Pimps and Whoas - March 18, 2016

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By Moonbeam13

God of War III- Olympus Base by andyparkart

News from the Team

:bulletpurple: Welcoming New Deviants
:bulletpurple: Welcome New Volunteers!
:bulletpurple: Thank you C-91
:bulletpurple: Celebrating Deviousness - March 2016

Official Contests

All "official" contests will begin at midnight PST on the start date and end at 11:59 PST on the end date. This applies to all Community Relation run contests and all DeviantArt sponsored contests.
:flagus: denotes US only contest

:bulletpink: (18+) Homefront The Revoution: Freedom Fighters Contest - Deadline March 20, 2016
:bulletpink: Anthro Challenge #129 - Spring Break - Deadline March 31, 2016
:bulletpink: Twist Fate - Deadline April 6, 2016

Sketch This

:bulletgreen: TEXTURE WEEK
:bulletgreen: Sketch This Fun #14 - Winner!
:bulletgreen: Sketch This Showcase, Vol. 11
:bulletgreen: Sketch This Showcase, Vol. 13
:bulletgreen: Sketch This Showcase, Vol. 14
:bulletgreen: UPDATE 17
:bulletgreen: UPDATE 18
:bulletgreen: UPDATE 19
:bulletgreen: UPDATE 20
:bulletgreen: #SketchThis Feature!
:bulletgreen: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Project Educate

Project Educate is a joint venture between Community Relations (communityrelations) and the DeviantArt community. Every week, the project brings you a new set of articles with information, tips, and tricks about one of the many galleries within DeviantArt. Every month, we also have a Community Week built into the schedule, where everyone in the community has a chance to submit an article to share!

Currently -   Community Week            Coming Up - Commercial and Fashion Photography

:star:View the whole schedule here:star:

:bulletpink: PE: Community Week Intro

Informative News & Events

:bulletblue: All About Paper
:bulletblue: Art. Life. Deviousness.
:bulletblue: Artisan Crafts Contests and Events
:bulletblue: Artist Alley Tips: A Photography Stand Primer
:bulletblue: Awesome anatomy app!
:bulletblue: Cliches and Why You Should Avoid Them
:bulletblue: Check Out Our New Challenge!
:bulletblue: CRLiterature announces: The OuliPoetry Contest!
:bulletblue: CRLiterature's Prompt Bank - March 2016
:bulletblue: Daily Deviations: Being a Suggester!
:bulletblue: Decoding Daily Deviations: Dragon's Breath
:bulletblue: New Admin and still need Volunteers!
:bulletblue: Announcing... Aero's Anthology Contest!
:bulletblue: DevNews 2016 contest ! 
:bulletblue: Nominate a Commenter + Win 100 Points!
:bulletblue: Fan Art Masterpiece Contest
:bulletblue: March Contest: Abstract and Surreal
:bulletblue: Kaline's 3,000 Watchers Giveaway!
:bulletblue: Contest Announcement: Easter at ThumbHub!
:bulletblue: Favoriting, and Commenting.
:bulletblue: Founding a Group: Why and How
:bulletblue: Free Process Tutorial!
:bulletblue: Fun Quiz Contest
:bulletblue: Getting Started on DeviantArt
:bulletblue: How to make an original characters ... basic tips
:bulletblue: How to Suggest DDs !
:bulletblue: How to Tween Animations on Photoshop
:bulletblue: Internet Trolls: Dealing with Attention W----s!
:bulletblue: Introduction to Camp NaNo PreWriting
:bulletblue: Knit and Crochet Trends 2016
:bulletblue: Manip Academy 2.0: Calendar and Sign-Ups
:bulletblue: March tWR Prompt: Food, glorious food!
:bulletblue: Mid March News: Tracing Love's Path
:bulletblue: New Contest: Devil in the Details
:bulletblue: Photography Discussions: Focus
:bulletblue: Photomanip Newsletter March 2016
:bulletblue: Practice IS the Reward
:bulletblue: ProjectDFC Brings You Middle Eastern March
:bulletblue: Punctuation in Novels
:bulletblue: Relax, We Don't Steal Souls
:bulletblue: Still life challenge March 2016
:bulletblue: Stock and Res. Newsletter: Call for Submissions!
:bulletblue: Stock Challenge Part 1: Spring
:bulletblue: Watch us at C2E2 !
:bulletblue: What it means to be a colorist
:bulletblue: Why I love macrophotography
:bulletblue: Tutorials and Other Things
:bulletblue: Quick Tips: Submit Your Lit in Sta.sh Writer

Features & Interviews

:bulletred: Love DA Lit: Issue 228
:bulletred: 15 Under 15 Feature 25
:bulletred: APN Adventures, Vol. 47
:bulletred: Artist Showcase III
:bulletred: Awesome photography IX
:bulletred: Awesome, Literally! Vol 4: TheWrittenRevolution
:bulletred: Beauties 5
:bulletred: Behind the Viewfinder, Ep. 2: NicolasAlexanderOtto
:bulletred: March Monthly Theme/Spring
:bulletred: Show me any emergency journals!
:bulletred: I'm making games
:bulletred: At Last, The Leopards!
:bulletred: Talks with Tolkien artists - complete list
:bulletred: Contrasts of a Curious Mind #1
:bulletred: Urban Landscapes
:bulletred: Best in Photography Today #50
:bulletred: Crafty Features
:bulletred: Deviously New V.2
:bulletred: Digital Throwback Thursday Vol. 11
:bulletred: Exploring Stock and Resources: Stock Images
:bulletred: Fantastic Fan Art Friday 03-11-2016
:bulletred: Feature Friday - Edition #14
:bulletred: Forum Feature- March Edition
:bulletred: Friday Night Specials v3.3
:bulletred: Imagine FX feature!
:bulletred: Light Hunters Feature #126
:bulletred: Macro Spotlight Vol. 197
:bulletred: Manga Mondays #7
:bulletred: Meet Your CV: Talty (Artisan Crafts)
:bulletred: Meet Your CV: Tiganusi (Photography)
:bulletred: People and Portraits Spotlight Vol. 122
:bulletred: Photography Exposed: HDR
:bulletred: Photography Interviews: Darkroom
:bulletred: Photography Suggestions Spotlight VII
:bulletred: Pixelation vol.1
:bulletred: ProjectPorkchop Vol556
:bulletred: Senior Selections #88
:bulletred: Small Worlds - Part 55
:bulletred: Starman.
:bulletred: Sunday Scritches vi
:bulletred: Yard Tuesdays: Jumpers
:bulletred: Fan Art Friday: Super Mario Bros


:bulletpurple: deviant365 is DeviantArt's official 365 Project where you will be provided with weekly tasks for the whole year. deviant365 aims to uphold the core values of DeviantArt through weekly tasks that encourage creativity, community, and artistic growth.
:bulletpurple: AspergersAwarenessa group whose sole purpose is to enlighten people about ASD (Aspergers Syndrome).


:bulletpink: Commission info for nightsheepstalker
:bulletpink: Commission info for lightningsilver-mana
:bulletpink: Commission info for roemesquita
:bulletpink: Commission info for 14-bis
:bulletpink: Commission info for snazzydoodle
:bulletpink: Commission info for Zydaria
:bulletpink: Commission info for pandakuten
:bulletpink: Commission info for arrsistable
:bulletpink: Commission info for iwonn
:bulletpink: Commission info for valasedai
:bulletpink: Commission info griffsnuff

Whoas - Theme: Gods and Goddesses

Goddess by peggy77

Osiris by faeorain

Goddess by AngelusNoir

Minoan Goddess Ariadne by Malintra-Shadowmoon

The goddess by antilous

Horus, sitting on his Throne by Malintra-Shadowmoon

Golden Goddess by DarkVenusPersephonae

Spring goddess by hieihirai

Ganesh by 25kartinok


Spring Goddess by Foxy-Cosplay

SMITE Osiris by Brolo


:note: To contribute to the next issue of "Pimps & Whoas" please include it in the comments below with the appropriate links and information.  If promoting groups, please include a description so people know why they should check it out! Also use devtags not icontags eg:communityrelations not :iconcommunityrelations:

What I'm looking for from you guys:
:bulletred: News, Features or Interviews you want to promote
:bulletred: Groups you want me to feature or highlight
:bulletred: deviations that follow the theme for that issue
:bulletred: DevMEETs or events going on around you or being hosted by you.
:bulletred: Commission information for those looking for Commissions
:bulletred: Anything else you feel you want the DeviantArt community to know about!

Next issue to be posted April 8th and the theme for the "Whoas" is Dogs.

Wanna suggest a theme? Note Moonbeam13 with your ideas!

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Stuff for next issue:  EYE ON TALENT XX: DOMINIQUE V VELSEN:icondominiquevvelsen:
Digital Artist
Location: Germany
Community member: 2 months
See also: https://www.artstation.com/artist/dominiquevanvelsen

If you have enjoyed browsing these artworks, do consider :+fav: the journal, and supporting the artist to help gain them even more deserved attention! 
Want to suggest a deviant to be featured here? Send a note to lovelessdevotions

Previous Features
  Decoding Daily Deviations: Crow TempleDecoding Daily Deviations is the series that aims to unlock the secrets of what it took to create these magnificent artworks and motivate others to work towards similar recognition. Each week we will present an interview with one artist who has recently received a DD and have them share the details on that specific piece, relating to their creative process, techniques, and narrative inspirations. If you've ever wanted to know more about a beloved artwork and the talented skills applied to it, this is the series to keep track of!"
FEATURED ART: Crow Temple by Vykoukal
DD DATE: 2016-03-27

Share with readers the details of how this piece came into being. Did you have a clear story idea/inspiration from the beginning?

From the beginning I had the idea about a mysterious crow-head shaped
  The Collectibles Vol. 4 Your weekly dose of inspiration from the Digital Art galleries.

The Flames of the Living by JoshEiten
Shipwreck by HideTheInsanity
Mage by GUWEIZ
Moorland Drifter by Artofryanyee
Frozen Swamp by seanyangart
Avacyn - Angel of Vengeance by entroz
265456234- by straychi1d
97 by sidwill-cg
Tarot-0 The Fool by casimir0304
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@deviant365 is DeviantArt's official 365 Project where you will be provided with weekly tasks for the whole year. @deviant365 aims to uphold the core values of DeviantArt through weekly tasks that encourage creativity, community, and artistic growth
bubbybubbles12's avatar
I had this idea in my head for a while and seeing the theme finally pushed me to stop procrastinating x)
Tiny Dogs with Tiny Hats by bubbybubbles12
Yuukon's avatar
Hey! I have some stuff for the next issue:

PhotographyGuide - A relatively new group where (beginning) photographers receive feedback on their work in a positive feedback, and (beginning) photographers are challenged with our theme-assignments to learn new things!

And my Photography 101 course, which will run through projecteducate from now on:
Photography 101: Chapter 01: Basics - Looking
Photography101: Chapter 02: Composition - Location
Photography 101: Chapter 03: Lighting

As well as the latest issue of my Feature-Fest, created with hosagu :
Feature-Fest Vol. 18: Street Photography w/ Hosagu
hosagu's avatar
:stare: You made me do this :lol:

And yeah, that was awesome :la:
cristii's avatar
I forgot to send you an information about Polish DevMeeting... meh.
( stupid me :noes: :( )

It will be at 9th April : fav.me/d9vg6le
Felizias's avatar
I love them doogies! :love:

The Footprint by andersartigkeit Yours Truly by TeaPhotography 1404 Taja 062 by Palmix Staring into your soul by iKatie22 My Best Friend by rodrigo-pontepreta
AngelusNoir's avatar
Thankyou very much for including me in this inspiring collection of amazing DA people!! :blowkiss:
LiliWrites's avatar
:smooch: Thank you, deary! :hug: You are DA best! :shifty: Get it? DA best? .... okay, I'll stop now. :ashamed:
HugQueen's avatar
DAt always gets me. :')
ErikShoemaker's avatar
thanks for featuring the manip newsletter! It would be great if our new group Space-Revived could be pimped in the next newsletter. :eager:
Okavanga's avatar
 Many thanks for mentioning these two Features  ==> At Last, The Leopards! Contrasts of a Curious Mind #1 and thanks to Malintra-Shadowmoon for her help in these matters.


Malintra-Shadowmoon's avatar
You are very welcome, David :heart:
AlexanderPaupoff's avatar
wonderful feature! c:
here are some for your next <3

Pretending to Be Santa by rainylake  How the times have changed by Akelamoonstone  puppy dreams 2 by vularia  Grace by Denaru  Charlie by Yveo  
AlexanderPaupoff's avatar
Magic by feanutri  Goodbye by Kawiku  Summer, dogs and skateparks by Heylenne  Dog frisbee by Ksuksa-Raykova  Dalmatian in the woods by Kelshray-photo

and a few more :dummy:
faeorain's avatar
Hey, thanks so much for including my work in this feature!
SingingFlames's avatar
Awesome! Here's a dog (although, it might be a wolf :P) for your next update.

42- Don't Drop Me by Lucky978  
GeorgeXVII's avatar
great feature and news :heart: 
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