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Fanart Theft Sandwiches

Tue Aug 26, 2014, 5:00 AM

An analogy for all those slower people out there that don’t consider art theft to be wrong, specifically fan art theft. 

Sandwiches.

Let’s say you’re making a peanut butter sandwich. You didn’t invent this sandwich and you don’t claim to, but you really love them, and you’re making one.

So you set your finished peanut butter sandwich on the table. You’re really proud of this sandwich; you worked hard on it, and you’re going to enjoy eating it. But first! You feel like showing some of your friends this awesome sandwich.

Now let’s say someone takes a look at your sandwich and says “Dang, i love peanut butter sandwiches and that looks like a good one!” 

And then they take it.

They take your sandwich. Of course you’re going to be angry about this, it was your sandwich! Now maybe they turn to you and say “Oh, but you didn’t invent peanut butter sandwiches, so this sandwich doesn’t belong to you.” And they eat it. You didn’t make that sandwich for them and you never claimed to have invented peanut butter sandwiches. You made it for yourself, and they took it without asking. Just because they can see it, doesn’t make it theirs. That’s stealing.

Or let’s say someone else sees the sandwich you have on the table, picks it up, and carries it to a different room to show other people. They didn’t ask you, they just took it. Maybe you don’t want people from the other room to see it, and the person who took the sandwich didn’t ask.

Maybe the person comes back and says that they weren’t claiming to have made the sandwich. But the fact is they took the sandwich without asking. So that’s still stealing.

Now someone else sees the sandwich on the table, takes it without asking, and puts lettuce in it. Not only have they stolen your peanut butter sandwich, but they’ve changed it into a different sandwich. You never intended for your peanut butter sandwich to have lettuce in it, and they have wrecked it by changing it like that.

Stealing.

Stop stealing. Stop tracing, re-posting, editing, and/or stealing people’s art.

IF SOMEONE CAME UP TO YOU AND TOOK YOUR SANDWICH, YOU’D PUNCH THEM IN THE FACE. WHICH IS WHAT WE ARTISTS WANT TO DO TO YOU.

STOP BEING STUPID. STOP STEALING ART.

thankyou. 

~M 

(feel free to link anyone to this analogy)



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((It is with great sadness that I post this journal for you all for this will be my last post as Claude Faustus of Ask-Kuroshitsuji ...

I have been away on a hiatus and with my return I have decided that it is now time to say goodbye to the Ask-Kuroshitsuji project and the Claude Faustus ask account. I have had such a wonderful experience here with everyone and I have enjoyed getting to know everyone that has interacted with the group and this account throughout the duration of my administration.

I would like to have stayed but, it is time to pass on the torch carrying the light of this account to someone new now. It has been a great ride and I have met so many wonderful people and made some great friends along the way and I will miss all of you terribly! I hope you will all take to the new administrator of Claude as much and as well as you did me and welcome them to the ask family and the Ask-Kuro project just as warmly and openly as I was welcomed <3

You've all been such a joy to interact with from your questions and your role plays to just our general chatter and I wouldn't trade my time here for the world! Please don't fret this turn of events <3 I will still be around the site, I just won't be here any more.

I would like to give a special shout out to the following people for being so awesome and just all around wonderful people to get to know and/or interact with during the course of my time here!

The-TimeRunner // AbooksigunCreations // ilian13 // Miranda901k // KenaiandKoda // E-lemental-Wolves // nasexsavkifs // TheStrict-Reaper // x-Ask-Sebastian-x

All of you have made this such an interesting and unforgettable part of my life and for that I thank you for joining me on my journey with the Ask-Kuro project and Claude Faustus these last months <3 Thank you all so much and I will miss you all~! Please do feel free to come find me on my main account in the future ;D Much love to everyone from the Ask-Kuro project and all of Claude's watchers! I wish you well in your endeavours of the future ^^

Thanks again gang~!

Sincerely,

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Hey guys! I'm about to hit 2600 watchers (wow!) and I thought I'd go ahead and
give a little back to ya'll by featuring some of your works and giving away some points!

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My friend and I have been wondering how to prepare for war in advance. I'm kinda running out of ideas. Buy food that can be stored for later? Or maybe collect money and be ready to flee? And where should we go? I follow the news about the bordering country's military exercises and suspicious activity. All this talk that it's only the matter of time before my country is invaded makes me sick. I hate being unprepared and running out of ideas.
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Me as a giraffe!

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I have 543 watchers and watch 1755 people 0_o 

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8. How many deviants do you actually know in reality? Post their avatars.

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9. Do you comment, fave, or both?

I fave more than comment but I'd say both 

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Art...

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Yeah! If I have the time. I love contests ^^

12. What is your most popular deviation? As in most viewed or most favorited?

Dont laugh! by SierraFaith

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Why would you make me choose only one??? Phhhht I got three 
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Animals/hands/hair/fur/wings 

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An average....like....10 hours maybe 

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I type really fast XD I type without looking most the time. Which is why hardly anything I say ever makes sense XD 

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"How are you?" It's like you answer with good and the whole conversation is over >.< and "do you want eggs?" My dad asks me this all the time and I always say no because I hate eggs >.>

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Animes/life/amazinglife2011 FlashyFashionFraud Cutie-Kitty-Julie and all the people who request and commission me XD 

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So a few people sent me a notes that said there is this project thing going on for sherlock holmes week called "Share the Sherlock Love" all the info is here if your interested: love-sherlock-holmes.deviantar…

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Sherlock BBC -Fanvid and Cosplay Feature

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This is by far my most favourite Sherlock BBC fanvid:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ-Ddw…


I love the atmosphere, the song and dawwwwwwwwwww~


And~ time for a feature:
These Cosplayers just got the hang of it:

Sherlock:
Sherlock BBC - Sherlock Holmes II by Sakiko-Seihikaru Sherlock BBC - Sherlock Holmes I by Sakiko-Seihikaru :iconsakiko-seihikaru:

Sherlock [BBC]: The Fall by JoanneDelany Sherlock [BBC]: All Lives End. by JoanneDelany :iconjoannedelany:

Watson:
Sherlock and John I by das-Diddy :icondas-diddy:

Irene:
The Woman by Tepshie :icontepshie:

Moriarty:
SH: I-O-U by Jim-Moriarty SH: The last ray of light by Jim-Moriarty SuperWhoLock: The King of Hell by Jim-Moriarty :iconjim-moriarty:


Nap time Sherlock by Moony-Aniu <333


Unfortunately, I didn't find any Mycroft or Lestrade Cosplays (which is a pity, since I'm a Mystrade fan :heart:)
EDIT: :iconjoannedelany: did it, a Lestrade Cosplay :heart:
Sherlock [BBC - Lestrade]: Believe In by JoanneDelany Sherlock [BBC - Lestrade]: On Guard by JoanneDelany

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