Criticism"What are you saying?"
"You can tell me what to do!"
"Go away right now!"
But I'm helping you...
I try to help you improve...
Please don't deny it...
"I'm right and your not!"
"Stop giving me more advice!"
"I'll never need it."
Stop being so dumb!
Plugging your ears and such.
Going 'la la la'.
"You say critique? HA!"
"I'll ignore you and others."
"I don't want critiques."
If you don't want help.
If you don't a critique.
Then give up on art!
GamingGaming can be fun.
Nothing can stand in my way.
From newbie to pro.
Shooting at people.
Destroying my opponent.
Or having some fun.
Watching my opponent die.
Massive scale wars.
Whatever you want.
StarCraft, Planetside or Sims.
Gaming can be fun.
Educate Yourself: Offensive Material!:faq303:
I've seen a lot of misunderstanding between offensive content and actual reportable material. So let me point out the difference.
Offending Deviations and Hate Art
According to the official deviantART FAQ on hate art (:faq12, deviations depicting hate towards a race, religion, sexual orientation, or other specific group is considered off limits. Let's point out the difference between that and offensive art in more detail, shall we?
Hate Propaganda/Hate Speech: Deviations depicting...
The explicit killing or dishonor of other races; promoting genocide, racism, and/or slavery.
The explicit killing or dishonor of religious people; promoting anti-religion.
The explicit killing or dishonor or people based on sexual orientation; promoting sexual abuse.
Hate Art: Deviations depicting...
The explicit hate towards a specific deviant or group of deviants.
Offensive material: Deviations depicting...
Report backlogging: What you can do to prevent it!The deviation reporting system works like this:
Someone submits a report through the "Report Deviation" button and waits to get reviewed by the administration. When a report of the same deviation the report merges with the current report and get's a higher chance of an administrator reviewing it.
As told by dxd.
The help desk reports go like this:
A deviant finds another deviant who is breaking the rules and files a report using the help desk and awaits a response from an administrator. While another deviant files a report about the same deviant, thus the staff now have two
reports of the same person. Sure they're categorized. But they do not merge together, making it more difficult for the administration who deals with reports if there is twenty reports about one deviant.
Q: But what about reporting an entire gallery that's made with nothing but copyrighted material or offensive deviations?
While it does seem like too much to handle, a massive
Educate Yourself: Art!The definition of art:
the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.
the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection. See fine art, commercial art.
a field, genre, or category of art: Dance is an art.
the fine arts collectively, often excluding architecture: art and architecture.
any field using the skills or techniques of art: advertising art; industrial art.
Definition at dictionary.com
1. An idea in the min
Educate Yourself: Galleries and Deviations!Part 1: Moving/Copying deviations
To move a deviation if you cannot access the drag and drop feature, simply click on the little button marked with a pencil located on the top right corner of every deviation.
This feature is only visible when you hover your cursor over the deviation itself.
The feature in action.
It's pretty simple to do actually, you can move or copy a deviation into any folder/sub folder in your own gallery.
Part 2: Editing gallery folders
Editing gallery folders or the folder widget is like editing your profile widget, just click on the little pencil button like shown above.
The widget in edit mode.
The "Hide labels on custom icons" is a great feature if you want to have a stylish picture or label for your gallery folder.
And when you're done, click Save.
Part 3: Editing a deviati
Educate Yourself: Help and FAQ!Help & FAQ: How to search!
If you want to look for an FAQ, it's as easy as 1, 2, 3! Just go to the drop down menu located under "More".
After clicking on the Help & FAQ link, you will be greeted with a few menus along with some other options, let's take a look at the menus under "Help with..."
A more accurate description of the menus.
Each of these menus has it's own sub-menu and each of those have their own sub-menus and so on and so forth...
Wow, that's a lot of FAQs if you think about it, thankfully I know a shortcut, you'll notice that there is a search bar located above the Frequently Viewed section if the Help & FAQ page. Use that to your advantage by searching up any FAQ you might want to know...
A few examples of what to search for.
After which you browse down to find the FAQ you're looking for. Keep in mind that there are over 800 FAQs, so some results might give your browser a scroll bar at the side.
If you want to share the FAQ you're
Educate Yourself: DMCA Reports!This was long overdue, but better late then never.
Up until recently, people would be able to file a report under "My work used" if their work was stolen on deviantART.
Now, that report system has changed, first party copyright reports can now be filed under "My Intellectual Property" giving you, instead of a form to fill out, a link to the updated form asking you to fill out a DMCA report.
The DMCA hyperlink "File a DMCA Notice"
After clicking the hyperlink described in the subscript, you'll need to click ether "Me" or "A company, client, or organization I represent", file out the necessary information.
After clicking the appropriate button (The second button is roughly similar)
After filling out the report, click "Submit Notice"
Q: What if I'm not the copyright holder?
Then you'll have to report the deviation in question un