Beginners Tutorial: Buy and Donate PointsIn three simple parts:Beginners Tutorial: Buy and Donate Points by $namenotrequired
A) deviantART Account
B) Buy Points
C) Donate Points
A) deviantART Account
1. To buy points you need a deviantART account. Log in to yours or create one as below.
B) Buy Points
1. Go with the mouse over Shop in the top bar and select points.
2. On the Points page, click "+Points" on the amount of points you want.
You can choose a combination of different amounts. Want to buy $45 worth of points? Choose '2,000' once and '800' twice. If you want to remove something you added, click the grey "-" next to the green "+Points". You can change the currency in your settings.
3. When you're done, hit the yellow "Checkout" button to go to the checkout page. The first step is to review your order. If everything's ok, hit 'Continue'.
4. Verify payment details. You can pay with Credit Card or Paypal (I personally always use Paypal to use my debit card instead of my credit card). This process depends a bit on your payment choice and details so I won't discuss
Contacting the deviantART Help DeskContacting the deviantART Help Desk by $namenotrequired
The unofficial tutorial
Also available in: Franšais: Contacter le service d'aide de deviantART.
Other language? Watch #InternationalFAQ Can you translate? Please feel free!
Where to find the Help Desk?On any dA page, go to the very bottom and click "Help & FAQ" (which looks like this).To the left, click "Contact the Help Desk" (which looks like this).And that's it! There are more but this is the simplest way and it works from just about any dA page*.
Reporting deviations;To report someone for submitting art theft, hate art etc. do NOT go here - instead click 'report deviation' on the deviation (unless you're the copyright o
Simple Sta.sh TutorialWhat is Sta.sh?Simple Sta.sh Tutorial by $namenotrequired
Sta.sh is a new system for submitting art to dA. You can find the link in your 'submit' menu. Why use it?Main advantages are that you can submit deviations faster, from more places (currently with apps for android, iPhoto, mac, iOS, etc., as well as from email and FTP) and you can keep them private if you want. You can then share it only with those people you want - for example to ask their opinion before submitting it to your gallery. How to submit?Submitting basically happens in two parts. Upload the file Image- and other filesSubmit files from your computer by clicking
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WingsYears agoWings by ~PaperNation
I made a set of wings
Woven into the finest white silk
Edges firm with golden threads
And silvery seams.
It glimmered in the sun
Fitting snugly, if a bit heavily
On my small shoulders.
And I launched off,
Emerald dust floating the air behind me,
Leaving a trail of shimmering gem-dust.
But as I flew towards the clouds
The sun caught in my eyes
And my silken wings flamed
Charring my milky white arms
As I plummeted
Towards the dry hard earth.
I drew myself a sketch
Of a pair of magnificent wings
Emerald upon fine silk
Gold upon silver lacing.
I crafted it with subtle