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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
Calvert Cliffs Driftwood by angelahedderick
Looking out from Route 40 by angelahedderick
070918Three3'sOfTrees by Dragonforge
The Green Portal (Patreon Reward) by LualaDy
Digital art
Forest Spirit II by RohelineBear
Forest Witch by RohelineBear
In The Secret Garden by RohelineBear
Let me tell you a story of a world I knew by FlyingCarpets
Craft and Design
The heart of the dense forest no.2 by RONNIE-S
Gemstone necklaces by jessy25522
cuddly by LailaPregizer
Forest Pendant by VoceDelBosco
Fractal trees
In the Maze by janhein
Butterfly plant in Hextgrid pot by marijeberting
Trees in a mountain area by marijeberting
Baobab Harvester by marijeberting
Photomanipulation
The Small House with a grass roof by annewipf
Sanctuary For The Sorrowful by JayGraphixx
Sweet Land by annewipf
Mother nature son by gilly2727
Living monuments
17-12-2017 650 year old olive tree at Kofinou by poseidonsimons-s
heavenslight 3 by MT-Photografien
heavenslight 2 by MT-Photografien
heavenslight by MT-Photografien
Art for Trees project
Life After Death III by Aeternum-designs
Summer days by Aeternum-designs
Passion tree by Aeternum-designs
Plastic Dreams /2018/ by t-Werca
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"
Forest Guardian by Kornderia
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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Affiliate contest winners

Journal Entry: Tue Dec 20, 2016, 9:22 AM


The winners of the Memories of Trees Contest, organized by

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are:


1st place

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Les enfants disent qu'il y a un chevalier dedans.. by Sieskja



2nd place

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Vessel by Chobek



3rd place

:iconstarcaster12:, :iconoffermoord: and :iconmalintra-shadowmoon:

  Two TreesThere was a tree.
A tree without leaves, not dead, but with many needles.
Not for pricking but to protect itself against acid rain and scorching sun.
A tall tree which radiated an imperturbable calm in summer and winter.
Deeply rooted in the earth and high risen to the sky.
There was another tree.
Completely different. Even the bark indeed playfully spotted black and white.
And it wore leaves that played constantly moving with the sunrays.
As soon as the short summer was over, the leaves turned yellow and brown.
Even before the first frost, they sailed away, as there had never been a green time.
Before the memory of summer faded in the mist of yesterday, the first buds sprouted again.
Tender green leaves made their way out of them.
One day the sky darkened and there was a heavy storm.
With a load roar, it swept through the forest, uprooted shrubs and trees.
After days of fury it disappeared as sudden as if it had been only a mirage.
Completely ruined it left the forest.
Barely a tree t
   Twilight Current by offermoord



Honorable Mentions

:iconerintii:, :iconblue-f-phoenix:, :iconcontessa-corvulus: and :icontuntalm:


In the shadow of old birch treeHe walked down the street silent as the dream. Eventually he reached park full of old trees. Lights made streets bright and prevent inhabitants from seeing stars. People were not interested in starts or skies above, but in their own, boring everyday life. Unfortunately, no one noticed tall man in a long, dark jacket.  
Children are afraid of the dark no without the reason, but when grow up they learned to call instincts “primitive fears from the barbarian period” as modern psychology tended to say. They are turning off voices telling them to avoid dark and unknown. How anyone can be afraid of the dark if we have nuclear weapon and mathematic formulas to reduce the variability?
Man in the dark coat by now way fitted to great city concentrated of boring, everyday life. He came from places none of mannish languages or psychics by Newton were able to describe. He visited words full of shapes and forms unknown to humans, as skies full of singing stars and speaking clouds. H
The Protectors of Earth by Tuntalm

Wishing on the tree by Blue-F-Phoenix   Memories of a Tree [Contest] by Contessa-Corvulus




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The winners of the Stock Usage Contest: Trees, organized by

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are:


:iconlubov2001:

House for fairies by Lubov2001

 

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Blooming blossoms by RenatoSs

Other entries:


 A Surreal Couple (v.3b) by SlytherclawPadawan  Fading Away by KarmaRae Blossom Space by Fairling Transplantation I by hyneige


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