Please read before using our stock: Rules that apply to everyone: You are required to CREDIT us in the artist's statement of your deviation, and you must NOTIFY us with a link to your deviation, by comment on the original stock, or if you are unable to find the original stock, by note.
You MUST be an active member of Deviant Art if you wish to use our stock.
stock may be used in commercial projects, but ONLY
if all the rules as set out in this journal are followed! If you would like to use our model stock, please send us a note. **Please see additional note below under "Print Permission".
You may NOT upload any deviations using our stock as photography
. They are our photographs, remember?
You may upload your finished work off site e.g. Facebook etc., but ONLY
if the piece is ALSO
uploaded to Deviant Art. Please remember that the FREE
stock we provide is for the EXCLUSIVE use of members of Deviant Art, and it is only fair that you display your work here, and give us due credit for the resource we've provided. In short, you are not permitted to upload it ANYWHERE unless it is also displayed on this site!
Please don't use our stock for RACIST/POLITICAL/DEROGATORY work.
Our stock does not belong in the public domain! The licence we extend for use is for DA members only!!!
In other words~ do NOT repost our unedited stock ANYWHERE!
It remains OUR option to remove or change or amend any or all of our stock and rules at ANY time.
Additionally, any stocks that we find that have been misused, will be no longer be free. Pre-made Backgrounds: (Updated 28/08/2012)
Because of the continued misuse of our stock, we have decided that we will no longer allow the use of our stock in premade backgrounds.
We grant exclusive
permission to KYghost
to use our stocks in premades. Google and the Use of Celebrity (photographic) images: Don't do it!
Unless you took the photo of your favourite celebrity, then the image belongs to the photographer, NOT YOU!!! Which means, it isn't legitimate stock, and you therefore have no permission to use it. As for the vague-at-best "fair use" excuse... we seriously don't give a fig.
Be advised that images taken from google or any other search site is NOT valid stock. DO NOT use our stock in conjunction with images that you have no rights to!Equine Artists:
When crediting, you MUST
provide links to the stock you used in your ARTIST'S STATEMENT! Whilst we do appreciate that most of you put our URL on your image, no one will be able to find our stock if they wish to use it themselves, or be able to verify its authenticity as a stock image. Deviants strictly forbidden from using our stock: Lais-PinheiroAstik022
WE HEREBY GRANT ALL DEVIANT ARTISTS PERMISSION TO USE OUR STOCK IN DEVIANT ART PRINTS.
**Please note: There are some stock images of people (and a couple of ragdolls) contained within our gallery that do not have a signed model release form. Just check the artist's statement below the stock image before you use it if you'd like to submit your finished work as a print, or for any commercial use. Any questions, please feel free to ask!
*These stock rules are an adaptation of those of stock provider Elandria
, and used with her kind permission.*