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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. :)
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Nov 1, 2003

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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 42

Journal Entry: Sun Oct 19, 2014, 9:54 AM







News


Hello Members and Watchers!

I hope everyone had great weekend :) You may have noticed we have a couple of new admins, reveur-artiste and Cosmic-Void. They're both excellent artists so be sure to check out their galleries!

Reminder: For those of you looking to improve your skills we have the Critique Folder, where you can submit your drawings for constructive critiques from one of our mentors, and the Useful & Helpful folder, where you can find tutorials submitted by our members.

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We are planning to organise a contest!
Unfortunately we don't have enough points as the reward for the winners.
If you want to help us and you would like to see beautiful drawings of our members, please donate here: The Donation Pool.
We would be really grateful for any help :)
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Don't forget to visit our facebook fanpage: www.facebook.com/ThePencilClub…

Enjoy this week's beautiful featured drawings!

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The Pencil Club's Daily Deviations


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Friends Reference by Bara Vavrova by Pevansy




The Katana by DiRi




Lily Collins by SmoothCriminal73




Eddie Redmayne by ekota21




Goldfish by OfficiallyUseless




Pencil portrait of a Himba Woman by LateStarter63




Rain by keef75



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LightlyEve Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't submit a work because of a note indicating about the waiting for the 7 global days.  I submitted a work a week ago on Saturday with no problem.  I was wondering should I wait to submit my work later today?
Thank you~
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PMucks Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It hasn't been a full 7 days yet. I checked the group logs and it shows your last drawing was submitted about 6 days and 18 hours ago. Try again in about 6 hours. :)
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LightlyEve Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, I'll give it another try  =)
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Andrzej17 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for accepting my drawingHug 
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