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Is AI-Generated “Art” Really Art?

Being a digital painter, and because AI-generated “art” has been in the news lately, I often get people asking what AI I used to create a given painting. Well… I don’t use AI – all of my work is created by hand (within computer software) to recreate a vision and image I have in my mind before I start to work on a new piece. I spend a lot of time fine-tuning the details to get the painting to match my imaginary image. Further, I am prepared to categorically state here and now that, in my opinion, AI-generated “art”…

Digital Painting vs Traditional Painting

I often get questions about my chosen medium. Particularly from clients and traditional artists with whom I often exhibit. There is so much that is not understood about digital painting and how it differs from traditional painting (acrylic, oil, or watercolour). Digital paintings are created by an artist on a computer using similar techniques that traditional artists use. Our art is NOT generated by a computer, and absolutely is not…

Former OpenSea Executive Convicted in Landmark Insider Trading Case

NFT Platform’s Former Executive Convicted

This is a news story I thought would be of interest to my blog readers. Nathaniel Chastain, a former product manager at NFT sales platform OpenSea, was convicted on May 3, 2023 in New York Federal Court on charges of money laundering and fraud. Each of these charges carries a maximum prison sentence…