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Artists: Protect Your ArtworkIf you've ever done some good fan art, you know people love to treat it like screenshots. They think they can report it, edit it, and even recolor it. Even some of you in the original art area have been a victim to people messing your your artwork without permission.Artists: Protect Your Artwork by Netbug009
We've all heard it several times "Watermark your stuff. Watermark your stuff" yadda yadda yadda blah blah blah. But there are more ways to avoid art theft. Here's some I've found useful.
1. Watermark your work
You've heard it before, and I'm gonna pound it into your skull even more. GIVE YOUR ARTWORK A WATERMARK. Give it your user name and make it something people can see. Come on guys. I know it's not something we enjoy, sticking something all over the works we slaved over, but it's important. Also, you may get more people willing to help when your work is stolen if you do this. I know I sure feel worse for somebody who at least attempted to protect their work than somebody who complains about it but refuses to do