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Welcome to True Amazons! The group for art depicting women as strong, tough, or courageous... but tastefully.

Basically, the point of the group is this: Empower Women. There are tons of other groups on DeviantArt that are full of naked, huge-breasted bimbos for male audiences. The other half of the population wants a break!

You don't have to be a woman to join this group, but you do have to respect the way women feel when they view your art. Girls, this is YOUR turf. Guys, you are welcome to stay, as long as you behave yourselves. :)


THE RULES - Please read before submitting art:

• All art must be ON-TOPIC, meaning that their main focus is a woman, and this woman must be powerful or inspiring (see below for more details). Just because there is a woman in the picture does not automatically mean it's on-topic.

• All characters must have REALISTIC body proportions and anatomies, and realistic body poses. Cartoons are allowed, but "Escher girls" and erotic monstrosities are not.

• Keep it CLEAN. We don't want people coming here just to ogle at boobies. Please, no porn, lewd pin-up, fetishized sexual body parts, etc. Any nudity must have a non-erotic justification. Guys, trust us: if you designed your female character just to make yourself horny, women can tell.

• ABSOLUTELY NO art or comments that are degrading to women, anything that portrays women as weak or helpless, violence against women, women as prisoners or slaves, women in bondage, women being abused, impending rape scenes, "peril" art, Gorean art, or art that portrays women as victims.

• All submissions must show reasonable artistic and presentation QUALITY. No unfinished or poorly-presented art, faint sketches, quick doodles, blurry photos, drawings on lined paper, rough pencil sketches, or very novice artwork. Colored art is preferred; uncolored art should be well-shaded or otherwise obviously complete.

• Watch out for REDUNDANCY. Please only submit one version of each piece, ideally the most complete version. Also please try to avoid submitting sequence series.

• If something is in your gallery, then it has to be your own original work, not stolen, uploaded or modified without another owner's permission. Screen-shots from games, TV shows, movies, etc. do not count as art. Photo-manipulations and photo-based art must credit all source photos in the accompanying notes and be modified enough from the original to be considered art. As a rule we do not consider applying Photoshop actions or other art effect filters adequate to create original work.

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UPDATE: What *IS* On-Topic?
Art submissions MUST fall into one of more of the following categories. If it does not, then it is not on-topic and we will not accept it!

* Fan art or cosplay of known strong female characters from popular culture, mythology, or history

* Warrior women, women who are holding weapons, wearing armor, or kicking butt

* Women who demonstrate remarkable physical strength, athleticism, or a muscular body (without being an obvious sexual fetish).

* Women who possess, preferably demonstrate, formidable magical powers; i.e. witches and sorceresses

* Women as leaders, women possessing authority

* Deviant ID's of female group members; or if you are a guy, photos of women who you know in real-life who you look up to (submitted with their permission, of course!)

* Women displaying other qualities of strength or toughness not listed here; i.e. mastering the elements, flying a jet, saving someone's life, befriending dangerous animals, making an important political statement, etc.

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Gallery Folders

Featured
My 3rd IMPACT by FranciscoETCHART
Aurelia by atma33
WITCH by KilartDev
Jeanne d'arc, first horseman of the apocalypse by AnatoFinnstark
Comic Book Heroines
Medusa by MenguzzOArt
Captain Marvel - Marvel Cinematic Universe by FioreSofen
Poison Ivy by MightyRaccoon by LetzteSchatten-stock
Marvel: I'll Shot You Down by DashaOcean
Other Fan Art
Kassandra from Assassin Creed: Odyssey by tsbranch
X-23 by diabolumberto
Senua Hellblade Cosplay by elenasamko
Senua Hellblade Cosplay by elenasamko
Original Characters
Coatlanxi by dashinvaine
Sasiri by KirieSempai
Ruby Rose - after J.W. Godward by fantasio
A Knight and her Squire by FionaCreates
Fantasy Warrior Women
Dragonlance Svala by erickefata
girl1 by sandara
Two and a Half Knights by FionaCreates
Songs of Beleriand: Etain by MiaSteingraeber
Jungle Amazons
[DAZ3D] - Beast Master by PSK-Photo
San by Daekai
Witch doctor by avvart
The Bloodlust by Zarory
Bodysculptors
This is a Punch, Lover Boy by mit19237
Bliss by CEZacherl
Tina Noire: Pulp Heroine by Charlierock2
Breast Cancer Awareness 2016 by TNoire
Dark and Devious
Rider from hell by Gwasanee
Necromancer by ackelb
The offering by ElenaDudina
Oni Lady by Kamyu
Goddesses
Medea by Fealasy
Hecate by jurithedreamer
Bastet Base Card Art - Sara Richard by Pernastudios
Moon Godess by MirachRavaia
Witches and Sorceresses
Elementalist by ackelb
Silence by AlexeyZaporozhets
The Bird Lady by FionaCreates
The Mystic's Dream by kallielef
Modern and Futuristic
W20180715 - WW3 soldier by StMan
Historical
Tamora - Mitos y Leyendas TCG by SolDevia
Anthros and Monsters
Medusa by thegryph
Amazon Angels
Zayel by erickefata
Fairies, Nymphs, and Elves
Siren by Golden-Ares
Amazons Deviant ID's
26 Yrs In The Making by Kristafee
Miscellaneous
Basilisk Trainer by Sarasti-art
Sorting Folder
ROSE QUARTZ COMMISSION by MamaLiege

Favourites

Crimson Valkyrie by Rickbw1 Crimson Valkyrie :iconrickbw1:Rickbw1 91 32 ADALIA the third by tony-tzanoukakis ADALIA the third :icontony-tzanoukakis:tony-tzanoukakis 119 4 The Eighth Hell by PaulAbrams The Eighth Hell :iconpaulabrams:PaulAbrams 164 11 Sister Maria Rosa by Everwho Sister Maria Rosa :iconeverwho:Everwho 142 20 Starfire - DC Comics by FioreSofen Starfire - DC Comics :iconfioresofen:FioreSofen 229 9 Earth Dragon-Be Wise by LicamtaPictures Earth Dragon-Be Wise :iconlicamtapictures:LicamtaPictures 42 5 Negasonic Teenage Warhead [What the shit] by FaerieBlossom Negasonic Teenage Warhead [What the shit] :iconfaerieblossom:FaerieBlossom 279 19 Boxer2 by bpresing Boxer2 :iconbpresing:bpresing 462 13 Keep 'em Flying by bpresing Keep 'em Flying :iconbpresing:bpresing 415 8 Firefighter #2 by bpresing Firefighter #2 :iconbpresing:bpresing 491 9 Song of Ice and Fire\  Daenerys by peterg666666 Song of Ice and Fire\ Daenerys :iconpeterg666666:peterg666666 112 118 The few and Cursed by GENZOMAN The few and Cursed :icongenzoman:GENZOMAN 2,510 55 Jasmine and Rajah by SeanNash Jasmine and Rajah :iconseannash:SeanNash 28 5 Saraswati by HiteruAme Saraswati :iconhiteruame:HiteruAme 6 0 Daughter of Wakanda by Artgerm Daughter of Wakanda :iconartgerm:Artgerm 3,127 47 Captain Marvel by Artgerm Captain Marvel :iconartgerm:Artgerm 3,820 57
A new DNA analysis on a Viking warrior's grave confirms that the high-ranking warrior was a woman, not a man.  This is big news because, despite a long-known oral history of the existence shieldmaidens, mainstream scholars have been skeptical that Viking warrior women were fact and not fiction.

www.usnews.com/news/world/arti…

"Not only was she a warrior, but the grave suggests she was a high-ranking one. Along with her remains, archaeologists found a sword, an ax, a spear, armor-piercing arrows, a bottle knife, two shields and two horses – the complete equipment of a professional warrior. Furthermore, a full set of gaming pieces with the remains implied she had knowledge of tactics and strategy and confirmed her role as a high-ranking officer, the findings state."

Recall, just a few years ago, when a graveyard of Viking settlers buried with swords and armor was revealed to include numerous women, content.usatoday.com/communiti…, people were jumping out of their seats trying to deny that these women were actually warriors.  Because you know, of course they can't be warriors; they were women!  Perhaps this attitude will be reconsidered in light of the new discovery.
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:icongwasanee:
Gwasanee Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for adding my art! :love:
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Artemis-Yates Featured By Owner Edited May 10, 2018   General Artist

Thank you so much for requesting my painting! :D (Big Grin) 
Sadly I'll have to decline as the painting's actually of a very effeminate man, (Baldr, son of Odin), so I don't think he'd quite fit the group rules ;) (Wink) 
Still, I'm flattered you thought it was good enough to add! ^_^

And this sounds like a pretty cool group, I'll have to have a proper look around when I have time :) (Smile)

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:iconfantasywonder:
Nice artwork in this group.
Rules are strict, but that's a good thing. There are many groups where you see good artwork, but also with poor quality drawings. That's something that this group seperates them from others. It contains quality work.
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SkyJaguar Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2018
Yeah.  We also see a lot of groups that are supposed to celebrate women, but when you look at their galleries, we see they just mean women as sex objects.  The rules in this group are intended to celebrate women as PEOPLE and therefore keep the sexualization to a minimum.
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MelFeanen Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
. Pastel Stars - Divider . by SugareeSweets

Sparkling Thank You So Much by daniya-ART  for the feature
Stars Pink Stars Blue Stars Purple 
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Harkale-Linai Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you very much for creating this group :)
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DriPoint Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2018   Digital Artist
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Harkale-Linai Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018   Digital Artist
About the folders, I was wondering... If a painting fits in more than one category (e.g. a fan-art of an elf witch), is there any preference as to where it should go?
Thanks in advance!
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DriPoint Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2018   Digital Artist
Nearly everybody just plonks them into the sorting folder so no you'd be doing us a favour whichever category you choose other than that! :)
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LualaDy Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi, can we submit literature to the group?
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