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Alright, so it's very simple what's going on with me right now. I've left dA. The reason is a bit more complicated. You know when you go into hot topic and they have all those t-shirts that are obvious ripped designs and artwork? Well I recently opened a store selling my work on t-shirts, mugs, stickers, you know, but then a few months ago I was reported on the website and a bunch of my drawings were taken down for theft of design. This caught me completely by surprise, these were MY OWN DESIGNS I'd worked very hard on and I couldn't believe I'd been accused of something like this. It wasn't until the next week that I found out what happened.

When you sign up for dA it allows for your work to be used by third parties FOR PROFIT. I'm not saying this is dA's fault -yes it's slimy- but I did agree to the terms, when I was 15 - long before I could produce work worth a dime, or before I actually needed the income. My work was taken from dA and now someone else is making money off of it. I am in school, I have to pay rent every month, and I NEED the money that I am/was making off these designs. If I didn't then I'd continue to post here, but I've lost about 25% of my income thanks to this.

I have been taking things down and will continue to, and I advise that everyone else who needs to make money off their designs will do the same before a third party claims it and has you remove your own artwork. Again, if this does not bother you them don't concern yourself with it - this message is just for people who don't want to see others profiting for stolen work.

Thanks you.

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Tennessee11741
Tennessee ◕ヮ◕
Artist | Student | Digital Art
United States
Hello visitors! I'm Tennessee11741, but you can call me Tennessee or Tenn, it really doesn't matter ^^ I'm on deviantart as a college art student with hopes of becoming an animator. I am only 19 years old and I have a lot to learn, so feel free to critique my work and tell me what you like and what areas I can improve in. (I'm also getting my degree in criminal justice to be a police officer so I have a solid fall back)

I'd love to chat with every one of you if you'd like to speak with me! So comment on my wall, send me a note, whatever you want ^^ Thanks!
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RG111693 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
If only all drive-thrus were this EPIC! :D

--> www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQEZD0…
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mihijime Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
...a very happy birthday to you miss...hope your special day is filled with joy...=3
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CartoonNetworkgal Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
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Cartoonsforever Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
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