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Non-Existent - An ASCII/ANSI contestI've held two ASCII art contests in the past and there have been plenty of interesting entries, but this time the contest will be bigger and also accept ANSI entries. Even if you have never made ASCII art before, I encourage you to participate. Take the contest as a challenge and don't think you don't stand a chance. The winners of my first ASCII contest hardly had any previous experience with ASCII art.Non-Existent - An ASCII/ANSI contest by diamondie
So what are these ASCII and ANSI things?
Basically, ASCII art is the kind of text art you could create in Notepad or in a typewriter. The characters are equally wide and spaced, as if they were placed in an invisible grid. ASCII can be colored, but it is usually in black and white.
ASCII art on DeviantART
ANSI art is a very specific artform, heavily relying on its restricted medium, the ANSI
Weekly Help Desk Updates 10-19-06Welcome to the weekly Help Desk news. In these weekly updates we will attempt to bring you the most up to date information, as well as provide some helpful hints for super duper deviantART fun.Weekly Help Desk Updates 10-19-06 by hexentanz
Greetings, I am hexentanz your Borg lead....er :> *starts over* Greetings, I am hexentanz and I am the Help Desk Manager here on deviantART and I work along side my assistant ewm. Now that you know who the Help Team consists of, let's get started!
This week I would like to remind users about proper bug reporting. Awhile back the Help Desk team rolled out a guide entitled "How to: Submit a Bug Report", if you have not read this article already please do so as it contains some great information. If you have already please do so again as it will be a great refresher.
Another thing to add to this is to always make sure you have the latest version of your browser installed before making a report, as
Artist Relations Newsletter - Edition #21 Director of Artist RelationsArtist Relations Newsletter - Edition #21 by Moonbeam13
The purpose of Artist Relations is to strengthen the community spirit as well as network with fellow artists so that we may bring outside opportunities to you, and help you to hone your skills. The Gallery Directors are the first people you should go to regarding your galleries. They are the people you need to make gallery suggestions to, and ask questions about your specific genre, or seek knowledge from. They also act as your lifeline to the administration. They are here to support and listen, and I can tell you we've got incredibly talented, devoted and passionate people on this team, so get to know them!
Due to personal reasons, lady-atropos has been returned to her former senior status. We thank her for her contributions and wish her well in her future endeavors. serpentinekiss will continue to monitor the Fetish Photography Gallery.
The issue we have had with new
Team Husar Wildlife PhotographyMany of our users are familiar with the photography of Mike and Lisa Husar, who have been capturing unique wildlife images on film since 1993 when they formed Team Husar Wildlife Photography. The couple has had their award winning imagery featured in magazines, calendars, cards, and all manner of publications and they have been involved in education and conservation through their photography.Team Husar Wildlife Photography by realitysquared
A quick visit to their website can inspire any artist, and that is where we here at deviantART have encountered a problem.
Amateur artists, beginners and photo manipulators often rely heavily on the work or professional photographers such as Mike and Lisa Husar- often directly using their photographs or reproducing their imagery in paint, pencil or other mediums. While such efforts might be a great way to sharpen your skills it unfortunately infringes on the rights of the photographer.
Ive spoken with Mike Husar and in order to help him enforce his right to require licensing for the use of T