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Cassandra, Contest prize by Unicornia93 Cassandra by Unicornia93
Cassandra, by :iconunicornia93:
:Neshima: for Black-Wren by medli20
Neshima, by :iconmedli20:
Commission - Don't mess with the prince by cowgirlem Commission - You really wanna know? by cowgirlem
Don't mess with the Prince, & You really want to know? by :iconcowgirlem:
Commission - OC Kanzaki Inuyasha and OC Arai Keiko by Cati-Art Commission - Torihane Sakura and Kakiboufuu by Cati-Art
Commission - OC Kanzaki Inuyasha and OC Arai Keiko, Commission - Torihane Sakura and Kakiboufuu by :iconcati-art:
Commission for Black-Wren: Yugi and Atem Line Art by Yamigirl21Commission for Black-Wren: Yugi and Atem by Yamigirl21Commission for Black-Wren: Yugi and Atem 2 Sketch by Yamigirl21Commission for Black-Wren: Yugi and Atem 2 by Yamigirl21Commission for Black-Wren: Neshima and little Atem by Yamigirl21
Commission for Black-Wren: Yugi and Atem and Atem and Neshima by :iconyamigirl21:
Parting Ways by FanasY
Parting Ways by :iconfanasy:
Welcome back! (Secret Santa gift for Black-Wren) by Kassandra-21
Welcome Back! by :iconkassandra-21:
Comm: Ruined Egypt by Cleopatrawolf Comm: Morning Shave by Cleopatrawolf Comm: Cold Enough For You, Yugi? by Cleopatrawolf
Comm: Ruined Egypt, Comm: Morning Shave, Comm: Cold Enough, For You,Yugi? by :iconcleopatrawolf:
Erika's Islands by Adimono
Erika's Islands by :iconadimono:

Deviant Comics <3

page 1 by AliceKuroCrosspage 20 chapter 2 by AliceKuroCrosspage 41 by AliceKuroCrosspage 72 by AliceKuroCrosspage 102 by AliceKuroCrosspage 119 chapter 6 Caged light by AliceKuroCross
by :iconalicekurocross:
Ancient Egypt adventure featuring Anzu and Atem. Vanishshipping!

Along the Way Ch. 1 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 2 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 3 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 4 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 5 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 6 Cover by CleopatrawolfChapter 7 Cover by Cleopatrawolf
by :iconcleopatrawolf:
Azureshipping. Atem is a jack-ass and Tea is a Greek princess and Seto is about to discover what love is, for better or for worse.

1. Meeting by RedShootingStar
by :iconredshootingstar:
SesshomaruXKagome fic and the opener has been non-stop chuckles.

Yugioh Doujinshi: Beyond the Surface by Yamineftis
by :iconyamineftis:
Ancient Egypt with Canon and OC's. No Domino crew.

Yugioh D Doujinshi +preview+ by slifertheskydragon
by :iconslifertheskydragon:
Awesome story idea. Now if she would just post the first chapter already.

I support ARTISTS, not Thieves!

:iconthief-busters: :iconthiefbusters: :icondoombringers: :iconsilent-enforcers: Report Art Theft by CoffinFairy Stop Art Theft Stamp by KenSaunders I Report Art Theft by PrettyGirlsWithGuns :icondeviantartairforce: :iconantiartthieving: Say no To Art Theft by Girl-just-let-go-200 Art Theft by Girl-just-let-go-200 + Reportin Ur Arts Stamp + by Glittercandy Anti-sprite theft Stamp by Bluwiikoon

Wall of Shame (Art Thieves)

Whole Gallary of Stolen Works (All the art is stolen)
:iconfangirl-yaoi-x3: :iconludynhaanime: :iconunleashedmonster: :iconmozillawolf:

Partial Gallary of Stolen Works (Some of the art is stolen)
:iconshalialove: :iconkisaraangel: :icondragoraven:
Update:  The situation between the two has been resolved peacefully.  I am leaving this up, though, because the overall moral is too important.


This is beyond wrong.  An artist is being accused by another of stealing her idea because two pictures that have a similarities to things she drew. 

Similarities NOT carbon copies.

I am only bringing this up not because I want to raise an army to take out that lynch mob but in the hopes that other artists will stop and think before they accuse someone of this. 

Do NOT go out and start berating the artist is question.  There is enough people doing that already.

This isn't the first time that is has happened.  This is similar to another incident over a year ago where supporters of one artist accused another of stealing.  This was stopped by the first artist when they rushed to the defense of the second.

First artist's work: Eyes of the Night by Goldenwolf  

Second artist's work that was wrongfully accused of being a copycat:  WIP werewolf by Exileden

In this newest case, it won't be so simple to solve.  The artist herself is making the accusation without learning the truth.  She is basically declaring she has a monopoly on two ideas when she doesn't.

The first, feline armor:

His:  Me in Cat Armor by YamiLegendRider 
Hers:  Connection? by Maryenne042  FP Chapter 4 cover wallpaper version by Maryenne042

The second, Millennium Items as weapons:

His:  Millennium Blades by YamiLegendRider 

Hers:  Millennium items Owners -  part 1 by Maryenne042 Millennium items Owners - part 2 by Maryenne042 Millennium items Owners -  part 3 by Maryenne042

These are both really cool ideas and wonderful pictures.  However, as you can tell, they are very different in their execution.

His cat armor comes across as Tom Cat while hers is more Lion.  The weapons... Obviously none of her weapons have fire blades.

I made an arguement about how people can have similar concepts born of different stories and put up my own compare/contrast to make my point.

These following pics were done by the same artist as a commission from myself and another author here on DA.

Mine:  Commission - OC Kanzaki Inuyasha and OC Arai Keiko by Cati-Art  Commission - Torihane Sakura and Kakiboufuu by Cati-Art

His:  Commission - Daiyoukai Inuyasha and Kagome by Cati-Art  Commission - Daiyoukai Inuyasha by Cati-Art

When I saw his commission I was stunned and heartbroken.  I thought it was the perfect fit my Inuyasha character and realized I would have to be careful to never duplicate it when I finally started drawing him.  At that point I hadn't drawn the character yet so I could still make some adjustments.  Fortunately, when you are using an official character as a base, you don't have to make too many.

So please!  Make sure it really is theft before accusing someone else.  Especially do not summon the lynch mob to do your bidding.  You are just going to make yourself and the other artist miserable.  People who summon lynch mobs for the wrong reasons usually get scorched worse than the person they accused.

Kind of like what is happening now.
  • Mood: Disbelief


Erika Higely
United States
Oh how I wish I was 5' 10" and didn't give a "hoot" about what people thought of my actions. Neshima, just one of many incarnation of my other me who is never allowed to see the light of day.

Current Residence: California
Favourite cartoon character: Too many!

Journal History



New Dawn…


Yu-Gi-Oh! X
(not published yet)


Dark Magician
(Colab with :iconfjtrickster58: )
Still only sketched, waiting on remaining script.

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