Artists may not be aware
that they could be violating California state licensing laws if they were paid
more than $500 to paint a mural on a permanent structure i.e. a house or office
wall, outside building, etc... The C-33 Painting and Decorating license section
covers painting a mural on a permanent structure. Individuals who limit their
practice to that of an artist could also be covered under either D-64
(non-specialized contractor designation) or C-61 (Limited Specialty contractor
We may as well
admit it: all of us secretly want to not only create fabulous art but want the
public to appreciate it so much they pay us fabulous prices for it. The
wonderful thing about making prints of our work is it a way to earn residual
income on our art. If an artist sells a painting for $500 that is a one-time
fee; if that same artist also sells 20 prints for $15 each then they have
earned a total of $800 on that same painting.
Naturally as an artist, you want any reproductions of ...