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Welcome to prickly Pleasures!!!


... where our passion is Cacti, Succulents and Other prickly/thorny Plants, shown in all their Beauty! The goal is to make a group where people can come together to present and enjoy Prickly Plants in various kinds of Art.

:star: How to join:

To join the group just click on the "join" button at the top of this page. If you would just like to watch, you´re welcome, too!

:star: Submission Rules:

-All kinds of Art is welcome!
- 10 Submissions per person per day!
- The focus of your submisison should be on Cactus/Succulent or Other prickly/thorny Plants
- When it´s not a Cactus or Succulent, then the prickles/thorns of the Plant must be seen on the picture. So not allowed are pictures where it is shown only the flower/bud of a Rose for example...there must be thorns on it, too.
- If you know the name of the Prickly Plant, please write it in your description under the Submission
- Only submit Art of good quality , no blurry or poor resolution photographs or scans please
- Only Members can submit their Art
- Submit to the right folder! If you’re not sure which folder your Deviation belongs in, please send a Note
- If your work was declined please don't take it personally, feel free to ask for the reason and submit another work
- You are not allowed to submit other people's work here, the Art has to be yours!
- The FEATURE folder is no option to put any artwork into

:star: Not accepted:
:-( Pictures of poor quality/poor scan
:-( Incomplete drawings/work
:-( Violence or racicm in any form
:-( Mature content

Please be kind to each other :iconhuggleplz:
Any questions? Feel free to ask!

How to take care of Cacti during the winter/ Winter Quarter

written by :iconcactusthorns:

Interesting Facts and pictures…

Gallery Folders

Fractal Art
Artisan Crafts
3D, Animation, Collage, Other
Contest Santa comes through prickles CLOSED
CONTEST "Blooming Beauties" CLOSED
CONTEST Most prickly summer fun CLOSED
CONTEST "Spring, Thorns and Flowers" CLOSED
Contest Winners Collection
CONTEST "Prickly Christmas" CLOSED
CONTEST Flowers of prickly Plants CLOSED
Contest Stick with me baby CLOSED


:iconsharp-pointy-things: Sharp-Pointy-Things Sharp things make us thorny. :iconturning-leaf: turning-leaf for the love of ~leaves~ :iconwillow-ivy-lovers: Willow-Ivy-Lovers :iconcolourful-skies: Colourful-Skies :iconmoving-up: Moving-Up

After the contest is before the contest!?

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 28, 2014, 1:09 PM

Hello PricklyPleasure fans :wave:

It's time for a new journal, we will take a look at the new amazing pictures and talk about a possible next contest.
But first we will take a quick last look at the last contest.

WolfArtistic won with this great piece of art
Spikes by WolfArtistic

His gallery is full of amazing pictures and everyone who likes our gallery will love his as well.
Just for example a few I really like.
Saguaro Field 0208 by WolfArtistic:thumb404763228:
April Cactus Flowers 059 by WolfArtisticPrickly Pink 09 by WolfArtistic

And he is one of the most active members here. :clap:
So feel free to take a look at all his other pictures in the gallery.

The next point on my list is a new contest. Let me know what you think about it.
:bulletred:Any ideas for the next theme?:bulletred:
:bulletred:Or should we collect ideas like last time and vote for the best?:bulletred:
:bulletred:Ideas to improve the participation for the contest?participation

I'm looking forward some feedback.

Finally we will take a look at a few new pictures in our gallery. And thank you to all the people who are requesting pictures for the group. :happybounce:

Luck Cactus by FranticMezmerSpike by joerimagesSunbeam Cactus Flower by FranticMezmer
Blossom by Rufina-TomoyoDesert Dancer by crazyruthieThistle spider by iriscup
serie-cactus-new sheet 4/macro/ by sonafoitovaHen and Pear by SomeBlueFlowerSpring V by elspeth-66
Happy Palm by kradtkeMammillaria sanchez-mejoradae by mv-darkroomCactus by Dori1990
Untitled by MomsParadiseMini Cactus Flower 1649 by WolfArtisticNatural complimentary colors by kradtke

Goodbye :wave:

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agevla77 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016
Are you alive???
(1 Reply)
GatoIsaCat2002 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much <3 :heart:
I really appreciate it!
GatoIsaCat2002 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ALSO (Hiya again) I had a Question please?

Would Verdolagas (Purslane) "count" as a Succulent to submit a photo of for this particular Group :?

People see them as a common Invasive Weed but they might be a Succulent? Correct or no? 
GatoIsaCat2002 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the acceptance of my Echinocereus photo :heart: I really do appreciate it! :peace:
artjuggler Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Many thanks for the group requests. :)
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Heidi-V-Art Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the request! :D :hug:
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brer-rappit Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
REALLY pleased to have discovered this group. I've adored cacti and succulents since getting into gardening in my pre-teens. Group is fantastic I've been pouring thru all the galleries. Feels like home  :happybounce:  
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Placi1 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Thank you for the request!
natalianinomiya Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
Thank you very much for the request :3 you have a really interesting group here, I love cactus! But I can't have them because I don't take good care of them T_T
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Photo-illusionist Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for your interest in my work i have a few more cacti pieces if you would like to check them out :)
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