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Featured
Midnight Carousel by Aramisdream
Hand of the Gods: Nemean Lion by Eksafael
Khadgar by ElXi-Ameyn
Daring Courtship by Amadoodles
Dragons
Bright fins by Mystalia
Sunrise royalty by TellerySpyro
Sekiro. Black-Star by AnatoFinnstark
Song of Light and Darkness by ERA7
Birds and Griffins
Owlbear by Viergacht
The Lapp Eagle by TeroPorthan
Stymphalian Birds by YunaXD
Lempo by TeroPorthan
Unicorns and Equines
Pink-Eyed Daemon - Comission by MashkaLord
Hippocampus - Athina Poda Konstantinidou by Pernastudios
Depict me on the marble by Fire-Rebel
!155 Callisto by monymay14
Paws and Claws
Gilded Guardian by MilicaClk
Otherworldly Howling by amorphisss
Drool by Viergacht
Hound by Nigreda
Rare Reptiles
Echidna by Elephant883
The Lonely Mountain (Behemoth redesign) by jbconcepts87
Rebirth of Sacrifice by A-D-McGowan
Khodumodumo by Feig-Art
Aquatic Beasts
Color Mermay 31 by Balafenn-noz
Nessie Commission by TheDragonofDoom
a peaceful world by Lolita-Artz
Mermaid treasure by Syllie
Chimerical Beasts
Encounter by Nigreda
The Basilisk by FrancisLugfran
Peryton full background by AlleynaArts
Cockatrice by Nimphradora
Half-Human Half-Animal
The Wolfman by fromthedead
Mermay 2019: Indo-pacific finless porpoise by Gnulia
Armored Centaur by bobgreyvenstein
Arachne by YunaXD
Strange Humanoids
Fairy Reflection by nrcArt
They're not calling me back home by Ink-Yami
Luthien Tinuviel by bobgreyvenstein
Orc Eyes by deathbycanon
Miscellaneous
Puka by FlyingViperArt
Multiple
Release The Kraken! by JoePingleton
Sculpture
Direcorn by hontor

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The Tarasca by Amaranta-G The Tarasca :iconamaranta-g:Amaranta-G 236 49 RiddleMaster Sphinx by Artofryanyee RiddleMaster Sphinx :iconartofryanyee:Artofryanyee 174 14 Cerberus by Wolk101-101 Cerberus :iconwolk101-101:Wolk101-101 57 3 Mythological Children by bwusagi Mythological Children :iconbwusagi:bwusagi 142 4 Apophis by wfdrawings Apophis :iconwfdrawings:wfdrawings 263 14 Good Fortune Dragon by wallace Good Fortune Dragon :iconwallace:wallace 115 11 Satyr by Tira-Owl Satyr :icontira-owl:Tira-Owl 517 28 Hippocampus by Tira-Owl Hippocampus :icontira-owl:Tira-Owl 492 28 Goblin by Tira-Owl Goblin :icontira-owl:Tira-Owl 137 7 Daily Painting 1665# - Kitsune by Cryptid-Creations Daily Painting 1665# - Kitsune :iconcryptid-creations:Cryptid-Creations 4,959 168 Daily Painting 1741# Monster Shop - Phoenix by Cryptid-Creations Daily Painting 1741# Monster Shop - Phoenix :iconcryptid-creations:Cryptid-Creations 5,887 357 Daily Painting 1732# Monster Shop - Manticore by Cryptid-Creations Daily Painting 1732# Monster Shop - Manticore :iconcryptid-creations:Cryptid-Creations 6,794 260 Wind on the Steppes by shiprock Wind on the Steppes :iconshiprock:shiprock 25 4 Fire and flame ! by shiprock Fire and flame ! :iconshiprock:shiprock 88 2 Uruunaz the Merciless by LozanoX Uruunaz the Merciless :iconlozanox:LozanoX 255 4 Ethers Of Pandora by depictured Ethers Of Pandora :icondepictured:depictured 92 2

Group Info

GROUP RULES:

PLEASE submit art to the correct folder. Your art may be declined if it is not. An outline of the different folders is provided below. Relax; some categories are flexible.

Quality control: We are an elitist group. This does not mean that you have to be a professional artist for your art to be accepted. Other art may be accepted if it is thoroughly complete, well-presented, has a background, and you clearly put in serious time and effort. No sketch dumps, scraps, quick doodles, WIP’s, line art, or bad photos. Gallery-style art only; no comics, adoptables, tutorials, character sheets, etc. Do not submit multiple versions of the same piece. Art that does not meet our quality standards will be declined.

What counts as a mythical creature? All creatures must come from the Mythology of a real culture. Please do not submit creatures that you invented. Not all mythical beings are "creatures." Gods do not count unless they have shapeshifted into a creature. No robots, aliens, anthro/furry, or dinosaurs. No creatures from commercial franchises (i.e. Pokemon, etc.) All creatures must look different from normal animals or humans. Brownie points for under-represented mythologies, such as Native American, African, Southeast Asian, etc.

Group integrity: Use common sense. Do not steal other people’s art, berate other artists, submit porn, post anything racist or offensive, or do anything else that is stupid like that.


THE FOLDERS:

Featured – Admins’ select favorites. Members cannot upload art into this folder.

Dragons – European dragons and Asian dragons.

Birds and Griffins – Any mythical bird (phoenix, roc, thunderbird, etc.), as well as griffins, and other creatures that are predominantly birdlike.

Unicorns and Equines – Unicorns and related creatures (kirin, karkadan, etc.), as well as other mythical equines (Pegasus, Sleipnir, etc.) Centaurs go into a different folder.

Paws and Claws – Cerberus, sphinxes, Foo dogs, kitsunes; other canine, feline, and carnivorous mammals.

Rare Reptiles – Mythical serpents, lizards, turtles, and any non-dragon reptile.

Aquatic Beasts – All sea and lake monsters, including sea serpents, krakens, and other water creatures.

Chimerical Beasts – Beasts that are composites of several animals, including the Greek chimera, Ammut, the questing beast, etc.

Half-Human Half-Animal – Centaurs, satyrs, minotaurs, nagas, werewolves, and other human-animal composites.

Strange Humanoids – Mythical beings that are human-shaped but are visibly different from humans. Includes ogres, trolls, gremlins, most faeries, some vampires, certain demons, etc.

Miscellaneous – All other mythical creatures that do not automatically fit into the above folders.

Multiple - Scenes depicting mythical creatures of more than one type.

Sculpture - Any sculpture or figurine of any mythical creature.
Dear folks,

I will be stepping down in June.  My life is changing in a good way but I will no longer have time to spend on DeviantArt.  I hope to keep this group alive and am looking for a new group admin.

The new admin must:

* Be willing to invest time in the group on a regular basis
* Enforce the rules of the group
* Maintain the original vision of the group, not turn it into something else

The two most important rules of this group are that all submitted artwork must:

* Depict creatures from actual world mythology, not those made up by the artist,
* Be complete, high-quality art.

The complete list of rules can be found under Group Info, but be prepared to decline many submissions because they do not meet one of the two main standards mentioned above.

Please message me if you want to be considered as a new admin for this group.  

- :iconskyjaguar: SkyJaguar
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A-D-McGowan Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2018  Professional General Artist
Great group! Many thanks for requesting:
Rebirth of Sacrifice by A-D-McGowan
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pyro-helfier Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2018   General Artist
Thanks for the requests! :D
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SkyJaguar Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2018
No problem.  Please feel free to submit more of your art to this group!  :)
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:iconpyro-helfier:
pyro-helfier Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2018   General Artist
Cool. :aww:
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Entropician Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2017  Professional General Artist
Hi, can i submit my piece from here?

Garuda AKA tigerish eagle by Entropician

In any case thanks for the attention and have a good day!
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SkyJaguar Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2018
It depends.  Is this intended to be the same Garuda from Hindu mythology, who is half eagle and half man, or is this your own creature that is half eagle and half tiger?
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Entropician Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2018  Professional General Artist
Hi thanks for the good question, yes of course it is "that" Garuda, but mine was more an interpretation of a possible animal avatar of him. An eagle with a tiger pattern on its body. Of course everything related to the fire element.  
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SkyJaguar Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2018
I think it's okay then.  If it were not for the title then I wouldn't know what kind of being it was, but Garuda is on-topic.  :)
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Lynx-Catgirl Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the invitation, I wish your group popularuty and success!
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SkyJaguar Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2017
Thank you, and thanks for sharing more of your wonderful art!  :)
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