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Journal Entry: Fri Jun 24, 2016, 1:00 AM


Hi!


I decided to join this trending flow of features towards appreciation of dA Staff continuous work. Those who knows me for  while may be a bit surprised, so here goes an explanation :B
There are those several things, situations and conversations that changes and form your life for the future, forever. For me, joining deviantArt 9 years ago (via my old account that I had to leave), was one of the things that had a huge impact on who and where I am now. This site really has a huge influence on my daily existence, so I would like to thank each and every person who has worked on it for those years for such opportunity it gave to other people, including me, in developing abilities, finding friends, and meaning of one's life.
You know that I'm not a fan of the changes that are going on, and I'm concerned about the future of this site. But we all have to be positive, bring good vibes and inspiration not only among the community of "normal" users, but also Staff, who needs our appreciation to be motivated in working here, with us. You can't work forever on something when people keep telling you that your work is bad, no matter how strong you would be, you just start losing the interest and will to keep going on.. believe me I've been though this :B That's why I would like to encourage you into spreading positivity and support, or at least don't spread so much hate - you will start to feel better as well! :meditation: revamped 

So, thank you very much for taking care of this site, we have a wonderful community here, thousands of people who brings peace, happiness and help to each other :ilovedevart: 

Current staff members (as for 20th VI 2016)

spyed mccann SGonzalez makepictures amzwu GerardUht isosphere Lunat1k15 likasmyles Twee689 merhej aunjuli damphyr Heidi Ikue Moonbeam13 realitysquared marioluevanos seoul-child ArtBIT chris justgalym kojik1010 micahgoulart muteor outgoingcoyote petralfire pgorniak raincoastchris randomduck swoony yumeruby Heidi madizzlee marioluevanos seoul-child techgnotic jeanpat afungshui danlev Heidi madizzlee jeanpat makepictures SGonzalez LaurenKitsune UltraDad starvingartist zilla774

Former Staff members:

fourteenthstar ewm dxd y2jenn kozispoon godofoddMidnightExigent Shyree kemayo DEVlANT Pachunka
endosage Mjcdools baclap bjkim88 drommk hmaserraticonocrash inazar matt789 mudimba paraglade
Pickleytrezoid yury-n KatasiHK arbiterofelegance


Dominos and Stripes by ewmA Short Story About Love by ArtBITWorld Tour Paris by spyed
World Tour Berlin by spyedSrs bsns back in LA by spyed
working hard in curved space by merhej15 Years of DeviantArt Infographic by marioluevanos Notes in the DeviantArt app by seoul-child
Hero Journal Skin by danlevDeviantArt Skin (Dark) by marioluevanosInto The Unknown by trezoid
Free Google Glass Stock Photo by danlevFestival of Lights by kojik1010
MMs by micahgoulart
The Moon by iconocrashteam awesome  by drommk
Second Day at DeviantArt by likasmylestitle by bjkim88Yummy, Yummy by mccann
Our Comic-Con booth (2013) by Shyree
deviantART staff at our Comic-Con booth (2013) by ShyreeHiding by chris
Llamas llamas llamas by godofoddcocktail by randomduck
MonseratMonasteryCandleCorridor-Robin's altar by Lunat1k15The Photographer 4 by makepictures
Oscars Black and White by makepicturesVictoria Memorial, London by makepictures
Guys...This is serious by GerardUht'Wall Of Gum' by techgnotic
Celebrating Deviousness - August 2013Deviousness Award
 
Congratulations to `
PinkyMcCoversong


Fly Fly Fly


Texas DevMeet


Lake in Red

What is this Awesome Achievement?
The Deviousness Award is an accolade which is traditionally handed out on the 1st of every month to one truly outstanding deviant.


ID 2013
  Lit author tag by IkueRound Arrows by pgorniak Welcome New Volunteers!
Please join me in welcoming the newest members of our Community Volunteer team!
lovelessdevotions - Digital Art



pinkythepink - Artisan Crafts



brennenxr - Literature



JonathanWyke - Comics and Cartoons
Jael page 9 no letters by JonathanWyke
A Walk in the Woods p03 by JonathanWyke
AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH! by JonathanWyke
ValaSedai - Pixel Art
The Shrimp King's Bane by ValaSedai

Oceanic Biosphere by ValaSedai
Welcome to the team!!! :heart: :excited:
 
Celebrating Deviousness - February 2015


In Recognition of Exemplary Membership and an Outstanding Spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community.
Introducing MARX77
:iconmarx77:
It is such a sheer and profound honor being part of the DeviantArt Community. The love and encouragement that I've received over the years from fellow members and staff alike is truly humbling.
I cannot thank you all enough for the wonderful support that you've shown this Dubai based Pakistani bloke, and I hope and pray that you'll continue to graciously support me on this artistic/photographic journey with DeviantArt, which for me began in mid 2008, but it really took off in 2011 - the year I was bitten by the shutterbug and I decided to take up photography. I have never looked back since.
Hi, I'm Khuram Lawrence, a Dubai based photographer, and I'm a proud member of the largest Art community in the world. DeviantArt Rocks!
Pimps and Whoas - May 10, 2016
News from the Team
:bulletpurple: 21 Days of Overwatch
:bulletpurple: Celebrating Deviousness - May 2016
:bulletpurple: DeviantArt Embraces DeviantArt
:bulletpurple: Homefront: The Revolution Contest Winners
:bulletpurple: Mobile Push Notifications
:bulletpurple: Thank you Liliwrites
:bulletpurple: 
Show me one Artist...... that you believe everyone is really missing out on. Just one. I don't need to know why. Stats don't matter. We all know some brilliant artists don't get seen because they don't interact, just as an example.
Mention him or her or drop some thumbs.
My pick would be noisecraft



DeviantArtist QuestionnaireBetter late than never, right?  Here's my #DeviantArtistQuestionnaire...
How long have you been on DeviantArt?
Since just before I started working here, so almost 4 years.
What does your username mean?
It's pretty unoriginal -- I live in Vancouver, on the west coast of Canada where it rains a lot. My name is Chris. And, as it happens, the day I joined I was munching on a certain local snack...
Describe yourself in three words.
Japanophilic data hacker.
Are you left or right handed?
Very much right handed. Though, apparently I play pool left handed (I guess because i hold the cue the way that felt natural coming from holding a hockey stick or a baseball bat).
What was your first deviation?
Embarrassingly enough, I had to submit
New GameBottle your thoughts
How far can you throw them
Into the future?
haiku for springspring birthdays
my loved ones
blossom

Behind the Hollywood Sign by inazar
La Deviation by inazarMay 21st student march by trezoid
Torn by KatasiHKNew thumbnail ideas by starvingartistJareth by damphyr
Hi-tech Wasabi Gum by HeidiHungry mind... by ArtBITBleeding heart by Moonbeam13
Peeking over the Line by afungshuiOn top of the world by petralfire
one for the weekend by spyedCat dog... by muteor
Minnesota Fire Protection by HeidiSanctuary by aunjuli
DON'T COMPLICATE IT BY HESITATING by techgnoticLantana by arbiterofelegance
Meet The Artist by kozispoonCats vs Corgis by kozispoon
Forever by amzwuNovember Wallpaper by endosage
Drawception (continuous line) by baclapHydrant by marioluevanos
Larissa II by realitysquaredContemplation by realitysquared
2014-08-02 14.20.18 by merhejTop of Monserat by Lunat1k15
The Matterhorn by LaurenKitsuneThe Ladybug by micahgoulart
My Super Hot New Boyfriend by Heidi A brighter future by isosphere
Bag End by PickleyIMG_115095813High 502531.jpeg by drommk
Nom Nom Cupcakes by SGonzalezMultibasking by mccann
A Smooch Under the Lemur by y2jennRecord by justgalymArtStroke by mudimba

Stay devious! Crazy Dancing 


PS.: Thanks Andorada for poking me abut this project :highfive:
PS.2: I'm sure the journal can be misread and can cause hateful comments nevertheless - I avoid any type of  stress and nerves if I can because of my health, so if there will be any - I'll just disable posting comments :shrug:


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:iconmouselemur:
Mouselemur Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
So great to see you jump on the train :boogie: Great words here :hug:
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016   Digital Artist
:huggle:
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orribu Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a very kind gesture! You're a ray of sunshine. ; _; <3
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016   Digital Artist
:hug:
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VivaFariy Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016
Very true. Props for writing this.
Even if we don't say it, everyday that we use this wonderful website we are appreciating the hard work of the staff.
Although I definitely think that we should say it out loud every so often.
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016   Digital Artist
:nod:
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mpz28 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016
that was cool, and as always thanks for sharing B-) :D
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016   Digital Artist
No problem :)
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WDWParksGal Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016
DeviantArt  Stay Devious! New DA Logo (Badges) 
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016   Digital Artist
:highfive:
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:iconcoastbeachartist:
coastbeachartist Featured By Owner Edited Jun 24, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Fireworks 

Hello Aleksandra!

Thank you for such a wonderful journal and profound gratitude of fellow artists and volunteers. 

Kindly,

Grant
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UszatyArbuz Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016   Digital Artist
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