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  2. 2. DEVIANTART PRESENTATION<br />INTRODUCTION<br />* Establishmentphase<br />In April 2000<br />Staff member and CEO is Angelo Sotira (Spyed)<br />Idea ownerwas Scott Jarkoff with the financial and administrative provider Angelo Sotira<br />Matthew Stephens who mentioned as founder hired later as Consultant to the company.<br />It has over 11 million members.<br />Deviation becomes the number around 25-30 million<br />
  3. 3. Deviantart’s first design<br />
  4. 4. * Angelo Sotira<br />Angelo Sotira is a Greek. After his high school graduation in Greece came to the United States of America<br />Sotira is the 5th richest Internet rich after with $75 M assets after Chad Hurley (YouTube) under the scale of 30 years old age<br />
  5. 5. * Characteristics of the site<br />Deviantart has many categories to share, these are; traditional art, literature, digital art, photography, Flash, filmmaking and with others.<br />Deviantart has downloadable tutorials and stock photography<br />Deviantart offers two types of memberships described as Premium Membership and the free one.<br />It let the artist to earn %50 of sales of his or her artwork while for free-users it is %20.<br />
  6. 6. DeviantART users are worldwide.<br />There is no central location for either the staff or the users; it really is an international endeavor.<br />
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  8. 8. INFORMATION on CAPITAL<br />*Dmusic, Lynex Technology Group, Deviantart<br />In 1997 Angelo Sotira founded a company called Dimension Music which later renamed as Dmusic<br />Sotira decided to sell Dmusic, and acquired by a company called Lynex Technology Group run by very famous person Micheal Ovitz <br />Sotira'd kept working on Dmusic and keep continue to acquire little web companies including a company called Cybertropix run by Scott Jarkoff.<br />
  9. 9. Cybertropix was an Mp3 releasing site.<br />Jarkoff worked for either Cybertropix and Dmusic (Sotira) at the time and first offered to commit a site called with interesting features but still was quite similar to <br />Jarkoff offered an idea of art-skinning website which was first meant to be but was taken so they'd chosen<br />DeviantArt had a great potential but still expenditures was higher. Dmusic was getting improved and were taking big steps.<br />
  10. 10. Dmusic and its 'baby' Deviantart stopped standing to it and loosed this war against the finance bubble burst.<br />As a result, a lawsuit emerged between Lynex Technology and Dmusic due to decide on share quotes<br />Deviantart has created it, found itself in a very bad situation. However they've found a way to proceed and resulted with a amicable agreement. <br />
  11. 11. Tricky part of this agreement was it was given 3 days to sell or share DeviantArt<br />Dmusic sold to Larry Feldman and the president of the company became Michelle Robertson who is already from a famous high-tech entrepreneur family.<br />Deviantart sold to the Andrew McCann and Ian Lyman. they were also in entertainment business. <br />
  12. 12. *General income of DeviantArt<br />can be count as a art gallery and the users are renters<br />earns most of its income from sales of artworks <br />you have a free account it's a obligatory to present %80 of the sales to DeviantArt<br />you are a Premium Member you have to give %50 of the sale of your artwork directly to the Deviantart.<br />$4.95 billed every month <br />$7.95 billed every 3 months (you save 46%)<br />$7.95 pre-paid 3 month membership (you save 46%)<br />$29.95 pre-paid 12 month membership (you save 50%)<br />
  13. 13. WORLD TOUR<br />Sydney, Singapore, Warsaw, Istanbul, Berlin, Paris, London, New York City, Toronto and Los Angeles<br />In each city, they decided to place which is meeting point named DeviantartMEETs at the local art museums, galleries, or parks<br />They came to visit Istanbul 30th May Sultan Ahmed Mosque courtyard on Saturday @2.00PM. $Heidi and $Spyed came to met deviants. <br />
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  16. 16. CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE<br />On November 14, 2006, Deviantart has offered to users submit their works under Creative Common license to protect deviants<br />''CC'' license means, giving the artists right to choose how their works can be used<br />“CC”prevents to copy without permission<br />The creative commons license enables people to easily change their copyright terms from the default of all rights reserved<br />
  17. 17. *CreativeCommonsInfringementPoints:<br />Placing a photograph or creative work online without proper permission.<br />Using a creative work commercially<br />Adapting a creative work of one medium to another, such as making a book into a movie or a photograph into a painting.<br />
  18. 18. Account Creation<br />
  19. 19. DEVIANTART SOURCES<br />INTRODUCTION<br />Articles of category ''DeviantArt community'' .Retrieved January, 2006, from website:<br />Retrieved from Team Core: [page with no author] (21 December 2009)Deviantart. (n.d.). In Wikipilipinas. Retrieved March 24, 2009,<br />DeviantArt. (n.d). In Wikipedia. Retrieved December 21, 2009, from (2007, September 36). Deviantart: Design. Retrieved from<br />Retrieved from Angelo Sotira, Interviewed (2009, November 12)<br />Dennis, T. May 8th, 2009. 30 Inspiring web design layouts from DeviantArt. Retrieved December 21, 2009 from Six Revisions website:<br />
  20. 20. CAPITAL<br />Blog.faunstudios. (2007, September 36). Deviantart: Design. Retrieved from<br />Retrieved from Angelo Sotira, Interviewed (2009, November 12)<br />Deviantart. (n.d.). In Wikipilipinas. Retrieved March 24, 2009,<br />Dot-com bubble. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from<br />COMMON CREATIVE LICENSE AND WORLD TOUR<br /> Creative commons. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from<br />What is cc: (2008, October 14). Retrieved February 28, 2010, from creative commons Official Site website:<br />DeviantArt. (n.d). InWikipedia. RetrievedDecember 21, 2009, Us: Terms of Service [page no author] (October 10 2003) fromdevaintartofficial site:<br />Deviantart. (n.d.). In Wikipilipinas. Retrieved March 24, 2009,<br />
  21. 21. Thank you for listening to us<br />