I wanted to provide an explanation for my upcoming and final Harry Potter collaborations. Firstly, I want it to be clear that I whole heartedly disavow J.K. Rowling’s sentiments on women’s rights and the transgender community. I think there is a very clear divide with where people stand with her views and I’m most decidedly on the side that sees her opinions and statements as harmful. However, I think within
Alice in Wonderland (or Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll) is in the public domain. Therefore as long as it doesn’t resemble the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland (or any other copyrighted variations of the original book) then I have free standing to sell my interpretation of the book. 🙂
Fanart is the love child of two parties: The artist and the copyright owner of the original property or ideas the fanart depicts. Because I am declaring that the artwork I make is referencing, depicting, or relating to copyrighted properties that do not belong to me, then I am no longer the sole owner of that artwork. For example: If I caption this picture below as [KINGDOM OF ASH SPOILERS]
Unfortunately, my schedule doesn’t allow me to have open private commissions at the moment. I can at most build 1 – 2 papercrafts a month depending on the complexity, so it’s very limiting if I open private commissions. Commercial commissions allow these box subscriptions to distribute my artwork on a larger scale to you all than one-on-one commissions would. But I’m not against it in the future if my schedule
Oh boy, I’m going to gush here. Glen Keane. One of the most prolific Disney animators since the Disney Renaissance, his work has been my inspiration since before I even knew who he was as a person. You can easily recognize his character designs by his signature eye style. They’re so full of focus and emotion; it radiates through the rest of the character’s body language without any dialogue. I
Out of respect for the copyright holders (and copyright law), I don’t sell fanart of works that I don’t have permission to sell. I am working on gaining permission for some properties and will definitely announce when prints, kits, or paper crafts of those properties are available for sale. 🙂 I try to spread the love as much as I can with giveaways though!