A Week in dA Related is a weekly news article series that aims to bring you the most important and fun deviantART and dA Related news from the previous week.
If you have any deviantART Related news you'd like to share, shoot a note to ^ladygagz.
This issue covers June 20th to July 2nd.
(This series will begin to be posted weekly again, starting from next week).
RIFT Create a Colossus Contest Semi-Finalists
The Semi-Finalists for this contest has just been announced. Check them out!
We're Sponsoring Artists' Alley at Comic-Con!
deviantART will have two huge display screens streaming art from artists attending Artists' Alley. The displays, measuring roughly 11 feet wide, will be hung from the convention ceiling right over the Alley to show works from these great artists to the whole convention hall. If you want to be one of these lucky deviants, apply via link in the news article!
Starbucks - Blended Remix Contest Winners
$Moonbeam13 has announced the winners of the Starbucks - Blended Remix Contest, check out the amazing pieces of work!
Celebrating Deviousness - July 2011
It's that time of the month again.. Yup, you guessed it! Deviousness was announced earlier this week, with our "Community Rockstar", $namenotrequired obtaining the award this month.
dA Related News
Emoticonists Support Stamp Project
`stuck-in-suburbia and =Phlum have devised a plan to "resurrect" and update `mintyy's emoticonists support stamp which was uploaded back in '09. Your job is to create a stamp (using a template provided) which supports and emoticonist. Full details and rules in the article above.
dA Related Daily Deviations - June 2011
`ginkgografix showcases the DDs of the deviantART Related gallery last month.
June Daily Deviations by WDWParksGal: Projects GM
`WDWParksGal features the DDs she awarded in June, 2011. Some of which, are dAr.
dA related presents: Glitter & Sparkles
Our resident CSS Fairy has been busy in the last few weeks! `ginkgografix continues the "dA Related Presents.." series by bringing us a little feature of all kind of glittering and sparkling submissions from the deviantART related galleries.
STAMPS TO SUIT EVERYONE, Issue 11 and Issue 12
~zaz14ispottermad continues their weekly feature, featuring all things stamps.
Memes can be BAD FOR YOUR SECURITY.
Ever think that a meme doesn't have anything to do with your password? WRONG. Some memes get you to give out personal information that can be used to change your password without your even being aware of it. Not sure how that happens? Click the title within the news article to find out.
Stamps of deviantART: Anime/Manga
=lightpurge continues his "Stamps of deviantART" series by featuring stamps relating to Anime and Manga.
"~eCSSercise is a group to help you learning or improving CSS skills. People from the community who are willing to help, offer their knowledge to be shared and their time to teach you how to deal with classes, properties and values."
~eCSSercise was finally launched last week. In celebration, they held a chat event where deviants were able to meet and get to know other deviants, in particular, their potential mentors. On top of this, the group announced a Stamp Contest! You can read more details about this contest further down in this article.
Current dA Related Contests
Resources & Stock Images GMs' Resources Stamp Contest
You still have a few days to enter! The GMs for the Resources & Stock Images gallery are holding a contest. You need to make a stamp that shows support for a particular resource or resource gallery. Full details in the article!
~eCSSercise's Stamp Contest
Upon it's launch, ~eCSSercise has announced a contest, your task will be to create any kind of support stamp for the group. How it will look like is totally up to you! Rules and more details are in the news article!
deviantART Skins & Scripts
Simple Sta.sh TutorialWhat is Sta.sh?
Sta.sh is a new system for submitting art to dA. You can find the link in your 'submit' menu. Why use it?Main advantages are that you can submit deviations faster, from more places (currently with apps for android, iPhoto, mac, iOS, etc., as well as from email and FTP) and you can keep them private if you want. You can then share it only with those people you want - for example to ask their opinion before submitting it to your gallery. How to submit?Submitting basically happens in two parts. Upload the file Image- and other filesSubmit files from your computer by clicking
deviantWEAR & Prints
Suggesting dAr DDs
Send a note with "DD suggestion" as a subject to $Moonbeam13 OR `WDWParksGal.
If you'd like to suggest a stamp to be featured as a DD, please refer them to `BurgerBunny.
dA related deviations only.
The deviant shouldn't have received a DD within the last 3 months.
The deviation should have proper credits(if needed) and not use any copyright protected material.
Add a description why you think the deviation deserves a DD. It will make people who might receive it happy.
deviantART Related Gallery
Submissions that are deviantART related, including deviantIDs, deviantART tutorials, dA software skins, deviations about deviantART people, and more.
Guide to the deviantART Related Gallery!
The deviantART Related gallery is broad and confusing when approached with unfamiliar eyes, and so we have decided to make a quick and easy breakdown of the gallery--
with examples! Each section opens with words in italics; these are the official deviantART definitions of the gallery sections and are the first thing you must
consider when submitting to the gallery. The rest of the guide has been written by the dA related GMs, to try and help clarify things some.
Official deviantART Related Chat - #dARelated
Official deviantART Related Forum
The dA related forum where you can get help by other people if you have any concerns or run into problems. For example while uploading skins.
dA Related Presents
A series of news article featuring different artworks from the subcategories of deviantART related galleries.
Browser Scripts & Extensions
Devious Fun + LOLFella
Journal & Gallery Skins
deviantWEAR & Product Shots
I hope you enjoyed the eleventh edition of 'A Week in dA Related'!