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The largest Pencil community on

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. :)
Founded 12 Years ago
Nov 1, 2003


Group Focus
Art Creation

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14,477 Members
16,200 Watchers
855,158 Pageviews
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Rules & guidelines, in brief.
To read them fully:…

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:…

: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)

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:…

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.

Remember that the rules of DA is still valid!

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Hello our members and visitors,

I hope that you're doing well :) How was the beginning of school?
This week it was really hard to choose the best drawings, because most of them were done by incredibly talented people. I am delighted that we have in this group so amazing artists :)

Points Needed For Super Group Status!

We need 4236 points to renew our Super Group status. We will appreciate even one point from you :)

We need the status to:

:bulletyellow: get back the countdown widget so less members get confused about when they can submit their artworks,
:bulletorange: use our unique journal skin again, with all of it's useful links to various group's sections, and your most frequent questions.
:bulletred: prevent overfilling folders and and many more!

We admins and mentors of ThePencilClub are doing all we can to satisfy our above 14,000 members. You can help us by donating your spare points here: The Donation Pool.

Thank you all who already helped us :rose: :)


The Pencil Club's Daily Deviations


Nightpiece by Uranium-Sea

Another Direction by intrinsic

The Drop by BarborART

Knobbed Hornbill in Colored Pencil by moniquepetportraits

modern house by Kasiarzynka

The Littlest Equestrian by joniwagnerart

boy03 by ekota21

Sun ray by cloudmilk

King Fisher by AmBr0

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fyobyber Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
hi people :) feel free to check out my sketches, im open for feedback :3
Jaymz-04 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
Glad to be in the group!  There is some great art in here
NukaMLP Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
1-5 Points -> 1 fav 
6-15 Points -> 2 favs +llama 
16-20 Points -> 3 favs + llama 
21-30 Points -> 5 favs + llama + watch 
31-50 Points -> 10 favs + llama + watch 
51-100 Points -> 20 favs + llama + watch 
101 + Points -> 35 favs + llama + watch + Forever Feature
300+ + Points -> 60 favs + llama + watch + Forever Feature
smccallart Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  New Deviant Professional Traditional Artist
thanks so much for the feature!
b-no Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you for accepting me ;-)
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