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There's lots of awesome models on DA and lots of great places on the web to find pose reference and stock! Here's a little list of some great places to check out for some quality pose reference stock:

:icondaposes:
is a group I founded that accepts submissions of stock photos that are useful for pose reference. To be considered, the model must be wearing form fitting clothing or nude. There are separate folders for nude stock. Watching this group will result in quality pose reference stock appearing in your inbox!

:iconsenshistock:
You are here.

:iconnull-entity:
highly recommended male model, contains non-nude male stock with some action, and couple (m/f) refs with no nudity.

:iconskydancer-stock: 
has an MASSIVE gallery, many of the female models are nude and make great pose references! There are also some self portrait pose references in the bearded, wizard type variety. :giggle: 

:iconmostlyguystock:
Mostly male, mixed undies and nude. Some fem parts.

:iconimperialstarletstock:
Her gallery is full of great female reference including some wonderful lying, reclining and sitting poses.

:iconmikasorano:
Small but useful gallery of plus size female model in form fitting clothing.

:iconszuzi:
has a folder of pole fitness stock photos that are really stunning. Some more in the main gallery, too

:icondaestock:
has some images where he's in just some black shorts.  Other action and expressive resources with costumes, there's also some nude stock in the gallery.

:iconlalunatique:
mostly full body female, clothed

:iconrobynrose:
provides some high quality stock photos mainly of herself. Her gallery is very well organized and has a lot of awesome packs available for quick download.

:iconthemalenudestock:
is a fantastic place to go for male nude stock! There's also a ton of images with more than one model.  If you need man on man action, this is the account to visit!

:iconpiratelotus-stock:
has a series called "Melted Wings" which contains really dynamic pose images!

:iconahrum-stock:
has a few male pose reference images in his gallery as well as a ton of head and face references.

:iconhumananatomy4artist:
has an amazing assortment of very high quality, professional resources. Some of the models are nude.

:iconjustmeina:
A lot of male reference, mostly pretty classical, nude.

:iconkirilee:
Has some form fitting clothed pose stuff in this folder

:iconstockingbird:
Male, nude, full body, as well as face an anatomy

:iconvividlyvictoria:
New and small gallery of female, clothed poses in this folder

:iconcalealexander:
Trans FtM poses, clothed (account includes art too, see folders) 

There's also some places with 3D figure photos which are pretty helfpul, too! Like :icontat2duck: who has this folder and :iconbjd-poses:

SenshiStock Sketch is my web app for randomized SenshiStock poses for gesture and sketching practice. Posemaniacs is a fun site with lots of fantastic poses that you can rotate in a virtual space for reference! Also check out Pixelovely.com for more gesture and sketch practice as well as tutorials.

See also: Find your way around DA #1: Pose ReferencesComing up with interesting, accurate poses for your characters can be difficult. Either they all end up looking the same, or the poses just don't look right. Drawing from a reference is a great way to practice this. Luckily, there are lots of amazing resources available to help you out, both here on DeviantArt and one the big bad WWW. I've listed the ones I know here, so you don't have to do the digging.
- I've picked resources that focus on poses, not on anatomy. This means that the drawn pose references listed here are not necessarily anatomically correct. Though the two are definitely related, to me they're not necessarily the same thing. Your anatomy might be great, but a good pose can really bring your image to life. 
- This journal focuses on humans, not animals. Animal references will be listed in the next journal.
A little guide to the list
Real Life Poses: Stock photographs of real people in various poses, generally against a white backdrop.
Drawn pose stock:&


Feel free to look through the Model Stock I Love folder in my favorites! This is where I tend to collect stock that I find useful for pose reference.

Got any other pose reference resources you think should be listed here? Please let me know!

Happy drawing! :happybounce:

Other great stock accounts on DA that aren't exactly focused on pose ref but are way cool anyway:
:iconaction-stock:  :iconsyccas-stock: :icontanit-isis-stock: :iconfaestock: :iconcharligal-stock: :iconraeyenirael-stock: :icondamselstock::iconmjranum-stock::iconbackward-perspective::icondanika-stock::iconaimeestock::iconartreferencesource: (mostly pay to use) 
Other places around DA where you can find stock suitable for pose references! 

UPDATE 7/31/17: added :iconcalealexander:, a new trans FtM gallery! 

Please let me know if there are pose ref accounts that you love which I don't have listed here. :la: 
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:iconmollyfootman:
MollyFootman Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredibly helpful!  Thanks so much! :heart:
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:iconbjd-poses:
BJD-poses Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017  Hobbyist
Do BJD poses count? :shy: 
And for that... tat2duck is useful, too!
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:icontat2duck:
tat2duck Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the mention and link
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh yeah great idea. There's also BJD-poses
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:iconbjd-poses:
BJD-poses Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017  Hobbyist
:D :hug:
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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:iconahrum-stock:
Ahrum-Stock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:thumbsup:
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:heart: 
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:icontoxic--vision:
Toxic--Vision Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017
Thanks for this! *O*
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive: 
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:iconhattara:
hattara Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much! It's sometimes tough to find new stocks to follow.
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive:
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:iconhikarinokusari:
HikariNoKusari Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for sharing this helpful journal ! 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive:
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:iconwickedalucard:
wickedalucard Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017
Thank you for sharing this!
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive: 
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:iconixiondbz:
ixiondbz Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce:  
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:party: 
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:iconarineange:
Arineange Featured By Owner Edited Jul 31, 2017   Traditional Artist
Well you have faestock, AimeeStock and ArtReferenceSource as well :w00t:

Thanks for sharing all those fantastic models, didn't know some of them! :D You're awesome!! :heart:
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks!!
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:iconnaty-lala-chan:
Naty-lala-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Undertale SOUL - Light Rose (Fanmade) (Not mine)Thank youUndertale SOUL - Light Rose (Fanmade) (Not mine)FANGIRLING *SQUEEE* 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive:
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:iconuncannyknack:
uncannyknack Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Professional Filmographer
Fantastic! Thank you for this :)
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive: 
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:iconzephre:
zephre Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for putting this up!  
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive: 
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:icondoodleaurachild:
DoodleAuraChild Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
here's something line-of-action.com/practice-to…  it's really cool 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah yeah that is neat. I think actually some of my stuff is in there too xD 
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:iconchocolatequill:
ChocolateQuill Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017
you friggin lifesaver
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:giggle:  :heart: 
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:iconsilerna:
Silerna Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017
I mostly use your poses and from faestock :) 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
faestock is so cool :love: 
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:iconsilerna:
Silerna Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017
Yes! I love her work! But your cool too! ;)
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug: 
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:iconlualady:
LualaDy Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
oh no, danika's icon  didn't work
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
lol ty missed the icon part 
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:iconcalealexander:
CaleAlexander Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Student General Artist
Thank you for including me in this!!! 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
welcome aboard!
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:iconano-kato:
ano-kato Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for this! :hug:
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive: 
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:iconanatiidae:
anatiidae Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2017
This is super useful! Thank you so so much!
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
:highfive:
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:iconexopup:
exopup Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
you are an angel 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
:floating:
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:iconpokemonmaster250:
PokemonMaster250 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for posting i just found this, and checked some out also found some images i would like to use in the future. :) Saved them(the accounts), and will look at their rules later. 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
That's great! Happy drawing :3
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:iconyuukaze:
yuukaze Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
I know this is a very old post, but I just wanted to point out that the pixelovely link is wrong! 
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:iconfuzzyhorseprincess:
Fuzzyhorseprincess Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well it still goes to the right spot :) 
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
wow thanks. I can't believe no one's ever noticed lol
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:icontanit-isis-stock:
tanit-isis-stock Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2015  Professional Photographer
lovely! thank you :heart:
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