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October 26, 2011


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    What kind of art can be submitted here?

The best examples you may find in the Featured folder. The group does not support photography, photomanipulation and 3D rendering, but you may submit them to our favourites. For further info about the folders just see their descriptions inside.

No sweet pinky things. No abstract (don't confuse abstract with surreal). No cliché gothic pictures like from Victoria Francis. Modernish things and themes - from after 1930's - rather no. In most cases manga won't be accepted either - there are really awesome manga pictures, of course, but it's just everywhere around dA, let's take a little rest from it.

Think of brothers Grimm, think of Discworld, of Tolkien, of Moomins, Lovecraft, Poe, of legends, of the Golden Age of Illustration, of imagination, of some twisted stories and myths, vintage stuff - you will get an extra smile from me, if you illustrate something. Another one for subtle, storytelling things. For conceptual. For sublime colours.

You can submit up to two deviations per week.
Storaged deviations will be removed from the group.

    Keep it clean.

Deviations containing nudity are accepted as long as they are kept sane and decent. No racist, no sexist nor other things of this kind - you have one chance for a warning, the next time you will be kicked out. The reproduction of traditional art must be perfect (watermarks are good), no sketches, empty linearts or WIPs (plain white backgrounds behind stiff standing characters aren't much welcomed, either). Also remember, literature creations in English only are accepted. Fan art is fine. When submitting things like sculptures, jewellery or clothing, please send just one nice photo of one thing, not 10. And sorry, too low skills won't be accepted.

    If I notice you stealing art from others, you will be immidiately
    and permanently kicked out, and also reported to the dA staff.

Do not be angry and discouraged, if your submission gets declined. If you ask, I explain. Above of all, I want this place to keep a consistent atmosphere. Besides, it's obvious that everyone, including you, wants to see really good pieces, hm?


There are two kinds of them:

:bulletblack: A feature for contest winners;
:bulletblack: A group feature for the nicest and underappreciated artworks - once a season.

Feel free to send me a note, if something bothers you or you have got an idea.

Said by me, STelari
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demonrobber Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
I have read the rules and accept them. I have written a number of poems about fairy tales. Some of them do have a gothic theme but I think they will be okay. I have also written some poems about E A Poe and his work. I hope my work meets with your approval.
AliceNACT Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
Read (y)
AdelineMartin Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Ok for me :)
Gytrash01 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
Read, Read
InkenSylinter Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014   Traditional Artist
Nevermore1849 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, I read the rules prior to asking to join and now reread them. Hopefully I understand them right, lol, but this looks like a great group :)
IvieMoon Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014   Traditional Artist
Consider the rules read. :) It's such a treat to find a group that's traditional artwork-friendly! Hopefully I'll have some things that will fit the gallery. Thanks so much for all of your hard work!
SparkleFairyMangoFsh Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Student General Artist
I love the works in this group!!! These rules are simple, strict, and understandable. It's no wonder everything in here is amazing:heart:
I will train my skills until I am ready to join ;u; I have a loooooong way to go
(I haven't posted anything in so long...)
STelari Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much:heart:
ellimeca Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
Read them! :) This is a good idea!
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