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BACKGROUND STOCK HEAVEN is a place for anyone to list ANY background stock they have. No approval needed, no maximum uploads. The only requirement is that stock needs to be able to be used as a background :-)

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Founded 5 Years ago
Jan 1, 2010


Group Focus
Resources & Tutorials

Media Type

2,164 Members
3,508 Watchers
92,284 Pageviews
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Gallery Folders

Snow and Ice
Cars and Transport
Texture, Computer Generated and Fractals






Welcome to Stock-Backgrounds

:bulletgreen: To submit to our galleries you need to join as a MEMBER.

:bulletgreen: Whilst everyone is free to join the group, submission limits are in place at 5 per day to each category/folder to prevent everyone's inboxes being overwhelmed.

:bulletgreen: With this in mind please make sure you are submitting the correct stock to the correct folder! :)

:bulletgreen: Please let us know if you are having ANY problems, we don't want you to leave :-)

:bulletgreen: Stock-Backgrounds is a Stock and Resources orientated group, this means that work you submit MUST follow DeviantARTS stock and resources guidelines.

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

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?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?

FAQ #572: What does deviantART consider "Fan Art" to be?

Stock & Resources Policy Clarification:
Stock and Resources: Policy ClarificationThe Stock and Resources community is an integral part of deviantART, both for having an active community of its own as well as providing high quality stock to all deviants. 
As this community has grown so much over the years, so has the amount of invalid stock and resources that have been provided by some deviants. The Stock and Resources community feels like this reflects negatively on them, the volunteers have a hard time trying to teach people about valid stock and how to use it correctly, and it gives an appearance that deviantART Staff tolerate so-called “art theft” or copyright infringement.
In this article our aim is to reinforce our policies regarding stock and stock use and clear up some misconceptions.
Stock and Resource submissions to deviantART:
What are Invalid Stock and Resources?
In short, invalid stock or resources are anything which you do not have full permission to upload. This incl

Invaluable advice for improving your portrait photography, check out the roundup above for all of the articles!

I like to believe that improving our stock photography is a goal we all share, and it doesn't matter if you take model shots, landscape shots, building shots or object shots, and everything between.  There are giant swathes of tutorials, guides and help if you ask for it for improving all aspects of your stock photography - there is no excuse for not taking pride in your work and doing the best you can to improve, or for not knowing how to make the best use of your camera, surroundings and lighting :)

:bulletpink: Check out all of the Photography guides and articles for projecteducate here:…

:bulletpink: Check out all of the Stock and Resources guides and articles for projecteducate here:…
and fully listed on our front page on StockandResources 

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Stock and Resources ProjectEducate 15th - 21st Sept  2014

We've got our dates for this years ProjectEducate week and with your help it can be as much a success as our previous years - but we need your input!

:bulletpink: What articles or information would you like us to focus on?
:bulletpink: Who from the community would you like to see interviewed?
:bulletpink: What kind of contest or challenge would you like us to run?
:bulletpink: What areas of our gallery and community need some love and attention?

If you have ideas, or want to create an article, feature, showcase, interview or guide please let us know!

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Multiartis Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist
Sorry posted my texture in the wrong folder. Ashamed 
Elandria Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
fixed :)
Multiartis Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist
many thx
cemacStock Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  New member
Sorry :blush: I submitted 'Trees 07' to the 'Hills, Mountains and Cliffs' folder instead of the 'Forest and Woodlands' folder :(
Elandria Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
Fixed :)
cemacStock Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  New member
My apologies again and thank you :heart:
Elandria Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
No problem at all!
cemacStock Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  New member
I am unable to submit stock to the 'Forests and Woodlands' folder and believe that it may be full.
Elandria Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
We are going to have a look at that, just bear with us :)
cemacStock Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  New member
Thank you :eager:
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