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My deviantART Story

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 7, 2014, 4:26 AM

deviantART is my home no matter where I am. It's hard to imagine it's turning 14!

Home by P0RG

For over 11 years deviantART has been there for me though high school and university as a source of artistic inspiration and for learning as well as a place to show off my artwork as I progressed through the various art classes I took.

 back to school. by Katari01

During my Sophomore year of University I was asked by hexentanz to work along side her on the deviantART Help Desk which was amazing and at that time completely unheard. I was only part time back then along with part time for the University's Computer Lab Help Desk. Being able to work from any location on my favorite website was absolutely perfect and still is! The position became a great learning experience and helped me be more involved in this community I love. During my Senior year I was asked to go full time and I remember when I had my Senior Interview the professors asked me what sort of jobs I was looking for now that I was almost done. I said are you kidding? I already have the perfect job with deviantART I couldn't ask for anything better than working with people I consider family, helping out artists across the world, and being able to work anywhere! They had the most dumbfounded faces not realizing that my job was an actual REAL job. I can't believe it's been almost 9 years since I started at the Help Desk... time sure flies.

Time flies... by Pamba

deviantART helped me find my love, on the #photography chat. We've been together now for almost 8 and a half years.

: love : by LimpidD

Four years ago I wanted to move across country all in the name of love. It was a big moment in my life. deviantART helped make moving across country easier with so much of my family being members so we could keep up to date with each others' artwork. Packing up and moving somewhere new is always difficult no matter how short or long a distance but no matter the distance deviantART was my constant to tie my old home with my new.

Moving...again by JohnKeane

No matter the changes I experienced over the years my home here on deviantART was a constant. A place where I could learn, grow, and meet many wonderful people.

When I grow up ... by Unkopierbar

I've befriended many people through deviantART who have inspired me to become better, not only as an artist but as a whole.

Inspire by LeBubar

I've even become friends with some artists that early on I was a huge fan of theirs never knowing that we would later become friends and inspire each other.

Leafy Sea Dragon by ewm

Carousel 1 Leafy Sea Dragon by JessicaDouglas

Many of the friends I've made I consider to be more like family no matter how crazy some are hehe!

One in every family. by DeeOtter

It's hard to imagine that over 40% of my life I've been on deviantART. Whether it was to learn and grow as an artist, making new friends, admiring artwork and artists, and working to help all you deviants on site it has all been a remarkable experience. I always think about how deviantART is Art History in the making. Never in the history of Art has there been a collection of artists on this scale. It's remarkable to think of it in that light and I'm so glad that I'm able to be part of it!

A Slice of History by JonnyGoodboy

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It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. In photography, everything can be so ordinary, it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.

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Evanita W Montalvo
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States

My name is Evanita W. Montalvo. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a concentration in Photography and minor in Art History. I am a wildlife and nature photographer. In my spare time I tend to my many pets, take pictures at several nature parks and zoos, and work on fiber arts projects.

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I am part of the Community Operations department as the Help Desk Team Leader. Part of my responsibilities include helping lead those working in the Help Desk, oversee Bug Reports to make sure they are sent over and fixed by the deviousTechnology department, and help make decisions on general help desk stuff such as improvements to our Zendesk based Help Desk and ways for us to improve our ability to help all you deviants! We are constantly improving our Help Desk so if you have any suggestions please let me know via note. :)

You can find me helping alongside of Ikue and Thunderstatement in our Customer Service Central Help Desk. I specialize in dealing with Bug Reports but I also handle emails sent to and sometimes General Help. I also enjoy helping out in the #help chat on dAmn when I get a chance. :typerhappy:

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Blog - My Blog @ Blogspot

Current Residence: Pacific Northwest
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Favourite style of art: Art Nouveau, Steampunk
Personal Quote: The day you leave your camera behind is the day you'll wish you would have brought it.


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If you have questions concerning bugs :bug: and other site issues, how to use deviantART, or about deviantART in general, DO NOT note or post them on my user page, instead please direct your question(s) to the HELP DESK where I and other administrators can help you best!
Thank You :hug:

Make sure that before you seek help at the Help Desk or the #help chat that you check out our awesome Status Forum as well as our FAQ section.

FAQ #264: Is there a description of the Help Desk contact categories?
FAQ #590: What are the hours of operation for the Help Desk?
FAQ #713: Who is on the Help Desk Team?
FAQ #630: Are there any rules for the Help Desk?
FAQ #741: How are Help Desk responses sent to me? Can I have them e-mailed to me?

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KissSh0t Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello..  a question about tagging images with search criteria.

When I tag images it breaks up names / series name / related tags into separated words.. so say I have a character name "Motoko Kusanagi", I write it and it splits the tag into 2 search criteria instead of one word.. so it becomes one tag of "Motoko" and another of "Kusanagi".. when I save the post, then go back into edit all the tags I've entered are jumbled up and not in order of what I entered them as.. the Name I entered becomes disconnected from itself with other search criteria in between the name.

How are we meant to tag on deviantart? do we need to tag something like this Motoko_Kusanagi ?

On tumblr for instance.. or pixiv, it does not function like this.. but on dA a space makes it split the word.

What is the correct method for tagging on deviantArt?

I am very confused about this.

If you can't answer my question could you please point me too someone who can.
ewm Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
This sort of question should be brought up on the Blog about this feature.…
KissSh0t Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks.. I have placed my question there.
diamond281 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: :heart:
ewm Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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