Why I don't accept "copy" fan art.Even though the group's submission rules state twice that this sort of fan art is of little to no value to us, I occasionally receive submissions of "copy" fan art. What I mean by "copy fan art" is art that is just a copy of a screen cap, official character artwork, etc.Why I don't accept "copy" fan art.2 years ago in Personal
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It is often very visually impressive. Consider this, for example:
Is it aesthetically pleasing? Certainly (well, except for the god-ugly watermark, that is). Is the deviant a talented draftsman? Inarguably. Is it art? Yeah, sure, it's Tetsuya Nomura's art— and since Tetsuya Nomura didn't upload that deviation, I'm not really very concerned with it. I've seen that image before and frankly I don't care if the deviant can copy well. This is a group for Dirge of Cerberus fan art, not The Talented Draftsman Parade.
Now consider something like this: