Have you ever participated in a Secret Santa (for gift art) on DeviantArt? For those who don't know, it's a gift exchange where you get assigned a random particiant to draw for, and you will get a drawing from another random participant.
195 deviants said
No, but I do want to join one sometime!
88 deviants said
Yes, I participated in them once or a few times.
51 deviants said
No, and I don't have an interest in joining one.
10 deviants said
Yes, I participate in them frequently!
5 deviants said
Yes, I have even hosted them myself!
yeah, mine was acombination of exchanges and collaborations. though in this case it depended n so many people even more, since when one didn't do their part, one other also wasn't able too and in the last few rounds it just really got a mess because half of the people didn't draw their part and then didn't even answer me when i asked :/
Ugh, that sucks... Those are the worst scenarios In my last Secret Santa I made it a rule that people who didn't draw anything themselves would not get a backup drawing if their person ended up dropping out, which saved some work, but it was still a mess when many people replied late or not at all D:
yeah ^^" I was so happy when we had really less problems with the Minkin secret santa, people there where so much more reliable xD Totally wanna do it again ^^ (i actually already asked alex about that- hope she didn't forget xD)
I did a long time ago and can't remember if I actually received anything from it 0: Also did a taxidermy secret santa on here last year, if that counts, which was super fun. I got to clear out some space in my room and got some neat stuff sent to me
Yeaaaaa, sometimes it can be a bit... unequal. The fact that not everyone is on the same art level is fine, but there has to be some sort of effort in it still D: Especially if you have to wait that long, it should be worth the wait somewhat.
I have participated in multiple, and I hosted one twice. Participating is fun, but hosting is rather stressful, especially because I didn't put a member limit and a lot of people entered, many people were late or dropped out, it was a lot to handle, especially because I had exams at the time... Never again. Or at least, if I do host another one, I'll make it more limited, less people and a more specific theme, with perhaps a co-host