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Welcome to RedlinePlease


Please follow these rules as accurate as possible. It shows us you've read them.

A list of detailed rules can be found
on the ABOUT US page!

:bulletred:1. Join as a Member of the group.

:bulletblue:2. Before Submitting a Deviation, specify what species it is that needs to be redlined and that you're requesting a redline in the description of your artwork. Please write on top of the description in bold "This is a..." (or something similar to that). Humans should be included too, and try to mention breeds! (and possibly the gender too!)

BE SPECIFIC! For example, foxes and wolves are both canines, but they do NOT share the same anatomy. Try to avoid confusion and be as detailed as possible.

:bulletgreen:3. Submit your deviation to the right catagory/folder.

:bulletpurple:4. Be nice to the contributors. They put their heart and soul into a redline, and all that should be appreciated.

Deviations that IGNORE these rules will be REJECTED.

If you have any questions regarding your deviation, please note the group.



is a group where we devote ourselves to helping others improve their art by redlining specific pieces they need help with.



:bulletred::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletblue::bulletpurple: F.A.Q :bulletpurple::bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletred:

What is redlining?
Redlining is when a person draws over another persons work in red, to help improve anatomy and the structure of the drawing.

Can I be a redliner?
Contributor requests can be submitted to Celty . Send her a NOTE with a subject line asking about "Redline Group Contributor request" or something to that nature. All requests sent directly to the group will be rejected.

Whats the difference between a contributor and a member/watcher?
The contributors help with the redlining, and are skilled artists.
The members and watchers are the ones who can submit drawings that they want fixed.

How many deviations can we submit a day?
One (1) deviation per week. We suggest that you only submit very important drawings or be very careful with what you submit. If you've gone over the limit of 1 deviations and need something redlined, contact one of the Co-Founders.

Why haven't you redlined my drawing?
Because, most likely, we haven't managed to get to it yet. We typically try to get to a submitted deviation within about two (2) weeks. If you feel your deviation has been sitting in the group for awhile (more than two (2) weeks), please note one of the Co-Founders and we'll try to get it done quicker, although please bear with us if we have a backlog.

The amount of deviations is annoying me!
Simply unwatch our deviations. I know it's annoying, but sometimes the drawings are interesting and you may find an artist you actually like, even if it's a redliner.

There are other groups like this. Did you steal the idea?
Nope, we just figured that the other groups were too slack. WAAAY too slack. We want this group to be forever active until it gets unpopular. And we will strive to make this a successful critique and redlining group.

I can't submit anything!
This could be occurring because you aren't a MEMBER. We've set the settings of our group so only members can submit things to be redlined, to avoid being flooded with submissions. You'll have to join as a member to submit things.

Why was my deviation removed/rejected?
Probably because it didn't follow the rules. Re-Read the rules, update accordingly, and re-submit it. Contact a Co-Founder (or comment on the Group's page) if you have further issues.

I don't know how to bold my description, can I capitalize it too?
Sure! As long as it stands out. Putting a note for the redliners at the exact BEGINNING of the description will guarantee you that your deviation will be accepted. But if you want to bold it, the code for it is: < b > your text here < / b > (without spaces). This example will show you: your text here

I wish for something to be redlined, but I don't want to post it on DeviantArt. Can you still redline it for me?
Typically about the only time a request would be fulfilled without it being submitted is if one of our contributors notices your comment here and is generous enough to redline your art without it being submitted... but that doesn't happen very often.

:bulletwhite::star::bulletwhite: Any other questions? Feel free to ask any of the co-founders. The best way is to note the group.


:bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletgreen:
- We aren't extremely fast, organized people. We get things done at our pace, and we would like if you could appreciate that.
- We do critiques as well as redlines.
- We have a tutorials folder in our gallery if you wish to go through it.
- We aren't aligned with any groups as of yet.
- You can contact us whenever you like, don't be nervous.



Yes. I am randomly poking the journals.

Submissions are slow as are completions of those submissions.

Best bet at the moment is contacting myself or one of the Co-Founders directly if your work has been sitting around for awhile. That's the quickest way at the moment if something's in limbo. School and jobs are keeping us all at bay it would seem <.<
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The Co-founders and contributors are the people doing the redlines.

Members are those submitting to have a redline completed. You must be a member in order to submit.








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Shark-Fujishiro 6 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can someone redline this please?
Alyssanine 4 days ago  Student General Artist
Submit it to a folder for redlining and we'll see about having it redlined. :)
Shark-Fujishiro 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
I did about a week ago and it never got accepted.
I just now resubmitted it.
Alyssanine 4 days ago  Student General Artist
That's odd. I'll poke the group and see what's up. Sorry for the delay.
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I submitted a redline and people called me a thief:…

What do you think? Can redlining be considered a form of art theft?
TheWaffleNinja Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You meant well but the original artist didn't really ask for a redline or a critique so no it doesn't count as art theft but stick to people who ask for it :'D 
I second GTX's comments. While I think every artist should strive to become better at their craft and never feel comfortable with their art or current capabilities, that does not mean everyone feels the same way.

I find redlines incredibly helpful. However, for someone to want a redline they have to believe there are serious flaws in their art that need fixing.

I understand you were just trying to help but perhaps next time you should only redline something if it's explicitly stated that the OP is seeking one.

Even written criticism can sometimes go over badly, even if you're only trying to help!

As for the theft part, it's a gray area I'd rather avoid weighing in on as to not further promote drama.
GTX-Media Jan 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
While you potentially had your mind in the right place in wanting to assist the person, you have to understand a couple of things in regards to redlining other people's work.

Typically, many people are a bit cold when it comes to assistance and criticism of their work. They may like their work enough to consider it not needing improvement, or they just simply don't wish to have someone else tell them what they did wrong.

Here in the group we ask for confirmation, twice, of wanting red lines: First by submitting to the group, and secondly by adding in a description to the deviation itself in requesting a redline. This assures us that the intent of the original artist is that, in fact, they want someone else to draw over their work and make improvements to it. Thus far, we've never had anyone try and state that we've stolen artwork.

As for it being "stolen", it can be perceived as such, because you did copy a portion of the artist's work and repost it on your own page. The altercations of the image do not remove the originality of the artist's work and they can still claim it as their own.

Again, despite your best of intentions, your snappy responses in trying to justify your cause and your snarky description edit just placed the enemy label onto yourself more than anything.
bingles May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Im offering free redlines here:
silverbeam Mar 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
any idea when you will be back up and running?
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