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:bulletpurple: Fan Art Law
:bulletpurple: Site Update: New Mobile Site for Beta Testers
:bulletpurple: How we Debug in DT
:bulletpurple: 4 Artists and Their Journeys
:bulletpurple: Stories
:bulletpurple: Remembering 9/11
:bulletpurple: Site Update: More Like This Beta
:bulletpurple: Celebrating Deviousness September 2012
:bulletpurple: Site Update: Film, Writer, deviantART muro
:bulletpurple: Shepard Fairey - CRIMINAL
:bulletpurple: The Magic Dust of Child Artists
:bulletpurple: Tokyo Zephyr Update and The Next Odyssey Project

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: Children's Book Vexel Contest - Deadline September 27, 2012
:bulletpink: Draw This Again Contest -Deadline September 30, 2012
:bulletpink: Fotolia 4: Stockpocalypse Challenge - Deadline October 5, 2012

Community Relations Projects

:bulletgreen: projecteducate This week: Photojournalism
:bulletgreen: ArtHistoryProject This month: Literature
:bulletgreen: Bi-weekly Critique Nights
:bulletgreen: Did You Know?
:bulletgreen: Gallery Description Updates

Check them out and see how you can get involved!

Informative News & Events

:bulletblue: Scheduling the next NYC devmeet - [please vote]!
:bulletblue: 50 Super Group Status Project
:bulletblue: Icons for a Good Cause
:bulletblue: Art History Week 1 Roundup
:bulletblue: Free Street E-books
:bulletblue: Learning about Lighting
:bulletblue: Make a Difference 174
:bulletblue: Photography Troubleshooting - Dull Images on dA
:bulletblue: Photography Troubleshooting: The Watermark FAQ
:bulletblue: Praising Life Project
:bulletblue: Presenting Projects: Art for Trees
:bulletblue: Save the Date - We're Having a Party
:bulletblue: Six Word Stories and Other Flash Fiction
:bulletblue: DeviantMEET in Utrecht
:bulletblue: Vexel Art HURTS You
:bulletblue: dA Related Update: Restructure Suggestions List
:bulletblue: Forum Events Calendar
:bulletblue: Prompt 13: The Beginning

Features & Interviews

:bulletred: No So Traditional Tuesdays #2
:bulletred: Nom Nom #16
:bulletred: The LOL Corner #127
:bulletred: An Interview with a Very Scary Dessert
:bulletred: Artisan Craft Features 7
:bulletred: Child Days
:bulletred: Creeping Wednesday 6
:bulletred: Darkroom Exposed - JakezDaniel
:bulletred: Feature: Doctor Who
:bulletred: Features VII
:bulletred: Life Through a Lens 9
:bulletred: Lush
:bulletred: Manga/Anime Features Vol 37
:bulletred: Member Feature 9 with Ordre-symbolique
:bulletred: People and Portraits Exposed - 6
:bulletred: ProjectPorkchop Vol156
:bulletred: This... to That
:bulletred: Corrie Nielsen Interview
:bulletred: Deviousness Award Interview with SaTaNiA
:bulletred: Spreading the dA Love Volume 16
:bulletred: Sweet Things
:bulletred: The Power of Ideas #8
:bulletred: Tuesday Treats: Wild Times
:bulletred: On the Red Carpet Vol 1
:bulletred: Another dAmn Interview: nikkidoodlesx3
:bulletred: Top 50 Portraits Submitted to deviantART this Week
:bulletred: Celebrating Diversity 1


:bulletgreen:  ManipulateThis's new challenge is "A Rose, A Parrot, An Apple". Only members can participate, but membership is currently open. This challenge ends September 29th.
:bulletgreen: Chat,shoot and build your skills with photohunt


:bulletpink: Emergency Chibi Commissions by Explosiv22
:bulletpink: Comprehensive list of deviants who offer Points Commissions

Whoas - Theme: Water

Splash by stratysSplash by nairafee

SPLASH by veraleeeSplash of colour by mcDarius

Splash by GolldfireWater Spider by B-O-K-E

where air meets water by libelleWater games by bupo

Water Dreams. by magnesinasave water 3 by serso

Living Water by AmBr0Ray in water by Vikarus

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Mature Content

SlowMotion by MaRaDinn

Water Drops 48 by ovidiupopPFP - Riviere's Love by Pippanaffie

Gift Of The Water Mage by TheFantaSimCurly Smash by timbodon
Reflect your Beauty by Oer-Woutwon't let you affect me by SilverScreened

Splash up your Life by afvoetomathTender is the Night by DiLazar

ocean 222 by Hengki24...praha XIX... by roblfc1892

Boat in a storm by MartaNaelDepth of feeling by Philippe-Albanel

Forgotten wishes. by incrediKaboom by aFeinPhoto-com

.splash. by candymaxapple splash by Moramarth

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 of the group 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 September 26, 2012 and the theme for the "Whoas" is Rainbows.  

Wanna suggest a theme? Note Moonbeam13 with your ideas!

News, features and events around the deviantART community!
Add a Comment:
JamminJo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer

I would appreciate if you would include my weekly project RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE VOL 3, featuring `Quolia [link] and Welcome to Community Week, September 24-30! [link] within the next Pimps and Whoas.

Rainbows :iconcuterainbowplz:
[link] [link] [link]

Thank you,
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Artist
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Artist
also: [link] and I would be remiss if I didn't include [link] :music:
WDWParksGal Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
Added to the article collection at #DevNews :aww:
Quolia Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for including my article in this issue :heart:

It'd be great if you could include these in the next issue: [link] & [link]

As for a group, how about #dAemoticons? It a great group that reaches out to the Emote community and brings together news and features :D

And here is some rainbow goodness :love:

[link] [link] [link] [link] [link]
Bleeding-Magic Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Student Photographer
Hello! :wave:
#DreamyArt is holding a contest called "Behind the Mask" for it's members, but you can join the group if you want to participate! More info about the contest: [link]
FrostBo Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Dear, you always make wonderful work. You deserve Outstanding thanks for this help and precious moment spare with us.

Thank you very much.
Have a wonderful day
Best Regards
Moonbeam13 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
AshleyxBrooke Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Also thank you for including photohunt in this issue! :heart:
AshleyxBrooke Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
#iPhotograph - " A fantastic Photography group that is based in a chatroom on dAmn. We host critique nights a few times a week and run PhotoFriday. We are here to help you improve on your photography and answer any questions you may have with cameras. So stop by the iPhotograph Chatroom and say hello :heart:

#photohunt "A fun Photography game! The task is you will be given a word and you have 20 minutes to go shoot it and post it in the Photohunt Chat Best photo wins! I dare you guys to come play just ONE game. You will be hooked.
Astrikos Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012   General Artist
:heart: I adore rainbows.
Latest edition of devious love is here

iingo Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RAINBOWS what I love!
PirateLotus-Stock Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Great stuff ^.^

If you'd like to, I'd love if you featured the group #ManStock. We have challenges (that are lacking participation!) every month, and lots of MALE MANLY MEN MANS
SingingFlames Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Great collection of info! Thanks for putting this together for us! :D
YumiKF Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
will be happy if you add to next PaW mah feature project:"the BIG FEATURE project"- [link]
and some suggestions for rainbow theme: [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] =D
TheLastHuzzah Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Great info :dummy: :love:

Some things I would appreciate some love toward are:
:bulletgreen: My 'Winter' themed character contest: [link] - deadline December 1st 2012 - open to everyone
:bulletgreen: My groups #TheVectorGroup - the community hub of vector info, and its sister group #TheVexelGroup - same style of info, but for vexel

And some suggestions for the most excellent theme of rainbows!

[link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link]

:dalove: :heart:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for including my project and ~Pippanaffie's deviation! :hug:
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