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The Importance of Political ExpressionAnswer me this friends: do you think it is just for someone to get arrested for using chalk on the sidewalk? What about expressing your political opinions? Do we not have those rights? What about censorship? Do you think all opinions should be tolerated or only some? What if it was YOUR opinion that was not tolerated? Would you say something or remain silent?
Check out this podcast my bf and I made and feel free to leave your opinions on the matter:
A like, share, or repost would be much appreciated!
Have a nice day!
Quietly Beauty by ~diensilver Pretty in Pink by *Houndofthenight
Untitled by *Thunderi On the beach by ~Rozowynos
Little Piece Of Japan by ~Spademm Down Here by =helios-spada
Nothing to Lose by *AbandonedZone The great Escape by ~dontpaniic
Untitled by ~Robertlnpdg Water 10 (8/11/2013) by ~xSilentRebelx
The Destroy by ~PatiMakowska Poem of umbrellas by *Pyr0sky
Egyptian Dream by *Lleye Morning yoga II by =realityDream
No Coming Back by *JustinDeRosa Upcoming words by *MintLights
Secret Place.. by *Khomenko I'm not afraid by ~all17
Star bokeh 2 by *Thunderi swan by ~Nocturny
Violet spiderweb by *fotografka Colour Bomb V by *Glenn-Crouch
.:: Hold me ::. by `Whimsical-Dreams cleaning time by *Zlata-Petal
Blackish by ~Michaelthien :thumb394964785:
Cornwall III by ~ajnataya 758 by ~Nigrita
Day 50 by ~XWhite-FireX Dramatic Sky by ~lonewolf565
Girl and the ocean by ~AlexandraSophie Img 2315b by ~CANON-EOS50D
Ann again by ~iCyBeRmAnTiS Where our dreams come true by *Akirahpaws
TwirlTree by ~A2Matos Im Urwald by *feigenfrucht
Drop by ~mindlesspuppettoy Little Aliens by ~AtomicBrownie
Ridley Creek by *JustinDeRosa little of colours by ~wihad
One of those dreams...You know the kind I'm talking about, where your true desires are revealed and they are so unthinkable and unlikely to happen to you that you aren't sure what to do or how to act for fear you'll wake up and lose everything--the entire experience gone. How can something be so sweet and harsh at the same time? Now that I'm awake, all I want is to go back to that place where everything was uncertain and I didn't dare move a muscle because I truly had no idea what was about to occur to me. Anticipation like I've never felt before coursed through me. There are certain people whose presence just exudes power and it isn't that you want power--you want to give your power to them. So that you are entirely out of control, with no escape and no way out. It is as close to pure chaos as I'm ever going to get. Yet, it is so ironic because this desire conflicts with some of my other views and I have to forcibly separate the two within me just so that they work and I can keep both. A coveted secret in
Fun Game, Win Some Points!I thought this game might be fun:
Pick up the nearest book to you, turn to page 45. The first sentence explains your love life.
"To demand of strength that it should not express itself as strength, that it should not be a desire to overcome, a desire to throw down, a desire to become master, a thirst for enemies and resistances and triumphs, is just as absurd as to demand of weakness that it should express itself as strength." Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morals
What's yours? The most bizarre answer wins 50 points!
Finding Wandering Inspiration Feature
.:Tree Top Landing:. by *RHCheng :thumb373119534:
Daylight by ~catchingfyre Bountiful Bokeh by ~CassieStarFox
Sautoir Ballon by =pendorabox Zen by =KrisVlad
Green Wall by *bwiti Fallen Feather by *TammyPhotography
thrown I by *tntrekabulator Zoo Friends by *TheCameraGirl
B E L L S by =Krissey Hide and Seek by *LAlight
Adventurous by ~Xiila 699 by ~Nigrita
And there was music amongst the flowers. by ~ellylucas Purple Bliss by =JessicaDobbs
The Porch is Filled With Sweet Lilac Smells by *33M Sphere by `Jules1983
Tabitha by *EmilySoto Natasha 3 by =Pygar
Fairy Wonderland by ~Lady-Tori Lacelegance by ~Redanshy
~Cherry tree~ by ~KumikoTsubaki Bird Colonel by *papatheo
Sink or Swim by *DrewHopper Better than a Dream by *LuizaLazar
Where they hide... by *m-eralp Into infinity by ~bittersweetvenom
Milky way by ~BorisMrdja My dreams in milky way by *IoanBalasanu
J. by ~shadddow Black and white aussie by ~Rozowynos
118/365 by =DaphneNg Silver Dream by ~Jumeria-Nox
Imagine by ~Papageienfreak Pages by ~XxQuinn701zy
The Shinning Man by ~xBassxHarmingx The Woman Who Saw Everything by ~xBassxHarmingx
End Of An Era by ~PatiMakowska the written words by ~concealedlight
Stinging RemarksHave you guys ever had those horrifying dreams, where you experience something that is seemingly impossible or if it did happen you would be surely losing your mind from the sheer physical trauma of it? I ask because I just woke up from a really bad dream. The worse part is I felt every single thing, as though it were really happening to me. There was a thought, while it was happening that I just knew--this can't be real, I must be dreaming. But still, I did not wake up. I kept enduring. Kept struggling to be rid of everything. The dream setting was kind of complicated, it took place in a very dark , rundown building with lots of rooms, long hallways and people were scattered about. One of my professors was teaching a group of students, music which is strange since that is not the subject he teaches. I arrived late and even though there was a perfectly good instrument on the table, he instructed me to make music with a broken glass cup. He first demonstrated, producing a lovely sound w
The Desert of the RealWhere do I even begin? The semester is quickly drawing to a close. I'm currently undecided as to whether or not I learned everything I needed to. It is difficult for me to get past my own biases. My anger and arrogance continues to get the better of me. And I can't help but think highly of myself. Quite often, this means putting others down. Some of it may be due to bitterness. That is also why I haven't written many journals lately. I've been too busy drowning out my own thoughts with entertainment and occasionally (when deadlines draw near) completing schoolwork. My latest essay I'm particularly excited about. Although, it has caused me to wonder if I even know what reality is, apart from its definition. Nevertheless, I've enjoyed reading and exploring these concepts again and again from different perspectives and philosophers. ^_^ This journal skin actually, reminds me of the map Borges describes in On Exactitude in Science...The perfect allegory of second-order simulacra, Baudrilla
Early Spring Contest Winners!!!Greetings lovely watchers,
I'm pleased to announce the winners of the Early Spring Contest
*~**~**~**~**~**~**~* 1st Place [Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink][Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart]
[Love][Dance!][:happybounce:] Goes to :iconegil21: whose entry:
won with 26 votes! [Love][Dance!][:happybounce:]
Check out some of her amazing gallery:
Magnificent by *Egil21
[Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart][Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink] 2nd Place [Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink]*~*[Bullet; Yellow]*~*[Bullet; Pink][Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart]*~*[Heart]
[Love][Dance!][:happybounce:] Goes to :iconmilasery: whose ent
Magic Feature V Greetings my lovely watchers!!!
Hope you all are having a fantastic day... [:D (Big Grin)][:D (Big Grin)][:D (Big Grin)]
[Dance!][Dance!][Dance!][Dance!]Cause it's time for another Magic Feature! [Dance!][Dance!][Dance!][Dance!]
feather and light, just light. by ~ElaynaTeos Magic Brush by *synthetic-creatures
week10: lights will guide you home by =cloe-patra Hidden Magic by ~DarkVenusPersephonae
sail by ~kkarll Solemn Grass by ~KlarthSan
Summer-like rain by =tayaiv Muscheln by ~MisterMettler
Golden shine by =Fra-Emer Sunlight by *MintLights
Miss that days by ~fireandrain97 Summer Hair by *EmiNguyen
Magic of Nature by *vabserk magic droplets by ~Cochalita
145 by ~alwayslate4school An Empty Shell of Loveliness by ~EneKiedis
Golden Snitch by `synconi spring 2013 by ~all17
Petal Drops by =ifsantag Finally... by *Milasery
In the mist by ~tasiy take everything by ~ADelusionalAlchemist
A Moment of Magic by ~BeccaCollis 402 by ~Nigrita
:thumb355973862: Magic Forest by ~anneclaires
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
Waterscape Feature! Greetings my lovely watchers!!!
Hope you all are having a fantastic day... [:D (Big Grin)][:D (Big Grin)]
[Dance!]Cause it's time for a Waterscape Feature! [Dance!][Dance!][Dance!]
R e f l e c t i o n by ~Kuvei buhnen pt. XII by ~Gehoersturz
Hawaii, circulation by *alierturk Fisherman 3 by ~Alexandra35 Aquatic Trail by ~DawnroseofRedwall
Enchanted Ecstacisim by *stephenb19 Sea at Night by ~KamikazeSwede Good Morning Lake Tahoe by *MartinGollery
Tempest at the Baths by =MarkLucey Audley Bridge by *Sun-Seeker Where Two Worlds Collide II by *MyLifeThroughTheLens
CALIFORNIA by ~redsox1830 Sand Wave by ~Philippe-Albanel Fisherman by =Scorpidilion
Point Peron by *Aztil Midday at Tahoe by ~sellsworth eddy by ~visceralzen
Green Rocks by ~digitalarts65 Mono Lake by ~coulombic Purple Haze by =KrisVlad
A Corner of Buttermere by ~Shifty-One Reflections by ~HA91 :thumb302448959:
:thumb300316925: :thumb300526293: Wave Day by ~manaphoto
Go Green by *porbital Steamyyy by *elisemai ..magic broom falls.. by ~db-imagery
Crystal Creek Falls II by =FreeSpiritFotography Gatlinburgh 2012 - #1 by ~Recalibration Two Worlds Collide by ~dsnider
Park w Mosznej by ~Crash997 Japanese Garden by ~TheIceRange Reflections by =Vesperity
LatreuophobiaI wash off sick-sweet orange lipstick in front of a mirror as dusty as gothic romances. It tastes like oblivion, that is to say, like nothing my tongue can detect.
The door opens with a creak no private restroom could emulate. Some chick with blue bobbed hair and smeared eyeliner. I looked like that once. Ten years ago.
Getting the beer out of my hair is harder. Some men just can't take it when I'd rather they not kiss my feet or call me an angel or-
“Dayum girl, you look like a goddess.”
I gulp, taste of acid.
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^Nyx-Valentine arrived in our community and started whipping everyone into a frenzy with her relentless desire to bring the Artistic Nude and Fetish galleries to the fore. 9 years later, and it's safe to say that Nyx is not only a leader as a photographer in these galleries, but she has also established herself as a much saught after model. ^... Read More