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how to update your artist's comment by MathildasDoubel
I-C Gallery Guide by ninebark
Time by KoKitsune-sama Correction by ravendark82
Correction: Fox cub by Nephtis
Before - After
Glo Up by Panda-Poodle
Before And After 2017 by AquaRey
Improvement Meme by StarlightXSword
Hal Again by Ameliasketches
Correct Me Manga OR Cartoons
EveryoneGood? by AtHomeInTheVoid
CE 1/2  Samori by theonefoxyroxy
Man Drawing Practice by Comber321
Freedom by Piuskiih
Corrected Manga OR Cartoons
Assist: cooking WIP by GhostOcelot
paintover for Ezeger by MathildasDoubel
Assist: Scythe Lady Roxy by GhostOcelot
Poses Are Difficult by Lukahhhhhhhh
Correct Me Animals
Ceru's Christmas by Waddledom
Kittens pose sketch by gigi28
Ponysona: Allie Flendor by AllieFlendor
horse pose portrait by gigi28
Corrected Animals
Redline of The Water Wyrm by senshi-sun
correction #1 by Dragon-aire
redline for scribblyjackal [corrected] by umbreon-rock
redline for deadlynightshade7753 by umbreon-rock
Correct Me Realism
Alvianth by Piuskiih
Dominic (2017) by Meekochan
William Turner self portrait study by Orion161
Corrected Realism
paintover for Meekochan by MathildasDoubel
Assist: WoW character by GhostOcelot
paintover for Silpher8 by MathildasDoubel
paintover for lillendandie by MathildasDoubel
Correct Me Other
Learning colorization : dragon by Sheogorart
Katrin Sanchez by girib
The watchmaker's apprentice by DancesWithDreams
Roamer bucket helm by Waddledom
Corrected Other
recolorrrr by umbreon-rock
DatStomachDoe Redline by stupidsamurai
paintover for SabitheWitch by MathildasDoubel
some suggenstions for aaawhyme by MathildasDoubel
Using ibisPaintX - Part 1: Canvas size and layers by Theultimate-shadow
World of Warcraft Character by Rease-Hunter
Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2012
Secret Santa Present by SkyCrawlers123
2014 Secret Santa Gift Exchange
Aria-Secret Santa by Nokinami
2015 Secret Santa Gift Exchange
Secret Santa- neonparrot by Mangonaid
2016 Secret Santa Gift Exchange
Iris (Secret Santa) by JenyArtwork


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Another month, another art challenge!

I'm bringing back one of our more popular challenge types - a mix and match. This February, you are challenged to draw a character inspired by a random assignment of photos.

Here's how this will work:

  1. Leave a comment on this journal saying you're in. (If you know folks who might love to be in on the challenge, tag them in!)
  2. I will reply by giving you three photos to inspire you.
  3. You will sketch six different characters or character scenes inspired by the three photos. Each of these six should be quick and take no more than 5 minutes each. (Feel free to do more than six, if you'd like.)
  4. You will pick the one idea you like the best and draw the character design. 
  5. Post a link to both the concept sketches and the final design in a comment on this journal.
Let's say you're given the following awesome photos as inspiration....

.L o s t. In This Lovely Place by GrotesqueDarling13  Hexen-Express by Noirerora Chick Tunes by Innocentium

If this were your assignment, you could use these photos as literal inspiration (a rainbow chick riding a train listening to music), or loosely (a steampunk dragon with rainbow colored curls and super fluffy feathers, a rapper in a dance club, a disco snowman on a coalpile with a yellow feathery boa...), or however your imagination wants. Here are some questions that might be useful when thinking about your character's name:
  1. What do the photos make you think of? What are some of the colors, shapes, and themes?
  2. What world, genre, or environment might these photos work for?
  3. Would the photo inspiration be about the character's appearance, setting, clothing, attitude, personality, situation, race, motivation?
  4. How old might the character be? What gender? What species? What body shape? Could it be a child? An elder? Is it even alive?
The goal for the challenge is to push your creative boundaries, so think outside the box.

  1. You must base the character designs on the photos you're given.
  2. The photo inspiration should be clearly visible in the picture, but don't redraw the photo, use a color picker tool, or copy the poses directly. Inspiration, not imitation.
  3. You can do this challenge many times, but I will only give you one set of photos at a time.
  4. The picture for the challenge can be any style, medium, or form. The final version can be a sketch or fully finished piece.
  5. Make sure to link to both this challenge and the photos you were inspired by in the description section of your art piece. Don't forget to talk about how the photos inspired the art!

A note to photographers: dA is full of gorgeous photos, and you're probably here because you got a notification letting you know one of yours was picked to be an inspiration for an artist participating in this challenge. All photos will be credited in the final piece they inspire. But if you would rather your piece not be used as inspiration, just let us know with a comment or note. 


  Dolomites by polomski  dandelion by ajkabajka  Bearded Vulture Portrait by Berlin-Steglitz Arrow right Combo Challenge Sketches by Hawkheart11    Who the hell woke the giant??? Wtf, Jimmy, wtf by Hawkheart11
Der Maeusebussard by feigenfrucht  The red violin by bittersweetvenom Leaning Hard by Lawdog-Studios Arrow right  Design sketches 1 by DancesWithDreams Guardian by DancesWithDreams
sea spices by m-lucia Puffin by DominikaAniola  Tribal by SimonVelazquezArtArrow right Combo Challenge Sketches by dragonfire53511  Atomic Spectral Puffin by dragonfire53511
Blue Winter by VBmonkey26  Carach Angren #15 by FemtoGraphy  Summer Spirit by borda Arrow right  Mix and Match - Original Sketches by Midnight94 

Mature Content

Heavy Soulfall by Midnight94

COLORFUL FACE by ELKAPL  Hummingbird of Oakland by Canislupuscorax  Into Infinity by mythirllArrow right  Feb Challenge by robovelociraptor  brighter than any star by robovelociraptor

Colorful katydid nymph by ColinHuttonPhoto  Soaking up the Sun by deepgrounduk pigeons of the Yasin by fotoizzetArrow right  Concept Sketches | February Combo Challenge by tinystargazer The Catcher | February Combo Challenge by tinystargazer
Jayner Senior US Championships 2012 by 1pen  Mantis by hey-its-laura  Napping in the Sunshine by 1 Arrow rightFebruary Combo Challenge - Sketch by Fenalith  February Combo Challenge by Fenalith

Best Model Ever by Zoomer1958  Nature's Architecture by smfoley Tyto alba by SkiaArrow right6 Character Design Sketches by WolfChiefsDaughters Felicia Character Design by WolfChiefsDaughters
  Waiting for The Storm by borda  Dreamer by NikaTuwaPhotography  Holding Light in My Hand by WillTC Arrow right Phaethon sketch by Enkidu-hybrid  End of the Longest Winter by Enkidu-hybrid

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JenTheDoodler Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
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AtHomeInTheVoid Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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ireversx Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Sheogorart Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist
Hello there, 

Just to be sure I understood rules correctly : when I use a lineart (free to use, of course), not mine, just to colorize it, I can't submit it here to have a feedback on colorization, right? 
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HelloNessa94 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi !
I was wondering if its okay If i can submit one of my recent deviations to the group for cell coloring correcting critique if its okay ? 

Link -…
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SzkArt Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
will there be a secret santa this year ? 
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EarthboundAlexis Featured By Owner Edited Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Idk how to submit. The rules are a little confusing. I need someone to help?
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Liphoeryx Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me, I can't seem to find the join button. Can someone help me? :')
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ZoologyKaM Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow this is a really great way to run a group! Seems like it'd be a lot more helpful to redraw an image or see it redrawn than it is to just get a critique and say "I'll keep that in mind for the next drawing." 
It'll be fun getting involved with this group! Nice to meet you all!
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