New ContestsNote: There's a list of current contests over at Emotication.
May 1st SparklyDest is maintaining her awesome streak by announcing this month's EMTC: Rain. Deadline: May 29th.
May 1st My first official contest as CV was announced, the This or That Emote Pack Contest. Deadline: June 1st.
May 12th Phlum, as part of Emoticon Appreciation Day, started up a contest with the theme of Partying! Deadline: June 12th.
Ongoing ContestsOh noes! This section is empty (for now). Help me fill it?
Winners AnnouncedMay 3rd CubicInsanity announced the winners of the FLOVE Contest (finally).
May 4th The winners of Emoti-Art's contest were announced here by Mirz123.
May 13th Phlum announced the winners of the themed contests that were held on Emoticon Appreciation Day.
New ProjectsMay 4th JeanaWei announced the Emoti-Duck Project.
Ongoing Projectsfuu--chan's Pastrymotes Project
Mirz123's 2012 Emoticonist Yearbook
ravenfire-1's Community Spirit Project
SazLeigh's Emote Fancy Dress Tea Cup Party Project
wtg62's Emoti-Powder Project
Articles and FeaturesMay 12th Phlum was the host of this year's Emoticon Appreciation Day. Here's his main journal, with subsequent postings also listed in this round-up. He also featured a number of less known emoticonists, and you can find that feature here.
InterviewsMay 12th Phlum interviewed several deviants for Emoticon Appreciation day, including =CubicInsanity, =psychocookee, =TheSaltyMonster, and =WTG62.
May 13th IceXDragon interviewed Piirustus for Volume Four of the Emote Freshmen Series. IceXDragon is currently accepting suggestions as to who should also be interviewed.
Other Things of NoteMay 14th A monstrous news article known as April's Challenge: Stalk a $taffer or CV Results was put together by a number of deviants and is quite the interesting read.
May 15th Emoti-collabs announced their re-opening for June 1st!
Current Poll: CubicInsanity asks: Should I bring back my Unseen Spotlight article series?
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