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How To Credit Your Stock Providers Tutorial by CelticStrm-Stock How To Credit Your Stock Providers Tutorial by CelticStrm-Stock
This tutorial will walk you through the step by step process of how to credit your stock providers. I've run across this problem a lot lately ranging from people who truly don't know how to people that are too lazy and claim that they don't know how. I hope this helps those that are willing to learn. I can't stress enough how important it is to credit your stock providers. Failure to give proper credit has led to the loss of some fantastic stock artists. This in turn hurts the artists that use the stock.

Update: Thank you so much to ^namenotrequired for featuring my very first DD!!! :squee: :happybounce: :squee:

:star: If you would like to include this tutorial in your stock (or group) rules and guidelines you are more than welcome to link the thumb code or link in the rules. All I ask is that you let me know where it's being placed. You may not re-upload and redistribute this tutorial as your own, however.

For more information about stock and what is, and what is not stock, check out my other tutorial:

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by :iconcelticstrm:

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His stock was also featured in this tutorial.

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by :iconcelticstrm-stock:

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FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?

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

:new: Check out the companion article written recently regarding this subject:

How and Why You Should Credit Your Stock Providers
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How To Credit Your Stock Providers Tutorial by =celticstrm-stock simply explains all you need to know as any artist using stock images.

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Mythspinner-Studios Nov 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hello. I'm setting up a stock image section in my gallery, and I've posted your tutorial as well as the certified stock button in the description section. Here is the link. mythspinner-studios.deviantart…

The stock itself will appear magically sometime around the middle of next month :) Thank you again for posting.
CelticStrm-Stock Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool beans! :D Feel free to post the thumb anywhere you'd like!
Mythspinner-Studios Nov 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks for posting this.
MommyMoggie Oct 15, 2013
Thank you so much!
CelticStrm-Stock Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :D
MommyMoggie Oct 28, 2013
Jaykaydubstep May 1, 2013  Student Photographer
Thank you (:
I will now learn for the future because I don't want people using my art work without being credited.
Wise (:
CelticStrm-Stock May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!
TheOwl68 Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Directed here by ~Slug22 Thank you so much for posting this tutorial on how to credit stock providers :heart: it's very much appreciated! Congrats on your well deserved DD also =D
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