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Hello all,

I realize there has been a huge delay in submission acceptance recently. I apologize for this! It takes more than one vote to accept or decline and I have been absent for the last few weeks. My apartment flooded and I have only just gotten back in and around a computer again. While the repairs are not finished, I hope to be able to sit down at the computer and try to catch up on all your submissions.

thank you for your patience during this time :)
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We're for traditional painters. Examples: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Gouache, Egg Tempera, Ink, Spray Paint, etc. We also will accept Pastel work if done in a painting style.
Founded 2 Years ago
May 9, 2011


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Para preguntas en español, envíe un mensaje a No-2B. Por Favor, este es un grupo para pinturas. No aceptamos dibujos o fotos.

:liquisoft: Joining: Simply click "Join Our Group" at the top of the page. Requests to join members are automatically approved.

:liquisoft: Submission: Submissions are currently limited to 1 per week. The work must also be 100% your own work (ie painted by YOU). We do not accept submissions on behalf of someone else, even if you are their manager. The work must be submitted by the original artist. It's OK if it was made using a reference, but works using lineart from somebody else will be declined.

:liquisoft: LineArt: We do accept lineart pieces, but these pieces must include more than a one or two color wash.

:liquisoft: Mixed Media We do accept Mixed-Media, but in order to be accepted, paint must make up a majority (at least 60%) of the medium used. Please try to state in your artists comments what medium was used!

:liquisoft: Content: We do NOT accept nudity, not even artistic nudes, or suggestive content. I'm sorry if some people have a problem with this rule, but there are plenty of groups out there that do accept these things. We also do not accept images displaying a high level of blood and gore or images of people smoking or doing drugs. If your painting has a mature content blocker, it will be declined. Keep it G rated, if possible.

:liquisoft: Cropping: We will NOT accept poorly cropped images that have edges/workspace showing. If you submit these, admin will reject the piece and ask you to crop the image before the work can be accepted into the gallery. We do accept SOME paintings that have borders on them, but the borders should be symmetrical with the edges of the painting and photo (so it looks square and even).

:liquisoft: Quality & Presentation: We ask that the image be clear to see and have no glare on the canvas if possible. Poor quality photos (ie grainy photos or poorly lit pieces) will be declined. We also ask that the image NOT have a vignette effect as is often seen with Instagram photos. (This is the example of vignette: In short, please present your work in a professional manner.

:liquisoft: We Do Not Accept:
1) Drawings or digital paintings. It basically has to fall under the category of a painting. If you have used watercolor pencils and water to give it the watercolor effect, but your piece contains pencil lines, there is a high probability it will be declined.
2) We also do not accept Anime or cartoon/comic pieces. Sorry :(.

:liquisoft: Pastels: We DO accept pastel work! However, It needs to be done with a painting technique so that it doesn't look like a drawing.

:liquisoft: PLEASE: Double-check the folder BEFORE you submit! Many times pieces are rejected because they have been submitted to the wrong folder.

:liquisoft: Affiliates: We are open to affiliates! Feel free to send requests! (:

:liquisoft: Members: This is the ranking you receive when you join the group. Members have limited submission capabilities.

:liquisoft: Contributors: Contributors are members who have powers to vote on group submissions. In order to become a Contributor, you need to prove that you are responsible and reliable to Devynn or No-2B.

:liquisoft:Co-Founders: This spot is reserved for primary group administrators.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask! You can ask any admin (once we get them set up), or feel free to send me a note on No-2B!

Enjoy the group!








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Goodnight-Melbourne Apr 4, 2014   Traditional Artist
Submissions are pending since March 24th. 
If you guys are leaving the group, give the members a notice, we will leave too.
No-2B Apr 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I apologize for the pending. I have been out of my apartment for two weeks as it was flooded. It takes two votes to accept or decline, so nothing has been done in my absence. I appreciate your patience at this time
Goodnight-Melbourne Apr 11, 2014   Traditional Artist
Ah I see. That's too bad. 
It's okay then. No probs :peace: I thought the group has become inactive.
Good luck sorting the submissions.
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Tatzuyoshi Mar 31, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello I was just wondering if this… would be accepted int the group? I am wondering if the photo is good enough. :)
No-2B Apr 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I don't see any reason why not, go ahead and submit. 
Tatzuyoshi Apr 11, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome and thank you! :hug: 
Cutte Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for accepting me! :)
Thank you for the acceptance.
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