STOCK TERMS OF USE PLEASE READ
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By downloading and using my stock you are agreeing to abide by my terms of use below, and it is in your best interests to understand them. Failing to follow my terms will result in me asking you to remove my stock from your art.
  • My stock does not belong in the public domain, The entire contents of my gallery, be that unrestricted or restricted stock, personal artwork or photography are all subject to full copyright law.
  • The license I provide - as detailed on this page - is extended to DA members only.
  • DeviantART, its owners etc do not own the copyright to my stock or artwork submitted to this site. As stated in the submission policy here: about.deviantart.com/policy/su…
  • Stock providers - if you wish to borrow my terms of use for your own stock galleries you absolutely may!
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UNRESTRICTED LOCATION STOCK
IMPORTANT - YOU CAN ONLY FIND UNRESTRICTED STOCK IN THE FOLLOWING FOLDER HERE :pointr: UNRESTRICTED STOCK FOLDER :pointl:
The unrestricted stock has a GREEN info/copyright strip on the physical image, and whilst it is unrestricted, it is still subject to full copyright law, my work is not public domain.

THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH MY UNRESTRICTED LOCATION STOCK

Derivative Personal or commercial work, EG photomanipulations, digital, mixed media, traditional, refs, school/college/uni work, tutorials (do not redistribute the original file in your tutorial) prints through DA or other print services, and yes horse manips are ok. 
  • I HEREBY GRANT ALL DEVIANT ARTISTS PERMISSION TO USE MY STOCK IN ANY AND ALL DEVIANTART PRINTS WITHOUT RESTRICTION. 
  • PLEASE Credit and notify me. Whilst this is not a requirement on my unrestricted stock, it is still appreciated as I love to see what people do with my work! Don't forget that DA requires you to credit all stock and resources you use in your work!

THINGS YOU CANNOT DO WITH MY UNRESTRICTED LOCATION STOCK 
  • Redistribute my stock images "as is", your work must be a significant derivative please - this includes resource files for tutorials
  • Create "Premades" or "precuts" from this stock
  • Use my stock in any artwork that contains illegal/copyright infringing images taken from Google (or other search engines) or celebrity photographs
  • Claim it as your own
  • Share it on social media sites "as is"


RESTRICTED LOCATION AND MODEL STOCK
IMPORTANT - unless explicitly stated, all stock in my gallery is restricted (with the exception of my unrestricted stock folder - see above)
All my model and location stock is subject to the following terms of use
PLEASE NOTE - RESTRICTED STOCK HAS RED OR BLACK INFO STRIPS ON THE PHYSICAL IMAGE (In the case of very old stock they might have no info strip but are still subject to the same terms)

THINGS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DO WHEN USING MY RESTRICTED LOCATION OR MODEL STOCK
  • To credit me in the details of your deviation. :iconelandria: or :develandriaor a link to the stock deviation
  • To notify me with a link to your work by commenting on the original stock, or by note as soon as you post your work.

THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH MY RESTRICTED LOCATION AND MODEL STOCK

Derivative Personal work, EG photomanipulation's, digital, mixed media, traditional, refs, school/college/uni work, tutorials (do not redistribute the original file in your tutorial) prints through DA or other print services, and yes horse manips are ok as are artwork for contests and challenges run by individuals or groups here on DA.

  • I HEREBY GRANT ALL DEVIANT ARTISTS PERMISSION TO USE MY STOCK IN ANY AND ALL DEVIANTART PRINTS WITHOUT RESTRICTION.

THINGS YOU CANNOT DO WITH MY RESTRICTED LOCATION AND MODEL STOCK
  • No use of restricted stock in commercial work without written permission - fees apply. Please contact me first in all instances to discuss your project and to get details of fees or restrictions. (read the info in the box below) xelandriax at gmail dot com
  • Do not Redistribute this stock image "as is"
  • Do not claim it as your own
  • Do not share it on social media sites "as is"
  • Do not submit my work with minor edits to the photography gallery as "touch-ups" or "post edit work" (Minor changes such as hue/saturation, post edits, HDR/black and white dodging/ burning/ blending/ touch-ups with my stock is not permitted.)
  • No use of restricted stock to create "Premade Stock", "Precut Stock" "Premade book covers" from this stock E.G. for Wattpad et al** see info below
  • No use of restricted stock in any artwork that contains illegal/copyright infringing images taken from Google (or other search engines) or celebrity photographs.
  • No use of restricted stock in any corporate contests run by DeviantART or separately by outside companies/magazines where the winning work will be used commercially.
  • No use of restricted stock in tubing, glitter tags, signature tags, icons, "DeviantArt Secrets", website layouts or banners.
  • No use of restricted stock wallpapers for external sites such as desktop nexus or wallpapers.com et al
  • No use of restricted stock in creation of roleplay avatars/character profiles. 
  • No use of restricted stock in racist/political/derogatory/fetish/nude work 

COMMERCIAL USE TERMS FOR RESTRICTED LOCATION STOCK
PLEASE BE AWARE - I do not allow commercial use of my restricted location stock due to the fees involved in gaining any necessary property releases - which can be exorbitantly expensive. You are welcome to contact me to discuss it via email as above, however, please be aware that I am likely to refuse all requests for commercial use on my restricted location stock because of costs involved in getting a property release on top of my fees which I am not in control of. Sorry. Please check out my unrestricted location stock folder for alternatives which can be used commercially.

COMMERCIAL USE TERMS FOR RESTRICTED MODEL STOCK
Commercial model releases must be purchased prior to the work being made commercially available - please see below.

Any commercial work where you are being paid for your services and wish to use my restricted model stock requires the purchase of a commercial model release which must be organized beforehand. Please contact me directly by email - xelandriax at gmail dot com for details of fees relating to your project.

BOOK COVER RESTRICTIONS
I do not allow my restricted model or location stock to be used to make mock/ hypothetical/ premade/ personal book/album covers or other media - please contact me to discuss your project before you use my stock. I cannot stress this enough. This includes but is not limited to Nanowrimo stories, Wattpad and other similar literature sites.

LICENSES AVAILABLE FOR RESTRICTED MODEL STOCK:

:bulletblue: 10-year DIGITAL ONLY model release - for example, Ebook covers, print on demand services for Ebook covers up to 10,000 units or traditional/digital reference work etc - Starts from £50 (Pounds sterling)

:bulletblue: Full commercial model release - for paper print book covers, album covers and all other prints/ printed merchandise - pricing depends on the size of print run or units. Starts from £100 (Pounds sterling)

:bulletblue: 10-year Exclusive commercial model release - covers all digital and printed media with exclusive use of the image for 10 years - the image will be removed from my galleries for the period. Please contact me and provide project details for accurate pricing.

Prints permission is only granted automatically for use on DeviantART - IE Print on Demand services.

CURRENT UPDATE APRIL 2020 - Eclipse has fucked all the coding in my journals. I apologise that this makes it a bit more of a wall of text than I would like! 
Previous Update Sept 2019 - updated, slimmed down, updated wording
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Amanda-Kulp's avatar
Amanda-KulpProfessional Digital Artist
Yikes! $61usd for your model stock. That's over half of whats charged for a premade cover. Do you post your model stock on sites such as Shutterstock or depositphotos? 

Btw, your rules are super organized. This must have taken forever. I maybe wrote two sentences on my stock rules because I just couldn't be bothered Laugh 
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
:shrug: I prefer to be actually paid if somebody is profiting off my hard work - if you aren't charging a decent rate for your own work I can't help that though I run sales throughout the year like the one thats currently on my front page ;)
No, my stock is completely exclusive to DA only, if you find it available anywhere else it's stolen.
15 years of people asking all sorts of questions about how they can and can't use your stock will do that.
Amanda-Kulp's avatar
Amanda-KulpProfessional Digital Artist
I feel at my skill level I am charging a decent price especially because I am new at book covers but I understand. Personally I sometimes do not think I am ready but guess you never find out until you try.

I did not even see the sale! :sweatdrop: revamp v2 Thank you!!
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
Everyone starts somewhere and it's very much down to personal preference :) 
brotherson34's avatar
brotherson34Hobbyist Digital ArtistFeatured
could I use your stock for my covers please
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General ArtistFeatured
Please read the information clearly provided in this journal -

unrestricted stock - you may use for premade or commissioned book covers - please note that unrestricted stock has a green strip on the actual image and can only be found in 1 folder

restricted stock - no premade book covers are allowed at all unless you have arranged and paid for a commercial release through me - this is for any stock not found in the unrestricted stock folder including location and all model stock. 
Peachbelle's avatar
PeachbelleHobbyist General ArtistFeatured
I'm sorry if this has been asked a million times before but do you allow unrestricted landscape stock to be used on bookcovers?  
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
As long as it's in my unrestricted folder you can by all means use it for your cover work :) the stock must be manipulated though :)
Peachbelle's avatar
PeachbelleHobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I'll of course, still credit and show you :)
Esmeralda-stock's avatar
Esmeralda-stockHobbyist General Artist
Just a quick note to say I borrowed a few words here and there for my new stock rules. More like a ref and inspiration than anything else. Cheers!
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
No problem! Glad they came in useful!!
NUBES112's avatar
Hi, i used your beautiful images here:nubes112.deviantart.com/art/Pa…
Thank you
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
Thanks for the link! :hug:
InfernalHunterArt's avatar
InfernalHunterArtHobbyist Digital Artist
Hello! I want to know if I can post a photomanipulation with your stock (here it is: fav.me/d8jfz6l) on such print sites as redbubble or fineartamerica?
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
You can as I consider those to be very small print runs and personal use - don't forget that I do not provide commercial releases for my restricted location stock so more than a few dozen units sold I would have to ask you to take the work down again as it exceeds what most people would consider personal use. :)

Thanks for the link!
InfernalHunterArt's avatar
InfernalHunterArtHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for your answer! I am thinking to post this work as a print outide DA, but I am not sure yet. If I'll ever do it, I will inform you. :) (Smile) 
jacij's avatar
jacij General Artist
Hi Elandria, just wondering, although I haven't finished it yet (so may not need a book cover or could change it, hopefully I'll get there though), I used one of your stock pictures to make this image jacij.deviantart.com/art/Drago…
Would it be ok to use it for a digital book cover (it would be for a choose your own adventure type app) and if it was ok, what sort of charges would apply? (Asking because pretty sure this comes under commercial use, but doesn't feature a model and I'm not sure if you are ok with using your stock for that sort of thing). There is a credits page that can link back to your site.
Thanks :)
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
I'm sorry, other than my unrestricted stock I don't allow or provide commercial releases for my location images due to property restrictions which is mentioned in the commercial use section at the bottom of my terms.
jacij's avatar
jacij General Artist
Ok, that's a shame I loved the castle photo. I can understand why it's a problem though. Thanks anyway.
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
Yer I would love to be able to provide releases, but they are very difficult to get and the cost makes my eyes water.  Not to mention that I would hate for any artist to get into trouble if I just went ahead and said use whatever images you like. :/ Its a tough one!
Kuldi's avatar
Hello dear Elandria! I've read through your rules, and several pages with other peoples questions but could not find an answer to what I was wondering. I've been looking for some good pictures of dark fabric for ages, both on dA and other stock sites, and cannot find anything useful. Do you allow using parts of your dresses/dresstrains in manips? (not the whole dress) I would like to use for example the bottom of this dress: elandria.deviantart.com/art/Af…
Elandria's avatar
ElandriaProfessional General Artist
Thats absolutely fine if you just need a bit of fabric or drape references, please do still credit my stock and send me a link though :) 
Kuldi's avatar
yay, so awesome! I will credit ofcourse! :)
QueenObscurePairings's avatar
QueenObscurePairingsProfessional General Artist
When you say FETISH/NUDE WORK
Do you mean nude as in porn? As I think being nude, itself isn't porny. And fetish? So using your stock for my Anthro art would be fetish?

Also, when you say commercial, do you mean as in sells? Or using them as means of promoting images?
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