deviantART Remembers Joseph BarberaThis past Monday marked the passing of one of the last true giants in the animation world. To say Joseph Barbera was a legend in his field is simply an understatement.deviantART Remembers Joseph Barbera by lolly
Joseph Barbera was born on March 24 of 1911 and began his career quite earnestly as a delivery boy for a local tailor in Manhattan and later on, during the time of the Great Depression he attempted to become a cartoonist for a now defunct local New York Magazine. Fortunately for the world of animation, he didn't end up getting this job and instead found employment with the Van Buren Studio in 1932 as a writer and animator till the studio closed down in 1936, after which he fou
deviantART community grabs 65% of the One MillionMore than 6,500 deviantART members have contributed to the One Million Masterpiece charity project in the last three months 65% of the entire picture so far.deviantART community grabs 65% of the One Million by Moonbeam13
Five international charities have come together to produce a record breaking piece of global art that will represent all people from around the world. To kick things off they have created a global alliance of the largest online arts communities who are supporting the project, however deviantART have shown their dominance by driving ten times more members to the website that anyone else.
The first goal of The One Million Masterpiece project is to smash the current world record of 25,297 contributors to a single artwork. We think that with the help of the deviantART community we can hit that target by the end of the year so if you havent already done so please get on over there and make your mark!
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Krita is a nice, high quality digital painting program from KDE. There are versions available for various Linux flavors as well as Windows and Mac OS X.
If you have a wacom tablet or a tablet PC, this is definitely one you should try out. It's free software, so what do you have to lose?
The Krita developers are currently running a kickstarter campaign to raise money to support the development of the next major version of Krita. I'm going to pledge $50.
The software is worth at least that much to me, and supporting the developers is a great way to spend that money.
dA users have already shared quite a few krita resources (e,g, brush packs) that you can download: