Valentine

Dear Rich: Can Artist Copyright Art and Text Together?

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You can copyright a combination of images and text, even if the text by itself is not copyrightable.

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http://www.pyragraph.com/2013/02/sample-assignment-agreements-for-obtaining-music-rights-2/

Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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Black moor goldfish

Films for Free, or How I Stopped Worrying About the Budget and Got On Craigslist

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Your dollars will go further and you might come up with something you’d never imagined, like a film about a one-eyed fish who paints chairs with shampoo.

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My geeky analog spreadsheet

My Geeky Analog Checklist

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

It shows me, in a series of clean black and red lines, what I’m spending my time on. It challenges me to remember what I actually want to spend time on.

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Photo by Marcel Oosterwijk

El Anatsui: Generator of Ideas

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Let yourself think big and then bigger still. Expand your impact.

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Offending an Editor 101

I Am An Artist #2

| Index, WA, US | | 1 Comment

From Edie Everette’s “I Am An Artist” series.

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Inga Muscio

Dead Can’t Dance, part II

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In order to create, to really write from your heart, you must have access to all parts of your heart.

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True love is worth waiting for

Love’s Unloving Battlefield

| New York, NY | | 2 Comments

This post, using Grenville Zuzax’s stand-up lament on marriage, is dedicated to the battle scars love leaves behind.

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Love Cigarettes

Happy Valentine’s Day from Sam Miller & the Whole Music Industry of Seattle

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It’s fun to use lit cigarettes in photos with blue puffed-up smoke in the air swirling in front of a black backdrop.

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Self-Portrait as the Eye of a Middle-Aged Man

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Painter Laila Cola Weeks’ Birthday

| New York, NY | | 1 Comment

These works physically draw you in like they’re eye magnets, and then they become heart and brain magnets.

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Glidecam HD-2000

Tripod Buying Advice, from Someone Who Overbought

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If you are on a hobo filmmaker budget, here are some tips from someone who over-purchased the first time.

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Film production

Filmmaking, Friends and Favors

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I did my drummer a huge favor, I had a blast doing it and it didn’t cost me anything.

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The Stage of Love: 3 Memories

| New York, NY | | 1 Comment

In esteem for the nature of love this Valentine’s Day, I asked people to recall memories mixing love and theater.

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Lovemarks

Love Is the Brand of the Future

| New York, NY | | 2 Comments

In a time when we’re all so lonely and disconnected, the market moves in offering to fill us all with the love we’ve been missing.

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Sage Harrington video

Anyone Can Make a Music Video

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 3 Comments

Learning a video editing program had been on my to-do list for a while, but I removed that shit from the list when I really realized how hard it is to learn. I’m just not into it.

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Chandelier

Add It Up

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I sat there astounded by the motion of the sea and my mind was led to a thought that this world has been and will forever be in perpetual motion.

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