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The gallery is open during the weekend! Please check folder names before submitting.
Closing at 9 a.m GMT Monday
Don't forget to take a look at our rules before you submit!

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The largest Pencil community on deviantart.com.

Did you know that we have a donation pool?

Points are for:
:bulletblue:keeping the supergroup status
:bulletblue:contests prizes
:bulletblue:rewarding our members in several occasions

Many appreciation for your continues support. :)
Super Group
Until Apr 28, 2015

Founded 11 Years ago
Nov 1, 2003

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Group Focus
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Rules & guidelines, in brief.
To read them fully: thepencilclub.deviantart.com/b…

How to join us
Click the "Join our group"-button on our front page(at top left side bar).
Everyone is welcome:D

How to submit to our gallery
:bulletorange: You first have to be a member.
:bulletorange: Go to the Gallery, click on the + right next to the gallery-folder that your drawing fit in to according to the pencil media you've used (more guidelines below). Choose the work you would like to submit. and Done!
(Now you just have to wait patiently 'til we've submitted your work)
:bulletorange: Before you try to submit, make sure the gallery is Open. The gallery is only open during the weekend. Tip: You can see when the gallery is open by looking at our countdowns, on our front page and in our gallery.
:bulletorange:You are only able to submit one artwork per week.
:bulletorange: We want ThePencilClub to reflect your best possible work, so please don't send us any unfinished pieces, quick/messy sketches or scraps! Works that are poorly photographed or works that are not presented in the best possible way, for example drawn on a lined paper, will be denied. Also please submit pictures only with the drawing (without tools on it).
:bulletorange: Listing Mediums is a Must! you must state what media you used, especially if you are submitting to Other pencils-folder and Mixed Media-folder, to avoid misplaced works and saving time from asking for the information.

For further information read the full guidelines: thepencilclub.deviantart.com/b…


:bulletorange: We are the pencil club
There for the works that you submit to us must be done with pencils! Works must be at least 80% pencil.
Please write in your comment what media/s is used, to ease our work!

What should go where?

Graphite pencils-folder
-Graphite pencils
-Mechanical graphite pencils

Color pencil-folder
-Color pencils
-Watercolor pencil (without water*)

Charcoal pencil-folder
-Charcoal pencils

Other pencils
-Pastel pencil
-Chalk/ sepia pencil
-Or any other type of pencils

Mixed Media-folder
-Mixed medias* (including digital enhancements)
-NEW! 3D Art (of course done with pencils)

Critique-folder
If you want to get constructive critique and feedback from our Mentors.

Useful and Helpful
Anything that can be useful and helpful for our members like tips, WIPs and tutorials, mostly from the Mentors.

Read more about our Mentors: thepencilclub.deviantart.com/b…

Contests
Members contests entries will be here.

If you are still unsure what folder to submit to, we will gladly help you!

*If there's more than one type of pencils or an other media (including digital enhancements) in your drawing, it will go under "Mixed Media".
For example: If you have used watercolor pencils and smudged less then 50% of the work/lines with water it will be accepted. But will not if more then half of the work is brushed out with water, then we consider it a painting instead of a drawing. Same thing with any other non-pencil media. Any work that has been added by a digital program will go into "Mixed Media" Folder except borders and watermarks.


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Features From Week 50

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 14, 2014, 2:20 PM







News


Hello dear members and watchers :heart:

I hope you all had an amazing week. In a few days winter will come, old year is slowly coming to its end and we already can feel the cheerful atmosphere of the upcoming holiday season. :xmas:

I wish you and your loved ones a lot of joy, happiness and love. Enjoy this beautiful time of the year. Happy holidays! :holly:

We are planning to organize a contest! Unfortunately we don't have enough points as the reward for the winners.
If you want to help, please donate here: The Donation Pool. We would be really grateful for any help. Also, if you have any suggestions for the theme of the contest, please leave a comment below or send us a note.
:iconthankiesplz:

And now, enjoy this week features! :heart:

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The Pencil Club's Daily Deviations


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Lounge bar by Dollface1994




Pyrenees dogs commissioned by cuppa-chino




Lauren Bacall by jackkaminski




Snowy one by Takas15




The Last of Us by Jansen32




The Red Queen by Pevansy




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JotaCreativeDG Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  New member Professional General Artist
Many thanks for acept, muchas gracias por aceptarme :) (Smile)
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Vandixor Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for accepting me :)
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rhavencometa Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a mini contest for all! Join now - fav.me/d86bvhl ^^
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Xarsha Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
I this photograph good enough?

Benny and City by Xarsha  
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