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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!

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Since we've not had very many entries, we've opted to extend this challenge for an additional month.  

Hello all,
last month we asked you all to create a unique equine line art to be colored for this months event. We had some really great entries and we'll be looking them over and will announce winners from last months challenge within the next few days so sit tight.

Are you all ready for this months challenge?  

Your Task: Color one of the line arts below



  • Credit for the line art must be given to the original creator
  • Entries may only include linearts listed below
  • Be creative with your coloring
  • All entries must be left in a comment on this journal in order to count

Take your pick from one or more of these lines to color



Wind elemental by GalopaWXY Crystalcorn by TrollGirl Color Me Pretty by Astralseed 
.:U-E CONTEST ENTRY:. by Brok3nD0ll the god gene by SaiyanGirl-KT .:U-E CONTEST ENTRY:. by Khimera 
Pallidus Equus by Skypeoplephoenix732 Asian lotus horse .:CE:. F2U LINES by EquineLullaby I'm a Little Pale... by Freiha
 Unique Equine Lineart by Platyadmirer The Eqwan by mirtar34 


Deadline

 
All Entries must be received by Aug 30th


Prizes


UE admins will vote on the top 3 entries and then prizes will be as follows:

1st place: 1 month PM, featured on UE through Astralseed s account
2nd place: 200 Points, featured on UE through Astralseed s account
3rd place: 100 Points, featured on UE through Astralseed s account

If anyone is interested in pitching in to the prize pool, please note our group!  

Entries:



Crystalcorn Color by Freiha Horse by Leysi Unique Equine July Challenge by TheAlbinoCheetah The Ice Drachenpferd by MoseleyAndMe UE Coloring Contest | Entry by CobaltSkyeEquine Challenge by Aowna Wind elemental (and friends) by GalopaWXY 

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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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:iconmoseleyandme:
MoseleyAndMe Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015
Oops. Super sorry, but I sent my pic into the wrong folder, and I can't withdraw it. Sorry!
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Blood-Huntress Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Greetings,

I get this error:

"Sorry, you do not have permission to submit artwork to this group."

Could someone please tell me why?
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EXPERIMENT-I Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
Thanks for accepting me! 
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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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