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Thursday, September 20, 2012

You can't use my artwork unless you ask me!

"Good morning!
Just wanted to let you know that I added one of your works as my cover page. I have attached a link to your page and hope you see an increase in traffic and visibility to your work. I love your work! Enjoy the day!"

I was welcomed this morning with this FB message. I was horrified at how the general public treats artist's work as something they can just grab and use because they like it. I asked her nicely to take it down and she stated that other artists had reacted  in a positive manner. I explained how the copyright law works and that her usage was against the law. I checked out her supposed "link" to my web site worked, when I went to check it out. It only linked it an image she had saved to her photos. This reminds me yet again that I really need to include copyright info on every image I post. This is a wake up for me and I'll be more careful in the future. I promise myself!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Birches Academy Learn to Draw Class postponed one week

Birches Academy class, Learn to Draw, for children, has been postponed. It will start on September 17.

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