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2012 Holiday Collection
An exclusive preview from Forest Stearns




Welcome, deviantARTGear Watchers & MORE! 

New to the deviantART T-Shirts & Gear team, we'd like to introduce Forest Stearns ($draweverywhere), Art Director of deviantART Brands. Forest is excited to offer you an insider preview today and share how our brand new Holiday 2012 Collection (which launches this week!) evolved from concept to reality.

From: $draweverywhere

IT'S ARTRead about the creation of It's Art. Click here to see the process journal.

Hello, my friends!

I'm excited to tell you about a huge project we’ve been working on that's finally going to see the light of day (or your computer screens) this week! For the first time, deviantART will be launching a full season of product to the site all at once, and I've had the pleasure of orchestrating the creative development of this line

First, I'm thrilled to meet you. My job here at dA is split between artistic direction and hands-on illustration. It's been a challenge and a blast! My background is in making art and working with other artists on collaborative graphic illustrations. I’ve been a member of deviantART for over 6 years now, and since my first project with dA -- performing as a Live Artist at the Pacific Festival over a year ago -- I moved into a full-time role and am enjoying the challenge. 

CMYRead about the creation of CMY. Click here to see the process journal.

Now, let me tell you what we've been cooking up these last few industrious months. The Holiday 2012 Collection has a vast reach that spans many genres and themes in art. It's an artistic adventure you can wear. Every piece has a story, and we look forward to walking you through the creative process of how each design was executed in the coming weeks. Be sure to +Watch £deviantARTGear so you don’t miss out on the insider look at how this apparel collection came to be. 

a href="deviantartgear.deviantart.com/…">Movie TimeRead about the creation of Movie Time. Click here to see the process journal.


Why tell you the story behind each and every design?  As artists and appreciators, we rarely get an intimate glimpse into the steps that brought a piece of art to life. Sharing the story creates a conversation that's fundamental to artistic education. I hope that telling the tale of each design will help breed artistic success through the sharing of experiences. Every piece had a journey from the first creative kernel to its final printed end on a wearable canvas. So we are going to pair up designs with the stories of their creation in an effort to add value. That way, you'll not only own the garment in its finished stage; you'll be able to connect to its artistic journey. Hopefully, the combination of illustration and the process narrative will create a new understanding that concept or technique couldn't do alone. 

Sunset Burner


So, what's this collection all about? It's really about the diversity of deviantART and how the love of making art brings us together. Our goal was to offer many well-crafted illustrations that support deviantART’s core values of inspiration, education, and entertainment. The dynamic range truly evolved from theme to theme because of a desire to speak many artistic dialects. The Holiday 2012 Collection is based on honest artwork that pushes the limits and is open to extreme possibilities. Many subject matters were explored for which a number of media types could be applied. The illustrations are bold and gritty, full of energy, dynamic contrast, and stylized character. Whether monochromatic, acid neon, textured, flat, pitch black, or glow-in-the-dark, there's contrast throughout. 

It was also important to create pieces that could stand individually, but worked as a series. The designs range from playful exaggerated characters and stylized handwritten fonts to works in fundamental art theory and color science. The character illustrations are a mash-up of the interesting people I see in everyday life, while the letter-based pieces celebrate the beauty of typography and strength of powerful statements. Every piece influenced the next and many rounds of revisions were necessary in order to ensure the design was strong, the concept interesting, and the visual language cohesive. 

Sound Waves


I draw every day. It's my drug of choice. The more you learn, the more you see, the more you use, the more you practice. Creative problem-solving and exploring new techniques keep the "job" part of the work lively and interesting. The joy is in the journey, right?  

Monster Talk


We hope you find the process journals of each piece educational, inspirational, and entertaining. Perhaps it will be a catalyst for you to make artworks and share your own processes with us and others. 

Never Normal

Without making you wait too much longer, I'm proud to announce that this Holiday 2012 Collection will be available in the next two days and just in time for the holidays!  Get them early for yourself or your homies. I'm certainly looking forward to having my own set! 

Inside VoicesRead about the creation of Inside Voices. Click here to see the process journal.

To stay connected to each design’s unique story, don’t forget to +Watch” £deviantARTGear.

The collection is here. Check out Hoodies & T-Shirts now! 

Raining Ideas



Site Update: Bug Fixes and Feedback

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 5:45 PM


In our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.

Change Log

  • Movember has begun!
  • When on Browse in one's own Gallery, the page would act as though the deviation order could be changed. Fixed by aMoniker
  • When submitting or editing Prints, disabling the first size of product type would appear to disable the entire entire product type. Fixed by KnightAR
  • Improvements were made to user data validation when purchasing items. Fixed by shadowhand
  • Text wrapping was flawed in some areas. Fixed by shahyarg
  • Several improvements were made to modals throughout the site. Fixed by aMoniker
  • For a brief period, the Submission Policy, +Watch and deviation picker modals had errors in Internet Explorer. Fixed by yury-n, aMoniker, and muteor
  • Help information on the Shop page would render off page. Fixed by aMoniker
  • The deactivation process was briefly not working. Fixed by aMoniker
  • Banned and deactivated accounts now display an error page and return a "This account is inactive" message. Changed by yury-n
  • Suspended accounts now display an error page and return a "This deviant has been suspended" message. Changed by yury-n
  • Some visual aspects of site were non functional in IE8. Fixed by shadowhand
  • Improvements were made to usability for most modals on the mobile site. Fixed by aMoniker
  • An incorrect sensor size would show for some images taken with Canon cameras. Fixed by aMoniker
  • Scrolling on deviation pages using a mouse's middle click would incorrectly be interpreted as dragging the art into one's Favourites. Fixed by shahyarg
  • When giving a Badge or Points in Opera, the "done" button did not work. Fixed by shahyarg
  • The current balance display on the Points page would not update after using the "give Points" modal. Fixed by aMoniker

More Like This


  • Some users with saved browse settings that are no longer in use would experience internal server errors. Fixed by banks

Sta.sh


  • A horizontal scroll bar would appear on zoomed-in items of a certain size. Fixed by kouiskas
  • Logging out of Sta.sh did not always log out of deviantART. Fixed by adahacker

Sta.sh Writer


  • In Sta.sh Writer's sidebar, thumbs would jump to the side if dragged. Fixed by kemayo
  • Sta.sh Writer would incorrectly detect random text as HTML tags. Fixed by kemayo
  • Double spacing after a URL in journals would make the word that followed disappear. Fixed by kemayo
  • Image alignment problems would occur header tags. Fixed by kemayo
  • The "Add Link" toolbar item wouldn't close correctly. Fixed by inazar

Your Feedback


Thanks very much for the feedback left on last week's Site Update! Here's some of what you had to say.
  • Several members mentioned that they were unfamiliar with submitting deviations exclusively to Groups, though the deviants who were familiar with the feature said they found it useful for submitting content intended to be used specifically for that Group.
  • Some deviants would like to be able to include images within their literature submissions. Suggested by Jestloo
  • Deviants would like a way to collaborate using deviantART muro. Suggested by Metacat66
  • Some members would like an "Edit with deviantART Muro" button for their posted deviations. Suggested by kittyhawk-contrail
  • Deviants would like a pencil tool for deviantART muro. Suggested by Que-ink
  • Some members would like to be able to set priority for some of the deviants they watch, so that those messages show up higher in their Message Center. Suggested by Soniclink137

Discuss!

Representing Yourself on Your Profile
How do you represent yourself as an artist or art appreciator using your Profile? Do you change your settings frequently? Are you more inclined to leave settings as they are and allow new content to be what updates your page? Do you feel that your avatar and deviantID are an important part of representing yourself as an artist? 


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Train Your Brain Contest

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:08 PM by Ayame-Kenoshi:iconayame-kenoshi:




























    








The Art Department with deviantART brings you about the best news any art student could ask for: free tuition!



Through the Train Your Brain Challenge, The Art Department (TAD) is offering a massive number of exclusive scholarship opportunities to members of deviantART. TAD is the best of the best in providing online art education, with a variety of programs taught by world-class faculty. Check out their group, TheArtDept, to watch video tutorials from their faculty!































Submit your work in one of the five disciplines offered by TAD: Illustration, Drawing and Painting, Animation, Entertainment 2D, and Entertainment 3D. Make something new or use something you've made in the past!
You could win tuition and travel to one of TAD's programs, a trip to Pixar Studios near San Francisco, or free online art classes.
The total prizes available are over $300,000 in value and there will be over 150 winners!














Artwork by *SterlingHundley








A Book Cover OR Graphic Novel Page: Submit an image that would be suitable as book cover art or as a page in a graphic novel.
The image must include a figure or animal of any sort. If the entry is a graphic novel page at least one panel should include a figure or animal.
("Figures" can be humans, aliens, robots, monsters, mythical creatures, etc.)







  • Subject matter:


    Any; you can create your own or use an existing story. For example, you may choose to produce a
    hypothetical version of any well-known book or graphic novel, such as "War of the Worlds," by H.G. Wells.

  • Content:


    A new or existing work. PG-13 must not require a mature filter designation on deviantART.



  • Proportions:  


    Any.

  • Media:


    Any graphic medium submitted as a single PNG or JPEG.

  • Format:


    Either vertical or horizontal (horizontal images must be suitable as a wraparound image for book cover art, or as a spread in a graphic novel).
























  • A full scholarship to The Art Department Illustration Academy 4-Week Workshop in Kansas City, MO, USA, consisting of travel, tuition, housing, and art supplies.
  • Two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.







Ten second place winners will receive two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.





Twenty third place winners will receive one class through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.























Artwork by *markenglish








Landscape, Figure, Portrait or Still Life: Submit an image that is of a quality and "finished" as to be appropriate to
hang in a public place. ("Figures" can be humans, aliens, robots, monsters, mythical creatures, etc. Landscapes can be real or imagined.)







  • Subject matter:


    Any; must be original, no fan art or copies of master works or other works in the public domain or under copyright.

  • Content:


    A new or existing work. PG-13 and must not require a mature filter designation on deviantART.



  • Proportions:  


    Any.

  • Media:


    Any traditional and/or digital medium but original file must be "hand drawn." Must be submitted as a single PNG
    or JPEG.

  • Format:


    Either vertical or horizontal.
























  • A full scholarship to The Art Department 3-Week Workshop in Kansas City, MO, USA, consisting of travel, tuition, housing, and art supplies.
  • Three onlineclasses through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.







Ten second place winners will receive two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.





Twenty third place winners will receive one class through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.
























Artwork by Andrew Gordon/Pixar








In-Game or Cinematic/Film or .gif Animation: Create a piece of character animation using any style, medium or software of choice. The only limitation is that the animation must tell a story or moment, but not be more than a minute.







  • Subject matter:


    Any; must be original, no copies, mash-ups or fan art.

  • Content:


    A new or existing work. PG-13 must not require a mature filter designation on deviantART.

  • Proportions:


    Can include character, experimental, .gif, creature, particle fx, or any other animation work.



  • Media:  


    Animation can be either 3D or 2D (traditional or digital in any media). Must be submitted as video file or as a .gif. When submitting film, please consult FAQ #836: How does the 'Film' invitation process work?.

  • Format:


    Either vertical or horizontal.
























  • A trip for two to tour Pixar Studios in Emeryville, California.
  • Three online classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.







Ten second place winners will receive two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.





Twenty third place winners will receive one class through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.






















Artwork by *jason-felix








Character, Creature, Environment, or Industrial Design: Submit a design in full color or in black-and-white of any of these categories (Character, Creature, Environment, Industrial Design). Think about the originality of the piece, the uniqueness of design and how well you command the ability to convey the idea.







  • Subject matter:


    Any; must be original, no fan art or copies of master works or other works in the public domain or under copyright.

  • Content:


    A new or existing work. PG-13 and must not require a mature filter designation on deviantART.



  • Proportions:  


    Any.

  • Media:


    Any traditional and/or digital medium but original file must be "hand drawn." Must be submitted as a single PNG
    or JPEG.

  • Format:


    Either vertical or horizontal.
























  • A full scholarship to The Art Department 3-Week Workshop, consisting of travel, tuition, housing, and art supplies.
  • Three classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.







Ten second place winners will receive two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.





Twenty third place winners will receive one class through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.
























Artwork by *Brett-Briley-TAD








Character, Creature, Environment, or Industrial Design: Submit a quality, well-presented, render of a 3D model or 3D texture of your creation (applied textures) – May also be a model/texture combination. With all the great 3D art out there both commercially and seen on the internet, what do you do that sets you apart from the rest and how well do you present it?







  • Subject matter:


    Any; must be original, no copies or fan art.

  • Content:


    A new or existing work. PG-13 must not require a mature filter designation on deviantART.

  • Media:


    Any (can be 3D sculpture maquettes, 3D digital models, 3D digital textures) All submissions must be in a single PNG or JPEG file.




  • Format:


    Either vertical or horizontal.

  • Proportions:  


    3D models must include both mesh renders and model renders (untextured). For 3D textures, please include the maps on the same
    page as the render. If the 3D artist is submitting both, then include all of the requirements for both the model and texture
    submissions. If the artist is submitting 3D sculpture maquettes, then the submission must include front side and 3/4 views in the submission.
























  • A full scholarship to The Art Department 3-Week Workshop, consisting of travel, tuition, housing, and art supplies.
  • Three classes through The Art Department, 3D I, plus two classes chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.







Ten second place winners will receive two classes through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.





Twenty third place winners will receive one class through The Art Department, chosen from foundations and elective course offerings.






































Entry must be received by 11:59:59 PM (Los Angeles, CA, USA time) on December 3, 2012 and must be submitted to the appropriate Contest gallery.



  • You must have a high school diploma or its non-US equivalent to enter and be over the age of 13;
  • The completed entry ("Work") may be entirely new for the contest or existing art work you have already produced as long as it complies with the applicable assignment for the category;
  • Must be in keeping with the image of deviantART and The Art Department -- no mature content;
  • You may not use any third party stock images for the Work however licensed brushes and textures are acceptable;
  • You may submit more than one entry to more than one category however you may only win one prize;
  • Membership to www.deviantart.com (the "Contest Site") is required to enter the Contest. Membership to www.deviantart.com is free;
  • Other requirements and restrictions apply, please read the Official Rules carefully.










There will be 155 winners broken out into 5 first place winners, 50 second place winners and 100 third place winners over the five categories of Illustration, Drawing and Painting, Animation, Entertainment 2D and Entertainment 3D.


All entries will be judged by faculty associated with The Art Department using the following criteria:


  • Creativity
  • Successful Use of the Discipline
  • Following the Assignment
  • Overall Impact


For inspiration and special tips, watch FREE videos by the TAD faculty about related subject matter. These videos provide tons of information about how to begin the thinking process for making quality, dynamic pictures and ideation for these assignments. Get your idea on! Click Here To Learn More





























  • Check out free lessons and full sessions with top faculty from TAD available as Premium Content on deviantART:


    View Journal





  • Everything you want to know about TAD's extraordinary programs! Be sure to watch TheArtDept for updates!


    View Program

































Holiday Card Project 2012

Tue Nov 6, 2012, 7:06 PM


It's back!  With the goal of bringing a little cheer to patients in the hospital during the holiday season, the deviantART Holiday Card Project connects deviants from around the world and applies their tremendous artistic abilities in designing and creating uplifting holiday cards.

In past years, the Project has received more than 5,000 cards sent in by more than 1,000 deviants from 50 different countries/political regions. Cards were then divvied up and distributed in-person by deviantART members to local Los Angeles, CA hospitals, with additional cards given to various hospitals in the U.S. and abroad for hospital staff members to hand out to patients.

The idea behind the Holiday Card Project is simple: do something nice for others. However, if you're looking for even more incentive, every deviant who submits a card will be given a free one-month Premium Membership to deviantART.

Please read the following text for more details on the Holiday Card Project.



:holly:  What is the deviantART Holiday Card Project?The purpose of the Holiday Card Project is to have deviants create physical holiday cards for people who are hospitalized during the holiday season — helping to bring a little cheer to those who are undergoing a hospital stay.


:holly:  Who receives the cards?The cards will be distributed to both U.S. and international hospitals. Some cards will be delivered in-person by select deviants in the areas of the respective hospitals, while other cards will be distributed by hospital staff members. The patients who receive the cards age in range from children to seniors, and have illness or injuries that vary from mild to terminal.


:holly:  What should I write in a card?Be as creative as you’d like, but remember, the degree of illness for patients will vary from mild to terminal, so it is important to be cheerful. Some suggested greetings include, “Hope you’re feeling better,” “Thinking of you,” or “Have a nice day.” Try and stay away from “Get well soon” as it might not be appropriate for all patients. Be sure include a message of “Happy holidays” as the cards will be distributed for the holidays.


:holly:  Can I make a card myself?Of course. An 8.5" × 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm) sheet of paper folded 2 ways to a total size of 4.25" × 5" (11.43 cm x 12.7 cm) works nicely. Though, there is no specific “set” size for cards. Use your best judgment. You can personally design and decorate cards by drawing, coloring, or painting. Construction paper, cardboard, markers, crayons, colored pencils, ribbon, etc., are all great to help make your card as special as possible.


:holly:  Can I use holiday cards purchased from a store?Absolutely. Store bought cards are great for the Holiday Card Project, but try and add a little extra flair and pizzazz by drawing on the inside of the card or including a few doodles. Use color to brighten up the presentation; be creative.


:holly:  How much is postage for sending a card?If you live in the U.S. and are sending an averaged sized card, it will probably cost one first-class stamp ($0.45). If you live in a country other than the U.S., the best thing to do is to check with your local postal agency for rates.


:holly:  Can I send more than one card?Please do. You can even put more than one card in the same envelope or package to save on postage. However, remember that quality is better than quantity. Sending one quality card that you put time and effort into is better than sending two cards that were thrown together.


:holly:  Will patients know who made their cards?The only way a patient will know who made a card is if you sign your name, which you are welcome to do. You may also include your e-mail address and/or deviantART URL in hopes of getting a reply; though, that can’t be guaranteed. If you wish to send a card anonymously, you may.


:holly:  Can non-deviants participate in the Project?Definitely. The Holiday Card Project accepts cards from all participants who are willing to contribute to a good cause. The Project is a great way for schools, clubs, church groups, or family and friends to get together and work on a fun activity. No deviantART affiliation is necessary.


:holly:  What do I get out of this?The idea behind the Holiday Card Project is to try and bring a little cheer to those undergoing a hospital stay. The patients and their families are deeply touched by the kindness and caring from those who take time to create and send cards.

Additionally, once the Holiday Card Project has been completed, all registered deviantART members will be given a free one-month Premium Membership just for sending in a card. In order to be awarded a Premium Membership, please include your username on a piece of paper separate from the holiday card. Premium Memberships will be distributed no later than January 31, 2013.


:holly:  When is the deadline for the Holiday Card Project?All cards should be received by December 15, 2012.


:rudolph:  Where do I send a card?Please use the following address:

deviantART, Inc.
Holiday Card Project
7095 Hollywood Blvd., #788
Hollywood, CA 90028
U.S.A.

Please remember to include your deviantART username on a separate piece of paper when mailing in a holiday card. To ensure that you successfully receive your free Premium Membership, it is vitally important that your username be written in such a manner that it easy to read!


:stare:  Rules and TermsLimit one one-month Premium Membership per participant. DeviantART reserves the right to deem any card contributed to the Project as unacceptable and therefore ineligible for a Premium Membership.


:megaphone:  Spread the WordIf you’d like to help promote the Holiday Card Project, please use the image below and link back to this journal.



:note:  Past Projects


:holly:  Where do I direct questions and concerns?Please note that many common concerns have already been addressed in the above questions and answers. Take care when reading the Project's description because there's a good chance it already contains an answer to your question. For any remaining issues, please leave a comment in this journal.




In our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.

What's New


deviantART muro Integration with Sta.sh

Sta.sh is your personal creative space on deviantART, a home to images, writing, animation and everything in between. For writers, creation has also been a part of the Sta.sh environment, with the inclusion of Sta.sh Writer. To help further the potential of creation, we've incorporated deviantART muro within Sta.sh!

Screen Shot 2012-11-01 at 12.44.51 PM by wreckling
 
The top bar of deviantART muro has been changed to white to reflect its function as a creation tool, and hovering over the deviantART muro logo in the top left corner will now prompt the Sta.sh menu to appear. In addition, deviantART muro can now be accessed in Sta.sh menu from the menu the top left corner, or by clicking on the "Draw with deviantART muro" button in the right column.

The other new addition is the integration of deviantART muro into Sta.sh Writer. When in Sta.sh Writer, you can pull images from your Sta.sh to include in the Writer document, and those images will have a pencil menu button in the top right corner of the image. 

An option labeled "Edit in deviantART Muro" has been added to the pencil menu. When selected, it will transfer you to deviantART muro. Once you click Done in deviantART muro, the file will save, and you'll be returned to Sta.sh Writer to continue where you left off.

Art in Journal Thumbnails

When encountering Journal thumbnails on site, the scrolling thumbnail will now also display thumbnails of the artwork included in those journals, so you can see the included artwork before viewing the Journal!

Screen Shot 2012-10-24 at 4.29.19 PM by wreckling

Change Log

  • The count on folders in Notes did not update when a note was deleted. Fixed by shadowhand
  • On deviation pages, only the image would scroll horizontally when zoomed in, rather than the entire page. Fixed by aMoniker
  • Notes containing some special characters could not be previewed. Fixed by jekor
  • The Prints shopping bag icon would not display under thumbnails when browsing in Grid View, and some were cut off in Wall View. Fixed by shahyarg
  • The animation for the Poll in the footer would not work on smaller browsers. Fixed by shadowhand
  • The Prints menu on deviation pages sometimes rendered incorrectly and wouldn't load properly. Fixed by allixsenos, KnightAR, and shadowhand
  • Various enhancements were made to the display and appearance of discounts in the deviantART T-Shirts & Gear shop and Prints widgets. Fixed by yury-n
  • The "Add to Wishlist" button on Prints would not display properly when purchasing Prints for another deviant. Fixed by shahyarg
  • A very small number of My Earnings records showed an "Unknown" status for some users, and some status update emails were not sent. Fixed by yury-n

More Like This

  • The page settings button on the Browse page has been made larger, and will now show after first clicking the "Show More" button, in order to make it easier to change your browsing preferences. Fixed by helloandre

Sta.sh

  • Dragging literature items to make a stack would not work properly. Fixed by drommk
  • Hovering on an item and then pressing cmd+A to select all items would not visibly work. Fixed by drommk
  • Uploading new items in Sta.sh was briefly broken. Fixed by adahacker
  • Clicking on the ellipse button to jump to a specific page wasn't working. Fixed by drommk
  • When editing, the Mature Content setting couldn't be changed from strict to moderate. Fixed by drommk

Sta.sh Writer


  • For some categories, literature thumbnails were not building excerpts. Fixed by kemayo
  • The Edit Journal buttons were not appearing for beta testers on their Journal page. Fixed by kemayo
  • The "Open Last Draft" option in the File menu has been replaced with "Open Draft". Fixed by kemayo
  • Changes were made to the behavior of the Drafts folder when the folder is empty. Fixed by kemayo
  • Pressing enter in a blockquote would start a new blockquote. Fixed by Alisey
  • Fixed alignment issues of skin thumbnails in the "Skins" section of the Writer sidebar. Fixed by Alisey

Your Feedback


Thanks very much for the feedback left on last week's update! Here's some of what you had to say.
  • Many members were pleased with the changes made to literature deviations.
  • Feedback regarding Critique varied. Some members mentioned that they don't use the Critique tool because they don't want their watchers to be notified of the feedback they leave.
  • THEDUDEWHODRAWSSTUFF suggested that it would be helpful to be able to filter searches based on whether or not deviations have Critique enabled.
  • Feedback regarding the Emoticons tab in Sta.sh Writer's sidebar was greatly positive. Some deviants mentioned that they would like to see that functionality applied to comments as well.
  • Several deviants were opposed to the suggestion regarding being able to watch other deviants' Favourites, though others liked the thought of being able to do so provided they could turn it on or off for each deviant they follow.
  • Some deviants would like to be able to reply to comments by drawing in deviantART muro from their Message Center. Suggested by Chibicorgi
  • It would be helpful if, when watching a deviant, the settings you choose for that deviant are retained when you watch other deviants as well. Suggested by Fehnwrites

Discuss!

Submitting Exclusively to a Group 
When you submit a deviation to a single Group and don't submit to your own Gallery, the deviation is labeled as being "exclusive to" the Group and cannot be submitted to any other Groups. This feature allows members to create content specifically for a Group they are a member or admin of. Do you use this feature often? Do you find the feature valuable? How would you like to see it improved?


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