Resources for Artists
(and how to get started)

    At Porterfield's Fine Art Licensing we're always seeking excellent artists who want to have their art reach a broader audience, and thereby increase their income and artistic reputation.

    On the following pages we'll tell you how to go about becoming a Porterfield's artist, and give you helpful hints on the do's and don'ts of commercial art licensing. Click on the links to go to these pages:

How to Become a Porterfield's Artist

Articles on "The Do's and Don'ts of Art Licensing"

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

- How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes Artists Make when Licensing Their Art 

- Ten Secrets to Success in Art Licensing

- Who Pays What and to Whom?

- How an Artist can Avoid Disaster in Today's Print Market

- Hot Words to Look For in Licensing Agreements - and What to Do About Them

- A Simple Beginner's Guide: How You Can Use the Internet to 
Promote Your Art

- The Runaway License

- Read Porterfield's Blog at

The State of Art Licensing:

        -  The Future of Art Licensing in a Changing Market

Links and Specialized Resources

If you have specific questions that you'd like to ask in advance of sending us art, just email us first.

Porterfield's Fine Art Licensing is a full-service international art licensing agency, online at Visit our blog for artists on The Business of Art Licensing at and our Art & Licensing News Page at

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