Promote a Gallery on your deviations! by team, journal
Promote a Gallery on your deviations!
Add a Gallery Section to your deviations to promote your art! Install the Gallery Section on any of your deviation pages by clicking the “Add Gallery” option to start customizing. You can select your Featured Gallery, Latest Deviations, Adopted Deviations, Buy My Adoptables, or any Gallery or Collection you’ve created. Promote the other pages of your comic, lead viewers to the rest of a photo set or series, or showcase other deviations you have for sale. How you use it is up to you! Gallery Sections are a Core feature. All deviants can preview how it will look, but the preview will only be visible to you. If your Core Membership lapses, your Gallery Section settings will be saved so you don’t have to redo anything when you reactivate Core later. Try it now: View My Gallery or Upgrade to Core
Sharing art you love just got easier. If you embed a gallery of multiple images within a journal, status update, or comment, you can now paste a deviation URL into the search box to add that deviation to the gallery. Previously, if you had deviations you wanted to add to a gallery, you needed to search for them via keyword or select them from your favorites. Share a gallery of art of your favorite animal in the comments to try it out!
Artist Interviews by team, journal
Get to know talented artists from the community and their work by reading featured interview journals! Art Feature: Inspire and Empower Resilience with AlexanderPaupoff Bringing new worlds and characters to life with Grimlai Feature: Drawing Humans and Undiscovered Art with BeckyKidus Creating the covers of Battle Dragons with Era7 Creating custom art for the voice of Goku Weekly Artist Interview: Nuhanotion Weekly Artist Interview: mercuryferns Weekly Artist Interview: vonnesaur Weekly Artist Interview: RHADS Weekly Artist Interview: Laovaan Weekly Artist Interview: Kyutsiii Weekly Artist Interview: burningmonk Weekly Artist Interview: Ubermonster Adoptables Interview with CherrysDesigns Meet the DeviantArt Collective: CalvinSimsArt Weekly Artist Interview: AdorkaStock Weekly Artist Interview: Ry-Spirit Weekly Artist Interview: BisBiswas Weekly Artist Interview: Galder Weekly Artist Interview: da-phil Presenting Adoptables: Interview with Astralseed Meet the DeviantArt Collective:
Resources by team, journal
Open up a box of inspiration and snag some free digital art tools! These resources are perfect for whatever artistic endeavor you may find yourself taking on. TUTORIALS Don't be afraid to try something new! Simple, step-by-step tutorials from incredible deviants. This month's tutorial: WEEKLY COMMUNITY ART TIP Every week we highlight a piece of educational content from the community! CREATIVE CRATES Free download packs from some of your favorite artists, paired with insights and a spectacular piece of art. See them all here. See all resources. Looking for information on updates or support?
Drawtober 2023: Draw every day in October! by team, journal
Drawtober 2023: Draw every day in October!
Create and submit artwork each day throughout October to earn up to three badges for your Profile! Drawtober is an art community tradition that encourages artists to create a new piece of art each day for the entire month of October. The goal isn’t to make your best artwork possible each day, but instead to inspire creativity, to help practice and hone skills, and to build good creative habits. For Drawtober 2023, DeviantArt has compiled a list of prompts for you to use as a starting point for each day. Having said that, you should let your imagination and creativity guide you. If you’re feeling particularly inspired to make an idea that doesn’t match with that day’s theme, create what you’re feeling inspired to create! Drawtober Prompts 1. Spooky 2. Pumpkin 3. Cityscapes 4. Corn 5. Pumpkin Pie 6. Origami 7. Treats 8. Orange 9. Tangle 10. Possessed 11. Nightmare 12. Scream 13. Thirteen 14. Moon 15. Graveyard 16. Scarecrow 17. Spiderman 18. Zombie 19. Raven 20. Orc
Site Updates by team, journal
So much is always changing at DeviantArt. This is a comprehensive list of product updates, site changes, and news related specifically to the DeviantArt website and its features. September 27, 2023 - A New Look for New Groups September 26, 2023 - Sharing art you love just got easier September 26, 2023 - Drawtober 2023: Draw every day in October! September 20, 2023 - Promote a Gallery on your deviations! September 19, 2023 - Become a Beta Tester on DeviantArt September 5, 2023 - Daily Challenges: Inspiration Served Fresh September 5, 2023 - Award a Nice Shot Badge to your favorite photos! August 7, 2023 - Celebrate DeviantArt's 23rd Birthday! June 20, 2023 - Show off your adoptables with new features! May 31, 2023 - Search in favourites is back! May 23, 2023 - Requested improvements to Adoptables offers April 26, 2023 - Save what you love with Private Collections! April 20, 2023 - More Filters for Content You Browse March 29, 2023 - Adoptables BETA: Buy and sell unique
Become a Beta Tester on DeviantArt! by team, journal
Become a Beta Tester on DeviantArt!
Join the beta testing program to help test and improve future DeviantArt features! Beta testing is a cornerstone of DeviantArt’s history, and beta testers benefit the community by providing feedback and usage data. Through bug reports and insight shared during the testing stages, beta testers can help shape and improve site features. Any deviant can become a beta tester by adding this journal to their favourites. :+fav: If you decide later that you want to opt-out, you can do so by removing this journal from your favorites. :sherlock: How It Works Beta testers are among the first to see new features introduced to DeviantArt. This early access is provided so deviants can test new features and provide feedback for the DeviantArt team through comments, bug reports, and user engagement metrics before it's released sitewide. When there’s an open beta test, testers will receive a notification providing details about the feature being tested, the specific things they are being asked to
Featured DeviantArt Events by team, journal
Featured DeviantArt Events
The DeviantArt community comes together for special occasions! Here is a list of previous community and cultural events. 2023 Drawtober 2023: Draw every day in October Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrate Art and History Award a Nice Shot badge to your favorite photo! Celebrate DeviantArt's 23rd Birthday Evolution of the DeviantArt Logo Celebrate Juneteenth! LGBTQ+ Pride Month: All Out With Pride Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month 2023 Give deviations a Totally Normal badge! Celebrating International Women's Day 2023 Trade Gold Coins for good luck for St. Patrick's! Show your devotion for Valentines Day! Celebrating Black History Month 2023 2022 Happy Holidays from DeviantArt! Get festive with holiday-themed community events! Get cozy with limited-edition winter Profile Skins The Great Snowball Fest is on! Inktober 2022 Wrap-Up! World Mental Health Day 2022 Inktober 2022: Draw every day in October Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrate History and Art Protecting Art IRL: Protect
Share your community projects! by team, journal
Share your community projects!
Do you have a community project or journal series you've been working on or considered starting? If so, now's your chance to have it featured on the @team Profile! Share your project in the comments below, and include information about what your project is—be it artist features, highlighting recent favourites, running a themed art campaign, or celebrating a cultural event. Feel free to share as much about your project as you'd like. The more details, the better! Your project’s name: A summary of your project: Link to your project (current or previous): Where you post your project (deviations, journals, etc.): Duration of your project: Project goals (no goal is too lofty!):
Support by team, journal
Check out the links below to get help from the DeviantArt Team or request new features! Got some feedback? We've got links for that, too! (There are no comments on this journal because it's not a monitored space get help or give feedback. Instead, let us know on one of the following links!) CONTACT SUPPORTThe Help Desk is here for you! Get help from our mods and admin staff. GIVE FEEDBACK OR REQUEST NEW FEATURESY'all have some great ideas. Let us know what you think so we can continue to evolve DeviantArt. Leaving your feedback through this link gets it seen. See the features currently being voted on! CORENeed more information on Core? Wa
Freedom Behind the Wall by Loftydreams101, literature
Freedom Behind the Wall
There is freedom In never needing to hurry As time swiftly drains Through clamoring hands - There’s a clear window pane Within that slothful dream, A view of snow-capped hills Above fire swept plains Ruled by thirst - There is beauty Sold only On our side of the rock To the few fine royals Who have looted its soul - There are only wasted days Beyond the walls of their city And the swathe of revolt Softly seething in the dark