It's been a literal decade since my last real stock photo was posted! But y'all keep using my stock and I love you for it!
I'm happy to see some names I was familiar with are still posting and active! Life has been hectic and full of change and ups and downs, but overall things are good. I've made steps toward being stock-ready (in my mind) in the past few years, and who knows, I may return. But I know myself well enough not to promise that. And if I do, it'll be quite a change from what's here as I'm now a decade older lol! Anyway. I'm just dropping in to fave your creations and snoop around and clear out my notifications
I realize over the course of my inactivity, I've gotten quite a few missed requests about using my stock for things like book covers and school projects.
I am fine with this kind of usage as long as my likeness isn't promoting any kind of hate (no pro-homophobia, racism, abuse ...really should be pretty clear what I'm not ok with by that).
Got a fantasy or sci-fi novel? E-book? School painting project? That's fine.
To those who have asked while I was inactive and not checking, I'm sorry. Maybe you found someone else to use, maybe you went ahead and used my stock anyway when I didn't respond. It's all good.
Anybody who has started watching this account in the past few months...thank you!
Anybody who has posted art that uses my stock as reference or as a piece of it...you're all amazing!
I've been out of the country since the end of March and won't be back until mid-September, and this is the first chance I've had to check anything.
When I do get back home, I may or may not be posting some new stock. I'm still uncomfortable with my own body, so it's not likely to be anything like what I used to do, but it'll be getting my toes back into the water. I may also offer a few stock pieces of my children (if they cooperate), though it won't be anythi