11 Things I Love About dAdeviantART has served us for 11 years already and, no matter when we joined, it definitely changed something for every one of us. Some of us have found friends, others received inspiration to create or improve their skills, or experienced changes in many different personal aspects as well.11 Things I Love About dA3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
So why don't we take a moment for dA's 11th birthday to write a list of 11 things we love about dA? How did it help us? Did it make us grow as artists? Is it fun? What did it get you addicted to?
Your entry can be sincere and profound, as well as silly and fun - it's up to you!
You can only submit one entry, and you have an entire week to submit your list to Contests > 2011 > 11th Birthday Contests > 11 Things I Love about dA. This gallery will be closed on the 7th of August 2011 11:59pm (PDT) and we'll be rewarding the best entries in the after-party!
Even though the main goal of the project is th
Updates!Team UpdatesUpdates!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Things are super busy at the moment. As you know, we've been recruiting for 2 new positions into the CEA Team for a while. After weeks of interviews, tasks and presentations, we've sent out offers to 2 deviants who will soon be joining the team. I have to say that this round of recruitment attracted the most amazingly high standard of applicants, and it was not an easy task to make our final decisions! Over 200 people applied for the positions and it was really inspiring to speak with so many people who have such evident ambition and talent within our community.
During the recruitment process, we gave the final round of applicants a task to make a presentation to us about what they felt was an appropriate piece of community outreach that the CEA should undertake. I was really impressed by all the ideas and I'm really looking forward to expanding upon some of the ideas to make them part of our regular CEA projects.
Head Back to School with deviantART TweetHead Back to School with deviantART3 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
We're celebrating the back-to-school season by supporting an arts education program, launching a brand-new deviantWEAR backpack, highlighting a talented young art student, and helping you prepare for a future in the arts.
Advance education through the arts and look good doing it with the dA Nomad Bag. We will donate 10% of every purchase of the dA Nomad through September 15th, 2011 to InSEA.org. With enough room to store your laptop, textbook, and sketchbook, the dA Nomad Bag is your perfect campus companion.
The International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) is a global community working tirelessly to advance
You can submit to stash via EMAIL and FTP?!Hey Beta folksYou can submit to stash via EMAIL and FTP?!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
That's right, we've been working on making stash as easily accessible for anywhere on any platform
But how has it been done?
There are now 2 brand new ways to submit to your deviantART stash
Email: Everything has email these days, your PC, your tablet, your phone, even your Grandma!
Well now you can upload an image, simply by sending an email!
Here's how to do it:
Go to your settings, under the Apps and Uploads section
Enable the option to "Let me upload using email"
This will give you an email that looks something like firstname.lastname@example.org
Now write an email addressed to the email you have been given
Give the title of the image as you email subject
Put the description of the image as the email body
[Bullet; Blue] Then attach the image you want to upload
[Bullet; Blue] Now hit SEND! [:eager: by darkmoon3636]
DT 2011 Army Barracks Raccoon-ConDT 2011 Army Barracks Raccoon-Con3 years ago in Personal More Like This
dt developer group is 100% remote. We wrote about it in We're all remote before. Well, what we did not mention is that once per year, we get to see each other (often for the first time), and work in the same room on exciting new projects.
...so we all decided to go to this place!
(it looks much nicer in HDR)
Among the many sights: A rare action shot of pachunka racing swiftly to the conference room at night, shooting beams of light and magic and rollerskates
Ah, Sunny San Francisco!
Ten years ago, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit.... Wait, no. That's not us. We'
Celebrating Deviousness - October 2011 Deviousness AwardCelebrating Deviousness - October 20113 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Congratulations to `Pinguino
Spider has a Posse
Ninja Penguin 5
Toorcon 12 Program Cover
What is this Awesome Achievement?
The Deviousness Award is an accolade which is traditionally handed out on the 1st
of every month to one truly outstanding deviant.
When it comes to showing selfless dedication and humble attitude towards talent, `Pinguino is heads
above us all. Deeply rooted in the foundations of the anime and comic book galleries of our community, Pinguino has continued to show an amazing commitment to encouraging others to get involved and put their creative talent to
Logo & Symbol Process TruismsIf you follow me and my work, you are likely well aware that I enjoy logo and symbol design. I don't consider myself the lord of logo design, as there are far more designers out there whom I idolize and have the process nailed down to a science, but quite frankly I think I've become pretty good at it over the years. So with a bit of time and experience under my belt, I wanted to share some truisms I've learned that I find in every one of my design projects.Logo & Symbol Process Truisms3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Almost without fail, the first idea you fall in love with will be one of your worst ideas. When you find you've fallen in love with a concept, let other people see it, and then take a break. Come back to the work a few days later and see what new directions you can head in.
Don't fall in love with your ideas. I say it but it's inevitable. You actually will always fall in love with an idea. But hey, TRY not to.
Simple symbols designed in 1 color work best. If you're designing in color when you start, you're making end-of-the-project
Project Educate: Capturing MotionGetting shots of the world in motion is often considered quite a tricky art. However the times when I've managed that interesting motion capture have been pure fluke! But to set up with the intention of capturing motion especially where transport is concerned takes a little time and some helpful tips.Project Educate: Capturing Motion3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The most obvious and often forgotten technique that everybody knows but doesn't always put into practice is to position ahead of your targets intentioned path. Don't try and follow the moving object, predict a bit and get ready to capture it moving into frame. Otherwise you have the potential to be there..forever.
With regards to motorboats and people skiing or stunt cars, it's best to aim to shoot the action rather than the build up. Focus on getting that opportune moment!
It's vital when shooting action that you capture the motion for the final product. Setting sports mode on your camera will give you the chance to captu
Come play the #birthdAyBASH game and win prizes!Come play the BirthdAy Bash Game!Come play the #birthdAyBASH game and win prizes!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Help celebrate deviantART's 11th birthday by inviting all your friends to your VIP party on the chat network in #BirthdayBash and have a chance to win prizes!
There will be 5 parties competing to be the best and largest! Will you be partying with Furries, Llamas, Ninjas, Unicorns, or Mudkips? Come play now to find out!
When Does the Game Begin?
The Game will begin on Wednesday, August 3rd, 3PM PST (Your local time here).
You won't be able to join the chatroom until then, but now is the time to learn how to play!
How To Play
You begin by joining the
Excuse me, I thought this was a Community This is not in response to any one person or recent event. It is something I have been meaning to express my thoughts on for some time. However, I have lightly touched on it before.Excuse me, I thought this was a Community3 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first 'surprise' is the word I would have used but I think now its more of a fascination and curiosity when deviantART puts out new features such as llama badges, cake badges, Groups, points, and so forth. There is always something of a this-is-destroying-dA (or the like) response.
I am aware that change will most always be met with some level of hostility. To some it appears that these features make the art mean less. I can't see that. The ART in deviantART comes second but is in caps - ART will for always be the core root of this site. Is ART all that defines an Artist? No, we are all deviant too.
It is the beautifully elegant combination of
that forms this sense of Community we have here
Emote Bookmark Project (20)A couple of days i uploaded a Emote Bookmark of my OC Syn and the response to it has been far more positive than i ever thought it would be. i've had numerous people mention how they have or want to make one themselves and people have really taken up the idea. So after talking to a few fellow emoticonists, i decided i'd make a project out of these bookmarks.Emote Bookmark Project (20)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
How do i make one?
Its actually really simple and straight forward to make one yourself. There are a couple of different ways to make the base of the bookmark, each of which are easy to complete even for the less paper-craft experienced deviant. The tutorial can be found on this page, so check it out:
How do i enter the project?
Simply send me a link in a note or comment (preferably on this journal) and i'll add the journal. All of the entries will be displayed here though i may make them into a big canvas at a later date (depending on time and how thin