Legal Guidelines for Arts and DMCA Policy

By adding content to artistshot.com, you confirm that your content does not infringe any laws or third-party rights like copyright, trademark, or personality rights. Artist Shot will close your account according to its DMCA policy if your content receives repeated takedown notices.

Please DOUBLE CHECK the legal status of your arts. If you are unsure, try to ask for permission to use them.

  • We will not print: Unofficial merchandise.
  • We will not print: Names, logos, pictures or other intellectual property of musical groups or musical artists.
  • We will not print: Names, logos, pictures, or other intellectual property of sports teams, colleges/universities, clubs or organizations such as Boston Red Sox, Girl Scouts of America, or Princeton University.
  • We will not print: Characters, images, actors or likenesses from cartoon networks, comic books, video games, movies, and television shows.
  • We will not print: Trademarks, names or logos for companies. For example you can not use the name Coca Cola, Coke "It's the Real Thing" or the art from the cans.

    Not print Trademarks

  • We will not print: photos, caricatures, or other artwork depicting a celebrity. Just because you take a picture of a celebrity,it does not give you the right to use the photo on shirts, even if you alter the photo digitally. As expressed in the first four examples below, personal rights are still owned even if the person is no longer living.

    Not print Celebrities

Discovery of Illegal Arts

Arts and text that are suspected to violate the law, including, but not limited to, defamation or copyright violations, will be removed immediately without warning and not printed. If your art or text is removed, and you believe it has been removed in error, please send an email to legal@artistshot.com that proves ownership of the art, or other valid statement of legality.

If you suspect an art or text of being illegal, please report it to legal@artistshot.com. Your personal information will be protected according to our privacy statement. Note that the availability of similar fan art or parody arts on the platform must be evaluated on a case by case basis because some are licensed or subject to other legal exceptions, while others are removed due to legal complaints.