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:bulletpurple: Site Updates - New Submit and Writer Toolbar
:bulletpurple: The Future of Storytelling Has Arrived
:bulletpurple: The Film Poster as Imagination's Portal
:bulletpurple: Site Update: Message Center Journals
:bulletpurple: Celebrating Deviousness - April 2012
:bulletpurple: New Ways to Receive Print Profits!

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:  :flagus: Dark Shadows: The Barnabas Portrait Project - Deadline April 24, 2012
:bulletpink: deviantART Related Collaboration Contest - Deadline May 15, 2012
:bulletpink: Dodge Dart Inspired By You Contest - Deadline May 15, 2012
:bulletpink: Childhood Memories - Deadline for Part 1 (Traditional Part) - May 30, 2012
:bulletpink: A Whole New World Contest - Deadline May 30, 2012

Community Relations Projects

:bulletgreen: projecteducate Current Week::  Fetish Photography
                            Next Week: Street Photography

:bulletgreen: ArtHistoryProject is now a group!
:bulletgreen: Gallery Description Project

Informative News & Events

:bulletblue: Unofficial CEA Mascot Challenge
:bulletblue: Necessary Steps
:bulletblue: dA Life #06 - Dealing with Abuse
:bulletblue: Rewrite Your First Ever Story Winners
:bulletblue: Text & Typography - March 2012
:bulletblue: It Gets Better - Autism Edition
:bulletblue: The Dictionary Skin Contest
:bulletblue: Dear Stock Providers
:bulletblue: A Note about Copyright and Crediting
:bulletblue: TrendsTrends
:bulletblue: The Free dAvatar Weekly Issue 76
:bulletblue: Creative Commons is inviting your feedback and input on the current draft of 4.0
:bulletblue: Stereoscopy now has subcategories!
:bulletblue: dA Life 07 - Get In Touch and Get Involved
:bulletblue: Disney Animation Internships are Open
:bulletblue: Photomanipulation News and Other Happenings
:bulletblue: Icons and Handhelds Contests around dA
:bulletblue: Of Literature and Plagiarism
:bulletblue: dA WishingWell Weekly
:bulletblue: Create a Form Workshop
:bulletblue: Daily Deviation Competition - 2012
:bulletblue: The Literary Illustration Challenge
:bulletblue: On the Subject of Bases
:bulletblue: April's Assignment - Stalk a $taff Member or CV

Features & Interviews

:bulletred: 30 Writers You Should Discover
:bulletred: The A,B,C's of Cosplay
:bulletred: Tales of the devious #1
:bulletred: Fantastic Fractalicious Fractals
:bulletred: Follow Me Down to the Valley Below
:bulletred: Inspirational Artisan Crafts
:bulletred: The LOL Corner #120
:bulletred: Traditional Tuesdays #21
:bulletred: Project Comment Interviews - Issue 46 - Cartoonwhore
:bulletred: Forum Features: Motherly
:bulletred: Fan Artist of the Month - April 2012
:bulletred: ProjectPorkChop - Volume 114
:bulletred: Spreading the dA Love: Volume 12
:bulletred: Manga/Anime Spotlight: MzzAzn
:bulletred: Art we Heart Spring
:bulletred: Artisan Crafts Themes VIII
:bulletred: Photography Weekly Edition Eighteen
:bulletred: Lit Fortnightly - April 12, 2012
:bulletred: Pointless Interviews - Pullingcandy
:bulletred: Spreading the dA love Volume 12
:bulletred: Awesome Artisan Crafts XIV
:bulletred: The Stars of dAr - Mirz123
:bulletred: I Came, I dAmned, I Founded - 24
:bulletred: Fan Artist of the Month - April 2012
:bulletred: Interview - Projecteducate
:bulletred: Black and White Photography


:bulletgreen:  TheWhimsyCorner is hosting it's first contest Bloom of a New Day
:bulletgreen: GimmeFeedback is looking for new admins!
:bulletgreen: Critique-It focuses on one medium each critique cycle to give as much concentrated feedback to each artist as possible. We offer points for those who leave especially good comments and require to anyone who submits to the group also comment at the group. In April we're focusing on Black and White Photography!
:bulletgreen: SolutionsSanctuary is a new group aimed at disproving myths and curing complaints around deviantART. We host monthly challenges and other activities. April's challenge is to stalk a CV or $taff member, and we'll give you points to do it!


:bulletpurple: violetstory is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: atticus-leyvaie is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: awsumz is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: Touchedvenus is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: Goldenwolf is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: hardrockangel is accepting commissions
:bulletpurple: kutty-sark is accepting commissions

Whoas - Theme:  Watercolour

Jetfire by Neutral-Demon Climbing the Dragon Gate III by puimun

Mature Content

Firefly Hunters by puimun
Cien Calaveras 6 by artbyblain
Captain Mal from Firefly Watercolor... by ssava :thumb294373553:
Barcelona watercolour by Kegriz Watercolour Beauty by patriciabrennan
Watercolour Texture Techniques by hatefueled Watercolour Mouse by Amarathimi
Owl II by mwolski i'm alive by berkozturk
Misfits : Nathan by x-gogole-x

Mature Content

Ritualic raccoon bathing by Feidhelm

Lament, reprise - scraps by snowmask Spring Parturition by Dark134
Cosmetology by qianyu Watercolour 1: Material by Gold-Seven
:thumb290956951: Low tide high tea by wovenlines
:thumb294729593: Watercolour by 1-step-2-happiness
David Bowie - Digital  Watercolour by paulnery 0402 by koyamori
Watercolour Practice by GalleryGaia

:note: To contribute to the next installment of "Pimps & Whoas" please include it in the comments below 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:

What I'm looking for from you guys:
:bulletred: News, Features or Interviews you want to promote
:bulletred: Groups you want me to feature or highlight
:bulletred:  deviations that follow the theme for that issue
:bulletred: DevMEETs or events going on around you or being hosted by you.
:bulletred: Commission information for those looking for Commissions
:bulletred: Anything else you feel you want the deviantART community to know about!

Next installment to be posted May 2, 2012 and the theme for the "Whoas" is Flowers

Wanna suggest a theme? Note Moonbeam13 with your ideas!

News, interviews, features and promotion of events around the deviantART Community.
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012   Photographer
I couldn't find the "So you think you can street" contest, anywhere :tears:
Street Photography Contest - Spring 2012
Moonbeam13 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Because it doesn't start until May 1st.
DpressedSoul Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome! :squee:
Thank you very much for your support, Danie! :heart:
LadyLincoln Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, Danie. As always, your support of my endeavors is appreciated! :heart:
Moonbeam13 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I think you're awesome!
LadyLincoln Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Right back a'cha. :tighthug:
woohooligan Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, Danielle! :hug:
LadyofGaerdon Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Professional Writer
Lyricanna Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
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