[admin post] Admin Post: Welcome, iconmakers!

Apr. 15th, 2017 12:36 pm
tinny: Veronicy Mars smiling in orange "Beauty" (veronica_mars_beauty by oxoniensis)
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In the recent exodus from LJ, some iconmakers have completely turned their back on LJ. With this community, I'm hoping to give iconmakers a place to gather and chat, to exchange ideas and show each other our icons, and to promote any iconmaking activities going on around here.

I'm sure there are also those who are crossposting, or still actively engaged in the iconmaking community on LJ. The iconmaking community on LJ was, last I checked, determined to stay together on LJ. I support that decision. A community lives by its numbers, and the more people leave, the harder it is to keep interesting activities going. The goal of this community here is not to split the iconmaker community down the middle. So what is it? Let's find out!

To get a sense of what you would like to see, how you see this community developing, please fill out this poll:

Poll #18196 Icontalking base poll
This poll is anonymous.
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 30

LJ vs DW

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DW - I have no (longer an) account on LJ and want to make icons on DW now
10 (34.5%)

LJ - I am an active iconmaker on LJ and want to stay there
2 (6.9%)

Both would be okay
17 (58.6%)

Neither (I am not an iconmaker (yet))
0 (0.0%)

Skills

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Pro - I have been doing this for more than a year
13 (43.3%)

Intermediate - I think I have medium skills
9 (30.0%)

Beginner - I am a beginner at iconmaking
6 (20.0%)

None - I want to learn how to make icons
2 (6.7%)

Other - I am not an iconmaker
0 (0.0%)

What I expect from this community

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Interaction with other iconmakers
20 (69.0%)

Finding other iconmakers to add to my circle
10 (34.5%)

An up-to-date list of active challenges on DW
25 (86.2%)

An up-to-date list of active challenges on LJ
7 (24.1%)

Icon community promos
21 (72.4%)

Icon challenges to be run here within this community
18 (62.1%)

Icon tutorials
15 (51.7%)

Concrit for my icons
7 (24.1%)

Something else I will tell you in a comment
0 (0.0%)



But of course, this is an iconTALKING community, so go ahead and talk to me! And to each other!

Feel free to promote this community to your heart's content! The more members, the merrier!

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