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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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If you would be interested in becoming a contributor yourself, click the button below!

Latest Monthly Challenge Winner Feature



Congratulations!


Soulfire-eater by Hawkpath-tail Alceiv by Hawkpath-tail
Let Me Be - AT with forgetSanity by Hawkpath-tail Take on Life by Hawkpath-tail
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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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TheLexicon106 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
An inquiry as to something I'd like to submit and a possible conflict with a rule. I am only able to submit traditional drawings (that are honestly quite terrible; not a great artist in the slightest) via iPod on here. Anything outside of this is currently beyond the realm of my capability, so I have to take photographs with my iPod camera in order to submit them here. Would this warrant an instantaneous rejection from the admins despite this unfortunate circumstance?
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
All submissions are subject to quality control.  Part of this does include image clarity.  iDevices, cell phones, and webcams hardly ever take a nice quality photo, and often make things out of focus, off colour, or very grainy sadly.  The best thing to do would to either find access to a scanner (I know kinkos has scanners, public libraries, schools and friends do too!) Or use a better quality camera on a tripod in natural lighting for the best photo possible (even point and shoots can do the job if you work with them!) 
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TheLexicon106 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
I see. Thank you for the helpful response, and I apologize. Guess I won't submit anything here anytime soon. But I guess that can mean more time to improve and have my sketches halfway to mediocre. :)
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BahamutDeusModus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
I think I've asked this before, so sorry if I'm repeating myself, but is fan art of other creatures allowed in the group?
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Fan art of official franchisee is not.  This means, games, movies, books, comics, ect.  This also extends to fan-characters, or things like fakemon.
Fan art of say, your friend's character/artist you admire is allowed, provided it's their original creature (so basically as long as it wasn't a fan-character to begin with, then it's totally fine)

For example:
Submission of a dragon, Smog from LotR.  This would be declined.
Submission of a centaur, fan character from HP's centaurs as stated by artist.  This would be declined.
Submission of a phoenix, made from classical lore of the bird and interpreted by the artist.  This would be accepted.

This does not mean artist may not take inspiration from books, movies, comics, games, ect of their creatures, but it some times comes down to -how- closely does this look like a creature from thus-and-so fandom, though frequently the artists will directly state fan art of: ___
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BahamutDeusModus Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
Ah thank you very much! I'll keep that in mind then. =) My fanart was of an official franchise, so I wanted to ask before hand!
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EvlonArts Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Yep, no problem!
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TRVartwork Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for accepting one of my art.
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Enigmasystem Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow, thank you so much for the request of my work :la:! I feel very honoured :hug:!
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DrQUESTiiONABLE Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student General Artist
:love: No problem dear! Your works are always lovely.
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