Otherworlde Academy RP Group is Open!THE WINNER IS: Metarex12Congratulations!#The OtherWorlde Academy is now open for enrollments, and will be accepting students until April 1st! To celebrate this occasion, we're going to be doing a raffle for 250 dA Points. Ways to enter: Add this journal to your favorites for 1 Entry Comment on this journal for 1 Entry Ping a friend in your comment for 1 Entry (you can ping unlimited friends -- one Entry per friend ping) Enroll a student in the group (or already be a member) for 1 EntryThe contest will be drawn on April 1, 2014.Don't forget, you can win $50 by designing our new group icon! Click here to visit that contest.Click the enrollment application to review and fill it out! View our list of over one hundr
Thursday: Music!Hello, and Happy Thursday! I hope you all had a great week and enjoyed the April Fools' shenanigans! Thank you all for participating in last week's Throwbacks Contest! It was wonderful to see all of your older artwork! It's clear from the way you described them that you've all grown and learned over your time at deviantART, and that's wonderful!Here are your winners: JoannaMoory AmBr0 CaringheartTTR To-Ka-Ro crazcat Congratulations! You'll be contacted about your prizes soon!This week, we're getting musical!
Part 2 of the ContestThanks to the more than 800 detectives who took part in the Halloween Murder Mystery contest in Fairyland! We hope you had a great time. We are tallying results but, as I'm sure you can imagine, it is going to take a little while.While you are waiting, we have a new challenge for you. This challenge is NOT required AT ALL. We would like to give you the opportunity to create art, written or visual, from the items you collected along your pathway.Your taskYour task is to use the items you collected to recreate the murder scene. It can be serious, or it can be a spoof. It's up to you.You can create a photomanipulation or drawing. You can paint it. You can write fan fiction, poetry, or prose about what happened. If you are creating written art, you only need to include the words to describe the items or incorporate them into a story.The Rules1. You must have been a contestant in the murder mystery part of the contest to participate in t
The Journal Feature ChallengeI love featuring art in my journal on a regular basis. There is so much great art around here that I find fascinating and I wish more people could see it. It's a great way to discover new artists and find inspiration. You can always browse and search for art on your own, but in my experience, is a lot more effective to search through collections curated by artists with interests similar to yours, as in their favourites or features in their journals. Besides, is also a great way to show your appreciation for artists you admire! And usually artists do appreciate the promotion when you let them know.Some Tips to create effective journal featuresSize mattersThumbnails nowadays can be used by both premium and non premium members in journals. The code for these is always easily accesible on every deviation page, at the right, just above the deviation' statistics. It looks like this: :thumb#######:Also, today thanks to
The Paintbucket Challenge[Reminder] There are only a couple of days left to enter this challenge! The deadline is July 31st 2013. Sooo, get your paintbuckets out and draw me some letters For inspiration you may want to take a look at the Paint Bucket Challenge folder and see what others users have submitted.You can find the rules below Welcome to the first challenge of this group! The goal of these is to spark your interested in typography and to breed some new typographers Of course, the challenges are open for all levels of experience. I will try to keep them simple in the rules and hope for creative results from the community.The Paintbucket ChallengeThe idea of this challenge is to create some fancy letters using only a template with a grid on it and the Paintbucket tool to fill the grid's shapes. I got this idea from betteo who hosted the original <a href="http://fav.me/d209ypf">