I decided to turn my Sunday journal, into a little project called "Stock Wrap Up" which will feature resources & stocks from the past week.
As I previously mentioned, stock is art, and they deserve the same recognition as any other artists.
IMPORTANT: I will not feature .png cut-outs that have no source. I will not feature 3D models from any kind of games or a reliable source.
I will not feature images with celebrities, or anything like that.
For more information about stock and resources, please read the following guideline:
Enjoy, fav, and create beautiful art!
It is cruel of DA to ask for just 5 selections for a topic that has defined my entire existence on DeviantArt for the past 14 years. How can you choose just 5 pieces? How can 5 pieces show the diversity of stock and resources on this site? The breadth of topics, places, locations and everything in between that are made available to the artists on this site? The heart and soul that is shared with a single aim in mind, to support and enable the creativity of everyone involved to thrive.
5 cannot show the places we can imagine
5 cannot show the adventures and stories told
5 cannot express the joy of shared creation
5 cannot cherish the f
Night of the Costumed Freaks
Let the Bodies in the Floor
Short Challenge #41 - Special Halloween- VOTES
Short Challenge #42
The-Imaginarium (https://www.deviantart.com/the-imaginarium) Short Challenge Special Halloween, What will be different? We will have 2 guests jury (total 4 judges) and 4 required stock.
1º most voted entry.
- 400 from HermitCrabStock (https://www.deviantart.com/hermitcrabstock) - 200 from Wesley-Souza (https://www.deviantart.com/wesley-souza)
- 100 from S-T-A-R-gazer (https://www.deviantart.com/s-t-a-r-gazer) (wesley)
- 1 year free membership on inspirationclan.com from JourdainTSC (https://www.deviantart.com/jourdaintsc)
- Image share on @manipulationclan instagram accoun
Our first affiliate contest starts today!
If you're a member of Stewed-Tomatoes (https://www.deviantart.com/stewed-tomatoes) and/or ManipulateThis (https://www.deviantart.com/manipulatethis), you can enter the contest from either group;however, you can only have a total of 2 entries in the contest.
:bulletred: BEFORE YOU GET STARTED ON YOUR ENTRY, AN IMPORTANT REMINDER:
I always include this information with our challenges and contests because it is very important to me.
There are more and more pre-cut out stock for us to use now than there were eleven years ago when I started at deviantArt; AND there are a many more stock accounts that have 3D Rendered stock.
:bulletred: FIRST, Make Sure That The
This is Part 5 of Providing Stock+Resources - A Beginners Guide. It is aimed at resource providers new and old - I'm trying to give some tips and pointers based on my experience both as a stocker and a photomanipulator. If you have anything to add, feel free to comment, I still feel like I forgot soooo much Any other comments are of course welcome as well. I hope this helps at least some
>>What you will find in this guide:Part 01: Introduction incl. Note on Copyright
Part 02: What should I put online? incl. Subject Choice | Dealing with Abuse | Technical Basics for Stock Images | Lighting setup | Tips and tricks on getting the most ou
While seeing a lot of wonderful and inspirational work in art and book cover design, I am also seeing a lot of creative common licensed stock (That I am VERY familiar with due to 10 years of digital art and being a member of a LOT of art and stock communities).
What I AM seeing does not add up… I am seeing creative commons licensed stock from websites such as deviant art, that do have restrictions and even require PAYMENT for publication use, used for premade covers. Payment from DA artists can range from $50 – $1000 for use of their stock in publication. It all varies on the use and print run. Yet some cover designers are selling