It's recently been brought to my attention that another artist has been copying my artwork and passing it off as their own. Like any red blooded artist my first reaction was anger and disappointment.
But then I remembered that as a kid I used to spend hours copying my favourite artists into my sketch book, just putting pencil to paper, studying style, form and technique.
Learning from and appreciating amazing comic book art gave me so much enjoyment as a youngster that I can't really be annoyed at some one for doing the same thing.
This is the advice part:
When I was doing my little studies in my sketch book as a kid they were just for me