The Artist Network is disrupting the art world with new tools and integrations to empower artists to engage more with fans, protect their art, and expand monetization opportunities.
Posted: October 21, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. EDT|Update: 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES, 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Deviantart, the world’s largest online art gallery and community dedicated to artists, designers and art enthusiasts, today announced the launch of a new subscription service allowing artists to offer personalized content to their fans, allowing them to monetize their art directly from the platform. The addition of the subscription service joins the recently launched online art protection service by DeviantArt and new offerings with Wix and BitPay. Together, these functions reinforce the company’s vision of providing a place for artists, creators and designers of all types to create, manage and showcase their work.
DeviantArt subscriptions are exclusive to core members and allow artists to offer their fans exclusive content, earning them monthly income and growing their audience right from the platform. The subscription service encourages all types of artists, from photographers to digital artists and storytellers, to share never-before-seen works of art, journals detailing their latest projects, new tutorial videos, custom brush packs, PSD files and more. With subscriptions, artists can create subscription tiers and offer fans access to exclusive content and information about their process. As the world’s largest online art community, DeviantArt gives artists access to millions of art lovers around the world and the ability to grow their fan base, engage their community, and monetize. their work – all from one platform.
Along with the subscription service, DeviantArt is deploying Basic subscriptions with competitive platform fees ranging from 12% to just 2.5% depending on the plan. The new Core Pro + subscription also includes a custom portfolio website powered by Wix and a custom .art domain for the website. Artists can automatically sync their DeviantArt profile with their portfolio website gallery to ensure that all of their latest work is always displayed on their portfolio site.
Over the past year, DeviantArt has made significant improvements to the platform, helping artists better navigate the world of digital art. The company recently launched DeviantArt Protect, a state-of-the-art deep learning image recognition model for art theft protection, and DeviantArt Protect NFT, the first and only solution capable of analyzing chains of public blocks to identify a potential art violation in the NFT markets. Both technologies are proven to help protect the work of registered artists on the ever-expanding web, pushing DeviantArt to become the go-to global arts community for all things art and design.
Additionally, DeviantArt has integrated BitPay as a new payment processing option on the platform. Now, DeviantArt artists can also choose to withdraw their winnings and get paid in Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and other cryptocurrencies through BitPay. In the coming weeks, DeviantArt artists will also be able to offer their fans more payment options for sales on the DeviantArt platform through BitPay, including Bitcoin, Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies. BitPay’s blockchain payment rails integrate seamlessly and provide artists with the opportunity for further sales by attracting buyers who prefer to pay with cryptocurrencies.
“We are committed to equipping our artist community with the tools they need today to be safe as they continue to grow,” said Angelo Sotira, co-founder and CEO of DeviantArt. âThe launch of our subscription service, along with our other recent announcements, makes DeviantArt the perfect place for artists to explore and develop their personal and professional goals. In the ever-changing digital art landscape, we strive to continue to innovate for the next generation of creators. “
DeviantArt is regularly one of the most visited art websites in the world and has grown organically over the past two decades. DeviantArt offers easy access to powerful tools specially designed to help emerging artists create and showcase their creativity online and grow their brands. Currently, the community has over half a billion original artwork and over 65 million registered users worldwide.
Deviantart was created to entertain, inspire and empower the artist and art lover in all of us. Founded in august 2000 and now a subsidiary of Wix (Nasdaq: WIX), DeviantArt has over 65 million registered members worldwide and has a vast platform used to exhibit, promote and discover works and other members within a community of peers. As the largest aggregator of creative talent on the internet, powered by tens of thousands of daily submissions and reaching over 100 million unique visitors per month, DeviantArt is one of the world’s largest websites for engaging in the arts. on a scale never imagined in traditional art. world.
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