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We are finally launching our Character Design Contest! 

I have been wanting to do this for a while now, something that’s a lot of fun where it gives you a chance to use your creativity and art skills to win awesome prizes! 

In this contest, you get to design a character based off ANY key or piece of jewelry we have made. It can be based off one in our DA gallery, one in our etsy shop, or one that has already sold from our shop. It does not have to be a key, it can be anything we’ve made. 

Anyone can enter, worldwide. Digital and traditional art accepted. It can be a fully painted picture or line art. Other media, such as clay/ sculpting or costume making, are acceptable as well. 



:bulletgreen: Design a character using parts inspired from a necklace in our gallery or shop. 

:bulletgreen:  It does not have to include all elements, nor do the elements have to be represented exactly. Your character can be “inspired” by parts of the key. For example, if the necklace has a wolf charm on it, the character does NOT have to be a wolf. It could be a person with wolf ears, for example. Likewise, any key can be made into any kind of character - animal, human, anthro, etc. 

:bulletgreen:  It should not simply be a random character wearing that necklace, the character must look like a personification of the necklace

:bulletgreen:  You have freedom over the design. Any character you create belongs to you.

:bulletgreen:  You may upload the key you pick to your gallery along with your character design together so they are next to each other like in our example, OR simply link to a picture of the key in the description. Please either upload the key or put a link to it in the description so we know which key you used; don’t just put the name of the key. Please link back to our DA

:bulletgreen: Post your entry HERE in this journal. Please do not note us. You may enter up to 5 designs. 


lots of chances to win!

:bulletblue: 1st Place: Any key of your choice + $100 Gift Certificate to Amazon or Etsy

:bulletblue:2nd Place: Any key we’ve made under $50 + 3 month membership to DA

:bulletblue:3rd Place: Any key we’ve made under $30 + 1 month membership to DA

:bulletblue:4th Place: Any key we’ve made under $20 + 1 month membership to DA

:bulletblue:5th Place: Any $10 key from our shop

Judging is based on creativity, execution, and effort put into it. 

:bulletred: Deadline: May 10th

Our DA Gallery:…

Our Etsy Shop:

Past Etsy Shop Designs:… (there are a LOT of pages to scroll through...)

Please ask questions here!

Good luck! 


Character Design Contest by KeypersCove

CHECK OUT CONTEST ENTRIES HERE:  Contest Entries #1We have so many entries we can't fit them all on one journal! We are moving them to separate journals because DA only allows a specific amount of space on each one :) Please give us time to update if you don't see yours here or on the other journal! 
Contest can be found here:


Light by LilsusumiiContest entry:. Key Creature .: by WolfLinkByDarkEcoHalo of the Golden Gate Angel by RumainKeypersCove Competition 2 by ChameleonColoursLeonine Guardian by AlphaWoofCharacter design contest entry: Koi Key by HuispeContest-Key Flower by littlecheeseScareite Volatalus Concept by CohaydenContest Entry 2 by MadelineDeathflowerKeypersCove\'s Character Design Contest Art#2 by TheGlogPredator/Prey by TamberEllaEntry to contest (trying a new style by the way) by the-blurred-kidKeypersCove Character Design Contest Entry by FuzzypandaNekochan
Contest Entries #2We have so many entries we can't fit them all on one journal! We are moving them to separate journals because DA only allows a specific amount of space on each one :) Please give us time to update if you don't see yours here or on the other journal! 
Contest can be found here:

keyperscove contest entry 5 by King-nagakeyperscove contest entry 4 by King-nagakeyperscove contest entry 3 by King-nagakeyperscove contest entry 2 by King-nagakeyperscove contest entry 1 :3 by King-nagaRadiance by mayuchannnBindy by Wren-chans-DAUntitled [KeypersCove Contest Entry] by iliniraEye of the Beholder by ObsidianStainLittle Gem Draggy by jennytablinaKeypers Cove by kelliexlrRuins of The Fallen by WhiteWings16Princesse Verrouille by The-Quill-Warrior

Please let us know if we missed your entry! If it's not up here or if we did not favorite it! PLEASE GIVE US A WEEK TO PUT YOUR ENTERY HERE!

DAY 8 - ???? ( MAY BE YOU)
DAY 7 -  :iconhp621:
DAY 6 -  :iconcookie-minix:
DAY 5 -  :iconnootaz:
DAY 4 -  :iconmyers30534:
DAY 3 - :iconenhar:
DAY 2 - :iconbuttskittles:
DAY 1 -

This is a special Contest for fun,
I will be selecting lucky winner each day giving out 100 points to winner..
You only have to enter this journal one time and you will be in the lucky that u will be added to list on 10 days lucky selection.. So total of 1000 points will be given out..

HOW to enter

1) Favorite this Journal
2) Just go to this link… and click on gplus button
Untitled-4 by MRFarts
3) Install it and comment on it (do not comment ur Deviantart name there )

Love you all mrfarts

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Winner is :iconreveriehs:! Congrats!
Thank you for everyone who participated! <3333 This giveaway had more participants than my "2000+ watchers Giveaway" and that giveaway had more prizes xD
Don't forget that there is a giveaway every month!
Winner will get 25 :points:
Chosen using

How Do I enter?
:bulletgreen: Fave this journal (It will be your number)
:bulletpink: Watch me ONLY IF YOU LIKE MY ART
Giveaway ends at 4/12/14

I am hosting a mini contest c: Check it out!
Mini OC Contest Win a Premie! (OPEN 16 days left!)Instead of doing a giveaway this month, I've decided to host another contest! To spice things up, yes? c:
For this contest all you have to do is draw one of my OCs in Chibi form. That's why it's called a mini contest xD
You cannot draw them together, with the exceptions of Lola and Momo (You have a choice to draw them together or not)
Deadline: 4/25/14 (might be extended)
Heart Bunny



Lola and Momo

:bulletpink: ANYONE CAN JOIN! You do not need to ask!
:bulletyellow: It can be digital art/traditional art/pixel art (no icons) /animations
:bulletpink: Must be Chibi
:bulletyellow: Must be colored
:bulletpink: Do NOT trace/steal/copy and no using bases
:bulletyellow: You can submit as many entries as yo

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Journal Entry: Mon Apr 7, 2014, 8:55 AM
Hey guys! There's a bit of a nasty rumor spreading throughout the community that the staff will be removing 'wasted'  accounts on May 21st, and that you should copy and paste the 'warning' to your journal if you want your account to be safe from deletion. This is totally false and should not be spread around dA. If you happen to see a misinformed deviant sharing that information in their journal feel free to link them to my journal here. :)

Any official dA news will be announced at hq. If you're receiving notes or comments about this false mass-deletion from an individual claiming to be deviantART staff, please block them and report them to the helpdesk. Thanks guys!

Coming Back!

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 2, 2014, 6:47 AM

Thank you everyone who has supported me and given me their valuable advice about how to deal with my family situation in China. I'm happy to say that my father and I are on much better terms now. It's honestly more than I could ever have hoped for and I haven't been this happy in a long time. 

The comments you guys left really helped me believe in myself. Thanks to everyone's encouragement, I know I wasn't in the wrong. I was able to firmly explain my problems with my father. It took many long and heated discussions before we finally came to an understanding but it was definitely worth it. He eventually admitted that he was wrong, and shouldn't have brushed me aside as being "too bothersome" or not worth angering his crazy wife for. He said he regrets the way he treated me, and has promised to try to visit me once a year. It's really hard to put into words how much that means to me, and I truly thank you all for helping me get to this point.

I read in the comments that many have experienced similar or even worse family situations than mine. Looking back, I consider myself fortunate to have a father who is willing to change for the better. I sincerely hope everyone coming from a dysfunctional family can eventually find peace and reconcile. Before my father apologized, I never could have dreamed that he would ever do so. I was very close to not giving him another chance, but I'm glad I did. I guess what I'm trying to say is, for everyone out there who still hurting due to their family, don't give up just yet. I hope everyone can find happiness one way or another. As long as there is a tomorrow, there is still hope. 

With that said, my flight back to the US is tomorrow morning. I'll be working hard on Fisheye Placebo and all the other things I've put aside due to this trip to China. Again, thank you guys for all the support through out all the years!

In other news, I'll be at Kraken Con this April 6th at the Oakland Convention Center with my prints and booksI really look forward to meeting everyone back in America again :D See you guys there! :hug: :love: :heart:

:new: Awwww Thanks a looooot for the support ;v;!! Thanks to all people who entering the raffle >////v////< your comments are the best çç <3

The winner is :iconbutterbly: :party::party::party: \;v;/!!!

I'm so happyyy thanks again ;v;!! <3 <3 I hope to do another raffle soon because I have a lot of fun >v< :heart:

After I talk with butterbly I put the others adopt for sale , maybe in 24 hours ;v; ( or earlier if the winner tell me her choice ;///v///; <3 <3 )

See you soooon >v<

Raffle Piffi Winner by Piffi-adoptables

Feel free to remove the journal from fav if you want >v< <3 <3

[OPEN] Adoptable RAFFLE 05 by Piffi-adoptables

An Adoptables raffle to thanks you all for the support çç!!! :heart:
We are really happy because we met very wonderful people here çç :heart::heart:
Thanks for all the watchers , all the fav , all the words çç <3 <3 Thanks we love you >////v/////<
We hope you like our Blind Lace closed species , we thought to give more than one choice so we create a little batch and you can choose one of them \;v;/ :heart:

What can you win?

  • One adoptables at your choice between those shown , they are a closed species called "Blind Lace" they are blind and their pet help them to find the way ;v;

  • Only one winners , after raffle the 3 adoptables left will be put for sale ;v;

Required to win

  • Fav this Journal

  • Y ou don't have to ask if you can partecipate and you don't have to be our watchers , just fav this journal and you are in ;v;

NOT required to win but appreciated

  • Watch us or our main account Shatik if you like our works ;v; :hug:

  • Comment with the adopt you'll choose and tell us if you have some plans for it çvç :heart:

  • If you have some friends you think can be interested in this raffle you can write their name in your comment çvç <3

General Rules

  • This raffle end in 72 hours

  • I'll choose the winner with between your fav number

Thanks again \;v;/ :heart: see you soon in the next raffle >///v///<

Our main account : Shatik
Our sister Mimru

Skin by SimplySilent

Welcome To The 6000:points: Points Giveaway

:bulletgreen:Prizes :
1st - 1000:points:
2nd - 1000:points:
3rd - 1000 :points:
4th - 1000 :points:
5th - 1000:points:
6th - 50:points:
7th - 50:points:
8th - 50:points:
9th - 50:points:
10th - 50:points:
11th - 50:points:
12th - 50:points:
13th - 50:points:
14th - 50:points:
15th - 50:points:

Remaining 500 :points: Will Be Shared Among Others XD
(damn I Think i Made A Calculation Error :P)

:bulletgreen: RULE's :
1- add me To Your Watch
2- Make A Journal About The Giveaway And Link It Bellow

Guys Help Me By Visisting This Link It Would Help A Lot  :
-Visit This Link
-You Dont Have To If You Dont Want To :( It Would Help Me Though

Im Doing More Giveaways Next Time If This One Is Succesful XD
TrustedPointAccount by ZoroKingofSwords

Hi guys! :squee:

Just for anyone interested and/or that is really needed points, simply follow info.

*and if you want help, please contribute a small or big donation, would be a great value! ♥ :aww:
Enter in my profile page: ~:points:~Help-donate-points~:points:~
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My other giveaway already closed:
My 3rd Point Giveaway Winners:

Read Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo  Read Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo  Read Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo  Read Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo

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1. +Watch me. :+devwatch: 

2. +Fav This Journal! :+fav:

3. Tell a friend or make a journal about this giveaway (add the link of this journal). OMG MOAR POEMS! 

4. Comment below with the [link] to your friend or journal! :pencil: 

5. (Option) Join our group , I really appreciated this a lot, but it is in the discretion of each one of you :iconover-true-arts: :)

6. (Option too) Please give :+fav: on "Features ARTif you like the artwork of course! :aww:

That's all!
As long as you do all 4, you will be entered! Good luck! :D

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3 winners: 1000 :points:

Note: This giveaway will end when I can complete the 3000 :points:
So, I need 2287 :points: to be able to start donating! Please, donate also! :)

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How I choose the winners

By random number generator:

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Extra Slot Chances (Comment what you did so I will know):

1. Donate 3 :points:- 5 Extra
2. Donate 6 :points:- 11 Exra

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Deadline:  Not yet defined.

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Remember to +Watch me :iconhelp-donate-points: to hear about future giveaways! :+devwatch:

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:points: Other Trusted Point Accounts :points:

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:points: Features, great art, cool staff and especially amazing giveaways! :points:


Visit this group today! :D

:heart: revamp by Jeriko-X Features ART :heart: revamp by Jeriko-X

A lovely gift for Flyingfreefantasy.. Transparent! by Flazilla by :iconflazilla: [22/09/14] 
Please check out this awesome person and this ARTwork! ♥
by :iconabnorm-ali-ty: [30/04/14]  
Post Above Post Above Post Above 
Please read this. :aww:

Edit: update II

Very important update! Please read if you joined my giveaway!

Jazmin-Jazz was kind enough to bring this matter to my attention. DA used to have an option were you could give someone a 6 month PM. However this seemed to have changed. Of course I could give someone 2 times a 3 month PM and this problem would be solved. However as many people have joined, which I never expected, I am going to change the 6 PM to a 3 PM.

What does that mean? It means that I will be giving out two 3 month PM’s to two people. Not one person will be happy but two. I think it’s more fair and it increases the chances for people to win.

Sorry for the confusion and the giveaway change. However this will be it. Please respect my choice here.

Thank you.

Edit: update~

Wow, I can’t believe how many people have joined by little give away! Thank you all so much. Keep spreading the word. The giveaway will open till the end of April :3. 

I will announce the winner on May the 1st or 2nd. It will be completely fair. Each person who joined my giveaway will receive a number. I will give each person a number in the order who have commented first etc. I will use a random number counter to pick the winner.

Nobody will be favoured here.

May I will do the same thing. I’d like to keep this up and make people happy by giving away PM’s :3. 


What do you have to do;

-Fav this journal.

-Make a journal yourself and promote my giveaway.

-Comment with the link to show me you promoted my giveaway

-Everyone can join. Whenever you already have a PM or not. 

  • Mood: Affection


Tue Apr 15, 2014, 3:49 PM
i walk into the garden at
3am, find death digging
his own grave in the middle
of my lawn, he says he's
dead to me now, he can
just feel it in his bones,
points at the mud and says
dirt is dirt
it can't pretend that it's
anything else,
oh and i found that peg you lost,
it was under the conifer,
climbs in covers himself and leaves
me standing alone

(keeps sending me postcards, i wish you were here)