Smogon can be seen as a big place, and the same can be said about the studio to a lesser extent, so hopefully, this thread should be able to pinpoint all of you artists in the right direction. Most of this information is available on our hub, but the more crucial information is emphasized down below. If there's something that isn't answered by the below list, feel free to shoot us a question right in this thread!
The rules of the studio
While there are global rules that applies everywhere in Smogon, there are of course certain things that only applies to Smeargle's Studio, so if you're planning on getting involved, checking out the rules are a good start. Some of it is obvious, but it also mentions some handy threads in the studio, so check it out.
The #smeargle IRC channel and the Art room on Pokémon Showdown! are the two places where our users can instantly exchange opinions and advice in real time, but some more in-depth information is available in the above link.
How do I contribute art to Smogon?
Arguably the most common question we get, but worry not, this page lists some of the options that's available to you.
What are Approved Artists and the Artist Badge?
Even though art can be quite the subjective topic, we do strive to uphold a certain level of quality when it comes to art contributed to Smogon, so the above two subjects can definitely shed some light on what we expect from our more serious contributors.
How can I improve the studio?
There are things that can be done to help our studio that doesn't even involve art skills, so anyone who'd like to help our cause can definitely check out the above link.
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That should be the gist of it. If you have any questions about this forum, make a post right in this thread, or ask any of the studio's staff members:
Bummer / LifeisDANK / Tikitik / RitterCat /
Thanks for reading!
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