• Newbie Artist Training Grounds VII: Day 1


    Here we are once again my friends! It's time for another Newbie Artist Training Grounds and I hope you all are as excited as I am about tackling a whole month filled with challenges and awesome artwork. The training grounds have helped many different people from around the fandom discover their love of art or at the very least shown them that with a little practice and effort they too can draw!

    As in past years of the ATG, this event is about fun, learning, and pushing yourself to try and do something you didn't think you could before! Being involved in so many of these I know that those who participate (even if only for a few days) will find something they can take away from this event and I believe in every one of you who decides to draw with us over these next 30 days.

    So are you guys excited and ready to get started? Well, first off, if you're still new to the training grounds or need a small refresher, please check our post from earlier this week containing details on what the ATG is all about. You can find it here.

    For those of you who are ready to get started, here we go! For your very first assignment we have a classic we've opened every single ATG with, with the usual slight variation: Draw a pony standing / Draw a pony striking a pose.

    The submission page itself can be found hereIf you want some tips on how to draw check out our tutorial page which you can find here.

    You can submit up to three pieces of artwork per prompt! Prompts end in roughly 24 hours so submissions will close between 12am-3am July 30th for this prompt.

    People of all skills levels are welcome!

    As to how to submit your piece of artwork, please check after the break for a full tutorial on how to submit!


    First off, our events where pictures are involved require the use of our compiler which can accept links from deviantArt, tumblr, FurAffinity, or any other hosting site as long as you can grab the image URL.

    A tutorial for grabbing the URL of an image can be found below.  We will not be taking direct image submissions, so make sure you follow it!


    Paste your URL Here:


    If you run into issues, send an email to [email protected]

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