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UPDATE: May 10, 2015

How to Join:
Hit the Join button. If we find muscle art in your gallery that you made yourself and it's good then in ya go. If not, just watch us instead.

If you try to keep joining after we've told you no, expect to be banned.


Big-Muscles is a group for artists who draw, photograph, and might even have themselves - a muscular body. We appreciate the realm of the male model to the power-lifter to the bodybuilder.

Here's what we do not accept:
*PORNOGRAPHIC IMAGES Really? Are you that stupid?
*Ladies Muscles
*Fatties, lardos, heavies images

NOTE: If you decide to submit PORNOGRAPHIC IMAGES that have been CENSORED we will DENY THEM. If you submit MORE THAN 3 you WILL be permanently banned AND reported to the Administration. WE DON'T CARE if you think it's art IT'S NOT ALLOWED HERE.

We CAN and we WILL remove your art if it does not align with the TOS for this website community and our group.


This group is for those who love, admire, or share the same adoration for anyone, Anthro or Human Male drawn, photographed or 3d, painted, created that depicts a healthy normal muscular body.


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Our focus is on the healthy muscular form. We expect our artists to submit their very best artwork or photography and do our very best to share it with the community. We require our Members to be active artists. Watchers are especially welcome!
Founded 4 Years ago
Mar 27, 2011


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354 Members
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1. Name : Emmanuel B. Gonzales aka :iconrhimes1999: whose style is Mange Anime mostly with some Anthro.

2. Occupation (outside of DA): Graphic Artist

3. Location: Antipolo City, Philippines

4. Years making muscle art: 2009 - Present

5. Schooling - formal - for art, if any: None

6. Your professional artist inspiration (mine is Boris Vallejo) :
There a lot of professional artist that Inspires me most of them are Bara Artist...Takeshi Matsu (obviously), Gengoroh Tagame, Jiraiya, Gai Mizuki, N-Jay

7. What are your tools of the trade (wacom, Photoshop, number 5 pencil, etc.) : Camera, Pencil, mouse and Photoshop

8. What motivates you to make muscle artwork? Hmmm...I besides trying to improve my muscle art on every artwork, I guess the love of male muscle anatomy...the strong and sexiness of it :D

9. Is it a time consuming process?
Mostly, I love details and my work consume a lot of time coz I dont use tablets ( I use mouse when I do digital lineart)

10. What distracts you? Work, School, Depression, Stress, and extreme heat (currently)

11. You have a lot of big beefy artwork – how did you get interested and what inspired you to create it? well I love Bara since I learned about it and since then I changed my style from generic kawaii anime to beefy muscle guys I guess its a guilty pleasure for me to draw them

12. What is difficult for you the draw? complicated / dynamic poses.

13. Why Muscle? Why not landscapes, still life or kittens? Its a habit now and I enjoyed every single moment of it - drawing beefy men I mean...

14. What do you think the future holds for you - artistically, professionally? I guess Im doin it slowly and surely, one step at a time but I want to be a professional illustrator someday

Thank you for taking the time to share with all of us about you and your fantastic muscle art, Emmanuel.

Note: We appreciate your comments. Please send thank your notes directly to this artist :iconrhimes1999: as I know he would appreciate your accolades.
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TheDarkDjin Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for accepting. I hope my submissions will meet the standard of this group.

Have a great day.
Moe-Goofie Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your submissions are great. We gladly accept them. It's nice for once someone wanted to join who ACTUALLY makes muscle art.
TheDarkDjin Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've been drawing muscles for quite a while now and after discovering this group I was hoping to contribute to it. I'm glad my submissions are good enough. Thanks again for accepting me :)
Moe-Goofie Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We don't take kindly to spammers. Instant block and erase of your comment. Grow up, people, grow up.
SoulcolorsArt Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the request :)
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