Category Archives: copyleft

Artist Influences and Copyleft

As I am ahead in this crazy World Watercolor challenge, I am spending two days posting about other issues. One is Copyleft or Creative Commons, or Un-copyright (which is discussed in depth on this page, including links to Gwenn Seemel’s … Continue reading

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Copyright, Chagall Card, Riffs, WTH?

 I am breaking with my normal posts to say this timely bit regarding copyright, and the lawsuit against Led Zep over the riff.  I don’t give a toss about any of it, but the topic is under my skin.  I … Continue reading

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You Share Good: A Good Book About Copyright

I bought You Share Good by Gwenn Seemel and read it in almost one sitting.  Gwenn’s argument for letting go of copyright and relaxing into sharing is persuasive, and I highly recommend it — even if you choose to copyright … Continue reading

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Gwenn Seemel’s Commentary on Copyright

Copyright is an important issue for artists.  I cringe every time I hear art students speaking of how they want to post an image of an experiment where they copied an artist or photographer, but they know they can’t do … Continue reading

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Copyleft / Creative Commons

Recently I changed my views about copyright, largely due to the persuasive and intelligent arguments of artist Gwenn Seemel (this is only one sample!) I agree with the copyleft movement, in that I think copyright has gone to far.  It has stifled … Continue reading

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