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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 and my own enjoyment and not many people saw them, the internet has changed that.
Everyone puts every little thing they do online now which is cool, but posting things that you probably should have just kept in your sketch book can be problematic. The art community is a small one and the one thing it doesn't forgive is an artist copying another's hard work and taking credit for it.
You don't want to be known as that artist, people will lose respect for you/your art and it will be very,very hard to earn it back!




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:icontimothymably:
Your work is fantastic and deserves more credit! I am currently posting a few pieces to Tumblr.
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Toks-S Jan 6, 2014  Professional Artist
Thanks,
I very much appreciate you taking the time to look at my work. 
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silverclone1114261 Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
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This guy is taking credit for your work!
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:icontoks-s:
Toks-S Nov 1, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks for the heads up. I appreciate it. 
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silverclone1114261 Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
No problem
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Toks-S Jul 22, 2013  Professional Artist
thank you, very much!
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rawlsy Jul 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Great work my friend!
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Toks-S Jul 3, 2013  Professional Artist
Thank you very much.Being a fan of your work I very much appreciate you taking the time to check out my work and leave a comment.
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