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2012 Best Sellers

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 11:46 AM
Here are some of the best selling Prints of 2012. Congrats to all of the amazing artists. 

CAPTAIN'S MUG by alexiuss
Captain's Mug

lines hold the memories by agnes-cecile
lines hold the memories

All of Time and Space by alicexz
All of Time and Space

The Neverending Dreamer by parablev
The Neverending Dreamer

Scorched earth by arcipello
Scorched earth

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Freedom- The Carousel 

Memory Lane by JonasDeRo
Memory Lane

Howl by Charlie-Bowater
Howl

Protect me from what I want by AquaSixio
Protect me from what I want

Bat Kid by AndyFairhurst
Bat Kid


As an added bonus here are some amazing Prints sellers who are on the rise.

Call of Cthulhu, Arkham horror by henning
Call of Cthulhu Arkham horror

Defend Equality-free your mind by DomNX
Defend Equality-free your mind

Kraken Come by nyctopterus
Kraken Come

The 4 Elements - Fire by Varges
The 4 Elements - Fire

Moth 2 by MidnightDraven
Moth 2


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Some of the best selling Prints of 2012
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Relihanart Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Congratulations to all! I wish some were of photography as well
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bottled-mermaid Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
awesome pieces! Congratulations to the artists who created them.
I'm dreaming about buying some dA prints in the future :)
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:clap:!!
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amaranthine-eternity Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Professional General Artist
Amazing pictures like this are the reason I joined this site.
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Zlomorda Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
It's only digital art... no photography... :(
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igaboo Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Photographer
i think it is great to display some of the best art and prints DA has to offer.

To all of those who think that they should be promoting unheard prints, I think that is just jealousy speaking. I mean, WHO bought all of those prints to make those prints featured in this journal? Obviously a large portion of the DA community. And guess what, the same people are featured in the journal, the same people who work JUST as hard as you do.

So for the few who are complaining, stop it. It is like you are saying their art is less art because it is popular. You might not mean that, but when all I read is "bitch bitch bitch", that is exactly what it sounds like. This isn't top 40 radio, this is deviant art, and I respect deviantart's decisions.
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Sarky-Sparky Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They're all gorgeous works. Not to be a bitch though, but isn't the one of the Tardis fan art (which you can't sell according to policy) that's been deliberately categorised as not fan art so it can be sold?
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renonevada Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Speaking about the All of Time and Space by `alicexz print specifically, the police call box was chosen for the show Doctor Who because it was such a common place object when that show was created. [link]

While this image is directly inspired by that show, it still is of a technically common place object.

Looking at my Blu-ray collection I see Indiana Jones. If this were a picture of a brown fedora and a whip, it would still simply be a fedora and a whip. While it may bring up images specifically of Indiana Jones in your mind, a fedora and a whip together does not infringe on Indiana Jones copyrights.

Copyright/trademark law is incredibly complex. If it invokes a feeling of, or if it references in some fashion, it still could potentially be OK. I have spent some time studying it so I have enough knowledge to answer your concern with enough certainty, but I know others may be able to explain it in a more technical manner. =p

I hope I was able to help you with this question. :)
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Sarky-Sparky Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see, I see. Good point... And thank you very much for your polite explanation; I appreciate that.

It still feels like twisting the rules to me though given that she said herself it was a Tardis made out of stars and it has been submitted to a Doctor Who fan group. That's really stretching it. I suppose a more direct example would be the one =Diamond4girl reminded me of, which was the BBC Sherlock one that was a best seller last year (and interestingly enough has had ALL references to the show removed from the deviation description since). That's a very interesting and specific loophole.

But still, you've answered my question and given me some insight. Thanks :)
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Wicked-Illusion Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
For this Tardis I can turn a blind eye on, as your explanation can be accepted since this one is a bit tricky, but many, many are supposed to be an instant no and yet they've been selling for years. There's absolutely no valid excuse for the Sherlock one, no matter how artistically, differently, in their own unique style someone presents it. I like Alice's work very much and wish her the best with earning with her (fan)art, but her and many others here are example and proof how dA is profiting from fanart prints and these artists are too, while we, the rest of the community are told fanart can't be sold as prints plus that extra explanation of why we might see fanart print and how it will be rejected which is a lie as there are many that were never rejected and are selling, some of them are best sellers. I, personally, simply want fair and equal treatment with the rest of deviants and not that some of them have a special privilege to sell and profit from their fanart because dA lets them and I and others can't - that's not fair is it?, stop being lied to when reality presents me with facts and proofs that things are not the way dA wants us believe and that's it.
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