January 2016[x]
by azimuth by red herring
by foggy
by Fireheart
by Artemesia
by Lauralei

Jump to content

Copyrighted Images Masterlist | Copyright Rules | Roll the Credits

Latest News

Toggle shoutbox Shoutbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Welcome to the TDA Shoutbox! All the normal forum rules apply.
bewitching. : (06 December 2016 - 06:18 AM) Hi guys. How is everyone?
caomoyl : (06 December 2016 - 06:05 AM) So many puns will be lost
caomoyl : (06 December 2016 - 06:04 AM) But Mike, then you won't be that guy
beyond the rain : (06 December 2016 - 05:18 AM) he's coming home by tea time but that's not quick enough for me D:
beyond the rain : (06 December 2016 - 05:17 AM) i'm so sad the house is too quiet without my dog <\3
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:10 AM) i gotta be my good ol new name "Crits"
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:09 AM) OH MAN i wonder if i can get my name changed
cat! : (06 December 2016 - 01:06 AM) Yep, we still do that :)
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:06 AM) And you're welcome :P
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:05 AM) Oh man, do they still do the new years thing?
TreacleTart : (06 December 2016 - 01:04 AM) Yes, you can buy name changes with vault points
TreacleTart : (06 December 2016 - 01:04 AM) Thank you! :)
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:04 AM) wait you can buy name changes
that guy. : (06 December 2016 - 01:03 AM) You put everything you want in the folder, right click it and compress it
TreacleTart : (05 December 2016 - 11:51 PM) How does one zip images into a file to create a stock pack?

Toggle Dark Arts Information Dark Arts Information

  Forum Stats Last Post Info


  1. New to TDA? Say Hello!,
  2. Frequently Answered Questions,
  3. Registration Issues,
  4. Birthdays!

If you're new to The Dark Arts, pop on in to learn more.
[Contact Information] [Newbie's Guide To TDA] [How To Request A Graphic] [Share Your Social Media]

  • 468 topics
  • 3,875 replies
Waddup? - last post by beyond the rain


Everything you could possibly need to know as a member of TDA!

  • 15 topics
  • 61 replies
Got any questions? - last post by tea cup

Enter The Dark Arts

In order to view TDA in its entirety, please login or register.

Once your account has been validated (first via e-mail, then by admin validation), you will have full-access to:
- graphic requests for story banners, forum sets, and more
- up for grabs graphics
- tutorials for all programs and levels
- resources: stock photos, image packs, textures, and more
- graphic challenges, big and small
- an extensive community of graphic artists

  • 35,844 Hits

Notices from the Admin

  1. Awards Archive,
  2. Promotions,
  3. Old Notices

Here you'll find information about site activities and updates.

  • 1,088 topics
  • 34,131 replies
December Promotions! - last post by bewitching.

Social Media Hub

  • 5 topics
  • 50 replies
The First Ever Instagram Ch... - last post by archer.
  • Protected Forum
  • By archer.

Toggle Galleries and Artist Information Galleries and Artist Information

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Staff Artists

These artists are the best and brightest TDA has to offer.

  • 37 topics
  • 2,081 replies
promise of the world - last post by steadily

Graduate Artists

With fantastic style and technique, these artists are on the edge of greatness.

  • 14 topics
  • 564 replies
our eyes are crossing paths... - last post by GorJesSpazzer!

Senior Artists

Halfway up the ranks, these artists have much talent and potential.

  • 18 topics
  • 758 replies
girl sleuth. - last post by nancy drew.

Junior Artists

These artists have managed the basics and a lot more.

  • 12 topics
  • 201 replies
like a satellite - last post by snowdrop

Member Artists

All new artists must start here as a Member Artist to await monthly promotions.

  • 6 topics
  • 117 replies
The Sound of Madness - last post by MrsJaydeMalfoy

Toggle Before Requesting Before Requesting

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Is This Image Okay To Use?

If you're not sure whether a site or an image is okay for use in graphics, please step inside!

  • 3 topics
  • 209 replies
Is This Image Okay? - last post by steadily
  • Protected Forum
  • By steadily

Toggle Requesting Arena Requesting Arena

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

HPFF Requests

  1. HPFF Banners,
  2. HPFF Chapter Images & Story Sets

If you are looking for any graphics for your story - banners, chapter images or story sets - step in here! Please observe all of the requesting rules and remember to respect our artists.

  • 2,063 topics
  • 11,843 replies
[COMPLETED][Awaiting Pickup... - last post by laughingfornow

Forum Graphic Requests

  1. Roleplay Forum Requests,
  2. General Forum Graphics

Avatars, signatures and blinkies, here we come. This is your one-stop forum for your forum accessories.

  • 2,286 topics
  • 11,166 replies
[COMPLETED][Awaiting Pickup... - last post by harry styles.

Other Requests

  1. Story Graphic Requests,
  2. Other Graphics,
  3. Tumblr Roleplay Requests

Here you can request either story graphics (such as banners, chapter images, etc) for boards that aren't HPFF, wallpapers, forum headers, website layouts and, as an all new feature, roleplay images for tumblr RP blogs!

  • 403 topics
  • 2,731 replies
[Being Filled][open]Icon fo... - last post by everest

Toggle Dark Arts Forums Dark Arts Forums

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Tutorial Central

  1. Step-By-Step Tutorials

Where you'll find tutorials by TDA members and where you can ask questions regarding software, techniques, etc.
You must have at least 5 posts to view the tutorials.

  • 4 topics
  • 3 replies
Tutorial Masterlist Form - last post by abhorsen.
  • Protected Forum
  • By abhorsen.

Resource Arena

  1. Game of Thrones Character List

Here you will find stock images, textures, people, fonts, screencaps and more!
[Copyrighted Images Masterlist]

  • 33 topics
  • 587 replies
Complete Resource Masterlis... - last post by nyx
  • Protected Forum
  • By nyx

Critique Corner

  1. Story, Forum, Blends and Other graphics,
  2. Technique Based Q&A Centre,
  3. Help Me Choose!,
  4. Screening Room,
  5. Promotion Help

This section is for serious critique only.
[A Place to Squee]

  • 28 topics
  • 548 replies
sig help - last post by harry styles.
  • Protected Forum
  • By harry styles.

Duelling Arena

  1. General Challenges,
  2. Ultimate Challenges,
  3. Winner's Archive

This section is designed to be use to pose and answer challenges of various types and skill levels. Please observe all rules and have as much fun as possible.

  • 70 topics
  • 86 replies
[sigs] The Senior Citizens... - last post by Elevensies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Elevensies

Your Best Work

Where artists compete within their groups for this coveted monthly award. Please make sure to follow the rules or your entry may be disqualified!

  • 6 topics
  • 0 replies
November YBW: Most Improved - last post by abhorsen.
  • Protected Forum
  • By abhorsen.

Last Graphic Maker Standing

Challenges based off the LIMS challenges on LiveJournal. Who will fight it out to the end?

  • 8 topics
  • 10 replies
Last Graphic Maker Standing... - last post by abhorsen.
  • Protected Forum
  • By abhorsen.

Inspire Me!

  1. Veteran Artists,
  2. The Miscellany,
  3. Mock Requests,
  4. Other Prompts

Has your muse run away? This place is the cure for a lack of inspiration.

  • 236 topics
  • 79,869 replies
.a beautiful n i g h t mare - last post by pureblood.

Toggle The Social Media Floo Network The Social Media Floo Network

  Forum Stats Last Post Info


Come and visit our tumblr page for the latest TDA news and to see our fantastic artists' work reblogged and liked!

  • 4,550 Hits


Visit our twitter page for up-to-date news and events! Tweet us @TheDarkArtsNet.

  • 4,628 Hits

Toggle The Fanfictionworld.net Floo Network The Fanfictionworld.net Floo Network

  Forum Stats Last Post Info


The oldest archive for fanfiction related to the World of Harry Potter, with over 75,000 stories.

  • 42,858 Hits


An extensive role-playing (RPG) site taking place in the post-Potter era.

  • 34,779 Hits


An archive for Original Stories.

  • 6,785 Hits

Recent Topics

Recent Status Updates

  • Photo
      06 Dec

    Any tips on how to get back into graphic making after a month off?

    Show comments (2)
  • Photo
      05 Dec
    beyond the rain

    Please wish my dog (aka elvis) luck for his operation tomorrow...im v scared for my smol bean

    Show comments (7)
  • Photo
      05 Dec

    I just did three of my assignments from 5:45 to 6:50 this morning. that is how my weekend went.

View All Updates
  • 342,095 Total Posts
  • 14,264 Total Members
  • Elevensies Newest Member
  • 768 Most Online

47 users are online (in the past 30 minutes)

13 members, 32 guests, 2 anonymous users   (See full list)

Bing, steadily, teiggybear, Yahoo, TearsIMustConceal, Enigma, wildest dreams., exodus., golden., hiraeth, beyond the rain, everest, TreacleTart, cat!, bewitching.