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by Draven
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Likeness use for sculptures
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Likeness use for sculptures

Hi again Draven, If you successfully navigate the copyright issue I mentioned earlier, then you need have no worries about any publicity or personal rights surrounding JRR Tolkien. As far as the data protection laws are concerned, these don't apply to a deceased person. Similarly the protection pro...
by Draven
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Mounting / Framing greetings cards to resell
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: Mounting / Framing greetings cards to resell

Great question and really interesting reply.

I make picture frames for people all the time and the thought of whether the item being framed changed the copyright had never crossed my mind.
by Draven
Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Likeness use for sculptures
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Likeness use for sculptures

@AndyJ Thank you for such a comprehensive reply! That's really helpful. So, it looks like I'm good for making a bust or sculpture. I might like to do one of JRR Tolkien, and I know they have quite an active estate managing rights to his work, but I am more interested in making a sculpture of the aut...
by Draven
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Likeness use for sculptures
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Likeness use for sculptures

Hi everyone, I'm new here :D I had a look through old posts and couldn't find exactly what I needed... I wondered if someone here knows if you can sculpt (either with clay or digitally) a likeness of a celebrity/public figure and reproduce for sale in the UK? I.e. if I sculpt a likeness of say Winst...