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Welcome to the Secret Santa Network! We're the largest Secret Santa themed group on deviantART! Where the gift of giving is for everyone! The group hosts two events every year - Secret Santa and Summer Secret Santa.

This group is a learning tool for any beginner artist to take part in events for the first time and is also a group for elite artists who put a lot of effort in their illustrations!

Please read these pages below on how to sign-up and participate in events! Thank you! :hug:

:star: COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS 2019 :star:


:star: CURRENT SCHEDULE :star:

(All times are Pacific Standard Time)

Secret Santa Sign-ups
Sign-ups open: Monday, August 27th, 2018
Sign-ups close: Sunday, November 18th, 2018 @ 9 PM

Secret Santa Gift Submissions
Earliest Date: Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Latest Date: Sunday, January 6th, 2019 @ 11:59 PM
Extension: Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 @ 11:59 PM
Replacement: Sunday, February 17th, 2019 @ 11:59 PM







Gallery Folders

Secret Santa 2018
SECRET SANTA !!! by Krepuu
Secret Santa Drawing! by alytart
Merry Christmas 2018 by corpseandCo
SS18 - Lost in Space by MCeleritas
Summer Secret Santa 2018
Raphaelle Chibi Icon by Yumanai
[SS 2018] Carrscrap by Arztea
Summer Secret Santa #2 by Drawing-Mori
2018 Summer Secret Santa Minigifts by anniecoleptic
Secret Santa 2017
Winter Tea. by NemiCrow
Secret Santa: Ysara and Silius by Akanetto
secret Gift santa by MiyuKyuu
Secret Santa 2017 - Ellie and Aylen by anniecoleptic
Summer Secret Santa 2017
Summer Secret Santa 2017 Gift by sapphire-spider
I'd Trade My Luck To Know by Alkraas
SSS : Omnomnom by SmolSalty
For Tony-Akita by Musicdove
Secret Santa 2016
Secret Santa Gift by Gh0stParade
SS: Silvaze126 by Galarixk
[SS] Felyx and Maya by 113Chattz
Summer Secret Santa 2016
Secret Santa Summer 2016 .:Take a walk:. by maakurika
Alice by LexiSmiles
Summer Secret Santa 2016 Volunteer by GreenAngel5
[G] Summer SS: YoruFox by Avistella
Secret Santa 2015
Surrogate SS Uraqt314 2015 by Zephel-K
Hatsune Miku: Good Smile Series by RocketPancake
Surrogate SS Kimmorz 2015 by Zephel-K
Secret Santa - Anxiety by cottoncritter
Secret Santa 2014
Ada for mr-sage by theliondemon-kaimra
Akida and Kyna for dieliala by theliondemon-kaimra
To: ChibiFangirl01 From: KloutSketch by DruidPeter
Suigetsu and Reibu by theliondemon-kaimra


The Day by asml30
[MOBILE LEGEND] Merry X-mas 2018 yaaaayyyyyy! by Skunkyfly
Merry Christmas by iyumei
Melly Christmas by Miamelly
SS | rukuluc by johdaa
Secret Santa by Polkin
Secret Santa - Gardenia Bust by Ashe-Marbury
[PR] Secret Santa - Lyndon by Shikaama
SS Quaoar by MysticSybil
SS 2018: Coriyu by KarLouiie
SS Eero by ellyu
Oriental Fantasy, Secret Santa Gift for Aoi Milk by RaxaMermaid
Christmas Light The Night! by WordWrite67
Sparkly Blue Present by ShipperTrish
Lights Dec 2018 (117) by FordPrefectWonTheBet
Christmas Tree in Turek by GregKmk

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Secret Santa 2018 Event Status

The gift submission extension period has begun and we will be seeking replacement participants! The clock is ticking for participants on extension to turn in their Secret Santa gifts.

The deadline to turn in your gifts is Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time and there will be no further extension after this.

All of the completed gift submissions must be submitted in the Secret Santa 2018 gallery folder.

If you have any questions about this event or the group in general, please let us know. :hug::heart:

If you missed out on the Secret Santa 2018 event this year, you will have the opportunity to participate in the Summer Secret Santa 2019 event! Sign-ups for the next event will open on Monday, February 25, 2019 (if necessary).

:pointr: :pointr: :pointr: :pointr: Wishlist Application Template :pointl: :pointl: :pointl: :pointl:


(F2U) dA Present 2.0 by Fario-P :iconnumber1-plz: :iconnumber1-plz: :iconnumber9-plz:

Gift submissions: 445 + 7 (79.2%)

PROGRESS (× 5%): :bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:

:bulletgreen: Complete List of Participants :bulletred:
[Part 1] [Part 2]

Dropouts: 5   Lost: 0   Deactivations: 1    Grinches: 13
It has now been a week since the Secret Santa 2018 event went into the extension period and here is where we stand right now in this update.

452 of 571 participants have turned in their Secret Santa gift submissions so far, making this event 79% complete. This leaves 119 participants remaining in this event. Here is how it all breaks down:

:bulletblack: 68 humanoid participants

:bulletblue: 3 beginner participants
:bulletyellow: 50 intermediate participants
:bulletred: 15 advanced participants

:bulletblack: 28 mixed participants

:bulletblack: 11 anthro/feral participants

:bulletwhite: 12 replacement participants

If you're on the list of remaining participants on this page below, now is the time to start turning in your gift submissions before it's too late:

:bulletwhite: List of remaining replacement participants :bulletwhite:

:iconashuri: :iconkeyclave: :iconkitsunegirl93: :iconlorydrawz: :iconnevia92: :iconpaintbrush87: :iconsayna-yuki: :iconshiba-ri: :iconshorinu: :iconstar3fire: :iconw4steland-rang3r: :iconzephel-k:

The next journal update will come next Monday. Starting next Wednesday, we are going to start notifying all of the remaining participants who were previously given an extension to either turn in their gift or drop out from the event. There will be no further extension in the submission deadline.

Please remember that the goal to get this current event at least 95% complete in order to move on to the next event, the Summer Secret Santa 2019 event which is six weeks out! :D

If you have any questions regarding the progress of this event as well as any other questions or if there are any errors in this journal, please let us know by responding in this journal entry or via notes.
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If you love Secret Santa events or any other artwork in general, please come check out other groups that are affiliated with the Secret Santa Network! Thanks as always to the following affiliated groups listed below!



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Yukiemi Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
I don't know if this is allowed to ask >< Is my secret santa on extension? I haven't received my gift yet ;n;
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Your Secret Santa is on extension right now and will be notified to turn in their Secret Santa gift starting next week. :)
Yukiemi Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Oh! Okay  Bunny Emoji-87 (Thanks) [V5] 
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Kryptoniano-SSJ Featured By Owner Edited Jan 8, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Todavía no recibí mi dibujito. Toy triste :(

NOOOO sobbing - crying by Mujshi
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Your participant still remains on extension and I'll be getting to your Santa soon. :)
Eltheran Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, I’m
On my phone sending this message. My internet has been out and I’m in the process of getting a new router may I please have an extension? I don’t want to miss the deadline if I can’t get my internet back in a few days.
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure thing! I'm sorry to hear that your internet is out. :(
Managodess Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
There have been multiple pics not related to the group uploaded into this folder today:
Just thought I'd let you know.
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Edited Dec 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the heads up! I will notify the individual to stop doing this. And if the individual in question does it again, he/she will be removed from the group.
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