inspiration vs imitation

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    made a comic to show my thoughts on the matter. also: forgive my spelling mistakes. i'm not ammmmmending

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    1. Dr. Ilia 53 months ago | reply

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    2. Nipun Tantia [deleted] 53 months ago | reply

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    3. Darius twin 53 months ago | reply

      haha, woooord :)

    4. gariphic 53 months ago | reply

      Excellent — you nailed it. Faved as awesomeness.

    5. joshrickun 53 months ago | reply

      i quite like your work, Jessica Hische. In fact, I use the shit outta Buttermilk and would get it tattooed to myself if I wasn't so Jewish, but for real gurrrrrl why you gotta call band posters stupid? there are some geniuses making concert posters.
      quite a few actually...would you really call any of these weirdos stupid?

    6. Steve Worsley 53 months ago | reply

      It's just missing one thing. A bit of heart - the designers personality!

    7. j.hische 53 months ago | reply

      re: band posters. I literally meant "stupid band posters" ones that are dumb and gimmicky, not the giant plethora of really great band posters that are out there. our senses of good and bad are not very refined in college, harder to separate the brilliant from the "obvious ripoff" or "meaningless and annoying"

    8. El Negro Magnifico 53 months ago | reply

      I'm glad you cleared up the band posters thing. I've been a member of for nine years, and I've seen plenty of horrible ones.

    9. Francisco Villa 53 months ago | reply

      lovely slap in the face!!! jejeje

    10. Francisco Villa 53 months ago | reply

      You just forgot to mention ffffound as another universal "rip off" source :P

    11. marccarson 53 months ago | reply

      I like how the art director gets to read books. :-)

    12. josemanuelerre 53 months ago | reply

      great picture!!Congrants on Explore!!

    13. ella_baez2004 53 months ago | reply

      :O great point

    14. slightlydrybeans 53 months ago | reply

      I'm going to show this to a class I'm teaching. :)

    15. iloveui 53 months ago | reply

      genoiusly good!.

    16. hedczech0 53 months ago | reply

      I think originality is rewarded in the fine art world, but in the commercial world it is not (even though everyone wants to believe otherwise). I actually feel that my professors did me a disservice by emphasizing originality. I would have been spared thousands of hours of creative anxiety if they had just said "just find two designs related to your project and do a mashup."

    17. janet@work 53 months ago | reply

      I like your thoughts, I totally agree

    18. Claude Seymour 50 months ago | reply

      You should have drawn "writer" on part of the Art Director brain. Because every Art Director I've ever met thought they were a writer, and a photographer.

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