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CreatorsOfCreatures

Where creatures conjoin.

Welcome!



Creators of Creatures
This is a group for all creatures of fantasy origin,
whether they be based on birds, wolves, felines, dragons,
aliens, insects, anything, all creatures are welcome and
encouraged here.

This group aims to bring together oodles of artists from
all sorts of artistic groups and backgrounds and bring them all
together in an interactive community
, in order for us all to
improve our art in many ways, and meet fun and amazing
people
, all at the same time.

In this group we strive for interaction, and so we will be holding
many great raffles, auctions, and contests, in order to get everyone
working together!

I hope you all have fun, and spread the word!

Current Events



What's going on?


None at this time!



"Draw your favorite animal, with a mutation created from toxic wastes!"


None at this time!

Unsure?



Clear Things Up.

We do accept Monstrous Humanoids and Anthro creatures/characters into our group. However, if you are unsure if your picture is within the guidelines, click the image below to full-view.
Jerepasaurus has supplied us with a wonderful reference sheet for you to check to make sure you are following the rules before submitting!



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Join Us!
Be sure to keep an eye out for Chat Parties, where we'll hold all kinds of contests and trivia to give away great prizes! And don't be afraid to talk to our Drone, we promise it won't bite!

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A More-Than-Huge Thank You,



To Our Fantastic Contributors!
These are the people who supply our group with art used for prizes for winners of our contests and competitions, and characters and adoptables for group raffles and auctions. A huge "THANK YOU" to each and every one of you, what you do is fantastic! :love:

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Deviants

Accepted, Denied.



Proceed With Caution!

Quality Control is something that we do practice and enforce within our group. If your piece of art has been denied, we are more than happy to give you an explanation of why, and even give out some pointers or tips if you'd like them! All you have to do is ask one of our staff, or leave us a comment on the Deviation Submission Process.

Please Read!



Submission Guidelines

:bulletwhite: Only creatures of fantasy origin will be accepted, though they can have an animal origin, generic animals will not be accepted.
:bulletblack: Please submit to the correct folders.
(If your piece you are submitting is a reference sheet,
please make sure it it submitted to the OC and Original Species Folder.)

:bulletwhite: No submitting your own art to the Featured Folder, please.
:bulletblack: You are allowed to submit one deviation per FOLDER, per DAY.
:bulletwhite: No unfinished artwork is allowed.
This includes pictures that are taken with a camera or poor quality images.

:bulletblack: Anything involving sexual content or themes wil be denied.
:bulletwhite: No literature will be accepted at all.
:bulletblack: No adoptables will be accepted, the Adoptables Folder in our gallery is strictly for our contributed artwork to be used for raffles and auctions.
:bulletwhite: No photo manipulations will be accepted.
:bulletblack: Any creatures/characters that are owned by a company/corperation will not be allowed in the group, unless given specific permission by that company/corperation/artist. Examples of these are Pokemon or Digimon.
:bulletwhite: NO robots or robotic creatures will be accepted.

Featured Folder



Featured Folder Guidelines

The Featured Folder is for outstanding artwork that we all can
use as inspiration. Because of this, we would like you, the members, to be able to suggest amazing artwork for us to use in our Featured Folder!

When you submit a piece of art as a suggestion to be Featured, it will require three "YES" votes from our lovely admin for it to in fact be featured. This is an excellent opportunity for you all to share with the other members of the group exactly what inspires you as an artist. Any kind of "creature" can be accepted into the Featured Folder, so get suggesting!

Ladies & Gentlemen..



Our Lovely Staff!
These are the lovely people, without whom this group would not be possible! Be sure to send them some love!

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F O U N D E R
:icondrquestiionable:
C O - F O U N D E R S
:iconzenhi: :iconevlonarts:
M O D E R A T O R S
:iconcaptnsexypants: :iconcrickatoo: :iconzarinthya:
Looking for another mod!
E V E N T S C O O R D I N A T O R
Looking to fill the position!

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:iconsystemcat:
systemcat Featured By Owner Edited 4 days ago  Professional General Artist
I'm leaving.
I don't need a group that in reviewing work fails to read artist comments. At least for a Transformers group the work was submitted to, the Admin. researched the character after I said it wasn't an OC.
Second, I don't like it when because a style is different, it's not accepted. Different presentations of art should be accepted and not frowned upon. Plus the artist shouldn't be told to "practice" because it didn't meet the Admin's scrutinizing eye. Different uncommon style. Not talk down to.
(Editing in: Also it wasn't a robot. Research before you condemn.)
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm sorry to hear that!  I'm not sure which piece in particular you submitted, which was declined to make you feel this way.  The staff do not talk down to any members work, no matter the skill level shown, since we believe all artist are able to improve their work.  Also because we have so many watchers we do have and enforce a rather strict quality control (as is mentioned several times around the group, and on decline messages!)  Which ultimately is to help the members.  People are less likely to turn off the inbox alerts if we continually only provide the best we can offer.  Which means by enacting quality controls we are able to help submissions be viewed by a much wider audience :)

Also with each decline we always offer more crit, or feedback to the artist on why the piece was not submitted.  Replying to the decline is 100% expected and encouraged means of communication between the artist and the group.  Also unless the decline specifically mentioned that it was declined due to the subject being a robot, then that was not the reason ;)
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:iconsystemcat:
systemcat Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional General Artist
I got told to re-submit my work to a different folder but the group's settings won't let me :(.
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Which error are you getting?  I may be that you need to wait a day before re-submitting if it was declined :)
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systemcat Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional General Artist
If I made a mistake which folder I put my in submission, please correct it.
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Abbi-Normal Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I read the guidelines and chart and still have a question: how does the group feel about pictures with two figures where one is human? (I'm almost done one illustrating the forms taken by a shapeshifter. The *True* form is of a quadrupedal horror beast, though, and obviously the larger figure.)
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
We've been discussing this for a while actually.  As it stands right now we don't allow any humans in the art period, but we're considering swapping to a more loose rule of "The main focus must be the creature and not the human" instead, since we've had to decline some truthfully masterful work under this rule :C
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Tricksters-Adopts Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
are creature adopts accepted? 
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Zarin-Arovail Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sadly no, no adoptables or character auctions are accepted. Sorry. ^^'
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Tricksters-Adopts Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
okay! thanks for letting me know! :)
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