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Chrysanthemum by nakanoart Chrysanthemum :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 2,022 35 Toxic Summer by nakanoart Toxic Summer :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,572 62 White Wolf Maiden by nakanoart White Wolf Maiden :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 2,102 66 Apex Legends - Lifeline by nakanoart Apex Legends - Lifeline :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,321 41 Undertale - Undyne by nakanoart Undertale - Undyne :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,782 34 Commission - Wild Dreams by nakanoart Commission - Wild Dreams :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,886 26 Mermaid Mackerel by nakanoart Mermaid Mackerel :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 2,053 56 Modern Khajiit by nakanoart Modern Khajiit :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,621 78 Commission - Kat Suricata by nakanoart Commission - Kat Suricata :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,337 12 Overwatch - Ashe: Queen of Hearts by nakanoart Overwatch - Ashe: Queen of Hearts :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 2,504 43 Crazy Cat Lady by nakanoart Crazy Cat Lady :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,405 19 Psychedelic Heartbeat by nakanoart Psychedelic Heartbeat :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,011 29 Plague Doctor by nakanoart Plague Doctor :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,742 26 Bowsette! by nakanoart Bowsette! :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 2,162 46 Shattered by nakanoart Shattered :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,604 28 All Might vs All For One by nakanoart All Might vs All For One :iconnakanoart:nakanoart 1,335 32
Please take the time to at least read the headline, even if you don't read the details. There is someone currently emailing artists (possibly found here on DeviantART), attempting to get "free" art in exchange for software.

If you receive an email from this person, DO NOT REPLY. Simply delete it and move on. Do not be tempted by their offer, the programs are most likely obtained illegally and are being used as an exchange for free work. I've heard from another trusted artist that they were also contacted a week ago, so this has been going on for some time. Notify your artsy friends, especially to younger ones who may not be as experienced with selling their work. I know when I was younger, I may have been duped into doing something foolish, such as accepting a terrible offer like this.

(I also posted about this on my Twitter: twitter.com/nakanodrawing/stat… )

Here are the images of the email correspondence. The person tries to sway artists with his well-written email and promise of free software. He's not taking no for an answer but seems otherwise "composed", though the red flags are still there.
Here's where things start to get ugly and reveal why artists shouldn't accept such offers. Good for a laugh though.
5 by nakanoart  6 by nakanoart  7 by nakanoart

Now things start getting weird. So much for composure.

Please, do not sell yourself short as an artist and do NOT accept unpaid work. You never know what you're really getting into.

❤ ♥ ❤

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MissRaptor Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2019  Professional
Your art is RAD AS HECK.
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Youkai55 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2019
Nana, I bought two of your pieces about a year ago, still love looking at them.
Don’t sell yourself short, your artwork is very good. I especially love the way you detail the eyes. Mine are drawn to them instantly.
Oh, the White Wolf you have been drawing since you were nine, she’s beautiful.
Only advice, let your muse take you where it wants to you go.
Youkai!
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nakanoart Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2019  Professional General Artist
Aw thank you so much dude, I'm glad that you've been enjoying the prints of my drawings!

Thank you for supporting artists, it means a lot to me and everyone else as well :heart:
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Youkai55 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2019
Anytime Nana! Keep being awesome!!
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nakanoart Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2019  Professional General Artist
You too my friend! :heart:
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