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~We are a Photomanipulation Group~

~We also accept Stock, Airbrushing and 3-D Artwork~

Want to see your contest in our journal?

:bulletblack: Send us a note with a link to your contest journal.
Contest must be for photomanipulation, 3D, Painting and Airbrushing, or Stock related.

:bulletred: Any disrespect or rudeness toward the staff here will result in being banned from the group without notice.


How Our Gallery Works:

:bulletpurple: 4 deviations per folder/day to manip folders.
:bulletpurple: 10 deviations per folder/day to Tutorials.
:bulletpurple: Always submit your image to the correct corresponding folder. If your image is catagorized: Photomanipulation > Fantasy, it should go to our Fantasy folder etc.
:bulletpurple: All images catagorized as Digital Art > Painting and Airbrushing should be submitted to the appropriate group Paint and Airbrush folder.
:bulletpurple: No Featured submissions, staff will choose them.
Folder Submissions How To Guide

How Our Favorites Work:

:bulletpurple: Favorites are for Stock only.
:bulletpurple: 10 deviations per folder/day.
:bulletpurple: Blog Entry on Favorites

Rules & Regulations:

:bulletblue: Stock must be credited, preferrably with a clickable link to the stock provider or the stock image. (In the image description.)
:bulletblue: All off-site stock must be credited with direct links to the stock itself.
:bulletblue: Stock must be listed even if it is your own.
:bulletblue: 3D images should contain a program reference.
:bulletblue: Fan Art should include some sort of reference and may not be available as a print. Fan Art FAQ
:bulletblue: Images containing copyrighted content categorized as manipulation will be declined. Ex. Celebrities, movie characters, screenshots etc. DeviantART Copyright Policy

We will decline an image because of:

:bulletred: Lack of or improperly stated credits. You must state if the stocks used are your own.
:bulletred: Offensive content
:bulletred: Submission to the wrong folder
:bulletred: Deviation does not meet quality standard
:bulletred: Fan art contains an uncredited celebrity image.
:bulletred: Deiviation is a different colored duplicate of another image.
:bulletred: Nudity for the sake of nudity; Blantant or non-artistic nudity.
:bulletred: No vector images.
:bulletred: No traditional art. Sketches, Painting, Artisan Crafts, Photography, etc.
(Rules regarding quality standards, offensive content, and nudity will be enforced at the discretion of the staff.)

What do you look for in a join request?

:bulletyellow: Properly stated credits on every deviation.
:bulletyellow: Images that are of intermediate level or above.

Because this is a group for learning and growing we will try our very best to let you know true reasons why your image or join request was declined, you will never get an evasive answer.

Also, it is our plan to allow members to submit to our blog information about Photoshop and techniques that they find useful.

If you have any questions or suggestions on something for the group or a blog topic that you would like to see, please notify thy-darkest-hour or any of our contributors by whatever means you like.

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Weekly Stats

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Gallery Folders

Angel Killer by kaka-pararean83
Dramatic - The gold Angel by abduboxmedia
Escape by SolGutier22
El soldadito de plomo by sirkeht
Hope by MaaniDieMon
Figure by TYEO
Mother of Dragon by Danilo-Costa
Galaxy by TYEO
Animals and Plants
_______.A Pirates Life for Me by endevi
Postscript Commissions by Nesla
Survivor by Ellysiumn
Puss and Boot by Rickbw1
Blue Origami by annewipf
Once upon a time ... by FurkanHolmes
Evolution of Virtue, Altruism and Shame. by smartiepix
Finding Home... under the Moon. by smartiepix
That moment when ......#3 by pjenz
Stalker by sofijas
Piano by sofijas
Torniquet by EvanescentAngel666
Maturin by MrTinyx
Safer by TYEO
Milk Thief by davidrabin
a cut above by davidrabin
Elven Path by MelFeanen
Cadence Of Her Last Breath by MoodyBlue
Before I Fall by MelFeanen
Sweet Sadness by MelFeanen
Fantasy 2
Forest Maiden by MelFeanen
Dandelion Flight by sofijas
Wild Pets by sofijas
Plantae dabit vitam by Renata-s-art
Rise of Evil by Secretadmires
Lovely Warrior by KnightFlyte96
My Escape by JayGraphixx

Mature Content

Mermaid Disharmonica~a Birthday Present? For Me?? by sirenabonita
Horror and Macabre
The dark one... Malkavian Queen by kiwi8686

Mature Content

Captivation by Rickbw1
BAYOU by Rickbw1

Mature Content

The minute of decay by Lilium-VisualArtist
the lady that blew my mind by OlgaBee
Landscapes - Scenery
Eastern City by annewipf
Lifestyle Photoshop Actions by ViktorGjokaj
Visual Poetry
Sunflower by Rui-Abel
January 20th 2017 by Rui-Abel
Little Girl and Dog by annewipf
Hideout by theAllex
Cant stop the feeling by Ellysiumn
total eclipse of my eye by OlgaBee
Fan Art Manips
premade cover book 3 by anais-anais61
Publication Manips
premade cover book by anais-anais61
3-D - People
Dream by Ladesire
3-D - Other
Tranquility by IkyuValiantValentine
Digital Animations
Rising Phoenix - Animated version by tamaraR
Digital Fractuals
Big Top by Dr-Pen
Paint and Airbrush - Fantasy and Abstract
Towards the Source by Rowye
Paint and Airbrush - Sci-fi and Space Art
Beyond by Stratox
Paint and Airbrush - Psychedelic and Surreal
Khamoshi by FurkanHolmes
Paint and Airbrush - People and Pop Art
The Muse by Ellysiumn
Paint and Airbrush - Macabre and Horror

Mature Content

Vampire Attack by Fran-Hdez
Paint and Airbrush - Landscape and Scenery
Chill by Rowye
Paint and Airbrush - Animals and Still Life
Cennet Papagani by FurkanHolmes
Paint and Airbrush - Miscellaneous
Evelinda by lauraypablo
Premade Backgrounds
Premade Background - Grassy Glade by morosity
Foreign Language Tutorials
Workflow Tutorial- Der-Puppenmacher by BVFoto
Before and After and Restorations
Duotone Colors PSD by Bato-Gjokaj

Random from Featured

Background 12 by ElenaDudina Background 12 :iconelenadudina:ElenaDudina 2,694 587 Black Feathers Pack .PSD file by the-night-bird Black Feathers Pack .PSD file :iconthe-night-bird:the-night-bird 240 106 Hair stock PSD files by CindysArt Hair stock PSD files :iconcindysart:CindysArt 1,428 664 Wing PNG by AbsurdWordPreferred Wing PNG :iconabsurdwordpreferred:AbsurdWordPreferred 606 48 Winged by Lyastricity by Lyastricity Winged by Lyastricity :iconlyastricity:Lyastricity 271 113 Blue Dress 01 by Thy-Darkest-Hour Blue Dress 01 :iconthy-darkest-hour:Thy-Darkest-Hour 38 4 Silver Skeleton Axe of Death by FantasyStock Silver Skeleton Axe of Death :iconfantasystock:FantasyStock 193 11 Blue Gem Magical Warrior Sword by FantasyStock Blue Gem Magical Warrior Sword :iconfantasystock:FantasyStock 796 9 Beach 13 by yasminstock Beach 13 :iconyasminstock:yasminstock 3 0 Beach 11 by yasminstock Beach 11 :iconyasminstock:yasminstock 11 0 Into the Blue Stock by Storms-Stock Into the Blue Stock :iconstorms-stock:Storms-Stock 32 5
Favorites - Featured represents the best of the best from our wonderful stock department.

Group Info

We here look foward to being a much more personal group that wants to get to know its members and provide helpful information and tutorials as no one is ever done improving!

So, interested in manipulations? Well, we're interested in you and seeing what you're capable of! We're open to all types of manipulations as well as manipulated stock and are open to all of your wonderful suggestions!

If you have ideas about things for the group or things we should do, let us know, we're more than interested to hear what you have to say.

Because this is a group for learning, growing, and becoming better manipulators, if your work is declined, you will always know why, specifically why without ever having to ask us.
Founded 7 Years ago
Apr 10, 2011


Group Focus
Art Creation

Media Type
Digital Media

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I-M is very much in need of new contributors, three or four or more to be exact so that we can get images accepted quicker than one day.


Judge whether or not an image is intermediate or better, aka, some effort involved and no edge lines showing on cut out stock.

Always leave a message on why you declined an image.

Willing to vote on images often.

Always check to make sure an image is being submitted to the right category, i.e. Fantasy is Fantasy is Fantasy and Dark is Dark is Dark.

Any takers? Apply below, thanks!
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updownstock Featured By Owner May 1, 2017
I have a group for only food stocks:

:D (Big Grin) Free to join, drinks is also allowed
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, please feel free to request us as an affiliate :)
updownstock Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2017
We are already affiliates!
MrTinyx Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for accepting me !
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :)
Pendragon-Arts Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Hugh... *Looks down and sees she's not the only one* Your settings are incorrect. @,@ Only one deviation per year????
annewipf Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016
The submissions are actually limited to 1 per year. Please, get a look to your settings. Thank you. :(
galaxytuna Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016
Hi, how can I send my work here? Submissions are closed. Thank you!
Alpanu-stock Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello group! I just want to pinpoint that favourites -> Landscape - Mountains is closed for submissions.
suolasPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016
I need some advice if anyone's willing to help, There's some images on DA that are perfect for this piece I am working on, the images aren't specified as stock so I have tried to contact the image owners to seek permission. There has been no answer from any contact attempts at their profiles here or through any links they have listed on their pages. I've tried searching for alternates but have found literally nothing else suitable.
Does this mean, among other things, the piece cannot be published to DA/ my own site (I attach full credits wherever I publish) regardless of what I have done to seek permission.
Any info/advice would be greatly appreciated.
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