OCT 101Look at me editing an old journal! This is for people who want to check out the OCT 101 Journal I wrote, but hate wrassling with Google Docs.More Like This
The Big-Ass League Post is here.
HERE WE GO.
"What is an OCT? An OCT, or 'original comic tournament'/'original character tournament' is a sort of contest in which an artist enters a character.
That character is paired off against another artist's character, and the artists have a set amount of time to draw a comic that fits the overall theme of the OCT.
At the end of the deadline, those comics are (usually) judged on their creativity, technical skill, storytelling, and entertainment.. Each artist is given constructive feedback that will help them improve, and the stronger of the two entries will move onto the next round.
OCTs were originally started on DeviantArt as a way to help up-and-coming comic artists stay sharp and improve themselves. De
dA Groups: How to make a good one!IntroductionMore Like This
There are many Groups on deviantART. Many people understand how to make an awesome Group, however most don't. Since I've helped in a lot of Groups, I feel that I understand how to make a wonderful Group so I would like to share this with you so that everyone can make awesome Groups. I encourage you to try and improve your own Group or make a new one!
Remember, this article is what I think makes a good Group. Others may disagree. There are many types of Groups on deviantART, but this article will focus on what makes a good art-focused Group.
This article is going to be split into three sections. What makes a good Group, What makes a good Founder, What makes a good Admin and What makes a good Member. Let's begin!
What makes a good Group
First, I'll make a list of what makes a good Group. Then we'll explore those in more detail.
This section will be most relevant to Founders, but it would be useful to other Admins to