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For weeks, we've been teasing you with our "It's coming..." campaign. Claiming that something  was innovative, expressive, inspiring, and coming... soon! With August 7th, 2010, upon us — aka deviantART's 10th birthday — the time has come to unveil the product we've spent months developing: deviantART Muro!

From start to finish, deviantART Muro allows users to create complete works of art in ways never before realized by digital drawing programs. deviantART Muro already boosts standard and interactive brushes, full-blown layer capabilities, and the ability to upload directly to your deviantART account, but we've also left room for expansion. You can expect to see many features and functions added in the coming weeks and months.

  • deviantART's free HTML5 powered drawing app
  • 21 brushes, each uniquely programmed
  • Basic and Pro modes, both free
  • Intuitive layout and functionality
  • Supports all HTML5-enabled browsers including the iPad
  • Submit drawings directly to your deviantART Gallery
  • Convenient design allows more focus on your art
  • Join fellow deviants in a public forum to share drawings
  • Start private threads in your group's Admin Area and enjoy picture comments

A handful of deviantART's top digital artists have been helping test deviantART Muro, ensuring that it's exactly what they, and the community, would expect from our top-tier drawing tool. The nine deviations to the right were created exclusively with deviantART Muro and accurately depict the tool's wide range of drawing capabilities.

The time has come for you to start using deviantART Muro! The standalone tool is available in both Basic and Pro modes — Basic for beginning artists and Pro for more experienced users.

If you're interested in sharing drawings with friends, two options are available via Basic mode.

Participate in the deviantART Muro forum to share drawing enabled forum comments.

Groups can choose to allow drawing enabled comments in the Private Discussion Forum of their Admin Area.

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We've been developing deviantART Muro for many months now and to finally release it to the world is an important and special moment for us. Many conversations have brought us to this point and we've come to realize that making deviantART Muro as widely adoptable as possible, while still giving enthusiasts options for expansion, is one of the tool's most integral features.

Deviants can sit down with deviantART Muro and have fun from the first stroke, or can spend hours crafting the perfect masterpiece. An intuitive drawing tool that's easy to understand and master, with the benefit of being contained within a single browser window, we truly believe that deviantART Muro will revolutionize how art is created and shared on the Internet. The work our developers and engineers have put into this product is inspiring and is a testament to deviantART's commitment for enhancing and revitalizing the arts.

Please join me in leaving your mark with deviantART Muro.

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:iconilovemynightmares:
Ilovemynightmares Featured By Owner 5 days ago
*Looks at the publishing date of the journal*
*Looks at comments*
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:iconpikagirl19:
Pikagirl19 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  New member
Why won't it let me draw anything? Nothing's coming onscreen! Please help me!!!!!!
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:iconyairsaumeth:
yairsaumeth Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
La la la la :happybounce::squee:  La la la la  gorgeous presentation, congratz!! Dance
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:iconkeepmefloating:
keepmefloating Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
I cannot get a new canvas to load at all, it just isn't working, I have never had a problem with it before, I believe it may be due to the new upgrades they are currently adding and I am extremely frustrated about it...when the mood and inspiration strikes an artist needs to be able to act upon them so I am a bit angry now, fix it please!!!!!!
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:icontindala:
tindala Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Woo!
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:iconathosis:
Athosis Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
Do I need install some sort of plugin for muro to be pressure sensitive with my intuos? Everything on google says I do but I can't seem to find any download links.  
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:icongamaray89:
Gamaray89 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG i love it.
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:iconboombreeze:
BoomBreeze Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know how to add an existing image to a canvas, is this even possible? 
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:iconkamiyosho:
Kamiyosho Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
How do you change the deviantart muro to pro!? And how do you add a base!?
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:iconutoran:
utoran Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
PLEAS ANY BADY HELP ME Because I DONT KNOW HOW TO SAVE MY IMAGE IN MURO DEVIANTART PLEAS TELL MEEEEEEEE WHEN I SAVE THE IMAGE THE IMAGE DONT WORK +_+
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:iconafricanamericananime:
AfricanAmericanAnime Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Press " done..".

Or go to File..
And press save file as...
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:iconutoran:
utoran Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
thanks
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:iconilikecatsanddragons:
ILikeCatsAndDragons Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Need help; keeps telling me:

"Unrecoverable Error while Saving"

I'm not even trying to save anything, I just opened the page. :/ I've tried refreshing it and re-opening it, but nothing works.
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:iconafricanamericananime:
AfricanAmericanAnime Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your Internet connection is slow....

Best advice: Keep trying ---

Possibly on another device
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:iconangeltiger152:
angeltiger152 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Is there any way to make circles? I mean to not make those sharp circles you can draw with your mouse/finger, but the automatic ones?
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:iconafricanamericananime:
AfricanAmericanAnime Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The little square with the dots... Click on that...

Then press the circle with the + sign .. (Or the negative sign)... Paint in or around it

That's as close as I've gotten
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:icontrinitystarlight:
Trinitystarlight Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
Actually this was a really good! I had a great time using it. I just couldn't find the edit undo button. 
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:iconvex-minecraft:
Vex-Minecraft Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student Artist
Damn crap. I can't god damn save the f***ing work if I submit it. Now I am not able to f***king watch myself doing myself draw. DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU WANT TO SAVE YOUR WORK ON STA.SH! D:< I spent hours raging!
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:iconafricanamericananime:
AfricanAmericanAnime Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You can always edit work made in MURO whenever you feel like it...

Or just import the image
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:iconcatycatkin:
catycatkin Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
mine works just fine
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:icondanceswith0wlz:
DancesWith0wlz Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've heard that there is an app? Is there? And does it work for Kindle Fire HD/ Kindle Fire??
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:iconcatswel:
Catswel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I also can't work on something and save it, so when I try to work on something deatailed it takes me a long time. 
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:iconddrakester3721:
ddrakester3721 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Just go to file and and click export. Save it somewhere, and open the picture next time. 
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:iconcatswel:
Catswel Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you
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:iconcatswel:
Catswel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i'm having trouble with trying to upload bases, and when i try to open something i'm working on i takes FOREVER to load, and sometimes it won't load. pleas fix this.
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:iconmuffinluver0333:
muffinluver0333 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I have a HUGE problem! It's been happening to me every time I adjust the image settings, it makes a double image. I really thought it was just a glitch buy it started happening to me every time! Tips???
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:icontrolls-royce:
Trolls-Royce Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014
Sup, activegamer. :) 
 
I can't find that "Compatible with Wacom" button that was supposed to be in the bottom-left corner! I'll just search for the plug-in the old-fashioned way.
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:iconactivegamer882:
activegamer882 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013
hello








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:iconbazzralic:
bazzralic Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
To make legendary / profit, add function to incorporate multiple artists on streaming canvas.
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:iconxmzv:
Xmzv Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
On Muro, are we able to adjust the pen pressure? 
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:iconnicetofinallymeetyou:
Nicetofinallymeetyou Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so, question (potentially dumb)- -
Is there any way to copy/paste a template and edit it on muro? maybe?
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:iconthebloodredplague:
thebloodredplague Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It there any way to make your picture a little larger on muro? Like, no zoom in, but the actual finished picture.  Can the uploaded file be a bigger formatted picture? Thanks!
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:iconfaith-alchemist:
Faith-Alchemist Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a question- how can I make the layer on 'Multiply' like I can on Chibipaint? it's hard to explain, but I'm still very new to deviantart and when I draw, I want to be able to draw my lineart and then color it in with another layer, but I can't figure out how to do that yet. Can anyone help? Thanks!
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:iconanikestramitelek:
anikestramitelek Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist
In the box where it tells you layers, the bottom has an opacity bar thing. Under that there are 4 symbols. find the + and
 if you press it, you should gain another layer. I hope this helps!
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:iconwallachianbard:
WallachianBard Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I got a question : If I use any software such as paint tool sai or GIMP,the lines are all shakey,but if I use the SKETCH brush on DeviantArt Muro they are flawless.How so?
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:icontomkold:
tomkold Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Muro is a very good tool ilike it so much,i would love to have it on pc,would be cool if u could download muro
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:iconxxstigerstar:
XXStigerstar Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Deviantart muro doesnt work, it stinks. I need help finding a good program because its my first year doing digital art and my art stinks right now. Any help?
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:iconredroronoa:
RedRoronoa Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Try out Gimp, Paint.Net or even FireAlpaca, they're all great free drawing programs to download. :)
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:iconxxstigerstar:
XXStigerstar Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconredroronoa:
RedRoronoa Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem. :aww:
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:iconxdarkelf:
xdarkelf Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
just noticed we can now use our ipad's this is awsome. so now i dont have to buy a bamboo. (proably still going to).
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:iconhimitsutsubasa:
himitsutsubasa Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm... It appears one can add images in a comment. Can someone show me the general area of the option? It does not appear on my screen.
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:iconanikestramitelek:
anikestramitelek Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist
where it says add media  on the bottom of the comment box next to it, it says add a drawing. or if its from your computer, you just copy and paste.
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:iconhimitsutsubasa:
himitsutsubasa Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, how interesting. I hadn't noticed that. Thank you. I'm in your debt.
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:iconulitmatebonedragon:
UlitmateBoneDragon Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
how do you switch it to pro mode? I want to upload an image so then I can add color to it but it doesn't like me doing that.
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S-E-A-S-H-O-R-E-S Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow! cool! and hey look at that! i guess the new thing is getting all the brushes for free isnt it? c;
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:iconlovelykindapple:
lovelykindapple Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
it wont work
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:iconhomestuckforever69:
HomestuckForever69 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
how do I upload pictures to it? and how do i change it to 'pro mode'?
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:iconsorrowxwolf:
sorrowXwolf Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
help me peoples!!!!!!!!!!!! it wont work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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