~We are a Photomanipulation Group~
~We also accept Stock, Airbrushing and 3-D Artwork~
Want to see your contest in our journal?
Send us a note with a link to your contest journal.
Contest must be for photomanipulation, 3D, Painting and Airbrushing, or Stock related.
Any disrespect or rudeness toward the staff here will result in being banned from the group without notice.
How Our Gallery Works:
4 deviations per folder/day to manip folders.
10 deviations per folder/day to Tutorials.
Always submit your image to the correct corresponding folder. If your image is catagorized: Photomanipulation > Fantasy, it should go to our Fantasy folder etc.
All images catagorized as Digital Art > Painting and Airbrushing should be submitted to the appropriate group Paint and Airbrush folder.
No Featured submissions, staff will choose them.
Folder Submissions How To Guide
How Our Favorites Work:
Favorites are for Stock only.
10 deviations per folder/day.
Blog Entry on Favorites
Rules & Regulations:
Stock must be credited, preferrably with a clickable link to the stock provider or the stock image. (In the image description.)
All off-site stock must be credited with direct links to the stock itself.
Stock must be listed even if it is your own.
3D images should contain a program reference.
Fan Art should include some sort of reference and may not be available as a print. Fan Art FAQ
Images containing copyrighted content categorized as manipulation will be declined. Ex. Celebrities, movie characters, screenshots etc. DeviantART Copyright Policy
We will decline an image because of:
Lack of or improperly stated credits. You must state if the stocks used are your own.
Submission to the wrong folder
Deviation does not meet quality standard
Fan art contains an uncredited celebrity image.
Deiviation is a different colored duplicate of another image.
Nudity for the sake of nudity; Blantant or non-artistic nudity.
No 'before and after' retouches please.
No vector images.
No traditional art. Sketches, Painting, Artisan Crafts, Photography, etc.
(Rules regarding quality standards, offensive content, and nudity will be enforced at the discretion of the staff.)
What do you look for in a join request?
Properly stated credits on every deviation.
Images that are of intermediate level or above.
Because this is a group for learning and growing we will try our very best to let you know true reasons why your image or join request was declined, you will never get an evasive answer.
Also, it is our plan to allow members to submit to our blog information about Photoshop and techniques that they find useful.
If you have any questions or suggestions on something for the group or a blog topic that you would like to see, please notify thy-darkest-hour or any of our contributors by whatever means you like.
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