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Hello everyone! This is StarlingKia. I've seen groups dedicated to trading llamas, trading art but not one for trading critiques. Thus Critique-Trade was born. I hope for everyone to get better at writing critiques and, of course, using critiques on getting better at their artwork. Now, I am new to being a group admin and this is my first group so if anyone has any question, comments, or concerns feel free to send me a note.

:bulletred: Up to three submissions per day. (Subject to change as the group grows.)
:bulletorange: Art must be in compliance with DeviantArt's rules and regulations.
:bulletyellow: Please try to submit to the correct folder. Feel free to ask if you do not know which folder something needs to go into. Only submit your best works into the feature folder.
:bulletgreen: Please be kind in your critiques. There is constructive criticism and there is just being plain mean. There will be journals and link posted soon on how to give good comments/critiques.
:bulletblue: If someone doesn't have the ability to ask critiques (non-subscribers), then leave nice long critique like comments. (More on that later)
:bulletpurple: On the group comment page, you may ask for critiques and post a link to the artwork you wish to be critiqued. When someone responds or critiques, ask them which piece they would like you to critique.
:bulletpink: Please when you receive a critique, give one back. Remember the whole part of this group is to give and receive critiques.

Rules are subject to change. If there is any major rule change, a notice will be sent out to all members on the change.

Group Info

This is a group created for the purpose giving critiques and in turn receiving them, or vica versa.
Founded 2 Years ago
Jan 5, 2013

North America

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35 Members
30 Watchers
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I believe that I should offer an apology to everyone, a long overdue apology.

I had grand ideas when I started this group however soon after the start of this endeavor,  I changed colleges and majors and my work load drastically increased. Thus I haven't been on DeviantArt for about 6+ months. So I wish a warm welcome to everyone that has joined within that time. However I'm not sure how much activity will go on since I do not have the time to take care of this group.  If someone who has the time and knowledge of taking care of a group wishes to help or take over, please send a note and we can talk. Once again I am so sorry about the lack of activity and I wish I could have made this group what I dreamed.

Sorry everyone.
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AngellicElf Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Anyone want to do a critique trade lemme know!…
Darknessismyfriend Featured By Owner Edited Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey, I would love if someone would do a critique trade with me. My story is  darknessismyfriend.deviantart.…

zmzmzmr Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
anyone wanna do a critique trade?
ALEXACEDEATH Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I´m up to it!
zmzmzmr Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
ok, id like a critique on… [please ignore censors i may be a bit modest]
ALEXACEDEATH Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Ok I´ll get right on it then
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Knockoutcomicsbook Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am really proud of my gallery  here is the link : knockoutcomicsbook.deviantart.… , please suggest improvements? I love to hear advice on how I can improve :D (Big Grin)
BebeRabbit Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Does anyone want to do a critique trade with me? I'm open to doing so!
ALEXACEDEATH Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Ok sure IŽll do it! What do you want critiqued?
BebeRabbit Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If you don't mind after all this time, I'd like… critiqued
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