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PE: Decorating Your Profile
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Your profile page is the first thing people will see when they click on your name, so it's very important to leave a good impression! This article will provide some useful tips and tricks for both premium and non-premium members who want to convert their profile into their own, unique page. First off, some Do's and Don'ts of profile decoration:
Do:
Use dA's profile widgets-- there are lots of great options to chose from
Show off some art (that's what people are here for!)
Express your personality through colors, stamps, gifs, etc.


Don't:
Add so many images that your profile takes forever to load
Use garish or headache-inducing colors
Make text difficult to read with dark backgrounds
Non-Premium Widgets
While many widgets are restricted or locked for non-premium members, there are still a variety of great widgets that you can add to your profile, even without a membership.
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PE: Profile Presentation: Tips and Tricks
Profile Presentation: Tips and Tricks
Your profile page can say quite a bit about what kind of person you are, and having a well-designed profile page will help ensure that your visitors leave with a good impression of you and your work. And if you do a remarkably fabulous job at designing your profile, people will not only be impressed, but they will also keep coming back to take another look. In this article, I will go over some useful tips and tricks for making your profile look professional but also personalized! :heart:
This article is mostly directed towards Premium Members, but non-Premium members can still use some of these concepts to personalize their page.
:note: In addition, for those who are new to profile decoration, I highly suggest reading my Decorating Your Profile tutorial first, as it goes over important basics of profile decoration. 

Basic Design Concepts

Before we get started,
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Swirls and Flourishes Photoshop and GIMP Brushes :iconredheadstock:redheadstock 2,043 173 Custom box: devID with menu and colums :iconuszatyarbuz:UszatyArbuz 634 138 Scrolling Custom Box Widget :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 3,142 240 200 Pixel Brushes :iconmagicalviper:MagicalViper 2,554 335 Plain Gray Commissions Button :iconneripixu:neripixu 1,269 105 Lollipop Pixel | F2U page pixel :iconthecandycoating:TheCandyCoating 682 29 Set 29 - Photoshop Patterns :iconphotoshop-stock:photoshop-stock 902 98 Umbrella Morning | F2U Page pixel :iconthecandycoating:TheCandyCoating 385 23 Plain Gray Button Set 1 :iconneripixu:neripixu 2,142 77 Awkward Speech Bubble :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 2,731 139 Set 28 - Photoshop Patterns :iconphotoshop-stock:photoshop-stock 1,119 193 Scroll-ception Widgets :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 2,492 202 Birdcage Divider :iconpicandou:Picandou 1,253 54 15 illustration frames :icongimei:gimei 2,820 290 dA Love :iconwolf-hat:wolf-hat 2,491 344 Brush Pack-Horizontal Dividers :iconmouritsada-stock:MouritsaDA-Stock 2,560 240 15 illustration frames 2 :icongimei:gimei 2,360 154 Plain Gray Requests Button :iconneripixu:neripixu 811 73 200 gemstones :iconlyotta:Lyotta 596 84 Bunting Divider :iconkezzi-rose:Kezzi-Rose 2,269 316 (FREE) mix and match pixel BGs :icondidthesqd:DidTheSqd 336 22 Brush Pack - Corners :iconmouritsada-stock:MouritsaDA-Stock 691 58 Plain Gray Art Trade Button :iconneripixu:neripixu 857 54 Divider - Doughnuts :iconinkori:Inkori 860 95 Wooden Open Sign :icondizzyalyx:DizzyAlyx 836 38 Texture - Nouveau Pattern 2 :icondori-stock:Dori-Stock 1,355 189 Basic Quilling Tutorial :iconjohannachambers:johannachambers 215 30 - :iconhelga-helleborus:Helga-Helleborus 2,280 230 Scrolling Widgets (non-Custom Box) :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 1,470 125 Purple Hearts Lace :iconangelichellraiser:AngelicHellraiser 1,609 85 NON-CORE 'custom' box: Space :iconuszatyarbuz:UszatyArbuz 393 66 Frasier's Apartment Floorplan - V2 :iconnikneuk:nikneuk 265 59 Christmas Ornaments n Ribbons PNGs :iconredheadstock:redheadstock 1,020 124 Plain Gray Collabs Button :iconneripixu:neripixu 508 21 Brush Pack - Vertical Dividers :iconmouritsada-stock:MouritsaDA-Stock 701 70 CuteBlackPlz :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 1,067 138 Custom box: Complex dev ID :iconuszatyarbuz:UszatyArbuz 754 229 How To: Profile Directory Tutorial :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 1,771 91 I love you divider :iconaries0ram:aries0ram 698 28 Valhalla Rising - decorative shield 2 :iconmorgenland:morgenland 503 105 [Piggy] Icon Base Set :icongasara:Gasara 2,070 142 Mini trees :iconbeads-poet:beads-poet 211 35 White Large Blinking Text Cursor :iconneripixu:neripixu 675 8