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Midnight Carnival by aziroth
Midnight Carnival
I have to say, I love using the combo of renders I have in this piece! They work so well together!

Same renders, almost, as the piece I made earlier called "swan"
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Throne of Deceit and Lies by aziroth
Throne of Deceit and Lies
Made for my best friends twitch streams. He said Black/Red, and I delivered.

Hope you guys enjoy, and as always, credit to all the people for the renders I used.
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Swan by aziroth
Swan
Made for my gf's new samsung tablet.
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"How has deviantART helped you grow as an individual and/or as an artist?"


I've been a proud member of deviantart community for 9 years now. I started my account as a means to submit my artwork to a website as a means of showing my friends on the internet. Now I use it as an online portfolio to show my clients my artwork and let them know what my skills are capable of. Because we are only allowed so many images to share, I will share the art pieces in my gallery that were major turning points for me in my skills as an artist.

Summer Dream by aziroth
This wasn't my first submission to deviantart, however, it's so far down in my gallery that you have to visit a few pages to get there. This piece was created when I was in high school, for a graphic design class I was in. The subject was to make a desktop for the teacher over summer break and receive extra credit. I of course, being a prodigy in high school and better than my teacher at this point, didn't need the extra credit and sought the opportunity to be creative. I was still early in my creative skills, so most of the picture was all brushwork, and of course, brushes used from other artists on the deviantart community!

Vision 3.0 by aziroth

This piece was the first actual piece I deem to be an "elite" piece of work, and not because of thw way it looks, but because it took me 2 weeks of 5 hour school time to make it. It was a side project while I was going to college for my Graphic Design AA degree. I would work on projects for my school portfolio, but when I was in a graphic mind block with my school work, I would turn to this piece and add just a little here and there. This piece helped keep my sanity in school and it turned out that my Graphics Professor liked it so much, he requested a print and he hung it up in his office. This was a turning point piece in my artwork that made me realize that I could be one of those artists that makes amazing 3D abstract art.

 
Derelict by aziroth


Now, my art style is definitely with the 3D Abstract Art community, however, I LOVE space illustrations and there are a few people whose works inspire me to better my skills at creating space scenes, however, this picture was not one of those inspirations from my space artist friends on deviantart, but rather from the game Mass Effect 2. In the game, you visit a derelict Reaper, a sentient AI roaming the galaxy on the outer rim preparing themselves for total annihilation of any race who advances too far with their technology. This piece of art was inspired by the playable mission of where you get to visit the insides of a reaper. Although my skills with space scenes wasn't at it's best in my opinion, I received a Daily Deviation for this piece and I just about melted inside with astonishment that I had received a DD for a piece I wasn't too happy about. And of course, this piece inspired me to keep going with the space illustrations.

Isica by aziroth

This is my favorite space illustration piece I have ever created. If I am stuck with a mental block of what else to add to new space scenes, I always reopen this file and visit the layers to see what I did with this piece that made it turn out so great in my opinion. I wanted to create a universe for a Role Play story I was writing, and this picture helped others visualize the solar system for which they would be role playing in.
Despite all the other space illustrations I have made, this piece continues to be my favorite.

Extacy by aziroth


This was the beginning of a new era of skilled work for me. I was changing my style of work from less monochromatic pieces to more vibrant and colorful pieces and although if you were to look in my gallery and think, "you have other vibrant pieces of work before creating this piece," I would have to reply with, "this is a new style of art that I have discovered." And it's true. I had never thought to use smoke brushes as a source for "energy" type works in any of my pieces. This piece was a turning point in my skills as a digital artist and gave me the confidence to continue with the 3D abstract community.

Venomous Surge by aziroth

Finally, almost the last piece. This is my latest 3D abstract piece, and pleasing the colors are to the eye, the contrast of color is what makes this piece so inspiring for myself. Even if my skill with Abstract Art diminishes in the future and I lose that skill with composition, I don't think I will ever lose the ability to match colors in vibrant tones such as what's in this picture. My ability to mix colors in my artwork is what gives me the drive to continue with more styles and create new pieces of artwork that defy my skill level with creating them.

Unstable Energy by aziroth

And last but not the least, my Latest piece submitted. Over the course of this journal, I have taken you through a very quick time line of my artwork and I hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have being able to share it with you. I pointed out that my last piece above was my latest 3D abstract, and it was, however, this piece is my latest submission, and it has no renders in it period. This is the start of a new era for me in my artwork and I am pleased to say that I have not yet mastered anything with my artwork and continue to grow through the inspiration of others in this Astounding art community!


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RULES
1. - You must posts these rules.
2. - Each person has to share 10 things about them
3. - Answer the 10 questions asked to you and invent 10 questions the people you tag will have to answer.
4. - Choose 10 people and put their icons on your journal
5. - Go to their page to inform them they are tagged
6. - Not something like " you are tagged if you read that"
7. - You have to legitimately tag 10 people
8. - No tag-backs
9. - You can’t say that you don't do tags.
10. - YOU MUST MAKE A JOURNAL ENTRY. NO COMMENTS. Unless you're commenting about the actual entry.

My Questions

1. Whats your favorite type of art?
My favorite type of art is the vibrant abstract kind. the kind that I strive to perfect my skill levels in. I live in color within my mind and I blend that color together to make wonderful masterpieces. I love only abstract art though because everyone's emotions are different and everyone expresses things differently through culture of singing, dancing, writing, and even art, however, living abstractly is universal for all.

2. When did you join DeviantArt,and why?
(check's time on devart) I guess i've been on deviantart for 9 years, although, I think it would be coming close to 10 years. hard to believe the time has gone by so fast. I don't exactly know the reason as to why I made a devart account, however, I know 9 years ago was a couple years after i had started dabbling in photoshop, so it's possible that I had created the most "glorious" piece of artwork and wanted to show my friends and family, but mostly, the World! (Now that I look back on those "masterpieces" I cry a little inside knowing that I thought that piece was the best thing I had every created.)
 
3. Whats your favorite instrument?
I'm not sure I have a favorite instrument. I guess it depends on my mood. Mood affects the turnout of my artwork, and everyone else's I guess. If I am in a sorrowful mood, I tend to listen to more piano/sax jazz, especially the music from Yoko Kano's album of Wolf's Rain. (Paradiso is my favorite and Road to Rakuen). I love the guitar as well, but most of all I love the harp. There's just something so "majestic" about it.

4. Whats your favorite animal?
Well, I guess it's thanks to Wolf's Rain that this happened, but my favorite animal is a Wolf, dunno why, I just like it. It'd be like asking someone why their favorite number is their favorite. I guarantee the answer will be, "I dunno."

5. How often do you come on DeviantArt?
Every day... However, I only check my messages and delete in bulk. Since I have been on deviantart for so long, I constantly get about 80 messages per hour from people submitting pieces and from other journals, so I try to clean up everything every day I visit. I favorite pieces from time to time if I like the color schemes and if the piece will bring me inspiration in the future.

6. Whats your favorite drawing utensil?
Well, I only did basic drawing when I went to college for my graphic design degree, however, I would say that my favorite drawing utensil from my modules had to be a .35mm ink pen whilst drawing on Duralene paper on a lightbox. I had to make a couple of typographic alphabets and the lightbox made a worlds difference trying to trace all my fonts from my sketch pad to teh duralene paper.

7. Whats your favorite anime?
Oh god.... what isn't my favorite anime.... (ok, ok...) If I have to choose, it would be Cowboy Bebop. I hail from an era where anime was in it's glory day's, and I am not just talking about DBZ. I could honestly care less about DBZ, but sitting up late at night when you're 13 years old to watch a show on late night tv, while dodging your parents screams' at you to go to bed was exhilarating! To be honest, I like anything that has to do with Mecha, sci-fi, romance, (even like some Ecchi animes). I will just give a list of some of my favorite anime's and put a " * " at the end of it to give you an idea of most favoritism importance...

Cowboy bebop *****
Wolf's Rain ****
Bleach ***
Death Note ***
Miyazaki films *****
Sword art Online *****
SAO2 *****

..... and that's all I can think of for now. I've watched pretty much all the anime on netflix, so i'll leave it there.

8. Whats your favorite manga?
Well, seeing as how the bleach arc's ended with the full bringer arc, I guess my favorite manga would be the thousand year blood war arc from bleach. It has more action in it than any animated anime I have ever seen and i've been following it for 2 years now. I either read it on mangapanda.com or mangastream.com.

9. Whats your favorite book?
I would have to say it's a mashup between Anne Bishop's Black Jewels Trilogy and Herbie Brennan's Fairy Wars quin -- (we'll just all agree to call it a saga for now cause that's easier to remember and dealing with five book series' is really difficult for the mind to grasp.) -- saga!

10. How long does it generally take to finish a piece of art?
Generally it takes a minimum of 2-4 hours and can range in longest time of up to whenever I find the inspiration to finish it, but to narrow it down for you folks, that would be somewhere between 2-6 months. Generally I will work on a piece and continue to make it till I think it feels right that it's completed and I submit it to my devart asap cause I know that if I leave photoshop and go to sleep or do something else, whatever idea I had in my brain at the time will vanish and whatever the hell I was making on the computer won't look right to me, and so I proceed to destroy the makings of everything from the previous day and build it a second way and hope not for a third visit.

People i TAG
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:iconjazzilady:
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:iconkiki-doodle:
:iconphotoshopaddict89:
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:iconkhorghil:
:iconyulii:
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My Questions

1. What did you have for breakfast this morning/what will you have for breakfast?
2. What are you currently wearing while answering this question?
3. Do these questions sound funny or stalkerish? 
4. Ok, serious now... What inspires you when you make your art?
5. What kind of music do you reflect into your artwork if any?
6. What is your favorite dessert? (I love dessert)
7. Do you have a separate answer for question 3?
8. If you could be any superhero in the realm of imagination, who/what/(when)/why/ what's your ability? ( I threw a (when) in there so people don't surprise me with a doctor who answer... No, you may not choose Dr. Who cause a screw driver is not the answer to everything....... a towel is.......
9. Do you play any videogames and if so, what do you waste your precious time on? (I am doing quite well wasting my life away playing Firefall, (this is not a question, but more of a statement to the people i've tagged in this or who is reading this)).
10. What do you do when you are not hard at work creating artwork? (and don't tell me "hang out with friends" cause everyone does that shit... It's an overrated statement and is less specific...)

For everyone enjoying the read of this journal, I thank you for getting to this point within the journal. It's been a long hour in the making of this tagged post cause I was bored, but it's nearly 6am and I need sleep. I feel like I was honest enough in these questions and if there is anything else you would like to ask me, feel free to in the comments below, I will get them tomorrow, ha, like I said in one of the questions I answered. 

Ta ta for now!
  • Mood: Optimism

"How has deviantART helped you grow as an individual and/or as an artist?"


I've been a proud member of deviantart community for 9 years now. I started my account as a means to submit my artwork to a website as a means of showing my friends on the internet. Now I use it as an online portfolio to show my clients my artwork and let them know what my skills are capable of. Because we are only allowed so many images to share, I will share the art pieces in my gallery that were major turning points for me in my skills as an artist.

Summer Dream by aziroth
This wasn't my first submission to deviantart, however, it's so far down in my gallery that you have to visit a few pages to get there. This piece was created when I was in high school, for a graphic design class I was in. The subject was to make a desktop for the teacher over summer break and receive extra credit. I of course, being a prodigy in high school and better than my teacher at this point, didn't need the extra credit and sought the opportunity to be creative. I was still early in my creative skills, so most of the picture was all brushwork, and of course, brushes used from other artists on the deviantart community!

Vision 3.0 by aziroth

This piece was the first actual piece I deem to be an "elite" piece of work, and not because of thw way it looks, but because it took me 2 weeks of 5 hour school time to make it. It was a side project while I was going to college for my Graphic Design AA degree. I would work on projects for my school portfolio, but when I was in a graphic mind block with my school work, I would turn to this piece and add just a little here and there. This piece helped keep my sanity in school and it turned out that my Graphics Professor liked it so much, he requested a print and he hung it up in his office. This was a turning point piece in my artwork that made me realize that I could be one of those artists that makes amazing 3D abstract art.

 
Derelict by aziroth


Now, my art style is definitely with the 3D Abstract Art community, however, I LOVE space illustrations and there are a few people whose works inspire me to better my skills at creating space scenes, however, this picture was not one of those inspirations from my space artist friends on deviantart, but rather from the game Mass Effect 2. In the game, you visit a derelict Reaper, a sentient AI roaming the galaxy on the outer rim preparing themselves for total annihilation of any race who advances too far with their technology. This piece of art was inspired by the playable mission of where you get to visit the insides of a reaper. Although my skills with space scenes wasn't at it's best in my opinion, I received a Daily Deviation for this piece and I just about melted inside with astonishment that I had received a DD for a piece I wasn't too happy about. And of course, this piece inspired me to keep going with the space illustrations.

Isica by aziroth

This is my favorite space illustration piece I have ever created. If I am stuck with a mental block of what else to add to new space scenes, I always reopen this file and visit the layers to see what I did with this piece that made it turn out so great in my opinion. I wanted to create a universe for a Role Play story I was writing, and this picture helped others visualize the solar system for which they would be role playing in.
Despite all the other space illustrations I have made, this piece continues to be my favorite.

Extacy by aziroth


This was the beginning of a new era of skilled work for me. I was changing my style of work from less monochromatic pieces to more vibrant and colorful pieces and although if you were to look in my gallery and think, "you have other vibrant pieces of work before creating this piece," I would have to reply with, "this is a new style of art that I have discovered." And it's true. I had never thought to use smoke brushes as a source for "energy" type works in any of my pieces. This piece was a turning point in my skills as a digital artist and gave me the confidence to continue with the 3D abstract community.

Venomous Surge by aziroth

Finally, almost the last piece. This is my latest 3D abstract piece, and pleasing the colors are to the eye, the contrast of color is what makes this piece so inspiring for myself. Even if my skill with Abstract Art diminishes in the future and I lose that skill with composition, I don't think I will ever lose the ability to match colors in vibrant tones such as what's in this picture. My ability to mix colors in my artwork is what gives me the drive to continue with more styles and create new pieces of artwork that defy my skill level with creating them.

Unstable Energy by aziroth

And last but not the least, my Latest piece submitted. Over the course of this journal, I have taken you through a very quick time line of my artwork and I hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have being able to share it with you. I pointed out that my last piece above was my latest 3D abstract, and it was, however, this piece is my latest submission, and it has no renders in it period. This is the start of a new era for me in my artwork and I am pleased to say that I have not yet mastered anything with my artwork and continue to grow through the inspiration of others in this Astounding art community!


  • Mood: Optimism

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aziroth
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Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
My name is Ryan and I was born 8/10/87. I have an Associates degree in Graphics Design. But, a little bit about myself first. I got into making art when I was about 13. I first started dabbling in Adobe PS when the only version they had was 5.0 at the time, and since then I have upgraded to the latest cs5. I used Pixel2life.com as a means of teaching myself the different filter tricks of photoshop and soon fell in love with the program.

Since then I have a completed over 10,000 tutorials in photoshop, as well as taking a few college classes here and there, and am now starting to dabble in Web Design.

I can do professional work when I find it, but mostly create and utilize my talents as a hobby, so most of what you see in my gallery is hobby work, with little professional pieces. I am just like any other artist when it comes to expressing their emotion into a form of visual art. The main media that helps me accomplish this is listening to my favorite genre's of music. I am highly inspired with any form of electronica, including Trance, Techno, Dubstep, and Drum 'n Bass. I listen to Ambient music when creating my Space illustrations.

That's about all I can write for now. If you have any questions regarding anything about me or my art, send me a note. =D
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EligoDesign Featured By Owner Edited Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
hi Ryan, thank you for the watch. I'm very new to the abstract art. Looking forward to create more pieces and if possible to improve my skills.
Greetings,
Eli
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aziroth Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You'll get better the more you experiment with compositions.
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EligoDesign Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you :)
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DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-Day! :squee:  Hope you enjoyed it! :dance:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! :squee:  Hoffe, du hast ihn genossen! :dance:
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soloact-the-bard Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Happy B-Day! :cake: :party: :w00t: :)
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kikanji Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
Thanks for the :+fav:! :D :happybounce: 
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aziroth Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem! :D
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fruikili Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi,i have seen your galery and like your work, which me remind pictures on dubstep video, i think it's a good reprentation for this type of music, i used photoshop since april of this year and have recognised few elements on your work, because i'm progress with french tutorial and i would achieve your level, do you think it's possible only with free time ? I mean i would know what elements, colours and atmosphere can i use for be better in photomanipulation ?
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aziroth Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've done over 10,000 tutorials in the first 2 years of learning photoshop on a website called, Pixel2life.com. I taught myself how to use photoshop and played around in it for as much time as a kid would sit there and play video games (roughly 7-8 hours a day). My styles have changed so often over the years, but I always try to incorporate something new into my styles and for every new piece of art I make. I would think it is possible to achieve a level of greatness with photoshop skills in a short amount of time, but it really boils down to finding fans that like your work and ones who support you, and for the ones that don't, they are the people who are meant to build your confidence with criticism so that you learn and build yourself up to where I am. With fans, comes more support, and "getting yourself out there" kind of thing. If you are serious and want to become a great artist, I would post your work on a lot of different artist-type websites that allow you to dump your images on their webiste to receive feedback.

I've been using photoshop since I was 15 years old, and now I am gonna be turning 27 this year. I have a degree in Graphics Design, and although that sounds amazing, I really don't do much graphics design work, but am still a commission-type artist. I love to make things look real and make them flow as if they were actually 'real' just like any other photomanipulation artist would want, or even an illustrator. 
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Equiliari Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you for the :+fav: :D
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