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Illustrating A Stock Rule

Wed Feb 8, 2012, 1:03 AM

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Eirian-stock Stamp by EzzyGezzy Eirian-stock Stamp by Eirian-stock

This is a stock-account maintained by :iconiribel:. If not stated otherwise all photos in this account are meant for artists to be used. This means you don't have to ask our permission to use our images – that's what they are here for. However, if you wish to use our stocks, please follow the rules indicated below:

:onfire: STOCK RULES & TERMS OF USE :onfire:

:bulletgreen:Illustrating A Stock Rule:bulletgreen:

Hello, artists! I hope you've all been doing well! :wave:
Recently we have got some questions concerning following stock rule:

:bulletred: Artists, attention! Don't just change colors or add a texture. From this day on we won't be accepting this kind of artwork anymore, and we may ask you to remove your work. All images submitted should be altered in such way that it is clear you have used techniques other than a filter or alteration in the colour of the original.

To better illustrate what we mean by this, I've made few images that might help you get the better idea. Obviously these do not cover every artistic aspect – they are simply general guidelines. Also I'd like to make clear that we do not intend to point fingers at anyone. It's everyone's own business what kind of artwork they make – we just prefer that our stock wouldn't be used for retouching, or adding a color/texture overlay or some Photoshop effect which generally takes 3 seconds.

Odds are, many people whom this concerns don't bother reading this but those of you who do – hugs and cookies for you! :hug: :cookie:

1. About color changes:

Example 1: No by Eirian-stock

Example 2: Yes by Eirian-stock

2. About using stock image as a background for a drawing:

Example 3: Yes by Eirian-stock

3. About texture usage:

Example 4: No by Eirian-stock

Example 5: Yes by Eirian-stock

Example 6: Yes by Eirian-stock

I hope this answers some of your questions. I know that in digital media things are rarely as easy as this, and the lines between photomanipulation and retouching can get vague and blurry, so if you have any concerns, don't hesitate to ask! We, don't bite - seriously. :)
Have fun time creating art!

Best wishes,





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Meet the gang - these are the fellows modeling in our stock images or taking them (or both). :D

From left to right:
Rasmus, Niklas, Elias, Niina, Sandra, Linda and Jari

Big thanks to all the stock users, supporters, watchers, viewers and friends! Hugs to all of you! :tighthug: :heart:

Eirian-stock Stamp by EzzyGezzy Eirian-stock Stamp by Eirian-stock

If you would like to use our stock just make sure you check the link below!

:onfire: STOCK RULES & TERMS OF USE :onfire:

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dhbraley Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello. I used one of your stocks to make this work: 
Witch of the Jack O lantern's Revenge WIP by dhbraley .  It's not quite done yet, but I hope to finish it soon. 

Please feel free to comment on the work and please let me know if i didn't credit you properly or if there are any other issues.  Thank you for having such awesome stocks!!! :-)
decophoto32 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
The  Lady Ghost of Tower Yard. by decophoto32
Your work was used here. 
Katerina-Art Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
used your stock for this drawing thank you so much :heart: Wildflowers by Katerina-Art
pedromorillas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Impresionante galería
UniqueEdge-Studios Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Student Photographer
Hi, i used your stock here:

Mature Content

Wonder by UniqueEdge-Studios

Thank you
AndLikeThatHeWasGone Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015
Share The Load

Stock used here
PhotographersUnleash Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Do you have a private email people can message you at? I sent you a note here in DA but haven't heard anything so wasn't sure if there was a private email.
PhotographersUnleash Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Owl Night by PhotographersUnleash  
maedl Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BOULPIX Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I used one of your photo here :…

The work is also on my website here :…

Thanks a lot ! :)
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