Best Picture Quotes: How to Use FREE Public Domain Art

Best Picture Quotes with FREE Public Domain Art

Making picture quotes?

Then you know it can get time-consuming and/or expensive to continually come up with great backgrounds.

Good news! There’s a source of awesome art you can use: FREE Public Domain Art.

Old Masters art is one category that generally falls in the public domain. I don’t know about you, but I can’t hold a palette knife to these guys! I’m thrilled to be able to use their works, when appropriate. I like putting together picture quotes for artist birthdays, and of course, their artwork is the perfect background.Continue Reading

Ultimate List of Free Photo Sites for Blogs and Social Media

Ultimate List of Free Photo Sites!Looking for free photo sites?

Here’s the ultimate list! All the best places to find images for blogs and social media.

When you’re looking for free pictures on these sites, be sure to check any licensing restrictions. Many sites will allow you to use search filters so your results will return only public domain, Creative Commons, or photos allowed for commercial use.

Whatever your search parameters, understand that you are responsible for ensuring the results are free to use in the manner you wish. Be sure you understand the photo’s license and comply. Continue Reading

How To Graphics #5: Can You Copyright Public Domain Art?

How To Graphics #5: Can You Copyright Public Domain Art?Can you copyright public domain art?

You can’t copyright public domain material as is, which would remove it from free public use.

The public owns these works, not an individual. Anyone can use a public domain work without obtaining permission, but no one can own it.

However – if you substantially change the public domain material, then you own the copyright of the derivative work. Continue Reading