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Baby Pony Competition

Journal Entry: Wed Mar 11, 2015, 2:50 PM

Your task, should you accept it is to draw any MLP character you desire as a small cute version.  Character does not have to be a pony.

Must be new drawings only  and using the "add drawing" button. Cannon characters only.

How do I submit?

You submit by clicking the "add a drawing" button on the comment section of this blog and then draw in Muro, but don't worry. You get a decent sized area this time and it seems that it even has layers now! Didn't even notice that.

Prize on offer?

There will be at the very least 1 3 month premium membership up for grabs or 636 points if the recipient would prefer to have points than a premium membership. They will be contacted via note to sort this out.


The winner selected is Neitheram and they've been contacted by note if they would like points or a 3 month premium membership. A new competition will follow soon. Here's the winning entry.…

Everfree Northwest 2015 Art Contest

Journal Entry: Thu Nov 20, 2014, 5:39 PM
Hello everyone! We hope that your Novembers are coming along well, and that you'll all be enjoying pleasant Turkey days next week!

We've been a little short on contests lately, which should change sometime soon! In the meantime, we'd like to bring your attention to a contest being run by Everfree Northwest!

From them below!

The Everfree Northwest My Little Pony fan convention is currently running an art contest! They are inviting all artists from all walks of the visual spectrum (digital, traditional, crafts, etc) and of all skill levels to take part. Enter your art for a chance to win fantastic prizes including a $75 Amazon gift card!

You can find more information here about the contest. Announcing The EFNW 2015 Art Contest
Salutations once again pony fans! Starting today we invite artists from all walks of the visual spectrum to take part in the Everfree Northwest 2015 Art Contest! Show us how talented and creative you are for a chance to win fantastic prizes!
You have the option of one (1) of two (2) themes
Cooperation. Show ponies and/or other races from the world of My Little Pony working together.
Front Page. Create art of our Convention OC! (References - 1, 2, 3)
How to enter:
Contest submissions may be sent via link or as an attachment to the Everfree Northwest contest email at or by sending a personal message to the Everfree Northwest

We encourage all of your to join and participate!

Recruiting Sorting Admins

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 29, 2014, 3:13 AM
Hello. It seems that we could use some more sorters.


The task is to move deviations from the sorting folder in to the folder that they go in to. Information on where deviations are meant to be go can be found in the admin area if you are selected.

What do I need to do to apply?

We need people who will be dedicated. Even 20 minutes per day would be an awesome help. I appreciate that people have lives but I don't think that 20 minutes is too much to ask.  If everybody shares out the taks than it'll become less of a difficulty rather than one person doing most of it and others doing nothing, which isn't fair.

Having a high amount of group experience would be beneficial to you in this application, especially in super-groups, as you'll be working with sub folders and a structure near the folder limit.

Applicants should also be extremely precise and organized. We don't want anything getting into the wrong folder. Having some familiarity with our gallery already wouldn't hurt either.

Thank you for reading.

Competition Sharing Initiative

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 23, 2014, 12:00 AM
Want to hold a MLP related competition but are struggling to get participants? Link to your competition in the comment section of this journal stating what type of entries are allowed (Traditional, digital, artisan etc) and it may be featured in to  this journal in a very neat list.

You must state when the deadline for submission is though so that this can also be added to the list. Category, name, deadline, prizes on offer. Raffles will not be featured.

By MLP related it means it includes competions based around any character in MLP, including non-ponies.

Contest: Draw one of my OCs, hosted by HoofSplatter
Prizes: Points, art, custom adoptables (even one of a closed species)
Deadline: May 31st

Bronies Gallery Submission Rules

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 1:41 PM
Whether a piece gets accepted based on the criteria below is up to discretion of whichever three voting admins get to the piece first in our inbox. If your piece doesn't get accepted, the last voter may or may not leave an explanation in the correspondence item comments. (If you didn't get an explanation and you would like one, please leave a comment IN THAT AREA or link to the piece in question if you've deleted your correspondence.) If you clearly broke a rule, or if there is uncertainty on your part, please do not argue with the admins. If you truly think your work was judged unfairly, shoot us a note.


We welcome submissions of art and literature related to My Little Pony.
However, we cannot accept:
  • Journal entries.
  • Art focusing on humanized or anthro original characters (OCs).
    • OCs classified as "humanized" in an original style will always be rejected, as they are not identifiably MLP-related.
    • OCs in the style of Equestria Girls are currently deemed to fall under the previous blanket rule, and will also be rejected.
    • OCs classified as "anthro" will be rejected if they are more human-like than pony. Features we look for to indicate whether something is not acceptable include human hands/feet, human leg joints, and human proportions. Pony OCs who are simply standing in a human pose (but still have all pony characteristics) are acceptable.
    • None of the rules in this section apply to canon characters.
  • Art focusing on creatures of any non-canon species.
    • This does not apply to crossovers, which can be of any species as long as the subject is a canon MLP character.
    • Dragon, gryphon, donkey, etc, OCs are acceptable as long as they are identifiably MLP-style.
    • Hybrids, such as ponies with non-canon tail or wing designs, are judged on a sliding scale at admin discretion.
    • Non-canon hooved creatures (deer, antelopes, etc) may be accepted at admin discretion based on closeness to MLP-style.
  • Art in the style of a previous generation of MLP is very uncommon, and may be judged on a case-by-case basis.


To keep our galleries accessible to all ages, please keep all submitted art and literature G-rated.
We will reject all mature content, including:
  • "Mature" tag.
  • Blood or gore.
  • Lewdness and anything remotely sexual (even if censored).
  • Excessive violence.
  • Excessively disturbing or grimdark imagery.
  • Illegal drug use (may also include abuse of alcohol and smoking).
  • Foul language.


In addition to featuring our members' work, we try to deliver great art to our watchers' inboxes. We won't judge your artistic skills, but we try to keep low-effort works out of the gallery, as well as art that relies primarily on work done by others.
Please avoid submitting:
  • Unfinished or hastily-done works. This includes all stages of WIPs.
  • Artwork not created by you, or featuring uncredited work by other artists.
    • This includes any commission by another artist which you have permission to post, but of which there is another copy on dA by the original artist.
    • If you are aware of any instances of art theft that make it into our gallery, please let us know via group note.
  • Artwork created from bases:
    • Images from PonyCreator / 3D PonyCreator / any other generator.
    • Anything from GMod, SFM, or another 3D program, that uses any pony model or body originally created by someone else. We do accept 3D art if all the assets are either fully original or heavily modified from stock on a fundamental level, or where the use of stock assets feels incidental to a larger original piece.
    • Non-vector traced screenshots. (Excludes actual original bases themselves, which we do accept.)
    • Adopt sheets where a single pose is used multiple times, even if it is your own base.
    • Common gifs, such as trot sprites.
    • Cards.
  • Memes, motivational/demotivational posters, image macros.
  • Photomanipulations and PIRLs
  • Photos of store-bought merchandise.
  • Roleplay transcripts.
  • Minecraft pixel art.
  • Direct screenshots of the show or any program / game.
  • Low-effort cosplay.


In order to keep our watchers' inboxes looking great, we ask that your artwork is properly presented.
Please avoid common pitfalls, such as:
  • Drawings on lined paper, unless the lines cannot be seen through the art.
  • Dark, blurry, and grainy photos.
  • Images that are heavily-compressed, excessively-watermarked, or suffer from extreme technique errors.
  • Images that are too small to see or read clearly, for which big previews and originals have been disabled.
  • Images which do not load in standard browsers.

Submission Limit to the sorting folder:

Members: 1 per week. It's the same as 4 per month but you don't have to wait a whole month if something goes wrong. We don't want to impose strict quality controls here but we do want to encourage you to submit only your best work, rather than submitting everything.

Primary Contributor status may be offered by admins to the most talented artists in the fandom. This confers a submission limit of 8 per month, and automatic acceptance.

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