dAlicious Titbits #2

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Check out dAlicious Titbits #1 and dAlicious Contests #1



:bulletred: About dAlicious titbits :bulletred:




DAlicious titbits is a detailed compilation of different kinds of events, contests, projects, features, interviews and whatnots going on around the site.

The aim of this article is to help you find your way to some delicious information around the site as well as help you find assistance for your projects. Please, fav it or leave me a comment to support it.




:bulletred: Content :bulletred:




:bulletblue: dAlicious interviews - featuring some of the most interesting recent interviews.
:bulletblue: dAlicious features - compilations of gorgeous art submitted regularly.
:bulletblue: dAlicious resources - useful and helpful articles and journals.
:bulletblue: dAlicious Projects - events you can participate in and support.
:bulletblue: dAlicious Fun - fun or downright hilarious things.
:bulletblue: dAlicious help central - people who need help including groups looking for volunteers, contests in need and various others.
:bulletblue: dAlicious Compilations - useful compilations of links made by others.
:bulletblue: dAlicious also - various other happenings.
:bulletblue: Group in the Spotlight - highlighting an especially successful and well-organized group.
:bulletblue: Suggest a titbit - you can be featured here, too!





:star: dAlicious Interviews :star:




Some of the latest and most interesting interviews around dA!


:iconmemnalar: is interviewing nycterent about the new group :iconadopt-a-writer:. Check it out: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconpurpelblur: has released the latest issue of the Devious Minds series of articles with the amazing KneelingGlory. Read now: news.deviantart.com/article/12…:

:iconeliteartists: are offering you this month's edition of Artists of the month with renemarcel27 conducted by adeelquick. Read here: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconphotoshop-favourites: have brought you Know a PS artist - a fantastic interview with Winerla.  Read in their blog: photoshop-favourites.deviantar…

:icondistortedsmile: is conducting three interviews with pin-up & Glam photographs: news.deviantart.com/article/12…


:icondrop-asd: or in other words I have conducted interviews with two amazing artists - OConnellFineGlass and cheesyGFX. Kevin O'Connell is a glass artist who takes macro abstract photos of glass sculptures, read more here: news.deviantart.com/article/12… and Liam Ashurst is a young typographer who made the winning entry in Digiversity's Love Letter contest, read more: news.deviantart.com/article/12…



:star:dAlicious Features :star:




Latest issues of gorgeous feature articles series or single inspiring features.

:iconindiephotographyclub: are offering a gorgeous selection of photographs, music, a movie and a book for you to enjoy: indiephotographyclub.deviantar…

:iconfrightclub: Scary Summer - amazing horror and macabre features!

:iconkaterina423: has compiled Still Life Photography Colours.

:iconmyntkat: has collected unicorns from all categories in artisan crafts: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:icondailylitdeviations: offer you the latest issue of The LitLight - a compilation of useful links for every writer.

:iconsynfull: has issued the 95th volume of So i herd u liek emotes??. A must see: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconmintyy: is accounting for the five years of emoticons on dA: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconbeehivestudio: is bringing you the 8th edition of Friday feature: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconlucanthonyrossiter: is offering you a second volume of Unknown Fellows: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconalone-maggie: has released a third article from the series Unique Photography: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconqauz: has compiled a 29th issue of Space & Sci-fi features: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:icondan4archangel: has brought you the sixth feature of journal CSS: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconexillior: shows off some beauties in the body art gallery: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconblackblock: has brought you The Men I Love - a feature of male artistic nude photographs. Check out now: news.deviantart.com/article/12…





:star: dAlicious Resources :star:





A lot of helpful and useful articles, tutorials, tips, advice, collections, etc.

:iconphoto--assignment: are offering tips for a successful photo critique: photo--assignment.deviantart.c…

:iconphotography-apn: are offering some basic tips for nature photography as well as a list of tutorials. View here: photography-apn.deviantart.com…

:iconwatercolorists: have a small but delicious collection of painting resources for beginners: watercolorists.deviantart.com/…

:iconthepianists: are offering two quick tips on software for writing music in their blog: thepianists.deviantart.com/blo…

:icondeviantarttimes: keep a small but useful collection of helpful deviations: deviantarttimes.deviantart.com…

:iconslupton: offers you the photography dictionary: slupton.deviantart.com/art/Pho…

:iconphoto-class: is an account for receiving various help on improving your photography.

:iconiconicimagery: has issued an article about where to find help if you've been plagiarized: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconjeanfan: has wrote a small encouraging article for aspiring photographers: news.deviantart.com/article/12…





:star: dAlicious Projects :star:




Various projects in which you can participate or marvel the results.

:iconmyntkat: brought you Glass Week last week and it's been epic. Check out the gorgeous features and the interviews full of useful tips and tricks on various techniques as well as the glass DDs and the event recap:
Underwater feature
Vases feature
Glass jewellery feature
Stained glass feature
Animals feature
Fiery glass feature
Glass beads feature
Blue glass feature
Chat event feature
Interviews on glass blowing
Interviews on mosaics
Interviews on lampwork
Interviews on stained glass
Interviews on fused glass
Glass week re-cap

:iconkrissi001: and :iconmushir: are opening a project to create your very own OC emoticon version. All you need is donate points: krissi001.deviantart.com/journ…

:iconailedda: has issued the fourth volume of her Feature Project: news.deviantart.com/article/12… You can get featured yourself now!

:iconrealm-of-fantasy: has released the 29th issue of their Give a Featuyre, Get a Feature project where featuring artists get featured. Check it out: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconwatercolorists: are running a project about textures: watercolorists.deviantart.com/…

:iconladylincoln: has released the first article associated to the project The Ladies of Lit aiming to showcase female writers. Check it out here: news.deviantart.com/article/12…




:star: dAlicious Fun :star:




Interesting stuff you should check out as well as some hilarious findings.

:iconseiskyo: has started a forum thread, asking people to draw the avatar of the person above them in Muro. Join them: forum.deviantart.com/devart/dr…

:iconmartypunker: is bringing you the 97th edition of The LOL Corner, which is especially hilarious: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconhoggypare: and :iconslight-obstruction: are having a hilarious picture conversation about hats! comments.deviantart.com/18/149…

:iconramenwarrior: and :icon0kira: are discussing the llama stampede: comments.deviantart.com/18/149…

:iconfionacreates: and :iconzimyoucoto: are having a conversation about vampires.  comments.deviantart.com/18/149…

:icongothic-nyu: is offering you a Dark Fairy Tale Meme - you have to draw a fairytale for the time duration of a song! Check it out here: gothic-nyu.deviantart.com/art/…

:iconfeature-freak: shows you a most gorgeous compilation of stamps: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

DeviantArt offers you a re-cap of their 10th Birthday Bash, be sure to read: news.deviantart.com/article/12…




:star:dAlicious Help Central :star:




If you have time and resources, please lend a helping hand.


:bulletred: Staff Needed! :bulletred:

These groups are in need of administrators, contributors, moderators, critics or in a word - staff. If you have free time, expertise in some area and interest in helping the community, go ahead an apply!


deviantArt is hiring! Read all in moonbeam13's journal: moonbeam13.deviantart.com/jour…

:iconlitplease: are short in active staff members. Help out: litplease.deviantart.com/blog/…

:iconvectors-unite: have open positions. Details: vectors-unite.deviantart.com/b…

:icondd-catalogue: needs collectors for several categories. For details check the group's page.

:iconbleedingheartspoetry: are looking for critics. Details on the group's page.

:iconunknown-photography: is hiring gallery contributors. Details: unknown-photography.deviantart…

:iconquill-cafe: is asking you whether you'd like to give critique. Details: quill-cafe.deviantart.com/jour…

:iconart-outdoor-nudity: are looking for 5 Contributors. Details: art-outdoor-nudity.deviantart.…

:iconscribblers-anonymous: need critics and a chat admin. Details: scribblers-anonymous.deviantar…

:iconfairy-tale-fantasy: are looking for administrators. Details: fairy-tale-fantasy.deviantart.…

:iconproject-pay-forward: are asking for critics, co-founders, helpers, admins and a blogger. Details: project-pay-forward.deviantart…

:iconadopt-a-writer: have open positions for support staff. Application template disclosed. Details: adopt-a-writer.deviantart.com/…

:icondistinctprose: are looking for staff to help with challenges and contests. Details: distinctprose.deviantart.com/b…

:iconbokehlicious: are looking for contributors. Details: bokehlicious.deviantart.com/bl…

:iconphotographersfanclub: is looking for 10 up to 20 admins. Details: photographersfanclub.deviantar…

:iconfetishphotography: have open contributor positions for fetish photographers and models. Details: fetishphotography.deviantart.c…

:iconbeautiful-photos: are looking for a new staff team to accept favourites. Details: beautiful-photos.deviantart.co…

:iconthepencilclub: have open positions for mentors. Details: thepencilclub.deviantart.com/b…

:iconphotographlove: are looking for people for the following positions: Comment/Critiquer, Contest Coordinator, Gallery Moderator and CSS Designer. Details: the group's page.

:iconwriteaway: are looking for staff members to work in member spotlight and competitions. Details: writeaway.deviantart.com/blog/…

:iconprojectcomment: are looking for volunteers for gallery uploads and project managers. Details: projectcomment.deviantart.com/…

:iconwriterart: are looking for the following staff: General Contributor, Promptsmasters, Prose Critiquer, and Poetry Critiquer. Details: writerart.deviantart.com/blog/…

:iconpoetry-knights: accept volunteers. More information on the group's page.

:iconadopt-a-writer: is a new exciting group project, which needs volunteers and people who are willing to create a group stamp. Details on their page.




:bulletred: Contests in Need :bulletred:


:iconkisstwilightfan: is holding a contest about nature, all media allowed. Prizes are needed: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:icondesire-dess: is holding a contest  called "My favourite song" and needs your help with the prizes: desire-dess.deviantart.com/jou…

:iconda-literature: needs points to give to the winners from their weekly themes challenge: da-literature.deviantart.com/b…

:iconthepianists: are running a contest for lyrics writers and musicians and need your help with prizes. Details: thepianists.deviantart.com/blo…

:iconkcarey: is holding a contest asking you to depict her original characters. Prizes are much needed: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconsuzaku009: calls for ENTRIES for a contest called First Encounter. Details: suzaku009.deviantart.com/journ…

:iconthedeviantartgallery: is holding a contest about masks and needs prize donations. Details: thedeviantartgallery.deviantar…




:bulletred: Various Help :bulletred:

:iconphotographyworld: is asking you to vote on their August monthly challenge: photographyworld.deviantart.co…

:iconda-revolution: is asking you to vote on their 3rd contest winners: da-revolution.deviantart.com/j…

:icontraditionaljunkies: want your help to decide on the theme of their first contest. Suggest here: traditionaljunkies.deviantart.…

:icontheunknowndeviants: are asking you to help them pick the next theme for a contest from the listed here: theunknowndeviants.deviantart.…

:iconatrue: is running the Literature Community Fundraiser to give back to the writers' community on dA. Details: atrue.deviantart.com/journal/3…




:star: dAlicious Compilations :star:




Collections of useful links you can check out.

Check out this article's sister: dAlicious Contests now with 50+ contests and prompts listed.

:icondeviantarttimes: is a fantastic group showcasing news around dA. Check out their blog for delicious links: deviantarttimes.deviantart.com…

:iconrydi1689: offers you a fan art community newsletter with happenings all about fan art: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconbeta-readers: have released a blog with an extensive list of contests: beta-readers.deviantart.com/bl…

:iconwynnesome: offers you a bunch of useful links for everything related to artistic nude photography: wynnesome.deviantart.com/journ…

:iconkrissi001: has compiled a journal of interviews: krissi001.deviantart.com/journ…

:iconhugqueen: is constantly updating her journal with happenings and useful links around the literature community: irrevocablefate.deviantart.com…




:star: dAlicious Also :star:




Everything else!

:iconmemnalar: is asking you: What are your standards for marking your Lit pieces as Mature Content? Answer here: memnalar.deviantart.com/journa…

:iconpurpelblur: is the one responsible for news article editing at the moment. Check out how you can get a news article edited here: news.deviantart.com/article/68…

:iconjonathoncomfortreed: has made a collection of useful suggestions for improving the dA experience of writers. Support him here: news.deviantart.com/article/12…

:iconmudimba: is showing us what hotkeys work with Muro: mudimba.deviantart.com/art/dev…

:iconcommunityrelations: are finally open for affiliation! communityrelations.deviantart.…

:iconvotre-charme: is a very active group about glamour/nude/fashion photography and they offer you an archive of their projects and interviews so far: votre-charme.deviantart.com/bl…





:star: Get advertised! :star:




People who want to feature you or advertise your projects!

Get your contest featured in dAlicious contests

:iconcute-art-club: is offering to feature your commission information on a special page: cute-art-club.deviantart.com/b…

:iconhelewidis: is featuring your links for August: helewidis.deviantart.com/journ…

:iconpurpelblur: is giving up his journal for your personal use. See how: purpelblur.deviantart.com/jour…




:star: Group Spotlight :star:





:iconkeepitshort:
KeepItShort is  anew group for short stories. Why it stands out? It offers a large array of features including critiques, interviews, regular features, tips, chats, book reviews and much more! Be sure to check it out! For further information read the opening article as well: news.deviantart.com/article/12…




:bulletred: Suggest a  Titbit :bulletred:





You can in any time send me a note to suggest yourself or your friend to be featured in the next issue. Please do so in the following instances:
  1. You've done a fantastic interview you want to share with everyone  :excited:
  2. You are running a series of beautiful art features  :deviation:
  3. You have started a project (contest, challenge, chat event, etc) that needs promoting  :eager:
  4. You've submitted a useful resource (tutorial, a list of useful links etc) which could benefit other artists.  
  5. You've started a contest and you need donations or judges
  6. You group needs contributors
  7. You've found something funny you want to show others
  8.   You've made a compilation of happenings and want more people to see it.
  9. You're offering features, critiques or other help to people
  10. You are running an interesting poll and need more replies.
  11. You know of any other happenings around dA


Send me a note with "Titbit" as the subject line. Most likely I will feature it in the next edition but in rare occasions it may be declined.






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