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Traditional Art Techniques II
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Traditional Art Week continues! This article will give you a brief overview of even more physical media techniques and their characteristics, featuring beautiful examples found all over DeviantArt and tutorials. I sincerely hope this will get you inspired to try something new and experiment, why not pick a tutorial and see what you learn! Don't forget, whilst techniques has their own regulations and principles, they still can be combined, you have to be no wizard (just a little creative) to find a new way to express yourself through them.  Let's take a look  Singing 
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Shibori is an ancient technique which essentially refers to dyeing and shaping fabric with a multitude of techniques involving "resists" - basically tying, stitching, capping, clamping, etc. the fabric, to allow dye to get only to particular areas of the fiber. Although shibori is not only done with acid dyes, I use acid dyes in my shibori work, so that's what I'll be talking about in this article! Hope you enjoy!
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PhantomSkyler Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
A little late, sorry about that but happy birthday.
XuhanShi Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
Posting this one early due to the time zone differences between us.

Happy birthday, mang. I know we haven't been in contact for long, at only four months, but I hope you can enjoy today (even with certain recent events as you've told me).
Reinhold-Hoffmann Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Heya, we have a new art contest ongoing at FGE and as one of the winners of past contests there i thought it might interest you

Capcom Series Art Contest! (Jan-Feb 2014!)This year it was all about the Samurai Shodown fighting games during Januar-Februar, in 2014 it is going to be a Capcom Celebration Contest of their many Fighting Games and Beat'em Ups with the EXCEPTION of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers since both of these series have a ton of fan art already and we try to get those other games and characters in the spotlight on FGE!
The Prizes are
25€ (around 30$) OR a 12 Month deviantART Premium Account for the 1st Prize
10€ (around 13$) OR 3 Month deviantART Premium Memberships for the 2nd and 3rd winners
1 Month dA Premium Memberships for the 4th and 5th winners
Feature for all 5 winners here on FGE and on

This contest runs from today till Friday the 28th Februar 2014
Allowed are up to 3 submissions per artist.
Not allowed is strong violence and nudity.
Redesigns are allowed, OC's are not.
Not allowed are old deviations, everything has to be made for this contest of course.
It has to be mentioned th

This time, the theme are Capcom fighting games or beat em ups with the exception of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers games since those are relative often drawn already, on FGE we always try to get some of the not so popular games into the spotlight. The deadline is the 28th Februar 2014, the prizes are 1/3/12 months dA Premium Accounts (or 25€ as the 1st prize)

Greets and have a good start into 2014!
PhantomSkyler Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hey Francis, something's wrong with the note system, won't let me send anything. Do you have an e-mail you could note me so I can send the Celtia info?
Whysvert Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thesis is done ~3~

kamusta naman kayo dyan? :D try ko dumaan sa weekends pagdating ng sembreak :lol:

oh and napanood mo na yung Mortal Kombat Legacy 2? yung continuation
Kukurobuki Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer

OK NAMAN!!! busy individually, lahat may kanya kanya project kasi. go lang, wala naman problema.

NAPANOOD KO NA! nirelease agad nila lahat ng episodes, or I missed the premiere, so na marathon ko agad lahat. 
Whysvert Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
ayos! :))) sige lang, pagkatapos na ng last oral exam ko, dadaan na ako :D

oo nga e nagulat ako e :)) kala ko iisa isahin ko yung episodes biglang andun na lahat so might as well watch everything XD so panu yun, wait for Mortal Kombat Legacy 3 tayo?
Whysvert Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Kamusta! :D
Sorry busy recently x.x thesis na x.x.x
Kukurobuki Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Professional Filmographer
AYOS!!! Okay kami! business is picking up! dami na work. hahaha.

Kamusta thesis? ano thesis mo?
Whysvert Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
YUN O!! try ko talaga dumaan one time pag wala akong saturday class :lol: wanna see thizz :>

First draft na :)) medyo mahirap. Effects of special economic zones on the gambling industry :-bd
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