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Model Stock - Female Child
Model Stock - Male Child
Model Stock - Couples and Groups
Model Stock - Female Model
Model Stock - Female Model NUDE
Model Stock - Male Model
Model Stock - NUDE Couples
Object Stock - Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories
Object Stock - Household Items and Furniture
Object Stock - Statues, Busts, Etc.
Object Stock - Technical and Mechanical
Object Stock - Transportation
Photoshop Brushes
Premade Backgrounds - Interior Rooms
Premade Backgrounds - Landscapes
Premade Backgrounds - Waterscapes
Stock Provider Terms of Use
Textures - Digitally Created
Textures - Man Made
Textures - Natural and Organic
Tutorials - Stock Creation
Tutorials - Stock Use











Welcome to Safe Stock Resources

"It's not about how many members we have, it's about who our members are. We care about our Resources & Stock Community. We strive to provide quality, safe, and legitimate stock resources for artists to use."

This group is based on the pledge that we as stock providers distribute safe and legitimate stock resources. We pledge to follow all dA Term and Guidelines regarding our stock resources, so that artists may use our stock without fear or penalty.

Safe-Stock-Resources was formed as a way to feature the stock providers that are known and trusted for their content. It was not created as your average 'submit anything' group. It is meant to be a place where artists can go to see a selection of stock providers that they can trust.

Only verified members will be allowed to join. The submission process will be strict and thorough. Not everyone will be approved. All potential members must be stock resource providers. If you are interested in joining, send the group a note, and we will put you into the consideration queue. If you are an artist seeking stock to use, please watch the group instead.

Certified Stock by CelticStrm-Stock by CelticStrm-Stock Submissions Policy Large Stamp by CelticStrm-Stock I Support My Fellow Stock Peeps Stamp by CelticStrm-Stock Google is not stock by AmblingPhotographer

For more information about :devart: stock guidelines, please visit:

FAQ #792: As a stock art resource provider, how can I be of help in regards of stock art resource usage in prints?

FAQ #752: If my print contains an image that isn't mine, can I still use it for print?

FAQ #809: What are DeviantArt's stock image guidelines?

FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?

FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?

FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?

FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?

FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?

How To Credit Your Stock Providers Tutorial by CelticStrm-Stock Do's and Don'ts of Stock Photography by Tasastock Contests News and FeaturesWelcome to Stock & Resources 2013!
We hope you all had an excellent beginning to the New Year!  Please find below some very interesting contests, features and news.
Precut stock - all the problems :/
Precut stock is something that like Marmite, people either love, or hate.  Either way it brings its own special issues to stock providers and photomanipulators alike, so I've highlighted some very important points you should take into consideration below.
:bulletred: Precut stock is in its very nature "EDITED" therefore its is no longer in its original photographic form and should therefore be posted to resources/clipart OR stock/premade backgrounds/..  NOT to the usual stock galleries which should be reserved for original photography that has only very minor post production edits such as exposure/brightness/contrast etc. alterations according to DA's gallery definitions.
:bulletred: Precut stock - like all photo
Membership and Submission Guideline InformationThis is the outline of our group membership and submission requirements. Just like at The-Stock-Directory, everyone has a say in how this group is run. If you have a suggestion or addendum to the rules, please let us know. After this blog is published, I will be adding a folder so that you can submit your Stock Terms of Use journals, so feel free to submit them. Even though the membership requirements are strict and thorough, this group will not be an elitist snob society. I don't play by those rules.
If you are a new stock provider and are watching or considering this group, I encourage you to visit The-Stock-Directory and look over the Learning Resources for Stock Artists gallery. The-Stock-Directory is a learning based group that helps new providers grow and learn the ropes. I would also encourage you to familiarize yourself with the :devart: terms and guidelines regarding stock. That should

:star: Submission Guidelines:

:bulletblue: - All submissions must be listed in the Resources & Stock category of deviantART.

:bulletblue: - As this is a Featured Member group, only deviants who have been accepted as a member will have their work accepted.

If you know of a legitimate stock and resource provider invite them to join the group or have one of the admins send an invitation; please do not submit their stock to us unless they are a member here!

:bulletblue: - All submissions must adhere to dA Terms and Guidelines.

:bulletblue: - All Premade Backgrounds must be credited, whether it's your own resources or legitimate 3rd Party resources. (i.e. another dA stock provider that allows for premades.) Note: Premades should never be created with images from, DepositPhotos, etc. It violates their redistribution terms.)

:bulletblue: - All Precut Images must be of your own resources or precut with permission from the original stock provider. They must be credited in the artists comments. They should NEVER come from google images, retail websites, or other copyrighted images.

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Hyenacub-Stock's Crime Contest

Wed Mar 11, 2015, 10:38 AM

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  So...what you all have been waiting for...contest!  Woo!  As those who voted would rather an art contest than a stock photo contest, that's what ye shall have.  (We'll do a photography contest another time, hehe.)

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  So!  Here's the scoop.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  This contest is open to everyone!  (And if you want to join that group, that's just icing on the cake.  La la la la )

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to draw awesomeness.  The theme is "crime", of course, and you must use at least one model stock photograph from the group :iconcrime-stock:.  You can either make a photomanipulation or use the stock as reference, so long as the picture is still very recognizable.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  Note me here at hyenacub-stock with your entries, and I will add them to the group's favorites.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  You have one month to complete this task.  The contest will end on April 4th, 2015, at midnight, US central time.  

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  You may use any of DA's stock photos along with Crime-Stock's photos so long you you obey the stockers' rules.  No outside stock, please.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  FOLLOW dA's RULES!  I don't have to mention that anything not following said rules will be disallowed, right?  C:  And your entry must be new.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  Our judges will be:  hyenacub-stockCelticStrm-StockDamselStock, and PirateLotus-Stock.  

Now the fun stuff: prizes!  (If anyone would like to volunteer to offer a prize, I would love it...journal features, llamas, anything!)

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!  PRIZES SO FAR:  Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!

1000 points from hyenacub-stock
450 points from Elandria
Betty Page Exclusive stock pack from hyenacub-stock
1 Exclusive stock pack from PirateLotus-Stock 
3 Exclusive Stock Packs from :devcelticstrm-stock
Feature by hyenacub-stock on personal and Crime-Stock journals.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!

700 points from hyenacub-stock
300 points from Elandria
Betty Page Exclusive stock pack from hyenacub-stock
1 Exclusive stock pack from PirateLotus-Stock 
2 Exclusive Stock Packs from CelticStrm-Stock
Feature by hyenacub-stock on personal and Crime-Stock journals.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!

500 points from hyenacub-stock
250 points from Elandria
Betty Page Exclusive stock pack from hyenacub-stock
1 Exclusive Stock Pack from CelticStrm-Stock
Feature by hyenacub-stock on personal and Crime-Stock journals.

Yellow-Green Bullet - F2U!

So--get out there and create awesomeness!  : D   And huge thanks to Elandria,  CelticStrm-StockDamselStock  and  PirateLotus-Stock for their contributions.  Tight Hug  (Hehe, I love that emote.)

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HermitCrabStock Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
My group :iconlegitimate-stock: give me too much work for a good management of the other groups I belong to, so I decided to leave your group. I hope you wouldn't worry about my decision: I keep the contact, of course, with the affiliation. :hug:
Lormet-Images Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Thanks so much for requesting a few of my latest stock photo's for the group's gallery, I really appreciate it! :)
allison731 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Folder for plant stock missing I think. :floating:
DamselStock Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I'll see about adding a few more folders.
allison731 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. :sun:
Nexu4 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you so much for the request :hooray:
AlbaBeltane Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you very much for requesting my male duelist! n.n
Heavenia Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For-You by KmyGraphic :iconlegitimate-premades: Thank you very much for Affiliate   Fella Heart Kiss (Love) by Ehsan-m
ratinrage Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: thank you very mcu for accepting me and my shots :)
nudagimo Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
Thank you very much for the request! :hug:
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