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Halloween is on October 31, and there's tons of great stuff going on to celebrate at deviantART. Don't forget to check out the listing of events below if you're interested in winning some contest prizes.
Despite my fascination with free avatars, I am NOT the GM for icons. Please send your avatar DD suggestions to BurgerBunny. I am but a lowly fan. I do, however, accept DD suggestions for DDs concerning dA's stock and resources galleries. There was a bit of confusion about this because I gave out a few avatar DDs. This was because the magic Bunny was away, and she asked me to feature a few avvies while she was gone, but she's back now... So please send your avvie suggestions to her.
It was a real honor to get to play avvie GM for a few days! (Please note, the aren't all free! Read descriptions before stealing anything!) These are the avvie DDs I featured:
Also!! I got a DD!!! Holy cow!! I'm not entirely sure how that happened, and I should have mentioned this earlier, but a thousand thanks to BurgerBunny for the wonderful surprise!!
I'm super proud of that little avvie now!! Thanks to my visitors for all the supportive comments!!
UPDATE: My New JOB!!!!
I'm not quitting as a GM, but I may be even quieter than usual... I got a job! This is my first paid position as a photographer at a professional portrait studio. I have a LOT to learn, but I'm super psyched. I get to use an awesome camera, and I'm learning a bit about lighting... And they're paying me! How crazy is that?!?
I'm still new, and I feel like an idiot. It's part time, seasonal for the holidays. The pay isn't great, but the experience is going to be nice. Please wish me luck! Also, any advice for making kids smile would be vastly appreciated! Making toddlers look at the camera and smile is like trying to herd cats!
I'm rather behind with commissions; please be patient with me!!
A Word About WEREWOLVES!
shelldevil and I are throwing a HUGE Halloween Werewolf Bash! We're going to give away up to 6 YEARS of deviantART premium membership subbies to the winners of 6 AWESOME resources contests! DETAILS HERE! Deadline: October 30th. Here are the contests you may enter for your chance to win, win, win:
- Werewolf 3D Models: Werewolf 3D model resources that can be imported into a 3D modeling program like 3D Studio Max, Maya, etc. Werewolf Clipart: Collections of werewolf icons, pictures, buttons and other useful image files submitted by deviants for others to use in their own works. Werewolf Designs & Patterns: Werewolf patterns and designs for a number of different projects - knitting, paper craft, sewing, crochet, wood-working etc. All patterns and designs in this gallery should be complete and usable by any deviant wishing to download them to create a final product. Werewolf Stock Images: Werewolf stock images like line art meant for coloring, and any other stock images and stock photos of at least 600px on the smallest side, submitted by deviants for others to use in their own works. Werewolf Tutorials: Werewolf tutorials explaining any artistic werewolf techniques: written, visual, and film tutorials. Werewolf Vector Resources: Werewolf vector source files that have all of the vector data included in the submission.
A Word About LOLCATS!
This contest has ended. Please stay tuned for the results!!
Here are some great Halloweenie resources recently submitted to dA...
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Contests & Events
shelldevil & FantasyStock - Werewolf Resources Contest. Ends on October 30, 2010.
NHuval-stock - Halloween Contest. Ends on October 31, 2010.
ScENeYmE - Halloween Chat Event. Be there on October 31, 2010.
Kjherstin - Pixel Art Competition: Pick your Fruit. Ends on October 31, 2010.
thepolishyogi - it's autumn! ... a contest. Ends on November 3, 2010.
Vlei - The Modern Myths Contest! Ends on November 5, 2010.
pullingcandy - Show Me Your Phobias Contest. Ends on November 6, 2010.
robkiticonrobkit: - Happy Holidays - The Contest. Ends on December 1, 2010.
Everyone is welcome to submit free avatars to the Monthly Challenge at Free-dAvatars.
Current Official dA Contests are contests hosted by dA's volunteers.
Contest News and the Contests Forum are places where more contests hosted by dA's members are announced.
If you would like your contest to appear here, please send me a note with a link to your event's details and the deadline. Thanks!
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