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Reply #15 on: January 19, 2013, 07:52:18 PM
it is always best to  give credit where it is due by crediting the owner of the work. You may only post photo's etc. here that you have permission to. When you joined you agreed that we are indemnified against anything you post and are personally responsible for any contribution you make to the site. In other words if you don't give credit where it is due or post copyright material on the forum and the owner of that work decides to sue, it will be you personally that is sued and not us. View the Registration Agreement HERE


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Reply #16 on: January 19, 2013, 08:39:57 PM
I agree Nolan. The user responsible was pretty quick to remove the items I referred to. He's a pretty young user and I don't think he was intentionally breaking the rules.

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Reply #17 on: March 04, 2013, 05:35:11 PM
This may help with copyright. I know a lot of musicians the release their music under creative commons and I have produced shows using creative commons music. If your going to use a photo from the net. I highly recommend you use the Creative Commons License" Attribution" also known as CC BY. This license will allow you to use the image any way you'd like.

CC BY - This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.

If you use this you will not own the copyright on your painting, you must release your work under CC BY.

Myself I wouldn't use a photo from the net and sell it. But it is good to use an image for a painting you are going to keep. This way you don't get in any trouble because you used the image and didn't give credit to the person.

You can post them on any site, but state the persons name that took the photo or put a link to it.

For more information on Creative Commons read this information on this page.

Hope this helps.