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Artspots and Jaxpad
Ok I admit I was a bit skeptical at first, like I am with every other new gallery, but it seems that ArtSpots/Jaxpad is shaping up pretty nicely. They are /very/ open to community suggestions and so far appear to be nicely filling the niche of Yerf without being so utterly anal about nipples and tasteful nudes, which they have a nice "filter" feature on anyways for safe work browsing.

I'm going to be uploading more work here. Here are my ArtSpots and Jaxpad galleries respectively


Right now my galleries are linked so the same stuff thats on Artspots is the same stuff on Jaxpad but I think that will change soon

I encourage folks to apply to either or gallery! Seriously it seems nice =)
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featherlady_jt From: featherlady_jt Date: November 8th, 2006 09:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ditto on the encouragement! I'm thrilled with both of these galleries! :D
gab From: gab Date: November 8th, 2006 09:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
By the way, how long did it take artspots to reply to your application? I applied a few days ago and haven't heard back. ;_;

also! Now I should add you to my.. watch.. list things.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 09:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
A day. But honestly from what I've seen they don't take any longer than a week and a half at most which is more than I can say about Yerf
wolfscape From: wolfscape Date: November 8th, 2006 09:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
What's the difference between the two sites? Just curious, thanks!
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 09:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
ArtSpots is the more quality controlled version of Jaxpad. Whereas Jaxpad allows a wider range of people ArtSpots you have to apply to and based on quality they will set up your gallery.
From: tengoo Date: November 8th, 2006 09:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
Is artspots as anal about humans/creatures with human faces as yerf was? That was one of the things that pissed me off about artvark.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 09:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don'tthink so. I think they just stress that this is an anthropomorphic gallery specifically. Dunno though, maybe ask the mods? Maybe I should upload my sphinx sketches and see what happens. They don't seem like the crowd to go on a deleting spree like Yerf did though.
foxfeather From: foxfeather Date: November 8th, 2006 09:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
Looks like a nice gallery. I just started posting some stuff there. I sent in an app and never heard back but I checked and I can now upload art, so apparently I was accepted!
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 09:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
What happened with me was, the ArtSpots acceptance letter went to my gmail spam filter. maybe its there?
silverfoxwolf From: silverfoxwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 09:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
My only gripe about the site is the letter thing at the top of the artist listing does not take you to artists with that name yet.
loiosh_de_talto From: loiosh_de_talto Date: November 8th, 2006 10:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oo. -Adds Thorn to the watch list thingy-

Now I watch you. >O.O<

thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 10:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
From: dirtylittlelie Date: November 8th, 2006 10:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
I might try to apply later. >.>

I just wanted to mention, I got the card safe and sound. (: Thanks!
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 10:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well that was fast, I just sent it off Monday! Sorry that took so long. I left the package in my car and kept forgetting to bring it up ;P I'm lame. But hey, you got it so all is well. Thanks for the doodle! :D
stokerbramwell From: stokerbramwell Date: November 8th, 2006 10:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
What are the submission rules, anyway? No yiff, I presume? What about artistic nudes?
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 8th, 2006 10:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
Lots of people asked that questiobn already on the forums and so far artistic nudes are fine. Basically anything that falls under a PG 13 rating in the movies, so the PG 13 movie Titanic nudity with Jack drawing Rose is fine. I've already uploaded something with nipples as a "test", but I don't think they're going to put the smackdown on someone for nipple hints like they would on other galleries.
From: billysheep Date: November 8th, 2006 11:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
I already have

though not to artspots, for obvious reasons
neongryphon From: neongryphon Date: November 9th, 2006 12:59 am (UTC) (Link)
Good to see you on artspots. It’s such a nice little community and a great place for crits. The forums worth joining by itself.
I’m not sure if they’re going to give some better guidance for submissions. I currently have a wolf in my gallery. The description is of a spirit guide to clarify the genre, but the picture itself is very non-morphic. But so far that’s been accepted. All I know is girls with cat ears, fae with animal wings and such aren’t considered anthro.
smokepaw From: smokepaw Date: November 9th, 2006 01:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Heh, quite interesting how people are saying that ArtSpots is taking a really long time to process applications. The response back for me was quicker than it took me to check my mail after clicking the 'Apply' button.

Nice place, so far. Though I'm going to have to learn how to manuver around a new art site yet again! Hmm... Perhaps I should check out JaxPad too?
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 9th, 2006 01:11 am (UTC) (Link)
A week isn't a long time really. Considering Yerf apps would take /months/ at times...seriously, not that bad XD
cesarin From: cesarin Date: November 9th, 2006 02:47 am (UTC) (Link)
I dont know but furryartpile.com aka fap as the same identic engine than artspots, except it hallows porn o_O

seems that code got quite famous
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: November 9th, 2006 02:51 am (UTC) (Link)

Well, just joined FAP now XD
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