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Character Design is fun and challenging, this group is all about designing characters using fun, useful, and challenging exercises.

That being said, this group constantly gets random submissions that don't use any of the challenge topics whatsoever.

If we find that your submission does not follow the rules of submission, it will be unaccepted with no explanation. Follow the simple rules and there should be no problem.

Rules and info can be found here:…

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Hey there character designers!!

This month's challenge is the Versus Challenge!!! :D

Feel free to design any kind of rival characters.
(If you'd like an extra challenge here are some words for inspiration: The rivals are "Ancient" "Powerful" and "Elemental")

Info can be found here: design-a-character.deviantart.…

I can't wait to see what you design!!

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Here at DAC we can not stress enough the importance of following our rules. They aren't hard or complicated but following them helps us to accept your artwork faster and more efficiently.

1. When submitting art please make sure you are submitting to the CORRECT folder.

2. NO FAN ART or PRE-EXISTING characters will be accepted (unless specified in the challenge).

3. Challenges are assigned once a month, check the JOURNAL for updates and info.

4. After a challenge is assigned you are free to submit to the challenge at any time.

5. If you miss a challenge don’t worry, there are NO DEADLINES for any of the challenges.

6. You are free to submit the process or the finished piece. You may submit each step individually or all at once.

7. If you have artwork you've made that you feel would fit into one of the challenges it will be reviewed, but is not guaranteed to be accepted. The point of this group is to create NEW art, please try to submit new artwork when working on any DAC challenge.

8. If you have ideas for challenges feel free to submit a note.

9. Please do not send group affiliations, they will not be

10. Only submit work that pertains to each challenge, RANDOM submissions will be DENIED.

11. To avoid being denied accidentally, please include the DAC GROUP name somewhere in your description.


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For starters I want to thank you for accepting me into your wonderful group here! I want to add the main reason why I wanted to join is because I find this to be inspiring to me since I am just dabbling in cartoons now. I find the challenges a great way to create new characters!I hope to submit some of my ideas to the group in the near future!
TheyCallMeCam Jan 6, 2014  Student Filmographer
Not sure who I'm supposed to thank in regards to my acceptance to this fine group. But thanks amigos!
hellonikocat Dec 18, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Hi ,everyone. I am a UI designer. I am happy to join this group.
DAC has been around for three years now.  There have been over 80 challenges so far.
How many of them have you done?

To bring in the new year, and to help myself keep track, I made a list of ALL the challenges done so far - in order.  It's a pretty big list, but if you just recently joined and you're looking for more, go ahead and have a look!


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creecreehoneybees Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What's this weeks challenge?  I don't see it..
beyondnine Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks! :)
allfortes Oct 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Waiting for the challenge of October :)
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OmniNinjaTofu Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
woot can't wait to get started!
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