Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
Alice Dryden

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The Order of the Phoenix

The Powers that Be have decided that what we need to increase our hits is a downloadable screensaver. As the company logo includes a phoenix, somebody suggested a jolly cartoon mascot phoenix would be nice.

The point of this story is: 'I drew cartoon birds all afternoon and got paid for it.'

One colleague was in favour of copying some Harry Potter fanart, but I stated clearly that as an artist publishing to the web and a recent victim of copyright theft I would have no part in such shenanigans. Any phoenixes we use will be designed specifically for us and used with permission. In other words, I get to draw the phoenix.

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