Is online piracy hurting or supporting artists?I am a happy artist who pays his rent thanks to FREE exhibitions of my work on the internet, including this awesome website.Is online piracy hurting or supporting artists?5 years ago in Art Features
My art and comic book (http://www.rom.ac) is now famous around the world because people share the images I create through blogs, torrents, wallpapers and re-posts.
I allow everyone to download and view my paintings and comic book for free on the internet. If someone who likes the digital version of my painting wants to buy a printed version, they pay me or a publisher who's authorised to print my work, which in turn cuts me a % from the print sales of this painting. At the same time I can put up a couple of nice, non-intrusive commercials into my online exhibitions that I myself approve of, and that will pay for the rest of my expenses.
I believe the same "Free digital content" policy should apply to all digital media arts. If the public likes the content, they WILL buy a solid copy of it from the artist. There are people who will love, cherish and support the ar
The New Piracy Law Does Not Apply to ArtistsSeriously, if anyone was freaking about this new bill S.978 like I was, (yes, that's what it is called) you absolutely need to read what I have written in this article as well as my journal entry titled: Pirating Was What It Was About. The content of this is almost the same as my journal but not really since I did add a few things.The New Piracy Law Does Not Apply to Artists4 years ago in Deviant Events
It is very important. Don't even think about deleting it from your damn inbox because I am going to clarify everything that has been written below!!
Okay, to the vast majority of you know I was freaking out about the new bill going on, I am sorry since I've received very inaccurate and incomplete information from various people all over the internet and starting that now ridiculous petition. I might take it down but first I will tell all of you that this bill is for the people that has and had been pirating music and movies and distributing it to the public for free. This n