Rules - updated
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Published: October 31, 2010

Quick Review
Credit and Contact
Conditions apply for commercial use
Do not redistribute my stock

:bulletgreen: My stocks are only free to use if you are using it for private practice. if you are using them for any paid commissions, book covers, merchandise, any form commercial work you will need to pay a royalty fee.

:bulletgreen: Credit me clearly if you have used any of my stock. Please include a link to my DeviantArt profile faestock
FAQ #81: How can I create links to other deviants, deviations, or websites?

:bulletgreen:   Contact me when you have used my stock, providing me with a link to the artwork. (it is best to leave a comment on my profile)

:bulletgreen: You may post artworks containing my stock on other portfolio websites, providing there is a credit link to my DeviantArt profile near the image.
you may post on social media sites, please add a stock model credit to #faestock

:bulletgreen: Absolutely no redistribution of my stock in any form is allowed (this includes tubing, pre-cut files, png files and pre-made backgrounds and reposting any high-res stock images.)
The only place where my stock is provided is in this account faestock 

:bulletgreen: COMMERCIAL USE
Contact me by email for commercial enquiries.

If the book/merchandise is available for free and  no one is being paid to make the artwork,  it is  printed on demand or less than 99 copies are being made, then you can use my stock for free to practise your art.

If the book/merchandise is being sold in any quantity (including e-books), or more than 100 copies are being made then i ask for a once of royalty fee, Using pay pal.
You can send payment to my paypal account:

(equivalent to Australian Dollars)

E-Book Only $20
 Please note if the book is free but the artist is being paid to make the cover then i ask for the fee to be paid.

Printed Books and Merchandise (i.e  Book covers, Album covers, calendars, clothing, jewellery, card decks, puzzles, Manchester)

Exclusive contract only. Includes rights to E-books and promotional materiel.
1-99 copies - $50
100 - 200 copies - $75
200 - 500 copies - $150
500 - 1000 copies - $200
1,000 - 2,000 copies - $300
2,000 - 5,000 copies - $500
5,000 - 10,000 copies - $1,000
10,000 - 20,000 copies - $2,000
20,000 - 40,000 copies - $4,000
40,000 - 80,000 copies- $6,000
80,000 - 120,000 copies - $8,000

Please answer as many of these questions as you can regarding commercial projects to speed up the process:
Who is the author/maker?
Who is the publisher/manufacturer(s)?
Where will it be published/sold?
How much will your item cost?
How many copies will be made?
Can i receive a copy?

:bulletgreen: Have fun!
I am not a monster :) If you would like any of these point clarified let me know

FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?

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Amochichi's avatar
AmochichiNew Deviant

Hi, im planning to use the stock for a book cover but I do not do paid commissions is that alright? Ive read the rules but Im a bit confused about it. Thank you :)

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faestockProfessional Photographer

if you are not being paid to make the cover, and the book itself is not being sold on any platform and is available for free and you also credit me for the stock use, then you may use my stock image for free on the cover.

if anyone involved is making any money on the project then you need to pay my fee.

Amochichi's avatar
AmochichiNew Deviant
Okay thank you so much! 😍
raj9019's avatar
raj9019New Deviant

hello mam can i use this stock image for photo manipulation & then upload my youtube channel in publicly.

anas1721's avatar

i use one of your photo stock, i post at my instagram ,,my ig @lali_dalanbali

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KokcoiNew Deviant

Hey, I have used one of your stock for my Photoshop study...since it is a learning level then of course no good for sell, or for commercial; is it ok I post it on my facebook? I also list your image link for sure. Here is the link of my study work.

Paintfairy02's avatar
Paintfairy02New Deviant

Hi! I read the rules and I'm planning on using the model to make a graphic, It's not for anything being published or sold, I hope this works! Thank you :w00t!:

Kingstar24's avatar
Kingstar24 Artist

hey....umm all the graphics work i did with your stock, can i use the as a gallery for my fiverr gig one day? they will only be shown as preview of all my best work..I could make a portfolio in a pdf to show more of my work...

faestock's avatar
faestockProfessional Photographer
as long as it is a preview only and you follow my rules, it is fine.
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KendoAriesthaNew Deviant

i use one of your photo stock, i post at my instagram

thank youuu a lottt IG : @candy_ariestha

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DavidLspeedpainter's avatar

Hi, I would like to use your photo(s) as reference to paint and record the painting itself and show the painting process on my Youtube channel. Is that permitted?

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faestockProfessional Photographer
hi, as long as you follow the rules above thats fine by me :)
DavidLspeedpainter's avatar

I read through down below and saw that others asked the same question and the response was yes, and stick to the rules. So I plan to do a live recorded painting of an Alice in Wonderland pose inside a digital painting, then show the resulting painting on my Youtube channel. I will then credit you and your work with it. Any objections let me know, thank you for your incredible, beautiful work. Oh yeah, if you want to see MY work on Youtube, it is right here:

gemini-graphics's avatar
Hello Miss! 

I wanted to know if it's okay to use your non-exclusive stock freely to make non-commercial Wattpad graphics without payment or asking you first.

Please reply. 

faestock's avatar
faestockProfessional Photographer
only if no one is making any money in the creation of the cover,  and the book is not being sold. 
gemini-graphics's avatar
Thank you for replying!
ValeriaAbsinthe's avatar
ValeriaAbsintheHobbyist Digital Artist
Quick question regarding your stock:

I plan to make some pieces where I'd be attempting to sell them as prints, and I know you have rates for using your stocks and so on... but would that still apply to not directly using them as well?
What I mean by that is that I was thinking to draw one of the poses used in one of your stock pics, but not the design, setting, etc.
Titania 11 by faestock
This is the one I'm most interested in possibly using for my art, with the use of another in the set for understanding the leg placement in the piece.
Essentially I would be planning to recreate the pose itself for a design of my own in the piece, but would link back to you and your piece(s) to indicate that I used it as reference for the piece. With the intent to sell as prints being in perspective, would I still be subject to your rates for commercial use if the only thing lifted from it is just the pose used in the piece or no?

Just wanna make sure so I don't risk violating any rules or anything XD

If I confused you at all, lemme know and I'll reword it as best as I can ^__^;;
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ColossalReverieHobbyist Digital Artist

Hi, love your work. I make "giantess in nature" photomanipulations, can I use your stocks for edits like this? There's a couple examples on my page.

faestock's avatar
faestockProfessional Photographer
I would prefer you did not
martilodi99's avatar

Hi. If I wanted to use one of your stocks to make a book cover for wattpad (so not for a paid or commercial use) could I take it for free?

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faestockProfessional Photographer
if the book is totally free and you are not getting paid to make it, then yes you may. as long as you follow the rest of my rules also.
martilodi99's avatar

Of course ;) thank you :)

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