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Funniest art theft ever :D

Sat Apr 21, 2012, 3:30 AM
  • Listening to: stuff with lots of bass in it.
  • Reading: too much to let me sleep enough.
  • Playing: the game of life. ha!
  • Eating: dreams.
  • Drinking: black coffee. too much of it perhaps.
I just got a note that my artwork got stolen.. Not only mine, I noticed some other artists' works there. I usually take care of such things in private, but in this case I'll make the exception, as it deserves it. I literally almost fell of my chair, laughing, when I saw that :D See for yourself:

Art theft by vinegar
www.flickr.com/photos/livingin…

Yes, I'm attaching this person's account name on purpose. After all she didn't feel bad to steal my art, alter it poorly and also claim she was the model for some of it, so why shouldn't I share her name in return? Seems only fair after all the hard work she put into it :D

Anyone knows how reporting works on Flickr? I never used it before.

Some of the stolen works:

By pumpkiiin


By crayonmaniac
Symphony in blue and green by crayonmaniac The Elves of the hidden forest by crayonmaniac

By Lanfirka
Fiery birds by Lanfirka Strange autumn by Lanfirka

By fdasuarez
Bat your eyes girl by fdasuarez

Mine:
Cleopatra by vinegar Ginger Nova by vinegar angel. by vinegar Ladybug's heart by vinegar

Please let me know  if you recognize the authors of the rest!

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telthona Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
XD kurde no takiego bezczelnego złodziejstwa to jeszcze nie widziałam xD jeszcze te twarze.... no comment. serio, tego nie da sie opisać, ale przynajmniej sie pośmiałam XD
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josskeating Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012   Interface Designer
Hey did anyone else noticed that the thief's flickr account was suspended? hurray! :w00t:
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Klipiec Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
account no longer active :< too bad I couldn't laugh too >u<
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Ballistyc Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
haha...she should have just cut out the head and put in a smiley face instead....that would've been more appealing.

I have similar feelings as you do when it comes to people stealing my work.
I always say, if you're going to go through all that trouble to steal my shitty work at least have the balls to make it better.
...stealing is one thing. But stealing, and then making the piece worse is another...
Don't crap on my crap....haha

I hope someone shits in her mouth.
..haha...I shouldn't say those things...haha
take care...drive safely
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malkavian30504 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Jeziz.
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LadyGhostDuchess Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I laughed seeing that she was the model for every picture she stole. :ohmygod:
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Little-Katydid Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
I find it so ironic that this thief thought she could claim the artwork as her's after just editing the face? Really?

Hope your able to have this situation taken care of and have her account deactivated.
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pumpkiiin Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
it's ridiculous. but i'm glad you made this journal about it & you and some others noticed also my work or else i wouldn't know!
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vinegar Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
You know I love your art, it was actually the first thing I noticed there :D
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Lissaburd Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
I reported this person to flickr. Let's hope she gets deleted and learns to stop stealing.
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