I always take progress shots of my work at regular intervals. In the case of 'Templar', which took a fair amount of time, this ended up with about 35 different shots. I thought I'd show about half of them here rather than have them sit about unseen.
The Truth About Popular "Artist" Mijn ScPopular vector "artist" Mijn Schatje is being accused of plagiarism by members of the ball joint doll collectors community. There is evidence proving that she has obtained photos of dolls from private owners and doll manufacturer websites without permission and traced them to create her pieces. She has also stolen other elements used in her work.The Truth About Popular "Artist" Mijn Sc by BandaiJ
Mijn not only claims her work is her own, original "from scratch" art, but has also sold prints at over $1,000 a pop and has been featured in numerous art galleries and publications. She has also received awards and done campaigns for Sony, and her art is seen on clothing as well.
Most of the parties contacted about Mijn have said that she did not obtain permission to use their photos, and demand for the art to be taken down. However she is continuing to upload works in progress on her myspace and facebook pages using more stolen photos.
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Nik Ainley is a digital illustrator based in the UK. He has been producing personal and commissioned illustrations for a wide array of clients for over ten years.
Self-taught, he first found his love for digital art while studying physics at university. He quickly found his interest in producing graphics on computer outgrowing that of his studies. After completing his degree he moved full time into design and illustration and has been there every since.
Nik is constantly trying to expand his range of abilities and is happiest when learning new software or techniques. He works in both 2D and 3D software to produce his images and especially enjoys the results combining the two can achieve.
Shinybinary.com was first launched in 2004 and has since attracted over five million visitors.
He is represented in the UK by the Central Illustration Agency and sells high quality art prints with ClickforArt.
Nik is tired of writing about himself in the third person now and is going to stop.