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Tue Nov 24, 2015, 6:17 PM by Astrikos:iconastrikos:

I just wanted send all of you my love. :tighthug:

I'm extremely grateful for all the support and love in this community. With all this sadness happening in the world recently,  I wanted to let you know how much you are amazing because we really don't have that much time to take for granted.

Also, I'm sorry for not being here as much lately. I mean to reply eventually, but things are keeping me busy. Probably should have let you all know that before. :faint:

Will continue to pop in and reply when I can, but will probably be gone (still :c) for a bit until Christmas because of finals and life and all of that. I will also continue posting articles for my groups when I can. 

Outside of just classes and school, sort of not having the energy or enthusiasm to check in.
Don't get me wrong, you guys are truly amazing and I am blessed to have met so many beautiful souls on this site. The conversations I have with you guys are honestly some of the most treasured conversations I've had. 

It's just that my spirits are a bit down right now, but it's not that this site has gotten boring or anything like that.

I wish you a beautiful thanksgiving, and thank you for you. 

Have a beautiful day. :heart:
Much love,

A Thanksgiving Feature
Smile by bulavina

Wave Breaking by bismad

Infinite Light by solefield

0329 by VasiljGodzh

Catched something by krewellajo

Flushed by nymsaj

Broken Wings by foureyes

Eyes To The Sky by AbstractedEye

Autumn - Last Leaves by Grivetart

Golden Leaves by anaispopy

Inktober Day 31 by Obsidiurne-Morgil

beauty by vularia

Old Thoughts by Leonid Afremov by Leonidafremov

Star Bear by kian02

miracle tree by deer-o

Colors of autumn III by marrgit

Inktober - Black messenger by kvicka

Staring at the glow by marrgit

BatFax by Decadia

Whisper of Morn by RaphaelleM

Fields - en route Trichy from Salem by vharishankar

Flora by MariannaInsomnia

down by the water by Ceecore

This autumn by BlOOdy-Autumn

Autumn by nnIKOO

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Animals in Action Contest Winners

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 2:03 PM by Astrikos:iconastrikos:
Congrats to....

The Ambush by josephinekazuki

Splendid piece!

More of Josephine's gallery:
Swimming Time by josephinekazuki

Raiden (Metal Gear Solid Rising) by josephinekazuki

Sparrow and Adenium by josephinekazuki

The Boy Who Lived by josephinekazuki

Leopard by josephinekazuki

Breath taking! 
You also win a piece of art from me, note me with what you want! :eager:

Congrats to second place winner :clap:,

Osprey by Concini
Great horned owl by Concini Kowalik / nuthatch by Concini Osprey by Concini 

Congrats to third place winner,
The Flight by corniger-aries
 blossoming-II by corniger-aries autumn fun by corniger-aries Mg 3567 by corniger-aries Blossoming by corniger-aries 

All of your works are beautiful! Congrats! :love:

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Praising Life Project

Praising Life ProjectWelcome to the Praising Life Project

It's really hard for anyone to stay positive all the time. I definitely agree with that.
However, when things go wrong, it's so easy to forget how much you've been blessed. It's amazing that we have the internet, people who care, and hope...
Although there is a lot of bad in this world, there is also beautiful joy and countless things to appreciate. :love:
And that makes me praise life.
The memories, the laughter, the joy, the hugs through hard times.
In this life, we only have one chance! I think one of our life purposes is to spread love throughout this world and leave it in better shape than before we were here. 

It would be much appreciated if you help spread the word! (:+fav: & Comment!) 
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Praising Life Project: Contributions 2 [Updates!]The original project journal has so many contributions it can no longer be updated! :la:
Thank you guys!

Intro information can be found here: 

It would be much appreciated if you help spread the word! (+fav & Comment!) 
Contribute to the Project (Read On) or Donate

I am hoping to reach at least 300 inspiring messages from the community if I can. 
The goal of 15,00 points has been reached, I am now looking for prize donations to a contest!
Thank you so much for participating!
KaineKamui"I Will See:
The sun falls
Night it rises
But I will see sunlight again
The clouds darken
Rain begins to pour
But I wi

(1st Article is filled with so many contributions, it can't be updated anymore! Thank you so much everyone! )
This project is meant to inspire positivity throughout this community.
It would be much appreciated if you help spread the word! ( :+fav: + Comment and tell your friends! )

:pointr: Click here to participate!

Point Goal


As the goal has been reached, I will be soon creating a contest!

PLP: Prize List+ Request [Updated]Looking for prizes- possible ideas
Journal featuresArt prizes (sketches, small pieces, etc.)Llamas?CritiquesPoints
Current Prizes Available - what we have now
15,000 :points: worth of premium memberships, most likely going to be 3 month subs. So about 27ish winners there. 5 prizes of 100 points randomly given among the participants (meaning the winner of a PM could also win points).  Courtesy of Stygma Surprise donation from George-B-Art Journal Feaures by:Astrikos Sabbelbina lintu47 Felizias     Stygma George-B-ArtExquisite-ART-Museum one work done by all winners, 1st winner will be a featured artist for 1 week, poll [feature] with the Winners JournalWindklang An Interview and introduction of one of the winning deviants including a feature
@ you? :eyes:
Art commissions by:

Looking for prizes and feedback!

PLP Contest soon, looking for prizes! 

4 deviants said Over 15,000 :points: worth of premium memberships
2 deviants said Current prizes + prize signup:
1 deviant said :eager: Please consider sharing this!


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Monocephalized Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
Appreciate the favourite.
Twinkle-space Featured By Owner 1 day ago   Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave! Rose
hawkwing22 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fav! You have a great gallery yourself!
lydiakencana Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi there :wave: thank you so much for the fav! Your support means a lot! :love:
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SavageFrog Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I found a pic of you & your twins. XD…
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