I might be posting this in the wrong thread, Im sorry if I an, and maybe I am too simple to figure out how to access the Discussion board.
Anyways! The instant I saw this piece I knew he had used a model for the car along with lots of stock textures and photos to build the entire background. I understand that concept artists do this and its a common industry practice, the problem here is I knew he would not own all of the Royalties to the work he was making money off of, so for good fun I tried to find the 3D model he used and it was as simple as googling "Dalorean 3D model" which ended up being the exact model he used.
The rights to this model are pasted near the download button and state taht it is a personal use license (looking up the website ToS tells you that personal sue cannot be displayed anywhere public)
To make things even more insulting than just stealing someone elses work and overcharging you for it, He turned it into Merch for Redbubble, so he maeks continued revenu off of stolen models images and textures. In the end the ONLY piece of illustration he gives you for $850 is a single shaded character, such value!
So after getting redbubble, FA, tumblr and patreon to pull his art, he actually did the PROPER thing and payed for the rights to a different model, was it really that hard to be slightly less scummy from the start? If your going to not draw most of the art your charging people for, at least cite your sources and let people know that you are only drawing the character for $850.
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