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New Submit: Setting up Prints Tip

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 11:23 AM
With the New Submit Page comes a small change in how prints are uploaded to the site. Below is a screenshot of the new submit page. On the right, you'll see 3 options. I have checked Submit Prints. Below that, a new check box appears, labeled Use recommended defaults.

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If that box is checked, you will skip the prints submission page and the sizes closest to the image you have submitted will be selected. If you leave the box unchecked, you will be brought to the prints submission page where you can customize your products to your hearts content.

Keeping the box unchecked is most definitely the best option to choose, in my opinion. I like to have control over every piece to make sure it will look good when someone buys it.

On the flip-side, if you're a photographer and your source file hasn't been cropped at all, there is an excellent chance the 1.5:1 image ratio will work by default. Our system will see that and give you those print sizes already set up. I would still recommend personally looking at them, but in cases like that, it is most likely safe to submit the default settings. No Art Gift products will be selected by default. These include mugs, magnets, and calendars. Those must be manually added.

If you're unsure which you like better, un-check the box and see what prints it gives you. On the prints submission page, what you see as checked are the default sizes. :)

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HotHibiscus Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  New member Professional Photographer
Hi All, I only joined yesterday and in my excitement to add my images I'm a bit worried I may have made a bit of a blooper! I selected submit and uploaded my high-res photos for each deviant. Last night I spent hours going through more of the FAQs pages and it mentioned a smaller file should have been uploaded first then linked to the larger file. All my images are def uploaded and viewable by the community and I chose the PRINTS option on all. Will I have to undo everything I've done? I couldn't actually find a step-by-step submission guide to help me. Any advice greatly received!
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Chick-Photography Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Soo.. just curious on how one gets paid for a sale? I have not seen it ask for any method of payment.. like setting up with Paypal for example? When I purchase something it asks how I want to pay for it, but as a seller, im wondering where I put the information so I receive the money.? Maybe i have just missed that bit somewhere along the way.
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renonevada Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Once you have made some sales, you can head to the Earnings page to check them out, plus pull any of the funds.

www.deviantart.com/account/ear…

There's nothing to set up beforehand. It's solely done once you have the minimum required amount.
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Sakura-Reika Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  New member Professional General Artist
Hello - how does the buyer pay the seller?
Thanks
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renonevada Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The buyer will purchase the prints directly through DA and then DA will give you the earnings for the sale. www.deviantart.com/account/ear… will show every sale and how much you've earned.
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Sakura-Reika Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  New member Professional General Artist
Thank you~~!
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Blaire77 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  New member Student Writer
How does the moey from prints reach me? What info do I put in, and how?
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Licielo Featured By Owner Edited Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like Devianart. But there are a lot of things that I don´t understand. I have uploaded 5 artworks and still  none one of them is now  selling like a print. They are in JPG file format, RGB color, 72 ppi resolution. The system always says: "Your file size is not enough longer for sell like a print". I have made longer one,  but after the system says:"Is not enough longer work". Besides what mean: "Your file D is processing"? And whatever it is how many time it takes? I am tired of to wait.
Besides, please explain me what mean "upload a print".The process is very confused and tangled.
And my last question, I do oil paintings, can I do sell oil canvas in Devianart? Thanks!!
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c55m Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks like I'll be leaving DeviantART before I really got started.  I'm unable to submit artwork for print because my png and jpg file formats no longer work.  I've never heard of an RGB file format, and googled it... apparently it's a file format I can't or don't know how to create.  That's too bad, and I'm going to have to ask to cancel my subscription and get my money and artwork back.  I feel like I've just been kicked. :(
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