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Happy New Year from deviantART!

Sat Dec 31, 2011, 10:59 PM by mattdanna:iconmattdanna:


:star: Taking a look back!


Before we look ahead to the expanse of artistic potential that is the new year, we wanted to look back at some of the amazing things the deviantART community accomplished in 2011.  We continue to be humbled, year after year, by the nurturing power of the community home grown by deviants like you.  Artists and art enthusiasts of every style you can imagine consider deviantART their home on the Internet for all things creative, and their talent and enthusiasm inspire our community to greater heights than ever thought possible.


:star: Incredible stats from 2011!


4,200,000+
New Community Members
435,000,000+
Unique Visitors
25,000,000,000+
Pages Viewed
31,000,000+
New Works of Art

525,000,000+
Comments Posted
497,000,000+
Favorites Given
78,000,000+
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:star: Top tens lists!


Top 10 most :+fav: deviations submitted in 2011:

hades and persephone 2 by sandaraCountdown by yuumeifancy meeting you by briannacherrygarciaLackadaisy Expressions by tracyjbLike an artist by JellyVampirePony Creator Full Version by generalzoiwhy you no hug me? by briannacherrygarciaRumination by yuumei::ALL THE TIME:: by mimblewimblePortal Engagement Rings by yuumei


Top 10 most :+devwatch: deviants who joined in 2011:



Top 10 most :+devwatch: groups that formed in 2011:


:iconanime-creation:

:iconweheartphotos:

:iconoc-appreciation:

:iconstampsunlimited:

:iconfighting-games-elite:

:iconearthgaia:

:iconmlp-fim:

:iconpress-x-to-dash:

:iconmylittleponyfanatics:

:iconcosplay-dolls:


:star:  Jan. 19th: Free Premium Membership Day


For the first time ever, deviantART is holding a Free Premium Membership Day! Deviants who visit the site on Thursday, January 19th will enjoy all Premium Membership benefits and privileges from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Pacific. This means that deviants will be able to browse the site without viewing ads, see 400% more deviations per page, take full advantage of JournalSKINS, and more!

To participate in Free Premium Membership Day, simply visit the site on January 19th and we’ll take care of the rest. Your account will already be granted Premium Membership privileges when you visit! Mark your calendars and tell your fellow deviants.


:star:  30% of today's sales go to charity!


With 2012 now upon us, we want leap into the New Year on a creative note! To get the year started off right, deviantART will donate 30% of sales made between December 31st, 2011 and January 1st, 2012 at 11:59 PM Los Angeles, CA, time to the International Child Art Foundation.  



(Qualifying sales include purchases on deviantWEAR, Prints, Premium Memberships, and Groups.)  The International Child Art Foundation looks to employ the power of the arts for the development of children’s innate creativity and intrinsic empathy — preconditions for a better world.


:dalove:  Stay deviant!


From all of us in the deviantART family, we wish you a very happy, healthy, and creative New Year!


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lizziecat1279 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Student General Artist
It's happening in Canada too? I thought it was only America.

Also, deviantart can't be "blocked" necessarily, since SOPA only cuts off ads/payment services to a site. But I can see where the confusion would come from *has been researching the bill*
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Dandy-L Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012
There's similar threats happening in Canada. I think it was bundled with the omnibus crime bill up here or Bill C11 or something. They keep changing it's name so much it's hard to keep track. I wouldn't be surprised if Harper snuck it by our noses while we're distracted with the American one seeing as how he likes to do things underhanded that way.
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lizziecat1279 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Student General Artist
Ugh politicians huh
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roseprinsess Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy New Year :squee:
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy New Year!
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Clix69 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
happy new year!! hopefully this is the new start to everything positive and well.
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Prism0467 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012
Cool!
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blackmoonsoney Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012
happpyy new years¡¡¡¡
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vast-blue Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy new beer! :drunk:
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JustPlainBatty Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Student General Artist
The message I’m typing right now is a little late but who cares. HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! :happybounce: :squee:
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