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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.


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.


Gallery Folders

Daughter of the Sea by raikoart
Aurelia by atma33
WITCH by KilartDev
The punishment of King Gaiseric ( BERSERK ) by AnatoFinnstark
Comic Book Heroines
Captain Marvel by SeanE
Capt Marvel by cric
Sorceress Supreme by Tom Kelly by TomKellyART
Wasp Plus - Marvel War of Heroes by GENZOMAN
Other Fan Art
Guardian Corps - Lightning by raikoart
The Rescue by Lensar
Lidda the Rogue by SirTiefling
Scarlet Aegis by Aurillador
Original Characters
Commission: Muriah by barn-swallow
Bh2 by tylermcdowell
Lexith, Kaldorei Huntress  - Warcraft Commission by Eddy-Shinjuku
Merisiel the Rogue by SirTiefling
Fantasy Warrior Women
Rainha Dragao II by ricardoafranco
Sylvanas by Astri-Lohne
Children of the Desert, Fantasy Woman Art, DS Iray by shibashake
ShadowLands Bounty Hunter by Kadaj777
Jungle Amazons
[DAZ3D] - Beast Master by PSK-Photo
San by Daekai
Witch doctor by avvart
The Bloodlust by Zarory
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
NewEvilRising-vampire by Avionetca
Unhuman: Return from the Ritual by CEZacherl
Orc princess by Gwasanee
Mistress of Evil by Medusa-Dollmaker
Libertas by ThaliaTook

Mature Content

Placation - Sekhmet by Goldenwolf
Medea by Fealasy
Hecate by jurithedreamer
Witches and Sorceresses
A Compendium of Witches ~ Khasa by NatasaIlincic
Shaman (Commission) by Nikulina-Helena
CM: Sashiel Kyrren by shizen1102
Mystery by Lyndseyh
Modern and Futuristic
NWO II: 169: I love hunting... by NEWATLAS7
Viking Shieldmaiden armor -2 by AtelierFantastique
Anthros and Monsters
Commission - Queen Salacia by Candra
Amazon Angels
Israfel - Angel of Song by PeteMohrbacher
Fairies, Nymphs, and Elves
The Night Breeze by hoanglap
Amazons Deviant ID's
26 Yrs In The Making by Kristafee
Moon Woman by juliedillon
Sorting Folder
Tombo Fairy by YasuMatsuoka


Qunari tarot card 3 by Nekogoroshi-Sama Qunari tarot card 3 :iconnekogoroshi-sama:Nekogoroshi-Sama 117 5 Dragon Age Inquisition fan tarot card (color) by Nekogoroshi-Sama Dragon Age Inquisition fan tarot card (color) :iconnekogoroshi-sama:Nekogoroshi-Sama 67 2 Osag by LorenzoMastroianni Osag :iconlorenzomastroianni:LorenzoMastroianni 10 0 Gwent - Aelirenn by LorenzoMastroianni Gwent - Aelirenn :iconlorenzomastroianni:LorenzoMastroianni 162 5 Archangel by LorenzoMastroianni Archangel :iconlorenzomastroianni:LorenzoMastroianni 29 2 Cynthia by Grafit-art Cynthia :icongrafit-art:Grafit-art 486 4 Cerys by Grafit-art Cerys :icongrafit-art:Grafit-art 819 13 Gwent - Francesca by LorenzoMastroianni Gwent - Francesca :iconlorenzomastroianni:LorenzoMastroianni 128 1 STORM FANART by raultrevino STORM FANART :iconraultrevino:raultrevino 799 74 Storm Crimsonsea stylee by CrimsonArtz Storm Crimsonsea stylee :iconcrimsonartz:CrimsonArtz 777 99 Silverfang Akali - League of Legends by Izaskun Silverfang Akali - League of Legends :iconizaskun:Izaskun 395 10 Captain Marvel - Marvel Cinematic Universe by FioreSofen Captain Marvel - Marvel Cinematic Universe :iconfioresofen:FioreSofen 388 8 Rosgladia: Drusa by Wen-M Rosgladia: Drusa :iconwen-m:Wen-M 109 9 Princess Mononoke by aleksandracupcake Princess Mononoke :iconaleksandracupcake:aleksandracupcake 1,132 45 Bloodbound by LuisaPreissler Bloodbound :iconluisapreissler:LuisaPreissler 809 31 Philosopher by JoelChaimHoltzman Philosopher :iconjoelchaimholtzman:JoelChaimHoltzman 103 4
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.…

"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,…, 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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sleepiestleah Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the request! Love 
Gwasanee Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you soooo much for requesting my work!
You made me smile :heart:
VikingWidunder Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for requesting my work! Cheers! :D
bobswin Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2018
Thank you for featuring my photo of the Sheffield steel women
Women of Steel Statue, Sheffield by bobswin  :D

Another local person your Group might be interested in reading about is Dr Edith Pechey…
Gwasanee Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for adding my art! :love:
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)

gdpr-37916296 Featured By Owner Edited Apr 21, 2018
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.
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.
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 
Harkale-Linai Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you very much for creating this group :)
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