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Welcome to the Art Of The Paw And Fang!

Established as a club on March 8th, 2004. Our focus is on being a community where Advanced, experienced and gifted artists share quality wolf artwork. What do we mean by quality? It might sound unfair, but you have to submit work that has obvious noticeable effort and ability, we will be picking up on things like Anatomy, Golden Sections, Quality of lines, Backgrounds and over all feel.
Why do we have this?So that watching our group means each deviation will be something worth viewing. Joining our group means you have the confidence and talent to meet our goals. If you think your good enough, you're encouraged to join!

:bulletgreen: 1. In your request, give us the links to 3 pieces that are representative of your work. Choose carefully and follow the standards for submitted work below.
:bulletgreen: 2. Wait for group acceptance. Sometimes our Alphas can take a few days to make a decision. Upon acceptance you may place our icon in your Deviant Journal if you wish.
:bulletgreen: 3. Member artwork submissions are also subject to Alpha scrutiny.

:bulletred: AS OF MAY 2013 WE DO NOT ACCEPT 'FURRY' WOLVES, The only acceptable form we take will be awesome well drawn and thought out anthro/werewolf type ones, each case will be reviewed when submitting to the group.
:bulletblue: 1. Notebook "I did this in math class" doodles; WHY? Because if you don't care enough to place your work on decent white paper, then why should viewers take the time to look at it. Notebook lines take away from the quality of the image and render it base. For more commentary on notebook doodles, look at the journal of Keyoyia at… . I think most would find it helpful.
:bulletblue: 2. Messy Sketches; WHY? Because this is a gallery geared towards more finished work. Graphite works are more than welcome, as are inks that will be colored at a later date because they have the look of being finished and are interesting enough as they are to be artwork on their own.
:bulletgreen: 3. Admins reserve the right to decline posting artwork that they feel is not suitable or finished enough to be posted. Hopefully this will give all of us the incentive to do our best and give wolves the beautiful representation such magnificent creatures deserve.

SUBMISSION STANDARDS: Deviant Art Rules Apply:
:bulletblue: 1. Submissions must be your work.
:bulletblue: 2. We accept wolves, wolf-like dogs such as huskies malamutes and other Nordic breeds, coyotes wild breeds and mixes of all of these are welcome. Anthros, weres, and feral morphs are also all welcome. Hybrids should contain noticeable wolf anatomy. Alphas can decide acceptance on a case by case basis.
:bulletblue: 3. Gore is welcome (if your 18 or over).
:bulletblue: 4. Nudity is welcome (if your 18 or over).
:bulletblue: 5. Hate pieces and or slander of views beliefs or others are not welcome and will be screened out. Art may not "bash" any religion, race or sexual preference. Take yours squabbles elsewhere. Alphas have full authority to decline anything they deem necessary to maintain group harmony.
:bulletblue: 6. Fan Art of characters is welcome (Balto, White Fang, etc.) as long as you credit your sources per Deviant Art rules. Copyright laws will be upheld. Document all inspirations correctly.
:bulletblue: 7. Photography is not allowed. It may be art but it is not the artwork themed in this club. We will take photo-manipulations if they are of wolves, and show skill in both editing, and the style of the actual piece. You must show some effort with this, don't just slap your drawing on a photo.
:bulletblue: 8. Literature and poetry is not allowed. Although poetry can be beautiful and art as well, this is a visually based art club. There are many other poetry themed clubs out there. But if you have artwork with poetry on it, or in its description, that is allowed.
:bulletblue: 9. Limit your submissions to 1 or 2 at a time. Why? We promote quality over quantity and less is more. Consider what the watchers want to see.
:bulletblue: 10. Submit Line-Art to the Character Sheets, Tutorials, Comics and Misc Folder. For further on folders see our journal entry: artofthepawandfang.deviantart.… Icons may also be submitted to the MISC folder, however, substantial effort must be evident.
:bulletred: Our Alphas retain the right to decline any submission or membership application when it is deemed in the benefit of the club to do so. Submissions or members that portray the club or the subject matter of the club ( I.E. wolves ) in denigration and besmirchment will be dealt with accordingly.

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We are the Quintessential Wolf Art Club, specialized in quality traditional & digital work from artists possessing an impressive level of talent and ability. Watch our group as each deviation will be something worth viewing.

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in loving memory of club member DancesWithHorses , Sherece Otts-Schlicht
Founded 11 Years ago
Mar 8, 2004


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Because of the rising submissions of pixel art, I've made a new folder exclusively for all pixel art, animations, icons, and so on. From now on, please submit all your related art into this folder, instead of the "no backgrounds" folder.

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ScullReaper Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist

Would you maybe please show this to people if they are interested? :)
LunaDarasu Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I was planning on adding this to the gallery [link] but I'm not exactly sure where it goes...Is it in Traditional Realistic Art?
SarahScala Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would say line art, in retrospect it's not a complete work of art more a 'Work in Progress' so it may not be accepted. You can submit it so that the alphas can discuss it, submit to Traditional Fantasy Art folder and we will get back with the details ^.^
LunaDarasu Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok either way it's fine (: I'll try submitting it now.
IISky Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you ^^
Nakouwolf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the "promotion" and invitation for being a contributor =)!
Colliwolf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
your most welcome and well deserved!
naravox Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012
I'd love to be a contributor but sadly Im already a contributor at 3 clubs. :( Still, thank you so much for the invite!
Colliwolf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
we understand!
Wolven-Sister Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Just wanted to say, thank you for the promotion to contributors! :heart:
Colliwolf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
your most welcome! thanks for participating :)
DemonWolfAtreiyu Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello there. I've spent a good few hours working on this art piece and wish to submit it. Enjoy: [link]
SarahScala Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you are a member of the group then you must submit to one of the gallery folders. If you are not a member unfortunatly we do not accept rougue deviations.
DemonWolfAtreiyu Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I am indeed a member, thankyou for your help, I will do that right away.

Sincerely, Atreiyu Kitsume.
RekaCryistall Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
No public controversy over Alberta’s wolf-kill?


I wish to bring this to the attention of those of us who care about the wolf.
Just because it happened and is happening in Canada, doesn't mean we should be any less outraged.
It doesn't mean we shouldn't express our anger.
Wolves need support everywhere, not just in one place, and appalling.

Before anyone goes off on the "wolves aren't the only animal" crap, I know that.
But they -are- the only ones being killed BY THE HUNDREDS via plane, helicopter, poison; BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY and we should not turn our heads from ANY creature in such a plight.

This is a "misguided and selfish" act and we need to raise our own howls to show the world we are watching and we are outraged.
1SpidahMan1 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, I would like to submit this peice into your gallery. I've spent a good time drawing it and had some fun. Hope you enjoy it : [link]
SarahScala Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you are a member of the group then you must submit to one of the gallery folders. If you are not a member unfortunatly we do not accept rougue deviations.
1SpidahMan1 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thats ok, I was just curious :)
wolfofsecrets Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
Oops! I submit a join request without 3 of my pieces! I will try and send another with the requirements.
Droemar Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011
nauticca Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you for accepting my join request! ^-^
Colliwolf Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
our pleasure
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