New Commissions Portal Coming SoonOur team has been testing an early version of our brand NEW Commissions portal. On the Commissions Portal you can find ALL of the (currently) 26,000 available Commission offers from artists, neatly categorized by Style, Type, Price, Popularity, etc. It's awesome!More Like This
When we launched Commission widgets on Profile pages a few months ago, I personally didn't find them to be very helpful by themselves. Without a directory of available artists for commissions, and what commission options there are from across the whole community -- I couldn't be sure that I was buying the right thing.
The new portal (which will be accessible right from deviantART.com's home page) has added an incredible value to my life since I've been playing with it: The ability to easily commission artists!
Because the commissioning process exists in-line on the Commission area, I was able to facilitate 5 commissions in an initial 2 minutes and 30 second
Blatant Fractal Art Theft!Hi there folks,More Like This
Thanks to a recent post on facebook by one of our members, I thought I'd make you aware of someone called Zelda Kurowski, who is currently showing many fractal images on her page at 'ipernity.com'.
These include pieces by some very well-known fractal artists; many of whom are respected Mandelbulb3D group members of long standing.
She appears to be claiming them as her own works, with absolutely no credit to the original artists appearing anywhere on her pages!
I'd suggest signing up to the site, and making her aware of your feelings in no uncertain terms!
**UPDATE 7/8/15: After many complaints to ipernity.com by those affected by this, I'm happy to say that Zelda Kurowski's page has now been taken down! But I still wonder how many of her ilk are still out there waiting to be uncovered.... **
Surely there must be something which can be done to stop this happening; perhaps it's time dA starting using an image protection feature to