Celebrating Deviousness - June 2013Deviousness Award
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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.
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How To: Remove Group AffiliationHere is a short and simple tutorial on removing an affiliation with another group.How To: Remove Group Affiliation1 year ago in Groups tutorials More Like This
Go to your group's Home Page.
Scroll down to the affiliation widget on said group's page. If you do not have it installed, you will need to do this in order to manage your group's affiliates.
Click the little pencil icon in the top-right corner of the widget and select 'Edit Widget'
Once the widget is in Edit Mode, click the "Edit Affiliates" button.
A new pop-up window will appear on the screen. This window will have every affiliation your group currently has. To remove an affiliation, click the small arrow next to the group you wish to cancel the affiliation with - then select 'Remove Affiliation'
Finally, click 'Save' to ensure your recent changes are saved.
How to Accept A CritiqueFirst, there's a common misconception that I want to address before I even begin. I've heard way too many people try to claim that they don't write for an audience or that they only write for themselves. In my mind, this usually translates to something like, "You or someone else gave me a critique I don't agree with, so I'm trying to justify why I'm going to ignore it." You're going to have a hard time convincing me that you don't care about anyone else's opinion of your work if you PUBLICALLY SUBMIT IT ONLINE.How to Accept A Critique5 years ago in Writing More Like This
I don't know if you've noticed, but dA (and any other site like it) is essentially structured to be used for peer review. That's the main point of the ability to leave comments in the first place. If you're really only writing for yourself, you would keep your stories in a shoe-box hidden under your bed. And, no, the "I was posting it so my very bestest friend Mary Sue could read it" excuse doesn't fly either.
CSS Tricks: Fonts and Text BasicsToday I want to talk about fonts in journal skins You probably saw this one coming And maybe you also saw coming that this will be a rather long tutorial There is just a lot to say about this! Actually this will only be the first one about fonts and text. This one will cover the basics of working with fonts.CSS Tricks: Fonts and Text Basics6 months ago in Journal and Gallery Tutorials More Like This
I will start by talking a bit about web-safe fonts and the concept behind a fallback hierarchy. Further down you'll find a selection of properties that can be styled with examples and explanations.
So, let's go!
The standard web safe fonts
A font is defined as web safe when it is installen on a great number of user's computers. They are also called system fonts, and can vary depending on your PC. Fonts on a Mac OS are not necessarily the same as fonts on a Windows OS.
Here's is a little example: on the left side is an image, an image created in PS on the right side. If both sides look the same, or at least very similar, it means they a
So you want to host a devMeetSo you want to host a devmeet?So you want to host a devMeet4 years ago in deviantART Tutorials More Like This
dA is now ten years old and we celebrated in a big way with dozens of meets all around the world. Paging through the responses on several journals and news articles regarding these meets it has become clear that while droves of people want to attend, most are afraid to take on the responsibility themselves. Now it's important to remember that hosting a devMeet can be a challenging but it is ultimately a rewarding experience.
But how does one go about organizing an hosting a devMeet?
We're going to outline several simple steps to hosting a meet and include tips and tricks along that way which can help you hold your first successful meet in your area.
Getting started: How to plan your meet
Before anything else, a word on time. Give yourself pleanty of time to organize a meet. If it's your first one you don't want to rush anything. Give people as much time as you can for them to be able to come. Most workplaces require notice for a day off, and people have p