Welcome, and update!
Direct link requirements on DDs
Loose ends from PM month in Project Educate
Ask an Artist!
Resources we recommend:
For Photography - Photo manipulations works:
Adobe Photoshop is what is most used. If the purchase for you is too high, there is a website where you can edit your work online without any trouble - Photoshop express-
Learn Photoshop CS5
Canal tutoriales (Spanish site)
For digital painters & illustrators:
Adobe Illustrator & Gimp are the most popular.
Adobe Illustrator tutorials
Gimp Know How
Conecta tutorials (Spanish)
Gallery divisions & descriptions:
Thank you, StarsColdNight!
The galleries in deviantart are divided by a specific theme in sub-categories that makes them easy to find.
Animals & Plants
Landscapes & Scenery
Macabre & Horror
A easy to read journal here about the Gallery Descriptions submitted by `IreneLangholm
Before submitting, you are obligated to read the Stock rules and policies. To make it simple and short, Google images and random sites are NOT legal/valid sources to get your stocks. For works which are not valid stock resources you should first obtain proper permission for use, preferably in writing.
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
Explicit permission is not required when you choose to use valid stock resources unless the author says so.
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
The most common Violations of the deviantART copyright policy happens by simply posting the work from another artist to your deviantART gallery, adapting or copying the original work or by manipulating or altering the original.
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
There are so many different thoughts on this area so you should read all you need to know about it here.
"Sources such as Photobucket and Google are not valid stock sources and the images found there cannot be used unless written permission from the original artist can be provided."
Current contests in the community
- (Late) Halloween - Deadline 10 December
- The Dark Descent - Deadline 30 December
- Innocence of an Angel - Deadline 30 December
- Fire and Ice - Deadline 15 December
- Christmas Angel - Deadline 23 December
- Jolly Winter - Frozen - Deadline 25 December
- Midnight Seance - Deadline 15 December
- Christmas Elf - Deadline 31 December
- Christmas Song Challenge - Deadline 7 December
- Blue and Red - Deadline 7 December
Recent news and interviews
New stock and other goodies to grab
- NastiaOsipovaStock - Brilliant new stock account
- Water stock by hybridgothica
- FREE high-level Sci-Fi tutorial series on SurrealPSD.com (site by our own conzpiracy)