Welcome to MARCH 2013’s Top Submissions of Unframed-Nature.Thank you for being here whether you are a Member yet or not!
We welcome you and your support!
We continue to grow each month, with more talented artists of a variety of art media!
A GRAND Welcome to ALL of Our NEW MEMBERS!
And a HUGE
thank you to our loyal Members who have been submitting your fabulous Nature Work to our Group for a long time now.
Without you, we simply wouldn’t be here.
We usually have an ALL-MEMBERSHIP voting, as we believe this is the Group's Group, but once in a while, we have a few months during the year, where only the Admins. vote.
For March, we had an ALL-Membership voting, and so we thank ALL of the Members and Admins., who took some time out to vote on what they thought were the best submissions for the month-
we appreciate their time and efforts!
If you have not yet seen this, it would be a great idea to do so, since we do have a couple changes in our original general folders, and also since we have added NEW folders for 2013:
COMPLETE FAQ and Folder Rules for Unframed-Nature:iconhappysunplz: Welcome to Unframed-Nature,
and to Our NEW Complete Group FAQ & Folder Rules for 2013! :iconhappysunplz:
:iconwhiteflowerplz: Introduction and Welcome! :iconwhiteflowerplz:
First, I would like to take a moment to wish ALL of our Admins., Members, and Friends of our Group,
A TRULY WONDERFUL YEAR in 2013!
Below you will find our Group's New FAQ, New Folder Rules, and New Folders for 2013.
This Group News Article, intends to contain everything you need to know, in order to understand what we are about at Unframed-Nature, and what types of art work we are looking for, in each one of our folders.
We have made a few changes to our current folders, in order to hopefully clarify a few issues we've had during the past year, and we've added a few NEW folders, in hopes to give more meaning to our group, with both a
If you only need to know something very particular, scroll to the section that you need.
Also, for your convenience, and the convenience of our Admins., the inside of each gallery folder has all the information and rules for each folder!
Let’s continue to submit our own BEST QUALITY work, enjoy it, improve upon it, enjoy the work of others, and Nature in general. It’s what it’s all about-
combining our art with our love of Nature, and coming together under that commonality!
Without further ado...Please Enjoy The Voted Top Submissions of MARCH 2013.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SELECTED IN MARCH!
Each section/folder has a small group, at the VERY TOP
, where those had received just slightly more votes. These will be copied to the Featured Folder.
The others are in no particular order.]
From: Birds, Invertebrates, Aquatics, Amphibians, Reptiles
From: Wild Animals
From: Domestic MAMMALS
From: Nature Much Closer
From: All ‘Scapes
From: MARCH 2013's THEME:"Flying Nature"
Thanks to all who have donated to our pool, to help make these Monthly Challenge Themes,
and BIG Contests, possible!
So free as a new born symbol,
With dreams filled with marvel,
And living in the shadows of an angel.
With wings spread,
Nothing to comprehend,
Within the Clouds, it ascends.
The journey begins,
Within its soul there are no sins,
Just joyful and an everlasting bliss.
The Honourable Mentions, along with the top winners, will all be moved to
The Featured Folder, which means eventually they will be given an extra
Thank you to ALL participants! My goodness, what stunning work... I can't imagine trying to vote on them!
RE-Featured From: “The Group’s Donors’ Folder”
To be Copied to the Featured Folder, and then eventually
PoetreeNOTE: The poem should have the shape of a tree. If it looks messy, your monitor is too narrow. Press "Ctrl" and "-" until it fits into your monitor, or follow the link in the author's comments. Thank you! Our Group’s MOST Recent Donors of POINTS A face within my roots.
In darkness sweet I dream I sleep; my fate to wait till time is ripe
A tender leaf curled in the seed, an idea that would be freed
I dream of bra
by awesome43 herd of unicorns
by mk-kayemWhoa WHOA
by mk-kayemFat Cat
by mk-kayemVenus Puppy Trap
by mk-kayem Purple Punk
by BlueAnomiSB L U E
by BlueAnomiS The Graveyard.
by CapnSarah Soulis: Pelican
by soulis0Soulis: The Queen
by soulis0Soulis: Hyenas
by soulis0Soulis: Sunflowers Over Water
:thumb349514082:Soulis: Impression, Costa Maya I, Mexico
by soulis0Soulis: The Magnolias of New York III
by soulis0Soulis: Impression, Gerbera Daisies I
by soulis0 Snow Trees
by Lust0fADeeperPainSilent Snow
by Lust0fADeeperPainMale Blackbird
by Lust0fADeeperPainSpecial Thank You
by Lust0fADeeperPain God Bless Ming
by WDWParksGalTree of Life Unobstructed View
by WDWParksGalPretty Clouds
by WDWParksGalMum pic directly off iPhone new submission option
by WDWParksGalSilly Kitty
by WDWParksGal Frog in Bamboo
by nordfoldDragonfly IV
by nordfoldEurasian Golden Plover II
by nordfoldSilene dioica 02
by nordfoldForget-me-not III
by nordfoldNorwegian Fjord Horse
by nordfoldPlumeria II
by nordfoldEquisetum arvense
by nordfold Snowy Dogwoods
by bewilderedconfused Golden Eagle
by philippeLLost in Thought
by philippeLA new pet?
by philippeLReaching towards Eternity
by philippeLFlipper and Flipperette
by philippeL Surviving the Depths of Winter
by TeaPhotographyCelebrate Good Times
by TeaPhotography Yellow Flower
by CarolynYMWhite-throated Sparrow
by CarolynYM Our Group’s MEMBERS of THE MONTH
Thank you to these fabulous Members who have been loyal to our Group in various ways- submitting their work, plus voting each month, and supporting our Group in many other ways, too!
We are very grateful to them for all they do and for being a fantastic part of our Group here! awesome43 Veggy Vortex
by awesome43A world of color
by awesome43Blue Beauty
by awesome43California Coast.
by awesome43A face within my roots.
by awesome43Cat in a homeless camp.
by awesome43surrealistic-gloom Sunlit Black Cat Study
by surrealistic-gloomSunflowers Decaying
by surrealistic-gloomReflected Trees In April
by surrealistic-gloomForest Road
by surrealistic-gloomFreezing Hyacinth Bud
by surrealistic-gloomTulip Petal - macro
by surrealistic-gloom Promoted to Co-Founder
Thank you for all of your hard work you've done for our group, for such a long time, by now!
Lily Annissina Air
by AnnissinaLove is Simple
by AnnissinaSpring Love
by AnnissinaThe Summer is Magic
by Annissina Admins. for Unframed-Nature!
We are still taking applications if you are interested in joining our team!
Please read the following application, and then answer the questions inside, and then NOTE your answers to me,
Tea, TeaPhotography Administrator Application for Unframed-Nature
And remember, it is NOT as formal as it looks, and of course you do NOT need to know everything,
but it is a very helpful tool for us to assess who might know what. Our Group’s NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS! Our Next BIG CONTEST... is CURRENTLY OPEN and IN PROGRESS!
Read ALL About it HERE: Unframed-Nature's EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY Contest!
by TeaPhotography HUGE PRIZES!!!
Just over TWO weeks left! Please read ALL RULES, VERY CAREFULLY before submitting!
And HAVE FUN!dancing flower
Because we are having a BIG CONTEST all through April, and part of May,
we will NOT have monthly Themes, during those months,
and likely no theme in June, either, to give a bit of a break to all of us.
We PLAN to resume Monthly Themes in July!
Upcoming themes, TO BE ANNOUNCED! Coming SOON... Our VERY Special Edition News Articles, will be coming SOON!
As, hopefully, many of you know, we have added a few NEW folders to our group, since the start of 2013.
There are TWO reasons that we did this:
1. To help clarify a couple issues that we had last year, and define the folders more clearly,
which should make it easier on both Members and Admins., when submitting, as long as we are familiar with the new folder system.
2. To bring a deeper meaning to our Group, as far as certain issues within Nature, that are important for us as a society, and which Nature-lovers would surely understand and be interested in.
Our five NEW folders, will have their moment, as the work that has been submitted there WILL get highlighted through features in special news articles that aim to also be a little bit more informative.
As the five NEW folders, run THREE months at a time, then the first one of these articles will be due to come out after March! So, we should see the FIRST of these Special Edition News Articles sometime near the end part of April. Points for Our Group
First of all, Unframed-Nature
can not thank enough our very generous Members, and Administrators alike, who have Donated and continue
Points to our Group! A few of them have done so, multiple times!
As we look to 2013, for our Group here, we DO plan on having AT LEAST our TWO MAIN BIG
Contests, that we usually host- one in the Spring and one in the Autumn... the first one of 2013, is CURRENTLY in Session!
We would also like to host more Monthly Themes, which we treat as Mini-Contests!
We have had two monthly themes so far... and we hope to resume them in July, August, & September.
And of course we would like to have enough
again, to renew our Super Group later in 2013...
To achieve the above in a great way, feel free to donate to our Group!The Widget is HERE: Unframed-Nature-PTS Any and ALL Donations are always HIGHLY appreciated... and you will read there how you will be recognized and rewarded for your kind generosity! Affiliate Groups’ NEWS & CONTESTS
is an awesome wonderful Group!
It’s where “Wishes Can Come True!”
So if you have a dA wish, come check us out!
We also hold and participate in a variety of special and positive activities...
Here are our most recent Articles:WishingWell Weekly
by TeaPhotographyThe Well is NOW OPEN AGAIN *yay*
by dAWishingWellTuesday Treats: When Bugs Fly
by dAWishingWellThe Noms: Spring Cleaning in April
by dAWishingWellPoint Feature
There's actually some kind of special feature and news about fulfilling wishes, practically every day!
Here's a Special and Recent Example:Weary Wishes GRANTED
Come check out this amazing group!
is a positive group spinning the world of dA NEWS your way!
Simply JOIN, to find out what’s going on in the dA world around YOU!
We, our group, of Unframed-Nature
has been featured with them many times,
among so many wonderful things reported here... It’s a work of heart.
Some great examples: Pimps and Whoas - April 17, 2013
by Moonbeam13devMeet at Denver Comicon!
by Katara-AlchemistProject Positivity
by AeirmidSkin the News
by GillianIvyMini Youtube Player embeddable code
by CypherVisorCSS Did You Know? - April 9th, 2013
Current Contests, Projects, and Initiatives:ARKs: Kindness Quilt Contest! Winner!
by deviantHEARTHeart Art Submissions Open!
by deviantHEARTActs of Random Kindness!
is hosting a BIG and Year-Long Community Project called: “Art for Trees”
Read about this wonderful and worthy project HERE:Art for Trees - project
The FOUNDER of the above Affiliate Group,
who is also a very good friend and support to our group HERE,
is hosting a really fun and wonderful GAME here on dA, and you could
in her POINTS POOL!
Check out the Article about it HERE:sifro. - solve the codes and win points!
It's awesome! So finally, FEEL FREE to participate.
is a wonderful compassionate group, wanting to make a difference!
If you care about animals, as I know
SO many of our own Members here
this IS the group for you!
This group is based on the cause of primarily the protection of DOLPHINS!Please Read Their Journals about this!
Then consider joining!
Not only will you be a part of a great group,
but at the same time you will part of a VERY worthy cause!
our newest Affiliate, and a fabulous group,
is hosting a WONDERFUL idea for a Contest: "Opposites Attract- Spring & Autumn"
Please check it out HERE: Opposites Attract ~ Spring & Autumn Contest!
Go forth, and become INSPIRED!
is hosting a super Contest called:
"Signs of Spring"
An update and deadline extension:Spring Contest - Choose your Winners!
A very friendly group about pets, animals, and nature!
We hope you'll join! CONGRATS to PetPicks on their recent SUPERGROUP status!!!
It was a wish they made at dAWishingWell about a year ago, and
dAWishingWell finally was able to make this wish come true for them!
To donate points
to continue to help them, with possible future contests,
and to maintain their SUPER status, go to the page of the Founder: Affiliate Groups’ CONTEST WINNERS!
's CONTEST WINNERS for "Cute Rodents"
Honourable mentions:Guinea Pig Trio
by Blueeyes0001I got them!
HUGE CONGRATS TO ALL!Thank you for your attention to our Wonderful Affiliates.
Thank you ALL,
Members and hard working Admins. alike!
A SPECIAL HUGE Thanks to my fellow-Admins., who are always doing a truly fantastic job here!
There are just no words great enough to express my utter appreciation for my fellow admins.
I just love our TEAM!
We, at Unframed-Nature
hope you have been having an Amazing April..
We look forward to seeing more of your sensational submissions,
during the rest of this month!
I know that we are nearing the end of this month, and I apologize that this article is out later than usual this time,
... too much happening.
Remember, if still you are NOT sure about some of the changes that we've made for 2013,
after reviewing them from the Group's FAQ Sheet, or checking inside the folders, feel free to send the Group a Note, and we will do our very bests to help you!