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PLEASE NOTE! THOUGH MOST PEOPLE DON'T NORMALLY READ JOINING AGREEMENTS, WE ASK THAT YOU DO PLEASE
READ OURS BEFORE CONTINUING.
is a two-step registration process. In the second step you will be asked
to submit 2 samples of your portraiture and to tell us about your involvement
in the portrait world. We prefer that at least one sample be created from life, but this is not mandatory. In any case, we only consider portraits created from your own source material.. If you are unable to take this second
step, please discontinue the registration process here and we wish you the
best of success.
Your two images should be actual portraits and not figuratives. They should
also not be of copyrighted material such as a painting of a celebrity that you copied
from a photo done by someone else.
We are a serious forum for professional portrait
painters or those who are striving to be professionals. The forum's orientation
portraiture and traditional
mediums. This includes
portrait sculpture. Our purpose is to develop a valuable resource where portrait
artists can turn to get questions answered about all matters
relating to their field.
There are many workable approaches to painting and
we ask at all times that members be considerate and courteous of other members,
even if there is a disagreement. Many artists are at the early stages of a
career and we want them to feel they can post safely without sarcasm or attack.
Please avoid veiled passive/aggressive behavior also.
When posting, please adhere to the following posting standards:
- Capitalize the first word of your post title.
- Captitalize the first word of each sentence. Though it may be artsy and
creative to start a sentence with a lower case letter, in this venue it is not
- Only use carriage return (enter key) when you want a new paragraph.
- Use double-space (enter key twice) for new paragraphs.
- Do use paragraph breaks for longer posts. It's very hard for members to
read a post that goes on at length without them.
- If your name is part of your profile "signature", it is not
necessary to also sign your name in your post.
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