the current copyright laws in both the US and internationally, all creative
intellectual property--including written works and art--is copyrighted
the moment it leaves the original creator's mind and is set down in
physical form? And yes, this includes digital art like the images displayed
on this site.
my images without permission is illegal, not to mention rude. Please
read on if you want to learn more about using my art for your web site,
your game, or any other project.
of art shown on this site are property of yours truly, Maggie Wang.
No rights or permissions are granted for display of these works on other
web sites, webchats or in other forms, within the United States or worldwide.
Please contact me for details on using my
works if your particular situation is not covered in the following paragraphs.
other than private viewing (ie making a picture your Windows wallpaper)
or the printing of my images for personal use (ie putting a portrait
up on the wall and grinning at it in a silly way), I require that you
contact me for approval/permission.
Using an image
on your personal/business web site
Using an image
in any games, electronic or paper RPG, you are developing
Altering my original
images in any form, including (Don't laugh--People have tried this!)
erasing my signature and pasting on your own and changing the colors
in my original work with a graphics program and claiming it as your
public usage of my work, whether non-profit or otherwise
Web Sites, Newsletters, and Print Media
me for permission. Include your URL (if applicable), a list of the
images you wish to display, and the intended use for the images. If
you need to resize or alter the image in ANY way for your project, include
this information in your request.
you receive permission to use the image(s), save the image(s) to your
OWN server if you are planning to use it/them on a web site. Do NOT
link directly to the image on my server; bandwidth stealing is not a
nice thing to do and marks the thief as an inconsiderate newbie. The
only person allowed to link to images on the Magyss Studios site is--you
for Chat Rooms or Online RPGs
are allowed to include your own HTML on a character page, follow the
instructions for Non-Profit websites above
are limited to an image-only display (as for chat icons), you may go
ahead and create an icon using my images as long as no significant modification
(resizing and cropping are ok, as is adding your character's name to
the image) is made to the image. If you plan to make major changes to
the image, please email me for permission.
Portraits for Your Table Top RPG Group
that you aren't making any money roleplaying with your group, go ahead
and print out the image and enjoy your game. *grin*
action is required, although brief notes of thanks are always appreciated!
Commercial Projects, Games, Books, Image Collections, and RPGs in Development
project is non-profit, follow the guidelines for non-profit websites.
In lieu of placing the copyright notice beneath every image you wish
to use, you may include my information on a credits page. In either
case, you must email me for permission.
wish to use the images for a commercial project, please contact
A Special Note
Regarding Commissioned RPG Portraits:
full rights to all commissioned portraits and art, including the right
to display digital and physical copies of the work on my various websites
and galleries for self-promotion. The client commissioning the work is
granted the right to print physical copies of the digital file for their
own, non-profit and private use. The client is further granted permission
to use their portrait on their own web sites, chats, or games (as a depiction
of their in-game persona) as long as the usage is non-profit. The names,
descriptions, and histories of all characters commissioned remain the
intellectual property of the client.
I offer a set of "freebie"
portraits that are up for grabs for any players looking for a picture
in the Ta'Zen'Shihr Pavilion Adoption
area of my site for those who are interested. If you do choose to adopt
one of these orphan portraits, please take the time to fill out the appropriate
form and consider linking your web site back
to Magyss Studios.