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January 3, 2013


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Commercial Use

Journal Entry: Thu Jan 3, 2013, 10:01 PM

What constitutes commercial use:

:bulletpink: Any use from which you, the stock user, will generate profit, real or in online currency of any form. 
:bulletpink: Any use that will aid you, the stock user, in generating profit. Ex. Business Cards and Logos.
(You may use my stock in dA prints and deviant sponsored contests free of charge. I will not consider these actions commercial use.)

Commercial use includes but is not limited to:

:bulletpink: Things in print: Book covers, CD covers, e-Book covers, T-shirts, pillows, menus, banners, fliers, etc.
:bulletpink: Off-site prints.
:bulletpink: Commissions for which you charge more than $5.00/400 :points:
:bulletpink: Site layouts that you receive payment for.
:bulletpink: Exclusive premade backgrounds.
:bulletpink: Business Cards and Logos
:bulletpink: Winning a contest where the prize is getting your image in print (See Things in print above).
(See things in print above)

I want to use your image commercially, what do I do?

:bulletpink: Contact me by sending me a note or commenting on the stock you're interested in.
:bulletpink: Please be sure to read the entire commercial use journal (this journal) prior to contacting me.

You should include the following information:

:bulletpink: Link to the stock you're interested in.
:bulletpink: What you intend on doing with the image.
:bulletpink: What you believe to be a fair price.
:bulletpink: (Book) Print or eBook. Number of copies expected to print.

How should I pay you?

:bulletpink: After you have contacted me and we have agreed on a price I will set the stock of your choice up with a commercial use policy and make it available for payment in the option of your choice:
1. A download under the deviantART premium content platform where you may pay in points.
2. Or, you may send a dollar amount payment to my PayPal e-mail:

:bulletpink: Please do not send payment to my donation pool.

:bulletpink: In the event you want to use my stock for a book cover, I may waive the stock price in exchange for a free copy of the book and an internal credit.

Crediting Commercially Used Stock

:bulletpink: Purchasing my stock doesn't exclude you from crediting me if at all possible.
:bulletpink: The method by which you may be able to credit me may vary by type of commercial use.
:bulletpink: Credit using my name: Katie Litchfield
:bulletpink: When possible, credit using my name and a link back to my stock.


:bulletpink: May I sell your stock as is?  No. Don't ever ask to sell my unmanipulated stock.
:bulletpink: May I make and sell pre-cuts from your stock? No.
:bulletpink: I saw a price in points on your stock, what's up with that? Sorry, those are null and void, I haven't had time to update my stock.
:bulletpink: Do you take paid commissions for wings for commercial use? Yes.

:bulletpink: Questions? Ask in the comments, thanks!

This entry is subject to change and updating of information

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Skin by KonekoD (modified by Thy-Darkest-Hour)
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Ecathe Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Please can you tell me if DA  prints are allowed?
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, dA prints are allowed and free.
Ecathe Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Ok, Thanks
HeatherKnick Featured By Owner Edited Nov 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
May I use this image (blond updo) for my daughter's hair for Cinderella?  Non-profit…just a fun project I'm working on and promised her I'd make her Cinderella.  Also, if I can use them, can I remove the side rolls?  Just want the bun.  Thank you.  :)
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure :floating: Just be sure to credit me with a link should you post it online.
HeatherKnick Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
YAY!  Thank you!  I will post her photo when I have it done.  :D
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful :floating:
HeatherKnick Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
Well, it was an honest attempt.  LoL!  Thank you for letting me use your hair for this.  My daughter loves it, so that's all that matters…right?  :)…
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks good to me. I like it :D
leighannexgore Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014   Photographer
can i use these wings for my digital art photography? or is that not allowed just making sure before hand. thank you.
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