the top image is by me, Verity Keniger, the bottom image is by Kelly Hyatt at Lagom for their Zootown range of cards. incidentally, this isn’t the first time they have made it onto YTWWN – http://youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com/blog3/?s=kelly+hyatt. I have been in contact with Kelly and he has denied copying my image in any way. I’ll let you decide…
I have written a more detailed account of the situation and Kelly Hyatt’s / Lagom’s contemtible behaviour on my blog – http://uhohdeer.blogspot.com/2010/08/grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrumble.html
So i was just looking at ipod nano decals on ebay today when i came across this specific skin-
I looked at the feathers on the back and i automatically thought of the Photoshop Logo and how it has a blue/green feather on it.
A quick google and i was able to find the exact image used on the back of the decal on the first page of searching “Adobe Photoshop Feather”
looks like hongkongfairsellmarket has some explaining to do..
This is one of the many smudger-repainters I’m gonna bring to light here.
Original image: http://www.uberapparatus.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/zivity-alley-katze.jpg
And if it’s not clear here’s a animated GIF
and here I leave you with the typical response of a low moral ARGHtist on deviantart when you confront her/him/it with evidence:
If you check her page i’ll be you’ll find other stuff she has stolen from somewhere and getting all smudged on photoshop
What a shame…and I swear i know more, but gimme time to prepare!
This spring in Toronto, Hip Hop Karaoke put together this T-shirt design for their 3rd anniversary show with Chali 2na, printed less than a hundred shirts and that was that. This past weekend at Rock the Bells (kind of a hip hop woodstock) in New York City someone noticed our design, ripped and on sale at a merch booth! It’s a blatant bad live trace (why’d they leave the “3″ in there?) with some less than classy edits.
This is absolutely absurd. I contacted the seller kindly pointing out the extreme level of copyright infringement and of course never heard back. Why do people think they can get away with this?