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  • Wallpaper I made--Kobe

    Hey guys, new here. I read the rules pertaining wallpapers and "things that look nice". It just said I may not receive a lot of CnC, and I'm find with that.



    Please do comment n' critique, I'm new at this. Thanks in advance.

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    Why the rainbow? You know what rainbows stand for right?
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    • #3
      OK, here's the harsh bit: Did you take that photo yourself? If not, do you have permission to use it? If not, you're stealing.
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      • #4
        Originally posted by Mavericks
        It just said I may not receive a lot of CnC, and I'm find with that.
        I'm find with that to…

        When the purpose is a format your creating art not design.

        Originally posted by Mavericks
        I read the rules pertaining wallpapers and "things that look nice"
        Where did you read these rules at?

        fan art… not design.

        Originally posted by Budafist
        Why the rainbow? You know what rainbows stand for right?
        The end of a rainy day?

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        • #5
          Garricks, I consider this fan art so not stealing.
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          • #6
            Well...fan art is stealing. The subject doesn't always turn a blind eye to it either. I once watch Richard Biggs from Babylon 5 get up from an autographing table and go through a dealer room and threaten lawsuits to anyone selling unauthorized photos from the show. Only one booth was authorized by the end of it. Lucky them!

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            • #7
              concept is intersting. glow is a bit harsh (on my PC-wil look on my Mac later).
              wouldn't be a wallpaper i'd keep up long....i usually change every week or 2. this would probably get boring before the day's end.

              not really much of a critique but-
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              • #8
                I personally would remove the crowd from the image. I think it detracts from the sharp lines and color of the main subject.
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                • #9
                  Well, maybe fan art is stealing, but it's free (if unwanted) promotion. Is that what makes people turn a blind eye?
                  It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" – Winnie the Pooh

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by PrintDriver View Post
                    Well...fan art is stealing. The subject doesn't always turn a blind eye to it either. I once watch Richard Biggs from Babylon 5 get up from an autographing table and go through a dealer room and threaten lawsuits to anyone selling unauthorized photos from the show. Only one booth was authorized by the end of it. Lucky them!
                    That's a bit more than just creating fan art. That's creating black market goods. If Mavericks is selling this wallpaper, yeah he's stealing. If, however, he's just using the image to create something for himself, that's a bit different.

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                    • #11
                      It may be stealing, but as long as the creator isn't making money off of it, then I don't see much of a problem.

                      I agree with Virgo, I would take out the crowd.
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                      • #12
                        Aw man, I thought there might be Kobe beef in here. boo.
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                        • #13
                          Nice out of context, WannaBrie.

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                          • #14
                            Brie, there is Kobe beef in here, just not the kind you imagined.
                            This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
                            "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

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                            • #15
                              Rofl!
                              I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain

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