/r/ImaginaryScholars

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Paintings and drawings featuring scribes, librarians, philosophers, alchemists, researchers, and scientists.

Paintings and drawings featuring scribes, librarians, philosophers, alchemists, scientists and all others in the pursuit of knowledge.

The Imaginary Network Expanded (INE) is a network of art sharing subreddits ranging from broad in subject to very specific. It is the goal of the INE to share, inspire, discuss and appreciate static image paintings, drawings, and digital art while maintaining artist credit and source links.


Rules (See All):

1) Submit credited, sourced paintings and drawings.

a. Follow title format: Art Title by Artist Name. Add no other info, except if to tag as OC.

b. Comment with an artist published website link. We want to drive some traffic to the creators!

c. Traditional paintings and drawings only. No videos, screenshots, photography, audio, multi-panel comics, content generated or AI-assisted submissions.

d. Posting your own work? See our best practices for submitting OC.

e. Requests, meta, and discussion should be posted to /r/ImaginaryNetwork.

2) Make quality submissions.

a. Do repost something that was posted to this subreddit less than three months ago, or is currently in the top 100 posts of all time. Use the search function before you post.

b. No collections, galleries or other multi-image submissions. Instead, submit your favorite image and link the rest in the comments.

c. Don't look spammy. Do not post to the same subreddit more than twice a day. No more than one crosspost per day.

d. Low resolution images may be removed. Images that contain too much background, text, or advertisement may be removed. Images must be submitted in the correct orientation. Submissions should not be more than 25% text. Text should not be necessary to understand the context of an image.

e. The scope of this sub is based on "what you see in the picture." The subject needs to be identifiable by the art alone, without descriptive title or any knowledge of lore.

f. Content should first glorify the subreddit subject matter. Hypersexualized characters should not be a main focal point. NSFW submissions should be limited to approx 1 in 10 per user.

g. Images of or titles mentioning merchandise are not allowed. No submission links to storefronts. Instead, link that info in the comments section.

3) This sub focuses on art appreciation.

a. All comments must be phrased respectfully. No name calling.

b. No dirty birdies or body-shaming. Low effort negativity may be removed.


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    Pathfinder: Trouble at the Lab by Will O'Brien

    2 Comments
    2023/01/26
    09:37 UTC

    119

    Scholar in the attic by kmau

    3 Comments
    2023/01/25
    20:53 UTC

    107

    Reading by Minayuyu

    1 Comment
    2023/01/25
    14:39 UTC

    146

    Cora Wildheart by Porokelle

    1 Comment
    2023/01/24
    16:53 UTC

    109

    Professor Ezra Eon and Andro the Robot by Alex Toth

    3 Comments
    2023/01/23
    17:42 UTC

    150

    Day 17 - Dwarf Scholar by AlekseyBayura

    1 Comment
    2023/01/23
    14:44 UTC

    209

    Old Observatory Interior by Rick Chang

    6 Comments
    2023/01/22
    13:25 UTC

    157

    Scribe by Liubov Bogdenko

    1 Comment
    2023/01/21
    16:51 UTC

    198

    Commissioned Work by Simona Reggimenti

    1 Comment
    2023/01/20
    15:44 UTC

    331

    Where to Begin by ayumi-lemura

    6 Comments
    2023/01/19
    17:09 UTC

    11

    The Alchemist by Cédric Godin Olicard

    1 Comment
    2023/01/18
    14:35 UTC

    179

    Tiny Steampunk Workshop by Quoc Luong (LuongNights)

    1 Comment
    2023/01/18
    14:24 UTC

    157

    The Wandering Librarian by Marc Henry

    3 Comments
    2023/01/17
    14:36 UTC

    194

    Afternoon Reading by Yutaan

    1 Comment
    2023/01/17
    13:54 UTC

    171

    Far Away Places by NaomiVanDoren

    2 Comments
    2023/01/16
    14:05 UTC

    76

    Old Whateley (Wizard Whateley) by Luis Arturo Arzate Velasco

    1 Comment
    2023/01/16
    03:47 UTC

    215

    The First Ingredient by Larry Elmore

    4 Comments
    2023/01/15
    11:20 UTC

    225

    Aether Theorist by Lucas Graciano

    1 Comment
    2023/01/14
    12:07 UTC

    156

    Detectives by Victor Cloux

    1 Comment
    2023/01/13
    14:57 UTC

    75

    Bearistole barbarian/wizard by Federico Pironi

    1 Comment
    2023/01/12
    18:58 UTC

    296

    Grammaticus Thrax by Kevin Sidharta

    6 Comments
    2023/01/12
    14:43 UTC

    273

    Scholar of Three by Georg Shashlov

    2 Comments
    2023/01/11
    20:50 UTC

    156

    Artwork by Bernie Wrightson

    2 Comments
    2023/01/10
    14:59 UTC

    68

    The Professor by Felix Temmler

    1 Comment
    2023/01/09
    17:05 UTC

    175

    Why did you lose to a monkey? by Victor Cloux

    1 Comment
    2023/01/09
    13:33 UTC

    8

    "Obry the Superman" by Instant IP (Illust Rebel, Art Blind)

    3 Comments
    2023/01/08
    14:09 UTC

    267

    Lizard by Victor Cloux

    1 Comment
    2023/01/08
    13:16 UTC

    258

    Go by Victor Cloux

    5 Comments
    2023/01/07
    14:44 UTC

    208

    Muzzio, Visionary Architect by Volkan Baǵa

    2 Comments
    2023/01/06
    11:29 UTC

    210

    Spells Must Be Memorized Skillfully by Joker Chen

    1 Comment
    2023/01/05
    14:29 UTC

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