About: Derpygate 2012"I just don't know what went wrong."
~ Derpy Hooves
:icontwilightgalaplz: Greetings, my pretty Ponies! :iconbackhug:
As you might have noticed, I have not been active on deviantArt over the past weeks. The reason was a failed attempt to focus on my studies and to spend less time online That did not work well, since deviantArt does a great job of keeping me motivated. So I will try a different strategy in the future: I will shift the focus from following so many groups and Journals to uploading my photographs and writing essays. There is so much great art out there, but I simply lack the time to appreciate it all
With that said, happy Derpy Hooves Day to you all! It is just the second year, but it is nevertheless special because of recent events. Of course that was exactly the time when I took a break from following the Pony News, so I was met with disbelief when I asked with spent-the-last-month
Big announcements! Members: we want your vectors!(Scroll down for short summary if you don't want to read everything.)
Good news, everyone - after 11 months of featuring almost exclusively PNG format vector exports, we're starting to ask that vector SVG, PSD and AI files be provided too. (These are made in Inkscape, Photoshop and Illustrator respectively. For an in depth explanation, read epdtry's analysis of the different formats!). Don't worry, we won't require you to post all your original work, commissions and OCs, but we are pushing in a big way to get the community used to making real vector files available for everyone.
So what is the fuss about providing vector files? It's come up many times before: people want vector resources, but this group hasn't required artists to post them up until now. In retrospect, this is more than a little bit silly. The fact is, until our gallery is updated by
Pony Icons Page 3Really.... really? REALLY???????
FFS! I knew this would happen. Too many Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy icons now, they won't all fit in one entry. So I guess that RD and Shy each get their own nice comfy Journal all to themselves.
Rainbow Dash http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Pony-Icons-Cont-Page2-269940618?
Pinkie Pie http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Pony-Icon-Page-4-Pinkie-298744864
Rarity, Applejack+ http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Pony-Icons-Page-3-279312755
Fan Fav's http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Pony-Icons-Continued-2-272452972
Background Pony's http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Icons-2-269767997
Extreme Icons http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/More-MLP-Icons-269765591
Extreme Icons 2 http://bromonn.deviantart.com/journal/Need-more-Extreme-Icons-280872282
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Gaining Exposure To ArtGaining Exposure For Your Own Art:
Being active on the site is probably the best and most effective way to get yourself and your art seen. Leaving thoughtful comments on others art will often result in them coming to your page to find out more about you and see your art. Being involved and making friends will promt people to focus on you and your art giving you a bit more exposure. Leaving critiques, helping to moderate groups, posting in the forums, or simply chatting it up in the chatrooms. These can all be beneficial in getting you more exposure. Below I'd like to outline some of the wonderful ways, I believe, you can gain extra exposure to your art.
Joining groups which are relevant to your interests and the art which you make can be very helpful in getting your art out there and seen by like minded individuals. The introduction of groups by dA has made it very e
Fluttershy plzHello everypony, it's your founder Cloudsdale speaking, i'd like to make this a journal to collect all the Fluttershy plz icons out there!
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