It concerns and disappoints me greatly to see people (I will NOT call them artists) blatantly copy artists work, with no permission from the artist, post it up with no acknowledgment of the original work and then accept comments as if it’s their own, and put it up for sale as if it is their own. I warn these thieves, you will be found out! Some how, some way, some time, you will be found out. I guess you can call it karma.
I see it often. If you cant create original work, or if you see a painting or a photo that you would like to re-create……
ASK PERMISSION FIRST!
CREDIT THE ARTIST!
IT IS SOOO SIMPLE!
If permission (and proof of said permission) is not given, you are in breach of copyright. You are stealing, breaking the law.