Stolen Images...COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT!!??!
I thought I would do my part and help spread the word on an unfortunate situation affecting many artists in the illustration community. A Japanese (allegedly fake) bookmaker just released a illustration compilation book named "Colorful Illustration 93 C. They basically just ripped off a large amount of illustrator's work and stole all the exclusive interviews from Darren Di Lieto over at the Little Chimp Society. This is bad news. The ISBN is fake as is the phone number on the book. They knew they were doing illegal activity and really covered their tracks.
Here are some links:
gallery of the stolen artwork...(you may be in here)
Darren's post on the issue
Luc Latullipe's in depth post
PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE THIS BOOK!!!!!
P.S. All artist should also become aware of the situation with the Orphan's Work bill and the effect that it will have on how we handle our artwork.