It's about protecting your Work
by BARON BARRYMORE HALPENNY
Well first off, to answer an email I received (I did answer it in person but others may think the same).
Paul asked why if I'm saying for people to adopt Shaftism have I Copyrighted and TradeMarked everything!
Damn good point! But the reason of the Copyright and TradeMarks is a very important one. Like most
Artists I want to protect my work, but this new style I want to share as every true artist would want to do.
I also don't want other people falsely claiming the hard work and academic research I have done on
Shaftism and colours etc. That is why copyright of the TRUE Author and Artist is clear. Sharing and having
proper credit for your work is one thing, having someone pinch it is another.
I copyright etc everything as there are certain people and organisations etc, that I would not want to use
my work, these being such as companies that create, develope or support genetically modified food etc ... I'm
against GM food. Also companies that harm the wild life ... I'm a passionate supporter of the Wolf and the
When an artist creates a Shaftist ArtWork that work is THEIR copyright, and they do with it what they
wish ... that's the freedom of the Artist and their right.
My copyrights etc are also for the design of this Web Site, text and pictures etc, all other pictures etc
should have the respective names of the authors.
Well I hope that's clear!
If you want to quote from this website you may do so, only you must put with the quote "© Baron Barrymore
Halpenny" along with where you got it from, it's optional if you wish to state Creator of Shaftism with my
If you are creating an art web site and/or it is about Shaftism, then I wish you well ... Just remember
the Official Web Site is HERE!
But with any form of art that you do, I sincerely wish you all the best and I hope you do well.