||08-20-2010 01:45 PM
Originally Posted by bpmford
[Show spoiler]We incourage inspiration and new artists, that does not include those that just take others work and try to change it without permission, even if it is honest. Taking a moment to think before doing so goes a long way...
My problem was not that you used dv8's design to make your own, it was that you did not ask him first.
This is a common courtesy that I figured everyone would understand.
Doesn't this sound like a better way to address it:
Now doesn't that sound like a way to do it without causing any issues?
The fact that you are back here again saying that we are not appreciating new artists, when you didn't show dv8 respect in the first place with your design, shows that you still don't understand our reasons.
I do fully support new artists, and respect their efforts!
I in no way am contradicting my stance on that matter with my previous words here.
And Gbox85, I do agree that we should put out differences aside, but if there are differences in opinion about how respect should be shown to everyone, than I will be deeply sad.
As a member of many cover sites and two other cover forums, I have never seen as much drama as this thread has created. Yes it is a great place to hang out and chat and post covers, and there are some great new artists taking shape..........
But if this thread can't be friendly, constructive and respectful, then what is it here for?
:rock: Couldn't have said it better.
Wise words. Sometimes people here dont realize that there's thousands of people here from diferent backgrounds, culture, etc and that we don't know what a reaction to certain comment or suggestion may be. No matter what we say or do, we must take that carefully into consideration. Some consider somethings offensive, some don't, but It's not up to us to decide whats right and wrong. Thats why being polite and respectful always work. We dont want to scare people away or discourage them. It doesn't matter if we think that what we said isn't offensive. If we come into a thread full of uknown people
...POLITE and Respectful
is how we should be
As far as the Coov situation
The way we view other peoples art is subjective and always, ALWAYS have to think that thats someone else's creation before we modify or distribute. By what I see Coov made an honest mistake, heck, I'm probably the most flawed person here, so I've been there. But Coov has to understand that a design is like someones baby, so people get angry when they see that their art has been changed. I think they are entitled to. Im not taking sides, just expressing MHO. BPM and DV8 always encourage and help young and upcoming artists. I am a witness to that. If dv8 got angry, he had a right. Coov, just move on and design a new piece, display it and you shall see what I mean. We need to move on from situations like this and stop bringing up old situations, its not good for the thread.
I'm glad you posted that note BPM, I think many folks needed to see that as to sending a pm saying "hey bro I'm grab your cover and I'm gonna make it better". It helps us upcoming GA's to show respect to people that MAINTAIN this thread and work hard to keep giving us cool covers. There's alot of folks that stopped making covers because of this crap. Fellas lets just think twice before we say or do things around here...
Thats my 2 cents...
The real world is harsh, and I was hardly rude.
I need to put that on a T-Shirt or something...i love it:rock: