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How to License Your Art and Protect Your Rights at the Same Time

August 11, 2010

(Illustration by Øivind Hovland)

This week’s addition to the Tutorial of the Week series features a brief but informative article on protecting your rights when signing licensing contracts, by Lance J. Klass.

If you’ve ever wondered how to license your work without “signing it all away”, then I definitely recommend checking it out.

Read the full article here >>

Special thanks to Øivind Hovland for providing the artwork for this post.

About Øivind Hovland: Øivind Hovland is an experienced freelance illustrator with a long list of international clients, covering a broad range of media.

He is also the author of two illustrated books, published by Tabella, and his work has been short-listed for IMAGES and the Nationwide Mercury Prize Art Exhibition.

Øivind is represented in the UK by NB Illustration.


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2 Comments leave one →
  1. August 15, 2010 12:24 PM

    Thanks for another great interview, Thomas! You ask the questions that I’m sure we all want the answers to. Soojin was a fantastic guest! Her response to your question “where do you look for new talent?” underlines the importance of being visible and active on many different fronts as well as working directly on making yourself known to art directors. I’m very much looking forward to the Marshall Arisman interview!


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