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DeviantArt is described as 'was created to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us. Founded in August 2000, deviantART is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts with over 13 million registered members, attracting 35 million unique visitors per month' and is a very popular app in the news & books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to DeviantArt for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet and Android. The best alternative is pixiv, which is free. Other great apps like DeviantArt are Behance, 500px, Dribbble and ArtStation.

DeviantArt alternatives are mainly Graphic Design Tools but may also be Social Networks or Photo Sharing Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DeviantArt.
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DeviantArt was created to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us. Founded in August 2000, deviantART is...

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    pixiv

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
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    pixiv is the premier online artist community where members submit illustrations, manga, and novels or browse work created by others. Join the millions that make up the pixiv community. You can also access pixiv with your mobile phone.

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    Most users think pixiv is a great alternative to DeviantArt.

    It seems like it's more oriented to one region of the world instead of worldwide like DA

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  2. Behance icon

    Behance

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    The Creative Professional Platform. The world's leading platform for creative professionals to gain exposure and manage their careers.

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    500px

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    500px lets you create stunning professional photo portfolios, find friends, express yourself and connect with likeminded people.

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    This alternative is disputed. 500px is still a legitimate alternative to DeviantArt, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    It's photography-exclusive.

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    Very nice, but you have to pay for 1 year in advance and that's something I don't like. Monthly recurring payment, and I'am in !

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    500px is for photos, not illustration.

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    500px is geared exclusively toward photography, while DeviantArt is a platform for all forms of art.

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  4. Dribbble icon

    Dribbble is the go-to resource for discovering and connecting with designers and creative talent around the globe.

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    Practically no character or environment illustrations.

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    Dribbble is more for professional designers looking to get hired, rather than a mix of pro and hobbyist

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    ArtStation

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    ArtStation is the industry hub, where media & entertainment artists can keep up with each other and find new inspiration every day.

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    Some users think ArtStation is a great alternative to DeviantArt, some don't.

    It has lots of character and environment art, like DeviantArt, and unlike the others, which focus on design and photography.

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    ArtStation overall is the best alternative to any site I've seen, it also encourages better work, even if considered more on the commercial side, you still can upload there, and it does good for your projects too. Otherwise, keep it to yourself.

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    Doesn't look good for hobbyists.

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    Great if you're a professional in digital media, concept art, etc., not so much if you're a hobbyist or other media like photography, writing, traditional art.

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    This is for professional media and entertainment artists, not for a variety like DA has

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    Better art quality, better artists and a well moderated community.

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    Art station is geared more towards commercial projects than independent creators.

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    OpenGameArt.org

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    OpenGameArt.Org is an online asset repository of freely licensed graphics, models, sounds, & music for use in free & commercial games & other media.

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  7. Whether it be music, art or even literature Logamp specializes in sharing your creation with the world with tons of users worldwide. You too can be apart of the newest online crave. Meet new musicians and artist and even future authors.

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    Cargo

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    Cargo evolved out of the system that runs the SpaceCollective community. We found it remarkably successful and efficient in creating visual content on the web, placing a strong emphasis on design, layout, image quality and typography.

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    Fur Affinity

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    Fur Affinity, the internet's largest online furry art community.

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    You can see furry art without the risk of p*rn/fetish art popping up.

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    Carbonmade

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    Carbonmade helps you build and manage an online portfolio website. Use Carbonmade to show off your design, illustration, art, or any other type of creative work.

    ⚫︎ LightweightCarbonmade consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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