Art thieves are everywhere!
though my art is not "worthy" of such crime I've come across a few unscrupulous , and above all UNTALENTED idiots that feel the need to do this. Not only do they steal the art and claim as their own but also post it on Redbubble, Society 6 and other similar sites and sell it as their own.
The very talented and professional artist
had one, if not more, of his great works stolen and put for sale on www.Rebdubble.com
There is another one still on the loose and selling "her" fashion illustrations and the like. She was successfully reported here, read the journal of: fav.me/d7khv17
for the full story. Most of these art thieves are not adults, but a bunch of kids and seem to have no talent whatsoever of their own, thus claim others' works as their own. Is sad, but kind of pathetic too.
This also explains to me the daily traffic of visitors I get in my page here who are active Deviant Art "members" for years and their pages are completely blank.
This is why I like to put watermarks by this site or my own on everything I draw, and always sign it and date it. I won't remove my signature and date or watermark from any of my works to "please" anyone here or anywhere else.
And my recent favorite piece for this month is: