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:bulletred: Joining Requirements :bulletred:
1. You must NOT have any copyright infringement or other dA violations in your gallery or with your account.
2. You must have a good attitude; bad attitudes towards violators or other members may result in an automatic declination of your membership. This means no harassment or arguing.

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"Renders" (AKA cutouts)
This deviation is not a render but a cutout of _____. This deviation also violates FAQs
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FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #809: What are deviantART's stock image guidelines?
Art Theft
This person uploaded someone else's work without permission. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Collages/Photomanips using (c) works This user made collages out of works of other artists without permission. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Icons/Banners from (c) works
This user made icons based off other people's works. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs.
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Fanart Graphics using (c) Works This user used copyrighted fanart/official art in their work with no written permission. This deviation by default violates:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #572: What does DeviantART consider "Fan Art" to be?
Preview Images/Fanfic Cover This deviant used a copyrighted image they do not own as a preview for their work/fanfic cover. This deviation partially violates:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #63: What sort of things can I use for Preview images?
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Screenshots This deviant uploaded a screenshot/screenshot meme/demotivational with a screenshot that is copyrighted and not for desktops. This deviation violates.
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #578: What does deviantART consider to be a proper desktop screenshot?
Traces and Manga "Linearts" This deviant traced from another user's work/traced from a copyrighted comic series for coloring purposes. Therefore, this deviation violates;
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want? "Renders" (AKA cutouts)
This deviation is not a render but a cutout of _____. This deviation also violates FAQs
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #809: What are deviantART's stock image guidelines?
Art Theft
This person uploaded someone else's work without permission. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Collages/Photomanips using (c) works This user made collages out of works of other artists without permission. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Icons/Banners from (c) works
This user made icons based off other people's works. Therefore, this submission violates FAQs.
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Fanart Graphics using (c) Works This user used copyrighted fanart/official art in their work with no written permission. This deviation by default violates:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #572: What does DeviantART consider "Fan Art" to be?
Preview Images/Fanfic Cover This deviant used a copyrighted image they do not own as a preview for their work/fanfic cover. This deviation partially violates:
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #63: What sort of things can I use for Preview images?
FAQ #94: Can I use the works which I find on deviantART?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Screenshots This deviant uploaded a screenshot/screenshot meme/demotivational with a screenshot that is copyrighted and not for desktops. This deviation violates.
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
FAQ #578: What does deviantART consider to be a proper desktop screenshot?
Traces and Manga "Linearts" This deviant traced from another user's work/traced from a copyrighted comic series for coloring purposes. Therefore, this deviation violates;
FAQ #8: What are violations of the deviantART copyright policy?
FAQ #32: Fair Use and Your Submission
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
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:iconnae1415:
Nae1415 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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:iconnyangirshadow:
NyanGirShadow Featured By Owner 12 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
sunshineshimmer200.deviantart.… has a lot of poorly recolored images that clearly are not hers, and a few Pokémon images as well. She just hides comments that she doesn't like or flags them as spam.
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
stargazer596.deviantart.com/ar… (stolen says it's her sketch.)

real artists is artgerm.deviantart.com/art/Psy…
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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beachbead Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
joanstar.deviantart.com/art/Va… (this guy colors or inks others arts, removes there sig and only gave credit to only one artists.)

real artists Dave Stevens cover he did for Vampirella a scarlet thirst he did back in 1993 for Warren Publishing.

joanstar.deviantart.com/art/Wo… (removed real artists sig no credit.)

real artists admirawijaya.deviantart.com/ar…
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dltoart.deviantart.com/art/DDN… (I rarely say anything to art thieves because of how rude they can get. But I had to say something to this person they said in there comments it's so easy to steal. all this person does is put baby diapers on in the artwork. which I think he has been banned in the past for doing such images.)

real artists is Michael Turner. comicnewbies.files.wordpress.c…
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:icondaydreamingotaku:
DayDreamingOtaku Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist
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:iconmojosphotos:
mojosphotos Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ronald-lee.deviantart.com/art/… (pleas guys do not commission this person at all.)

based on Michael Turner's wonder woman. www.clobberblog.com/wp-content…

ronald-lee.deviantart.com/art/… (based on the movie poster. 2.bp.blogspot.com/-s4Q_x4ihsXg…
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NovaHeroi Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
skyedragon48.deviantart.com/

Uploads pics. from Google and doesn't know how to give credit.
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:iconhopeisallwhatihave:
HopeIsAllWhatIHave Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Student General Artist
aazin.deviantart.com/ this person in an art thief.
when I told him its not okay to use someone else's art... well he just dont care much, I guess.
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:iconlife-is-the-bubbles:
Life-is-the-bubbles Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
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:icondaydreamingotaku:
DayDreamingOtaku Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist
trisunicorn.deviantart.com/gal… - "Renders"

sweetale1.deviantart.com/galle… - "Renders" and edits

rikorocky.deviantart.com/galle… - "Renders"

mechaaaan.deviantart.com/galle… - "Renders" (even though they actually have some of their own fanart uploaded)
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
princessfelicia.deviantart.com… (all stolen and recolored.)
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:iconmiku-chan9:
Miku-chan9 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sting2410.deviantart.com
This Person stole art from A person off Of FB he hid My comment And blocked me after I told him To take down his Stolen works just report Him and fast .-. 
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:iconenvyskort:
EnvySkort Featured By Owner 4 days ago
:iconcrazyfuzzy: is an art thief.  She blocked me because I called her out.

Journal listing most of her stolen art here:
hell-hxund.deviantart.com/jour…

Take note of all the hidden comments on her page, too.
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:iconthe-everlasting45:
The-Everlasting45 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
 a-mad-russian-pony.deviantart.… steals memes and photos from online, gets all whiny when people say they are stolen. 
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:iconbeachbead:
beachbead Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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:icongoddess-of-buttsecks:
Goddess-of-BUTTSECKS Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
kiminori-kinorimi.deviantart.c…
Look at their "4Chan Yaoi Folder"
All of it is blatant porn, and stolen.
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