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Pete
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Current Residence: Fingerlakes NY, USA
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I consider myself an artistic person.  I like to write, I sketch, doodle, photoshop, and sing just for the sheer pleasure of those things.  Unfortunately my skill in ALL of those things is next to nil.  I don't post my sketches, doodles, etc simply because they flat out stink.

  All those things being said, I do love the artwork that others do.  I tend not to criticize very often unless I feel my comments could actually help a piece, and the author / artist has asked for constructive criticism.

  Now, I do understand the fear of art theft.  Especially the better artists.  You've worked hard on your art and don't want art stolen.  However there are "watermarks" and then again there are "W A T E R M A R K S ! ! ! ! "

  My problem is with that latter kind of watermark.  Come on, when you put obnoxious watermarks directly over the center of a work, it detracts from the work in a worse way then a misdrawn nose or poorly coloured painting.

Heres 2 examples of what I mean;
Subtle, non intrusive watermark:
aemiliana.deviantart.com/art/D…
Godf*ck awufl watermark :
chatgr.deviantart.com/art/Yoho…

  Personally, I like pirate, I like girls, there's nothing about that second work that I wouldn't like... except for the fact that I can barely see it as half of it is covered by a G.D. watermark.  The DA watermark that a lot of people use is also a bit too obnoxious in my opinion, but its not as bad.  I guess I just don't understand the fear of art theft as much as I thought I did.
  • Mood: Annoyed
  • Listening to: Opie & Anthony
  • Reading: My text books (I hate poli sci)
  • Playing: (who has time?)
  • Eating: My GFs Meatloaf (awesome)
  • Drinking: Rockstar (zero carb)

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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:huggle::iconthxwatchplz::glomp:
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StoneSorceress Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Professional Filmographer
welcome to the Stone Sorceress gallery Robert
please enjoy your visits :D
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scarerick Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
:iconthankyouscript1::iconthankyouscript2::iconthankyouscript3::iconiheartitplz::iconlefthumbsupplz:for the watch
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larrybradbyphoto Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the watch and Faves
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bellocqa Featured By Owner May 30, 2013   Photographer
Thanks so much for the :+devwatch:
Most appreciated.
André.;p
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RottenRagamuffin Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012   Digital Artist
:iconcardinalplz: Thank you for adding ”Queen Medb” to your favourites~ your support is appreciated! :iconflowersplz:
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Pablocomics Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the +watch!!! ^__^
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dakki-dono Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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Warflight Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much for the :+fav:!
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:icondosrev:
Dosrev Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011
Thank you for the nice photography. Sword of Destruction is a great pic.
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