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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Protecting Art in the POD Industry

For those of you who use POD (Print On Demand) websites to sell products with your art on them, you know how difficult it is to protect your art. You do all the right things (copyright notices, small images, low resolution images, etc.) but people still steal your art. Read the following article on being proactive in this industry written by JGoode. Her tips are helpful to not only POD artists but to all artists that license their art.

How do we protect our art?
by JGoode

Yet another story goes out about someone using someone else’s art without permission. It’s a hard place to sit with this topic because no matter the answer or the plan of action, it’s just a frustrating, nerve wracking and often down right depressing situation to find one’s work used without the artist giving the thumbs up to do so.

I think the question isn’t just how do we protect our work – it’s also how do we manage and react when it’s used without our permission?

Read the rest of the article by clicking here.

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