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About sxc.hu stockGreetings!
A few of you have been really worried lately about using stock from sxc.hu here because of the change in their ownership. Basically, you were concerned that their license says that you cannot redistribute their stock in whole or in part, by itself or combined with other elements, without the written approval of the original photographer.
As we all know by now, creating a photomanipulation is considered "making a derivative image." And we know we can't make premade backgrounds without permission from the photographers, as doing so is redistributing their work.
I advised a couple of you to check with the Help Desk and sxc.hu to find out the whole truth before making rash decisions about your group that could potentially make everyone panic.
Using my own personal account, I wrote to sxc.hu to find out what the story was. Here's what I said:
I was just wondering whether creating phot
Photomanip News and Feature - 09 SeptOur photomanipulation community rocks.
I am excited to share with you some of the exciting things going on in the photomanipulation community. There are many, many ways to get involved-- and I hope you will! The thing about belonging to a community is that it's kind-of like a team, and we sink or swim together.
Let's get started!
In this issue . . .
Important advisory regarding PremadesPlease welcome . . . Creative ChallengesPhotomanipulation MonthGallery UpdatesHalloweenContestsIn other news . . .Feature
IMPORTANT: Regarding Premades
There has been a lot of talk recently-- a LOT of talk-- about premades and what is and is not permissible to use for stock. I've had a lot of people ask me to write articles about it, but really I have been writing them for a couple of months now (see my previous journals and news articles). Moreover, I think that there have been some really wond
Celebrating Diversity #3Hello, everyone!
When we don't see enough of a particular art form, it is difficult for us to understand or appreciate it. This project aims to bring you features that you might not have seen otherwise from a variety of galleries around dA. For example, I tend to live and breathe photomanipulations and (to a lesser extent) digital art, and I really enjoyed taking a moment to browse the non-photomanipulation galleries for treasures. I found many, and I hope you will enjoy the features I have chosen.
These are the things I love:
Syringe by MothOfDoom31
Mag by Elisanth
Brain Tower by Almacan
silent noise by sainisjohray
Lives in a dream.... by TriciaS
JUST FOR YOU by ARTBYTERESA
Don't Cry by NicksPencil
Begin 73 by Craig-Larsen
Pain... by Vishw
Life can be so colorful by dansch
Pure Photomanipulation GoodnessHi all,
The photomanipulation community has been busy pumping out some amazing works lately, and I wanted to share some of them with you. I will have news shortly, but if you are not doing so already, you can tune in to projecteducate to see what we're up to this month!
Dark Crystal by D3vilusion
Outside the Box by ReyeD33
Photomanipulation vs. Digital Mixed MediaWhat is this series?
The "Fix that Miscat" series has been designed to help educate deviantART members about the different galleries to which they can submit their art. Tired of submitting to a particular gallery and having your art moved to a different one? We will help minimize this occurrence by examining pairs of categories that frequently get confused and doing our best to clarify them for you.
What is a Photomanipulation?
What it is:
On deviantART, we define photomanipulation as "two or more PHOTOGRAPHIC elements that have been combined to form something NEW."
This means that:
At least 2 elements must be from photographs.
The result must be something new and different, distinguishable from the original.
What it is not:
It does not involve 3D images, even if there are also photos involved.
Conceptual PhotomanipulationHi all,
While many of us would agree that "good" art tells a story, conceptual art has a concept that transcends the art itself. I wanted to share with you some treasures (some new, some older) I've discovered from the Photomanipulation > Conceptual gallery. Perhaps you will find something new to collect, or perhaps you will be able to see an old favorite with a new eye.
Want to know more about conceptual photomanipulation? Here is an article from Project Educate that might interest you. Hope you enjoy.
Photomanip Phenoms Vol. 01Outstanding photomanips. Outstanding artists.
Exposed, but not overexposed.
I hope I am introducing some of you to new artists to watch and love.
And if you've loved them before, here's your chance to love them again!
These artists were carefully chosen because their work displays not only technical prowess and knowledge of the medium, but also a great deal of creativity. They are always imitated but never duplicated. They make me want to reach inside myself and be a better artist-- learn more, be more patient, try and try again. I hope you will also get inspiration from these pieces.
Photomanip DD Round-Up: June 2013:iconaeirmid:
Photomanipulation Daily Deviations, June 2013
Please give one more round of applause to June's Photomanipulation DDs:
Spiritual Archives by Karezoid
The Pond Of Fate by Shue13
Messenger of the Gods by IIIustrathor
Last Breath by kkundzicz
Want to suggest a photomanipulation DD?
Here are my guidelines:
May Photomanip DDsHi everyone,
Let's give all these DD awardees another round of applause!
Air by BramRomkes
Metamorfosis II by GeredaFernando
T h e C r o w m a N by J-u-d-a-s
HOMEWRECKER by fensterer
White Queen by badcciintra
Paradise Place by Sad-Cat
'Till The Fall by bergamind
Within Your Sound by Aelathen
Unicorn Princess by GingerKellyStudio
Forgotten by Shorra
The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place by MoodyBlue
Pride Full View by ChisSweetArt
Barber by BigBad-Red
Big small world by megan7
To suggest a DD, please read my Guidelines and send me a note!
Sergio ArmaniNew Work - 2013
Freedom by EstherPuche-Art
Lydia by Cinnamoncandy Stronger than ever by FP-Digital-Art Tree Dwellers by kevywk The Beginning by vampirekingdom Friends Forever by Sandra-Cristhina Hope by Sandra-Cristhina Portal Of Love by Sandra-Cristhina
ANGEL by EstherPuche-Art Valentine by Eskoplja LADY IN DARK by saritaangel07 Who Are You.. by SweediesArt ..::Somewhere between a Scream and a Victory::.. by Yosia82 Sacrifice by Rafaelll90 Born of Chaos and Tranquility by llinute Alone by Gee-X phantasmagoria. by m-gosia
Nymph by LewiARTs BAPTIZE.. by chryssalis TIME, CRADLE OF HOPE.. by chryssalis The melody of your demise by enayla Abandoned dark world by moonchild-ljilja
Disturbia by ImaginaryRosseQueen Ravenna by TitusBoy25Poison Love by MariamMohammedThe Warrior by sara-helBest in me by l-a-ll-oMasquerade (Comission) by Nikulina-HelenaBelieve by EnchantedWhispersArtThe Haunted House by Wesley-SouzaThe Silence by mysolitarygroundM I S T I K A by MirellaSantanaBeacon by MachiavelliCroEthernal Song by dienel96Sorrow by CindysArtBurn me by FP-Digital-ArtSerenity by EstherPuche-ArtUndisclosed Desires by Lais-PinheiroMagic Of Flames by IMertTmykslVictorian Elegance by octobre-rougeNew Night by Lub-Adan Old Letters of Love by TahaAlasariEver Dream by ChristabelleLAmortDreamcatcher by maiarcitaHurt by IdeasplayerTime to Leave by SweediesArtLearn To Die by j3ff3rson:thumb338186705:evil owl by peroni68BLACK CAT IN THE DARK by FABRYKING61Solitude by FictionChickMagic Key by shiny-shadows-ArtInto the light by megan7Gothic couple by CreamydigitalCrepuscule by Marjie79:thumb339107275:pure harmony by Lhianne:thumb338812033:Clair de Lune by MeemieArtNICE DAY FOR A WALK.. by chryssalisHer Treasure by CaryAndFrankArtsLast Song by Carmen-IoneanuShow Me Your Dreams by cristiiAnyone There? by FictionChickCalm before the storm by S-BlackART:thumb310
Wicked Wednesday Features~!Hello my friends,
Time for a feature, lots of awesome works over the last few days, all deserve more attention than they are getting~!!
A wonderful gift from my dearest Sandra Thank you my dear
Random awesomeness, fave, comment, watch love these artists~! Enjoy..
Wilma Wonka by JenaDellaGrottagliaBest Friends by Flobelebelebobele
NXY by Lais-PinheiroCould be a hero by dangerous-glowf a e by urbania13MAY THE ROAD BE LONG... by chryssalis
:thumb296607406:The Lonely Sea by BloomingRoseXeniiaBirth of Spring by Potion-MasterArctic fox by Sophie-Y
The girl and the Beast by sasha-fantomEnamorada by AndyGarcia666Recompensa by MariaJoseHidalgo:thumb296430464:
Lady Neptun by BiBiARTsThe other side by levifreelifeWhindchimes by Brumae-ArtThe Beast Within by Patrick2011
Sweet Roses by LevanaTempestEverything dies by Alizadeh-ArtSomewhere In Time by LadyxBoleynTryst with Ravens by TheDarkRayne
The evening Rendezvous by DoucesseShelter by Lub-AdMy Magic World by moonchild-ljiljaAbove the clouds by Bi22
:thumb295664790::thumb296752026:Take Heed, Dear Heart by DemonikaDemise:thumb296639627:
Summer !! new featureBonjour mes amis !
J'espère que vous allez bien et que vous profitez du soleil. Peut-être que vous êtes en vacances ?
Voici ma nouvelle feature pour vous en mettre plein les yeux
Merci à tous de me suivre :iconadoration-plz:
Hello my friends !
I hope your are well ! Maybe you are in vacations ?
Here is my neaw feature, enjoy !! \o/
Thanks to all to follow me :iconadoration-plz:
My last works
MY GROUP :iconInspiration-creative:
Our group fb
My facebook page Please follow me !
New feature time :)Hello !!
Bonjour à tous ! Je vais vous montrer les créations que j'ai beaucoup aimées ce mois... Je vous souhaite une bonne rentrée !
My last works
MY GROUP :iconInspiration-creative:
My facebook page Please follow me !
Eternity by ROMAgfx :thumb323120805: The Guardian II by MirellaSantana
Dark Angel by streetX222 60597 by kubicki Ealu O by NiAnluain Requiem by LeslieAnnODell Transduction by 12avendesigner
Realign by m-AliceM Sulfur III by MarcelaBolivar Lost in the echo by jorgeremmy Mechanika by igreeny :thumb317751321:
The flight of turtles by MaliciaRoseNoire Sorciere by Fleurine-Retore :thumb324058432: Fall in my heart by CindysArt Scenting Autumn by vacuumslayer
I can feel your heartbeat by vanesagarkova :thumb32298899
The beauty in the dark, macabre and horror (6)"Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has ever known."
Ashes of spell by DiosaEMRBeauty deadly by DiosaEMR
Eclats de cendres by Ghislaine-LDragon by Ghislaine-LNoirceur by Ghislaine-L
Portrait of a Demon by lovemydorkState Of Decay by lovemydorkLittle Lord Death by lovemydork
Red Riding Hood by EskopljaOnce Upon A Nightmare by EskopljaSanguine by Eskoplja
Guardian of My Broken Heart by KingaBritschgiSkeletons Night Off by KingaBritschgi
"Art begins where imitation ends."
Alone in the dark by Imalia-DAThe enchanteress by Imalia-DALost soul by Imalia-DA
Photomanips: Best Works of June July and AugustDark:
The Beheading by Phatpuppyart-Studios In The Sleeping Death by Corvinerium Companionship by babsartcreations .:The Quiet Place:. by Morteque Queen of Madness by lady-amarillis Cold Dream by DeadLulu Esperandote by AndyGarcia666 I Walk Alone by m-i-r-a-y-a-h :thumb255334687: Fleurs Du Mal by Mina-Ficent :thumb252695300: :thumb252441955: Incantation by dienel96 Song of Autumn by Tifareth Two Degrees Astray by Frama :thumb253676959: The Hunger by michelle--renee :thumb254203012: forgotten toys by dihaze Corpse Bride by SweediesArt Enchanted by ComtesseDionaea :thumb255431356: Become A Vampire by pranile The other side by Neitin :thumb253307717: Lost Soul by Nightt-Angell :thumb255213553: :thumb254955202: The ghost of you by Lais-Pinheiro La Noche by LucasValencio Mrs.Stress by simplemanips LAST GOODBYE by Mors-Infinnita :: C r a w l :: by Bi22 :: I m Sad :: by Bi22 Mother of the Colony by AValentineGR Dungeon by murilofl Winterheart by Bey0ndhorizon Midnight Strole by TariaR to the end of our love by murilofl :thumb254521499:
Anatomy x by DerekEmmons Descente aveugle by Le-Meridian sweets by lorrainer
Animal and Plants:
Motion Sickness of Time Travel by Rimfy :thumb253654881: Commission: Lights are down by Esveeka :thumb2554981
September feature and projectDamned, I have taken a long time before make this feature o.o Sorry but I have a lot of work for my studies and no time to spend in art and feature (and I have concert review to write and photo to upload) On the other side I project to open another DA account as a stock model I stop speaking now and let you see my favorite September's works ! I hope you will like it
First one I want to congradulate Senderos-Olvidados for all her beautiful work, it is always hard to choose just one for my features and it is for that this time I choose five of its
Second one, the photomanipulations :
Hidding by AndyGarcia666 :thumb327745441: The Colors of Autumn by babsartcreations What's out there by xReissa The Night Visitor by EstherPuche-Art Red Rose by Saphica8 The Key Keeper by KerriAnnCrau :thumb329323772: The Winter Lasting by mysolitaryground Melt The Ice by HelenKei Ariel by VampireDarlla Cold eyes by ROSALIAN Winter Dream by blastevil :thumb32
Features.Photo Manipulated Features
Heartbeats Updated Ver by ChisSweetArtNostagia by AndyGarcia666
Julia by Vayne17Little liar by Lub-Ad
Frozen by AndyGarcia666My Love So Deep by NatsPearlCreation
Night Call by MeemieArtIf Forever was Just a Word by Aelathen
:thumb256321357:.. deszcz .. by BaxiaArt
... mist by BaxiaArt...lighthouse by BaxiaArt
looking up at the stars by BaxiaArtMetamorphosis by Ioneek
:thumb313008188:Reunion by Dasha444
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Leafbreeze7:thumb268731139:
Night of Damnation by Aeternum-ArtDust Devil Swept You Away by TheDarkRayne
Sacred Soul by TheDarkRayneJuliet by MsDeadly
End Of All Hope by iluviarspirit of fire by guibzz
Poem to a horse by ForestGirlAtargatis by Shinobinaku
Salvation by NebelDarkenedBlack Winter by DanielPriego
The clock ticks life away by AF-studiosJuliet In Love by FP-Digital-Art
Love potion by sharandula:thumb288932438:
Scarlett by MeemieArtAn Cuirteoir Maistir by NiAnluain
A Bloody, Stupid Miracle The day we’d cured the human condition was the day I put a bullet through my head and didn’t die. It was also the day I realized how scared I actually was of death, and after hours of muscle ache from holding that gauze against my open skull, after the wound closed and everything went back to normal, I had myself a good old-fashioned brainstorm. How ironic.
But when summer came, everything had fallen to shit. The air scorched my skin and parched my tongue every time I took a breath. The sun glared down on a rapidly-collapsing world, full of the undying bastard children of cruelty and misfortune. What was one to do when their cells regenerated faster than they decomposed?
My feet hit the pavement, now littered with jagged bits of glass to snap at my toes, thoroughly baked by the blazing ball of bitter disdain high overhead. Today was worse than yesterday. Though I’d often wondered the purpose of it anymore, I
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