Welcome to the club WarpedDesigns.
We collect dark, warped, twisted, horror-themed, or otherwise uniquely frightening artwork and literature. We have a variety of folders for organizing and displaying our collected deviations.
All Club Rules Belong To Us
And you better follow them, dammit.
Remember: It may take several days for us to review your submission.
All member submissions are subject to these rules. If your submission is denied, it is because it did not meet one or more of these guidelines. Some rules carry more weight than others, and some rules can be broken in varying degrees. These rules are not black and white, and few exceptions can be made on a case by case basis.
Pictures must be obviously warped, twisted, dark, and/or out of the ordinary. Creativity is also important. We've got quite enough rainbow puke, thank you.
There is no requirement to submit. You can join and submit nothing and it's totally fine.
A drawing of a character who is goth or punk or part of some "darker" subculture isn't enough. Some tats, piercings, and a Manson shirt aren't enough.
Rainbows and unicorns and all of that ass happy stuff is also allowed, but like everything else, it has to FIT THE RULE ABOVE.
Put your submission in the correct folder. Details about folders can be found here warpeddesigns.deviantart.com/b… and a good rule to follow is how much your deviation would match what's currently in the folder.
The Featured Folder is for Contributors <listed as tickers) only, and they submit directly to it without needing votes.
Only 3 submissions per day.
All media's are allowed as long as it's art, but we will NOT accept photography under almost all circumstances. Some photomanipulation work may be accepted, but only if it's especially dark or twisted.
For comics, the entire story must take place in the single deviation. We cannot accept page after page. It must be stand alone. A series is okay, but only if it's one full story per deviation. (Exceptions to this rule are rare, but if you have an entire series you would like included, group note us and we'll consider it.)
Yes, we do accept anime BUT it has to to follow the very top rules. Make it insane, bloody, or scary.
Please submit your very best works.
Please, no sketches or unfinished works!
If the quality is not good enough, we will not accept it. Coloring and aesthetic proportion is important as well as a decent quality scanner. If we can tell from the quality that your work was photographed instead of scanned, it is less likely for it to be accepted.
By aesthetic proportion, we mean that we will accept chibi or other non-anatomically accurate styles as long as they look good logically and visually.
Please, no character profiles, or pictures with text explaining their name and age and stuff. We're looking for pieces of art, not reference material for your original characters. This also includes deviations featuring licensed song lyrics or other material not owned by you.
If an image's background is just white space, it's less likely for it to be accepted. Transparent is okay as long as it looks good. Showing lined paper is not generally acceptable, though.
If we need to know the back story of your image to tell it's warped, we probably won't take it.
And nothing too explicit. We will accept mature deviations, but not literal porn. Submissions must follow dA's guidelines for explicit content.
Didn't think we'd have to add this, because the rest of the rules already exclude them, but no adoptables.
No copy art. For example, redrawing a piece of official art with the intention of it looking almost just like the original. Fan art is okay, as long as it's original, and still warped.
Do not submit traces or stolen work. We will not accept any work that is not your own, with consensual collaborations being the only exception.
Of course, the rules are not limited to these, and for many rules there will be some exceptions, but not many.
All standard member submissions are subject to Co-Founder vote.
Please do NOT ask to become a contributor (ticker)! If we want you as one, we will tell and ask you. Feel free to request to join as a regular member, though.
Be nice to everyone. We don't accept dick moves or comments. You may be removed from the group for disrespectful behavior.
BE PATIENT. We're trying our best to check the club daily and whenever we can. Submissions can take longer on weekends.
If your submission didn't get accepted, it's because it didn't either fit the gallery submission rules or it wasn't the best it could be. Like a failed Pokemon trainer. Ok that was mean but sorta funny.
If you have any questions regarding a declined submission, feel free to send us a group note or send a regular note NephilV.
Any questions you may have can be sent as a group note or posted on the main page. Please don't post questions like "Can I submit this?" Please just go ahead and submit the picture and it'll either be accepted or declined. There's no penalty for declined submissions but please stick to the submission rules.
Be nice to Bacon. He's sensitive...
This rule we can't even believe we have to add, but we will NOT under any circumstances accept any art designed to insult or make fun of another artist, or art that is designed to promote drama. Thank you.
And more rules to come possibly.
Have fun btw.