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When using visual resources, you must be aware of copyright. The databases below provide access to copyright-cleared images for educational use. Remember that you need to provide references for any images of art works you use in your work.
Appropriation is a legitimate art practice that involves the reuse of images or works without making any changes to the original. However, unauthorised or unattributed use of images of art works may mean you are in breach of copyright legislation. This video from LinkedIn Learning explains the difference between appropriation and copyright infringement.
||Locate images under Creative Commons licenses for use in studio work and as reference.
||VADS is a carefully curated online archive of art and design. It comprises a wide variety of collections of images and text on all aspects of visual culture from paintings and sculpture to textiles and fashion. The archive can be searched by keyword or you can browse individual collections that pique your interest.