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AI Art – What is it?

September 16, 2022

You may have heard of AI art, or art created with the assistance of artificial intelligence. A lot of my friends are talking about it, and many more are asking me for my particular opinion on what I think about AI art. It’s a hot button topic for sure, so I’m answering a few questions you may have about the tools and my particular take on AI art.

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What happens to your body of art when you die?

July 17, 2022

As artists, it’s easy to simply know that your artwork will, oftentimes, outlive you, and part of your legacy on the world can be quantified through your artistic journey and the creations you made (and possibly even the impact you had on the art world) while you were alive. But not all of us can aspire to the fame and notoriety that many artists climb to. Many artists are happy enough creating, and though they’d love to sell a few works to someone who may permanently collect them, they don’t put much thought into ways to leave a permanent artistic legacy behind – why would you?

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Dear Social Media, I am an artist, not a content creator

April 26, 2022

While making a post on a social media platform the other day, I hit a viral status. Immediately I made the move, as artists often do, to share some projects I’m working on, things for sale, places to follow me, et cetera. I always have something going on, so I’m eager to share any of the many things I’m working on. Someone commented to let me know how “foolish” I was to link these things, and how by adding links I was apparently devaluing the post somehow or making it seem like an ad. The comment irritated me, and though I should know by now not to engage with what is effectively a troll, I did engage. I replied, and they got nasty back, but the reason I had replied in the first place was because I thought it was important to make my side public to anyone that shared the same opinion. It’s very simple:

I am an artist, not a content creator.

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Can’t update Mac OS Big Sur – Download failed – The signed AP ticket could not be found

September 26, 2021

I don’t post a lot about computer issues and their solutions (after all, this is not a tech blog), but when I do, it’s because the solution is not readily available on a quick search. I want to post about this particular issue that may have you tearing out your hair, as I was tearing out mine working on it. If you just need the solution and don’t want to hear how or why, you can skip to the solution here.

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