Art Thievery and Unnecessary PublicityI have been reading currently some of the fighting going on about Art Thieves...stealing some of the higher caliber arts works and then turning around and selling them for profit without the permission or agreement of contract by the artist.
However, I am going blow apart some major issues with said problems.
1) The Save Image As option for right click mouse.
2) Major sites that have stolen; if not taken your work without permission, and in doing so profit from or spread your artwork further than you would have wanted. Besides robbing you of time, money, and recognition.
3) DA vs competitors.
4) Digital Art vs Traditional Art.
DA Cosplayers read 2...carefully.
The major cause of DA art thievery is the use of the right-click option...Save Image As. You can collect massive amounts of artwork without faving or tipping off an artist that you like their artwork. Two this allows you adjust properties of the artwork file, and then re-post it as your own. This takes a bit more