Intermediate Oekaki

For experienced artists

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Oekaki Rules and Information
by Tess @ Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:13 am [Reply]

All images made in the oekaki board must follow our general Art Rules - however, there are some extra rules specific to the Oekaki that you should be aware of;

Oekaki-specific Rules

What you should do:

  • Keep comments polite, helpful, and relevant to the artwork. Critique is allowed if requested by the artist - but bare insults are not welcome here.
  • Make an effort to post your drawing in the correct board. For example, if you color in an Editable drawing, post it into the 'Colored-in' board. If you are new to oekaki and your artwork isn't of a very high standard yet, post in the Beginners board until you've had more practice.
  • If using an editable, follow the artist's rules! This may include leaving a signature/watermark layer on the final image, or may prevent you from selling colored-in versions as adoptables.
What you shouldn't do:
  • Don't post excessively bloody/gory/violent images, nudity, or anything else which might be inappropriate for younger viewers.
  • Do not post blank canvases in the contests board. Contests may be posted there only if you provide a lineart or background for contestants to use in their entries. If you don't need people to edit something in particular, go to the Regular Art Competitions Board to create your topic. You can still make a rule that your contestants make their entries in the Oekaki boards if you prefer it that way.
  • Don't make Oekaki drawings with just words or puzzles written on them. The oekaki is for sharing artwork, not for displaying a message or playing a forum game.
  • Don't spam the oekaki with random 10 second scribbles or advertisements and trade requests.
  • Religious themes are allowed in most boards EXCEPT in the Editable or Adoptable boards. Please keep these images for the Beginners, Intermediate, or Sketches boards instead.
  • Don't post offensive images imposing your beliefs on others. You are free to express your beliefs in a peaceful way, but not by hating on or denouncing any other person or group of people.
  • Don't create Oekaki topics just to share art you've created elsewhere. Art drawn in another program should be posted in the appropriate board (for example: non-Oekaki adopts go in User-made Adoptables).

Selecting a different version of ChibiPaint
We have 2 versions of ChibiPaint to choose from. The newer version (ChibiPaint v2.0) allows you to use extra features like rotating your canvas.
You can choose "ChibiPaint v2.0" on your Oekaki settings page here:

If you don't know how to get started, go to the Beginner Oekaki. When you create a 'New Topic' it will load ChibiPaint for you.
You need Java to view it, and once you create and send a picture it will feature at the top of your new topic.

Try these guides before asking questions:
Basic Oekaki Help
Very detailed Oekaki guide.


Frequently Asked Questions

How does art get 'featured' for the front page?
Featured art is hand-picked by a staff member to make it appear on the front page. Only recent artwork can appear in the featured box. The lucky artists are chosen if we think their drawing is particularly beautiful or creative and deserving of special attention. Often some of the site's 'best' artwork doesn't get featured because we believe it will attract enough attention on it's own.

Will you feature my artwork please?
We don't take requests or recommendations. There are not many places available for featured art, so many people just miss out. Don't take it personally, if you haven't been featured then your drawing is just one among tens of thousands which didn't get featured that week. It doesn't mean we think you're unworthy, it just means you're not incredibly lucky.

How does art get into the "most popular" categories?
The "most popular" boards are sorted automatically based on the number of "likes" they have. They are set up to include the top images from a range of different boards so that even Beginners and Sketches have a chance of being displayed amongst the top Intermediate artwork.

Can COPPA users post in the oekaki?
Yes, but all of their posts require post approval from a moderator before they appear in the forum.

I'm a COPPA user. What happened to my post? When will it be approved?
If you don't see your recent post appearing in the oekaki boards then it is probably waiting for a staff member to approve it. This might take a few minutes, or a few hours, depending on how many staff are available right now. Please be patient, staff have to read and approve nearly 1000 posts per day, sometimes it just takes a while for yours to be seen.

  • Gallery display:

~Home sweet home~

night skiies @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:49 pm

Stunning!! Should definitely be featured!!

TalkativeTurtle @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:52 pm

night skiies wrote:Stunning!! Should definitely be featured!!

Really?! Ty! :D

striped @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:56 pm

wow!!! This is so pretty

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by mercury. @ Sat May 26, 2018 2:59 pm [Reply]

my favourite pokemon is ratata

rubyembers @ Sat May 26, 2018 3:01 pm

My favorite pokemon is either Lucario, Onix, Cyndaquil or Furret

mercury. @ Sun May 27, 2018 11:17 am

cyndaquil was my fav starter for sure! thanks for commenting :3

aaAAA @ Sun May 27, 2018 11:54 am

    i can't get over how well you draw hair omg omg

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Suit Up
by stormy and rescuer @ Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:31 pm [Reply]

Just a little pose and expression practice! Wanted to give the second guy a grin like the lion has, but he just looked creepy so I switched it.

Any comments and critiques welcome!

Based on these guys:

~Teya~ @ Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:35 pm

Nice anatomy man o.o Also the wrinkles on the clothes or just the clothes in general look superb c:

Spiritstar3 @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:04 am

oh g, this is adorable

Swiftalu @ Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:17 am

This is really cool! I like how you interpreted the designs into human form, they look really great! :D

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happy birthday chao !! <3
by KaatLove @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:25 pm [Reply]

chaO HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! ily!!

i hope you have a good day <3

edit: spicY !! thanks for the feature!

túna @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:24 pm



_-Telikolas-_ @ Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:26 am

Yo this is good

Bluepup429 @ Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:15 am

this is gorgeous!! holy moly !!!!!!!! i'm in LOVE

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by my sweet piano @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:47 pm [Reply]

my oc. i felt like drawing on here since my pen pressure won't work on sai.

tweekTweak. @ Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:37 am

Good job on the feature! This looks wonderful :3

by Sixbane @ Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:28 am [Reply]

maybe wip, we'll see if I'm not too lazy to finish it

by winter & fireflii @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:18 pm [Reply]

super old commission that i didn't post
idk where to post these kind of artwork on oekaki

i miss doing these under 2 hour portrait comms
someone comm me hahahahhahahaaaaa

Purrfectpal @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:20 pm

sniff sneef

I smell a feature.

This is honestly so good I have no clue how you made this on Oekaki. It's so good that I will have to arrest you, it's a federal crime for art to make your eyes frozen, staring at it in awe.

winter & fireflii @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:23 pm

having super wonky pen pressure helps (haha.... the struggle)

thank you for the kind words!

Metatarsals @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:51 pm


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by .wafflecat. @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:48 pm [Reply]

Ahh my hand hurts XD.. But it was really fun to draw, so it was worth it. :)

~dead•inside~ @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:49 pm

Wow it’s so beautiful! I love it! It looks so real

maggpied @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:59 pm

awesome picture!!

Rikchikchik @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:00 pm

whoah, this is so cool! this deserves a feature :0

Nike boy
by spicylemons @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:24 am [Reply]

Yup I got bored so

by Alonzo @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:43 pm [Reply]

a gift for my friend Soll, of her beautiful Kærlig <3

timer is correct ^^

how do i always forget the leg fluff when I draw kalons?? Forgive me T_T

DragonOfEmber @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:44 pm


redwolf466 @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:45 pm


Alonzo @ Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:48 pm

DragonOfEmber wrote:AMAZING

Thank you so so much!!

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betrayer (antag-kun)
by antique skies @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:06 am [Reply]

    I've been drawing a lot of npcs for my campaign eep

    have the antagonist!

    Imma edit this more in a better program e u e


boredom doodle
by lackingmilk @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:15 pm [Reply]

hh idk it could be taako maybe?

~Teya~ @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:28 pm

What a beautiful character x.x

lackingmilk @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:16 pm

~Teya~ wrote:What a beautiful character x.x

thank you!

BraveBird0991 @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:30 am

I mean if anyone is going to wear moon phase earrings it'd be Taako. 👍

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A redraw 'v'

click "click view" to view the original

TheSongOfTheStars @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:45 am

This is beautiful and the original is super cute ^-^

☼ Red Beanie ☼ @ Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:13 pm

TheSongOfTheStars wrote:This is beautiful and the original is super cute ^-^

aaa thank you .0.

celestialchai @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:05 am

ah, this is lovely!! you've improved so much c:

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Just Gold
by Mario @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:05 pm [Reply]

Whew, I'm extremely proud of this! FNaF is awesome!

Lostfairy @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:19 pm

This rocks!!! You did super well on the background colors and just everything in general!

Surroundingcrystals @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:20 pm

some bots are just DiStRaCtIoNs

great job dude!

Mario @ Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:18 am

Lostfairy wrote:This rocks!!! You did super well on the background colors and just everything in general!

Surroundingcrystals wrote:some bots are just DiStRaCtIoNs

great job dude!

Thank you both! ^w^

by Michael's Fan. @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:02 am [Reply]

yay its done c:

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Michael's Fan. @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:58 pm


the anger in his eyes
by temps de combustion @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:00 am [Reply]

oh baby.... oh no

All i am, is a man
by paramecium @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:00 am [Reply]

I want the world
in my hands
I hate the beach, but i stand
in California with my toes in the sand

So about a year ago I made a piece on a different website similar to this, and I thought it would be fun to redraw it with my characters. It was inspired by sweater weather by the neighbourhood which has been one of my favorite songs since 7th grade skjfhhgv

BraveBird0991 @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:28 am

Good song, good art!

Have you heard the cover of it by The Vamps? One of my favs :3c

Inkling Boy @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:30 am

i love this song, it's one of my favorites too! that's an awesome drawing!

Windygoldenleaf @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:35 pm

Love it!

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petal skin
by my sweet piano @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:34 am [Reply]

i started this but didnt have the motivation to finish so!! ill finish later
edit: i finished! i like overall how iT turned out

don't be a stranger
by Cuervo @ Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:10 am [Reply]

awesomeautumn @ Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:52 am

its gorgeous so far!

Cuervo @ Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:11 am

galactialmeow wrote:its gorgeous so far!

thank you ! its finished now

RainbowCharizard @ Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:12 am

wow!! wonderful work

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That's The Show, Folks
by BraveBird0991 @ Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:17 pm [Reply]

I don't know if anyone here watches/listens to Critical Role but this week's episode was rooouuughhh

In honor of the great Mollymauk Tealeaf, the greatest showman to ever live, die, and live again.

spicylemons @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:41 am


thrifty @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:21 am

I love your art!! ;O;

BraveBird0991 @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:56 am

spicylemons wrote:YES MOLLY


thrifty wrote:I love your art!! ;O;

wooow thank you friend Orz

( transparent ) based on this drawing by antique skies
by antique skies @ Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:55 am [Reply]



abbadon - lvl 20 teifling npc
by antique skies @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:20 pm [Reply]

just a dnd character of mine for a campaign im DMing !

~Teya~ @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:25 pm

Wow, they are really pretty!

antique skies @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:58 pm

    @ Teya - a heck thank you! I spent a lot of time designing and developing her

art fight - group
by el. @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:40 pm [Reply]

attacked soreii

HEckin' look at thsi boi
by D E V I A N C Y @ Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:16 pm [Reply]

I love he ;u;
hope it was alright to post this here I'm just really heckin' proud of it

Travis belongs to Underdise on Art Fight
I love both them and their character heck


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