A contract is key for good cooperation between you and your client. Never make art for anyone without a contract. But what should be in this contract? Well, here are some ins and outs and a default contract for you to use. Make sure though that you always do your research! Different countries may have their own rules and different situations may require additional clauses! These are just guidelines.
There are many scammers out there, and many ways they can scam you ánd others at the same time. Back in the days, it was a mastery to make a forgery of an existing artwork. These days, one just needs a free art-program to steal your art, or even simply just copy and paste. So, how to protect your art from plagiarism and copyright infringements in this day and age?