GENERAL FAQ

Michael Whelan is much in demand for interviews and lectures about his work and career. Here are some common questions and topics covered in these discussions and his thoughts on the subjects. If you have a question about something not covered, please contact us. We will ask Michael and let you know his answer. If it’s a great question, we may include it in the FAQ’s.

AUTOGRAPHS

May I send things to you for Michael Whelan to autograph?

PERMISSION

May I use one of Michael Whelan's images on my website?
May I use one of Michael Whelan's images as a signature tag or to illustrate my role-playing game character or for any other online purpose?
May I reproduce a whole book cover, album cover, or other product with Whelan art on my website?
May I share Michael Whelan's images on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc)?
May I use Michael Whelan's images on a blog post?

TATTOOS

May I use one of Michael Whelan's images for my own personal tattoo?

COMMISSIONS & LICENSING

How do I hire Michael Whelan to do my book cover?
Does Michael Whelan work strictly in traditional publishing? Would he illustrate my self-published book?
How about album covers? My band is putting out a new album...
Am I able to buy rights to existing Michael Whelan artwork for other projects?
Who do I contact for foreign publication rights?
How do I request a license to use Whelan art on a commercial product?

EMAIL AND FAN MAIL

I emailed Michael, why didn't he reply?
I emailed the shop, why didn't you reply?

INTERVIEW REQUESTS

I have read all his Biographical Information, and all the other FAQ, but I'm writing a paper or article on Michael Whelan and still have questions. Who do I contact?

REPRODUCTIONS & OTHER PRODUCTS

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