Sharing ArtI've run into a number of people lately that are submitting artwork that isn't theirs into their galleries, and when confronted, they say, "but I'm just 'sharing' artwork that others might not have seen!"More Like This
This should be a no-brainer for most of you, but some people just don't get it, so let me break it down:
There's a right way and a wrong way to "share" other people's art.
The right way is to give credit to the artist, preferably by linking to the original source.
Journal features are a perfect example of this. You put the thumbnail in your journal, and when people click on it, it takes them right to the artist's submission.
Some websites, like Tumblr, Pintrest, and even Facebook are set up for doing exactly that. The "share" features of those sites allow you to update your own wall linking to the sources.
All of that is fine. Artists don't mind the exposure, as long as it actually is exposure. In other words, if you're hel