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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's the winner of the November Lineart Contest? 

88%
384 deviants said Victorian Lady by vanessayotumoto
10%
42 deviants said Victorian Dress [Lineart] by bobonishu
3%
12 deviants said Victorian by gingersketches

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Countdown to December Color Contest

Wednesday, December 31st @ 10:59pm

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

December Color Contest has commenced!

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 14, 2014, 5:08 PM
BULLETIN:

The December Color Contest has started!  You can select from any of the winning images entered into the November Lineart Contest. Details below!

Also. The color-me-club will temporarily halt future contests making this month's contest the last this group will hold. I apologize for the inconvenience.

On that note;

We are accepting donations for the December Color Contest prize pool!  Let's get it nice and bolstered to really support all the artists who are contributing and pulling this monthly tradition together!



:iconcmc-donations:

Thanks to everyone who throws in a little extra to the club's prize pot!


The :iconcolor-me-club: Presents:

'Victorian'




Throughout November, we held a lineart contest based around the theme of 'Victorian' to draw on.  We got a fair number of entries, and after a voting period, determined our winners:


Victorian Lady by vanessayotumoto - :bulletblue: - Victorian Dress [Lineart] by bobonishu - :bulletblue: - Victorian by gingersketches - :bulletblue:


Take any of those images, and give it some color.  All medium is accepted.  You can color these images with Photoshop, Painter, Gimp, OC, crayons, color pencils, markers, pastels, long exposure light painting photography, you name it.  If it colors, it's acceptable.

Then upload the finished colored image to your dA gallery.  Images will be accepted until November 1st, and a voting period will be held afterward.



PRIZES.

:bulletyellow: 700 dA Points from the color-me-club (Go to CMC-Donations to donate to the prize pool)


If you'd like to donate a prize, use the donation widget on :iconcmc-donations:.  Donors to that prize pool will be featured in the color-me-club journal.  Donors of 50 points or more will also get a three-thumbnail feature in the color-me-club journal.



I'M DONE WITH THE COLOR.  NOW WHAT?

Once you have completed your coloring contest entry, submit it to your DeviantArt gallery.  Then, send the color-me-club a note.  The note should be titled "DECEMBER CONTEST ENTRY," and the note needs to contain a [link] to your colored image.


ANY SPECIAL RULES?

A few.

By contributing your artwork 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 December 1st, 2014.

Entries should be received by January 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.

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!

vest
:iconvest:



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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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: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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:icondeepseaninja:
DeepSeaNinja Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago  Student General Artist
I'm looking to collaborate with someone that is interested in coloring my Pokemon line art (examples) deepseaninja.deviantart.com/ga…  
Please note me if interested (: 

p.s. (sorry if this counts as spam -,-)
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xxsararainxx Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for accepting me c:Baymax Heart Icon 
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:iconmellanie28:
mellanie28 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  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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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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