suck.
For the love of the planet, PLEASE stop saying this. Your art may not be at the same level as someone else, maybe your family member, your friends, classmates or id