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Liquidity Triptych by EveLivesey
Photographic Texture Runner Up
My Textured World by BKennedy-Photography
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1-2-3 Textures by kuschelirmel-stock
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Texture Your World ContestTell us the story of your world in textures!
We are surrounded 24 hours a day by objects that have texture, they may be smooth or bobbly, old or new, bold, bright, shiny or dull. You might see a texture every day and never notice it until you start looking. Do you sit at a desk that's textured, or pass an interesting tree on the way to work or school?
We want you, in the form of a triptych (thats 3 images forming a larger image see example here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triptych ) to tell us the story of your textured world. Each individual texture should stand on its own, both as a useful resource and as a cohesive part of the whole story. What story you tell through your texture triptych is up to you - but they must be textures that tell a story of your world in some way.
There are 3 categories for this contest, each of which you can submit to twice.
These are textures created digitally by
Stock Radar #3
Chicks 2 by kayosa-stock
Icy Branch by SafariSyd
Tori 9 by CathleenTarawhiti
Nikka Kneeling With A Sword by comicReferenceDSC08168 Dragon Boundary Mark by wintersmagicstock
Carousel Horse Celestial by ReQuay
Purple Flowers by fuguestock
FREE PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES! DAREK ZABROCKI BRUSH SET by daRoz
Stock and Resources DD Roundup March 2014:iconpiratelotus-stock:
Features by PirateLotus-Stock
00986 by glassthroughskin
Stretches 2 by MorbidbStock - Maleficent 20 by S-T-A-R-gazer
Military airplanes by Just-Stocks
Stash 13 by jojo22
Features by CelticStrm-Stock
Some Like it Hot Stock 1 by Synyster-Stock
STOCK - Vampiria by MahafsounDanse Macabre 1 by Tasastock
How to Set Up a dA Portfolio by Xadrea White Queen Wings by DeniseWorisch
Stock and Resources DD Roundup March 2013:iconelandria:
Features by Elandria
:thumb173548167: Nude male figure - kneeling by kristinkk Cosmic Beach Premade Background by little-spacey Texture - Fire On The Hill Side by SamiraEmelie Supplementary Water C4D Pack by clyzm W6a1364 by kamarte Goddess of Love WIPs by mictones Extremely Easy Tree Tutorial by GrimDreamArt Stardust Texture. by galaxiesanddust Droplet Texture Pack #2 by DianaGrigore Model China 1 by Hoangvanvan
Features by PirateLotus-Stock
Cat stock 3 by Manonvr Tutoral - Chocolate Box Cake by ginas-cakes Freebie Ratha Plushie Pattern page 1 by viergacht Real Paintbrushes (For Photoshop) by CinderBlockStudios Druidess by lindowyn-stock Stock-Water Lily 2 by montygm Mini Realistic Roe Tutorial by Auffallend Polymer clay lamb tutorial by GemDeDude up - jk - 4 by mjranum-stock Steampunk Vampire girl by LindyvdBosch Jumping Dolphin Stock by WindInTheCoffeeCup Snow White Stock 5 by EvilHateYouAllStock Books 55 by hellostreetlight navy dress 2 by M-Twins Feline stock 2 by Ulvar-Stock Winter Stroll by feainne-stock Dsc5251 by VXLPhotography Anhinga Stock by Cassy-Blue Calling All Hearts by yayaartpop Paint me by Ngaladel Tutorial: Building a Sketch by klinanime Sky stock 52 by Muse-of-Stock Wolf16 by Prinzess-Stock :thumb352670689: Flat And Portable LightBox Tutorial by onwa7 Lonely tree by RavensLane Me fake blood, scissors 11 by SilvieT-Stock In to the Mystic by nitch-stock Easter Stock1 by cavami
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Stock and Resources DD Roundup June 2013:iconelandria:
Features by Elandria
Evening Sky - Stock by Hioderro Free Photoshop enviro brush set by sangvine Fractal Patterns Set by DMD-MDM
Armature to Art Doll Part 1 by Magweno Skin Colour + Others Palette by Spudfuzz Tutorial: Water-Creatures by B-O-K-E Composition Tutorial - Values! by AlexTooth Anime Coloring Tutorial Part 1 by Marfrey
Versailles Window by Anellstock :thumb379395416:The Lady Washington by terrybare
Features by PirateLotus-Stock
Bear 10 by Linay-stock Stock: White butterfly by Think-Outside-Of-Box Giant Fawn Lily 03 by botanystock
Create your own lineart/base kit! PSD, PNG, JPG. by MissPinks Simple Wire Wrap Tree Tutorial by magpie-poet Renny's How to Flesh Out Characters by Luppa The (Fictional) Vampire Bloodloss Worksheet by mirz-alt
blossoming branches- 6 pictures 3648x2736 pixel by wonderlandstockX Sugar style by sonarpos Dragulove - Half Half by xxPseudOxx
Variable Hawk by Parides Lamb stock by ha-rat-kiri Sunrise 8 of 9 by daisytex
Tiger 4 by Civetta70 Unrestricted Vintage design texture by DivsM-stock forest away1 by mrscats
Resources Gallery Makeover (REMINDER)So all those sub cats...
Its no secret that the stock and resources gallery is HUGE. On a scale thats intimidating, complicated and a bit like a bottomless pit of sub, sub, sub, sub, sub cats.
Last year we were very lucky to have a bit of a makeover job in Resources/Fonts and Resources/Stock, however, we are looking with "new deviant's eyes" (Yes, we kidnapped new deviants and stole their eyeballs) to look at our gallery long and hard. HARD.
You can read more about whats going on with this huge project here - http://fav.me/d5xccty
What we'd love to get from you guys
Feedback and suggestions!
Do you know of sub cats that are completely obsolete that we could tidy up and get rid of?
Are there dark alleyways hidden in the maze of resources sub cats that need a light shining on them?
Can some categories be merged, or renamed to make them more logical/useful to todays deviant community?
Stock and Resources DDs June 2012DDs Given by Dan-Heffer
DDs Given by Elandria
22 Free Photoshop Patterns by Gamekiller48 Tutorial: Twilight Princess Hylian Shield by LinkyLex
Old factory Stock 042 by Malleni-Stock Good and Evil Stock III by CrowsReign-Stock
Dutch Windmill 2 stock pack sample by dierat-stock Masquerade 4 by devious-stock
Tool Settings Tutorial - Paint Tool SAI by MaakuCat Hands of Red 7 by anyman82
Big Photo Action Pack by h3design Tutorial - Common Digital Painting Mistakes by natasha2808 Water-color Tutorial from Starter to Starters by Dolokun Tiny tips: Water: Waves by Ranarh :thumb297208104:
Glorious by TwiggXstock Sailor Sakky Ninja 1 by SenshiStock
ladysivali-stock-place2 by ladysivali-stock Free :: Erinada IV by XxSaraiyu-StockxX
Tranquil by SarahVlad Too much rum by 9thPlanetStock
DDs Given by bradleysays
deviantID widget box customization tutorial by CypherVisor
DDs Given by trevg
This... to That #8Welcome to Issue 8
Welcome to the eighth edition of This... To That, showcasing stock, and the artwork produced with it!
Many thanks for all the stock providers and artists featured here!
If you would like to suggest artwork and stock to be featured in the next edition, please send me a NOTE with links and THIS TO THAT SUGGESTION in the subject line!
Lewana 13 by PirateLotus-Stock
Pea Baba by Gejda
Front Waterfall stock by PirateLotus-Stock
Tree of Light by LiliaOsipova
Antique Books 1 by DamselStock
Wizard's familiar by tamaraR
Lucid 04 by Elandria
Victim of Autumn by StassySummer
Pura Fallen by Tasastock
Fantastic Stock and Where to Find It - Feature 26I've been making a collection of some of the brilliant stock artists
works that I have come across. It started off as stock I can't provide
myself so I look for other peoples so I can suggest them. The way I
choose is quite odd, when I see a stock image I have an instant image in
my head of what I could do or create out of that piece of stock. The
image also has to be crystal clear and easily altered.
Anyway, Check them out, I'm sure you'll agree, just click on their deviation.
Seas Stock - Wilsons Promontory by cbidgie Still not Spring II by kuschelirmel-stock Moss way to heaven by NobleShrimpStock Giant Fawn Lily 03 by botanystock Moss Rocks by staticnoise winter forest stock by koko-stock Sunset Riverscape by Burtn By the sea 4 by LucieG-Stock Surprise Stock: Virgin River at Zion National Park by SenshiStock Springgrove 18 By Ravenfiendstock by Ravenfiendstock Montain-stock streamy by streamy-stock Soft...... by Arctic-Stock Waterfall11 By Ravenfiendstock by Ravenfiendstock :thumb370341329:
The unseen stock - MarchA bit early this time, I know^^
Please check them out!
Jedi Portrait 23 by PirateLotus-StockGoddess 2 by Fluffybunny29stockMercenary Princess by EmeraldVenom-StockGrecian 02 by Thy-Darkest-Hour
FGM Female Stock 04 by FairieGoodMotherGypsy Girl 4 by MickBarberPortrait by Sinned-angel-stockFairy Stock III by Jumeria-NoxSnow White stock 7 by EvilHateYouAllStock
Forest Dance 15 by PirateLotus-StockCompassionate by WhimseystockSoldier21 by Outlanderbookonenymphs_stock 3 by KaterinaRaedsnow dance by SeleneTiedman
:thumb354970010:the window by Nataly-StockWhite Lace by Whimseystock 011 by 13-Melissa-SalvatoreBlack Lace 4 by Fluffybunny29stock
C5 by ktryongothic doll32 by Amlieleyeball stretch by crushedheadsEsmeralda Stock by NaomiFanPoised by kisplodiphotography
BACKGROUND - NATURE
Winter 7 by bukashkaSnow and Cedar by systmdamage
Walking a distance by Arctic-StockCannon Beach Seastack Stock by little-spacey
:thumb354924939:Rocky Ledge Two by Soda-Bear-StockDenmark 02 by Meggane
Stock Archive 07 by LadyxBoleynWinter wonderland. by nebulousityTracks In The Snow by Walking-Tall
Winter Scenes - Snowy Road by Qrinta-StockSea stock 1 by Muse-of-StockClouds by black-cat16-stock
Stock Archive 11 by LadyxBoleynChristmas Tree Hunt 08 by SimplyBackgroundsStump01 by ktryonBoulder Stock by Cassy-BlueForest Path2 by AngeliaStocks
BACKGROUND - ARCHITECTURAL
:thumb356886874:Stone Bridge 2 by Vesperity-Stock
The unseen stock - April (ll)Soo, here's another feature xD Enjoy!
Traveller 4 by dazzle-stockArwenstock by LeLePhotographyStock Joyce 5 by lichtschrijverArt Nouveau Winter 19 by Kuoma-stockLilah 5 by kawaiistockPirates - Treasure Hunting 1 by mizzd-stock
Untitled by Manelys-MandragoraModel 6 (K) by HoangvanvanWhite Bed- red dreads by DanailyaReese-stockTreasure Box 2-06-13 31 by skydancer-stockExclusive Doll (11) by imagerybymandy6 by MiraNox
Black Stripes 9 by Fluffybunny29stockWinter And Spring Dance by LadyAquariusStock:thumb366250143:Dance of Spring - Preview Stock by EmeraldVenom-StockPh Stock 1.4 by Narchothic-Delirium
Simien Mountains 4 by fuguestockWaterfall4 By Ravenfiendstock by Ravenfiendstock
Spring flood by szorny-stockSea of clouds by Gamekiller48Sky Stock 6 by SSyn-Stocksky cloud 1 by hanciong
:thumb364878917:Photo-7 by sfishffrogWinter Landscape 4 by Night-clawWinter flow by DeadPrincessaTrees in mist by sfishffrog
Beach Stock 7 by Cassy-BlueStock Place 70 by Ariel87-StockTubby by Celestial-DungWaterfall 2 by hotrodgrl454sky 5 by chasmdeep Forest- Stock Streamy by streamy-stock
Abandoned Farm Stock - VII by cyrella-stockgloomy spring by HudojnicaBar26Dev01 by SilentPlateau
Twin Plaosan Temples by vidkaStonehenge by PannypuffPlaces 445 church and graveyard by Dreamcatcher-stock
Castle Wilenstein Iron Gate by Wolkenfels-StockGazebo by YBsilon-StockRockStocks 2254 by RockStocksSTOCK European Roadway by ATD-photoTop Of The Steps by wintersmagicstock
Ruined House I by dlambeautRockStocks 2288 by RockStocks:thum
Celebrating Diversity #27The idea behind the Celebrating Diversity Project is to post an article with deviations outside of my area of expertise here on deviantART. Therefore I decided to browse away from Photography, and venture into areas that I know little about!
I strongly encourage you to step out of your zone of comfort and take the time to discover or re-discover other types of art. The world is full of wonder and beauty, we just need to take the time and open our minds to see even more of it - embrace the diversity of it!
The Unseen Stock - May ENJOY
Water Nymph (59) by imagerybymandyLadyRaven Gothic Princess by eLLeRReapocalypse 6 by magikstock:thumb367265296:
Fear 3 by picmouse-stockHeavy Metal Free Stock 3 by RxxZOutdoors_9 by anastasiya-landaCenter Stage by xRuieiMagda W6a7358 by kamarte
Black Stripes 15 by Fluffybunny29stockBlu02 by LilinacelesteThe lost princess4 by polocolaStock by jaded-ink
Stock Ariel 141 by Ariel87-Stockpure11 by AmlielGreen Maiden - Stock by EmeraldVenom-StockStock 100 by Wintermoon-Stock
Waterfall6 By Ravenfiendstock by RavenfiendstockFairytale tree by MbuziSnowy Forest 3 by i-miScenery stock 3 by ambrose101034
rook1 by 7usaMCoconut trees, Agonda Beach, Goa by dextrr:thumb366901520:
Wood stock 9 by ceeek-stockMontain-stock streamy by streamy-stockWinter 02 by Stocks-UnitedSky stock 2 by Rohaifa
River Splash by Synaptica-stockBrilliant Sunset by MogieG123Ocean 2 by Fimar
Sky stock 2 by RohaifaCielo entonado by paodigital:thumb367481978:Geothermal Area 71 by raindroppe
Sea Stock 11 by SSyn-StockBy the sea 3 by LucieG-StockGorgazzo by Jigsaw1969
Forest by Cocopassionwaterfall 03 by Stocks-UnitedSunset 30 by NikkaylaNewton Hills 066 by geiersphotos
Snoqualmie Falls Stock by SkylanthNew Forest 2013 49 by LadyxBoleynHoarfrost-deviant-cvr by sfishffrogRockStocks 2868 by RockStocks RockStocks 3449 by RockStocks
Need Inspiration for Halloween?
Halloween_95 by anastasiya-landa Halloween_54 by anastasiya-landa Halloween_52 by anastasiya-landa Halloween_89 by anastasiya-landa
Bucket by Lilly-Anne-Artworks :thumb100805647: Cauldron by HermitCrabStock Cauldron 004 by poserfan-stock Cauldron 003 by poserfan-stock
RockStocks 7894 by RockStocks crow 1 by peroni68 crow 9 by peroni68
Grey Cat Stock by angelbebop8 Cat Stock 30 by Malleni-Stock Cat Stock 36 by Malleni-Stock
Tintlinge Mushrooms PNG by YBsilon-Stock Pumpkins with Faces I by YBsilon-Stock Black Widow Spider Set 07 by Free-Stock-By-Wayne
Free avatar - Wicked Pumpkin by nkiru Free avatar - Wicked Pumpkin by nkiru
October EMTC Entry by otohime0394 October EMTC Entry by otohime0394 October EMTC Entry by otohime0394
Lets Talk About The Artists Who Provide StockDeviant Art has a vast amount of stock and resources for people (providing they give credit where its due) like me who want to create art.But have you ever wondered or were curious to know want went into finding photos which could be suitable to use as a stock resource for others to use this could be anything from models, skies, trees, close ups of peeling paint, tree bark or even water drops. Finding good quality stock or looking for the right image for your art piece takes time so along comes the stock artists who are like the rest of us photographers and artists they provide resources such as textures,brushes, PNG's created by them for others to use. Is it easy to use stock made by you so that other people can use it well,yes and no !!!!!. Skill and a lot of trial and error are factors to take into account oh and lots of practise /coffee
Lets start exploring the world of photo-manipulations not the easiest to do but then if creating art is what you like doing allow your
Clarifying an Issue with Stock ResourcesThere appears to be a fair amount of misunderstanding on the subject of stock resources so what I would like to do today is attempt to clarify several issues which are of importance to the artists who generously provide stock resources to the public for use and hopefully dispel the confusion and misinformation which is beginning to circulate.
The first issue at hand is in regards to your personal stock terms
Your Personal Stock Terms
Officially deviantART maintains only one "automatic" restriction and that is "No Commercial Use" and that particular restriction can easily be overridden by the actual stock provider.
We only ask a few things from you in return;
The Unseen Stock - AprilMODEL
Faun/Centaur/Satyr/Pan STOCK 23 by DamselStock
Spring by anettfrozen Rebekah Stock 28-1 by artmaniabychristine Elsa Stock (inspired) by Liancary-Stock Farewell Summer 4 by Anariel-Stock
Spring 2 by YBsilon-Stock
Forest 07 by BmAStock Desert 4 by Achiha-Azteca arena_23 by abelgalois pond with sun reflecting by NovaScotiaDream
Deserted by StarryHorse Sky by Adeleene Nature 269 by Dreamcatcher-stock Botanic Garden 23 by LeikyaStock
Stock: A New Day is Dawning by Celem Fire by Aredelsaralonde Fog 30 by MASYON Haapsalu 44 by MASYON
Shanty 1 by kimmy-k-stock freestock - link back by skittles010 Chichen Itza by yinetyang
AthenaStock::Pony Express 2 by AthenaStock
Gargoyles 14 by CAStock Head Statue STOCK by Chiron178 Chariot Statue by LinwoodStock
Angel 2 by elanordh-stock Status Stock 2 by FairieGoodMother Four Winds Bronze Psd by GRANNYSATTICSTOCK Fairy Status Stock 3 by FairieGoodMother
stock image XII by mordachaistock Dragon statue 02 by restmlinstock angel cherub 2 by Drezdany-stocks Lady in Chair of Roses by FairyAndTurtleStock
Gargoyle Statue by nixie04 STATUE 38_quaddles by quaddles Nightstock 1606 by Nightstock
bronze unicorn by two-ladies-stocks Time Pile by the-night-bird Cemetery statue package 1 by almudena-stock Stolpen 11 by almudena-stock
Head Stock 01 by rml-stock Metal Horse by InToXiCaTeD--StOcK Stock 65 by UmbraDeNoapte-Stock
Her CatalystAs she walks through the maelstrom, the words trace upon the tips of her fingers and press into the stone. Every brick, every crack in the concrete, every crossed and angular stroke in reds and blacks and oranges. The drips of the gasoline pool around the base of her boots, slosh as she steps over the burst pipes and the rubble.
So much rubble. So little outcry. The silence of the city grates on her eardrums and the mantras she'd been forced to memorize. The Seers demanded they observe thirteen years of recitation before they attempt to weave their first World together.
But who other than the Seers can claim the incantations that knot the skeins they twist and pull on like reins hold fast? When have any of the Sisters recorded the visions they traced upon space-time and recited them, left them open for critique and discussion and debate?
Which is why she walks through the chalky soot of the smashed city around her. This all
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