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David Ehlert <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 10:12:53 -0800
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I suppose you could send a secure PDF that restricts the user from printing or editing the image.
You would have to set up your security password that restricts these features in the doc within Adobe Reader...rather painless on your end, and lovingly frustrating to an end user that is attempting to be naughty.
I'd still have your watermark on it as an additional deterrent and have your file info embedded into the image too.


On Mar 1, 2010, at 10:01 AM, Kathleen Garness wrote:

> I'd say if she wants the use of the larger image, she needs to pay for it?
> KG
> On Mar 1, 2010, at 11:27 AM, Linda Feltner wrote:
>> Hi Consie. Congtulations on a successful move!
>> I am not a paranoid person, but maybe cautious, but I would think that
>> this is a red flag, too. You could outright ask her why the image from
>> ScienceArt is not workable for her. Maybe she just doesn't know how to
>> retrieve it from the website, and just wants in an email, and her choice
>> of words is misleading.
>> Best Wishes for enjoyment of your new area.
>> Linda
>>> I just got an email, directed from, from a woman
>>> interested in one of my woodcut prints. What kind of concerns me is that
>>> she has asked if I can email her a better image. The image on ScienceArt
>>> is a nice big image, with plenty of detail showing, but also with a
>>> watermark. I kind of feel like
>>> there's a bit of a red flag being thrown up here if she wants me to
>>> email her a "better image". I don't tend to be a suspicious person, but
>>> in this case I don't feel totally comfortable. Am I being a little
>>> paranoid here? Anybody got any thoughts on this?
>>> thanks....Consie
>>> PS... we're all settled (OK, not ALL settled, as there are still boxes
>>> that will go months before being unpacked...) in our new house in
>>> northern MN; got here 4 weeks ago. I've almost got my lovely
>>> bright new studio all set up, and I'm more than eager to get back to the
>>> work that awaits me. Incidentally, regarding my questions of some weeks
>>> ago regarding packing artwork to move: with the exception of a couple of
>>> very large pieces,
>>> I packed it all myself (it took
>>> me 3 and a half long days to do it - some 85 framed pieces...), and
>>> every single one came through perfectly. The only pieces of artwork that
>>> didn't go with the movers were the 3 Patricia Savage pastel paintings
>>> that we own, that went (always flat) in their wooden crate in our truck.
>>> The only thing that got broken was one mason jar that I foolishly didn't
>>> pack well. All the fussy packing paid off. Glad that is totally behind
>>> us...
>>> --
>>> Consie Powell
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