Resources for Artists

As part of my ongoing attempt to improve the lives of my fellow artists, here are some resources I personally find invaluable. I will continue to add more to this list over time, so do check back or let me know in the comments what you would like to see added.   Copyright Information for Artists: Your artwork is copyrighted …

Sample Copyright Infringement DMCA Notice for Artists

I’m happy when someone responsibly pins or shares my artwork on a social network with proper attribution and a link to my website – that makes my day! However, when I stumble across someone using my artwork in a way that violates my copyrights, such as selling illegal hand-painted reproductions, it’s time for action. This is an example of a …

Battling copyright infringement and other survival tips for artists

Artist Talk – Copyrights, Watermarks and Scams – November 3rd, 2014

This Monday, November 3rd at noon at The Arts Center in College Station I will be sharing essential survival tips and resources for artists living in today’s digital world. You will learn about tools for locating copies of your art online, your rights as an artist and how to successfully battle copyright infringement, tips for safe selling and avoiding scams, …

Custom printed fabric from your own artwork

I stumbled across Spoonflower yesterday and I love the concept!  This is a site that helps you print (and sell) your own designs on fabric.  They also have a marketplace with thousands of fabrics that other artists have designed.  I’d love to design my own fabric for book covers, not to mention the curtains I need to make for my …