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Fighting Illegal use of Images
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Fighting Illegal use of Images

Fighting Illegal use of Images

The support that ~watermarks (https://www.deviantart.com/watermarks) has seen is an evidence that people care about the safety of their works, that people worry about their works being stolen. This is a good sign, in that it may create a positive wave where people start to use watermarks and other type of protections on their digital shared images. Please get one thing straight - there is no such thing as something 'not good enough' for people to steal. Everything can be used incorrectly. It's up to you to prevent that to happen to your own work. Fortunately, it is possible to see fantastic art works here in deviantART, that are protected with watermarks, and in a way that

Mission Statement.

Mission Statement.

The idea behind ~watermarks (https://www.deviantart.com/watermarks) is to raise awareness as to the problem of image theft. Never as now has it been so easy to inappropriately use an image without having the proper permission to do so. One can see, everyday, somebody complaining about seeing their work stolen and posted on another website, page, blog, journal, and, in some cases, even been used with commercial purposes. Image theft is a problem of the digital revolution, and this account was opened to try and help stopping this unwanted phenomena, and that by: º Explaining how to add an - effective - watermark to one's digital files, (photos, scaned paintings, etc); &

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insanitywolffixHobbyist Traditional Artist
how do you ACTUALLY make a water mark for traditional Art?
the-squid-kidHobbyist Digital Artist
How Do You Make A Watermark?
Cloux00Hobbyist General Artist
Someone sent me a correspondence message asking to submit my work to their group gallery. I already put a watermark on my art. If I submit it to the group gallery, will it disable the watermark?
RumbawolfHobbyist General Artist
Nope. It shouldn't.
TheNewFaceInTownHobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi, um so how do you exactly make a watermark? 
cattawallHobbyist General Artist
I add the water mark prior to adding the photo to the site.. What I am curious about is who decides the cost of a photo etc?
Sherry-Fox-WolfHobbyist Traditional Artist
I only get the option to add a watermark on just a few of my drawings. do they have to be a certain size to do so?