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Spotlight Features - Vol. 18

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 1:08 PM

A news series featuring art selected by me. There will be a wide range of themes and genres covered. In addition, there will be periodic interviews and artist spotlights.

:+fav: If you like this article, please add it to your favorites to help spread the love for the art and artists within.

Daily Features

On my profile page, I feature a new deviation every day (or two or three). The piece is usually something that caught my eye. Could be an amazing digital painting, a fun stamp, a quick photograph that made me smile, perhaps a piece for a weekly theme, whatever. However, it moved me enough to share it with my visitors. Below is a list of the artists which I featured during December 2012. I am showcasing different pieces from their gallery in the hope of showing them a bit more love. If you would like to see the original piece I featured of each of these artists, please visit this folder.

:bulletblue: :iconrobtariart: RobTariArt

WONDER WOMAN by RobTariArt Alice in Wonderland by RobTariArt

:bulletblue: :iconbohy: Bohy

Snow fairy - poster by Bohy This is our legacy by Bohy

:bulletblue: :iconsqueakytoybox: SqueakyToybox

Sarias Song Zelda by SqueakyToybox SquidPig Dress Up Game by SqueakyToybox

:bulletblue: :iconfreakingpurple: freakingpurple

George looks smart by freakingpurple Flowers 4 by freakingpurple

:bulletblue: :iconphlum: Phlum

Bugbie Vector :comm: by Phlum Spirit Stream - Spots vs. Zombies by Phlum

:bulletblue: :iconmirzers: mirzers

It's LeviOsa, Not LeviosAR by mirzers Honey, What are you Doing? by mirzers

:bulletblue: :icongrandmoonma: grandmoonma

MLP FIM OC Handmade Felt MINI-ME'S by grandmoonma Unicorn Patchwork Handmade Custom Pillow by grandmoonma

:bulletblue: :iconashleykat: Ashleykat

aDvEnTuRe TiMe :D Finn by Ashleykat

:bulletblue: :iconfriendfrog: FriendFrog

African Daydream by FriendFrog Spring is Delicious by FriendFrog

:bulletblue: :iconstarsandglasses: starsandglasses

Extinguished by starsandglasses The hunger by starsandglasses

:bulletblue: :iconshisleya: shisleya

My time has come by shisleya Gift: Embedded Love by shisleya

:bulletblue: :iconzenandcoffee: ZenAndCoffee

Dirigible Lace Fingerless Gloves by ZenAndCoffee Blood Bondage Arm Warmers by ZenAndCoffee

:bulletblue: :iconsteffne: steffne

Pokecenter by steffne Bubblefizz Hair Salon Playset by steffne

:bulletblue: :iconpriteeboy: priteeboy

Golden gates of Hell by priteeboy The Snorlax by priteeboy

:bulletblue: :iconfreelikewater: FreeLikeWater

Cuddle Weather by FreeLikeWater Leon and Chris by FreeLikeWater

:bulletblue: :iconsamuel123: samuel123

Inventing A New Colour by samuel123 the doctor by samuel123

:bulletblue: :iconsupperfrogg: supperfrogg

Green Lantern by supperfrogg Little witch by supperfrogg

:bulletblue: :iconheilyaens: HeilyAens

Love Letter by HeilyAens Eyrun and Lyl by HeilyAens

:bulletblue: :iconzimeta: Zimeta

Remember Me, Eddie? by Zimeta Have you seen Loki? by Zimeta

:bulletblue: :iconrokugurin: RokuGurin

Which Will You Choose? by RokuGurin A Tengu's Spite by RokuGurin

:bulletblue: :iconanelphia: anelphia

Mysteries of the Rosary Vr2 by anelphia Fishy Kiss by anelphia

Spotlight Interview

In this series, I hope to introduce the community to some artists who have been around dA for a while, but are still relativity unknown. The interviews are meant to be short and sweet. I encourage you to check out the artist's full gallery and add them to your devWatch.

:iconeitvys200: -- This issue, we talk to photographer and digital artist, Eitvys200

:bulletwhite: Could you introduce yourself and tell us a little about yourself and your dA life?

Hello everyone, I'm Eitvydas (usually everyone around here calls me Tie), I'm 15 and I love deviantART. :heart: The main and biggest project I'm running is deviantART wiki (… which aims to create a better knowledge source I also have some groups here one of them is dARecords which collects records around deviantART. :la: Talking about my real life I'm just a student who lives in a small city. :giggle:

:bulletwhite: What would you say your main artform is? Secondary?

My main artform is photography it's where I started and what I like the most still. :) Second is probably digital/pixel art the second artform I really love. :eager:

:bulletwhite: When did you start pursuing your art? What prompted you to?

I started just before I joined dA. I remember that day very clearly I saw a photo that truly inspired me it was a sunny autumn day and I grabbed my photo camera ran outside and started capturing all those amazing things. :heart:

:bulletwhite: What is your favorite piece in your gallery at the moment?

Maybe it's not the best I did, but it's defiantly my favorite. :eager: Not sure why maybe colors? Maybe because of the place I took it?

Start the fire by Eitvys200

:bulletwhite: In general, what is your favorite thing to create (i.e. fan-art, poetry, etc) ?

It depends. If I will feel like that I will go and create a stamp if I will feel differently I might grab my camera and run God knows where to take a perfect photo.  :lol:

:bulletwhite: Just for fun question: What is your favorite movie?

My favorite movie is defiantly Titanic.I could watch it many, many times. :P

:bulletwhite: Time to spread the love. Who are 3 artists you feel could use more love? Tell us why you love them. (please select one piece from each of the artist's gallery and send me the thumb)

SnowSniffer is my friend and great emoticonist. :) I love his works and how he shades his emotes. :faint:

dAddicted-Stamp by SnowSniffer

Smoludozerka I fall in love with her work when I commissioned here. :heart:

Commission for Eitvys200 by Smoludozerka

Xanderpus Is great artist/emoticonist. Go give hims some love. :eager:


:bulletwhite: Final words?

Thank you for the interview. :hug: And thank you to everyone who will read this. :hug:

:bulletwhite: Some of my picks from Eitvys200's gallery:

Waiting... by Eitvys200 Skyfall project - closed by Eitvys200

Themed Feature

Valentine's Day is this week, and the focus is on candy and hearts and love. When trying to think of other things that invoke the holiday, my mind went to lace. There is nothing quite as romantic as lace, whatever the form. So, with that in mind, here's a lacy feature...

:thumb164259041: Set Alicante 3 black lace Somnia Romantica by SomniaRomantica :thumb88636036: "Kassandra" by v-couture-boutique Soft spring by DarkVenusPersephonae Romantic Dinner (or an Exercise in Frustration) by Tramp-Graphics Lace Over A-line Romantic Sweetheart Wedding Dress by foxgowns Love Me Always- Steampunk by Nite0wlStudios Long-Sleeve Button-Front Lace Dress-L2038C by littlepawfashion Dress Mariposa, by Somnia Romantica, close-up by SomniaRomantica Rinascimento by DarkVenusPersephonae the secret itself becomes by PristineAndPutrid :thumb308130605: Lace Panties by SybLaTortue Blouse lace Somnia Romantica by SomniaRomantica Romantic Lace by Sliceofcake black lace cuffs by diwatox Bag and Gloves Somnia Romantica by SomniaRomantica Amelia necklace by Lincey Romantic Black Lace by vmpgrl

Special Feature

Having been a bit MIA lately and missing a lot of art, I ran a poll lately asking my watchers to show me some of their recent faves. Here's a collection of some that were linked. You can see the full poll here --->…

Brownie? by Misswd CE: By the Fire by slycooper11 Viking Portrait by arisuonpaa ::Dreaming of Home:: by Prayselove Lament for Icarus by Mirz123 Hmmm... by UzhaZZ Little rain by Dibumac lana shepard by chiiku pixie cut by HennaLucas Nyan Cat 2012 to 2013 difference by FlashiePaws Snake 3 by nightrose0087 Watercolor Lotus by Miisu The portrait by Katikut :thumb244757196: Warblerbrau Porter by ursulav The Curious Fox by Lhuin Special Friend Box by acquiesce9four Pure power by Lew-GTR dark messenger by wolf-minori Just another cigarette by gtneko Nest by FerdinandLadera Princess by PinkParasol Fishing On The Drinking Dragon by AndyFairhurst Hyakki Night:Leaf elf by bcnyArt Mad!Cry by Kiwa007 Sweetest Valentine by Roots-Love MMTD Envi1 by Milish Sailor Moon by nako-75 :thumb350804058: LIKE AN ASIAN by yuumei Stone Buddha by Ravncat Where Death Has Trod by time-well-wasted Chisato Ezakiya design by AutomatonCreatives Alisa by annashakina Satay by zhuzhu Purple Heaven by Ryse95 Jeannie's wicked sister by E-Ocasio Rubik's Revenge by bopchara To be a woman is't a sin by DeadlyDoll667 Study of English Countryside by nicky-costi Manners by KayVeeDee me:::::::::::::::::::::::: by Funkiscopic Kandi Panda Power by PandiHandi


This section will be used to promote special events and such around dA that are close to my heart, as well as requested pimpage.

:bulletgreen: If you haven't heard, the 2012 Emote Awards are in full swing. Nominations close this week, but there are still a few days to get your choices in. If you don't know who to nominate, don't worry. The voting stage will start shortly after. Be sure to submit your picks for the best in each category. For more information, check out this page --->…

:bulletgreen: PlzCatalog is hosting a contest through February 24, 2013. There are three ways to participate. There's a great group of prizes, including points, features, and llamas. To find out more, check out this page --->…

:bulletgreen: deviant Gnewi has started a list featuring deviants who take commissions, as well as current contests running. So, if you 're interested in either, check the page out and give it a bookmark/fave --->…


A nod to the following people and resources which make this article possible:
:bulletblack: Logo graphic by admx
:bulletblack: Section bullets courtesy of Fatcow Hosting
:bulletblack: CSS Skin by Drake1
:bulletblack: Custom journal coding and layout by Ravenswd

This issue spotlights profile featured artists from December 2012, interview with artist =Eitvys200, a special Valentine's lace feature, and a collection of faves from my recent watchers poll.
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Trisste-stocks Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for feature :squee:
Mirz123 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
shisleya Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist
Thank you very much for the features, it's so lovely of you!! :glomp: :love:
This is a very nice selection, indeed! :heart:
Mirz123 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Miisu Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Thank you very much for the feature! :squee: And especially to `Minato-Kushina for suggesting it to you! :faint:
Mirz123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
You're welcome. :heart:
gtneko Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Thank you for featuring my drawing,it means alot to me:hug::heart:
Mirz123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
DianaGrigore Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Wonderful article, so many things to see here :) :aww:
Mirz123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
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