|Acrylic, mica pigment and interference colours on wood, laser-cut, hand-assembled. 100x100 cm.|
deviantART 101 - Part TwodeviantART 101 - Part One included:deviantART 101 - Part Two by Jules1983
1. Getting Started
2. Linking on deviantART
5. Getting Involved
deviantART describes itself as a "community of artists and those devoted to art". So this is more than just a website where you can upload your art, it is a COMMUNITY, a place where millions of people hang out, support and inspire one another and enjoy each other's art. Becoming a part of this community can be very hard at first, but let's find out how you can get involved.
Every artist loves a good comment. That doesn't necessarily mean that you should go and tell everyone how fabulous they and their art are, but a good comment can also include constructive criticism. You should always consider how you word things. If you must critisize a deviation (always read the artist's comment first, maybe they are not looking for a critiqu
"One of the fundamental conditions of happiness is to know that everything that one does has a meaning in eternity" - Titus Burckhardt
I trained in graphic design and my body of work encompasses illustration, comics, tutorials, digital games and children's books. I was apprenticed to a master calligrapher for several years and I am now settled in London, UK, where I am dedicated full-time to my own calligraphy, going deeper into the potential of the ancient art of the Kufic script, which I also teach, while pursuing illustration for my own pleasure. I'm also an avid cook and baker, and all-time animal lover, with a passion for ethnography and a history of globetrotting.
You'll find my work on my dual website, Majnouna (calligraphy) / Cedarseed (everything else). My CV is here.