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PLEASE READOk, many people keep trying to submit deviations to the adoptables folder. PLEASE, submit to the CORRECT folder. I have to keep denying deviations because they are going in the adoptables folder.
Again, PLEASE CHANGE THE FOLDER WHEN YOU ARE SUBMITTING A DEVIATION.
SubmittingI have noticed that some people keep submitting deviations to the adoptables, bases lineart and designs, and icons folders that don't belong there. I have had to change those folders so that I can approve of what deviations go here. PLEASE submit to the right folders guys. If you don't know how, here is how.
1. Go to the gallery, click on the folder, and then click the plus sign in the top right corner
2. Go to the gallery, click the plus in the top right corner, then click the grey button at the top of the submission form. All the folders will appear and then you may choose the one you need.
If your deviations have been declined and you don't know why, its probably because you submitted it to the wrong folder. Submit it to the right one, and it will be approved.
Folders?I was wondering, are the folders working? Everyone should be able to submit to all the folders, and I keep finding deviations in the featured/wrong folder. If they aren't working, please tell me (they should be working though )
Good NewsWell, I just noticed I was randomly made the Founder. So, I changed the settings so everyone can submit art. It is automatically approved, and you can submit as many deviations as you want. Just make sure its in the right folder (I have made more for specific types of deviations).
Stuff You Should Know About
1. Please submit to the right folder. If it isn't submitted to the right one, it will get removed and you will have to submit it again.
2. Deviations with mature content are allowed, but if it goes against the pornography rules it will be removed.
3. If a folder fills up or you feel like we need another one, please tell me
4. No making fun of other deviants and deviations.
5. NO ART THEFT! Tracing, using a ref (and not linking to original), and taking something off another website is art theft! Any deviations that are stolen will be removed. ALSO, if a member of the group is stealing art, please tell me.
Now, SUBMIT ALL YOUR ART!! XD
More Art?Hi guys! Im a new Contributor to the group, and I noticed we only have 5 members. Could some of you invite your friends to the group, or at least tell them about it? It would be great if we could have more members. Also, if anyone has some art that they would like to submit to a group, submit it here. Well, thats all. Have a great day everyone
*and Im trying to figure out if I can change the gallery settings so everyone can submit art. The owner of the group doesnt use their account anymore, so i sent a note to their new one.
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A new member writes:I am the photographer and principal photo editor for *aegiandyad. I seek constantly for the beauty in the mundane or even ugly reality that is the largely urban environment we live in. But we love gardens, are Friends of Kew who can visit this world heritage site any time we like, and spend a lot of time in the two or three best parks and gardens near where we live. This group's intent seems to be t0 remind deviants that art should be beautiful, as well as expressive, meaningful, individual, innovative and all the other things dear to the modern artits' hearts.
However, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Isadore Ducasse, the self-styled Compte de Lautreamont, insisted that there was beauty in the chance meeting of an umbrella and a sewing machine on an operating table! J,G.Ballard's fiction illustrates his notion that 'Mind is a state of landscape', and where others see beauty he sees psychological danger and even terror. Marcel Duchamp literally attempted to take the piss out of Fr
Will you be my friend?The funny thing about people knowing you, is that many people want to be your friend.
"Will you be my friend?" is one those questions I get the most.
It's also one the questions I have to answer with a negative answer the most, because I don't like lying to people.
Like I've told in some of my earlier journals, my life didn't overflow with friendship nor popularity when I was younger. It was quite the contrary. I wasn't anything near popular, to the point that most people didn't even want to have anything to do with me. As the kid that got bullied, the few that dared to get close to me, more or less put their social status in the group at stake by even talking to me. And as a result, I guess I valued their friendship a lot. After all; I knew what they risked.
Coming from that sort of situation, friendship has always been a very important but at the same time mysterious matter to me. Something not be
Icon Raffle(Closed, Winners Announced)The winners are:
#302 - Lord-CielPhantomhive [x]
#275 -HolyLeKitten [x]
#99 - LunarFaith [x]
Congrats to winners, I'll be contacting you guys~
I'll also be looking through the thread and picking a few more people within the next couple of days who in my opinion deserve an icon v u v
thank you for participating, everyone! <3
I really need to practice my pixel art, pfft-
So, I'm raffling off three free icons like this:
(Im also going to make them blink and such, ye)
All you have to do is fav this journal, and I'll pick out the winner in two-three day's time.
I'm also planning on making a bunch of icons for people that catch my eye, and maybe e
Does talent exist?I know many people have different opinions about this. And here's what i think of it and why. I'll just answer the journal question up front, I think talent does not exist. And here's why:
Let's start with he question, what is talent? It's this magical thing that makes some people learn faster and develop faster than others in different fields. Let's take art for example, there are 2 different artists, both start at the same time to learn a concept and one learns faster than the other. But few people have stopped to ask themselves why that is? Is it talent, or is it something else?
Let me tell you a story about a guy who started an experiment to see if talent exists. He posted an add where he stated he's looking for a wife that will agree to marry him and let him test their children in this experiment. And they made 3 girls. The guy taught them all how to lay chess from a very early age, and lo and behold all of them became grandmasters in chess. This story is real, the guy is
Kiwikku's Weekly Giveaway + Kiriban #376Welcome to my weekly giveaway! Back by popular demand, it's my turn to give back to YOU.
Thanks to everyone who already made the previous giveaway such a success!
KIRIBAN STILL OPEN!
The number to reach is 363,963.
In case you don't know, a kiriban is when you watch a person's page count, then if you happen to see the special number, take a screenshot of it to win a prize! You must include the clock in your screenshot to qualify.
As for the point giveaway,
I'm giving away 100 points to one lucky winner and 50 points to TWO lucky winners on 8/28!
One cannot win both the kiriban and giveaway.
Here's how to enter:
Step 1: Fave this journal.
Step 2: Be a watcher.
And that's it! The winners will be announced at the end of the contest. All pickings are done at random so it is fair.
Oh, and be s
5 ways to be more positiveDear, deviantart fellow artists
How to reach the happiness, how to have and maintain the positivity in our creative lives?
It's not an easy thing to stay positive all time. Trust me, I know... so here are some of my thoughts about the topic and I hope that they might be helpful.
1. Get away from negative people
Stay away from those who don't believe in you, who only show up in your lifes when they need something. As mentioned in the latest journal by DamaiMikaz - some people are just pretending to be your friends in order to use you or your skills (don't let them). Be aware of those who are trustworthy and it's said that "person will become the average of their five closest friends".. so be cautious and surround yourself with like-minded people, ones who support an
NEW ART/POINT GIVEAWAY - OPENedit: i'm adding to the prizes!
first place wins: a fully colored half body portrait + 75 !
second place wins: a sketch portrait from me + 50 !
i start school again in a little less than two weeks, so i wanted to put in one more giveaway before i get busy again!!
i'm excited, my illustration classes finally start
how to enter:
to enter, fave this journal!
must be watching me! this is for my watchers, after all.
(optional) you can get extra entries by mentioning your friends in the comments (use either :iconusername: or :devusername:. no more than three extra entries will be given for this (so don't spam people lmao)).
(optional) you'll get another extra entry if you help spread the word! if you mention this raffle in your journal, poll, etc. and mention me or send me a link showing me in the comments
1000 POINT'S + SUBSCRIPTION/S GIVEAWAYIt's been forever since my last GIVEAWAY so I think it's about time I host another one. Make sure you read all of the rules to assure that you've entered correctly! uwu
but first things first
Winners will be determined using a random number generator!
- 3 month sub
- 1 month sub
- 1 month sub
if you already have a subscription or do not want a sub then you are welcome to exchange your prize for the point equivalent. n.n
okay, now for the
RULES/HOW TO ENTER
make sure you read all of these or your entry may not be eligible.
- You must favourite this journal, this is how you get your number.
- You need to make a journal/poll linking back to this journal, you will need to comment back with the link to your journal/poll.
- You need to be watching me.
okaay now that the important stuff is out of the way
watching one of these people is consi
500 Watcher Giveaway!I NEVER NOTICED::
SO SINCE I HAVE 500 WATCHERS -
IT IS ONLY FITTING TO HAVE A 500 POINT GIVEYAWAY! ^u^
;u; So happy right now.
How To Enter::
-Be a Watcher (This is solely for my watchers only! New watchers are welcomed, but please only do so if you truly like and want to watch my art.)
-Favorite this journal!
-Comment down below ^^
draw millions of fanartcauseyknow
*Note:: Old Watchers will have 2 entries; the original 509 Watchers before this *
-No double accounts (Those who try to cheat this will be blacklisted >:c)
-Account must be at least 3 months old
-No plz/point/celebs/ect (basically useless accounts whose sole purpose is not displaying or sharing their own creations)
- I'd a
Contest: The Big Gender Photo ChallengeCanonAdventures and I will host our first contest together.
It's called "The Big Gender Photo Challenge". The idea is that female and male deviants hold a challenge in three photo categories:
PeopleConceptualAnimals, Plants and Nature
After the deadline on 4th of October 2014 we will pick one male and female finalist for each category. So there will be six finalists overall (two per category). Afterwards the finalists will compete in three polls. So there will be three polls (one for each category). Now it's up to you to decide who wins the challenge. The polls will be open for one week on both of our profiles. In the end we add all votes together to announce the winners.
Only photographyImages can be new or old but must be taken after January 1st 2013One entry per person per category maximum (of course you can enter just in one or two categories)
Transformers: We Came in WarTransformers: We Came in War
Setting: Sometime during the Bay films
Characters: Optimus Prime
We came to this planet because ours was gone.
The quest for power consumed our home. The need for domination destroyed us. Still we live, and yet there is a piece in each of us that has been decimated forever. We will never recover what we have lost.
I look down upon this planet, and I wonder why we try.
It is evident by now that we have lost the capacity for peace. War follows in our wake. We came to retrieve the AllSpark, which has long since been lost, and we are still here. All that came of attempting to revive our planet was the relocation of the war from our planet of death to this planet of life. There is so much life on this planet. All of it we have sworn to protect. This is the promise we have made to them. But the promise would not need to have been made if we had never co
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Endorell-Taelos is very well known within the community for her selfless giving and gracious community spirit. Since joining DeviantART over seven years ago, Alicia has continued to make a positive impact on many deviants. Her helpful and thoughtful approach was one of her finest attributes when serving as a Community Volunteer, and this has continued throughout the many contests which Alicia provides on a regular basis. As we approach our Birthday celebrations, we can't... Read More