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STAGECOACH BICYCLE by zapfino STAGECOACH BICYCLE :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 TAMING OF THE SHREW Grossmont by zapfino TAMING OF THE SHREW Grossmont :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 SILENT SKY by zapfino SILENT SKY :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET by zapfino MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 80 DAYS! - A NEW POP MUSICAL by zapfino 80 DAYS! - A NEW POP MUSICAL :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 THESE SHINING LIVES by zapfino THESE SHINING LIVES :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 BLOOD WEDDING by zapfino BLOOD WEDDING :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 TAMING OF THE SHREW Innermission Productions by zapfino TAMING OF THE SHREW Innermission Productions :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 ART by zapfino ART :iconzapfino:zapfino 0 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie waiting by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie waiting :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie watching by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie watching :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel hops a barricade by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel hops a barricade :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie get the bricks by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie get the bricks :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie parking garage by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie parking garage :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie boost by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie boost :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0 The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie hiding by zapfino The Last of Us : Joel and Ellie hiding :iconzapfino:zapfino 1 0

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Take Photos - Win Prizes - Have Fun!
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Photohunt Extravaganza
Alright are you guys ready for a special photohunt event? A night filled with hunts and prizes? Well you've got it! On April 18th starting at 6pm EST get ready to grab your cameras and start hunting! We will keep the games rolling all night!
Did I hear the word prizes? YES! We will be giving out prizes all night as well! So tell all your friends and grab some snacks and be ready to have a fun filled photo taking night!
Are you new to photohunt? Not sure what all the hype is about? Scroll down for rules of the game.

:bulletblue:Event Date: April 18th at 6pm -12am EST
:bulletblue:Where: #Photohunt Chat! Photohunt Chat
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Take Pictures. Win Prizes!

Alright are you guys ready for a special photohunt event? A night filled with hunts and prizes? Well you've got it! On April 18th starting at 6pm EST get ready to grab your cameras and start hunting! We will keep the games rolling all night!
Did I hear the word prizes? YES! We will be giving out prizes all night as well! So tell all your friends and grab some snacks and be ready to have a fun filled photo taking night!

:bulletblue:Event Date: April 18th at 6pm -12am EST
:bulletblue:Where: #Photohunt Chat! Photohunt Chat
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ABC Photography Feature: Round #1
:bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink::bulletpink:[Bullet; Pink][Bullet; Pink]
So I've decided to do an ABC feature each month. How this works is I post up a forum and have people post their photos on it and at then end of each month I will choose one person from each letter of the Alphabet and feature them in a News article and in my journal. A new forum will be posted at the beginning of each month! Hope you all join in on round #2!
AliBahulimud

MartinLundsvoll

cthacker

comicsaaaaaans
More Whistling, Less Weeping by comicsaaaaaansMoon Over Trees by comicsaaaaaans
expressive87
Expresso by expressive87Red Ballon by expressive87Mr. Naughty young by expressive87
Fant0me
I will survive by Fant0meThe acrobat by Fant0meEvanescence by Fant0me
gwensaer
...Gabbiano... by gwensaerAntlers by gwensaerRawr I'm a Caterpillar by gwensaer
handphotography
Lighthouse at Hecate Strait by handphotographyBlue Jelly by handphotography:
:iconAshleyxBrooke:AshleyxBrooke
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A Game for Photographers
Are you bored?
:camera: Do you own a digital camera? :camera:
Well then this is the right place for you. photohunt is a game for all photographers. Its a place to cure your boredom and your photographers block! It allows you to race the clock and forces you to be creative. You are given a topic and you have 20 minutes to go shoot it! Sound fun? Well it is. But beware it is addicting.  So if you are ready to start hunting then stop by and join in all the fun. I DARE you to play just one round.
------>Photohunt Chat
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For Cat Lovers 1
 
 
  
springtime baby by RhoadesAsylumBaileys Drinking by Helewidis:thumb31570683: 
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Kitty, kitty.. by hoschieKitty-mart 08 by hoschiecat by panpropanbutan 
tired by berkerr-see me smile- by fangedfem:thumb66762866: 
while you still float.. by niGHTpiScessimply a cat by WilithinCat by ladybomb 
-because we share life- by fangedfemMenuet by WodanislavPaws for Thought by Photosbykev 
From Where I'm Standing by pulbern:thumb61791730:i wish i was a cat by grafitomane 
cute my cat by emastanCute Kitten by MissMindedKisumisu by Kira87
:thumb107575102:Modelling Is Easy by sagravaniWallpaper cat and kitty by hoschie  
If you want and can help kitties and adorable cats, you can do it by donating money, toys and medicines. More details here http://helewidis.deviantart.com/journal/20472440/ . Thank you very much! :heart:
Here is the complete Feature and News Article List 
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Young Love- needle felted by FeltAlive
Mature content
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TIME TO VOTE FOR THE PORTRAIT CONTEST
Hello dear friends of our Wonderful-World !!! :wave:
Here are all the beautiful entries of our Portraits Contest. :wow:
We would like our members to vote : check the rules in our journal here https://wonderful-world.deviantart.com/journal/22714150/
Please make sure you select the NUMBER that correspond to the ENTRY for the voting.
Thank you !!! :hug:
We hope you enjoy this beautiful collection :love:
Here we go !!!!!

001 002 003 004 005
006 007 008 009 010
011 :thumb87807040: 012 Hannah 07 by apple0hs 013 day like this by Jasmina-S 014 :thumb107682124: 015 untitled_01 by cathshee
016 Les apparences, by Happy-And-Freaky-Gir 017 :thumb97268153: 018 :thumb80473618: 019 :thumb98116788: 020 :thumb105413099:
021 if only you knew by turtle2 022 accept it by Rona-Keller 023 can you really see me by emiliadev 024 :t
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Whats the point? by pete-aeiko Whats the point? :iconpete-aeiko:pete-aeiko 5,913 977 Breitling Navitimer by dangeruss Breitling Navitimer :icondangeruss:dangeruss 83 14 Concord C1 Gravity Tourbillon by dangeruss Concord C1 Gravity Tourbillon :icondangeruss:dangeruss 246 48
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Secret Santa Project Results!
Alright So heres the deal. I'm just going to do a journal feature of all the photos you guys took for Secret Santa. How it was run last year was I would thumb a picture and say who it was for and who it was from but this year since most people dropped out I wont be doing that. One reason being it wouldnt be fair to those people who took photos and wont get one because so many people dropped out. So by featuring all these holiday photos, think of these shots as gifts to all of you. To everyone who went through with it and put in effort to get their gifts sent in. Thank you all so very much for participating this year and see you again next year!
Oh and i almost forget. There will still be prizes! So maybe its good half dropped ;) more chances to win huh? :giggle:
Prizes!
This year there will be prizes to be given out!
:bulletblue: Most Creative 6 month sub
:bulletblue: Staff Favorite 3 month sub
:bulletblue: Member Favorite 3 month sub
Judges: :iconashleyxbrooke87::iconsimplyfate::i
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DECEMBER 2008 SUBMISSIONS at WONDERFUL-WORLD CLUB
Hello wonderful friends ! :wave:
First we would like to wish you
:boogie: A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to ALL OF YOU :party:
2008 has been fantastic thanks to you and we hope we can go on
sharing more in 2009... Please keep sending your beautiful
submissions to us so that we can share them with the community.
All the very BEST to all of you and much JOY and HAPPINESS
all year round for you and your loved ones !!! :hug:

Thanks for making the club what it is today !!!! :glomp:
You guys are the BEST !!
:bow: :rose: :bow: Alice & Kelly :bow: :rose: [Thank you! Thank you!]
[Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!] [Star!]
We proudly present the club submissions for December 2008 at Wonderful-World
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Cute Little Critters
These are the top 25 entries of the December Mini Contest - Cute Little Critters. The theme of this contest had been to take photos of animals,  wild or tame. Preferably, but not necessarily, in a winterly or Christmas related context. Birds, squirrels, cats, dogs ... whatever the participants could come up with, as long as their photo featured a cutie.
This article's purpose is to show the bandwidth of interpretations of the given theme. Furthermore it wouldn't do justice to the quality and imaginativeness of the runners-up, if only the winning three entries were to receive exposure. So here they are, selected by the contestants themselves, in the order of the number of votes each entry received.
Winners

Runners-up
  

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The dA Periodic Table Project by Gordorca The dA Periodic Table Project :icongordorca:Gordorca 30 127

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MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
San Diego Musical Theatre @ The Horton Grand Theater, San Diego, CA
Scenic Design
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80 DAYS! - A NEW POP MUSICAL
80 DAYS! - A NEW POP MUSICAL
The Stagehouse Theatre, El Cajon, CA
Scenic & Projection Design and Construction
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Scenics

Journal Entry: Wed Sep 21, 2011, 12:00 AM
Been a while...

I now work in theater as a scenic designer, prop maker and charge artist. Sometimes I am a stage manager as well.

Gave up my graphic design business and fired my clients!! It was kind of freeing :)

Below are some of my latest things. I feel pretty happy with the results!

Visit Photohunt at chat.deviantart.com/chat/Photo…. You should play, it is total fun and pushes your creativity to another level.

My latest work...




The set of TRYING in Coronado, CA


Another scenic of KILLER JOE! Such a bloody show...




  • Listening to: a train in the distance
  • Reading: text messages
  • Watching: my dog
  • Playing: with my phone
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: water

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zapfino
Michael M
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Southern California
Favourite genre of music: 80's
Favourite style of art: Many
Operating System: OSX
Favourite cartoon character: Gossamer
Personal Quote: Sometimes I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion.
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:iconlocationcreator:
LocationCreator Featured By Owner May 30, 2016  Professional Interface Designer
Hi Michael, It is good to see you back submitting things to our :icontheatreartists: group!
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zapfino Featured By Owner May 30, 2016  Professional General Artist
:)
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brkyyl Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I love the stages.Gj sir.
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zapfino Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks! You have a great gallery. Wonderful drawings...
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LocationCreator Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Have you seen our hot discussion in :icontheatreartists: yet? I'd love to get your opinins!
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EvenOne Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your theatrical designs! Great work!!Clap 
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zapfino Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Professional General Artist

Thank you for the comment! I appreciate it!  :)

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LocationCreator Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Hey there,*Zapfino. Do you have any pics or drawings of props we copuld add to our props challenge in #TheatreArtists? Send us an image of your latest theatre creation sometime, eh?
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LocationCreator Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Your interior setting for Trying is wonderful. I love the detail and the color range.
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zapfino Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the comment! I appreciate it! :)

It was a very special design job for me.
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