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The following is is a repost from an old journal of mine. 
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If you’ve ever followed my Deviantart journals in the past you will know that I have a pretty open policy regarding the usage of my art. My policy allows for repostings/recoloring/edits/tracings/what-have-you, as long as it is all for personal use and not-for-profit (meaning it isn’t being sold, auctioned, or any use wherein money changes hands.) I also allow roleplaying of my characters, and fan art (of course)!

Still though, I get a lot of people coming to me reporting examples of where people have traced/recolored/edited/reposted my pieces. The person contacting me will often also comment on the “offenders” work, or contact them privately to scold them on my behalf. 

While I appreciate that people would care enough to watch out for me, as it were, my preference is that the people using my work in this manner are left alone. There are a good number of pretty young BBA fans. I am written “fan mail” all the time by young people who weren’t artists before, but started drawing after reading the BBA. Hearing of the ways my little wolf comic has inspired another young person to pursue art in the ways that Don Bluth and classic disney films did for me always feels a little unreal, and words to reply to them never come easy.

A lot of times, these newly budding artists start by tracing stuff. That’s just how it goes.

What kind of person would I be if I went to the Deviantart gallery of a 13 year old, who is a huge fan of Bloodspill, and told her to take down all of her Bloodspill traces because “it’s mine”? Or the person who wants to make their own wolf character for roleplaying BBA. “I can tell your character Quickdeath is just Swiftkill colored blue. Be original - do your own work!” I could yell.

Firstly, that would just be super mean. But it’s not even that I’m thinking or feeling those things and just “holding back” in order to be nice. I just don’t feel threatened when people copy my stuff. I actually feel really really flattered that someone likes my stuff enough to want to emulate it, or add their personal touch just enough that they feel like it has become “theirs.”

I also just plain do not want to do anything that would discourage a young person’s pursuit of art.

I know a lot of people do not necessarily agree with loose art policies. I know because I’ve seen Deviantart give rise to a big “anti-theft” culture over the past decade. 

It’s fine if other people want to police their own work, and be very restrictive in it’s use. I’m not saying they are wrong. It’s true that having decently well-known work in your niche affords you some security. I’m not worried that anyone could actually “get away” with taking credit for one of my characters. I do know when I had first developed my characters, I was worried someone else could actually take them from me. I remember when I was 16, chewing out some other girl on AIM, because after she saw Bloodspill, she made herself a giant, grumpy spikey-headed, bright red and black wolf. I couldn’t handle it then, so I can definitely relate to people who are in that position.

So I’m not posting this to call out people who don’t share my art policy. I just want to clarify and explain my position on usage of my work specifically, so that no one attacks BBA fans (young or old!) especially not on my behalf.

My Very Talented Buddies

These are great artists whom I know personally so know that their character is as solid as their work. Please grace them with the same support you give me! :)

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spyrofuckingcynder Featured By Owner 3 hours ago
Hope you have a good holiday to.   ^^  
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noodle-boi Featured By Owner 2 days ago
are you going to be at MFF this year? I think i remember you saying something about having an art table last year [not sure if i got my facts straight there] but if you plan to sell at mff this year i will def stop by! it'll be my first con haha

keep up the good work! your art just keeps getting better!
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KayFedewa Featured By Owner 22 hours ago
There is some snafu regarding the hotels behing booked at mwff already so might not go - if one of the hotels that's attached via the skywalk to the main hotel still has rooms available, I'll probably be going!
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noodle-boi Featured By Owner 22 hours ago
Alright! i understand. that was one hell of an ordeal. I heard the main hotel room block //might// reopen after a bit! If you can make it and have an art table i'll definitely stop by and get some art and say hi though^^ 
if not i understand,, that day was a nightmare for us all.
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Jackywolfy005 Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kay your comic has inspirated me to make my own. I will call it ,,Amber's forest". But I still have to work on my digital art skills.

By the way, amazing comic :D
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Username-91 Featured By Owner Edited May 7, 2018  Professional Filmographer

Did you set up the price for your new comic book that you are currently illustrating? I remember the old cost $30 if I’m not wrong.

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Username-91 Featured By Owner May 8, 2018  Professional Filmographer
Друже, могао би бар мало да порадиш на писању. Енглески ти звучи лоше. Енглески ми није матерњи језик, али ја барем не звучим очајно као ти. Без увреде Никола.
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PoisonRose321 Featured By Owner May 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I love love love your art! You are an amazing artist! 
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