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Read this: Art thieves, i am SO ANGRYSo someone contacted me that my art was being sold on Amazon without my permission, and i submitted a report to have it taken down. Well, Amazon has sent me an email that says the following:
Hello,
We decline your request to remove the listings at the end of this email.
We respect a manufacturer's right to enter into exclusive distribution agreements. However, we do not help to enforce these agreements. This is a matter between the manufacturer and the distributors.
Seller Performance Team

Amazon.com

Are you f-ing kidding me? :iconareyouplz:

Now this kind of makes me angry. It's not ok to submit a report, and the company to sent me a copy paste email that they won't do anything about it.
Here's my art, sold in 3 diferent places, in case you want to see it yourselves:
https://www.amazon.com/Moving-Castle-Customized-Rectangle-Mousepad/dp/B018JFJMII/ref=sr_1_53?ie=UTF8&qid=1472122863&sr=8-53&keywords=Howls+Moving+Castl


So in short, Amazon gives you a "eff you!" response, in case you get your art stolen and someone else makes a profit from it.
I mean, not only the seller on Amazon makes a profit, aye?

So much for that.

The dim upside of this: a handful of people took the time to 1-Star-rate the products and feedback a clear message: stolen content.

If this makes other people not buy cannot be said, nevertheless you can at least piss at the sellers' legs.

We'd like to ask of you the following:
- In case you spot art you know from elsewhere (especially deviantart and other pages where artists show their work), notifiy the original artist. It doesn't need a formal letter, just message a link, add something like "found this, is this legal?" and they will see for themselves.
- If you can shame the product/thief/etc., do so. Remain professional, just point out the facts (illegal act, stolen art, etc.), less insults means more credibility.

This will never stop, so we can't affort to stop either.

The end of this will be watermarks on everything. Because people will not stop sharing their art, which contains their passion.

If no one else will act sensible, please be the one to do so.

Thanks people.

Sincerely,
Sundance & Stargaze
We'll be at GalaCon 2016. Actually going there early, we're not available from wednesday (July 27th) to monday (August 1st).
Pokemon Cookies by StargazeAndSundance
Pokemon Cookies
Last weekend the Pokemon Tournament in the Grugapark Essen, Germany took place for the second time! Since I became part of the organizing staff time flew by and we improved a lot in comparison to last year. It was loads of work, sometimes frustrating, yet so many people had fun and enjoyed the game we brought into the real world. Besides my part as orga once more I had built up my poke pension with lots of different pokemon plushies and traded pokemon eggs that were specially bred in terms of hidden abilities and/or attacks they can't learn otherwise. Above all I made a lot of cookies looking like pumpkaboo, pikachu, shaymin and pokemon eggs. Those XXL poke snacks (around 10x10cm) went really well with the audience so the effort put into them paid off. <3
For more information go here (german only): grugaliga.jimdo.com/

Made by me (Sundance).
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Kaffee Schnaps by StargazeAndSundance
Kaffee Schnaps
Homemade coffee schnaps (or booze if you like). Made from roasted whole arabica beans, cardamom, clove, vodka and 5 weeks of patience. Strong enough to easily pull an all-nighter! Way healthier than any energy drink.

Made by me (Sundance).
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Read this: Art thieves, i am SO ANGRYSo someone contacted me that my art was being sold on Amazon without my permission, and i submitted a report to have it taken down. Well, Amazon has sent me an email that says the following:
Hello,
We decline your request to remove the listings at the end of this email.
We respect a manufacturer's right to enter into exclusive distribution agreements. However, we do not help to enforce these agreements. This is a matter between the manufacturer and the distributors.
Seller Performance Team

Amazon.com

Are you f-ing kidding me? :iconareyouplz:

Now this kind of makes me angry. It's not ok to submit a report, and the company to sent me a copy paste email that they won't do anything about it.
Here's my art, sold in 3 diferent places, in case you want to see it yourselves:
https://www.amazon.com/Moving-Castle-Customized-Rectangle-Mousepad/dp/B018JFJMII/ref=sr_1_53?ie=UTF8&qid=1472122863&sr=8-53&keywords=Howls+Moving+Castl


So in short, Amazon gives you a "eff you!" response, in case you get your art stolen and someone else makes a profit from it.
I mean, not only the seller on Amazon makes a profit, aye?

So much for that.

The dim upside of this: a handful of people took the time to 1-Star-rate the products and feedback a clear message: stolen content.

If this makes other people not buy cannot be said, nevertheless you can at least piss at the sellers' legs.

We'd like to ask of you the following:
- In case you spot art you know from elsewhere (especially deviantart and other pages where artists show their work), notifiy the original artist. It doesn't need a formal letter, just message a link, add something like "found this, is this legal?" and they will see for themselves.
- If you can shame the product/thief/etc., do so. Remain professional, just point out the facts (illegal act, stolen art, etc.), less insults means more credibility.

This will never stop, so we can't affort to stop either.

The end of this will be watermarks on everything. Because people will not stop sharing their art, which contains their passion.

If no one else will act sensible, please be the one to do so.

Thanks people.

Sincerely,
Sundance & Stargaze

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Nic and Dany
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Rea-the-squirrel Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist

Thank you for the :+fav:! :)

If you like yummy pictures, you can check out my other food photographies here -> rea-the-squirrel.deviantart.co… :dance:

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mysweetstop Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the add :-)
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mysweetstop Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the add :-)
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ginas-cakes Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thankyou very much for the watch :heart:
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theresahelmer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you so much for adding me to your watch list, i am utterly flattered :heart: ~Theresa
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StargazeAndSundance Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome! I love your works, they inspire me. You've got a wonderful taste, great skill in performing recipes and arranging the photos you take. I strive to become better at baking and cooking and your works help me to achieve my goal. Thank you also for the Llama badge, I sent you one right away. I look forward to seeing more of you.
Sincerest greetings,
Sundance
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Moonlight7starshine Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Hey can you take a request for me?
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StargazeAndSundance Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What kind of request? Do you want a vector or pyrography?
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Moonlight7starshine Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Vector 
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StargazeAndSundance Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If it's interesting enough. Send me a note with the details.
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