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June Contest AnnouncementApril/May Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the April/May traditional art contest.
June Contest "Surreal Matrimony"
1. This is a Surreal Art Only contest.
2. Any medium is allowed.
3. Old and New works are allowed.
4. 1 submission per member.
5. Contest closes on the 28th.
6. Submit entries here -------> http://abstract-and-surreal.deviantart.com/gallery/41267313
1st Place: 200 points and 6 months of Premium
2nd Place: 100 points and 3 months of Premium
The Surrealist XX"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." -- Albert Einstein
In City by ~Skategirlliving in a dream by ~simplemanips
drowning lessons by `len-yanThe crow by *StreamyDigital
Abiogenesis by ~ShinybinaryMe and myslef - Cosmosys XI by *Dafne-1337art
Longing by *ComtesseDionaeaTreasure by `Aegis-Strife
Abstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 19*Einsilbig's
Spotlight Vol. 19
Abstract and Surreal
On a sunny afternoon
The having been
Turn the tide
Mann und Meer
it was really, really grey
Abstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 20*Einsilbig's
Spotlight Vol. 20
Abstract and Surreal
Respirami il silenzio
My secret pool
Into Another Dimension
29. April 2013 II
Abstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 21*Einsilbig's
Spotlight Vol. 21
Abstract and Surreal
Expelled from Eden
Last taxi before you go
Warsaw lines 5
Abstract and Surreal Spotlight Vol. 22*Einsilbig's
Spotlight Vol. 22
Abstract and Surreal
lost in your shadow
There is an end
Enter the Void
Enjoy The Silence
Ode to simplicity - Monthly special XIXWe proudly present a glorious selection from the May Gallery submissions #Ode-to-simplicity.
Open your eyes.
Open your soul.
Feel the beauty flow within.
Don't forget to this journal if you like it.
Tear Reservoir by `DpressedSoul 996 by ~Mords
Fallen angel by ~matze-end Message and The Bottle by ~warnaiman ir850 ii by ~ChristianRudat
Georg-Friedrich-Haendel Halle by ~MatthiasHaltenhof Garden by ~liutawras Topography of Terror by *Einsilbig
Freckled by *drkshp Art Of Fog by ~lightnoize Behind by `MichaelMagin
dans le parc by *baspunk Underwater Garden by ~joannakossakOn the top. by `dragonfly-oli
O l d _ D o c k by ~4lexandr0s A Cup of Leafs by =ifsantag Elixir. by `dragonfly-oli
art of decay 7356 by ~EvaShoots A qui le tour? by ~NanisKa Under the Bridge by *Einsilbig
IIII by =AG1P Lost in the shadows by *Latyrx Details in architecture I by *FeliDae84
Leaves V by *MatsHolmberg Eperdument by *amiejo
Collected and arranged by *augenweide
i love things simple by ~simplicity-fan keep it simple by ~simplicity-fan
POINT OF SIMPLICITY
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We have just made a few changes in the different galleries :
«Weather» gallerie has been closed. Pictures have been relocated in «Sky-Wind-Fire» or «Multi Topic» galleries.
A new gallerie has been created : «Nature-Abstracted DD». This collection is reserved to daily deviation of nature abstracted photographs
«Plant-Trees» gallerie becomes «Plants-Trees-Fungi» gallerie.
To reinforce our engagment toward abstraction combined with nature, a clean-up will be done in the next weeks, the following pictures will be removed :
- Pictures more figurative than abstracted.
- Pictures with heavy manipulations (ex : mirror effect, added blurr...).
- Pictures with the presence of objects (exception for «Rust and chemical reactions»).
- In the rust and chemical reactions : Pictures showing shape of an object or pictures with paint.
A small number of artworks should be affected by this clean-up. Be sure that we do not judge in any manner the artistic aspect of these pictures.
Looking for more Commenters & Volunteers!If you have a bit of spare time, why not consider joining the group as a Volunteer and/or joining the Commenter System as a Commenter?
For the former, as a Volunteer, we are looking for those interested in Digital Art, Photography, Traditional Art, Poetry, Prose, Cartoon & Comics, Manga/Anime, Fan Art and Other! If you are interested in any of those and you browse dA often, perhaps you could help us out as a Volunteer in the group!
We are looking for people that are interested in the above to suggest two favourites a week to our Favourites folders. That's all there is to it! If this appeals to you, please send us a note with the subject: Volunteer Application and tell us what type of art you're interested in!
Secondly, we need more people to sign up for our Commenter System, especially if you are interested in Literature and/or like to
Felicitous Artist 004As mentioned in the Felcitous Artist Feature 002
aerendial :iconaerendial: was choosen via a poll to become our next Proximo Artist. By some circumstances he decided just in this moment to be absent from dA for a longer time.
And my intention of a feature is, that the artist can enjoy it .... and so now is the time that I want to present you our amazing Kirke. I'm not sure if he is really present ... but I will give it a try
Some of you know him, because he is the founder of :iconshadowLIGHTseeker:. But today I want to show him as an artist, in my eyes a wonderful artist who is possible to gamble with all the world gives to play with
Hope you enjoy the tour via Kirkes world:
.. the abstract world
.. the nature world
.. the combinating world
.. the recombinating world
.. the integrative world
Competitive Actuation 001 - Final resultDear members, watchers and friends :iconcoffeedanceplz:
now our little adventure of organizing our first contest comes to it's end and I'm proud to present you the winners.
As written in the contest description the winners were choosen by a combination (50/50) of the votes of polls and the votes from the jury. This to be as fair as possible. I know there are many ways to get votes in polls.
And a result of this mixed voting is, that we have had a split decision for the third place and consequently two third places.
But now enough . Here are our wonderful winners
The Colo(u)r Thief
Thank you very much, *baspunk, for this lovely dedication to #WhoNeedsColour.
Your colo(u)r thieves are...
...and always will be:
Introducing New Gallery FoldersHello everybody,
due to popular request we have applied some changes to the gallery folders of our group:
"Landscapes, Flora and Fauna"
now is the place for all your nature photos, drawings or paintings.
"Urban and Street"
now is the place for all urban-related photography, drawings or paintings and for street photography,
while the former "Scapes, Urban and Rural" folder has been closed for submissions.
"Black and White Art Features"
Pretty much self-explanatory, isn't it? ^^
Please do always choose one of the themed folders for your submissions,
it helps us to keep the gallery organised.
WNC - Monthly Feature No. 30Don't forget to this feature if you like it.
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This is a selection from last month's submissions to
Have a close look!
A subtle sense of poetry by *EinsilbigInto Another Dimension by `DpressedSouldefragmentation of sight by *aerendial
Dune by ~MarcinFlisSupposition by *KizukiTamuraFlowing Diagrid by ~SunsetSam
Untitled by ~lwc71not in your nature by *davespertineUntitled by ~lwc71
Alpine I by =Mar-jus996 by ~MordsAlpine IV by =Mar-jus
Everything is quiet (over the surface) by ~vbagiatis1064553w by ~crossfading
GLIMPSE ON A WASTELAND - 11
Round 5 Panel 5-4 by *ArianeJurquet Glimpse by ~Ragnar949 A Chipmunk for Jocelyne by *saperlipop
Round 5 Panel 5-4 by *ArianeJurquet Glimpse by ~Ragnar949 A Chipmunk for Jocelyne by *saperlipop WHEN I WOKE UP,MY FAITH HAD DIED.. by *chryssalis
Glimpse by ~Ragnar949 A Chipmunk for Jocelyne by *saperlipop WHEN I WOKE UP,MY FAITH HAD DIED.. by *chryssalis Colossus by *aerendial
The Here and After by *Olga-Zervou Halflight II by *ohlin84 10. Banquet by ~Dezenerate195 by ~okilok
Halflight II by *ohlin84 10. Banquet by ~Dezenerate 195 by ~okilok untitled by *crh
10. Banquet by ~Dezenerate 195 by ~okilok untitled by *crh ps114 by ~Campo-Diaz