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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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