How to Use DeviantArt Emoticons

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to use DeviantArt emoticons which can be a great way to express yourself on the website.


Step # 1 – Accessing the Comments Section

First you are going to need to go to “www.deviantart.com” and make sure that you are logged into your account. Let’s just click on any image on the homepage so we can access the comments section where we can create an emoticon.

The comments section DeviantArt

Step # 2 – Copying the Emoticon Text

Scroll down the page that loads and click in the comments section. Type whatever message you wish and then you need to click the “Emoticons” link below the box. A pop up window will appear and you can select how you want to sort your emoticons from one of the tabs at the top, in this example we are leaving it on the default view. Highlight the text of the emoticon you want and then copy it to the clipboard.

Copying the text for an emoticon

Step # 3 – Adding the Emoticon

Click “Close” and then paste the text for the emoticon into the comments box. You can repeat this process for any emoticon that you want to add. You can also use the standard emoticon symbols, such as “:)” to make things a bit quicker. When you are done with your comment click the “Add Comment” button – as you can see the comment now appears and the emoticons are included and that is how to use DeviantArt emoticons.

Adding the emoticon to the post