Want to be more active in the community, but not entirely sure of what you could possibly do? Here's a list of some wonderful community projects, features, and groups that you can take part in!
And please feel free to comment below if you have a project/feature/group you'd like me to add to the list!
Some active community projects you can participate in!
- #Spreading-Awareness by `NicBelroque
This group is dedicated to positively and creatively engaging deviants in social causes and issues affecting many people worldwide. Sign up to write an article here.
- Praising Life Project by `Astrikos
Add your own inspiring message to the list by commenting here or donate points to help reach the 30,176 point goal. Check out the newest update.
- The Shelter Project by `TeaPhotography
Part of the proceeds from sales of `TeaPhotography's jewelry, prints, and greeting cards will be donated to help animals in need. Read more here or visit her website
- %CalendarProject by ^ginkgografix
Interested in making journal skins, gallery skins, User Styles or fancy custom boxes extras? Join the Calendar Project for this year! It doesn't matter how much experience you have or how skilled you are--everyone is welcome to join. Sign up for a date here.
- %dACompliments by =SimplySilent
Stumbled across an artist with some amazing artwork? Joined a group that you absolutely loved? Met a deviant who turned out to be an absolutely fantastic friend? Spread positivity throughout the community by letting everyone know! Send in your compliment(s) and they will be published in a later "deviantART Compliments" journal.
- Art History Sign Ups by %ArtHistoryProject
Are you mad about Michelangelo? Crazy for crotchet? Dippy for Dali? Or passionate about Pointillism?Then check out this group and see what you can contribute to the community! Sign up to write an article about any type of art/artist from all sorts of different time periods and places.
Want to learn more about community projects? Make sure to check out %CRCommunityProjects for info and ideas.
Check out these lovely feature series, and don't forget to participate!
- Recommend a Friend Project by =rainylake
Send =rainylake a note titled "Recommend A Friend" to receive a feature of both you and your friend.
- Monday Muses by =Riemea at %dAWishingWell
Want to share an inspiring artwork or artist that you know? Comment with a suggestion, and it will be featured in the weekly Monday Muses series.
Make sure to check out these wonderful community-oriented groups! There's lots you can do here, so don't miss out!
- %ComeTogetherProject is all about encouraging community. Their goal is to bring the community directly to the members, in an attempt to inspire members to be a more active part of the community. With our focus on the "spread the love" concept, we encourage promotion, features, compliments, constructive feedback, random acts of kindness, reviews, support, and above all a strong sense of community. Now hiring here.
- %deviant365 deviantART's official 365 Project where you will be provided with weekly tasks for the whole year. The aim of this is to give you motivation to participate in areas of our community that perhaps you have never experienced before, make new friends, work on your art, learn more about deviantART and enhance your experience on deviantART.
- %BurdenedHearts This group aims to focus on uniting people and encouraging them to support each other through life. We will actively encourage members to share their stories and talk to each other to make new friends, we will discuss important issues that may affect our members and we will accept all artworks that deal with an emotional issue. This is not limited to mental health issues, and the group is open to anyone.
- #ProjectPositivity A group dedicated to encouraging positive self image within our artists community. A worthwhile community that everyone should try.
- #DArtschool is looking for some mentors and teachers who would be able to help other deviants improve. Sign up for a position here.
- %GimmeFeedback Our concept is simple: You give people critiques, they give you critiques. Come join us if you're looking for meaningful and constructive comments!
- %ProjectComment #ProjectComment is a Group of many projects centered around comments, but, more importantly, constructive comments. We offer Members of deviantART a lot of opportunities to get comments, give comments, participate in comment projects, win points, get featured and much, much more.
- %projecteducate Every week, the project brings you a new set of articles with information, tips, and tricks about one of the many galleries on deviantART. Every month, we also have a Community Week built into the schedule, where everyone in the community has a chance to submit an article to share. See the Schedule and check out the Community Week Guidelines if you'd like to contribute.