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This Person Is Stealing My Art *reaction*


(~High-pitched anime girl voice~)Please stop stealing artwork. It’s against the rules and it’s rude and a terrible thing to do. You can draw whatever you want but… what you’re doing is stealing. Please reconsider your actions and stop… (End of ~high-pitched anime girl voice~) If you are expecting this to be a video where I bitch and complain and pretend to cry for views because, “Oh no, someone is trying to pass off my art as their own,” then you got another thing coming, pal. Though I can understand why you would think that, I mean, this is the thumbnail I chose after all. Sorry in advance for baiting you. No, this video isn’t going to be about that or crying or any shit related to that. Because, it’s frankly happened too many times for me to give a shit and I’m at the point now where I expect it to happen. I post my art online where it is easy as pie to steal it. I would have to be dumb not to see the potential profit other can make – others can make from it. This is about how people use trolling to gain followers and how your outrage at that trolling is why people do shit like this and how you cannot partake in that. So, let’s begin. The other day, I was notified by one of my followers that, “This person is stealing your art and a lot of other people’s art!” They were kind enough to send me a link to the art in question which indeed, is my art, just wickedly close up so you won’t be able to see my signature. Also, not to be a conspiracy theorist, but the first post that was sent to me was sent not even after a minute when the original had been posted which to me is a little suss. But whatever, who cares, I ended up being sent this photo from about 60 different accounts telling me that, “Hey, this person is using your art.” “Hey, this person is using your art.” “Hey, this person is stealing your art.” “Hey, this person is stealing your art.” So, I guess you guys are just super on top of shit and I’m a paranoid loser. So, this idiot even posted a photo- What’s great, is that this idiot even posted a photo where you can clearly see it says, “creep” on it because I won’t- I wrote, “creep show redraw” on it and like it’s- it’s just a bad job. Whoever was doing this did a bad job. Which is alarming because it’s not hard to do a good job when stealing someone else’s art. All you really have to do is crop the photo a slight bit so you don’t see the signature or Photoshop the signature out or draw it over the signature. It’s really not that hard to steal shit and steal it well. Which is why you see idiots all over the place doing it. It’s a lot easier to post someone else’s art than it is to get good, son. Am I relatable yet? Do people even still say get good? I’m- I don’t know. So, I know I just kind of gave you like a mini tutorial about how to steal art but again even a fucking idiot like me can figure this out So, I don’t know why it would be hard for someone else to do it. Which is what made me think that this account isn’t really trying to pass my shit off as their- their’s. When scrolling through you can tell that I am NOT the only artist that they are taking from. I would include a little clip of me scrolling on their account but this bitch made it private. So, you are going to have to settle for me describing the account to you and using your own imagination. Okay, so, editing note, uh while I was making this video, after I had recorded most of the audio, I’m getting ready to like upload and whatnot. I went back to their account and they had unprivated it. So, uhm I do have a clip scrolling and it’s here, so, there you go. Sorry. Their feed is full of fur sona’s and weirdly cropped images and one picture that kind of looks like it would be the bottom half of a (couldn’t hear) drawing. But I really cannot be sure because her art is just really dynamic and fluid that if you were to cut off or crop it just to one part of the drawing, it’s really kind of destroying the essence of it. Uhm I don’t think I could have said that in a more douchey way but, you know, if you could, please leave it in the comments down below. The art on the account goes from like traditional to digital to digital to crayon to pencil to fucking like? Each piece is so wildly different and so clearly not done by the same hands that you like you just know by looking at it, it’s just a clusterfuck of different artists. What I’m trying to say is that no person of sound mind or body is bamboozled by this account. You would have to be dumber than a box of rocks to think, “Oh this guy did all of it. Yeah, it’s- it’s legit.” I mean, I looked through the account thoroughly, post, to post, to post, read the bio, looked at the motherfucker for about a minute before deciding that this was clearly a troll account. This wasn’t someone maliciously rebranding my art to try and turn a profit off of me. This was just someone who enjoys having a laugh when people virtue signal in the comments. Fucking shit like, “This isn’t okay!” and, “This isn’t your work!” and, “Delete this now!” I mean, who would steal from an account of over 7,000 followers and try to play it off to their 50 followers that they made this shit. No one. That’s who. I mean, eventually you would have to like- eventually, it would come out is what I’m saying. I mean the fucker even wrote in his description, “All art is mine. Do not copy or trace.” Like, come on, the only people who ever write that are people who are trolls, are people who are copying and tracing. It’s a joke, guys! It is a joke by someone who thinks your outrage is funny and you have all been simultaneously rushed by this fucker. Why would someone do this though? Are they really just an evil, bad, terrible person who thrives off fucking with people? Well, ok, kind of but like not really, I don’t think they’re evil, they’re not terrible, they just like fucking with you. I just think they like chaos and they like making people piss themselves over really petty shit. The same way I do and the same way you do because you like this channel and if you relate to me at all, you like chaos. Because all of this is petty and no one should give a shit about it but in the span of how long it took me to write all of this out, which is about 10 minutes, that person gained 40 followers. They gained followers because everyone who is angry and upset at them hate followed them because they wanted to continue to call them out for being a dick. Y’all, you followed someone who is purposely trying to get attention by trolling other artists because you wanted to say he’s a silly poopoo head and you gave him exactly what he wanted. Like you guys have been wooshed and bamboozled so hard. Personally, I think this kid is hilarious. Someone messaged him that his actions are mean and he’s really hurtful and this could cause someone to kill themselves which is a stretch. And that’s so extreme that I don’t even- that’s like saying- that’s like when people say like, “Oh, you’re literally Hitler.” It’s like that’s too far. Ya- You lost the plot there, bud. So, he posted the message saying he was going to kill himself and this was his suicide note. Like, this kid is having a bit of a laugh and a goof and a gaffe on the internet because he likes getting a rise out of you and because so many of you are saying shit like, “Delete this!” and, “Kill yourself!” and, “You’re offending people who want to commit suicide!” Like, he’s enjoying himself. He’s having so much fun. And at least 61 of you are giving him exactly what he wants in the comments down below. I saw one other artist that he posted going off about how vile and despicable this kid it probably is. And honestly, my dudes, it is not that serious. This is just someone doing something stupid and literally, it does not affect you in the slightest. If someone screenshots your work- if someone screenshotting and reposting your artwork is that traumatic for you that you’re having a mental breakdown over it honest to god, and I’m not kidding here, you need to do some self-evaluation before you start posting your art on the Internet. This shit happens all the time, and this is not even worthy of being talked about as like, “How dare you!” Like, this kid is just having- like he’s just doing a joke. It’s- it’s not even done well. He’s not making money, he’s not fooling anyone. Just calm down. If anything, I just think this, as you all know, is kind of funny and I think the people who are reposting him and posting about him are just bringing more attention his way and that’s clearly what he fucking wants. Like, this guy is getting everything he wanted because so many people want to defend arts integrity and it’s just, I mean again within ten minutes- ten motherfuckin minutes he gained 40 followers. So, I- I have to believe some of you are playing into his hands. Uh, if you really wanted to show him up, you really wanted to do some expert ticking and really fuck with him, just stop commenting on his page. Stop virtue signaling that him saying he’s going to kill himself as a joke is offensive to people who actually want to kill themselves. Stop telling your friends and family about this guy so he stops gaining traction. Ignore it. It is not that hard. Honestly, I- I do understand where most of you are coming from. We can all get caught up in this mob mentality and just decide people are bad without looking into it and not see the bigger picture. This is just an example of that. Someone who has less than 100 followers, who doesn’t have any captions except for this beautiful troll one which made me laugh so hard. People were calling out- him out for being an art thief and he posted this photo, that is mine, and he’s like, “Me at my haters.” Like, this clearly isn’t someone trying to turn a profit of it. He doesn’t use captions or hashtags. He doesn’t respond to comments calling him out. Like, he’s not art Hitler. They- this person shouldn’t affect my day, it shouldn’t affect your day. And if you’re another artist, it shouldn’t affect your mentality and- and they sure as fuck shouldn’t make you so upset that you waste your time telling them they’re being a dick. Because at the end of the day do you really think they’re not reposting your art and they don’t know they’re being a dick? Like, no one’s that dumb. They know you- like you sing, “You’re being mean to me.” It’s like yeah, no shit Sherlock. That’s the point. We should all just collectively stop taking this shit so seriously, please cause it’s not serious. I mean, next time we see someone or some fucker doing shit like this, instead of getting mad, let’s just all collectively take a step back and watch one of my other amazing videos. That way the only one who profits off this is me. Wooo~ So, that is my 25 cents on this whole situation. Uhm, if you guys see someone reposting my art and claiming it’s their’s, please don’t virtue signal for me. Anything, link me and I’ll decide if it’s like a real threat to me or not, but honest to god guys, uh I just find this kid funny. I find this whole situation silly and I hope you do too and I hope you guys stop taking things that happen online so gosh damn hard because this is not serious. No one’s gonna commit suicide over this. No one gives a shit that much so thank you guys so much for watching. I will see you in the next video and that is all I have to say, so bye.

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100 thoughts on “This Person Is Stealing My Art *reaction*

  1. love the intro, but i have to disagree with the video to an extent. i wouldn’t belittle the people who defend you, they’re your fans and they’re gonna feel like they’ve been made a fool out of when they hear someone they admire dumb them down like that and call them stupid. art theft isn’t really excusable, whether it’s trolling or not. it’s frustrating as hell since some people do believe the thief. love the art tho!

  2. " how to steal art – simply kenna "
    hi guys! today i am going to tell you how to steal art!

    the first step is to find a good piece of art and just say it's your own! it's fine, totally fine guys if the artist calls you out multiple times just keep stealing!

    the second step is to remove the watermark, just photoshop over it it's not that hard!

    the third step is to get mad that they stole your art (even though you clearly stole it) and just start a shit show!

    and that's it! i hope you enjoyed this simple tutorial by me! bye!

  3. Because ya know im all about dat bass bout dat bass no trouble.

    Im new to the channel to the channel to the channel instant sub!

  4. I get your point, but stealing is stealing, it's not fun, and no, you shouldn't expect your art to be stolen. I see what you mean, but no, it's not ok to say a bit of stealing for fun is just harmless fun. Sorry to be such a party pooper, but it's exactly this way of thinking that ends up with real artists having their art stolen, or traced by real compagnies. And that happens everyday too.

  5. I like your drawings
    I know that i am not the best either this is just a good, constructive criticism you should practice the anatomy a lil i think your drawing's back is a lil strangely bent
    All in all i like the drawing 😘

  6. “Who would steal from an account of 7,000 followers and try to show that to their 50 followers”

    I know a guy… 😒

  7. just wanted to say that procreate has a self recording function! i think you just have to turn it on
    if you already knew,, sorey ;u;

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  10. Holy shit I just happen to be looking at a DA with some of the person's art on their account. Some of the art at 4:08 belongs to https://www.instagram.com/koneko_xo/

  11. This girl did the exact same thing when i was in school. When i use to have Instagram i followed her and a few of my other school friends. She uploads this picture of some colourful hair drawn with prisma colours. I knew something was fishy because whenever we were in art she would ask me or my friend to draw for her.

  12. Your opinions and humor make me so happy, I legit laugh so hard and I look forward to ALL of your videos OML. I love you and your entire account.

  13. I had a freind in sixth grade hwo stole my (crappy art) scketchbook and passed all the work off as her own. Everyone could see my signature wich I wrote in pen on every drawing, and a few pepole told Me she took it. I stole it back and never talked to her again.

    This is just my experience not tryna steal the show.

  14. The person stole lavendertowne's art and she is probably one of most well known actual art youtubers I can think of??? (I'm not counting theodd1sout bc he doesn't actually do most of the animating and he's more of a storyteller, and I'm pretty sure that Lavender has more subs than Jaiden, and I group Jaiden with James where she is more of a storyteller than an artist??)

  15. I know I’m sorta late, but my friend,
    if a person likes to joke around, no need to scold/gang up on a person like 4chan.

    From my personal experience, my art wasn’t stolen. Maybe the person you mentioned is very appreciative of the arts and the artists’ tireless works, but the context is not so clear.

    But if you’re going to drive a person to insanity, do it on 4chan instead! From what I heard and saw, it’s a lunatic yet confusing website with the puzzling layout and the most rabid/toxic community. Even there are some probably nice users here, it can get very dangerously scary.

    P.S. The bow and the hairstyle is so cuute in that art >u<

  16. Honestly, if anyone tried to pass off my art as their own, I would be honored. Like, you want my art to be yours? That is when I know I've got decent, lol

  17. That anime voice at the start? Definitely not Shannon. That sounds nothing like Shannon.

    How did Shannon make that kind of sound??

  18. I'm sorry for just randomly commenting this, but your anime girl voice at the beginning sounded a lot like Kawai Miki's voice from the english dub of A Silent Voice.
    Edit: Also I'm a huge fan of your videos and I really enjoy your art, keep up the good work.

  19. I saw some fans and alot of people stealing famous Roblox YouTuber stuff they could've make there own like you said I just drawed this egg face as you can see

  20. StoRy tIm3:
    So an "Friend" she took my art work for granted, we are not friends anymore, even though she is a annoying c r a p .

  21. I have some one who steals art he lies and say it's his even though it's,not he's to lazy he hates on ppls channel because he's jealous of them and I'm scared if he steals my own art

  22. They literally stole art from one of my friends. Butterkit. I was scrolling through their account and found her art. Ngl I was pissed

  23. The thing is…yes, it's so easy to steal art and claim it as your own, but what are the benefits on doing that? I mean if someone compliment you on your art skills, and that art is not yours…how can that feel good? I don't really understand

  24. what if you go and learn how to actually draw and paint , before you start making these videos and saying any of this bullshit that even the biggest of the artists have never say ,and stop calling urselves artists and what you do art ,cause it is a title you get and not give yourselves .
    everyone is doing doodles are calling themselves artists and people are stealing from them !!

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