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April Featured Member

Journal Entry: Fri Apr 11, 2014, 9:39 PM
Hi Everyone

I am a little late with our April Featured Member.  Computer issues and such - but I think it is all straightened up now :)

I have picked a wonderful member of our group for our feature this month though.  Gigi50 !   An awesome artist and an awesome person.  Here is what she had to say about her work -

"I was always passionate about photography in Nature from my 20's on
but never really got into it after my children were teens, as they also develop some interest it got me involved more and was always fun to do family walks in the forest
and spot special little treasures of nature, as my passion develop and my Children
introduced me to the wonderful world of Deviant Art ~ then it was full speed ahead
Moving away 3 years ago from family and friend and sort of gave up my career in hairstyling, I became more involved in taking nature walks and wanting to get
better in this field.
With the wonderful help of many friends here on DA I learned about taking my camera
to a new level from Automatic shooting into using other functions with Aperture and shutter speed instead,
Paying more attention to lighting and focus and a low ISO (100) made such a difference
Thank you you guys and Gals You know who you are :hug:
I was encouraged to take a photography course and again learned so much more
Last year along came the learnings of wonderful world of Photoshop for post editing and so much to learn in there, I think its impossible to learn everything there is available in this program, okay well unless you start at 16 :giggle: I am quite far from there :giggle:
Who inspires me ~ Mother Nature and the wonderful deviants on Deviant Art :blowkiss:
Always open to learn more!"

What goes there by gigi50   Allium Fancy and Frosted by gigi50   Zooming by by gigi50   Sunrise in my back window by gigi50   Frost Trees And Ferns by gigi50   Fall frost by gigi50   :thumb386091142:   Lac Beauvert by gigi50   Fritillary by gigi50   Fritillary by gigi50   White burst by gigi50   Bad Hair day by gigi50   Golden days by gigi50

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This "Gift" Button is the only way our group can accept donations for the Inspiration Station. Click the button and it will lead you to my profile page (Artbybeverly) Please click that, and it will lead you to a box that says "GIVE POINTS"!




The Running Total has reached 6192 points, thanks to our wonderful members and staff!! These points will be used for our contests, giving out rewards in appreciation to our most inspiring members and for renewing our super group status!!

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With Special Thanks to:


:heart: :iconapplemac12: AND :heart: :iconkiwicutiepie: ~ For their VERY generous donations to the group!! I would also like to thank all the generous ANONYMOUS Donations, that have been received as well!!

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Each contributor/donator, will be showcased with some of your featured work, in the DONATORS SHOWCASE FOLDER in each of your individual custom folders! You can submit up to five submissions a day!
:heart:Here is the link:inspirationstation1.deviantart… :heart:

THANK YOU EVERYONE SINCERELY, ON BEHALF OF OUR GROUP, YOU ARE ALL AWESOME!!

Thank You Vin ~ For Making Us A Super Group!

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:iconapplemac12: ~ VIN

I would like you to all meet a terrific guy called Vin, most of you know him already, for his inspiring, kind, loving and supportive ways that he bestows on his most loyal friends and watchers, and newcomers as well! Vin, graciously and generously donated all the points needed, to become a super group! Thank you deeply and sincerely Vin, on behalf of us all and from me personally!

To visit Vin's Gallery, click here!

Here are some of Vin's favorite photographs:
:thumb364261123: Pataua Beach 1 by Applemac12
Inspiration by Applemac12 Friends by Applemac12
Twentyseven by Applemac12 Auckland Museum by Applemac12
Vin has been a member of DeviantArt for fours years now, and resides in New Zealand. He is an accomplished and very talented photographer, and a chef by trade! He has an amazing dog called "Moose" who's breed is known exclusively to New Zealand, and he loves to dig in the sand with his companion "Sophie". Vin loves music from the 60's 70's and 80's in the genre's of rock & roll plus punk rock, and once photographed Simon Le Bon from "Duran Duran" on a yacht while they were visiting, in Auckland!

Once again Vin, thank you so very much for making us a super group!

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You Inspire Us!


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Affiliates


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This section contains all of our affiliate groups, PLEASE take some time to check them out!

RULES FOR AFFILIATION:

:bulletorange: We only accept Incoming Affiliation requests with Groups that share the same kind of focus that promotes; Inspiration, Encouragement and Support of their members and others in the community and are "Family Friendly" groups!

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PLEASE CHECK OUT THESE WONDERFUL GROUPS!
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Gallery Folders

Featured
Bride of the Mist by Ellysiumn
Keith by Sarahharas07
Marina 2  ~ Colored Pencil by lemgras330
Sorrow and Solace by Jordan-Roberts
Submit Your Deviations Here
MOONBEAM by KarinClaessonArt
Angels  by KarinClaessonArt
FALLEN by KarinClaessonArt
Angel of Sadness by KarinClaessonArt
Donators Showcase
Dolphin - Draw-along Aug 2013 by philippeL
Oriental Charm VII by philippeL
Into the West by philippeL
The Bride by philippeL
The Shelter Project, by Tea
Companions by SharPhotography
Windows to the Soul by TeaPhotography
Friendship Rings by TeaPhotography
Sea Turtle Support by TeaPhotography
Animals
.. those eyes .. by VasiDragos
Slipped by plumita1
Happy birdie by plumita1
Bird on a Stick by SharPhotography
Architecture, Urban Exploration
Three Peaks by Lanzie
Fruit Salad by Joe-Maccer
When the universe conspires by Ellysiumn
You First by SharPhotography
DIGITAL ART
Entrance to an unknown world by Ellysiumn
Oriental Melody by Joe-Maccer
Back Off! by philippeL
Watching the Universe by Ellysiumn
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Lady Dragon  III by Ellysiumn
Desolation in city Gates by Ellysiumn
Two worlds by Ellysiumn
Time of wishes by Ellysiumn
Fractals
Symechanical by GrahamSym
Array 94 by GrahamSym
Peacocks by GrahamSym
Oil Refinery by MandelCr8tor
Insects and small sea creatures
There is always someone making trouble by plumita1
Dinner for two by plumita1
..touch.. by VasiDragos
Morning Glory by SharPhotography
Land, Sea And Skyscapes
A light in a cold day by VasiDragos
Miscellaneous - Other
Ice Blizzard by SharPhotography
Nature - Flowers, Plants etc.
White spring by VasiDragos
Photo Manipulations
On a Cold Morning by surrealistic-gloom
Portraits-People
HOW TO CARRY YOUR CAT....... by Tigles1Artistry
Traditional Art - all mediums
ETHNIC : Cohiba smoker (Cuba) by HendrikHermans
Vehicles-Transportation
Man the lifeboats by Arte-de-Junqueiro
ART, DIGITAL AND PHOTO TUTORIALS
Hydrangeaheart by ingeline-art
Art and Photography by our Staff
Happy Birthday Serdar by Applemac12
Monthly Member, and Staff Member Folder
Shaft by GrahamSym

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES!

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"Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."

― Mark Twain

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People will forget what you said,

People will forget what you did,

But people will never forget how you made them feel.”


— Maya Angelou

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Guidelines For The Inspiration Station!

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Our group focus is centered around our members; to inspire, encourage and support the creative talents, of ALL our members, and by paying it forward to everyone!

IMPORTANT:
We do not accept automatic join...Invitations are offered to those who send a note, with earnest interest and our focus in mind, who would like to become an active member! All new join requests will be given a 30 day trial to see if you fit in with our focus as an active member!


PLEASE USE THE "SEND A NOTE" BUTTON to request any membership joins!

ALSO:
To be considered an active member, we would like each member to leave AT LEAST (SIX) 6 comments on other members work, IN THE PERIOD of ONE WEEK! We do realize that this will be sometimes more or sometimes less depending on what's going on, but we feel this is something ALL members can achieve!

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RULES FOR SUBMISSIONS!

RULES:

:bulletred: This group accepts both Photography, Digital and Traditional Art work! Please read further for information of work, we do NOT ACCEPT!

Please do not use our group for self promotion of your work, that includes posting links on comments to direct someone to your art or photographic website...this is not what our group is about, and it will not be tolerated! Thanks!

:bulletred: Members may submit a maximum of three (3) deviations per day. So make sure its your best work, and your own work!

:bulletred: Please use the "SUBMIT DEVIATIONS HERE folder" to submit your work to the group!. The staff will move them to the proper category folders.

:bulletred: Make sure you categorize your submissions properly, to ensure they go into the correct folders.

:bulletred: In the category of "Photo Manipulations", please include ALL links to original work that you have used.

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:bulletgreen: Sorry but this group does NOT ACCEPT; Any nudity whatsoever, anime, fan art, OC's, meme's, comics, cartoons, unauthorized characters (eg. Disney) or craft projects etc. We also DO NOT accept; blood, gore, or any kind of violence!

:bulletgreen: Please use the WIPS folder if you're stuck in any certain areas of your work, and we will help you!

Inspiring Members & Staff Member Of The Month!


We have voted FOUR most inspiring Member/s Of The Month ~ For November - December!

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Inspiring Staff Member/s Of The Month


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The Shelter Project ~ By Tea Photography

The Shelter Project ~ By Tea Photography!!

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If Only: The Shelter Project by TeaPhotography
Link to this folder for viewing: ~ inspirationstation1.deviantart…

This is a wonderful organization that helps animals find foster homes, that have been abandoned, abused or otherwise! Tea is a volunteer for one of the shelters in her home town, and strives to bring more awareness to this cause. She sells handcrafted jewellery, personally made with nothing but the finest components and proceeds of sales go to The Shelter Project!!

Please check out this very special folder!

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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for this great honor that I was chosen here as a member of the month August-September.
That means more to me than you can imagine!!! :heart::hug: Congrats to all other winner...amazing works and great artists. :clap:
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JocelyneR Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Congratulations to the Inspiring Members! :clap: :heart:

(I will come back for the "Treasure Hunt", I am lacking of time for now. :nod:)
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Icy-Dew Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Congrats to all the Inspiring members for the month!:w00t:
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philippeL Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the mention of one of the most inspiring artists of the month, I am very touched! :D
As an artist, one of my biggest purpose is to be inspiring...
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ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
My personal thanks to everyone voted in, as the most inspiring members and staff members for this month and keeping our focus strong...I really appreciate it, as we all do who are the receivers of such support and encouragement! :huggle:

You are all awesome!! :heart:
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