Encouraging Coporate contributors? [was Re: [Clipart] Contributors and moderation]
jon at protofunk.org
Wed Mar 31 22:50:55 PST 2004
The talent and creativity is already there. We only have to provide an
easy inlet to this massive gushing stream of talent, provide an
effective service (exposure and collective accumulation and promotion),
and then spread the word some more. It will be quite emergent really
On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 22:46, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Jonathan Phillips wrote:
> > I concur with your opinion Bryce on waiting until the repository is
> > mature. Yet again, this is another discussion that needs to be added to
> > our group memory, aka, the wiki.
> > I think it would be a great idea however to compile a list of possible
> > companies to solicit for free images. I also think that this project is
> > going to need a significant image campaign to get people interested and
> > to help them see the benefits of this system.
> Maybe, but my own personal experience (via WorldForge), is that there
> are some _extremely_ talented and prolific artists out there who are
> desperate for outlets for their creativity, and crave opportunities to
> work in a community with other artists to learn from and show off to.
> Some may be looking for opportunities to build a portfolio and spread
> word of their skill, others simply want to exercise their skills and try
> out cool new tricks, and others will mainly be motivated by contributing
> to a cause they feel to be important. I have a feeling that if we can
> just find the right way to tap the vein and communicate the vision, we
> should not have too much trouble. Like you say, we may simply need a
> good campaign to get folks interested.
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