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Hello all! :wave:

I just wanted to drop in and let everyone know how much I have been enjoying everyone's work. We have some amazing talent here, and I am happy to have been able to provide somewhat of a vessel for our community to thrive in, here on dA. But having said that, I myself being a huge fun and appreciator of surreal art, am mainly an experimental photographer at my core. At this point, it only makes sense to hand the rains over to someone who lives in our genre - DanNeamu, and myself will be switching places. And he will be taking the lead going forward.

Huge thanks to :icondanneamu:! Please give him a warm welcome digital handshake!

That is all! :D

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Tha Rules ...


  • To become a member you MUST have surreal artwork in your gallery. Otherwise we encourage you to add us to your watch list.
  • Please crop your images so that the art work is the only thing showing.
  • Make sure your work is submitted to the correct folder!
  • No WIP or scraps
  • Do not submit multiple variations of the same piece.
  • Submit ONLY what you consider to be your very best work.
  • One (1) submission per member per week.
  • If you get declined, please feel free to ask us why. We are here to help you.
  • Fantasy is not Surrealism.

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How we do things...

Wondering If Your Art Work Is Surreal?

Surrealism is characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions or by resembling a dream. Surrealist works feature the element of surprise and non sequitur. You might be thinking, “what the frack does that mean?”. Let me explain...
Fantastic imagery can be created from this world by rethinking known ideas and presenting them in a completely unordinary scene, or from your own little world straight from your imagination. Incongruous juxtapositions are unexpected or out of place items that you have in fact put together such as a face on a flower for example. Non sequitur is a lack of meaning relative to what it follows and seems absurd to the point of being humorous or confusing.

In addition: "I would also say that 'surreal' art has to do more with psychology and the present day world, rather than 'fantasy' art which often is set in the distant past as well as mythical worlds. Surrealism is more personal." - Tolkyes

With that, please make sure to read our rules.





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jennystokes Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you for declining my image without a reason!
Apartian Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
Thanks for accepting my piece. The Tree is grateful.
AlejandroDMarco Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2017
thank you for the request
Art2mys Featured By Owner May 22, 2017
Thank you! :bow:
R4DIO-HAZARD Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017
Would this count as a surreal drawing? 
RoopamLunia Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Super excited to be a part of this group and to explore!
Don-de-chocolate Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2017
Thank you! :) (Smile)
R4DIO-HAZARD Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017
Why my membership request got declilned? I did some surreal drawings..………
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Art2mys Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2016
Thank you! :bow:
Ferrantelavandero Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2016   Traditional Artist
I want to enjoy the can you can guys checkout my art work to make sure thats what you are expecting to see ?
annasandalaki Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
ritakomi Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello! May I ask why my submission "The flatliner" is declined?Thank you in advance!
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lisa-im-laerm Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconmyheartplz:thank you for the request!Darla (Finding Nemo) - Icon
Uranium-Sea Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2016
Thank you, I'm really honoured by the request. I was unsure earlier, whether "Nightpiece" matched with the groups' subject.
zeitschiff Featured By Owner Edited Jul 23, 2016
DarkMilkyWay1701 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry, but...I don't know if this… drawing is surreal or not; but I want to show it to another users. Someone can help me?
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Ensomniac Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Professional General Artist
Thanks again Dan  :D
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ebbing-gale Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the request .
kesbet Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for accepting me! :)
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