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How to Join
If you would like to be a member of the club, click the "Join our Group" link at the top of the page.
The Group will DENY Membership to anyone whose gallery is full of art theft. If you use celebrity photos, coloring book pages, movie screenshots or other art that is not yours, we will not only deny your membership, we will report every instance of copyright infringement in your gallery.
We do not want tracers in our group. We reserve the right to overlay vector or vexel art with its reference; if we find that these types of deviations are made exclusively by tracing, we will deny membership.
How to Submit to the Gallery
You must be a Member to submit to the Gallery. Click the "Contribute Art" at the top of the page or the "Contribute to the Gallery" on our Gallery page. On the pop-up picker, choose the thumb you'd like to submit making sure to submit to the correct folder and click 'Ok'. Your submission will be approved as long as it meets the following requirements:
One submission per member per 7-day period.
The deviation must include a canon Disney character, place, or thing. For a list of what is considered Disney for the Gallery, please see below.
The deviation must not have the mature content tag, contain nudity, or excessive violence/gore. Mild violence and innuendo will be approved on a case by case basis.
Since deviations created from various "Doll Maker" Programs are supposed to go into the deviants' scraps, they are not viable as submissions to the group's gallery. Please see FAQ #502: Can I submit things which I made using different "games" like a doll maker or with other character generators? for additional information.
The deviation must not contain official Disney art or photographs. Anything made with screenshots, celebrity photos, coloring book pages, company logos, or any other type of art theft will not only be rejected, but will be reported to dA. Using official Disney art in a traditional piece (such as collage) is also not acceptable for the Group. We will hold our traditional artists to the same standards as our digital artists. Collages of one's own photos or drawings is perfectly acceptable.
The deviation must be made by the submitter; do not try to submit other people's art to the Gallery.
How to Submit a Contest, Project, or Prompt Entry to the Gallery:
1. Click on the "Send a Note" link on our Profile or Blog tab.
2. In the text field, tell us what contest/project/prompt your deviation is for, and make sure to leave the thumb or link (thumbs are preferable).
3. We will send you a Gallery invite for that deviation. It will come into your message center at the bottom of the page under "Correspondence". Once you approve the invite, your entry will post to the Gallery.
Entries do not count towards the one deviation per member per week rule.
Only entries for currently open projects are eligible for this exemption.
Only Group Admins can add artwork to our favorites.
Members blogs must be Group related. Acceptable topics are Reviews for new Disney movies and devMeet announcements. Personal contest announcements, asking for commissions, or other such information are not acceptable for the Group. Blogs must be in English and well written. We reserve the right to edit a blog for grammatical content or to post spoiler tags. All blogs will be reviewed and voted on by our admins.
If you have a contest you would like to promote, send the Group a note and we may post it to our Twitter if it meets group standards. Once posted it will show up in the left sidebar of our profile tab. Contests must be Disney related and have prizes.
For devMeet announcements please include the place, date, and time of the meet. Meets should be Disney related, such as meeting at one of the theme parks or as a cosplay Group at a convention.
What does "Disney" entail for this Group?
For Gallery Submissions:
Movies, Short Films, and Television Shows released under the Disney logo, Pixar Studios, and Touchtone Pictures.
All Disney Theme Parks, Disney Cruise Lines, Disney Vacation Club, Adventures by Disney, Disney on Ice, Disney on Broadway
Shows produced by ABC Television, Touchtone Television, or Buena Vista Television
Walt Disney Internet Group video games and online games (screenshots are not permitted)
All media are welcome
For Favorites only:
Hollywood Pictures, and Mirimax Films
Recording artists on Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, and Lyric Street Records
Marvel Comic Characters
Fanart of non-Disney characters dressed in Disney clothing
Fanart based on abandoned Disney concept art
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