DeviantART’s popularity is growing fast; approximately one and one-half million people go to this site every day. The site is enormous; vaster than one could ever imagine. Out of the people who visit the site, four million of them are official members. Every day, DeviantART receives sixty thousand submissions of art work.
The work is categorized; it must be, because of the enormous size of the site. It is sectored and separated so that users and members can find what they are looking for and they will know where to go. Some of the categories are photography, digital art, traditional art and literature; both fiction and non-fiction.
DeviantART is special and unique in many ways; its creators wanted to make sure that it was like no other art online community. There is a little robotic looking devil creature that is named Fella, he is the mascot for the site. In addition, for members, the site is most commonly referred to simply as dA, and its logo stands out.
DeviantART is very famous for the fact that many of the members volunteer to help run the site. They work as administrators and also gallery directors. For someone wanting to join and be a part of this incredible community, there are many ways to become involved in addition to being a member. A person is welcomed to help out behind the scenes.
The site seems to really understand artists and how the can offer differ than the “normal” individual. Serious artists have unique personalities; they know it and others know it. The site caters to this gift. Every piece of work that is submitted is not called art; it is called a deviation. The person who submits the work is called a deviant.
Every member of DeviantART has their own personal page. They may create a profile that lists their feelings, interests, and just about anything they wish to say and have others know about them. Everyone is also given a journal; it is akin to a blog. Anyone in the general public may see the entries. At www.deviantart.com, a person may list others as their favorites and there are many features to make the site interesting and give a feeling of a great art community. It is truly a solace, comfort and great place to for a person to express their thoughts and art.