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Have you ever had your art stolen ( copied, traced. or just stolen completley) ???? 

52%
374 deviants said I hope not!!!
27%
194 deviants said Nah!
21%
150 deviants said Yes T.T !!!

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:iconheartsdmise:
heartsDmise Dec 1, 2013  Student Artist
I had put up my artwork for YMCA over summer and it was my first gallery ever!! And then when I went to pick up my art, they said they couldn't find 3 of my pieces. You are telling me you couldn't find my 2 pieces that are a 3rd of my size!? As well as my favorite piece!?
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:iconje-y:
yea..
i can't really remember who did it though =_=
it was someone in my class
some years ago
yea...
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:iconphantasmicomico:
All these people who are cool enough to have their art stolen make me jealous. =(
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:iconmrsketchy:
I dunno, does having your deviations put on photobucket stealing? :1 if so then yeh
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:iconsteffieloveshuggles:
SteffieLovesHuggles May 13, 2010  Student Filmographer
Yeah.. By my best friend
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chrisdog203 May 12, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh no! have u has art stolen? i hope mine hasn't been but don't think it would've lol. What happened?
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:iconmoni158:
moni158 May 13, 2010  Student Filmographer
nah, just seen a lot of other peoplez being stolen recently T.T
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chrisdog203 May 13, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
man it sucks! i mean i wouldn't mind so much if they asked and i knew where it was going but outright taking is just sad
-if you search moni158 it comes up with a couple of ur pics in random forrums
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Thesis-D May 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I've had someone copy my art before. What I think is the most disturbing part about it is that everyone takes their word for it even after you come on the scene to clear up things with the truth. It's like now YOU have to prove you're the original artist and you weren't copying THEM.

Fortunately, I had all the proof I needed and even the date I had drawn it was on the picture. Even after having been caught red handed, however, this person showed no remorse and we were in conflict for a time after that.
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:iconketrava:
Not a big art guy, but I report plagerism when i find it to the original artist. Its also very amusing to see how put out people can be for their hard work when they get busted. I had one web designer who had stolen kyoht and goldenwolfen's artwork and blatantly redone it for a website they got paid for tell me "I have four children how can you be so cruel." Well maybe this will help you teach your four kids that stealing art is still stealing.

ketrava

kyoht [link]
goldenwolfen [link]
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