How to beat procrastination (part 1)As I said on a previous submission, I'm planning to make some tutorials on the upcoming December. Before that, however, I feel like I can help on another subject, which comes before even starting your drawing: Procrastination. I mean, procrastination towards your own drawings.
How to beat procrastination (part 2)Most of the excuses for not drawing is lacking of ideas. On part 1 of this journal I explained why I find it useful to keep a notebook with you, and to write down your ideas whenever possible.
The Palette Project
Monthly Feature for September:iconDAComicArchive:
Puzzle MoonsongWolf 446 38 Blackfur's Tale - Page 56 Kuuda 4 0 Awaiting the Stars Pulchra-Ineritus 3 0 Oh deer Kuuda 6 4 Last Leaves Vawie-Art 2,116 152 The Forsaken Fortress Spiritleaf7 409 123 BT Sketchdump Kuuda 14 0 Aurinkotuuli RPG Kipine 2,179 50 Grass flowers justanothercreator 29 4 Kiki Delivery Service - Break larienne 3,768 129 [Sumie] Winter landscape bsshka 82 3 Ambush Red-IzaK 321 24 The Patient Cottage Nimiszu 307 37 Coffee Kate-FoX 6,491 120 Paint Horses in Autumn deskridge 1,629 51 Wide eyes woxys 2,474 131 The Leviathan GraWolfQuinn 1,721 115 Ascension KO3LNHA 1,117 64 Kiki's Delivery Service IrenHorrors 3,750 84 It's like you and I kinda fell from the sky Doragon-Ya 27 10 The smell of lavenders Doragon-Ya 11 3 Orange cocktail BeksSketches 36 6 ~Meeting The Guardian UnicornCat 373 47
Upcoming Site Changes and Your Involvement
About a year and a half ago, we posted a journal discussing how DeviantArt’s acquisition would grant us the resources to make many positive changes for the site. Thus far, a lot of such improvements haven’t been entirely obvious — like the many new hires across all departments (we've more than doubled our staff!) or upgrades to the tools we use behind-the-scenes. All of this was done in order to bring you big-ticket changes, including a much-improved and redesigned site.
We've approached the redesign with a lot of consideration, which is why it’s been in development for so long. Not only do there continue to be lengthy internal conversations discussing every piece and every feature in explicit detail, but we