DeviantART is an online art community in which members display their artwork and writing in a gallery free of charge. However, it is possible to purchase a subscription to DeviantART, and subscribers have many more options and features than non-subscribers. One of these features is the ability to easily make thumbnails of any work on DeviantART to feature in forums, artist comments or journals. The code for a thumbnail of an image is on the same page as the full-sized image.
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Click on the image of the chosen thumbnail to load the correct page.
Look on the right hand side of the screen. Note under "Share" there are several different options.
Copy the text under "Thumb." The text will read ":thumb:" with numbers between the colons that correspond to a particular work of art.
Paste the code into your journal, artist comment or forum.
Tips and warnings
- Most uses of thumbnails are for subscribers only; some forums and chat rooms that support thumbnails on DeviantART are available to non-subscribers.
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