Celebrate DeviantArt's 15th Birthday!As DeviantArt enters its 15th year on the Internet, we want to take a moment before blowing out our candles to thank the community for allowing us the honor of hosting the site that you call your home for art. After all, it's the community's 15th birthday, too, and in the past few months, we've been making it our top priority to share with you our plans for the future, celebrate the successes of our past, and look to you for guidance on how best we can serve each of you while entering this new phase of DeviantArt's existence.More Like This
As DeviantArt enters its 15th year on the Internet, we want to take a moment before blowing out our candles to thank the community for allowing us the honor of hosting the site that you call your h
The Art Theft DiscussionMore Like This
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Why Is Winter ComingMore Like This
Winter is Coming
Few phrases are more closely associated with the Game of Thrones fandom than this one. We know that winters in Game of Thrones are long, often lasting several years. It is also difficult for people in that world to predict when the seasons will change, the Citadel even has a special, rare breed of white raven they send out to deliver the news of the changing season. While this may just be the way that the seasons in the world of Game of Thrones
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-18-15More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 18, 2015
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Let Them Eat Cake
Well maybe this cake by ginkgografix is simply too adorable to eat but let's enjoy it anyways in all it's dragon-rific glory. It's her entry to a competition and we're wishing her the best of luck!
The Secret Life of Pets
For those of us that have pets in our lives, it's easy to wonder what they get up to when we leave for school or work. Introducing The Secret Life of Pets, the latest from Illumination Entertainment, the studio that
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-16-15More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 16, 2015
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Everyone stop what you're doing -- it's time for a 5 second dance party.
Final Fantasy Remake is Real
The rumors are true! Square Enix made the announcement during E3 that Final Fantasy VII is finally getting a remake for Playstation 4, with other platforms to follow. We've only been waiting for eighteen years, so excuse us while we wipe away the tears of joy.
True love through to the end. Ben Moon met his do
10 Reasons You Shouldn't Quit ArtYou know i keep my journals short, so i'll jump right to it.More Like This
1. When you get an idea for a character, or an illustration or a comic, you can just draw it. You don't have to browse and see if anyone else drew it already, or commission other artists to do it.
2. If you get really good at art, your favorite artist might watch you back.
3. You might eventually get paid for it.
4. Because even if there's tons of art out there, and many great artists, no one, and i mean NO ONE can ever draw what you draw. There can be similar ideas, but only you can bring your particular flavor of art to life.
5. The awesome comments. The better you get at art, the more awesome and elaborate comments you get. Who doesn't want to get praised?
6. Art trades with really good artists!
7. Because quitting is lame.
8. Because when IRL people ask you what you do and you say you're an artist, you get the most interesting reactions. It never gets old.
9. Because you get to browse the internet a
Collection: Storage Areas or Twilight Zones?More Like This
Storage Areas or Twilight Zones?
Most basements and attics are part of the house, but not a part of the home.
Especially in childhood, these poorly-lighted areas are, at best, under a family’s occupation – but one can never trust that any spectral entities or spirits who might be there, abiding in the shadows, are ever fully loyal to the current family living in their home. Here’s a gallery of deviations to help you recall that first afternoon you eve
A Guide To Good-Looking Fire BreathersMore Like This
Our Top 5 On-Screen Dragons: A Guide to
The dragon is a staple of so many fantasy stories that it can be difficult to keep up with them all.
Dragons in different universes abide by different rules; some are friendly, some are clever, some are pure evil, and some are trainable. What all dragons have in common is that in the realm of TV and movies, they need to look good to properly play their part in the story. There are hundreds of dragons that have shown up on
The Tree as Beautiful MachineMore Like This
While searching DeviantArt for images for the Earth Day article, I became intrigued with how trees have become not only such a central focus of our current environmental concerns, but also how they play such a central role in our art, whether as background or actual subject matter. There are so many Enchanted Forests on DeviantArt that it made me wonder if trees, so mundane and taken for granted yet at the same time so vital to life on earth and so steeped in myth, have always been the revered subjects of the world’s artists.
Collection: ManavataMore Like This
Manavata means “humanity.” A social movement was born in India bearing that name, with “Humanity is our identity” as their guiding mantra. Like the many facets making up a sparkling diamond, here is a collection of photographs to remind us we are, together, one beautiful humanity.
“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.”
– John F. Kennedy