Recently left this review on the @customink Facebook page and wanted to share here as well. So grateful for companies who help protect artists. Also, PSA: finding an image online does not make it yours, adding text or a sticker to it doesn't mean it's now your creation, and copy+pasting it to a t-shirt does not qualify as being "inspired by my imagery". If I sound like I'm ranting, it's because I am. Be nice. Don't steal. Ask permission. Give credit. Be inspired, yes, but then create your own. 💕
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Review: "Hello! Just wanted to say THANK YOU for doing such a great job at being vigilant about artists' and designers' copyright.

Over the past few years I've gotten a number of emails from people saying they were trying to use my artwork (without asking) to create a shirt but the company required my written permission first. Every single time, this "company" has been CustomInk. 
Plenty of other companies would have printed them without giving it a second thought just to make a quick buck, while you guys make sure customers are using artwork legally and ethically.

Thank you for your integrity!"
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  • buckandlibbyRecently left this review on the @customink Facebook page and wanted to share here as well. So grateful for companies who help protect artists. Also, PSA: finding an image online does not make it yours, adding text or a sticker to it doesn't mean it's now your creation, and copy+pasting it to a t-shirt does not qualify as being "inspired by my imagery". If I sound like I'm ranting, it's because I am. Be nice. Don't steal. Ask permission. Give credit. Be inspired, yes, but then create your own. 💕
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    Review: "Hello! Just wanted to say THANK YOU for doing such a great job at being vigilant about artists' and designers' copyright.

    Over the past few years I've gotten a number of emails from people saying they were trying to use my artwork (without asking) to create a shirt but the company required my written permission first. Every single time, this "company" has been CustomInk.
    Plenty of other companies would have printed them without giving it a second thought just to make a quick buck, while you guys make sure customers are using artwork legally and ethically.

    Thank you for your integrity!"

  • kateolivew@amysteel24
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