Art theft at TeeChip - don't buy there!There is a print on demand service called TeeChip which users profit from stolen artwork, sold without artists consent. The most probably it is done by the users, not site runners, but it is quite hard to take a stolen artwork down - judging by comments in journals at dA - which puts owners in question, too. (links to journals & comments below). You will not find the items for sale via search engines on their site, they advertise it on social platforms like Facebook, under the guise of fan pages. Chances are you have already seen it, if not check this group - especially LotR & Hobbit inspired artists:
or at their page:
Don't buy there and tell others to avoid it! First - images were stolen. If it wasn't enough for a reason - the prints cannot be of a good quality if it is printed from low resolution images saved for web. Google reviews - p
Please Help All Groups on Deviant Art!HELP ALL THE GROUPS ON DA
All you have to do is "Like" the following post:
If you are an admin in another group, please post this in your group as well!
We need about 200+ votes to bring this important issue to the first page.
What is this about? In brief, Deviant Art suddenly and without warning has placed a limit on EVERYONE of 10 submissions per day per group. I think that is more than enough for most members of most groups but should NOT be a limit on founders and group admin. We spend time looking for artwork to promote and that we think you would enjoy seeing. Not every request gets accepted, most often due to inactivity, and it is not our work that creates groups that spam but rather those that have unlimited submissions for everyone (perhaps you have been in such groups before and know what I mean). But there were already solutions for this: Admin can set limits on submissions and if they do not, you can