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Hello fellow group members. It's been a while since I have had a chance to be on deviant art; College sucks up a lot of time. After all this time I still can't belive how much this group has continued to grow. Though I feel that I need to start checking up regularly to make sure it continues to run smoothly and continue to prosper.

So some few house keeping things are:

1. See if people are still having a hard time submitting to the "People" or "People2" folder. I can't remember if I have fixed it or not. So if there is still a problem with submitting to these or any other folders please let me know.

2. In regards to people who have accidentally submitted colored work, don't worry. Due to the high volume of works I would need to parse through to remove them any that are currently in there will not be removed. However in the coming week I am going to be more strict on removing art that does not fit the color/shade criteria. I will see if I can implement a way for people to remove art they have accidentally submitted.

3. Since this group has become a mass hub, I feel like it would be really awesome if we ran more competitions and votes for gallery features. I will blog about coming details for it. One idea I have is to run a competition for a new group logo. The one I made years ago worked, but it needs a serious face lift.

4. I am going to follow up on appointing group admins to help monitor the group. I still have some notes to send back out to people from the last time I asked. I had trouble figuring out a way to give people more privileges.

All in all, I am really love how this group has continued to grow, and look forward to seeing it continue to evolve.

OK NOW THAT IS OUT OF THE WAY.... I have a special favor to ask some of you. My management class was asked to make a survey for our purposed web app project. I need a few more people who are art inclined to do the survey. If you would like to help please message me back through the group notes, from this blog and I will send you a link. It is anonymous, quick, and I made it pretty humorous to take. So drop me a message if you want. I will issue you out links on a first come, first serve basis. So don't delay!

Have a great day everyone!

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ARe you sick of certain Groups not accepting your work? Are you tired of only seeing professional, high class Black and White artwork and not enough raw or rough ones? Do you wish you could have more exposure for your artwork?

THen join White 2 Black & Shades Club!!!
Our Club is a Non-Elitist group are about getting your white & black artwork exposure; and getting you exposed to others.(ehheh)...Also, instead of only Black & White or Sepia tone artwork, we also accept one color tints and shades artwork as well. (For when gray just doesn't cut it)

THis club will be pretty low key (I got shtuff to do). So basically just watchers, members artwork and just one administrator, Me (Don't worry, I'm not the dictator type). When you send in artwork, it will get posted; I'll try to update it every day. In the future though I will probably add polls, most faved, ect.
Founded 8 Years ago
Feb 9, 2010

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RUles, Submitting and More

WHat Can You Submitt:
Any black and white, sepia or one color shade artwork of any medium. Anything that does not meet these qualifications will not be posted. When you submitt it, Please submitt to the Gallery "Featured" only.

Here is a link for…

HOw to Submitt:
In order to submitt your own artwork you have to be a member. When you are a member, Click the Gallery Button towards the top of the page. Then look for the folder you would like to submitt to(DO NOT SUBMITT to FEATURED). Then click the plus sign(+) to the right of the folder name. You can submitt from your existing artwork or a new devation, exclusively to this club.(it will not show in your regular gallery.)
Members are allowed to submitt 5 devations per folder type, per day:=50 pieces a day max. I know some of you have a lot, but otherwise peoples devations inbox would explode.

HOw to Suggest Artwork:
If you don't have anything to submitt, but know about another piece from someone else that deserves reconition, click the suggest fav button at the top. You can submitt as much as you want. DO NOT SUGGEST YOURS, has to be someone else

WAnna Watch?:
Don't really have artwork to submitt, but are a fan of it? Just go up to the top of the page and click the "Dev watch" button. All are welcomed.

SPread the Word:
Invite and show as many friends as possible. If you know anyone who would be interested click the "Invite Friend" button at the top of the page.


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robpolder Featured By Owner May 27, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
hi guys, thanks for accepting me as member - can you please check the people folder? it seems to be full.. cheers, rob
jennystokes Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2016  Professional General Artist
Problem submitting to 'people.'
wisahkecahk Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Kind thanks for accepting my Princess Litto piece-it means extra much to me as it is also a memorial piece.Thanks once again.
Lightning--Baron Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Is People 2 open for submissions?
pasiasty Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
'People' folder is full...
OlivierAccart Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you for your hospitality :) !
jennystokes Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
Just joined and cannot submit to People folder.
pasiasty Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
some folders are full...
REN703 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
HI! First off I want to apologize. I have only one colored photo and so in my process of submitting my black and white photos I was careless and added it to the Anthro---Animals group. It is of the titi monkey right in the front. I am still new so I do not know how to remove it from a group. :(
Marvolo-san Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm very sorry for contributing to your gallery few colored works by accident.
sorry once more
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