1. Post #1
    Dennab
    August 2008
    5,610 Posts
    Yes, yes, we're all quite aware that DeviantArt has a reputation for harboring Artists with...much to be desired. But, let us not forget that there's an upside to DeviantArt, that there are actually good artists on there with fantastic, professional work. As such I'm making this thread for people to share/talk about artists from DA who really kick some serious ass.

    I'll start by introducing you to a few of my favorite DA artists and some examples of their work.

    Artgerm http://artgerm.deviantart.com/

    A professional artist from Hong Kong who has worked on covers for DC Comics. Has an original character named "Pepper" that he uses when trying out new styles.










    WarrenLouw http://warrenlouw.deviantart.com/

    Hailing from South Africa, this Artist is a Freelance illustrator, character designer and concept artist. He also expressed support for Ron Paul despite not being American.










    Vyrhelle-VyrL http://vyrhelle-vyrl.deviantart.com/

    A professional Female French Artist with her own original comics series. Has a habit for drawing rather torrid love scenes.










    Jade-Law http://jade-law.deviantart.com/

    Female Artist, United Kingdom. She's a big fan of Valve's games. Also did character concept art for APB: Reloaded.







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    Dan LuVisi, while about as subtle as a brick with his original designs, does create very striking portraits of various characters. Has done work for DC and Lionsgate.

    Hit Girl, from Kick Ass; done as part of Lionsgate's promotional material.


    Betty, from Mad Men.


    The universe, in executive form.


    World War Z's battle of Yonkers.
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    July 2006
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    ukitakumuki
    Very recognisable artist, I'm sure a fair amount of people here might have seen a couple of his star wars paintings lying around. Also does superb design work.
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  5. Post #5
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    April 2012
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    Was that a Yonkers pic in the OP? This thread looks like it'll be fun before the inevitable subjectivity of art sets in.

    Haven't got any content right now, but I will later.
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  6. Post #6
    I survived Camp FP 2010
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    July 2006
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    sab-m
    Pretty decent pinup artist, her anatomy is a bit on and off though. I like the cleanliness of everything but I've not got much else to say.
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  8. Post #8
    Lurking in the dark
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    March 2007
    311 Posts
    Nice, this is a thread I can get behind.
    Here are some of my favorites:

    Jace Wallace
    Love his style.


    He has a Livestream site here, you can watch him paint


    Marta de Andrés
    Digital impressionism at its finest. Great stuff. Bought her book, it's awesome.



    Jeff Simpson

    Amazing style. I find his works extremely moody and stylish.


    Dave Rapoza
    His fan art is inspiring, very realistic. Very influenced by Frank Frazetta.

    He has a website that offers livestreams and more called Crimson Daggers. Very useful


    Serge Birault
    Awesome pin up artist. He was a teacher into one school that I went (but he didn't teach digital painting, only 3D...)

    He uses his (soon to be) wife as model for a lot of paintings, can't blame him though :p



    I have more stuff to show but this is pretty much my top list.
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  9. Post #9
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    September 2005
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    Jeff simpson is one of my all time favs
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    July 2012
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    Nice, this is a thread I can get behind.
    Here are some of my favorites:

    Jace Wallace
    Love his style.

    This is actually really, really, good :p


    He has a Livestream site here, you can watch him paint


    Marta de Andrés
    Digital impressionism at its finest. Great stuff. Bought her book, it's awesome.





    Jeff Simpson

    Amazing style. I find his works extremely moody and stylish.




    Dave Rapoza
    His fan art is inspiring, very realistic. Very influenced by Frank Frazetta.



    He has a website that offers livestreams and more called Crimson Daggers. Very useful


    Serge Birault
    Awesome pin up artist. He was a teacher into one school that I went (but he didn't teach digital painting, only 3D...)



    He uses his (soon to be) wife as model for a lot of paintings, can't blame him though :p



    I have more stuff to show but this is pretty much my top list.
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  11. Post #11
    Dennab
    August 2008
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    Sideshow Sito http://sideshowsito.deviantart.com/

    Phtographer, from Canada. Always takes breathtaking photos of the most shockingly beautiful girls you'll ever see, including one noteworthy red-haired girl I have a huge crush on. Has had some of his photos published in "Maxim en Espanol".











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  12. Post #12
    Rust Customer Helpdesk - leave a message on my profile!
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    September 2005
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    average and generic 'sexy ladies' photos. thread was doing ok up until that one point and your weird declaration
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  13. Post #13
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    September 2005
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    yeah either way those aren't very good photos
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  14. Post #14
    Lurking in the dark
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    March 2007
    311 Posts
    Injecting more Good art™ to the thread


    Rob Shields
    Really like his style, reminds me somewhat to Jace Wallace. He does photo manipulation too, it's still interesting though in the colors choices and composition. Worth checking.


    Viktoria Voronko
    I'm not that keen to anime but there's something about her style that I like very much. I really enjoy her portraits.


    Nacho Molina
    Very traditional artist, but I dig his style. He makes pin-ups too.



    John Aslarona
    Vibrant use of colors and strokes. He does a lot of cool fan art.



    Sam Nielson
    I love his photorealistic cartoon renderings. He masters perfectly the lighting in his painting. Such a pleasure to look at.

    He teaches his advanced lighting techniques at Schoolism. I so want to take his courses.



    Daniela Uhlig
    Love her style


    Charlie Bowater
    Great artist. Apparently, she only uses the chalk brush for all of her paintings. Pretty amazing.


    I'll post much more later, but I will try to diversify more the styles.
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  15. Post #15
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    TheAmericanDream http://theamericandream.deviantart.com/

    A professionally traditional artist; who draws plenty of cool urban styled pictures of various fictional characters.
    Just a word of warning some of these picture are more american than you think.

    Here's some examples:
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  16. Post #16
    I survived Camp FP 2010
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    July 2006
    6,982 Posts
    Boy I sure love talented artists waisting their effort on fat fetish art!
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  17. Post #17
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    August 2008
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    Apparently, she only uses the chalk brush for all of her paintings. Pretty amazing.
    her works is very very good but this fact in itself is not amazing really... i'm exactly the same in my painting. it's just a simple brush with a nice square-ish texture. you can still make it so small that you can use it for hair and anything else small and detailed you wish to paint

  18. Post #18
    nox
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    March 2007
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    Oilpntr58, vibrant colorful paintings of nature and abstract landscapes, reminds me of the background landscapes in old Disney movies.

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  19. Post #19
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    December 2008
    1,072 Posts
    No one here is probably into fractals like I am, but Xyrus02 is pretty damn awesome at them. Wrote his own version of Apophysis (a fractal renderer) and a couple other fractal programs (such as a 3D mandelbulb renderer). Really, go through his gallery.





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    King Shit of Turd Mountain
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    July 2009
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    SharpWriter needs no introduction.

    Sideshow Sito http://sideshowsito.deviantart.com/

    Phtographer, from Canada. Always takes breathtaking photos of the most shockingly beautiful girls you'll ever see, including one noteworthy red-haired girl I have a huge crush on. Has had some of his photos published in "Maxim en Espanol".
    It's ok Ryu, we'll take it from here.
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  21. Post #21
    Dennab
    August 2008
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    Apologies. I'll stick to artists who draw/paint from here on in.

    Nebezial http://nebezial.deviantart.com/

    Croatian Artist. Works on a lot of comic-book art. Also enjoys making parodies of comic book cliche's.











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  22. Post #22
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    January 2005
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    ^ this dude can render pretty well but he REALLY needs to practice his anatomy, haha. damn

    I'm a big fan of Andreas Rocha. There's a lot of good sci-fi landscape people on dA, but Rocha's really able to bring a sense of composition to drama to every one of his pieces that just makes them exciting to look at.





    Edited:

    Also hehehehehe
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  23. Post #23
    I GOT A TITLE TOO!!!
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    July 2010
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    Soo many artists to add...

    This is Apetruk, a russian woman who makes incredible paintings both digitally and traditionally.
    Her artworks are very inspiring. http://apetruk.deviantart.com/





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  24. Post #24
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    June 2011
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    Agentscarlet (80s poster girls all the way) http://agentscarlet.deviantart.com/

    Desolee (loves drawing spy making out with other tf2 classes) http://desolee.deviantart.com/
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  25. Post #25
    Lurking in the dark
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    March 2007
    311 Posts
    Marek Okon
    Love this artist; his paintings are very cinematic. I love them.
    He has worked for various videogame studios, including Crytek and Naughty Dogs.

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  26. Post #26
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    January 2008
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    so many half naked women in this thread.
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  27. Post #27
    $$ ask me about drawing MLP porn requests $$
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    yeah more half naked men pls
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  28. Post #28
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    March 2011
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    Boy I sure love talented artists waisting their effort on fat fetish art!
    Coming from a guy with is obsessed with Andrew Dobson.
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  29. Post #29
    I survived Camp FP 2010
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    July 2006
    6,982 Posts
    Coming from a guy with is obsessed with Andrew Dobson.
    What fucking world do you live in where hating someone converts into loving everything they do?

    Edited:

    This is why you get steamrolled out of every possible dumb thing you've posted on the forums. You get defensive over something completely meaningless and then you try and call them out, scraping at any possible scapegoat you can get your bony fingers on. That artist is genuinely wasting his talent on creating heaps of obvious fetish art (some of it earns him money at least) and he's spent 6 years barely improving and just living off doing the exact same thing that people will always pay for. He might have a smart way of earning that extra buck but he's not a good artist.
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  30. Post #30
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    November 2010
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    I really love Patrick Brown's artwork They have a nice stylized look to them and it just looks so fucking fun because of it, plus his art style just fits so well with the Marvel and DC Comics and a lot of other video games like Max Payne and GTA. I'm sure some of you here knows about him.

    http://patrickbrown.deviantart.com/







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  31. Post #31
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    September 2005
    16,617 Posts
    so many half naked women in this thread.
    i see way too many talented artists who seem to have some kind of compulsion to draw naked women/boobs in all their drawings, and to be honest I hate it, it's really tasteless.
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  32. Post #32
    I survived Camp FP 2010
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    StTheo
    Detailed super sci-fi point and shooty artist, some incredible concept art. A general favourite of mine.
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  33. Post #33
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    To contribute, I present someone who I didn't find on deviantart but am going to post nonetheless:

    http://breitweiser.tumblr.com/
    Mitch Breitweiser, an Illustrator who I think has done work for Marvel. His interesting line use and good communication of form makes his years of experience apparent on event the most basic of sketches.







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  34. Post #34
    HUGE RACIST
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    January 2005
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    This is exactly how playing MP3 felt for me

  35. Post #35
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    March 2010
    134 Posts

    I'm a big fan of Andreas Rocha. There's a lot of good sci-fi landscape people on dA, but Rocha's really able to bring a sense of composition to drama to every one of his pieces that just makes them exciting to look at.




    I absolutely love the style of his work. With one simple glance, it feels like you could build an entire story off just one of those pieces.
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  36. Post #36
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    What fucking world do you live in where hating someone converts into loving everything they do?

    Edited:

    This is why you get steamrolled out of every possible dumb thing you've posted on the forums. You get defensive over something completely meaningless and then you try and call them out, scraping at any possible scapegoat you can get your bony fingers on. That artist is genuinely wasting his talent on creating heaps of obvious fetish art (some of it earns him money at least) and he's spent 6 years barely improving and just living off doing the exact same thing that people will always pay for. He might have a smart way of earning that extra buck but he's not a good artist.
    Fine but did you really need to be a jerk about it? He is supplying a demand that barely gets supplied.
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  37. Post #37
    ADT
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    Nobody cares and you should keep your fetish to yourself, man
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  38. Post #38
    #420 PRAISE IT
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    May 2010
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    Fine but did you really need to be a jerk about it? He is supplying a demand that barely gets supplied.
    Go away.. I mean so far everywhere you've gone you've just stirred up drama
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  39. Post #39
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    February 2011
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    Fine but did you really need to be a jerk about it? He is supplying a demand that barely gets supplied.
    Supplying a demand doesn't change the fact that he still does not try to improve in the lesser bit.
    You're either trying hard to be a dumbass, or you really are one.

    Go away, you really don't seem like you belong on facepunch.
    Fast Threads bro, try and remember that facepunch is more than only this board.
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  40. Post #40
    Here's to giving Garry Newman more money.
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