This is a tool that encourages intuitive and creative thinking about the improvement of a current situation. The subsequent comparison of drawings enables participants to share their views of the present situation, and future possibilities, bringing forth shared visions and perceptions in the process.
It is legal to copy anything. It is illegal to sell, publicize and publish a copy of an artwork unless you have prior permission from the copyright owner. It is also illegal to publish and sell an artwork that’s substantially similar to another original work of art.
Aphantasia is the inability to voluntarily create a mental picture in your head. People with aphantasia are unable to picture a scene, person, or object, even if it’s very familiar.
Imagination Draws on Memory
Corbis/VCG / Getty Images. Drawing from imagination is really drawing from memory—just really long-term memory, putting together bits of memories to make something new. Suppose you want to draw a mermaid.
No. Just because an artist or celebrity is dead doesn’t mean the copyrights in their work no longer exist.
You can legally replicate any painting you like as long as the artist has been dead for over 70 years. If the artist is living or has died only recently then the only way to legally copy a painting is to ask permission from the artist (if they are still alive) or ask the artists’ estate.
The only person who can give permission for the creation of a derivative work is the owner of the copyright. … That’s fine; because you own the copyright on your image. But you would also have copyright over the painting or illustration as it is a “new” work.
Why? You cannot sell your drawings of Disney characters because, by doing so, you would be infringing on The Walt Disney Company’s copyrights and trademarks. These characters are their intellectual property. If you want to sell your Disney artwork, you have to secure a license from them.
4. Copying flat photos teaches artists to draw what they see, not what they know. This limits creative development and the ability to draw from memory or imagination. … Without good skills in constructive drawing, it is next to impossible to make skillful, realistic drawings from life.