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Light in the Kitchen by Phostructor
wild child by devoisback
Crocodile in Grass by Cyril-Helnwein
Afternoon Sky by DangerousPandaShake
Okavanga's Non-Real Colour Collection
screamer... by shotsfiredimagedown
theres too many rhinos in the cage 2 by chriseastmids
:Symmetry: by cichutko
Waterlily in violet by Tackon

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What's non-real?

Showing the world in an unexpected way. This can be caused by choosing non-usually perspectives, by pattern of objects or scenery, by presenting unreal colors, by taken pictures in a special focus or by showing the obscurity of life, nature, objects, people itself.

I want this being a place to share art which is not only photomanipulated, heavy edited but I also want this to be a place where we can share the "tiny" curiosities of our world and life.

General Rules

  • Joining is NOT automatically approved.

  • Normally, ALL kinds of art are accepted, except art which does not conform with the rules of dA, or which is categorized as literature, or fan art, mangas or promotional material for a member or, in some cases, also mature content.

  • NB Photo manips are welcomed provided their photographic content falls into one of our main categories. All manips which are not based at least on one own piece of art will be declined.


  • The limit of weekly submission is set to five and not automatically approved.

There are found ten theme folders:

non-real by angle
Here submit all pictures which showing a special perspective, unusual angles ...
Please visit this journal Randomized News 4.1 to see some examples what could be ment.

non-real by colors
Dedicated to all the colorful things, also submit here traditional art, digital art ...
Please visit this journal Randomized News 4.2 to see some examples what could be ment.

non-real by light There you will find the place for all the reflection pictures and all the other art mainly showing light aspects.
Please visit this journal Randomized News 4.3 to see some examples what could be ment.

non-real by reflection
This is a new folder for all reflection based pictures. 2012 were them found in the ... by light folder, so you can visit this journal Randomized News 4.3 to get an idea where could be found reflection.

non-real by content
All pictures which are showing an obscure, unreal content ... an overview you will find here Randomized News 4.4

non-real by patterns
Here can be submitted all the wonderful stuff of showing patterns like lines, spirals, square, ... in this journal you can find a collection of pictures which give an idea what could be ment by patterns Randomized News 4.5

non-real by focus
Focus can be interpreted as focusing to a special (tiny) object or showing non-focused scenery ... please see here some examples Randomized News 4.6

non-real by wrong place
Show us objects which are placed in wrong place or we didn't expect to find there. Please take a view to this journal to see a collection of pictures which can be found in the folder Randomized News 4.7

non-real by moving
This special folder is for all art with motional content, like films, animations and shows art in a dynamic way ... take a view here Randomized News 4.8

non-real by collaboration
If you are working together with an other artist, please let us see us your results here .... Here you find a little collection from this folder Randomized News 4.8

non-real by selection
All this wonderful selections like news or journals can be submitted here and very welcome ...

Additionally we have a general folder
non real by ...
If you are not sure where to submit - feel free to use this folder. We will move your art into one of the theme folders.

The Featured folder will not be opened for submission.
It's a special folder, where we move art, where we think it's extraordinary. This selection will change from time to time. In this journal you find a collection from this folder Randomized News 4.9.


  • In the Featured folder of the favourites you can submit pictures where you personally are the opinion that it's non-real. The suggestions here are automatically approved and you can submit there one picture per day.

  • To the Affiliate Submissions folder of the favourites can be submitted art from any member of our affiliate groups. The suggestions here are automatically approved and they can also submit there one picture per day.


Members are rightly concerned about their work being copied and stolen and many people will put a signature or copyright mark on their work. DA provides such a mark that appears on full size images, but not on thumbs. However, the DA mark is large, obtrusive, and in most instances spoils the viewer's pleasure. We usually decline such images. However, we would encourage you to develop your own mark or signature if you so wish.

Additionally here my intention and background of building this group, because this happend more or less by accident.

Here is the story. I have had often pictures which are in my eyes not enough abstract to submit them to a "abstract"-group but too curious or obscure for submitting them to an "all-art" or a "themebased" groups.

It happened that this pictures were declined because they didn't fit to the rules or
fulfilled not the quality standard which was wished in this groups and this underlines my feeling that there is no home for this pictures.

One evening I thought about this circumstances and had an idea of a group name. I checked if this name is already in use ... and it was free ... and I've taken the chance and opened this group.

If you sometimes have the same feeling like me, please feel free to take a view or to join and share your art. I would be glad to see you here joining and sharing.









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ra-gro Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2021   Photographer
merci : )
Yaksss Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2021
Sincere thanks !!:) (Smile) 
LidiaRossana Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2021
Thank you very much :)
scheinbar Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2021  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the request, very much appreciated :thanks: :thanks: :nod:  excuse my being upset all the time... but I have a lot of difficulties with ecclipse...
Glasshaus Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2021  Hobbyist
Thank you Alphaosiris 
JJPoatree Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2021   Photographer
Thanks for requesting! Heart 
Yaksss Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2021
Thanks very much !!:happybounce: 
Callme-Ismael Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2021   Artist
...  & again 
Thank you very much :bow: 
Yaksss Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2021
Thanks kindly for all !!:D (Big Grin) 
LidiaRossana Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2021
Merci! :)
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