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A simple way to search for creative commons art in DA, is to use Google advance search.

Put it in you search:
"This work is licensed under a Creative Commons"

Click the word "Images" in the left of the google page. It will show images instead of pages.

Voila. You'll see all images under CC in DA.
If you want to be more specific in your search, you can add words in the search above.

It doesn't compares with an in-site feature, but at least it is a workaround...
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kuroihikari Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Submitted some of my pics, all the stuff I publish is CC0/WTFPL as in freedom.
ancient-unicode Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello! I am doing a project rendering unicode characters of ancient egypt and others. When I finish, the project will have maybe more than 5000 deviations. The license will be CC-BY. Where I should put my work in this group?



Btw, I am Jakeukalane
doctormo Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
The best option it to package the objects into a single zip file with a solid preview image to attract attention. The group would be flooded with thousands of entries from a single project, so it's best to keep it to a single entry.
RetSamys Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Dear Creative-Commons team and people,

I come to you with a request. It has been some time since the new tagging system was implemented. I was able to use it, but I wonder if I can improve my tagging skills, especially concerning the nature of the license of my work.

This is where I ask for your help. If someone could write a blog entry or a text-based deviation about tags concerning this kind of thing, I would be very grateful.
I'm absolutely willing to help, but I'm afraid that I lack the knowledge to do it alone.

Here are a few thoughts:
  • Maybe creating a small dictionary of existing tags could help. A quick reference like that would be marvellous. Maybe something like this - using the tags that I have found about so far:
    • #cc - Creative Commons; use with care, this is also used for lots of other things
    • #ccby - CC-BY; Creative Commons Attribution (share, remix, use - conditions: attribution)
    • #ccbync - CC-BY-NC; Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (share, remix, use - conditions: attribution, non-commercial use)
    • #ccbyncnd - CC-BY-NC-ND; Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives (share, remix, use - conditions: attribution, non-commercial use, no derivatives)
    • ...and all of the other licenses, such as #ccbyncsa #ccbync #ccbynd #cc0 #cc0public #publicdomain #creativecommonszero etc.
    • #creativecommon - Creative Commons; use with care, this is a misspelling of #creativecommons
    • #creativecommons - Creative Commons
    • #creativecommonslicense - Creative Commons
    • #free - for deviations that can be used freely in any form, also see #freeart
    • #freeart - for deviations that can be used freely in any form, also see #free
    • #gratis - for deviations that can be used freely in any form; use with care, this is an uncommonly used tag since it is more commonly used for Spanish and German things
  • With a maximum of 64 (it was 64, right?) tags, this might not be an issue, but since I like to be lazy efficient when it comes to writing, what is the priority? Which ones are more commonly used than others (#cc0 vs. #creativecommonszero)? Which ones do people look for? Which ones does Google look for?
  • Are there other people who already wrote about this kind of thing about other topics?
Of course, nobody needs strict guidelines for this kind of thing, even if that would mean some uniformity. But it would make tagging easier for me if I had some suggestions.

OK, thanks for considering this. Let me know how it goes. =)
GreenIbr Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me but I submitted here an artwork and been waiting a week, Should I submit again?
doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No, no, let me get to it :-)
EddieCHE Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
That's how I roll! :) Creative commons on Deviantart is the funnest and best freedom hacking, open designs no!?

And the logic for us who are selfless and of the movement are, well just don't want someone else to take something and put a copyright or patent on it! Please, be a haven :D Mine's gonna be awesome. Freeing you in the other areas, .. to do art :)
regeforcesaber Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
why you declined my work?Does not meet the standard license agreement?
doctormo Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I believe you posted it in scenes, when it was a single character. No background etc.
EddieCHE Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Important, generally, to keep em flowing - this is a safe place. Let's not over-self-police like they do on the wikimedia commons.. at the same time, mo has a good point- categorize correctly! <3 <3 <3
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