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Tasharene

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Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
  • Oct 22
  • Deviant for 17 years
  • She / Her
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Pride2020: Participated in Pride2020
ArtFortunes: Participated in April Fools' Day 2021
DeviantArt Tutorial Cat: Participated in Tutorials Campaign
Whiskers: Submitted to the April Fools' Day category
Biting Pear of Salamanca: Participated in April Fools' Day 2017
My Bio

Well, this is a goodbye. I've been on this site for 16 long years. I've stayed through all the changes, through all the wars and dramas, but NFTs are where I draw the line. Recently, I was alerted that multiple works have been copied from my deviant gallery and posted for sale as NFTs after being altered to hide the subtle watermarks that I always add. Honestly, this is disgusting. I, the artist, am not making any money on my art, why should I allow someone else to do so? I can't - and shouldn't have to - take the time out of my day to report each and every single one of them and make a case, prove that I am the creator to those who chose to host such art indiscriminately. It's just not worth it in the long run; there seems to be no way for me to protect myself and my works against it, so it would keep happening again and again... The best thing I can do is to just pack my things up and move on. To those of my followers who still remember who I am despite my recent inactivity: thank you for your encouragement and support, it's been fun while it lasted. To the new visitors who will stumble upon this page looking for art... I am sorry.