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My deviantART Story

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 12:00 AM
To Two Different Lands by onagiri
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A New World


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deviantART has been an extraordinary pillar to my life. It's the kind of world that you'd think would only be in a fairytale - it's creative nature conjures so differently from the average lifestyle, yet it sticks to you like a lifelong partner you've always known. As a deviant and an artist, there's never a dull moment here that I've experienced.



Different by jackfreak1994
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Differences


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One thing I mainly love about deviantART is that it accepts diversity. You could be an anime artist creating your own manga - there are groups that promote that. You could be a staff member that has an unhealthy addiction for Pokemon and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? - either way, you could be seen as potential partner to make deviantART a better place. Whereas, people will giggle and stare at you if you're seen playing Dungeons and Dragons with about five of your friends at a local coffee shop - deviantART would embrace that about you. It's home.



Code Geass - In acceptance, there is Peace by vaxzone
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Acceptance


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Acceptance has more value to me along with respect and peace. If I could never be labelled as a friend to someone, or even like a sister, the last thing I'd want is to be shunned. deviantART has so many people I have come to know, all who have been down the road I am still traveling. It's amazing how connected the community really is. You can never please everyone, even outside deviantART, but one thing is for certain here: "There will be always someone that listens."



.:Forbidden Friendship:. by Malinav
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Friendship


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Friendship. Family. Love. deviantART has supplied every single kind the last 14 years, even to newcomers joining today. You'll never know if that favorite you made on that deviation will trigger a global collaboration between you and said artist. A random deviant you might have come across by boredom could be your biggest partner-in-crime - maybe now the wife you're currently holding hands with. It's a bag full of surprises.



Chain of Memories by Sho-chan9
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Memories


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Sadly with all of the connection we have here - veteran or not - not everyone will be here to stay. But each memory, privilege, and odd opportunities deviantART gives will always play a huge role in my life. As a woman. As a deviant. As an artist. From the 2008 April Fool's Mudkip Invasion to the 2009 deviantART World Tour - from the 10th Anniversary BirthdAy Bash to the deviantART Sponsorship at SDCC, the memories will always be cherished... not just by me, but many others along the way.





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This is my deviantART Story. This is my home.

x x Jenn '14

In honor of deviantART's 14th Birthday, I dedicate this feature based on my experiences as a deviant, an artist, and a volunteer. :heart::heart:

x x Jenn '14
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1pen Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional Photographer
:hug: Loved reading your story! Never a dull moment, I know just what you mean! ;)
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SuperMoonImagination Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice reading about your experience of this place! 
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neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:happybounce:
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LaurenKitsune Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
What a great Journal!!
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kozispoon Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Your deviation choice for friendship and acceptance made my heart swell ;3; Such a great story!
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pica-ae Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
:love: 
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thepolishgirl Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Too awesome >____________<  Thanks for sharing.  The part about random deviants becoming collaborators and partners in crime.... that really hit home ^__^ 
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Insanity-Installed Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah that was so beautiful and I couldn't agree more. :D
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Parikuu Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Lovely~ :clap:
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