Nov 15, 2010

I'm aware
Before I get any more emails from concerned customers and friends . . . I'm aware of the frame in the other designers' kit that just came out. It's not my frame, perhaps amazingly similar to my idea, but some ideas are hard to resist replicating as we all know and do. All is good.

But here is something else folks have been asking me about . . .

Buyer Beware
There are designers and shops that sell kits seemingly for altered art and collage work but you can't use their images in work for sale. Sometimes this is because they are reselling images from stock photography/image places (with little alteration) and don't have the right to sell the images for any commercial use - they are not in the public domain. Sometimes it's simply because they don't want you to profit from their work for various reasons. Sometimes you may think you're not going to sell something you make, you think you're just going to trade it, but you never know what you may want to do down the road with that piece you just made. You can use my collage images in artwork for sale, you just can't resell my images in collage sheets or digi kits or the like. None of my images come from stock sites and are either altered from the public domain or from my own vintage ephemera and photograph collection. Don't get stuck! Be sure to check the Terms of Use when purchasing images from other designers and stick to their terms! It's the right thing to do. (There's a list of some of my favorite designers that allow commercial use on the "Resources" tab at the top of my blog.)

On a lighter note . . .
I will proudly share,
the images below were inspired by the work of my friend Mary Haldeman and with her permission. I decided I can share these digital creations since I'm going to do different hand cut pieces for a project we're working on together.

Something


copyright by Marsha Jorgensen 11/15/2010. All rights reserved.
Digital collage. Image credits: Everything is from my own images, most of which are at tumblefishstudio.etsy.com.


Sing


copyright by Marsha Jorgensen 11/13/2010. All rights reserved.
Digital collage. Image credits: bird is from lisasalteredart.etys.com; hands are from riandesign.eu; wings are from cemerony.etsy.com; frame is from crowabout.etsy.com; crown and some layers were created from papers given to me by Mary Haldeman; everything else is from my own images, most of which are at tumblefishstudio.etsy.com.



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14 comments:

Lori Saul said...

I am loving your new work- it has multi-layers of depth and expression Marsha- also a beautiful luminosity that glows. Stunning!

Outstanding Stranger said...

Hi Marsha, looks like you are ripping with your digital work. Awesome job. Love and Hugs, Diane

Sandy said...

Oh wow Marsha these are brilliant.
Wonderful layering. I love them.

Stephanie said...

I love the direction your art is taking, Marsha. Breathtaking!

thekathrynwheel said...

Wonderful work Marsha - you have well and truly got the hang of this digi art! And I LOVE the quote - 'sing like you mean it'. I just did a journal page (with your images) about singing. Can I pinch this phrase for a journal page?! x

Tracey@glitterbugstudios said...

These are so pretty marsha! I love the entwined hands inside the bodies...genious! You are truly one of a kind as an artist and friend.

Brenda Grace said...

Loving 'something beyond me' in colours, concept and especially the wording - you are on an almightly flow of brilliance and I am loving it:)

Terri Kahrs said...

You're stretching your wings and soaring to new heights with these fabulous pieces! Brilliant! Hugs, Terri xoxo

Martina2801 said...

This is just so creative and wonderful. I truly enjoy seeing what you create, such a pleasure.
Thank you for sharing, I love your artwork and your imagination is endless!!!

Fiona (anubis 1 ) said...

Marsha I'm just loving what your doing with colour. Outstanding pieces of Art from you as always. I'm blown away by your creativity my friend.
Hugs Fiona xx

Debby said...

Hi Marsha, absolutely gorgeous work. Really like what you are working on.
Debby

bockel24 said...

"Something" is such a beauty - the colours, the hands, just everything about it!

Janny said...

Really beautiful!

jade adams said...

Those are sooo gorgeous marsha!!!