Are clipart images copyright free? Public Domain clip art is not copyright protected and can generally be used for any purpose. Regardless, you should always read the Terms and Conditions of Use to determine what you can and can’t do with clip art.
Is it OK to draw from stock photos? Drawing from reference photos is bad practice when the artist is a slave to the photograph. It is poor practice to use other people’s photo references. Copying photos inhibits the artist from experimenting freely and stunts their ability to develop their own style.
Can you use stock photos for art reference? Artwork for sale that uses a stock image requires an Extended License. This is even if you manipulate an image. It is considered that the primary value of your artwork is in the stock photo itself. In essence, without the stock photo, your artwork would not exist and you would have nothing to sell.
Can I legally use stock photos on my website? In order to legally use stock in your advertising, marketing materials, presentation, product, or really anything intended to generate revenue for your business, you need to make sure it is licensed it for commercial use by the original copyright owner or a distributor who has the right to grant a license on behalf of