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Unique-Equines is a group for all those who love Uniqueness in Equines. Unique Equines are creatures that are not traditional, yet the Equine anatomy still shows. Some examples would be an Equine with paws instead of hooves, an Equine with off-the-wall markings, or an Equine with fire as its mane and tail...The list is endless, and the sky is the limit!

So let your creative side show and join Unique-Equines today!
Hello all,
we hope you had a great time celebrating the holidays and a lovely start to the new year so far!
With a new year we decided to make some changes to our gallery by removing two folders which caused a fair amount of confusion where submissions were concerned.  

As of now the Mutant Gene folder as well as the Unique Resources folder have been closed for submissions and we'll be tidying them up in order to remove them completely.

What this means for you all is not a whole lot.  
We'll still continue to accept the same types of submissions as we have in the past, we'll simply ask that you submit them to the digital/traditional/etc folders instead.  

Before I close this out, I'd like to also remind everyone that we only accept submissions of equines that wouldn't naturally occur.  I think most of you are very aware of that,  but we have been getting submissions of normal horses for a few months now so a reminder might be in order.
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:bulletred: Be sure that the piece you are submitting is actually of a unique equine. What we define as a Unique Equine would be an equine you would not see in reality.

:bulletred: When submitting pieces that include multiple equines be sure the main focus is on a Unique Equine. If you submit a piece with a group of Equines and only one equine in the background is what we consider unique, chances are your piece will be rejected.

:bulletred: Submitting pieces of Equines that look normal but have special powers, be sure it is obvious that the equine is performing the special abilities in the piece. We will no longer
accept pieces of this nature that do not depict this clearly
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:bulletred: The great eye debate has concluded that we will from now on only accept pieces depicting normal looking equines who's only uniqueness is an abnormally colored eye, which are glowing and thus obvious, or are the main focal point of the piece. (Please note that the glow must be quite intense and clearly obvious in the thumbnail of the piece for us to accept it.)

:bulletred: We will no longer accept WIPs (Works In Progress). Please be sure that you are only submitting finished pieces to our gallery. We have also decided that uncolored pieces that do not have nicely defined lines, as you will see in a line art piece, will be considered WIPs and as such we will from now on reject those as well.

:bulletred:We do not accept breed imports unless they are the actual reference for the horse and not just the import sheet.

:bulletred: We will now accept adoptable sheets into the group, provided the rules above still apply. A vast majority (if not all) of the designs need to be unique in some form.

:bulletred: Please remember to give credit where credit is due. While we do not have the time to verify that each piece is crediting the stock used etc, if we find a piece that does not do this, we will remove it from our gallery.

:bulletred: As some members are asking for more focus on uniqueness and to make things a bit easy for us moderators, your thumbnail must clearly depict a unique equine. We will no longer spend time doing research, reading artists comments, pulling up character sheets to see if the piece should or shouldn't be accepted.

:bulletred: Your piece must clearly depict equine elements within it. If you draw a cat and put a horses mane on it, we will reject it for lack of equine elements.

:bulletred: We will no longer accept screenshots of equines made in generators or doll makers.


:star: OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE SUBMITTING! :star:

:bulletblack: Please be sure to submit your piece to the appropriate folder. Submitting to the wrong folder could result in your piece being rejected.

:bulletblack: You may submit no more than 3 pieces per day to our gallery and 3 pieces per day to our favorites folder.

:bulletblack: If you submit a piece to us and it is rejected, you may ask us why it was rejected (if we fail to provide a reason). Please do not submit rejected pieces again unless we ask you to.

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VioletWhirlwind Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
so...before I go submitting anything...I have a few questions.

Linarts for adoptables that haven't actually been made into adoptables yet (like this: violetwhirlwind.deviantart.com… (which is OLD...I might have to re-draw it anyway))  Would be considered WIP and this not allowed, right?  Wheras, if I were to actually fill it in and create an adoptable sheet with it, it would be accepted?

Also what about MLP characters (only...I don't draw them in the current style.  More like this: violetwhirlwind.deviantart.com… (again, that is an OLD example, but...) or anthro (like this: violetwhirlwind.deviantart.com… only...that one is natural colors...but then anthros aren't found in nature, so...)  My guess is no on those last two, but just thought I'd check.
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Raph1966 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Question concerning "equines": does this also allow zebras? They're in the equus family too. (I'm thinking zebras that are definitely not what you'd see in Real Life, like rainbow stripes or horns or markings other than stripes, which is what pretty much makes a zebra what we expect). Just wondering. I love groups like this...it shows imagination and creativity and I like being part of that. :aww:
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Deepluver2 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the accepting my art!
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Deepluver2 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for accepting me! :happybounce:
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KayleetheDragacron Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I guess My Little Pony doesn't count, huh?
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Elvish-Legacies Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
<subs>Oops, fairly sure I just submitted a normal non-unique horse manip. Sorry, guys!
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Shi-m Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Thank you for accepting me into the group, and for accepting my work. :happybounce:  
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beautiful-horses Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
<--- love the interview with qannekke! ( wrote a ton but it all got deleted:( )
making it short: *thumbs up for anatomy and reference* Hope the group will continue living and do more interviews :D I have known about this group for awhile but didnt know it was this awesome! Let me know if there is something I can help with:)

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SandrasSunnyShoppe13 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is a fantastic group!
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Darwem0 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry, I made a mistake for submission >o< !
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