Photography, art, and copyright

Since re-entering the art world recently (long layoff, politics, diversion, good-career-anyway-so-never-mind!), I’ve discovered something I hadn’t known which is that many people work from photographs, replicating the image with superb (or varying degrees of) accuracy, or placing on it their own interpretation. Many use their own photos for this, after all, it’s got to be more comfortable painting a landscape back indoors than struggling with the elements on a windy hillside, and do cats ever┬ásit still when you need them to?┬áBut some don’t, they use images from the internet or cut from magazines and, from what I can tell, many … Continue reading Photography, art, and copyright

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