What are exclusive stocks and resources?
When a resource is exclusive, it means that it is not available for just anyone to use. These normally fall into three categories: contest prizes, trades, and resources for donors.
Contest prizes are given out to the winners of contests.
Trades can be for various different things, including exclusives for critiques or for other stock.
Some exclusives are for donors, either in a for-sale style or for people who donate towards things like new costumes or camera lenses.
Why should I buy or donate for exclusives?
First off, because you help the stock artist or resource provider. Whether you're donating money, time, or advice, you are helping the provider get something they want or need. Providing resources is much more expensive than people imagine, and providers normally offer most of their resources for free. But though it's free for the users, the provider has bought a camera and costumes or Ph