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Community Highlights by team, journal
Find out what's happening within the DeviantArt Community. From artist interviews to community events, this is where you can find it all! DEVIANTART COLLECTIVE: See what DeviantArt's sponsored artists have been up to. Tune into the streaming DeviantArt Collective for a unique live experience! ARTIST INTERVIEWS: Learn more about our artists in weekly chats! DAILY DEVIATIONS: Every day we highlight exceptional artwork. See today's winners here, or recommend someone for recognition. COMMUNITY RECOGNITION: Those going above and beyond can be granted two prestigious awards; Seniority and Deviousness. See all Artist Interviews or all Community Highlights.
The Great Snowball Fest is on! by team, journal
The Great Snowball Fest is on!
Get ready for a flurry of fun never before seen on DeviantArt! Use the seasonal Snowball badge to throw snowballs at deviants and art you like, and rack up points to conquer the snowball leaderboard! How to Play Deviants can throw snowballs by giving seasonal Snowball badges to deviations and comments. It costs 3 fragments, and the recipient of your snowball will receive 2 fragments, so they can gather snow to make their own! Act fast, though, because the snow will melt away after December 21st! Snowball Badge Mania! The snow may be seasonal, but if you throw 25 snowballs, you’ll get perennial snow in the form of a Shimmering Snowball badge for your Profile! The Snowball Leaderboard Do you have what it takes to rise above the other snowball throwers? Check back daily to see if you rank in the top 25! (Last updated: December 6, 10:45AM Pacific) 133,121 TOTAL SNOWBALLS THROWN Top Snowball Throwers @ThomasGreiner-Mai — 1577 snowballs thrown @TheProvert — 1510 @BeckyKidus —
Buy and Sell Profile Skins in the DeviantArt Shop by team, journal
Buy and Sell Profile Skins in the DeviantArt Shop
You can now sell and buy custom Profile Skins in the DeviantArt Shop! Profiles have recently received a personalization overhaul, including the ability to upload unique Profile Skins. Deviants were quick to come up with creative designs for themselves and other deviants, so a new tool has been added to fuel that creativity further. Now, you can upload your Profile Skin designs and sell them in the DeviantArt Shop, the perfect spot for buyers to find customization and digital download needs! Selling Profile Skins It’s easy to sell custom Profile Skins! Step 1: Submit Create your Profile Skin image, then submit it as a Premium Download. (To do so, click Advanced Options on the right side of the submit page, then select “Sell Premium Downloads.”) Add the tag “ProfileSkins” when submitting and your deviation will appear in the Premium Downloads section of the DeviantArt Shop, making it easy for people to find and buy your creations. If you already created and submitted a custom Profile
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?
Updates by team, journal
So much is always changing at DeviantArt. Here, you can find out exactly what our team has been working on. Discover where to leave feedback. UPDATES If product notes and announcements are your thing, you're going to be really excited about what comes next. Most recent update: DEVIANTART PROTECT You said art theft was your greatest concern; we listened. See all the good we're doing with DeviantArt Protect. DEVIANTART HOW-TO Learn more about what you can do on DeviantArt with these excellent vids. Most recent how-to: See all updates. Give feedback or get support!
Contests and Challenges by team, journal
Contests and Challenges
Get your creative juices flowing. Join these contests and challenges hosted by DeviantArt for your chance at great prizes or for fun. COMMUNITY CHALLENGES: @sylessae of the DeviantArt Collective is currently running a Draw This In Your Style (DTIYS) for fabulous prizes, see the challenge and rules here: See past contests and challenges.
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
Celebrating Deviousness - December 2022 by team, journal
Celebrating Deviousness - December 2022
In recognition of exemplary membership and an outstanding spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community, December 2022's Deviousness award recipient is: @ChrissaBug @ChrissaBug is a talented artist, whose brilliant colours and whimsical style immediately brighten any day or mood. A testament to hard work and perseverance, she has turned challenges into opportunities and established herself as an artist to watch. Her positivity is infectious and her community spirit is unparalleled. As a member of our DeviantArt Collective, she has provided valuable resources and hosted challenges to help artists improve and build upon their craft. @chrissabug is the embodiment of what it means to be “devious” and it is our joy to award her with Deviousness for December 2022. I'm Chrissa, known as @ChrissaBug online. I'm a Game Artist and Animator by day and Illustrator and Streamer by night. I currently live in Sweden but grew up in a small town in the western United States.
Tutorial Recap: Did you collect them all?! by team, journal
Tutorial Recap: Did you collect them all?!
It’s been a creative year for DeviantArt Tutorials, with a variety of skilled artists providing tips and techniques to help perfect your art! Did you miss getting any tutorial badges along the way? Take part in this three-week recap of DeviantArt’s tutorials to catch up on ones you might have missed! Even if you’ve already done all of them, you can redo one of your favorites to see how your skills have leveled up! Week 1: Technical Skills This week’s tutorials are focused on building your technical skill! Whether it’s perfecting anatomy or improving your lighting, these tutorials will help you level up your techniques! Eye | Hand | Landscape | Jack-O-Lantern | Rose | Fire | Weapon Check in next week for a new theme and series of Tutorial favorites! Most Popular Tutorials Proving that it wants to be the very best, like no one ever was, the Pikachu tutorial has been the most-loved tutorial so far! Here are the top five most-popular tutorials: How to Draw Pikachu How to
Promote Commissions on Deviations and Profile by team, journal
Promote Commissions on Deviations and Profile
For deviants offering commissions on DeviantArt, you can now add special commission banners to your deviations and Profile! Get more exposure on your commission offerings and increase your chances to reach potential buyers. Banner Locations Similar to banners for Subscriptions, you can use this feature to promote commissions in four distinct places, with or without Core Membership. On your deviations, two banners can be added, one beneath your artwork and one in the sidebar. On your Profile, a banner can be included above your cover art. When deviants hover over your username or avatar, a banner can be added in the preview that displays there. How to Add Commission Banners Commission banners can easily be enabled and disabled from the Account Settings page. If you have banners enabled for Subscriptions, you’ll need to disable them by selecting “Your Commissions” in order for the commission banners to show. You can swap between the two sets of banners at any time. In order to
Quatrains de Sage Raison by sewandrere, literature
Quatrains de Sage Raison
Sage Raison se rit bien de vous, Cœur, et s’étonne de ce triste état Où vous êtes pour un rien-du-tout ! Pour une dame que vous n’aimez pas. Vous voilà reclus chez Peine et Douleur, Pour y voir Jalousie ; pauvre fou ! Alors, ne l’aimez-vous vraiment pas, Cœur ? Sage Raison se rit bien de vous...
Cvoa the Worm by Berried-Lark, literature
Cvoa the Worm
I had said there is nothing so big in the lake of stars. Its bedding, a leap of logic weaved of dreadful- hundred undiscoverable facts passing itself off as that smaller thing: our known universe, Cvoa the Worm each is one tooth to another hanging form. Gone, adorn skies that sit unsame is: Cvoa the Worm bathysphere suns explode at the chance that heat from the self will pass over Its skin, bending forth, and setting. I had said there is nothing so fathomably It