Contacting the deviantART Help DeskMore Like This
The unofficial tutorial
Franšais: Contacter le service d'aide de deviantART.
Suomi: Yhteydenotot deviantARTin Help Deskiin
Other language? Watch #InternationalFAQ Can you translate? Please feel free!
Where to find the Help Desk?
On any dA page, go to the very bottom and click "Help & FAQ" (which looks like this).To the left, click "Contact the Help Desk" (
PE DD Week: A DD is not an award, but a feature.More Like This
A DD is not an award but an art feature.
There. I said it. A DD is not a prestigious award that will change your life drastically, it's just a 24h feature.
But why is it so important to make this distinction?
It's just a way of naming something and therefore should not be of great importance, yet it makes all the difference in how people perceive a DD.
On the importance of terminology
As mentioned in the intro, the biggest problem when it comes to Daily Deviations arises with the choice of words used to describe what a Daily Deviaton is. When you call it an award, people will automatically assume that the Daily Deviation is the cream of the crop of every deviation posted ever on this site and that no art featured after it should be able to be perceived as "worse". However, when you call it a feature, most people are fine with the picked deviations and don't even hold them to the high standards of living up and
Celebrate deviantART's 12th Birthday!It's our 12th Birthday!More Like This
Posted August 7th, 2012 by $Ayame-Kenoshi
Today, August 7th, 2012, marks 12 years since deviantART's creation - aka, it's our 12th birthday! In the last 12 years, we, as a community, have grown by leaps and bounds, fostered creative thought and dialogue, and submitted a lot of artwork - over 220 million deviations. It's with great honor and pleasure that we invite you to party with us as we toast to another devious year of art!
Introducing the First Ever Creative Grants Recipients!
On May 1, 2012, deviantART introduced the Creative Grants program - a source of funding allowing artists to make creative dreams a reality. We're pleased to announce the first cycle of funding has ended, and from the over 500 applicat
Reward SystemWant to redeem your credits? Visit our reward shop. Prize donations are welcome.More Like This
Note the group to find out your current credit balance.
Our all new reward system is here! Here is a list of ways to earn points/credits:
How to earn GreenCredits?
1 - Give the group a llama (remember to notify the group or you won't get the GreenCredit)
1 - Vote for the DOTMA
1 - Donate 1 to ~Life-On-dA-Bank
1 - Become a member of Staff at #Life-On-dA
2 - Feature #Life-On-dA
Purchase a GreenCredit at the reward shop.
How to earn PurpleCredits?
1 - Donate 10 to ~Life-On-dA-Bank
2 [Bullet; Purple] - Donate 15 [Points] to ~Life-On-dA-Bank
3 [Bullet; Purple] - Dona
Project Educate: The Groups DirectoryWhilst there are lots of fantastic groups out there on deviantART it is sometimes really hard to pick out which ones to join and which ones do the things that You are interested in. Don't forget you can always browse Groups too. Later on this week =Echostar08 is going to introduce #dALinkSystem and hopefully give a bit more information on how you can get involved. But right now `JamminJo has put together a Groups Directory to give you a guide to what's hot... at the end is a condensed list to make it a quick and easy read when you want to refer back to this blog. Enjoy!More Like This
Groups that Challenge
Artblock? Bored? Need practice?
#Daily-Drawing is founded by the very lovely `IridescentStardust and gives you a topic to draw every day so that you'll always have something to challenge you! Any form of art is allowed - which is what makes this group fant