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Introducing: fancyQUACKS

"The process of art is an escapist trait we use to detach ourselves from reality or simply life. In communicating this escapism to people outside of our worlds is an intimate gesture and wonderful gift. It’s an unspoken arrangement between artists and appreciators. It’s a quest of introspection for us to reflect on ourselves in response to art."

- puddlefisher in Issue no.1: Imaginary Friends and Foes
Issue no.2 out soon!


Is it a Mudkip? No.
Is it a llama? Absolutely not!
Is it a Yellow Alien? Almost.

It's neither of these but we're getting a monster this Halloween.

Prizes are up for grabs in our contest, Honey, We're Getting a Monster!

Design A Character

Be sure to check out what's going on over at Design-A-Character where a whole bunch of creatives whose commitments to character creation is pursued within weekly to monthly events. There are many challenges for which you may become a participant, and you can even submit to archived events. You can find a list of current activities below:

Shape Challenge October 2014

October Shapes 2014 by LuigiL

The shape line-up for this month's Shape challenge is available! The aim for this event is to design characters conforming to the shapes provided for their silhouettes. You may use the shapes as creatively, concisely or as outright cleverly as you want.

Community Relations

Residing here are informatory and FAQtual ramblings about Daily Deviations. This is a means to facilitating the community knowledge about the features as I've sighted countless instances of user query particularly on how to suggest deviations as DDs as of late! So here goes...


Are you more inclined to read: 

51 deviants said Printed, tangible comic books
40 deviants said :shrug: Both!
9 deviants said Digital, "motion" comic books (eg. through MadefireStudios or similar apps)
Features by puddlefisher

getting deep by tonysandovalRandomVEUS - pg05 by theCHAMBAMorbius baby by skottieyoung
Caspian and Ezekiel by oxboxermy second king conan cover by Andrew-RobinsonTitans Villains for Hire by AlexGarner
Barnabette by AdoradoraIlustracja 1 by Mikolajj
isometric platforms by mrdynamiteHero by philbourassa
Spaceskull Japanese Poster by JakeParkerWARBIRDS OF MARS Golden Age pg2-3 by DocRedfield



Chris Palamara

Digital Artist | Cartoonist | Professional

United Kingdom


Fun Facts:
Chris' quest of all quests was embarked during his formative years when he first learned to use what was almost certainly a ''Staedtler'' HB grade pencil. Since then every shenanigan to do with his expression through pictorial description has been a product of holding that unsuspectingly pivotal pencil - totally equivalent to the first time Harry held a wand (yes, he instantly became windswept as the pencil illuminated in his hand). Like Harry, Chris had to find the perfect companion through which he would find means to achieve his ambitions - currently, this is a Cintiq 13HD (double unicorn hair).

Digital art has since been of tremendous passion of Chris since discovering the medium after countless instances of discarding the notion of ''digital'' art being having been taught through very traditional means. Deviating from these strict criteria and disapproving monkeys tutors, he learned quickly that he must fight to enter the ever-expanding, fast-developing world of digital illustration.

More stuff:
Things that are not 'true to life' is a notion that informs the work of puddlefisher tremendously, due to his experiences of 'psychosis' that creates abstractions of reality in itself. He therefore values and identifies with the escapism of the worlds that he creates and the characters that he becomes within them and quotes, "Once you’re in control of your own monsters it’s easy to appreciate them and show them to the world."


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marakov Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Amazing gallery bro xD
Helixel Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
your stuff is super gorgeous ;v;
Phoenixthellama Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Love Icon
WooleyWorldHQ Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
Great work, man. Keep at it. ^_^
Ask-TheDreamTeam Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What does the heart behind your username mean?
puddlefisher Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Some call it love - I call it something more: love but also cookies and volunteering for deviantART. :giggle:
Ask-TheDreamTeam Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
puddlefisher Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
To volunteer or cookies?
I'm privileged to volunteer, it takes a (typically repeated) application process. As for cookies, I'm all out! :shrug:
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fishter911 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*pokes* Hai fella :meow:
IceLaws Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg whot u r watching me wh
whot is this
whAT is this
slkdj cries
thank much////
also, whats ur icon its like-- cute but what is it
is it a poodle :iconherpderpplz:
IceLaws Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Puddlefisher poodlefosher
puddlefisher Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That's Poodle-woodle-foodle-mosher, to you. :stare:
IceLaws Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mister fosher u r
IceLaws Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
puddlefisher Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You. You shall meet Mother. :|
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