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Anyone know CSS???

Fri Apr 27, 2007, 3:27 AM
Hey guys, i decided to actually get a subscription last night and then realised it was kinda pointless unless i could actually do something cool with it. So after looking at a few custom journals such as and i thought it would be good to jump on the bandwagon..only thing is im not sure how:(
So i was hoping someone knew of a bunch of templates that would allow me to place my own images and text etc.
Personally i dont think being able to customise a journal is enough, if i pay money for a subscription i should be able to customise my entire page and really make it mine. i've been on this site for like 5 years now and quite frankly im bored of my pale and sick looking green backdrop. If DA really want to get people subscribing then this is the best way forward, at the moment i can barely tell who is subscribed and who isnt...if my idea was implemented that wouldnt be and issue and seeing really cool custom pages would be the best form of advertising for the subscription scheme.

Anyway back to my original topic, anyone know CSS and want to help me out???

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DigiBrush chat time

Thu Mar 29, 2007, 3:01 PM
Just a random journal to say im in the mood for chatting:D

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DigiBrush chat time

Thu Mar 29, 2007, 2:57 PM
Just a random journal to say im in the mood for chatting:D

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Yep my favourite program has just had a nice juicey upgrade:D

Corel contacted me a fair while ago and got me involved with the BETA program so id been using it a month or so until i eventually got my hands on one of the gold master disks to try to final product.

They also added me to the Corel "Painter Masters" list.... which was nice:D…

and btw the "hobbies" section on there is WAY off... ive never done any gardening in my life! haha

If your wanting to check out Painter 10 you can download the free trial here >>>… you should see Painter X half way down that trial software page.

Shout out!!!

Wed Jan 10, 2007, 1:18 PM
Just a quick heads up for a room mate of mine who joined DA not so long ago:)

so please go check out her work, you wont be dissapointed!


Mature Content

The Throttler by tavari

The Modern Prometheus by tavari

thanks everyone


Sun Dec 24, 2006, 10:11 AM
Just a quick update to spread some festive cheer:D

spending xmas with the family then im off to celebrate new years in Amsterdam with some friends..should be a laugh.

and believe it or not ive found some time to work on some new art, so with luck that should be done in january:D

happy holidays everyone

Deviant Spotlight : Mike Mitchell

Sat Aug 19, 2006, 8:27 AM
Thought it was about time a created another Spotlight journal to showcase some new talent to DeviantArt, so without further a do may i introduce Mike Mitchell





His work is beautiful not only in terms of line quality and colouring but also in composition and subject matter, i urge you all to head over to his gallery a gaze at the work on display there, you wont regret it. And if that wasn't enough for you hes also just set up his prints account… so you can enjoy his work in your own home:D

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Music that inspires...

Tue Aug 15, 2006, 1:20 PM
Was just thinking the other night how important music is to me when it comes to creating art, i can barely work without it. So ive decided to compile a list of my favourite music tracks in the hope that some of you will be inspired by it also:)

In no particular order:

Strangers by Yoko Kanno - possibly one of my favourite songs ever, it has just about every single instrument on earth with in it, yet they all work perfectly together.

Wicked Game by Chris isaac - A really haunting song.

Cathedral by Thomas Newman - The song i listened to a great deal while painting "Her Silent Silhouette"

Achilles Heal by Toploader - Every time i hear this song im reminded of the day i started digital painting:)

Whisper of a thrill by Thomas Newman - Another beautiful song which invokes a lot emotion, basically anything by Thomas Newman is gold!

Glósóli by Sigur Ros - unique and beautiful with a very powerful…

Stability by Death cab for Cutie - A very long song at 12 minutes, but its time well spent.

Teardrop by Massive Attack - amazing song, lyrics and that piano!

All is full of love by Bjork - A classic.

Dayvan Cowboy by Boards of Canada - Just makes me feel like falling in slowmotion.

Space Lion by Yoko Kanno - is there any type of music this woman hasnt already mastered?!

Reincarnation by Kenji Kawai - The main title theme music to Ghost in the Shell... say no more.

Cyberbird by Yoko Kanno - A really powerful and uplifting song, makes you want to run to the ends of the earth.

Give it away by Zero7 - chilled like no other... :)

Well i think thats enough for now, hope people find some of these songs and are inspired by them as i still am:

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good times...

Sun Apr 16, 2006, 6:00 PM
just figured my page needed some kind of update, so here it is!

Corel just crowned me a "Painter Master" and soon ill have my face on this page… ... which is nice:)
Also im busy creating a poster for Enemy territory : Quake wars, which will be displayed around E3 and the Nvidia stand in a 12 by 20 foot format, which is nice also.....oh and im almost at the 600,000 pageview mark... cool!

and if that wasnt cool enough im also somewhat drunk :D

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Off to work I go...

Thu Mar 9, 2006, 11:22 AM
Well since i finished all the artwork for the Fightstar singles and debut album ive been doing a bit of job hunting. Anyway after about a week i snagged one:D as of next week ill be working for Splash Damage in London as their media artist, but ill also be expected to playtest their new game Enemy Territory : Quake Wars every day (its a hard job but someone has to do it).

anyways if your not in the "know" about this game heres a trailer >>… << and some screenshots too:D

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3...yes 3 new PRINTS!!!

Tue Feb 21, 2006, 10:33 AM
After much harrasment ive finally gotten around to adding the 3 other "Umbrella" pictures in the series to my prints.

Holding back the flood by arcipello

Broken Dawn by arcipello

Scarlet Wind by arcipello

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Wed Feb 8, 2006, 5:09 PM
And about time too!!!

ive been working with Niteangel and a good friend of mine on my new portfolio website.

theres still a little bit of bug testing to do and some more stuff needs to be uploaded, but its more or less done.

So go here you might just see some new stuff:D

any ideas on how to spice up the "about" page???

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Image update

Fri Feb 3, 2006, 10:29 AM
Just a slight update on one of my earlier pieces, Scarlet wind.... the original had some rather bright "baby blues" and it never did agree with me, so now ive gone for the firey gold look... and i like it:D

Scarlet Wind by arcipello

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DigiBrush chat

Mon Jan 23, 2006, 5:24 PM
Just a random journal to say im in the mood for chatting:D

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New cat in town!!!

Wed Jan 18, 2006, 6:15 AM

In search of website coder

Tue Jan 17, 2006, 4:28 PM
Hi guys, as you may know my official website has been down for a good 8 months or so now, however work is going good on a new one.

Ive been working with :iconniteangel:
His website can be seen here :

Anyway we are in search of someone who knows PHP + mySQL, for simple coding for guestbooks to counters etc

If anyone is able to lend a hand in this department we would be very grateful :D


Sat Jan 14, 2006, 2:43 PM
Just a quick heads up to a couple of mates who have joined DA recenlty

first of all check out my man James and his Paintings here

and secondly check out the new print page of Azz here…

thats my good deed for the day over with...

Crazy technology!

Tue Jan 3, 2006, 8:19 AM
ok so its not really THAT crazy but whatever:P

a friend introduced me to this software called Skype which is basically a free over the net phone service, and unlike MSN voice chat it has crystal clear sound... im trying to persuade friends to use it because my mobile phone bill is getting stupidly big!

go try it out here

no doubt im probably the last to have heard of this software.. sigh

500,000 !

Tue Dec 27, 2005, 5:20 AM
Just a small pageview landmark :D

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Sun Dec 25, 2005, 11:17 AM
:party::handshake::chew::b0x0rz: :headbang: :clap: :sleep: :cowboy: :tux: :relaxed: :winner::hump: :trophy::bounce: :XD:

small smilie parade!