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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

SUBMITTING LINEART:
- :bulletblue: - By submitting lineart to the color-me-club, you automatically give permission to others to color it and showcase it in their deviantArt gallery.
- :bulletblue: - You may still enforce additional provisions in the image description or gallery descriptions as long as they do not conflict with the permissions granted above. We will decline work if there is a conflict, as to not infringe upon your terms.
- :bulletblue: - Illustrated work only. No photography, photomanipulations, 3d, animation, or other non-illustrated medium.
- :bulletblue: - Only submit lineart that is on cleanly scanned medium. We do not accept work on midtone, pulp, or lined paper.
- :bulletblue: - The 'download' option needs to be enabled.
- :bulletblue: - Do not submit work that has the obtrusive dA watermark on it. Watermarks are allowed only if they're small and unobtrusive to the lineart.
- :bulletblue: - Lineart must exceed 1200 pixels in height or width.
- :bulletblue: - All submissions must be in either of the following image formats: .PSD .JPG, .PNG, .GIF (no animation), .BMP, .TIFF.
- :bulletblue: - NO TRACES OF COPYRIGHTED WORK. Ever.
- :bulletblue: - Lineart must be predominately black and white with minimal shading. Do not submit work on midtone paper.
- :bulletblue: - Mature content must be submitted to the 'MATURE CONTENT' gallery.
- :bulletblue: - All lineart must be free. We do not accept images that require money or points to download the high resolution file.

SUBMITTING COLORED WORK:
- :bulletgreen: - Only submit colored versions of lines acquired from the color-me-club.
- :bulletgreen: - Colored work must have a [link] to the lineart it uses.
- :bulletgreen: - Submit all colors to the 'Colored Work' or 'Mature Content - Colored Work' gallery.
- :bulletgreen: - Make sure your colored work adheres to any additional provisions set forth by the line artist.
- :bulletgreen: - Do not remove any watermarks, signatures, or contact information the line artist put on their lineart.
- :bulletgreen: - Paintovers are acceptable, as long as it still resembles the content of the original lines. Drastic changes to the lineart (example: removing a character's clothes) will be declined.

SUBMITTING INKS:
- :bulletred: - Inks must be extra clean and precise. Unlike linearts or colored work, inks are required to have a high standard.
- :bulletred: - Inks must use a legitimate inking medium. Digital and vector inking is allowed. However, inking with ball point pens, or any other medium that leaves smudges or inconsistent filling, will not be accepted.
- :bulletred: - Only submit inks of lineart that can be found on deviantArt.
- :bulletred: - Inks must provide evidence of permission, either in the image description or comments.*
- :bulletred: - Do not remove any watermarks, signatures, or contact information the line artist provided on the original lineart.
- :bulletred: - Substantial changes to the original lineart (example: removing a character's clothes) will be declined.

Who is the winner of the October's Color Contest? 

53%
197 deviants said Masquerade by Mystaira
13%
47 deviants said Rachaelm5's Masquerade Colored by violetice
7%
26 deviants said Mythical Masquerade by Bronzewinged
6%
24 deviants said Phantom's Embrace - Color by LicieOIC
6%
22 deviants said Masquerade  For The Color Me Contest  By Centi-d7y by Saki-BlackWing
6%
22 deviants said Masquerade by vanessayotumoto
4%
16 deviants said October colouration contest entry by o0MSK0o
3%
11 deviants said Masquarade : Noble Lady and sneaky general (C) by Aleayo
2%
6 deviants said Masquerade Colored by Maiko-Girl
1%
3 deviants said Masquerade by centi by kallou123

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Countdown to November Lineart Contest

Sunday, November 30th @ 10:59pm

Throughout the month of November, the Color-Me-Club will be hosting the "Victorian" Lineart Contest. See the club blog for details and information on entering your contest submission!

November Linerart Contes - Victorian

Journal Entry: Thu Nov 13, 2014, 3:15 PM

The :iconcolor-me-club: Presents:

---==:star: THE  NOVEMBER LINEART CONTEST :star: ==---
VICTORIAN





According to a recent poll the color-me-club members seem to be quite interested in hosting a month around Victorian.

So have at it, folks!  But to make this really interesting, let's throw a prize into the mix, too!





PRIZE LISTING



:bulletyellow:700 points by the color-me-club (see donation poll on CMC-Donations's user page to contribute)


I'M DONE!  HOW DO I SUBMIT TO THE CONTEST?



Submit your finished lines to your dA gallery, then send a note to the color-me-club.

Entitle the note "November Lineart Submission."  Inside of the note, include a [link] to your lineart.  That's it.  That's all you need to do to submit your entry to the lineart contest.



ANY SPECIAL RULES?



A few.

By contributing your lineart to this contest, you automatically agree to the rules listed herein, and give permission to the color-me-club to showcase your artwork in the color-me-club journal.

Only one entry per deviant.

Entries must be dated no earlier than November 1st, 2014.

Entries should be received by December 1st.  While we still accept entries through voting, you understand that late entries will be uploaded when the club is updated, and the artist will lose potential votes with a late entry.

The lineart must be your own.  Ripped or "sampled" lineart will be disqualified.  This includes tracing.  This does not include "referenced" images, you may use any image for reference.  As long as you don't trace an existing image directly, you're free to use any image for reference to help you create your work.

Winners of previous contests ARE allowed to participate.  There are no restraints for how often members can contribute.  The game here isn't about winning.  It's about creating.

You do not have to be a color-me-club member to participate.  This is open to the whole dA community!

Lastly, have only one artist submit the image.  Collaborative efforts are encouraged.  However, ensure the other collaborator knows the image will be submitted to the contest, and determine who will be representing the image.

Best of luck, everybody!  





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OUR PROMISE TO YOU, THE MEMBERS...

We solemnly promise to put the artist first.

We promise, as long as your work is high resolution, clean, and falls within deviantArt's etiquette policy, we will accept it regardless of your comfort level, talent, age, or style.

We promise to work with our members to ensure they all get their illustrated work placed in the color-me-club gallery.

We promise to keep focus on our members, and never exploit our membership or the club's expansive reach for our own gain.

We solemnly promise that this club isn't about us, the staff; it's about you the artists.

vest
color-me-club Custodian

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A COMMENT BELOW!



:bulletblue: - If it's a question that an administrator needs to handle, send a note. Those are more direct means of contacting us, and will get your inquiry handled much more quickly.

:bulletblue: - Do not single out club members or other deviantArt users by name in a negative context. Even if your statements against them are true (i.e. they're submitting traces) please send this information to us via note. It keeps things more orderly.

:bulletblue: - Do not post spam, chain comments, or links to malicious or adult material.


Comments like these might be hidden, or even result in spam reports and blocks.

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:iconmellanie28:
mellanie28 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  New member
thank you
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:iconcrimson-buterfly:
Crimson-Buterfly Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
thank you for accepting me ^^
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:icondyanbermeo:
DyanBermeo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Student General Artist
Dyan Bermeo and Colorist here. I ink and color. Where do I submit work at the top widgets? Where can I get more pencil work to ink and color practice from here?
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DyanBermeo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Student General Artist
Dyan Bermeo colorist and inker here is this the right place to get practice and sumbit work? I promis I will give credit just like in my gallery. How do I do that here?
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:iconmclaranium:
mclaranium Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Sailor Moon Aqua by mclaranium    you can download, re-colour , modify,do whatever you want with this. no credits necessary - all for free - :spammer:  sorry !!
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:iconthepreparator:
ThePreparator Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Why isn't anyone accepting my submission?
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:iconvogran:
VogRan Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student Filmographer
thanks for accepting me as a member 
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:iconnothingincontrol:
Nothingincontrol Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for accepting me !!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
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:iconrochele10:
rochele10 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
can  u do a screeshot  of one  of the refernces  then color  or should  it not be colored
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