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dA love for everyone! #84

Journal Entry: Mon Oct 21, 2013, 3:24 AM


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As the title suggests, this news article’s goal is to spread the dA love into everyone’s heart! You will find here a little bit of everything, from awesome interviews with talented artists, art features, group promotion to random deviants' features. I hope you will find this informative and entertaining!


Interviewed artist: Miss-Belfry :iconmiss-belfry:

:bulletyellow: Tell us what defines you as a person.

I really am quite shy and quiet when there are many people around and feel most comfortable in the company of one or two friends, which for some reason are very hard to find in my case. Also I like to paint.

:bulletyellow: How did you find out about deviantART and why did you join the community?

I have been looking for online communities that enable people to share their creative outcomes and deviantART was the first place I came across. Being quite clumsy when it comes to computers and anything digital I was glad to have found anything at all so I decided to join. That was many years back now (I had another account before this one) but I'm glad I stayed. :)

:bulletyellow: When and how did you discover your passion for art?

I have to blame my wonderful mum for that. She used to engage me and my siblings in as many creative activities as possible from an early age on so it was something I naturally grew into and never really questioned.

The Day I took the Moon out for a walk by Miss-Belfry

:bulletyellow: What inspires you the most and when do you think your creativity is at its maximum?

There are so many things that inspire me but if I had to pick one I'd say it's nature. I love taking endless walks through the forest or alongside the beach – you always discover something new and I get many ideas for projects from the most overlooked things.
At its maximum my creativity is probably right at the beginning of any new project and goes downhill from then on... which is why I unfortunately only finish such a small number of projects that I start.

:bulletyellow: What do you think you'd be doing if you hadn't chosen this path?

It's hard to imagine but I'd probably be a mathematician. I always liked maths.
Or I'd have a 'lost&found' kind of shop. That'd be fun.

:bulletyellow: What do you think it's your most meaningful deviation and what makes it special? Does it have a story behind it?

Guiding the book is a very special work I created for a very special project – a book that is traveling all over the world, uniting so many artists in such a wonderful, personal way. Everyone who finds one of those books in their mailbox one day will understand just what's so beautiful about it. :)

Commission: Muriel Morgentau by Miss-Belfry

:bulletyellow: Do you have any insecurities regarding your art?

Yes, many. But they are important to keep me going until some day I might be able to do my vision justice with the things I put down on paper. I'm quite certain that day will never come which makes it my aim in life – my purpose.

:bulletyellow: Did art ever helped you to deal with your life problems?

It definitely boosted my confidence a lot. At a point when I pretty much hated everything about myself (as most teenagers do) I always knew I had this one thing I was quite good at. Living it out helped me more than once to forget all about the not so wonderful rest.

:bulletyellow: What is the one thing you always wanted to do but never got a chance to?

To go swimming with dolphins. :heart:

Little Amelia by Miss-Belfry

:bulletyellow: A few words for our fellow artists?

Don't let anyone discourage you in pursuing your aims! Keep on drawing (or whatever your creative passion is), and dreaming, and flying.

Commission: Reading time by Miss-BelfryGuiding the book by Miss-BelfryAuburn Sensation by Miss-Belfry




Photography Feature


We Eat Fucking Pills by Laura-SkeffYou Were The Light by Schnitzelyne...... by vvola
The draining rain by iNeedChemicalXGondoles with cheese, mushrooms and ham by MirageGourmandConjunction by CapturingTheNight



Traditional Feature


The Whispers III by LosOjosNegrosThe Moomins by scarlet-moon1Doggy by MeWannaLearn
Per aspera ad inferi by MoThErHeArT____temple by shepaCatfish by creaturesfromelInk Dragon II by RubisFirenos



Digital Feature


Fever dream by AntarcticSpringRegenerate Me by ApollotheneverenderHalloween 2013 by UnidColor
Amanda Mimimi by juhcashewStand up. Keep on Dancing. by KatjaFaithSweet Halloween by BlavatskayaPrincess by Petra3D



Literature Feature

:thumb407676611: Day One12:31
The water is all moving in the same direction.
To the left.
I like the left side of the boardwalk.
Sideways, not longways.
The sand's not moving. But I am.
Wait,
my life is like a spinning platform,
the one you stand on
while you're trying to get into your log flume boat.
12:33
That doesn't make sense.
12:37
There's a peninsula
(small one)
of charcoal rocks.
I want to be standing on the very edge of them.
I would be powerful
and then jump in for a swim.
12:39
There's nothing more mystical than laughing.
Everyone has such a nice laugh.
1:14
I see a middle aged couple nearby.
I want to be them one day.
Maybe not.
The woman keeps putting her hands in the water.
It is fall.
I hope he loves her.
1:28
They're gone.
2:00
The water is green.
There are two birds by the water now.
They remind me of the couple.
2:05
Everything's grey..
except the sand.
2:13
You know how the world is on
such an angle when you lean your head
to the side?
Like
craning your neck..
I wish I was falling when I di

She WasSometimes all I think about is the day when she'll come back home.
She used to be my April morning, my jazz singer, my bourbon on those cool Appalachian nights. I was her October evening, her dance partner, her tequila on those lazy mountain afternoons.
She was a transient entity, a golden placekeeper in my million-dollar hymnbook. Her stars were always aligned, it seemed, and whatever fruit was her favorite seemed to always be ripe and ready for her to pick. I sensed that she had a bag packed somewhere, hidden away, in case she was called west on some important, undisclosed mission. Her mind wandered, her soul searched, but her heart never fell far from our cabin.
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The day she went away started the same as any other. I woke up early, made breakfast, served her in bed. She gave me a small smile and made space on the bed for me to join her. Through her reading glasses, glinting like treasures in th
I can't put it to wordsit started before
     the pyramids
and now
here we are
  and hearts break;
they break
into the black holes
   behind them
 and everything
becomes that which
 has nothing
to do with being spoken


   
Group Feature

:iconnatureweb:
NatureWeb is a group for nature lovers. When you join NatureWeb you become part of a caring family that encourages you to share your work and let it be seen by other nature lovers.



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:iconchloeclik:
ChloeClik Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for featuring NatureWeb :hug: beautiful feature. 
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    My pleasure, thank you :happybounce:
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MeWannaLearn Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! : ) 
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    My pleasure :happybounce:
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silvernium Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
A really nice feature. I love ~Miss-Belfry 's idea of a lost & found shop.
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    Thank you! It's interesting indeed :nod:
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iDJPanda Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Student General Artist
Wonderful collection. :')
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LosOjosNegros Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
Thanks for the mention.:)
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