Stockilicious Vol 2:Shine a Light on Me! (MC)The second issue of Stockilicious is going to cover the effect and use of Light and Shadows.Stockilicious Vol 2:Shine a Light on Me! (MC) by demonicintuition
There are many uses for the general studio-style lighting and natural light for stock. It makes the focus of the photo easy to cut-out and be used in manipulations as well as see the various muscle-tone and lines of a body for traditional art.
But even more interesting, and rarely given enough credit, is the use of light/shadow effects that expose a photo or help it cast shadows across the body, object or area and give a more detailed view of what the photo is made of. People love being able to just cut-and-go with stock, but let's not over-look the art of making a stock image with an environment that is a little different.
Below there is a selection of stock that uses different styles of lighting. From having a lamp over to one side and turning the inbuilt flash on the camera off, to painting their body and using a blacklight.
You don't need to pay through the teeth to get some fancy um
Stockilicious Vol 1: Getting Perspective (MC)In the first issue of Stockilicious we look at Using a new Perspective.Stockilicious Vol 1: Getting Perspective (MC) by demonicintuition
We all know that not all art is front-on and straight-forward. So this week we look at the stockart on dA that we see from a different angle or perspective.
Various angles can include:
Birds-eye view (from above, looking down on something)
Worms-eye view (from below, looking up)
Diagonal down/up (from just above or below mid-height looking in a diagonal direction)
Birds Eye View
Worms Eye View
Tree-door 3 by group-stock :thumb47130672: Reaching 12 by AilinStock
Other great perspective shots
Lighthearted Maid Preview 002 by zeldyn-stock Man of Industry 39 by Ahrum-Stock :thumb46852612: Wookiestock: Sit n' wave 2 by wookiestock Wookiestock: A Drag 2 by wookiestock reclined turn by justmeina basics - 9 by Ahrum-Stock Reddress-14 by SilentGod88 Whipcrack Wilson 001 by zeldyn-stock dlu_3 by jademacalla :thumb47578233: :thumb36916573:
Hope you have enjoyed 'Getting a new Persp
Stockilicious Vol 14: TechnologyWelcome to the Fourteenth issue of StockiliciousStockilicious Vol 14: Technology by demonicintuition
0 - Farewell to a Friend
1 - Thumbnail Feature and Stock Tips - Technology
2 - Stock Tutorial of the Week!
3 - Stock Contests
4 - Stock Clubs
5 - Forum Activity
6 - Monthly Stock Project
7 - Support Stock Stamps!
8 - Chatrooms
FAREWELL TO A FRIEND:
Some of you may not have heard yet, so I'm going to let you in on a sad piece of news.
My dear friend, massive supporter and former GD of the Stock Gallery, :iconoibyrd: has stepped down from her role as one of three stock gallery directors. It has come as a huge shock and disappointment to many in our gallery but we in stock all wish her well and send our love to her.
We'll miss her little ^, her amazing Daily Deviation choices, her second-to-none promotion of Stock and the respect stockers deserve... but most of all we'll miss her being our GD We are assured its 'Bye for now' and not forever. So we hope to see our favourite l