Suggest A Daily Deviation
How to suggest
Just hit the "Note" button on my profile page and add the subject: DD Suggestion include the thumb code (or URL) along with the reason why you think the deviation should be featured as a Daily Deviation.
I may not reply to all suggestions but I do read, consider and appreciate every suggestion .
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We've reached the halfway point! If you've fallen behind (or, heck, haven't started yet), feel free to jump on in now! It's never too late to start.
To help with this month-long endeavor, here are some prompts for any who wish to use them! Feel free to use any, all, or simply use them as inspiration if you'd like.
Share your progress here. We'd love to see how you're doing!
Look outside and write a poem about something you can see (an object, person, event, weather, whatever catches your eye).
Write a poem from the viewpoint of a sentence addressing its parts: nouns, verbs, punctuation, etc.
Write a poem where each line begins with a letter from your DeviantArt username. Use each letter once (for each time it occurs in your name) and use all the letters in your username. For an additional challenge, use the letters in order.
Write a gift poem, dedicated to someone close to you.
Write a poem with at least one double meaning.
Visit DA's "About" page (about.deviantart.com/), scroll down to the list of staff members and write a poem based off of one of their names.
Use the theme, "Things not said," in your poem.
Take one of your earlier deviations (poetry or prose), and write a poem that deals with the opposite subject matter.
Choose a movie title and use it as a title for your poem (and have it be relevant to that poem).
Single word prompts:
30 Days of Poetry: NaPoWriMo 2015NaPoWriMo is almost upon us! (That's National Poetry Writing Month, if you're unfamiliar with the term. It starts April 1st.)
Here's the run down of what NaPo is all about:
Write 30 poems in 30 days.
Yep, that's it. That's all you do, but it can be harder than it sounds if you're not used to writing that much!
What is it that we'll be doing at CRLiterature and theWrittenRevolution?
We'll come up with 10 Prompts every week to help give you some inspiration! Of course, you don't have to follow any of the prompts, but they will be there to help you. The prompt articles will also serve as a "check-in" of sorts so you can update us on how you are doing, if you're behind, or ahead, or whatever!
Advice from Vigilo
(Vigilo is a NaPoWriMo World Champion who has completed it a number of times.)
How to Prepare
Some people find it easier to get through the month if they have a running theme for all of their p
NaPoWriMo Week One - PromptsAnd ... We're Off!
Welcome to the start of NaPoWriMo, the month long event where poets the world over put their pens to paper and fingers to the keyboard with the intent of producing 30 poems in 30 days!
To help with this endeavor, here are some prompts for any who wish to use them!
Feel free to use any, or all, you'd like and post your progress here!
Find the list of your watchers. Choose a deviant's name from it. Write a poem based off that name (not the person, just the name).
Write a poem devoted to your favorite beverage.
Visit the Daily Deviations page (http://www.deviantart.com/dailydeviations/). Write a poem based off of one of the DDs' titles.
Make a list of your favorite words. Write a poem using 90% of them.
Grab the nearest book. Flip to page 29 and choose ten words that catch your eye. W
NaPoWriMo Week Two - PromptsWeek Two!
The first week of NaPoWriMo is has passed! Time to start the second leg of your journey. Didn't finish week one? Or perhaps this is the first you've read of NaPoWriMo? That's fine! Jump right on in and start your 30 poems here!
To help with this month-long endeavor, here are some prompts for any who wish to use them! Feel free to use any, all, or simply use them as inspiration if you'd like and post your progress here!
Pick one (or more) social media website/s and personify it/them. Write a poem to him, her or them.
Visit one of the following Undiscovered DeviantArt Search pages. Choose a deviation and write a poem about it. (Be sure to link the deviation in your artist's comments!) Choose from:
http://www.deviantart.com/browse/undiscovered/photography/nature/ (Photography > Nature)
http://www.deviantart.com/browse/undiscovered/photography/nature/landscapes/ (Photography > Landscapes)
Current Residence: My own reality
Favourite genre of music: Heavy Metal
Favourite style of art: Anime or anime inspired (*cough* Avatar the Last Airbender)
Skin of choice: Mine?
Favourite cartoon character: Starscream, Soundwave, Prince Zuko and the other Avatar charaters
Personal Quote: "I reject your reality, and substitute my own." Bonus points if you know where that's from.
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All Roads Lead to DeviationIn a week it will be April 15th, 2015. Which in my memory is the day fifteen (15) years ago that we embarked on a new project we'd come to call DeviantArt. jark and I agreed for him to wind down projects on the DMusic Network and instead focus his energy on a similar platform for an emerging group of digital artists we were watching closely as fans. Soon after, he found matteo who was working on an education resource for digital artists known as WastedYouth.org and asked him for some perspective on the project. As a high functioning digital artist and photoshop master (I believe he had co-authored a book on photoshop by this time at age 18!) matteo (Matthew Stephens) made many contributions to what became DeviantArt at this critical moment, not the least of which was the NAME 'DeviantArt'! But perhaps more importantly the idea to include all artists on the platform, not just wallpapers and art made for customizing your computer. jark created the ability for us to easily create newspyed
Introducing the DeviantArt Stylus IRLmadizzlee
For nearly 15 years, DeviantArt has been at the forefront of digital art creation, a cutting-edge icon in the high-tech art world. As part of our continuous goal to combine the best in art and technology, DeviantArt has created an innovative tool—the DeviantArt Stylus IRL—that brings the sophistication of digital art into the real world.
A legacy of Innovation
For nearly 15 years, DeviantArt has been at the forefront of digital art creation, a cutting-edge icon in the high-tech art world. As part of our continuous goal to combine the best in art and technology, DeviantArt has created an innovative tool that brings the sophistication of digital art into the real world.
Using the innovative, patent
Throw some poop at the Monkey!Unfortunately, the Monkey (wreckling) will no longer be the lettuce in our BLT sandwich CV Lit Team. We shall miss all that poop flinging!thorns
I'm sure most of you know Trevor already, but if not, he's a really awesome guy and a fantastic community volunteer. I always looked up to him for his ability to make deviants feel truly welcome and encouraged in the lit community. Well and for all those other fabulous things he has done around here. (Lit Fortnightly, chat and crit events, his yearly excuse to say something nice about people, etc.) He's been around for years, pitching in and being wonderful, and definitely deserves more recognition, imo.
As it turns out, he's also super nice and more helpful than you can imagine. Working with him as a community volunteer made my year. I'm a little sad that it has been cut short. (Now I have to harass BeccaJS with all my questions instead of just half of them. Poor Becca!)
The good news is :devlightningmonkey
What is DeviantArt? Part 1Heidi
Although it’s getting rarer these days, I sometimes come across people who ask me what exactly “DeviantArt” means. Before I begin to explain all the amazing things our community has to offer, they sometimes look at me sideways and say, "Deviant, eh? One of those websites..."
Most marketing experts would never name a site "DeviantArt," because the word "deviant" has multiple meanings that can be interpreted in different — not always positive — ways. Yet we are the greatest, most diverse art community in existence. Few branding agencies would ever make DeviantArt its infamous green/gray color. Yet we love it, and have become known for it.
Where else can you stunning fan artists alongside the best nature photographers in the world? Or top comic book artists alongside the most talented storytellers of our generation? We are DeviantArt, the wild card of the Internet, th
Best of: Cloud Strife Fan Artdanlev
Fans pay tribute to Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife, who some consider the most iconic character of the series.
Trapped in Memory by moyan
Cloud Strife - Final Fantasy 7 Fanart by JulienLasbleiz
Final Fantasy - Cloud Strife by KJS-1 Final Fantasy - Cloud by D17rulez
Stay cool by AgustinusCloud Strife:1st Class Soldier by Negshin
Cloud by PootDamnYou
Cloud Strife FFAC by ChanpART Cloud Strife by uxv
FF7 CRISIS CORE Cloud and Zack by SantaFung
Cloud Strife -detail- by mandi-chan FFVII: Through the Lifestream by Risachantag
cloud tribute by Wen-JR
DA is not deleting accounts.Administrative steps are being taken to hopefully put a stop to submissions containing the rumor.y2jenn
DA is not deleting accounts on May 21st. Nor is DA ever going to delete accounts on any future May 21sts. This is an old stupid rumor and should not be taken seriously.
In the very unlikely event that DA's stance on removing unused accounts ever changes, an official announcement will be made at hq. You are not going to be removed because you don't use your account a lot. You are not going to be removed because you didn't copy and paste the poorly written 'warning' to your journal. You are not going to be banned if you posted the 'warning' because you were genuinely concerned. You are only in risk of administrative action if it's found you are posting it just to cause a disturbance in the community.
Stop posting the 'warning' in your journal.
Do not post it "just in case".
You can help by telling the deviants you see posting the journal that it's false. Feel free to
Cosplay Friday: Game of Thronestechgnotic
Cosplay Friday: Where are my dragons?!
Game Of Thrones – Daenerys Targaryen by luchia-28
Game of Thrones
The dragons are back this spring with the return of one of the most popular shows currently running on cable television. HBO’s Game of Thrones has gone to painstaking lengths to bring the heroic fantasy book series A Song of Fire and Ice by George R. R. Martin to life
I unlocked a project I was working on for the last few months for public editing.
I'm well aware that we are missing some CVs and dates and things like that.
But that's why it's a wiki - you can help edit it and add information!
So head there and see what you can do - History of community volunteers
Community Week: Flash FictionCommunity Weekpwassonne
What is flash fiction ?
Flash fiction, also known as microfiction, is a form of fiction writing. It consists of very short pieces of writing. The maximum length for a text to qualify as flash fiction is unclear: depending on who you ask, the cap can be anywhere in between 300 and 1,000 words. There is no minimum length: the only requirement here is that the text must be fiction, or the barest bones of it.
There are fixed forms in flash fiction, such as drabbles and six-word stories, which we will talk about later in this article.
How does it work?
Due to its short nature, flash fiction can seem extremely easy to write. However, such is not the case. Flash fiction is challenging in its own way. The main challenge is that in a very short piece, you have little to no space to lay out the setting or the context explicitly, so you have to suggest them. If you are aiming for a precise number of words o
Getting started on the WikiSo you want to start editing the wiki? This is your place to start!Eitvys200
First of all, the editing might feel a bit overwhelming and confusing. Don't worry about that, you will learn everything.
1) Let's start:
Learn about the wiki:
About the wikiWiki rulesManual of style
Create an account! (here's how) and log in (here's how).
Useful to know:
Everything in one place for new people here Help: Wikia Basics
2) Start editing:
Editing on Wikia is generally as simple as clicking the 'Edit' button on a page. Doin
Drawing with MSpaintTo a lot of people, Ms Paint is just an unprofessional software which we use as a kid but there are many elements to Ms Paint that we can use to create masterpieces.plexusdynasty
- put pinky on 'ctrl' and middle finger on 'z'. ctrl+z= undo so you don't have to click every time
- ctrl + y = redo
1) The first little hack is what I like to call the 'epic shading trick'
so here I used the circle tool thingy to draw a circle and filled it in with pink.
Now for the properties of Color 1 and Color 2:
Color 1: the original color
Color 2: the color you want to change it to
Now here is the magical part: with the Eraser tool, right click and draw all over the circle:
You can see that the red did not go outside the lines
This technique is extremely useful because you can color in lineart, shade, highlight, erase, etc.
2) If you don't ha
Fan Fiction Basics: Dialoguezoni
The most common mistake I see in fan fiction from any fandom is pretty obvious: dialogue and punctuation.
While a full punctuation tutorial would be a little long, I thought that I would go ahead and try to brief you on the hows and whats of writing dialogue and what punctuation you should be using.
So, let's start by talking about the basics:
What is dialogue?
Dialogue is speech. Really, that's it. Speech. It's a major thing. It happens in almost every story (there are exceptions), and it usually makes up the bulk of how readers perceive characters, decide whether or not they're in character and also decide whether or not the author can tell their ass from an ash tray. That's kind of important. Anything your character says, whether it's a single word or a monologue
Fan Fiction Basics: Titles and Summarieszoni
Let's pretend that you've written the first chapter of your mind-blowing epic. You're done. You've edited, you've sent it off to beta readers and followed their advice (for the most part), you've done everything else you need to do and you're ready to post it. So, you go to whatever site you host on and you type your working title into the box: Super-Hot Sexy Sexiness. Great. Then you slap in your summary, but you're bad at summaries and so you just put in a nice "Hi!" and let your readers know that the story is really hot and also your first fic. Maybe you'll get some pity readers, eh?
A day goes by. Then two days, three. You've had fifteen views, no comments, and you're not sure why. I can tell you why. It's your title and summary. You, my dear friend, have committed literary suicide.
I write RPF (Real Person Fiction). A while back, I was browsing through