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[FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] YA Vulcan - Quilava by Vixenkiba [FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] YA Vulcan - Quilava :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 25 12 [FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] Adult Vulcan - Typhlosion by Vixenkiba [FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] Adult Vulcan - Typhlosion :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 29 17 [FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] Teenager Vulcan - Cyndaquil by Vixenkiba [FoRLoVE Nuzlocke] Teenager Vulcan - Cyndaquil :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 29 29 [Meme] Style and Inspiration Challenge by Vixenkiba [Meme] Style and Inspiration Challenge :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 19 15 [SU] Wedding - Ruby and Sapphire by Vixenkiba [SU] Wedding - Ruby and Sapphire :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 214 25 [Moleskine] Summer Solstice by Vixenkiba [Moleskine] Summer Solstice :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 33 13 [SU] Show of the Stars - Lars and Sadie by Vixenkiba [SU] Show of the Stars - Lars and Sadie :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 264 50 Art VS Artist Meme + Template Download by Vixenkiba Art VS Artist Meme + Template Download :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 31 18 [Pkmn] Beta Noctowl by Vixenkiba [Pkmn] Beta Noctowl :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 90 27 [SU] Rockstar Steg Universe - Steven / Greg Fusion by Vixenkiba [SU] Rockstar Steg Universe - Steven / Greg Fusion :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 264 37 [Step by Step] Mystery Pearl Process by Vixenkiba [Step by Step] Mystery Pearl Process :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 210 33 [Art Nouveau] Antoinette Portrait by Vixenkiba [Art Nouveau] Antoinette Portrait :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 31 11 [SU] The Show : Pearl and Mystery Girl by Vixenkiba [SU] The Show : Pearl and Mystery Girl :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 315 55 [PTS] Valentine Event Pokemon designs by Vixenkiba [PTS] Valentine Event Pokemon designs :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 23 7 [TA] Therice Charm by Vixenkiba [TA] Therice Charm :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 199 19 [CM] Semi-Chibi Batch 02 by Vixenkiba [CM] Semi-Chibi Batch 02 :iconvixenkiba:Vixenkiba 366 13

Things to do

To do list:

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- queenofeagles [smoothing out animation]
- CD Cover [Brainstorming]
- keokotheshadowfang Experimental [Sketching]
- keokotheshadowfang Chibi busts [sketching]

- Page revamp:
[New ID]
[Sort out groups]
[New journal code]
[New welcome box]
[New gallery icons]
[Artist comments revised]

- LonesomePine [Sketched]
- DanaDani [Flatcolouring]

[Things I want to do but never have time for]
- Style Meme with Therice - 10%
- Paypal Tutorial - 30%!
- Anatomy Study - 20%
- Pose study
- Stevonnie - 5%
- ID with Luulu, Eclipse, and Therice
- Artstyle illustrations [VikJones]
- Made in Abyss fanart
- Star vs Foe fanart (Eclipsa, Moon, Ludo, Toffee, Meteora, Star, Tom)
- Avatar fanart (Toph, Katara, Iroh, Appa&Momo, Ty Lee)

Custom Box Header Inspiration by Dri-Bee
:icondeskleaves: :iconepic-soldier: :iconbutterfrog: :iconwhispwill: :iconshilin: :iconmegatruh: :iconnukerooster: :icongriffsnuff: :iconbuilt4ever: :iconavionetca: :iconqueenofeagles: :iconyuni: :iconkate-fox: :iconcerberyusu: :iconnoaqh: :iconvikjones: :iconembassyoftime: :iconvusiuz: :iconmoonshen: :iconmaximeplasse: :iconnathanfowkesart: :iconroseum: :iconowen-c: :iconvalentina-remenar: :iconpjynico: :iconhen-tie: :iconalma-the-bird: :iconkeokotheshadowfang: :iconglitchedpuppet:

I'm on a FanArt roll! Please vote what you would like to see most <3 (Trying to get inspiration!) 

31 deviants said More Steven Universe! (Stevonnie is next on the list!)
21 deviants said Anime (please suggest which series)
14 deviants said Gravity Falls (please suggest a character)
13 deviants said Star vs the Forces of Evil
8 deviants said Anything else? (Please comment :D )
7 deviants said Disney (please suggest which movie)
4 deviants said [SU] Rockstar Steg Universe - Steven / Greg Fusion by Vixenkiba [SU] Show of the Stars - Lars and Sadie by Vixenkiba [SU] The Show : Pearl and Mystery Girl by Vixenkiba
3 deviants said The Owl House


I remember it can be quite tough to gain recognition on DeviantArt when you first start out. It's a massive website with so many features and ways to interact! When I started out, I was lucky to have a friend of mine giving me a little shoutout in their journal, which gained me my first couple of watchers. I'll do the same in this journal for some new Deviants I found that have really cool galleries, and I thought of giving a couple of tips as well on gaining recognition:

~  TIPS  ~

  • Loads of interaction! DeviantArt is considered a social media website as well as an art site, and offers many more tools for interaction, feedback, and commenting than Twitter/Instagram/Tumblr ever will! Use it wisely :D If you want to receive comments, and have people view your art, you have to put some effort in yourself as well. Comment on other people's artwork, +fav it, +watch those you really like, keep communicating. Try interacting with other new artists and grow together!

  • Make good use of the "artist's comment". With that I mean the text you can add underneath your artworks. You can add icons, links, thumbnails to other deviations, you can add anything that makes it easier for people viewing your artwork to find other, relevant artworks! 
    For example, in my artwork description I add links to my other social media accounts, as well as include thumbnails of other artworks of mine: [SU] Show of the Stars - Lars and Sadie
    And another example, if you're writing a story, it's handy to provide links to your gallery folders where people can easily find more art and chapters of that story: killing graphite pencils - Orion
    Or add "next page" links when you're uploading comic pages! MtRC - Chapter01 PG01

    You can insert a link by typing < a href="Here goes your URL address">Here goes the text you want to appear</ a> (remove the spaces before the two A's) in your artist comment.
    For example, when I type < a href="">My Profile Page</ a> (but remove the spaces before the A's) I'll get: My Profile Page

  • Use your profile page well! When you go to "edit page" in the upper right corner of your profile page, you can add and remove whichever widgets you like. Since you probably want to show off your art, make sure that your art is the first thing people see when they go to your page! You can even install widgets that show only a specific group within your gallery. For example, I have one of my widgets set on my "resources" gallery folder, as it contains resources that might be handy for you guys to use :D

    Here's some examples of profile pages that I find looking really good:
    These profile pages look organised, and in one glance show you the art style of the artist, as well as links to their other social media accounts, F.A.Q.s, commission pages, etc. 

  • Make use of Groups! In the top, underneath "more", you can click on Groups. Here, you'll find literally thousands of groups that all specify in different things. Join a couple of big (and smaller specialised) groups, and submit your art to all of them; it will definitely give you far more exposure! 

  • Join specific feedback groups. There's a couple of amazing groups out there in particular that are good for getting a wider audience and receiving more feedback.
    :iconprojectcomment: ProjectComment provides a comment-for-comment system, that guarantees feedback on your art as long as you give it to others.
    :icongetwatchers: GetWatchers used to have its own app that allowed you to find other deviants, and them finding you, but that app is currently down. Instead, they currently provide a discord!

  • Make good use of #hashtags. You can add hashtags to your artwork; add those that are relevant to your art. You can add tags for characters, scenery elements, emotions, etc. Basically, put yourself in the mind of someone searching for art; what would you type in the searchbar to find an artwork like yours?

I hope these tips will help a little bit for some beginners! They all helped me. There's no real trick to getting recognition on DeviantArt though, it's simply just a lot of work on your part. Try it out, and see what works best for you!

And last but not least, here's some super new artists that have great galleries!

Feel free to check them out!

003 watercolour by Moss-Portland  002 Kookaburra by Moss-Portland  004 Pigs by Moss-Portland
Moss-Portland --> Amazing traditional artist who makes illustrations that would do super well in story books!

Alaska by KVLT-PROSVET  Owl by KVLT-PROSVET  Transmutation by KVLT-PROSVET
KVLT-PROSVET --> Amazing artist who works only with black, red, and white. Symbolistic and full of detail!

Tizheruk by willisrharrower  Shub-Niggurath I by willisrharrower  Akhlut by willisrharrower
willisrharrower --> Makes the most detailed traditional art I've ever seen, amazing graphite skills!

Five oclock - Hora del te by Bertairreverente  the spirit of the green tea by Bertairreverente  Pekiness by Bertairreverente
Bertairreverente --> Makes the most amazing story book illustrations!

Desert Haggle by 19VodNiK  Welcome to the Bar by 19VodNiK  Feline Magic by 19VodNiK
19VodNiK --> This cool artist makes the most amazing cartooney illustrations!

Gathora Mountains (Dusk) by Lichtgeborener  Dolbay (Night) by Lichtgeborener  Elysium by Lichtgeborener
Lichtgeborener --> I absolutely love this artist's creative sceneries and amazing worldbuilding!

2018 (06 - 05) Still Life 1 by Noodlerabbit88  2018 (06 - 22) Stonehenge under water (1) by Noodlerabbit88  2018 (06 - 18) Elephant and Giraffe in a Fishtank  by Noodlerabbit88
Noodlerabbit88 --> This artist's colourful traditional artworks are worthy of an illustrated kid's book <3

Blackberry progress V by Jane-Vu-Art  Street food in vietnam II by Jane-Vu-Art  Tokay gecko by Jane-Vu-Art
Jane-Vu-Art --> This traditional artist has some of the most detailed artworks I've seen in a while!

Untitled by Damitaza  Afro Diaries by Damitaza  Sunflower Ties by Damitaza
Damitaza --> I just love the beautiful portraits this artist creates <3 Curly hair! :heart:

Irreality png by Pur3e  Logo for Derping Around Discord png by Pur3e  DNA png 2 by Pur3e
Pur3e --> I really adore the logo designs this artist does!

Princess x Knight by shadow-rin  Magical Tree by shadow-rin  Succubus by shadow-rin
shadow-rin --> I'm getting the best fantasy-vibes from looking at this artist's gallery!

Feel free to give these amazing artists a look/comment/fav/watch! They're all new, and I'm pretty sure they would really appreciate it :D 


#how #to #become #popular #gain #recognition #views #pageviews #get #receive #more #famous #favs #favourites #be #watchers #followers #tutorial #tips #tricks 


It's a shame to see people heavily reference photos for their digital art and not credit the original photo/account, but it's even more infuriating to see really famous people do so... They should know better! With so many people looking at their art, including many starting artists, at least they should set a good example.

Won't name and shame, already commented on their work. Expect it will be ignored though.
Whew, back now for a couple of days, only to leave soon again for half a week! Goodness me it's one busy summer...
Currently trying to reply to the new contest entries and loads of comments, and hopefully I'll get some art in as well before leaving again!
Just to let you all know I'm gone for a week! Replying to comments and contest entries will be slow ;-)
Am I the only one noticing a couple of bugs in the system the last couple of days? On my most recent journal, all comments and most +favs are suddenly gone, even though they still show up in people's activities. 

As for the other bug, I found that several search terms (usually consisting of 2+ words) give no or less results... For example, "my hero academia" gives 22000 results, whereas "myheroacademia" gives 50000. What's going on on  this website? XD


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Panra Featured By Owner 2 hours ago
Thank you for the llama Llama jump 
emilio6 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist
Thank you for the Llama ^^
aladinsaad Featured By Owner 3 hours ago  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the Llama .. best wishes ..
AliceRoseKirkland Featured By Owner 7 hours ago
3D Llama Badge   Thank you!!
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