LK's Guide -Pt.2- SubmissionsPlease read the Artist's Comments below...Thank you.If there's anything I've excluded, mis-represented, or you feel should be added to this guide, please send me a note with links and detailed information. I'll review it and consider adding it to my guide.
At the Age of ThreeRed crayon in handA child smiles to her fatherHe smiles, shaking his head.Knowing he shouldn't bother."The markings on the wall,who put them there?"She lets the crayon falland looks a little scared.She shrugs with a smile,"Must have been me,"Pausing a short while,"But, that's when I was a baby"He laughs with a nodand takes her in his armsAlways to protect his childFrom the trials and lifes harms.
Lost LoveHer warm cheek presses gently against her soft palm.Sweet sighs of everlasting passion.The night winds are ever so calm.Writing carefully in her loving fashion.She remains content in her gentle thought,She thinks of his gentle kiss.Quietly expelling the love in her heart.A mixture of emotions each like this.He smiles sweetly as he watches her now,Now, she knows he is dead.Now he wonders sadly, how.How his life so quickly fled.The Angel's faces quietly begin to stir,They watch her as she thinks.She looks again at the small bottle before her,And then with a sweet smile, she drinks.Again into her gentle thought she goes.She can now see his handsome face.Again she smiles softly, holding the vile close.She gently rests her pale cheek on her soft pillow, lined in pure white lace.Now she can feel his warm beating heart near her.She softly closes her pale blue eyes.She feels his strong arms clinging like a wolf's fur.She forgets all of the lies,The feeling in her body h
ForwardIn my opinion, the most rewarding sense of self worth is achieved with honesty. As I was once told, "the truth will set you free." This is one of the greatest quotes I have ever had the pleasure of touching my ears. Although, I was often hearing the words while I was trying to decide what I needed to say next so my father would believe my story."I was with her the whole time, I swear!" I'd plea."I passed by her house, your car wasn't in the drive, tell me the truth." He'd demand.Still, I was determined. I had to convince him I was doing the right thing. I couldn't admit that I was running around with a boy. I was sixteen and my father believed tremendously in waiting until eighteen to start dating. Of course, I never listened. At the age of eight I had already experienced more than some eighteen year old's, but I'd never admit to any of it.Now, I could go into each detail of why I feel I'd exper
Promoting Other People's ArtOne of the great things about dA is that it's not only a place where you can promote your own work - it's also a place where you can promote art you admire by other people. There's a whole bunch of ways that you can do this, so if you'd like to help draw attention to awesome art created by your friends or brilliant things you've found while browsing, read on and find out how you could make someone's day.Featuring art on your profile page and in your journalAt present, using images and thumbnails on your profile and in your journal is a subscriber only feature. If you look around dA you'll see all sorts of different features - selections from people's recent favourites, thumbnails of work on a theme, collections of prints etc.Featuring art in news articlesThe news system on dA allows everyone to submit news, and that includes writing articles which promote other people's work. If you browse the News section of dA you'll see lots of articles filled w