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Hi guys,

Its probably become glaringly obvious to y'all that I am just not keeping up with the submissions in this group. Among other reasons, I have become increasingly busy with my personal life and my own career and this has interfered a great deal in the time I have to give to this group.

As such, I'm letting you guys know that some volunteers are needed to take over management of the group (I will hand off the permissions) or I will be closing this group at the end of April.

Thanks so much for your understanding. I have really enjoyed this group and getting to see all of your wonderful art. I hope to be able to stay on as a support admin and continue in that capacity, as all of your work is truly delightful.

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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 4 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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sammywammy123 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Student General Artist
I'm not really sure why my piece was declined. I checked all the rules and I didn't see any problems.
This is the work I submitted:…

I submitted it to abstract and surreal.
I just want to know what I must've done wrong for feature submissions. Thank you
No-2B Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This was declined because we felt it fit more in macabre.  If you can explain to us why you feel it fits better in abstrct/surreal, we'd be happy to reconsider.
sammywammy123 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student General Artist
I was thinking it fit surreal. I didn't add any blood in the piece so I didnt think of macabre. But it's fine I think I'm going to post an update of this piece so I'll just submit that. And to macAbre this time.
khyrkat Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014   General Artist
Are you having problems with accepting works? I recommend getting more admins, alternatively limiting submissions amount.
No-2B Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is a constant problem. And unfortunately, there are very few willing to be admins. We put out the call every once in a while and get some admins who stick around for a few months, then disappear. In the past we have limited submissions, and still do, but I have considered limiting them further, yes.  
khyrkat Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014   General Artist
I am admin in 6 groups and I know what you mean. It needs time to understand that it doesn't require all day long spent by the computer voting on submissions etc, some people just start big and then indeed disappear. I would love to help out if you want :XD: just not sure if I manage so many groups. Wouldn't like to become one of those who disappear :lol:
No-2B Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow six groups? I would love the help. I can usually only manage weekends, but I wouldn't want to overwhelm you!
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sdl517 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the add!
LightlyEve Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've made two submissions this past week.  Is there an over load of submissions? 
No-2B Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yup there is, so sorry :(  
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