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Tumblr VS. deviantART

Okay - srsly, I really love both websites and I like it to be there with my Watchers/Followers.
But let us be honest, every website have their "black sheep" and aren't perfect. People on deviantART sometimes call Tumblr-user "Dumblrs", while people on Tumblr are whining and bashing about deviantART, that it is so stupid, the "eilte people and famous artists" are so rude, unfriendly, and so on.

But there's one account on Tumblr, that really pisses me off. I won't tell you the name - I guess Tumblr-people will know it anyway.
This special account makes so-called confessions about deviantART and other websites and I often read things like:
:bulletred: "I really hate people on deviantART make Thank-You-Journals about their pageviews, watchers, favs, features, getting subscriptions, [insert word here]... - GOSH, they're so rude to their watchers and only want attention with it!" - WRONG! Did you ever think of people are doing this for being REALLY thankful and only happy, people like them on dA, like their artwork and only being happy such a website exists? I'm one of those and I don't make these things to make people angry or to be jealous of it, no, for me it is the only possibility to say thank you for these wonderful people on that website!
:bulletred: "If you wanna get a DD, draw nudity, My little Pony, Sonic, or Fella, the mascott! Then you get it!" - What a bullshit, really.I never got a DD, but it's not the important thing. The most important thing is, you like what you're drawing and you can reach people with it. What is a DD? It's only a feature of dA directly, not less, not more. It isn't even a shit of paper you can get a drawing-job with. It's no award, nothing realistic. It's only something you can be happy about - and believe me that feeling won't be there for long until you're feeling boring again.
:bulletred: "I really hate deviantART because the famous people don't draw me requests/commissions!" - IF a drawer on deviantART does this volunteered it's their own thing, but not every drawer here on deviantART is a slave for you to do your shit, really. Most people here are just for fun, others love doing commissions, others love being with their watchers, others want to become better and searching for critique. Not every drawer is the same person!
:bulletred: "I really hate people on deviantART only watch popular artists to get attention." - As I said, every website has their black sheep but it isn't the fault of the website.
:bulletred: "I hate deviantART because of all the Anime-drawings/Cosplays/Nudity section/Photographics... They don't belong there!" - Definition of (deviant)ART: Being cerative; Rule: Don't like, don't watch!
:bulletred: I hate deviantART for their random popular main site! I don't understand the system and it's only weird. Most people are cheating with their pictures by sending them in 40-50 Groups to get attention and come to the frontpage!" - Honestly, I don't understand the new system either, but hating a website because of such a feature - oooookay...?

I could rant about so much more. They're also attacking deviantART-artists by saying the NAME and the Tumblr-people come in crowds to that person on deviantART, call them a troll, bastard, idiot and so on - also when these ones are(n't) art-thieves it isn't okay. Guys, we're not in kindergarten here! If you have a problem go to the helpdesk, answer and strike back, DO SOMETHING! But don't whine about it and doing like you were the victim. GNAH. We're here in the internet. Sadly it's fact when you upload something here you always have to be sure it is possible someone steels it. Sadly. Watermark it, make your style special, so everyone can see with one look "That's what XYZ drew! That style is unique!" and most of all, NEVER delete the picture off of the very first website you've ever published it, so you have always evidence it was YOU who made/uploaded it (first).

deviantART isn't perfect, but so it isn't Tumblr or any other website. Deal with it, please.

That's all I have to say at the moment.
Sorry for the rant.
I'm out.


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031 - Team Rocket
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065 - Misty
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067 - Ash
068 - Ash, Misty
069 - Pikachu
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071 - Ash, Misty
072 - Ash
073 - ?
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076 - Ash, Misty, Gary, Pikachu
077 - Kasu
078 - Ash
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080 - Misty, Ash
081 - Kasu
082 - Misty
083 - Misty, Ash
084 - Ash
085 - Misty
086 - Ash
087 - Ash
088 - Delia
089 - Misty
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092 - Misty
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Adohr Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
and i thought that going to tumblr would be a safe place :(
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sadly not....
Adohr Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
now i understand y my friends want me on dA forever :D
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Maybe :D
Miranduless Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
many people submit into many groups, only because they wan't their art to be seen, wich is what groups are about, i think.
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's right.
Fantasy-JG Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist
That person on tumblr sounds like a real jerk! XC
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Finny-KunGoddess Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that happened to once, but it was on live journal. they said I was delusional about how shitty my art work was and other things
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I hate such people, really. Best of all is, most of them aren't even drawers! And don't have a clue about anything what they're saying/talking about.
Finny-KunGoddess Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True that, you can say that again
FaithWalkers Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
I really hate how the Artist-Confessions blog is getting worse and worse with everything in relation to this. >.< I love Tumblr and dA, but not everyone is perfect so sigh.
chocobana Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
So true, but what ya gona do there will always be people like that anywere you go and do. So just keep doing what you love and try not to pay attencion to such things, cause they will always be there in this world we live in.
BlueMew919 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Meh, some people just love trolling on the internet and do it to bug people and others are fickle and like throwing their oppinions around. Sometimes the best thing is to just ignore those people and look to the ones who DON'T bash or complain and actually get together to make a friendly community. *Sighs* People can be aggrivating sometimes.
HollyLu Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
People can be so cruel. I just think people are bored and feel like complaining about something. They don't care what it is, if they are not interested in it then we are at fault.
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Odango-Usagi-Chan Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
People who care that much about things said on the internet have already lost. They are probably bullies in real life as well.
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TotalGirl1997 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I only knew about people of facebook and Tumblr fighting each other, but not Tumblr picking on this website.
Hehe, you know what's a place where there's seriously a lot of idiots? Hatena!!!! :D
Like seriously, there's haters, star beggers, alot of thieves cuz there's this thing called spinoff, where noobs actually download one's work, and post it again and take all the credit.
Not to offend tumblr, but I just don't find it the cool on it. I mean, you can't even coment on one's stuff, just reblog. Still, I have a tumblr, and just use to post things I like, so if you would like to follow me, here's the it is: [link]
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah the war between facebook and tumblr is hilarious. I like that one, because they're doing both stupid things and that "war" only makes it more funnier. XD It's the first "war" I'm enjoying, really. :rofl:
Da-Wabbit Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow really? People are ridiculous sometime.

The 'popular artist won't draw me stuff, waaah' pisses me off. What the hell? People don't owe you anything. People on DA are just that...people. If they can voluntarily give you art, great. If not, respect them.

Either commission them, or learn to do it yourself.

I have no tolerance for moochers
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Exactly what I'm thinking. Thank you.
animamomentlover Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
if id didnt know better i'd say that devientart and tumblr are like the Hatfield's and McCoy's of Art. :matrixfight:

:painter: two sides of a family of art lovers

all this feuding is silly! :dizzy:

its like when the Montague's and the Capulet's continued to fight each other without remembering why they started fighting.

:idea: hey maybe you will the important piece of the puzzle that breaks the fighting!
DigimonXevolution199 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're right. I also like dA and tumblr, but on the flip side, there's also some stuff that I hate about both sites. One thing that I hate about tumblr is that people post some random nonsense (like the 2012 nonsense) and the stupid confessions that they said.

As for dA, one thing that I don't like is that I couldn't get much of the watcher's attention.

But seriously, dA and Tumblr are still my most favourite sites. Ever.
MiyaToriaka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I also don't like some things on both websites, that's only naturally. As I said, no website is perfect and no website can give full attention to every single person and their likes. It would be weird itself ^^;
Kanyuu90 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student General Artist
There's always someone complaining about something :P Just got to ignore them >_<
MistyDawnAmara Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thing is, deviantart has copywrights on your images becuase theyre posted on the site. Tumblr doesnt. it's more likely work on tumblr will get stolen because people CAN get away with it.
Nezumechan Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sheesh I don't watch popular people to get attention. I watch them because I actually enjoy their artwork. People are so wierd. and If they don't like the front page showing what's popular, i always click on the whats new tab.
H3LL0mynameiskibs Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Exactly the point! We on dA do it our way and on tumblr you do it their way.
BlackmagicAtemPotter Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I agree with you, I have both Tumblr and DeviantART
I like both, I don't know they are two different web site with the same objective be creative and make friends .
Gosh I understand why that account piss you off.
streetgals9000 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
i'm totally agree with you miya, i love both deviantart and tumblr so much
and those people didn't know what they talking about.
CrispyCh0colate Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
mhhhh ich hasse das system und die mod arbeit von DA und auf tumblr hasse ich das benehmen der community C: und doch kann ich nicht aufhören auf beiden seiten rumzusurfen ^_^
Kinggigasmon Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I agree! I like DA!
GhostWinchester Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I totally agreeeeee!
I love both sites! And there´s no reason to talk about people like this anyway! I!
Ichigo-girlxx Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*own way
Ichigo-girlxx Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Honestly, that person is so annoying both websites are good in there on way. I wish he'd keep his opinions to himself.
Fran48 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student General Artist
that's ridiculous!:( At least most people on deviantart post their own art.
EmeraldRyuSenshi Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Err recent not decent >_<
EmeraldRyuSenshi Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Personally I like both sites I just havent been posting much on DA due to getting a nasty malware in my computer (typing this on my phone) and tbe escher girls tumblr is one of my favorite pages to frequent. Thinking of making a tumblr account to see about posting decent art for feedback on what needs fixed.
MarvelscaleMilotic Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good journal entry, I totally agree.
LittleOcean Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
That's really annoiying but everybody can't make everyone happy. >.<
It is really annoiying when some people just saying something like that, I know it should be ignore but sometimes it's getting in mind and makes little angry.
I honestly like DA because I have met nice people here and they have been helping me and I have helped and having fun.
And it is nice to share own works and watching other works. =)
Everybody aren't nice here that's for sure but there's many kind people so can't help it if something isn't good or fun. ^^;
But trolls and people like that really aren't nice ones, it's feels that it has been growing =(
EpicFail222 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
i hear ya. honestly i feel like people who complain about stuff like this are the real ones trying to get attention. and another thing, if they dont like one or the other, its probably because they havent taken the time out of their "busy" schedules to give the other site a try for real. i may not really understand tumblr but that doesnt mean im gonna bash it for anything, im sure its just fine. and from what ive heard, both sites crash every now and then. people can be so stupid sometimes -_-
aletchetta Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
I'm not on Tumblr so I don't know any of this, but thank you for defending deviantArt ^^
YourEveryDayMia Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I know what tumblr account you are talking about and thank you for saying it. Seriously thank you! at least someone is being honest here, DA and the artists isn't so bad and yes just because there are some artists like this doesn't mean they all are.
GreenWolf16 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree that no website is perfect. But people should not be ripping DA apart some people on this site have very very very fragile egos and hence are quick to go into depression with artwork as their only way out so that is not fair to judge us on the artwork or the website! I mean some people are not all that good but they do improve over time, and I'll admit it, you tell me to draw something without looking at something as my reference and it will be crappy. I don't think that this person is correct in judging DA but it is whatever makes them happy or floats their boat.
Ronin201 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
the person who made that tumblr with confessions just seems to be venting some of their anger at not being popular or something, probably to get attention (oh the irony of that)
0xymora Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Das ist wie mit Gut und Böse. Solange es Fans gibt, wird es auch immer Haters geben. Ich stimme Dir in jeder Hinsicht zu, aber ich habe schon lange aufgehört mich darüber aufzuregen, weil es einfach nichts bringt. (Man kann hier sogar den Einstieg in die philosophische Frage wagen, ob der Mensch nicht Streit zum Leben braucht. Schließlich ist Hass eine sehr starke Emotion, die einem daher wirklich ein eindrückliches Gefühl von Leben vermitteln kann. Ich glaube daher, dass viele dieser Leute den Streit einfach suchen.)
chococustard Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
lemme guess, artist-confession?
PinkuKen Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Well, I guess that all the people want a little attention but it's only normal, I mean, why else they would put their work or photos in net? To keep them as a secret? pfffff don't try me XD

She/he seems to hate deviantArt becouse doen't know anything about it or understand it, and I think that's kinda wrong. I hated disney movie "meet the robinssons" before I even saw it, and when I did I actually liked it. I know, it's half true that there IS very mean people and some of them are "too great" to answer comments or thank their watchers, and there are art thieves, trolls, hentai artists, ect ect but it's only part of the truth :/

I would be pissed off too.
starfire-falcon Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Very well said, thank you for posting this. There needs to be more celebration of art and less complaining.

Keep up the great work!
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