Selling Fanart VS. Selling PlagiarismSo people have been equating selling fanart to selling plagiarism, and I'd like to address that. Now before I get started, this journal isn't meant to convince anyone who opposes my reasoning. As like arguing with people who refuse to believe in dinosaurs, some people just can't admit it when they're wrong. Instead this is for people who agree with me, but throw out bad arguments out there.Selling Fanart VS. Selling Plagiarism by MaximoVLorenzo
So first thing I gotta say, is you selling fanart is NOT doing the creator a favor. The fanart itself is a favor to the creator, but when you sell it, it's the creator's favor to you. Even though it advertises the series, the fanartist gets the sweeter deal. And that's okay.
Legal Definition of Plagarism:
Plagiarism is taking the writings or literary ideas of another and selling and/or publishing them as one's own writing. Brief quotes or use of cited sources do not constitute plagiarism. The original author can bring a lawsuit for appropriation of his/her work against the plagiarist and recover the