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Travelling Artbook Current Status


Location: Lost


2nd Jan: 75% through NSW
13th Dec: Halfway through NSW!
27th Oct: First receiver in NSW


"We are a group of support and feature of all Australian Artists"

Founded July 14th, 2009 by GreyRadian and chicinlicin, our group has grown since to cater for 1,800+ members all scattered along our large country.

As a group dedicated to promoting all Australian Artists, we are proud to welcome you to our page and urge you wonder our tabs for the many activities and fun things we have set up for our members.
:bulletblue: How do i become a member?
If you are either living in Australia, where born in or hold a citizenship you can request to join our group via the left hand side sidebar. Under "Group Info" there is a "join this group" button. Once you have done so please wait for an admin to approve your membership! Make sure that your location under your profile settings is set to Australia, or you can tell us which state you're from in the join request form.

:bulletblue: How do i submit a deviation to the Gallery?
A tutorial can be found here. Please make sure you submit to the correct folders as we decline any incorrectly submitted artworks!!
We never decline submissions due to 'quality standards'

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A Collective of all the best art works from our gallery, as voted by members and admins of Australian-Deviants.
So despite being relatively quiet, the admins of this page are still alive. Shock horror! And not only that, but we were quietly organising amongst ourselves the possibility of some devmeets, beginning with a Melbourne Devmeet for those in the wonderfully sunny state of Victoria.

Currently thinking of a timeframe in the next week or so, we would love for as many people as possible to come, so make sure to clarify which dates you're free.

In terms of activities, we had in mind the masterpieces exhibit at NGV or the recent dreamworks animation exhibit at ACMI, but we'll try to keep costs at a minimum to accommodate everyone.

If everyone prefers to use facebook as a means of organising this, I'm happy to make an invite only event and paste the link here - but that's up to you guys.

tl;dr devmeet in melb in next week or so, give us dates ur free on.

Sorry there hasn't been any updates, but I'm writing this journal to official announce that the Travellign Artbook has been lost :(
It was already on it's way to Melbourne, our last state. It is a strange situation, last person who sent it off apparently wrote the wrong postcode to the next address, causing confusin in the shipment. If this is true then I am disappointed with the mailing service because it is easy to find the right address with just an incorrect postcode. So the book has been lost for over 7 weeks while coloursupply did her best to track it down by contacting the service centre. Until one day she was told that it was 'impossible' to track it down.
So yeah... we lost it. We were nearly there too! XD

Sorry for the people in Melbourne who didn't get a chance to participate! For the others who did, hopefully you guys saved a copy, scanned it in somewhere. Please feel free to upload your submissions for the rest of the group to see :D

News rearding to the group in general; I'm not sure what else to do to keep this group active and running again. Both Miwa and I have things that have popped up. Would anyone like to volunteer to become a member of the admin staff? We need a motivated team XD
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TheTwistedScribbler Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Anyone from Cessnock in NSW? Or even Kearsley?
eevee2015 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
So for about a year I have been looking foe aus people on DA but all I have found is 3 people in one year now I have found 2372 people 
JUMBOLA Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cheers for accepting my art.
theunraveler Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Any Brisbane or Gold Coast artist?
EvilFurrySkull Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
We have plenty of QLD artists, some of which live in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
theunraveler Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool, any regular meet up to sketch/draw?
EvilFurrySkull Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
We haven't organised one in a long time, but any that is organised will have a journal entry with all the information.
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Mikadel Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey if this is a club for Aussie artists, can anyone tell me how/where/what I study to get better because I am at a loss. A Bachelor of Visual Arts? Anything? My issue is I am uninspired by unit descriptions, electives and even teacher/lecturer work. I also can't even find student examples.
elexti Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi Mikadel, are you looking to just improve art skills in general, or is there a certain type of art (eg. digital vs traditional, portraits vs landscapes, colouring vs lineart, etc) you are interested in?

As EvilFurrySkull mentioned in their comment, all are available options in improving, though my favourite dose of learning and inspiration comes from artists on facebook and online tutorials. As a start, check out the Level Up group on youtube and facebook. The artists there are also all really supportive, and have a tonne of advice and knowledge to share.…

Pros of study at uni/tafe are that you are given a structure to follow in terms of learning, and you're surrounded by likeminded others. That said, if you are highly motivated, strive to put in the hours to practice, and have access to resources (free or paid online tutorials, reference books), being self-taught and improving from it is definitely possible.
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