Official Avatar Change Thread

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Serenla Tamowith, May 14, 2010.

  1. Serenla Tamowith

    Serenla Tamowith Mistress of Vices & Aes Sedai Aes Sedai Conference Coordinator

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    Citizens - You may change your avatar at any time until you enter the Tower. Please post here if you do so.

    Tower Members - If you are changing your avatar due to the artist not allowing use or revoking use, please post here. :)

    If you would like to change your avatar for any other reason, please email membership@tarvalon.net with both avatars and your reason for requesting the change.
     
  2. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai

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    Changing my avatar from this:

    [​IMG]

    to this:

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Ivien Tarkand

    Ivien Tarkand Aes Sedai Head of the Gray Ajah

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    What if we don't know if artist allows it or not and no email about it answered? *hopes question didn't end up confusing :look*
     
  4. Aénor Dhulaine

    Aénor Dhulaine Accepted

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    qui tacet consentire videtur - A Latin phrase for, he who is silent is taken to agree. Thus, silence gives consent. Sometimes accompanied by the proviso "ubi loqui debuit ac potuit", that is, "when he ought to have spoken and was able to".

    If you emailed him/her and they didn't email you back it was obviously of no conserquence to them if you were intending to use their art, else they would've made their objection known.
     
  5. Jeffan Caliarthan

    Jeffan Caliarthan Aes Sedai Director of Marketing Social Marketing Manager

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    *nods* It's free game if they don't reply.
     
  6. Serenla Tamowith

    Serenla Tamowith Mistress of Vices & Aes Sedai Aes Sedai Conference Coordinator

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    I will make the note that it is *your* responsibility to get permission. If you are that unsure or feel nervous about it, get one that you know is authorized.

    Don't forget to email membership@tarvalon.net first! Also don't forget that once you enter the Tower, avatar changes require approval from my office!
     
  7. I have already changed my avatar, not because of artist revoking, but because I don't suit my old one anymore. I do hope this is alright. I kinda did it without permission though... But I have never had the old avatar on these boards :cheese
    My old one was this: [​IMG]

    While my new one can be seen as my avatar now. There will be no troubles with the artist of that one, since she usually sits right next to me on her computer :p
     
  8. Aidan Pendragon

    Aidan Pendragon Aes Sedai

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    Changing mine due to artist permission issues as well. Old one...don't have uploaded anymore. New one, to the right of your screen, and I will upload somewhere and edit this post when I get home from work today

    Edit:

    Changing from something like this, only she had a necklace. I think. I didn't look at it much. There's a bunch of versions on my computer, but none are the right one
    [​IMG]

    To this
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Alyssa Letherio

    Alyssa Letherio Aes Sedai

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    It's quite the opposite actually. When it comes to copyrights you *always* need an explicit permission from the artist.
     
  10. Kiana a'Jadein

    Kiana a'Jadein Aes Sedai

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    Are we allowed to just change avatar at will now? :scratch
     
  11. Onis O'Leia

    Onis O'Leia Aes Sedai

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    No. It's still as before. Quoting Serenla Sedai's first post:
    And here:
     
  12. Serenla Tamowith

    Serenla Tamowith Mistress of Vices & Aes Sedai Aes Sedai Conference Coordinator

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    Uidin, sorry, put your old face back on. :p The only changes that are automatically approved are due to revoked/unable to get a reply permission for use.

    Send me an email at membership@tarvalon.net with both and I'll put you on my "wish list" for avatar changes.
     
  13. Kiernan Ledar

    Kiernan Ledar Citizen

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    I'm relatively new so I didn't get a chance to pick an avatar before the site changed. How/where can I look to get one?

    I tried looking in the membership manual and bylaws, but the pages aren't working for me. I don't know if it's the same for anyone else, but I'm stil searching the Bugs and Glitches thread to see if anyone else has encountered a similar problem. :) Or maybe it's just not up yet.
     
  14. Alyssa Letherio

    Alyssa Letherio Aes Sedai

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    So basically you can choose whatever you want to, but it's your own responsibility.
    I'd recommend looking at art sites like
    Conceptart
    DeviantArt
    Elfwood
    Epilogue
    FantasyGallery
    GFXartist
    ImagineFX
    ImageNetion
    Warriors and Wizards
     
  15. I have now switched back, and sent a mail requesting a change. I do hope I am allowed to do that, seeing how my old avatar really isn't me anymore.
     
  16. Narysse a'Jahar

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    Mine got lost in the move.....still have it, though......but I have not been able to contact the artist, who apparently does not like her artwork being used without her permission. So, an artist friend of mine is supposed to be making me a new one........which explains why I haven't uploaded my old one yet. I'm waiting for the new one to get done before I set up a face for me.

    :cheese
     
  17. Aryela Dashtahd

    Aryela Dashtahd Aes Sedai

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    I have changed my avatar from
    [​IMG]

    to
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    :eek That avatar is so gorgeous Ary! I Love it! :clap
     
  19. Aura Barahime

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    I got my avatar from the old tv.net gallery, so I have no idea who made it, or whether I'm allowed to edit it or anything. If the artist should decide to revoke use I wouldn't know. :look
     
  20. Ninya Evoneigh

    Ninya Evoneigh Super Cool Kid Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    It looks like a Luis Royo, Aura, but that's about as far as I can go.