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You can share and distribute the stock as long as you give credit and link to the DeviantArt account. Any stock found posted without credit will be seen as in violation of this rule. THIS INCLUDES PLACES LIKE PHOTOBUCKET/PINTEREST. If you re-post this stock somewhere, credit must be given.
NOTIFICATION IS OPTIONAL. I like to see your art but you aren't required to show me anymore. You can if you want! I will see some of it. Other places you can tag me for pose use: TikTok, twitter, facebook, Instagram.
Credit MUST be given for stock used in photo manipulations. Prints and off site use is allowed. A link to this account in your comments is appropriate credit. For help, read this FAQ page. For off site, do not just credit to 'AdorkaStock' in text, there must be a live hyperlink to the account.
Credit is greatly appreciated when the stock is used for solely pose reference, but it is not required when making original art using the stock as reference. Please be advised that DA's FAQ suggests linking to stock used to avoid any "confusion or misunderstandings." A link to this account in your comments is appropriate credit if you would like to include it. For help, read this FAQ page. Please send me a link to your work as I would like to see and collect it.
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It sounds like you are using the image as a guide to make a work in a new medium. That's a pose reference use. Even if you traced every portion of the photo you'd still be producing work in a new medium which is considered pose reference.
Credit and notification are optional for those
I love your references so much! I have a question though; is it okay to trace the poses? So, basically the same pose, but flipped because of tracing? Sorry, if I didn't explain myself well.
I had the very same question. As I only need the basic outlines of the pose to fill in the rest myself. I will try to show you my creations every once in a while. It is embarrassing to me to even have to use pose references let alone trace them....
I physically cannot visual anything......
I have used a few in my Webtoon
I think tracing is perfectly okay. 1. it gives practice 2. you learn more about figures.
As long as you ask the creator if you can post and give credit, you're doing perfectly fine!
its highly unlikely to magically understand poses and figures when drawing, practice is almost always required.
It's nothing to be embarrassed about, everyone learns differently!
PS: thats awesome you have your own webtoon!
Awww thank you so much for the reply. I feel happy with the way my art is coming oit right now. All I ever really need is just the figure outline. I do the rest ;)
Thank you so much for that!! I am trying to post weekly but with everything going on in my life, I now have to post every two weeks.
Hi! How should I credit your work when using just small parts of the photos for academic work? Is text mention okay, becuase I don't have an option to include a working link? (I'm making an animated collage of different legs and such, don't ask lmao)
I tried drawing a character five times today before finding the PEFECT pose in your gallery! Thank you for helping me with my "off" day! (I'll be sure to send a link to the artwork when I finish it.)