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Lessons Learned: How I Dealt With An Art ThiefEvery day, many people on deviantArt find themselves dealing with art thieves off-site (outside deviantArt). There are many ways to approach this issue, but this article is about how I went about it. I'm only writing this in an attempt to be helpful to others going through the same thing, or give ideas to those going through it who don't know where to start or what to do. Becoming victim to an art ripper isn't a hopeless, helpless situation. Though I was inexperienced with the issue at the time and justifiably angered, I was able to prevail through a mixture of help from other kind deviants, a professional manner/attitude and resources found on the web.Lessons Learned: How I Dealt With An Art Thief by NatalieKelsey
My particular case began one day about a week after my first Daily Deviation was given to me by Aeires. Up until that time I was a relatively unknown artist, and was minimally protecting my work with an easily removed watermark. I didn't really think my work was worth stealing, and honestly hadn't thought about what would happen if
Update on Fractals:iconmoonbeam13: Artist Relations-Moonbeam13-DirectorUpdate on Fractals by Moonbeam13
Today, after lolly and myself spent hours working through the mayhem newly coined 'disasterpiece theatre', I created a chatroom called #FantasticallyFractal to open a forum for the fractal artists to work with us to find a solution to the issue at hand.
To that end, we have come up with the following which we see as a good beginning to nurturing an art genre I not only have great respect for, but have currently hanging on my walls.
First, the policy of policing art theft and the issue with parameters
As of right now the stance on art theft in fractal is the same as any other art genre. We judge the theft on the end result (the image). The likelihood of someone generating the same image without stealing parameters is worse than being struck by lightning in my opinion and as
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Animal Lover, Mixed bag Artist
Current Residence: in my head
Favourite style of art: Fractals, Abstracts, Landscapes, pics of pets
Operating System: BodyMine
Shell of choice: Abalone
Skin of choice: Soft
Favourite cartoon character: Peek-a-boo (cat from Rose is Rose)
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