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The Forest Trickling Rivulet. by SueMArt
Transfluxion by offermoord
Deep In The Forest by silviya
Ruins in the forest by Katarzyna-Kmiecik
Traditional art
A FLOWERING MEADOW OUTSIDE BAKHCHYSARAI by Badusev
Sun Horses by angelahedderick
Eye in the Woods by JPHBFolk
Oak and Moon II by darkroots77
Digital art
Lurking in the dark by Evivan
Island Sun by nalatariel
The Roots by Evivan
041421DragonLandscape by Dragonforge
Literature
Entoti - Custom by Enteli
#395 - Custom by Enteli
#341 - CLOSED by Enteli
quintessence by Zhahn
Craft and Design
Fractal trees
Wild Boars in the forest ... by marijeberting
Mystic Forest ... by marijeberting
Magic Tree ... by marijeberting
Ring-tailed lemurs in mystic forest ... by marijeberting
Photomanipulation
An European Green Woodpecker in my garden ... by marijeberting
Solar wind... by aloner777
The Sun at night - when I was 12 years old by baroquedoll
Unequal Fight by aloner777
Living monuments
If I could break your heart by baroquedoll
Green Hand by organicvision
You gave a voice to me by baroquedoll
Les Platain. Beaucaire. Fr.  Plane Tree. by jennystokes
Art for Trees project
Woodland Colours by LizTheFox
Gardenparty without a garden by LizTheFox
...could be sweet ... by TheWatermelonMoon
OakBorn by Naruto-MC
Traditional archive
What do you think you're doing, you fool? by Juliano-Pereira
comfy seat by Junepaek
Hi! by ALEXAst
Yoda by puimun
Traditional archive 2
Gore Forest by offermoord
"non-members submit here"
Macabre and Mushrooms by JPHBFolk
News and features
For Dave Bleasdale.  When I saw this I thought of by jennystokes
Tales of Trees contest
~New Birth~ by JustAnoR
"TREE OF..." contest

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I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth's sweet flowing breast;

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A tree that looks at God all day
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;

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Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.

~ Joyce Kilmer from 'Trees', 1914


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"When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today."
- Chinese proverb

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Welcome, tree lover! (and rules)

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Trees have always been something more than just plants to the mankind. The worship of trees might be forgotten, but still the symbol of tree survives in our subconscious. Almost every nation has myths and legends about trees, placing the tree as the central axis of the world, or worshipping it as a dwelling place of gods or spirits, the giver of knowledge, connection between worlds or as ancestors of the tribe. And the fact that you are here proves that the love for trees survives until this day.


If you are interested in the role of trees in mythology, you can find more in this news article:
Magic TreesTrees have always been something more than just plants to the mankind. The worship of trees might be forgotten, but still the symbol of tree survives in our subconscious. Almost every nation has myths and legends about trees, placing the tree as the central axis of the world, or worshipping it as a dwelling place of gods or spirits, the giver of knowledge, connection between worlds or as ancestors of the tribe.   
In Norse mythology, a giant ash tree - Yggdrasil - represents "axis mundi", around which the 9 worlds (the world of people - Middle-earth, being one of them) are organized. A giant snake, Níðhöggr, gnaws at its roots, but they always grow anew.
Yggdrasil Seed by ArdiRaYggdrasil by Prasa
The biblical Tree of Knowledge has even some similarities to Yggdrasil. The snake is present, also, an


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FULL RULES WITH EXAMPLES:
Group rules!This blog will be updated regularly for new members. The basic rules are on the front page, but here they are with examples as well, because there is a grey are in some rules where a picture might get accepted or declined according to the personal opinion of the admin.
First of all:
:icontreehuggerplz: WE ARE A GROUP FOCUSED ON TREES IN TRADITIONAL AND DIGITAL ART. For tree photography, go to our sister group :icontreephotographers:
A tree or its part MUST be the main part of the picture, or at least one of its main parts, not just background or material (crafts made from wood).
Examples:
:iconyesbuttonplz: - the tree is clearly the main part of the picture
:iconyesbuttonplz: - trees are not the only focus of the picture, but they are still important in it.
:iconmaybebuttonplz: - the tree makes more of a background for the main object of the picture, but is still seen in detail.


WE ARE A GROUP FOCUSED ON TREES IN TRADITIONAL AND DIGITAL ART. For tree photography, go to our sister group :icontreephotographers:
A tree or its part MUST be the main part of the picture, or at least one of its main parts.


Photography submissions to the gallery will be declined, but you can submit them to the group's favourites treelovers.deviantart.com/favo…

The submission limit is three works per day.

Our gallery folders are:
:icontreesplz: Traditional art - for traditional drawings and paintings
:icontreesplz: Digital art - for digital drawings and paintings
:icontreesplz: Literature - for poems and stories featuring trees
:icontreesplz: Crafts and Design - sculpture, body art, jewelery, bead work and everything handmade, also tattoo and t-shirt design
:icontreesplz: Fractal Trees - made with fractal programmes
:icontreesplz: Living monuments - is the only photography folder, but it's only for the photos of the most exceptional trees - biggest, oldest, with exceptional history... If the reason of submitting the photo into this folder is not obvious, it must be stated in the artist's comments. Please don't submit a photo of every bigger tree in your surroundings, the true living monuments are only a few, and collecting them is the sense of this folder.
:icontreesplz: Photomanipulation - must be easily discernable from a photo, not just a photo with some filters but more connected elements, and should be in the digital art-> photomanipulation cathegory

I hope you'll have a nice time in the group! If you have any questions, send a note to the group, or to me, :iconmirachravaia:

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baroquedoll Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2021   Photographer
Hi! How can I leave the group? Would you kindly tell me where is the button?
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baroquedoll Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2021   Photographer
Thank you for accepting my art!! :rose:
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JPHBFolk Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2021
I'm so glad I've found a group for trees. They're wonderful to work with. I would love to join but can't find the join button. Have submitted some pieces which I hope you enjoy. 🙂
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baroquedoll Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2020   Photographer
Hi. I'd like to join your group but I can't find the button, sorry... ;) would you send me a request, please, if you like my tree photos?
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Chobek Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2020  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the request :)
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FlorideCuts Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the request!~ :)
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Chobek Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for your request Heart 
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Evometheus6082 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2019  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6A9PL… WE HAVE ALL BEEN CHEATED AND LIED TO watch and share with everyone 
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xxsensi Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2019
Thank you very much for the request!
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SimonLB Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Tank you for accepting my work !
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