Do any of you sell and of the digital cards or layouts that you make? I am making one of those 4x8 photo christmas cards for a friend and thought of maybe trying to sell some elsewhere. Do I have to get permission for the different brushes, backgrounds, and embellishments that I use? (Some are just from Photoshop, others are downloaded for free) Just wondering if it is even worth trying to do this or if it is going to be to much trouble
Check the TOU that came with each of the elements, papers, etc. MOST 'freebies' are not for commercial use (ie you can't make a profit on them), but you can contact the designer and ask. If they came with photoshop, then I think they're fair game, but if you downloaded somewhere, you probably need permission.
Yep, a lot of freebies are personal use only. Commerial-use items are okay and some say that scrap-for-hire is okay as well. We do have one or two ladies who make cards on this board, hopefully they will respond.
What is scrap for hire? I've never even heard of that before!
Just wanted to say good luck, sounds like a great idea!
I sell them ... but I can't use any of the freebies I've downloaded unless the TOU say it's okay for commerical use. So I bought a huge kit that allows commercial use, and that's what I use for the cards I sell. When I'm making cards for my own events (like Jack's baptism and Andrew's recent birthday), I use whatever I want because I'm not getting paid for it. But anything I sell, I make sure that it's okay for commercial use. It's very limiting though ...
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