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How do you discover new artwork on deviantART?

30%
31,477 deviants said Browsing the front page
16%
17,102 deviants said By watching Groups relevant to my interests
21%
22,230 deviants said Using the Search
10%
10,486 deviants said Browsing More Like This
6%
6,240 deviants said Viewing Daily Deviations
1%
796 deviants said From deviantART social media postings
2%
1,929 deviants said By watching deviants who write amazing Art Features
2%
1,805 deviants said Links sent to me from friends
6%
6,705 deviants said Finding them on other image-sharing sites, such as Tumblr or Reddit, or in feature articles, such as Kotaku
7%
7,519 deviants said Other


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:icondragon-of-infinity:
Dragon-of-Infinity Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I use a bit of everything, mostly. I use some more than others, and some not at all
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:iconkikahyuga:
KikaHyuga Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014   General Artist
I do a little bit of every thing...actually!
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:iconauron-theguardian:
Auron-TheGuardian Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For me I use Google usually.
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:iconjamminjo:
JamminJo Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Other....... All of the above :la:
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:iconthatkidwiththerabbit:
Other: People randomly give me llamas. I end up seeing their work when I go to return the favor.

...I thought that's what llamas were for, actually. Llama Emoji-50 (Whistling) [V3] 
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:iconeeveeon55:
Eeveeon55 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I put other, because I pretty much do all of them
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:iconautumnalskies:
AutumnalSkies Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I just hit the Random Deviation button. It introduces me to new styles, and if I like, I will comment or fav!
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:iconbalefyren:
balefyren Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student General Artist
here here!
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:iconchiburbs:
ChiBurbs Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Combinations of the above.
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:iconeruanna17:
Eruanna17 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually do a lot of different thing in order to discover new art. Not only looking at the front page but also using the "Browse more like this" and also the active search and groups. So it's a mixture with most abovementioned possibilities :D
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:iconaskthesupersix:
AskTheSuperSix Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Usually, when I'm looking through the deviations of the people I watch, I just look at who they're mentioning in their captions etc.
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:iconpriscy-lockheart:
Priscy-Lockheart Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mostly groups & "More like this"
Also via other's favorites and the front page
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:iconshotonemar:
shotonemar Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
All of those options really. even sometimes browsing somebody else's favorites and then proceeding to that persons gallery and favorites and so forth. The most though is by searching a specific fandom in the search bar. 
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:iconinvader-franky:
Invader-Franky Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Google, ALL is found on google!
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:iconthatkidwiththerabbit:
Google likes to send you to the wrong deviation, though. So many times I've selected to go to the page of that deviation, only to go to something else slightly related instead.
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:iconladyseshiiria:
LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree
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:iconsammigruber:
sammigruber Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
How do you make a poll?
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:iconzareva:
Zareva Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student Artist
A little bit of all of them
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:icondrarry101:
drarry101 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
A little bit of everything 
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:icondragonriderfan877:
DragonRiderFan877 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I use a combination of a few of these actions, but it depends, like one day I'll browse the front page and begin searching with the search engine, then the next check the groups I watch or am a member of then browse the front page. But in the end, it all just depends
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:iconradhomez:
RadHomez Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
First I search the front page down to like 400 or 500 incase there is something off-the-bat that i admire or think is super awesome.
then I hit the Daily's.
Then there are days that I wish to view some specific catagories so I do an all-time search.
But if I have time I rather search specifically and add comments (always positve :happybounce: 
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:iconfatmoustache:
Fatmoustache Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Google searches sometimes, or sometimes finding a random picture  somewhere and google searching that image. Or by people commenting on other artists I already watch.  It varies XD 
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:icondancingdragoness:
DancingDragoness Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Student General Artist
I chose other, because I pretty much use all of them.
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:iconangeldeverell:
angeldeverell Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student General Artist
deviantART Sherlock Holmes 
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:iconkijinii:
Kijinii Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I chose other, because it's all toghether :)
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:iconmaddison-starstruck:
Maddison-Starstruck Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
I'm voting for other because it's a combination of the above.
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:iconjpmneg:
JPMNeg Featured By Owner May 4, 2014

Other general browsing, groups, and DA new

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:iconfrozennature:
FrozenNature Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Other: for me its both groups and browsing the front page
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:iconbuddergirl808:
Buddergirl808 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
Um...I click the Newest button
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:iconrazorsharp2199:
razorsharp2199 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
actually all but the social media...i dont have facebook/twitterAshamed 
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:iconfox-pop:
FOX-POP Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Looking at the groups I follow, but also searching for it directly, or looking at the daily deviations
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:iconkalmazett:
Kalmazett Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Sometimes the front page, but mostly browsing my favorite artists "favorites gallery" and then "more like this" :)
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:iconricoachuhhar:
ricoachuhhar Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I use the first five
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:iconvitali-iakovlev:
Vitali-Iakovlev Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

I often browse the favorites of the artists I watch and respect. I can find lots of cool stuff this way. It also helps to understand the person better, what art forms and styles he or she likes and so on.

When I talk to people about deviant, and if they haven't visited it before, I recommend avoiding the front page. Because, to put it mildly, people may not understand some of the stuff there. :) Though personally I am cool with everything I can see here on DA. And I really like this atmosphere of tolerance and understanding in this community. But people must spend some time here before they develop that kind of mentality.

It would be nice maybe to put daily deviations section at the top of the front page. And display more DDs by default. So that new people could see some cool stuff at once. 

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:iconsabotenadopts:
SabotenAdopts Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This isnt fake. apparently , if u copy and paste this to ten quizzes or polls in the next ten minutes u will have the best day of ur life tomorrow. u will either get kissed or asked out, if u break this chain u will see a little dead girl in your room tonight. in 53 mins someone will say i love you or im sorry or i wanna go out with you
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:icongregoryma:
gregoryma Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
All
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:iconcvcharger14:
cvcharger14 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I would say all of the above.
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:iconphaserrave:
PhaserRave Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very carefully.
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:iconajflipflop:
ajflipflop Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I find other artists by seeing who watches my friends, and who they watch.
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:iconvr11kproducktschnz:
Vr11kProDuckTschnz Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
other: several of those options, but not all of them
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:iconemsoileau:
emsoileau Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I am strongly opposed to actually looking at the front page; what tends to be displayed on it is usually symbolic of precisely why I stopped submitting "art" to this site.
I, like another person I saw on here, find new people via other people's favorites and on dAmn.
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:iconamadeaux:
amadeaux Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014   General Artist
Sometimes many of these, but mostly by looking at who my favorite dA artists watch, finding which of those artists I love, looking at who they watch... etc.
I find sooo many new and truly freaking incredible artists that way.
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:iconemsoileau:
emsoileau Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Exactly. How did no one think to come up with an option for that?  I meet people on dAmn, check their pages, and end up leaping from them to some favorite of theirs and then some favorite of the favorite's, and so on.
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:iconamadeaux:
amadeaux Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   General Artist
I know, right? I expected that to be one of the options.
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:iconemsoileau:
emsoileau Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
well, you know dA polls...whatever option is most accurate is the least likely to have been thought of.
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:iconamadeaux:
amadeaux Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   General Artist
Hah, exactly.
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:iconapplebeans:
applebeans Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
uh i look through other ppl's favs like a reasonable person
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:iconlenetta16:
lenetta16 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I browse the front page and use search
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:icon8honeybee8:
8HoneyBee8 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
to be honest i like the old version , this new version is kinda hard .. well i demand the old version to be brought back again!! :iconomgcryplz:
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:iconazureflameistrei:
AzureflameistRei Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014   Artist
front page,groups, and things that show up from my watch list
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