The Great Copyright Debate: Part I

The Great Copyright Debate

**I am going to preface this post by saying that I am not, in any way, an expert on copyright laws. This is simply information I have gathered from my own research and lawyers I have spoken with regarding copyright information. If you have additional information, or feel something here[Read more]

Reprise: Bad Artists Copy. Great Artists Steal.

In light of recent posts about artistic license and copyright (Are We Pinning Yet? and More Pinning by Liz Kalloch), we thought we’d reprise Gwyn Michael’s post from June 2011 for yet another perspective. For those not familiar, the title is actually a quote by Pablo Picasso and has to[Read more]

Are We Pinning Yet?

Imagine you are in a lovely, airy, high-ceilinged room. The lighting is perfect, not too bright and not too dim. There are comfy places to sit: couches, chairs, plush and cushiony rugs underfoot, pillows to recline on. There is tea and coffee, sparkling water with lime, the occasional cocktail, and[Read more]

“bad artists copy. great artists steal.”

For those not familiar, the title is actually a quote by Pablo Picasso and has to do with drawing inspiration from something while putting your touch on it. I guess he should know. Picasso is often attributed as the Father of Cubism when in reality he and Georges Braque worked[Read more]