While exploring through many other different sites, news, creative sources, as well interacting with many people in real world, I’ve noticed that DeviantArt has earned quite creepy reputation from… many professionals!
"A world of pregnant anthro furries having fetish stuff/foreplaying etc"
"My little pony, low quality porn pictures, cute manga faces"
"It is the place for kawaii, cute, emo kids with low self esteep obsessed in japan culture."
In the contrast to Artstation, THU, professionals using Facebook community and the other sites, indeed DA has somewhat has received image of "furry/porn/manga/low esteem tension" art community in the eyes of many pros.
It is somewhat shocking, embarrassing and sad for me because I tend sharing my DA link, mention about DA's great potential with innovative people, especially when we speak about engaging community for certain project. At some point I'd like to engage DA community in a