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:bulletpurple: The Art of Capturing Souls
:bulletpurple: CodePLZ - What is the plan
:bulletpurple: Presenting: Community Volunteers
:bulletpurple: Cutting Edge Prints, Week 30/11
:bulletpurple: Quit Work, Be A….
:bulletpurple: 24 Hour Prints Sale


:bulletpink: deviantART Artists Represented at Comic-con!
:bulletpink: South Park features work created by deviants!
:bulletpink: Overheard at Comic-con - Features megturney cosplaying Poison Ivy!
:bulletpink: The amazing deviantART Street Team!
:bulletpink: Quixote on the half-shell
:bulletpink: Interview with: Stephan Martiniere
:bulletpink: Interview with: Whilce Portacio (WhilcePortacio)
:bulletpink: Interview with: Dave Wilkins (Dave-Wilkins)
:bulletpink: Interview with: Zhang Jingna (zemotion)
:bulletpink: Overheard at Comic-con - Featuring Collin Farrell, megturney cosplaying Slave Leia, Artist Alley photos!
:bulletpink: Interview with: Reilly Brown (ReillyBrown)
:bulletpink: Overheard at Comic-Con - Featuring high-lights from our Comic-con panel
:bulletpink: Comic-Con tour with $spyed

Official Contests

All "official" contests will begin at midnight PST on the start date and end at 11:59 PST on the end date. This applies to all Community Relation run contests and all deviantART sponsored contests.
:flagus: denotes US only contest

:bulletpink: Fotolia & DeviantART Plans Gone Wrong Contest - Deadline August 16, 2011
:bulletpink: :flagus: How do You Drink Dr Pepper Contest - Deadline August 22, 2011
:bulletpink: Epic Movie Poster Contest - Deadline August 31, 2011

Upcoming devMEETS

:bulletgreen: London Picnic Meet  July 30th, 2011
:bulletgreen: Amsterdam, the Netherlands August 7, 2011

Informative News & Events

:bulletblue: Tips for Spontaneous Portrait Photography
:bulletblue: Dancing Business Cat - Race to End Animal Cruelty
:bulletblue: Volume 24 Contests Accepting Artisan Crafts Entries
:bulletblue: Urban Exploration - Where to Begin
:bulletblue: Super Obvious Secrets…
:bulletblue: Project Edcuate: Where Are the Thumbs
:bulletblue: Lucian Freud dies age 88
:bulletblue: #typoholics - Monthly Challenge #1 '11 - One Color
:bulletblue: Writers Welcome Wagon Revival
:bulletblue: Poets-N-Prose Writing Prompt July 18th - August 1st, 2011
:bulletblue: Walking for Alzheimers
:bulletblue: Sanguem deus Contest held by TouchedVenus ends January 13, 2012!!
:bulletblue: Composition Learning and Breaking the Rulez
:bulletblue: Improving your Art - what dA news can teach you

Features & Interviews

:bulletred: Interview With a Lolita: dolldelight
:bulletred: Emotional Emoticons 19
:bulletred: So i herd u liek emotes?? - Volume 122
:bulletred: Devious Minds: WilderWein77
:bulletred: PhotoJazz Five: rhapsoudize Interview
:bulletred: 10 rock photographers you should know
:bulletred: Seven Creepy (and Fascinating) Experiments
:bulletred: Emotiviews 3 - Interview with *yarjor
:bulletred: Body Art Inspiration: The Joker
:bulletred: Tattoos in the Pinup & Glamour Galleries
:bulletred: Harry Potter Tribute
:bulletred: An Absurd Interview with chutkat
:bulletred: Weekly Stamp Feature - the 40th Installment
:bulletred: Love-dA-Lit Issue 36
Love for Thy Watchers and Friends


:bulletgreen:  Storm-Chasers - A group for all the nut jobs who love being right out there in the mess of things. Weather it be Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Blizzards, Lightning Storms, or anything else mother nature can throw at us!!!

:bulletgreen: Tornadoes-of-dA - Anything tornadoes, photos, digital, drawing, anything that involves one of natures most powerful types of storms. We love tornadoes!!

:bulletgreen: dArtzine - is an independent webzine that focuses on promoting artists from Deviant Art in general. All categories of art presented in the community are taken in count to be promoted, we base the selection of the art included in the issues on the quality, concept, ORIGINALITY, and uniqueness as well as style and technique that the artists have. Nevertheless the webzine has a section special for beginners, where these ones will be encouraged to progress in their technique and helped by monitoring this progress.

:bulletgreen: All-For-Art, a group that shares the love of all things "ART", and the place where any artist can get the attention they deserve.

:bulletgreen: artistsofcolor is a group dedicated to spotlighting art by and of people of color. Anyone who embraces ethnicity in their deviations are welcome to join.

:bulletgreen: ManipulateThis is having a photo-manipulation contest beginning August 1st -August 31st. The theme is "Exotic Princess" and there is a choice of stock to use for the entry. Only members can participate, but new members are welcome to join the group. All levels of manipulations are encouraged to participate. Prizes include exclusive stock packs for winners in each level.

:bulletgreen: AllArtSupport is currently hosting a new huge contest (13 July - 29 August). Check our the rules.

:bulletgreen: Water-And-Nature-Art - We have a Monthly Theme where the winner gets faves, a llama and features, and every month we have agreed to feature the top 10 deviations sumbmitted in that month. I would really appreciate some support.

:bulletgreen: r72 Infrared Photography Group is planning to print photo books with the BEST of #r72. Every month we are making polls to have top 10 voting results of our members. The first book is planned end of November 2011 as Xmas gifts.

:bulletgreen: StaffAppreciation - The goal of StaffAppreciation and the deviantART Staff Appreciation Week is to promote general community positiveness, and to show the core staff members that we, as a community, appreciate their time, efforts, dedication, and overall work here on deviantART. There will be a week-long event held from August 8th until August 14th, during which time the community will be able to participate in chat events, mini-contests, and a super-secret gift for the $taff of deviantART. So, if you are interested in anything mentioned above, feel free to +devWatch StaffAppreciation and take part in the festivities! :heart: Additionally, for a limited time, people can win a 3-month PM and 250  by pimping our group.

:bulletgreen: KiribanKrazy is a group for anyone that's interested in DA kiribans and all the prizes that could be won if you participate in one. The blog is always updated with new kiribans that have a wide variety of prizes for deviants to win. Currently, we're looking for new members, and we're also accepting new kiribans to feature.

Whoas - Theme: Storms

Brainstorm by m4gik Chronoscape- thundersnow chapter cover by alexiuss Actitud Tormentosa by kvnart
FENRIR by pamansazz Rise With the Storm by SilverFlight The Magician by Maevachan
PARTY OF CLOUDS - CUTE STORM by Cukismo Summer Rain by FalyneVarger Sunsets and Storms by RAOqwerty
Carolina storms. by ScarahScrewdriveR Storms in Africa by Lady-Kaguya Cubee - Sandtrooper '1of2' by CyberDrone
CCE Stormtrooper 1a by jagged-eye Free to Use-Umbrella by LittleKai Free Avatar - Raining by Flarefyre
Rain-Free use Avatar by Spicy-Devil :thumb172236825: Financial Crisis by lazunov
Sandstorm by EveLivesey Storm Background stock by mysticmorning Premade Background  1283 by AshenSorrow
Storm by gold-rose Storm I by gold-rose GR: Tear Down The Sky by TouchedVenus

:note: To contribute to the next installment of "Pimps & Whoas" please comment on this journal with the appropriate links and information.  If promoting groups, please include a description so people know why they should check it out! Also use devtags not icontags eg:communityrelations not :iconcommunityrelations:

Next installment to be posted August 9, 2011 and the theme for the "Whoas" is:


Wanna suggest a theme? Note Moonbeam13 with your ideas!

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GisaPizzatto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Featured: [link]
AkaSunshine Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
Please add our group in your next installment..

#QaF-LibertyAve was created as a place for fans of the tv show Queer as Folk to gather and share show-related art & literature. Whether you're an artist, a writer or just a fan of the show, you're welcome here. If you've never seen the show and want to, you can do that here too.
Lou-in-Canada Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011   Traditional Artist
thunderstorms :iconmashedpotatoplz:

New group: CardinalsAndBluejays. [link] #CardinalsAndBluejays
Those pretty red and blue birds deserve their own place. All mediums welcome. Come check it out :dance:
primalfuryan Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
:meditate:Thunder storm is one of the five elements nice gracious feature:iconninjaglompplz::meditate:
ArtByCher Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011   Traditional Artist
I LOVE a good thunderstorm! :love:
GraphicLia Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011
Plenty of interesting tid-bits. I especially like the dA News and Groups! Thanks :)
BeccaJS Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011   Writer

gold-rose Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for including my photos too :thanks: :aww:

wonderful article :clap:
freaky208 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for adding my group :)
Kaz-D Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for including my bits and pieces Danie!
pica-ae Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
bradleysays Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
Wonderful collection, as always. :aww:
PatrickRuegheimer Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011   Photographer
Is it just me or is something wrong with your .gif? D:
pica-ae Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
that's the new background ;) cos you have to save .gif's with a background :B
PatrickRuegheimer Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011   Photographer
.png ftw. :D
pica-ae Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
yush :giggle:
LadyLincoln Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
TouchedVenus Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for including me :love:
Quolia Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
TimmehMonster Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Student General Artist
WDWParksGal Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
Beautiful features! Lots of links, too :hug:
alexandrasalas Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
BrickRed1 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
I love the storms theme. :clap:
AnaNaszynska Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
Ooooh I'm attending both devMEETS! :dance:
stuck-in-suburbia Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the mention. :thanks:
Moonbeam13 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
kinda adore you :)
stuck-in-suburbia Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What? Why? :omg:
Moonbeam13 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
cause you're the awesome!
stuck-in-suburbia Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
catluvr2 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:XD: :XD::XD: :stare:

Great features! :clap:
Pixel-Spotlight Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Professional Photographer
Most awesome.
TimberClipse Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Professional Filmographer
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