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Flickr Wall Art Puts a Spotlight on Creative Commons Commercial Licenses

Posted by Rebecca Blake on January 15, 2015

In November, Flickr announced that it had added over 50 million “freely-licensed” Creative Commons images to its Flickr Wall Art service, without the participation of the photographers. The announcement understandably enraged Flickr users; Flickr, or rather its parent company, Yahoo, would pocket all profits for the bulk of the sales. Flickr eventually backed down on its plan, announcing that only the work of curated, participating photographers would be included in Wall Art. But the fiasco highlighted key weaknesses in the Creative Commons licenses.

In Memoriam: Charlie Hebdo

Posted by Rebecca Blake on January 12, 2015

Graphic Artists Guild members have been contributing artwork in the memory of the cartoonists and staff skilled at Charlie Hebdo’s offices last week.

Guild Statement on Charlie Hebdo Shootings

Posted by Rebecca Blake on January 07, 2015

The Graphic Artists Guild stands in support of our French colleagues, and the freedom of expression of all authors and creators. Our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the journalists, cartoonists and staff at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris.

Coming in 2015: Guild Webinars on Responsive Design, Web fonts, and Game Design

Posted by Rebecca Blake on December 22, 2014

We’ve been working on new Guild webinars for 2015, and have lined up a full slate for the first quarter. Our confirmed presenters so far are Eric Fadiman on Responsive Web Design (February 18), Dana Leavey on Positioning & Marketing Yourself as a Designer (March 18), and Joey Ellis on Game Design & Development (April 15). Guild members are invited to join our webinars for free, and non-members can attend for $45.

24 Ways to Impress Your (Web Geek) Friends

Posted by Rebecca Blake on December 18, 2014

Celebrating it’s 10th anniversary, 24 ways, the advent calendar for web geeks, is back in fine form. 24 ways was started in December of 2005 by web developer Drew McLellan. McLellan published the blog throughout the month with daily articles on web code, productivity, client management, business – anything and everything a web developer might need.

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