Pimps and Whoas - Sept. 27, 2016

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News from the Team

:bulletpurple: Custom Profile Pictures Made By Artists
:bulletpurple: My Week Through Art: How Has Your Week Been?
:bulletpurple: Thank you JonathanWyke
:bulletpurple: Thank you MarcosRodriguez
:bulletpurple: Welcome cosmicbound
:bulletpurple: World of Warcraft: Legion - Celebrate the Classes!


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: Manga and Anime Repeating Contest - Deadline September 30, 2016
:bulletpink: Anthro Challenge #135 - Super Hero - Deadline September 30, 2016



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           

:bulletpink: Fan Art Week - We want to hear from you!
:bulletpink: Community Week: Introduction
:bulletpink: Mythology Contest - World Myths
:bulletpink: You Can Knit
:bulletpink: Photography 101: Chapter 06: Gear

:star:View the whole schedule here:star:



Informative News & Events

:bulletblue: 31 Days of Hope Challenge: Breast Cancer Awareness
:bulletblue: 6 Dangers of Success
:bulletblue: Affordable education from top industry pros
:bulletblue: Animation Tutoring: Starting in October
:bulletblue: Commenters' Platform - Improving Comments
:bulletblue: dA How-to: #5 How to deal with Artblock
:bulletblue: Dessert and Pokemon Charity Collab!
:bulletblue: Getting Started on DeviantArt
:bulletblue: Halloween is coming! Need Stuff!
:bulletblue: How I fixed my group request limit
:bulletblue: How To: Write a Status Update
:bulletblue: Monday Discussions - Introductions
:bulletblue: Monster a day art challenge for Halloween
:bulletblue: Ombre Hair Tutorial! + More
:bulletblue: Photography Newsletter: September 2016
:bulletblue: Photomanip Newsletter September 2016
:bulletblue: Mid September News: Unconditional Love
:bulletblue: Publishing Opportunity 31
:bulletblue: Self Portraits and why you should shoot them...
:bulletblue: Stock in a nutshell
:bulletblue: Texture Making Contest 2016
:bulletblue: Tutorial and News
:bulletblue: Tutorial in latest ImagineFX :D
:bulletblue: Tutorials and Tips about Art!
:bulletblue: Welcome to DeviantART
:bulletblue: When to call yourself an Artist?
:bulletblue: Writers Weekly: Contests, Articles, and Forums
:bulletblue: Yarn Review: Shawl in a Ball
:bulletblue: A Monster Calls- A Prose Contest
:bulletblue: Submissions Open + Library Contest
:bulletblue: ~OmiArtists Halloween Contest Begins Now!~
:bulletblue: Seasonal Art Challenges #1
:bulletblue: //UPDATE\\ Art Contest
:bulletblue: Feeling Creative? My birthday is coming!
:bulletblue: Animal parts ~ Wettbewerb (Ordner offen!)
:bulletblue: Draw My OCs *CONTEST: OPEN*
:bulletblue: Reference Photo Challenge
:bulletblue: Illustration Contest - La descendance profane
:bulletblue: Cats in the Streets: How to photograph stray cats
:bulletblue: The APN Guide: How to photograph small animals
:bulletblue: The APN Guide: Working with Dogs and Horses



Features & Interviews

:bulletred: 15 Under 15 Feature 48
:bulletred: 5 Under 500 Forum Feature
:bulletred: Digital and Traditional Art - 174
:bulletred: Exposing the Unexposed Vol. 17
:bulletred: EYE ON TALENT XLIV: CSCHRODER
:bulletred: Fan Art Feature - GOD EATER 2: Rage Burst
:bulletred: Fantastic Fan Art Friday - 09-23-2016 
:bulletred: Feature Friday - Edition #28
:bulletred: Feature Talented Artists! WEEK14
:bulletred: Features From Week 38
:bulletred: Featuring: Bottles and Bokeh
:bulletred: Featuring: Jewellery
:bulletred: III. The time when a macro feature was needed
:bulletred: Love DA Lit: Issue 240
:bulletred: Monday Pixel Madness #88
:bulletred: People and Portraits Spotlight Vol. 144
:bulletred: Photography Exposed: Infrared
:bulletred: Photography: Conceptual
:bulletred: Senior Selections #104
:bulletred: Spotlight 4
:bulletred: The Collectibles Vol. 23
:bulletred: The Ladies of Lit: Volume LXX
:bulletred: Trending
:bulletred: Tuesday Treats: Sleep
:bulletred: WOW . ON . DA .02
:bulletred: Summer Nights on Bright And Cheerful Part I
:bulletred: Summer Nights On Bright And Cheerful Part II
:bulletred: Dahlias on The Joy Of Flowers
:bulletred: Eid Ul Adha 2016
:bulletred: Menagerie
:bulletred: Meet A Cheetah
:bulletred: HOW A LITTLE MOSS CREATES SWAMPS
:bulletred: Feature Stars - August 2016
:bulletred: A Tribute To The Cologne Zoo
:bulletred: Not So Shiney, But Happy People
:bulletred: Nevermore


Groups

:bulletgreen: Inspiring-Creation is looking for really active members around traditional art. The group is holding non-stop contests and challenges, offers tutorials and references, only submissions in exchange of critiques/comments of works, holding a monthly reward system for best traditional works in three different categories: novice, intermediate and master level, also holding a reward system for the most active members of the group.
A group worth for all different kind and levels of traditional artists concerning drawings and paintings.
:bulletgreen: ManipulateThis and Stewed-Tomatoes  has  come together to sponsor an epic contest, "Survival Road".  All Beginning, Intermediate, and Advance photomanipulators are invited to enter, but you must be a member of either group. Lots of GREAT prizes for place winners in each skill level: The Survival Road Contest!
:bulletgreen: 365tomorrows, a flash fiction website specializing in science and speculative fiction started it's 11th year on August 1st of this year.
365 is maintained by,@srsmith and staffed by @rafellin and @skonenblades and was originally started by past DA alumni - @sovegna-vos and @jrblackwell and three other talented associate writers. 365tomorrows launched August 1st, 2005 with the lofty goal of providing a new story every day for a year. We’ve been on the wire ever since. Our stories are a mix of those lovingly hand crafted by a talented pool of staff writers, and select stories received by submission.
:bulletgreen: iPhotograph - A fantastic Photography group that is based in a chatroom on dAmn. We host critique nights a few times a week and run PhotoFriday. We are here to help you improve on your photography and answer any questions you may  have with cameras. So stop by the iPhotograph Chatroom and say hello Heart
:bulletgreen: photohunt A fun Photography game! The task is you will be given a word and you have 20 minutes to go shoot it and post it in the Photohunt Chat Best photo wins! I dare you guys to come play just ONE game. You will be hooked.
:bulletgreen: DudeLetsDiet A group for people looking to lose weight, gain weight or get fit. We will help you and each other to reach your goals La la la la We all know how much of a struggle it is to try and do things on your own. Especially trying to lose weight. This group was made for people to have a place to go when they are seeking help with motivation or just want to chat about their experiences and motivate others!



Commissions

:bulletpink: Commission info for spazzel
:bulletpink: Commission info for kiikii-sempai
:bulletpink: Commission info for kevin-glint
:bulletpink: Commission info for shadaan
:bulletpink: Commission info for erisiar
:bulletpink: Commission info for fontesmakua
:bulletpink: Commission info for angelishi


Whoas - Theme: Ice Cream


Ice cream by gold-girl776

Neapolitan Ice Cream by Heartstringcrochet



Girl with ice creom by Olga-Tereshenko

Ice-Cream by GeorgeXVII

Miniature Soft Serve Ice Cream Cones by BadgersBakery

1:12 Scale Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream by fairchildart

Ice Cream by monpuchikissa

Ice Cream by Pajunen

Ice cream in hand  by crystal021297

Dead unicorn ice cream delight by Lutrasaura

Parfait Party by Jinhii
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: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 October 25th and the theme for the "Whoas" is Stars.

Wanna suggest a theme? Note Moonbeam13 with your ideas!


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nala1233's avatar
Omgg i loveee ice cream.:D (Big Grin) Wink/Razz