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When/ if someone copies your style? 

1,672 deviants said You're flattered someone would like your style enough to try and emulate it.
1,579 deviants said Can't really say if they did or not since your own style is based off your fav show/artist etc and they might have done the same?
951 deviants said Annoyed but ignore it. It's your style.
871 deviants said Indifferent. It's kinda meh.
281 deviants said Annoyed and demand they credit you. You worked hard to develop your style.

Devious Comments

Chrono-Dreamer Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
my art's not really anything to boast about and whatnot -but apparently people like IDK- and I've been told it's 'cartoon-y'. 
it's kind of bubbly esque with bold-ish lines and anime-ish coloring -like the kawaii animes not the srz animes- 
it's really generic actually so someone probably has the same art style right now
Whetsit-Tuya Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Student Filmographer
I took :iconravietta:'s style and modified it, her's is an anime disney, mine's an anime comic, I put her in my inspiration list, I noticed that everyone on :icondevart: learns from eachother, 99% of this entire community draws the female anatomy the exact same way and gets their style from famous artists like :iconartgerm: :iconslugbox: etc. I've seen artists who went to Artgerm's/Slugbox's livestreams and are now replicating their style almost 100% accurately, it's interesting
Kaleoscope Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Well no, not unless it was one of the users who jumps for artist 'style' to 'style' to 'improve' and junk. I would not be happy but I wouldn't rage. You can't really own a style, if someone did it because they really liked my art and the way I rendered things I would be flattered, but I wouldn't make a big deal out of it. Eventually they will move and evolve their own unique style, and I will feel happy to be a part of that. Plus my style is slowly evolving more towards the realistic/semi realistic look I aspire towards, so fro someone to continue to mimic me they would also be forced to improve lol.
Umagic65 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I would fucking saw their legs off!
There's just something wrong with copying my style or characters that just makes me feel weird... Is it a phobia? I have no clue...
I just don't like it...
...Plus my art sucks. Who would want to copy it?!
FanGirl-Gone-Hyper Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I would be very flattered, but I'd also be disappointed that the person didn't develop their own style. If their drawings looked just like mine it would show originality... Everyone should develop their own style! Seeing people who style is just a copy of someone else's is just sad!
gta261 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i guess i would love and hate it at the same..... time like its awsome that somone likes my style BUT i don't want them to go around and drawing my style and not giving me any cradit >.<
Kuejena Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
Hrmm, it would be a mix. I would be flattered but feel awkward. Everyone needs to find their own style. I guess I'd mostly be flattered as long as they change it a little to make it more theirs.
GardianANGEL-07 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would be flattered but hope they give credit.
Not like m style is so original though. I probably wouldn't notice if someone did xD
MissYamagawa Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Student Artist
Weeeeeeeell... my style isn't worth copying. :XD: lol
Ravenclaw1401 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Aww. I am sure that's not true. I think you have a great style! :D
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