First off, If you're intent on hating me no matter what, then don't bother reading this journal.
But if you believe that I'm just like you- human, fallible, and hopefully willing to admit when I'm wrong, then read on.
Recently I was made aware of a troubling situation involving Starfinder, or “Kannos” as she's known in some circles. To put it bluntly, I used a pose in one of her sketches in one of my Sexyfur submissions earlier this year (which has recently been removed from the site). Yes, I know this was wrong, but I'd like a chance to explain why I did what I did.
A couple of years ago, Starfinder approached us at Sexyfur and asked to work with us. We liked her work, and agreed to let her work with the website. We have a “sketches first” policy, so she sent in a few of them, which we approved them all.
Shortly thereafter, she took down her galleries, and seemingly disappeared...not letting us know that she wasn't interested in working with the site anymore. What's more, she had stated in one of her journals that she was no longer interested in doing adult artwork. I was disappointed at this, since I really liked one of the poses that she had drawn.
I waited for quite some time (1 1/2 years) to see if she would change her mind and perhaps come back, but unfortunately that didn't happen. I figured that since she wasn't interested in finishing the image anyway, there would be no harm in using the same position/pose/angle in an image of my own.
This was a horribly wrong assumption.
As you can imagine I'm incredibly embarrassed at my own shortsightedness and unprofessional behavior. I apologize to her and to anyone I may have offended with what I've done. I also apologize to all of the artists that work with the site, and promise that the same won't happen to you. Bernal has already been made aware of the situation and I've already made amends to both him and Starfinder for my error. Whether or not you're able to look past my fault, there it is. All I can say is that I'll try to learn from my mistake. That's all anyone can do honestly.
Thanks for your time people. If you've any questions just let me know.
6 years, 7 months ago
27 Jul 2012 22:05 CEST