April 1st 'We're all mad here' Emote Sign by ~Kohaku0827.
April 4th Colors of Music by ~marcphx.
This artist was suggested by: ^SparklyDest, ~Zelvii, `lintu47, ~Oktanas, ~Sinister-Starfeesh, `Arichy, =MaddalinaMocanu, `Minato-Kushina, ~TheSaltyMonster, `elicoronel16, *DragonflyAndromeda, & ~NeRdy-BAt.
April 7th Regaining by ~litecrush.
This artist was suggested by: `SanguineEpitaph, !MarmiteRevolution, & ~parachute-tonight.
April 10th Cosplay by `ChaosEmeraldHunter.
April 13th Avengers Assemble by ~clairebearer.
This artist was suggested by: `Synfull.
April 23rd :compare: by `blunaowl.
This artist was suggested by *spring-sky.
April 26th stuck by ~rickyrico.
This deviant was suggested by `ChaosEmeraldHunter.
April End-Of-Month Round-Up
New ContestsNote: There's always an up-to-date list of current contests over at %Emotication.
May 1st I announced our new official emoticon contest, The This or That Emote Pack Contest. There's some cool prizes.
May 1st ^SparklyDest announced the May EMTC Rain.
Winners AnnouncedApril 30th ^SparklyDest announced the winners of EMTC Flowers. 14 entries were submitted this month.
New ProjectsApril 18th ~SazLeigh started the Emote Fancy Dress Tea Cup Party Project.
Other Project NewsOngoing `Mirz123's annual Yearbook Project is going strong.
Ongoing ~fuu--chan's Pasrtymote Project.
April 20th `Steph1254 took over #Emoti-collabs. She's looking for theme suggestions.
April 30th ~Phlum announced that he will be the host of emoticon appreciation day; May 12th.
Other Things of Note
April 30th $Moonbeam13 posted the Community Relations Newsletter for March and April.
May 1st $fourteenthstar announced dA's new program: deviantART Creative Grants.
Current Poll: `Synfull asks: What sort of emote contest would you like to see from my OCtopi points?
Did I miss something that should be here? Let me know! If there's something you want included in my next round-up, please note with with the details