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AwarenessDear deviantArt community,
Every day we are confronted with negative and partly barbarous news, some would say those news are fed to us actually. The effect: emotional blunting, brutalization and disinterest.
Be honest with yourself and have a look inside yourself. Who cares about the animal at the other side of the globe, which is nearly extinguished because we cut or eliminate his natural habitat? What do we do on a daily basis against child abuse, for human rights, the environment or animal protection?
There were and there will be incidences, which may touch our hearts or will touch them on different levels. Sometimes we may close ourselves or shy away because if you would have a closer look you would simply go crazy; others may touch us barely, because they are far away or may not affect us, or not directly.
The news about the cruelties done to dogs in the Ukraine in preparation for the football (soccer) EM (european championship) 2012 was the last straw for me. Still living
My 4th Feature 2012 - Part B -:iconspreadmoreloveplz: Hello all my friends and watchers :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
It's time to say thank you for all the nice comments, and :icondevwatch2: in the month of March
and also a big welcome to all my new watchers.
She's like the wind by SP-ByIsa LEARN NOT TO BREATHE.. by chryssalis
On the wings of time by PattiPix "Seriously??" by KirstenLane Warrior by CreartisteA
Princesses of dawn by saza11 :thumb290593822: wish by Sophie-Y
Flamboyant by babsartcreations :thumb290882129: ignition by oneoftheclan
:thumb291692488: :thumb292454856: Autumn Fairy by AndyGarcia666
Jesus in the Garden by AngeliaArt Cold Area by lightplutonium Silva by ComtesseDionaea
Bite me again by KalosysArt :thumb217457299: :thumb291492189:
Between Life and Death... by Villenueve I can cast spells, you know? by cylonka Forever Darkness by silentfuneral
Red angel by Blackmoons32 Hunted by JennLaa Cerca del mar by vampirekingdom
La prisonniere by PerlaMarina Delirium by moiFontaine Purple Dreams by EnchantedWhispersArt
My 3th Feature 2012:iconspreadmoreloveplz: Hello all my friends and watchers :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
It's time to say thank you for all the nice comments, and :icondevwatch2: in the last month
and also a big welcome to all my new watchers.
shi7 by Sophie-Y Panda by Celairen
Be My Light by Corvinerium Chick by AngeliaArt :thumb287970345:
Magic night by ArtbyValerie :thumb288169720: Tales In The Cemetery by maiarcita
Sonata al mar by Marazul45 The season of sorrow by Sophie-Y :thumb288135435:
Time Traveler by Dani-Owergoor Steampunk Room by SilverCurlyART :thumb268608243:
My city is my music by Sylwia77 After Dark by Art-by-Nise Dream a Little Girl by x-Cubbu-x
Catwoman by DarkVisionsDreams The Sound of Silence by Dark-Angel669 The Attic by DeniseGarbis
Lady Spring by Nataly1st Mongolian Girl by LewiARTs Au Revoir Mon Amour by SweediesArt
Hunted by JennLaa :thumb285326011: Terra Incognita by KirstenLane
City Lights by EnchantedWhispersArt Fairy Manga by CaryAndFrankArts :thumb287875619:
Tremble for you love by cylonka :thumb28767131
UPDATED: 55 Ways to be Positive!Building on Our Community's Strengths
The focus of the photomanipulation community needs to remain on art, but there should also be emphasis on connections between artists. Building a positive atmosphere where artists feel supported and accepted is conducive to the production of great art.
I believe the secret to fostering community spirit, continuing to learn our trade, and improving our own art lies in being supportive of one another.
35 55 Ways to Be Positive
Thanks to those of you who have helped so far, we now have 55 things you can do to be a positive influence in our community:
1. Suggest a DD for someone - See: :faq18:2. Comment on someone's work3. Write a critique, even a short one (make sure they want it first)4. Add a work to your favorites5. Join a group and get involved6. Share your awesome artwork7. Have pride in your craft; put time and heart into creating art8. Feature someone's work in your journal9. Create a news article
New Feature and Magazine FeatureI haven't done a feature in quite some time and also I have been featured in this month's publication of Kultur magazine which you can check out here. http://kulturmag.co.za/wordpress/latest
Belle au bois Dormant by ChisSweetArt:thumb283983292:Medioevo dream by DiosaEMRThe deeper the love ... by cylonkaSpidergirl Busts Benjamin Barker and Accomplice by rsiphotographyDespair by Rafaelll90:thumb284054301:Precipicio by DanielPriegoForest Fae by SweediesArt:thumb282980106:World of fairy tales by BiBiARTsMountain Skull by Sylwia77Love is eternal by frenchfoxDance with me by irinama:Angel: by Troyzenlife is fleeting by Apostoll100Satisfied by DesignbyKattnight warriors by peroni68:thumb283604972:Flamboyant by babsartcreationsJust Waiting for You by LadyPinguHome by Dark-Angel669:thumb283229021:Gothic angel by Bergkristalle:thumb283748510:Flowers by maiarcitaThe morning by DoucesseVitamin G by ebtihalien:thumb283610024:T I M E L E S S by Frederic-Lievreviscous quod fides by KirstenLaneRomantics of dark alleys by sasha-fantom:thumb282727796:Venom of a Rose by Wesley-SouzaLight and Dark by ChristabelleLAmortGolden peonies, lychee and clockwork nightingale by LiliaOsipovaA Prayer To Mother Demon Version 2 by Aimee-Valentine-ArtThe Chronicles of Spiderwick by LucasValencioIII Wishes by JennLaa
hope I have not forgot a
Protectors of the Earth by Deadly-WandererOnly the sadness is with me... by DiosaEMRMy sweet place by EcatheHer Angel by AprilLightGoddess of the Moon by Avahlon:thumb290699732:The Gates of Oblivion by Yoni-DanzigerKing of the Birds by Gild-a-Lilyproblem zero by HippieVan57Remnants by frenchfoxSpring Secrects by JennLaaClosed by Canankk:thumb289285971:Touch the dream by MagicOfTheTiger:thumb290586924:I fly in my dreams by johngiannis27:thumb290533689:Soul Mixture V2 by KnightFlyte96Happy St.Patrick's Day by Lukay7Rescue party by MadameThenadierThe Offering by mippieArtNocturno by musetta30Fantasia di Carnevale by Nataly1stAn angels dream by DarkVisionsDreams:thumb290267336:The Edge by Lub-Ad:thumb290290777:Black Queen by sasha-fantomPlay Time by saza11Droid by SurehuinelLeft Behind by SweediesArtWired or weird by YBsilonMystical Eyes by peroni68cypher by MililaniMakRainy Day by BiBiARTsNature's Touch by MizidoraPax Eterna by KirstenLaneGentle Musings by LauraestStop Sniveling and Face Me by Rachelevans1013Wait... by Sherit-Rainto the ocean by tallouhTarot-Justice by wintersmagic
Sorrow by MonaParvin:thumb290185051:Buy a bag..... by TriciaSHappy Birthday Hunny by xXNightRose14Xx:thumb288962156:
Have a great weekend
Pussy galore + more!Hoi hoi hoi.....
Some pussies.... :icondrevilplz: What did you expect?
:thumb281317008:Broken Soul by AndyGarcia666
:thumb281127176:El otro pendiente by vampirekingdomBlack Heart Romance by silentfuneral
Seduction by babsartcreationsDead Gardens by LadyxBoleynblack cats by Bergkristalle
odds and endsies....
Secret Life by beyzayildirim77RocknRoll by FlobelebelebobeleAbiogenesis by MarcelaBolivar
Listening to the universe by Alshain4Absolute Truth by illuphotomaxHuntress by Surehuinel
Death by crilleb50RAGE... by chryssalisParvati birth of new star by sasha-fantom
Give them your support peeps.
20 under 40 - vol. 23
Cocoon by NapHtalYne
Pandora's Box 2012 by GoddessOvDoom Snow White by Anacorreal
speed_battle_june11 by Elementarsatz 'the come back' by ellegottzi LIGHTS OUT by Lexileus
Entre tes mains by AnarkiARockPhoto Merengue Let's celebrate by KreksofinArt new beginning by Jazpar
Gallery of friendship - part.2
Thank you very much for your wishes for my birthday ! Here is a little selection of your works !
thank to you !
Sharing A Funny Story by NigNag :thumb104363467:
:thumb262698717: UFO A Strange New World 2010 by RLPT07IDN Baby dragon by ElenaDudina
Forever in the Dream by silentfuneral :thumb267710523: dont worry - be happy by Ruskatukka
Bumble Bee on Dahlia - macro by JocelyneR :thumb268792791: Terra Incognita by KirstenLane
The Tree House by xeena-dragonkizz Cat on a Haunted Roof by Mr-Ripley detaliu Palatul Culturii by liviugherman
A Doll of a Witch by CherishedMemories Crime-fighter by sylesis See The New World Rising by ReyeD33
:thumb263967944: :thumb243794460: Field of tears .. by Murmele
. .. . .. . by BaxiaArt Lust by DeadLulu Zombie Daze by Metal-Bender
Dragon Master by Surehuinel This Flight Tonight by Joe-Lynn-Design All Hallows Eve by PridesCrossing
Contemplate the emptiness... by GrandeOmbre Five Gold Rings by wintersmagic La pecera by musetta30
Journey to Wonderland by ChristabelleLAmort :thumb266905490: :thumb267723607:
Lush Worlds by Scarlettletters Sytinsky Lane Moscow by inObrAS Gothic moonlight by Heliakin
The All Knowing by davegoldartgallery .In the autumn lake. by larosaperlata -+-Our Destiny-+- by TalviEnkeli
Bear Creek by SilentPlea night of the hunter by scheinbar :thumb
It is about time for a new feature! Oh, I miss the News Articles! Once more, does any of you know how I could publish a News Article without eliminating the present journal on my profile page?
Again, this journal is consecrated to people who have kindly featured one or more of my photos or have helped me in a way or another. Due to the lack of space (60 KB), I cannot include everybody. Nevertheless nobody will be forgotten.
Day30 by gold-roseDay25 by gold-roseNadir by gold-rose
Autumn Sky by EffItJustDanceAlone Stands The Red Tree by EffItJustDance
positives Bewusstsein......diese Aktion ist all den helfenden Händen gewidmet.
Sie leisten täglich großartiges und werden doch immer wieder von den Medien missachtet und übergangen.
Vielen Dank für all die bisherigen netten Rückmeldungen.
Mein letztes Journal hat noch eine Frage offen gelassen, die ich hier gern beantworten möchte. Erstmal nur in deutsch, da meine Englischkenntnisse für einen derartigen Text nicht ausreichen. Eine englische Übersetzung folgt in Kürze durch :iconFeliDae84:
Sie hatte auch mein letztes Journal netter Weise übersetzt. :heart:
Ein indisches Sprichw
Poetic PsychosisIn thirty seconds, the next shell would fall. Every night was the same, but every night Lorenzo experienced it as if it were the first time. His throat felt swollen; breathing was hard. He glanced around at the others; young men like him who had been shipped out in the name of honour and freedom. There was no honour in this, no freedom. Only death behind your eyelids, and a fear so gutting, that it carved out your innards and left you a hollow husk. Lorenzo tried to breathe, tried to assure himself that he was still whole, still made of flesh. They had lied when they told him he was ready.
Matteo ran towards him, arms out, rifle swinging uselessly at his side. He shouted for him to run, but Lorenzo remained motionless, unable to move as his friend’s warning was lost in the constant blare of gunfire. None of them were ready.
“The cycle is repeating. It is not safe.” The voice was soft and weak, yet it carried over the gunfire and battle cries without impediment.
longdead leafa longdead leaf
burnt brown in the depth of green
cups a handful of fresh water
a leaf left behind
holds something of worth
forgoing death with its dead body
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