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derek3Today we talk about 5 things you should avoid in art licensing.

I’m sure there are more, it’s not an exhaustive list.

Below I list them in point form – if you’d like much more detail (13 more minutes of detail, in fact), click on the podcast above.

Click here for Derek Wick’s Art Licensing Expert Interview.


5 Art Licensing Mistakes to Avoid:

  • 1. Being too precious about your art.
  • 2. Chasing the dragon’s tail of trends.
  • 3. Not paying attention to guidelines.
  • 4. Submitting raw artwork.
  • 5. Not reading or understanding your contracts.


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What IS Art Licensing & WHY should you care? Art licensing (along with merch, limited edition prints and mixed media multiples) tick all my “best practices” boxes for generating art revenue. I’m a BIG supporter of putting in the work ONCE and getting paid for it repeatedly for as long as humanly possible. (ha!) When […]

Welcome to the Art Licensing page! There’s a tonne of resources here for you to peruse… which will lead you to other resources filled with more resources and information. It IS the information age… If you’d like to skip all that and just learn what you need to know, go listen to Derek Wicks’ Art […]