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:iconjb-pawstep:JB-Pawstep posted a status
Reminder.
And sorry some swear words will follow I lost self control and here is a little vent.

Use watermarks on your fanarts or fucking assholes will steal and use them. There are many of those retarted fuck faces on dA. Not just here. On youtube, facebook and all social media you can find TONS of stolen art work. On pinterest they at least credit you and even link back to you (in my case at least... most of the time)
Anyway.
I just found someone who used a peridot drawing as their art trade part which CLEARLY was not drawn by them. As ART TRADE PART!! What kind of asocial bastard must one be to do that?

If you refuse to use watermarks don´t cry if that happens to you.
It will happen for sure. More than once. If you are very unlucky those mother fucking creatures will even make money with your art and you won´t see a single cent. 

But hey at least that tells you they like your art, right? If that makes you happy.

Yes you smarty pants. Watermarks can get removed. But retarded fucks would not be able to do that since they aren´t able to do anything it seems.. not even thinking of it is ok to use the work of someone for an ART TRADE so the chances to get your shit stolen lowers a lot if you use fucking watermarks.
I am so sick of this bullshit here. All those bastards stealing art and one can not even report them cause only the original artist can do that effectivly. I am so fucking sick of it.

Still I think I found the original artist on tumblr.. contacted them of course.

Sorry again for the vent. I know it is stupid and childish to write such things and I should not do that but I feel a little better now and sometimes one just has to led some feelings out even if they are full of heavy words.

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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Right? Though in basic art school they teach you how to get rid of someones watermark :/
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PlanteraCat Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
What the heck? Like, do the dumb art teachers WANT you to just steal other's hard work a take it as your own???That is the most retarded school/classes I've ever heard of, though one time I went to try some art class, and I choose to do digital art, the guy/teacher dude asked me if I have experience with digital art, so I said yes, and he left me a computer with a small wacom tablet and clipstudio paint (which I have never used before and was a tad bit confused with the new program since I usually use Krita and sometimes FireAlpaca), and I just got to draw whatever I wanted for like 40 mins. -.-
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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Not sure what collage art class's want :/
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PlanteraCat Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
lol, they want more art theft it seems like and more fights breaking out in the digital community 
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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:shrug: rvmp 
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JB-Pawstep Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017
But good that we talked about it. I finally tested the photoshop method to remove a watermark. Hahah... it deformed the picture.
The trick is, your watermark needs to be more than just flat (transparent) text.
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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah the best you can do from preventing it it make it gradient like and submitting it to were you have to log in the deviantart (Then not just anyone can).
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JB-Pawstep Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017
To remove a watermark you don´t need a school. You just need patients and an art programm. Also if a school realy teaches something like this I am sure it´s very illegal. 
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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I know that you don't need one but sadly they do all over.
My friends pluss people that I watch have told me sadly art school dose teach you it and it only beginner level/strait from the start :/
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brenstar345 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ikr i use watermarks all the time but...one tip i can say to all artist is to put the watermark on a place thw you only could see, like my watermarks are small yeah but they are not easy to see.

It's a good thing that you faund the original artis ^^
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Sarbet Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017
Yes, thank you! There's a reason why I put a watermark on my drawings now. I don't want to do it, but art thieves, man...

Who would steal a drawing for an art trade? That's a shitty thing to do!
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JB-Pawstep Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017
And you still can have a private copy without watermark.. offline... Nobody gets hurt but the assholes who want to use you for their own profit.

I told them "you didn´t draw that."
Any they said: "I did."

... but deleted the art then and all the other stolen arts after I contacted the original artist. Then he wrote a journal about it "Happy now? Blabla" I actually can link you... you might find it anyway xDxD
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Sarbet Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017
Exactly. 

Hahaha, that's always so great. :lol: I love it when art thieves go all "I made this :meow:" when it's obviously stolen... Plus points if the stolen art has the original artist's signature/watermark. :giggle:

What a sad person they are... Also thank you for the link! 
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Shimadamada Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Student General Artist
i have mine on my original characters/commissioned art, but my friends art did get stolen once. The watermark was in plain sight as well (maybe you had to look but it was still there). Mine takes up most of my art anyway.
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Pheenixorphan Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Well it sucks! Damn for an art trade?! That's such a cheat! I wonder how the person feels now for having a stolen art work and not even an original from the person one! That's just sad. 
I found out a while ago that watermarks can be removed so now I feel like "man that sucks". D: 
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