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AquaTips

Journal Entry: Sun Nov 4, 2012, 6:15 AM
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AquaTalk

Journal Entry: Wed Dec 28, 2011, 5:33 PM
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Welcome to the watercolorists monthly feature called AquaTalk! Each month, we will choose a member of watercolorists to interview. You will gain insight to their general artistic goals, their watercolor technique, and little of their personality as well.

AquaTalk Archive

February 2010 - Nachan
January 2010 - CamillaMalcus
June 2010 - Jopeli
July 2010 - petiteartiste666
October 2010 - Leftyfro
April 2011 - rinaswan
September 2011 - Gold Seven
November 2011 - ChencoIlufi




AquaProjects

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 8, 2010, 4:41 PM
Journal Design by chi-u | Coded by Jamaal10


Welcome to the watercolorists monthly feature called AquaProject! We feature tasks and lessons that all deviants can share. Even non-members can participate and be featured in our favorites. The types of projects can vary (and we can always use project ideas!) You can view past projects below.

AquaProject Archive


December 2010 - Art Resolutions
November 2010 - Masking
August 2010 - Textures
July 2010 - 2010 World Cup Football
June 2010 - Warm/Cool Paintings
March 2010 - 3 Primary Colors
February 2010 - Watercolor Meme
January 2010 - Tools of the Trade




FAQ and Submission rules

Journal Entry: Sat Dec 19, 2009, 10:18 PM
Journal Design by chi-u | Coded by Jamaal10


The goal of our group watercolorists is to provide resources pertaining to the creation of art with water-soluble media, using translucent, painterly, watercolor-like techniques and to display those works for the benefit and enjoyment of our members.

You may submit one image once a day to our Members Submissions folder.  Upon acceptance your submission will be assigned to the appropriate gallery folder by a moderator.

 Submission Rules - why are submissions accepted or rejected

:bulletgreen: Paintings created with water-soluble media such as watercolor, concentrated watercolor ink, acuarela, liquid watercolor, transparent ink, India ink, Ecoline, coffee, tea, watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, acrylic washes and gouache are welcome.  If your image has none of these materials, your submission cannot be accepted.

:bulletgreen:  All deviations must include the media (paint, ink, pencils, etc) used to create the image in the description of the work.  Submissions without this information cannot be accepted.

:bulletgreen: Works must be made in a painterly manner. If you use any acceptable media and apply them in a dry, drawing, or opaque  manner, your submission cannot be accepted.

:bulletgreen: Finished paintings only. No in-progress works or unfinished sketches can be accepted.  

:bulletgreen: We accept tasteful nudity and other tasteful forms of mature content as long as the submission acknowledges DeviantArt nudity policy.
FAQ #23: What are DeviantArt policies on nudity?
FAQ #565: You prohibit the submission of 'pornographic imagery'; what do you consider this to be?

:bulletgreen: Images with offensive subject matter may be declined at the discretion of administrators.

:bulletgreen:  Paintings must be presented properly. If the submission is photographed or scanned crooked, notebook wires visible, too dark, blurry, and so on, the submission cannot be accepted.
 
Here are some references should you use a camera to scan your work Scanning With A Camera 2 by Cmac13 and Scanning With A Camera 1 by Cmac13

:bulletgreen:  No digital interference to the artwork is allowed, apart from adjusting brightness/ contrast, watermark, cropping the scan or photograph etc. Works with digitally added content cannot be accepted.
(Exceptions could be made if the digital part is not a part of overall composition and does not obscure the watercolor part of the artwork.)


OTHER QUESTIONS


I have an idea for the group!
Tell us! Send us a note!

Can I affiliate with your club?

Of course! We only affiliate with groups/clubs with focus on traditional media or painting. We also affiliate with groups/clubs that promote learning. Follow the process in this tutorial to ask for an affiliation!

Why my artwork is still waiting for approval?

Even though we have over 9,000 members, we work very hard to have all submissions reviewed within twenty four hours of your submitting them.  

MY QUESTION IS NOT ANSWERED HERE?!

Ask on this blog or send us a note!





Hello hello!
Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (Kawaii Jump) [V6] 


Don't be so salty. :giggle:
We have something to celebrate! Our new AquaChallenge winners!

The winner was without a doubt no.1, but the other placements were quite close. =D

Let's see who our members voted as

AquaChallenge WINNERS

The theme was  »Salty« and all together we had received 15 entries.

Screen shot of the time and the standing of votes:
AquaChallenge - Salty - final voting

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THE WINNERS OF THE "SALTY" AquaChallenge ARE:


 1st PLACE  
(91 votes)

:iconjoarosa:
JoaRosa
with
"Thaw"

Thaw by JoaRosa



Our winner will receive:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 300 :points:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 25 :points: from Secret Pumpkin :pumpkin: revamp 
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature place in our AQUA Challenge WINNER feature box at our watercolorists front page and in our Gallery
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A Llama from LualaDy, Apfelmaeuschen
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature from LualaDy, IvieMoon, RiEile
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A5 mixed media (inks and watercolor) artwork from NOLANOS



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 2nd PLACE  
(24 votes)

:iconbalafenn-noz:
Balafenn-noz
with
"Cobalt"

Cobalt by Balafenn-noz


Our runner-up will receive:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 200 :points:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 25 :points: from Secret Pumpkin :pumpkin: revamp 
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature place in our AQUA Challenge WINNER feature box at our watercolorists front page and in our Gallery
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A Llama from LualaDy, Apfelmaeuschen
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature from LualaDy, IvieMoon, RiEile



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 3rd PLACE  
(23 votes)

:iconnatzufall:
natzufall
with
"Moon Dragon"

Moon Dragon by natzufall



Our 3rd place winner will receive:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 100 :points:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 25 :points: from Secret Pumpkin :pumpkin: revamp 
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature place in our AQUA Challenge WINNER feature box at our watercolorists front page and in our Gallery
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A Llama from LualaDy, Apfelmaeuschen
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature from LualaDy, IvieMoon, RiEile


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CREATIVITY PRIZE WINNER  
chosen by our guest judge LualaDy 

:iconkizzy-i-keinstein:
Kizzy-i-Keinstein
with
"The Inner World"

The Inner World by Kizzy-i-Keinstein



Our guest judge LualaDy 's reason for choosing this artwork:
"This is the one artist that really understood what salt texture is and how to use it to achieve this magical atmosphere. I especially love how there is enough information for us to understand the scene and at the same time very little additional painting aside the salty areas. I think it tells a great story, good job!"


Our creativity prize winner will receive:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 120 :points: from our guest judge :iconlualady:
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! 25 :points: from Secret Pumpkin :pumpkin: revamp 
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature place in our AQUA Challenge WINNER feature box at our watercolorists front page and in our Gallery
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A Llama from LualaDy, Apfelmaeuschen
Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U! A feature from LualaDy, IvieMoon, RiEile



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Congratulations to all!
 Llama Emoji-78 (Clapping) [V4] 
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Our group would like to give a big THANK YOU to our donors:

:iconlualady: :iconapfelmaeuschen: :iconiviemoon: :iconrieile: :iconnolanos:
and special thanks to Secret Pumpkin :pumpkin: revamp
for helping us with the prizes for this »Salty« AquaChallenge. 
Bunny Emoji-09 (Heart) [V1] 

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We would also like to thank all our other participants:

:iconarianetatsu: :iconmontymouse: :iconiviemoon: :iconscarlett-winter:
:iconobscure-beauty: :iconlazy-brush: :iconnikyshouse: :iconbloomingavalon:
:iconaryalynx: :iconannafromthetrain: :iconshesvii:  

Your group feature will follow soon! =D

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Yours truly ~ watercolorists team
2015YupiANanEmoteGIF00201 

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