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About ArtistsInNature

Our Mission Statement

This group is for people who love being outside and wish to instill love, admiration and respect for the natural world through their art with the hopes of inspiring the desire to conserve and develop sustainably, so that future generations can enjoy the same wild places we know and love.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, These Are The Rules

As much as I don’t like coming up with a list of ‘dos’ and ‘do nots’, they are sometimes a necessity. The following has been prepared for your reading pleasure, make sure you review and remember them. Suggestions are welcome!

:bulletblue: When you join our group, please also watch us! The more you give the more you get.

:bulletblue: All work submitted must be nature-related.

:bulletblue: Any medium is accepted – please read the gallery folder descriptions listed below and submit to the correct folder.

:bulletblue: No mature content.

:bulletblue: Please submit only your best works, as what you display here is meant to draw people to your own gallery. Remember, quality over quantity!

:bulletblue: Submission limit is one (1) per week. This is to encourage people to chose quality works to display, instead of submitting everything under the sun. (Submission limit may go up again when I determine whether I can keep on top of it or not with limited summer internet.)

:bulletblue: When suggesting favourites, any self promotions will be declined.

:bulletblue: Be honest. If the subject in your photograph was in a zoo or on a farm, don’t try to pass it off in the wildlife category, or put photo manipulations in photography.

Gallery Folder Definitions

The titles may be obvious, but please read through the following definitions so that you are sure your submissions are going in the correct place. Incorrect submissions, or those that are suspicious of being misrepresented (photo manipulations in photography, exotic animals in wildlife,) will be questioned or declined.

The winners' circle! This is the folder where winners of club contests will go. Members are unable to submit here.

Wild Animals
This gallery is for photographs of all animals and insects, whether in the forest or city, that are considered wild or not captive. Feral dogs and cats go in domestic and zoo, as do lions in captivity.

Domestic and Zoo
This gallery is for photographs of all animals that we may consider companion animals, livestock or are kept in a zoo or game park.

‘Scapes and Flora
All land/water/skyscape photographs go here, including the night sky. Photos of trees, leaves and flowers also go here. If there is a bug on the flower, it goes in Wild Animals.

People and Portraits
All photographs of people in nature can be submitted here.

All traditional media goes here including drawings, paintings, sculptures and crafts.

All digital paintings and drawings go here, as well as emotes and icons. Photo manipulations go in their own folder.

Photo Manipulations
When post processing goes beyond what can sometimes be described as ‘darkroom editing’, and a major change in colour or composition has been made to the photo.

All written works can be submitted here, including poetry, short stories and non fictional accounts.

Entries for current contests can be submitted here.

Thank you!

Meagan Smith
aka Pagan-Inspiration
Group Founder

Gallery Folders

mbg41 by redbeard31
At Home by dragon-fly-to-me
Mountains and Me by 2xreavis
Back To Nature ID I by ArtistsInNature
Wild Animals
Snail3 by Mehgan1
ready to start by sumahli
Busy Bee by AlaskaGrl
Choosing orange by mcbiofa
Domestic and Zoo
Caring by OsmanKarter
Butterfly Eating Orange by Caitlynn96
I Won't Leave You by Vermouth19
HE WILL GET YOU by paintmewet
'Scapes and Flora
The Flower and The Sun by blippofun
Elements by alaskanPENGUIN
Snapdragon by ChadBauer
People and Portraits
The Spiritualist by mutanteyeball
Jump by YUYUrawwr

Mature Content

Feel by Albino-Kittie
Conected by SerpentsCreation
Gourd by DarkRapidash
For the Love of Audubon by golden-quince
Moraine Lake by dark-biscuit
Small Rectangle V by EricalesImpatiens
Glance by Saimain
8 Innocence by Temarinde
::-Waving-:: by Starimo
Pegasus 2 by YuliaPW
Photo Manipulations
Fields of Dreams .. by Marcello-Paoli
tenknolife pink by sheidani
Bleue by Dreva
Beauty by Helen-Of-The-Dead
Contest Folder
Summer Reflection by WilsonPhotos
Summer Butterfly by MoRbiD-ViXeN
Today by Tuesdaysangel
Shiny Grass by LyraWhite


astray by tsigane astray :icontsigane:tsigane 89 28 Racket-Tailed Roller by deseonocturno Racket-Tailed Roller :icondeseonocturno:deseonocturno 4,028 352 Pink Lily Wallpaper -1680x1050 by secondclaw Pink Lily Wallpaper -1680x1050 :iconsecondclaw:secondclaw 50 23 Just Shine by VyaliasKryptonite Just Shine :iconvyaliaskryptonite:VyaliasKryptonite 10 3 Rose DX by MaithaNeyadi Rose DX :iconmaithaneyadi:MaithaNeyadi 27 11 a lover's dance by ariseandrejoice a lover's dance :iconariseandrejoice:ariseandrejoice 1,597 277 Hotel Five Stars by jurelazo Hotel Five Stars :iconjurelazo:jurelazo 19 8 Gold sunset by mysterious-one Gold sunset :iconmysterious-one:mysterious-one 843 311

Group Info

We are a group that accepts all nature related art, no matter the medium. We are dedicated to inspiring love, admiration and respect for the natural world through our art with the desire to conserve and develop sustainably.
Founded 12 Years ago
Apr 20, 2006


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I am now living in Waterloo but don't have internet, and am not sure when I will be able to be around. As such, the club will go into an indefinite hiatus. I will let everyone know if and when the club will restart.

Happy winter(or summer)!!!


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j1o1s1i1a1h1 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you -- very good to --belong----
MLewisOM Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for accepting me into the group
CameliaElena Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2017  Student Photographer
Thanks for accepting :)
IrenAnna Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017  Professional Photographer
Thank you for accepting me. Best regards. Irena
jason1985williams Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i cant contribute ...why ?
emilyjhorner Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2016
Thank you for accepting me :)
CircleFork Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2016  Professional General Artist
"Submission limit is one (1) per week"

Cant add Drawing. Am i miss something?
Nuggzy Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for adding!
Aonokaras Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wish to share my photography of nature in its pure form with this group, I want to be a part of this group if you'll have me.
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