All of our original artwork, paintings, dolls, toys, art quilts, photos, prints, designs, patterns, and images representing them are copyrighted, all rights reserved. They may not be reproduced by any means or in any form without written permission from us. The seal that says “Ruffing’s Copyrighted Image” on our website images is there to protect both our investment and yours. This seal will not appear on your giclée or original work of art.
Please see licensing for information on how to license our work for your products.
Guidelines for those would would like to link to our site:
You are welcome to insert a link to our site on your site.
If you would like to use one of our images for an online review or a feature, please follow the guidelines below:
1) Please let us know. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for our permission. Be sure to include your website address. We search the Internet for potential copyright infringements. Knowing you have our okay allows us to exclude you from our searches and makes our job a whole lot easier. This helps us protect not only our business, but our customer’s investments as well.
2) Use our website images with the “Ruffing’s Copyrighted Image” seal. Do not photograph or scan giclées or original art to make your own images. This applies to distributing images to others, via email for example, as well.
3) Include the words “Copyright ‘The Artist’s Name’ ” below the image (examples: “Copyright A E Ruffing” or “Copyright Elizabeth Ruffing”).
Again, these guidelines are meant to protect all of us from potential fraud. Please adhere to them.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.