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MiSt-Stavi Jan 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you for this journal!
ValaSedai Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure. :)
artisticpig Jan 12, 2013   Traditional Artist
I think this is a great post. A helpful reminder to "diminish the probability of your works being stolen..."

I'm not sure of the effectiveness, but when I take the picture for my gallery I focus the camera primarily on the center of the painting. The edges are then slightly blurred. Almost imperceptible for DA viewers, but noticeable if reproduced.

What pisses me off more is when other DA members use my work as a foundation for their digital art.
ValaSedai Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's an interesting way to leave a personal touch on the picture. :nod:

Ah yes, people need to learn that things aren't free and that one needs to ask before using something. :no:
SplitNinja Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely advice.
ValaSedai Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RinaRyuu Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the advice. Perhaps I shall start watermarking, or at least signing in an obvious place!
ValaSedai Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It surely can't hurt. :nod:
Well, the level of hostility in these comments is quite depressing. This person puts out a nice journal post genuinely intended to help the dA community, and this is what it's met with? Whether you agree with her or not, this hostility is uncalled for. So stop with the name calling, with the defensiveness, and with the hostility, and engage in rational debate if you disagree with someone else. Anything else just makes dA, as a whole, look bad.
ValaSedai Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well said. :thumbsup: :)
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